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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
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
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
Young Man in Search of Love, A Singer, Isaac Bashevis Doubleday 1978 Sp78 24
Three Women Piercy, Marge Morrow 1999 S/O 00 33, 35
Saving the Jews: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Holocaust Rosen, Robert N. Thunder's Mouth Press 2006 S/O 06 43
Jewish Megatrends: Charting the Course of the American Jewish Future Schwarz, Sidney Jewish Lights Publishing 2013 S/O13 40
30-Minute Kosher Cook, The Zeidler, Judy Morrow 1999 M/J 99 10
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
Here Come the Purim Players Cohen, Barbara M/J 84 6
Orphans Tale, An Neugeboren, Jay Holt 1976 F/M 92 20
Defining Jewish Difference: From Antiquity to the Present Berkowitz, Beth A. Cambridge University Press 2012 N/D12 17-18
Yiddish for Dog & Cat Lover = Yidish far Libhobers fun Hint un Kats Wolfe, Marjorie Gottlieb, Engelman, Earl W. Malka Publications 2007 M/J 08 42
Celebrating with Jewish Crafts Ruzansky, Rebeca Edid author 2008 S/O 08 49
These Are the Words: A Vocabulary of Jewish Spiritual Life Green, Arthur Jewish Lights Publishing 1999 S/O 00 13
Lottys Lace Tablecloth Lehman-Wilzig, Tami, Topaz, Ksenia Jewish Heirloom Stories Gefen 2007 S/O 07 16
By Blood and Fire Clarke, Thurston S/O 81 13
One Mezuzah Kitman, Carol S/O 84 8
Jewish Holiday Fun Adler, David A. Kar-Ben 1987 F/M 88 8
Sages Speak: Rabbinic Wisdom and Jewish Values, The Silverman, William B. Aronson 1989 F/M 90 17
Grammatical Concepts 101 for Biblical Hebrew: Learning Biblical Hebrew Grammatical Concepts Through English Grammar Long, Gary A. Hendrickson 2002 F/M 03 36
Virtual Kibbutz: Stories from a Changing Society, The Shuman, Ellis iUniverse 2003 S/O 03 13, 15
Snow in Jerusalem Da Costa, Deborah, Wright, Cornelius Van, Hu, Ying-Hwa Albert Whitman 2001 S/O 01 34
Just Revenge Dershowitz, Alan M. Warner Books 1999 N/D 99 16
At the Wall Agam, Ron Gefen 1998 S/O 98 6
Much, Much Better Kosofsky, Chaim, Schiffman, Jessica Hachai 2006 N/D 06 17
Immigrants in Turmoil: Mass Immigration to Israel and its Repercussions in the 1950s and After Hacohen, Dvora Syracuse University Press 2003 S/O 03 20
Prince of Egypt, The Yolen, Jane, Koelsch, Michael, Navarro, Larry Penguin 1998 M/J 99 14
Fifth Mountain, The Coelho, Paulo, Landers, Clifford E. HarperCollins 1998 M/J 98 18
Ethnic Identification Among American Jews Dashefsky, Arnold, Shapiro, Howard M. D. C. Heath & CO. 1974 D 74 27
Daddy Christmas & Hanukkah Mama Alko, Selina Knopf 2012 FM13 13
Women and Judaism: New Insights and Scholarship Greenspahn, Frederick E. Jewish Studies in the 21st Century NYU Press 2009 M/J 10 31
Tastes of Jewish Tradition: Recipes, Activities and Stories for the Whole Family Hirsh, Jody, Goodman, Ida, Goldenholz, Aggie, Cooper, Cindy Harry and Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center of Milwaukee 2003 S/O 03 48-49
Like Everybody Else Girion, Barbara F/M 81 7
Book Thief, The Zusak, Markus Knopf 2006 S/O 06 10
Oath, The Wiesel, Elie Random House 1973 Ap 74 26
Jew or Juif? Jews, French Canadians and Anglo-Canadians, 1759-1914 Brown, Michael JPS 1976 S/O 87 6
Rituals & Practices of a Jewish Life: A Handbook for Personal Spiritual Renewal, The Olitzky, Kerry M., Judson, Daniel Jewish Lights Publishing 2002 S/O 03 23-24
Glossary of Jewish Life, A Olitzky, Kerry M., Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1992 S/O 92 20
Two Rothschilds and the Land of Israel Schama, Simon Knopf 1978 Sp79 25
Shnook the Peddler Schur, Maxine Rose, Redpath, Dlae Dillon 1985 A/M 86 5
Josephs Wardrobe Citrin, Paul J. UAHC 1987 M/J 87 7
Answered Prayer and Other Yemenite Folktales, The Gold, Sharlya, Caspi, Michael Maswan, Wunsch, Marjory JPS 1990 S/O 90 12
Missing Years, The Laqueur, Walter Little, Brown 1980 W 80 16
How We Lived: A Documentary History of Immigrant Jews in America 1880-1930 Howe, Irving Marek 1979 Sp 80 13
Pirhei Sepharad Singing Hanukkah Songs with Rabbi {Sasson} Natan, in Hebrew, English, Yiddish and Ladino Sol and Tillie Hasson Sephardic Day School 2001 F/M 02 31
Expecting Miracles: Finding Meaning and Spirituality in Pregnancy Through Judaism Weisberg, Chana Urim 2004 F/M 05 25
Emergence of Modern Hebrew Creativity in Babylon, 1735-1950, The Hakak, Lev Purdue University Press 2009 F/M 10 35
Contemporary Biomedical Ethical Issues and Jewish Law Rosner, Fred Ktav 2006 S/O 07 53
Hebrew Bible: A Socio-Literary Introduction, The Gottwald, Norman K. Fortress Press 1985 M/J 87 41702
