BHT Book Club

Our next meeting is March 26.

Join others in reading and discussing books chosen by the group. We meet every two months in member’s homes. Contact Karen Solomon for more information.

March 26 Casting Lots by Susan Silverman 

meeting at the home of Esther Letven 

Susan Silverman grew up with parents who were, both before and after a devastating loss, atheists. Yet, as a young adult, she shocked everyone who knew her (“But you were elected Class Flirt in high school!”) and became a rabbi. What was not surprising, however, was that she built her own big, unwieldy family through both birth and adoption, something she had in-tended from childhood. With three daughters and two sons (“We produce girls and import boys”), this unique family becomes a metaphor for the world’s contradictions and complexities-a microcosm of the tragedy and joy, hope and despair, cruelty and compassion, predictability and absurdity of this world we all live in.