Book Review Index


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Titlesort descending Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Author
Childrens Illustrated Jewish Bible (rev. ed.) Brown, Laaren, Hort, Lenny, Thomas, Eric DK 2007 F/M 08 9, 11
Childrens Jewish Holiday Kitchen, The Nathan, Joan Schocken 1987 M/J 87 41797
Childrens Litearutre Dictionary, The: Definitions, Resources, and Learning Activities Latrobe, Kathy H., Brodie, Carolyn S., White, Maureen Neal Schuman 2002 S/O 03 56
Childs Book of Midrash, A Golding, Barbara Aronson 1990 F/M 91 22
Childs Book of Prayers, A Kangas, Juli Dial 2008 S/O 08 59
Childs Introduction to Torah, A Newman, Shirley Behrman 1972 Sp 75 28
Childs Picture Hebrew Dictionary, A Meshi, Ita Adama 1985 S/O 85 7
Childs War: World War II Through the Eyes of Children, A David, Kati Four Walls, Eight Windows 1989 M/J 90 14
China Dreams: Growing up Jewish in Tientsin Maynard, Isabelle University of Iowa Press 1996 M/J 98 10
Chinese and Jews: Encounters Between Cultures Eber, Irene Vallentine Mitchell 2008 M/J 09 19
Chinese Jews Sui-jeung, Chan Jewish Historical Society of Hong Kong 2004 S/O 05 43
Chloe Leiberman (Sometimes Wong) Rosten, Carrie Delacorte 2005 F/M 06 13
Chocolate Chip Challah and Other Twists on the Jewish Holiday Table Rauchwerger, Lisa UAHC Press 1999 F/M 00 10
Chocolate Lover, The Rabb, M. E. Missing Persons Series Penguin 2004 N/D 04 17
Choice to Be: A Jewish Path to Self and Spirituality, The Kagan, Jeremy Feldheim 2012 M/J13 26
Choosing to Be Jewish: The Orthodox Road to Convesion Angel, Marc D. Ktav 2005 S/O 06 34-35
Choosing Yiddish: New Frontiers of Language and Culture Rabinovitch, Lara, Goren, Shiri, Pressman, Hanna S. Wayne State University Press 2013 M/J13 32
Chopin Express, The Kaplan, Howard Dutton 1978 W78 23
Chosen Few: How Education Shaped Jewish History, 70-1492, The Botticini, Maristella, Eckstein, Zvi Princeton University Press 2012 S/O13 22
Chosen Few: The Resurrection of European Jewry Kurlansky, Mark Addison Wesley 1995 N/D 95 10
Chosen Image: Televisions Portrayal of Jewish Themes and Characters, The Pearl, Jonathan, Pearl, Judith McFarland 1999 S/O 99 13
Chosen People in America, The Eisen, Arnold H. s.n. M/J 84 4
Chosen People in America: A Study of Religious Ideology, The Eisen, Arnold H. Indiana University Press 1995 F/M 96 8
Chosen People, The Nyburg, Sidney Markus Wiener Publishing 1985 S/O 86 9
Chosen People: Wales and the Jews, The Davies, Grahame Dufour Editions 2002 M/J 03 13-14
Chosen Tales: Stories Told by Jewish Storytellers Schram, Peninnah Aronson 1995 F/M 96 7
Chosen Tales: Stories Told by Jewish Storytellers Schram, Peninnah Aronson 1995 N/D 95 9
Chosen: Appetizers & Desserts, The Stone, Marilyn S/O 82 8
Christ-Killers: A Fictionalized Historical Analysis of How the Jews Got Blamed for the Crucificition, The Weinstein, Russ Listening Post of Melbourne 1994 F/M 95 10
Christian Search for a New Zion: Christian Love and Hate of the Jews and Judaism from the Time of St. Paul to the Present, The Singer, David G. Aegina Press 1999 N/D 01 12
Christian Theology of Judaism, A Thoma, Clemens F/M 82 6
