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Library Wish List

"Wish List" books can be donated directly by a congregant or purchased for $36.00 (adult) or $18.00 (children/juvenile/teen). All wish list books will be book plated with the donor's name, the occasion and the date of the donation. The following books are on the wish list as of June 2017. 

Books for Adults:

  • The Philosophy of the Hebrew Scriptures by Yoram Hazony
  • The Sabbah Soul: Mystical Reflections on the Transformative Power of Holy Time by Eitan Fishbane, PhD. 
  • 1000 Mitzvahs: How Small Acts of Kindness Can Heal, Inspire and Change Your Life by Linda Cohen 
  • Rav Hisda's Daughter Book 1: Apprentice--A Novel of Love, Talmud and Sorcery by Maggie Anton 

Special need for our Bikkur Cholim section:

  • Give Me Your Hand: Traditional and Practical Guidance on Visiting the Sick by Stuart L. Kelman 
  • Talking to God: Personal Prayers for Times of Joy, Sadness, Struggle and Celebration by Naomi Levy
  • How to Perform the Great Mitzvah of Bikkur Cholim/Visiting the Sick by Rabbi Aaron Levine
  • How Can I Help? by Ram Dass
  • That You May Live Long: Caring for Our Aging Parents and Ourselves by Hara E. Person
  • To Honor and Respect: A Program and Resource Guide for Congregations on Sacred Aging by Richard F. Address

Children's Picture Books:

  • Jews of the Wild West: A Multicultural True Story by Kay Miller
  • God in Between by Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso
  • Picnic at Camp Shalom by Jacqueline Jules
  • The Littlest Mountain by Barb Rosenstock
  • Zayde Comes to Live by Sheri Cooper Sinykin
  • It's a Mitzvah, Grover! by Tilda Balsley
  • Mitzi's Mitzvah by Gloria Koster
  • Don't Sneeze at the Wedding by Pamela Mayer
  • No Baths at Camp by Tamar Fox
  • Yaffa and Fatima: Shalom, Salaam by Fawzia Gilani-Williams
  • Maddie the Mitzvah Clown by Karen Rostocker-Gruber
  • Journey Through Jerusalem by Amanda Benjamin
  • Tisha B'Av: A Jerusalem Journey by Allison Ofanansky
  • A Concert in the Sand by Tami Shem-Tov
  • The Sundown Kid by Barbara Bietz
  • Who is the King? A Midrashic Tale on the Power of the Tongue by Leah Chana Rubabshi

Children's Holiday Books:

  • Sadie and the Big Mountain by Jamie S. Korngold
  • Grover and Big Bird's Holiday Celebration by Tilda Balsley
  • A Sweet Passover by Leslea Newman
  • Thank You Trees! by Marily Gootman
  • Sammy Spider's First Book of Jewish Holidays by Sylvia A. Rouss
  • The Art Lesson: A Shavuot Story by Allison Marks
  • Yom Kippur Shortstop by David A. Adler
  • Big Sam: A Rosh Hashanah Tall Tale by Eric A. Kimmel
  • The Passover Cowboy by Barbara Diamond Goldin
  • How it's Made: Matzah by Allison Ofanansky
  • Under the Sabbath Lamp by Michael Herman

Juvenile/Teen Holocaust Books:

  • Castles Burning by Magda Denes
  • The Doll With the Yellow Star by Yona Zeldis McDonough
  • The Children of Willesden Lane: Beyond the Kindertransport—A Memoir of Music, Love and Survival by Mona Golabek
  • Then by Morris Gleitzman
  • Guardian Angel House by Kathy Clark
  • Abrakapow by Isaiah Campbell
  • Death Camp Uprising: The Escape from Sobibor Concentration Camp by Nel Yomtov
  • The Bicycle Spy by Yona Zeldis McDonough

Children and Juvenile Novels:

  • Viva Rose! By Susan Krawitz
  • This is NOT the Abby Show by Debby Reed Fisher
  • The Hero Two Doors Down: A Story of Friendship Between a Boy and a Baseball Legend by Sharon Robinson
  • The Six Day Hero by Tammar Stein

Children/Juvenile/teen biographies:

  • Fascinating: The Life of Leonard Nimoy by Richard Michelson
  • The Language of Angels: A Story About the Reinvention of Hebrew by Richard Michelson

Teen history and novels:

  • Subject to Change by Karen Nesbitt
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