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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Orphans Tale, An Neugeboren, Jay Holt 1976 F/M 92 20
Saving the Jews: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Holocaust Rosen, Robert N. Thunder's Mouth Press 2006 S/O 06 43
Three Women Piercy, Marge Morrow 1999 S/O 00 33, 35
Jewish Megatrends: Charting the Course of the American Jewish Future Schwarz, Sidney Jewish Lights Publishing 2013 S/O13 40
Major Changes Within the Jewish People in the Wake of the Holocaust: Proceedings of the Ninth Yad Vashem International Historical Conference, 1993 Gutman, Yisrae, Saf, Avital Yad Vashem 1996 S/O 97 12, 14
Best of Olomeinu Book I, The Fruchter, Yaacov s.n. F/M 82 3
Dear Tree: A Tu BShvat Wish Weber, Doba Rivka, Saroff, Phyllis Hachai 2010 F/M 10 13
Jewish Cooking in America Nathan, Joan Knopf 1994 M/J 94 9
Goldie the Dollmaker Goffstein, M. B. Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1980 W80 9
After Mussolini: Jewish Life and Memories in Post-Fascist Italy Schwarz, Guri, Mazhar, Giovanni Noor Vallentine Mitchell 2012 S/O13 38
Castles Burning: A Childs Life in War Denes, Magda Norton 1997 S/O 97 28
Ideology and Jewish Identity in Israeli and American Literature Budick, Emily Miller SUNY Series in Modern Jewish Literature and Culture SUNY Press 2001 M/J 02 10
Family Scrapbook Goffstein, M. B. Farrar 1978 Sp79 26
Sages Speak: Rabbinic Wisdom and Jewish Values, The Silverman, William B. Aronson 1989 F/M 90 17
These Are the Words: A Vocabulary of Jewish Spiritual Life Green, Arthur Jewish Lights Publishing 1999 S/O 00 13
Yiddish for Dog & Cat Lover = Yidish far Libhobers fun Hint un Kats Wolfe, Marjorie Gottlieb, Engelman, Earl W. Malka Publications 2007 M/J 08 42
Lottys Lace Tablecloth Lehman-Wilzig, Tami, Topaz, Ksenia Jewish Heirloom Stories Gefen 2007 S/O 07 16
One Mezuzah Kitman, Carol S/O 84 8
Prince of Egypt, The Yolen, Jane, Koelsch, Michael, Navarro, Larry Penguin 1998 M/J 99 14
Snow in Jerusalem Da Costa, Deborah, Wright, Cornelius Van, Hu, Ying-Hwa Albert Whitman 2001 S/O 01 34
Virtual Kibbutz: Stories from a Changing Society, The Shuman, Ellis iUniverse 2003 S/O 03 13, 15
Just Revenge Dershowitz, Alan M. Warner Books 1999 N/D 99 16
Much, Much Better Kosofsky, Chaim, Schiffman, Jessica Hachai 2006 N/D 06 17
Esther Day, Linda M. Abingdon Old Testament Commentaires Abingdon Press 2005 M/J 06 25
Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah: The Ceremony, the Party, and How the Day Came to Be Metter, Bert Clarion 2007 N/D 07 22
Cultural Writings of Franz Rosenzweig Rozenzweig, Franz, Galli, Barbara E. Syracuse University Press 2000 F/M 01 10
Jar of Fools: Eight Hanukkah Stories from Chelm, The Kimmel, Eric A., Gerstein, Mordicai Holiday House 2000 N/D 00 16
Gershons Monster: A Story for the Jewish New Year Kimmel, Eric A. Scholastic Press 2000 N/D 00 16
Hot Pursuit: Murder in Mississippi Deutsch, Stacia, Cohon, Rhody, Orback, Craig Kar-Ben 2010 M/J 10 9
Even Higher Cohen, Barbara, Ivanov, Anatoly Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1987 F/M 88 8
Rituals & Practices of a Jewish Life: A Handbook for Personal Spiritual Renewal, The Olitzky, Kerry M., Judson, Daniel Jewish Lights Publishing 2002 S/O 03 23-24
