Book Review Index


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Titlesort descending Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Author
Boomerang: When Life Comes Back to Bite You Fine, Marcia Xlibris Corporation 2003 N/D 03 8
Boris and Stella and the Perfect Gift: A Christmas and Hanukkah Story Goldman, Dara Sleeping Bear Press 2013 F/M14 14 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Borrowed Hanukkah Latkes, The Glaser, Linda Albert Whitman 1997 N/D 97 17
Borrowed House, The Van Stockum, Hilda Farrar 1975 W75 30
Boston Boy Hentoff, Nat Knopf 1986 M/J 86 3
Boston Boy Hentoff, Nat Knopf 1986 A/M 86 41702
Bottle in the Gaza Sea, A Zenatti, Valerie Bloomsbury Children's Books 2008 F/M 08 15
Boundaries not Barriers: Some Uniquely Jewish Perspectives on Life Stahl, Samuel M. Sunbelt Eakin Press 2005 M/J 06 30-31
Boundaries of the Ancient Near Eastern World: A Tribute to Cyrus H. Gordon Lubetski, Meir, Gottlieb, Claire, Keller, Sharon Journal for the Study of the Old Testament, Supplement Series 273 Sheffield Academic Press 1998 F/M 99 41955
Box of Candles, A Jacobs, Laurie, Ephraim, Shelly Schonebaum Boyds Mills Press 2005 S/O 05 13
Boy from Over There, The Bergman, Tamar, Halkin, Hillel HoughtonMifflin 1988 M/J 89 11
Boy from Seville, The Orgard, Dorit, Katz, Avi Kar-Ben 2007 S/O 07 16-17
Boy in That Situation, A Hannam, Charles s.n. S 78 5
Boy In the Striped Pajamas, The Boyne, John Random House 2006 M/J 06 17
Boy in War, A De Groot, Jan Sonnis Press 2008 F/M 10 13
Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible...on Schindlers List, The Leyson, Leon, Harran, Marilyn J., Leyson, Elisabeth B. Simon & Schuster 2013 N/D13 9
Boy Who Dared: A Novel Based on the True Story of a Hitler Youth, The Bartoletti, Susan Campbell Scholastic 2008 M/J 08 41986
Boy Who Loved Words, The Schotter, Roni, Potter, Giselle Random House 2006 N/D 06 6
Boy, A Chicken, and the Lion of Judah: How Ari Became a Vegetarian, A Kalechofsky, Roberta Micah Publications 1995 F/M 96 17
Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman Nobleman, Marc Tyler, MacDonald, Ross Knopf 2008 S/O 08 47, 49
Boys who Saved the Children, The Baldwin, Margaret s.n. F/M 82 2
Boys who Saved the Children, The Baldwin, Margaret s.n. M/J 82 7
Bracha Do You Know? Stern, Ariella Hachai 2014 M/J 15 15 Pastcan, Ben
Braid the Challah: A Playful Action Rhyme Paluch, Beily, Argoff, Patti Hachai 2004 N/D 04 20
Brand Plucked from the Fire: The Life of Rabbi Herman E. Schaalman, A Damashek, Richard Ktav 2013 N/D13 23-24
Branded by the Pink Triangle Setterington, Ken Second Story Press 2013 N/D13 10
Bras and Broomsticks Mlynowski, Sarah Delacorte 2005 N/D 05 14
Brass Serpent, The Kimmel, Eric A. Pitspopany 2002 N/D 02 23
Brave Deeds: How One Family Saved Many from the Nazis Alma, Ann Groundwood Books 2008 F/M 09 39-40
Brave Deeds: How One Family Saved Many from the Nazis Alma, Ann Groudnwood Books 2008 F/M 09 37-38
Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers Strike of 1909 Markel, Michelle, Sweet, Melissa HarperCollins 2013 FM13 3-4
Brave Women Who Saved Moses, The Greengard, Alison, Racklin-Siegel, Carol EKS 2009 F/M 10 10
