Book Review Index


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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Author
World is a Room, The Amichai, Yehuda Jewish Publication Society 1984 S/O 86 8
World Jewish Directory: Year 2000 Millenium Edition, Revised and Updated (3rd ed.) Lipsitz, Edmond Y. J.E.S.L. Educational Products 1999 M/J 00 41986
World Must Know: The History of the Holocaust as Told in the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, The (2nd ed.) Berenbaum, Michael Johns Hopkins University Press 2006 S/O 06 36
World of Blessings: Inspirational Stories for Jewish Children, A Rouss, Sylvia A., Cohen, Greg Apples and Honey Press 2013 S/O13 10
World of Israel Weissbrem, The Crown, Alan D., Weissbrem, Israel Modern Hebrew Classics Westview Press 1993 S/O 94 12
World of Orthodox Judaism, The Schlossberg, Eli W. Aronson 1996 S/O 97 21, 23
World of Our Fathers Howe, Irving, Libo, Kenneth Harcourt 1976 M/J 91 22
World of Our Fathers, The Howe, Irving Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1976 Sp76 22
World of Our Fathers: The Jews of Eastern Europe Meltzer, Milton Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1974 Sp 75 28
World of Prayer Munk, Elie Feldheim 2007 M/J 08 39
World of Prayers, A Brooks, Jeremy, Gomez, Elena Eerdmans 2006 N/D 06 17-18
World of the Yeshiva, The Helmreich, William B. s.n. S/O 82 7
World Outside, The Wiseman, Eva Tundra S/O14 38-39 Levine, Joyce
World Reacts to the Holocaust, The Wyman, David S. John Hopkins University Press 1996 F/M 97 18
World Religions in America: An Introduction (3rd ed.) Neusner, Jacob Westminster John Knox Press 2003 N/D 03 15
World War II Spies Price, Sean Stewart Capstone Press 2014 N/D13 10
World War II Timeline, A Raum, Elizabeth Smithsonian War Time Lines Capston S/O14 45
World Without You, The Henkin, Joshua Pantheon Books 2012 M/J13 39
Worlds Apart: The Re-Migration of South African Jews Tataz, Colin, Arnold, Peter, Heller, Gillian Rosenberg Publishing 2007 M/J 08 28
Worlds of S. An-sky: A Russian Jewish Intellectual at the Turn of the Century, The Safran, Gabriella, Zipperstein, Steven J. Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Stanford University Press 2006 F/M 07 34
Worlds Torn Assunder Edelstein, Dov Berel Ktav 1985 S/O 85 4
Worship in Ancient Israel: An Essential Guide Brueggemann, Walter Abingdon Press 2005 S/O 05 42
Worship of the Heart: Essays on Jewish Prayer Soloveitchik, Joseph B., Carmy, Shalom Ktav 2003 S/O 03 26
Would You Salute?: One Childs Story of the Holocaust Steele, D. Kelley, Rickenbaker, Becky Hyatt Hidden Path 2006 F/M 07 15
Woundabout Rosen, Lev Little Brown and Company 2015 M/J 2016 7 Marks, Allison
Wounds into Wisdom: Healing Intergenerational Jewish Trauma Firestone, Tirzah Monkfish Book Publishing 2019 F/M 2020 24 Kohn, Roger S.