Tastes of Jewish Tradition: Recipes, Activities and Stories for the Whole Family Hirsh, Jody, Goodman, Ida, Goldenholz, Aggie, Cooper, Cindy Harry and Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center of Milwaukee 2003 S/O 03 48-49
Women and Judaism: New Insights and Scholarship Greenspahn, Frederick E. Jewish Studies in the 21st Century NYU Press 2009 M/J 10 31
Like Everybody Else Girion, Barbara F/M 81 7
Oath, The Wiesel, Elie Random House 1973 Ap 74 26
Pirhei Sepharad Singing Hanukkah Songs with Rabbi {Sasson} Natan, in Hebrew, English, Yiddish and Ladino Sol and Tillie Hasson Sephardic Day School 2001 F/M 02 31
Shnook the Peddler Schur, Maxine Rose, Redpath, Dlae Dillon 1985 A/M 86 5
Two Rothschilds and the Land of Israel Schama, Simon Knopf 1978 Sp79 25
Josephs Wardrobe Citrin, Paul J. UAHC 1987 M/J 87 7
Missing Years, The Laqueur, Walter Little, Brown 1980 W 80 16
Broken Covenant: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis Between the U.S. and Israel Arens, Moshe Simon & Schuster 1995 S/O 95 7
Ellis Island: An Interactive History Adventure Burgan, Michael You Choose Books 2014 N/D13 1
Hasidism in Israel: A History of the Hasidic Movement and Its Masters in the Holy Land Rabinowicz, Tzvi M. Aronson 2000 12
Art and Politics of Arthur Szyk, The Luckert, Steven University of Washington Press 2002 S/O 02 23, 32
Confrontation at Concordia (VIDEO) Himel, Martin Alden Films 2003 S/O 04 10
Israel and the European Left: Between Solidarity and Delegitimization Shindler, Colin Continuum 2012 S/O13 41
From Hester Street to Hollywood Cohen, Sarah B. S/O 83 2
History of the Marranos, A, 3rd ed. Roth, Cecil Schocken Books 1958 Sp 75 27
Religions of the Middle East Stacey, Gill World Almanac Library of the Middle East Series World Almanac Library 2007 N/D 07 22
Suicide Bombers: Foot Soldiers of the Terrorist Movement Landau, Elaine Lerner 2007 N/D 07 22-23
Whither Thou Goest: The Jewish In-Laws Survival Guide Shapiro, Sorah Devora 2008 M/J 09 29
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie Pressler, Mirjam, Macki, Erik J. Front Street 2007 N/D 07 13
Nick & Norahs Infinite Playlist Cohn, Rachel, Levithan, David Knopf 2006 F/M 07 8
Pastor Andre Trocme: Spiritual Leader of the French Village le Chambon Draper, Allison Stark Holocaust Biographies Series Rosen 2001 F/M 02 37
Seven Animals Wag Their Tales Bogot, Howard I., Bogot, Mark K. Pitspopany 2000 F/M 01 15
Traces of God: Seeing God in Torah, History and Everyday Life Gillman, Neil Jewish Lights Publishing 2006 S/O 06 39
Jews and Judaism Sanders, E. P. Fortress Press 1985 S/O 85 5
Mendels Accordion Hyde, Heidi Smith, Sterre, Johanna van der Kar-Ben 2007 F/M 07 10
Body of Faith: God and the People of Israel, The Wyschogrod, Michael Aronson 1996 M/J 97 9
Dream Come True, A Ben-Yehuda, Eliezer Modern Hebrew Classics Westview Press 1993 F/M 94 7
Hammerin Hank: The Life of Hank Greenberg McDonough, Yona A., Zeldis, Malcah Walker 2006 M/J 06 41892
Animals in Jewish Thought and Tradition Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 2000 S/O 00 9
Christmas Tapestry Polacco, Patricia Philomel 2002 F/M 03 44-45
