Max & Beatrice Wolfe Library

The Max and Beatrice Wolfe Library houses a full range of materials in all formats for the purpose of research, education and leisure reading. The Library helps users enrich their Jewish identity and serve as a primary resource for Jewish study.

The Library is dedicated to enriching the religious, historical and cultural Jewish life, as well as the Jewish identity, of members of the Congregation and the community. It serves as a resource for the study of Judaism by providing access to quality materials both in-house and worldwide, utilizing print and non-print technology.As a reflection of its high professional standards, the Library received a status of the Advanced Accreditation from the Association of the Jewish Libraries in 2003. Such high level of accreditation is achieved by only a few libraries in Canada. The Library also received the 2005 Solomon Schechter Gold Award from the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism in the category of Library programming. 

Zina Glassman, who runs the Library, is dedicated to providing service that is friendly, competent and efficient. Zina also coordinates programs to supplement and enhance the variety of educational, social and spiritual activities that take place at the Synagogue.

Patrons with borrowing privileges:

  • Members of the synagogue
  • Parents and students of Robbins Hebrew Academy and Beth Tzedec’s Congregational School
  • Individuals who attend Beth Tzedec's adult education classes
  • Individuals who attend conversion classes at Beth Tzedec

Patrons without borrowing privileges:

Members of the community are welcome to use our collection and services on the premises.

For more information about the Library, please contact Zina Glassman at 416-781-3514 ext. 225.