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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Jerusalem: A Family Portrait Yakin, Boaz, Bertozzi, Nick First Second 2013 N/D13 44
How Mitzvah Giraffe Got His Long, Long Neck Sokoloff, David Judaic Press 2003 F/M 04 31
God in Between Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 F/M 99 20-21
Stories for Children Singer, Isaac Bashevis N/D 84 6
Naftali the Storyteller and His Horse, Sus, and Other Stories Singer, Isaac Bashevis, Zemach, Margot Farar, Straus & Giroux 1976 Sp77 31
Radio and the Jews: The Untold Story of How Radio Influenced Americas Image of Jews, 1920s - 1950s Siegel, David S., Siegel, Susan Book Hunter Press 2007 F/M 08 45
What is the Purpose of Creation? A Jewish Anthology Alter, Michael J. Aronson 1991 S/O 91 17
Last Chapter, The (VIDEO) Bikel, Theodore Ben-Lar Productions S/O 93 22-23
Eyes of the Blind, The Morgan, Alison Oxford University Press 1986 N/D 88 9
Seasons for Celebration: A Contemporary Guide to the Joys, Practices and Traditions of the Jewish Holidays Fox, Karen L., Miller, Phyllis Zimbler, Fox, Vicki Reikes Putnam 1992 N/D 92 23
Mark Twains Jews Vogel, Dan Ktav 2006 S/O 06 45-46
Zohar, The (Pritzker ed.) (vol. 4) Matt, Daniel C. Stanford University Press 2007 M/J 08 42-43
Out of the Shadows: An Artists Journey Waldman, Neil Honesdale 2006 M/J 06 10
Times Square Rabbi Fine, Yehuda Hazelden Press 1997 S/O 97 7
Jewish Renewal: A Path to Healing and Transformation Lerner, Michael HarperPerenial 1995 F/M 96 14-15
Emergence of Judaism, The Neusner, Jacob Westminster John Knox Press 2004 S/O 05 49
Beyond Courage: The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust Rappaport, Doreen Candlewick 2012 S/O12 12
Consuming Fire, A: Encounters with Elie Wiesel and the Holocaust Roth, John K. John Knox Press 1979 Sp80 16
Albert Einstein: The Jewish Man Behind the Theory Speregen-Newberger, Devra JPS 2006 N/D 06 41860
Israel: Politics, Myths, and Identity Crisis Orr, Aviva Pluto Press 1994 M/J 95 8
Holocaust and Israel Reborn: From Catastrophe to Sovereignty, The Penkower, Monty Noam University of Illinois Press 1994 M/J 95 7
Garden of Fertility: A Guide to Charting Your Fertility Signals to Prevent and Achieve Pregnancy - Naturally - and to Gauge Your Reproductive Health, The Singer, Katie Avery 2004 F/M 05 23
Songs from the Garden of Eden, Jewish Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes (AUDIO)) Hoarau, Jean-Christopher, Alemagna, Beatrice Folle Avoine Productions 2009 F/M 10 19
My Father, His Daughter Dayan, Yael Farrar 1985 S/O 86 41828
Psalms of the Jewish Liturgy: A Guide to Their Beauty, Power, and Meaning Glazer, Miriyam Aviv Press 2009 N/D 10 19
Walls of Jerusalem, The Lesberg, Sandy, Canetti, Nicolai Bobbs Merrill 1976 W77 27
Keepers: An Introduction to the History and Culture of the Samaritans, The Anderson, Robert T., Giles, Terry Hendrickson 2002 N/D 02 11
Drop of Rain, A Kirk, Heather Napoleon Publishing 2004 N/D 04 14-15
Beautiful World That God Made, The Greene, Rhonda Gowler, Wilson, Anne Eerdmans 2002 S/O 02 41
