Book Review Index

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Digital copies of AJL Reviews are available back to the Nov/Dec 2007 issue of the AJL Newsletter.
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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Yearsort ascending Issue P Review Author
Gittel's Journey: An Ellis Island Story Newman, Leslea, Bates, Amy June Abrams Books for Young Readers 2019 M/J 2019 2-3 Bloomfield, Kathy
Raisins and Almonds: A Yiddish Lullaby Tarcov, Susan, Sanchez, Sonia Kar Ben 2019 M/J 2019 20 Tilman, Ellen
Creation Colors Koffsky, Ann D. Apples and Honey Press 2019 M/J 2019 3 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Mitzvah Pizza Scheerger, Sarah Lynn, Melmon, Deborah Kar Ben 2019 M/J 2019 16 Tilman, Ellen
Wait! It's Friday Barash, Chris, Grove, Christine Apples and Honey Press 2019 M/J 2019 21 Cole, Ellen
Understand Judaism Blohm, Craig E. Understanding World Religions Reference Point Press 2019 M/J 2019 17 Bloomfield, Kathy
Shabbos Treats: Delightful Stories of Devotion to Our Holy Shabbos Krohn, Genendel, Katz, Tova Feldheim 2019 M/J 2019 21 Isaac, Fred
Saving Hanno: The Story of a Refugee Dog Halahmy, Miriam Holiday House 2019 M/J 2019 12-13 Krasner, Barbara
The Jewish Spiritual Path: The Way of the Name Golding, Joshua L. Urim Publications 2019 M/J 2019 28 Kohn, Roger S.
Matzah Belowstairs Meyer, Susan Lynn, Engell, Mette Kar Ben 2019 M/J 2019 21-22 Silverman, Lisa
The Cat Who Lived With Anne Frank Miller, David Lee, Rubin, Steven Jay, Baddeley, Elizabeth Philomel Books 2019 M/J 2019 13 Glasser, Rachel
Aly Raisman: Athlete and Activist Leigh, Anna Lerner 2019 M/J 2019 4-5 McMahon, Martha
Around the Passover Table Newman, Tracy, Santos, Adriana Albert Whitman 2019 M/J 2019 22 Silverman, Lisa
Hand in Hand Rosenbaum, Andria Warmflash, Shleifer, Maya Apples and Honey Press 2019 M/J 2019 14 Krasner, Barbara
Anne Frank: Get to Know the Girls Beyond Her Diary Radomski, Kassandra Capstone 2019 M/J 2019 5 Issac, Fred
Esther's Gragger Simpson, Martha Seif, Bernhard, Durga Yael Wisdom Tales 2019 M/J 2019 22 Glasser, Rachel
White Rose Wilson, Kip Versify/ Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019 M/J 2019 14 Krasner, Barbara
The King's Horse: A Purim Story Sokol, Leah, Boroda, Joni Aliza Mosaica Press 2019 M/J 2019 23 Chava,Pinchuck
Martin & Anne: The Kindred Spirits of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Anne Frank Churnin, Nancy, Nayberg, Yevgenia [nid:50827] illustrator Creston Books 2019 M/J 2019 19 Bloomfield, Kathy
Shimri's Big Idea: A Story of Ancient Jerusalem Weber, Elka, Bousidan, Inbal Gigi [nid:52277], illustrator Apples and Honey Press 2019 M/J 2019 15 Pinchuck, Chava
The Rabbi Slurps Spaghetti Kimmelman, Leslie [nid:11416], , Davey, Sharon Apple and Honey Press 2019 M/J 2019 19 Malen, Michal Hoschander
The Siege of Tel Aviv Kestin, Hesh DZANC Books 2019 M/J 2019 39 Lieberman, Eli
Passover Haggadah Graphic Novel Gorfinkel, Jordan B., Erez, Zadok Koren Publishers 2019 M/J 2019 2 Pinchuk, Chava
Simchat Torah is Coming! Newman, Tracy, Garofoli, Viviana Kar Ben 2019 M/J 2019 6-7 McMahon, Martha
