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 ascending Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Author
The Mitten String Rosner, Jennifer Random House 2014 M/J 15 15 Marks, Allison
The Medieval Haggadah Anthology with the Commentary of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik. Holzer, David Holzer Seforim 2014 M/J 15 29-30 Tesler, David
The Lombard Haggadah Bollati, Milvia, Cassen, Flora, Epstein, Marc Michael, De Hamel, Christopher, Hindman, Sandra Let's Enluminures 2019 F/M 2020 22 Berger, Shulamith
The Koren Youth Siddur The Magerman Edition Koren Publishers 2015 S/O 2015 32-33 Pinchuck, Chava
The Koren Succot Mahzor Hebrew/English edition Koren Publishers 2015 F/ M 2017 15 David Tesler
The Koren Children’s Siddur The Magerman Edition Koren Publishers 2014 S/O 2015 32-33 Pinchuck, Chava
The Koren Ani Tefilla Siddur: A Summer Camp Siddur and Humash for Reflection, Connection, and Learning The Magerman Edition Koren Publishers 2014 S/O 2015 32-33 Pinchuck, Chava
The King's Horse: A Purim Story Sokol, Leah, Boroda, Joni Aliza Mosaica Press 2019 M/J 2019 23 Chava,Pinchuck
The Jews of Khazaria 3rd Edition Brook, Kevin Alan Rowman & Littlefield 2018 M/J 2019 25 Randall C. Belinfante [nid:51578] and Anne-Marie Belinfante
The Jews of Italy: Antiquity Simonsohn, Shlomo Brill 2014 M/J 15 38-39 Belinfante, Randall C.
The Jewish Spiritual Path: The Way of the Name Golding, Joshua L. Urim Publications 2019 M/J 2019 28 Kohn, Roger S.
The Jewish Parrot and Other Judeo-Spanish Tales Azar, François Lior Press 2014 M/J 15 9 Dublin, Anne
The Jewish Museum: History and Memory, Identity and Art from Vienna to the Bezalel National Museum, Jerusalem Berger, Natalia Jewish Identities in a Changing World; 29 Brill 2018 F/M 2019 2 Kohn, Roger S.
The Jewish Journey Haggadah: Connecting the Generations Berkowitz, Rabbanit Adena Gefen 2019 S/O 2019 11 Freiband, Susan
The Jewish God Questions: What Jewish Thinkers Have Said about God, the Book, the People, and the Land Pessin, Andrew Rowman & Littlefield 2018 N/D 2019 28 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
The Jewish Fact Finder: A Bookful of Important Torah Facts and Handy Jewish Information Yaffa Ganz Feldheim Publishers 2016 F/ M 2017 8 Nira Wolfe
The Jewish Dog Kravitz, Asher Penlight 2015 M/J 15 12 Pinchuck, Kathe
The Jewish Book of Grief and Healing: A Spiritual Companion for Mourning Stuart M. Matlins Jewish Lights 2016 F/ M 2017 16 Nathan Rosen
The Jewish American Paradox: Embracing Choice in a Changing World Mnookin, Robert Public Affairs Books 2018 N/D 2019 27 Silverburg, Sanford R.
The Jerusalem Temple in Diaspora Jewish Practice and Thought during the Second Temple Period Trotter, Jonathan R. Brill 2019 F/M 2020 32 Levy, David B
The Italian Executioners: the Genocide of the Jews of Italy Sullam, Simon Levis, trans. Smyth, Oona, Patane, Claudia Princeton University Pres 2018 N/D 2018 33 Simon, Rachel
The Israeli Radical Left: An Ethics of Complicity Wright, Fiona University of Pennsylvania Press 2018 M/J 2019 37 Silverburg, Sanford R.
The Holocaust and North Africa Boum, Aomar, Stein, Sarah Abrevaya Stanford University Press 2019 M/J 2019 24-25 Simon, Rachel
The History of Soul 2065 Krasnoff, Barbara Mythic Delirium Books 2019 F/M 2020 35 Stahl, Sheryl F.
The Hirsch Siddur: Revised Edition Hirsch, Samson Raphael Feldheim 2018 S/O 2019 16 Levy, David B
The Hired Girl Schlitz, Laura Amy Candlewick Press 2015 N/D 2015 2 Levine, Joyce
The Heart Shaped Leaf Gefen, Shira, Polonsky, David [nid:52283], illustrator Green Bean Books 2018 N/D 2019 18-19 Bloomfield, Kathy
The Heart of the Matter: Studies in Jewish Mysticism and Theology Green, Arthur Jewish Publication Society 2015 N/D 2015 19 Stein, Marion M
The Grizzbears Make New Friends Hermelin, Aviva Animals Build Character Series: Listen and Learn from the Animals Chaim Mazo 2016 S/O 2016 31-32 Pinchuck, Chava
The Grizzbears Discover the Golan Hermelin, Aviva Animals Build Character Series: Listen and Learn from the Animals Chaim Mazo 2016 S/O 2016 31-32 Pinchuck, Chava
The Great Shift: Encountering God in Biblical Times Kugel, James L. Houghton Mifflin M/J 2019 32 Gordon, Ilka
The Gourmet Jewish Cookbook: More Than 200 Recipes From Around the World Phillips, Denise St. Martin’s Press 2014 M/J 15 35 Stahl, Sheryl F.
