Special Collections

Hebrew College
Jacob and Rose Grossman Library
43 Hawes Street
Brookline MA , 02146
FAX: (617)734-9769
Institution Contact(s):
  Maurice Tuchman, Director of Library Services (617)278-4928 BM.HCT@RLG.ORG
Hours: M-Th 9:00AM-3:00PM F 9:00AM-NOON Su 9:00AM-3:00PM
Seasonal Hours:
  Summer Hours: M,Th 9:00AM-5:00PM Tu,W 9:00AM-8:15PM F 9:00am-NOON
Closings: Jewish Holidays
Holidays Open:
  Patriot's Day Columbus Day
Online Catalog:
Services for the Disabled:
  Handicapped parking Large print books
Bibliographic Utility:
Name: Lawrence J. and Anne Cable Rubenstein Library
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Maurice Tushman, Director of Library Services (617)278-4927 BM.HCT@RLG.ORG
Collections: 35
Formats: 6 linear feet of manuscripts 20 linear feet of archives 100,000 volumes of monographs 500 reels of newspapers 50 maps 2 linear feet of photographs 5,000 pamphlets 8 disks of electronic records 30 sets of microforms 225 audio tapes 90 video tapes 60 realia/artifacts 1,200 LP records
Collection Description:
  Alexander and Rebecca Abrahams Bible Collection
Lassor and Fanny Agoos Jewish Ethics Collection
Etta Bell Book Fund
Bessie Berkowitz and Kate and William Wolf Weiner Large-Print Book Collection
Herbert L. and Evelyn Alintuck Berman German-Jewish Literature Collection
Bertha and Isidor Berman Library Fund
Madeleine H. and Mandell L. Berman Book Fund
Sadie R. Black Hebrew Language Collection
Sarah and Ralph Brotman and Rose and Philip Tasgal Fund
Dr. Louis and Frances L. Finkel Video Fund
Hirsh and Rosalind Freed Book Fund
Hyman and Jennie Freeman Lithuanian Jewry Collection
Dr. Bernard S. And Sophie Gould Book Collection
Dr. Eli Grad Collection in Jewish Sociology
Geraldine Pescov Grad Russian Judaica Collection
Hebrew College Women's Association Women's Studies Collection
Dr. Oscar and Shirley Hurovitz Book Fund
Arie A. Isaac Book Fund
Abraham and Frances Katz Hebrew Literature Collection
Kaufman Family Linguistics Collection
Richard Kaye Memorial Collection on American Jewish Religious Movements
Bess and Murray Kesselman Jewish Music Collection
John S. and Florence G. Lawrence Microform Collection
Frances Levin History of Jewish Education Collection
Miriam Libenson World of Yiddish Poetry Collection
Dr. and Mrs. Philip A. Lief Eastern European History Collection
Ruth R. and Louis Matzkin Collection of the Holocaust
George and Bella Michelson Collection of American Jewish Institutions
Parents' League Database Fund
Oscar and Minnie Perlow Book Fund
Joseph and Sadie Riesman Library Fund
Helen H. Sarna Hebrew Children's Literature Collection
Dr. Harry A. and Beatrice C. Savitz Medical History Collection
Boris and Miriam Schell Jewish Family Life Collection
Philip M. and Miriam K. Shore Jewish Folklore Collection
Dr. Nathan and Thelma Sidel Book Fund
Leon Taylor Information Network Development Fund
Herman and Peggy Vershbow Pedagogic Collection
Abraham and Sarah Wainshelbaum Book fund
Lewis H. Weinstein Book and Art Collection
Dr. Gerald W. Wohlberg Memorial Middle Eastern Affairs Collection
Albert Yakus Modern Jewish History Collection
Anna and Dr. Bernard Zonderman Liturgy Collection
Access: No special restrictions reported
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff
Loans: No loans permitted Application for loan must be approved
Finding Guides Available:
  General repository guide Guides for manuscript collection
Directions: MBTA C LINE (GREEN LINE): There is a stop at Hawes Street. Walk one block to Hawes Street, Monmouth School is at this corner. MBTA D LINE (GREEN LINE): There is a stop at Longwood Avenue. Walk up the hill to the corner of Chapel Street and Colchester Street. Walk ten feet on Colchester Street and turn right onto Hawes Street. It is two short blocks to the corner of Hawes and Monmouth Streets. FROM NEWTON: Take Beacon Street to Kent Street. Right on Kent Street for 2 blocks to Beech Road. Left on Beech Street to the end which will be Hawes Street. The College will be in front of you. FROM BOSTON (KENMORE SQUARE): Take Beacon Street to Carlton Street. Left onto Carlton for one block to Monmouth Street. Take a right onto Monmouth Street for one block to Hawes Street. FROM ROUTE 128: Take Route 9 until Harvard Street. Take a right after Harvard Street; cross route 9, make a right onto Kent. It is approximately a mile to Beech Road. Take a right on Beech and follow to Hawes Street.