- This event has passed.
LIBRARY DAY In-Person
October 23, 2022 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
at Temple Emanuel
Library Day is free for members and guests!
After a long absence due to the pandemic, we are happy to welcome you back to a special in-person opportunity at Temple Emanuel.
- Search and our extensive library and map collection to augment your research
- Consult with our librarians
- Consult with our experts on country specific research
- Get your first chance to look at the newest additions to our curated collection, including:
Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from Italy, France and “Portuguese” Communities: Including surnames of Jews from continental Italy, non-Ashkenazic Communities in France, and Sephardic Communities in Western Europe (after the 1490s) and the Americas.
Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from Maghreb, Gibralter, and Malta.
Dobroszycki, Lucjan & Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett. Image Before My Eyes: A Photographic HIstory of Jewish LIfe in Poland, 1864-1939.
As well as favorites, including:
Mokotoff, Gary & Sack, Sallyann Amdur. Where Once We Walked: A Guide to the Jewish Communities Destroyed in the Holocaust.
Cohen, Chester. Shtetl Finder
Kurzweil, Arthur. From Generation to Generation: How to Trace your Jewish Genealogy and Family History.
You may access a list of our library holdings at:
As of June 28th, 2022, Temple Emanuel has updated its COVID policy to Masks Friendly synagogue-wide. Masks are optional in all our synagogue spaces for all members and visitors.
For updated Temple Emanuel COVID protocols, click on https://www.templeemanuel.com/covid-19-protocols/
Looking forward to seeing you!