The Price Library is truly among the elite institutions of the United States. Its global resources were indispensible
to my biography of Moses Levy, and enabled me to trace his career through diverse Jewish communities of the 19th century trans-Atlantic
Dr. Chris Monaco, author of Moses Levy of Florida: Jewish Utopian and
Antebellum Reformer, and winner of the Florida Historical Society's 2006
I did not come to the University of Florida in 1990 to study Jewish history. That decision would not come until after I was introduced to one the Southeast's great treasures - the Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica. It was in and around this outstanding library that I wrote my dissertation on Savannah Jewry.
Dr. Mark Greenberg, Head of Special Collections, University of South Florida, and author of
Becoming Southern: The Jews of Savannah, Georgia, 1830-70
The Price Library is a treasure trove of Jewish literature and culture and a boon for students
and scholars everywhere.
Aaron Lansky, author of the bestseller Outwitting History: the Amazing Adventures of a Man who Rescued a Million Yiddish Books, 2004, and President
of the National Yiddish Book Center
It is sa
wings of the Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica at the University of Florida, I was confronted by dozens of
bookcases filled with such oceans ...
Dale S. Recinella, J.D., M.T.S., Catholic Lay Chaplain, Florida Death Row, author of The Biblical Truth about America's Death Penalty, 2004
Robert Singerman, former librarian at the University of Florida's Judaica Library introduced me to a book on Calcutta Jews which he thought might interest me. Indeed it did! My imagination took over and, aided by further research at the library, Flowers in the Blood was born.
Gay Courter, bestselling author of the historical novel Flowers in the Blood, 1991
The Price Library of Judaica played a pivotal role when I was researching my children's story, Mystery of the Missing Candlestick. Its resources helped me to develop the historical backdrop for my novel...
June Weltman, author of Mystery of the Missing Candlestick, winner of numerous awards, including Mayhaven's Award for Fiction and the Junior Historian Book Award