Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Golden Windows and Other Stories of Jerusalem Geras, Adele HarperCollins 1993 N/D 93 12
Between Foreigners and Shiis: Nineteenth-Century Iran and Its Jewish Minority Tsadik, Daniel Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Stanford University Press 2007 M/J 08 28
Secret Life of God: Discovering the Divine within You, The Aaron, David Shambhala 2004 S/O 04 12
Masada: The Last Fortress Miklowitz, Gloria D. Eerdams 1998 F/M 99 19-20
Pageant Lasky, Kathryn Four Winds Press 1986 F/M 87 7
Castle on Hester Street, The Heller, Linda, Boris Kulikov Simon & Schuster 2007 N/D 07 8
To Everything There is a Season Daly, Jude Eerdmans 2006 M/J 06 8
Jewish Spirituality: A Brief Guide for Christians Kushner, Lawrence Jewish Lights Publishing 2001 S/O 02 21
Family Passover, A Rosen, Norma, Salzman, Laurence JPS 1980 Sp 80 22
Agricultural Utopias in America, 1880-1910 Herscher, Uri D. Wayne State University Press 1981 F 81 14
Israel Unleashed: The Very Best Metal and Rock from the Holy Land (AUDIO) Jewish Music Group 2007 F/M 08 47
Hitlers Children (VIDEO) Maya Productions 2012 N/D13 46
Esther Chaikin, Miriam, Rosenberry, Vera JPS 1987 F/M 88 7
Sound of Songs: Love Lyrics from the Bible, The Falk, Marcia, Moser, Barry Harper 1990 M/J 91 9
My Gaze is Turned Inward: Letters, 1934-1943 Kolmar, Gertrud, Woltmann, Johanna, Goldstein, Brigitte Northwestern University Press 2004 M/J 05 37
Purim Goodies Hoffman, Amalia Gefen 2007 M/J 07 13-14
Cultural Intermediaries: Jewish Intellectuals in Early Modern Italy Ruderman, David B., Veitri, Giuseppe University of Pennsylvania 2004 S/O 04 23-24
War Within, The: a Novel of the Civil War Matas, Carol Simon & Schuster 2001 F/M 02 34
Kibbutz in Israel, A Taylor, Allegra Families the World Over Series Lerner 1987 M/J 89 10
Gershom Scholem: Kabbalah & Counter-History Biale, David Oxford University Press 1979 Sp80 13
Bay Area Jewish Forum Haggadah, The Kramer, Ralph s.n. M/J 86 4
Eve: A Novel of the First Woman Elliott, Elissa Delacorte Press 2009 M/J 09 32
"Am I a Murderer?" Testament of a Jewish Ghetto Policeman Perechodnik, Calel Westview 1996 M/J 96 15
Inside, Outside Wouk, Herman Little Brown 1985 S/O 85 4
Here and Now: History, Nationalism and Realism in Modern Hebrew Fiction Hasak-Lowy, Todd Syracuse University Press 2008 M/J 09 23
Terrible, Terrible! A Folktale Retold Bernstein, Robin, Kawasaki, Shauna Kar-Ben 1998 N/D 98 13, 15
On Shabbat Fishman, Cathy Goldberg, Hall, Melanie G. Atheneum 2001 F/M 02 39
Running Commentary: The Contentious Magazine that Transformed the Jewish Left into the Neoconservative Right Balint, Benjamin Public Affairs 2010 S/O 10 29
Ellis Island to Ebbets Field: Sport and the American Jewish Experience Levine, Peter Oxford University Press 1992 F/M 93 24
Writing on the Wall, The Garfield, Leon S/O 83 5
Lone Star: Based on a True Story Rosen, Devorah Sapir Press 2008 S/O 09 35
Hasidism and Politics: The Kingdom of Poland 1815-1864 Wodzinski, Marcin Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2013 S/O13 45-46
