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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Music in Ancient Israel / Palestine: Archaeological, Written, and Comparative Sources Braun, Joachim Eerdmans 2002 F/M 03 33-34
Holocaust Literature: An Encyclopedia of Writers and Their Work Kremer, S. Lillian Routledge 2003 S/O 03 21
Gilded Lions and Jeweled Horses: The Synagogue to the Carousel Zimiles, Murray Brandeis University Press 2007 F/M 08 46
David & Goliath Marzollo, Jean Little, Brown 2004 M/J 04 29
Behind the Secret Window: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood Toll, Nelly S. Dial 1993 M/J 93 16
Lions of Judah, The Willis, Ted F/M 81 6
Rocking Horse Family, A Litvin, Martin S/O 82
Teens in Israel Burgan, Michael Global Connections Series Compass Point 2007 N/D 07 20
Womens Minyan: A Play Ragen, Naomi Toby Press 2006 S/O 06 33
Offenders or Victims? German Jews and the Cause of Modern Catholic Antisemitism Blaschke, Olaf Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism at the Hebrew Univeristy of Jerusalem Studies in Antisemitism University of Nebraska Press 2009 M/J 10 28
Execution, The Crawford, Oliver O 79 1
Inventory of the Herbert Frommer Collection, An Kahn, Elliottt, Steinberger, Naomi M. Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America 1995 F/M 96 8, 10
Abraham Joshua Heschel: Man of Spirit, Man of Action Rose, Or JPS 2003 N/D 03 25
Journey That Saved Curious George: The True Wartime Escape of Margaret and H. A. Rey, The Borden, Louise, Drummond, Allen Houghton Mifflin 2005 S/O 05 41892
Plays of Jewish Interest Cohen, Edward M. M/J 85 4
Shoshannat Yaakov: Jewish and Iranian Studies in Honor of Yaakov Elman Secunda, Shai, Fine, Steven Brill 2012 S/O13 40
Ultimatum Trew, Anthony St. Martin's 1976 Sp77 26
Modern Impulse of Traditional Judaism, The Kurzweil, Zvi Ktav 1985 F/M 86 4
Hidden Faces of the Soul: Ten Secrets for Mind / Body Healing from Kabbalahs Lost Tree of Life Kramer, Sheldon Z., Mitchell, Mardeene Adams Media Corporation 2000 S/O 01 17
Heart Afire: Stories and Teachings of the Early Hasidic Masters, A Schachter-Shalomi, Zalman N., Miles-Yepez, Netanel JPS 2009 N/D 09 25-26
Energizing Hanukkah Story for Children, The Mozo, Chaim Pitspopany 1998 N/D 98 15
Call of Memory: Learning about the Holocaust Through Narrative: An Anthology, The Shawn, Karen, Goldfrad, Keren Ben Yehuda Press 2008 S/O 08 20
From the Gestapo to the Gulags: One Jewish Life Katz, Zev Vallentine Mitchell 2004 F/M 05 17
Covenant & Conversation: A Weekly Reading of the Jewish Bible: Genesis, The Book of Beginnings Sacks, Jonathan Israel Maggid Books 2009 F/M 10 38
Avengers and Defenders: Glimpses of Chicagos Jewish Past Roth, Walter Academy Chicago Publishers 2008 S/O 09 41, 43
Lets Go to Synagogue Olivestone, Ceil & David N/D 81 15
Remember Not to Forget Finkelstein, Norman H., Hokanson, Lars Watts 1985 M/J 85 6
Superman Is Jewish?: How Comic Book Superheroes Came to Serve Truth, Justice, and the Jewish-American Way Brod, Harry Free Press 2012 M/J13 20
Who Were the Early Israelites and Where Did They Come From? Dever, William Eerdmans 2003 N/D 03 41923
Night to Remember, A: The Haggadah of Contemporary Voices Zion, Mishael, Zion, Noam Zion Holiday Publications 2007 M/J 07 30
