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 ascending Series ISBN Issue P Review Author Review format Review type
Korngold, Jamie S., Fortenberry, Julie Sadie's Almost Marvelous Menorah 2012 S/O13 13
Kressel, Neil J. "The Sons of Pigs and Apes": Muslim Antisemitism and the Conspiracy of Silence 2012 S/O13 32 Simon, Rachel
Shinan, Avigdor,, Zakovitch, Yair, Zakovitch, Valerie From Gods to God: How the Bible Debunked, Suppressed or Changed Ancient Myths and Legends 2012 M/J13 33-34
Firestone, Reuven Holy War in Judaism: The Fall & Rise of a Controversial Idea 2012 M/J13 23-24
Preston, Paul Spanish Holocaust: Inquisition and Extermination in Twentieth-Century Spain, The 2012 N/D 14 29 Belinfante, Randall C.
Adwan, Sami, Navel, Eyeal, Bar-On, Dan Side by Side: Parallel Histories of Israel-Palestin 2012 PRIME: Peace Research Institute in the Middle East M/J13 16
Ran, AMalia and Jean Axelrad Cahan, eds. Returning to Babel: Jewish Latin American Experiences, Representations, and Identity 2012 Jewish Latin America: Issues and Methods; 1 S/O14 17 Chesner, Michelle
Cherlow, Semadar The Tzaddiq is the Foundation of the World: Rav Kook’s Esoteric Mission and Mystical Experience 2012 Mahshavot F/M14 28 Wolfe, Nira
Cohn, Willy No Justice in Germany: The Breslau Diaries, 1933-1941 2012 Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture F/M14 28 Cantor, Hallie
Brill, Marlene Targ, Akib, Jamel Annie Shapiro and the Clothing Workers Strike 2011 History Speaks Series S/O 10 13
Ofek, David Luxuries 2011 M/J 15 46 Pinchuck, Kathe
Brofsky, David ilkhot Mo’adim, Understanding the Laws of the Festivals 2011 F/M14 26 Tesler, David
Simhaee, Rebeka, Weber, Michael Sara Finds a Mitzva 2010 N/D 10 13
Schiffman, Lawrence H. Qumran and Jerusalem: Studies in the Dead Sea Scrolls and the History of Judaism 2010 N/D 10 23
Mundill, Robin R. Kings Jews: Money, Massacre and Exodus in Medieval England, The 2010 N/D 10 21
Florence, Ronald Emissary of the Doomed: Bargaining for Lives in the Holocaust 2010 S/O 10 31, 33
Gelbwasser, Margie Inconvenient 2010 N/D 10 9
Benenfeld, Rikki Lets Go to the Farm 2010 F/M 10 17
Wishnia, Kenneth Fifth Servant, The 2010 M/J 10 26
Burgan, Michael Refusing to Crumble: The Danish Resistance in World War II 2010 M/J 10 16
Zediker, Rose Ross Wealth in Biblical Times 2010 S/O 09 14
Cartwright, Amy Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel 2010 N/D 10 8
Friesner, Esther Threads and Flames 2010 N/D 10 5
Schnur, Susan, Schnur-Fishman, Anna, Steele-Morgan, Alex Tashlich at Turtle Rock 2010 S/O 10 16
Schwartz, Seth Were the Jews a Mediterranean Society?: Reciprocity and Solidarity in Ancient Judaism 2010 F/M 10 39
Pinkwater, Daniel, Pinkwater, J. Beautiful Yetta: The Yiddish Chicken 2010 S/O 10 9
Altman, Linda Jacobs Escape - Teens on the Run: Primary Sources from the Holocaust 2010 True Stories of Teens in the Holocaust S/O 10 17
Heilman, Samuel, Friedman, Menachem Rebbe: The Life and Afterlife of Menachem Mendel Schneerson, The 2010 N/D 10 20
Rubinstein, Robert, Mer, Woody Zishe the Strongman 2010 S/O 10 12
Rosinsky, Natalie M. Judaism 2010 World Religions Series N/D 09 15
