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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Little Room, The Desnick, Chaim, Zwebner, Janet Pitspopany 2004 M/J 04 40
Jewish Bible Almanac, The Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1997 S/O 98 12
Moishes Miracle Melmed, Laura Krauss, Slonim, David HarperCollins 2000 F/M 01 16
Poetry with a Purpose: Biblical Poetics and Interpretation Fisch, Harold Indiana University Press 1990 M/J 91 9
Understanding Jewish Ethics Freund, Richard A. EM Text 1990 M/J 91 41923
Shut Up, Im Talking and Other Diplomacy Lessons I Learned in the Israeli Government: A Memoir Levey, Gregory Free Press 2008 S/O 08 21-22
JPS Torah Commentary Sarna, Nahum M. F/M 90 17
I Go to a Wedding Benenfeld, Rikki Toddler Experience Series Hachai 2008 S/O 08 59
Brownsville: The Birth, Development and Passing of a Jewish Community in New York (2nd ed) Landesman, Alter F. Block 1971 W79 23
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
As It Is Written Coyle, Pamela Pamela Coyle 2000 S/O 02 19
From Hester Street to Hollywood Cohen, Sarah B. S/O 83 2
Chaim Weizmann Amdur, Richard World Leader Series Chelsea House 1988 N/D 88 9
No Place of Rest: Jewish Literature, Expulsion, and the Memory of Medieval France Einbinder, Susan L. University of Pennsylvania Press 2009 M/J 09 19, 21
Remnant, The Simchovich, Simcha Mosaic Press 1999 N/D 99 16-17
Why Didnt I Learn This in Hebrew School? Segal, Eliezer Aronson 1999 M/J 00 15
Survivor, The: An Anatomy of Life in the Death Camps Des Pres., Terrence Oxford University Press 1976 W76 18
Letters from Jerusalem 1947-1948 Porath, Zipporah Association of Americans and Canadians in Israel 1987 S/O 88 8
Its Party Time!: A Purim Story Zucker, Jonny, Cohen, Jan Barger Barrons Educational Festival Time Series Barron's 2003 M/J 03 31
Metsudah Chumash / Rashi Genesis: A New Linear Translation David, Avrohom, Kleinkaufman, Avrohom Ktav F/M 92 19
People and the Promise, The Synge, Ursula Phillips 1974 W75 29
Treasure in the Tiny Blue Tin, The Ducharme, Dede Texas Christian University Press 1998 F/M 99 17
Shabbat Shalom Weisman, Yaffa M/J 89 11
Jews of Arab Lands in Modern Times, The Stillman, Norman A. JPS 1991 S/O 91 20
Holy Land, The Avi-Yonah, Michael Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1973 Ap 74 25
Book of Abraham, The Halter, Marek, Bair, Lowell Holt 1986 S/O 86 9
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
Anne Frank Waxman, Laura Hamilton History Maker Biographies Series Lerner 2009 F/M 10 14
Folk Puppet Plays for the Social Studies Adair, Margaret Weeks, Patapoff, Elizabeth John Day 1972 Sp 75 28
Nazi and Gold: The Full Story of the Fifty-Year Swiss-Nazi Conspiracy to Steal Billions from Europes Jews and Holocaust Survivors Bower, Tom HarperCollins 1997 M/J 97 17
Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europes Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War, The Nicholas, Lynn H. Knopf 1994 N/D 95 12
When Grandpa Came to Stay Caseley, Judith Greenwillow Books 1986 S/O 86 10
Story of Giraffe, The Pigni, Guido Front Street 2007 F/M 08 11
Last Sunrise, The Gordon, Harold H & I Publishing 1992 S/O 93 18-19
Island of One People: An Account of the History of the Jews of Jamaica, The Delevante, Marilyn, Alberga, Anthony Ian Randle Publishers 2006 S/O 06 37
Mascot, The: The Extraordinary Story of a Young Jewish Boy and an SS Extermination Squad Kurzem, Mark Rider 2007 N/D 08 16
Painful Echoes … Poems of the Holocaust Gurdus, Luba Krugman Schocken 1985 S/O 85 4
To Everything There is a Season: Verses from Ecclesiastes Dillon, Leo, Dillon, Diane The Blue Sky Press 1998 F/M 99 16-17
Empathy (VIDEO) Siegel, Amie First Run/Icarus Films 2004 N/D 04 8
Secret of Priests Grotto, The Taylor, Peter Lane, Nicola, Christos Kar-Ben 2007 F/M 07 6
Jewish Spirituality: Hope and Redemption Gewirtz, Leonard B. M/J 87 3
Hirshs Secret: A Baal Shem Tov Story Citron, Sterna, Eydel, Igor Kerem Press 1996 F/M 97 12
Bible at Qumran. Text, Shape, and Interpretation, The Flint, Peter W. Eerdmans 2001 S/O 01 12
Good-bye Glamour Girl Tamar, Erika F/M 85 7
Contested Creations in the Book of Job: the World-as-It-Ought-and-Ought-Not-to-Be Pelham, Abigail Brill 2012 FM13 33-34
Aliya: A Love Story Segal, Brenda Lesley St. Martin's 1978 W78 24
Feather Bed Journey, The Feder, Paula Kurzband, Schuett, Stacey Albert Whitman 1995 N/D 95 15
My Glorious Brohters Fast, Howard Bonim 1977 Sp78 25
Purim Parade, The Groner, Judy, Wikler, Madeline, Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 1986 N/D 86 7
