Book Review Index


Please note that this index does not link to the full text of the book reviews.
Digital copies of AJL Reviews are available back to the Nov/Dec 2007 issue of the AJL Newsletter.
Earlier print back issues are housed in Cincinnati, OH at the Hebrew Union College Library.

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Author/Editor Title Place of Publication Year Series ISBN Issue P Review Authorsort descending Review format Review type
Dakers, Diane Elie Wiesel: Holocaust Survivor and Messenger for Humanity 2012 Groundbreakers S/O12 5
Smith, Ruth S. Setting Up a Library: How to Begin or Begin Again (2nd rev. ed.) 1994 CSLA Guide #1 F/M 95 10
Shawn, Karen, Goldfrad, Keren Call of Memory: Learning about the Holocaust Through Narrative: An Anthology, The 2008 S/O 08 20
Pointing the Way: Spiritual Insights from the sfas Emes, Rabbi Yehudah Aryeh Leib Alter 1997 S/O 97 14
Kertzer, David I. Old Demons, New Debates: Anti-Semitism in the West 2005 M/J 06 28
Segal, Brenda Lesley Aliya: A Love Story 1978 W78 24
Grossman, Sylvia B. Making Peace with My Mother 1992 S/O 92 18
Maisel, L. Sandy, Forman, Ira N. Jews in American Politics 2001 N/D 01 41892
Haddix, Margaret Peterson Uprising 2007 F/M 08 13
Lyke, Larry L. I Will Espouse You Forever: The Song of Songs and the Theology of Love in the Hebrew Bible 2007 F/M 08 41
Chaikin, Miriam, Egielski, Richard Finders Weepers 1980 W80 9
Stevenson, William Spymistress: The Life of Vera Atkins, the Greatest Female Secret Agent of World War II 2007 S/O 08 20
Feldman, Emanuel, Wolowelsky, Joel B. Conversion Crisis, The 1990 M/J 91 9
Zarembski, Laura Religious Divide in the Eyes of Israels Leaders and Opinion Makers, The 2002 M/J 03 26
Kramer, Ralph, Schid, Philip Bay Area Jewish Forum Haggadah, The (Rev. 1986) 1986 A/M 86 4
Medoff, Francine, Bosch, Nicole in den Mouse in the Matzah Factory, The 2003 N/D 03 29
HaOman Hai Ensemble Kulmus HaNefesh: A Musical Journey into the Hassidic Niggun (AUDIO) 2009 S/O 10 40
Sternberg, Larry F. Why Jews Should Not Be Liberals 2001 S/O 03 26
Its All Fish! F/M 95 7
Tansky, Joannie Girl Meets God: the Gift of Being a Jewish Woman 2012 FM13 37, 39
Robbins, Christopher Test of Courage: The Michel Thomas Story 2000 F/M 01 10
Cartwright, Amy Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel 2010 N/D 10 8
Szulc, Tad Secret Alliance, The 1991 M/J 92 20
Roskin, David G. Bridge of Longing: The Lost Art of Yiddish Storytelling, A 1995 F/M 96 7
Philo of Alexandria F/M 82 9
Goetz, Bracha, Friedman, Aaron Noahs Noisy Ark 1991 M/J 92 23
Bial, Henry Acting Jewish: Negotiating Ethnicity on the Americna Stage and Screen 2005 F/M 06 29
Nir, Yehuda Lost Childhood, The: A Memoir F/M 90 16
Marcus, Audrey F. Jewish Teachers Handbook, V. II N/D 81 12
Rabinowicz, Harry M. Hasidism: The Movement and Its Masters 1988 N/D 88 7
Kater, Michael H. Twisted Muse: Musicians and Their Music in the Third Reich, The 1997 M/J 97 17
Robson, Pam, Gower, Teri, Hewetson, Pamela, Bergin, Mark How I Celebrate: A Young Persons Guide to the Festivals of the World 2000 S/O 02 44
Friedman, Robert I. False Prophet: Rabbi Meir Kahane: From FBI Informant to Knesset Member, The 1990 S/O 90 12
Stampler, Ann Redisch, Cohen, Jacqueline Something for Nothing 2003 M/J 03 30
Ross, Mandy Coming of Age 2004 Rites of Passage Series S/O 04 53
Wiesel, Elie, Temerson, Catherine Rashi 2009 Jewish Encounters N/D 09 26
Agam, Ron At the Wall 1998 S/O 98 6
Silver, Samuel M. Mixed Marriage Between Jew & Christian 1977 W77 29
Huh, Christopher Keeping My Hope 2013 S/O13 8
Krohn, Genendel, Katz, Tova When We Left Yerushalayim: Stories of the Churban Beis HaMikdah 2009 F/M 10 18
Schroeder, Holly, Wolf, Claudia Israel ABCs: A Book About the People and Places of Israel 2004 Country ABCs Series M/J 04 39
Matas, Carol Garden, The 1997 M/J 97 16
Schnur, Susan, Schnur-Fishman, Anna, Steele-Morgan, Alex Tashlich at Turtle Rock 2010 S/O 10 16
Freund, Richard A. Digging through the Bible: Understanding Biblical People, Places, and Controversies through Archaeology 2008 M/J 09 21
Banks, Lynne Reid Sarah and After: Five Women of the Old Testament 1977 W77 29
Halter, Marek, Bair, Lowell Book of Abraham, The 1986 S/O 86 9
Zusman, Evelyn Passover Parrot, The M/J 84 6
Schmidt, Michael New Reich, The 1993 M/J 95 18
Bankston, John Lise Meitner and the Atomic Age 2004 Unlocking the Secrets of Science M/J 04 30
