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 Title Place of Publication Yearsort ascending Series ISBN Issue P Review Author Review format Review type
Warren, Beth Living a Real Life with Real Food: How to Get Healthy, Lose Weight, and Stay Energized— the Kosher Way. 2014 S/O 2015 23 Wolfe, Nira
Litman, Ellen Mannequin Girl 2014 M/J 15 44 Gremillion, Yossi
Gephart, Donna Death by Toilet Paper 2014 M/J 15 6 Lenson, Heather
Nadler, Ben The Sea Beach Line 2014 N/D 2015 43 Gremillion, Yossi
Pollak, M., Simons, S. Morasha Kehillat Yaakov: Essays in honour of Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks 2014 S/O 2016 12 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Altein, Chani Wherever We Go! 2014 M/J 15 14 Citrin, Rena
Brody, Robert Mishnah and Tosefta Studies 2014 M/J 15 21 Roth, Pinchas
Sanders, Shelly Rachel's Hope 2014 N/D 14 4 Siskind, Leda
Jacobovitz, Rabbi Avraham Torah: Beauty Beyond Belief: Insightful Responses to Challenging Questions 2014 M/J 15 30 Pinchuck, Kathe
Pinson, Isabel, Cis, Valeria Bubbe’s Belated Bat Mitzvah 2014 N/D 14 12 Isaac, Fred
Mermelstein, Ari Creation, Covenant, and the Beginnings of Judaism: Reconceiving Historical Time in the Second Temple Period 2014 N/D 2015 27 Tesler, David
Mazuz, Haggai Religious and Spiritual Life of the Jews of Medina, The 2014 S/O 2015 14 Gottschalk, Haim
Schapira, Leah, Dweck, Victoria Secret Restaurant Recipes from the World’s Top Kosher Restaraunts 2014 M/J 15 38 Feder, Debbie
Grumet, Zvi Moses and the Path to Leadership 2014 N/D 14 22 Isaac, Fred
Soyer, Francois Popularizing Anti-Semitism in Early modern Spain and its Empire: Francisco de Torrejoncillo and the Centinela contr Judios (1674) 2014 N/D 2015 34 Belinfante, Randall C.
Cheuse, Alan Prayers for the Living 2014 S/O 2015 23 Gremillion, Yossi
Nadborny-Burgeman, Nechama Sarah Gila The Princess of Dan 2014 M/J 15 44 Gremillion, Yossi
Stuchner, Joan Betty Bagels Come Home! 2014 M/J 15 6 Bloomfield, Kathy
Samuel, Michael Leo Shepherd’s Song: Psalm 23 and the Shepherd Metaphor in Jewish Thought 2014 N/D 14 30 Share, Ellen
Dana, Nissim struggle for Jerusalem and the Holy Land : A new inquiry in the Quran and classic Islamic sources on the people of Israel, their Torah, and their links to the Holy Land, the 2014 S/O 2015 5 Belinfante, Randall C.
