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
Lehmann, Marcus, Teomim, Joseph Faith and Courage 2009 S/O 10 18-19
Sattler, Stefen Torah and Color: Color as Your Key to the Parsha 2009 F/M 10 38-39
HaOman Hai Ensemble Kulmus HaNefesh: A Musical Journey into the Hassidic Niggun (AUDIO) 2009 S/O 10 40
Peretz, I. L., Kimmel, Eric A. Even Higher: A Rosh Hashanah Story 2009 N/D 09 9
Hellner-Eshed, Melila, Wolski, Nathan River Flows from Eden: The Language of Mystical Experience in the Zohar, A 2009 N/D 09 21
Moses, Stephane Angel of History: Rosenzweig, Benjamin, Scholem, The 2009 S/O 09 40
Wiviott, Meg, Bisaon, Jose Benno and the Night of Broken Glass 2009 M/J 10 17
Appelfeld, Aharon Laish 2009 M/J 09 30
Friedin, Gregory Enigma of Isaac Babel: Biography, History, Context 2009 M/J 10 31
Rynhold, Daniel Introduction to Medieval Jewish Philosophy, An 2009 Internatioanl Library of Historical Studies M/J 10 39
Zornberg, Aviva G. Murmuring Deep, The: Reflections on the Biblical Unconscious 2009 M/J 09 30
Clark, Caryl Haydns Jews: Representation and Reception on the Operatic Stage 2009 M/J 10 30
Waxman, Laura Hamilton Anne Frank 2009 History Maker Biographies Series F/M 10 14
Milgram, Goldie Living Jewish Life Cycle: How to Create Meaningful Jewish Rites of Passage at Every Stage of Life 2009 S/O 09 40
Moshinsky, Sam Goodbye Shanghai: A Memoir 2009 F/M 10 29
Brown, Erica, Galperin, Misha Case for Jewish Peoplehood: Can We Be One?, The 2009 F/M 10 32
Zickel, Lewis L. Jews of West Point in the Long Gray Line, The 2009 M/J 10 42
Schachter-Shalomi, Zalman N., Miles-Yepez, Netanel Heart Afire: Stories and Teachings of the Early Hasidic Masters, A 2009 N/D 09 25-26
Koralek, Jenny, Holderness, Grizelda Story of Queen Esther, The 2009 M/J 09 41828
Glaser, Linda, Howarth, Daniel Hoppy Hanukkah 2009 N/D 09 41955
Reinharz, Shulamit, DellaPergola, Sergio Jewish Intermarriage Around the World 2009 M/J 10 38
Baumel-Schwartz, Judith Tydor Incredible Adventures of Buffalo Bill from Bochnia (68715): The Story of a Galician Jew, Persecution, Liberation Transformation, The 2009 S/O 10 38
Wiesel, Elie, Temerson, Catherine Rashi 2009 Jewish Encounters N/D 09 26
Krohn, Genendel, Katz, Tova When We Left Yerushalayim: Stories of the Churban Beis HaMikdah 2009 F/M 10 18
Oren, Ram Gerturdas Oath: A Child, a Promise, and a Heroic Escape During World War II 2009 S/O 09 41
McDonough, Yona A., Maione, Heather Doll Shop Downstairs, The 2009 S/O 09 18
Neusner, Jacob Jerusalem Talmud: A Translation and Commentary, The (AUDIO) 2009 F/M 10 41
Stoumsa, Sarah Maimonides in His World: Portrait of a Mediterranean Thinker 2009 Jews, Christians and Muslims from the Ancient to the Modern World F/M 10 39-40
Wolfson, Jill Cold Hands, Warm Heart 2009 S/O 09 19
Winter, Jonah, Carrilho, Andre You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?! 2009 M/J 09 8
Kacer, Kathy, McKay, Sharon E. Whispers from the Camps 2009 F/M 10 14
Drori, Israel Foreign Workers in Israel: Global Perspectives 2009 SUNY Series in Israeli Studies S/O 09 37
Martin, David, Sweet, Melissa Hanukkah Lights 2009 F/M 10 13
