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
Cooper, Lsa Forgotten Land, Growing Up in the Jewish Pale: Based on the Recollections of Pearl Unikow Cooer, A 2013 S/O14 7 Freiband, Susan
Nadelson, Scott The Four Corners of the World, Stories 2018 N/D 2018 36 Freiband, Susan Book Adult
Linden, Diana L. Ben Shahn’s New Deal Murals, Jewish Identity in the American Scene 2015 F/M 16 14 Freiband, Susan
Ruth Shamir Popkin Jewish Identity, The Challenge of Peoplehood Today 2015 F/ M 2017 18-19 Freiband, Susan
Cowan, Rachel, Thal, Linda Wise Aging, Living with Joy, Resilience, & Spirit 2015 S/O 2015 5 Freiband, Susan
Hellerstein, Kathryn Question of Tradition: Women Poets in Yiddish, 1586-1987. 2014 N/D 14 22 Dwoskin, Beth
Sutton, Claudette E. Farewell, Aleppo: My Father, My People, and Their Long Journey Home 2014 N/D 2015 35 Dwoskin, Beth
Smallwood, Carol, Gubnitskaia, Vera Genealogy and the Librarian: Perspectives on Research, Instruction, Outreach, and Management 2018 N/D 2018 33 Dwoskin, Beth Book Adult
Dinezon, Jacob, Peppler, Jane Hershele, a Jewish Love Story 2016 N/D 2016 24 Dwoskin, Beth
Julius, Lyn Uprooted: How 3,000 of Jewish Civilization in the Arab World Vanished Overnight 2018 M/J 2019 31 Dwoskin, Beth Book Adult
Valman, Nadia Jewish Women Writers in Britain 2014 N/D 2015 38 Dwoskin, Beth
Lempel, Blume, Cassedy, Ellen, Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories 2016 N/D 2016 24-25 Dwoskin, Beth
Rutman, Joel Yehudah Why Evolution Matters: a Jewish Approach. 2014 N/D 2015 30 Dwoskin, Beth
Kroke Ten (CD) 2015 N/D 2016 26 Dwoskin, Beth
Kroke Ten (CD) 2015 N/D 2016 26 Dwoskin, Beth
Kuznitz, Cecile Esther YIVO and the Making of Modern Jewish Culture: Scholarship for the Yiddish Nation 2014 N/D 2015 24 Dwoskin, Beth
Schikker wi Lot, Lehman, Shmuel Ganovim-Lider 2016 N/D 2016 26 Dwoskin, Beth
Brenner, Naomi Lingering Bilingualism: Modern Hebrew and Yiddish Literatures in Contact 2016 Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art S/O 2016 2 Dwoskin, Beth
Amichai, Yehuda, Alter, Robert Poetry of Yehuda Amichai 2015 M/J 2016 39 Dwoskin, Beth
Casteel, Sarah Phillips Calypso Jews: Jewishness in the Caribbean Literary Imagination 2016 Literature Now S/O 2016 4 Dwoskin, Beth
Lasker-Schuler, Else, Haxton, Brooks My Blue Piano 2015 Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art M/J 2016 33 Dwoskin, Beth
Harran, Don Three Early Modern Hebrew Scholars on the Mysteries of Song 2015 (Studies in Jewish HIstory and Culture; 47 N/D 2015 21 Dwoskin, Beth
Greene, Jacqueline Dembar The Sound of Applause 2014 American Girl Series S/O 2015 29-30 Dublin, Anne
Koffsky, Ann D. Avi for President 2018 M/J 2019 7 Dublin, Anne Book Juvenile
Adler, David A. Hanukkah Cookies with Sprinkles 2015 N/D 2015 1 Dublin, Anne
Greene, Jacqueline Dembar Lights, Camera, Rebecca! 2014 American Girl Series S/O 2015 29-30 Dublin, Anne
Gelfand, Shoshana Boyd The Barefoot Book of Jewish Tales 2013 F/M14 1 Dublin, Anne
Ben-Gur, Naomi, Kober, Shahar The Cricket and the Ant: A Shabbat Story 2016 S/O 2016 39 Dublin, Anne
DeWoskin, Rachel Someday We Will Fly 2019 N/D 2019 15 Dublin, Anne Book Juvenile
Greene, Jacqueline Dembar The Glow of the Spotlight: My Journey with Rebecca 2014 American Girl Series S/O 2015 29-30 Dublin, Anne
Goddu, Krystyna Poray, Cosei Kawa An Unlikely Ballerina 2018 N/D 2018 7-8 Dublin, Anne Book Juvenile