Wrestling Jacob: Deception, Identity, and Freudian Slips in Genesis Klitsner, Shmuel Urim 2007 M/J 07 27
Wrestling with Angels: New and Collected Stories Clayton, John J. Toby Press 2007 S/O 08 12
Writer in the Jewish Community: An Israeli-North American Dialogue, The Siegel, Richard, Sofer, Tamar Associated University Presses 1993 N/D 94 11
Writers in Yiddish Sherman, Joseph Thomson Gale 2007 F/M 08 44
Writers of the Holocaust Mandell, Sherri Lederman Facts on File 1999 M/J 00 19
Writing - The Sacret Art, Beyond the Page to Spiritual Practice Shapiro, Rami M., Shapiro, Aaron Skylight Paths 2012 FM13 36-37
Writing and Rewriting the Holocaust: Narrative and the Consequences of Interpretation Young, James E. Jewish Literature and Culture Series Indiana University Press 1990 N/D 90 13
Writing Jewish Culture: Paradoxes in Ethnography Andreas Kilcher, Gabriella Safran Indiana University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 12 Beth Dwoskin
Writing on the Wall, The Garfield, Leon S/O 83 5
Writing on the Wall, The Garfield, Leon N/D 83 9
Writing on the Wall: A Catalogue of Judaica Broadsides from the Valmadonna Trust Library Liberman Mintz, Sharon, Seidler-Feller, Shaul, Wachtel, David Valmadonna Trust Library 2015 N/D 2015 25 Cohen, Leah
Writing Our Lives: Autobiographies of American Jews, 1890-1990 Rubin, Steven J. JPS 1991 M/J 92 19
Writing the Book of Ester Domaratius, Louise Quality Words in Print 2003 S/O 03 11
Written and Oral Torah: A Comprehensive Introduction, The Lopes Cardozo, Nathan T. Aronson 1997 M/J 98 41892
Written in Memory: Portraits of the Holocaust Wolin, Jeffrey Chronicle Books 1997 M/J 97 18
Written on the Wind Dublin, Anne, Woodend, Avril Hodgepog Books 2001 S/O 02 42
Wyszkowo, A Shtetl on the Bug River Mondry, Adela N/D 81 13
Y.A. D. Investigators 2 Wisemon, Tamar, Katz, Tova Feldheim 2006 M/J 07 12
Yael and the Party of the Year Lane, Tamsin Simon & Schuster 2018 N/D 2018 10 Quay, Alex
Yael Naim and David Donatien (AUDIO) Naim, Yael, Donatien, David Atlantic Records 2007 N/D 08 25
Yakov and the Seven Thieves Madonna, Spirin, Gennady Callaway 2004 N/D 04 16
Yankee at the Seder, The Weber, Elka, Gustavson, Adam Tricycle Press 2009 F/M 09 38
Yankel the Fool Ellentuck, Shan Doubleday 1973 D 74 31
Yankel's Tavern: Jews, Liquor, and Life in the Kingdom of Poland Dynner, Glenn Oxford University Press 2013 S/O14 9 Tesler, David
Yanky's Amazing Discovery Bauman, Reuven Menucha 2018 M/J 2019 8 Citrin, Rena
Yanov Torah, The Herman, Edwin, Herman, Agnes Kar-Ben 1985 N/D 85 5
Year Mom Got Religion: One Womans Midlife Journey into Judaism, The Hendler, Lee Meyerhoff Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 S/O 99 12
Year of Goodbyes; A True Story of Friendship, Family, and Farewells, The Levy, Debbie Disney Hyperion 2010 M/J 10 17
Year of Jewish Stories: 52 Tales for Children and Their Families, A Maisel, Grace Ragues, Shubert, Samantha, Keiser, Tammy UAHC Press 2004 N/D 04 19-20
Year of Sweet Senior Insanity, The Levitan, Sonia s.n. N/D 82 8
Year of the Bomb, The Kidd, Ronald Simon & Schuster 2009 N/D 09 11
Year of the Golden Ape Forbes, Colin Dutton 1974 Sp 75 25
Year The Music Changed, The Thomas, Diane Coulter Toby Press 2005 S/O 05 39
Year the World Was Out of Step with Jancy Fried, The Fiedler, Jean M/J 82 8
Years From Now Glickman, Gary Knopf 1987 N/D 87 6
Yehuda Halevi Halkin, Hillel Jewish Encounters Nextbook 2010 M/J 10 33
Yehudah Amichai: The Making of Israels National Poet Scharf Gold, Nili Brandeis University Press 2008 F/M 09 17
