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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
101 Reasons to Visit Israel (& Perhaps Make Aliyah) Solomon, Estie, Solomon, David Artzy 2007 F/M 08 45
Josephs Bones: A Collection of Stories Nogg, Ozzie Oznas Books 2004 S/O 05 50
Pirhei Sepharad Singing Hanukkah Songs with Rabbi (Sasson) Natan in Hebrew, Englihs, Yiddish and Ladino (AUDIO) Sol and Tillie Hasson Sephardic Day School 2001 F/M 02 32
Two Rings: A Story of Love and War Werber, Millie, Keller, Eve Persus Books Group 2012 N/D12 39
Missing Piece, The (VIDEO) Alden Films 2010 M/J 10 26
Shnook the Peddler Schur, Maxine Rose M/J 86 5
Forgotten, The Kellerman, Faye Morrow 2001 N/D 01 17
How Tzipi the Bird Got Her Wings Zlotowitz, Bernard M., Maiben, Dina, Veksler, Vitaly NightinGale Resources 1995 N/D 95 16
Burial Cooperatives in Socialist Utopia: Thirty Years of Moshav Development in Israel Schwartz, Moshe, Lees, Susan, Kressel, Gideon M. Praeger 1995 M/J 96 11
Encyclopedia of Jewish Genealogy, vol. 1, the Kurzweil, Arthur, Weiner, Miriam Aronson 1991 M/J 91 17
Ask for a Convertible Brown, Danit Pantheon Books 2008 M/J 09 31
Let My People Go! Balsley, Tilda, Richard, Ilene Kar-Ben 2008 M/J 08 12
Religions of the Middle East Gunderson, Cory World in Conflict Series Abdo & Daughters 2004 F/M 04 40
Whitechapel / Vaytshepl, Mayn Vaytshepl (AUDIO) Klezmer Klub Klezmer Records 2009 N/D 10 26
Cooking the Israeli Way Wolfe, Robert L., Wolf, Diane L. Lerner 1986 S/O 86 5
Nicanors Gate Kimmel, Eric A., Hoyner, Jerry JPS 1980 Sp80 21
Suffed: Adventures of a Restaurant Family Volk, Patricia Knopf 2001 M/J 02 15
Gravity Lieberman, Leanne Orca 2008 F/M 09 38
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, The Boaz, John, ed. At Issues: Opposing Viewpoints Series Greenhaven 2004 N/D 04 21
Jews and Jewishness in British Childrens Literature Travis, Madelyn J. Routledge 2013 N/D13 39
Pasta, Fried Rice and Matzoh Balls: Immigrant Cooking in America Ichord, Loretta Frances, Ellis, Jan Davey Millbrook 2006 S/O 07 14-15
Tower of Babel: Excerpted from the Book of Genesis, The Greengard, Alison, Racklin-Siegel, Carol EKS 2001 M/J 03 27
Mendel Rosenbusch: Tales for Jewish Children Weber, Ilse, Fisher, Hans, Burden, P. John Bunim & Bannigan 2012 S/O13 10
Seven Animal Stories for Children Bogot, Howard I., Bogot, Mark K. Pitspopany 1997 N/D 97 16-17
Final Solution, The Rice, Earle The Holocaust Library Lucent Books 1998 N/D 99 17
Holocaust Library, The Lucent 1998 N/D 99 17
Book of Lights, The Potok, Chaim s.n. N/D 81 14
Economic History of European Jews: Late Antiquity and Early Middle Ages, The Toch, Michael Etudes sur le Judaisme Medieval; 56 Brill 2013 S/O13 43
Anne Frank: Hope in the Shadows of the Holocaust Hermann, Spring Holocaust Heroes and Nazi Criminals Series Enslow 2005 M/J 06 17
Ladino-English / English-Ladino Concise Encyclopedic Dictionary (Judeo-Spanish) Kohen-Gordon, Dahlia Hippocrene Books 2000 M/J 00 41955
Rabin of Israel: Warrior for Peace Slater, Robert HarperCollins 1996 F/M 96 14-15
What Did Pinny Do? An Upsherin Story Sitter, Nechama, Leff, Tova Hachai 2013 N/D13 11
