Book Review Index


Please note that this index does not link to the full text of the book reviews.
Digital copies of AJL Reviews are available back to the Nov/Dec 2007 issue of the AJL Newsletter.
Earlier print back issues are housed in Cincinnati, OH at the Hebrew Union College Library.

Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Author
Bravest Fireman, The Zytman, Leah Hachai 1998 N/D 98 16
Bray Dawn: the Jews of Eastern Europe in the Post-Communist Era Hoffman, Charles Asher Aaron 1992 S/O 92 18
Bread and Fire: Jewish Women Find God in the Everyday Slonim, Rivkah, ed. Urim 2008 S/O 08 26
Bread Givers, The Yezierska, Anzia Venture-Braziller 1975 W75 27
Bread, Butter and Sugar: A Boys Journey Through the Holocaust and Postwar Uerope Schiller, Martin Hamilton Books 2007 N/D 07 35
Breaking Tradition: The Story of Louise Nevelson Bober, Natalie S. Atheneum 1984 M/J 85 6
Breath of Life: Feminism in the American Jewish Community, A Fishman, Sylvia Barack University Press of new England 1995 M/J 96 7
Breathless Lamstein, Sarah Finishing Line Press 2014 N/D 2015 43 Pinchuck, Chava
Brenda Berman, Wedding Expert Zalben, Jane Breskin, Chess, Victoria Clarion Books 2009 M/J 09 13
Bret Harte: Prince and Pauper Nissen, Alex University Press of Mississippi 2000 M/J 01 8
Bret Harte: Prince and Pauper Nissen, Axel University Press of Mississippi 2000 F/M 01 8
Bride Who Argued with God, The: Tales from the Treasury of Jewish Folklore Ben-Zvi, Hava iUniverse 2006 S/O 07 44-45
Bridge of Light: Yiddish Film Between Two Worlds Hoberman, J. Museum of Modern Art 1991 S/O 92 18
Bridge of Longing: The Lost Art of Yiddish Storytelling, A Roskies, David G. Harvard University Press 1995 N/D 95 41860
Bridge of Longing: The Lost Art of Yiddish Storytelling, A Roskin, David G. Harvard University Press 1995 F/M 96 7
Bridge to America Glaser, Linda Houghton Mifflin 2005 F/M 06 12
Bridge to Forgiveness: Stories and Prayers for Finding God and Restoring Wholeness, The Kedar, Karyn D. Jewish Lights Publishing 2007 M/J 08 37
Bridge to Healing: Finding Strength to Cope with Illness Meyerstein, Israela Mazo Publishers 2014 M/J 15 32-33 Wolfe, Nira
Bridges of Steel; Ladders of Gold Teller, Hanoch Feldheim 1990 S/O 90 15
Brief Chapter in My Impossible Life, A Reinhardt, Dana Random House 2006 M/J 06 13-14
Brief History of the Jewish People, A Weiss, Moshe Rowman & Littlefield 2004 S/O 05 53
Bright Candles Benchley, Nathanial Harper & Row 1974 D 74 26
Bright Star of Exile: Jacob Adler & the Yiddish Theatre Rosenfeld, Lulla Crowell 1977 W77 28
Bringing Home the Light: A Jewish Womans Handbook of Rituals Broner, E. M. Council Oak Books 1999 N/D 01 6
Bringing the Psalms to Life: How to Understand and Use the Book of Psalms Polish, Daniel F. Jewish Lights Publishing 2000 S/O 01 19-20
Bris Milah Romberg, Henry C. F/M 83 4
Britain & the Jews of Europe Wasserstein, Bernard Institute of Jewish Affairs 1979 Sp80 16
Britain & The Jews of Europe Wasserstein, Bernard Clarendon Press 1979 Sp 81 16
British Jewry and the Holocaust Bolchovez, Richard Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2003 N/D 03 10
Broken Bracelet, The Kranzler, Gershon Merkos L'inyonei Chinuch 1986 N/D 86 7
Broken Bridge Banks, Lynne Reid Morrow Junior Books 1994 N/D 95 14
