Book Review Index


Please note that this index does not link to the full text of the book reviews.
Digital copies of AJL Reviews are available back to the Nov/Dec 2007 issue of the AJL Newsletter.
Earlier print back issues are housed in Cincinnati, OH at the Hebrew Union College Library.

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Author/Editor Title Place of Publication Year Series ISBN Issue P Review Authorsort ascending Review format Review type
Watts, Irene N. Escape from Berlin 2013 F/M14 10-11 Lenson, Heather
Conkling, Winifred Radioactive! How Irene Curie and Lise Meitner Revolutionized Science and Changed the World 2016 M/J 2016 4-5 Lenson, Heather
Goldman, Karen Jordan and the Dreadful Golem 2013 F/M14 5 Lenson, Heather
Baron, Jeff Sean Rosen is Not for Sale S/O14 35 Lenson, Heather
Gephart, Donna Death by Toilet Paper 2014 M/J 15 6 Lenson, Heather
Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Sammy Spider’s First Mitzvah 2014 N/D 14 12 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Steinberg, Jessica, Pike, Amanda Not This Turkey! 2016 N/D 2016 11-12 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Fischer, Ellen, Beeke, Tiphanie Latke, the Lucky Dog 2014 N/D 14 4 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Not This Turkey! 2016 N/D 2016 11-12 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Goldman, Dara Boris and Stella and the Perfect Gift: A Christmas and Hanukkah Story 2013 F/M14 14 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Kestin, Hesh Lie, The 2014 N/D 14 41 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Stern, Ariella, Argoff, Patti Pesach Guess Who? A Lift-the-Flap Book 2016 N/D 2016 12 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Kober, Shahar Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel! 2014 N/D 14 5 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Newman, Tracy Shabbat is Coming! 2014 F/M14 15 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Nathan, Simone Bloom, Barber, Brian Eight Candles and a Tree 2014 N/D 14 5 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Grant, Michael Front Lines 2016 N/D 2016 5-6 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Barash, Chris Is It Passover Yet? 2015 M/J 15 16 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Kimmel, Eric A. Scarlett and Sam: Escape from Egypt 2015 M/J 15 17 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Abrams, Ruth, Mushka, Tia Hanukkah Lullaby 2015 N/D 2016 1 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Chaput, Rachel Alef-Bet Hebrew Letter Primer. 2016 N/D 2016 10 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Steinitz, Richard Kaplan’s Quest 2014 M/J 15 45 Jefferson, Rebecca
Thorne, T.K. Angels at the Gate 2015 F/M 2016 29 Jefferson, Rebecca
Thorne, T.K. Angels at the Gate 2015 F/M 2016 29 Jefferson, Rebecca
Alter, Michael Resurrection: A Critical Inquiry, The 2015 F/M 16 1 Jefferson, Rebecca
Zakon, Rabbi Nachman The Montefiores: Champions of the Jewish People 2018 Great Jewish Lives F/M 2020 43 Isaac, Fred Book Juvenile
Hilton, Michael Bar Mitzvah: A history 2014 N/D 14 22 Isaac, Fred
Krohn, Genendel, Katz, Tova Shabbos Treats: Delightful Stories of Devotion to Our Holy Shabbos 2019 M/J 2019 21 Isaac, Fred Book Juvenile
Schreiber, Mordecai Three Founders of Israel 2018 N/D 2018 32 Isaac, Fred Book Adult
Saul, Laya My Friend is Jewish 2015 Faith in Friendship series M/J 15 15 Isaac, Fred
Shai, Nachman Hearts and Minds: Israel and the Battle for Public Opinion 2018 N/D 2018 32 Isaac, Fred Book Adult
Barnhart, Aaron Firebrand 2015 N/D 2015 2-3 Isaac, Fred
Galas, Michal Rabbi Marcus Jastrow and his Vision for the Reform of Judaism: A Study in the History of Judaism in the Nineteenth Century 2013 M/J 15 23 Isaac, Fred
