Book Review Index


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Digital copies of AJL Reviews are available back to the Nov/Dec 2007 issue of the AJL Newsletter.
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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Author
Becoming Holmes: The Boy Sherlock Holmes: His Final Case Peacock, Shane Tundra 2012 FM13 9
Becoming Un-Orthodox: Stories of Ex-Hasidic Jews Davidman, Lynn Oxford University Press 2015 N/D 2015 16 Finkelman, Yoel
Bedouin, The Lancaster, Fidelity s.n. W83 13
Bedtime Adelman, Nechama Dina, Blau, Fayge Devora Hachai 2003 N/D 03 28
Bedtime Shma, A Good Night Book, Lailah Tov, Kriat Shma al Hamitah, The Gershman, Sarah, Swarner, Kristina EKS 2007 N/D 07 41828
Bee Season Goldberg, Myla Doubleday 2000 F/M 01 12
Before Golda: Manya Shochat: A Biography Ben-Zvi, Rachel Yanait, Shurin, Sandra Biblio Press 1989 S/O 89 8
Before There Was a Before Waskow, Shoshana, Danziger, Amnon Adama 1984 F/M 86 6
Before We Eat: A Thank You Prayer Jules, Jacqueline, Iwai, Melissa Kar-Ben 2010 F/M 10 17
Before You Were Born Carlstrom, Nancy White, Saport, Linda Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2002 S/O 02 41
Before You Were Born Schwartz, Howard, Swarner, Kristina Roaring Brook Press 2005 S/O 05 21
Begin: His Life, Words and Deeds Hurwitz, Zvi Harry Gefen 2004 M/J 05 35
Begin: The Haunted Prophet Silver, Eric Random House 1984 F/M 85 7
Beginners Guide to the Steinsaltz Tamud, A Abrams, Judith Z. Aronson 1999 M/J 00 7
Beginnings: Creation Myths of the World Farmer, Penelope s.n. O 79 8
Beginnings: Raising a Jewish Child - Early Years Isaacs, Ronald H. United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism Commission on Jewish Education 2000 S/O 01 15
Begins Foreign Policy, 1977-1983: Israels Move to the Right Peleg, Ilan Contributions in Political Science, no. 164 Greenwood 1987 M/J 88 11
Behind Enemy Lines: World War II Matas, Carol I Am Canada Scholastic 2012 S/O12 11-12
Behind Prison Walls Heller, Tzila Amidor Ktav 1999 S/O 99 9
Behind the Bedroom Wall Williams, Laura E. Milkweed Editions 1996 N/D 97 16
Behind the Bedroom Wall Williams, Laura E. Milkweed 1997 M/J 97 16
Behind the Border Kossman, Nina Lothrop, Lee and Shephard 1994 M/J 95 12
Behind the Secret Window: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood Toll, Nelly S. Dial 1993 F/M 94 14
Behind the Secret Window: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood Toll, Nelly S. Dial 1993 M/J 93 16
Behold the Trees Alexander, Sue, Gore, Leonid Scholastic Press 2001 S/O 01 37
Bei Mir Bist Du Schon Secunda, Victoria s.n. S/O 82 5
Being a Jew Wood, Angela Looking into World Religions Series Batsford 1988 M/J 89 10
Being Gods Partner: How to Find the Hidden Link Between Spirituality and Your Work Jewish Lights Publishing 1995 M/J 95 7
Being Happy A Day at a Time Haddad, Charles S. Artzy Books 2007 F/M 08 39
Being Jewish in a Gentile World: A Survival Guide Brauner, Ronald A. Mirkov Publications 1995 S/O 96 4
Being Jewish in America Hertzberg, Arthur Schocken 1979 Sp 80 13
Being Jewish: The Spiritual Practice of Judaism Today Goldman, Ari L. Simon & Schuster 2000 S/O 00 8
Being Jewish: The Spiritual Practice of Judaism Today Goldman, Ari L. Simon & Schuster 2000 N/D 00 8
Being Red Fast, Howard Houghton Mifflin 1990 F/M 91 17
Beis Halevi: Shemos Solveichik, Yosef Dov Ber Targum 1991 M/J 92 20
Beit HaMikdash: The Temple & The Holy Mount, The Koren, Zalmen Menachem Mesorah 2009 S/O 10 34
Belfer Bar Mitzvah, A Pushker, Gloria Teles, Hierstein, Judith Pelican 1995 N/D 95 15
Beliefs and Cultures: Jewish Stoppleman, Monica Sea-to-Sea Publications 2005 F/M 05 33-34
Believe Aronson, Sarah Carolrhoda LAB 2013 F/M14 6-7 Dubin, Susan
Bella Abzug Faber, Doris Lothrop 1976 W76 20
Belonging McNeish, James F/M 81 6
Beloved by All: Rav Avraham Pam: A Life of Kiddush Hashem Finkelman, Shimon Mesorah 2007 N/D 07 41923
Bembelmans Bakery Green, Melinda, Seuling, Barbara Parent's 1978 W78 27
Ben and the Bishop Liberman, Judith Weinshall, Davis, Gail Dog Ear Publishers 2018 N/D 2018 10-11 Silver, Linda R.
