Book Review Index


Please note that this index does not link to the full text of the book reviews.
Digital copies of AJL Reviews are available back to the Nov/Dec 2007 issue of the AJL Newsletter.
Earlier print back issues are housed in Cincinnati, OH at the Hebrew Union College Library.

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Author/Editor Title Place of Publication Yearsort descending Series ISBN Issue P Review Author Review format Review type
Alexander, Edward Jews Against Themselves 2015 N/D 2015 13 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Lewando, Fania Vilna Vegetarian Cookbook: Garden-Fresh Recipes Rediscovered and Adapted for Today’s Kitchen 2015 S/O 2016 10 Feder, Debbie
Clark, Kathy The Choice 2015 A Holocaust Remembrance Book for Young Readers M/J 15 11 Krasner, Barbara
Nights of Tel Aviv: Israeli Detective Stories 2015 N/D 2015 47 Bibel, Barbara M.
Green, Arthur The Heart of the Matter: Studies in Jewish Mysticism and Theology 2015 N/D 2015 19 Stein, Marion M
Blau, Sara, Romanenko, Vasillisa If I Went to the Moon 2015 N/D 2016 7 Citrin, Rena
Thor, Annika Deep Sea 2015 M/J 2016 10 Lenson, Heather
Meyer, Henye Starlight 2015 F/M 16 37 Pinchuck, Chava
Kwall, Roberta Rosenthal Myth of the Cultural Jew: Culture and Law in Jewish Tradition, The 2015 N/D 2015 24 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Thorne, T.K. Angels at the Gate 2015 F/M 2016 29 Jefferson, Rebecca
Deem, James M. Prisoners of Breendonk: Personal Histories from a World War II Concentration Camp 2015 S/O 2015 33 Krasner, Barbara
Zohar, Gil Americans in the Holy Land 2015 Voices from Israel S/O 2016 36-37 Quay, Alex
Koplik, Sara A. Political and Economic History of the Jews of Afghanistan 2015 Series in Jewish Studies; 54 M/J 2016 32 Simon, Rachel
Newman, Leslea Ketzel, the Cat Who Composed 2015 N/D 2015 9 Silverman, Lisa
Teege, Jennifer, Sellmair, Nikola, Sommer, Carolin My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black Woman Discovers her Family’s Nazi Past . 2015 F/M 2016 23 Wolfe, Nira
Koren Mahzor for Yom Haatsma’ut and Yom Yerushalayim 2015 S/O 2015 12 Gordon, Ilka
Aarons, Victoria, Patt, Avinoam J., Shechner, Mark New Diaspora: The Changing Landscape of American Jewish Fiction 2015 M/J 2016 39 Gordon, Ilka
Bliumis, Alina, Bliumis, Jeff From Selfie to Groupie 2015 F/M 16 5 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Gold, Dina Stolen Legacy: Nazi Theft and the Quest for Justice at Krausenstrasse 17/18 Berlin 2015 F/ M 2017 8 Schutzman, Laura Book Adult
Orlov, Andrei A. . Divine Scapegoats: Demonic Mimesis in Early Jewish Mysticism 2015 N/D 2016 19 Belinfante, Randall C.
Abrams, Ruth, Mushka, Tia Hanukkah Lullaby 2015 N/D 2016 1 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Lieberman, Dovid How Free Will Works: The Blueprints to Take Charge of Your Life, Health, and Happiness. 2015 S/O 2016 10 Wolfe, Nira
Rouss, Sylvia A. King David & Akavish the Spider 2015 M/J 2016 4 Bloomfield, Kathy
Stories of a Young Nation: Israeli Comedies and Drama and Everything In-Between 2015 N/D 2015 47 Feder, Debbie
Wiviott, Meg Paper Hearts: A Novel Based on True Events 2015 M/J 2016 10-11 Bloomfield, Kathy
Thorne, T.K. Angels at the Gate 2015 F/M 2016 29 Jefferson, Rebecca
Zohar, Gil Israel: Holy Land to Many 2015 Voices from Israel S/O 2016 36-37 Quay, Alex
Kushner, Kim New Kosher: Simple Recipes to Savor & Share 2015 M/J 2016 33 Bibel, Barbara M.
