Book Review Index


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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Six Day War, The Broyles, Matthew War and Conflict in the Middle East Series Rosen 2004 S/O 04 50-51
Entering the Temple of Dreams: Jewish Prayers, Movements, and Meditations for the End of the Day Frankiel, Tamar, Greenfeld, Judy Jewish Lights Publishing 2000 F/M 01 7
Creativity, Holocaust, Reconstruction: Jewish Life in Wuerttemberg Past and Present Dicker, Herman Sepher-Hermon Press 1984 F/M 86 3
Life of David, The Pinsky, Robert Schocken 2005 F/M 06 35
Not the End of the World McCaughrean, Geraldine HarperCollins 2005 N/D 06 7
Wish: Wishing Traditions Around the World Thong, Rosanne, Kleven, Elisa Chronicle Books 2008 F/M 09 42-43
Jerusalem Diamond, The Gordon, Noah Ma 80 4
Revealment and Concealment: Five Essays Bialik, Hayyim Nahman Ibis Editions 2000 S/O 01 9
Book of Challenges (AUDIO) Hajdu, Andre Israel Music Insittute 2006 F/M 08 47
Hanas Suitcase on Stage Levine, Karen, Sher, Emil Holocaust Remembrance Book for Young Readers Series Second Story Press 2007 M/J 07 15
Tales of Tikkun: New Jewish Stories to Heal the Wounded World Berman, Phyllis Ocean Aronson 1996 F/M 97 8
JFS: A History of the Jews Free School, London, Since 1732 Black, Gerry Tymsder Publishing 1998 M/J 00 7
Miracle of Hanukkah, The Chwast, Seymour Blue Apple Books 2006 N/D 06 13
Turkey and the Holocaust: Turkeys Role in Rescuing Turkish and European Jewry from Nazi Persecution, 1933-1945 Shaw, Stanford J. NYU Press 1993 N/D 93 12
House with Seven Windows, A Molodowsky, Kadya, Schoolnik, Leah Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art series Syracuse University Press 2006 S/O 06 32-33
Picture Book of Harry Houdini, A Adler, David A., Adler, Michael, Collins, Matt Holiday House 2009 F/M 10 7
Anne Frank Mara, Will Rookie Biographies Series Scholastic 2007 F/M 07 7
Folk Songs of Ashkenaz, The Bohlman, Philip V.,, Holzapfel, Otto A-R Editions 2001 F/M 02 18-19
Shattered Youth in Nazi Germany: Primary Sources from the Holocaust Altman, Linda Jacobs True Stories of Teens in the Holocaust Enslow 2010 S/O 10 17
Eleven Bullets for Mohammed Arvay, Harry Bantam 1975 Sp76 22
Committed Life: Principles for Good Living from Our Timeless Past, The Jungreis, Esther Cliff Street Books 1998 M/J 99 7
Legal Foundation and Borders of Israel Under International Law, The: A Treatise on Jewish Sovereignty Over the Land of Israel Grief, Howard Mazo Publishers 2008 S/O 09 39
New Jewish Identity in America, The Ronseberg, Stuart E. Hippocrene 1985 F/M 86 5
Where is Grandpa Dennis? Fried, Janice URJ Press 2009 N/D 09 16
Israel, Politics, Myths, and Identity Crises Orr, Akiva Pluto Press 1994 F/M 95 7
Red Sea, Red Sea Stevens, Serita, Moore, Rayanne St. Martin's 1992 S/O 92 22
Bible Crafts Becker, Joyce s.n. N/D 82 11
Good-Bye Marianne: The Graphic Novel Watts, Irene N., Shoemaker, Kathryn E. Tundra 2008 N/D 08 33-34
Structure of the Siddur, The Schach, Stephen R. Aronson 1996 M/J 97 6, 8
Jewish Woman, The Masnik, Ann S. Biblio Press 1996 M/J 96 10
Meditations of a Holocaust Traveler Markle, Gerald E. SUNY Press 1995 N/D 95 11
Torah Tapestries: Words of Wisdom Woven from teh Weekly Parashah - Vayikra Smiles, Shira author 2013 M/J13 34
