Book Review Index


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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Pastoral Care and the Jewish Tradition: Empathic Process and Religious Counseling Katz, Robert L. Theology and Pastoral Care Series Fortress Press 1985 F/M 85 5
Seven Blessings King, Ruchama St. Martin's 2003 N/D 03 9
Tracing Our Jewish Roots Sagan, Miriam, Evans, Beth The American Origins Series John Muir 1993 N/D 93 14
Jews and Judaism in Canada: A Bibliography of Works Published Since 1965 Brown, Michael Canadian Jewish Studies Special Issue, vol. 7/8 Centre for Jewish Studies 2000 F/M 01 9
Holocaust Museum, The Haugen, Brenda Compass Point 2008 F/M 09 44, 46
Meneket Rivkah: A Manual of Wisdom and Piety for Jewish Women Bat Meir, Rivkah, Rohden, Frauke von, Spinner, Samuel JPS 2009 S/O 09 35
Financial Guide to Aliyah and Life in Israel Labinsky, Baruch Mosaic Press 2012 FM13 29
Dry Tears Tec, Nechama N/D 82 2
Baym Taykh: New Yiddish Song (AUDIO) Polina Shepherd Vocal Experience featuring The Quartet Ashkenazim Oriente Express 2007 F/M 10 41
City of Many Days Hareven, Shulamith, Halkin, Hillel Doubleday 1977 Sp77 25
Rachel Dresner, Samuel H. Fortress Press 1994 S/O 96 5
Stolen Words Koss, Amy Goldman American Girl 2001 F/M 02 34
What Did They Think of the Jews? Gould, Allan Aronson 1991 M/J 91 15
Lag BOmer Book Hecht, Jacob J. S/O 83 4
Invinsible Kingdom: Jewish Tales of Angels, Spirits, and Demons Schwartz, Howard, Fieser, Stephen HarperCollins 2002 N/D 02 24
Mystery of the Missing Bar Mitzvah Gift, The Gevirtz, Eliezer Feldheim 1987 F/M 88 7
God in Search of Man: A Philosophy of Judaism Heschel, Abraham Joshua Aronson 1987 N/D 87 5
Our Story: The Jews of Sepharad - A Resource Guide Hessel, Carolyn S. CAJE 1992 S/O 92 18
Zionism at the University: A Diary of the First Days Elath, Eliahu, Yitzhak, Michael Ben JPS 1976 W77 26
Scrolls of Testimony Kovner, Abba, Levenston, Eddie, Bak, Samuel JPS 2001 N/D 01 9
Time of Anger Nuremberg, Thelma Aberlard 1975 Sp76 24
Jewish Prayer: The Right Way, Resolving Halachic Dilemmas Cohen, J. Simcha Urim 2012 M/J13 21
Hidden in France: A Boys Journey under the Nazi Occupation Jeruchim, Simon Fithian Press 2001 N/D 01 8
Mapping Jewish Identities Silberstein, Laurence J. NYU Press 2000 M/J 01 11
Eyes to See: Recovering Ethical Torah Principles Lost in the Holocaust Schwarz, Yom Tov Urim 2004 S/O 05 51-52
Brundibar Kushner, Tony, Sendak, Maurice Hyperion 2003 F/M 04 37
Dialogues of Time and Entropy, The Stollman, Aryeh Lev Riverhead Books 2004 M/J 04 9
As Light Before Dawn: The Inner World of a Medieval Kabbalist Fishbane, Eitan P. Studies in Jewish History and Culture Stanford University Press 2009 F/M 10 34
Chanukah Make Me A Match Series Gefen 1989 F/M 90 19
Prophet of Tenth Street, The Keller, Tsipi State University of New York 2012 N/D12 43
Song for My Sister, A Simpson, Lesley, Mai-Wyss, Tatjana Simon & Schuster 2012 N/D12 2
Waiting for Mama Moskin, Marietta Coward 1974 W75 29
Kafka in Bronteland and Other Stories Yellin, Tamar Toby Press 2006 F/M 06 28
