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.
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Author/Editor Title Place of Publication Year Series ISBN Issue P Review Authorsort descending Review format Review type
Stuchner, Joan Betty, Row, Richard Kugel Valley Klezmer Band, The 1998 M/J 99 19
Senesh, Hannah Hannah Senesh: Her Life and Diary. The first complete edition 2004 F/M 05 23
Wallerstein, Jane Voices from the Paterson Silk Mills 2000 S/O 01 21-22
Balsley, Tilda, Fischer, Ellen, Leigh, Tom Its a Mitzvah, Grover! 2013 FM13 9
Ungar, Richard Even Higher 2007 S/O 07 19
Josephson, Erland, Greenwald, Roger Story About Mr. Silberstein, A 1995 S/O 96 15
Kagan, Jeremy Choice to Be: A Jewish Path to Self and Spirituality, The 2012 M/J13 26
Hoffman, Lawrence A. Rethinking Synagogues: A New Vocabulary for Congregational Life 2006 M/J 07 26
Schram, Peninnah, Davis, Rachayl Eckstein, Lee, Wendy W. Apple Trees Discovery, The 2012 M/J 12 9
Schleimer, Sarah M., Klineman, Harvey One Good Turn 1990 N/D 90 41955
Lunge-Larsen, Lise, Trueman, Matthew Noahs Mittens 2006 N/D 06 7
Nir, Yehuda Lost Childhood, a World War II Memoir, The 2002 S/O 02 45-46
Leapman, Michael Witness to War: Eight True-Life Stories of Nazi Persecution 1998 F/M 99 16
Marcus, Audrey F. Jewish Teachers Handbook O 80 15
Rice, Emanuel Freud and Moses: the Long Journey Home 1990 M/J 91 15
Hepker, Sue, Wummer, Amy This Is the Challah 2012 FM13 14-15
Sales, Amy L., Saxe, Leonard How Goodly Are Thy Tents: Summer Camps as Jewish Socializing Experiences 2004 S/O 04 24
Schwartz, Howard Day the Rabbi Disappeared: Jewish Holiday Tales of Magic, The 2000 S/O 00 17, 19
Anidjar, Gil Semites: Race, Religion, Literature 2008 Cultural Memory in the Present M/J 08 32-33
Feldman, Emanuel Biblical Echo: Reflectiosn on Bible, Jews and Judaism, The 1986 M/J 87 3
Feldman, Stephen M. Please Dont Wish Me a Merry Christmas: A Critical History of the Separation of Church and State 1997 S/O 97 7
Cowan, Paul, Cowan, Rachel Mixed Blessings 1987 F/M 88 4
Sofer, Barbara Keeping Israel Safe: Serving in the Israel Defense Forces 2008 M/J 08 14
Fleming, K. E. Greece: A Jewish History 2008 S/O 08 15
Ben-Zul, Abraham United States and Israel: The Limits of the Special Relationship, The 1993 M/J 94 8
Hintz, Martin Israel (Rev. ed.) 2006 Enchantment of the World Series S/O 06 20
Bender, Sara, Lucien Lazare, eds. Encyclopedia of the Righteous Among the Nations: Rescuers of Jews During the Holocaust 2003 France M/J 06 27
Geppert, Edyta, Kroke Spiewam Zyce - I Sing Life (AUDIO) 2006 N/D 08 24
Bogacki, Tomek Champion of Children: The Story of Janusz Korczak, The 2009 S/O 09 12
Burgan, Michael Refusing to Crumble: The Danish Resistance in World War II 2010 M/J 10 16
Krich, Rochelle Majer Angel of Death 1994 N/D 94 11
Millen, Rochelle L. New Perspectives on the Holocaust: A Guide for Teachers and Scholars 1996 F/M 97 6
Machlis, Joseph Lisas Boy M/J 83 9
Pomerantz, Barbara Who Will Lead Kiddush? M/J 86 6
Valensi, Lucette, Wachtel, Nathan Jewish Memories 1991 N/D 91 14
Bohlman, Philip V.,, Holzapfel, Otto Folk Songs of Ashkenaz, The 2001 F/M 02 18-19
Friedman, Saul S. Terezin Diary of Gonda Redlich, The 1993 S/O 93 18
Deutsch, Naftali Holocaust Survivor, A: In the Footsteps of His Past 2007 S/O 08 18
Langer, Ruth Cursing the Christians? A History of the Birkat HaMinim 2012 M/J 12 34
Rubin, Susan Goldman Searching for Anne Frank: Letters from Amsterdam to Iowa 2003 M/J 04 34-35
Abramson, Ruth Benjamin: Journey of a Jew 1987 S/O 87 6
Cohen, Nancy J. Permed to Death Hair 1999 Bad Hair Day Mysteries N/D 02 17
Cheshire, Gerald, Hammond, Paula Middle East, The 2003 Cultures and Costumes: Symbols of Their Period M/J 04 38
Zakar, Susan M. Judaism Online: Confronting Spirituality on the Internet 1998 F/M 99 14
Wisniewski, David Golem 1996 M/J 97 13
Topek, Susan Remick Turn for Noah, A: a Hanukkah Story 1992 M/J 93 17
Petsonk, Judy Intermarriage Handbook, The 1988 N/D 88 7
Franciosi, Robert Elie Wiesel: Conversations 2002 M/J 03 15
Bryan, Diane Brenda Soldier of God 2001 N/D 03 7
