Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Young Man in Search of Love, A Singer, Isaac Bashevis Doubleday 1978 Sp78 24
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
Orphans Tale, An Neugeboren, Jay Holt 1976 F/M 92 20
Three Women Piercy, Marge Morrow 1999 S/O 00 33, 35
Saving the Jews: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Holocaust Rosen, Robert N. Thunder's Mouth Press 2006 S/O 06 43
30-Minute Kosher Cook, The Zeidler, Judy Morrow 1999 M/J 99 10
Last Chicken in America; A Novel in Stories Litman, Ellen Norton 2007 N/D 07 26
Happy Birthday, World: A Rosh Hashanah Celebration Kropf, Latifa Berry, Carlson, Lisa Kar-Ben 2005 S/O 05 13
Dear Tree: A Tu BShvat Wish Weber, Doba Rivka, Saroff, Phyllis Hachai 2010 F/M 10 13
Jewish Resistance in Wartime Greece Bowman, Steven B. Vallentine Mitchell 2006 S/O 06 36
Freud and Fargenign Zaremba, Meyer 1992 M/J 93 15
Jewish Entertainment Resource Directory, The Ginsburgh, Judy Caplan Subscription publication M/J 95 14
Castles Burning: A Childs Life in War Denes, Magda Norton 1997 S/O 97 28
One Mezuzah Kitman, Carol S/O 84 8
Sages Speak: Rabbinic Wisdom and Jewish Values, The Silverman, William B. Aronson 1989 F/M 90 17
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
These Are the Words: A Vocabulary of Jewish Spiritual Life Green, Arthur Jewish Lights Publishing 1999 S/O 00 13
Ike and Mama and the Seven Surprises Snyder, Carol, Robinson, Charles Lothrop Lee & Shepard 1985 S/O 85 6
By Blood and Fire Clarke, Thurston S/O 81 13
Much, Much Better Kosofsky, Chaim, Schiffman, Jessica Hachai 2006 N/D 06 17
Prince of Egypt, The Yolen, Jane, Koelsch, Michael, Navarro, Larry Penguin 1998 M/J 99 14
Virtual Kibbutz: Stories from a Changing Society, The Shuman, Ellis iUniverse 2003 S/O 03 13, 15
Snow in Jerusalem Da Costa, Deborah, Wright, Cornelius Van, Hu, Ying-Hwa Albert Whitman 2001 S/O 01 34
At the Wall Agam, Ron Gefen 1998 S/O 98 6
Esther Day, Linda M. Abingdon Old Testament Commentaires Abingdon Press 2005 M/J 06 25
Keeping Faith with the Psalms: Deepen Your Relationship with God Using the Book of Psalms Polish, Daniel F. Jewish Lights Publishing 2004 M/J 04 19
Guns and Barbed Wire: A Child Survives the Holocaust Geve, Thomas Academy Chicago Press 1987 F/M 88 4
Cultural Writings of Franz Rosenzweig Rozenzweig, Franz, Galli, Barbara E. Syracuse University Press 2000 F/M 01 10
Five Books of Moses, The: An Easy-To-Read Torah Translation Scharfstein, Sol Ktav 2005 M/J 06 29
Jerusalem Curiosities Milgram, Abraham E. JPS 1990 F/M 91 19
Oath, The Wiesel, Elie Random House 1973 Ap 74 26
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
Women and Judaism: New Insights and Scholarship Greenspahn, Frederick E. Jewish Studies in the 21st Century NYU Press 2009 M/J 10 31
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
House on the Roof: A Sukkot Story Adler, David A., Hirsch, Marily Bonim Books 1976 F/M 92 20
Book Thief, The Zusak, Markus Knopf 2006 S/O 06 10
Missing Years, The Laqueur, Walter Little, Brown 1980 W 80 16
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
Two Rothschilds and the Land of Israel Schama, Simon Knopf 1978 Sp79 25
Shnook the Peddler Schur, Maxine Rose, Redpath, Dlae Dillon 1985 A/M 86 5
Answered Prayer and Other Yemenite Folktales, The Gold, Sharlya, Caspi, Michael Maswan, Wunsch, Marjory JPS 1990 S/O 90 12
Living Each Day Twerski, Abraham J. Mesorah 1988 F/M 89 12
Ellis Island: An Interactive History Adventure Burgan, Michael You Choose Books 2014 N/D13 1
Judaism Graham, Ian World Faiths Series Chrysalis Education 2003 M/J 05 27
Goldie the Dollmaker Goffstein, M. B. Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1980 W80 9
Confrontation at Concordia (VIDEO) Himel, Martin Alden Films 2003 S/O 04 10
Family Scrapbook Goffstein, M. B. Farrar 1978 Sp79 26
Israel, Covenant People, Covenant Land Rossel, Seymour UAHC 1985 S/O 86 11
Nick & Norahs Infinite Playlist Cohn, Rachel, Levithan, David Knopf 2006 F/M 07 8
Religions of the Middle East Stacey, Gill World Almanac Library of the Middle East Series World Almanac Library 2007 N/D 07 22
Whither Thou Goest: The Jewish In-Laws Survival Guide Shapiro, Sorah Devora 2008 M/J 09 29
Suicide Bombers: Foot Soldiers of the Terrorist Movement Landau, Elaine Lerner 2007 N/D 07 22-23
Hitlers Daughters French, Jackie HarperCollins 2003 S/O 03 45