Gold, Sholom Touching History: From Williamsburg to Jerusalem 2014 S/O 2015 8 Isaac, Fred
Auerbach, Jerold S. Print to Fit: The New York Times, Zionism and Israel ( 1896-2016) 2019 S/O 2019 9 Isaac, Fred Book Adult
Rudin, A. James Pillar of Fire: A Biography of Rabbi Stephen S. Wise. 2015 S/O 2016 14 Isaac, Fred
Moore, Deborah Dash Urban Origins of American Judaism 2014 M/J 15 33 Isaac, Fred
Meyerson, Israela Miracle Nation: Seventy Stories about the Spirit of Israel: A Tribute to Rebirth in the Land of our Ancestors 2018 N/D 2019 17 Isaac, Fred Book Juvenile
Kaplan, Dana Evan New Reform Judaism: Challenges and Reflections, The S/O14 14 Isaac, Fred
Schatt, Stan Daniel Silva: A Reader’s Guide 2015 F/M 2016 21 Isaac, Fred
Eisenberg, Ronald Lee Essential Figures in Jewish Scholarship 2014 N/D 14 16 Isaac, Fred
Rakeffet-Rothkoff, Aaron Bernard Revel: Builder of American Jewish Orthodoxy. 2014 S/O 2015 18 Isaac, Fred
Fox, Pam, Mattuck, Israel Isidor Architect of Liberal Judaism 2016 N/D 2016 16 Isaac, Fred
Friedman, Debbie Lullaby 2014 M/J 15 10 Isaac, Fred
Shiff, Ofer Downfall of Abba Hillel Silver and the Foundation of Israel, The 2014 N/D 14 33 Isaac, Fred
Teller, Hanoch Reb Elimelech and the Chassidic Legacy of Brotherhood 2019 F/M 2020 36 Isaac, Fred recorded music Adult
Ben-Tekoa, Sha'i Phantom Nation: Inventing the "Palestinians" as the Obstacle to Peace 2018 M/J 2019 24 Isaac, Fred Book
Williams, Brian, Williams, Brenda Saving the Persecuted 2016 Heroes of World War II Series F/M 16 42-43 Isaac, Fred
Barenblat, Rachel Beside Still Waters: A Journey of Comfort and Renewal 2019 F/M 2020 21 Isaac, Fred Book Adult
Rabbi Jeremy D. Sher Growth through Governance: What Every Jewish Nonprofit Leader Needs to Know 2016 F/ M 2017 22 Isaac, Fred
Silver, MItchell Veterans of History: A Young Perosn's History of the Jewish, The S/O 14 47 Isaac, Fred
Throp, Claire, Williams, Brian, Williams, Brenda Resisting the Nazis 2016 Heroes of World War II Series F/M 16 42-43 Isaac, Fred
Adams, Peter Politics, Faith, and the Making of American Judaism 2014 N/D 2015 11 Isaac, Fred
Blau, Sara, Leff, Tova Baby of Our Own 2016 N/D 2016 7 Isaac, Fred
Kaufman, Matthew Horace Kallen Confronts America: Jewish Identity, Science, and Secularism 2019 N/D 2019 25 Isaac, Fred Book Adult
Milevsky, Chaya L. Will I Ever be Happy Again? 2014 N/D 2015 9 Isaac, Fred
Riemer, Jack The Day I Met Father Isaac at the Supermarket: Lesson in how to live from the Jewish Tradition 2018 M/J 2019 34 Isaac, Fred Book Adult
Mooney, Carla, Casteel, Tom Holocaust: Racism and Genocide in World War II, The 2017 Inquire and Investigate M/J 2018 16 Isaac, Fred Book Juvenile
Raum, Elizabeth Stealing Nazi Secrets in World War II: An Interactive Espionage Adventure 2016 You Choose Spies Series F/M 16 37 Isaac, Fred
Elkins, Dov Peretz Four Rabbis at Lunch: Candid Conversations Among American Clergy 2019 N/D 2019 33 Isaac, Fred Book Adult
Moskowitz, Leib & Gittel Kuzmino Chronicles: Memoirs of Teenage Holocaust Survival 2014 S/O 2015 33 Isaac, Fred
Tidhar, Lavie Unholy Land 2018 M/J 2019 41 Isaac, Fred Book Adult
Carlson, Claudia Avi the Ambulance to the Rescue 2016 N/D 2016 9 Isaac, Fred
Milgram, Goldie Reclaiming Bar/Bat Mitzvah as a Spiritual Rite of Passage: An Empowering Guide for Students, Families, Educators and Clergy S/O14 17 Isaac, Fred
Greenspan, Sophie Masada Will Not Fall Again 2019 N/D 2019 13 Isaac, Fred Book Juvenile
Taylor, Sydney More all-of-a-Kind Family. 2014 N/D 14 3 Isaac, Fred
Krohn, Genendel, Cohen, Avigayil Honorable Mentschen: A Torah-Based Guide to Derech Eretz and Social Skills 2016 S/O 2016 37 Isaac, Fred