Yehudis Goes to Gan s.n. F/M 82 2
Yehudis Goes to Gan s.n. S/O 82 9
Yellow Star Roy, Jennifer Marshall Cavendish 2006 M/J 06 18
Yellow Star, The, 3rd ed. Unsdorfer, S. B. M/J 84 6
Yellow Star: The Legend of Christian X of Denmark, The Deedy, Carmen Agra Peachtree 2000 16
Yellow Star: The Legend of King Christian X of Denmark, The Deedy, Carmen Agra, Sorensen, Henri Peachtree 2000 N/D 00 16
Yellow Wind, The Grossman, David Farrar 1988 S/O 88 7
Yemenite Cookbook, The Levi, Zion, Agabria, Hani Seaver Books 1988 S/O 88 8
Yemenite Filigree Scharz, Miriam, Madelung, Marianne Gefen 2007 S/O 07 43
Yemenite Girl, The Leviant, Curt Bobbs Merrill 1977 Sp77 26
Yemin Moshe: The Story of a Jerusalem Neighborhood Jaffee, Eliezer David Praeger 1988 S/O 88 7
Yermakov Transfer, The Lambert, Derek Saturday Review Press Sp 75 25
Yerushalmi: The Talmud of the Land of Israel: An Introduction, The Neusner, Jacob Aronson 1993 M/J 94 9
Yeshiva Fundamentalism: Piety, Gender, and Resistance in the Ultra-Orthodox World Stadler, Nurit New York University Press 2009 S/O 10 38
Yeshiva, The Grade, Chaim, Leviant, Curt Bobbs-Merrill 1976 Sp77 25
Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Tanakh Companion: The Book of Samuel Helfgot, Nathaniel Ben Yehudah Press 2006 F/M 07 33
Yesterday: A Memoir of a Russian Jewish Family Zunser, Miriam Shomer, Leider, Emily Wortis Harper & Row 1978 Sp79 25
Yesterdays Santa and the Chanukah Miracle Snowbell-Hart, Sarah, Gallinger, Patty Napoleon Press 2002 F/M 03 45
Yesterdays Streets Tennenbaum, Silvia s.n. N/D 81 14
Yetta the Trickster Zimmerman, Andrea G. s.n. Ma 79 7
Yibaneh Hamikdash: To Build the Beis HaMikdash: Stories to Build Ahavas Chinam Schachter, Fishel, Mahr, Aryeh Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation 2008 M/J 09 17
Yiddish Alphabet Book, The Postman, Frederica P'Nye 1979 W80 16
Yiddish Cuisine: A Gourmets Approach to Jewish Cooking Sternberg, Robert Aronson 1993 N/D 93 41955
Yiddish Folksongs from the Ruth Rubin Archive Mlotek, Chana, Slobin, Mark Wayne State University Press 2007 F/M 08 41
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
Yiddish in the Contemporary World: Papers of the First Mendel Friedman International Conference on Yiddish Estraikh, Gennady, Krutikov, Mikhail European Humanities Research Centre 1999 M/J 00 10
Yiddish Literature in America 1870-2000: Anthology Goldsmith, Emanuel S. Congress for Jewish Culture 2000 S/O 00 13
Yiddish Literature in America: 1870-2000 Goldsmith, Emanuel S., Zumoff, Barnett Ktav 2009 N/D 10 19
Yiddish Lullabies for American Mothers (AUDIO) On Hold Productions 1991 M/J 93 18-19
Yiddish Policemens Union, The Chabon, Michael HarperCollins 2007 N/D 07 25
Yiddish Stories, Old & New Howe, Irving, Greenberg, Eliezer Holiday House 1974 Sp 75 27-28
Yiddish Theatre in South Africa: A History From the Late Nineteenth Century to 1960 Belling, Veronica Penkin Kaplan Centre for Jewish Studies and Research 2008 F/M 09 7
Yiddish Theatre: New Approaches Berkowitz, Joel, ed. The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization International Specialized Book Services 2003 F/M 04 14
Yiddish Wisdom for Parents Nickles, Sara, Swarner, Kristina, Meltzer, Rae Chronicle Books 2001 M/J 02 13-14
Yiddish Word Book for English Speaking People, A Rosenbaum, Samuel Van Nostrand, Rheinhold 1978 W78 26
Yiddish: A Nation of Words Weinstein, Miriam Steerforth Press 2001 M/J 02 15
Yidishe Gauchos, The (VIDEO) Fine Line Productions S/O 92 22