The Glow of the Spotlight: My Journey with Rebecca Greene, Jacqueline Dembar American Girl Series American Girl Publishing 2014 S/O 2015 29-30 Dublin, Anne
The Girl in the Torch Sharenow, Robert Harper Collins 2015 N/D 2015 4 Dublin, Anne
The Girl in the Haystack MacWilliams, Bryon Serving House Books 2019 N/D 2019 16 Bloomfield, Kathy
The Gates of Repentance-Shaarei Teshuvah. Rabbeinu Yonah of Gerona Kahn, David Philipp Feldheim 2014 M/J 15 30-31 Belinfante, Randall C.
The Four Corners of the World, Stories Nadelson, Scott Engine Books 2018 N/D 2018 36 Freiband, Susan
The Family Tabor: A Novel Wolas, Cherise Flatiron Books 2018 N/D 2019 36 Stahl, Sheryl F.
The Experience of Israel: Sights and Cities Zohar, Gil Voices from Israel Mitchell Lane 2015 N/D 2015 7 Rapp, Andrea
The Eighth Menorah 2013 F/M14 15
The Disambiguation of Susan Sarnoff, Sarah Saint Gaudens Press 2014 M/J 15 44-45 Stahl, Sheryl F.
The Day I Met Father Isaac at the Supermarket: Lesson in how to live from the Jewish Tradition Riemer, Jack Ktav 2018 M/J 2019 34 Isaac, Fred
The Dao of Being Jewish and Other Stories, Seeking Jewish Narrative All Over the World Irene Shaland Createspace Independent Publishing Platform 2016 F/ M 2017 21 Freiband, Susan
The Cricket and the Ant: A Shabbat Story Ben-Gur, Naomi, Kober, Shahar Kar-Ben 2016 S/O 2016 39 Dublin, Anne
The Crate: A Story of War, a Murder, and Justice Levison, Deborah Vadas Wildblue Press 2018 N/D 2018 30 Silverburg, Sanford R.
The Courage Club Goetz, Bracha, Younger, Devora Jewish Children's Book Club 2017 N/D 2018 7 Chava,Pinchuck
The Codification of Jewish Law and an Introduction to the Jurisprudence of the Mishna Berura Broyde, J. Michael, Bedzow, Ira Academic Studies Press 2014 M/J 15 22 Tesler, David
The Choice Clark, Kathy A Holocaust Remembrance Book for Young Readers Second Story Press 2015 M/J 15 11 Krasner, Barbara
The Chameleon That Saved Noah's Ark Molchadsky, Yael, Bergman, Orit Penguin Random House 2016 S/O 2016 30 Gershowitz, Elissa
The Cats of J-Town: A Clash of Colonies Karp, Raphael N. Contento de Semrik 2014 M/J 15 8 Pinchuck, Kathe
The Cat Who Lived With Anne Frank Miller, David Lee, Rubin, Steven Jay, Baddeley, Elizabeth Philomel Books 2019 M/J 2019 13 Glasser, Rachel
The Capacity for Infinite Happiness Von Konigslow, Alexis Buckrider Books 2015 N/D 2015 43 Stahl, Sheryl F.
The Burdens of Brotherhood: Jews and Muslims from North Africa to France Ethan B. Katz Harvard University Press 2015 F/ M 2017 12 Randall C. Belinfante
The Buddhist Swastika and Hitler's Cross: Rescuing a Symbol of Peace from the Forces of Hate Nakagaki, T.K. Stone Bridge Press 2019 N/D 2019 27-28 Lieberman, Eli
The Brave Cyclist: A True Story of a Holocaust Hero Hoffman, Amalia, Fedele, Chiara Capstone 2019 N/D 2019 11 Cole, Ellen
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club Hoose, Phillip Farrar Straus & Giroux 2015 M/J 2016 13 Citrin, Rena
The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos Heiligman, Deborah Roaring Brook Press 2013 F/M14 3 Marks, Allison
The Boy at the Top of the Mountain undefined Henry Holt 2016 S/O 2016 35 Pinchuck, Chava
The Book of Sarah Lightman, Sarah Pennsylvania University Press 2019 N/D 2019 26 Stahl, Sheryl F.
The Book of Jeremiah : A Novel in Stories Zuckerman, Julie Press 53 2019 N/D 2019 36 Stahl, Sheryl F.