Broken Carousel: German Jewish Soldier-Poets of the Great War Appelbaum, Peter C. , Scott, James W Stone Tower Books 2017 N/D 2018 36 Smailes, Suzanne
Broken Covenant: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis Between the U.S. and Israel Arens, Moshe Simon & Schuster 1995 S/O 95 7
Broken Mirror, The Douglas, Kirk Simon & Schuster 1997 N/D 97 11
Broken Song Lasky, Kathryn Viking Children's Books 2005 M/J 05 21
Broken Tablets: Restoring the Ten Commandments and Ourselves Mikva, Rachel S. Jewish Lights Publishing 1999 N/D 00 9, 11
Broken Threads: The Destruction of the Jewish Fashion Industry in Germany and Austria Kremer, Roberta S. Berg 2007 M/J 08 26-27
Bromley Girls Mendelsohn, Martha Texas Tech University Press 2015 N/D 2015 3 Krasner, Barbara
Bronislaw Huberman Aronson, Peter Double M Books 2018 N/D 2018 7 Barbara Krasner
Bronx Primitive Simon, Kate s.n. S/O 82 4
Brooklyn Bridge Hesse, Karen Feiwel and Friends 2008 N/D 08 29
Brooklyn Love Levy, Yael Crimson Romance 2012 S/O13 6
Brother Against Brother: Violence and Extremism in Israeli Politics from Altalena to the Rabin Assassination Sprinzak, Ehud The Free Press 1999 M/J 99 9
Brothers Seldis, Chayym Stematzky 1986 S/O 86 10
Brothers for Resistance and Rescue: The Underground Zionist Youth Movement in Hungary during World War II Gur, David, Nezter, Eli, Fischer, Avri Gefen 2007 M/J 07 25-26
Brothers in Valor: A Story of Resistance Tunnell, Michael O. Holiday House 2001 S/O 01 39
Brothers Promise, The Harber, Frances, Wickstrom, Thor Albert Whitman 1998 F/M 99 18
Brothers Schlemiel, The Binder, Mark, Blum, Zevi JPS 2008 M/J 08 9
Brothers: A Hebrew Legend Freedman, Florence B., Parker, Robert Andrew Harper & Row 1985 F/M 86 6
Brownsville Kleid, Neil, Allen, Jake NBM ComicsLit 2006 S/O 06 31-32
Brownsville: The Birth, Development and Passing of a Jewish Community in New York (2nd ed) Landesman, Alter F. Block 1971 W79 23
Brundibar Kushner, Tony, Sendak, Maurice Hyperion 2003 F/M 04 37
Buba Leah and Her Paper Children Ross, Lillian Hammer JPS 1991 S/O 92 23
Bubbe Isabella and the Sukkot Cake Terwilliger, Kelly, Hornung, Phyllis Kar-Ben 2005 S/O 05 15
Bubbe’s Belated Bat Mitzvah Pinson, Isabel, Cis, Valeria Kar-Ben 2014 N/D 14 12 Isaac, Fred
Bubbe’s Got the Beat Press, Judy, Hall, Mary Kar Ben 2018 M/J 2018 19 Tilman, Ellen
Bubbie and Zadie Come to My Hosue: A Story for Hanukkah Bloom, David Halevi, Meilichson, Alex Square One Publishers 2007 F/M 07 12
Bubby, Me and Memories Pomerantz, Barbara s.n. N/D 83 9
Bubby, Me and Memories Pomerantz, Barbara s.n. S/O 84 9
Budget Cooking: Elegant Dining Epstein, Sue Pitspopany Press 1996 N/D 96 5
Building Wachsler, Leah Hachai Publishing 2017 M/J 2018 19 Levitan, Rebecca
Building a Judaica Library Lubetski, Edith N/D 83 10
Building a Succesful Volunteer Culture: Finding Meaning in Service in the Jewish Community Simon, Charles Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 S/O 10 37-38
Building Blocks of the Soul: Studies on the Letters and Words of the Hebrew Language Glazerson, Matityahu Aronson 1997 N/D 97 41828
Built by Angels: The Story of the Old New Synagogue Podwal, Mark Harcourt 2009 M/J 09 8
Bukharan Jews and the Dynamics of Global Judaism Cooper, Alanna E. Indiana University Press 2012 S/O13 23
