Judith Cushman Hammer hosts a discussion of Edmund de Waal’s book, The Hare with the Amber Eyes, a family memoir written by an English ceramicist. He inherits a collection of small carved objects and through this collection traces the story of his family —a 19th century Jewish banking dynasty in Paris and Vienna. All women from Beth David are welcome. Please rsvp to Judith at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 336.852.7192. A copy of the book will be available from the front desk for short term loan. Read what the reviewers are saying: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2010/jun/06/book-review-de-waal-memoir-japanese-netsuke.