Book Review Index


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Titlesort descending Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Author
Conversations with Colleagues: On Becoming an American Jewish Historian Gurock, Jeffrey S. Academic Studies Press 2018 M/J 2019 28 Levy, David B
Conversations with Dvora: An Experimental Biography of the First Modern Hebrew Woman Writer Lieblich, Amia, Seidman, Naomi, Kronfeld, Chana University of California Press 1996 S/O 97 12
Conversations with Elie Wiesel Wiesel, Elie, Heffner, Richard D., Vinciguerra, Thomas J. Schocken Books 2001 N/D 02 16
Conversations with God: Prayers for Jewish Women. Koval, Ruchi Mosaica Press 2016 S/O 2016 8 Pinchuck, Chava
Conversion Crisis, The Feldman, Emanuel, Wolowelsky, Joel B. Ktav 1990 M/J 91 9
Conversion to Judaism: A Guidebook Epstein, Lawrence J. Aronson 1994 N/D 94 7
Conversos and Moriscos in Late Medieval Spain and Beyond: The Morisco Issue, The Ingram, Kevin Studies in Medieval and Reformation Traditions Brill 2012 N/D13 29
Converting Masters: World Famous Masterpieces with a Jewish Twist Etsy Frankel-Fersel Menorah Books 2016 F/ M 2017 6 Nira Wolfe
Converts to Judaism: Stories from Biblical Times to Today. Epstein, Lawrence J. Rowman & Littlefield 2015 S/O 2016 5 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Cook Book, The Har Zion Temple Sisterhood s.n. 1978 W 80 18
Cookbook of the Jews of Greece, The Stavroulakis, Nicholas Aronson 1996 S/O 96 41955
Cooking the Israeli Way Wolfe, Robert L., Wolf, Diane L. Lerner 1986 S/O 86 5
Cooking the Israeli Way Bacon, Josephine Lerner 2002 N/D 02 23
Cookmaktes Weiss, Elizabeth, Laskey, Joan Ellen Macrae 1973 Sp 75 29
Cool Jew: The Ultimate Guide for Every Member of the Trible Klug, Lisa Alcalay Andrew Mmeel Publishing 2008 F/M 09 13
Coping with Death Rabb, Robert A. Richards Rosen Press 1978 Sp78 24
Copycat Subar, Leah Targum Press 2009 S/O 09 19
Corner of the Tapestry: A History of the Jewish Experience in Arkansas, A LeMaster, Carolyn Gray University of Arkansas Press 1994 S/O 94 8
Correspondence of Walter Benjamin and Gershom Scholem, 1932-1940, The Scholem, Gershom, Gary Smith, Lefevere, Andrew Harvard Univeristy Press 1992 F/M 93 22
Costume for Noah: A Purim Story, A Topek, Susan Remick, Springer, Susan Kar-Ben 1995 M/J 96 13
Could Anything Be Worse? A Yiddish Tale Hirsch, Marily Holiday 1974 Sp 75 27
Count with Mendel Cisner, Naftali Judaica Press 2003 S/O 03 48
Count Your Way Through Israel Heskine, Jim, Hanson, Rick Carolrhoda Books 1990 F/M 91 22-23
Counterlife, The Roth, Philip Farrar 1987 N/D 87 7
Countries Around the World: Israel Throp, Claire Heinemann Library 2012 M/J13 11
Counts Hanukkah Countdown, The Balsley, Tilda, Fischer, Ellen, Leigh, Tom Kar-Ben 2012 N/D12 7
Courage & Defiance: Stories of Spies, Saboteurs, and Survivors in World War II Denmark Hopkinson, Deborah Scholastic Press 2015 N/D 2016 6 Eskin, Marcie
Courageous Teen Resisters: Primary Sources from the Holocaust Byers, Anne True Stories of Teens in the Holocaust Enslow 2010 S/O 10 17
Court Jesters, The Dagan, Avigdor JPS 1990 S/O 90 16
Court of Blue Shadows Allington, Maynard Brasseys 1995 S/O 95 9
Covenant & Conversation: A Weekly Reading of the Jewish Bible: Genesis, The Book of Beginnings Sacks, Jonathan Israel Maggid Books 2009 F/M 10 38
Covenant Brothers: Evangelicals, Jews and U.S.-Israeli Relations Hummel, Daniel G. University of Pennsylvania Press 2019 F/M 2020 25-26 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Covenant of Creatures: Levinass Philosophy of Judaism, A Fagenblat, Michael Stanford University Press 2010 N/D 10 18
Covenantal Imperatives: Essays on Jewish Law, Thought and Community Wurzburger, Walter S., Jacobs, Eliezer L., Carmy, Shalom Urim 2008 M/J 09 30
Cracking of the Heart, A Horowitz, David Regnery Publishing 2009 M/J 10 33
Craft and Culture of the Ancient Hebrews, The Jovinelly, Joann, Netelkos, Jason Rosen 2002 M/J 02 21
Crafting the 613 Commandments: Maimonides on the enumeration, classification and formulation of the scriptural commandments Friedberg, Albert D. Academic Studies Press 2013 N/D 14 20 Belinfante, Randall C.
