Book Review Index

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Author/Editor Title Place of Publication Year Series ISBN Issue P Review Authorsort descending Review format Review type
Tamar, Erika Good-Bye, Glamour Girl 1984 F/M 85 7
Ruby, Lois Swindletop 2000 M/J 01 16
Rabb, M. C. Missing Persons: The Rose Queen 2004 S/O 04 46
Berkowitz, Allan L., Moskovitz, Patti Embracing the Covenant: Converts to Judaism Talk about Why & How M/J 97 3
Heschel, Abraham Joshua, Schor, Ilya Sabbath: Its Meaning for Modern Man, The 2003 M/J 04 16
Wiseman, Eva Kanada 2006 F/M 07 13
Levine, Aron Case Studies in Jewish Business Ethics 2000 Library of Jewish Law and Ethics, vol. XXII S/O 00 15
Lowdermilk, Walter Clay Palenstine Land of Promise 1968 W77 27
Hughes, Chris Israel 2003 Nations in Conflict Series S/O 03 54
Millman, M. C. Amen Allowed 2008 S/O 08 14
Kimmel, Eric A. Zigazak! A Magical Hanukkah Night 2001 N/D 01 19-20
Linzwer, Judith Torah and Dharma: Jewish Seekers in Eastern Religions 1996 M/J 97 6
Abrams, Nathan New Jew in Film: Exploring Jewishness and Judaism in Contemporary Cinema, The 2012 FM13 17
Schwartz, Daniel B. First Modern Jew: Spinoza and the History of an Image, The 2012 FM13 35-36
Hoffman, Lawrence A. Shma and its Blessings 1997 My Peoples Prayerbook: Traditional Prayers, Modern Commentaries (vol. 1) M/J 98 10
Schwartz, Howard Liliths Cave 1988 N/D 88 7
McDermott, Gerald Creation 2003 F/M 04 30
Steinberg, Milton Prophets Wife, The 2010 M/J 10 25-26
Elbogen, Ismar Jewish Liturgy: a Comprehensive History 1993 M/J 94 13
Carlstrom, Nancy White, Saport, Linda Before You Were Born 2002 S/O 02 41
Arad, Yitzhak Holocaust in the Soviet Union, The 2009 N/D 10 16
Zelnert, Karen Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, The 1993 M/J 94 41986
Heller, Joseph God Knows 1984 M/J 85 3
Masters, Peter Striking Back: A Jewish Commandos War Against the Nazis 1997 F/M 98 10
Jacobson, Eric Metaphysics of the Profane: The Political Theology of Walter Benjamin and Gershom Scholem 2003 M/J 05 36-37
Cooper, John Eat and Be Satisfied: A Social History of Jewish Food 1993 N/D 93 8
Schneiderman, Samuel River Remembers, The 1978 W78 26
Goldman, Alex J. Judaism Confronts Contemporary Issues O 79 6
Ross, Lillian Hammer Buba Leah and Her Paper Children 1991 S/O 92 23
Traubman, Len Oreckovsky Family: From Russia to America, The 1994 M/J 95 9
Webster, Matt Inside Israels Mossad: The Institute for Intelligence and Special Tasks 2003 Inside the Worlds Most Famous Intelligence Agencies Series F/M 04 42, 46
Rosenblatt, Naomi Harris After the Apple: Women in the Bible - Timeless Stories of Love, Lust and Longing 2005 M/J 06 29
Yiddish Lullabies for American Mothers (AUDIO) 1991 M/J 93 18-19
Terrier, Samuel Till the Heart Sings: A Biblical Theology of Manhood & Womanhood 1986 F/M 86 5
Rothstein, Raphael Mystery of Masada, The 1986 S/O 86 41892
Gilbert, Joel Farewell Israel: Bush, Iran and the Revolt of Islam (VIDEO) 2007 S/O 09 49
Kimmelman, Leslie, Zollars, Jaime Shabbat Puppy, The 2012 M/J 12 16
Goitein, S. D. Letters of Medieval Jewish Traders 1974 D 74 28
Cuniot, Denis Confidential Klezmer (SOUND) 2007 F/M 09 22
Bellow, Saul, Tarcov, Edith Portable Saul Bellow, The 1974 Sp77 30
Somers, Erik, Kok, Rene Jewish Displaced Persons in Camp Bergen-Belsen 1945-1950: The Unique Photo Album of Zippy Orlin 2004 F/M 05 23-24
Esler, Anthony Babylon F/M 81 5
Telushkin, Joseph Hillen: If Not Now, When? 2010 Jewish Encounters N/D 10 24
Freda, Ulman Vienna Revisited 1995 M/J 96 12
Altman, Linda Jacobs Genocide: The Systematic Killing of a People 2009 Issues in Focus Today Series N/D 08 32
Parish, James Robert Steven Spielberg, Filmmaker 2003 M/J 04 31
Gottlieb, Ayelet Rose Mayim Rabim (AUDIO) 2006 S/O 08 35
Silver-Brody, Vivienne Documentors of the Dream: Pioneer Jewish Photographers in the Land of Israel, 1890-1933 1998 N/D 99 12, 14
Brann, Ross, Sutcliffe, Adam Renewing the Past, Reconfiguring Jewish Culture: From al-Andalus to the Haskalah 2003 Jewish Culture and Contexts S/O 04 13
Bankston, John Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine 2002 Unlocking the Secrets of Science Series M/J 04 30
Pearl, Sydelle, Iantorno, Danlyn Books for Children of the World: The Story of Jella Lepman 2007 S/O 07 11, 14
