2nd Annual Community-Wide Book Club & Follow-up Action Sessions 

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey, the Jewish Community Relations Council of Southern NJ and its Esther Raab Holocaust Museum & Goodwin Education Center, in partnership with area Synagogues and other local community organization, will promote the reading of a single book throughout the community. Following a pre-determined amount of time to allow for distribution and reading of the book, local clergy, educators, community lay leaders and/or professional staff will facilitate a variety of discussions to discuss the themes and messages of the book and ideally strategize as to how to utilize the information/education obtained in order to further strengthen our Jewish and entire community.

It Could Happen Here: Why America Is Tipping from Hate to the Unthinkable - And How We Can Stop It

by Jonathan Greenblatt
Pub. January 2022  



The second book the community is encouraged to read is the recently released It Could Happen Here. Author and current ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt, sounds an alarm, warning that this age-old trend of antisemitism, racism, and other forms of intolerance is gathering momentum in the United States. 


Drawing on ADL’s decades of experience in fighting hate through investigative research, education programs, and legislative victories as well as his own personal story and his background in business and government, Greenblatt offers a bracing primer on how we—as individuals, as organizations, and as a society—can strike back against hate.


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