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 ascending Review format Review type
Ross, Lillian Hammer, Teis, Kyra Daughters of Eve: Strong Women of the Bible 2000 N/D 00 17
Pitman, Walter Louis Applebaum: A Passion for Culture 2002 N/D 03 15-16
Rappaport, Doreen Beyond Courage: The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust 2012 S/O12 12
Jewish Travel Guide 2007 International Edition 2007 F/M 08 40
Caudill, Mark A Twilight in the Kingdom: Understanding the Saudis 2006 F/M 07 31
Weiner, Ellis, Davilman, Barbara How to Raise a Jewish Dog 2007 M/J 08 40, 42
Gilman, Phoebe Something for Nothing 1993 N/D 93 12
Rossman, Avraham, Linsider, Joel Rashi 2012 FM13 25-26
Ruelle, Karen Gray, DeSaix, Deborah Durland Grand Mosque of Paris: A Story of How Muslims Rescued Jews during the Holocaust, The 2009 N/D 09 14
Florence, Ronald Emissary of the Doomed: Bargaining for Lives in the Holocaust 2010 S/O 10 31, 33
Breuer, Mordechai, Petuchowski, Elizabeth Modernity within Tradition: The Social History of Orthodox Jewry in Imperial Germany 1992 F/M 93 21
Roth, Irene Cecil Roth: Historian Without Tears F/M 83 3
Feltquate, Barbara, Post, Tom Kiddish Yiddish: Jewish Tradition and Culture and Rhyme 2008 N/D 08 35-36
Bauer, Jehuda American Jewry and the Holocaust: The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, 1939-1945 1981 F/M 90 14
Nutkis, Phyllis, Argoff, Patti When the World Was Quiet 2004 M/J 04 29
Bard, Mitchell Israel Matters: Understand the Past-Look to the Future 2012 N/D12 9-10
Rabinowitz, Abraham Hirsch Taryag: A Study of the Tradition that the Written Torah Contains 613 Mitzvot 1996 F/M 97 6
Simhaee, Rebeka, Weber, Michael Sara Finds a Mitzva 2010 N/D 10 13
Schotter, Roni, Hafner, Marilyn Passover Magic 1995 F/M 96 18
Alter, Robert Five Books of Moses: A Translation with Commentary, The 2004 S/O 05 40
Schwatz, Howard, Waldman, Neil Next Year in Jerusalem: 3000 Years of Jewish Stories 1996 N/D 95 16-17
Safran, Eliyahu Crisis & Hope: Reflections on the Contemporary American Jewish Condition 1986 N/D 87 6
Margolin, Miriam, Ryback, Issachar Little Stories for Little Children 1986 F/M 87 8
Toll, Nelly S. Behind the Secret Window: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood 1993 F/M 94 14
Danan, Julie Hilton Jewish Parents Almanac, The 1993 S/O 94 9
Robinson, Ira Translating a Tradition: Studies in American Jewish History 2008 F/M 09 16-17
Wood, Angela Gluck Holocaust: The Events and Their Impact on Real People 2007 N/D 07 10
Leeds, Constance Silver Cup, The 2007 S/O 07 9
Schiffman, Lawrence H. Qumran and Jerusalem: Studies in the Dead Sea Scrolls and the History of Judaism 2010 N/D 10 23
Berkovits, Eliezer God, Man and History 2004 F/M 05 12
Zakon, Miriam Stark Egyptian Star M/J 83 9
Ray, Brenda Midwifes Song: A Story of Moses Birth, The 2000 15
Schwartz, Moshe, Lees, Susan, Kressel, Gideon M. Burial Cooperatives in Socialist Utopia: Thirty Years of Moshav Development in Israel 1995 M/J 96 11
Lehrman, Robert Juggling N/D 82 8
Herscher, Uri D. Agricultural Utopias in America, 1880-1910 1981 F 81 14
Zakutinsky, Ruth, Richter, Sharon Were Really Going Home 1979 Sp80 21
Einstein, Stephen J. Introduction to Judaism N/D 83 8
Senderk, Cath Surviving the Holocaust 2006 On the Front Line Series F/M 07 15
Checinski, Michael Moshe Running the Gauntlet of Anti-Semitism: From Polish Counter-Intelligence to the Marshall Center 2004 M/J 05 33
Green, Arthur, Holtz, Barry W. Your Word a Fire: The Hasidic Masters on the Contemplative Prayer 1977 F/M 86 3
Helfgott, Margaret, Gross, Tom Out of Tune: David Helfgott and the Myth of Shine 1998 S/O 98 9
Sanfield, Steve, Magil, Mikhail Feather Merchantes and Other Tales of the Fools of Chelm, The 1991 M/J 92 23
Kaplan, Herbert Nathan Mayer Rothschild and the Creation of a Dynasty: The Critical Years 1806-1816 2006 F/M 07 33
Schulweis, Harold M. Conscience: The Duty to Obey and the Duty to Disobey 2008 F/M 09 18
Kaminsky, Stuart M. Liebermans Day 1994 S/O 94 7
Balass, Joe Baghdad Twist (VIDEO) 2007 F/M 09 23
Brody, Seymour Jewish Heroes and Heroines of America 1996 F/M 97 41702
Lankin, Eliahu, Hershberg, Ariziah To Win the Promised Land: Story of a Freedom Fighter 1992 N/D 92 24
Langer, Howard J. History of the Holocaust, The: A Chronology of Quotations 1997 S/O 97 11
Salamon, Michael J. Shidduch Crisis: Cuases and Cures, The 2008 M/J 09 28