In My Pocket Sim, Dorrith M. Harcourt Brace 1996 F/M 98 14
Jews in American Agriculture: An Annotated Bibliography Weintraub, Irwin McFarland 2007 S/O 07 55
Peace One Day Gilley, Jeremy, Blessen, Karen Putnam 2005 M/J 06 9
Sex in the Texts Yedwab, Paul Michael UAHC 2001 S/O 01 22
Tranquil Star: Unpublished Stories, A Levi, Primo, Goldstein, Ann, Bastagli, Alesandra Norton 2007 N/D 07 26
Messages of the Chofetz Chaim: 100 Stories & Parables Chaim, Chofetz, Bash, Marvin I. iUniverse 2006 M/J 07 22
Hanukkah Owens, L. L., Conger, Holli Cultural Holidays Series Magic Wagon 2010 M/J 10 15
Eight Nights of Hanukkah Lights Regan, Dian Curtis, Apperley, Dawn Little Simon 2002 N/D 02 26
Boy In the Striped Pajamas, The Boyne, John Random House 2006 M/J 06 17
Formula for Proper Living: Practical Lessons from Life and Torah, A Twerski, Abraham J. Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 F/M 10 40
Jewish Bible Almanac, The Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1997 S/O 98 12
Columbia Guide to the Holocaust, The Niewyk, Donald, Nicosia, Francis Columbia University Press 2000 S/O 01 19
Apples and Honey Holub, Joan, Po, Cary Puffin Books 2003 F/M 04 35-36
Last Chicken in America; A Novel in Stories Litman, Ellen Norton 2007 N/D 07 26
Radio Priest: Charles Coughlin: The Father of Hate Radio Warren, Donald Free Press 1996 F/M 97 17-18
Stories from Adam and Eve to Ezekiel Lottridge, Celia Barker, Clement, Gary Groundwood 2004 F/M 05 26-27
What Judaism Says About Politics Sicker, Martin Aronson 1994 S/O 94 11
Nahman of Bratslav: The Tales Band, Arnold J. F/M 82 9
I Go to a Wedding Benenfeld, Rikki Toddler Experience Series Hachai 2008 S/O 08 59
Jewish Resistance in Wartime Greece Bowman, Steven B. Vallentine Mitchell 2006 S/O 06 36
Out of the Whirlwind: Essays on Mourning, Suffering and the Human Condition Soloveitchik, Joseph B., Shatz, David, Ziegler, Reuven MeOtzar HoRav Series: Selected Writings of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, no. 3 Ktav 2003 S/O 03 25-26
Seasons of Arnolds Apple Tree, The Gibbons, Gail Harcourt 1984 F/M 85 8
Timetable Elon, Amos F/M 81 5
Zohar, The (Pritzker Edition) Matt, Daniel C. Stanford University Press 2012 S/O13 47
Market Wedding, The Fagan, Cary, Ricci, Regolo McClelland 2000 F/M 01 16
Gravity Fails: The Comic Jewish Shaping of Modern America Bloom, James D. Praeger 2003 M/J 04 41955
Divine Pathos and Human Being, A: The Theology of Abraham Joshua Heschel Chester, Michael A Vallentine Mitchell 2005 M/J 06 24
Black Book, The Ehrenburg, Ilya, Levine, James S. Holocaust Library / Schocken Books 1981 W 82 14
Final Solution, The Rice, Earle Lucent 1997 S/O 97 28
Its Party Time!: A Purim Story Zucker, Jonny, Cohen, Jan Barger Barrons Educational Festival Time Series Barron's 2003 M/J 03 31
Children of Bach Dillon, Ellis Scribner's 1992 F/M 93 27
American Rabbinate: A Century of Continuity and Change, The Marcus, Jacob Rader, Peck, Abraham J. Ktav 1986 N/D 87 5
Keeping Faith with the Psalms: Deepen Your Relationship with God Using the Book of Psalms Polish, Daniel F. Jewish Lights Publishing 2004 M/J 04 19
Psalms: An Introduction, The Crenshaw, James L. Eerdmans 2001 S/O 01 10
