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
Waldman, Debby Miriam’s Secret 2017 M/J 2018 13 Dublin, Anne Book Juvenile
Ben-David, Lenny American Interests in the Holy Land Revealed in Early Photographs 2017 M/J 2018 21 Gordon, Ilka Book Adult
Hamui Sutton, Silvia Lyrical Eroticism in Judeo-Spanish Songs 2017 F/M 2019 4 Pinnolis, Judith S. Book Adult
Sciarcon, Jonathan Educational Oases in the Desert: the Alliance Israélite Universelle’s Girls’ Schools in Ottoman Iraq, 1895-1915 2017 M/J 2018 30 Simon, Rachel Book Adult
Szilagyi, Anca L. Daughters of the Air 2017 M/J 2018 39 Stahl, Sheryl F. Book Adult
Glickman, Jeffrey., Krackow, Eric Have You Heard?: a Child’s Introduction to the Ten Commandments 2017 M/J 2018 7 McMahon, Martha Book Juvenile
Capetta, Amy Rose Echo After Echo 2017 M/J 2018 14 Quay, Alex Book Juvenile
Berman, Joshua . Inconsistency in the Torah: Ancient Literary Convention and the Limits of Source Criticism 2017 M/J 2018 22 Ben-Gad, Shmuel Book Adult
Steiger, Sebastian, Hoy, Jocelyn Children of Château de La Hille 2017 M/J 2018 30 Smith, Sonia Book Adult
Zoref, Harris Barren Island 2017 M/J 2018 39 Schutzman, Laura Book Adult
Salkin, Jeffrey K. JPS B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary. 2017 M/J 2018 7 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Feinstein, John Backfield Boys: A Football Mystery in Black and White 2017 M/J 2018 14 Malen, Michal Hoschander Book Juvenile
Borovaya, Olga Beginnings of Ladino Literature: Moses Almosnino and his Readers 2017 M/J 2018 22 Belinfante, Randall C. Book Adult
Sussman, Jeffrey Max Baer and Barney Ross: Jewish Heroes of Boxing 2017 M/J 2018 32 Share, Ellen Book Adult
Aronson, Marc, Budhos, Marina Eyes of the World: Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the Invention of Modern Photojournalism 2017 M/J 2018 8 Quay, Alex Book Juvenile
Golabek, Mona , Cohen, Lee, Sher, Emil Children of Willesden Lane: A True Story of Hope and Survival During World War II 2017 Young Readers Edition M/J 2018 15 Levitan, Rebecca Book Juvenile
Wasserman, Mira Jews, Gentiles, and Other Animals: The Talmud after the Humanities 2017 M/J 2018 32 Sukenic, Harvey Book Adult
Halperin, Joan Arnay My Sister’s Eyes: a Family Chronicle of Rescue and Loss During World War II 2017 M/J 2018 15 Levine, Joyce Book Juvenile
Weinberger, Moshe, Wolf, Binyomin Sparks from the fire : Shabbos Drashos Delivered at Keillas Aish Kodesh 2017 M/J 2018 32 Stuhlman, Daniel D. Book Adult
Appelbaum, Peter C. , Scott, James W Broken Carousel: German Jewish Soldier-Poets of the Great War 2017 N/D 2018 36 Smailes, Suzanne Book Adult
Leatherdale, Mary Beth, Shakespeare, Eleanor Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees 2017 M/J 2018 16 Krasner, Barbara Book Juvenile
Goldscheider, Aaron Light that Unites Us, The 2017 M/J 2018 25 Freiband, Susan Book Adult
Marsico, Katie Genius Physicist: Albert Einstein 2017 N/D 2019 11-12 Issac, Fred Book Juvenile
Yehuda, Zvi e New Babylonian Diaspora: the Rise and Fall of the Jewish Community in Iraq, 16th20th Centuries 2017 M/J 2018 33 Simon, Rachel Book Adult
Liberman, Judith Weinshall, Davis, Gail Expulsion 2017 N/D 2018 10-11 Silver, Linda R. Book Juvenile
Mooney, Carla, Casteel, Tom Holocaust: Racism and Genocide in World War II, The 2017 Inquire and Investigate M/J 2018 16 Isaac, Fred Book Juvenile
Brandes, Yochi, Libenson, Daniel Orchard, The 2017 M/J 2018 35 Stahl, Sheryl F. Book Adult
Glick, Shifra Bentzi and the Magic Potion 2017 Bentzi M/J 2018 10 Colodny, Debbie Book Juvenile
Klagsbrun, Francine Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel 2017 M/J 2018 25 Eltman, George S. Book Adult
