Book Review Index


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Digital copies of AJL Reviews are available back to the Nov/Dec 2007 issue of the AJL Newsletter.
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Titlesort descending Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Author
"Hear O Israel": The History of American Jewish Preaching, 1654-1970 Friedenberg, Robert V. University of Alabama Press 1989 N/D 89 12
"I Loved My Mother on Saturdays" and Other Tales from the Shtetl and Beyond Bresnick-Perry, Roslyn Ben Yehuda Press 2009 S/O 09 33
"Jewish Question" in Europe: The Case of Hungary, The Ungvari, Tamas Social Science Monographs 2000 F/M 02 29
"Jewish Threat": Anti-Semitic Politics of the U.S. Army, The Bendersky, Joseph Basic Books 2000 M/J 01 6
"Jewish Threat": Anti-Semitic Politics of the UniversityS. Army, The Bendersky, Joseph Basic Books 2000 F/M 01 6
"Non-Germans" Under the Third Reich: The Nazi Judicial and Administrative System in German and Occupied Eastern Europe, with Special Regard to Occupied Poland, 1939-1945 Jajer, Diemut, Hill, Peter Thomas, Edward Vance Humphrey and Brian Levin, trans. Texas Tech University Press 2013 S/O14 16 Silverburg, Sanford R.
"Remember Amalek!": Vengeance, Zealotry, and Group Destruction in the Bible according to Philo, Pseudo-Philo, and Josephus Feldman, Louis H. Hebrew Union College 2004 S/O 04 16-17
"Shabbes Goy": A Study in Halakhic Flexibility, The Katz, Jacob JPS 1989 F/M 90 16
"Silent No More" Saving the Jews of Russia, The American Jewish Effort, 1967-1989 Feingold, Henry L. Syracuse University Press 2007 F/M 08 38
"The Sons of Pigs and Apes": Muslim Antisemitism and the Conspiracy of Silence Kressel, Neil J. Potomac Books 2012 S/O13 32 Simon, Rachel
"Uh Uh, Not Now" Said the Cow: The Cow That Wouldnt Work on Shabbos Gottlieb, Yaffa Leba, Nodel, Norman s.n. F/M 97 13
(((Semitism))): Being Jewish in the Age of Trump Weisman, Jonathan St. Martin's Press 2018 N/D 2018 35 Lieberman, Eli
. Divine Scapegoats: Demonic Mimesis in Early Jewish Mysticism Orlov, Andrei A. SUNY Press 2015 N/D 2016 19 Belinfante, Randall C.
. Fifty Shades of Talmud: What the First Rabbis Had to Say About You-Know-What Anton, Maggie Banot Press 2016 N/D 2016 13 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
. Inconsistency in the Torah: Ancient Literary Convention and the Limits of Source Criticism Berman, Joshua Oxford University Press 2017 M/J 2018 22 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
. Moadei HaRav: Public Lectures on the Festivals by Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik Pick, Shlomo H. Urim 2016 N/D 2016 20 Levy, David B
10 Days Anne Frank Colbert, David 10 Days Series Aladdin 2008 M/J 09 9
1001 Questions and Answers on Pesach Cohen, Jeffrey M. Aronson N/D 96 4
1001 Questions and Answers on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Cohen, Jeffrey M. Aronson 1997 M/J 98 41734
101 Reasons to Visit Israel (& Perhaps Make Aliyah) Solomon, Estie, Solomon, David Artzy 2007 F/M 08 45
1111 Days in My Life: Plus Four Sten, Ephraim F. Dryad Press 2006 S/O 07 55
12 Before 13 Greenwald, Lisa Katherine Tagen Books- HarperCollins 2018 M/J 2019 9 Flax, Shoshana
13 Stradomska Street: a Memoir of Exile and Return Potok, Andrew Mandel Vilar Press 2017 M/J 2018 28 Smith, Sonia
13: A Novel Brown, Jason Robert, Elish, Dan Laura Geringer Books 2008 F/M 09 38, 40
1401 Questions and Answers About Judaism Gross, David C. Hippocrene Books 2003 N/D 03 12
17 Ben Gurion Hoffenberg, Jack G. P. Putnam's Sons 1977 Sp77 25
17 Ben Gurion Hoffenberg, Jack Putnam 1977 M/J 92 25
19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East Nye, Naomi Shihab Greenwillow 2002 M/J 03 28
1948: The First Arab-Israeli War Morris, Benny Yale University Press 2008 S/O 08 22
