Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Book Thief, The Zusak, Markus Knopf 2006 S/O 06 10
Economic Morality and Jewish Law Levine, Aron Oxford University Press 2012 M/J13 29
Answered Prayer and Other Yemenite Folktales, The Gold, Sharlya, Caspi, Michael Maswan, Wunsch, Marjory JPS 1990 S/O 90 12
Coal Question, The Davis, Bertha, Whitfield, Susan W83 13
Hanukkah! Schotter, Roni, Hafner, Marilyn Little, Brown 2003 M/J 04 36
Frank O. Gehry: Outside In Greenberg, Jan, Jordan, Sandra DK Ink 2000 15
Lawrence and Aaronsohn: T. E Lawrence, Aaron Aaronsohn, and the Seeds of the Arab-Israeli Conflict Florence, Ronald Viking 2007 M/J 08 30
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
Israel Woodward, John Opposing Viewpoints Series Greenhaven 2005 S/O 05 20
Nechama on Strike Klein, Leah The B. Y. Times, no. 14 Feldheim 1993 M/J 94 11
Reading the Old Testament: An Introduction Boadt, Lawrence Paulist Press 1984 F/M 86 3
When Memory Speaks: The Holocaust in Art Toll, Nelly Praeger 1998 S/O 98 29
Jewish Symbols and Secrets: A fifteenth-century Spansh Jewish Carpet Felton, Anton Vallentine Mitchell 2012 N/D12 20
Secrets of Hebrew Words, The Blech, Benjamin Aronson 1991 S/O 91 17
History of Jewish Costume, A Rubens, Alfred Crown 1973 W77 28
Matzah Meals: A Passover Cookbook for Kids Tabs, Judy, Steinberg, Barbara, McLean, Chari R. Kar-Ben 1985 M/J 85 6
Papa Play for Me Katz, Mickey Simon & Schuster 1977 Sp78 23
To This Day Agnon, S. Y., Halkin, Hillel Toby Press 2008 M/J 08 18
Binding of Isaac: Religious Murders and Kabbalah, The Bodoff, Lippman Devora 2005 M/J 06 24
Dinosaur on Hanukkah Rauchwerger, Diane Levin, Wolff, Jason Kar-Ben 2005 N/D 05 17
Ambiguity, Coping and Governance: Israeli Experiences in Politics, Religion and Policymaking Sharkansky, Ira Praeger 1999 S/O 00 20
Chicken Soup by Heart Hershenhorn, Esther, Littinger, Rosanne Simon & Schuster 2002 S/O 02 42
Growing Up Jewish in China Beil, Dolly BPS Books 2012 FM13 18
First Haggadah, A Kustanowitz, Shulamit E., Foont, Ronnie C. Bonim Books 1979 SP79 26
Kindling the Flame: Reflections on Ritual, Faith and Family Israeloff, Roberta Simon & Schuster 1998 F/M 99 11
Sparks Fly Upward Matas, Carol Clarion Books 2002 M/J 02 23
In the Stacks: Short Stories about Libraries and Librarians Cart, Michael Overlook Press 2002 F/M 03 21
My Life in Jewish Renewal: A Memoir Hoffman, Edward Rowman & Littlefield 2012 S/O13 38
Queen for a Day Cohen, Barbara S/O 81 6
Watermelon in the Sukkah, A Rouss, Sylvia A., Iosa, Ann Kar-Ben 2013 S/O13 14
Jewish Information Sourcebook: A Dictionary and Almanac, The Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1993 N/D 93 9
Sammy Spider's Israel Fun Book Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2004 S/O 04 53
Hebrew Manuscripts of the Valmadonna Trust Library, The Richler, Benjamin Valmadonna Trust Library 1998 N/D 99 41955
Lower, Higher! Youre a Liar! Chaikin, Miriam, Egielski, Richard Harper 1984 M/J 85 6
Open Heart: The Mystic Path of Loving People, An Buxbaum, Yitzhak The Jewish Spirit Booklet Series, 2 s.n. 1997 F/M 99 6