Jules, Jacqueline, Shapiro, Michelle Happy Hanukkah Lights 2010 S/O 10 15
Appelfeld, Aharon, Green, Jeffrey M. Blooms of Darkness 2010 M/J 10 25
Meyerhoff, Jenny Queen of Secrets 2010 M/J 10 11
Hanukkah 2010 N/D 10 8
Jennings, Sharon, Newland, Gillian Chanukah Noel: A True Story, A 2010 N/D 10 41860
Byers, Anne Trapped - Youth in the Nazi Ghettos: Primary Sources from the Holocaust 2010 True Stories of Teens in the Holocaust S/O 10 17
Muller, Jerry Z. Capitalism and the Jews 2010 S/O 10 35-36
Shulevitz, Judith Sabbath World: Glimpses of a Different Order of Time, The 2010 M/J 10 39
Jules, Jacqueline, Iwai, Melissa Before We Eat: A Thank You Prayer 2010 F/M 10 17
Frank, Thaisa Hedeggers Glasses: A Novel 2010 N/D 10 15
Deutsch, Tehilla, Romanenko, Vitaliy Benny the Big Shot 2010 N/D 10 12
Frankel, Pessie, Perkal, Yocheved Leah, Katz, Tova Mrs. Honigs Cakes 4: Summer Stories 2010 N/D 10 12
Goldwasser, Dovid Starving Souls: A Spiritual Guide to Understanding Eating Disorders: Anorexia, Bulimia, Binging … 2010 S/O 10 33
Greene, Jacqueline Secrets at Camp Nokomis: A Rebecca Mystery 2010 American Girl Series M/J 10 14
Steinberg, Milton Prophets Wife, The 2010 M/J 10 25-26
Wistrich, Robert S. Lethal Obsession: Anti-Semitism from Antiquity to the Global Jihad, A 2010 M/J 10 42
Gunneweg, Jan, Adriaens, Annemie , Dik, Joris Holistic Qumran: Trans-disciplinary Research of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls 2010 Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 87 N/D 10 19-20
Jablonski, Carla, Purvis, Leland Resistance 2010 M/J 10 17
Hoffman, Lawrence A. Who by Fire, Who by Water: Untaneh Tokef 2010 Prayers of Awe N/D 10 20
Portnoy, Mindy A., Cis, Valeria Tale of Two Seders, A 2010 M/J 10 15-16
Telushkin, Joseph Hillen: If Not Now, When? 2010 Jewish Encounters N/D 10 24
Berlin, Bill, Isakoff Berlin, Susan, Welling, Peter Kvetch Who Stole Hanukkah, The 2010 N/D 10 7
Segal, Miryam New Sound in Hebrew Poetry: Poetics, Politcs, Accent, A 2010 Jewish Literature and Culture N/D 10 23
Marx, Trish, Karp, Cindy Sharing Our Homeland: Palestinian and Jewish Children at Summer Peace Camp 2010 S/O 10 18
Arato, Rona Mrs. Kaputniks Pool Hall and Matzo Ball Emporium 2010 M/J 10 13
Robinson, Sharon, Lewis, E. B. Jackies Gift: A True Story of Christmas, Hanukkah, and Jackie Robinson 2010 S/O 10 41892
Byers, Anne Youth Destroyed - The Nazi Camps: Primary Sources from the Holocaust 2010 True Stories of Teens in the Holocaust S/O 10 17
Wengeroff, Pauline, Magnus, Shulamit S. Memoirs of a Grandmother: Scenes from the Cultural History of the Jews of Russia in the Nineteenth Century, Volume One 2010 Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture N/D 10 25
Herman, Charlotte, Mitter, Kathryn First Rain 2010 F/M 10 16
Newman, Louis E. Repentance: The Meaning & Practice of Teshuvah 2010 N/D 10 22
Krieger, Evelyn One Is Not a Lonely Number 2010 N/D 10 10
Halkin, Hillel Yehuda Halevi 2010 Jewish Encounters M/J 10 33
Taubes, Jacob, Fonrobert, Elisheva, Engel, Amit From Cult to Culture: Fragments Toward a Critique of Historical Reason 2010 Cultural Memory in the Present M/J 10 41
