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The David Altman Library continues to serve Beth Hillel Bnai Emunah’s congregants and professional staff as well as the teachers and students of the Academy. The library’s collection includes approximately 4,000 books, videos, and periodicals.

All areas of Judaica for both children and adults are well represented in the collection, including Biblical texts and commentaries, Jewish philosophy and ethics, holidays and life cycle events, folklore, literature and the arts, history, the Holocaust, and Israel. The library is organized according to the Elazar Classification System, a scheme specially developed for libraries of Judaica.

Hours: The library is open for browsing and self check-out (see instructions by the librarian’s desk) during the BHBE Academy office’s regular hours. The librarian is available on Sundays between 9 am and 1 pm during the academic year, or by appointment.

For additional information, please contact Marcie Eskin, our librarian, at 847.256.1213, ext. 29, or via e-mail.

See below, the latest Library Lines, the Librarian’s monthly article on new titles and items of interest in the world of Jewish books or Click Here to print and read.

Fri, May 29 2020 6 Sivan 5780