Jewish Resources

The Temple Beth Shalom Library

The Temple Beth Shalom library welcomes you to browse and make use of our collection of over 3,500 books.

  • You can access the library during office hours and school hours.
  • Members, religious school students, and their families are welcome to use the library.
  • Book check outs are for the legth of one month.
  • The library uses the Elazar Classification System for Libraries of Judaica, a call-number system like the Dewey Decimal System but based on Jewish thought, concepts, and terminology.
  • Young children’s books are grouped by subject—look for the colored dot system posted on the wall in the library.

Temple Beth Shalom Online Catalog

You can look up books in the Temple Beth Shalom library using our online catalogue.

TBS Library Online Catalog

Jewish Date Converter

The website Hebcal.com has a date converter and other resources. You can see when any date falls in on the Jewish calendar. You can look up birthdays, anniversaries, yahrzeits, and holidays. You can also find the Torah portion for each week in Hebrew and English.

Jewish Links

Ready to learn more about our Jewish faith and community? Start by exploring these online resources.

My Jewish Learning – Jewish faith, culture, history, and more for learners of all levels.

Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle – Connections to the local Jewish community in the Puget Sound region.

Spokane Area Jewish Family Services  – A Spokane organization that strengthens families and helps those in need, all while embodying Jewish values.

Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington State – Explore Jewish family roots in our region.

United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ) – The network of communities of Conservative Judaism in North America.

United Synagogue Youth (USY) – The youth group of Conservative Judaism, with chapters across North America

Camp Solomon Schechter – Summer fun, friendship, and Jewish education for kids of the Pacific Northwest

College Resources for Jewish Students - Interested in Colleges that accomodate for Jewish students, check out the links below.  

http://www.hillel.org/          

https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/jewish-student-guide/