City in the Moonlight: Stories of the Old-Time Lithuanian Jews, The Katz, Dovid, Zumoff, Barnett Ktav 2012 M/J 12 50
101 Reasons to Visit Israel (& Perhaps Make Aliyah) Solomon, Estie, Solomon, David Artzy 2007 F/M 08 45
Into That Darkness Sereny, Gitta McGraw 1974 Sp 75 27
Hanukkah with Noshy Boy and Friends Asner, Anne-Marie Baila Kar-Ben 2013 M/J13 13-14
Heroes of the Holocaust Glick, Susan History Makers Series Lucent 2003 S/O 03 51
Ten Commandments: The Reciprocity of Faithfulness, The Brown, William P. Westminster 2004 F/M 05 13
On Equal Terms: Jews in America 1881-1981 Dawidowicz, Lucy S. F/M 83 4
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Peppas, Lynn Celebrations in My World Crabtree 2010 S/O 10 13, 15
World Religions in America: An Introduction (3rd ed.) Neusner, Jacob Westminster John Knox Press 2003 N/D 03 15
Living Dead, The, 2nd English language ed Megged, Aharon, Louvish, Misha Toby Press 2005 S/O 06 32
Frank Gehry Lazo, Caroline Evensen A&E Biography Series Lerner 2006 N/D 07 11
Sigmund Freud: The World Within Neimark, Anne E. Harcourt 1976 Sp77 32
Moral Meaning of the Bible: The What, How and Why of Biblical Ethics, The (AUDIO) Kimelman, Reuven Our Learning Company 2007 F/M 08 48
Polish Lad, The Linetski, Isaac J. M/J 87 4
Unholy Orders: Mystery Stories with a Religious Twist Stevens, Serita Intrigue Press 2000 S/O 01 31
Judaism Gerner, Katy Religions Around the World Series Marshall Cavendish 2009 S/O 09 22
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
Dialogical Philosophy from Kierkegaard to Buber Bergman, Shmuel Hugo, Gerstein, Arnold A. SUNY Press 1991 F/M 92 17
Ask for a Convertible Brown, Danit Pantheon Books 2008 M/J 09 31
Jewish Icons: Art and Society in Modern Europe Cohen, Richard I. University of California Press 1998 S/O 98 7
Chanukah Greenfeld, Howard Holt, Reinhart 1976 Sp77 31
In Face of Danger Kay, Mara Crown Publishers 1977 Sp78 26
Growing Up in the Middle Ages Newman, Paul B. McFarland 2007 S/O 07 52
Sworn Enemies Matas, Carol Bantam 1993 S/O 93 22
Noahs Ark Dimond, Masper S/O 84 8
Rescued from the Reich: How One of Hitlers Soldiers Saved the Lubavitcher Rebbe Rigg, Bryan Mark Yale University Press 2004 F/M 05 20-21
Why Werent You Zisha? And Other Stories Michal, Tanya, Katz, Avi Mesorah 2008 F/M 09 49
Liba and the Feather Thief Walfish, Miriam Jewish Girls Around the World Judaica Press 2013 S/O13 4
First Gift, The Gadot, A. S., Lafrance, Marie Kar-Ben 2006 S/O 06 19
Shadows of Auschwitz: A Christian Response to the Holocaust Cargas, Harry James Crossroads 1990 M/J 91 8
Midnight Jewels White, Tzvi CIS 1992 S/O 93 17
Perfect Purple Feather, The Piven, Hanoch Little Brown 2002 N/D 03 34
Tree that Stands Beyond Space: Rebbe Nachman of Breslov on the Mystical Experience, The Sears, David Breslov Research Institute 2002 F/M 04 20
Jews of New Amsterdam, The Costabel, Eva Deutsch Atheneum 1988 M/J 89 10
Book of Lights, The Potok, Chaim s.n. N/D 81 14
Darkness Casts No Shadows Lustig, Arnost, Nemcova, Jeanne Inscape Publishers 1976 W77 25
Anne Frank: Hope in the Shadows of the Holocaust Hermann, Spring Holocaust Heroes and Nazi Criminals Series Enslow 2005 M/J 06 17
