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
Salkin, Jeffrey K. JPS B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary. 2017 M/J 2018 7 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Feinstein, John Backfield Boys: A Football Mystery in Black and White 2017 M/J 2018 14 Malen, Michal Hoschander Book Juvenile
Borovaya, Olga Beginnings of Ladino Literature: Moses Almosnino and his Readers 2017 M/J 2018 22 Belinfante, Randall C. Book Adult
Sussman, Jeffrey Max Baer and Barney Ross: Jewish Heroes of Boxing 2017 M/J 2018 32 Share, Ellen Book Adult
Aronson, Marc, Budhos, Marina Eyes of the World: Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the Invention of Modern Photojournalism 2017 M/J 2018 8 Quay, Alex Book Juvenile
Golabek, Mona , Cohen, Lee, Sher, Emil Children of Willesden Lane: A True Story of Hope and Survival During World War II 2017 Young Readers Edition M/J 2018 15 Levitan, Rebecca Book Juvenile
Wasserman, Mira Jews, Gentiles, and Other Animals: The Talmud after the Humanities 2017 M/J 2018 32 Sukenic, Harvey Book Adult
Halperin, Joan Arnay My Sister’s Eyes: a Family Chronicle of Rescue and Loss During World War II 2017 M/J 2018 15 Levine, Joyce Book Juvenile
Weinberger, Moshe, Wolf, Binyomin Sparks from the fire : Shabbos Drashos Delivered at Keillas Aish Kodesh 2017 M/J 2018 32 Stuhlman, Daniel D. Book Adult
Appelbaum, Peter C. , Scott, James W Broken Carousel: German Jewish Soldier-Poets of the Great War 2017 N/D 2018 36 Smailes, Suzanne Book Adult
Leatherdale, Mary Beth, Shakespeare, Eleanor Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees 2017 M/J 2018 16 Krasner, Barbara Book Juvenile
Goldscheider, Aaron Light that Unites Us, The 2017 M/J 2018 25 Freiband, Susan Book Adult
Marsico, Katie Genius Physicist: Albert Einstein 2017 N/D 2019 11-12 Issac, Fred Book Juvenile
Yehuda, Zvi e New Babylonian Diaspora: the Rise and Fall of the Jewish Community in Iraq, 16th20th Centuries 2017 M/J 2018 33 Simon, Rachel Book Adult
Liberman, Judith Weinshall, Davis, Gail Expulsion 2017 N/D 2018 10-11 Silver, Linda R. Book Juvenile
Mooney, Carla, Casteel, Tom Holocaust: Racism and Genocide in World War II, The 2017 Inquire and Investigate M/J 2018 16 Isaac, Fred Book Juvenile
Brandes, Yochi, Libenson, Daniel Orchard, The 2017 M/J 2018 35 Stahl, Sheryl F. Book Adult
Glick, Shifra Bentzi and the Magic Potion 2017 Bentzi M/J 2018 10 Colodny, Debbie Book Juvenile
Klagsbrun, Francine Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel 2017 M/J 2018 25 Eltman, George S. Book Adult
Brandes, Yochi Orchard, The 2017 M/J 2018 35 Pinchuck, Chava Book Adult
Kushelevsky, Rella, Ruchie Avital, Chaya Naor, Elisheva Baumgarten Tales in context: Sefer ha-Ma'sim in medieval Northern France 2017 Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, Ms. Bodl, Or. 135 N/D 2018 29-30 Kohn, Roger S. Book Adult
Bentzi and the Magic Potion 2017 Bentzi M/J 2018 10 Pinchuck, Chava Book Juvenile
Shandler, Jeffrey Holocaust Memory in the Digital Age: Survivors' Stories and New Media Practices 2017 M/J 2019 35 Cantor, Hallie Book Adult
Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker War I Finally Won, The 2017 M/J 2018 10 Colodny, Debbie Book Juvenile
Klepeis, Alicia Z. Israel 2017 Exploring World Cultures M/J 2018 18 Rapp, Andrea Book Juvenile
Hart-Green, Sharon Come Back for Me 2017 M/J 2018 35 Gremillion, Yossi Book Adult
Burkhart, Kiersi, Keyser, Amber Long Trail Home, The 2017 Quartz Creek Ranch M/J 2018 11 McMahon, Martha Book Juvenile
Liberman, Judith Weinshall, Davis, Gail Wailing Wall 2017 M/J 2018 18 Eskin, Marcie Book Juvenile
Mandel, Paul D. Origins of Midrash: From Teaching to Text, The 2017 Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism, vol. 180 M/J 2018 26 Levy, David B Book Adult
Karmon, Robert Inspired by a True Story: Isaac 2017 M/J 2018 36 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
Linder, Chaim, Linder, Mark Angels Always Come on Time 2017 N/D 2018 31 Isaac, Fred Book Adult
Morgenstern, Mira Reframing Politics in the Hebrew Bible: a New Introduction with Readings 2017 M/J 2018 27 Silverburg, Sanford R. Book Adult
Keener, Jessica Strangers in Budapest 2017 M/J 2018 36 Gremillion, Yossi Book Adult
Zakon, Rabbi Nachman The Montefiores: Champions of the Jewish People 2018 Great Jewish Lives F/M 2020 43 Isaac, Fred Book Juvenile
Pessin, Andrew The Jewish God Questions: What Jewish Thinkers Have Said about God, the Book, the People, and the Land 2018 N/D 2019 28 Ben-Gad, Shmuel Book Adult
Himsel, Angela A River Could be a Tree: A Memoir 2018 M/J 2019 29-30 Stahl, Sheryl F. Book
Weiss, Judith Ta'am HaTe'amim or Universal Oral Law: A Hebrew Renaissance Kabbalistic Mission Treatise by Guillaume Postel 2018 M/J 2019 37 Levy, David B Book Adult
Perl, Erica All Three Stooges 2018 N/D 2018 12 Colodny, Debbie Book Juvenile
Friedman, Avraham Peretz Setting a Table for Two: Enhancing Relationships, Achieving Intimacy 2018 S/O 2019 15-16 Pinchuck, Chava Book Adult
Cohen, Abraham One of the Thirty-Six Hidden Tzaddikim: HaGaon Rav Yitzchak Zilber zt"l- his life and legacy as told by his students and those close to him 2018 F/M 2019 3 Levy, David B Book Adult
Koffsky, Ann D. Avi for President 2018 M/J 2019 7 Dublin, Anne Book Juvenile
Olitzky, Kerry M. Welcome to the Seder: A Passover Haggadah for Everyone 2018 M/J 2018 27 Stuhlman, Daniel D. Book Adult
Blacher, Ariel Augenbraun, Koppel, Shana Gila Makes Aliyah 2018 M/J 2019 14-15 Pinchuck, Chava Book Juvenile
Roumani, Jacques, Meghnagi, David, Roumani, Judith Jewish Libya: Memory & Identity in Text & Image 2018 N/D 2018 31 Book Adult
Holmgren, Beth Warsaw is My Country: The Story of Krstyna Bierzynska 2018 M/J 2019 30 Silverburg, Sanford R. Book
Aronson, Peter Bronislaw Huberman 2018 N/D 2018 7 Barbara Krasner Book Juvenile
Sivan, Miryam Make it Concrete 2018 N/D 2019 35-36 Stahl, Sheryl F. Book Adult
Wright, Fiona The Israeli Radical Left: An Ethics of Complicity 2018 M/J 2019 37 Silverburg, Sanford R. Book Adult
Folman, Ari, Polonsky, David [nid:52283], illustrator Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation 2018 M/J 2019 1 Levitan, Rebecca Book Juvenile