Between Iran and Zion: Jewish Histories on Twentieth-Century Iran Sternfled, Lior B. Stanford University Press 2019 M/J 2019 35-36 Simon, Rachel
The Holocaust and North Africa Boum, Aomar, Stein, Sarah Abrevaya Stanford University Press 2019 M/J 2019 24-25 Simon, Rachel
Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs The World Jorisch, Avi Gefen 2018 M/J 2019 31 Stein, Marion
Dirty Jewess: A Woman's Courageous Journey to Religious and Political Freedom Fishbaum, Silvia, Coddington, Andrea Urim Publications 2018 F/M 2019 4 Amir, Michlean
Scarlett and Sam Search for the Shamir Kimmel, Eric A., Stevanovic, Ivica Scarlett and Same Kar Ben 2018 M/J 2018 13 Tilman, Ellen
Divrei Mishkan T’filah: Delving into the Siddur Sarason, Richard S. Central Conference of American Rabbis 2018 M/J 2018 28 Smailes, Suzanne
Genealogy and the Librarian: Perspectives on Research, Instruction, Outreach, and Management Smallwood, Carol, Gubnitskaia, Vera McFarland 2018 N/D 2018 33 Dwoskin, Beth
I Go to Sleep Benenfeld, Rikki Hachai 2018 M/J 2019 16 Levine, Joyce
Prodigal children in the house of G-d Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron austin macauley Publishers 2018 N/D 2018 38 Seigel, Amanda
Noah's Art Animal ABCs Scudamore, Angelika Zonderkidz 2018 M/J 2019 7 Kamin, Rachel
The Zionist Ideas: Visions for the Jewish Homeland- Then, Now, Tomorrow Troy, Gil JPS 2018 M/J 2019 36 Levy, David B
Gal Gadot: Soldier, Model, Wonder Woman. Sherman, Jill Gateway Biographies Lerner 2018 M/J 2018 9 Dublin, Anne
Am I My Body's Keeper? Torah, Science, Diet and Fitness- for Life. Kaufman, Michael Urim 2018 N/D 2018 29 Quinn, Arthur G.
Ben and the Bishop Liberman, Judith Weinshall, Davis, Gail Dog Ear Publishers 2018 N/D 2018 10-11 Silver, Linda R.
I Have Lost My Way Forman, Gayle Viking Books for Young Readers 2018 M/J 2019 11 Gershowitz, Elissa
The Jews of Khazaria 3rd Edition Brook, Kevin Alan Rowman & Littlefield 2018 M/J 2019 25 Randall C. Belinfante [nid:51578] and Anne-Marie Belinfante
Everything is Borrowed: A Novel Popkin, Nathaniel New Door Books 2018 M/J 2019 40 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Uprooted: How 3,000 of Jewish Civilization in the Arab World Vanished Overnight Julius, Lyn Valentine Mitchell 2018 M/J 2019 31 Dwoskin, Beth
The Italian Executioners: the Genocide of the Jews of Italy Sullam, Simon Levis, trans. Smyth, Oona, Patane, Claudia Princeton University Pres 2018 N/D 2018 33 Simon, Rachel
We Can Find A Way: A Hachnosas Orchim Inclusion Story Rosenfeld, Dina H., Wummer, Amy Hachai Publishing 2018 M/J 2019 16 Levitan, Rebecca
The World Needs Beautiful Things Berkowitz, Leah Rachel, Fabbri, Daniele Kar Ben 2018 N/D 2018 6-7 Cole, Ellen
Two by Two Stauffer, Lisa Lowe, Scudamore, Angelika Zonderkidz 2018 M/J 2019 7 Tilman, Ellen
A Moon For Moe and Mo Zalben, Jane Breskin, Amini, Mehrdokht Charlesbridge 2018 M/J 2019 20-21 Citrin, Rena
Rabbinic Authority: The Vision and the Reality; Halakhic Family, the Child's Welfare and the Agunah; Beit Din Decisions in English Vol 4 Warburg, A Yehudah Urim Publications 2018 M/J 2019 36 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Israel Persano, Thomas Countries we come from Bearport 2018 M/J 2018 18 Rapp, Andrea
