Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Every Persons Guide to the High Holy Days Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1999 N/D 99 41892
Behind the Secret Window: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood Toll, Nelly S. Dial 1993 F/M 94 14
Abraham Isaac Kook F/M 82 9
Looking for Lost Bird: A Jewish Woman Discovers her Navajo Roots Melanson, Yvette, Safran, Claire Bard 1999 S/O 99 13
Textual Mirrors: Reflexivity, Midrash, and the Rabbinic Self Stein, Dina University of Pennsylvania 2012 M/J13 36
Jewish Enlightenment, The Feiner, Shmuel, Naor, Chaya University of Pennsylvania 2004 S/O 04 16
Year of Jewish Stories: 52 Tales for Children and Their Families, A Maisel, Grace Ragues, Shubert, Samantha, Keiser, Tammy UAHC Press 2004 N/D 04 19-20
On This Night Steiner, N., Edelson, Wendy Hachai 2013 S/O13 14
Sabbatai Zevi: Testimonies to a Fallen Messiah Halperin, David J. Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2007 N/D 07 30
Have You No Shame? And Other Regrettable Stories Shukert, Rachel Villard Books 2008 F/M 09 22
Derashot Ledorot Genesis: A Commentary for the Ages Lamm, Norman Koren 2012 S/O13 32
Judaism of the Second Temple Period, Volume 2: The Jewish Sages and Their Literature Flusser, David, Yadin, Azzan Eerdmans 2009 F/M 10 34
Sisterland Newbery, Linda Random House 2004 M/J 04 33
Ike and Mama and the Once-a-year Suit Snyder, Carol Ma 79 7
Van Goghs Last Painting and Other Stories from the Edge Gordon, Paul Samson Publishing 2001 N/D 01 17
Moshe Mendel, the Mitzvah Maven and his Amazing Mitzvah Quest Apelbaum, Shify Feldheim 1993 F/M 94 12
Poverty and Charity in the Jewish Community of Medieval Egypt Cohen, Mark R. Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the Ancient to the Modern World Series Princeton Univerity Press 2005 F/M 06 29
From Our Springtime: Literary Memoirs and Portraits of Yiddish New York Iceland, Reuben, Marcus, Gerald Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art Syracuse University Press 2013 S/O13 31
Chagall from A to Z Sellier, Marie Peter Bedrick 1996 M/J 98 20-21
Call Me Ruth Sachs, Marilyn s.n. N/D 82 7
Autobiographical Jews: Essays in Jewish Self-Fashioning Stanislawksi, Michael University of Washington Press 2004 F/M 05 24
Life is on the Wire Mirsky, Norman B. Pastoral Series 1996 F/M 97 5
Tales of Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav, The Gottlieb, Freema, Omer-Man, Jonathan Aronson 1993 S/O 93 19-20
Kabbalah and Ecology: God’s Image in the More-Than-Human World Seidenberg, David Mevorach Cambridge University Press 2015 M/J 2016 43-44
Jerusalem Anthology,: A Literary Guide, The Hammer, Reuven JPS 1995 N/D 95 7
Wisdom, Understanding and Knowledge: Basic Concepts of Hasidic Thought Boteach, Shmuley Aronson 1996 S/O 96 4
Not Quite Kosher: An Abe Lieberman Mystery Kaminsky, Stuart M. Forge Books 2002 F/M 03 22
Reuven Brainin: The Fall of an Icon Caruso, Naomi Canadian Jewish Archives; New Series, 49 Canadian Jewish Archives Charities Committee, National Archives 2007 S/O 08 21
Hannah Arendt: Radical Conservative Horowitz, Irving Louis Transaction Press 2012 FM13 27
Dancing in the Dark Bavati, Robyn Flux 2013 S/O13 5
Jews: A Treasury of Art and Literature, The Keller, Sharon R. Hugh Lauter Levin Associates 1992 M/J 93 41986
Sharing the Journey: The Haggadah for the Contemporary Family Yoffie, Alan S., Podwal, Mark Central Conference of American Rabbis 2012 FM13 39
