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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
  • We Spoke Out: Comic Books and the Holocaust by Rachel Medoff, Neal Adams
  •  Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of my Hasidic Roots by Deborah Feldman
  • Promised Land by Martin Fletcher

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:

  • Zayde Comes to Live by Sheri Cooper Sinykin
  • Mitzi's Mitzvah by Gloria Koster
  • Don't Sneeze at the Wedding by Pamela Mayer
  • No Baths at Camp by Tamar Fox
  • Maddie the Mitzvah Clown by Karen Rostocker-Gruber
  • A Moon for Moe and Mo by Jane Breskin Zalben
  • Creation's First Light by Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso

Children's Holiday Books:

  • Grover and Big Bird's Holiday Celebration by Tilda Balsley
  • Thank You Trees! by Marily Gootman
  • Sammy Spider's First Book of Jewish Holidays by Sylvia A. Rouss
  • Matzo Frogs by Sally Rosenthal, David Sheldon
  • Simon and the Bear: A Hanukkah Tale by Eric A. Kimmel
  • If You Give a Frog a Piece of Matzah by Rachel Shifra Tal
  • All of a Kind Family Hanukkah by Emily Jenkins

Juvenile/Teen Holocaust Books:

  • Castles Burning by Magda Denes
  • The Doll With the Yellow Star by Yona Zeldis McDonough
  • Then by Morris Gleitzman
  • Abrakapow by Isaiah Campbell
  • Death Camp Uprising: The Escape from Sobibor Concentration Camp by Nel Yomtov
  • The Bicycle Spy by Yona Zeldis McDonough
  • What the Night Sings by Vesper Stamper

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
  • Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster by Jonathan Auxier
  • All Three Stooges by Erica S. Perl

Children/Juvenile/teen biographies:

  • Regina Persisted by Sandy E. Sasso
  • Who is Gloria Steinem by Sarah Fabony

Teen history and novels:

  • Subject to Change by Karen Nesbitt
  • From Foe to Friend and Other Stories by Shay Charka
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