Temple Sholom Book Series: People Love Dead Jews
March 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The renowned and prizewinning novelist Dara Horn, who writes on Jewish culture, came to a striking conclusion: she is often asked to write about dead Jews, never about living ones. In a collection of essays, People Love Dead Jews; the author challenges us to confront the reasons why attention is given to Jewish deaths and not Jewish life unfolding in the present.
Grab a copy of People Love Dead Jews, and join us in March for a free, three-session discussion about this riveting book. New York Times says, “A startling and profound exploration of how Jewish history is exploited to comfort the living.” Read the full review by clicking here. You can purchase the book here or borrow it from the Cincinnati public library here. Let us know if you want to participate by clicking here to RSVP! This will be held at Temple Sholom or if you prefer, you can join via Zoom.