Ganz, Yaffa Shuki’s Upside-Down Dream 2014 M/J 15 14 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Gilman, Susan Jane Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street, The 2014 N/D 14 38 Schutzman, Laura
Balsley, Tilda, Fischer, Ellen, Leigh, Tom Its a Mitzvah, Grover! 2013 FM13 9
Schapira, Leah, Dwek, Victoria Starters & Sides Made Easy 2013 N/D13 37
Gavison, Ruth Two-State Solution: The UN Partition Resolution of Mandatory Palestine - Analysis and Sources, The 2013 N/D13 27
Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism Images of the Arab-Israeli Conflict: What is Arab Antisemitism? (VIDEO) 2013 N/D13 46
Freedman, Paula J. My Basmati Bat Mitzvah 2013 N/D13 4
Arato, Rona Last Train: A Holocaust Story, The 2013 M/J13 10
Kay, Devora, Vand, Rochel Sleep Sheep Book, The 2013 S/O13 11
Goetz, Bracha, Wolf, Malka My Very Own Mitzvah Feet 2013 M/J13 4
Polacco, Patricia Blessing Cup, The 2013 S/O13 2
Londner, Renee, Aviles, Martha Stones for Grandpa 2013 FM13 11
Ansky, S., Penalosa, Fernando Four Plays: Day and Night, Father and Son, In a Conspiratorial Apartment, The Grandfather 2013 N/D13 43
Weiss, Eric, Stern, Shira Mishkan Rfuah: Where Healing Resides 2013 N/D13 41
Lau, Binyamin Sages: Character, Context & Creativity, The 2013 N/D13 31
Huh, Christopher Keeping My Hope 2013 S/O13 8
Markel, Michelle, Sweet, Melissa Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers Strike of 1909 2013 FM13 3-4
Berger, Shlomo Producing Redemption in Amsterdam: Early Modern Yiddish Books in Paratextual Perspective 2013 Studies in Jewish History and Culture, 37 N/D13 19
Zibart, Rosemary Forced Journey: The Saga of Werner Berlinger 2013 N/D13 7
Cohn, Naftali S. Memory of the Temple and the Making of the Rabbis, The 2013 M/J13 21
Blacksberg, Dan (Deveykus) Pillar Without Mercy (AUDIO) 2013 N/D13 45
Moss, Marissa Miras Diary: Home Sweet Rome 2013 N/D13 5
Goetz, Bracha, Wolf, Malka My Very Own Mitzvah Hands 2013 M/J13 4
Friedlander, Saul Franz Kafka: The Poet of Shame and Guilt 2013 S/O13 25
Berman, Harold, Berman, Gayle Doublelife: One Family, Two Faiths and a Journey of Hope 2013 N/D13 20
Rabinovitch, Lara, Goren, Shiri, Pressman, Hanna S. Choosing Yiddish: New Frontiers of Language and Culture 2013 M/J13 32
Seroussi, Edwin Cute Boy, Charming Girl: Childrens Songs of the Modern Hebrew Nation (1882-1948) 2013 Anthology of Music Traditions in Israel Series; 22 S/O13 53
Abrams, Elliott Tested by Zion: The Bush Administration and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict 2013 Council on Foreign Relations S/O13 19
Jahanforuz, Rita, Mintzi, Vali Girl with the Brave Heart: A Tale from Tehran, The 2013 N/D13 8
Tropper, Amram Simeon the Righteous in Rabbinic Literature: A Legend Reinvented 2013 N/D13 39
Ansky, S., Penalosa, Fernando Dybbuk (Between Two Worlds), The 2013 N/D13 43
Goldberg, Edwin C. Saying No and Letting Go 2013 S/O13 25
Goldman, David J. Jewish Sports Stars: Athletic Heroes Past and Present 2013 N/D13 2
Galperin, Misha Reimagining Leadership in Jewish Organizations: Ten Practical Lessosn to Help You Implement Change and Achieve Your Goals 2013 N/D13 25
Heller, Marvin J. Further Studies in the Making of the Early Hebrew Book 2013 S/O13 30
Tal, Rachel Shifra, Truitt, Carrie If You Give a Frog a Piece of Matzah 2013 M/J13 15
Goldman, Kay Dressing Modern Materinity: The Frankfurt Sisters of Dallas and the Page Boy Label 2013 S/O13 25
Goelman, Ari Path of Names, The 2013 N/D13 5
Kanner, Rebecca Sinners and the Sea: The Untold Story of Noahs Wife 2013 S/O13 48
Ofanansky, Allison, Alpern, Eliyahu Cheesecake for Shavuot 2013 FM13 15
Ridley, Sarah Anne Frank and Her Diary 2013 History Makers M/J13 3
Heifetz, Mitch, Toben, Michael HaKol BaSeder 2013 S/O13 12