Crafts for Hanukkah Ross, Kathy Millbrook Press 1996 S/O 98 31-32
Crafts of Israel Dayan, Ruth Macmillan 1974 D 74 27
Crash Course in Jewish History: From Abraham to Modern Israel Spiro, Ken Targum Press 2010 S/O 10 38
Creating America on Stage: How Jewish Composers and Lyricists Pioneered American Musical Theater Wright, Jill Gold VDM Verlag Dr. Muller 2009 F/M 10 40-41
Creating Angels: Stories of Tzedakah Goldin, Barbara Diamond Aronson 1996 M/J 96 7
Creating Lively Passover Seders: A Sourcebook of Engaging Tales, Texts & Activities Arnow, David Jewish Lights Publishing 2004 M/J 04 41923
Creation McDermott, Gerald Dutton 2003 F/M 04 30
Creation and the Destiny of Man Cohen, Maurice Maurice Cohen Sp78 22
Creation Colors Koffsky, Ann D. Apples and Honey Press 2019 M/J 2019 3 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Creation of Israel, The Whiting, Jim Monumental Milestones - Great Events of Modern Times Series Mitchell Lane Publishers 2008 F/M 09 46
Creation Song Scott-Brown, Anna, Gomez, Elena Lion Children's Books 2007 F/M 09 51
Creative Jewish Wedding Book: A Hands-on Guide to New and Old Traditions, Ceremonies & Celebrations, The (2nd ed.) Kaplan-Mayer, Gabrielle Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 F/M 10 37
Creative Puppetry for Jewish Kids Warshawsky, Gale Solotar Alternatives in Religious Education 1985 S/O 85 7
Creativity, Holocaust, Reconstruction: Jewish Life in Wuerttemberg Past and Present Dicker, Herman Sepher-Hermon Press 1984 F/M 86 3
Creator, Are You Listening?: Israeli Poets on God and Prayer Jacobson, David C. Indiana University Press 2007 N/D 07 30-31
Cremation or Burial? A Jewish View Kornbluth, Doron Mosaica Press 2012 N/D12 26
Crescent City Plain, Belva Delacorte Press 1984 M/J 85 4
Crescent on the Temple: The Dome of the Rock as Image of the Ancient Jewish Sanctuary, The Berger, Pamela Studies in Religion and the Arts, 5 Brill 2012 FM13 20
Cresta Adventure, The Abramson, Ruth F/M 90 19
Crime and the Silence: Confronting the Massacre of Jews in Wartime Jedwabne, the Bikont, Anna, Valles, Alissa Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2015 N/D 2015 15 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Criminal Case 40/61: The Trial of Adolf Eichmann: An Eyewitness Account Mulisch, Harry, Naborn, Robert University of Pennsylvania Press 2005 S/O 05 49
Crisis & Hope: Reflections on the Contemporary American Jewish Condition Safran, Eliyahu Esh Publications 1986 N/D 87 6
Crisis and Creativity Between World Wars, 1918-1939 Endelman, Todd M., Moore, Deborah Dash The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization Volume 8 Yale University Press 2020 S/O 2020 27-28 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Crisis and Creativity in the Sephardic World, 1391-1648 Gampel, Benjamin R. Columbia University Press 1998 F/M 99 41828
Crisis and Hope Safran, Eliyahu N/D 87 6
Crisis, Covenant and Creativity: Jewish Thoughts for a Complex World Lopes Cardozo, Nathan T. Urim 2005 S/O 05 47
Cross by Day, the Mezuzzah by Night, The Siegel, Deborah Spector JPS 1999 S/O 00 38-39
Cross by Day, The Mezzuzah by Night, The Siegel, Deborah Spector JPS 1999 F/M 01 17-18
Cross-Cultural Counseling: The Arab-Palestinian Case Dwairy, Marwan Adeeb Haworth Press 1998 N/D 98 7
Crossing Over: An Oral History oF Refugees from Hitlers Reich Wolman, Ruth Twayne 1996 F/M 97 8
Crossing the Borders of Time: a True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed Maitland, Leslie Other Press 2012 FM13 31