Hitlers Hangups: An Aventure Into Insight Klein, Mina, Klein, H. Arthur Dutton 1976 Sp77 28
Passover Greenfeld, Howard, Grove, E. Holt 1978 W78 28
All About Hanukkah Groner, Judy, Wikler, Madeline Kar-Ben 1988 M/J 89 10
Feather Merchantes and Other Tales of the Fools of Chelm, The Sanfield, Steve, Magil, Mikhail Orchard Books 1991 M/J 92 23
Selected Writings of Mordecai Noah, The Shuldiner, Michael, Kleinfeld, Daniel J. Greenwood 1999 M/J 00 15-16
Does God Belong in the Bedroom? Gold, Michael JPS 1992 S/O 92 18
Childs War: World War II Through the Eyes of Children, A David, Kati Four Walls, Eight Windows 1989 M/J 90 14
Kooky Cookie Kids, The (AUDIO) Zim, Paul United Synagogue Book Service N/D 93 16
My Two Grandmothers Older, Effin Harcourt 2000 N/D 00 17
We Remember with Reverence and Love: American Jews and the Myth of Silence After the Holocaust, 1945-1962 Diner, Hasia R. NYU Press 2009 N/D 09 21
Insider / Outsider: American Jews and Multiculturalism Biale, Dvi, Michael Galchinsky, Heschel, Susannah University of California Press 1998 M/J 98 9
Rabbi of Casino Boulevard, The Appel, Allan St. Martin's 1986 M/J 87 5
Before We Eat: A Thank You Prayer Jules, Jacqueline, Iwai, Melissa Kar-Ben 2010 F/M 10 17
Girl in the Check Coat: Survival in Nazi-Occupied Poland and a New Life in Australia, The Winecki, Christine The Library of Holocaust Testimonies Vallentine Mitchell 2007 F/M 08 45
Standing Again at Sinai Plaskow, Judith Harper 1991 M/J 91 14
Jewish Memories Valensi, Lucette, Wachtel, Nathan s.n. 1991 N/D 91 14
Major Farrans Hat: The Untold Story of the Struggle to Establish the Jewish State Cesarani, David Da Capo Press 2009 S/O 09 36
Through a Boys Eyes: The Turbulent Years, 1926-1945 Posner, Louis Seven Locks Press 2000 M/J 00 14
Here There is NO Why Roth, Rachel Chencinski, Roselyn, David, Hirsch, Roselyn Yad Vashem 2002 M/J 03 23-24
ORT, the Second World War and the Rehabilitation of Holocaust Survivors Kavanaugh, Sarah Vallentine Mitchell 2008 M/J 09 26
7th Heaven: Celebrating Shabbat with Rebbe Nachman of Breslov Mykoff, Moshe Jewish Lights Publishing 2003 S/O 03 23
Young Men in Israeli Haredi Yeshiva Education: The Scholars Enclave in Unrest Hakak, Yohai Jewish Identiites in a Changing World; 19 Brill 2012 S/O13 26
Exile and Redemption: Meditations on Jewish History Grunblatt, Joseph Ktav 1988 S/O 88 7
Saving the World Entire and 100 Other Beloved Parables from the Talmud Bleefeld, Bradley R., Shook, Robert L. Plume Book 1998 M/J 99 5
Death Camps, The Lace, William W. The Holocaust Library Lucent Books 1998 N/D 99 17
Cat with the Yellow Star, The: Coming of Age in Terezin Rubin, Susan Goldman, Weissberger, Ela Holiday House 2006 S/O 06 19
Louis Applebaum: A Passion for Culture Pitman, Walter Dundurn Group 2002 N/D 03 15-16
One Minute Jewsh Stories Lewis, Shari, Collier, Roberta Doubleday 1989 S/O 89 10
Yiddish in the Contemporary World: Papers of the First Mendel Friedman International Conference on Yiddish Estraikh, Gennady, Krutikov, Mikhail European Humanities Research Centre 1999 M/J 00 10
Jewish Holiday Games for Little Hands Brin, Ruth, Springer, Sally Kar-Ben 1995 S/O 95 10
Sages: Character, Context & Creativity, The Lau, Binyamin Maggid/Koren Publishers 2013 N/D13 31
