talking news & books

KC Shasha Centre for Talking News & Books

Jewish Care provides audio news, entertainment and talking books for people who find it difficult to read normal size print or those who find it hard to hold a newspaper or book.

We have  an extensive range of over 1,600 talking books by Jewish authors, or with Jewish themes, including biographies and novels.

View the current list of titles available in our Catalogue

Sounds Jewish

Is a 90-minute audio magazine, which includes interviews with newsmakers, personalities and features on Jewish history and festivals, similar to a Jewish radio programme. Another of our audio magazines, Jewish Extra includes articles from various newspapers and magazines around the world.

The Jewish Chronicle
Every week we produce a recording of the weekly national newspaper, the Jewish Chronicle. This includes much of the main news, the editorial, community, letters to the


How do I listen?

We will send you your chosen content in mp3 format on a CD which can be played in an appropriate player. For guidance on mp3 players, please email or call 020 8922 2333.

Listen to our preview clips

How to join:
It costs just £40 per calendar year to become a member of our audio library.

Membership is open to people who are registered blind, partially sighted or who simply find it a struggle to read normal print in a book, magazine or newspaper. You can also join if you’re finding it difficult to hold a book or a newspaper due to Arthritis, Parkinson's Disease or any other condition.

How to pay
By cheque

To join please send a cheque (made payable to Jewish Care) to:

KC Shasha Centre for Talking News & Books
Jewish Care
Amélie House
Maurice and Vivienne Wohl Campus
221 Golders Green Road
NW11 9DQ

By credit card
To pay by credit card over the phone call
020 8922 2333.

Over 1,600 audio books

Sounds Jewish and Jewish Extra - Audio magazines featuring current Jewish content around the world.

The Jewish Chronicle - An abridged version of your weekly copy

Sunday Jewish Radio

Sunday Jewish Radio - A 60 minute radio show which is broadcast on Spectrum Radio

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Contact Us

020 8922 2333

To find out more about the KC Shasha Centre for Talking News & Books speak to Jon or Wendi.