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Sisterhood Book Club

Monday, 4 October, 2021 28 Tishrei 5782

2:00 PM - 3:00 PMOnline

Join us for the first book club meeting of Fall 2021 series with our facilitator, Rhonda Youell - Retired Administrator, West Kildonan Collegiate.

Book Selection for September: A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka: A Memoir (2015) by Lev GolinkinBook Synopsis: A hilarious and heartbreaking story of a Jewish family’s escape from oppression”- The New York Times
A compelling story of two intertwined journeys: a Jewish refugee family  fleeing persecution and a young man seeking to reclaim his shattered past. This memoir promises you a thrilling, poignant, loving tale of survival told through the eyes of a Jewish boy as he becomes an adult.

Register by October 1:  Scroll down to register or 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. Note: 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.

Where to get the book:

  • Winnipeg Public Libraries – Visit for locations and hours. You may also access the library online to reserve this book in ebook or audiobook format.
  • Thrift Books – Available for purchase at for $4.19 (plus taxes and shipping) with standard delivery of 10-20 business days.
  • Amazon - Available at as a hard copy book for $45.74 plus taxes and shipping, and as a Kindle Edition for $13.99 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.


Registration for this event is now closed. Please contact if you have any questions.

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