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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Yemenite Cookbook, The Levi, Zion, Agabria, Hani Seaver Books 1988 S/O 88 8
One Baby Step at a Time: Seven Secrets of Jewish Motherhood Weisberg, Chana Urim 2007 M/J 08 42
Dialogical Philosophy from Kierkegaard to Buber Bergman, Shmuel Hugo, Gerstein, Arnold A. SUNY Press 1991 F/M 92 17
Judiasm and the Interpretation of Scripture: Introduction to the Rabbinic Midrash Neusner, Jacob Hendrickson 2004 S/O 05 50
Im Not the Boss: I Just Work Here Jonas, Howard Leviathan Press 2004 F/M 05 17
Small Person Far Away, A Kerr, Judith Coward 1979 Sp79 26
Praise Her Works: Conversations with Biblical Women Adelman, Penina JPS 2005 N/D 05 23
Very Special Yarmulke, A Dolinger, Leah S 80 10
Moving Waters: Stories Rosett, Racelle s.n. 2012 FM13 42
Chanukah Greenfeld, Howard Holt, Reinhart 1976 Sp77 31
Growing Up in the Middle Ages Newman, Paul B. McFarland 2007 S/O 07 52
Blooms Modern Critical Views: David Mamet Bloom, Harold Chelsea House Publishers 2004 F/M 04 14-15
First Gift, The Gadot, A. S., Lafrance, Marie Kar-Ben 2006 S/O 06 19
Angel of Death Krich, Rochelle Majer Mysterious Press 1994 N/D 94 11
Life-Transforming Diet: Based on Healtha nd Psychological Principles of Maimonides and other Classical Sources, The Zulberg, David J. Feldheim 2007 F/M 08 46
Jerusalem: A Family Portrait Yakin, Boaz, Bertozzi, Nick First Second 2013 N/D13 44
Tamar's Sukkah Gellman, Ellie Kar-Ben 1999 M/J 00 21
Richard and Adolf: Did Richard Wagner Incite Adolf Hitler to Commit the Holocaust? Nicholson, Christopher Gefen 2007 S/O 07 52
Witness from the Pulpit: Topical Sermons, 1933-1980 Saperstein, Harold I. Lexington 2000 41609
Now Newman Was Old Berman, Chaim O 79 1
Dialogues in Judaism: Jewish Dilemmas Defined, Debated, Explored Berkowitz, William Aronson 1991 F/M 93 21
Judicial Deviation in Talmudic Law: Governed by Men, Not by Rules Ben-Menahem, Hanina Harwood Academic Publishers 1991 S/O 92 17
Im O.K. Youre a Pain in the Neck Vorspan, Albert Doubleday 1976 Sp77 29
Small Person Far Away, The Kerr, Judith S 80 7
Pray Tell: A Hadassah Guide to Jewish Prayer Harlow, Jules Jewish Lights Publishing 2003 S/O 03 20
Victim, The Bellow, Saul Vanguard 1947 Sp77 30
Moxie Kid, The Ruby, Lois Eakin Press 2002 M/J 03 30
Chanukah Greenfeld, Howard Holt 1976 M/J 92 31
Growing Up Jewish in China Beil, Dolly BPS Books 2012 FM13 18
Blooms of Darkness Appelfeld, Aharon, Green, Jeffrey M. Schocken Books 2010 M/J 10 25
First Haggadah, A Kustanowitz, Shulamit E., Foont, Ronnie C. Bonim Books 1979 SP79 26
Angel of History: Rosenzweig, Benjamin, Scholem, The Moses, Stephane Stanford University Press 2009 S/O 09 40
Light Zalben, Jane Breskin Dutton 2007 S/O 07 23-24
Jerusalem: A Neighborhood Street Guide Shudofsky, Chanoch Devorah 2008 N/D 08 20-21
Tamar's Sukkah Gellman, Ellie, Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 1988 N/D 88 10
Rifka Grows Up Burstein, Chaya Bonim Books 1976 F/M 92 20
Witness from the Pulpit: Topical Sermons, 1933-1980 Saperstein, Harold I. Lexington 2000 N/D 00 41986
Now These Are the Names: A New English Rendition of the Book of Exodus Fox, Everett Schocken 1986 S/O 87 7
