Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Hannah is a Palindrome Skolsky, Mindy Warshaw, Weinhaus, Karen Ann Harper 1980 W80 9
Light Zalben, Jane Breskin Dutton 2007 S/O 07 23-24
Miracle Meals: Eight Nights of Food N Fun for Chanukah Wikler, Madeline, Groner, Judy, Radin, Chari M. Kar-Ben 1987 F/M 88 8
Rocking Horse Family, A Litvin, Martin S/O 82
For the Love of Israel: The Holy Land from Past to Present - A Primer for Tayarim, Tallmidim, Vatikim, Noodnikim, and Dreamers Lowenstein, Steven M. Triump Books 2012 M/J13 11
Jonah the Woodchopper: Encouraging Stories for Finding Your Way through the Forest of Life Rubin, Joshua Penlight Publications 2012 M/J13 41
David & Goliath Marzollo, Jean Little, Brown 2004 M/J 04 29
Teens in Israel Burgan, Michael Global Connections Series Compass Point 2007 N/D 07 20
Boy In the Striped Pajamas, The Boyne, John Random House 2006 M/J 06 17
Womens Minyan: A Play Ragen, Naomi Toby Press 2006 S/O 06 33
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
Apples and Honey Holub, Joan, Po, Cary Puffin Books 2003 F/M 04 35-36
Iron Pillar - Mishnah: Redaction, Form and Intent, The Zlotnick, Dov Ktav 1988 S/O 90 15-16
Ultimatum Trew, Anthony St. Martin's 1976 Sp77 26
Hiding Places: A Father and His Sons Retrace Their Familys Escape from the Holocaust Rose, Daniel Asa Simon & Schuster 2000 S/O 00 18
New Jewish Experiential Book, The Reisman, Bernard Ktav 2002 M/J 03 23
Grammatical Concepts 101 for Biblical Hebrew: Learning Biblical Hebrew Grammatical Concepts Through English Grammar Long, Gary A. Hendrickson 2002 F/M 03 36
Leonard Bernstein: Americas Maestro Deitch, Kenneth M., Foley, Sheila Biography Series Discovery Enterprises 1991 M/J 92 22
Energizing Hanukkah Story for Children, The Mozo, Chaim Pitspopany 1998 N/D 98 15
Meditations at Sixty: One Person, Under God, Indivisible; Kashrut, Modesty, Mourning, Prayer and Love Safran, Eliyahu Ktav 2008 S/O 09 43
Remember Not to Forget Finkelstein, Norman H., Hokanson, Lars Watts 1985 M/J 85 6
Fifth Mountain, The Coelho, Paulo, Landers, Clifford E. HarperCollins 1998 M/J 98 18
Jewish: Does it Make a Difference? Nadin, Elvira, Nadin, Mihai Jonathan David 2000 N/D 00 11
Covenant & Conversation: A Weekly Reading of the Jewish Bible: Genesis, The Book of Beginnings Sacks, Jonathan Israel Maggid Books 2009 F/M 10 38
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
Black Book, The Ehrenburg, Ilya, Levine, James S. Holocaust Library / Schocken Books 1981 W 82 14
Who Were the Early Israelites and Where Did They Come From? Dever, William Eerdmans 2003 N/D 03 41923
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
American Rabbinate: A Century of Continuity and Change, The Marcus, Jacob Rader, Peck, Abraham J. Ktav 1986 N/D 87 5
In the Catskills: A Century of the Jewish Experience in "The Mountains" Brown, Phil Columbia University Press 2002 F/M 03 34
Tranquil Star: Unpublished Stories, A Levi, Primo, Goldstein, Ann, Bastagli, Alesandra Norton 2007 N/D 07 26
My Torah Numbers Judaica Press 2012 M/J13 4
Glossary of Jewish Life, A Olitzky, Kerry M., Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1992 S/O 92 20
Kubbutz Members Study Kibbutz Children Levi, Zvi Kibbutz Studies Series, no. 1 Greenwood 1990 F/M 91 18
Eight Nights of Hanukkah Lights Regan, Dian Curtis, Apperley, Dawn Little Simon 2002 N/D 02 26
Major Changes Within the Jewish People in the Wake of the Holocaust: Proceedings of the Ninth Yad Vashem International Historical Conference, 1993 Gutman, Yisrae, Saf, Avital Yad Vashem 1996 S/O 97 12, 14
Radio Priest: Charles Coughlin: The Father of Hate Radio Warren, Donald Free Press 1996 F/M 97 17-18
Expecting Miracles: Finding Meaning and Spirituality in Pregnancy Through Judaism Weisberg, Chana Urim 2004 F/M 05 25
Jewish Parenting Wisdom Rosman, Steven M. Aronson 1997 F/M 98 12
Columbia Guide to the Holocaust, The Niewyk, Donald, Nicosia, Francis Columbia University Press 2000 S/O 01 19
Stories from Adam and Eve to Ezekiel Lottridge, Celia Barker, Clement, Gary Groundwood 2004 F/M 05 26-27
Benno and the Night of Broken Glass Wiviott, Meg, Bisaon, Jose Kar-Ben 2009 M/J 10 17
Jewish Childrens Bible: Genesis, The Prenzlau, Sheryl Pitspopany 1996 N/D 97 17
What Judaism Says About Politics Sicker, Martin Aronson 1994 S/O 94 11
