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
Cold Hands, Warm Heart Wolfson, Jill Holt 2009 S/O 09 19
Coll Jew: The Ultimate Guide for Every Member of the Tribe Klug, Lisa Alcalay Andrews McMeel publishing 2008 F/M 09 13
Collected Essays II Soloveitchik, Haym The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2014 M/J 15 39 Tesler, David
Collective Education in the Kibbutz Rabin, A. I., Hazan, Bertha Springer 1973 W75 28
Collector of Bedford Street, The Elliott, Alice New Day Films 2005 S/O 06 30
Collector of Bedford Street, The (VIDEO) Elliott, Alice New Day Films 2005 S/O 06 30
Colors of Israel Grossman, Laurie, Byers, Helen Carolrhoda Books 2001 N/D 01 22
Colors of My Jewish Yeare, The Gold-Vukson, Marji E., Wikler, Madeline Kar-Ben 1998 S/O 98 32
Columbia Guide to the Holocaust, The Niewyk, Donald, Nicosia, Francis Columbia University Press 2000 S/O 01 19
Come Back for Me Hart-Green, Sharon New Jewish Press 2017 M/J 2018 35 Gremillion, Yossi
Come Back, Jewish Youth, Come Back Home Glicksberg, Abraham A. S/O 83 3
Come, Let Us Be Joyful: The Story of Hava Nagila Manushkin, Fran UAHC 2000 S/O 00 36
Come, Let Us Welcome Shabbat Groner, Judyth, Wikler, Madeline Kar-Ben 1999 S/O 00 36
Comic Book Siddur for Shabbat Morning Services Salmon, Howard self-published 2008 N/D 08 36
Coming Evil, A Velde, Vivian Houghton Mifflin 1998 M/J 99 19
Coming Full Circle: A Jewish Womans Journey Through Christianity and Back Taylor, Penina Hatikva Books 2009 M/J 10 42
Coming Home to Jerusalem: A Personal Journey Orange, Wendy Simon & Schuster 2000 S/O 00 11
Coming Home: A Womans Story of Conversion to Judaism Shires, Linda M. Westview Press 2003 F/M 04 20
Coming of Age Ross, Mandy Rites of Passage Series Heinemann Library 2004 S/O 04 53
Coming Out of the Ice Herman, Victor Ma 80 6
Commander of the Exodus Kaniuk, Yoram, Simckes, Seymour Grove Press 1999 F/M 01 10
Commentary Magazine 1945-59: A Journal of Significant Thought and Opinion Abrams, Nathan Vallentine Mitchell 2007 F/M 08 34
Commentary of Abraham ibn Ezra on the Pentateuch, The: Volume 5: Deuteronomy Ibn Ezra, Abraham, Schachter, Jay F. Ktav 2003 N/D 03 13
Commentators Bible: The JPS Miqraot Gedolot: Exodus, The Carasik, Michael JPS 2005 M/J 06 24
Commerce and Shabbos: The Laws of Shabbos as They Apply to Today’s Hi-Tech Business World. Kushner, Yosef Philipp Feldheim 2013 N/D 14 25 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Commitment and Complexity: Jewish Wisdom in an Age of Upheaval: Selections from the Writings of Rabbi Yehuda Amital Hacohen, Aviad Ktav 2008 F/M 09 11
Commitment to the Dead: One Womans Journey Toward Understanding Waterford, Helen H. Renaissance House Publishers 1987 F/M 88 5
Committed Life: Principles for Good Living from Our Timeless Past, The Jungreis, Esther Cliff Street Books 1998 M/J 99 7
Common Ground Engelmayer, Shammai, Ozarowski, Joseph S., Sofian, David M. Aronson 1997 S/O 98 7
Community Under Siege: The Jews of Breslau Under Nazism, A Ascher, Abraham Stanford University Press 2007 M/J 08 23
Community, Covenant, and Commitment: Selected Letters and Communications of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik (MeOtzar HoRav) Soloveitchik, Joseph B., Helfgot, Netanel Ktav 2005 S/O 05 52
Companion to Biblical Interpretation in Early Judaism Henze, Matthias Eerdmans 2012 S/O12 34
Company You Keep, The Gordon, Neil Viking 2003 N/D 03 8
Companys Coming: A Passover Lift-the-Flap Book Holub, Joan, Andriani, Renee Penguin 2002 S/O 02 43
Compassion for Humanity in the Jewish Tradition Sears, David Aronson 1998 N/D 99 12