Goldsmith, Emanuel S., Zumoff, Barnett Yiddish Literature in America: 1870-2000 2009 N/D 10 19
Cutler, Jane, McCully, Emily Arnold Guttersnipe 2009 S/O 09 23-24
Brooks, Jeremy, Daly, Jude Let There Be Peace: Prayers from Around the World 2009 N/D 09 17
Miller, Lily Poritz In a Pale Blue Light: A Novel 2009 S/O 10 26
McCue, Lisa Happy Hanukkah, Corduroy 2009 N/D 09 12
Fishbane, Eitan P. As Light Before Dawn: The Inner World of a Medieval Kabbalist 2009 Studies in Jewish History and Culture F/M 10 34
Angel, Marc D. Maimonides, Spinoza, and Us: Toward an Intellectually Vibrant Judaism 2009 M/J 10 26, 28
Katz, Susan B. Tylers Hill 2009 N/D 10 41892
Greengard, Alison, Racklin-Siegel, Carol Brave Women Who Saved Moses, The 2009 F/M 10 10
Abramson, Susan, DiOrio, Ariel Rabbi Rocketpower and the Half-Baked Matzah Mystery: A Particularly Peculiar Passover 2009 F/M 10 12
Goetz, Bracha What Do You See on Shabbos? 2009 What Do You See? Series F/M 10 41986
Spero, Shubert Aspects of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchicks Philosophy of Judaism: An Analytic Approach 2009 F/M 10 39
HaLevi, Yehudah, Korobkin, N. Daniel Kuzari: In Defense of the Despised Faith, The 2009 F/M 10 35
Hochberg, Dovid Jewish Teens Survival Guide: Honest Answers for Todays Teens, The 2009 M/J 09 16
Rubin, Nissan New Rituals, Old Societies: Inventied Rituals in Contemporary Israel 2009 Judaism and Jewish Life S/O 10 37
Cohen, Deborah Bodin, Jago Nachshon, Who Was Afraid to Swim 2009 F/M 09 39
Kurzweil, Arthur Pebbles of Wisdom from Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz 2009 S/O 10 34
Karsh, Efraim Arab-Israeli Conflict: The 1948 War, The 2009 Essential Histories: War and Conflicts in Modern Times Series F/M 10 9
Spark, Debra Good for the Jews 2009 F/M 10 30
Cook, Lisa Fineberg Japan Took the J.A.P. Out of Me 2009 F/M 10 33
Aviezer, Nathan Fossils & Faith (AUDIO) 2009 S/O 09 46
Altman, Linda Jacobs Genocide: The Systematic Killing of a People 2009 Issues in Focus Today Series N/D 08 32
Strauss, Yaakov Meir, Katz, Tova Kings Special Loaves: A Young Boy, An Eager Kohen, Two Curious Romans, and Three Enthusiastic Bakers: A Historical Adventure, Including the Preparation of the Lechem Ha-Panim and Shtei Ha-Lechem and the Laws of Menachos 2009 Naftali in the Beis HaMikdash Series M/J 10 20
Rubin, Aryeh Jewish Sages of Today: Profiles of Extraordinary People 2009 Targum Shlishi Project M/J 10 38
Arad, Yitzhak Holocaust in the Soviet Union, The 2009 N/D 10 16
Sussman, Joni Kibort, Marzel, Pepi My First Yiddish Word Book 2009 F/M 09 48, 50
Black, Joe, Brown, Rick Boker Tov! Good Morning! 2009 N/D 09 17
Engelking, Barbara, Leociak, Jacek Warsaw Ghetto: A Guide to the Perished City, The 2009 S/O 10 31
Pedahzur, Ami, Perliger, Arie Jewish Terrorism in Israel 2009 M/J 10 36
Isaksen, Runo, Dickson, Kari Literature and War: Conversations with Israeli and Palestinian Writers 2009 S/O 09 33-34
Watts, Irene N., Shoemaker, Kathryn E. Golem of Prague, The 2009 N/D 09 16
Lehman-Wilzig, Tami, Wehrman, Vicki Hanukkah Around the World 2009 S/O 09 20-21
Stadler, Nurit Yeshiva Fundamentalism: Piety, Gender, and Resistance in the Ultra-Orthodox World 2009 S/O 10 38