Zohar, The (Pritzker Edition) Matt, Daniel C. Stanford University Press 2012 S/O13 47
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
Adventure s of a Yiddish Lecturer Shulman, Abraham Pilgrim Press 1980 W 81 17
I Love You, Goodbye: A Daughters Nightmare Journey (2nd ed) Stela, Arlene C. Targum 1993 M/J 94 8
Timetable Elon, Amos F/M 81 5
One Mezuzah Kitman, Carol S/O 84 8
Hebrew Bible: A Socio-Literary Introduction, The Gottwald, Norman K. Fortress Press 1985 M/J 87 41702
Love, Marriage, and Family in Jewish Law and Tradition Kaufman, Michael Aronson 1992 N/D 92 24
Much, Much Better Kosofsky, Chaim, Schiffman, Jessica Hachai 2006 N/D 06 17
Fullness of Time: Poems, The Scholem, Gershom, Sieburth, Richard, Wasserstrom, Steven W. Ibis Editions 2003 S/O 03 13
Kabbalah of Envy: Transforming Hatred, Ange, and Other Negative Emotions, The Bonder, Nilton Shambhala 1997 M/J 98 6
Divine Pathos and Human Being, A: The Theology of Abraham Joshua Heschel Chester, Michael A Vallentine Mitchell 2005 M/J 06 24
Psalms: An Introduction, The Crenshaw, James L. Eerdmans 2001 S/O 01 10
Children of Bach Dillon, Ellis Scribner's 1992 F/M 93 27
Songs of Jerusalem and Myself Amichai, Yehuda Harper & Row 1974 Sp 75 26
Baghdad, Yesterday: The Making of an Arab Jwe Somekh, Sasson Ibis Editions 2007 S/O 08 24
Jacob: Unexpected Patriarch Zakovitch, Yair Yale University Press 2012 N/D12 40
Waltz of the Shadows, The Herzberger, Magda S/O 84 7
Honi the Circlemaker: Eco-Fables from Ancient Israel Schwartz, Barry L., Thomas, Stewart J. Friendship Press 1993 M/J 93 17
Oath, The Wiesel, Elie Random House 1973 Ap 74 26
Hanukkah Haiku Ziefert, Harriet, Gudeon, Karla Blue Apple Books 2008 S/O 08 56
Lions of Judah, The Willis, Ted F/M 81 6
Missing Years, The Laqueur, Walter Little, Brown 1980 W 80 16
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Sweet Beginings Drucker, Malka Holiday House 1981 W 82 15
Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story Perl, Lila Greenwillow Books 1996 N/D 97 16
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
Days of Honey: The Tunisian Boyhood of Rafael Uzan Awert, Irene Schocken Books 1984 F/M 85 5
Ten Good Rules Topek, Susan Remick, Schanzer, Rosalyn Kar-Ben 1992 M/J 92 22
Bridge of Longing: The Lost Art of Yiddish Storytelling, A Roskin, David G. Harvard University Press 1995 F/M 96 7
World War II Spies Price, Sean Stewart Capstone Press 2014 N/D13 10
Polish Woman, The Mekler, Eva Bridge Works Publishing 2007 N/D 07 26
Cardinals Snuffbox, The Roseman, Kenneth s.n. N/D 82 7
Sign in Mendels Window, The Phillips, Mildred, Zemach, Margot Macmillan 1985 F/M 86 7
Ariel Sharon Crompton, Samuel Willard Modern World Leaders Series Chelsea House 2007 S/O 07 41923
Israel Woodward, John Opposing Viewpoints Series Greenhaven 2005 S/O 05 20
Unicorns in the Rain Cohen, Barbara S 80 9
History of Jewish Costume, A Rubens, Alfred Crown 1973 W77 28
Nick & Norahs Infinite Playlist Cohn, Rachel, Levithan, David Knopf 2006 F/M 07 8
Greater than Gold and Silver Ehrmann, Naftali, Rubin, Chedvah Feldheim 2009 ND 09 8
Lets Go to Synagogue Olivestone, Ceil & David N/D 81 15
Escape or Die Friedman, Ina R. S/O 82 8
Mendels Accordion Hyde, Heidi Smith, Sterre, Johanna van der Kar-Ben 2007 F/M 07 10
Rescued Images: Memories of a Child in Hiding During the Holocaust Jacobsen, Ruth Firefly Books 2001 F/M 02 37
Fire in the Hills Napoli, Donna Jo Dutton 2006 S/O 06 14
Jews in American Agriculture: An Annotated Bibliography Weintraub, Irwin McFarland 2007 S/O 07 55
Crossing the Borders of Time: a True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed Maitland, Leslie Other Press 2012 FM13 31
Symbol and Theology in Early Judaism Neusner, Jacob Fortress Press 1991 M/J 92 17-18
Blooms of Darkness Appelfeld, Aharon, Green, Jeffrey M. Schocken Books 2010 M/J 10 25
Wide Awake Levitan, David Knopf 2006 N/D 06 10
Perilous Passage Nicolaysen, Bruce Playboy Press 1976 Sp77 26
Shadows of Sin: A Jessie Drake Mystery Krich, Rochelle HarperCollins 2001 S/O 01 24
Angel of History: Rosenzweig, Benjamin, Scholem, The Moses, Stephane Stanford University Press 2009 S/O 09 40
In the Stacks: Short Stories about Libraries and Librarians Cart, Michael Overlook Press 2002 F/M 03 21

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