Helene L. Tuchman

Helene L. Tuchman is librarian of the Temple Emanuel of Newton, Massachusetts, and former director of the Watertown Free Public Library. A graduate of Brooklyn College (B.A.) and the Pratt Institute (M.L.S.), Tuchman is the author of Large Print Books of Jewish Interest.

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