In My Pocket Sim, Dorrith M., Fitzgerald, Gerald Harcourt Brace Children's Books 1997 M/J 98 21
My Brothers Keeper Bernbaum, Israel S/O 85 6
Garden, The Aidinoff, Elsie Harper Tempest 2004 N/D 04 14
Book of Challenges (AUDIO) Hajdu, Andre Israel Music Insittute 2006 F/M 08 47
Daughter of Light Attema, Martha Orca 2001 N/D 01 21
Anne Frank Mara, Will Rookie Biographies Series Scholastic 2007 F/M 07 7
Roots and Boots: From Crypto-Jew in New Spain to Community Leader in the American Southwest Fierman, Floyd S. Ktav 1987 M/J 88 11
Telling and Remembering: A Century of American Jewish Poetry Rubin, Steven J. Beacon 1997 S/O 98 29
World in Turmoil: An Integrated Chronology of the Holocaust and World War II, A Edelheit, Hershel, Edelheit, Abraham J. Greenwood 1991 M/J 92 15
Little Stories for Little Children Margolin, Miriam, Ryback, Issachar Moyer Bell 1986 F/M 87 8
Jewish Bioethics (Augmented ed.) Rosner, Fred, Bleich, J. David Ktav 2000 S/O 00 18-19
Old Synagogue, The Rosenblum, Richard JPS 1989 M/J 90 14-15
Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah Roth, Susan Dial 2004 N/D 04 20
Poets on the Edge: An Anthology of Contemporary Hebrew Poetry Keller, Tsipi SUNY Press 2008 F/M 09 21
Shutting Out the Sky: Life in the Tenements of New Yor, 1880-1924 Hopkinson, Deborah Orchard Books 2003 F/M 04 39
Understanding Jewish History: Texts and Commentaires Bayme, Steve Ktav 1997 N/D 97 6
JPS Torah Commentary: Numbers Migrom, Jacob M/J 90 12
I Go to the Doctor Benenfeld, Rikki Toddler Experience Series Hachai 2004 M/J 04 40
Mollys Pilgrim Cohen, Barbara N/D 83 9
Frankfurt on the Hudson: The German-Jewish Community of Washington Heights, 19339-1983, Its Structure and Culture Lowenstein, Steven M. Wayne State University Press 1989 N/D 90 10
Encyclopedia of Jewish Myth, Magic and Mysticism, The Dennis, Geoffrey W. Llewellyn Publications 2007 F/M 08 38
Bible Crafts Becker, Joyce s.n. N/D 82 11
Cool Jew: The Ultimate Guide for Every Member of the Trible Klug, Lisa Alcalay Andrew Mmeel Publishing 2008 F/M 09 13
All About Hanukkah Groner, Judy, Wikler, Madeline Kar-Ben 1988 M/J 89 10
Remnants of Auschwitz: The Witness and the Archive Agamben, Giogio Zone Books 2000 S/O 00 7
Survivors Haggadah, A Sheinson, Yosef Dov JPS 2000 S/O 00
Why Do Jews Need a Land of Their Own? Aleichem, Sholem, Leftwich, Joseph, Chertoff, Mordecai S. Cornwall Books 1984 M/J 85 4
Letters from Prague 1939-1941 Schapiro, Raya, Weinberg, Helga Academy Chicago Publishers 1991 N/D 91 12
Its Purim Time! Kropf, Latifa Berry Kar-Ben 2005 M/J 05 24-25
No Pretty Pictures Lobel, Anita Greenwillow Books 1998 M/J 99 16
Guardian Angel House Clark, Kathy Holocaust Remembrance Book for Young Readers Series Second Story Press 2009 S/O 09 12
People Divided: Judaism in Contemporary America, A Wrtheimer, Jack Brandeis University Press 1997 N/D 97 9, 11
Shabbat Shalom! Koffsky, Ann D. UAHC 2003 N/D 03 28
Treasures Old and New: Essays in the Theology of the Pentateuch Blenkinsopp, Joseph Eerdmans 2004 F/M 05 12
Jews of Arab Lands, The Stillman, Norman A. JPS 1979 W80 16
Holy Letter: A Study in Jewish Sexual Morality, The Cohen, Seymour J. Aronson 1993 M/J 94 10
