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Short Story Discussion: “The Man Who Sold Air in the Holy Land” by Omer Friedlander (VIRTUAL)

Facilitated by Jim Van Buskirk
Wednesday, November 30 7 PM Pacific Time

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Jim Van Buskirk will lead a discussion of Omer Friedlander’s short story “The Man Who Sold Air in the Holy Land,” winner of the 2020 Moment Magazine-Karma Foundation Short Fiction contest. The story can be read in this year’s One Bay One Book selection, Friedlander’s debut collection The Man Who Sold Air in the Holy Land, or it can be read online on Moment’s website.

Program made possible, in part, by Marc and Marci Dollinger.

Man Who Sold Air in the Holy Land Discussions in the Community

November 17:
Congregation Beth Sholom, San Francisco

November 18:
Or Shalom Jewish Community, San Francisco

December 2:
San Jose State University Jewish Faculty and Staff Association, San Jose

December 7:
Congregation Kol Emeth, Palo Alto

December 10:
Beth Sholom Parents Book Group, San Francisco

December 13:
Temple Beth El, Santa Cruz

December 18:
Congregation Beth Ami, Santa Rosa

January 8:
Congregation Etz Chayim, Palo Alto

January 9:
Congregation Beth Jacob, Oakland

January 11:
Jewish American Fiction Club, Fairfax
Contact David for information.

January 31:
B’nai Israel Jewish Center, Petaluma, and Congregation Shir Shalom, Sonoma

February 13:
Kehilla Community Synagogue, Piedmont
Contact Tree for information.

February 15:
Coastside Jewish Community, Half Moon Bay

February 25:
Congregation Netivot Shalom, Berkeley
Contact Barbara for information.

March 16:
Peninsula Temple Beth El, San Mateo

March 16:
Berkeley Hadassah, Berkeley

April 24:
Congregation Sherith Israel, San Francisco
Contact Leah for information.

Past Discussions

November 7:
Congregation Rodef Sholom, San Rafael