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
Sales, Amy L., Saxe, Leonard How Goodly Are Thy Tents: Summer Camps as Jewish Socializing Experiences 2004 S/O 04 24
Antin, Mary From Plotzk to Boston M/J 86 3
Kaltner, John, MckKenzie, Steven, Kilpatrick, Joel Uncensored Bible, The: The Bawdy and Naughty Bits of the Good Book 2008 M/J 09 24
Probst, Christopher J. Demonizing the Jews: Luther and Protestant Church in Nazi Germany 2012 S/O13 35-36
Khanga, Yelena, Jacoby, Susan Soul to Soul: The Story of a Black-Russian American Family, 1865-1992 1992 M/J 93 15
Cowan, Paul, Cowan, Rachel Mixed Blessings 1987 F/M 88 4
Polacco, Patricia Blessing Cup, The 2013 S/O13 2
Berger, David Rebbe, the Messiah, and the Scandal of Orthodox Indifference, The 2001 M/J 02 9
Sofer, Barbara Keeping Israel Safe: Serving in the Israel Defense Forces 2008 M/J 08 14
Hintz, Martin Israel (Rev. ed.) 2006 Enchantment of the World Series S/O 06 20
Rave, Ligia Hahahs Paradise 2009 N/D 10 16
Kacer, Kathy, McKay, Sharon E. Whisperers from the Ghettos 2009 N/D 09 8
Fine, Lawrence Essenital Papers on Kabbalah 1995 S/O 95 7
Erps, Yitzy Tell Me a Tale: 8 Great Stories 2005 M/J 06 12
Millen, Rochelle L. New Perspectives on the Holocaust: A Guide for Teachers and Scholars 1996 F/M 97 6
Cohen, Sharon Kangisser Child Surviviors of the Holocaust in Israel: Finding Their Voice: Social Dynamics and Post-War Experiences 2005 F/M 06 31
Spero, Moshe Halevi, Gaash, Elisheva Saying Goodbye to Grandma 1997 N/D 98 16
Machlis, Joseph Lisas Boy M/J 83 9
Hermann, Spring Anne Frank: Hope in the Shadows of the Holocaust 2005 Holocaust Heroes and Nazi Criminals Series M/J 06 17
Elmer, Robert Peace Rebel 2000 Promise of Zion Series S/O 01 34
Valensi, Lucette, Wachtel, Nathan Jewish Memories 1991 N/D 91 14
Deutsch, Naftali Holocaust Survivor, A: In the Footsteps of His Past 2007 S/O 08 18
Ansky, S., Penalosa, Fernando Four Plays: Day and Night, Father and Son, In a Conspiratorial Apartment, The Grandfather 2013 N/D13 43
Ackroyd, Peter Trial of Elizabeth Cree: A Novel of the Limehouse Murders, The 1995 N/D 95 41986
Ross, Lillian Hammer, Teis, Kyra Daughters of Eve: Strong Women of the Bible 2000 N/D 00 17
Kay, Devora, Vand, Rochel Sleep Sheep Book, The 2013 S/O13 11
Cheshire, Gerald, Hammond, Paula Middle East, The 2003 Cultures and Costumes: Symbols of Their Period M/J 04 38
Rappaport, Doreen Beyond Courage: The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust 2012 S/O12 12
Stern, David, Mirsky, Mark J. Rabbinic Fantasies: Imaginative Narratives from Classical Hebrew Literature 1990 M/J 92 21
Zakar, Susan M. Judaism Online: Confronting Spirituality on the Internet 1998 F/M 99 14
Petsonk, Judy Intermarriage Handbook, The 1988 N/D 88 7
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
Cohen, Naomi W. What the Rabbis Said: The Public Discourse of Nineteenth-Century American Rabbis 2008 F/M 09 8
Florence, Ronald Emissary of the Doomed: Bargaining for Lives in the Holocaust 2010 S/O 10 31, 33
Appelfeld, Aharon, Appelfeld, Meir Table for One: Under the Light of Jerusalem, A 2005 S/O 05 41
Lieberman, Sherman Mystics and Missionaries: The Jews in Palestine, 1799-1840 1992 S/O 93 19
Roth, Irene Cecil Roth: Historian Without Tears F/M 83 3
Isaacs, Ronald H., Olitzky, Kerry M. Sacred Moments: Tales from the Jewish Life Cycle 1995 N/D 95 9
Walfish, Miriam Libas Palace 2012 Jewish Girls Around the World S/O13 4
Shimoni, Gideon Zionist Ideology, The 1995 Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry series N/D 95 41892
Bauer, Jehuda American Jewry and the Holocaust: The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, 1939-1945 1981 F/M 90 14
Edwards, Michelle, Schuett, Stacey Papas Latkes 2004 N/D 04 18-19
Nason, Ruth Jewish Faith, The 2005 Start-Up Religion Series N/D 05 20
Solomon, Norman Historical Dictionary of Judaism 1998 S/O 99 14
Alter, Robert Five Books of Moses: A Translation with Commentary, The 2004 S/O 05 40
Adahan, Miriam, Halberstadt, Menachem Torah Tigers 2009 S/O 09 24
Safran, Eliyahu Crisis & Hope: Reflections on the Contemporary American Jewish Condition 1986 N/D 87 6
Milgram, Abraham E. Short History of Jerusalem, A 1998 F/M 99 12
Rosner, Fred Medical Encyclopedia of Moses Maimonides 1998 F/M 99 41986