Vogiel, Eva Problem Called Chavi, A 1985 F/M 86 7
Celenza, Anna Harwell, Kitchel, JoAnn Gershwins Rhapsody in Blue 2006 N/D 06 17
Gillman, Neil Doing Jewish Theology: God, Torah and Israel in Modern Judaism 2008 M/J 09 22
Beatty, Patricia Melinda Takes a Hand S/O 84 8
Hannam, Charles Boy in That Situation, A S 78 5
Bierman, Carol Journey to Ellis Island: How My Father Came to America 1998 F/M 99 16
Spiegel, Murray, Stein, Rickey 300 Ways to Ask the Four Questions 2008 N/D 08 13, 15
Dann, Jack Wandering Stars 1974 Ap 74 25
Simon, Rita J. In the Golden Land: A Century of Russian and Soviet Jewish Immigration in America 1997 S/O 97 23
Berkovic, Sally Straight Talk: My Dilemma as a Modern Orthodox Jewish Woman 1999 S/O 00 8
Salkin, Jeffrey K. Righteous Gentiles in the Hebrew Bible: Ancient Role Models for Sacred Relationships 2008 S/O 09 43-44
Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, Schories, Pat Happy Hanukah, Biscuit! 2002 N/D 02 25
Leviant, Curt Yemenite Girl, The 1977 Sp77 26
Wolfson, Elliot R. Open Secret: Postmessianic Messianism and the Mystical Revision of Menahem Mendel Schneerson 2009 S/O 10 40
Schwarz, Yom Tov Eyes to See: Recovering Ethical Torah Principles Lost in the Holocaust 2004 S/O 05 51-52
Machlin, Mikki My Name is Not Gussie 1999 F/M 00 11
Isaacs, Ronald H. Close Encounters: Jewish Views About God 1996 N/D 96 10
Lazo, Caroline Evensen Leonard Bernstein: In Love with Music 2003 M/J 03 28
Michelson, Richard, Colon, Raul As Good As Anybody: Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschels Amazing March Toward Freedom 2008 M/J 08 8
Stein, Robert Jewish Americans 2003 Coming to America Series F/M 04 39-40
Ladin, Joy Through the Door of Life: A Jewish Journey Between Genders 2012 S/O12 40
Eban, Abba Heritage: Civilization and the Jews N/D 84 3
Cohen, Deborah Bodin, Hall, Melanie G. Seventh Day, The 2005 M/J 05 15-16
Taubes, Jacob, Assmann, Aleida, Hollander, Dana Political Theology of Paul, The 2004 M/J 04 23-24
Buloff, Joseph, Singer, Joseph From the Old Marketplace 1991 M/J 91 8
Orgel, Doris Devil in Vienna, The 1978 Sp79 27
Cheng, Andrea Marika 2002 S/O 02 45
Bloom, Harold Blooms Modern Critical Views: David Mamet 2004 F/M 04 14-15
Isaac, Frederick Jews of Oakland and Berkeley 2009 Images of America N/D 09 22
Berger, Marshall J. Vatican-Israel Accords, The: Political, Legal, and Theological Contexts 2004 M/J 05 32
Gregory, Jill, Tintori, Karen Illumination, The 2009 M/J 09 32
Schapira, Leah, Dwek, Victoria Starters & Sides Made Easy 2013 N/D13 37
Finkelstein, Norman H., Hokanson, Lois, Hokanson, Lars Remember Not to Forget: A Memory of the Holocaust 1985 A/M 86 6
Levine, Karen, Sher, Emil Hanas Suitcase on Stage 2007 Holocaust Remembrance Book for Young Readers Series M/J 07 15
Anisfeld, Sharon Cohen Womens Passover Companion, The: Womens Reflections on the Festival of Freedom 2003 S/O 03 16
Tolley, Jacquelyn On Our Spiritual Journey: A Creative Shabbat Service N/D 84 5
Lerner, Anne Lapidus Eternally Eve: Images of Eve in the Hebrew Bible, Midrash, and Modern Jewish Poetry 2007 Brandeis Series on Jewish Women S/O 08 8
Baumslag, Naomi Murderous Medicine: Nazi Doctors, Human Experimentation, and Typhus 2005 N/D 05 24
Dwork, Deborah Children with a Star: Jewish Youth in Nazi Europe 1991 S/O 91 18
Bank, Mirra Last Dance (VIDEO) 2002 N/D 03 41892
Chatanow, Gerald, Schwartz, Bernard Another Time, Another Place: A Neighborhood Remembered 2000 S/O 01 41892
Kotkowski, Itzhak Wiles of Destiny: The Memoirs of Itzhak Kotkowski, The 1995 M/J 96 18
Jagendorf, Siegfried, Manheimer, Aron Hirt Jagendorfs Foundry: A Memoir of ht eRomanian Holocaust, 1941-1944 1991 S/O 91 19
Rovit, Rebecca,, Goldfarb, Alvin Theatrical Performances During the Holocaust: Texts, Documents, Memoirs 1999 S/O 00 19
Shukert, Rachel Have You No Shame? And Other Regrettable Stories 2008 F/M 09 22
Abrams, Judith Z. Secret World of Kabbalah, The 2006 N/D 06 15
Adler, David A., Adler, Michael, Collins, Matt Picture Book of Harry Houdini, A 2009 F/M 10 7
Lowenstein, Steven M. Frankfurt on the Hudson: The German-Jewish Community of Washington Heights, 19339-1983, Its Structure and Culture 1989 N/D 90 10
Friedman, Robin Nothing 2008 N/D 08 30-31
Gal, Alon, Siegel, David S. David Ben-Gurion and the American Alignment for a Jewish State 1991 N/D 92 23


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