Coal (rev. ed.) Kraft, Betsy H. W83 13
Mystery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, The Allon, Hagit, Zehavi, Lena, Abolafia, Yossi JPS 2003 S/O 04 50
Steven Spielberg: Master Storyteller Powers, Tom Lerner 1997 M/J 97 16-17
God in Between Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 F/M 99 20-21
Invention of the Land of Israel: from Holy Land to Homeland, The Sand, Shlomo Verso 2012 FM13 35
Jewish Power in America: Myth and Reality Feingold, Henry L. Transaction Publishers 2008 M/J 09 21
Our Sages, God, and Israel Neusner, Jacob Rossel 1984 S/O 85 5
Time Like a River Perrin, Randy, Perrin, Hannah, Perrin, Tova Orca 1997 F/M 99 20
Zion & State: Nation, Class and the Shaping of Modern Israel Cohen, Mitchell Basil Blackwell 1987 M/J 88 11
Many Ways: How Families Practice Their Beliefs and Religions Rotner, Shelley, Kelly, Sheila M. Millbrook 2006 M/J 06 19
Scribes, Visionaries, and the Politics of Second Temple Judea Horsley, Richard A. Westminster John Knox Press 2007 S/O 08 16
Eyes of the Blind, The Morgan, Alison Oxford University Press 1986 N/D 88 9
Hidden Diamonds Vogiel, Eva Judaica Press 2008 M/J 09 13
Biblical Echo: Reflectiosn on Bible, Jews and Judaism, The Feldman, Emanuel Ktav 1986 M/J 87 3
DinnieAbbleSister-r-r! Levinson, Riki, Cogancherry, Helen Bradbury 1987 S/O 87 10
All Whom I Have Loved: A Novel Appelfeld, Aharon Schocken Books 2007 S/O 07 42
Kaddish in Dublin Brady, John St. Martin's 1992 F/M 93 26
Property, The Modan, Rutu, Cohen, Jessica Drawn&Quarterly 2013 N/D13 44
Voyage Unplanned Yerby, Frank Dial Press 1974 D 74 27
Chicken Man Edwards, Michelle Lothrop & Shepard 1991 S/O 91 22
My Brother Was … Hoter, Elaine, Rose, Nadia Midreshet Gavriel 2005 S/O 06 41986
Something Remains Barth-Grozinger, Inge, Bell, Anthea Hyperion 2006 F/M 07 12
Garden of Fertility: A Guide to Charting Your Fertility Signals to Prevent and Achieve Pregnancy - Naturally - and to Gauge Your Reproductive Health, The Singer, Katie Avery 2004 F/M 05 23
In My Hands: Memoirs of a Holocaust Rescuer Opdyke, Irene Gut, Armstrong, Jennifer Knopf 1999 M/J 00 19
Behind the Secret Window: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood Toll, Nelly S. Dial 1993 F/M 94 14
Little Red Hen and the Passover Matzah, The Kimmelman, Leslie, Meisel, Paul Holiday House 2010 M/J 10 9
Rooms of the Soul Schwartz, Howard, Schwartz, Tsila Rossel Books 1984 S/O 85 5
World Apart: A Memoir of Jewish Life in Nineteenth Century Galicia, A Margoshes, Joseph, Margolis, Rebecca, Robinson, Ira Academic Studies Press 2008 F/M 09 15
Day Grandpa Died, The (VIDEO) Sp75 29
Old Men at Midnight Potok, Chaim Knopf 2001 M/J 02 17
Tell Them We Remember Bachrach, Susan D. Little, Brown 1994 N/D 94 14
Hanukkah with Noshy Boy and Friends Asner, Anne-Marie Baila Kar-Ben 2013 M/J13 13-14
Jewish Baby Book, The Diamant, Anita Summit Books 1988 F/M 89 6
Abraham Isaac Kook F/M 82 9
JPS Illustrated Childrens Bible Frankel, Ellen, Katz, Avi JPS 2009 S/O 09 13
Poetry and Prophecy: The Beginnings of Literary Tradition Kugel, James L. Cornell University Press 1990 M/J 91 13
Understanding Buddy Kornblatt, Marc Simon & Schuster 2001 S/O 01 35
