Book Review Index


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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Purim Play Schotter, Roni Little Brown 1998 F/M 98 16
Eagle in the Sky Smith, Wilbur Doubleday Sp75 25-26
Books are Treasures Bogot, Howard I. s.n. N/D 82 7
Classics of Western Spirituality: A Library of Great Spiritual Masters F/M 82 9
Anthology on Armed Jewish Resistance 1939-1945 Kowalski, Isaac Jewish Combatants Publishers House 1985 F/M 85 5
On Sukkot and Simchat Torah Fishman, Cathy Goldberg, Hall, Melanie G. Kar-Ben 2006 S/O 06 16
Writing Our Lives: Autobiographies of American Jews, 1890-1990 Rubin, Steven J. JPS 1991 M/J 92 19
Lonely Man of Faith, The Soloveitchik, Joseph B. Aronson 1997 M/J 97 8
Harry Houdini: A Magical Life MacLeod, Elizabeth Kids Can Press 2005 S/O 05 10
Terror in Black September: The First Eyewitness Account of the Infamous 1970 Hijackings Raab, David Palgrave Macmillan 2007 M/J 08 27
Jewish Cooking Made Slim Wiener, Marjorie N/D 83 9
Running the Gauntlet of Anti-Semitism: From Polish Counter-Intelligence to the Marshall Center Checinski, Michael Moshe Devora 2004 M/J 05 33
Moscow Magician Moody, John St. Martin's 1991 S/O 91 21
Up from Orchard Street Widmer, Eleanor Bantam 2005 N/D 05 23
Judaism and Theology: Essays on the Jewish Religion Jacobs, Louis Vallentine Mitchell 2005 N/D 05 27-28
From Ancient Writings to Sacred Texts: The Old Testament and Apocrypha Nigosian, S. A. Johns Hopkins University Press 2004 M/J 05 40
Simple Wisdom: Modern Tales from Chelm Shatin, Leo Syren Book 2007 N/D 07 36
Ideology of Death: Why the Holocaust Happened in Germany Weiss, John Ivan R. Dee 1996 F/M 96 14
Popular Culture and the Shaping of Holocaust Memory in America Mintz, Alan L. University of Washington Press 2001 N/D 01 10
Dictionary of the Holocaust: Biography, Geography, and Terminology Epstein, Eric Joseph, Rosen, Philip Greenwood 1997 S/O 98 41828
Bintel Brief, A Metzker, Isaac s.n. S/O 90 10
Chanukkah Tree, The Kimmel, Eric A., Carmi, Gloria Holiday 1988 N/D 88 10
Ambivalent Image: Nineteenth-Century Americas Perception of the Jew, The Mayo, Louise A. Associated University Presses 1988 F/M 89 11
Nobodys Baby Now Benjamin, Carol Lea Macmillan 1984 M/J 85 6
Winning Cooperation from Your Child: A Comprehensive Method to Stop Defiant and Aggressive Behavior in Children Wenning, Kenneth Aronson 1996 M/J 96 12
Liebermans Day Kaminsky, Stuart M. Holt 1994 S/O 94 7
Hahahs Paradise Rave, Ligia New Door Books 2009 N/D 10 16
Taking Judaism Personally: Creating a Meaningful Spiritual Life Petsonk, Judy Free Press 1996 M/J 97 6
Jasons Miracle: A Hanukkah Story Benderly, Beryl Lieff Albert Whitman 2000 S/O 00 15-16
Rethinking Synagogues: A New Vocabulary for Congregational Life Hoffman, Lawrence A. Jewish Lights Publishing 2006 M/J 07 26
Milk and Honey Kellerman, Faye Morrow 1990 S/O 90 16-17
Troubling the Waters: Black-Jewish Relations in the American Century Greenberg, Cheryl Lynn Politics and Society in Twentieth-Century America Princeton University Press 2006 N/D 06 24-25
Jews of Vienna and the First World War, The Rechter, David Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2001 F/M 02 24-25
