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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Author/Editor Title Place of Publication Year Series ISBN Issue P Review Authorsort descending Review format Review type
Diamond, Shani, Teleshevsky, Sarah Baila, Niasoff, Nissa Sharing and Caring 2002 Mish and Mush, book 6 N/D 02 29
Ringer-Nenner, Brigitee Angel of Poetry: A Poetic Perspective on Living Through the Holocaust, The 2003 N/D 03 16
Rahlens, Holly-Jane Prince William, Maximilian Minksy, and Me 2005 F/M 06 13
Lev, Efraim, Chipman, Leigh Medical Prescriptions in the Cambridge Genizah Collections: Practical Medicine and Pharmacology in Medieval Egypt 2012 M/J13 29
Chaikin, Miriam Joshua in the Promised Land N/D 82 7
Ben-Amos, Dan Folktales of the Jews. Volume 2: Tales from Eastern Europe 2007 N/D 07 28
Helmreich, William B. Wake Up, Wake Up, to Do the Work of the Creator 1976 Sp77 28
Levin, Miriam Ramsfelder In the Beginning 1995 S/O 96 16
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
Schur, Maxine Rose, Connelly, Gwen Story of Ruth, The 2005 N/D 05 12
Cohen, Barbara Benny 1977 Sp77 31
Cixous, Helene, Brahic, Beverley Bie Reveries of the Wild Woman: Primal Scenes 2006 S/O 06 31
Adler, David A., Bloom, Lloyd One Yellow Daffodil: A Hanukkah Story 1995 N/D 95 17
Thomas, Diane Coulter Year The Music Changed, The 2005 S/O 05 39
Fisher, Adam My Jewish Year: Celebrating Our Holidays 1993 M/J 93 16
Felman, A. H. Legend of the Feather Pillow 2004 M/J 04 9
Sokol, David Golem of Church Street, The: An Artists Reflection on the New Anti-Semitism 2008 M/J 09 29
McIntosh, Kenneth Women in North Americas Religious World 2005 M/J 06 19
Shapiro, Michael Jewish 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Jews of All Time, The 1994 S/O 94 9
Wagner, Heather Lehr Elie Wiesel: Messenger for Peace 2007 Modern Peacemakers Series S/O 07 14
Finkelstein, Norman H. Three Across: The Great Transatlantic Air Race of 1927 2008 N/D 08 32
Woeste, Victoria Saker Henry Fords War on Jews and the Legal Battle against Hate Speech 2012 S/O13 46
Hassenfeld, H. Daniel Call of the Shofar 1995 S/O 96 8
Wylen, Stephen M. Settings of Silver: An Introduction to Judaism 1989 F/M 90 18
Groner, Judy, Wikler, Madeline All About Hanukkah 1988 M/J 89 10
Michlic, Joanna Beata Polans Threatening Other: The Image of the Jew from 1880 to the Present 2006 S/O 07 51
Sperber, Daniel On Changes in Jewish Liturgy: Options and Limitations 2010 N/D 10 24
Megged, Aharon, Silverston, Sondra Mandrakes from the Holy Land 2005 N/D 05 22
Jews of Catalonia, The (VIDEO) M/J 91 17
Myrowitz, Catherine Hall Finding A Home for the Soul: Interviews with Converts to Judaism 1995 N/D 96 11
Uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto 1975 W75 28
Woodson, Jacqueline If You Come Softly 1998 F/M 99 22
Epstein, Lawrence J. Conversion to Judaism: A Guidebook 1994 N/D 94 7
David, Jenine Square of Sky and A Touch of Earth: A Wartime Childhood in Poland, A 1981 F/M 87 6
Polina Shepherd Vocal Experience featuring The Quartet Ashkenazim Baym Taykh: New Yiddish Song (AUDIO) 2007 F/M 10 41
Thornton, Jeremy Religious Intolerance: Jewish Immigrants Come to America (1881-1914) 2004 Primary Sources of Immigration and Migration in America M/J 04 35
Frankel, Pessie, Perkal, Yocheved Leah, Katz, Tova Mrs. Honigs Cakes 2004 M/J 05 20
Gottlieb, Freema Lamp of God: A Jewish Book of Light 1989 F/M 90 15
Jahanforuz, Rita, Mintzi, Vali Girl with the Brave Heart: A Tale from Tehran, The 2013 N/D13 8
Kornbluth, Doron Why Marry Jewish: Surprising Reasons for Jews to Marry Jews 2003 N/D 03 13-14
Kornblatt, Marc Izzys Place 2003 M/J 03 29
Ravikovitch, Dahlia, Bloch, Chana Dress of Fire, A 1978 W78 25
Abrams, Elliott Tested by Zion: The Bush Administration and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict 2013 Council on Foreign Relations S/O13 19
Glaser, Linda Bridge to America 2005 F/M 06 12
Park, Jacqueline Secret Book of Grazia Dei Rossi, The 1997 M/J 98 18
Ross, Dan Acts of Faith F/M 82 6
Haberman, Joshua Philosopher of Revelation: The Life and Thought of S. L. Steinhelm 1990 S/O 90 41986
Smith, Paula, Seaman, Dorothy Not Chopped Liver! The Kosher Way to Cook Gourmet 1994 F/M 95 8