Camel Trail, The Jackson, Judy Marsons 2007 S/O 08 13
Moe Berg: The Spy Behind Home Plate Grey, Vivian. JPS 1996 M/J 97 11
Shuli and Me: From Slavery to Freedom, A Storybook Omer Calendar Benjamin-Farren, Joan Black Jasmine 2006 M/J 07 13
Frank Gehry Lazo, Caroline Evensen A&E Biography Series Lerner 2006 N/D 07 11
I Dream of an Elephant Rubinger, Ami, Baitner, Ray Abbeville Kids Press 2008 S/O 10 19
Call Me Ruth Sachs, Marilyn s.n. N/D 82 7
Enoch, Levi and Jubilees on Sexuality: Attitudes Towards Sexuality in the Early Enoch Litearture, the Aramaic Levi Document, and The Book of Jubilees Loader, William Eerdmans 2007 F/M 08 40
Autobiographical Jews: Essays in Jewish Self-Fashioning Stanislawksi, Michael University of Washington Press 2004 F/M 05 24
Letters from Beyond the Sambatyon: The Myth of the Ten Lost Tribes Stull-Trauting, Simcha Maxima New Media 1997 S/O 99 18
Remnant of Israel: A Portrait of Americas First Jewish Congregation Shearith Israel Angel, Marc D. Riverside Book Co. 2004 F/M 05 41955
Why Be Jewish?: A Guide for Discovering and Maintaining Jewish Traditions and Values Bank, Richard D. Aronson 2002 F/M 03 32
Creative Jewish Wedding Book: A Hands-on Guide to New and Old Traditions, Ceremonies & Celebrations, The (2nd ed.) Kaplan-Mayer, Gabrielle Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 F/M 10 37
No Pigs Brain Soup, Please! Greenberg, Gail, Forgie, Lauren Kam Publishing 2009 S/O 09 24
Survivor, The Forman, James Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1976 Sp77 31
Growing Up in the Middle Ages Newman, Paul B. McFarland 2007 S/O 07 52
Its Not Worth Making a Tzimmes Over! Rosenthal, Betsy R., Rivers, Ruth Albert Whitman 2006 S/O 06 21
Jews in Warsaw: A History, The Bartoszweski, Wladyslaw T., Polonsky, Antony Blackwell 1991 F/M 92 19
People and Polity: The Organozational Dynamics of World Jewry Elazar, Daniel J. Wayne State University Press 1990 S/O 90 10
Treacherous Journey: My Escape from Ethiopia Aursham, Shmuel, Kushner, Arlene Shapolsky 1986 F/M 87 41734
Methuselahs Gang Poochoo (Wiesler, Israel) F/M 81 6
Shabbat Series: Excellence in Education for Jewish Women Fine, Irene Women's Institute for Continuing Education 1997 M/J 98 7
First Gift, The Gadot, A. S., Lafrance, Marie Kar-Ben 2006 S/O 06 19
Holy Fire: The Teachings of Rabbi Kalonymus Kalman Shapira, the Rebbe of the Warsaw Ghetto, The Polen, Nehemia Aronson 1994 N/D 94 8
Boy in That Situation, A Hannam, Charles s.n. S 78 5
Einsteins God: Albert Einsteins Quest as a Scientist and as a Jew to Replace a Forsaken God Goldman, Robert N. Aronson 1997 S/O 97 8
Apple Trees Discovery, The Schram, Peninnah, Davis, Rachayl Eckstein, Lee, Wendy W. Kar-Ben 2012 M/J 12 9
Last Sunrise, The Gordon, Harold H&J Pub. Inc. 1992 S/O 93 18
Rape of Europa, The (VIDEO) Menemsha Films 2008 F/M 09 23
When God Judged and Men Died Sherman, Arnold Bantam 1973 Ap 74 26
Commitment and Complexity: Jewish Wisdom in an Age of Upheaval: Selections from the Writings of Rabbi Yehuda Amital Hacohen, Aviad Ktav 2008 F/M 09 11
Navigating the Bible World ORT Union, developer 1997 N/D 98 17

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