Epstein, Seymour From Couscous to Kasha: Reporting from the Field of Jewish Community Work 2009 S/O 09 37
Elkeles, Simone How to Ruin Your Boyfriends Reputation 2009 F/M 10 16
Loeterman, Ben People v. Leo Frank (VIDEO) 2009 S/O 10 41
Bresnick-Perry, Roslyn "I Loved My Mother on Saturdays" and Other Tales from the Shtetl and Beyond 2009 S/O 09 33
Campbell, Yisrael Circumcise Me: The Comedy of Yisrael Campbell (VIDEO) 2009 M/J 10 26
Zoldan, Yael, Allen, Shira We Can Do Mitzvos from Aleph to Tav 2009 F/M 10 19
Rupin, Rafael Jericho Scrolls: A Historical Novel, The 2009 F/M 10 30
Garber, Susie Denver Dreams: A Novel 2009 S/O 09 33
Herskovics, Esther, Shevach, Batya Princes Among Men: Memories of Eight Young Souls 2009 S/O 09 39
Pedahzur, Ami Jewish Secret Services & the Struggle Against Terrorism, The 2009 Columbia Studies in Terrorism and Irregular Warfare F/M 10 38
Lefcourt, Jack Four Thousand Years of Jewish History: Then and Now 2009 M/J 10 15
Pushker, Gloria Teles, Tarman, Mel, Henriquez, Emile Toby Belfer Learns about Heroes and Martyrs 2009 S/O 09 21
Tager, Chanah, Goldenberg, Mirel Riki Solves the Problem 2009 S/O 09 24
Mahgerefteh, Michal In My Bustan: Poems 2009 N/D 10 15-16
Nahshon, Edna Jewish Theatre: A Global View 2009 IJS Studies in Judaica M/J 10 36
Ehrenberg, Pamela Tillmon County Fire 2009 N/D 09 10
Blenkinsopp, Joseph Judaism, the First Phase: The Place of Ezra and Nehemiah in the Origins of Judaism 2009 S/O 10 29
Roth, Jeff Meditation Practices for Everyday Life: Awakening Your Heart, Connecting with God 2009 N/D 09 25
Brook, Vincent Driven to Darkness: Jewish Émigré Directors and the Rise of Film Noir 2009 M/J 10 29
Robinson, Thomas A. Ignatius of Antioch and the Parting of the Ways: Early Jewish-Christian Relations 2009 N/D 09 25
Wiseman, Eva Puppet 2009 F/M 09 44
Harris, Constance Way Jews Lived: Five Hundred Years of Printed Word and Images, The 2009 M/J 10 33
Biemann, Asher D. Inventing New Beginnings: On the Idea of Renaissance in Modern Judaism 2009 Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture F/M 10 31
Zolkower, Edie Stoltz, Bjornson, Barb When Its Purim 2009 F/M 09 51
Grossman, Chaya Feigy, Schon, Ruchy Cherry on Top: A Kosher Junior Cookbook, The 2009 M/J 09 11
Sherin, Byron Life Worth Living: Faith in Action, The 2009 S/O 10 37
Branch, Robin Gallaher Jeroboams Wife: The Enduring Contribution of the Old Testaments Least Known Women 2009 N/D 09 20
Rosenberg, Tziporah, Beifus, Ruth Round and Round the Jewish Year: Elul-Tishrei 2009 F/M 10 18
Jennings, Jerry L., Finkelstein, Goldie, Finkelstein, Joseph S. I Choose Life: Two Linked Stories of Holocaust Survival and Rebirth 2009 N/D 09 13
Kellerman, Faye Blindmans Bluff 2009 N/D 09 27
Greenberg, Gail, Forgie, Lauren No Pigs Brain Soup, Please! 2009 S/O 09 24
Jacques, Paula, Cohen-Nicole, Susan Light of My Eye 2009 S/O 09 34
Akkadian Lexical Companion for Biblical Hebrew: Etymological-Semantic and Idiomatic Equivalents with Supplement on Biblical Aramaic, An 2009 M/J 10 41
Medoff, Rafael Rav Chesed: Essays in Honor of Rabbi Dr. Haskel Lookstein 2009 N/D 10 21


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