Crossing the Jabbok: Illness and Death in Ashkenazi Judaism in Sixteenth- through Nineteenth-Century Prague Goldberg, Sylvie-Anne, Cosman, Carol University of California Press 1996 S/O 97 8
Crown Heights: Blacks, Jews, and the 1991 Brooklyn Riot Shapiro, Edward S. American Jewish History, Culture, and Life Series Brandeis University Press 2006 S/O 06 44
Crown of Aleppo: The Mystery of the Oldest Hebrew Bible Codex Tawil, Hayim ben Yosef, Schneider, Bernard JPS 2010 N/D 10 24
Crown of Feathers, A Singer, Isaac Bashevis Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1973 Ap 74 24
Cry of the Giraffe: Based on a True Story Oron, Judie Annick Press 2010 N/D 10 10
Cry of the Peacock Nahal, Gina Berkhorder Crown 1991 N/D 91 15
Crying for Imma: Battling for the Soul on the Golan Heights Lerman, Hallie Night Vision Press 1999 S/O 99 12
Crypto-Jewish Mashhadis: the Shaping of Religious and Communal Identity in their Journey from Iran to New York Nissimi, Hilda Sussex Academic Press 2007 S/O 07 52-53
Crystal Ball: A Rebecca Mystery, The Greene, Jacqueline D., Giovine, Sergio American Girl Mysteries American Girl 2012 S/O12 8
Crystal Night: 9-10 November, 1938 Thalmann, Rita, Feinermann, Emmanuel Coward, McCann & geoghegan 1974 D74 30
Cubs and the Kabbalist: How a Kabbalah-Master Helped the Chicago Cubs Win Their First World Series Since 1908, The Sherwin, Byron L. West Oak Press 2006 F/M 06 27-28
Cuckoo Clock Castle of Shir Muchnik, Michael S 80 10
Cult Movement, The Johnson, Joan S/O 85 6
Cultural Exchange: Jews, Christians, and Art in the Medieval Marketplace Shatzmiller, Joseph Princeton University Press 2013 N/D13 37-38
Cultural Intermediaries: Jewish Intellectuals in Early Modern Italy Ruderman, David B., Veitri, Giuseppe University of Pennsylvania 2004 S/O 04 23-24
Cultural Writings of Franz Rosenzweig Rozenzweig, Franz, Galli, Barbara E. Syracuse University Press 2000 F/M 01 10
Cultural Writings of Franz Rosenzweig Rozenzweig, Franz, Galli, Barbara E. Syracuse University Press 2000 M/J 01 10
Culture and Catastrophe: German and Jewish Confrontations with National Socialism and Other Crises Aschheim, Steven E. NYU Press 1996 S/O 96 4
Culture Front: Representing Jews in Eastern Europe Nahtans, Benjamin, Safran, Gabriella Jewish Culture and Contexts University of Pennsylvania Press 2008 S/O 08 18
Culture of the Babylonian Talmud, The Rubenstein, Jeffrey L. John Hopkins University Press 2003 M/J 04 20-21
Culture, Customs, and Celebrations in Israel Zohar, Gil Voices from Israel Mitchell Lane 2015 N/D 2015 8 Rapp, Andrea
Cure, The Levitan, Sonia Silver Whistle 1999 N/D 99 19
Cures for Heartbreak Rabb, Margo Delacorte 2007 M/J 07 11
Cursing Columbus Tal, Eve Cinco Puntos Press 2009 N/D 09 9
Cursing the Christians? A History of the Birkat HaMinim Langer, Ruth Oxford University Press 2012 M/J 12 34
Cushing, Spellman, OConnor: the Surprising Story of How Three American Cardinals Transformed Catholic-Jewish Relations Rudin, James William B. Eerdmans 2012 N/D12 35-36
Cute Boy, Charming Girl: Childrens Songs of the Modern Hebrew Nation (1882-1948) Seroussi, Edwin Anthology of Music Traditions in Israel Series; 22 Jewish Music Research Centre, Hebrew University of Jerusalem 2013 S/O13 53
Cyntyia Ozick Lowin, Joseph Twaynes United States Authors Series Twayne Publishers 1988 F/M 89 11
D is for Dreidel: A Hanukkah Alphabet Book Stone, Tanya Lee, Apperley, Dawn Penguin 2002 S/O 02 44
Dachau: The Harrowing of Hell Smith, Marcus J. SUNY Press 1995 M/J 96 15-16
Dad Runs Away with the Circus Keret, Etgar, Modan, Rutu Candlewick Press 2004 N/D 04 14
Daddies Greenspan, Adele Aron Philomel Books 1991 M/J 92 22