Compassionate Community: Ten Values to Unite America, The Miller, Jonathan Palgrave Macmillan 2006 N/D 07 33-34
Complete Guide to Yarmulka Design, The Wolbram, Ricky S/O 84 7
Complete How to Handbook for Jewish Living, The Olitzky, Kerry M., Isaacs, Ronald H. Ktav 2004 N/D 04 9
Complete International Jewish Cookbook, The Rose, Evelyn St. Martin's 1976 Sp77 29
Complete Jewish Party Music Collection, The (AUDIO) s.n. M/J 93 19
Complete Mesillat Yesharim: Dialogue and Thematic Versions Luzzatto, Moshe Hayyim Ofeq Institute 2007 M/J 08 38
Complete Passover Cookbook, The AvRutick, Frances R. S/O 81 13
Complete Story of Passover Mindel, Nissan, Schwartz, Michel Merkos L'inyonei Chinuch 1984 M/J 85 5
Complete Story of Purim Mindel, Nissan F/M 83 5
Complete Story of Tishrei Mindel, Nissan N/D 82 6
Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Hebrew Language for Readers of Hebrew, A Klein, Ernest D. Macmillan 1987 S/O 89 8
Comprehensive Guide to Childrens Literature with a Jewish Theme Davis, Enid Schocken 1981 W 82 13
Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary = Arumnemik Yiddish-English verterbukh Beinfeld, Solon, Bochner, Harry Indiana University Press 2013 S/O13 21
Compulsion: A Novel. Levin, Meyer Fig Tree Books 2015 S/O 2015 24 Gremillion, Yossi
Concise Encyclopedia of Jewish Music Nulman, Macy McGraw Hill 1975 Sp77 30
Concise History of the Third Reich, A Benz, Wolfgang, Dunlap, Thomas University of California Press 2006 S/O 06 35-36
Concrete Solution Gordon, Paul Samson Publishing 2001 M/J 01 13
Condition Black Seymour, Gerald Morrow 1990 S/O 92 22
Confessions of a Clost Catholic Littman, Sarah Darer Dutton 2005 S/O 05 17-18
Confidential Klezmer (SOUND) Cuniot, Denis Buda Musique 2007 F/M 09 22
Conflicting Visions Hartman, David Pantheon 1990 F/M 91 18
Conflicts and Contradictions Benvenisti, Meron Random House 1986 A/M 86 3
Conflicts of the Middle East Downing, David World Almanacs Library of the Middle East World Almanac Library 2007 S/O 07 22-23
Conflicts of the Middle East Downing, David World Almanac Library of the Middle East Series World Almanac Library 2007 N/D 07 20-21
Confrontation at Concordia (VIDEO) Himel, Martin Alden Films 2003 S/O 04 10
Confrontation: The Middle East and World Politics Laqueur, Walter Bantam 1974 D 74 29
Confronting the Holocaust Rosenfeld, Alvin O 79 6
Confused Hanukkah: An Original Story of Chelm; A Koons, Jon, Schindler, S. D. Dutton 2004 N/D 04 19
Congregation, The Levine, Morton, Kanto, Hal Putnam's Sons 1985 N/D 86 6
Connecting Histories: A Comparative Exploration of African-Caribbean and Jewish History and Memory in Modern Britain Romain, Gemma Kegan Paul 2006 N/D 07 35
Connecting the Covenants: Judaism and the Search for Christian Identity in Eighteenth-Century England Ruderman, David B. University of Pennsylvania Press 2007 F/M 08 43-44
Conscience and Courage: Rescuers of Jews During the Holocaust Fogelman, Eva Anchor 1994 M/J 95 17
Conscience: The Duty to Obey and the Duty to Disobey Schulweis, Harold M. Jewish Lights Publishing 2008 F/M 09 18
Conscientious Objectors in Israel: Citizenship, Sacrifice, Trials of Fealty Weiss, Erica University of Pennsylvania Press 2014 N/D 2015 40 Smith, Sonia
Conscious Community: A Guide to Inner Work Shapira, Kalonymus Kalman, Cohen-Kiener, Andrea Aronson 1996 F/M 97 8
Conservative Judaism: Our Ancestors to our Descendants Dorff, Elliot N. Department of Youth Activities, United Synagogue of America 1977 Sp78 22
Conservative Movement in Judaism: Dilemmas and Opportunities, The Elazar, Daniel J., Geffen, Rela Mintz SUNY Series in American Jewish Society in the 1990s SUNY Press 2000 F/M 01 4