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
Belonging McNeish, James F/M 81 6
Day I Wasnt There, The Cixous, Helene, Brahic, Beverley Bie Northwestern University Press 2004 S/O 06 31
Acting Jewish: Negotiating Ethnicity on the Americna Stage and Screen Bial, Henry University of Michigan Press 2005 F/M 06 29
Camp Wolf, Elaine Sky Pony Press 2012 M/J13 7
Going on a Hametz Hunt Jules, Jacqueline, Brown, Rick Kar-Ben 2010 S/O 10 15
Looking for Me Rosenthal, Betsy R. Houghton Mifflin 2012 M/J 12 7
Textual Reasonings: Jewish Philosophy and Text Study at the End of the Twentieth Century Ochs, Peter, Levene, Nancy Eerdmans 2003 N/D 03 15
Jewish Entertainment Resource Directory, The Ginsburgh, Judy Caplan Subscription publication M/J 95 14
On Three Continents: An Autobiography Carmilly-Weinberger, Moshe Editura Efes 2007 S/O 08 18
Sabbath Epistle of Rabbi Abraham Ibn Ezra (Iggeret haShabbat), The Ibn Ezra, Abraham, Goodman, Mordechai S. Ktav 2009 N/D 09 22
Year of Sweet Senior Insanity, The Levitan, Sonia s.n. N/D 82 8
False Idols Ferm, Betty G.P. Putnam's Sons 1974 W75 26
Judaism on Pleasure Bulka, Reuven Aronson 1995 F/M 96 7
Sitting with an Angel (AUDIO) Mass, Dana Water Records 1995 S/O 96 16
Ike and Mama and the Seven Surprises Snyder, Carol, Robinson, Charles Lothrop Lee & Shepard 1985 S/O 85 6
Mossad, The Eisenberg, Dennis Ma 79 6
Poverty and Welfare among the Portuguese Jews in Early Modern Amsterdam Bernfeld, Tirtsah Levie Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2012 N/D12 18
Vanishing Girl: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His 3rd Case Peacock, Shane Tundra Books 2009 N/D 09 11
Entering the Sacred Mountain: Exploring the Mystical Practices of Judaism, Buddhism and Sufism Cooper, David A. Bell Tower 1994 M/J 96 6
Baby Babka, the Gorgeous Genius Zalben, Jane Breskin, Chess, Victoria Clarion 2004 S/O 04 53
Creative Puppetry for Jewish Kids Warshawsky, Gale Solotar Alternatives in Religious Education 1985 S/O 85 7
Genocide and the Modern Age: Etiology and Case Studies of Mass Death Wallimann, Isidor, Dobkowski, Michael N. Contributions to the Study of World History, no. 3 Greenwood 1987 M/J 88 11
Life Lines Viertel, Joseph S/O 82 7
Tales of the Ten Lost Tribes Yellin, Tamar Toby Press 2008 M/J 09 33
Jerusalem Curiosities Milgram, Abraham E. JPS 1990 F/M 91 19
Not Strictly Kosher: Pioneer Jews in New Zealand Rosenthal, Odeda Starchand Press 1988 N/D 88 7
Revealed Texts, Hidden Meanings: Finding the Religious Significance in Tanakh Angel, Hayyim J. Ktav 2009 M/J 10 26
Wise … and Not So Wise: Ten Tales from the Rabbis Gershator, Phillis, Ginsburg, Alexa JPS 2004 N/D 04 22
Jewsandwords Oz, Amos, Oz-Salzberger, Fania Yale University Press 2012 M/J13 31
Sharon: Israels Warrior Politician Miller, Anita, Miller, Jordan, Zetouni, Sigalit Academy Chicago Publishers 2002 M/J 03 20-21
House on the Roof: A Sukkot Story Adler, David A., Hirsch, Marily Bonim Books 1976 F/M 92 20