Jewish American Food Culture Deutsch, Jonathan, Saks, Rachel D. University of Nebraska Press 2009 F/M 10 33
Hunting Season: Palestine, 1945-1948: The Real Story! A Docudrama Based on Historical Fact, The Russcol, Herbert UCS Press 1989 M/J 89 9
Gods World Rouss, Sylvia A., Zwebner, Janet Pitspopany 2005 M/J 05 27-28
Story of the Holocaust, The Whiting, Jim Monumental Milestones: Great Events of Modern Times Series Mitchell Lane 2005 F/M 07 15
Nazism Forman, James D. Watts 1978 Sp79 27-28
Reading Charlotte Salomon Steinberg, Michael P., Bohm-Duchen, Monica Cornell University Press 2006 S/O 07 54
When Memory Comes Friedlander, Saul Ma 80 6
Lawgiver, The Wouk, Herman Simon & Schuster 2012 N/D13 44
Fall of the Sun God Meyer, Henye Pitspopany 2004 S/O 05 11
Secrets in the Suitcase: Stories My Mother Never Told Me Greenberg, Molly AuthorHose 2012 M/J13 25
Matzah Man: A Passover Story, The Howland, Naomi Clarion Books 2002 M/J 02 22
Papa Jetrho Cohen, Deborah Bodin, Dippod, Jane Kar-Ben 2007 S/O 07 41892
To the Land of the Cattails Appelfeld, Aharon, Green, Jeffrey M. Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1986 M/J 87 5
Jewish Subjects and Their Tribal Chieftains in Kurdistan: A Study in Survival Zaken, Mordechai Jewish Identities in a Changing World, no. 9 Brill 2007 M/J 08 28
Encyclopedia of Jewish Genealogy, vol. 1, the Kurzweil, Arthur, Weiner, Miriam Aronson 1991 M/J 91 17
Biblical Echo: Reflectiosn on Bible, Jews and Judaism, The Feldman, Emanuel Ktav 1986 M/J 87 3
Cooking the Israeli Way Wolfe, Robert L., Wolf, Diane L. Lerner 1986 S/O 86 5
All Whom I Have Loved: A Novel Appelfeld, Aharon Schocken Books 2007 S/O 07 42
It Happened in Shushan: A Purim Story Feder, Harriet K., Schanzer, Rosalyn Kar-Ben 1988 M/J 88 6
Holocaust, The Haugen, Brenda Compass Point 2008 F/M 09 46
Genizah Psalms: A Study of MS798 of the Antonin Collection, The Stec, David M. Cambridge Genizah Studies Series, 5 Brill 2013 N/D13 38
Sparks Beneath the Surface Kushner, Lawrence Aronson 1994 F/M 94 9
My Life at First Try: A Novel Budman, Mark Counterpoint 2008 N/D 09 26
Queen Esther the Morning Star Gerstein, Mordicai Simon & Schuster 2000 F/M 00 10
Watcher in the Shadows, The Moriarty, Chris, Edward Geyer, Mark Harcourt 2013 S/O13 4
Kinderlager: An Oral History of Young Holocaust Survivors Nieuwsma, Milton J. Holiday House 1998 N/D 98 41986
Sammy Spider's Hanukkah Fun Book Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2001 M/J 02 22
Lower East Side Memories: A Jewish Place in America Diner, Hasia R. Princeton University Press 2000 S/O 01 11
Yom Kippur War, The Davis, Moshe Arno Press 1974 F/M 91 27
Open Heart Yehoshua, A. B., Bilu, Dalya Doubleday 1996 S/O 96 15
This Business with Elijah Oberman, Sheldon Turnstone Press 1993 S/O 95 10
Jewish Immigrants, 1880-1924 Haberle, Susan E. Capstone Press 2003 F/M 03 44
Economic History of European Jews: Late Antiquity and Early Middle Ages, The Toch, Michael Etudes sur le Judaisme Medieval; 56 Brill 2013 S/O13 43
Behind the Secret Window: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood Toll, Nelly S. Dial 1993 F/M 94 14

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