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
Primo, based on If This Is A Man (Primo Levi) DVD with Anthony Sher in the major role in this 2004 theatrical production highlighting Primo |Levi'…
Laws and Customs of Israel (Chayye Adam and Kizzur Shulchan Arukh Ben Israel Lovely, scholarly book in English and Hebrew given as a prise from the Manchester Talmudic College t…
Parasha Play for children of All Ages Richard Allen A series of plays written for children by the author which covers every parashah in the five books o…
The Joys of Hebrew Lewis Glinert Dictionary of Hebrew words and expressions arranged in alphabetical order which covers all aspects o…
For Generations: Jewish Motherhood Mandy Ross and Ronnie Ranall Personal commentaries about Jewish women in history, feminist stories and the importance of mothers…
Balfour 100 Tristna MacDonald and Elizabeth Oxbury Booklet which goes with part of an exhibition mounted by MacDonald and Christian organisations to ce…
Start-Up Nation, Story of Israel's Economic Miracle Dan Senor and Saul Singer Best selling book which traces Israel's economic development from the beginning. Very readable and u…
Answer Book-The First Hebrew Primer, Third Edition Ethelyn Simon, Dorey Bradt-Finell/Alan Lipton To be used with the First Heb. Primer, the answer book is very helpful to correct any errors made in…
he Ten Commandments, the 1956 and 1923 versions, DVD Director Cecil B. De Milles Fascinating rendition by the one and only Ceil B De Milles with Charleton Heston in all his glory at…
Yentl, DVD Barbra Streisnd's famous rendition of the girl who wanted to study at Yeshiva in times when girls we…
Woman in Gold, DVD Helen Mirren stars as the descendant of her aunt, The Woman in Gold, of the famous Klimt masterpiec…
The Hebrew Hammer, DVD Comedy about Jewish justice, Groucho Marx style and Private detective, Mordechai Carver who is the a…
Jacob the Liar, DVD Robin Williams portrays poor Jewish café owner who wages his own personal war against the Nazis in…
Jackie Mason, A Night at the Opera. DVD Producer: Marie Claire Walton Hilarious Jackie Mason taking on everything and everyone from Arafat to Jewish life and practise.
The First Hebrew Primer, third edition Ethelyn Simon, Irene Rsnikoff, Linda Motzkin/Alan Lipto Guide to Biblical Hebrew for beginning adults to help read and understand Biblical Hebrew. User frie…
Hebrew in Three Months, Hugo's Simplified System Glenda Abramson A guidebook to everyday communication in Israel which give some grammatical but also practical appli…
Here I Am Jonathan Safran Foer The Jewish angst is in high gear in this novel about relationships and duties between family members…
Preserving (food) Oded Schwartz The Jewish art of pickling knows no bounds. Enjoy!
A Reading and Prayer |Primer Sol Scharfstein God, colourful basic primer for beginning to learn your Alef-Bet.
The Shengold Jewish Encyclopedia Lon Klenicki, Alvin Schiff, Mordecai Schreiber Lovely illustrated Jewish knowledge book.
Calcutta Rudrangshu Mukherjee (text) and Kamal Sahai (photos) Pictorial run around Calcutta with commentary which includes the famous |Jewish synagogues represent…
Three Rabbis in a Vicarage (History Of Belsize Square Synagogue) Anthony Godfrey The history of the Belsize Square Synagogue in London through the 'reigns' of three different rabbis…
Why Good People Do Bad Things Bruce Hamstra Psychologist explains 'how to make moral choices in an immoral world.'
And they shall be my people (an American rabbi and his congregation Paul Wilkes Lively and human account of Wilke's rabbinic experiences.
When bad things happen to good people Harold Kushner How faith can help people through the worst of tragedies.

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