Library

We have a large selection of books and perodicals covering a range of genres, from literature and legend to Yiddish and Jewish thought. For a complete list of categories refer to the Library sub-menu. All items may be borrowed by members for one month, renewable, provided the item has not been reserved in the meantime by someone else. To borrow a book, pamphlet or periodical, please contact Pat Lipert on 01736 762675 to arrange collection. Pat may also be able to deliver items.

The library is there to be used, so please take advantage of it. Unread books are sad creatures: well read books are full of life.

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Name Author/Editor Summary
West London Synagogue Review, Sept. 2017 :Liz Mendez Days of Awe preparations, Rainbow Pride Parade participation, Remembrance Project, profile on new ch…
West London Synagogue Review, October 2017 Liz Mendez High Holiday schedule and activities,, social care initiatives, book review, feature on the late Sid…
Hadashot, Tishri 5777, Oct 2017 Sheila Sather Articles on the Calais Refugee Crisis, Ask the Rabbi, Jubilee Lecture with Shami Chakrabarti, Sukkah…
Hadashot, Elul 5777, Sept. 2017 Sheila Sather Articles on Jonah Alfert who won bronze at the Maccabiah Games in Israel; Ask the Rabbi, High Holy D…
Kehilla-July 2017 Martin Simonis and Judy Silverton Articles on communication by R. Paul Arberman, Friday night singer, Gwendolen Burton, Mosaic AGM, 6-…
Kehilla-June 2017 Martin Simonis and Judy Silverton Shavuot celebrations, article by R. Frank Dabba Smith on social action and multi-faith work, council…
Kehilla-Mosaic Community, Aug 2017 Martin Simonis and Judy Silverton Lib., Hems and Reform synagogue publication, announce Days of Awe schedule, new Music Director, Guy…
The Prague Golem, Jewish Stories of the Ghetto Trans. Sona Maresovai Illustrated and with pictures, the famous Jewish sites in Prague along with the stories associated w…
Jewish People, Jewish Thought, The Jewish Experience in History Robert M Seltzer Prominent American Professor of Jewish history, Seltzer's hefty volume covers everything in Jewish h…
A Sephardic Passover Haggaddah Trans. And commentary by Rabbi Marc D. Angel Lovely little paperback Haggaddah, which while an ancient Jewish experience, is also a contemporary…
Torah Through the Ages, A short History of Judaism Jacob Neusner Concise discussion of the influence of Torah on Jewish religious movements, on secular and observant…
The Many Faces of Judaism Gilbert S. Rosenthal/Seymour Rossel Wonderful thumbnail coverage of customs and practices of the Orthodox, Conservative, Reconstructioni…
A History of the Jewish Experience, Eternal Faith, Eternal People Leo Trepp Wonderful 'all you needed to know' about Jewish life cycles, traditions, Torah texts and history fro…
Sayings of the Fathers (Pirke Avot) Trans., edited and commentary by Dr. Rabbi Joseph H. Hertz Wonderful volume of the translated text, extensive footnotes and commentary on this famous text. Wel…
Tanakh-The Holy Scriptures, Torah, nevi'im, Kethuvim Completely in English, the translation in modern English of this Torah text, offers an accessible gu…
Creators of the Jewish Experience in the Modern World Simon Noveck Part of a series which highlights major Jewish thinkers and contributors to Jewish thought and world…
The Folklore of Cornwall Tony Deane and Tony Shaw A collection of anecdotal and legendary histories of the Cornish county with references to Jewish pr…
The Emergency Zoo Miriam Halahmy Novel idea about children who decide to save the animals when Britain is on the brink of war in 1939…
The Jews in the History of England, 1485-1850 David S. Katz The status of Jews in England from their royal protective status, through the reigns of the Elizabet…
Great Jewish thinkers of the Twentieth Century Simon Noveck From Ahad Ha-am to Leo Baeck and Martin Buber, this anthology by several great Jewish thinkers cover…
Jewish Renaissance, July 2017 Rebecca Taylor The Jews of Gibraltar are featured in this issue, along with various features on "Gender Bender" art…
Jewish Renaissance, April 2017 Rebecca Taylor The history of Jews of the Netherlands is focused on in this edition, along with book reviews, opini…
Notes on Pesach, Art of Jewish Living David Jacobs Notes on various traditions, songs, and symbolism related to the Four sons at the Seder service.
Dispatch form Jerusalem, Oct. 2016 Rebecca Brimmer Features on BDS, Israeli Air Force, Women in the IDF, Sha-ar Hallel, a Gate of Praise; archeological…
Kehillat February 2017 Martin Simonis, Judy Silverton Copy of interview with he late Rabbi Lionel Blue (z'l); Holocaust Memorial Education Day; A late Chr…

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