Talking Books

Jewish Care provides audio news, entertainment and talking books for anyone who has visual impairment or who struggles to read or hold a book. 

The KC Shasha Centre for Talking News and Books is unique postal service with an audio catalogue of over 1500 books with a Jewish theme or Jewish author, the weekly edition of the Jewish Chronicle and the Jewish Extra magazine. It's available to everyone throughout the UK.

Sounds Jewish
A 90-minute audio magazine, which includes interviews with newsmakers, personalities and features on Jewish history and festivals. Another of our audio magazines, Jewish Extra includes articles from various newspapers and magazines around the world. Listen to this month's edition of Jewish Extra on Soundcloud now for free.

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 and letters to the editor.

How to listen:

We will send you your chosen content in either mp3 format or on a CD.
Listen to some previews on Soundcloud. 

How to join:

It costs just £40 per year to become a member of our audio library. To join email audio@jcare.org or call 020 8922 2333 and we will register your details and take your membership payment.

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:

Cheque - made payable to Jewish Care and sent to KC Shasha Centre for Talking News & Books
Jewish Care, Amélie House, Maurice and Vivienne Wohl Campus, 221 Golders Green Road, London NW11 9DQ

Credit card - pay over the phone by calling 020 8922 2333.

For assistance or more information - email audio@jcare.org or call 020 8922 2333.

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Sunday Jewish Radio is produced at The KC Shasha Centre. 
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