Book Review Index


Please note that this index does not link to the full text of the book reviews.
Digital copies of AJL Reviews are available back to the Nov/Dec 2007 issue of the AJL Newsletter.
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Author/Editor Titlesort ascending Place of Publication Year Series ISBN Issue P Review Author Review format Review type
Somtow, S. P., Lippincott, Gary Vampires Beautiful Daughter, The 1997 F/M 99 21
Lapid, Shulamit Valley of Strength 2009 S/O 09 34
Brichto, Mira Pollak, Alko, Selina Valley of Blessings, The 2001 The God Around Us (Vol. 2) F/M 01 14-15
Kossoff, Philip Valiant Heart: A Biography of Heinrich Heine S/O 84 6
Sandrow, Nahama Vagabond Stars: A World History of Yiddish Theater 1977 Sp78 24
Taube, Herman Uzbekistan Stories: A Jewish Medic During WWII 2014 M/J 15 40 Simon, Rachel
Greenstein, David Utopia: The Walking Stories of the Zohar 2014 N/D 2015 19 Levy, David B
Felton, Harodl W. Uriah Phillips Levy 1979 Sp79 26
Geller, Uri Uri Geller: My Story 1975 W75 29
Moore, Deborah Dash Urban Origins of American Judaism 2014 M/J 15 33 Isaac, Fred
Jacobi, Kathryn Upside-Down Coffee 2012 N/D12 42
Kivel, Paul Uprooting Racism: How White People can Work for Social Justice 1996 M/J 96 8
Julius, Lyn Uprooted: How 3,000 of Jewish Civilization in the Arab World Vanished Overnight 2018 M/J 2019 31 Dwoskin, Beth Book Adult
Uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto 1975 W75 28
Haddix, Margaret Peterson Uprising 2007 F/M 08 13
Siegal, Aranka Upon the Head of the Goat: A Childhood in Hungary - 1939-1944 1981 W82 15
Siegal, Aranka Upon the Head of the Goat M/J 82 8
Widmer, Eleanor Up from Orchard Street 2005 N/D 05 23
Drazin, Israel Unusual Bible Interpretations: Ruth, Esther, and Judith 2016 F/M 2017 5 Stuhlman, Daniel D. Book Adult
Drazin, Israel Unusual Bible Interpretations 2014 N/D 2015 17 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Derogy, Jacques Untold History of Israel, The Ma 80 6
Oz, Amos, de Lange, Nicholas Unto Death: Two Novellas: Crusade and Late Love 1975 Sp76 22
Roseman, Kenneth Until the Messiah Comes 1999 The Do-It-Yourself Jewish Adventures Series F/M 00 11
Corman, Leela Unterzakhn 2012 S/O12 53
Rabb, M. E. Unsuspecting Gourmet, The 2004 Missing Persons Series N/D 04 17
Alphin, Elaine Marie Unspeakable Crime: The Prosecution and Persecution of Leo Frank, An 2010 S/O 10 9
Aronson, Marc Unsettled: The Problem of Loving Israel 2008 N/D 08 34-35
Bennett, Roger Unscrolled: 54 Writers and Artists Wrestle with the Torah 2013 F/M14 24 Stein, Marion
Welsh, T. K. Unresolved, The 2006 F/M 07 11
Gentin, Reyna Marder Unreasonable Doubts 2018 N/D 2019 35 Levine, Joyce Book Adult
Baldini, Michelle, Biederman, Lynn Unraveling 2008 N/D 08 30
Alroey, Gur Unpromising Land: Jewish Migration to Palestine in the Early Twentieth Century, an 2014 S/O 2015 1 Cantor, Hallie
Mirsky, Norman B. Unorthodox Judaism 1978 Sp79 24
Maier, Charles S. Unmasterable Past: History, Holocaust, and German National Identity, The 1988 M/J 90 12
Lustig, Arnost Unloved: From the Diary of Perla S., The 1985 S/O 86 9
Goldin, Shmuel, Goldin, Shifra Unlocking the Haggada: The Complete Haggadah with In-Depth Commentary 2019 F/M 2020 24 Stuhlman, Daniel D. Book Adult
Rauch, Georg, Rauch, Phyllis Unlikely Warrior 2015 F/M 16 41-42 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Knott, Marie Luise Unlearning With Hannah Arendt 2014 S/O 2015 11 Merowitz, Morton J.
