Your Library

The Feldstein Library, located on the main floor of Congregation Neveh Shalom, boasts the most robust collection of Jewish books in the Pacific Northwest, containing 12,000 volumes to meet the diverse educational and recreational needs of Portland’s Jewish Community.

Feldstein Library

Our book holdings include strengths in several areas: contemporary Jewish related fiction, Jewish life cycle, philosophy, customs, Holocaust, genealogy, history, Bible, folktales, cooking, biographies, and modern Hebrew language texts, both fiction and non-fiction. We also feature a wide spectrum of traditional Jewish texts and general reference materials.

  • Resources for Religious School and adult education curricula
  • Materials and assistance for B’nai Mitzvah d’var Torah preparation
  • A Jewish parenting section
  • Jewish-interest DVDs donated from the collection of Paul and Joan Sher
  • Two computers with internet accessibility and wireless internet access
  • A welcoming environment to relax, read a book to your child, study, or catch up with friends

The Feldstein Library is a free resource for members of the Congregation and many other members of Portland’s Jewish community. Please contact us for more information 503.246.8831 x118,

Check us out – we’re YOUR Library!

Please note that we are not able to accept donations of physical items at this time, but monetary donations are always much appreciated.

Summer Library Hours

Tuesdays: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Thursdays: 9:00am – 4:00pm
And by arrangement.

Please note that all visitors must adhere to our Covid policy of being fully masked and vaccinated. Thank you.

Online Resources

The digital world offers a bounty of online resources. Here is a gently curated list of free online Jewish resources to help with homework, research, or for the simply curious.

Your support is needed!

Volunteers are always welcome and any purchase from our wish list is greatly appreciated.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Contact Our Librarian

Leora Troper
503.246.8831 x118

Our catalog is now available! While we are still working on re-cataloging the collection, you can now browse the catalog and check out books. We have a wonderful collection for all ages!

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