Samuel Friedman Library

Welcome to the website for the Samuel Friedman Library of the Institute of Jewish Thought and Heritage. Our collection of approximately 2,000 books and videos supports the teaching activities of the institute.

Please feel free to use this website to browse through or search our collection. One recommended way to get started is by clicking on "tag cloud," above.

The library is open by appointment only. If you require assistance or need to borrow a book, please contact the Institute, or the librarian, Cecile Shmookler, at

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