Whither Thou Goest: The Jewish In-Laws Survival Guide Shapiro, Sorah Devora 2008 M/J 09 29
Suicide Bombers: Foot Soldiers of the Terrorist Movement Landau, Elaine Lerner 2007 N/D 07 22-23
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie Pressler, Mirjam, Macki, Erik J. Front Street 2007 N/D 07 13
Binding of Isaac: Religious Murders and Kabbalah, The Bodoff, Lippman Devora 2005 M/J 06 24
Nick & Norahs Infinite Playlist Cohn, Rachel, Levithan, David Knopf 2006 F/M 07 8
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, The Gunderson, Cory World in Conflict Series Abdo and Daughters 2004 N/D 03 32
Religions of the Middle East Stacey, Gill World Almanac Library of the Middle East Series World Almanac Library 2007 N/D 07 22
Fullness of Time: Poems, The Scholem, Gershom, Sieburth, Richard, Wasserstrom, Steven W. Ibis Editions 2003 S/O 03 13
Traces of God: Seeing God in Torah, History and Everyday Life Gillman, Neil Jewish Lights Publishing 2006 S/O 06 39
Seven Animals Wag Their Tales Bogot, Howard I., Bogot, Mark K. Pitspopany 2000 F/M 01 15
Jews and Judaism Sanders, E. P. Fortress Press 1985 S/O 85 5
Ambiguity, Coping and Governance: Israeli Experiences in Politics, Religion and Policymaking Sharkansky, Ira Praeger 1999 S/O 00 20
Mendels Accordion Hyde, Heidi Smith, Sterre, Johanna van der Kar-Ben 2007 F/M 07 10
Holocaust Literature: An Encyclopedia of Writers and Their Work Kremer, S. Lillian Routledge 2003 S/O 03 21
Pastor Andre Trocme: Spiritual Leader of the French Village le Chambon Draper, Allison Stark Holocaust Biographies Series Rosen 2001 F/M 02 37
Dropped from Heaven: Stories Judah, Sophie Schocken 2007 N/D 07 26
City of Many Days Hareven, Shulamith Mercury Hse. 1993 F/M 94 7
Hanukkah Haiku Ziefert, Harriet, Gudeon, Karla Blue Apple Books 2008 S/O 08 56
What Did the Biblical Writers Know, and When Did They Know It?: What Archaeology Can Tell Us about the Reality of Ancient Israel Dever, William G. Eerdmans 2001 F/M 02 20
Stingy Buzi and King Solomon Sigal, Goldie Lomir Hofn Press 2009 F/M 10 41955
Lady with the Hat, The Orlev, Uri Houghton Mifflin 1995 F/M 96 17
Belonging McNeish, James F/M 81 6
Mystery of the Kaifeng Scroll Feder, Harriet E. Lerner 1995 N/D 95 14
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
Race: A History Beyond Black and White Aronson, Marc Atheneum 2007 F/M 08 19
Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story Perl, Lila Greenwillow Books 1996 N/D 97 16
Zionism and the Arabs: An American Jewish Dilemma, 1898-1948 Medoff, Rafael Praeger 1997 F/M 98 11
Time Like a River Perrin, Randy, Perrin, Hannah, Perrin, Tova RDR Books 1997 M/J 98 22
Scripture as Logos: Rabbi Ishmael and the Origins of Midrash Yadin, Azzan University of Pennsylvania Press 2004 F/M 05 25
Jewish Prayer: Concepts and Customs Klein, Earl Alpha Publishing Company 1986 S/O 86 6
Acting Jewish: Negotiating Ethnicity on the Americna Stage and Screen Bial, Henry University of Michigan Press 2005 F/M 06 29
Manyas Story Gray, Bettyanne S 78 1
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
Our Snowman Had Olive Eyes Herman, Charlotte Dutton 1977 W78 28
Dialogues in Judaism: Jewish Dilemmas Defined, Debated, Explored Berkowitz, William Aronson 1991 F/M 93 21
Chanukah Greenfeld, Howard Holt 1976 M/J 92 31
Greater than Gold and Silver Ehrmann, Naftali, Rubin, Chedvah Feldheim 2009 ND 09 8
Waiting for Eugene Lowenstein, Sallie Lion Stone Books 2006 N/D 05 13
Sondras Search Silvers, Ester Katz Devorah 2007 M/J 08 15
Kaddishel: A Life Reborn Golub, Aharon, Golub, Bennett W. Devora 2005 F/M 06 32-33
Baby Babka, the Gorgeous Genius Zalben, Jane Breskin, Chess, Victoria Clarion 2004 S/O 04 53
My Brothers Bar Mitzvah Gallan, Janet, Avishai, Susan Kar-Ben 1990 F/M 91 23
In My Pocket Sim, Dorrith M. Harcourt Brace 1996 F/M 98 14
Prophet for Today: Contemporary Lessons from the Book of Yehoshua, A Prozansky, Steven Gefen 2006 S/O 07 53
Fire in the Hills Napoli, Donna Jo Dutton 2006 S/O 06 14
Dating Secrets of the Ten Commandments Boteach, Shmuley Doubleday 2000 M/J 00 8
World Full of Strangers, A Freeman, Cynthia Arbor House 1975 Sp76 22
Tell Them We Remember: The Story of the Holocaust Bachrach, Susan D. Little, Brown 1994 M/J 95 18
Little Room, The Desnick, Chaim, Zwebner, Janet Pitspopany 2004 M/J 04 40
Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers Strike of 1909 Markel, Michelle, Sweet, Melissa HarperCollins 2013 FM13 3-4
Old New Land (Altneuland) Herzl, Theodor, Levensohn, Lotta Markus Wiener 1987 S/O 88 9

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