Bascomb, Neal The Nazi Hunters: How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World’s Most Notorious Nazi 2013 F/M14 12 Isaac, Fred
Prochnik, George Impossible Exile: Stefan Zweig at the end of the World, The 2014 N/D 14 409 Isaac, Fred
Goldfinger, Evelyn, Groenman, Marcelo Shabbat Treasure 2019 N/D 2019 21 Isaac, Fred Book Juvenile
Taylor, Sydney All-of-a-Kind Family Uptown 2014 N/D 14 3 Isaac, Fred
Needle, Larry Homecourt: The True Story of the Best Basketball Team You’ve Never Heard Of 2013 F/M14 12-13 Isaac, Fred
Angel, Hayyim Synagogue Companion: Insights into the Torah, Haftarot, and Shabbat Morning Prayer Services S/O14 3 Isaac, Fred
Linder, Chaim, Linder, Mark Angels Always Come on Time 2017 N/D 2018 31 Isaac, Fred Book Adult
Grubman, Bonnie Oy Vey! Life in a Shoe 2016 S/O 2016 38 Isaac, Fred
Pinson, Isabel, Cis, Valeria Bubbe’s Belated Bat Mitzvah 2014 N/D 14 12 Isaac, Fred
Grumet, Zvi Moses and the Path to Leadership 2014 N/D 14 22 Isaac, Fred
Bauman, Mark K. A New Vision of Southern Jewish History 2019 N/D 2019 21-22 Isaac, Fred Book
Bergson, Steven M. Jewish Comix Anthology: a collection of tales, stories and myths told and retold in comic book form, The. Volume 1. 2014 F/M 2016 26 Gold, Etta
Benedict, Devorah I Want a Friend! Stories for Learning Essential Social Skills 2018 M/J 2019 15 Glasser, Rachel Book Juvenile
Simpson, Martha Seif, Bernhard, Durga Yael Esther's Gragger 2019 M/J 2019 22 Glasser, Rachel Book Juvenile
Walder, Chaim, Benedict, Devorah Kids Speak 10 2018 Kids Speak M/J 2019 18 Glasser, Rachel Book Juvenile
Frankel, Valerie, Wimmer, Sonja Chelm for the Holidays 2019 N/D 2019 20-21 Glasser, Rachel Book Juvenile
Miller, David Lee, Rubin, Steven Jay, Baddeley, Elizabeth The Cat Who Lived With Anne Frank 2019 M/J 2019 13 Glasser, Rachel Book Juvenile
Amsel, Nachum Encyclopedia of Jewish Values, The 2015 F/M 16 2 Geller, Beverly Mach
Samson, Polly Kindness, a Novel 2015 M/J 2016 41 Freiband, Susan
Falk, Marcia Days Between, Blessings, Poems and Directions of the Heart for the Jewish High Holiday Season, the 2014 S/O 2015 6 Freiband, Susan
Shrayer-Petrov, David Dinner with Stalin and other Stories 2014 M/J 15 45 Freiband, Susan
Shapiro, Patricia Gottlieb Privilege of Aging, Portraits of Twelve Jewish Women, The 2013 S/O14 21 Freiband, Susan
Medved, Jane Deep Calls to Deep 2017 M/J 2018 37 Freiband, Susan Book Adult
Lipszyc, Carol Saviour Shoes and Other Stories, The 2014 S/O 2015 25 Freiband, Susan
Ausubel, Chana Bunim Rubin As Long as the Candle Burns, The Memoir of Chana Bunim Rubin Ausubel 2015 S/O 2016 14 Freiband, Susan
Irene Shaland The Dao of Being Jewish and Other Stories, Seeking Jewish Narrative All Over the World 2016 F/ M 2017 21 Freiband, Susan
Baraf, Marlena Maduro At the Narrow Waist of the World: A Memoir 2019 F/M 2020 20 Freiband, Susan Book Adult
Gmach, Jacqueline Semha, Liber, Hillary Selese From Bomboloni to Bagel, A Story of Two Worlds 2014 M/J 15 24 Freiband, Susan
Berkowitz, Rabbanit Adena The Jewish Journey Haggadah: Connecting the Generations 2019 S/O 2019 11 Freiband, Susan Book Adult
Aizenberg, Edna On the Edge of the Holocaust, The Shoah in Latin American Literature and Culture 2016 S/O 2016 1 Freiband, Susan
Hammer, Jill, Shere, Taya Hebrew Priestess: Ancient and New Visions of Jewish Woman’s Spiritual Leadership, T he 2015 F/M 16 12 Freiband, Susan
Zemel, Carol Looking Jewish: Visual Culture and Modern Diaspora. 2015 N/D 2015 40 Freiband, Susan
Goldscheider, Aaron Light that Unites Us, The 2017 M/J 2018 25 Freiband, Susan Book Adult
Angel, Hayyim Jewish Holiday Companion, Insights into the Meaning of the Holidays, Their Prayers, Symbols and Biblical Readings, A 2014 N/D 2015 13 Freiband, Susan


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