November 08, 2016
It's fall! There's a tiny chance of rain, we've turned the clocks back, and the scent of books is in the air!
November 01, 2016
Check out our exhibit on the Jews of Vienna
October 13, 2016
Find resources on Sukkot, Shimini Atzeret, and Simchat Torah in the library
August 23, 2016
I was happy to interview Dr. Bruce Phillips, HUC-JIR LA faculty member about his recent award from the Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry.
August 18, 2016
Welcome back and beruchim haba'im to the new students. We have been working throughout the summer to make improvements to the library.
July 21, 2016
It is 1810. The deprivations of the Napoleonic Wars have hit hard, and Jewish soldiers in the Kingdom of Westphalia have begun asking their communal leadership to relax the Passover dietary restrictions on consuming legumes.
June 30, 2016
In honor of the 4th of July, the Frances-Henry Library is high-lighting some pre-Revolutionary War synagogues.
June 09, 2016
If you are looking for program idea for an all-night study session, prayer-books, commentaries on the Book of Ruth, or a great blintz recipe, the library has the resource you need.
May 09, 2016
What if your superpower is the ability to combine images and words into a seemless whole? And then what if you chose to use your powers to shine a light on different aspects of Jewish History?
May 04, 2016
May 5 is Holocaust Remembrance day. We have many (many many) books in the library on the Holocaust as well as liturgy and prayers to be used in services.
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