Dating Secrets of the Ten Commandments Boteach, Shmuley Doubleday 2000 M/J 00 8
Jonah the Woodchopper: Encouraging Stories for Finding Your Way through the Forest of Life Rubin, Joshua Penlight Publications 2012 M/J13 41
How Strange It Seems: The Cultural Life of Jews in Small-Town New England Hoberman, Michael University of Massachusetts Press 2008 F/M 09 11
Shine the Light: Sexual Abuse and Healing in the Jewish Community Lev, Rachel Northeastern University Press 2003 M/J 03 18-19
Pilgrims: A Novel Gavron, Daniel Creative Arts Book Company 2000 M/J 01 13
Twenty-first Century Yiddishism: Language, Identity, and the New Jewish Studies Soldat-Jaffe, Tatjana Sussex Academic Press 2012 N/D12 37
Miriams Cup: A Passover Story Manushkin, Fran, Dacey, Bob Scholastic 1998 F/M 99 19
Going on a Hametz Hunt Jules, Jacqueline, Brown, Rick Kar-Ben 2010 S/O 10 15
Between Jew & Arab: The Lost Voice of Simon Rwidowicz Myers, David N. Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry Series Brandeis University Press 2008 M/J 09 27
False Idols Ferm, Betty G.P. Putnam's Sons 1974 W75 26
Encyclopedia of Jewish History: Events and Eras of the Jewish People Facts on File 1986 N/D 86 6
Agunah, The Grade, Chaim, Leviant, Curt Bobbs Merrill 1974 D 74 26
Leonard Bernstein: Americas Maestro Deitch, Kenneth M., Foley, Sheila Biography Series Discovery Enterprises 1991 M/J 92 22
Israel: Politics, Myths, and Identity Crisis Orr, Aviva Pluto Press 1994 F/M 95 7
Studies in Medieval Jewish Intellectual and Social History: Festschrift in Honor of Robert Chazan Engel, David, Schiffman, Lawrence H., Wolfson, Elliot R. Supplements to the Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy Brill 2012 S/O12 29
Refugee Treasure Elmer, Robert Promise of Zion Series Bethany House 2000 S/O 01 34
While Standing on One Foot Jaffe, Nina, Segal, John Holt 1993 N/D 93 13
New Testament and Rabbinic Literature, The Bieringer, Reimund Brill 2010 N/D 10 17
Cookmaktes Weiss, Elizabeth, Laskey, Joan Ellen Macrae 1973 Sp 75 29
Jewish: Does it Make a Difference? Nadin, Elvira, Nadin, Mihai Jonathan David 2000 N/D 00 11
Holocaust and Justice, The Smeiser, Ronald Lessons and Legacies (v. 5) Northwestern University Press 2002 M/J 03 24-25
Sephardic Jewry and Mizrahi Jews Medding, Peter Y. Studies in Contemporary Jewry Oxford University Press 2007 M/J 08 27
Passover Lamb, The Marshall, Linda Elovitz Random House 2013 N/D13 13
Touch the Water, Touch the Wind Oz, Amos, de Lange, Nicholas Harcourt, Brace & Jovanovich 1974 Sp75 25
Memorial to the Jews Deported from France, 1942-1944 Klarsfeld, Serge M/J 83 3
Genocide and the Modern Age: Etiology and Case Studies of Mass Death Wallimann, Isidor, Dobkowski, Michael N. Contributions to the Study of World History, no. 3 Greenwood 1987 M/J 88 11
Bay Area Jewish Forum Haggadah, The (Rev. 1986) Kramer, Ralph, Schid, Philip Benmir Books 1986 A/M 86 4
Economic Morality and Jewish Law Levine, Aron Oxford University Press 2012 M/J13 29
"Berson Boys" and the Origins of Contemporary Zionist Militancy, The Baumel, Judith Tydor, Ordan, Dena Syracuse University Press 2005 M/J 06 22
Kubbutz Members Study Kibbutz Children Levi, Zvi Kibbutz Studies Series, no. 1 Greenwood 1990 F/M 91 18