Bravest Fireman, The Zytman, Leah, Diskind, Leah Malka Hachai 1998 F/M 02 42
Bravest Fireman, The Zytman, Leah Hachai 1998 N/D 98 16
Bray Dawn: the Jews of Eastern Europe in the Post-Communist Era Hoffman, Charles Asher Aaron 1992 S/O 92 18
Bread and Fire: Jewish Women Find God in the Everyday Slonim, Rivkah, ed. Urim 2008 S/O 08 26
Bread Givers, The Yezierska, Anzia Venture-Braziller 1975 W75 27
Bread, Butter and Sugar: A Boys Journey Through the Holocaust and Postwar Uerope Schiller, Martin Hamilton Books 2007 N/D 07 35
Breaking Tradition: The Story of Louise Nevelson Bober, Natalie S. Atheneum 1984 M/J 85 6
Breath of Life: Feminism in the American Jewish Community, A Fishman, Sylvia Barack University Press of new England 1995 M/J 96 7
Breathless Lamstein, Sarah Finishing Line Press 2014 N/D 2015 43 Pinchuck, Chava
Brenda Berman, Wedding Expert Zalben, Jane Breskin, Chess, Victoria Clarion Books 2009 M/J 09 13
Bret Harte: Prince and Pauper Nissen, Alex University Press of Mississippi 2000 M/J 01 8
Bret Harte: Prince and Pauper Nissen, Axel University Press of Mississippi 2000 F/M 01 8
Bride Who Argued with God, The: Tales from the Treasury of Jewish Folklore Ben-Zvi, Hava iUniverse 2006 S/O 07 44-45
Bridge of Light: Yiddish Film Between Two Worlds Hoberman, J. Museum of Modern Art 1991 S/O 92 18
Bridge of Longing: The Lost Art of Yiddish Storytelling, A Roskies, David G. Harvard University Press 1995 N/D 95 41860
Bridge of Longing: The Lost Art of Yiddish Storytelling, A Roskin, David G. Harvard University Press 1995 F/M 96 7
Bridge to America Glaser, Linda Houghton Mifflin 2005 F/M 06 12
Bridge to Forgiveness: Stories and Prayers for Finding God and Restoring Wholeness, The Kedar, Karyn D. Jewish Lights Publishing 2007 M/J 08 37
Bridge to Healing: Finding Strength to Cope with Illness Meyerstein, Israela Mazo Publishers 2014 M/J 15 32-33 Wolfe, Nira
Bridges of Steel; Ladders of Gold Teller, Hanoch Feldheim 1990 S/O 90 15
Brief Chapter in My Impossible Life, A Reinhardt, Dana Random House 2006 M/J 06 13-14
Brief History of the Jewish People, A Weiss, Moshe Rowman & Littlefield 2004 S/O 05 53
Bright Candles Benchley, Nathanial Harper & Row 1974 D 74 26
Bright Star of Exile: Jacob Adler & the Yiddish Theatre Rosenfeld, Lulla Crowell 1977 W77 28
Bringing Home the Light: A Jewish Womans Handbook of Rituals Broner, E. M. Council Oak Books 1999 N/D 01 6
Bringing the Psalms to Life: How to Understand and Use the Book of Psalms Polish, Daniel F. Jewish Lights Publishing 2000 S/O 01 19-20
Bris Milah Romberg, Henry C. F/M 83 4
Britain & the Jews of Europe Wasserstein, Bernard Institute of Jewish Affairs 1979 Sp80 16
Britain & The Jews of Europe Wasserstein, Bernard Clarendon Press 1979 Sp 81 16
British Jewry and the Holocaust Bolchovez, Richard Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2003 N/D 03 10
Broken Bracelet, The Kranzler, Gershon Merkos L'inyonei Chinuch 1986 N/D 86 7
Broken Bridge Banks, Lynne Reid Morrow Junior Books 1994 N/D 95 14
Broken Carousel: German Jewish Soldier-Poets of the Great War Appelbaum, Peter C. , Scott, James W Stone Tower Books 2017 N/D 2018 36 Smailes, Suzanne
