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


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