The Literaturhandlung is located in the foyer of the new Jewish Museum’s “Lichtbau.” Founded in 1982 by Rachel Salamander in Munich, it has expanded to several branches across Germany.
Literature on Judaism
The bookstore, specialized in Jewish literature, has a unique program that covers the entire spectrum of Judaism with over forty subject areas: from Jewish history and tradition, contemporary history, resistance, anti-Semitism, and coming to terms with the past to survivors’ biographies, fiction, books for children and young people, Hebrew and Yiddish textbooks, and selected biographies of important Jewish figures. In addition, the Literaturhandlung also stocks foreign-language literature in Hebrew, English, Yiddish, and Russian for its international clients.
Range of Products at the Jewish Museum
In terms of Jewish life, the range includes prayer books for all the holidays as well as introductions to and explanations of Judaism. A selection of jewelry and the ritual objects common to Jewish life complete the offer: Hanukkah and Shabbat candlesticks, kiddush cups, kippot, and much more. You can also find greeting cards for every occasion of the Jewish year here, as well as for personal events such as bar and bat mitzvahs and weddings. Additionally, the shop sells merchandise from the Jewish Museum.
The entire assortment of over 15,000 articles can be found in the online Literaturhandlung shop. The most important publications and catalogues of the Jewish Museum Frankfurt can be searched in a separate section.
Opening Hours and Contact Information
The Literaturhandlung remains closed for the time being.
Literaturhandlung Jüdisches Museum Frankfurt
60311 Frankfurt am Main