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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Jonah the Woodchopper: Encouraging Stories for Finding Your Way through the Forest of Life Rubin, Joshua Penlight Publications 2012 M/J13 41
Glossary of Jewish Life, A Olitzky, Kerry M., Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1992 S/O 92 20
Expecting Miracles: Finding Meaning and Spirituality in Pregnancy Through Judaism Weisberg, Chana Urim 2004 F/M 05 25
Jewish Cooking in America Nathan, Joan Knopf 1994 M/J 94 9
Story of the Jewish Defense League, The (2nd ed) Kahane, Meir Institute for Publication of the Writings of Rabbi Meir Kahane 2000 N/D 01 41860
Nechama on Strike Klein, Leah The B. Y. Times, no. 14 Feldheim 1993 M/J 94 11
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
When Memory Speaks: The Holocaust in Art Toll, Nelly Praeger 1998 S/O 98 29
Reading the Old Testament: An Introduction Boadt, Lawrence Paulist Press 1984 F/M 86 3
Defining Jewish Difference: From Antiquity to the Present Berkowitz, Beth A. Cambridge University Press 2012 N/D12 17-18
Ideology and Jewish Identity in Israeli and American Literature Budick, Emily Miller SUNY Series in Modern Jewish Literature and Culture SUNY Press 2001 M/J 02 10
Secrets of Hebrew Words, The Blech, Benjamin Aronson 1991 S/O 91 17
Matzah Meals: A Passover Cookbook for Kids Tabs, Judy, Steinberg, Barbara, McLean, Chari R. Kar-Ben 1985 M/J 85 6
Agunah, The Grade, Chaim, Leviant, Curt Bobbs Merrill 1974 D 74 26
To This Day Agnon, S. Y., Halkin, Hillel Toby Press 2008 M/J 08 18
Papa Play for Me Katz, Mickey Simon & Schuster 1977 Sp78 23
Celebrating with Jewish Crafts Ruzansky, Rebeca Edid author 2008 S/O 08 49
Leonard Bernstein: Americas Maestro Deitch, Kenneth M., Foley, Sheila Biography Series Discovery Enterprises 1991 M/J 92 22
Hebrew Bible: A Socio-Literary Introduction, The Gottwald, Norman K. Fortress Press 1985 M/J 87 41702
Jewish: Does it Make a Difference? Nadin, Elvira, Nadin, Mihai Jonathan David 2000 N/D 00 11
Fullness of Time: Poems, The Scholem, Gershom, Sieburth, Richard, Wasserstrom, Steven W. Ibis Editions 2003 S/O 03 13
Ethnic Identification Among American Jews Dashefsky, Arnold, Shapiro, Howard M. D. C. Heath & CO. 1974 D 74 27
Jar of Fools: Eight Hanukkah Stories from Chelm, The Kimmel, Eric A., Gerstein, Mordicai Holiday House 2000 N/D 00 16
Sparks Fly Upward Matas, Carol Clarion Books 2002 M/J 02 23
My Life in Jewish Renewal: A Memoir Hoffman, Edward Rowman & Littlefield 2012 S/O13 38
Bay Area Jewish Forum Haggadah, The (Rev. 1986) Kramer, Ralph, Schid, Philip Benmir Books 1986 A/M 86 4
Watermelon in the Sukkah, A Rouss, Sylvia A., Iosa, Ann Kar-Ben 2013 S/O13 14
Queen for a Day Cohen, Barbara S/O 81 6
Daddy Christmas & Hanukkah Mama Alko, Selina Knopf 2012 FM13 13
Hot Pursuit: Murder in Mississippi Deutsch, Stacia, Cohon, Rhody, Orback, Craig Kar-Ben 2010 M/J 10 9
Sammy Spider's Israel Fun Book Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2004 S/O 04 53
Lower, Higher! Youre a Liar! Chaikin, Miriam, Egielski, Richard Harper 1984 M/J 85 6
"Berson Boys" and the Origins of Contemporary Zionist Militancy, The Baumel, Judith Tydor, Ordan, Dena Syracuse University Press 2005 M/J 06 22
