Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center is happy to announce the opening of Research Center library for visitors, starting from October 15, 2018.
The library comprises over 3000 items on various subjects: Biblical studies, history of the Jewish people throughout different periods, Israeli studies, etc. A separate section is devoted to fiction literature and poetry in Yiddish and their translations from Yiddish. Also, contemporary Jewish literature is presented. The collection includes some periodicals as well as studying materials (course books, dictionaries) for those who are interested in learning Hebrew and Yiddish. Visitors can get access to catalogues of art exhibitions that took place in the museum and art albums. The collection has books in a number of languages, among them Russian, Hebrew, Yiddish, English, German, Polish and some other.
A significant part of the library stock was donated from a private collection of Aron Vergelis, editor-in-chief of the magazine Sovetish Heimland, writer, poet and journalist. Besides, the library comprises antiquarian religious books and periodicals dating back as far as the 19th and start of the 20th centuries.
The opening hours are:
Monday - Thursday 14:30-17:00