Binding of Isaac: Religious Murders and Kabbalah, The Bodoff, Lippman Devora 2005 M/J 06 24
Mendels Accordion Hyde, Heidi Smith, Sterre, Johanna van der Kar-Ben 2007 F/M 07 10
Pastor Andre Trocme: Spiritual Leader of the French Village le Chambon Draper, Allison Stark Holocaust Biographies Series Rosen 2001 F/M 02 37
Traces of God: Seeing God in Torah, History and Everyday Life Gillman, Neil Jewish Lights Publishing 2006 S/O 06 39
Seven Animals Wag Their Tales Bogot, Howard I., Bogot, Mark K. Pitspopany 2000 F/M 01 15
Ambiguity, Coping and Governance: Israeli Experiences in Politics, Religion and Policymaking Sharkansky, Ira Praeger 1999 S/O 00 20
Libas Letters Walfish, Miriam Jewish Girls Around the World Judaica Press 2012 S/O13 4
Dream Come True, A Ben-Yehuda, Eliezer Modern Hebrew Classics Westview Press 1993 F/M 94 7
Jews of New Jersey: A Pictorial History, The Ard, Patricia M., Rockland, Michael Aaron Rutgers University Press 2002 F/M 02 18
Gershons Monster: A Story for the Jewish New Year Kimmel, Eric A. Scholastic Press 2000 N/D 00 16
Christmas Tapestry Polacco, Patricia Philomel 2002 F/M 03 44-45
Even Higher Cohen, Barbara, Ivanov, Anatoly Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1987 F/M 88 8
Inside-Out Grandma: A Hanukkah Story Rothenberg, Joan Hyperion 1995 N/D 95 17
Mystery of the Kaifeng Scroll Feder, Harriet E. Lerner 1995 N/D 95 14
Race: A History Beyond Black and White Aronson, Marc Atheneum 2007 F/M 08 19
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
Stingy Buzi and King Solomon Sigal, Goldie Lomir Hofn Press 2009 F/M 10 41955
Here Come the Purim Players Cohen, Barbara M/J 84 6
Belonging McNeish, James F/M 81 6
Zionism and the Arabs: An American Jewish Dilemma, 1898-1948 Medoff, Rafael Praeger 1997 F/M 98 11
Manyas Story Gray, Bettyanne S 78 1
Our Snowman Had Olive Eyes Herman, Charlotte Dutton 1977 W78 28
Time Like a River Perrin, Randy, Perrin, Hannah, Perrin, Tova RDR Books 1997 M/J 98 22
Scripture as Logos: Rabbi Ishmael and the Origins of Midrash Yadin, Azzan University of Pennsylvania Press 2004 F/M 05 25
Acting Jewish: Negotiating Ethnicity on the Americna Stage and Screen Bial, Henry University of Michigan Press 2005 F/M 06 29
Lawrence and Aaronsohn: T. E Lawrence, Aaron Aaronsohn, and the Seeds of the Arab-Israeli Conflict Florence, Ronald Viking 2007 M/J 08 30
Hasidism in Israel: A History of the Hasidic Movement and Its Masters in the Holy Land Rabinowicz, Tzvi M. Aronson 2000 12
Desert and Shepherd in Our Biblical Heritage Hareuveni, Nogah Neot Kedumim 1991 N/D 92 23-24
Jewish Symbols and Secrets: A fifteenth-century Spansh Jewish Carpet Felton, Anton Vallentine Mitchell 2012 N/D12 20
From Hester Street to Hollywood Cohen, Sarah B. S/O 83 2
Jewish Holiday Fun Adler, David A. Kar-Ben 1987 F/M 88 8
Chaim Weizmann Amdur, Richard World Leader Series Chelsea House 1988 N/D 88 9
Immigrants in Turmoil: Mass Immigration to Israel and its Repercussions in the 1950s and After Hacohen, Dvora Syracuse University Press 2003 S/O 03 20
My Brothers Bar Mitzvah Gallan, Janet, Avishai, Susan Kar-Ben 1990 F/M 91 23
Prophet for Today: Contemporary Lessons from the Book of Yehoshua, A Prozansky, Steven Gefen 2006 S/O 07 53
Waiting for Eugene Lowenstein, Sallie Lion Stone Books 2006 N/D 05 13
Sondras Search Silvers, Ester Katz Devorah 2007 M/J 08 15
Baby Babka, the Gorgeous Genius Zalben, Jane Breskin, Chess, Victoria Clarion 2004 S/O 04 53
Kindling the Flame: Reflections on Ritual, Faith and Family Israeloff, Roberta Simon & Schuster 1998 F/M 99 11
Hammerin Hank: The Life of Hank Greenberg McDonough, Yona A., Zeldis, Malcah Walker 2006 M/J 06 41892
Dancing on Tisha B’Av Raphael, Lev St. Martin’s 1990 F/M 91 21
Jewish Information Sourcebook: A Dictionary and Almanac, The Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1993 N/D 93 9
Folk Puppet Plays for the Social Studies Adair, Margaret Weeks, Patapoff, Elizabeth John Day 1972 Sp 75 28
Jew or Juif? Jews, French Canadians and Anglo-Canadians, 1759-1914 Brown, Michael JPS 1976 S/O 87 6
Old New Land (Altneuland) Herzl, Theodor, Levensohn, Lotta Markus Wiener 1987 S/O 88 9
Rooster Prince of Breslov, The Stampler, Ann Redisch, Yelchin, Eugene Clarion 2010 S/O 10 10
World Full of Strangers, A Freeman, Cynthia Arbor House 1975 Sp76 22

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