Kitchen, K. A. On the Reliability of the Old Testament 2003 M/J 04 17
Pogany, Eugene In My Brothers Image: Twin Brothers Separated by Faith After the Holocaust 2000 M/J 02 14
Gross, David C. 1401 Questions and Answers About Judaism 2003 N/D 03 12
Berenbaum, Michael World Must Know: The History of the Holocaust as Told in the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, The (2nd ed.) 2006 S/O 06 36
Oberman, Sheldon, Waldman, Neil Wisdom Bird: A Tale of Solomona nd Sheba, The 2000 F/M 01 16
Hanukkah. Oh Hanukkah! 1995 F/M 96 16
Sussman, Susan Theres No Such Thing as a Chanukah Bush, Sandy Goldstein N/D 83 9
Sussman, Joni Kibort, Marzel, Pepi My First Yiddish Word Book 2009 F/M 09 48, 50
Witty, Abraham B., Witty, Rachel J. Exploring Jewish Tradition: A Transliterated Guide to Everyday Practice and Observance 2001 M/J 01 41986
LeBor, Adam, Boyes, Roger Seduced by Hitler: The Choices of a Nation and the Ethics of Survival 2001 F/M 02 22-23
Schwartz, Howard Leaves from the Garden of Eden: One Hundred Classic Jewish Folktales 2008 F/M 09 21-22
Machlin, Edda Servi Classic Cuisine of the Italian Jews, The: Traditioanl Recipes and Menus and a Memoir of a Vanished Way of Life 1981 W 82 14
Sendak, Maurice Pincus and the Pig: A Klezmer Tale (AUDIO) 2004 F/M 05 26
Fuhmann, Franz Jew Car, The 2012 FM13 40
Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Barbara, Karp, Jonathan Art of Being Jewish in Modern Times, The 2008 S/O 08 7
Frank, Thaisa Hedeggers Glasses: A Novel 2010 N/D 10 15
Kushner, Don Uncle Jacobs Ghost Story 1986 A/M 86 5
Slobin, Mark Old Jewish Folk Music: The Collection and Writings of Moshe Beregovski 1982 W83 7
Sherman, Joseph From Revolution to Repression: Soviet Yiddish Writing, 1917-1952 2012 N/D12 36-37
Wiesel, Elie Souls on Fire 1993 M/J 93 14
Gold, Penny Schine Making the Bible Modern: Childrens Bibles and Jewish Education in Twentieth-Century America 2004 M/J 04 15
Gottfried, Ted, Alcorn, Stephen Deniers of the Holocaust 2001 The Holocaust Series S/O 01 38
Sugarman, Brynn Olenberg, Shapiro, Michelle Rebeccas Journey Home 2006 S/O 06 20
Cohen, Michael Jews in Germany, 1945-1993: The Building of a Minority 1994 M/J 95 14, 17
Rosen, Michael Blessing of the Animals, The 2000 M/J 01 16
Strickman, H. Norman, Silver, Arthur M. Ibn Ezras Commentary on the Pentateuch: Exodus (Shemot) 1996 M/J 97 41734
Kacer, Kathy, McKay, Sharon E. Whispers from the Ghettos 2009 N/D 09 8
Heifetz, Mitch, Toben, Michael HaKol BaSeder 2013 S/O13 12
Buchignani, Walter Tell No One Who You Are: the Hidden Children of Regine Miller 1994 M/J 95 18
Freedman, Ramona R. Moving Home: My Path to Jewish Observance 2004 M/J 05 33
Reinharz, Jehuda, Shapira, Anita Essential Papers on Zionism 1995 M/J 96 7
Persky, Yehoshua, comp. Sayings of God, The 1990 N/D 90 11
HaLevi, Yehudah, Korobkin, N. Daniel Kuzari: In Defense of the Despised Faith, The 2009 F/M 10 35
Elsen, George Children and Play in the Holocaust 1988 M/J 89 9
Kurzweil, Arthur Pebbles of Wisdom from Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz 2009 S/O 10 34
Gellman, Ellie, Kahn, Katherine Janus It's Chanukah! 1985 N/D 85 5
Senker, Cath Anne Frank: Voice of Hope 2001 Famous Lives Series N/D 01 22
Greene, Jacqueline D. Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, The 2007 Code Red Series N/D 07 16-17
Fox, Mem, Vivas, Julie, Greenspan, Shari Dash Noam Mechapes Zichronot 2002 S/O 03 45
Harrington, Jane Four Things My Geeky-Jock-of-a-Best-Friend Must Do in Europe 2006 N/D 06 9
Levy, Joanne Small Medium at Large 2012 S/O12 8-9
Sachs, Marilyn Lost in America 2005 M/J 05 22-23
Sartori, Eva Martin, Cottenet-Hage, Madeleine Daughters of Sarah: Anthology of Jewish Women Writing in French 2006 F/M 07 34, 36
Jacobs, Louis Rabbinic Thought in the Talmud 2005 N/D 05 28
Hochberg, Dovid Jewish Teens Survival Guide: Honest Answers for Todays Teens, The 2009 M/J 09 16
Jacobs, Louis Beyond Reasonable Doubt 1999 N/D 99 10
Shulevitz, Uri How I Learned Geography 2008 M/J 08 8
Hoffman, Lawrence A., Wolfson, Ron, Aron, Bill What You Will See Inside a Synagogue 2004 F/M 05 34
Drucker, Malka, Chwast, Eve Grandmas Latkes 1992 S/O 92 23

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