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 Title Place of Publication Year Series ISBN Issue P Review Authorsort descending Review format Review type
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
Shimoni, Rachel Love, Ruhl Sp 75 28
Collins, John J. Bible After Babel: Historical Criticism in a Postmodern Age, The 2005 F/M 07 31-32
Masnik, Ann S. Jewish Woman, The 1996 M/J 96 10
Gavison, Ruth Two-State Solution: The UN Partition Resolution of Mandatory Palestine - Analysis and Sources, The 2013 N/D13 27
Muraskin, Bennett Humanist Readings in Jewish Folklore 2001 S/O 02 32
Simchovich, Simcha Song Will Remain, A 1996 M/J 98 18-19
Epstein, Lawrence J. Readings on Conversion to Judaism 1995 N/D 96 5
Hoffman, Charles Gray Dawn: The Jews of Eastern Europe in the Post-Communist Era 1992 S/O 92 18
Fuchs, Ester Encounters with Israeli Authors F/M 83 3
Backman, Aidel Money in the Honey, The 2003 N/D 03 23
Kramer, Aaron Century of Yiddish Poetry, A 1989 F/M 90 14
Slavicek, Louise Chipley King David 2008 Ancient World Leaders Series M/J 09 9
Bergman, Tamar, Modan, Ruti Where Is? 2002 F/M 03 43
Sparks, Kenton L. Ancient Texts for the Study of the Hebrew Bible: A Guide to the Background Literature 2005 F/M 06 37
Hoffman, Lawrence A. Israel: A Spiritual Travel Guide (2nd ed.) 2005 S/O 05 45
Minken, Jacob S. Teachings of Maimonides, The N/D 87 6
Grunberg, Slawomir, Podgursky, Robert Saved by Deportation: An Unknown Odyssey of Polish Jews (VIDEO) 2007 S/O 08 38
Katz, Robert L. Pastoral Care and the Jewish Tradition: Empathic Process and Religious Counseling 1985 Theology and Pastoral Care Series F/M 85 5
Berger, Shalom Z., Daniel Jacobson,, Waxman, Chaim I. Flipping Out?: Myth or Fact?: The Imapct of the "Year in Israel" 2007 M/J 08 28-29
Goldin, Barbara Diamond, August, Louise Night Lights: A Sukkot Story 1995 N/D 95 14
Nissimi, Hilda Crypto-Jewish Mashhadis: the Shaping of Religious and Communal Identity in their Journey from Iran to New York 2007 S/O 07 52-53
Dekel, Lilach Living for Tomorrow: Untold Stories by the Pioneering Women of Israel (VIDEO) N/D 01 18
Faber, Doris Bella Abzug 1976 W76 20
Cohen, J. Simcha Jewish Prayer: The Right Way, Resolving Halachic Dilemmas 2012 M/J13 21
Epstein, Lawrence J. Treasury of Jewish Anecdotes, A 1989 F/M 90 14
Tye, Larry Home Lands: Portraits of the New Jewish Diaspora 2001 S/O 02 36
Flam, Gila Singing for Survival: Songs of the Lodz Ghetto 1940-1945 1992 M/J 92 15
Appel, Allan Rabbi of Casino Boulevard, The 1986 M/J 87 5
Bruder, Judith Going to Jerusalem Ma 80 4
Kanfer, Stefan Eighth Sin, The 1978 W78 23
Cohen, I. Alan Minyan Miracle 1993 M/J 94 7
Polacco, Patricia Butterfly, The 2000
Emerman, Ellen, Kranz, Sarah Just Right: The Story of a Jewish Home 1999 M/J 00 21
Jaffe, Azriela What Do You Mean, You Cant Eat in My Home?: A Guide to How Newly Observant Jews and Their Less-Observant Relatives Can Still Get Along 2005 N/D 05 28
Speregen-Newberger, Devra Albert Einstein: The Jewish Man Behind the Theory 2006 N/D 06 41860
Neusner, Jacob Invitation to the Talmud 1973 D 74 29
Goodman, Arnold Sweet Words to God: A Childs Book of Jewish Prayers 2001 N/D 01 21
Sabbath Garden, The 1993 M/J 94 11
Brennan, Marcia Painting Gender, Constructing Theory: The Alfred Stieglitz Circle and American Formalist Aesthetics 2001 M/J 02 9
Wishnia, Kenneth Fifth Servant, The 2010 M/J 10 26
Flanders, Elle Zero Degrees of Separation (VIDEO) 2005 S/O 07 56
Garus, Liz Nazi Officers Wife (VIDEO) 2003 F/M 04 14
Suleiman, Susan Rubin, Forgecs, Eva Contemporary Jewish Writing in Hungary: An Anthology 2003 Jewish Writing in the Contemporary World Series S/O 04 41892
Pinsky, Robert Life of David, The 2005 F/M 06 35
Metter, Bert Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah S/O 84 10