Toll, Nelly S. Behind the Secret Window: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood 1993 F/M 94 14
Geller, Uri, Boteach, Shmuley Psychic and the Rabbi: A Remarkable Correspondence, The 2001 F/M 02 20-21
Klawans, Jonathan Josephus and the Theologies of Ancient Judaism 2012 N/D13 30
Goldberg, Lester In Siberia It Is Very Cold 1987 N/D 87 6
Berkovits, Eliezer God, Man and History 2004 F/M 05 12
Hoffman, Lawrence A. Way into Jewish Prayer, The 2000 S/O 01 15
Zakon, Miriam Stark Egyptian Star M/J 83 9
Berlin, Charles Studies in Jewish Bibliography, History, and Literature 26085 14
Koffsky, Ann D. My Jewish Holiday Fun Book 2000 S/O 00 36
Schwartz, Moshe, Lees, Susan, Kressel, Gideon M. Burial Cooperatives in Socialist Utopia: Thirty Years of Moshav Development in Israel 1995 M/J 96 11
Kaniuk, Yoram, Flantz, Richard Rockinghorse 1977 Sp78 21
Grief, Howard Legal Foundation and Borders of Israel Under International Law, The: A Treatise on Jewish Sovereignty Over the Land of Israel 2008 S/O 09 39
Shrayer, Maxim D. Yom Kippur in Amsterdam: Stories 2009 Library of Modern Jewish Literature S/O 10 26
Herscher, Uri D. Agricultural Utopias in America, 1880-1910 1981 F 81 14
Kavanaugh, Sarah ORT, the Second World War and the Rehabilitation of Holocaust Survivors 2008 M/J 09 26
Kaufman, David E. Jewhooing the Sixties: America Celebrity and Jewish Identity 2012 S/O13 31-32
Bellow, Saul Henderson, The Rain King 1965 Sp77 30
Sanfield, Steve, Magil, Mikhail Feather Merchantes and Other Tales of the Fools of Chelm, The 1991 M/J 92 23
Wiesel, Elie Time of the Uprooted, The 2005 S/O 05 39-40
Goodman, Naomi On Borrowed Time: Poems of Two Centuries 2005 F/M 06 26
Schulweis, Harold M. Conscience: The Duty to Obey and the Duty to Disobey 2008 F/M 09 18
Denenberg, Barry Shadow Life: A Portrait of Anne Frank and Her Family 2005 N/D 05 18
Kranzler, David Man Who Stopped the Trains to Auschwitz, The: George Mantello, El Salvador, and Switzerlands Finest Hour 2000 S/O 01 17
Balass, Joe Baghdad Twist (VIDEO) 2007 F/M 09 23
Biale, David Power & Powerlessness in Jewish History F/M 82 5
Stillman, Norman A. Jews of Arab Lands, The 1979 W80 16
Lehrer, Alice Becker If We Could Hear Them Now: Encounters with Legendary Jewish Heroines 2009 M/J 10 35
Celenza, Anna Harwell, Kitchel, JoAnn Gershwins Rhapsody in Blue 2006 N/D 06 17
Kozodoy, Ruth, Sidorsky, David, Sultanik, Kalman Vision Confonts Reality: Historical Perspectives on the Contemporary Jewish Agenda 1989 The Herzl Yearbook, no. 9 F/M 90 18
Gillman, Neil Doing Jewish Theology: God, Torah and Israel in Modern Judaism 2008 M/J 09 22
Londner, Renee, Aviles, Martha Stones for Grandpa 2013 FM13 11
Bellow, Saul Mr. Sammlers Planet 1970 Sp77 30
Hannam, Charles Boy in That Situation, A S 78 5
Drucker, Malka, Block, Gay Rescuers: Portraits of Moral Courage in the Holocaust M/J 93 11
Hecht, Jacob J. Lag BOmer Book S/O 83 4
Henkin, Joshua World Without You, The 2012 M/J13 39
Spiegel, Murray, Stein, Rickey 300 Ways to Ask the Four Questions 2008 N/D 08 13, 15
Jules, Jacqueline, Kahn, Katherine Once Upon a Shabbos 1998 M/J 99 15
Creiger, Joyce, Serfaty, Raphaella Izzy Iguana is Invited to Israel 2009 S/O 09 21
Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, Schories, Pat Happy Hanukah, Biscuit! 2002 N/D 02 25
Abramovitsch, S. Y. (Mendele Moykher Sforim), Wex, Michael Wishing-Ring, The: A Novel 2003 Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art S/O 03 11
Schwarz, Yom Tov Eyes to See: Recovering Ethical Torah Principles Lost in the Holocaust 2004 S/O 05 51-52
Bedzow, Ira Things Overheard in the Synagogue 2012 N/D12 16-17
Shenker, Israel Noshing is Sacred: The Joys and Oys of Jewish Food 1979 Sp80 15
Isaacs, Ronald H. Close Encounters: Jewish Views About God 1996 N/D 96 10
Goldberg, Lea Selected Poetry and Drama 2005 F/M 06 24
Pitman, Walter Louis Applebaum: A Passion for Culture 2002 N/D 03 15-16
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
Stern, Chaim Pirke Avot: Wisdom of the Jewish Sages 1997 N/D 97 9
Jewish Travel Guide 2007 International Edition 2007 F/M 08 40
Weiner, Ellis, Davilman, Barbara How to Raise a Jewish Dog 2007 M/J 08 40, 42


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