Press, Judy, Hall, Mary Bubbe’s Got the Beat 2018 M/J 2018 19 Tilman, Ellen Book Juvenile
Hirsch, Samson Raphael The Hirsch Siddur: Revised Edition 2018 S/O 2019 16 Levy, David B Book Adult
Adler, David A., Ackerman, Dena A Pizza Contest for Jelly Eli Z. 2018 M/J 2019 8 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Schreiber, Mordecai Three Founders of Israel 2018 N/D 2018 32 Isaac, Fred Book Adult
Jarausch, Konrad H. Broken Lives: How Ordinary Germans Experienced the Twentieth Century 2018 M/J 2019 30 Wolfe, Nira Book
Goddu, Krystyna Poray, Cosei Kawa An Unlikely Ballerina 2018 N/D 2018 7-8 Dublin, Anne Book Juvenile
Horowitz, Shayna R. Penina Pinkowitz and the Summer Situation 2018 M/J 2018 12 Pinchuck, Chava Book Juvenile
Wolas, Cherise The Family Tabor: A Novel 2018 N/D 2019 36 Stahl, Sheryl F. Book Adult
Zerubavel, Yael Desert in the Promised Land 2018 M/J 2019 37 Kohn, Roger S. Book Adult
Kerner, Alex Lost in Translation, Found in Transliteration: Books, Censorship, and the Evolution of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews' Congregation of London as a Linguistic Community, 1663-1810 2018 Studies in Jewish History and culture S/O 2019 16 Chesner, Michelle Book Adult
Fine, Gary M. The Art of Yannai 2018 F/M 2019 3-4 Wolfe, Nira Book Adult
Adler, David A., Ackerman, Dena Teacher Troubles for Jelly Eli Z. 2018 M/J 2019 8 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Benedict, Devorah I Want a Friend! Stories for Learning Essential Social Skills 2018 M/J 2019 15 Glasser, Rachel Book Juvenile
Shai, Nachman Hearts and Minds: Israel and the Battle for Public Opinion 2018 N/D 2018 32 Isaac, Fred Book Adult
Smallwood, Carol, Gubnitskaia, Vera Genealogy and the Librarian: Perspectives on Research, Instruction, Outreach, and Management 2018 N/D 2018 33 Dwoskin, Beth Book Adult
Jorisch, Avi Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs The World 2018 M/J 2019 31 Stein, Marion Book Adult
Kimmel, Eric A., Stevanovic, Ivica Scarlett and Sam Search for the Shamir 2018 Scarlett and Same M/J 2018 13 Tilman, Ellen Book Juvenile
Zipperstein, Steven J. Pogrom: Kishinev and the Tilt of History 2018 M/J 2019 38 Cantor, Hallie Book Adult
Fishbaum, Silvia, Coddington, Andrea Dirty Jewess: A Woman's Courageous Journey to Religious and Political Freedom 2018 F/M 2019 4 Amir, Michlean Book Adult
Bauman, Reuven Yanky's Amazing Discovery 2018 M/J 2019 8 Citrin, Rena Book Juvenile
Sarason, Richard S. Divrei Mishkan T’filah: Delving into the Siddur 2018 M/J 2018 28 Smailes, Suzanne Book Adult
Benenfeld, Rikki I Go to Sleep 2018 M/J 2019 16 Levine, Joyce Book Juvenile
Fine, Jonathan David, Cohen, Tamar L., Hochstein, Fray A State is Born: The Establishment of the Israeli System of Government, 1947-1951 2018 N/D 2019 23 Cantor, Hallie Book Adult
Sullam, Simon Levis, trans. Smyth, Oona, Patane, Claudia The Italian Executioners: the Genocide of the Jews of Italy 2018 N/D 2018 33 Simon, Rachel Book Adult
Julius, Lyn Uprooted: How 3,000 of Jewish Civilization in the Arab World Vanished Overnight 2018 M/J 2019 31 Dwoskin, Beth Book Adult
