Book Group

“Rhapsody in Schmaltz: Yiddish Food and Why We Can’t Stop Eating It” by Michael Wex.

Both serious history and family stories about traditional dishes.

Book Group

“Outwitting History: The Amazing Adventures of a Man Who Rescued a Million Yiddish Books” by Aaron Lansky.

A memoir about the book-collecting adventures that led to the creation of the Yiddish Book Center.

Book Group

“Gateway to the Moon” by Mary Morris.

A novel about the real-life converso/Jew who was Christopher Columbus’s interpreter, his family, and his descendants in the new world.