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Schoffer to discuss book about area’s Jewish businesses May 21

Leo SchofferThe Atlantic City Free Public Library will hold a Meet the Author program featuring Leo B. Schoffer at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 21 at the Main Library. Schoffer will discuss his book “A Dream, A Journey, A Community: A Nostalgic Look at Jewish Businesses In and Around Atlantic City.”
The book talk is being held in celebration of Jewish American Heritage Month.
Schoffer wrote his book as a tribute to the individuals and families whose hard work became a realization of the American Dream in the Atlantic City area. This book was honored as a winner in the General History category by usabooknews.com, the review website for mainstream and independent publishing houses.
Schoffer will also sign copies of his book. The program is free and open to people of all ages.
He is the Founder of Schoffer Enterprises, specializing in industrial and commercial real estate development. Schoffer grew up in Egg Harbor Township and Margate.

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