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Sisterhood Book Club

Wednesday, 14 April, 2021 2 Iyyar 5781

2:00 PM - 3:30 PMOnline

Join us for the second book club meeting in our 2021 series with our new facilitator, Rhonda Youell - Retired Administrator, West Kildonan Collegiate.

Book Selection for April: The World That We Knew (2019) by Alice Hoffman

Book Synopsis: In this historical fiction a Jewish girl with her female golem flee Nazi Germany in 1941. It is this mix of magical realism infused with the powers of courage, perseverance and enduring love, which provide the backdrop for this New York Times bestseller and long list recipient of the 2020 Andrew Carnegie Medal.

Register by April 9: This event is open to Sisterhood Members exclusively. If you are not a member, we’d love to welcome you to join Sisterhood – email for information. To register for the book club please contact the shul office at 204-452-3711 or and we will contact you a few days before the event to provide you with ZOOM information.

Where to get the book:

  • Winnipeg Public Libraries – The libraries are temporarily closed, but hold and pick-ups are being offered at 10 locations (information: You may also access the library online to reserve this book in ebook or audiobook format.
  • Book Outlet – Available for purchase at for $12.47 (with taxes and shipping) with standard delivery of 4-20 days.
  • Amazon - Available at as a hard copy book for $17.45 plus taxes and shipping, and as a Kindle Edition for $4.99 plus tax.
  • Locally – the book may also be available at local book stores. Please call or visit their websites for availability and for pre-payment and pickup.

Looking forward to hearing from you!


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