Broken Covenant: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis Between the U.S. and Israel Arens, Moshe Simon & Schuster 1995 S/O 95 7
Broken Lives: How Ordinary Germans Experienced the Twentieth Century Jarausch, Konrad H. Princeton Univerity Press 2018 M/J 2019 30 Wolfe, Nira
Broken Mirror, The Douglas, Kirk Simon & Schuster 1997 N/D 97 11
Broken Song Lasky, Kathryn Viking Children's Books 2005 M/J 05 21
Broken Tablets: Restoring the Ten Commandments and Ourselves Mikva, Rachel S. Jewish Lights Publishing 1999 N/D 00 9, 11
Broken Threads: The Destruction of the Jewish Fashion Industry in Germany and Austria Kremer, Roberta S. Berg 2007 M/J 08 26-27
Bromley Girls Mendelsohn, Martha Texas Tech University Press 2015 N/D 2015 3 Krasner, Barbara
Bronislaw Huberman Aronson, Peter Double M Books 2018 N/D 2018 7 Barbara Krasner
Bronx Primitive Simon, Kate s.n. S/O 82 4
Brooklyn Bridge Hesse, Karen Feiwel and Friends 2008 N/D 08 29
Brooklyn Love Levy, Yael Crimson Romance 2012 S/O13 6
Brother Against Brother: Violence and Extremism in Israeli Politics from Altalena to the Rabin Assassination Sprinzak, Ehud The Free Press 1999 M/J 99 9
Brothers Seldis, Chayym Stematzky 1986 S/O 86 10
Brothers for Resistance and Rescue: The Underground Zionist Youth Movement in Hungary during World War II Gur, David, Nezter, Eli, Fischer, Avri Gefen 2007 M/J 07 25-26
Brothers in Valor: A Story of Resistance Tunnell, Michael O. Holiday House 2001 S/O 01 39
Brothers Promise, The Harber, Frances, Wickstrom, Thor Albert Whitman 1998 F/M 99 18
Brothers Schlemiel, The Binder, Mark, Blum, Zevi JPS 2008 M/J 08 9
Brothers: A Hebrew Legend Freedman, Florence B., Parker, Robert Andrew Harper & Row 1985 F/M 86 6
Brownsville Kleid, Neil, Allen, Jake NBM ComicsLit 2006 S/O 06 31-32
Brownsville: The Birth, Development and Passing of a Jewish Community in New York (2nd ed) Landesman, Alter F. Block 1971 W79 23
Brundibar Kushner, Tony, Sendak, Maurice Hyperion 2003 F/M 04 37
Buba Leah and Her Paper Children Ross, Lillian Hammer JPS 1991 S/O 92 23
Bubbe Isabella and the Sukkot Cake Terwilliger, Kelly, Hornung, Phyllis Kar-Ben 2005 S/O 05 15
Bubbe’s Belated Bat Mitzvah Pinson, Isabel, Cis, Valeria Kar-Ben 2014 N/D 14 12 Isaac, Fred
Bubbe’s Got the Beat Press, Judy, Hall, Mary Kar Ben 2018 M/J 2018 19 Tilman, Ellen
Bubbie and Zadie Come to My Hosue: A Story for Hanukkah Bloom, David Halevi, Meilichson, Alex Square One Publishers 2007 F/M 07 12
Bubby, Me and Memories Pomerantz, Barbara s.n. N/D 83 9
Bubby, Me and Memories Pomerantz, Barbara s.n. S/O 84 9
Budget Cooking: Elegant Dining Epstein, Sue Pitspopany Press 1996 N/D 96 5
Buen Shabat, Shabbat Shalom Aroeste, Sarah, Rubio, Ayesha Kar Ben 2020 F/M 2020 43 Silverman, Lisa
Building Wachsler, Leah Hachai Publishing 2017 M/J 2018 19 Levitan, Rebecca
Building a Judaica Library Lubetski, Edith N/D 83 10
Building a Succesful Volunteer Culture: Finding Meaning in Service in the Jewish Community Simon, Charles Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 S/O 10 37-38
Building Blocks of the Soul: Studies on the Letters and Words of the Hebrew Language Glazerson, Matityahu Aronson 1997 N/D 97 41828
Built by Angels: The Story of the Old New Synagogue Podwal, Mark Harcourt 2009 M/J 09 8