Havana Curveball 2015 N/D 2015 10 Pinchuck, Chava
Leff, Lisa Moses Archive Thief: The Man who Salvaged French Jewish History in the Wake of the Holocaust 2015 S/O 2015 12 Chesner, Michelle
Zank, Michael, Anderson, Ingrid Value of the Particular: Lessons from Judaism and the Modern Jewish Experience: Festschrift for Steven T. Katz on the Occasion of his Seventieth Birthday 2015 Supplements to the Journal of Jewish thought and philosophy; v. 25 S/O 2016 18 Levy, David B
Amichai, Yehuda, Alter, Robert Poetry of Yehuda Amichai 2015 M/J 2016 39 Dwoskin, Beth
Olga Gilburd Happiness the Jewish Way: A Practical Guide to Happiness through the Lens of Jewish Wisdom 2015 F/ M 2017 8-9 Nira Wolfe
Kipnes, Paul, November, Michelle Jewish Spiritual Parenting: Wisdom, Activities, Rituals and Prayers for Raising Children with Spiritual Balance and Emotional Wholeness 2015 F/M 16 13 Feder, Debbie
Baigell, Matthew Social Concern and Left Politics in Jewish American Art, 1880-1940 2015 N/D 2015 13 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Kravitz, Asher The Jewish Dog 2015 M/J 15 12 Pinchuck, Kathe
Steven, Kenneth Why Dogs Have Wet Noses 2015 M/J 2016 4 Bloomfield, Kathy
Wiesel, Elie Great Figures of the Bible: Legends and Legacies of our Biblical Heroes 2015 Jewish Heritage Series N/D 2015 47 Share, Ellen
Halperin, Liora Babel in Zion: Jews, Nationalism, and Language Diversity in Palestine, 1920-1948 2015 N/D 2015 21 Cantor, Hallie
Hyde, Heidi Smith Shanghai Sukkah 2015 S/O 2015 28 Cole, Ellen
Yolen, Jane Stone Angel 2015 M/J 2016 11 Dublin, Anne
Stein, Rachel, Katz, Tova A Whale of a Time and More Stories for Thinking Kids! 2015 F/M 16 37-38 Quay, Alex
Levy, David Zionist Entity: The Jewish State in the 21st Century, The 2015 N/D 2015 25 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Carlson, Claudia Avi the Ambulance Goes to School 2015 S/O 2015 34 Pastcan, Ben
Zohar, Gil Israel: Stories of Conflict and Resolution, Love and Death 2015 Voices from Israel S/O 2016 36-37 Quay, Alex
Herzl, Tova Madame Ambassador: Behind the Scenes with a Candid Israeli Diplomat 2015 M/J 15 28-29 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Lasker-Schuler, Else, Haxton, Brooks My Blue Piano 2015 Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art M/J 2016 33 Dwoskin, Beth
Zer-Zion, Shelly Habima in Berlin: The Institutionalization of a Zionist Theatre. 2015 S/O 2016 19 Wolfe, Nira
Avner, Yehuda, Rees, Matt Ambassador, The 2015 M/J 2016 39 Pinchuck, Chava
Chait, Baruch, Pollack, Gadi Don’t Let Small Problems Ruin Great Simchas 2015 F/M 16 6 Pinchuck, Chava
Smiles, Shira Torah Tapestries: Words of Wisdom Woven from the Weekly Parashah —Bamidbar 2015 N/D 2015 32 Pinchuck, Chava
Rotenberg, Mordechai Psychology of Tzimtzum: Self, Other and God, The 2015 N/D 2016 20 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Klein-Braslavy, Sara פירוש הרלב”ג לסיפורי בריאת האדם ולסיפור גן העדן 2015 F/M 16 14 Roth, Pinchas
Baxter, Jack, Faudem, Joshua, Shamdi, Koren Mike’s Place: A True Story of Love, Blues, and Terror in Tel Aviv 2015 N/D 2015 13-14 Bergson, Steven M.
Cohen, Herbert J. Kosher Movies: A Film Critic Discovers Life Lessons at the Cinema 2015 S/O 2015 4 Feder, Debbie
Harran, Don Three Early Modern Hebrew Scholars on the Mysteries of Song 2015 (Studies in Jewish HIstory and Culture; 47 N/D 2015 21 Dwoskin, Beth
Kimmelman, Leslie Sam and Charlie (and Sam Too) aT Camp! 2015 S/O 2015 28 McMahon, Martha
Blankman, Anne Conspiracy of Blood and Smoke 2015 F/M 16 38 Krasner, Barbara
Liberman Mintz, Sharon, Seidler-Feller, Shaul, Wachtel, David Writing on the Wall: A Catalogue of Judaica Broadsides from the Valmadonna Trust Library 2015 N/D 2015 25 Cohen, Leah
Wiesel, Elie, Heffner, Richard D. Dialogues with Elie Wiesel and Richard D. Heffner: The Moral Responsibility of the Individual in a Changing World 2015 F/M 2016 29-30 Pinchuck, Chava
Gehl, Laura Hare and Tortoise Race Across Israel 2015 S/O 2015 34 Lurie, Aimee
Hoffman, Bruce Anonymous Soldiers: the Struggle for Israel 1917-1947 2015 M/J 15 29 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Marshak, Adam Kolman Many Faces of Herod the Great 2015 M/J 2016 33 Quinn, Arthur G.
Cunningham, Philip A. Seeking Shalom: the Journey to Right Relationship Between Catholics and Jews 2015 6 Quinn, Arthur G.
Smollett, Brian M., Wiese, Christian Reappraisals and New Studies of the Modern Jewish Experience: Essays in Honor of Robert M. Seltzer 2015 Brill Reference Library of Judaism, 44 N/D 2015 33 Rosenbloom, Jim
Doron, Daniella Jewish Youth and Identity in Postwar France: Rebuilding Family and Nation. 2015 Modern Jewish Experience S/O 2016 4 Kohn, Roger S.