Gruenberg, Michael, Hasak-Lowy, Todd Somewhere There is Still a Sun: A Memoir of the Holocaust 2015 F/M 16 33 Dublin, Anne
Newman, Leslea My Name is Aviva 2015 S/O 2015 36 Dublin, Anne
Wiseman, Eva Another Me 2016 S/O 2016 34 Dublin, Anne
Waldman, Debby Miriam’s Secret 2017 M/J 2018 13 Dublin, Anne Book Juvenile
Singer, Isaac Bashevis, Berkson, Suzanne Raphael The Parakeet Named Dreidel 2015 F/M 16 47 Dublin, Anne
Zasloff, Doni Sing-Along Alef Bet 2016 M/J 2016 14-15 Dublin, Anne
Steinbarg, Eliezer A Collection of Poems for Children in Yiddish 2013 F/M14 15-16 Dublin, Anne
Azar, François The Jewish Parrot and Other Judeo-Spanish Tales 2014 M/J 15 9 Dublin, Anne
Sharenow, Robert The Girl in the Torch 2015 N/D 2015 4 Dublin, Anne
Kosinski, Colleen Rowan A Promise Stitched in Time 2018 M/J 2019 10 Dublin, Anne Book Juvenile
Cerrito, Angela The Safest Lie 2015 F/M 16 35 Dublin, Anne
Rocklin, Joanne Fleabrain Loves Franny 2014 M/J 15 3-4 Dublin, Anne
Crowder, Melanie Audacity 2015 M/J 2016 2 Dublin, Anne
Agosin, Marjorie, White, Lee, O'Conner, E.M. I Lived on Butterfly Hill 2014 N/D14 1 Dublin, Anne
Sax, Aline The War Within These Walls 2013 F/M14 2 Dublin, Anne
Sherman, Jill Gal Gadot: Soldier, Model, Wonder Woman. 2018 Gateway Biographies M/J 2018 9 Dublin, Anne Book Juvenile
Skye, Ione My Yiddish Vacation S/O 14 48 Dublin, Anne
Altein, Chani Oif Der Aleph-Bais Shif 2014 M/J 15 18 Dublin, Anne
Krasner, Barbara Goldie Takes a Stand: Golda Meir’s First Crusade. 2014 N/D 14 2 Dublin, Anne
Krasner, Barbara Liesl’s Ocean Rescue 2014 M/J 15 11 Dublin, Anne
Farrant, Natasha What We Did for Love: Resistance, Heartbreak, Betrayal S/O14 41 Dublin, Anne
Nardo, Don Massacre in Munich: How Terrorists Changed the Olympics and the World 2016 Captured Sports History series N/D 2016 8 Dublin, Anne
Yolen, Jane Stone Angel 2015 M/J 2016 11 Dublin, Anne
Patterson, James, Johnson, Beverly Max Einstein: Rebels with a Cause 2019 N/D 2019 13 Dublin, Anne Book Juvenile
Edwards, Michelle, Karas, G. Brian Hat for Mrs. Goldman: A Story about Knitting and Love. 2016 N/D 2016 10 Dublin, Anne
Kimmelman, Leslie Everybody Says Shalom 2015 S/O 2015 34 Dublin, Anne
Weissman, Elissa Brent The Short Seller 2013 F/M14 5-6 Dublin, Anne
Ciddor, Anna Family with Two Front Doors, The 2018 M/J 2018 11 Dublin, Anne Book Juvenile
Patterson, James, Grabenstein, Chris, Johnson, Bev Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment 2018 N/D 2018 11 Dublin, Anne Book Juvenile
Aronson, Sarah Believe 2013 F/M14 6-7 Dubin, Susan
Osborne, William Hitler’s Secret 2013 F/M14 10 Dubin, Susan
Schools of HOpe: How Julius Rosenwald Helped Change African American Education S/O14 31
Korngold, Jamie S. Sadie, Orie and Nuggles Go to Camp S/O14 48
Fagan, Cary Mort Ziff Is Not Dead 2017 M/J 2018 11 Cole, Ellen Book Juvenile
Barash, Chris, Grove, Christine Wait! It's Friday 2019 M/J 2019 21 Cole, Ellen Book Juvenile
Behar, Ruth Lucky Broken Girl 2017 M/J 2018 4 Cole, Ellen Book Juvenile
Fields, Terri One Good Deed 2015 S/O 2015 36 Cole, Ellen
Feuerman, Ruchama King The Mountain Jews and the Mirror 2015 N/D 2015 3 Cole, Ellen
Newman, Tracy Uncle Eli’s Wedding 2015 M/J 15 3 Cole, Ellen
Packer, Rachel Ornstein, Zemke, Deborah Sky-High Sukkah 2016 S/O 2016 28 Cole, Ellen
Uhlberg, Myron, Arcabascio, Carolyn Bar Mitzvah Boys 2019 N/D 2019 18 Cole, Ellen Book Juvenile
Koffsky, Ann D. Shabbat Shalom Hey! 2015 M/J 15 17 Cole, Ellen