Miracle Meals: Eight Nights of Food N Fun for Chanukah Wikler, Madeline, Groner, Judy, Radin, Chari M. Kar-Ben 1987 F/M 88 8
Picture Book of Anna Frank, A Adler, David A. Holiday House 1993 F/M 94 14
Turbulent Times, Prophetic Dreams: Art from Israeli and Palestinian Children Koplewicz, Harold S., Furman, Gail, Goodman, Robin Devora 2000 F/M 02 22
Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers Strike of 1909 Markel, Michelle, Sweet, Melissa HarperCollins 2013 FM13 3-4
Elected and the Chosen: Why American Presidents Have Supported Jews and Israel: From George Washington to Barack Obama; The Brian, Denis Gefen 2012 S/O13 22
Arab-Israeli Conflict, The Worth, Richard Marshall Cavendish 2007 M/J 07 16
Commitment to the Dead: One Womans Journey Toward Understanding Waterford, Helen H. Renaissance House Publishers 1987 F/M 88 5
Harry Haft: Auschwitz Survivor, Challenger of Rocky Marciano Haft, Alan Scott Religion, Theology and the Holocaust Syracuse University Press 2006 F/M 07 32
From Adam to Noah: A Commentary on the Book of Genesis. Part One Cassuto, U. Magnes Press 2009 F/M 10 32
Legacy: Teachings for Life from the Great Lithuanian Rabbis, The Wein, Berel, Goldstein, Warren Koren 2012 S/O13 45
Structure of the High Holiday Services, The Schach, Stephen R. Aronson 2002 F/M 03 38
Israel, Covenant People, Covenant Land Rossel, Seymour UAHC 1985 S/O 86 11
New Jewish Experiential Book, The Reisman, Bernard Ktav 2002 M/J 03 23
Red Sea Benedek, Emily St. Martin's 2007 M/J 08 19
Where Is Babys Dreidel? Katz, Karen Little Simon 2007 N/D 07 17
Jewish Woman Next Door: Repairing the World One Step at a Time, The Flancbaum, Debby Urim 2007 S/O 07 47
Selected Writings of Mordecai Noah, The Shuldiner, Michael, Kleinfeld, Daniel J. Contributions in American Studies Greenwood 1999 M/J 00 15-16
Hitlers Daughters French, Jackie HarperCollins 2003 S/O 03 45
Meditations at Sixty: One Person, Under God, Indivisible; Kashrut, Modesty, Mourning, Prayer and Love Safran, Eliyahu Ktav 2008 S/O 09 43
Passover Fishman, Cathy Goldberg, Reeves, Jeni On My Own Holidays Series Millbrook Press 2006 M/J 06 15-16
Torah Queeries: Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible Drinkwater, Gregg, Shneer, David New York University Press 2009 S/O 10 30-31
Blessing of a Broken Heart, The Mandell, Sherri Toby Press 2003 N/D 03 14
Does God Belong in the Bedroom? Gold, Michael JPS 1992 S/O 93 18
And Bring Them Closer to Torah: The Life and Work of Rabbi Aaron H. Blumenthal Blumenthal, David Ktav 1986 M/J 87 3
Childs Picture Hebrew Dictionary, A Meshi, Ita Adama 1985 S/O 85 7
Haggadah, The: Transliterated & Translated, with instructions and commentary Judaica Press 2002 N/D 02 41986
Flight to Seven Swan Bay, The Leavitt, June F/M 86 6
Konin: A Quest Richardson, Theo Pantheon 1995 N/D 95 11
Stalker Kellerman, Faye William Morrow 2000 N/D 00 14-15
Inside-Out Grandma: A Hanukkah Story Rothenberg, Joan Hyperion 1995 N/D 95 17
My Torah Numbers Judaica Press 2012 M/J13 4
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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