Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Jerusalem: A Neighborhood Street Guide Shudofsky, Chanoch Devorah 2008 N/D 08 20-21
How Strange It Seems: The Cultural Life of Jews in Small-Town New England Hoberman, Michael University of Massachusetts Press 2008 F/M 09 11
Broken Covenant: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis Between the U.S. and Israel Arens, Moshe Simon & Schuster 1995 S/O 95 7
Defining Jewish Difference: From Antiquity to the Present Berkowitz, Beth A. Cambridge University Press 2012 N/D12 17-18
Lawrence and Aaronsohn: T. E Lawrence, Aaron Aaronsohn, and the Seeds of the Arab-Israeli Conflict Florence, Ronald Viking 2007 M/J 08 30
Nechama on Strike Klein, Leah The B. Y. Times, no. 14 Feldheim 1993 M/J 94 11
Goldie the Dollmaker Goffstein, M. B. Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1980 W80 9
When Memory Speaks: The Holocaust in Art Toll, Nelly Praeger 1998 S/O 98 29
Reading the Old Testament: An Introduction Boadt, Lawrence Paulist Press 1984 F/M 86 3
Story of the Jewish Defense League, The (2nd ed) Kahane, Meir Institute for Publication of the Writings of Rabbi Meir Kahane 2000 N/D 01 41860
Art and Politics of Arthur Szyk, The Luckert, Steven University of Washington Press 2002 S/O 02 23, 32
Celebrating with Jewish Crafts Ruzansky, Rebeca Edid author 2008 S/O 08 49
Jewish Symbols and Secrets: A fifteenth-century Spansh Jewish Carpet Felton, Anton Vallentine Mitchell 2012 N/D12 20
Matzah Meals: A Passover Cookbook for Kids Tabs, Judy, Steinberg, Barbara, McLean, Chari R. Kar-Ben 1985 M/J 85 6
Family Scrapbook Goffstein, M. B. Farrar 1978 Sp79 26
To This Day Agnon, S. Y., Halkin, Hillel Toby Press 2008 M/J 08 18
Papa Play for Me Katz, Mickey Simon & Schuster 1977 Sp78 23
Secrets of Hebrew Words, The Blech, Benjamin Aronson 1991 S/O 91 17
Israel: Politics, Myths, and Identity Crisis Orr, Aviva Pluto Press 1994 F/M 95 7
Holocaust and Justice, The Smeiser, Ronald Lessons and Legacies (v. 5) Northwestern University Press 2002 M/J 03 24-25
Ethnic Identification Among American Jews Dashefsky, Arnold, Shapiro, Howard M. D. C. Heath & CO. 1974 D 74 27
Body of Faith: God and the People of Israel, The Wyschogrod, Michael Aronson 1996 M/J 97 9
Daddy Christmas & Hanukkah Mama Alko, Selina Knopf 2012 FM13 13
Kindling the Flame: Reflections on Ritual, Faith and Family Israeloff, Roberta Simon & Schuster 1998 F/M 99 11
My Life in Jewish Renewal: A Memoir Hoffman, Edward Rowman & Littlefield 2012 S/O13 38
Gershons Monster: A Story for the Jewish New Year Kimmel, Eric A. Scholastic Press 2000 N/D 00 16
Watermelon in the Sukkah, A Rouss, Sylvia A., Iosa, Ann Kar-Ben 2013 S/O13 14
Queen for a Day Cohen, Barbara S/O 81 6
Sparks Fly Upward Matas, Carol Clarion Books 2002 M/J 02 23
Animals in Jewish Thought and Tradition Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 2000 S/O 00 9
Jewish Information Sourcebook: A Dictionary and Almanac, The Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1993 N/D 93 9
Lower, Higher! Youre a Liar! Chaikin, Miriam, Egielski, Richard Harper 1984 M/J 85 6
Even Higher Cohen, Barbara, Ivanov, Anatoly Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1987 F/M 88 8