House on Prague Street, The Demetz, Hana O 80 12
Turbulent Souls: A Catholic Sons Return to His Jewish Family Dubner, Stephen J. Morrow 1998 N/D 99 8
Miracle Jar, The Penn, Audrey, Lyon, Lea Tanglewood Press 2008 N/D 08 32-33
Pictorial History of the Jewish People, from Bible Time to Our Own Day Throughout the World (updated) Ausubel, Nathan Crown 1984 F/M 85 7
For the Love of God: The Bible as an Open Book Ostriker, Alicia Suskin Rutgers University Press 2007 N/D 08 17
Boy in That Situation, A Hannam, Charles s.n. S 78 5
Apple Trees Discovery, The Schram, Peninnah, Davis, Rachayl Eckstein, Lee, Wendy W. Kar-Ben 2012 M/J 12 9
Emmett: A Step-by-Step Guide to Emotional Maturity Established Through Torah Adahan, Miriam Feldeim 1987 M/J 91 8
Legacy: a Genetic History of the Jewish People Ostrer, Harry Oxford University Press 2012 N/D12 32
Stroop Report: The Jewish Quarter of Warsaw is No More!, The Stroop, Juergen, Milton, Sybil Pantheon Books 1986 A/M 86 4
Israel Unleashed: The Very Best Metal and Rock from the Holy Land (AUDIO) Jewish Music Group 2007 F/M 08 47
Where God Dwells: A Childs History of the Synagogue Fine, Steven, Fine, Leah Bierman Torah Aura Productions 1999 S/O 00 35-36
New Jewish Baby Book: Names, Ceremonies, Customs: A Guide for Todays Families, The Diamant, Anita Jewish Lights Publishing 1993 M/J 94 10
Red Is My Rimon: A Jewish Childs Book of Colors Glick, Dvorah, Ackerman, Dena Hachai 2012 FM13 11
Gracia (AUDIO) Aroeste, Sarah Aroeste Music LLC 2012 N/D12 45
Contemporary Portrayals of Auschwitz: Philosophical Challenges Rosenberg, Alan, Watson, James R., Linke, Detlef Humanity Books 2000 S/O 00 18
Jewish with Feeling: A Guide to Meaningful Jewish Practice Riverhead Books 2005 S/O 05 51
Selected Writings Kofman, Sarah, Albrecht, Thomas, Albert, Georgia, Rottenberg, Elizabeth Stanford University Press 2007 S/O 08 33
Hitlers Children (VIDEO) Maya Productions 2012 N/D13 46
Torah of the Earth: Exploring 4000 Years of Ecology in Jewish Thought (Vol. 1: Biblical Israel: One Land, One People / Rabbinic Judaism: One People, Many Lands) Waskow, David Jewish Lights Publishing 2000 F/M 01 12
Meditation Practices for Everyday Life: Awakening Your Heart, Connecting with God Roth, Jeff Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 N/D 09 25
Passover Aloian, Molly Celebrations in My World Crabtree 2009 S/O 10 13, 15
Fiets Vase and Other Stories of Survival: Europe, 1939-1945 Gold, Alison Leslie Penguin Group 2003 S/O 03 12
Bitter Smell of Almonds: Selected Fiction, The Lustig, Arnost Northwestern University Press 2001 M/J 02 17
American Jewry and the Holocaust: The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, 1939-1945 Bauer, Jehuda Wayne State University Press 1981 F/M 90 14
Dying for God: Martyrdom and the Making of Christianity and Judaism Boyarin, Daniel Stanford University Press 1999 S/O 00 9
Kommandants Girl, The Jenoff, Pam Mira 2007 N/D 07 26
Stalins Forgotten Zion: Birobidzhan and the Making of a Soviet Jewish Homeland, An Illustrated History, 1928-1996 Weinberg, Robert University of California Press 1998 S/O 98 30
Inside, Outside Wouk, Herman Little Brown 1985 S/O 85 4
We Need to Talk: What Happens When Looking Thin Becomes an Obsesion Sofer, Rachel Devora 2008 S/O 09 18
My Torah Colors Judaica Press 2012 M/J13 4