Me and My Dog and the Homework Mystery Adler, David A., Ackerman, Dena Me and my dog Menucha Classroom Solutions 2018 M/J 2018 9 Pinchuck, Chava
A Matter of Geography: A New Perspective on Medieval Hebrew Poetry Kfir, Uriah Etudes sur le Judaisme Medieval, 74 Brill 2018 N/D 2018 29 David B. Levy
Passport Control Green, Gila S & H Publishing 2018 M/J 2019 11-12 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Anti-Shechita Prosecutions in the Anglo-American World 1855-1913: A Major Attack on Jewish Freedoms Fraser, David Academic Studies Press 2018 M/J 2019 25-26 Randall C. Belinfante [nid:51578] and Anne-Marie Belinfante
Mother India Reich, Tova Syracuse University Press 2018 M/J 2019 40-41 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
God versus Gods: Judaism in the Age of Idolatry Klein, Reuven Chaim Mosaica Press 2018 M/J 2019 31-32 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
The Virtue of Nationalism Hazony, Yoram Basic Books 2018 F/M 2019 4-5 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Hebrew Fascism in Palestine, 1922-1942 Tamir, Dan Palgrave Macmillan 2018 N/D 2018 33-34 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Where's the Potty on this Ark? Olizky, Kerry, Tompkins, Abigail Kar Ben 2018 M/J 2019 3-4 Tilman, Ellen
Avi for President Koffsky, Ann D. Menucha 2018 M/J 2019 7 Dublin, Anne
Ta'am HaTe'amim or Universal Oral Law: A Hebrew Renaissance Kabbalistic Mission Treatise by Guillaume Postel Weiss, Judith Magnes Press 2018 M/J 2019 37 Levy, David B
Queen Esther: A Bible Story Retold Liberman, Judith Weinshall, Gau Family Studio Dog Ear Publishing 2018 N/D 2018 10-11 Silver, Linda R.
The Spy with the Red Balloon Locke, Katherine Albert Whitman 2018 M/J 2019 12 Bloomfield, Kathy
Setting A Table for Two: Enhancing Relationships, Achieving Intimacy Friedman, Avraham Peretz Compass Books 2018 M/J 2019 26 Pinchuck, Chava
Unholy Land Tidhar, Lavie Tachyon 2018 M/J 2019 41 Isaac, Fred
Holocaust Memoirs of A Bergen-Belsen Survivor: Classmate of Anne Frank Konig, Nanette Blitz Amsterdam Publishers 2018 M/J 2019 32 Share, Ellen
Chief Rabbi Nathan Marcus Adler: The Forgotten Founder. Taylor, Derek Vallentine Mitchell 2018 N/D 2018 34 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Anne Frank Baron, Clementine, Wennagal, Bruno, Nolan, Catherine Roaring Brook Press 2018 M/J 2019 4 Silverman, Lisa
Bronislaw Huberman Aronson, Peter Double M Books 2018 N/D 2018 7 Barbara Krasner
A Pizza Contest for Jelly Eli Z. Adler, David A., Ackerman, Dena Menucha 2018 M/J 2019 8 Bloomfield, Kathy
The Israeli Radical Left: An Ethics of Complicity Wright, Fiona University of Pennsylvania Press 2018 M/J 2019 37 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Bubbe’s Got the Beat Press, Judy, Hall, Mary Kar Ben 2018 M/J 2018 19 Tilman, Ellen
The Rabbinic Conversion of Judaism: the Unique Perspective of the Bavli on Conversion and the Construction of Jewish Identity. Lavee, Moshe Brill 2018 M/J 2018 26 Scheide, Daniel
The Crate: A Story of War, a Murder, and Justice Levison, Deborah Vadas Wildblue Press 2018 N/D 2018 30 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Rokitno Square Liberman, Judith Weinshall, Davis, Gail Dog Ear Publishing 2018 N/D 2018 10-11 Silver, Linda R.
