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Jewish Short Stories Series

Michael will facilitate discussions of 4 selected short stories. Come experience these lively and thought provoking conversations! Michael Kaufman has a doctorate in English and American literature, and has taught a broad variety of literary courses both within universities and outside academia to business and professional groups. For the past twelve years he has taught classes in Brandeis’ adult learning institute (BOLLI)

Copies of the first story The Jewbird, by Bernard Malamud are available outside the office door of the temple.

The Jewbird by Bernard Malamud

"The Jewbird" is a short story by the Jewish-American writer Bernard Malamud. The protagonist is a crow named Schwartz, who identifies himself as a Jewbird. Fleeing persecution by antisemitic birds, Schwartz tries to find a home with a New York City Jewish family.

Future Dates and Stories:

January 22 - Rabbinical Eyes, February 5 - The Tumbler and

February 26 – Means Of Suppressing Demonstrations

Earlier Event: January 5
Chanting Shabbat