"A Book That Was Lost & Other Stories" by S.Y. Agnon

In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the State of Israel, the Board of Rabbis invites the Los Angeles Jewish Community to ONE PEOPLE ONE BOOK 5768, a year of transdenominational learning, engaging some of the deepest issues of modern Jewish life through the rich, intriguing fiction of the provocative Shmuel Yosef (Shai) Agnon. We will read stories from the short story collection A Book that Was Lost: and Other Stories.

Contact a participating synagogue from the list below, or ask your own synagogue to participate in One People One Book. For more information you can also email the Board of Rabbis at boardofrabbis@jewishla.org

Participating Conservative, Orthodox, Reconstructionist & Reform congregations

Adat Ari El - Beth Chayim Chadashim - Beth Shir Sholom - B'nai David-Judea - Congregation Kol Ami - Congregation Tikvat Jacob - IKAR - Kehillat Israel - Makom Ohr Shalom - Malibu Jewish Center & Synagogue - Pasadena Jewish Temple & Center - Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel - Temple Aliyah - Temple Beth Am - Temple Beth Hillel - Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills - Temple Israel of Hollywood - Temple Kol Tikvah - Temple Ramat Zion - University Synagogue - Westwood Village Synagogue

A set of nine "LESSON PLANS" for A Book That Was Lost and Other Stories, created by members of the Board of Rabbis, especially for synagogues participating in One People One Book 5768, is available for download here as a PDF.







"An Agnon Sourcebook," compiled and written by members of the Board of Rabbis especially for One People One Book 5768 participants is available for download here as a PDF.










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