Byers, Anne Courageous Teen Resisters: Primary Sources from the Holocaust 2010 True Stories of Teens in the Holocaust S/O 10 17
Jules, Jacqueline, Ugliano, Natascia Miriam in the Desert 2010 S/O 10 12
Missing Piece, The (VIDEO) 2010 M/J 10 26
Bick, Ilsa J. Draw the Dark 2010 S/O 10 41986
Bieringer, Reimund New Testament and Rabbinic Literature, The 2010 N/D 10 17
Littman, Sarah Darer Life, After 2010 M/J 10 9, 11
Robson, David Israeli-Palestinian Conflict 2010 Lucent Books World History Series S/O 10 18
Sklar, Tanya Islamic-Jewish Relations Before 1947 2010 World of Islam Series N/D 10 41797
Glaser, Linda, Nivola, Claire A. Emmas Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty 2010 M/J 10 9
Tepper, Yona, Curiel, Gil-Ly Alon, Guthman, Deborah Passing By 2010 M/J 10 20
Dalrymple, Jan, Dalrymple, Bob Story of Hanukkah Howie, The 2010 N/D 10 8
Altman, Linda Jacobs Shattered Youth in Nazi Germany: Primary Sources from the Holocaust 2010 True Stories of Teens in the Holocaust S/O 10 17
Hays, Peter, Rozen, Beti Two Continents, Four Generations: One Hundred Years, Two Stories 2010 S/O 10 13
Fudeman, Kristen A. Vernacular Voices: Language and Identity in Medieval French Jewish Communities 2010 N/D 10 18-19
Molnar, Haya Leah Under a Red Sky: Memoir of a Childhood in Communist Romania 2010 M/J 10 11
Dogar, Sharon Annexed 2010 S/O 10 16
Peppas, Lynn Purim 2010 Celebrations in My World S/O 10 13, 15
Prager, Yossi Toward a Renewed Ethic of Jewish Philanthropy 2010 Orthodox Forum N/D 10 22
Alphin, Elaine Marie Unspeakable Crime: The Prosecution and Persecution of Leo Frank, An 2010 S/O 10 9
Lamm, Norman, Wolowelsky, Joel B. Royal Table: A Passover Haggadah, The 2010 S/O 10 34
Brandeis, Gayle My Life with the Lincolns 2010 M/J 10 13-14
Weber, Doba Rivka, Saroff, Phyllis Dear Tree: A Tu BShvat Wish 2010 F/M 10 13
Ziefert, Harriet, Gudeon, Karla Passover: Celebrating Now, Remembering Then 2010 M/J 10 41955
Deutsch, Stacia, Cohon, Rhody, Orback, Craig Hot Pursuit: Murder in Mississippi 2010 M/J 10 9
Collins, John J. Beyond the Qumran Community: The Sectarian Movement of the Dead Sea Scrolls 2010 S/O 10 30
Kesselring, Susan Albert Einstein 2010 Basic Biographies Series S/O 10 12
Hyde, Heidi Smith, Sterre, Johanna van der Feivels Flying Horse 2010 F/M 10 9
Baer, Marc David Donme: Jewish Converts, Muslim Revolutionaries, and Secular Turks, The 2010 M/J 10 28
Stern, Steve Frozen Rabbi, The 2010 S/O 10 27
Ho, Jannie Great Matzoh Hunt, The 2010 M/J 10 15
Borman, Leonard Our Jewish Robot Future: A Novel About the Garden of Eden and the Cyborgian Transformation of the Human Race 2010 N/D 10 15
Hackett, Jo Ann Basic Introduction to Biblical Hebrew, with CD 2010 N/D 10 20
Elissa, Barbara, Zaman, Farida Remarkable Journey of Joshs Kippa, The 2010 S/O 10 18
Fagenblat, Michael Covenant of Creatures: Levinass Philosophy of Judaism, A 2010 N/D 10 18
Chayil, Eshes Hush 2010 S/O 10 9
Krohn, Genendel, Katz, Tova Miracle of the Golden Dove and Other Stories, The 2010 N/D 10 41986
Werlin, Nancy Extraordinary 2010 N/D 10 7


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