Rabbi Jusah Moscato and the Jewish Intellectual World of Mantua in the 16th-17th Centuries Moscato, Judah, Veitri, Giuseppe, Miletto, Gianfranco Studies in Jewish History and Culture; vol. 35 Brill 2012 N/D12 31
Global Counterstike: International Counterterroism Katz, Samuel M. Terrorist Dossiers Series Lerner 2005 N/D 05 41892
Classic Tales, The Frankel, Ellen Aronson 1989 N/D 89 12
Jewish Meditations on the Meaning of Death Rozwaski, Chaim Z. Aronson 1994 N/D 94 41860
Saving the Fragments Leitner, Isabella, Leitner, Irving A. New American Library 1985 A/M 86 4
Young Loves Veksler, Artur Gefen 2001 F/M 02 35
Here and Now: History, Nationalism and Realism in Modern Hebrew Fiction Hasak-Lowy, Todd Syracuse University Press 2008 M/J 09 23
Three Wishes: Palestinian and Israeli Children Speak Ellis, Deborah Groundwood 2004 N/D 04 21-22
Maimonides’ Introduction to His Commentary on the Mishnah Maimon, Moshe ben, Rosner, Fred Aronson 1995 N/D 95 7
Orphan Rescue, The Dublin, Anne, Leng, Qin Second Story Press 2010 N/D 10 5
Expanding Circle: An Adoption Odyssey, The Wolff, Marion Freyer Fithian Press 2000 M/J 00 23
Benjamin: Journey of a Jew Abramson, Ruth Alpha Publishing Company 1987 S/O 87 6
Adventure in Latkaland: A Hanukkah Story, An Fisman, Karen, McAteer, Thomas JoRa Books 2009 N/D 09 11
Lotsa Matzah Balsley, Tilda, Gutierrez, Akemi Kar-Ben 2012 M/J13 4
Theres Room in My House Weinstock, Malky, Schmidt, Melanie Feldheim 2002 S/O 02 44
Jewish Holiday Crafts for Little Hands Brinn, Ruth Esrig Kar-Ben 1993 S/O 93 21
Yiddish Folksongs from the Ruth Rubin Archive Mlotek, Chana, Slobin, Mark Wayne State University Press 2007 F/M 08 41
One Mans Valor: Leo Baeck and the Holocaust Nelmark, Anne E. Lodestar Books 1986 F/M 87 7
Sages and Saints Jung, Leo The Jewish Library vol. X Ktav 1987 M/J 88 11
Hebrew Bible, The (AUDIO) Schiffman, Lawrence H. Recorded Books 2008 N/D 09 27
Dictionary of Ancient Rabbis: Selections from the Jewish Encyclopaedia Neusner, Jacob Hendrickson 2003 M/J 04 18-19
Just One, Burnaby Erman, Esther Gerstenfeld Zumaya Publications 2003 N/D 03 8
Snow in August Hamill, Pete Little, Brown 1997 M/J 97 11
Immigrant Kids Freedman, Russel O 80 12
Violin Players, The Sherman, Eileen Bluestone JPS 1998 M/J 99 18
Much Too Much Promised Land, The: Americas Elusive Search for Arab-Israeli Peace Miller, Aaron David Bantam Dell 2008 M/J 08 30, 32
Primo Levis Universe: A Writers Journey Magavern, Sam Palgrave Macmillan 2009 F/M 10 37
Full Circle: Escape from Baghdad and the Return Fathi, Saul Silas Xlibris Corporation 2005 M/J 06 26
Chanukkah Guest Kimmel, Eric A., Carmi, Giora Holiday 1990 F/M 91 23
Baghdad Twist (VIDEO) Balass, Joe Icarus Films 2007 F/M 09 23
Like Angels on Jacobs Ladder: Abraham Abulafia, the Franciscans and Joachimism Hames, Harvey J SUNY Press 2007 S/O 08 16
Taste of the Past: The Daily Life and Cooking of a Nineteenth-Century Hungarian-Jewish Homemaker, A Koerner, Andras University Press of new England 2004 M/J 04 17
Jew of New York: A Historical Romance, The Katchor, Ben Pantheon 1998 S/O 99 14
Women and Judaism: Myth, History and Sturggle Lacks, Roslyn Doubleday 1980 W80 16
O My America Kaplan, Johannna F/M 81 5
Ritual Bath, The Kellerman, Faye Arbor House 1986 S/O 86 9
Hanukkah Ha-Has: Knock-Knock Kokes that Are a Lotke Fun Hall, Katy, Eisenberg, Lisa, Carpenter, Stephen Lift-the-Flap Knock-Knock Book, A HarperFestival 2001 M/J 02 22

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