Congregation Bnai Israel’s summer book club will discuss David Bezmozgis’s award-winning novel, The Betrayers, starting at 2 PM, on Thursday, July 16th, at the synagogue at 347 Wagner Ave. in Fleischmanns. The highly regarded novel was the 2014 National Jewish Book Award’s fiction winner as well as a Wall Street Journal Best Book of 2014, a New Yorker Favorite Book of 2014, and a New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice. It tells the story of a momentous day in the life of Baruch Kotler, a Soviet Jewish dissident who now finds himself a disgraced Israeli politician. All readers of this novel are invited to attend and participate. Further information about the novel and the book discussion club can be found on the Bnai Israel website at http://bnai-israel-fleischmanns-ny.org/events/book-discussion-group.