Hadassah

Hadassah/Jewish Federation


Book Discussion

August 9th at 1:30

 

at the home of Adrian and Gerald Grubb
128 Callaway Cove, Loves Park, IL 61111

 

An American Bride in Kabul: A Memoir
By Phyllis Chesler.
ISBN:9871137279408

Few westerners will ever be able to understand Muslim or Afghan society
unless they are part of a Muslim family. Twenty years old and in love,
Phyllis Chesler, a Jewish-American girl from Brooklyn, embarked on an
adventure that has lasted for more than a half-century. In 1961, when
she arrived in Kabul with her Afghan bridegroom,
authorities took away her American
passport. Chesler was now the property of her
husband’s family and had no rights of citizenship.
Back in Afghanistan, her husband, a
An American Bride in Kabul:
A Memoir
By Phyllis Chesler.
ISBN:9871137279408