Book Review Index


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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Theodore Bikel Sings More Jewish Folk Songs Bainbridge Entertainment N/D 93 16
Haym Salomon: American Patriot Rubin, Susan Goldman, Slonim, David Abrams Books for Young Readers 2007 N/D 07 11
Julias Kitchen Ferber, Brenda A. Farrar 2006 M/J 06 12
Victory for Us is to See You Suffer: In the West Bank with the Palestinians and the Israelis Winsow, Philip C. Beacon Press 2007 M/J 08 29-30
Aspects of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchicks Philosophy of Judaism: An Analytic Approach Spero, Shubert Ktav 2009 F/M 10 39
Prayers Abrams, Judith Z. The Talmud for Beginners, vol. 1 Aronson 1991 M/J 91 8
Moyshe Brodzeron: Un Ecrivan Yiddish DAvant-Garde Rozier, Gilles Presses universitaires de Vincennes 1999 S/O 00 19
Im Sorry, Grover: A Rosh Hashanah Tale Balsley, Tilda, Fischer, Ellen Kar-Ben 2013 N/D13 12
Smart Jews: The Construction of the Image of Jewish Superior Intelligence Gilman, Sander L. University of Nebraska Press 1997 F/M 98 7
From Plotzk to Boston Antin, Mary Markus Wiener Publishing 1986 A/M 86 3
Esther Mitchell, Kurt David Cook 1984 F/M 85 8
Culture and Catastrophe: German and Jewish Confrontations with National Socialism and Other Crises Aschheim, Steven E. NYU Press 1996 S/O 96 4
Light Another Candle Chaikin, Miriam N/D 82 4
Witness to the Holocaust: An Illustrated Documentary History of the Holocaust in the Words of Its Victims, Perpetrators and Bystanders Berenbaum, Michael Harper Reference 1997 M/J 97 17
Book of Modern Jewish Etiquette, The Latner, Helen s.n. M/J 82 2
Righteous Gentiles, The Sherrow, Victoria The Holocaust Library Lucent Books 1998 N/D 99 17-18
Now You See Me Krich, Rochelle Ballantine Books 2005 N/D 05 22
Jerusalem: Shining Still Kuskin, Karla Harper & Row 1987 F/M 88 8
Tangle of Roots, A Girion, Barbara Scribner 1979 W79 24
Hannah Senesh: Her Life and Diary: The First Complete Edition Jewish Lights Publishing 2004 M/J 05 17,19
Jonahs Trash: Gods Treasure Anderson, Joel, Goolsby, Abe Tommy Anderson 1998 F/M 00 10
Twilight and Other Stories Hareven, Shulamith Mercury House 1992 M/J 94 7
Anne Frank: Voice of Hope Senker, Cath Famous Lives Series Raintree Stock-Vaughn 2001 N/D 01 22
Pillar Without Mercy (AUDIO) Blacksberg, Dan (Deveykus) Tzadik 2013 N/D13 45
Miriams Journey: Discovering a New World Levinson, Robin K., Kehl, Drusa Gali Girls Series Gali Girls 2006 M/J 06 18-19
How the Left Behind Beasts Built Ararat Farber, Norma, Frasconi, A. Walker 1978 W78 27
Ship in a Storm on the Way to Tarshish Farber, Norma S 78 5
Forced Journey: The Saga of Werner Berlinger Zibart, Rosemary Artemesia 2013 N/D13 7
Elly: My True Story of the Holocaust Berkovits, Elly Gross Scholastic Press 2009 F/M 10 13
Confronting the Holocaust Rosenfeld, Alvin O 79 6
Lesbian Rabbis: The First Generation Alpert, Rebecca T., Elwell, Sue Levi, Idelson, Shirley Rutgers University Press 2001 F/M 03 31
Whirlwind, The Matas, Carol Orca 2007 M/J 07 10
Biblical Outlook: Topics in Jewish Philosophy, The Polachek, Shlomo, Himelstein, Shmuel Penina Press 2012 N/D12 34