Flipping Out?: Myth or Fact?: The Imapct of the "Year in Israel" Berger, Shalom Z., Daniel Jacobson,, Waxman, Chaim I. Yashar Books 2007 M/J 08 28-29
Shalom/Pax: Jewish and Christian Chant (AUDIO) Seraphic Fire & George Mordecai Seraphic Fire 2008 N/D 08 25
Hothouse (VIDEO) Dotan, Shimon First Run/Icarus 2006 M/J 07 31
Pharisees: Rabbinic Perspectives, The Neusner, Jacob Ktav 1985 F/M 86 4
David & Goliath (VIDEO) Pyramid Sp75 29
Beloved by All: Rav Avraham Pam: A Life of Kiddush Hashem Finkelman, Shimon Mesorah 2007 N/D 07 41923
Acts of Faith Ross, Dan F/M 82 6
New Age Judaism Rothenberg, Celia E., Vallely, Anne Vallentine Mitchell 2008 N/D 08 19
When the Soldiers Were Gone Propp, Vera W. Putnam 1999 F/M 99 20
Learning to Read Midrash Peters, Simi Urim 2004 F/M 04 18-19
Good Faith and Credit Hammer, Gottlieb Cornwall Books 1986 F/M 87 4
Strangers at the Gate Gross, Leonard Random House 1995 F/M 96 15
Israel and the Post-Zionists: A Nation at Risk Sharan, Shlomo Sussex Academic Press 2003 N/D 03 18
Rebbe, the Messiah, and the Scandal of Orthodox Indifference, The Berger, David Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2001 M/J 02 9
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Andrews, Jesse Amulet Books 2012 M/J 12 5
Too Young for Yiddish Michelson, Richard, Waldman, Neil Talewinds 2002 F/M 02 34
Jewish Travel Guide 2007 International Edition Vallentine Mitchell 2007 F/M 08 40
Faraway Summer Hurwitz, Johanna, Azarian, Mary Morrow Junior Books 1998 M/J 99 15
Seek My Face, Speak My Name: A Contemporary Jewish Theology Green, Arthur Aronson 1992 M/J 92 15
History of the Middle East Downing, David World Almanac Library of the Middle East Series World Almanac Library 2007 N/D 07 20-21
Engaging Modernity: Rabbinic Leaders and the Challenge of the Twentieth Century Sokol, Moshe Z. Aronson 1997 N/D 97 7
Parodies of An-skys "The Dybbuk" Hameiri, Avigdor, Penalosa, Fernando Tsiterboym Books 2012 N/D13 43
Covenant of Creatures: Levinass Philosophy of Judaism, A Fagenblat, Michael Stanford University Press 2010 N/D 10 18
Baby Experiment, The Dublin, Anne Dundurn 2012 M/J 12 1
New Anti-Semitism: The Current Crisis and What We Must Do About It, The Chesler, Phyllis Jossey-Bass 2003 S/O 03 18
When the War is Over Attema, Martha Orca 2003 M/J 03 28-29
Learning Together: A Source Book on Jewish Family Education Alper, Janice P. Alternatives in Religious Education 1987 N/D 87 5
Good Faith and Credit Hammer, Gottlieb Cornwall Books 1986 N/D 87 4
Strangers in Yerushalaym Spektor, Zev Adventures of a Lifetime Judaica Press 2013 N/D13 6
Israel and the Quest for Permanence Perry, Dan, Ironside, Alfred McFarland 1999 S/O 00 17
Rebbe: The Life and Afterlife of Menachem Mendel Schneerson, The Heilman, Samuel, Friedman, Menachem Princeton University Press 2010 N/D 10 20
Me and the Mosque (VIDEO) Nawaz, Zarqa National Film Board of Canada 2005 S/O 07 56-57
Torah & Company: The Weekly Portion of Torah, Accompanied by Generous Helpings of Mishnah and Gemara, Served up with Discussion Questions to Spice up Your Sabbath Table Abrams, Judith Z. Ben Yehuda Press 2005 S/O 06 34
Jewish Travel Guide, The Lichtman, Sidney Jewish Chronicle 1978 Sp78 23
Farewell Babylon Kattan, Naim Taplinger 1980 W80 15
