Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center and the Elat Chayyim Center for Jewish Spirituality
Elat Chayyim Center for Jewish Spirituality


The Isabella Freedman bookstore is a resource center for the furtherance of Jewish spirituality, learning and culture. You can visit the bookstore in person in our main building, peruse the many titles, complete with: Kabbalah, siddurim, Talmud, Midrash and Agadah, theology, poetry, fiction, gender studies, and spiritual direction and practice — titles for the beginner and advanced student alike.

The life work of important teachers, such as Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, Arthur Waskow, David Cooper, and Lawrence Kushner, just to name a few, become accessible through our sizable online store. Visit our compendium of CDs, ranging from the melodious creations of Shefa Gold and the passionate incantations of Shlomo Carlebach to Klezmer and Jewish fusion world-beat. Along with our many books and inspirational music, check out our beautiful hand woven kipot, tallis, jewelry and other homemade crafts.

If you have any additional questions about our bookstore, please contact the bookstore directly at (860) 824-3007.

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