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This Autumn Aviva will explore the richness of modern Jewish culture through reading Israeli, European and American literature.

This term’s books will include Hadley Freeman’s family memoir House of Glass; Mazel Tov, J.S. Margot’s account of the Orthodox community in Antwerp; Becoming Eve, Abby Chava Stein's journey of transition; and The Seven Good Years, Etgar Keret's snapshots of Israeli life.

Aviva Dautch is the Executive Director of Jewish Renaissance, the UK's Jewish arts magazine. She is a published poet, has a PhD in literature and lectures on modern Jewish literature weekly at JW3. She is a regular contributor to courses and programmes for the British Library, British Museum and BBC Radio 4 and LSJS.

15 Oct House of Glass by Hadley Freeman

22 Oct Ridley Road by Jo Bloom

29 Oct Mazel Tov by J S Margot

5 Nov The History of Love by Nicole Krauss

12 Nov Collected Stories by Cynthia Ozick

19 Nov A Stranger City by Linda Grant

26 Nov Becoming Eve by Abby Chava Stein

3 Dec Gloucester Crescent by William Miller

10 Dec Seven Good Years by Etgar Keret

17 Dec The Poetry of Emma Lazarus

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