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 Yearsort ascending Series ISBN Issue P Review Author Review format Review type
Echenberg, Eva Neisser, Rasminsky, Judy Sklar Walter’s Welcome: The Intimate Story of a German-Jewish Family Flight from the Nazis to Peru 2018 M/J 2018 23 Share, Ellen Book Adult
Walfish, Miriam Bold as a Leopard ( The Chronicles of Meir ben Yaakov) 2018 M/J 2019 10 Levine, Joyce Book Juvenile
Brimner, Larry Dane Blacklisted: Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment 2018 M/J 2019 17 Quay, Alex Book Juvenile
Kallus, HaRav Shraga, Rabbi Abraham Chaim Slansky Wine, Whisky & Halacha 2018 Second Edition N/D 2018 28 Chava,Pinchuck Book Adult
Weisman, Jonathan (((Semitism))): Being Jewish in the Age of Trump 2018 N/D 2018 35 Lieberman, Eli Book Adult
Jones, Carrie Spy Who Played Baseball, The 2018 M/J 2018 8 Tilman, Ellen Book Juvenile
Muller, Helmut The Women of Obernheide: Forced Jewish Women Labourers in Bremen, 1944-1945 2018 M/J 2019 32 Silverburg, Sanford R. Book Adult
Lane, Tamsin Yael and the Party of the Year 2018 N/D 2018 10 Quay, Alex Book Juvenile
Mash, Yenta On the Landing: Stories 2018 M/J 2019 39-40 Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron Book Adult
Goldman-Ida, Batsheva Hasidic Art and the Kabbalah 2018 (Brill’s Series in Jewish Studies, Volume 59 M/J 2018 23 Levy, David B Book Adult
Wolner, Tzipie Welcome Back, Madame Chamberlaine 2018 M/J 2019 11 Pinchuk, Chava Book Juvenile
Shainman, Amy Byer Resurrection Lily: The BRCA Gene, Hereditary Cancer & Lifesaving Whispers from the Grandmother I Never Knew; a Memoir 2018 F/M 2020 30 Schutzman, Laura Book Adult
Gefen, Shira, Polonsky, David [nid:52283], illustrator The Heart Shaped Leaf 2018 N/D 2019 18-19 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Schonfeld, Rifka, Judowitz, Yoel Social Skills Around the Clock 2018 M/J 2019 17-18 Citrin, Rena Book Juvenile
Kanarfogel, Ephraim, Schwartz, Dov Scholarly Man of Faith: Studies in the Thought and Writings of Rabbi Josephy B. Soloveitchik 2018 N/D 2018 28-29 Stuhlman, Daniel D. Book Adult
Brook, Kevin Alan The Jews of Khazaria 3rd Edition 2018 M/J 2019 25 Randall C. Belinfante [nid:51578] and Anne-Marie Belinfante Book
Sherman, Jill Gal Gadot: Soldier, Model, Wonder Woman. 2018 Gateway Biographies M/J 2018 9 Dublin, Anne Book Juvenile
Munkacsi, Erno How It Happened: Documenting the Tragedy of Hungarian Jewry 2018 M/J 2019 34 Silverburg, Sanford R. Book Adult
Liberman, Judith Weinshall, Davis, Gail Ben and the Bishop 2018 N/D 2018 10-11 Silver, Linda R. Book Juvenile
Popkin, Nathaniel Everything is Borrowed: A Novel 2018 M/J 2019 40 Stahl, Sheryl F. Book Adult
Forman, Gayle I Have Lost My Way 2018 M/J 2019 11 Gershowitz, Elissa Book Juvenile
Unger, Nissi, Rosner, Hersh Let's Meet a Hatzalah Member 2018 Our Community M/J 2019 18 Levine, Joyce Book Juvenile
Kaufman, Michael Am I My Body's Keeper? Torah, Science, Diet and Fitness- for Life. 2018 N/D 2018 29 Quinn, Arthur G. Book Adult
Fraser, David Anti-Shechita Prosecutions in the Anglo-American World 1855-1913: A Major Attack on Jewish Freedoms 2018 M/J 2019 25-26 Randall C. Belinfante [nid:51578] and Anne-Marie Belinfante Book
Chisvin, Heather A Fist Around the Heart 2018 N/D 2018 36 Lieberman, Eli Book Adult
Adler, David A., Ackerman, Dena Me and My Dog and the Homework Mystery 2018 Me and my dog M/J 2018 9 Pinchuck, Chava Book Juvenile
Goldberg, David Richard Amazing Jewish Heroes Down through the Ages 2018 S/O 2020 28-29 Wolfe, Nira Book Adult
Zion, Noam Sachs The Rabbinic Family Disrupted by Love of Torah: Absentee Husbands and Fathers 2018 Talmud Marital Dramas volume 4 N/D 2019 32 Stuhlman, Daniel D. Book Adult
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
Cook, Stephen L. Ezekiel 38-48: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary 2018 S/O 2019 13 Knafl, Anne K. Book Adult