Brownsville Kleid, Neil, Allen, Jake NBM ComicsLit 2006 S/O 06 31-32
Simon Wiesenthal: A Life in Search of Justice Pick, Hella Northeastern University Press 1996 F/M 97 18
Mornings and Mournign: A Kaddish Journal Broner, E. M. Harper 1994 N/D 94 9
Popes Jews, The Waagenar, Sam Open Court 1974 D 74 30
Conflicts of the Middle East Downing, David World Almanacs Library of the Middle East World Almanac Library 2007 S/O 07 22-23
Unto Death: Two Novellas: Crusade and Late Love Oz, Amos, de Lange, Nicholas Harcourt 1975 Sp76 22
Judaism and Science: A Historical Introduction Effron, Noah J. Greenwood Guide to Science and Religion Greenwood 2007 M/J 07 23
From Herzl to Rabin: The Changing Image of Zionism Rubinstein, Amnon Holmes & Meier 2000 M/J 01 41923
As Good As Anybody: Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschels Amazing March Toward Freedom Michelson, Richard, Colon, Raul Knopf 2008 M/J 08 8
Jewish Holiday Crafts for Little Hands Brinn, Ruth Esrig Kar-Ben 1993 S/O 93 21
Immigrant Kids Freedman, Russel O 80 12
Take My Life, Please Youngman, Henny Morrow 1991 M/J 92 21
Nobody Knows Me in Miami Kass, Sheila S. S/O 81 9
Restoring the Jews to their Homeland: Nineteen Centuries in the Quest for Zion Adler, Joseph Aronson 1997 N/D 97 6
Drawing in the Dust Klein, Zoe Pocket Books 2009 S/O 09 34
Wine, Women, and Death: Medieval Hebrew Poems on the Good Life Scheindlin, Raymond P. JPS 1986 M/J 87 4
Lieberman’s Choice Kaminsky, Stuart M. St. Martins S/O 93 16
ha-Migdal Nifrak: Hidushe Milim shel Yeladim ve-Nituham (The Tower Falled [sic!]: Words Innovations Created by Children, and Their Analysis) Segal, Michael Mekhon Mofet 2012 M/J 12 40-41
Book in the Jewish World 1700-1900, The Gries, Zeev Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2007 F/M 08 39
Shalom, Geneva Peace Shalant, Phyllis Dutton 1992 M/J 93 17
Mihu the Detective Halpern, Chaiky Feldheim 1979 Sp79 25
Pharaoh and the Fabulous Frog Invasion Werner, Osher Judaia Press 2007 N/D 07 17
Christmas Revolution, The Cohen, Barbara, DeGrost, Diane Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1987 F/M 88 6
Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees in Cuba Engle, Margarita Holt 2009 S/O 09 13
Jews of the Yemen, 1800-1914, The Nini, Yehuda Harwood Academic Publishers 1991 N/D 92 24
Foiglman Megged, Aharon, Weinberger-Rotman, Margarnit Toby Press 2003 M/J 04 9
Anne Frank Tridenti, Lina, Thorne, Stephen Why They Became Famous Silver Burdett 1985 A/M 86 6
Jew of New York: A Historical Romance, The Katchor, Ben Pantheon 1998 S/O 99 14
How Tzipi the Bird Got Her Wings Zlotowitz, Bernard M., Maiben, Dina, Veksler, Vitaly NightinGale Resources 1995 N/D 95 16
Stranger in the Woods Fried, Leah Hamodia 2006 M/J 07 41860
Never-Ending Greenness, The Waldman, Neil Morrow 1997 F/M 98 16, 18
Rebbe Mendel Presents the Secret of the Red Pearl Sternfeld, Nathan, Bichman, David, Bloom, Sandy Feldheim 2005 M/J 06 14
Derashot Ledorot Genesis: A Commentary for the Ages Lamm, Norman Koren 2012 S/O13 32
When the Hurricane Came Liss-Levinson, Nechama CreateSpace 2012 N/D12 4