A Queer Way Out: The Politics of Queer Emigration from Israel Amit, Hila SUNY Press 2018 F/M 2019 1 Lieberman, Eli
Blacklisted: Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment Brimner, Larry Dane Calkins Creek 2018 M/J 2019 17 Quay, Alex
Thought and the Perception of Evil: Aristotle, Plato, the Hebrew Bible, and the Babylonian Talmud Trachtenberg, Eliezer A. Geffen 2018 N/D 2018 34-35 Randall C. Belinfante [nid:51578] and Anne-Marie Belinfante
Albert Einstein Crete, Patricia, Wennagal, Bruno, Nolan, Catherine Roaring Brook Press 2018 M/J 2019 4 Silverman, Lisa
An Unlikely Ballerina Goddu, Krystyna Poray, Cosei Kawa Kar Ben 2018 N/D 2018 7-8 Dublin, Anne
Teacher Troubles for Jelly Eli Z. Adler, David A., Ackerman, Dena Menucha 2018 M/J 2019 8 Bloomfield, Kathy
Desert in the Promised Land Zerubavel, Yael Stanford University Press 2018 M/J 2019 37 Kohn, Roger S.
Superman Isn't Jewish ( But I Am....Kinda) Bemon, Jimmy, Boudet, Emilie, McGuinness, Nanette Humanoids, Inc. 2018 F/M 2019 2 Lieberman, Eli
Jewish Aramaic Poetry from Late Antiquity: Translations and Commentaries Lieber, Laura Suzanne Brill 2018 N/D 2018 30 Levy, David B
The Sinking of the Patricia Liberman, Judith Weinshall Dog Ear Publishing 2018 N/D 2018 11 Silver, Linda R.
Conversations with Colleagues: On Becoming an American Jewish Historian Gurock, Jeffrey S. Academic Studies Press 2018 M/J 2019 28 Levy, David B
Social Skills Around the Clock Schonfeld, Rifka, Judowitz, Yoel Feldheim 2018 M/J 2019 17-18 Citrin, Rena
The Women of Obernheide: Forced Jewish Women Labourers in Bremen, 1944-1945 Muller, Helmut Valentine Mitchell 2018 M/J 2019 32 Silverburg, Sanford R.
(((Semitism))): Being Jewish in the Age of Trump Weisman, Jonathan St. Martin's Press 2018 N/D 2018 35 Lieberman, Eli
Yanky's Amazing Discovery Bauman, Reuven Menucha 2018 M/J 2019 8 Citrin, Rena
Pogrom: Kishinev and the Tilt of History Zipperstein, Steven J. Liverlight 2018 M/J 2019 38 Cantor, Hallie
The Jewish Museum: History and Memory, Identity and Art from Vienna to the Bezalel National Museum, Jerusalem Berger, Natalia Jewish Identities in a Changing World; 29 Brill 2018 F/M 2019 2 Kohn, Roger S.
The Visit to Latrun Liberman, Judith Weinshall Dog Ear Publishing 2018 N/D 2018 11 Silver, Linda
Beyond Routine: Turning Ritual into Meaningful Jewish Practice Grunstein, Rabbi Yehoshua C. Urim Publications 2018 M/J 2019 28-29 Pinchuck, Chava
Let's Meet a Hatzalah Member Unger, Nissi, Rosner, Hersh Our Community Menucha 2018 M/J 2019 18 Levine, Joyce
How It Happened: Documenting the Tragedy of Hungarian Jewry Munkacsi, Erno McGill-Queen's University Press 2018 M/J 2019 34 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Picture Girl Brill, Marlene Targ Golden Alley Press 2018 M/J 2019 9 Malen, Michal Hoschander
The Taster:A Novel Alexander, V.S. Kensington Publishing 2018 M/J 2019 38 Bibel, Barbara M.
How the Other Half Looks: The Lower East Side and the Afterlives of Images Blair, Sara Princeton University Press 2018 F/M 2019 2-3 Bibel, Barbara M.
Family with Two Front Doors, The Ciddor, Anna Kar Ben 2018 M/J 2018 11 Dublin, Anne
From Krakow to Berkeley: Coming Out of Hiding. An Immigrant's Search for Identity and Belonging Rabkin, Anna Valentine Mitchell 2018 N/D 2018 31 Bibel, Barbara M.

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