Into the Ark Berman, Hana, Picker, Lonna United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism 1997 M/J 98 19
State, the Nation & the Jews: Liberalism and the Antisemitism Dispute in Bismarcks Germany, The Stoezler, Marcel University of Nebraska Press 2008 M/J 09 30
Rabbinic Exegesis of Biblical Names and Narratives (in the Talmud and Midrash) Harduf, David Mendel Harduf Books 2002 F/M 03 35
Welcome Tomorrow Reisman, Arnold F/M 83 3
Myriam Mendilow: Mother of Jerusalem Cytron, Barry, Cytron, Phyllis Lerner 1994 N/D 94 13
Coal Question, The Davis, Bertha, Whitfield, Susan W83 13
Jewish Parenting Wisdom Rosman, Steven M. Aronson 1997 F/M 98 12
Heroes of the Holocaust Gottfried, Ted, Alcorn, Stephen Twenty-First Century Books 2001 M/J 01 15
Scapegoat in the New Wilderness: The Origins and Rise of Anti-Semitism in America, A Jaher, Frederic Harvard University Press 1994 N/D 94 41892
Other Side of the Hudson, The Roseman, Kenneth UAHC 1993 M/J 94 11
Tikvah Means Hope Polacco, Patricia Delacorte Press 1994 N/D 94 13
Malka Pressler, Mirjam, Murdoch, Brian Philomel 2003 S/O 03 52
Youth in Chains Geve, Thomas s.n. F/M 83 2
Harry Haft: Auschwitz Survivor, Challenger of Rocky Marciano Haft, Alan Scott Religion, Theology and the Holocaust Syracuse University Press 2006 F/M 07 32
Brownsville: The Birth, Development and Passing of a Jewish Community in New York (2nd ed) Landesman, Alter F. Block 1971 W79 23
From Adam to Noah: A Commentary on the Book of Genesis. Part One Cassuto, U. Magnes Press 2009 F/M 10 32
As It Is Written Coyle, Pamela Pamela Coyle 2000 S/O 02 19
Love, Marriage, and Family in Jewish Law and Tradition Kaufman, Michael Aronson 1992 N/D 92 24
Jewish Idea of Culture, The Roth, Sol Ktav 1997 N/D 97 9
Thirteen Petalled Rose: A Discourse on the Essence of Jewish Existence and Belief, The Steinsaltz, Adin, Hanegbi, Yehuda Basic Books 2006 M/J 07 29-30
Sammy Spider's First Shavuot Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2008 M/J 08 12
Yom Kippur Elkins, Dov Peretz Moments of Transcendence: A Devotional Commentary on the High Holiday Mahzor, vol. 2 s.n. 1990 F/M 91 16-17
Only One Club, The Hopkins, Jeff Flashlight Press 2004 S/O 04 49
Dinosaur on Hanukkah Rauchwerger, Diane Levin, Wolff, Jason Kar-Ben 2005 N/D 05 17
Kabbalah of Envy: Transforming Hatred, Ange, and Other Negative Emotions, The Bonder, Nilton Shambhala 1997 M/J 98 6
In Gods Hands Kushner, Lawrence, Baek, Matthew J. Jewish Lights Publishing 2005 N/D 05 15
Solomon and the Trees Biers-Ariel, Matt, Silverberg-Kiss, Esti UAHC Press 2001 F/M 01 16
Probing the Limits of Representation: Nazism and the Final Solution Friedlander, Saul Harvard University Press 1992 N/D 92 25
Voices from Genesis, Guiding Us Through the Stages of Life Cohen, Norman J. Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 N/D 99 41828
Music in Ancient Israel / Palestine: Archaeological, Written, and Comparative Sources Braun, Joachim Eerdmans 2002 F/M 03 33-34
Chicken Soup by Heart Hershenhorn, Esther, Littinger, Rosanne Simon & Schuster 2002 S/O 02 42
Haggadah, The: Transliterated & Translated, with instructions and commentary Judaica Press 2002 N/D 02 41986

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