The Leila Hoffman Perth Torah Education Centre Library
The Leila Hoffman Perth Torah Education Centre Library is a free Judaica library located in the Beit Midrash at the PHC. The Leila Hoffman Torah Education Centre Library supports PHC educational programs for adults and children. It stocks a broad range of learning materials that appeal to a wide range of interests and provides a professional lending and information service to both Jews and Non-Jews.
The Library is currently closed due to renovations but can be opened by appointment.
For enquiries and information or to make an appointment, please call 9271 0539.
Books of Interest
"WHILE STANDING ON ONE FOOT" by Nina Jaffe and Steve Zeitlin is a book of puzzle stories and wisdom tales from Jewish tradition. It is easy to read, very entertaining and is illustrated.
"DAYS OF PEACE" by Ben Ish Chai deals with the coming of the Messiah, the Messianic era, the resurrection of the dead and the world to come. It provides enlightenment on topics which are only vaguely understood by many.
"IMMORTALITY, RESURRECTION AND THE AGE OF THE UNIVERSE: A KABBALISTIC VIEW" by Aryeh Kaplan covers astrology, stars as angels, male and female, as well as the topics listed in the title.
"THE BEGINNINGS OF DESIRE, REFLECTIONS ON GENESIS", by Avivah Gottlieb Zorberg is a definitive discussion and analysis of the Book of Genesis.
"TALES OUT OF SHULE" by Rabbi Feldman (USA) is a book you won't want to put down. It provides interesting insights into the issues and challenges confronted by an orthodox communal rabbi with a great sense of humour.
"THE GATES OF HEAVEN": Chronicles of the Slepak family" is by well-known author, Chaim Potok. It is an epic work of non-fiction relating the stormy lives of a Jewish father and son whose stories span the entire history of the Soviet Union.
"THIS IS THE TORAH" by Alfred J. Kolatch is a splendid reference book. It poses and answers many questions about the Torah. It is easy to read and has an excellent index.