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Hi, my name is Sheri and I love to read. I am always looking for new books. I love historical novels, but I do read almost anything.
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Re: New to the group

Hi, Sheri, and welcome to Jewish Encounters.

As you can see, the board is a bit slow going over the summer, but we will be picking up with more formal discussions in the fall. Have you read any of the books in the series? If you are interested in history, you have a choice of eras to explore through the biographies in the series. We've also discussed some historical fiction on the board. What are you reading now?



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