1986 Jewish Dictionary and Almanac, The Tillem, Ivan L. Pacific Press 1985 S/O 86 6
1996 National Guide to Scholarships, Fellowships and Financial Support for Jewish Students Hillel 1996 M/J 96 10
20 Minute Kabbalah Dosick, Wayne D., Dosick, Ellen Kaufman Waterside Publishing 2007 S/O 08 24
2020 Vison Neuberger, Roy Feldheim 2008 M/J 09 32
21 Terrible Lies Against the Jews Arie, Nansen Propeller Publishing 2019 F/M 2020 20 Silverburg, Sanford R.
23rd Psalm: A Holocaust Memoir, The Salton, George L., Elsen, Anna S. University of Wisconsin Press 2002 S/O 03 25
30 Minute Seder: The Haggadah that Blends Brevity with Tradition 30minute-Seder 2006 M/J 08 40
30-Minute Kosher Cook, The Zeidler, Judy Morrow 1999 M/J 99 10
300 Ways to Ask the Four Questions Spiegel, Murray, Stein, Rickey Spiegel-Stein Publishing 2008 N/D 08 13, 15
36 Candles: Chassidic Tales for Channukah Astaire, Libi Aster Press 2013 S/O14 27 Gordon, Ilka
3:10 to Anywhere, The Rosten, Leo McGraw Hill 1976 Sp76 23
3:10 to Anywhere, The Rosten, Leo McGraw Hill 1976 M/J 91 23
44 Hours or Strike! Dublin, Anne Second Story Press 2015 F/M 16 36 Marks, Allison
50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. & Mrs. Kraus Pressman, Steven Seventh Art Releasing 2013 N/D 14 42 Pinchuck, Kathe
7th Heaven: Celebrating Shabbat with Rebbe Nachman of Breslov Mykoff, Moshe Jewish Lights Publishing 2003 S/O 03 23
80629: A Mengele Experiment Church, Gene Sharon Kimberly Damon Publishing 1986 N/D 86 5
9 Contemporary Jewish Plays Schiff, Ellen, Posnick, M. University of Texas Press 2005 F/M 06 27
920 OFarrell Street: A Jewish Girlhood in Old San Francisco Levy, Harriet Lane Heyday Books M/J 97 11
97 Orchard Stret, New York: Stories of Immigrant Life Granfield, Linda, Alda, Arlene Tundra Books of Northern New York 2001 M/J 03 32
A Bag of Marbles Joffo, Joseph Graphic Universe 2013 F/M14 2
A Best-Selling Hebrew Book of the Modern Era: The Book of the Covenant of Pinhas Hurwitz and Its Remarkable Legacy Ruderman, David B. Samuel and Althea Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies University of Washington Press 2014 M/J 15 36-37 Sukenic, Harvey
A Cage Without Bars Dublin, Anne PBK 2018 N/D 2018 9-10 Levine, Joyce
A Collection of Poems for Children in Yiddish Steinbarg, Eliezer Tsur-ot 2013 F/M14 15-16 Dublin, Anne
A Dreidel in Time: A New Spin on an Old Tale Berneger, Marcia, Castro, Beatriz Kar Ben 2019 N/D 2019 20 Colodny, Debbie
A Fist Around the Heart Chisvin, Heather Second Story Press 2018 N/D 2018 36 Lieberman, Eli
A Gefilte Fishy Tale Marks, Allison, Marks, Wayne MB Publishing 2016 S/O 2016 39-40 Citrin, Rena
A Guide to the Koren Children’s Siddur: An Educator’s Companion Rose, Daniel Koren Publishers 2015 S/O 2015 32-33 Pinchuck, Chava
A Guide to the Koren Youth Siddur: An Educator’s Companion Rose, Daniel Koren Publishers 2015 S/O 2015 32-33 Pinchuck, Chava
A Holiday for Ari Ant Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Apples and Honey Press 2016 F/M 16 45 Kamin, Rachel
A is for Abraham: A Jewish Family Alphabet Michelson, Richard, Mazellan, Ron Sleeping Bear Press 2008 S/O 08 58-59
A Joy to Be Hidden: A Novel Freedman, Ariela Linda Leith Publishing 2019 F/M 2020 34 Stahl, Sheryl F.
