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Wish List

The following are titles we hope to add to the collection, either as replacements for items that have gone missing or will complete sets already in the library, or new items that would make valuable additions.  These lists are works-in-progress and updated as we review and assess the collection.

Missing / Replacements –  If you have these books – or any books from the Temple – please return them as soon as possible. 

Justice • Faye Kellerman
Canaan Legacy • Michael A. Kahn
Lightworks • David Rosenberg

The Jews: Their Religion and Culture  • Louis Finkelstein
From Slavery to Freedom: Book of Human Destiny v. 3  • Solomon Goldman
The Jewish Political Tradition: vol 2: Membership • Michael Walzer
Views of the Biblical World: vol 4, The Writings • Benjamin Mazar

New Titles – If you own a copy of any of these and would like to donate it to the Temple library, or are willing to buy a copy to donate, please contact us to coordinate your gift.Reform Judaism - URJ press
Growing Jewish Minds, Growing Jewish Souls • Kress
And God Spoke These Words: The Ten Commandments and Contemporary Ethics
Holy Days Holy Ways
 • Harper
For the Sake of Zion, Reform Zionism: A Personal Mission • Hirsch
Lirdof Tzedek: A Guide to Synagogue Social Action • Schlensky
Faithful Spirit, A: Preparing for Chanukah • Levy
Eichah: A Modern Commentary on Lamentations • Kravitz / Olitzky
Esther: A Modern Commentary • Kravitz / Olitzky
Jonah : A Modern Commentary • Kravitz / Olitzky
Kohelet : A Modern Commentary on Ecclesiastes • Kravitz / Olitzky


Torah, Prayer, Observance, Holidays ....
Pritzker Zohar -  8 v. • Matt
A Guide to Jewish Practice: Vol. 1; Everyday Living • Teutsch
A Bride for One Night: Talmud Tales • Calderon
Find It in the Talmud: An Encyclopedia of Jewish Ethics and Conduct • Judovits
Outside the Bible, Ancient Jewish Writings Related to Scripture - 3 v.
Studies in Bible and Feminist Criticism  • Frymer-Kensky
Illustrated Dictionary and Concordance of the Bible • Wigoder
Genesis As It Is Written: Contemporary Writers on Our First Stories • Rosenberg
Davening: A Guide to Meaningful Jewish Prayer • Schachter-Shalomi
Kaddish: Women's Voices • Smart / Ashkenaz 
A Guide to the Complex: Contemporary Halakhic Debates • Brody
Celebrating the Jewish Year - 3 v. • Steinberg

Illustrated Pirkei Avot : A Graphic Novel of Jewish Ethics • Deutsch


JPS Commentaries
Song of Songs • Michael Fishbane

Ruth • Frymer-Kensky & Eskenazi
Haggadah • Tabory

HISTORY, Holocaust, Biography ...
The Coming of the Holocaust • Kenez
Why Did the Heavens Not Darken? • Rosen
Human Rights after Hitler • Plesch
The Wonder of Their Voices  • Mayer
FDR and the Jews • Lichtman
Stolen Words: The Nazi Plunder of Jewish Books • Glickman

American Jewish Women's History: A Reader • Nadell
JPS Guide to Jewish Women: 600 BCE-1900 CE • Taiz
Taking root : narratives of Jewish women in Latin America • Agosin
People of the Book: Five Hundred Years of the Hebrew Book from the Beginning • Aaronson
The Great Departure: Mass Migration from Eastern Europe ... • Zahra
All Who Go Do Not Return: A Memoir • Deen
​​​​​​​Louis D. Brandeis: A Life • Urofsky
​​​​​​​The Fall of a Sparrow: The Life and Times of Abba Kovner • Porat
​​​​​​​Maimonides: Life and Thought • Halbertal
Seven Good Years • Keret
Harvey Milk: His Lives and Death • Faderman
​​​​​​​Greece: A Jewish History • Fleming

​​​​​​​ISRAEL
Ally: My Journey Across the American-Israeli Divide • Oren
The Origins of Israel, 1882–1948: A Documentary History • Penslar
​​​​​​​Anonymous Soldiers: The Struggle For Israel, 1917-1947 • Hoffman
We Look Like the Enemy: The Hidden Story of Israel's Jews from Arab Lands • Shabi
Righteous Victims: A History of the Zionist-Arab Conflict, 1881-2001 • Morris
​​​​​​​City of Oranges : an intimate history of Arabs and Jews in Jaffa • LaBor
​​​​​​​Nine Lives of Israel • Schwartzwald
​​​​​​​The Making of Modern Zionism: Intellectual Origins of the Jewish State • Avineri
​​​​​​​The Dream of Zion: The Story of the First Zionist Congress  • Epstein
​​​​​​​The Founding Fathers of Zionism • Benzion Netanyahu
​​​​​​​Ben-Gurion: Prophet of Fire • Kurzman
​​​​​​​Chaim Weizmann: The Making of a Zionist Leader • Reinharz
​​​​​​​Arik: The Life of Ariel Sharon • Landau
Doomed to Succeed • Ross

​​​​​​​CULTURE, Jewish Living, Cookbooks, Music, etc
​​​​​​​
The Myth of the Cultural Jew: Culture and Law in Jewish Tradition • Kwall
​​​​​​​Burnt Books : Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav and Franz Kafka • Kamenetz
​​​​​​​Jewish Comix Anthology • Bergson
Classic Cuisine of the Italian Jews • Machlin​​​​​​​
Encyclopedia of Jewish Food • Marks
Cooking Kosher the Natural Way • Kinderlehrer​​​​​​​
Our food : the kosher kitchen updated • Hirsh
​​​​​​​New Jewish Cuisine: Contemporary Kosher Cooking from Around the World • Sobell
​​​​​​​Jewish Cooking from Around the World • Bacon
The Passover Table • Friedland

CHILDREN & YOUNG ADULTS
​​​​​​​Spinoza: The Outcast Thinker • Lehman
Almost a Minyan • Kline
How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less • Glidden
​​​​​​​Lucky Broken Girl • Behar
​​​​​​​And There Was Evening and There Was Morning • Zager & Helfand
​​​​​​​God Bless America: The Story of ... Irving Berlin • Nuchi

Write On, Irving Berlin! • Kimmelman

LITERATURE ...Fiction/Poetry/etc
To This Day • Agnon​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Shira • Agnon
​​​​​​​Twenty-one Stories • Agnon
A Simple Story • Agnon
Revealer of Secrets • Perl
Century 21 • Kuryluk
​​​​​​​The Complete Works of Primo Levi • ed. Goldstein
Until the Dawn's Light • Appelfeld
The Immortal Bartfuss • Appelfeld
​​​​​​​Somewhere Else • Kotlowitz
The Sensualist • Torday 
A Man, A Woman, and a Man • Liebrecht
​​​​​​​Summer in the Street of Prophets • Shahar
​​​​​​​Two She-Bears • Shahar
​​​​​​​Spice Box of Earth • Cohen
I Would Have Saved Them If I Could • Michaels
Grand Hotel • Baum
Fanny Herself • Ferber
Another Year in Africa • Zwi
The House of Memory • Agosin

Tue, August 14 2018 3 Elul 5778