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The Congregation Beth Sholom Irving Shaken Library seeks to provide congregants with research, educational, and recreational material which promotes the study of Judaism and general topics of Jewish interest and includes current adult fiction and non-fiction. The Children’s and Young Adult collections emphasize holidays, Bible stories, and juvenile fiction.

The Library offers a pleasant atmosphere conducive to reading and learning for browsers, readers, and borrowers.

The Library is accredited by the Synagogue, School and Community Centers Division of the Association of Jewish Libraries. 

Hours:
Shabbat from 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Please call the synagogue office for access outside of published Library Hours.

BOOK REVIEWS
by Kalman Goldstein

Click here for a review of  this month's book:
Escaping Extermination: Hungarian Prodigy to American Musician, Feminist, and
Activist

By Agi Jambor

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Plunder: A Memoir of Family Property and Nazi Treasure
by Menachem Kaiser

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Admiral Hyman Rickover
by Marc Wortman

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The Betrayal of Anne Frank
by Rosemary Sullivan

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Mahjong: A Chinese Game and the Making of Modern American Culture
by Annelise Heinz

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Let There Be Light:The Real Story of the Creation
by Liana Finck

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When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father’s War and What Remains
By Ariana Neumann

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Is Superman Circumcised? The Complete Jewish History of the World’s Greatest Hero.
By Roy Schwartz

Click here for a review of:
The Memoirs of Gluckel of Hameln
Marvin Lowenthal, translator.

Click here for a review, 
The Dairy Restaurant, by Ben Katchor

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