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
Australian Genesis, Jewish Convicts and Settler 1788-1850 J.S. Levi ad G. E. J. Bergman Tracing Australia Jewish history from the early years through to colonial Jewish personalities to cr…
Atlas of the Holocaust Martin Gilbert Meticulously researched geographical data of Jewish populations before and after the Holocaust by on…
Faith after the Holocaust Eliezer Berkovits One of Judaism's major thinkers, Prof. Berkovit discusses how man can retain his faith even when con…
Holocaust Theology Dan Cohn-Sherbok R. Cohn-Sherbok confronts theories of major theologians who cannot reconcile the reality of the Shoa…
Approaches to Auschwitz, The Legacy of the Holocaust Richard Rubenstein and John K. Roth Historical approach to what created Auschwitz and the philosophical and religious commentary connect…
Holocaust Journey, Travelling in search of the past Martin Gilbert A geographical pilgrimage by the renown historian, Martin Gilbert, with his university students thro…
The Jews of Southwest England Bernard Susser Well known historian, Susser's history of Jews from Ancient times, through the Middle Ages, and into…
Pirkei Avos Commentaries by R. Meir Zlotowitz and R. Nosson Scherman Interesting commentary and text of the famous Sayings of the Fathers.
Shema Yisrael R. Nisson Scherman and R. Meir Zlotowitz Three portions of the Shema with translations and text from talmudic, midrashic and rabbinic sources…
A Jewish Book of Common Prayer, Shabbat Eve Service Intro., translation and Commentary by Chaim Raphael Done in two parts, Raphael gives the background of the prayer book and the full Shabbat Evening Serv…
The Jewish Festivals Hayyim Schauss/Translator: Samuel Jaffe Wonderful commentary on the history, custom and practice of various Jewish festivals including text,…
The Book of Jewish Practice Louis Jacobs Ethics, rituals, custom and practice into leading an observant Jewish life.
The Book of Jewish Belief Louis Jacobs Explanations of basic Jewish belief. Festivals, mysticism. Dietary laws, history and ethics.
Synagogues of Europe Carol Herselle Krinsky The architecture, history and meaning behind European Synagogues throughout the ages.
Old Bohemian and Moravian Jewish Cemeteries Peter Ehl, Arno Parik, Jiri Fiedler/Translations by Greta Matouskova and Zoja Joachimova Beautiful pictorials (vy Petr Ehl), of old Jewish cemeteries and commentaries.
A Vanished World Roman Vishniac/Forward by Elie Wiesel Classic, remarkable photographic study of vanquished communities throughout Eastern Europe as a resu…
The Jewish Heritage Dan Cohn-Sherbok Short history of the Jewish people from Mesopotamia through the modern age.
Anti-Judaism in Christian Theology Charlotte Klein/Trans. By Edward Quinn Anti-Semitism throughout the ages from pre-Christian, through Christian times including a survey of…
Major Themes in Modern Philosophies of Judaism Eliezer Berkovits Deeply thoughtful commentary on Herman Cohen's 'Religion of Reason, to Franz Rosenzweig, Martin Bube…
The Jews in Poland Chimen Abramsky, Maciej Jachimczyk and Antony Polonsky Polish Jewish life throughout the ages from early settlements to the modern age.
Choices in Modern Jewish Thought, a partisan guide Eugene B. Borowitz Jewish thought and choices in the modern age from Neo-Kantianism, Leo Baeck, Mordecai Kaplan, Franz…
Konin A Quest Theo Richmond (signed copy of book) The author's search for the lost community n Poland of Konin related to his family's roots. Well reg…
A catalogue of the pre-1850 Books in the Cecil Roth Collection Malcolm C. Davis Over 900 printed books representing a significant aspect of Cecil Roth's important collection. Roth…
Torah, Neviim, veh Katovim (Tanakh)
The Pentateuch and Haftorahs R. J. AH. Hertz Hebrew text, English translation and commentary.

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