Schoenbaum, David United States and the State of Israel, The 1993 F/M 94 11
Ben-Zul, Abraham United States and Israel: The Limits of the Special Relationship, The 1993 M/J 94 8
Jaffe, Nina Uninvited Guest, The 1993 F/M 94 14
Phillips, William M. Unillustrious Alliance: The African American and Jewish American Communities, An 1992 N/D 93 41923
Cohen, Barbara Unicorns in the Rain S 80 9
Stevens, Serita Unholy Orders: Mystery Stories with a Religious Twist 2000 S/O 01 31
Tidhar, Lavie Unholy Land 2018 M/J 2019 41 Isaac, Fred Book Adult
Schneider, Gertrude Unfinished Road: Jewish Survivors of Latvia Look Back, The 1991 M/J 92 19
Zalben, Jane Breskin Unfinished Dreams 1996 F/M 97 14
Krakowski, Shmuel Unequal Victims: Poles and Jews During World War II 1987 N/D 87 5
Henkin, Yehuda Understanding Tzniut: Modern Controversies in the Jewish Community 2008 M/J 09 23
Boraz, Edward S. Understanding the Talmud: A Modern Readers Guide for Study 1996 F/M 97 3
Neusner, Jacob Understanding the Talmud: A Dialogic Approach 2004 S/O 04 21
Frank, Mitch Understanding the Holy Land: Answering Questions about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict 2005 S/O 05 18
Frank, Mitch Understanding the Holy Land: Answering Questions about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict 2005 M/J 05 26-27
Rabin, Elliot Understanding the Hebrew Bible: A Readers Guide 2006 S/O 06 42-43
Kastner, Bernie Understanding the Afterlife in This Life 2007 N/D 07 31
Wagner, Stanley M., Drazin, Israel Understanding Onkelos: the Greatest Bible Translator 2012 M/J13 37
Blumenthal, David Understanding Jewish Mysticism: A Source Reader N/D 82 2
Resnicoff, Steven H. Understanding Jewish Law 2012 M/J13 33
Bayme, Steve Understanding Jewish History: Texts and Commentaires 1997 N/D 97 6
Freund, Richard A. Understanding Jewish Ethics 1990 M/J 91 41923
Kornblatt, Marc Understanding Buddy 2001 S/O 01 35
Blohm, Craig E. Understand Judaism 2019 Understanding World Religions M/J 2019 17 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Kacer, Kathy Underground Reporters, The 2004 F/M 05 32
Simon, Marie Jalowicz Underground in Berlin: A Young Woman’s Extraordinary Tale of Survival in the Heart of Nazi Germany 2015 S/O 2016 15 Cantor, Hallie
Weizman, David Underfoot 1976 Sp77 30
Schonfield, Jeremy Undercurrents of Jewish Prayer 2006 M/J 07 28
Sugarman, Martin Under the Heel of Bushido: Last Voices of the Jewish POWs of the Japanese in the Second World War SO/14 21-22
Almagor, Gila, Schenker, Hillel Under the Domim Tree 1995 F/M 96 17
Molnar, Haya Leah Under a Red Sky: Memoir of a Childhood in Communist Romania 2010 M/J 10 11
Rosner, Bernat, Tubach, Frederic C., Tubach, Sally Patterson Uncommon Friendship: From Opposite Sides of the Holocaust, An 2001 N/D 02 14-15
Shabtai, Yaakov Uncle Peretz Takes Off: Short Stories 2004 F/M 05 11
Brooks, Jerome Uncle Mikes Boy 1973 D 74 31
Kushner, Don Uncle Jacobs Ghost Story 1986 A/M 86 5
Newman, Tracy Uncle Eli’s Wedding 2015 M/J 15 3 Cole, Ellen
Segal, Eliezer Lorne, Gordon-Lucas, Bonnie Uncle Elis Special-for-Kids, Most Fun Ever, Under-the-Table Passover Haggadah 1999 M/J 00 20
Markus, Julia Uncle 1978 Sp79 24
Kaltner, John, MckKenzie, Steven, Kilpatrick, Joel Uncensored Bible, The: The Bawdy and Naughty Bits of the Good Book 2008 M/J 09 24
Mendelevich, Yosef Unbroken Spirit: A Heroic Story of Faith, Courage and Survival 2012 S/O13 33
Oertelt, Henry A.,, Samuels, Stephanie Oertelt Unbroken Chain, An: My Journey through the Nazi Holocaust 2000 S/O 01 19
Trew, Anthony Ultimatum 1976 Sp77 26
Cohen, Jayne, Weinrott, Lori Ultimate Bar/Bat Mitzvah Celebration Book, The: A Guide to Inspiring Ceremonies and Joyous Festivities 2004 S/O 04 53
Bernard, Robert Ullman Code, The 1975 Sp 75 24
Channen, Don Uh! Oh! Hanukkah: Hidden Objects Youll [almost] Never Find 1993 N/D 93 14
Ayal, Ora, Naka, Naomi Low UGBU 1979 W79 24
Kreimeier, Klaus, Kimber, Rober, Kimber, Rita UFA Story: A History Of Germanys Greatest Film Company 1918-1945, The 1996 F/M 97 18
Feintuch, Yossi U.S. Policy on Jerusalem 1987 S/O 90 16
Appelfeld, Aharon Tzili: The Story of a Life M/J 83 3
Greene, Michael Tzekakah and the Precious Pushke: With CD Sounds of Sharing and Caring 2001 F/M 02 32
Schochet, Jacob Immanuel Tzavat Harivash: the Testament of Rabbi Isarel Baal Shem Tov 1998 M/J 99 8
Greene, Michael, Birk, Surry Tzadakah and the Precious Pushke: With CD Sounds of Sharing and Caring (AUDIO with Book) 2001 F/M 02 32
Katz, Susan B. Tylers Hill 2009 N/D 10 41892
Elliot, William Tying Rocks to Clouds: Meetings and Conversations with Wise and Spiritual People 1995 S/O 96 5
Gavison, Ruth Two-State Solution: The UN Partition Resolution of Mandatory Palestine - Analysis and Sources, The 2013 N/D13 27
Ruby, Lois Two Truths in My Pocket N/D 82 8
Zafrani, Haim Two Thousand Years of Jewish Life in Morocco 2005 M/J 06 31
Schama, Simon Two Rothschilds and the Land of Israel 1978 Sp79 25
Werber, Millie, Keller, Eve Two Rings: A Story of Love and War 2012 N/D12 39
Hoffenberg, Esther Two Lives of Eva, The (VIDEO) 2005 F/M 07 37
Hoffenberg, Esther Two Lives of Eva, The 2005 F/M 07 37
Jacobs, Fishel Two Kings: Lets Go Play (vol. 1) 2008 F/M 09 48


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