Conservative Movement in Judaism: Dilemmas and Opportunities, The Elazar, Daniel J., Geffen, Rela Mintz SUNY Series in American Jewish Society in the 1990s SUNY Press 2000 M/J 01 41797
Conspiracy of Blood and Smoke Blankman, Anne Balzer + Bray 2015 F/M 16 38 Krasner, Barbara
Conspiracy of Indifference: The Reaoul Wallenberg Story, A Gersten, Alan Xlibris Corporation 2001 F/M 02 21
Conspiracy of the Righteous: The Silence of the Village of Prelenfrey-du-Gud Saved Jewish Children and Adults in 1944, The Klugman, David s.n. 1995 M/J 96 10
Consuming Fire, A: Encounters with Elie Wiesel and the Holocaust Roth, John K. John Knox Press 1979 Sp80 16
Contemporary Biomedical Ethical Issues and Jewish Law Rosner, Fred Ktav 2006 S/O 07 53
Contemporary Eruv: Eruvin in Modern Metropolitan Areas, The Bechhofer, Yosef Gavriel Feldheim 1998 S/O 98 41797
Contemporary Halakhic Problems Bleich, J. David Contemporary Halakhic Problems; vol. VI Ktav 2012 S/O12 27
Contemporary Jewish American Writers and the Multicultural Dilemma: The Return of the Exiled Furman, Andrew Syracuse University Press 2000 N/D 01 7
Contemporary Jewish Writing in Austria: An Anthology Lorenz, Dagmar C. G. University of Nebraska Press 1999 S/O 00 15
Contemporary Jewish Writing in Brazil: An Anthology Vieira, Nelson Jewish Writing in the Contemporary World University of Nebraska Press 2009 S/O 10 27
Contemporary Jewish Writing in Britain and Ireland: An Anthology Cheyette, Brayn University of Nebraska Press 1998 N/D 98 11
Contemporary Jewish Writing in Canada: an Anthology Greenstein, Michael University of Nebraska Press 2004 S/O 04 8
Contemporary Jewish Writing in Hungary: An Anthology Suleiman, Susan Rubin, Forgecs, Eva Jewish Writing in the Contemporary World Series University of Nebraska Press 2003 S/O 04 41892
Contemporary Jewish Writing in Sweden: An Anthology Stenberg, Peter Jewish Writings in the Contemporary World University of Nebraska Press 2004 M/J 05 30-31
Contemporary Jewish-American Dramatists and Poets: A Bio-Critical Sourcebook Shatzky, Joel, Taub, Michael Greenwood 1999 S/O 00 20, 31
Contemporary Jewish-American Novelists: A Bio-Critical Sourcebook Shatzky, Joel, Taub, Michael Greenwood 1997 N/D 97 41797
Contemporary Jewry: Studies in Honor of Moshe Davis Institute of Contemporary Jewry 1984 F/M 87 4
Contemporary Middle East: A Documentary History, The Felton, John CQ Press 2008 M/J 08 30
Contemporary Orthodox Judaisms Response to Modernity Freundel, Barry Ktav 2004 F/M 05 14, 16
Contemporary Portrayals of Auschwitz: Philosophical Challenges Rosenberg, Alan, Watson, James R., Linke, Detlef Humanity Books 2000 S/O 00 18
Contested Creations in the Book of Job: the World-as-It-Ought-and-Ought-Not-to-Be Pelham, Abigail Brill 2012 FM13 33-34
Contested Holiness: Jewish, Muslim, and Christian Perspectives on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem Gonen, Rivka Ktav 2003 F/M 04 16-17
Controversy and Crisis: Studies in the History of the Jews of Modern Britain Alderman, Geoffrey Judaism and Jewish Life Academic Studies Press 2008 F/M 09 7
Convenantal Imperatives: Esays on Jewish Law, Thought and Community Wurzburger, Walter S., Jacobs, Eliezer L., Carmy, Shalom Urim 2008 M/J 09 30
Convenient Hatred: The History of Antisemitism, A Goldstein, Phyllis Facing History and Ourselves National Foundation 2012 M/J 12 28
Conversation with Spinoza: A Cobweb Novel Smilevaski, Goce, Korenski, Filip Writings from an Unbound Europe Northwestern University Press 2005 N/D 06 26
Conversations with Chaim Potok Potok, Chaim, Walden, Daniel University of Mississippi Press 2001 F/M 02 24