Olitzky, Kerry M., Matlins, Stuart Jewish Men Pray: Words of Yearnings, Praise, Petition, Gratitude and Wonder from Traditional and Contemporary Sources 2013 N/D13 31-32
Schaefer, Lola M. Hanukkah 2001 Holidays and Celebrations Series S/O 01 38
Mintz, Alan L. Translating Israel: Contemproary Hebrew Literature and Its Reception in America 2001 N/D 01 10
Brink, T. L. Holocaust Survivors Mental Health 1994 M/J 96 17
Blitz, Shumuel, Katz, Tova Every Story Has a Soul 2006 Artscroll Youth Series M/J 07 17
Abrams, Judith Z. Simchat Torah: A Family Celebration with Consecration Service 1995 S/O 95 10
Frymer-Kensky, Tikva, Novak, David, Ochs, Peter, Sandmel, David Fox, Signer, Michael A. Christianity in Jewish Terms 2000 S/O 01 13
Burnham, Brad Qumran Caves: Hiding Place for the Dead Sea Scrolls 2003 Famous Caves of the World Series S/O 02 46
Worth, Richard Arab-Israeli Conflict, The 2007 M/J 07 16
Rottenberg, Dan Middletown Jews: The Tenuous Survival of an American Community 1997 M/J 98 12
Musikant, Ellen, Grass, Sue Judaism Through Childrens Books: A Resource for Teachers and Parents 2001 S/O 01 41
Schwartz, Seth Were the Jews a Mediterranean Society?: Reciprocity and Solidarity in Ancient Judaism 2010 F/M 10 39
Feather, John, Sturges, Paul International Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science (2nd ed) 2003 N/D 03 11
Eichengreen, Lucille, Chamberlain, Harriet From Ashes to Life: My Memories of the Holocaust 1993 F/M 94 8
Axelrod, Matt Surviving Your Bat/Bat Mitzvah: The Ultimate Insiders Guide [sic] 2012 M/J13 13
Fisdel, Steven A. Dead Sea Scrolls: Understanding Their Spiritual Message, The 1997 N/D 97 7
Patzert, Rudolph W. Running the Palestine Blockage: The Last Voyage of the Paducah 1994 F/M 96 12
Bodoff, Lippman Binding of Isaac: Religious Murders and Kabbalah, The 2005 M/J 06 24
Ballas, Shimon, Alcalay, Ammiel , Shelach, Oz Outcast 2007 F/M 08 32
Goldstein, Arthur D. Youre Never Too Old to Die 1074 W75 26
Corcos, Alain F. Myth of the Jewish Race: A Biologists Point of View, The 2005 N/D 05 24, 26
Hier, Marvin Liberation (VIDEO) M/J 95 14
Rabinowitz, Sima Jewish Fake Book, The 2005 F/M 06 26-27
Posta., Bernard, Koppman, Lionel Guess Whos Jewish in American History 1978 Sp79 28
Langer, Ruth To Worship God Properly: Tensions Between Liturgical Custom and Halakhah in Judaism 1998 F/M 99 11
Verman, Mark History and Varieties of Jewish Meditation, The 1996 N/D 96 14
Friedin, Gregory Enigma of Isaac Babel: Biography, History, Context 2009 M/J 10 31
Krall, Hanna, Stasiaska, Joanna, Weschler, Lawrence Shielding the Flame 1986 N/D 87 6
Rosen, Michael J., Iwai, Melissa Chanukah Lights Everywhere 2001 N/D 01 20
Berger, Shlomo Producing Redemption in Amsterdam: Early Modern Yiddish Books in Paratextual Perspective 2013 Studies in Jewish History and Culture, 37 N/D13 19
Isaacs, Ronald H. Animals in Jewish Thought and Tradition 2000 S/O 00 9
Zwerin, Raymond A. Medical Ethics M/J 83 8
Greenberg, Kay, Correll, Cory Josh and Alisha Celebrate Chanukah 2000 F/M 01 16
Blum, Howard Wanted!: The Search for Nazis in America 1976 Sp77 27
Isadora, Rachel In the Beginning 2003 S/O 03 46
Zibart, Rosemary Forced Journey: The Saga of Werner Berlinger 2013 N/D13 7
Santner, Eric L. Stranded Objects: Mournign, Memory and Film in Postwar Germany 1990 S/O 90 14
Zucker, Jonny Dan and the Mudman 2008 S/O 09 19
Sherrow, Victoria Righteous Gentiles, The 1998 The Holocaust Library N/D 99 17-18
Fruchter, Yaacov Best of Olomeinu Book I, The F/M 82 3
Avriel, Ehud Open the Gates 1975 W75 27
Jaffee, Eliezer David Yemin Moshe: The Story of a Jerusalem Neighborhood 1988 S/O 88 7
Goldstein, Andrew, Kreiswirth, Kinny My Jewish Home 2001 F/M 02 38
Altman, Linda Jacobs, Wright, Cornelius Van, Hu, Ting-Hwa Legend of Freedom Hill, The 2000 F/M 01 15
Cohen, Leslie Jewish "Love" Stories for Kids 2002 S/O 02 41-42
Hammer, Gottlieb Good Faith and Credit 1986 N/D 87 4
Shalom, A., Katz, Tova Through the Flames of Aleppo 2002 M/J 02 20-21
Baldwin, Neil Henry Ford and the Jews: The Mass Production of Hate 2001 F/M 03 32
Taylor, Sydney Ella of All-of-a-Kind Family S 78 6
Chaikin, Miriam Seventh Day, The: The Story of the Jewish Sabbath S 80 10
Congregation Beth Israel Sisterhood Cant Believe Its Kosher 2001 F/M 03 34


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