Lichtenstein, Aaron Reading the Sacred Text: What the Torah Tells Us 2015 F/M 16 14 Gordon, Ilka
Michaelson, Jay Gate of Tears: Sadness and the Spiritual Path 2015 S/O 2016 11 Kohn, Roger S.
Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg Anne Frank and the Remembering Tree 2015 M/J 15 13 Bloomfield, Kathy
Engle, Margarita Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir 2015 M/J 2016 5 Quay, Alex
Alter, Michael Resurrection: A Critical Inquiry, The 2015 F/M 16 1 Jefferson, Rebecca
Herzfeld, Shmuel Liberman Open Orthodox Haggadah, The 2015 N/D 2015 22 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Levy-Bertherat, Deborah, Hunter, Adriana The Travels of Daniel Ascher 2015 F/M 16 38-39 Marks, Allison
Newman, Tracy Hanukkah is Coming! 2015 N/D 2015 5 Kamin, Rachel
Lode, Britt, Naki, Yitschak, Undheim, Kristoffer e Mountains of Israel: A Taste of Heaven, The 2015 F/M 2016 16 Pinchuck, Chava
Kimmelman, Leslie Everybody Says Shalom 2015 S/O 2015 34 Dublin, Anne
Marty, Eric Radical French Thought and the Return of the “Jewish Question.” 2015 Studies in Antisemitism M/J 2016 34 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Dean, Arthur My Two Cents: A Collection of Short Stories 2015 M/J 2016 40 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Dynner, Glenn, Guesnet, Francois Warsaw. The Jewish Metropolis: Essays in Honor of the 75th Birthday of Professor Antony Polonsky. 2015 F/M 16 6 Levy, David B
Sorek, Tamir Palestinian Commemoration in Israel: Calendars, Monuments, and Martyrs 2015 Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern Studies and Islamic Societies) N/D 2015 34 Simon, Rachel
Emanuel, Simha Hidden Treasures from Europe. v.1 2015 S/O 2016 5 Wolfe, Nira
Linden, Diana L. Ben Shahn’s New Deal Murals, Jewish Identity in the American Scene 2015 F/M 16 14 Freiband, Susan
Ruth Shamir Popkin Jewish Identity, The Challenge of Peoplehood Today 2015 F/ M 2017 18-19 Freiband, Susan
Berzin, Gabriella Avicenna in Medieval Hebrew Translation: Todros Todrosi’s Translation of Kitab al-Najat, on Psychology and Metaphysics 2015 Islamic philosophy, theology, science/ text and studies; 91 N/D 2015 14 Levy, David B
Cowan, Rachel, Thal, Linda Wise Aging, Living with Joy, Resilience, & Spirit 2015 S/O 2015 5 Freiband, Susan
Krull, Kathleen Judy Blume 2015 Women Who Broke the Rules M/J 2016 5-6 Cole, Ellen
Amsel, Nachum Encyclopedia of Jewish Values, The 2015 F/M 16 2 Geller, Beverly Mach
Hurvitz, Avi Concise Lexicon of Late Biblical Hebrew: Linguistics in the Writings of the Second Temple Period 2015 N/D 2015 22 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Angleberger, Tom The Rat with the Human Face 2015 The Qwikpick Papers Series S/O 2015 29 Citrin, Rena
Perl, Lila Lilli’s Quest 2015 F/M 16 39 Krasner, Barbara
Rostoker-Gruber, Karen , Isaacs, Ron Farmer Kobi’s Hanukkah Match 2015 N/D 2015 5 Cole, Ellen
Mittleman, Alan L. Human Nature in Jewish Thought: Judaism’s Case for Why Persons Matter 2015 F/M 2016 16 Finkelman, Yoel
Levine, Anna Jodie’s Shabbat Surprise 2015 S/O 2015 35 Eskin, Marcie
Merwin, Ted Pastrami on Rye: An Overstuffed History of the Jewish Deli 2015 M/J 2016 34 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Claussen, Geoffrey D. Sharing the Burden: Rabbi Simha Zissel Ziv and the Path of Musar 2015 N/D 2016 13 Cantor, Hallie
Enszer, Dr. Julie R. Liliths’s Demons 2015 M/J 2016 40 Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron
Epstein, Kalonymos, Kalman Letters of Light: Passages from Ma’or va-shemesh 2015 F/M 16 8 Levy, David B
Alina Gromova, Felix Heinert, Sebastian Voigt Jewish and Non-Jewish Spaces in the Urban Context 2015 F/M 2017 10 Pinchas Roth
Epstein, Lawrence J. Converts to Judaism: Stories from Biblical Times to Today. 2015 S/O 2016 5 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Lipski, Sam, Rutland, Suzanne D. Let My People Go: the Untold Story of Australia and the Soviet Jews 1959-1989 2015 F/M 16 15 Levy, David B


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