Reich, Tova Mother India 2018 M/J 2019 40-41 Ben-Gad, Shmuel Book Adult
Wallace, Sandra Neil, Wallace, Rich, Nowicka, Agata First Generation: 36 Trailblazing Immigrants and Refugees Who Make America Great 2018 M/J 2019 5-6 Quay, Alex Book Juvenile
Green, Gila Passport Control 2018 M/J 2019 11-12 Stahl, Sheryl F. Book Juvenile
Trigere, Jane, Vincent, Lu What's a Grandparent? 2018 N/D 2019 19-20 Levitan, Rebecca Book Juvenile
Walder, Chaim, Benedict, Devorah Kids Speak 10 2018 Kids Speak M/J 2019 18 Glasser, Rachel Book Juvenile
Kfir, Uriah A Matter of Geography: A New Perspective on Medieval Hebrew Poetry 2018 Etudes sur le Judaisme Medieval, 74 N/D 2018 29 David B. Levy Book Adult
Lieberman, Allan We Want Mashgiach Now! Tales from a Kosher Cop 2018 N/D 2019 26 Sukenic, Harvey Book Adult
Friedman, Avraham Peretz Setting A Table for Two: Enhancing Relationships, Achieving Intimacy 2018 M/J 2019 26 Pinchuck, Chava Book
Nadelson, Scott The Four Corners of the World, Stories 2018 N/D 2018 36 Freiband, Susan Book Adult
Simkovitch, Malka Z. Discovering Second Temple Literature: The Scriptures and Stories 2018 M/J 2019 34-35 Finkelman, Yoel Book Adult
Liberman, Judith Weinshall, Gau Family Studio Queen Esther: A Bible Story Retold 2018 N/D 2018 10-11 Silver, Linda R. Book Juvenile
Stamper, Vesper What the Night Sings 2018 M/J 2018 17 Silver, Linda R. Book Juvenile
Tidhar, Lavie Unholy Land 2018 M/J 2019 41 Isaac, Fred Book Adult
Cohan, Medeia, Walsh, Sarah Hats of Faith 2018 M/J 2019 6 Tilman, Ellen Book Juvenile
Locke, Katherine The Spy with the Red Balloon 2018 M/J 2019 12 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Sarvas, Mark Memento Park 2018 N/D 2018 38 Weisman, Yaffa Book Adult
Liberman, Judith Weinshall, Davis, Gail Rokitno Square 2018 N/D 2018 10-11 Silver, Linda R. Book Juvenile
Yolen, Jane Mapping the Bones 2018 M/J 2018 17 Silver, Linda R. Book Juvenile
Amit, Hila A Queer Way Out: The Politics of Queer Emigration from Israel 2018 F/M 2019 1 Lieberman, Eli Book Adult
Membrino, Anna, Burke, Fatti I Look Up to... Ruth Bader Ginsberg 2018 M/J 2019 6 Colodny, Debbie Book Juvenile
Lavee, Moshe The Rabbinic Conversion of Judaism: the Unique Perspective of the Bavli on Conversion and the Construction of Jewish Identity. 2018 M/J 2018 26 Scheide, Daniel Book Adult
Carter, Mary E. I, Sarah Steinway 2018 M/J 2018 35 Stahl, Sheryl F. Book Adult
Levison, Deborah Vadas The Crate: A Story of War, a Murder, and Justice 2018 N/D 2018 30 Silverburg, Sanford R. Book Adult
Goldstein, Riki Solomon Schonfeld: Hero of the Kindertransport 2018 Great Jewish Lives F/M 2020 41 Chava,Pinchuck Book Juvenile
Mnookin, Robert The Jewish American Paradox: Embracing Choice in a Changing World 2018 N/D 2019 27 Silverburg, Sanford R. Book Adult
Gurock, Jeffrey S. Conversations with Colleagues: On Becoming an American Jewish Historian 2018 M/J 2019 28 Levy, David B Book
Seigel, Tom The Astronaut's Son: A Novel 2018 N/D 2018 38 Stahl, Sheryl F. Book Adult
Liberman, Judith Weinshall The Sinking of the Patricia 2018 N/D 2018 11 Silver, Linda R. Book Juvenile
Bemon, Jimmy, Boudet, Emilie, McGuinness, Nanette Superman Isn't Jewish ( But I Am....Kinda) 2018 F/M 2019 2 Lieberman, Eli Book Adult
Rubabshi, Leah, Wummer, Amy My Sometimes Feelings 2018 M/J 2019 19-20 Colodny, Debbie Book Juvenile
Lieber, Laura Suzanne Jewish Aramaic Poetry from Late Antiquity: Translations and Commentaries 2018 N/D 2018 30 Levy, David B Book Adult
Grunstein, Rabbi Yehoshua C. Beyond Routine: Turning Ritual into Meaningful Jewish Practice 2018 M/J 2019 28-29 Pinchuck, Chava Book
Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron Prodigal children in the house of G-d 2018 N/D 2018 38 Seigel, Amanda Book Adult
Troy, Gil The Zionist Ideas: Visions for the Jewish Homeland- Then, Now, Tomorrow 2018 M/J 2019 36 Levy, David B Book Adult