Christianity and the Holocaust of Hungarian Jewry Herczl, Moshe Y., Lerner, Joel NYU Press 1993 F/M 94 9
Christianity in Jewish Terms Frymer-Kensky, Tikva, Novak, David, Ochs, Peter, Sandmel, David Fox, Signer, Michael A. Westview Press 2000 S/O 01 13
Christianity, Tragedy, and Holocaust Literature Steele, Michael R. Contributions to the Study of Religion, vol. 41 Greenwood 1995 N/D 95 41923
Christians & Jews in Dialogue: Learning in the Presence of the Other Boys, Mary C., Lee, Sara L. Skylight Paths 2006 M/J 07 22
Christians & Jews in the Ottoman Empire: the Abridged Edition with a New Introduction Braude, Benjamin Lynne Rienner Publishers 2014 N/D 2015 14 Simon, Rachel
Christians Among Jews and Gentiles; Essays in Honor of Krister Stendahl on His Sixty-Fifth Birthday Nickelsburg, George W. E., MacRae, George W. Fortress Press 1986 N/D 86 4
Christmas Menorahs: How a Town Fought Hate, The Cohn, Janice, Farnsworth, B. Albert Whitman 1995 N/D 95 17
Christmas Revolution, The Cohen, Barbara, DeGrost, Diane Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1987 F/M 88 6
Christmas Tapestry Polacco, Patricia Philomel 2002 F/M 03 44-45
Christopher Columbis and the Participation of the Jews in the Spanish and Portuguese Discoveries Keyserling, M., Gross, Charles Carmi House 1989 M/J 91 13
Christopher Columbus’ Jewish Roots Amler, Jane Frances Aronson 1991 F/M 92 17
Chronicle of Jewish History: From the Patriarchs to the 21st Century Scharfstein, Sol Ktav 1997 S/O 97 28
Church and Synagogue Libraries Harvey, John F. N/D 81 12
Church and Synagogue Library Resources (5th rev. ed.) Rodds, Dorothy Church and Synagogue Library Association 1992 N/D 92 25
Churva Plot, The Spektor, Zev Adventures of a Lifetime Judaica Press 2012 S/O13 4
Chutzpah Imperative: Empowering Today’s Jews for a Life That Matters., the Feinstein, Edward Jewish Lights Publishing 2014 S/O 2015 6 Stein, Marion M
Cigarette Sellers of Three Crosses Square, The Zieman, Joseph Lerner 1975 W75 30
Cinnamon and Myrrh Feldheim 1994 N/D 94 7
Circle in the Square: Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Reinvents the Synagogue, A Abramson, Edward Urim 2008 M/J 09 18
Circle of Love Leahy, Syrell R. F/M 81 5
Circlemaker, The Schur, Maxine Rose Dial 1994 F/M 95 11
Circumcise Me: The Comedy of Yisrael Campbell (VIDEO) Campbell, Yisrael Alden Films 2009 M/J 10 26
Citadel of Splendor: The 500 Year Legacy of Jewish Sulzburg Kahn, Bezalel Feldheim 1995 M/J 96 15
City Boy: The Adventures of Herbie Bookbinder Wouk, Herman Doubleday 1969 W76 18
City in the Moonlight: Stories of the Old-Time Lithuanian Jews, The Katz, Dovid, Zumoff, Barnett Ktav 2012 M/J 12 50
City of Many Days Hareven, Shulamith Mercury Hse. 1993 F/M 94 7
City of Many Days Hareven, Shulamith, Halkin, Hillel Doubleday 1977 Sp77 25
City of Refuge: A Biblical Novel of the Ancient Past Farber, Valerie Inkwell Enterprises 2008 S/O 08 50
City of Slaughter Drew, Cynthia Fithian Press 2012 S/O12 53
City of Stone: The Hidden History of Jerusalem Benvenisti, Meron University of California Press 1996 F/M 97 3
Claiming Earth as Common Ground: The Ecological Crisis through the Lens of Faith Cohen-Kiener, Andrea Skylight Paths 2009 M/J 10 30
