1. What made you want to read The Choice? Did it live up to your expectations?
  2. What was your favorite part of the book? What was your least favorite? Which scene or scenes stuck with you the most?
  3. Which characters did you like best? Which characters did you like least?
  4. Have you read Chaim Potok’s The Chosen, The Promise and/or Davita’s Harp? If yes - How did reading this book change your opinion of those novels?
  5. Have you ever reread a book you liked thirty years earlier? Did you like it just as much?
  6. What surprised you most about the book? Were you surprised that Nathan, ordained as an Orthodox rabbi, went out dancing? Kissed women he was dating?
  7. Why do you think most Jewish women do not fulfill the mitzvot of niddah, neither visiting a mikveh nor abstaining from sexual relations during the extra seven clean days? Do/did you observe these or not? Why?
  8. Were you offended or disturbed at the subplot involving child sexual abuse by Orthodox Jewish men, especially clergy?
  9. What other books by this author have you read? How did they compare to this book?
  10. If you could ask the author anything, what would it be?