This I Believe: Douments of American Jewish Life Marcus, Jacob Rader Aronson 1990 F/M 91 18-19
Yom Kippur War, The London Sunday Times Insight Team Doubleday 1974 Sp 75 26
Open Heart: The Mystic Path of Loving People, An Buxbaum, Yitzhak The Jewish Spirit Booklet Series, 2 s.n. 1997 F/M 99 6
Kubbutz Members Study Kibbutz Children Levi, Zvi Kibbutz Studies Series, no. 1 Greenwood 1990 F/M 91 18
Hanukkah Haiku Ziefert, Harriet, Gudeon, Karla Blue Apple Books 2008 S/O 08 56
Jewish Parenting Wisdom Rosman, Steven M. Aronson 1997 F/M 98 12
Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story Perl, Lila Greenwillow Books 1996 N/D 97 16
Textual Reasonings: Jewish Philosophy and Text Study at the End of the Twentieth Century Ochs, Peter, Levene, Nancy Eerdmans 2003 N/D 03 15
On Three Continents: An Autobiography Carmilly-Weinberger, Moshe Editura Efes 2007 S/O 08 18
Brownsville: The Birth, Development and Passing of a Jewish Community in New York (2nd ed) Landesman, Alter F. Block 1971 W79 23
Year of Sweet Senior Insanity, The Levitan, Sonia s.n. N/D 82 8
Sabbath Epistle of Rabbi Abraham Ibn Ezra (Iggeret haShabbat), The Ibn Ezra, Abraham, Goodman, Mordechai S. Ktav 2009 N/D 09 22
Emergence of Modern Hebrew Creativity in Babylon, 1735-1950, The Hakak, Lev Purdue University Press 2009 F/M 10 35
Israel and the European Left: Between Solidarity and Delegitimization Shindler, Colin Continuum 2012 S/O13 41
Sitting with an Angel (AUDIO) Mass, Dana Water Records 1995 S/O 96 16
Mossad, The Eisenberg, Dennis Ma 79 6
As It Is Written Coyle, Pamela Pamela Coyle 2000 S/O 02 19
Vanishing Girl: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His 3rd Case Peacock, Shane Tundra Books 2009 N/D 09 11
Poverty and Welfare among the Portuguese Jews in Early Modern Amsterdam Bernfeld, Tirtsah Levie Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2012 N/D12 18
Contemporary Biomedical Ethical Issues and Jewish Law Rosner, Fred Ktav 2006 S/O 07 53
Love, Marriage, and Family in Jewish Law and Tradition Kaufman, Michael Aronson 1992 N/D 92 24
History of the Marranos, A, 3rd ed. Roth, Cecil Schocken Books 1958 Sp 75 27
Kabbalah of Envy: Transforming Hatred, Ange, and Other Negative Emotions, The Bonder, Nilton Shambhala 1997 M/J 98 6
Greater than Gold and Silver Ehrmann, Naftali, Rubin, Chedvah Feldheim 2009 ND 09 8
Fire in the Hills Napoli, Donna Jo Dutton 2006 S/O 06 14
Tales of the Ten Lost Tribes Yellin, Tamar Toby Press 2008 M/J 09 33
Not Strictly Kosher: Pioneer Jews in New Zealand Rosenthal, Odeda Starchand Press 1988 N/D 88 7
Book of Abraham, The Halter, Marek, Bair, Lowell Holt 1986 S/O 86 9
Wise … and Not So Wise: Ten Tales from the Rabbis Gershator, Phillis, Ginsburg, Alexa JPS 2004 N/D 04 22
Revealed Texts, Hidden Meanings: Finding the Religious Significance in Tanakh Angel, Hayyim J. Ktav 2009 M/J 10 26
Dropped from Heaven: Stories Judah, Sophie Schocken 2007 N/D 07 26
Infiltration Kenaz, Yehoshua, Bilu, Dalya Zaland Books 2003 N/D 03 9
Sharon: Israels Warrior Politician Miller, Anita, Miller, Jordan, Zetouni, Sigalit Academy Chicago Publishers 2002 M/J 03 20-21