Mezuzah in the Madonnas Foot, The Alexy, Trudy Harper 1994 N/D 94 9
First Harvest: Jewish Writing in St. Louis 1991-1997 Schwartz, Howard, Raznick, Barbara Brodsky Press 1997 S/O 98 31
Economy in Yiddish Vocalism: A Study in the Interplay of Hebrew and non-Hebrew Components Jacobs, Neil G. Tel Aviv University. Faculty of Humanities. Language and Culture Monograph Series, vol. 7 Otto Harrassowitz 1990 F/M 92 18-19
Before We Eat: A Thank You Prayer Jules, Jacqueline, Iwai, Melissa Kar-Ben 2010 F/M 10 17
Coat of Many Colors, A: Jewish Subcommunities in the United States Lavender, Abraham D. Contributions in Family Studies, number 1 Greenwood 1977 W78 26
7th Heaven: Celebrating Shabbat with Rebbe Nachman of Breslov Mykoff, Moshe Jewish Lights Publishing 2003 S/O 03 23
Rashi Rossman, Avraham, Linsider, Joel Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2012 FM13 25-26
Story of Hanukkah Howie, The Dalrymple, Jan, Dalrymple, Bob Peanut Butter Publishing 2010 N/D 10 8
When I Daven Zoldan, Yael, Allen, Shira Feldheim 2012 N/D12 7
Last Train: A Holocaust Story, The Arato, Rona Owlkids Books 2013 M/J13 10
Island on Bird Street, The Orlev, Uri S/O 84 9
Nazi Death Camps, The Downing, David World Almanac Library of the Holocaust Discovery Books 2006 S/O 06 11
Going to Jerusalem Bruder, Judith Ma 80 4
Painting Gender, Constructing Theory: The Alfred Stieglitz Circle and American Formalist Aesthetics Brennan, Marcia MIT Press 2001 M/J 02 9
Secret of the Sabbath Fish, The Aronin, Ben, Rieger, Shay JPS 1979 Sp79 25
To Heal the Soul: The Spiritual Journal of a Chasidic Rebbe Shapira, Kalonymus Kalman, Starrett, Yehoshua Aronson 1995 N/D 95 10
Jewish Spirituality: Revitalizing Judaism for the Twenty-First Century Solomon, Lewis D. Aronson 2000 F/M 01 11
His Brothers Keeper: Israel and Diaspora Jewry in the Twenty-First Century Beilin, Yossi Schocken Books 2000 S/O 00 8
Masking and Unmasking Ourselves: Interpreting Biblical Texts on Clothing and Identity Cohen, Norman J. Jewish Lights Publishing 2012 N/D13 22
False Prophet Kellerman, Faye Morrow 1992 S/O 92 21
By Blood Divided Orde, Lewis Zebra Books 1991 N/D 91 15
Dinosaur On Passover Rauchwerger, Diane Levin, Wolff, Jason Kar-Ben 2006 F/M 06 16
Atlas of Jewish Communities: A Voyage Through History, The Leiman, Sondra UAHC Press 2002 N/D 02 25
Chicken Soup for the Jewish Soul: Stories to Open the Heart and Rekindle the Spirit Canfield, Jack, Hansena, Mark Victor , Elkins, Dov Peretz Health Communications 2001 M/J 02 10
Purim Play Schotter, Roni Little Brown 1998 F/M 98 16
Sound to Remember, A Levitan, Sonia O 79 7
Warmer Season, A Olshan, Joseph McGraw Hill 1987 F/M 88 6
Kiddish Yiddish: Jewish Tradition and Culture and Rhyme Feltquate, Barbara, Post, Tom Bardoff 2008 N/D 08 35-36
In the Plains of the Wilderness Azous, Paul Mazo Publishers 2006 N/D 07 36-37
My Grandfathers Blessings: Stories of Strength, Refuge, and Belonging Remen, Rachel Naomi Riverhead Books 2000 N/D 01 11
Genocide in Jewish Thought Patterson, David Cambridge University Press 2012 N/D13 32, 34