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.

Regular Library Hours

Wednesdays: 2:30pm – 8:30pm
Thursdays: 9:00am – 12:30 pm
Sundays: 8:30am – 2:00 pm

Please note that all visitors must adhere to Neveh Shalom’s Covid policies. Thank you.

Library Catalog

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!

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.

Are you interested in genealogy? The library is proud to house the Jewish Genealogical Society of Oregon (JGSO)’s comprehensive print collection of resources. We also have organized online resources for you.

Your support is needed!

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

Do you have books to donate?

Donations are always appreciated. Please consider the following criteria before bringing in any books:

  1. Donations must meet the same standard as purchased material.
  2. Donations must have been published within the last three years.
  3. Donations must be in excellent physical condition.
  4. Donations must have either contemporary significance or permanent value and be consistent with existing library collection (Jewish content).

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Contact Our Librarian

Leora Troper
503.246.8831 x118

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