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Esther Becker plans women’s book brunch

Esther Becker

The Women’s Academy of Jewish Studies will hold its annual Women’s Summer Reading and Brunch event with Esther Becker on Sunday, Sept. 10 at 10:45 a.m. at Congregation Chofetz Chayim.

For nearly two decades, this event has been held during the High Holiday season.

“This event has become a Tucson tradition,” says Becker, “always high spirited with an eclectic group of women from the Tucson community coming together to embark upon the New Year with a refreshing start.”

This year’s discussion will focus on “Cracks in the Wall” by Uri Raskin. Set against the backdrop of the Old City of Jerusalem in the shadow of the Western Wall, the novel explores how an unexpected relationship changes two lives.

“Every page is a gem. Every conversation a treasure. An easy read, it’s a book that can be read and re-read, bringing deeper meaning to our lives,” says Becker.

The cost is $36 for the book and brunch. To pick up a copy of the book, call the Chofetz Chayim office at 747-7780 or Becker at 591-7680.