LIBRARY

The Garry and Klee Benveniste Community Library at Adelaide Hebrew Congregation is an extensive collection of books, journals, tapes, videos and games housed at South Australia's only orthodox synagogue.

The library began as a small original synagogue collection with encyclopedias, Talmud Babli and reference books and has been expanded by substantial material obtained by Dr. Klee Benveniste.

The library has material for all ages. The children's collection contains all the Jewish religious study materials, children's Jewish fiction, books about Israel, Hebrew teaching materials and Jewish games purchased by the couple at Massada College's liquidation auction. Filing boxes of all the Jewish studies teaching material from the College which closed in 2011 have also been saved.

There are also personal gifts of religious study books. Inside the synagogue are books for the Gabbai and Torah Reader on the bima, inscribed simply 'Yeshivah Adelaide'.

The library also has benefited from substantial material donated by life member and Bar Mitzvah teacher Peter Yudkin, and volumes of Artscroll Talmud Yerushalmi, Midrash and Prophets donated by Asher Milstein to small communities.