Miracle Meals: Eight Nights of Food N Fun for Chanukah Wikler, Madeline, Groner, Judy, Radin, Chari M. Kar-Ben 1987 F/M 88 8
Anne Frank Waxman, Laura Hamilton History Maker Biographies Series Lerner 2009 F/M 10 14
Turbulent Times, Prophetic Dreams: Art from Israeli and Palestinian Children Koplewicz, Harold S., Furman, Gail, Goodman, Robin Devora 2000 F/M 02 22
Picture Book of Anna Frank, A Adler, David A. Holiday House 1993 F/M 94 14
City of Many Days Hareven, Shulamith Mercury Hse. 1993 F/M 94 7
Lions of Judah, The Willis, Ted F/M 81 6
Heinz Kohut: The Making of a Psychoanalyst Strozier, Charles B. Farrar 2001 F/M 02 28
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
God, Jews and the Media: Religion and Israels Media Cohen, Yoel Routledge Jewish Studies Routledge 2012 N/D13 22
Faith Against Reason: Religious Reform and the British Chief Rabbinate, 1840-1990 Persoff, Meir Vallentine Mitchell 2008 F/M 09 16
Jewish Gardening Cookbook: Growing Plants and Cooking for Holidays and Festivals, The Brown, Michael Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 M/J 99 41765
Structure of the High Holiday Services, The Schach, Stephen R. Aronson 2002 F/M 03 38
New Jewish Experiential Book, The Reisman, Bernard Ktav 2002 M/J 03 23
Bible at Qumran. Text, Shape, and Interpretation, The Flint, Peter W. Eerdmans 2001 S/O 01 12
Where Is Babys Dreidel? Katz, Karen Little Simon 2007 N/D 07 17
Red Sea Benedek, Emily St. Martin's 2007 M/J 08 19
Dialogues in Judaism: Jewish Dilemmas Defined, Debated, Explored Berkowitz, William Aronson 1991 F/M 93 21
Im O.K. Youre a Pain in the Neck Vorspan, Albert Doubleday 1976 Sp77 29
Selected Writings of Mordecai Noah, The Shuldiner, Michael, Kleinfeld, Daniel J. Contributions in American Studies Greenwood 1999 M/J 00 15-16
Meditations at Sixty: One Person, Under God, Indivisible; Kashrut, Modesty, Mourning, Prayer and Love Safran, Eliyahu Ktav 2008 S/O 09 43
Aliya: A Love Story Segal, Brenda Lesley St. Martin's 1978 W78 24
Torah Queeries: Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible Drinkwater, Gregg, Shneer, David New York University Press 2009 S/O 10 30-31
Passover Fishman, Cathy Goldberg, Reeves, Jeni On My Own Holidays Series Millbrook Press 2006 M/J 06 15-16
Chanukah Greenfeld, Howard Holt 1976 M/J 92 31
Lets Go to Synagogue Olivestone, Ceil & David N/D 81 15
Jews in American Agriculture: An Annotated Bibliography Weintraub, Irwin McFarland 2007 S/O 07 55
Gefil Verter: Geshprakh un Lider far Yange Kinder Margalit, Tsilah, Pollack, G. Kazron M/J 03 29-30
Jerusalem: A Neighborhood Street Guide Shudofsky, Chanoch Devorah 2008 N/D 08 20-21
Stalker Kellerman, Faye William Morrow 2000 N/D 00 14-15
My Torah Numbers Judaica Press 2012 M/J13 4
Before There Was a Before Waskow, Shoshana, Danziger, Amnon Adama 1984 F/M 86 6
We Remember the Holocaust Adler, David A. Holt 1989 M/J 90 14
Rabbi Meir Kahane: His Life and Thought. Volume One: 1932-1975 Kahane, Libby Institute for the Publication of the Writings of Rabbi Meir Kahane 2008 S/O 08 16-17
Dating Secrets of the Ten Commandments Boteach, Shmuley Doubleday 2000 M/J 00 8

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