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OKC Book Club

Upcoming Sessions

1. Wednesday, October 6, 2021 30 Tishrei 5782

12:00 PM - 1:30 PMVia Zoom

2. Wednesday, November 10, 2021 6 Kislev 5782

12:00 PM - 1:30 PMVia Zoom

3. Wednesday, December 1, 2021 27 Kislev 5782

12:00 PM - 1:30 PMVia Zoom

The Ohr Kodesh Book Club meets monthly on the first Wednesday of each month at 12:00 noon at Ohr Kodesh (the Club currently meets virtually).

WEDNESDAY, October 6, 12:00 PM


An irresistible, picaresque tale of two Jewish sisters in late-19th-century Russia, The Slaughterman’s Daughter is filled with “boundless imagination and a vibrant style” (David Grossman).

With her reputation as a vilde chaya (wild animal), Fanny Keismann isn’t like the other women in her shtetl in the Pale of Settlement - certainly not her obedient and anxiety-ridden sister, Mende, whose “philosopher” of a husband, Zvi-Meir, has run off to Minsk, abandoning her and their two children. 

Register for the session on Zoom: 

For further information and to join the book club email list, contact Natalie Cantor at 301-933-3776 or

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