Learn Torah, Love Torah, Live Torah: HaRav Mordechai Imchas Teitz, The Quintessential Rabbi Blau, Rivkah Ktav 2001 S/O 01 9
Good Yontif: A Picture Book of the Jewish Year Blue, Rose, Feldman, Lynne Millbrook Press 1997 M/J 98 19
Bible After Babel: Historical Criticism in a Postmodern Age, The Collins, John J. Eerdmans 2005 F/M 07 31-32
Seeds From Our Past, Planting for the Future: Jewish Stories and Folktales Stavish, Corinne B'nai B'rith Center for Jewish Identity 1997 S/O 98 32, 34
Mazel Tov! Youre Middle Aged Vorspan, Albert Doubleday 1974 Ap 74 26
Parnas of Cologne Bar Am, Meir Feldheim 1986 M/J 87 6
Chagall from A to Z Sellier, Marie Peter Bedrick 1996 M/J 98 20-21
Too Big, Too Little, Just Right Hodes, Loren Judaica Press 2002 F/M 03 43
Jewish Travel Guide Vallentine Mitchell 2004 M/J 05 37
Feast of Lights Jaffe, Ellen S. Sumach Press 2006 S/O 07 22
Alina: A Russian Girl Comes to Israel Meir, Mira s.n. N/D 82 8
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, The Boaz, John, ed. At Issues: Opposing Viewpoints Series Greenhaven 2004 N/D 04 21
Holocaust Library, The Lucent 1998 N/D 99 17
Spiritual Awakenings: Illuminations on Shabbat and the Holidays Rubin, Yehoshua Urim 2003 M/J 04 21
My Noahs Ark Goffstein, M. B. Ma 79 7
Quilting Path: A Guide to Spiritual Discovery Through Fabric, Thread and Kabbalah, The Silk, Louise Skylight Paths 2006 F/M 07 36
Dancing in the Dark Bavati, Robyn Flux 2013 S/O13 5
Wayward Moon, The Weizman, Janice Yotzeret Publishing 2012 S/O13 49
Kings and Carpenters: One Hundred Bible Land Jobs You Might Have Praised or Panned Coulter, Laurie, Newbigging, Martha Jobs in History Series Annick Press 2010 M/J 10 12
Gilboa Iris, The Englard, Zahava D. Gefen 2012 S/O13 48
Before Golda: Manya Shochat: A Biography Ben-Zvi, Rachel Yanait, Shurin, Sandra Biblio Press 1989 S/O 89 8
Sarah Laughs Jules, Jacqueline, Ugliano, Natascia Kar-Ben 2008 F/M 08 9
Magic Menorah: A Modern Chanukah Tale, The Zalben, Jane Breskin, Diamond, Donna Simon & Schuster 2001 N/D 01 21
Orchestra of Exiles (VIDEO) Aronson, Josh First Run Features 2012 S/O13 50
Thought of High Windows, The Kositsky, Lynne Kids Can Press 2004 M/J 04 37
Jewish Life in Mr. Lincolns City Apelbaum, Laura Cohen, Uziel, Claire Jeiwsh Historical Society of Greater Washington 2009 S/O 10 27, 29
Yossi Tries to Help God Chaikin, Miriam, Saldutti, Denise Harper & Row 1987 S/O 87 10
Execution of the Hangman of Riga: The Only Execution of a Nazi War Criminal by the Mossad, The Kuenzle, Anton, Shimron, Gad, Shapiro, Shlomo J. Vallentine Mitchell 2004 M/J 05 39
300 Ways to Ask the Four Questions Spiegel, Murray, Stein, Rickey Spiegel-Stein Publishing 2008 N/D 08 13, 15
Invention of the Land of Israel: from Holy Land to Homeland, The Sand, Shlomo Verso 2012 FM13 35
Hidden Diamonds Vogiel, Eva Judaica Press 2008 M/J 09 13
Theo: An Autobiography Bikel, Theodore University of Wisconsin Press 2002 F/M 03 32-33
One Baby Step at a Time: Seven Secrets of Jewish Motherhood Weisberg, Chana Urim 2007 M/J 08 42
Sacred Joruney: The Jewish Quest for a Perfect World, A Elcott, David Aronson 1995 F/M 96 14-15

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