Looking to broaden your Jewish library? Trying to discover new dimensions to your Judaism? Here are some resources that should help!


General books of Jewish Interest

  • Tough Questions Jews Ask by Rabbi E. Feinstein (Jewish Lights Publishing)
  • When Bad Things Happen to Good People by Rabbi H Kushner
  • Honey From the Rock (Jewish mystical renewal) by Rabbi Larry Kushner (Harper & Row)
  • The Sabbath by Abraham Joshua Heschel (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York)
  • You are not Alone – Domestic Violence by Toby Landesman  (www.faithtrustinstitute.org)
  • Saying of our Fathers (Pirkei Avot) (CCAR publications)
  • Upon This Rock – Freedman – Harper Collins Publishers
  • American Reform Judaism: An Introduction by Dana Kaplan (Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, New Jersey)
  • How to raise a Jewish Dog by Rabbis of Boca Raton Theological Seminary (Little, Brown & Co.)


  • Seasons of our Joy: A Modern Guide to Jewish Holidays by Arthur Waskow (Beacon press) 


  • Coming of Age: Your Bar/Bat Mitzvah by B. Efron (URJ Press, NYC)
  • Rites of Passage: Guide to the Jewish Life Cycle by R. Isaacs (KTAV)
  • Putting God on the Guest List, Third Edition by Rabbi Jeff Salkin (Jewish Lights Publishing)
  • The New Jewish Wedding by Anita Diamant (Simon & Schuster)
  • The Bar/Bat Mitzvah Planbook by Lewit & Epstein (Scarborough House, Md.)


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  • Union of Reform Judaism, New York, N.Y.
  • Anti-Defamation League
  • Mazon
  • American Jewish Committee
  • Jewish Federations of North America
  • Jewish Defense League