Infiltration Kenaz, Yehoshua, Bilu, Dalya Zaland Books 2003 N/D 03 9
Folk Puppet Plays for the Social Studies Adair, Margaret Weeks, Patapoff, Elizabeth John Day 1972 Sp 75 28
Heinz Kohut: The Making of a Psychoanalyst Strozier, Charles B. Farrar 2001 F/M 02 28
Race: A History Beyond Black and White Aronson, Marc Atheneum 2007 F/M 08 19
Stingy Buzi and King Solomon Sigal, Goldie Lomir Hofn Press 2009 F/M 10 41955
What Did the Biblical Writers Know, and When Did They Know It?: What Archaeology Can Tell Us about the Reality of Ancient Israel Dever, William G. Eerdmans 2001 F/M 02 20
Lady with the Hat, The Orlev, Uri Houghton Mifflin 1995 F/M 96 17
Mystery of the Kaifeng Scroll Feder, Harriet E. Lerner 1995 N/D 95 14
Zionism and the Arabs: An American Jewish Dilemma, 1898-1948 Medoff, Rafael Praeger 1997 F/M 98 11
Our Snowman Had Olive Eyes Herman, Charlotte Dutton 1977 W78 28
Scripture as Logos: Rabbi Ishmael and the Origins of Midrash Yadin, Azzan University of Pennsylvania Press 2004 F/M 05 25
Time Like a River Perrin, Randy, Perrin, Hannah, Perrin, Tova RDR Books 1997 M/J 98 22
Jewish Prayer: Concepts and Customs Klein, Earl Alpha Publishing Company 1986 S/O 86 6
Manyas Story Gray, Bettyanne S 78 1
Beyond Innocence and Redemption: Confronting the Holocaust… Ellis, Marc H. Harper and Row 1991 M/J 92 15
Desert and Shepherd in Our Biblical Heritage Hareuveni, Nogah Neot Kedumim 1991 N/D 92 23-24
Jewish Gardening Cookbook: Growing Plants and Cooking for Holidays and Festivals, The Brown, Michael Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 M/J 99 41765
Good-bye Glamour Girl Tamar, Erika F/M 85 7
Albert Einsten McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino History Maker Bios Series Lerner 2004 M/J 04 31
Chaim Weizmann Amdur, Richard World Leader Series Chelsea House 1988 N/D 88 9
Im O.K. Youre a Pain in the Neck Vorspan, Albert Doubleday 1976 Sp77 29
Feather Bed Journey, The Feder, Paula Kurzband, Schuett, Stacey Albert Whitman 1995 N/D 95 15
Prophet for Today: Contemporary Lessons from the Book of Yehoshua, A Prozansky, Steven Gefen 2006 S/O 07 53
Sondras Search Silvers, Ester Katz Devorah 2007 M/J 08 15
Waiting for Eugene Lowenstein, Sallie Lion Stone Books 2006 N/D 05 13
Kaddishel: A Life Reborn Golub, Aharon, Golub, Bennett W. Devora 2005 F/M 06 32-33
My Brothers Bar Mitzvah Gallan, Janet, Avishai, Susan Kar-Ben 1990 F/M 91 23
Beautiful Yetta: The Yiddish Chicken Pinkwater, Daniel, Pinkwater, J. Macmillan 2010 S/O 10 9
Dancing on Tisha B’Av Raphael, Lev St. Martin’s 1990 F/M 91 21
Jerusalem: A Neighborhood Street Guide Shudofsky, Chanoch Devorah 2008 N/D 08 20-21
Gilded Lions and Jeweled Horses: The Synagogue to the Carousel Zimiles, Murray Brandeis University Press 2007 F/M 08 46
1111 Days in My Life: Plus Four Sten, Ephraim F. Dryad Press 2006 S/O 07 55
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
Execution, The Crawford, Oliver O 79 1
Rooster Prince of Breslov, The Stampler, Ann Redisch, Yelchin, Eugene Clarion 2010 S/O 10 10
Tell Them We Remember: The Story of the Holocaust Bachrach, Susan D. Little, Brown 1994 M/J 95 18
World Full of Strangers, A Freeman, Cynthia Arbor House 1975 Sp76 22

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