KOH Library and Cultural Center

2300 Sierra Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95825

Sunday, July 8, 2012


Come and check out our new arrivals!  Many of the following books were recommended at the Association of Jewish Libraries convention last month:

The World Without You, a novel by Joshua Jenkin
New American Haggadah, new translation by Nathan Englander
The Great Partnership: God, Science, and the Search for Meaning by Jonathan Sacks
By Fire, By Water, a novel by Mitchell James Kaplan
Homesick, a novel by Eshkol Nevo
Quiet Americans by Erica Dreifus
Road to Valor: A True Story of World War II Italy, the Nazis, and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation by Aili and Andres McConnon
Hank Greenberg by Mark Kurlansky
Leon Trotsky: A Revolutionary's Life by Joshua Rubenstein
We Are Here: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust by Ellen Cassedy
The Accidental Anarchist by Bryna Kranzler
The Fish That Ate The Whale: The Life and Times of America's Banana King by Rich Cohen
The JPS Bible Commentary: Ruth
Striking Back: The 1972 Munich Olympics Massacre and Israel's Deadly Response by Aaron Klein
God's Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World by Cullen Murphy
Moses Montefiore: Jewish Liberator, Imperial Hero by Abigail Green

Sunday, July 1, 2012


The July meeting of the KOH Book Club has been canceled.  We will meet next August 21, 2012 when Ron Meyer will be reviewing the book, "The Invisible Bridge" by Julie Oringer. The book club meets at 7 p.m. and newcomers are always welcome.


We welcome master glassworker and teacher/lecturer Robert Whitmarsh to the KOH Library on July 22, 2012.  Mr. Whitmarsh will present a program entitled," Jews & The History of Glass: Jewish History In Glass".  The program will begin at 7 p.m.  Mr. Whitmarsh's art will remain on display in the KOH Library through September 6, 2012.

For more information about this program/artist reception/exhibit, please contact Mehrnaz Halimi at mehrnas@kohlcc.org


This month we will be showing the film, "A Matter of Size". A Matter of Size is an Israeli comedy.  A heart-warming tale about four overweight guys who learn to love themselves through the Japanese sport of sumo wrestling.

Date:  Sunday, July 15, 2012
Time: 2 p.m.
Place: KOH Library and Cultural Center

Suggested $5 donation always appreciated!


DISCUSSION GROUP with Rabbi Joseph Melamed

Date:  Monday, July 9, 2012
Time:  1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Place:  KOH Library

Open to all. No class fee. Ongoing. This group meets the 2nd Monday of each month. Drop ins welcome anytime