By Blood Divided Orde, Lewis Zebra Books 1991 N/D 91 15
Heart Has Reasons: Holocaust Rescuers and Their Stories of Courage, The Klempner, Mark Pilgrim Press 2006 S/O 06 41
These are the Words: A Vocabulary of Jewish Spiritual Life Green, Arthur Jewish Lights Publishing 1999 S/O 00 13
Just Right: The Story of a Jewish Home Emerman, Ellen, Kranz, Sarah Hachai 1999 M/J 00 21
Multicultural Meals: Step-By-Step Healty Recipes for Kids Kalman, Bobbie Crabtree 2004 M/J 04 31
Virtually Jewish: Reinventing Jewish Culture in Europe Gruber, Ruth Ellen University of California Press 2002 N/D 02 12
Immigration, Stress and Readjustment Ben-Sira, Zeev Praeger 1997 S/O 98 7
Prince of Fire Silva, Daniel G. P. Putnam Sons 2005 M/J 05 30
Atlas of Jewish Communities: A Voyage Through History, The Leiman, Sondra UAHC Press 2002 N/D 02 25
From the Old Marketplace Buloff, Joseph, Singer, Joseph Harvard University Press 1991 M/J 91 8
So Help Me God Tarr, Herbert O 79 6
Esther McKay, Sharon E. Penguin Canada 2004 N/D 04 16
Cultural Writings of Franz Rosenzweig Rozenzweig, Franz, Galli, Barbara E. Syracuse University Press 2000 M/J 01 10
Lilac Bush, The Novack, Judith Mandel Shengold 1989 M/J 90 12
Obliged by Memory: Literature, Religion, Ethics Katz, Steven T., Rosen, Alan Syracuse University Press 2006 S/O 06 40-41
Women and the Nazi East: Agents and Witnesses of Germanization Harvey, Elizabeth Yale University Press 2003 F/M 04 17
Jew Today, A Wiesel, Elie Random 1978 W78 27
River and the Stone: Moses Early Years in Egypt, The Jenks, Kathleen E. P. Dutton 1977 Sp77 28
Books are Treasures Bogot, Howard I. s.n. N/D 82 7
Hanukkah Potts, Steve Smart Apple Media 2005 N/D 05 17
Tasting the Sky: A Palestinian Childhood Barakat, Ibtisam Farrar 2007 S/O 07 10
Josephus and the Theologies of Ancient Judaism Klawans, Jonathan Oxford University Press 2012 N/D13 30
Mission on a Mountain: the Story of Abraham and Isaac Golann, Cecil P. Lerner 1975 Sp76 24
Two Thousand Years of Jewish Life in Morocco Zafrani, Haim Ktav 2005 M/J 06 31
How We Returned to Egypt: From Communist Russia to Fundamentalist Israel Shirim, Yaakol Tzipora Publications 2007 S/O 08 24
Pirke Avot: Wisdom of the Jewish Sages Stern, Chaim Ktav 1997 N/D 97 9
Anthology on Armed Jewish Resistance 1939-1945 Kowalski, Isaac Jewish Combatants Publishers House 1985 F/M 85 5
Fortress of My Youth: Memoirs of a Terezin Survivor Friesova, Jana Renee, Morrisby, Elinor, Rosendorf, Ladislav Unversity of Wisconsin Press 2002 M/J 03 15
Shoah Lanzmann, Claude Pantheon Books 1985 N/D 85 4
Ellis Island: Coming to the Land of Liberty Bial, Raymond Houghton Mifflin 2009 S/O 09 12
Confrontation: The Middle East and World Politics Laqueur, Walter Bantam 1974 D 74 29
Let the Celebrations Begin! Wild, Miriam, Vivas, Julie Orchard Books 1991 M/J 92 23
Nickel, a Trolley, a Treasure House, A Baker, Sharon Reiss, Peck, Beth Viking 2007 M/J 07 8
Who Am I? Schon, Ruchy, Roth, Ruchela Feldheim 2006 N/D 06 17
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, The Hanel, Rachael Days of Change Series Creative Education 2008 M/J 08 13
Religious Discourse, A: Thanskgiving Day Sermon Nov. 26 1789 Seixas, Gershom Mendes Jewish Historical Society of New York 1977 W77 28
Bintel Brief, A Metzker, Isaac s.n. S/O 90 10