Ben Goes into Business Hirsh, Marilyn Holiday House 1973 D 74 31
Ben Gurions Spy Teveth, Shabtai Columbia University Press 1996 N/D 96 12, 14
Ben Shahn’s New Deal Murals, Jewish Identity in the American Scene Linden, Diana L. Wayne State University Press 2015 F/M 16 14 Freiband, Susan
Ben-Gurion Against the Knesset Goldberg, Giora, Naor, Chaya Frank Cass Publishers 2003 F/M 04 16
Ben-Gurion and the Holocaust Teveth, Shabtai Harcourt Brace 1996 F/M 97 16
Ben-Gurion: A Biography Kidron, Peretz Adama 1986 F/M 87 5
Benis First Chanukkah Zalben, Jane Breskin Holt 1988 M/J 89 11
Benis First Wedding Zalben, Jane Breskin Holt 1998 M/J 99 19-20
Beni’s Little Library Zalben, Jane Breskin Holt 1991 F/M 92 23
Benjamin and the Silver Goblet Jules, Jacqueline, Ugliano, Natascia Kar-Ben 2009 F/M 09 37
Benjamin and the Word Olivas, Daniel A., Dyen, Don Arte Publico Press 2005 N/D 05 14
Benjamin Disraeli Kirsch, Adam Jewish Encounters Next Book 2008 F/M 09 13
Benjamin Netanyahu: Leading the Way for Israel Silverman, Elisa Voices from Israel Mitchell Lane 2015 N/D 2015 7 Rapp, Andrea
Benjamin V. Cohen: Architect of the New Deal Lasser, William The Century Foundation, Yale University Press 2002 S/O 03 21-22
Benjamin: Journey of a Jew Abramson, Ruth Alpha Publishing Company 1987 S/O 87 6
Benno and the Night of Broken Glass Wiviott, Meg, Bisaon, Jose Kar-Ben 2009 M/J 10 17
Benny Cohen, Barbara Lothrop 1977 Sp77 31
Benny the Big Shot Deutsch, Tehilla, Romanenko, Vitaliy Feldheim 2010 N/D 10 12
Bennys MItzvah Notes Lumer, Marc Hachai 2013 N/D13 10
Bentzi and the Magic Potion Bentzi Feldheim 2017 M/J 2018 10 Pinchuck, Chava
Bentzi and the Magic Potion Glick, Shifra Bentzi Feldheim 2017 M/J 2018 10 Colodny, Debbie
Benya Krik: The Gangster and Other Stories Babel, Isaac, Yarmolinsky, Avraham Schocken Books 1985 S/O 85 3
Berchick Blanc, Esther Silverstein, Dixon, Tennessee Volcano Press 1989 S/O 89 10
Berlin Cantata Lewis, Jeffrey Haus Publishing 2012 N/D12 43
Berlin Ghetto: Herbert Baum and the Anti-Fascist Resistance Brothers, Eric The History Press 2012 N/D13 21
Berlin Wild Welt, Elly N/D 86 6
Bernard Revel: Builder of American Jewish Orthodoxy. Rakeffet-Rothkoff, Aaron Oxford University Press 2014 S/O 2015 18 Isaac, Fred
Besa: Muslims Who Saved Jews in World War II Gershman, Norman H. Syracuse University Press 2008 M/J 09 22
Besht: Magician, Mystic, and Leader, The Etkes, Immanuel, Sternberg, Saadya Brandeis University Press 2005 M/J 06 25-26
Best Friends Reuter, Elizabeth Yellow Brick Road Press 1993 N/D 93 13
Best Hanukkah Ever, The Goldin, Barbara Diamond, Katz, Avi Marshall Cavendish 2007 S/O 07 21-22