Amsel, Nachum Encyclopedia of Jewish Values: Between Man and Man 2018 S/O 2019 9 Belinfante, Randall C. & Anne Marie Book Adult
Alexander, V.S. The Taster:A Novel 2018 M/J 2019 38 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
Brill, Marlene Targ Picture Girl 2018 M/J 2019 9 Malen, Michal Hoschander Book Juvenile
Lipton,Diana From Forbidden Fruit to Milk and Honey: A Commentary on Food in the Torah 2018 F/M 2020 27-28 Gottschalk, Haim Book Adult
Rosenfeld, Dina H., Wummer, Amy We Can Find A Way: A Hachnosas Orchim Inclusion Story 2018 M/J 2019 16 Levitan, Rebecca Book Juvenile
Tamir, Dan Hebrew Fascism in Palestine, 1922-1942 2018 N/D 2018 33-34 Ben-Gad, Shmuel Book Adult
Klein, Reuven Chaim God versus Gods: Judaism in the Age of Idolatry 2018 M/J 2019 31-32 Ben-Gad, Shmuel Book Adult
Metsellar, Menno, Scarry, Harry All About Anne 2018 N/D 2018 8-9 Flax, Shoshana Book Juvenile
Gabin, Jean S. The Paris Photo: A Novel 2018 M/J 2019 38-39 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
Olizky, Kerry, Tompkins, Abigail Where's the Potty on this Ark? 2018 M/J 2019 3-4 Tilman, Ellen Book Juvenile
Hazony, Yoram The Virtue of Nationalism 2018 F/M 2019 4-5 Ben-Gad, Shmuel Book Adult
Greenwald, Lisa 12 Before 13 2018 M/J 2019 9 Flax, Shoshana Book Juvenile
Meyerson, Israela Miracle Nation: Seventy Stories about the Spirit of Israel: A Tribute to Rebirth in the Land of our Ancestors 2018 N/D 2019 17 Isaac, Fred Book Juvenile
Taylor, Derek Chief Rabbi Nathan Marcus Adler: The Forgotten Founder. 2018 N/D 2018 34 Stuhlman, Daniel D. Book Adult
Konig, Nanette Blitz Holocaust Memoirs of A Bergen-Belsen Survivor: Classmate of Anne Frank 2018 M/J 2019 32 Share, Ellen Book Adult
Zakon, Rabbi Nachman, Zakon, Miriam The Story of Rebbetzin Henny Machlis: Her Amazing Home and Family 2018 N/D 2018 9 Pinchuk, Chava Book Juvenile
Leviant, Curt Katz or Cats of How Jesus Became My Rival in Love 2018 M/J 2019 39 Gordon, Ilka Book Adult
Baron, Clementine, Wennagal, Bruno, Nolan, Catherine Anne Frank 2018 M/J 2019 4 Silverman, Lisa Book Juvenile
Kosinski, Colleen Rowan A Promise Stitched in Time 2018 M/J 2019 10 Dublin, Anne Book Juvenile
Newberg, Andrew, Halpern, David The Rabbi's Brain: Mystics, Moderns, and the Science of Jewish Thinking 2018 F/M 2020 29 Cantor, Hallie Book Adult
Henkin, Yehuda Equality Lost:Essays in Torah Commentary, Halacha, and Jewish Thought 2018 Second Issue N/D 2018 28 Levy, David B Book Adult
Ben-Tekoa, Sha'i Phantom Nation: Inventing the "Palestinians" as the Obstacle to Peace 2018 M/J 2019 24 Isaac, Fred Book
Bessner, Ellin Double Threat: Canadian Jews, the Military, and World War II 2018 M/J 2019 24 Smith, Sonia Book
Trachtenberg, Eliezer A. Thought and the Perception of Evil: Aristotle, Plato, the Hebrew Bible, and the Babylonian Talmud 2018 N/D 2018 34-35 Randall C. Belinfante [nid:51578] and Anne-Marie Belinfante Book Adult
Dublin, Anne A Cage Without Bars 2018 N/D 2018 9-10 Levine, Joyce Book Juvenile
Bos, Gerrit Maimonides On Coitus, A New Parallel Arabic-English Edition and Translation 2018 S/O 2019 11 Tesler, David Book Adult


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