This I Believe: Douments of American Jewish Life Marcus, Jacob Rader Aronson 1990 F/M 91 18-19
Yom Kippur War, The London Sunday Times Insight Team Doubleday 1974 Sp 75 26
Open Heart: The Mystic Path of Loving People, An Buxbaum, Yitzhak The Jewish Spirit Booklet Series, 2 s.n. 1997 F/M 99 6
Sammy Spider's Israel Fun Book Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2004 S/O 04 53
Into the Ark Berman, Hana, Picker, Lonna United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism 1997 M/J 98 19
Heroes of the Holocaust Gottfried, Ted, Alcorn, Stephen Twenty-First Century Books 2001 M/J 01 15
Emergence of Modern Hebrew Creativity in Babylon, 1735-1950, The Hakak, Lev Purdue University Press 2009 F/M 10 35
Looking for Me Rosenthal, Betsy R. Houghton Mifflin 2012 M/J 12 7
On Three Continents: An Autobiography Carmilly-Weinberger, Moshe Editura Efes 2007 S/O 08 18
Hasidism in Israel: A History of the Hasidic Movement and Its Masters in the Holy Land Rabinowicz, Tzvi M. Aronson 2000 12
Year of Sweet Senior Insanity, The Levitan, Sonia s.n. N/D 82 8
Sabbath Epistle of Rabbi Abraham Ibn Ezra (Iggeret haShabbat), The Ibn Ezra, Abraham, Goodman, Mordechai S. Ktav 2009 N/D 09 22
Textual Reasonings: Jewish Philosophy and Text Study at the End of the Twentieth Century Ochs, Peter, Levene, Nancy Eerdmans 2003 N/D 03 15
Beyond Innocence and Redemption: Confronting the Holocaust… Ellis, Marc H. Harper and Row 1991 M/J 92 15
Contemporary Biomedical Ethical Issues and Jewish Law Rosner, Fred Ktav 2006 S/O 07 53
Judaism on Pleasure Bulka, Reuven Aronson 1995 F/M 96 7
Mossad, The Eisenberg, Dennis Ma 79 6
From Hester Street to Hollywood Cohen, Sarah B. S/O 83 2
Vanishing Girl: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His 3rd Case Peacock, Shane Tundra Books 2009 N/D 09 11
Poverty and Welfare among the Portuguese Jews in Early Modern Amsterdam Bernfeld, Tirtsah Levie Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2012 N/D12 18
Sitting with an Angel (AUDIO) Mass, Dana Water Records 1995 S/O 96 16
Albert Einsten McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino History Maker Bios Series Lerner 2004 M/J 04 31
Jewish Idea of Culture, The Roth, Sol Ktav 1997 N/D 97 9
In Gods Hands Kushner, Lawrence, Baek, Matthew J. Jewish Lights Publishing 2005 N/D 05 15
Dropped from Heaven: Stories Judah, Sophie Schocken 2007 N/D 07 26
Life Lines Viertel, Joseph S/O 82 7
Not Strictly Kosher: Pioneer Jews in New Zealand Rosenthal, Odeda Starchand Press 1988 N/D 88 7
Hammerin Hank: The Life of Hank Greenberg McDonough, Yona A., Zeldis, Malcah Walker 2006 M/J 06 41892
Wise … and Not So Wise: Ten Tales from the Rabbis Gershator, Phillis, Ginsburg, Alexa JPS 2004 N/D 04 22
Revealed Texts, Hidden Meanings: Finding the Religious Significance in Tanakh Angel, Hayyim J. Ktav 2009 M/J 10 26
Tales of the Ten Lost Tribes Yellin, Tamar Toby Press 2008 M/J 09 33
Beautiful Yetta: The Yiddish Chicken Pinkwater, Daniel, Pinkwater, J. Macmillan 2010 S/O 10 9
City of Many Days Hareven, Shulamith Mercury Hse. 1993 F/M 94 7
Jewsandwords Oz, Amos, Oz-Salzberger, Fania Yale University Press 2012 M/J13 31
Miracle Meals: Eight Nights of Food N Fun for Chanukah Wikler, Madeline, Groner, Judy, Radin, Chari M. Kar-Ben 1987 F/M 88 8