Bloomfield, Jill Colella Jewish Holidays Cookbook: Festive Meals for Celebrating the Year 2008 N/D 08 35
Ettinger, Steven Torah 24/7 2003 S/O 04 16
Langmuir, Gavni I. History, Religion and Anti-Semitism 1990 M/J 91 13-14
Citron, Sterna, Eydel, Igor Shlomos Little Joke 2007 S/O 08 52
Keller, Tsipi Prophet of Tenth Street, The 2012 N/D12 43
Penn, Malka, Black, Theodor Ghosts and Golems: Haunting Tales of the Supernatural 2001 F/M 02 34-35
Tal, Eve Double Crossing: A Jewish Immigration Story 2005 N/D 05 14
Lawson, Tom, Jordan, James Memory of the Holocaust in Australia, The 2008 N/D 08 16
Alma, Ann Brave Deeds: How One Family Saved Many from the Nazis 2008 F/M 09 39-40
Migrom, Jacob JPS Torah Commentary: Numbers M/J 90 12
Rosenthal, Monroe, Mozeson, Isaac Wars of the Jews 1990 M/J 90 41986
Abraham Isaac Kook F/M 82 9
Provoost, Anne, Nieuwenhuizen, John In the Shadow of the Ark 2004 N/D 04 16-17
Wells, Rosemary, Andreasen, Dan Streets of Gold 1999 M/J 00 22
Jenks, Kathleen River and the Stone: Moses Early Years in Egypt, The 1977 Sp77 28
MacLeod, Elizabeth Harry Houdini: A Magical Life 2005 S/O 05 10
Sofsky, Wolfgang, Templer, William Order of Terror: The Concentration Camp, The 1997 S/O 97 23
Lehmann, Marcus, Teomim, Joseph Faith and Courage 2009 S/O 10 18-19
Estraikh, Gennady, Krutikov, Mikhail Yiddish in the Contemporary World: Papers of the First Mendel Friedman International Conference on Yiddish 1999 M/J 00 10
Sheinmel, Courtney My So-Called Family 2008 S/O 09 18
Corenthal, Michael G. Cohen on the Telephone: A Hisotry of Jewish Recorded Humor and Popular Music, 1892-1942 1984 N/D 86 4
Wild, Miriam, Vivas, Julie Let the Celebrations Begin! 1991 M/J 92 23
Brown, Danit Ask for a Convertible 2008 M/J 09 31
Kolatch, Alfred Jewish Book of Why, The 1981 W82 11
Terrier, Samuel Til the Heart Sings F/M 86 5
Rustow, Marina Hersy and the Politics of Community: The Jews of the Fatimid Caliphate 2008 F/M 09 17
Zwerin, Raymond A. Shabbat Can Be O 80 13
Mintz, Alan L. Popular Culture and the Shaping of Holocaust Memory in America 2001 N/D 01 10
Koren, Yeshayahu Funeral at Noon 1996 S/O 96 13
Leviant, Curt Diary of an Adulterous Woman: A Novel: Including an ABC Directory that Offers Alphabetical Tidbits and Surprises 2001 F/M 02 30
Gordon, Haim, Bloch, Jochanan Martin Buber: A Centenary Volume 1984 M/J 85 41734
Lazar, David Body of Brooklyn, The 2003 M/J 04 18
Rechter, David Jews of Vienna and the First World War, The 2001 F/M 02 24-25
Gerber, Merrill Joan Victory Gardens of Brooklyn, The: A Novel 2007 Library of Modern Jewish Literature N/D 08 7
Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism Images of the Arab-Israeli Conflict: What is Arab Antisemitism? (VIDEO) 2013 N/D13 46
Stepping Stones to Further Jewish-Christian Relations F/M 82 6
Agamben, Giogio Remnants of Auschwitz: The Witness and the Archive 2000 S/O 00 7
Senesh, Hannah Hannah Senesh: Her Life and Diary. The first complete edition 2004 F/M 05 23
Reitter, Paul On the Origins of Jewish Self-Hatred 2012 N/D13 35
Ungar, Richard Even Higher 2007 S/O 07 19
Edelheit, Hershel, Edelheit, Abraham J. World in Turmoil: An Integrated Chronology of the Holocaust and World War II, A 1991 M/J 92 15
Freedman, Paula J. My Basmati Bat Mitzvah 2013 N/D13 4
Kagan, Jeremy Choice to Be: A Jewish Path to Self and Spirituality, The 2012 M/J13 26
Arato, Rona Last Train: A Holocaust Story, The 2013 M/J13 10
Bauman, Janina Winter in the Morning: A Young Girls Life in the Warsaw Ghetto and Beyond, 1939-1945 1986 S/O 86 7
Schram, Peninnah, Davis, Rachayl Eckstein, Lee, Wendy W. Apple Trees Discovery, The 2012 M/J 12 9
Gellman, Ellie, Friedman, Judith Jeremys Dreidel 1992 M/J 93 16
Jacobs, Jill There Shall Be No Needy: Pursuing Social Justice Through Jewish Law & Tradition 2009 M/J 10 34


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