Songs of Jerusalem and Myself Amichai, Yehuda Harper & Row 1974 Sp 75 26
Waltz of the Shadows, The Herzberger, Magda S/O 84 7
My Fathers Final Journey Galbut, David L. Devora 2008 S/O 09 37
Holy Land, The Avi-Yonah, Michael Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1973 Ap 74 25
God in Our Relationships: Spirituality Between People from the Teachings of Martin Buber Ross, Dennis S. Jewish Lights Publishing 2003 S/O 03 24
Days of Honey: The Tunisian Boyhood of Rafael Uzan Awert, Irene Schocken Books 1984 F/M 85 5
Benno and the Night of Broken Glass Wiviott, Meg, Bisaon, Jose Kar-Ben 2009 M/J 10 17
Living Each Day Twerski, Abraham J. Mesorah 1988 F/M 89 12
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Sweet Beginings Drucker, Malka Holiday House 1981 W 82 15
Ten Good Rules Topek, Susan Remick, Schanzer, Rosalyn Kar-Ben 1992 M/J 92 22
World War II Spies Price, Sean Stewart Capstone Press 2014 N/D13 10
On Ethnic and Religious Diversity in Israel Poll, Solomona, Krausz, Solomon Bar-Ilan University 1977 W78 26
Eyes Remade for Wonder: A Lawrence Kushner Reader Kushner, Lawrence Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 S/O 99 12
Island of One People: An Account of the History of the Jews of Jamaica, The Delevante, Marilyn, Alberga, Anthony Ian Randle Publishers 2006 S/O 06 37
Cardinals Snuffbox, The Roseman, Kenneth s.n. N/D 82 7
Adventure s of a Yiddish Lecturer Shulman, Abraham Pilgrim Press 1980 W 81 17
Judaism Graham, Ian World Faiths Series Chrysalis Education 2003 M/J 05 27
Polish Woman, The Mekler, Eva Bridge Works Publishing 2007 N/D 07 26
Sign in Mendels Window, The Phillips, Mildred, Zemach, Margot Macmillan 1985 F/M 86 7
Unicorns in the Rain Cohen, Barbara S 80 9
Morality After Auschwitz: The Radical Challenge of the Nazi Ethics Haas, Peter J. Fortress Press 1992 S/O 93 19
Hirshs Secret: A Baal Shem Tov Story Citron, Sterna, Eydel, Igor Kerem Press 1996 F/M 97 12
Escape or Die Friedman, Ina R. S/O 82 8
Garden of Ruth, The Etzioni-Halevy, Eva Plume 2007 N/D 07 25
Crossing the Borders of Time: a True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed Maitland, Leslie Other Press 2012 FM13 31
Baghdad, Yesterday: The Making of an Arab Jwe Somekh, Sasson Ibis Editions 2007 S/O 08 24
Libas Letters Walfish, Miriam Jewish Girls Around the World Judaica Press 2012 S/O13 4
Rescued Images: Memories of a Child in Hiding During the Holocaust Jacobsen, Ruth Firefly Books 2001 F/M 02 37
Symbol and Theology in Early Judaism Neusner, Jacob Fortress Press 1991 M/J 92 17-18
Wide Awake Levitan, David Knopf 2006 N/D 06 10
Noahs Ark Greengard, Alison, Racklin-Siegel, Carol Bible Stories for Young Readers Series EKS 2004 F/M 05 26
In the Mouth: Stories and Novellas Pollack, Eileen Four Way Books 2008 M/J 08 21
Jews of New Jersey: A Pictorial History, The Ard, Patricia M., Rockland, Michael Aaron Rutgers University Press 2002 F/M 02 18
Perilous Passage Nicolaysen, Bruce Playboy Press 1976 Sp77 26
Shadows of Sin: A Jessie Drake Mystery Krich, Rochelle HarperCollins 2001 S/O 01 24
Trees of the Dancing Goats, The Polacco, Patricia Simon & Schuster 1996 F/M 97 14

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