Schaeffer, Susan F. Love S/O 81 7
Wodzinski, Marcin Haskalah and Hasidism in the Kingdom of Poland: A History of Conflict 2005 F/M 06 38
Tigay, Alan M. Jewish Traveler: Hadassah Magazines Guide to the Worlds Jewish Communities and Sights, The 1994 S/O 94 41892
Elias, Miriam Families, etc. 1991 M/J 92 23
Waldman, Neil Two Brothers, The: A Legend of Jerusalem 1997 N/D 97 18
Elkeles, Simone How to Ruin a Summer Vacation 2006 N/D 06 14
Herman, Victor Coming Out of the Ice Ma 80 6
Gilman, Phoebe Something from Nothing 1992 M/J 93 16
Leiman, Sondra Atlas of Jewish Communities: A Voyage Through History, The 2002 N/D 02 25
Anton, Maggie Rashis Daughter, Secret Scholar 2008 S/O 08 50
Meyers, Jeffrey Modigliani: A Life 2006 S/O 06 41-42
Burstein, Chaya M. Kids Catalog of Animals and the Earth, The 2006 M/J 06 10, 12
Matas, Carol Garden, The 1997 F/M 98 18
Mendelson, Charlotte When We Were Bad 2007 N/D 07 26
Malka, Victor Israel Observed 1980 W 80 16
Kenyon, Kathleen M. Digging Up Jerusalem 1974 D 74 29
Topek, Susan Remick Taste for Noah, A 1993 M/J 93 17
Hajdu, Andre Book of Challenges (AUDIO) 2006 F/M 08 47
Silver, Kenneth E., Ockman, Carol Sarah Bernhardt: The Art of High Drama 2005 M/J 06 30
Harrison, Andrew Passover Revisited: Philadelphias Efforts to Aid Soviet Jews, 1963-1998 2001 N/D 02 13
Villiers, Douglas Next Year in Jerusalem: Portraits of the Jew in the 20th Century 1976 Sp79 25
Souhami, Jessica Little, Little House, The 2006 M/J 06 15
Hanukkah 2010 N/D 10 8
Rockland, Mae Shafter Jewish Party Book, The: A Contemporary Guidet o Customs, Crafts and Foods 1978 Sp79 25
Davidson, Avram, Dann, Jack, Davis, Grania Davidson Everybody Has Somebody in Heaven: Essential Jewish Tales of the Spirit 2000 S/O 01 11
Byers, Anne Trapped - Youth in the Nazi Ghettos: Primary Sources from the Holocaust 2010 True Stories of Teens in the Holocaust S/O 10 17
Decoste, F. C., Schwartz, Bernard Holocausts Ghost: Writings on Art, Politics, Law, and Education, The 2000 S/O 01 11
Steele, Michael R. Christianity, Tragedy, and Holocaust Literature 1995 Contributions to the Study of Religion, vol. 41 N/D 95 41923
Tropper, Amram Simeon the Righteous in Rabbinic Literature: A Legend Reinvented 2013 N/D13 39
Lesch, David W. Arab-Israeli Conflict: A History, The 2008 F/M 09 14-15
Hirschfeld, Yizhar Qumran in Context: Reassessing the Archeological Evidence 2004 M/J 05 35
Yolen, Jane, Colon, Raul Mightier Than the Sword: World Folktales for Strong Boys 2003 M/J 04 34
Saturen, Myra Julietta 2003 N/D 03 27
Friedman, Thomas L. From Beirut to Jerusalem 1989 S/O 89 8
Lawler, Justus George Were the Popes Against the Jews? Tracking hte Myths, Confronting the Ideologues 2012 M/J13 28-29
Ilan, Tal, Monika Brockhaus, Hidde, Tanja Introduction to Seder Qodashim: A Feminist Commentary on the Talmud V 2012 M/J13 25-26
Medoff, Rafael Deafening Silence: American Jewish Leaders and the Holocaust, The 1987 N/D 87 4
Rubinstein, Erna F. Survivor in Us All, The M/J 84 5
Metzker, Isaac Bintel Brief, A S/O 90 10
Goldberg, Zosia Running Through the Fire: How I Survived the Holocaust 2004 S/O 04 17
Kanes, Levie Outrage 2000 2004 F/M 05 17
Marchione, Margherita Yours Is a Precious Witness: Memoirs of Jews and Catholics in Wartime Italy 1997 S/O 97 14
Greene, Jacqueline D., Rubin, Steffi Karen Nathans Hanukkah Bargain 1986 F/M 87 8
Kaminsky, Stuart M. Liebermans Law 1996 S/O 96 41986
Davis, John H Guggenheims: An American Epic, The 1978 Sp78 22
Loeb, Sorel Goldberg Jewish History Moments and Methods S/O 82 4
Biblical Productions Enigma of the Dead Sea Scrolls, The (VIDEO) N/D 93 15
Lamm, Norman Toah: Torah for Torahs Sake in the Works of Hayyim of Volozhin and His Contemporaries 1989 F/M 90 16
Edelheit, Abraham J., Edelheit, Hershel History of the Holocaust: A Handbook and Dictionary 1994 N/D 95 11
Jennings, Sharon, Newland, Gillian Chanukah Noel: A True Story, A 2010 N/D 10 41860
Khazzoom, Aziza Shifting Ethnic Boundaries and Inequality in Israel, or, How the Polish Peddler Became a German Intellectual 2008 S/O 08 21
Isaacs, Ronald H. Animals in Jewish Thought and Tradition 2000 N/D 00 9


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