Folk Puppet Plays for the Social Studies Adair, Margaret Weeks, Patapoff, Elizabeth John Day 1972 Sp 75 28
Turbulent Times, Prophetic Dreams: Art from Israeli and Palestinian Children Koplewicz, Harold S., Furman, Gail, Goodman, Robin Devora 2000 F/M 02 22
Picture Book of Anna Frank, A Adler, David A. Holiday House 1993 F/M 94 14
Sharon: Israels Warrior Politician Miller, Anita, Miller, Jordan, Zetouni, Sigalit Academy Chicago Publishers 2002 M/J 03 20-21
1111 Days in My Life: Plus Four Sten, Ephraim F. Dryad Press 2006 S/O 07 55
Jewish American Heritage, The Brownstone, David M. Ethnic Heritage of America Series Facts on File 1988 N/D 88 9
Hurry, Fridays a Short Day: One Boys Erev Shabbat in Jerusalems Old City Gold, Yeshara Mesorah 1986 M/J 87 6
Burksfield Bike Club 2: Lost and Found Finkelstein, Chaim Burksfield Bike Club Series Judaica Press 2007 F/M 08 12
Dialogues in Judaism: Jewish Dilemmas Defined, Debated, Explored Berkowitz, William Aronson 1991 F/M 93 21
Legacy: Teachings for Life from the Great Lithuanian Rabbis, The Wein, Berel, Goldstein, Warren Koren 2012 S/O13 45
New Jewish Experiential Book, The Reisman, Bernard Ktav 2002 M/J 03 23
Good-bye Glamour Girl Tamar, Erika F/M 85 7
Where Is Babys Dreidel? Katz, Karen Little Simon 2007 N/D 07 17
Red Sea Benedek, Emily St. Martin's 2007 M/J 08 19
Structure of the High Holiday Services, The Schach, Stephen R. Aronson 2002 F/M 03 38
Ask the Bones: Scary Stories from Around the World Schwartz, Howard, Olson, Arielle North Penguin 1999 S/O 99 17
Chanukah Greenfeld, Howard Holt 1976 M/J 92 31
Jewish Woman Next Door: Repairing the World One Step at a Time, The Flancbaum, Debby Urim 2007 S/O 07 47
Meditations at Sixty: One Person, Under God, Indivisible; Kashrut, Modesty, Mourning, Prayer and Love Safran, Eliyahu Ktav 2008 S/O 09 43
Feather Bed Journey, The Feder, Paula Kurzband, Schuett, Stacey Albert Whitman 1995 N/D 95 15
Torah Queeries: Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible Drinkwater, Gregg, Shneer, David New York University Press 2009 S/O 10 30-31
Passover Fishman, Cathy Goldberg, Reeves, Jeni On My Own Holidays Series Millbrook Press 2006 M/J 06 15-16
Selected Writings of Mordecai Noah, The Shuldiner, Michael, Kleinfeld, Daniel J. Contributions in American Studies Greenwood 1999 M/J 00 15-16
It Must Have Been Moonglow: Reflections on the First Years of Widowhood Greene, Phyllis Villard 2001 S/O 02 21
Holocaust, The Perl, Lila Great Escapes Marshall Cavendish 2012 M/J 12 10-11
Book of Miracles: A Young Peoples Guide to Jewish Spirituality, The Kushner, Lawrence URJ Press 1987 F/M 88 6
Dating Secrets of the Ten Commandments Boteach, Shmuley Doubleday 2000 M/J 00 8
Konin: A Quest Richardson, Theo Pantheon 1995 N/D 95 11
My Torah Numbers Judaica Press 2012 M/J13 4
Gilded Lions and Jeweled Horses: The Synagogue to the Carousel Zimiles, Murray Brandeis University Press 2007 F/M 08 46
We Remember the Holocaust Adler, David A. Holt 1989 M/J 90 14
Rabbi Meir Kahane: His Life and Thought. Volume One: 1932-1975 Kahane, Libby Institute for the Publication of the Writings of Rabbi Meir Kahane 2008 S/O 08 16-17

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