Hoffman, Amalia, Fedele, Chiara The Brave Cyclist: A True Story of a Holocaust Hero 2019 N/D 2019 11 Cole, Ellen Book Juvenile
Lumer, Marc, Burston, Chaim, Naiditch, DovBer Babel 2016 S/O 2016 29 Cole, Ellen
Gordon, Meryl G., Clifton-Brown, Holly Flower Girl Wore Celery, The 2016 N/D 2016 8 Cole, Ellen
Hyde, Heidi Smith Shanghai Sukkah 2015 S/O 2015 28 Cole, Ellen
Milhander, Laura Aron, Chernyak, Inna Not for All the Hamantaschen in Town 2016 F/M 16 44 Cole, Ellen
Krull, Kathleen Judy Blume 2015 Women Who Broke the Rules M/J 2016 5-6 Cole, Ellen
Berkowitz, Leah Rachel, Fabbri, Daniele The World Needs Beautiful Things 2018 N/D 2018 6-7 Cole, Ellen Book Juvenile
Rostoker-Gruber, Karen , Isaacs, Ron Farmer Kobi’s Hanukkah Match 2015 N/D 2015 5 Cole, Ellen
Liberman Mintz, Sharon, Seidler-Feller, Shaul, Wachtel, David Writing on the Wall: A Catalogue of Judaica Broadsides from the Valmadonna Trust Library 2015 N/D 2015 25 Cohen, Leah
Robinson, Ira, ed. Canada's Jews: In Tim, Space, and Spirit (Jews in Space and Time) 2013 S/O14 19 Cohen, Leah
Kerner, Alex Lost in Translation, Found in Transliteration: Books, Censorship, and the Evolution of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews' Congregation of London as a Linguistic Community, 1663-1810 2018 Studies in Jewish History and culture S/O 2019 16 Chesner, Michelle Book Adult
Baumgarten, Elisheva Practicing Piety in Medieval Ashkenaz: Men, Women, and Everyday Religious Observance. 2014 S/O 2015 2 Chesner, Michelle
Leff, Lisa Moses Archive Thief: The Man who Salvaged French Jewish History in the Wake of the Holocaust 2015 S/O 2015 12 Chesner, Michelle
Baumgarten, Elisheva Practicing Piety in Medieval Ashkenaz: Men, Women, and Everyday Religious Observance 2014 M/J 15 20 Chesner, Michelle
Ran, AMalia and Jean Axelrad Cahan, eds. Returning to Babel: Jewish Latin American Experiences, Representations, and Identity 2012 Jewish Latin America: Issues and Methods; 1 S/O14 17 Chesner, Michelle
Knight Raskin, Molly No Better Time: The Brief, Remarkable Life of Danny Lewin—The Genius Who Transformed the Internet 2013 N/D 14 23 Bergson, Steven M.
Lightman, Sarah Graphic Details: Jewish Women’s Confessional Comics in Essays and Interviews 2014 N/D 14 26 Bergson, Steven M.
Baxter, Jack, Faudem, Joshua, Shamdi, Koren Mike’s Place: A True Story of Love, Blues, and Terror in Tel Aviv 2015 N/D 2015 13-14 Bergson, Steven M.
Fishbaum, Silvia, Coddington, Andrea Dirty Jewess: A Woman's Courageous Journey to Religious and Political Freedom 2018 F/M 2019 4 Amir, Michlean Book Adult
Epstein, Nadine Elie Wiesel: An Extraordinary Life and Legacy 2019 S/O 2019 15 Amir, Michlean Book Adult
Stuchner, Joan Betty, Row, Richard Kugel Valley Klezmer Band, The 1998 M/J 99 19
Tolley, Jacquelyn On Our Spiritual Journey: A Creative Shabbat Service N/D 84 5
Winecki, Christine Girl in the Check Coat: Survival in Nazi-Occupied Poland and a New Life in Australia, The 2007 The Library of Holocaust Testimonies F/M 08 45
Balsley, Tilda, Fischer, Ellen, Leigh, Tom Its a Mitzvah, Grover! 2013 FM13 9
Lasky, Kathryn Dreams in the Golden Country Dear America series F/M 99 19
Kotkowski, Itzhak Wiles of Destiny: The Memoirs of Itzhak Kotkowski, The 1995 M/J 96 18
Roskies, David G. Bridge of Longing: The Lost Art of Yiddish Storytelling, A 1995 N/D 95 41860


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