A Matter of Geography: A New Perspective on Medieval Hebrew Poetry Kfir, Uriah Etudes sur le Judaisme Medieval, 74 Brill 2018 N/D 2018 29 David B. Levy
A Moon For Moe and Mo Zalben, Jane Breskin, Amini, Mehrdokht Charlesbridge 2018 M/J 2019 20-21 Citrin, Rena
A New Vision of Southern Jewish History Bauman, Mark K. University of Alabama Press 2019 N/D 2019 21-22 Isaac, Fred
A Non-Swimmer Considers Her Mikvah: On Becoming Jewish After Fifty Carter, Mary E. self-published 2014 M/J 15 22-23 Pinchuck, Kathe
A Pizza Contest for Jelly Eli Z. Adler, David A., Ackerman, Dena Menucha 2018 M/J 2019 8 Bloomfield, Kathy
A Place for Elijah Ruben, Kelly Easton, Friar, Joanne Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 45-46 Feit, Shelly
A Promise Stitched in Time Kosinski, Colleen Rowan Schiffer Publishing 2018 M/J 2019 10 Dublin, Anne
A Queer Way Out: The Politics of Queer Emigration from Israel Amit, Hila SUNY Press 2018 F/M 2019 1 Lieberman, Eli
A River Could be a Tree: A Memoir Himsel, Angela Fig Tree Books 2018 M/J 2019 29-30 Stahl, Sheryl F.
A State is Born: The Establishment of the Israeli System of Government, 1947-1951 Fine, Jonathan David, Cohen, Tamar L., Hochstein, Fray State University of New York Press 2018 N/D 2019 23 Cantor, Hallie
A Vocabulary of Desire: The Song of Songs in the Early Synagogue Lieber, Laura e Brill Reference Library of Judaism, 40 Brill 2014 N/D 2015 26 Rosenbloom, Jim
A Whale of a Tale Kimmel, Eric A., Stevanovic, Ivica Scarlett and Sam Kar Ben 2019 N/D 2019 10-11 Bloomfield, Kathy
A Whale of a Time and More Stories for Thinking Kids! Stein, Rachel, Katz, Tova Feldheim 2015 F/M 16 37-38 Quay, Alex
A World Divided: The Global Struggle for Human Rights in the Age of Nation-States Weitz, Eric D. Princeton University Press 2019 F/M 2020 32-33 Quinn, Arthur G.
A.N.T.S.: Another Nice Tasty Sweet Watier, R., Waiter, M. Mahrwood Press 2004 N/D 05 14-15
Aarons Bar Mitzvah Rouss, Sylvia A., Goulet Dubois, Liz Growing Up Jewish with Sarah Leah Jacobs series Jonathan David 2003 F/M 04 32
Abandonment of the Jews: America and the Holocaust, 1941-1945, The Wyman, David Pantheon Books 1984 M/J 85 5
Abba Eban: A Biography Siniver, Asaf Overlook Duckworth 2015 M/J 2016 36 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Abba Eban: An Autobiography Eban, Abba Random House 1977 Sp78 22
ABC Hanukkah Hunt Balsley, Tilda, Poole, Helen Kar-Ben 2013 N/D13 12
ABC Israel Raz, Rachel Kar-Ben 2012 S/O13 9
ABC Passover Hunt Balsley, Tilda, Poole, Helen Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 43 Citrin, Rena
Above the Zodaic: Astrology in Jewish Thought Glazerson, Matityahu, Kalish, M. Aronson 1997 M/J 97 4
Abraham Abulafia: An Ecstatic Kabbalist [Two Studies] (rev. ed.) Idel, Moshe Leir Library of Sephardica Labyrinthos 2002 F/M 03 35
Abraham Isaac Kook F/M 82 9
Abraham Joshua Heschel: Man of Spirit, Man of Action Rose, Or JPS 2003 N/D 03 25
Abrahams Children: Israels Young Generation Sichrovsky, Peter Pantheon 1991 M/J 92 19-20
Abrahams Children: Race, Identity and the DNA of the Chosen People Entine, Jon Grand Central Publishing 2007 S/O 07 46-47
Abrahams Great Discovery Zlotowitz, Bernard M., Maiben, Dina NightinGale Resources 1991 N/D 91 15
Abrahams Search for God Jules, Jacqueline, Ugliano, Natascia Kar-Ben 2007 S/O 07 10
Abraham’s Children: Israel’s Young Generation Sichrovsky, Peter Pantheon 1991 M/J 92 19
Abridged Dewey Decimal Classification and Relative Index, Ed. 12 Dewey, Melvil Forest Pr. 1990 M/J 91 17
Absolutely Shira! Feldheim 1993 M/J 94 11
Abu Trigoboff, Joseph Lothrop 1975 F/M 92 21
Abuelitas Secret Matzahs Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg, Bryer, Diana Emmis Books 2005 M/J 05 23
Abyss of Despair Hanover, Nathan s.n. S/O 83 3
Academics Against Israel and the Jews Gerstenfeld, Manfred The Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs 2007 N/D 08 41986
Academy Award Winning Songs (AUDIO) Rhino Records M/J 95 14
Accidents of Influence: Writing As a Woman and a Jew in America Rosen, Norma SUNY Press 1992 F/M 93 24-25
Aces Wild Perl, Erica S. Knopf 2013 N/D13 6