New York: Klau Library - Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion
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About the Klau Library - New York

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The Klau Library of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York collects and preserves a large selection of resource material supporting the diverse programs and course offerings of the institution in print and electronic formats.  The collection houses over 200,000 volumes within a pleasant atmosphere, conducive for learning and research.  While rich in materials that envelop the diverse and expansive Jewish experience, the Library collection includes the Kohut manuscript collection (around 100 manuscripts) and the Isaac Offenbach collections (music archive), as well as rare materials that elucidate facets of Jewish practice, history, and civilization, as well as an expansive sheet music collection that highlights Jewish musical cultural riches and development.

Borrowing Privileges

HUC students, faculty, and staff; students and faculty at other New York institutions of higher learning.

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Hours

New York
Effective Dates: 
January 8, 2016 to December 31, 2019
Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday Closed

Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and on Jewish and National holidays

News & Events

Rabbi Richard N. Levy z.l.

June 24, 2019

The Frances-Henry Library joins HUC-JIR and the greater community in mourning the loss of Rabbi Richard Levy.

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A Pentateuch for Pentecost

June 06, 2019

One of the most significant traditional associations with the festival of Shavuot (Pentacost) is the belief that the Torah was given to the Jewish people at
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