Sachs, Marilyn Call Me Ruth N/D 82 7
Derwin, Susan Rage is the Subtext: Readings in Holocaust Literature and Film 2012 FM13 22
Meir, Mira Alina: A Russian Girl Comes to Israel N/D 82 8
Antler, Joyce You Never Call! You Never Write! A History of the Jewish Mother 2007 F/M 08 35
Lieberman, Sherman Mystics and Missionaries: The Jews in Palestine, 1799-1840 1992 S/O 93 19
Walfish, Miriam Libas Palace 2012 Jewish Girls Around the World S/O13 4
Goldstein, Stephen L. When My Mother No Longer Knew My Name: A Sons "Course" in "Rational" Caregiving 2012 M/J13 24
Nason, Ruth Jewish Faith, The 2005 Start-Up Religion Series N/D 05 20
Labinsky, Baruch Financial Guide to Aliyah and Life in Israel 2012 FM13 29
Abrams, Judith Z. Talmud for Beginners, The: vol. 1 Prayer 1991 M/J 91 8
Solomon, Norman Historical Dictionary of Judaism 1998 S/O 99 14
Wiesel, Elie, Heffner, Richard D., Vinciguerra, Thomas J. Conversations with Elie Wiesel 2001 N/D 02 16
Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Sammy Spider's First Simhat Torah 2010 S/O 10 15-16
Kramer, Ralph Bay Area Jewish Forum Haggadah, The M/J 86 4
Greenfeld, Howard, Grove, E. Passover 1978 W78 28
Rosner, Fred Medical Encyclopedia of Moses Maimonides 1998 F/M 99 41986
Klawans, Jonathan Josephus and the Theologies of Ancient Judaism 2012 N/D13 30
Winecki, Christine Girl in the Check Coat: Survival in Nazi-Occupied Poland and a New Life in Australia, The 2007 The Library of Holocaust Testimonies F/M 08 45
Haas, Gerda Tracking the Holocaust 1995 N/D 95 6
Goldberg, Lester In Siberia It Is Very Cold 1987 N/D 87 6
Lasky, Kathryn Dreams in the Golden Country Dear America series F/M 99 19
Sacks, Jonathan Sidur Koren = The Koren Siddur 2009 M/J 10 39, 41
Roskies, David G. Bridge of Longing: The Lost Art of Yiddish Storytelling, A 1995 N/D 95 41860
Moscowitz, Moshe, Sokoloff, David, Carter, Jon Queen of Persia, The 2004 M/J 04 36
Michelson, Richard, Lewis, E. B. Across the Alley 2006 S/O 06 22
Kidd, Ronald Year of the Bomb, The 2009 N/D 09 11
Koffsky, Ann D. My Jewish Holiday Fun Book 2000 S/O 00 36
Grief, Howard Legal Foundation and Borders of Israel Under International Law, The: A Treatise on Jewish Sovereignty Over the Land of Israel 2008 S/O 09 39
Rabinowicz, Tzvi M. Hasidism in Israel: A History of the Hasidic Movement and Its Masters in the Holy Land 2000 N/D 00 12
Carlson, Lewis H. We Were Each Others Prisoners: An Oral History of World War II: American and German Prisoners of War 1997 S/O 97 6
Kaufman, David E. Jewhooing the Sixties: America Celebrity and Jewish Identity 2012 S/O13 31-32
Kellerman, Faye False Prophet 1992 S/O 92 21
Hull, Eleanore Summer People, The S/O 84 8
Bellow, Saul Henderson, The Rain King 1965 Sp77 30
Shires, Linda M. Coming Home: A Womans Story of Conversion to Judaism 2003 F/M 04 20
Drucker, Malka Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Sweet Beginnings S/O 81 9
Swinsky, Michael At the Threshold: Jewish Meditations on Death 1995 S/O 96 12
Hessel, Carolyn S. Our Story: The Jews of Sepharad - A Resource Guide 1992 S/O 92 18
Goodman, Naomi On Borrowed Time: Poems of Two Centuries 2005 F/M 06 26
Kranzler, David Man Who Stopped the Trains to Auschwitz, The: George Mantello, El Salvador, and Switzerlands Finest Hour 2000 S/O 01 17
Stillman, Norman A. Jews of Arab Lands, The 1979 W80 16
Aidinoff, Elsie Garden, The 2004 N/D 04 14
Friedman, Daniel To Kill and Take Possession: Law, Morality and Society in Biblical Stories 2002 M/J 04 14
Lehrer, Alice Becker If We Could Hear Them Now: Encounters with Legendary Jewish Heroines 2009 M/J 10 35
Levinas, Emmanuel Difficult Freedom: Essays on Judaism 1998 N/D 98 8, 10
Blacker Cohen, Sarah, Koch, Joanne B. Shared Stages: Ten American Dramas of Blacks and Jews 2007 SUNY Series in Modern Jewish Literature and Culture M/J 08 19-20
Gries, Zeev Book in the Jewish World 1700-1900, The 2007 F/M 08 39
Silva, Daniel Prince of Fire 2005 M/J 05 30
Bellow, Saul Mr. Sammlers Planet 1970 Sp77 30
Hecht, Jacob J. Lag BOmer Book S/O 83 4
Potts, Steve Hanukkah 2005 N/D 05 17


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