The International Institute for Secular Humanistic Judaism was created to serve as an intellectual and educational center, and one of the most important roles of an educational institution is to produce informative and enlightening materials. The IISHJ offers a variety of important publications for Secular and Humanistic Jews.

There are several ways to explore and obtain IISHJ publications and DVDs

  • Browse through our publications below – click on the cover image to browse the table of contents, to read the introduction or for more information.
  • Phone orders are very welcome (Visa/MC accepted) – contact our office at 847-383-6330 or email We are open Monday through Friday, 10am-5pm Central Time (US).
  • Download our current publications catalog (PDF) – a mail order form is included that can be printed out and returned by mail with a check or credit card (Visa/MC) information.
  • IISHJ Publications are available through – visit each publication’s page below for more information or for direct links to the Amazon listing.
  • E-books of many IISHJ publications are now available in many formats, including Kindle, iBooks and Nook; see our list here.

If you have any questions, please contact our office at 847-383-6330 or email Discounts on bulk purchases (10 or more) or for educational institutions are available–call for more information.

More publications of interest to Secular and Humanistic Jews may also be found at the publications pages of the Congress of Secular Jewish Organizations and the Society for Humanistic Judaism.

Humanist Readings in Jewish Folklore