Clap and Count!: Action Rhymes for the Jewish Year Jules, Jacqueline, Springer, Sally Kar-Ben 2001 S/O 01 37
Clara Lemlich: A Strike Leaders Diary (VIDEO) Szalat, Alex First Run/Icarus Films 2004 F/M 06 24
Claras Story Isaacman, Clara JPS 1984 S/O 85 6
Claras War Kacer, Kathy Second Story Press 2001 S/O 01 38-39
Classic Chassidic Tales Levin, Meyer Aronson 1996 M/J 96 10
Classic Cuisine of the Italian Jews, The: Traditioanl Recipes and Menus and a Memoir of a Vanished Way of Life Machlin, Edda Servi Everest House 1981 W 82 14
Classic Dolci of the Italian Jews: A World of Jewish Desserts, The Machlin, Edda Servi Giro Press 1999 M/J 00 13
Classic Jewish Tales Sokoloff, David S.P.I. Books 2003 F/M 04 33-34
Classic Kosher Cooking Finkel, Sara F/M 90 14
Classic Tales, The Frankel, Ellen Aronson 1989 N/D 89 12
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
Classics of Western Spirituality: A Library of Great Spiritual Masters F/M 82 9
Classification System for Libraries of Judaica, A (2nd ed.) Elazar, David H. Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs 1988 M/J 89 9
Clay Man: The Golem of Prague Watts, Irene N., Shoemaker, Kathryn E. Tundra 2009 N/D 09 16
Clean Sweep Davidoff, Oded SISU Entertainment 2015 N/D 2015 44 Pinchuck, Chava
Cleft Roots Sion, Philip J. Priam Press 1975 Sp77 26
Clepsydra: Essay on the Plurality of Time in Judaism Sylvie Anne Goldberg, Benjamin Ivry Stanford University Press 2016 F/M 2017 9-10 Roger S. Kohn
Clever Rachel Waldman, Debby, Revell, Cindy Orca 2009 N/D 09 15
Clifford Celebrates Hanukkah Bridwell, Norman Scholastic 2015 M/J 2016 15 Kamin, Rachel
Cloak for the Moon, A Kimmel, Eric A., Krenina, Katya Holiday House 2001 M/J 01 17
Cloak for the Moon, A Kimmel, Eric A., Krenina, Katya Holiday House 2001 F/M 01 17
Close Encounters: Jewish Views About God Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1996 N/D 96 10
Close to the Edge Miklowitz, Gloria D. S/O 84 8
Close, Closed, Closure (VIDEO) Loevy, Ram First Run / Icarus Films 2002 M/J 03 26
Closing the Distance: Poems, Prayers, and Love Songs (AUDIO) Fineman, Alisa, de Grassi, Alex Cupo of Kindness Music 2004 S/O 08 35
Clothes on Their Backs, The Grant, Linda Virago 2008 S/O 08 12
Clouds of Glory Chaikin, Miriam, Frampton, David Clarion 1998 M/J 99 14
Clown, The Corcoran, Barbara Atheneum 1975 W75 29
Coal (rev. ed.) Kraft, Betsy H. W83 13
Coal Question, The Davis, Bertha, Whitfield, Susan W83 13
Coat of Many Colors, A: Jewish Subcommunities in the United States Lavender, Abraham D. Contributions in Family Studies, number 1 Greenwood 1977 W78 26
Coat of Many Colors, The Koraiek, Jenny, Baynes, Pauline Eerdmans 2004 N/D 04 13
Coat of Many Colors: Pages from Jewish Life Shenker, Israel Doubleday 1985 S/O 85 5
Cobra and the Lily, The South, Sheri Cobb PrinnyWorld Press 2002 M/J 03 12
Code Ezra Courter, Gay Houghton Mifflin 1986 S/O 86 8
Code Name Christine Clouet: A Woman in the French Resistance Chevrillon, Claire, Stott, Jane Kietly Texas A&M University Press 1995 N/D 95 11
Code Name Verity Wein, Elizabeth Hyperion 2012 M/J13 10-11
Cohen on the Telephone: A Hisotry of Jewish Recorded Humor and Popular Music, 1892-1942 Corenthal, Michael G. Yesterday's Memories 1984 N/D 86 4