Who We Are 

MANY TALENTED PEOPLE make PJ Library what it is today: an award-winning program brought to you through the generosity of your local Jewish community in partnership with local philanthropists and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (HGF). In keeping with HGF's mission, PJ Library enhances vibrant Jewish life in Western Massachusetts, North America, and Israel.

In recognition of its work, PJ Library was selected as one of the "50 most inspiring and innovative programs in North America" by Slingshot and its 2008-2009 Resource Guide. The PJ Library program was also a JESNA 2010 pick for "Best in Jewish Education of the Decade."  

Harold Grinspoon Foundation

Real estate entrepreneur Harold Grinspoon established HGF in 1993 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Harold's wife, Diane Troderman, has been his active partner in all of his philanthropic activities.

Here are several of the organizations to which HGF has contributed: