Book Review Index


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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
Ziv, Ilan Junction, The (VIDEO) 2004 S/O 04 10,12
Lookstein, Heskel Were We Our Brothers Keepres? The Public Response of American Jews to the Holocaust 1939-1944 1985 N/D 87 4
Colman, Hila Ellies Inheritance 1979 W79 24
Vermes, Geza Introduction to the Complete Dead Sea Scrolls, An 2000 M/J 01 12
Rubinstein, Erna F. Survivor in Us All: Four Young Sisters in the Holocaust (Rev. ed.) 1986 N/D 86 5
Nahai, Gina B. Capsian Rain 2007 N/D 07 26
Schwartz, Moshe, Lees, Susan, Kressel, Gideon M. Rural Cooperatives in Socialist Utopia: Thirty Years of Moshav Development in Israel 1995 M/J 96 11
Marchione, Margherita Yours is a Precious Witness: Memoirs of Jews and Catholics in Wartime Italy 1997 F/M 97 5
Stern, Richard Almonds to Zhoof: Collected Stories 2005 N/D 05 22-23
Mirvis, Tova Outside World, The 2004 S/O 04 9
Goldenberg, Robert Nations that Know Thee Not, The: Ancient Jewish Attitudes Toward Other Religions 1998 N/D 98 7
Kaminsky, Stuart M. Liebermans Thief 1995 S/O 95 9
Herman, Richard Firebreak 1991 S/O 92 21
Lazar, Wendy, Behr, Marion Jewish Holiday Book, The 1977 W77 31
Mark, Michael Toba at the Hands of a Thief 1985 F/M 86 7
Throp, Claire Countries Around the World: Israel 2012 M/J13 11
Ben Sasson, H. H., ed. History of the Jewish People, A 1976 Sp77 27
Bakhtaoul, Said, Ballout, Mohammad Shiism: Waiting for the Hidden Imam (VIDEO) 2005 M/J 06 20
Bogot, Howard I., Gorbaty, Norman Z. Becky and Benny Thank God 1996 F/M 97 12
Smith, Helmut Walser Proestants, Catholics, and Jews in Germany, 1800-1914 2001 F/M 03 38-39
Rabin, Yitzhak Memoirs 1996 M/J 97 6
Shapiro, Chaim Go My Son: A Young Jewish Refugees Story of Survival 1989 N/D 89 13
Levin, Michael Graubert Journey to Tradition: The Odyssey of a Born-Again Jew 1986 M/J 87 4
Klein, Leah War 1991 The B. Y. Times, no. 4 M/J 92 23
Prose, Francine, Podwal, Mark Dybbuk: A Story Made in Heaven 1996 M/J 97 14
Oz, Amos In the Land of Israel M/J 84 5
Bukiet, Melvin Jules Strange Fire 2001 N/D 02 17
Lasky, Kathryn Broken Song 2005 M/J 05 21
Spring, Debbie Righteous Smuggler, The 2006 A Holocaust Remembrance Book for Young Readers S/O 06 19
Neusner, Jacob Yerushalmi: The Talmud of the Land of Israel: An Introduction, The 1993 M/J 94 9
Bellow, Saul Adventures of Augie March, The 1974 Sp77 30
Kacer, Kathy Open Your Doors 2006 Margit: Book Three N/D 06 9
Milstein, Mati My New Middle East: Inside the Israeli Conundrum 2012 M/J13 30-31
Ferencz, Benjamin B. Less than Slaves: Jewish Forced Labor and the Quest for Compensation 1979 W 81 19
Drucker, Malka, Pats, Nancy Family Treasury of Jewish Holidays, The 1994 N/D 94 13
Jablon, Schmuel Jewish Answers 2000 F/M 01 7
Urbach, Sara Selver, Boddansky, Siona Through the Window of My Home: Memories from Ghetto Lodz 1986 F/M 89 12
Olitzky, Kerry M., Isaacs, Ronald H. Complete How to Handbook for Jewish Living, The 2004 N/D 04 9
Adler, David A., Farnsworth, B. Hero and the Holocaust: The Story of Januscz Korczak and His Children, A 2002 N/D 02 27
Easterman, Daniel Seventh Sanctuary, The 1987 N/D 87 15
Fuchs, Menucha, Haas, Esti Avigayil and Her Little Friends 2008 Smile with Avigayil Series (book 3) F/M 09 50
Lorberbaum, Menachem Politics and the Limits of Law: Secularizing the Political in Medieval Jewish Thought 2001 S/O 02 23
Feldman, David Marital Relations, Birth Control and Abortion in Jewish Law 1974 D 74 28
Blau, Rivkah Gender Relationships in Marriage and Out 2007 M/J 08 33
de Pomiane, Edouard, Bacon, Josephine Jews of Poland: Collections and Recipes, The 1985 S/O 86 5
Kalechofsky, Roberta Vegetarian Judaism: A Guide for Everyone 1998 S/O 00 14
Displaced German Scholars: A Guide to Academics in Peril in Nazi Germany During the 1930s 1993 Studies in Judaica and the Holocaust, 7 F/M 95 10
Joffe, Lawrence Illustrated History of the Jewish People: The Epic 4000-year Story of the Jews, from teh Ancient Patriarchs and Kings through Centuries-Long Persecution to the Growth of a Worldwide Culture, An 2012 FM13 28
Goldwasser, Dovid Starving Souls: A Spiritual Guide to Understanding Eating Disorders: Anorexia, Bulimia, Binging … 2010 S/O 10 33
Latner, Helen Book of Modern Jewish Etiquette, The M/J 82 2
Meltzer, Milton Remember the Days: A Short History of the Jewish American 1974 Sp 75 28
Schwartz, Howard, Rush, Barbara Wonder Child and Other Jewish Fairy Tales, The 1996 M/J 97 13
Friedenberg, Robert V. "Hear O Israel": The History of American Jewish Preaching, 1654-1970 1989 N/D 89 12
Peli, Pinchas H. On Repentance: the Thought and Oral Discourses of Rabbi Joseph Dov Soloveitchik 1996 F/M 97 5, 7
Gilbert, Faye Alison, Silva, Leo Mushy Red Stuff 2012 M/J13 14
Hopkins, Lee Bennett, Hall, Melanie G. Hanukkah Lights: Holiday Poetry 2004 S/O 04 47
Schroeter, Leonard Last Exodus, The 1974 D 74 29
Littlesugar, Amy, Low, Wiam Willy and Max: A Holocaust Story 2006 F/M 06 16-17
Roth, Philip Exit Ghost 2007 N/D 07 26
Cook, Lisa Fineberg Japan Took the J.A.P. Out of Me 2009 F/M 10 33
Buttenwieser, Paul Their Pride and Joy 1987 F/M 88 5
Schur, Maxine Rose Circlemaker, The 1994 F/M 95 11
Rubin, Susan Goldman, Slonim, David Haym Salomon: American Patriot 2007 N/D 07 11
Greene, Jacqueline Secrets at Camp Nokomis: A Rebecca Mystery 2010 American Girl Series M/J 10 14
Levin, Esther Ariel, Capital of Samaria 1990 N/D 92 24
Adler, David A. Picture Book of Jewish Holidays, A S/O 84 10
Levin, Meir Novarodok: A Movement that Lived in Struggle and Its Unique Approach to the Problem of Man 1996 F/M 97 4
Angel, Marc D. Loving Truth and Peace: The Grand Religious Worldview of Rabbi Benzion Uziel 1999 S/O 00 41828
From Jewish Life: Music for Cello and Orchestra (AUDIO) 2008 F/M 09 22
Freeze, Chaeran, Paula Hyman, Polonsky, Antony Jewish Women in Eastern Europe 2005 Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry, Vol. 18 S/O 06 38
Greene, Michael, Birk, Surry Tzadakah and the Precious Pushke: With CD Sounds of Sharing and Caring (AUDIO with Book) 2001 F/M 02 32
Lieberman, Charles S. Deceptive Images: Toward a Redefinition of American Judaism 1988 N/D 89 13
Estes, Eleanor, Slobodkin, Louis Hundred Dresses, The 2004 F/M 05 34
Abrams, Judith Z. Songs for High Holidays N/D 90 12
Carmel, Herman Black Days, White Nights 1984 A/M 86 3
Real Complete Jewish Party, vol. II, The (AUDIO) M/J 93 19
Tanenbaum, Leora, Hadassah Tropper Moonbeams: A Hadassah Rosh Hodesh Guide 2000 S/O 00
Steinitz, Richard Gyorgy Ligeti: Music of the Imagination 2003 S/O 04 25
Napoli, Donna Jo King of Mulberry Street, The 2005 S/O 05 12
Fabiyi, Jan Goldin, Rama, Sue Where Shabbat Lives 2008 Very First Board Books S/O 08 54
Levitan, Sonia Escape from Egypt 1994 N/D 94 13
Schroeter, Daniel J. Israel: An Illustrated History 1998 M/J 99 11
Teasers, Twistres, Stumpers: A Bookful of Tricky Torah-riddles 1989 S/O 90 17
Ofanansky, Allison, Alpern, Eliyahu Cheesecake for Shavuot 2013 FM13 15
Flim, Bert Jan Saving the Children: History of the Organized Effort to Rescue Jewish Children in the Netherlands, 1942-1945 2005 S/O 06 37
Ridley, Sarah Anne Frank and Her Diary 2013 History Makers M/J13 3
Goelman, Ari Path of Names, The 2013 N/D13 5
Kacer, Kathy Night Spies, The 2003 Holocaust Remembrance Series for Young Readers S/O 03 51-52
Zweig, Gedalia Living Kaddish: Incredible and Inspiring Stories 2007 F/M 08 46
Aviezer, Nathan Fossils & Faith (AUDIO) 2009 S/O 09 46
Elkin, Judith Laikin, Merk, Gilbert W. Jewish Presence in Latin America, The 1987 Thematic Studies in Latin America S/O 88 41828
Aleichem, Sholem Treasury of Sholom Aleichem Childrens Stories, A 1996 M/J 97 14
Shulman, David Dean Dark Hope: Working for Peace in Israel and Palestine 2007 F/M 09 18-19
Norich, Anita Homeless Imagination in the Fiction of Israell Joshua Singer 1991 Jewish Literature and Culture Series S/O 92 19-20
Kanner, Rebecca Sinners and the Sea: The Untold Story of Noahs Wife 2013 S/O13 48
Lapidus, Rina Between Snow and Desert Heat: Russian Influences on Hebrew Literature, 1870-1970 2003 Monographs of Hebrew Union College, no. 27 M/J 05 39
Abramson, Susan, Dvorkin, Aaron, DiOrio, Ariel Rabbi Rocketpower and the Mystery of the Missing Menorahs - A Hanukkah Humdinger! 2007 S/O 08 53
Krohn, Genendel, Pelleg, Tirtsa Miracle at Sea and Other Stories: Timeless Tales from the Lives of Our Sages 2006 N/D 06 18
Tamar, Erika Good-Bye, Glamour Girl 1984 F/M 85 7
Gross, David Justice for All the People: Louis D. Brandeis, A 1987 M/J 88 6


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