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Sinai Temple - 10400 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA. 90024 Phone (310) 474-1518 Fax (310) 474-6801

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The Blumenthal Library

The Sinai Temple Blumenthal Library is one of the finest temple libraries in the nation. We have over 30,000 books, audiobooks, DVD's, eBooks, and other materials, for adults and children. We also lend pre-loaded Kindles after a permission form is signed. We are open during the school year, from late August to the end of June. We are one of the few temple libraries (of any denomination) that have received advanced accreditation by the National Association of Jewish Libraries. Library privileges are free to all temple members, regardless of age. Books and DVD’s are checked out for two weeks, and audiobooks for three weeks. Children in our affiliated schools come to the library on a regular basis and are allowed to borrow materials according to grade level guidelines. Renewals are easily permitted by phone, email, or in person

Lisa Silverman
Library Director


Monday - Thursday - 8:00 a.m. – 5:30pm
Friday – 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 pm
Saturday - Closed
Sunday - Closed

The Blumenthal Library
The Blumenthal Library



Join us in discussing contemporary Jewish-themed books with the Sinai Temple Book Group. We are open to all who are interested in good books and good conversation. Come to one or all of our meetings, held in the Lainer Learning Center’s Library Classroom and facilitated by Lisa Silverman, Library Director.

This season we are reading the following titles:

To Rise Again at a Decent HourTo Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua Ferris February 5, 2015

Paul O'Rourke is a man made of contradictions: he loves the world, but doesn't know how to live in it. He's a zealous dentist addicted to his iPhone, a rabid Red Sox fan devastated by their victories, and an atheist not quite willing to let go of God. Then someone begins to impersonate Paul online, and as his quest to learn why his identity has been stolen deepens, he is forced to confront his troubled past.

All The LightAll the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr March 12

The bestselling, beautifully written novel about the lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German orphan boy during the years preceding and during the war --and what happens on the fateful day they finally meet.



Facilitated by Lisa Silverman, Library Director
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