Regal Way, The: The Life and Times of Rabbi Israel of Ruzhi Assaf, David, Louvish, David Stanford Series in Jewish History and Culture Stanford University Press 2002 F/M 03 32
New World Waiting Faigen, Anne G. The Local History Company 2006 F/M 07 8
Israel: The Founding of a Modern Nation Silverman, Maida Dial 1998 N/D 98 13
Studies in the Variety of Rabbinic Cultures Cohen, Gerson D. JPS Scholar of Distinction Series JPS 1991 S/O 91 18
Grandma Esther Remembers: A Jewish American Family Story Morris, Ann, Linenthal, Peter Millbrook Press 2002 M/J 02 20
Jewish-Christian Schism Revisited, The Yoder, John H., Cartwright, Michael, Ochs, Peter Eerdmans 2003 M/J 05 42-43
Touched by Fire Watts, Irene N. Tundra 2013 N/D13 2
Almonds to Zhoof: Collected Stories Stern, Richard TriQuarterly Books 2005 N/D 05 22-23
Passover Parrot, The Zusman, Evelyn M/J 84 6
Memories from a Russian Kitchen: From Shtetl to Golden Land Sogolow, Rosalie Fithian Press 1996 M/J 96 10
Holocaust and the War of Ideas, The Alexander, Edward Transaction 1995 N/D 95 11
Sephardic Table: The Vibrant Cooking of Mediterranean Jews, The Twens, Pamela G. Houghton Mifflin 1998 F/M 99 13
Fifth Wheel, The Shamir, Moshe, Katz, Shmuel Benmir Books 1986 S/O 86 11
Dream of a Thousand Years N/D 90 12
Christopher Columbus’ Jewish Roots Amler, Jane Frances Aronson 1991 F/M 92 17
Kulmus HaNefesh: A Musical Journey into the Hassidic Niggun (AUDIO) HaOman Hai Ensemble Jewish Music Research Centre 2009 S/O 10 40
Were Missing the Point: Whats Wrong with the Orthodox Jewish Community and How to Fix it Rothstein, Gidon Orthodox Union Press 2012 S/O12 46
Bei Mir Bist Du Schon Secunda, Victoria s.n. S/O 82 5
Rabbinic Leaders and the Challenge of the Twentieth Century Sokol, Moshe Z. Aronson 1997 N/D 97 7
Mysteries of the Alef-Beis Dumas, Chava, Mahr, Aryeh Mahrwood Press 2008 N/D 08 35
Introducing Shirley Braverman Wolitzer, Hilma Farrar 1975 Sp76 24
Status of Women in Jewish Law: Responsa, The Golinkin, David Center for Women in Jewish Law at the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies 2012 S/O13 25-26
Glow Stone, The Dreyer, Ellen Peachtree 2006 N/D 06 9
Jewish Parliamentarians Janner, Greville, Taylor, Derek Vallentine Mitchell 2008 F/M 09 11, 13
Til the Cows Come Home Icenoggle, Jodi, Chartier, Normand Boyds Mills Press 2004 M/J 04 33
Abrahams Children: Israels Young Generation Sichrovsky, Peter Pantheon 1991 M/J 92 19-20
Otsar ha-shemot ha-tanakhiyim ba-agadah : kolel yalkut u-milon beIvrit, beur simli be-laaz = Rabbinic Exegesis of Biblical Names and Narratives (in the Talmud and Midrash) Harduf, David Mendel Harduf Books 2002 M/J 03 17
Mamme Dear: A Turn-of-the-Century Collection of Model Yiddish Letters Glinert, Lewis Aronson 1997 N/D 97 41860
Heroes, Antiheroes and the Holocaust: American Jewry and Historical Choice Morrison, David Milah Press 1995 N/D 95 11
Scattered Among the Nations: Documents Affecting Jewish History 49-1975 Rubin, Alexis P. Hall and Emerson 1993 F/M 94 11
Yussels Prayer: A Yom Kippur Story Cohen, Barbara s.n. S/O 81 9
Experiment that Works in Teenage Religious Education, An Lipnick, Bernard Block Publishing 1976 W76 18
Destroyed Synagogues of Vienna: Virtual City Walks, The Martens, Bob Lit Verlag Fresnostr 2012 N/D12 29
Lover, The Yehoshua, A. B. Doubleday 1978 Sp79 24
Yom Kippur Murder, The Harris, Lee Ballantine 1992 S/O 93 15
Call of the Shofar Hassenfeld, H. Daniel Imagigraphics 1995 S/O 96 6
Sammy Spider's First Sukkot Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2004 S/O 04 48
Chaim Weizmann: The Zionist Dream: The Peace Conferences of 1919-23 and Their Aftermath Fraser, T. G. Makers of the Modern Wold Haus Publishing 2009 N/D 10 18
Opeartion Susannah Adelson, Dorothy N/D 83 7
Jewish Identity in America Gordis, David M., Ben-Horim, Yoav Ktav 1991 M/J 91 41955
Thirteenth Hour, The Sofer, Barbara Dutton 1996 N/D 96 14
Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts Narkiss, Bezalel Leon Amiel Publishing 1974 W75 28
Kabbalah Works: Secrets for Purposeful Living (VIDEO) Aaron, David Your Coach in a Box Series Gildan Audio 2005 M/J 06 20
Voices from the Holocaust Roth, Sylvia N/D 81 12
Avigayil and Her Little Friends Fuchs, Menucha, Haas, Esti Smile with Avigayil Series (book 3) Judaica Press 2008 F/M 09 50
Producing Redemption in Amsterdam: Early Modern Yiddish Books in Paratextual Perspective Berger, Shlomo Studies in Jewish History and Culture, 37 Brill 2013 N/D13 19
Musical Tradition of the Eastern European Synagogue, The (AUDIO) JMHP Boys Jewihs Music Heritage Project 2007 F/M 08 47
In Gods Shadow: Politics in the Hebrew Bible Walzer, Michael Yale University Press 2012 M/J13 37-38
Solomon Moon Darrid, William S/O 84 4
Funerals Ross, Mandy Rites of Passage Series Heinemann Library 2004 S/O 04 53
Dangerous Dreidle Ride, The Halpern, Chaiky S/O 82 9
Lise Meitner and the Atomic Age Bankston, John Unlocking the Secrets of Science Mitchell Lane 2004 M/J 04 30
Womens Rites Byrne, Beverly Villard Books 1985 S/O 85 3
Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible...on Schindlers List, The Leyson, Leon, Harran, Marilyn J., Leyson, Elisabeth B. Simon & Schuster 2013 N/D13 9
Rogovs Guide to Israeli Wines Rogov, Daniel The Toby Press 2008 M/J 08 32
Offer, The Lasky, Jesse L. F/M 82 5
Jewish American Literature: An Anthology Chapman, Abraham The New American Library 1974 Sp76 22
Tel Aviv Review, The Duke University Press 1988 M/J 89 9
Hanukkah Lights Lakner, Ben Random House 2001 F/M 02 39-40
Journey to Paradise and Other Jewish Tales, A Schwartz, Howard, Carmi, Giora Pitspopany 2000 S/O 00 38
Unbroken Spirit: A Heroic Story of Faith, Courage and Survival Mendelevich, Yosef Gefen 2012 S/O13 33
Apples and Pomegranates: A Family Seder for Rosh Hashannah Musleah, Rahel, Jarrett, Judy Kar-Ben 2004 S/O 04 48
Pleasures of Your Processor, The Gilletz, Norene M/J 83 4
Modern Jewish Thinkers: An Introduction Levenson, Alan Aronson 2000 S/O 01 17-18
I Am a Torah: A Playful Action Rhyme Paluch, Beily, Argoff, Patti Hachai 2004 N/D 04 20
Shpeter, Book II Gottesman, Meir University M/J 82 7
Four Sides, Eight Nights: A New Spin on Hanukkah Ben-Zvi, Rebecca Tova, Natti, Susan Roaring Brook Press 2005 F/M 06 15-16