Best Is Yet to Be: Renewing American Judaism, The Dosick, Wayne D. Town House Press 1988 N/D 88 6
Best of I. F. Stone, The Weber, Karl PublicAffairs 2006 N/D 06 26
Best of Jewish Cooking, The Frucht, Phyllis, Rothschild, Joy, Katz, Gertrude, Sacks, Shelly Dial 1974 Sp 75 26
Best of Olomeinu Book I, The Fruchter, Yaacov s.n. F/M 82 3
Best of Olomeinu Book II, The Fruchter, Yaacov s.n. F/M 83 5
Best of Olomeinu Book III, The Fruchter, Yaacov s.n. F/M 83 5
Best of Sholom Aleichem, The Aleichem, Sholem, Howe, Irving, Wisse, Ruth R. New Republic Books 1979 W79 23
Best of Story Lines, The Teller, Hanoch New York City Publishing 1991 S/O 92 22-23
Best that Crouches at the Door: Adam & Eve, Cain & Abel, and Beyond: A Biblical Exploration Fohrman, David Devora 2007 S/O 08 8
Bestenai (adapted from Marcus Lehman) Hartheimer, Eva Jacobson s.n. N/D 84 8
Beth Sholom Synagogue: Frank Lloyd Wright and Modern Religious Architecture Siry, Joseph University of Chicago Press 2012 N/D13 38
Bethroed (AUDIO) Agnon, S. Y., Lever, Walter, Waldren, Peter Jewish Contemporary Classics 1999 S/O 01 32
Betrayal Rosenbaum, Eli, Hoffer, William St. Martin’s Press 1993 F/M 94 9
Betraying Spinoza: The Renegade Jew Who Gave Us Modernity Goldstein, Rebecca Schocken 2006 F/M 07 32
Better Occasions Wagner, Eliot Crowell 1974 D 74 27
Better-Than-Best Purim, The Howland, Naomi Amazon 2012 FM13 15
Between Dignity and Despair: Jewish Life in Nazi Germany Kaplan, Marion A. Oxford University Press 1998 F/M 99 11
Between Feminism and Orthodox Judaism: Resistance, Identity and Religious Change in Israel Israel-Cohen, Yael Brill 2012 FM13 27
Between Foreigners and Shiis: Nineteenth-Century Iran and Its Jewish Minority Tsadik, Daniel Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Stanford University Press 2007 M/J 08 28
Between Iran and Zion: Jewish Histories on Twentieth-Century Iran Sternfled, Lior B. Stanford University Press 2019 M/J 2019 35-36 Simon, Rachel
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
Between Philosemitism and Anti-semitism: Defenses of Jews and Judaism in Germany, 1871-1932 Levenson, Alan T. University of Nebraska Press 2004 F/M 05 18-19
Between Snow and Desert Heat: Russian Influences on Hebrew Literature, 1870-1970 Lapidus, Rina Monographs of Hebrew Union College, no. 27 Hebrew Union College Press 2003 M/J 05 39
Between the Lines of the Bible: Exodus: A Study from the New School of Orthodox Torah Commentary Etshalom, Yitzchak Urim 2012 N/D13 24-25
Between the Yeshiva World and Modern Orthodoxy: The Life and Works of Rabbi Jehiel Jacob Weinberg, 1884-1966 Shapiro, Marc B. The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 1999 S/O 00 19-20