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.
Earlier print back issues are housed in Cincinnati, OH at the Hebrew Union College Library.

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Author/Editor Title Place of Publication Year Series ISBN Issue P Review Authorsort descending Review format Review type
Sherman, Eileen Bluestone Independence Avenue 1990 N/D 90 12
Claybourne, Anna Golda Meir 2003 Leading Lives Series F/M 04 31
Sendak, Maurice Pincus and the Pig: A Klezmer Tale 2004 F/M 05 26
Rowe, David E., Schulmann, Robert Einstein on Politics: His Private Thoughts and Public Stance on Nationalism, Zionism, War, Peace, and the Bomb 2007 F/M 08 43
Orde, Lewis By Blood Divided 1991 N/D 91 15
Rosenfeld, Dina H. Yossi & Laibel: On the Ball 1998 N/D 98 15
Saypol, Judyth R. My Very Own Shavuout Book F/M 83 6
Suhl, Yuri Album of the Jews in America, An 1972 Sp 75 15
Segal, Eliezer Lorne, Gordon-Lucas, Bonnie Uncle Elis Special-for-Kids, Most Fun Ever, Under-the-Table Passover Haggadah 1999 M/J 00 20
Sagasti, Miriam Lets Have a Seder 1997 M/J 97 14
Graizbord, David L. Souls in Dispute: Converso Identities in Iberia and the Jewish Diaspora, 1580-1700 2004 S/O 04 18
Goldberg, M. Hirsh Jewish Connection, The 1976 Sp77 27
Greengard, Alison, Racklin-Siegel, Carol Rebecca 2002 S/O 03 43
Daum, Menachem, Rudavsky, Oren Hiding and Seeking: Faith and Tolerance after the Holocaust (VIDEO) 2004 N/D 04 8
Forman, David J. Fifty Ways to Be Jewish, or, Simon & Garfunkel, "Jesus Loves You Less Than You Will Know" 2001 M/J 03 15
Shatzky, Joel, Taub, Michael Contemporary Jewish-American Dramatists and Poets: A Bio-Critical Sourcebook 1999 S/O 00 20, 31
Nebens, Amy, Sternfeld, David Lewis Bar Mitzvah/ Bat Mitzvah: Planning the Perfect Day 2005 N/D 05 10
Kacer, Kathy, McKay, Sharon E. Whispers from the Camps 2009 F/M 10 14
Dolan, Edward F. Matters of Life and Death W83 13
Berger, Zdena Tell Me Another Morning: An Autobiographical Novel 2007 F/M 08 17
Kuntzel, Matthias, Mead, Colin Jihad and Jew-Hatred: Islamism, Nazism and the Roots of 9/11 2007 S/O 08 17
Goldberg, Edwin C. Saying No and Letting Go 2013 S/O13 25
Miller, Lily Poritz In a Pale Blue Light: A Novel 2009 S/O 10 26
Podwal, Mark Giant Made of Mud, A 1995 F/M 96 17-18
Zalben, Jane Breskin Pearls Passover: A Family Celebration Through Stories, Recipes, Crafts, and Songs 2002 F/M 02 41
Berman, Harold, Berman, Gayle Doublelife: One Family, Two Faiths and a Journey of Hope 2013 N/D13 20
Greengard, Alison, Racklin-Siegel, Carol Brave Women Who Saved Moses, The 2009 F/M 10 10
Lopes Cardozo, Nathan T. Written and Oral Torah: A Comprehensive Introduction, The 1997 M/J 98 41892
Gabor, Georgia M. My Destiny, Survivor of the Holocaust 1981 W82 11
Sichrovsky, Peter Abraham’s Children: Israel’s Young Generation 1991 M/J 92 19
Shapiro, Sorah Trials and Triumphs: Timeless Stories of Hope and Inspiration 2002 M/J 03 11
Rubin, Susan Goldman LChaim! To Jewish Life in America!: Celebrating from 1654 until Today 2004 F/M 05 22
Freedman, Shalom Small Acts of Kindness; Strivign for Derech Eretz in Everyday Life 2004 N/D 05 27
Ford, Nick Jerusalem Under Muslim Rule in the Eleventh Century: Christian Pilgrims Under Islamic Government 2004 The Library of the Middle Ages M/J 04 34
Stern, Steve Harry Kaplans Adventures Underground 1991 F/M 92 21-22
Neusner, Jacob Rabbinic Literature: An Essential Guide 2005 S/O 05 49
Greenspan, Jay Seth Hebrew Calligraphy N/D 81 12
Houminer, Shemuel, Gross, Kalmen Faith and Trust M/J 94 41860
Klug, Lisa Alcalay Coll Jew: The Ultimate Guide for Every Member of the Tribe 2008 F/M 09 13
Dicker, Herman Of Learning and Libraries: The Seminary Library at One Hundred 1988 M/J 90 10
Goldberg, David J., Kessler, Edward Aspects of Liberal Judaism: Essays in Honour of John D. Rayner 2004 M/J 05 33-34
Polak, Monique What World is Left 2008 F/M 09 43
Angel, Marc D. Maimonides, Spinoza, and Us: Toward an Intellectually Vibrant Judaism 2009 M/J 10 26, 28
Rabin, A. I., Hazan, Bertha Collective Education in the Kibbutz 1973 W75 28
Hillel, Marc, Henry, Clarissa Of Pure Blood 1976 Sp77 28
Spero, Shubert Aspects of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchicks Philosophy of Judaism: An Analytic Approach 2009 F/M 10 39