Leyson, Leon, Harran, Marilyn J., Leyson, Elisabeth B. Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible...on Schindlers List, The 2013 N/D13 9
Kushner, Elisabeth, Byrne, Mike Purim Superhero, The 2013 S/O13 13
Wachtel, Nathan Faith of Remembrance: Marrano Labyrinths, The 2013 N/D13 41
Harding, Thomas Hanns and Rudolf: The True Story of the German Jew Who Tracked Down and Caught the Kommandant of Auschwitz 2013 N/D13 28-29
Lumer, Marc Bennys MItzvah Notes 2013 N/D13 10
Naimark-Goldberg, Natalie Jewish Women in Enlightenment Berlin 2013 S/O13 35
Rouss, Sylvia A., Cohen, Greg World of Blessings: Inspirational Stories for Jewish Children, A 2013 S/O13 10
Neugeboren, Jay American Sun & Wind Moving Picture Company, The 2013 S/O13 49
Sharf, Y., Wachs, C., Markowitz, Y. Who Can Fix My Cuckoo Clock and Other Stories: A Childs Exploration of Occupations and Tools 2013 Lets Discover the World N/D13 11-12
Saks, Jeffrey, Wolowelsky, Joel B. To Mourn a Child: Jewish Responses to Neonatal and Childhood Death 2013 S/O13 36
Azoulay, Ariella, Ophir, Adi One-State Condition: Occupation and Democracy in Israel/Palestine, The 2013 Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic Societies and Cultures M/J13 17
Shaked, Shaul, Bhayro, Siam, Ford , James Nathan Aramaic Bowl Spells: Jewish Babylonian Aramaic Bowls 2013 Magical and Religious Literature of Late Antiquity, 1 N/D13 37
Roberts, Churchill, Godbey, Cory Last Flight of Petr Ginz, The (VIDEO) 2013 S/O13 14
Perlov, Betty Rosenberg, Kawa, Cosei Rivka Takes A Bow 2013 S/O13 11
Azous, Paul American Balfour Declaration: The Origins of U.S. Support for Zionism 1917-1922, The 2013 N/D13 19
Marcus, Jerry Shoshanas Song 2013 S/O 6
Benenfeld, Rikki Lets Meet Community Helpers 2013 Toddler Experience N/D13 11
Kohuth, Jane Anne Franks Chestnut Tree 2013 S/O13 2
Brown, Erica Leadership in the Wilderness: Authority and Anarchy in the Book of Numbers 2013 S/O13 22-23
Salkin, Jeffrey K. Gods are Broken! The Hidden Legacy of Abraham, The 2013 S/O13 36
Balsley, Tilda, Takahashi, Hideko Eight is Great 2013 S/O13 12
Kimmelman, Leslie, Tambellini, Stefano Sam and Charlie (and Sam too!) 2013 M/J13 14
Stern, Ariella, Argoff, Patti Purim: Guess Who? A Lift-the-Flap Book 2013 M/J13 15
Franklin, Arnold E. This Noble House: Jewish Descendant of King David in the Medieval Islamic East 2013 M/J13 24
Wiseman, Ellen Marie Plum Tree, The 2013 FM13 43
Wolfson, Ron Relational Judaism: Using the Power of Relationships to Transform the Jewish Community 2013 N/D13 42
Shatzmiller, Joseph Cultural Exchange: Jews, Christians, and Art in the Medieval Marketplace 2013 N/D13 37-38
Ostrove, Karen, Scott, Kimberley Rise & Shine: A Challah-Day Tale 2013 FM13 15
Brown, Erica Leadership in the Wilderness: Authority and Anarchy in the Book of Numbers 2013 N/D13 21
Patten, Howard Israel and the Cold War: Diplomacy, Strategy and the Policy of the Periphery at the United Nations 2013 N/D13 32
Bavati, Robyn Dancing in the Dark 2013 S/O13 5
Eaton, Henry Origins and Onset of the Romanian Holocaust, The 2013 N/D13 24
Rechter, David Habsburg: the Jews of Austrian Bukovina, 1774-1918, The 2013 N/D13 34-35
Steiner, N., Edelson, Wendy On This Night 2013 S/O13 14
Toch, Michael Economic History of European Jews: Late Antiquity and Early Middle Ages, The 2013 Etudes sur le Judaisme Medieval; 56 S/O13 43
Yolen, Jane, Stemple, Heidi E. Y., Guay, Rebecca Bad Girls: Sirens, Jezebels, Muderesses, Thieves & Other Female Villians 2013 S/O13 3
Yakin, Boaz, Bertozzi, Nick Jerusalem: A Family Portrait 2013 N/D13 44
Jules, Jacqueline, Stead, Judy What a Way to Start a New Year! A Rosh Hashanah Story 2013 S/O13 12-13


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