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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!


October 23, 2022
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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