Hoffman, Lawrence A., Wolfson, Ron, Aron, Bill What You Will See Inside a Synagogue 2004 F/M 05 34
Angel, Marc D. Maimonides: Essential Teachings on Jewish Faith and Ethics - The book of Knowledge & the Thirteen Principles of Faith Annoted & Explained 2012 N/D12 13-14
Wolf, Jacqueline Take Care of Josette S/O 82 8
Johnson, Frank J., Leffler, William J. Jews and Mormons: Two Houses of Israel 2000 S/O 01 15, 17
Abramowitz, Mayer Sacred Sword: A Novel About the Inquisition 1991 S/O 92 21
Hirsh, Marilyn I Love Hanukah M/J 86 5
Heller, Marvin J. Further Studies in the Making of the Early Hebrew Book 2013 S/O13 30
Papercutting: Reviving a Jewish Folk Art 1994 S/O 94 41923
Adlington, L. J. Diary of Pelly D., The 2005 F/M 06 12
Cohen, Nancy J. Body Wave 2002 F/M 03 21
Simon, Merrill Moshe Arens, Statesman and Scientist Speaks Out 1988 F/M 88 41734
Staub, Michael E. Torn at the Roots: The Crisis of Jewish Liberalism in Postwar America 2002 F/M 03 39
Fishbein, Susie, Uher, John Kosher by Design: Kids in the Kitchen 2005 F/M 06 41955
Singer, Isaac Bashevis Shosha 1978 W78 24
Adler, Larry It Aint Necessarily So: An Autobiography 1987 S/O 87 6
Eitan, Ora Hannas Sabbath Dress 1996 F/M 97 14
Band, Sarah Aroeste Puertas (AUDIO) 2007 M/J 08 43, 46
Evening with Herschel Bernardi. An 1995 S/O 96 16
Kaplan, Howard Chopin Express, The 1978 W78 23
Jules, Jacqueline, Kahn, Katherine Janus Noah and the Ziz 2005 M/J 05 16
Musleah, Rahel, Jarrett, Judy Apples and Pomegranates: A Family Seder for Rosh Hashannah 2004 S/O 04 48
Dorff, Elliot N. Way into Tikkun Olam, The 2005 Repairing the World M/J 06 25
Spirin, Gennady Lord is My Shepherd: The Twenty-Third Psalm, The 2008 M/J 08 16
Rawidowicz, Simon Studies in Jewish Thought 1974 M/J 91 23
Goldman, David J. Jewish Sports Stars: Athletic Heroes Past and Present (Rev. ed.) 2006 M/J 07 7
Abraham, Pearl Romance Reader, The 1995 N/D 95 12
Polak-Sahm, Varda, Pace, Anne Hartstein House of Secrets: The Hidden World of the Mikveh, The 2009 M/J 10 36, 38
Shore, Jacques J. M., Hoffman, Amalia Friday Night with the Pope 2006 M/J 07 15-16
Coleman, Wim, Perrin, Pat Osama Bin Laden 2006 People Who Made History Series F/M 06 21
Horowitz, Irving Louis Daydreams and Nightmares: Reflections of a Harlem Childhood 1990 S/O 91 18-19
Polachek, Shlomo, Himelstein, Shmuel Biblical Outlook: Topics in Jewish Philosophy, The 2012 N/D12 34
Rabb, M. C. Missing Persons: The Rose Queen 2004 S/O 04 46
Klein, Isaac Time to Be Born, A Time to Die, A 1976 Sp77 32
Wiseman, Eva Kanada 2006 F/M 07 13
Preus, Margi Shadow on the Mountain 2012 S/O13 8-9
Hughes, Chris Israel 2003 Nations in Conflict Series S/O 03 54
Chayen, Edna Green Fantasy: Ruthie Discovers the Secret to Noah's Ecosystem, A 2010 S/O 10 10
Singer, Isaac Bashevis Power of Light: 8 Stories for Hanukkah 1980 W 80 9
Encyclpedic Dictionary of Judaica 1974 W75 28
Schoolman, Leonard A Changing Christian World, The: A Brief Introduction for Jews 2008 N/D 08 19
Abrams, Nathan New Jew in Film: Exploring Jewishness and Judaism in Contemporary Cinema, The 2012 FM13 17
Chaikin, Miriam, Gore, Leonid Angel Secrets: Stories Based on Jewish Legend 2005 N/D 05 15
Berger, Moshe Tzvi Halevi Visions of the Psalms: Through the Gate of Colors 2005 F/M 06 28-29
Schwartz, Howard Liliths Cave 1988 N/D 88 7
Lehrman, Robert Store that Mama Built, The 1992 M/J 92 22
Elbogen, Ismar Jewish Liturgy: a Comprehensive History 1993 M/J 94 13
Jablonski, Carla, Purvis, Leland Resistance 2010 M/J 10 17
Arad, Yitzhak Holocaust in the Soviet Union, The 2009 N/D 10 16
Ben-Amos, Dan, Noy, Dov, Shander, Ira Folktales of the Jews: Tales from the Sephardic Disperson 2006 F/M 07 18, 23
Roy, Monique Once Upon a Time in Venice 2007 N/D 07 13
Lowin, Joseph Cyntyia Ozick 1988 Twaynes United States Authors Series F/M 89 11
Deutsch, Tehilla, Romanenko, Vitaliy Benny the Big Shot 2010 N/D 10 12
Mostowicz, Arnold, Polonsky, Henia, Polonsky, Nochem With a Yellow Star and a Red Cross: A Doctor in the Lodz Ghetto 2005 Library of Holocaust Testimonies N/D 05 30
Jacobson, Eric Metaphysics of the Profane: The Political Theology of Walter Benjamin and Gershom Scholem 2003 M/J 05 36-37


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