Liberman, Judith Weinshall The Visit to Latrun 2018 N/D 2018 11 Silver, Linda Book Juvenile
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
Scudamore, Angelika Noah's Art Animal ABCs 2018 M/J 2019 7 Kamin, Rachel Book Juvenile
Tibbits, Tim Echo Still: Is there more to life than making the team? 2018 N/D 2019 14 Levitan, Rebecca Book Juvenile
Hoffer, Rinat Shani's Shoebox 2018 N/D 2019 21 Levitan, Rebecca Book Juvenile
Herring, Rabbi Basil Siddur Avodat Halev 2018 M/J 2019 29 Gordon, Ilka Book
Berkowitz, Leah Rachel, Fabbri, Daniele The World Needs Beautiful Things 2018 N/D 2018 6-7 Cole, Ellen Book Juvenile
Ciddor, Anna Family with Two Front Doors, The 2018 M/J 2018 11 Dublin, Anne Book Juvenile
Gentin, Reyna Marder Unreasonable Doubts 2018 N/D 2019 35 Levine, Joyce Book Adult
Warburg, A Yehudah Rabbinic Authority: The Vision and the Reality; Halakhic Family, the Child's Welfare and the Agunah; Beit Din Decisions in English Vol 4 2018 M/J 2019 36 Stuhlman, Daniel D. Book Adult
Patterson, James, Grabenstein, Chris, Johnson, Bev Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment 2018 N/D 2018 11 Dublin, Anne Book Juvenile
Persano, Thomas Israel 2018 Countries we come from M/J 2018 18 Rapp, Andrea Book Juvenile
Freedland, Michael Ben Helfgott: The Story of One of the Boys 2018 S/O 2019 15 Silverburg, Sanford R. Book Adult
Blair, Sara How the Other Half Looks: The Lower East Side and the Afterlives of Images 2018 F/M 2019 2-3 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
Stauffer, Lisa Lowe, Scudamore, Angelika Two by Two 2018 M/J 2019 7 Tilman, Ellen Book Juvenile
Zalben, Jane Breskin, Amini, Mehrdokht A Moon For Moe and Mo 2018 M/J 2019 20-21 Citrin, Rena Book Juvenile
Rabkin, Anna From Krakow to Berkeley: Coming Out of Hiding. An Immigrant's Search for Identity and Belonging 2018 N/D 2018 31 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
Goetz, Bracha, Younger, Devora The Courage Club 2017 N/D 2018 7 Chava,Pinchuck Book Juvenile
Fagan, Cary Mort Ziff Is Not Dead 2017 M/J 2018 11 Cole, Ellen Book Juvenile
Wachsler, Leah Building 2017 M/J 2018 19 Levitan, Rebecca Book Juvenile
Levine, Herbert Words for Blessing the World: Poems in Hebrew and English 2017 Jewish Poetry Project M/J 2018 36 Pinchuck, Chava Book Adult
Behar, Ruth Lucky Broken Girl 2017 M/J 2018 4 Cole, Ellen Book Juvenile
Goodman, Carol Metropolitans, The 2017 M/J 2018 12 Silver, Linda R. Book Juvenile
Drazin, Israel Nachmanides: An Unusual Thinker 2017 F/M 2019 3 Levy, David B Book Adult
Potok, Andrew 13 Stradomska Street: a Memoir of Exile and Return 2017 M/J 2018 28 Smith, Sonia Book Adult
Levinson, David Samuel Tell Me How This Ends Well. 2017 M/J 2018 37 Stahl, Sheryl F. Book Adult
Iturbe, Antonio, Thwaites, Lilit Librarian of Auschwitz, The 2017 M/J 2018 5 Gershowitz, Elissa Book Juvenile
Rosenfeld, Dina H., Nodel, Norman Yossi and Laibel’s Shabbos Surprise 2017 M/J 2018 20 Silver, Linda R. Book Juvenile
Sackson, Adrian Joseph ibn Kaspi: Portrait of a Hebrew Philosopher in Medieval Provence 2017 M/J 2018 28 Levy, David B Book Adult
Medved, Jane Deep Calls to Deep 2017 M/J 2018 37 Freiband, Susan Book Adult
Laskin, Pamela Ronit & Jamil 2017 M/J 2018 5 Citrin, Rena Book Juvenile
May, Andrew Albert Einstein: Scientist 2017 N/D 2018 8 Gershowitz, Elissa Book Juvenile
Balberg, Mira Blood for Thought: The Reinvention of Sacrifice in Early Rabbinic Literature 2017 M/J 2018 21 Belinfante, Randall C. Book Adult
Ridley, Barbara When It’s Over 2017 M/J 2018 39 Wallerstein, Jane Book Adult
Locke, Katherine Girl with the Red Balloon, The 2017 M/J 2018 6 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Waxman, Zoe Anne Frank: Writer 2017 N/D 2018 8 Gershowitz, Elissa Book Juvenile


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