Seeking the Path to Life: Theological Meditations on God and the Nature of People, Love, Life, and Death Stone, Ira F. Jewish Lights Publishing 1992 F/M 93 26
History of the Middle East, A Friedman, Saul S. McFarland 2006 M/J 07 24
Engendering Judaism: An Inclusive Theology and Ethics Adler, Rachel JPS 1997 S/O 98 6
Parsha Parables Anthology, The Kamentzky, Mordechai Feldheim 2008 F/M 09 13
Covenantal Imperatives: Essays on Jewish Law, Thought and Community Wurzburger, Walter S., Jacobs, Eliezer L., Carmy, Shalom Urim 2008 M/J 09 30
Babylon Esler, Anthony F/M 81 5
My Own Vineyard: A Jewish Family in Krakow Between the Wars Akavia, Miriam, Flantz, Richard, Scharf, Rafael F. Library of Holocaust Testimonies Vallentine Mitchell 2006 S/O 07 44
We are Strangers Here: An Enemy Alien in Prison in 1940 Borchard, Ruth Vallentine Mitchell 2008 F/M 09 20
Kings Own Loyal Enemy Aliens, The: German and Austrian Refugees in Britains Armed Forces, 1939-45 Leighton-Langer, Peter Vallentine Mitchell 2006 M/J 07 27
Giant Killers: The Danish Resistance Movement, 1940-45, The Thomas, John Oram Taplinger 1976 Sp77 29
Spirituality & Intimacy: Creating the Marriage You Want Aron, Raphael Devora 2008 M/J 09 18
Inherit the Mob Random House 1991 F/M 92 21
Qumran Caves: Hiding Place for the Dead Sea Scrolls Burnham, Brad Famous Caves of the World Series Rosen 2003 S/O 02 46
Magic Pomegranate, The: A Jewish Folktale Schram, Penninah, Hall, Melanie G. On My Own Folklore Series Millbrook 2007 S/O 07 18
Thousand Threads: A Story Told Through Yiddish Letters, A Miller, Lily Poritz, Beckerman, Miriam, Poritz, Lily , Zabludoff, Olga Remembrance Books 2005 N/D 05 29
Jewish Literature for Children: A Teaching Guide Engman, Suzy, Grossman, Cheryl Silberberg Alternatives in Religious Education 1985 S/O 85 7
Every Story Has a Soul Blitz, Shumuel, Katz, Tova Artscroll Youth Series Mesorah 2006 M/J 07 17
Sarahs Passover Bullard, Lisa, Basaluzzo, Constanza Millbrook 2012 S/O12 15
Helen Nashs Kosher Kitchen Nash, Helen Random House 1988 N/D 88 7
Eight Tales for Eight Nights Schram, Peninnah N/D 81 12
Ordinary Genius: The Story of Albert Einstein McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino s.n. N/D 95 15
You Can Do a Mitzvah! Groner, Judy, Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 1999 M/J 00 19
Bravest Fireman, The Zytman, Leah, Diskind, Leah Malka Hachai 1998 F/M 02 42
Come, Let Us Be Joyful: The Story of Hava Nagila Manushkin, Fran UAHC 2000 S/O 00 36
Arab-Israeli Conflict: The 1948 War, The Karsh, Efraim Essential Histories: War and Conflicts in Modern Times Series Rosen 2009 F/M 10 9
One City, Two Brothers Smith, Chris Barefoot Books 2007 F/M 08 15
Yemin Moshe: The Story of a Jerusalem Neighborhood Jaffee, Eliezer David Praeger 1988 S/O 88 7
Lost Childhood, The: A Memoir Nir, Yehuda F/M 90 16
Haym Salomon: American Patriot Rubin, Susan Goldman, Slonim, David Abrams Books for Young Readers 2007 N/D 07 11
Theodore Bikel Sings More Jewish Folk Songs Bainbridge Entertainment N/D 93 16
Jewish Graphic Novel: Critical Approaches, The Baskin, Samantha, Omer-Sherman, Ranen Rutgers University Press 2008 M/J 09 18
Sacred Shadows Schur, Maxine Rose Dial 1997 F/M 98 18-19