Warburgs, The: The Story of a Family Farrar, David Stein & Day 1975 W75 28
Sound the Shofar: The Story and Meaning of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Chaikin, Miriam, Weihs, Erika Clarion Books 1986 N/D 86 8
Kibbutz Members Study Kibbutz Children Lavi, Zvi Greenwood 1990 F/M 91 18
In the Mouth: Stories and Novellas Pollack, Eileen Four Way Books 2008 M/J 08 21
Dynamic Women Dancers Dublin, Anne Womens Hall of Fame Series Second Story Press 2009 S/O 09 13
Before There Was a Before Waskow, Shoshana, Danziger, Amnon Adama 1984 F/M 86 6
Gilded Lions and Jeweled Horses: The Synagogue to the Carousel Zimiles, Murray Brandeis University Press 2007 F/M 08 46
Classic Yiddish Stories of S. Y. Abramovitsh, Sholem Aleichem, and I. L. Peretz Frieden, Ken, Gorelick, Ted Syracuse University Press 2004 S/O 04 8
30-Minute Kosher Cook, The Zeidler, Judy Morrow 1999 M/J 99 10
Execution, The Crawford, Oliver O 79 1
On Stage, Off Stage: Memories of a Lifetime in the Yiddish Theatre Kadison, Luba, Buloff, Joseph, Genn, Irving Harvard University Press 1992 M/J 93 13
Running Fiercely Toward a High Thin Sound Katz, Judith Firebrand Books 1992 S/O 93 16
Writing on the Wall, The Garfield, Leon N/D 83 9
Terrible/Wonderful Day, The Ganz, Yaffa, Taub, Y. E. Feldheim 1987 F/M 87 41828
Loneks Journey: The True Story of a Boys Escape to Freedom Whiteman, Dorit Bader Star Bright Books 2005 M/J 06 18
Jewish Cooking in America Nathan, Joan Knopf 1994 M/J 94 9
Moroccan, The Haddad, C. A. Harper & Row 1975 W76 17
Poppy Seeds Too: A Twisted Tale for Shabbat Miller, Deborah University S/O 87 8
Untold History of Israel, The Derogy, Jacques Ma 80 6
Simple Servant: A Chasidic Discourse, The Schneersohn, Shalom Dov Baer, Marcus, Yosef Kehot Publication Society 2008 M/J 09 28-29
Judaism and the Interpretation of Scripture: Introduction to the Rabbinic Midrash Neusner, Jacob Hendrickson 2004 S/O 05 49-50
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
By Blood and Fire Clarke, Thurston S/O 81 13
Heart Afire: Stories and Teachings of the Early Hasidic Masters, A Schachter-Shalomi, Zalman N., Miles-Yepez, Netanel JPS 2009 N/D 09 25-26
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms Steinmetz, Sol Rowman & Littlefield 2005 F/M 06 37
At the Wall Agam, Ron Gefen 1998 S/O 98 6
From the Gestapo to the Gulags: One Jewish Life Katz, Zev Vallentine Mitchell 2004 F/M 05 17
Chanukkah Tree, The Kimmel, Eric A. N/D 81 10
Nobody Knows the Truffles Ive Seen Lang, George Knopf 1998 N/D 98 8
Resurrecting Hebrew Stavans, Ilan Nextbook-Schocken 2008 N/D 08 21
Wineglass, The: A Passover Story Rsten, Norman, Zemach, Kaethe Walker 1978 W78 28
Taking Hold of Torah: Jewish Commitment and Community in America Eisen, A. M. Heleen and Martin Schwartz Lectures in Jewish Studies, 1996 Indiana University Press 1997 S/O 00 11
Liebermans Choice Kaminsky, Stuart M. St. Martin's 1993 S/O 93 16
Jar of Fools: Eight Hanukkah Stories from Chelm, The Kimmel, Eric A., Gerstein, Mordicai Holiday House 2000 N/D 00 16
Mikra and Meaning: Studies in Bible and its Interpretation Helfgot, Nathaniel Maggid Books 2012 S/O13 30
Pharaohs Daughter Lester, Julius Silver Whistle 2000 S/O 00 37-38
Troubled Waters Aronson, Michael I. University of Pittsburgh Press 1990 N/D 91 11
Shalom, Salaam, Peace Bogot, Howard I., Jarrar, Faruk, Or, Amir CCAR Press 1999 S/O 00 35
Jews of Tin Pan Alley, The Kanter, Kenneth Aaron S/O 82 7
Hot Pursuit: Murder in Mississippi Deutsch, Stacia, Cohon, Rhody, Orback, Craig Kar-Ben 2010 M/J 10 9
Book Thief, The Zusak, Markus Knopf 2006 S/O 06 10
Hanukkah Owens, L. L., Conger, Holli Cultural Holidays Series Magic Wagon 2010 M/J 10 15
David & Goliath Marzollo, Jean Little, Brown 2004 M/J 04 29
Answered Prayer and Other Yemenite Folktales, The Gold, Sharlya, Caspi, Michael Maswan, Wunsch, Marjory JPS 1990 S/O 90 12
Formula for Proper Living: Practical Lessons from Life and Torah, A Twerski, Abraham J. Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 F/M 10 40
Never-Ending Tale: Illustrated Parables of the Baal Shem Tov and His Disciples, A Pollack, Gadi, Kornblau, Yitzchok Feldheim 2009 S/O 09 22-23
Rebbe Mendel Presents: A Home on the Hill Sternfeld, Nathan, Bichman, David, Bloom, Sandy Feldheim 2006 F/M 07 41923
When the Soldiers Were Gone Propp, Vera W. Putnam 1999 F/M 00 11
Stranger Within Sarah Stein, The Rosenbaum, Thane Texas Tech University Press 2012 S/O12 9

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