The Bloomsbury Companion to Holocaust Literature Adams, Jenni Bloomsbury Academic 2014 M/J 15 19 Darrow, Sheila
The Bible's Many Voices Carasik, Michael Jewish Publication Society S/O14 7 Quinn, Arthur G.
The Barefoot Book of Jewish Tales Gelfand, Shoshana Boyd Barefoot Books 2013 F/M14 1 Dublin, Anne
The Astronaut's Son: A Novel Seigel, Tom Woodhall Press 2018 N/D 2018 38 Stahl, Sheryl F.
The Art of Yannai Fine, Gary M. Independently Published 2018 F/M 2019 3-4 Wolfe, Nira
The Apocalyptic Imagination: An Introduction to Jewish Apocalyptic Literature. 3rd edition Collins, John J. William B. Eerdmans 2016 N/D 2016 14 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
The 100 Most Jewish Foods Newhouse, Alana Artisan 2019 N/D 2019 28 Gordon, Ilka
That's Why I Married You: How to Dance with Personality Differences Levitan, Chana Gefen 2016 F/ M 2017 14 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
That Man from Smyrna Martin, Bernard O 79 6
That Hungarians In My Kitchen Radke, Linda Five Star Publications 1990 M/J 91 14
Thank You, Trees! Karwoski, Gail Langer, Gootman, Marilyn E., Balouch, Kristen Kar-Ben 2013 FM13 4
Thank You, God, For Everything Gold, August, Halperin, Wendy Anderson G. P. Putnam's Sons 2009 M/J 09 17
Thank You, God!: A Jewish Childs Book of Prayers Groner, Judyth, Wikler, Madeline Kar Ben Copies 1993 F/M 94 14
Thank You, God Bea, Holly, Howard, Kim New World Library 2003 S/O 03 55
Thank You, Esther Lundy, Charlotte, Ray James, Margaret Bay Light Publishing 2002 F/M 02 32
Thank God Im a Jewish Boy (AUDIO) Lieberman, Allan Hatikvah Music International N/D 92 26
Textual Reasonings: Jewish Philosophy and Text Study at the End of the Twentieth Century Ochs, Peter, Levene, Nancy Eerdmans 2003 N/D 03 15
Textual Mirrors: Reflexivity, Midrash, and the Rabbinic Self Stein, Dina University of Pennsylvania 2012 M/J13 36
Text Messages: A Torah Commentary for Teens Salkin, Jeffrey K. Jewish Lights Publishing 2012 N/D12 2
Tevye the Dairyman and The Railroad Stories Aleichem, Sholem, Halkin, Hillel Library of Yiddish Classics Schocken Books 1987 S/O 87 41892
Tested by Zion: The Bush Administration and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Abrams, Elliott Council on Foreign Relations Cambridge University Press 2013 S/O13 19
Test of Courage: The Michel Thomas Story Robbins, Christopher Free Press 2000 F/M 01 10
Teshuvah: A Guide for the Newly Observant Jew Steinsaltz, Adin Aronson N/D 96 12
Terzin Diary of Gonda Redlich Friedman, Saul S. University Press of Kentucky 1993 S/O 93 18
Terrorists, The Meltzer, Milton S/O 84 10
Terrorist Groups Burgan, Michael Terrorism Series Compass Point 2010 M/J 10 20-21
Terrorism: Past, Present, Future Raynor, Thomas P. W83 13
Terrorism Friedman, Lauri S. Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints Greenhaven Press 2005 F/M 06 21-22
Terrorism Yancey, Diane Lucent Overview Series Thomson Gale 2006 F/M 06 22-23
Terror Town Kaminsky, Stuart M. Tom Doherty 2006 S/O 06 31
Terror Out of Zion: Irgun Zvai Leumi, Lehi and the Palestine Underground, 1929-49 Bell, J. Bowyer St. Martin's 1977 W77 25
Terror in Black September: The First Eyewitness Account of the Infamous 1970 Hijackings Raab, David Palgrave Macmillan 2007 M/J 08 27
Terrible/Wonderful Day, The Ganz, Yaffa, Taub, Y. E. Feldheim 1987 F/M 87 41828
Terrible, Terrible! A Folktale Retold Bernstein, Robin, Kawasaki, Shauna Kar-Ben 1998 N/D 98 13, 15
Terrible Things: An Allegory of the Holocaust Bunting, Eve, Gammell, Steven JPS 1989 N/D 89 13-14
Terrible Power of a Minor Guilt: Literary Essays, The Yehoshua, Abraham B., Cummings, Ora Syracuse University Press 2000 S/O 01 22
Terorrism: Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints Friedman, Lauri S. Greenhaven 2005 F/M 06 21-22
Terorrism Yancey, Diane Lucent Overview Series Gale 2006 F/M 06 22-23
Terezin Diary of Gonda Redlich, The Friedman, Saul S. University Press of Kentucky 1993 S/O 93 18
Tenth of Av, The Roseman, Kenneth UAHC 1988 N/D 88 10