Bukharian Jews Benyaminov, Meyer, Benyaminov, Zilpa s.n. 1992 F/M 93 21
Burglar and Other Stories, The Lazewnik, Libby Targum Press 2004 N/D 05 13
Burial Cooperatives in Socialist Utopia: Thirty Years of Moshav Development in Israel Schwartz, Moshe, Lees, Susan, Kressel, Gideon M. Praeger 1995 M/J 96 11
Burksfield Bike Club 2: Lost and Found Finkelstein, Chaim Burksfield Bike Club Series Judaica Press 2007 F/M 08 12
Burlgar and Other Stories, The Lazewnik, Libby Targum Press 2004 N/D 05 13
Burning Bush, The Kramer, Aaron s.n. S/O 84 6
Burning Light, The Ramsey, Betsy, Katz, Avi Pitspopany Press 2002 N/D 02 26
Burnt House, The Kellerman, Faye Peter Decker / Rina Lazarus Novel, A Morrow 2007 N/D 07 26
Burskfield Bike Club Operation Snowman, The Finkelstein, Chaim Burksfield Bike Club Judaica Press 2012 N/D13 4
Bus Driver Who Wanted to Be God and Other Stories, The Keret, Etgar, Actus Comics Toby Press 2004 M/J 06 21
Business of Identity: Jews, Muslims, and Economic Life in Medieval Egypt Ackerman-Lieberman, Phillip I. Stanford University Press S/O14 1 Roth, Pinchas
Business of Jews in Louisiana: Photos, Prints, 1840-1875, The The Ashkenazi, Elliott University of Alabama Press 1988 S/O 88 7
Business with Elijah Oberman, Sheldon Turnstone Pr. 1993 S/O 95 10
But Can the Phoenix Sing? Laird, Christa Greenwillow 1995 F/M 96 17
But God Remembered: Stories of Women from Creation to the Promised Land Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg Jewish Lights Publishing 1995 S/O 95 10
But God Remembered: Stories of Women from Creation to the Promised Land Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg, Anderson, Bethanne Jewish Lights Publishing 1995 M/J 96 13-14
But This Night is Different Marcus, Audrey F. s.n. A/M 81 8
Butchers and Bakers, Rabbis and Kings Greene, Jacqueline D. s.n. S/O 84 8
Butterflies Under Our Hats Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg, Rothenberg, Joani Keller Paraclete Press 2006 S/O 06 22
Butterfly, The Polacco, Patricia Philomel 2000
By Blood and Fire Clarke, Thurston S/O 81 13
By Blood Divided Orde, Lewis Zebra Books 1991 N/D 91 15
By the Hanukkah Light Oberman, Sheldon, Waldman, Neil Boyds Mills Press 1997 F/M 98 14
By the Rivers of Babylon DeMille, Nelson Harcourt 1978 W78 23
By the Sweat of Your Brow: Reflections on Work and the Workplace in Classic Jewish Thought Schnall, David J. Yeshiva University Press 2001 F/M 02 26
By the Waters of Manhattan Reznikoff, Charles David R. Godine Publisher 2009 S/O 09 34-35
By Way of Deceptions: the Making and Unmaking of a Mossad Officer Ostrovsky, Victor St. Martin’s 1990 F/M 91 19
By Words Alone: The Holocaust in Literature Ezrahi, Sidra DeKoven Chicago University Press 1980 W80 19
Cabalists Daughter, The Yanover, Yori Ben Yehuda Press 2008 N/D 08 8
Cage, The Sender, Ruth Minsky Macmillan 1986 F/M 87 7
Cain and Abel: Finding the Fruits of Peace Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg Jewish Lights Publishing 2001 F/M 02 33
Cakes and Miracles: A Purim Tale Goldin, Barbara Diamond, Weihs, Erika Viking 1991 S/O 92 22
Cakes and Miracles: A Purim Tale Goldin, Barbara Diamond, Weihs, Erika Viking 1991 F/M 91 22
Calebs Hanukkah Bullard, Lisa, Basaluzzo, Constanza Millbrook Press 2013 N/D12 7