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Book Club (Zoom)

September 11 @ 10:00am - 11:00am

All Who Go Do Not Return, by Shulem Deen

Shulem Deen, a member of the Skverers, an insular Hasidic sect in the United States, has been raised to believe that questions are dangerous and, therefore, not to be asked in any form. At age 18 he marries, an arranged marriage as is the custom, and soon finds he is the father of several children. But Shulem wants more from life-he is curious, and it is this curiosity, encouraged in the outside world but shunned in his, that begins his dangerous descent. First is the use of the radio, then a trip to the library and then the use of the internet. All these experiences lead him to begin questioning his religious beliefs and  ultimately his own faith.  Considered a heretic by the standards of his community if his behavior is discovered, he considers a life of deception while struggling to hold on to those he most loves, his 5 children. A memoir, this story  reveals how the author bravely deals with his loss of his faith.
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September 11
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10:00am - 11:00am
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