Brandes, Yochi Orchard, The 2017 M/J 2018 35 Pinchuck, Chava Book Adult
Kushelevsky, Rella, Ruchie Avital, Chaya Naor, Elisheva Baumgarten Tales in context: Sefer ha-Ma'sim in medieval Northern France 2017 Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, Ms. Bodl, Or. 135 N/D 2018 29-30 Kohn, Roger S. Book Adult
Bentzi and the Magic Potion 2017 Bentzi M/J 2018 10 Pinchuck, Chava Book Juvenile
Shandler, Jeffrey Holocaust Memory in the Digital Age: Survivors' Stories and New Media Practices 2017 M/J 2019 35 Cantor, Hallie Book Adult
Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker War I Finally Won, The 2017 M/J 2018 10 Colodny, Debbie Book Juvenile
Klepeis, Alicia Z. Israel 2017 Exploring World Cultures M/J 2018 18 Rapp, Andrea Book Juvenile
Hart-Green, Sharon Come Back for Me 2017 M/J 2018 35 Gremillion, Yossi Book Adult
Burkhart, Kiersi, Keyser, Amber Long Trail Home, The 2017 Quartz Creek Ranch M/J 2018 11 McMahon, Martha Book Juvenile
Liberman, Judith Weinshall, Davis, Gail Wailing Wall 2017 M/J 2018 18 Eskin, Marcie Book Juvenile
Mandel, Paul D. Origins of Midrash: From Teaching to Text, The 2017 Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism, vol. 180 M/J 2018 26 Levy, David B Book Adult
Karmon, Robert Inspired by a True Story: Isaac 2017 M/J 2018 36 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
Linder, Chaim, Linder, Mark Angels Always Come on Time 2017 N/D 2018 31 Isaac, Fred Book Adult
Morgenstern, Mira Reframing Politics in the Hebrew Bible: a New Introduction with Readings 2017 M/J 2018 27 Silverburg, Sanford R. Book Adult
Keener, Jessica Strangers in Budapest 2017 M/J 2018 36 Gremillion, Yossi Book Adult
Nathan Wolski The Zohar: Pritzker Edition, Volume 10 2016 F/ M 2017 26 David B. Levy
Rouss, Sylvia A., Naim, Asher Yosef’s Dream 2016 N/D 2016 11 Levine, Joyce
Meyer, Susan Lynn Skating with the Statue of Liberty 2016 S/O 2016 32 Marks, Allison
Goren, Michal Mitzvah Kids: Learning and Laughing Throughout the Jewish Year 2016 M/J 2016 12-13 Pinchuck, Chava
Wolfe, Greg Shmelf the Hanukkah Elf 2016 S/O 2016 38-39 Bloomfield, Kathy
Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus A Holiday for Ari Ant 2016 F/M 16 45 Kamin, Rachel
Band, Debra, Scheindlin, Raymond P. Kabbalat Shabbat: The Great Unification 2016 F/M 2017 4 Share, Ellen Book
Lawrence Kaplan Maimonides: Between Philosophy and Halakhah: Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik's Lectures on the Guide of the Perplexed 2016 F/M 2017 11-12 Yoel Finkelman
Epstein, Lawrence J. Dream of Zion: The Story of the First Zionist Congress 2016 S/O 2016 6 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Avi Sagi After the Death of God, a Phenomenological Study of Hebrew Literature 2016 F/ M 2017 19 David Tesler
Backer, Ivan My Train to Freedom: A Jewish Boy’s Journey from Nazi Europe to a Life of Activism. 2016 F/M 16 2 Levine, Joyce
Steinberg, Jessica, Pike, Amanda Not This Turkey! 2016 N/D 2016 11-12 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Patterson, Jose My Aunt Manya 2016 S/O 2016 32-33 Marks, Allison
Ben-Gur, Naomi, Kober, Shahar The Cricket and the Ant: A Shabbat Story 2016 S/O 2016 39 Dublin, Anne
Ruben, Kelly Easton, Friar, Joanne A Place for Elijah 2016 F/M 16 45-46 Feit, Shelly
Ben David, Aryeh Becoming a Soulful Educator: How to Bring Jewish Learning from Our Minds and Hearts to Our Souls- and into Our Lives 2016 F/M 2017 4 Stuhlman, Daniel D. Book Adult
Collins, John J. The Apocalyptic Imagination: An Introduction to Jewish Apocalyptic Literature. 3rd edition 2016 N/D 2016 14 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Tidhar, Lavie Central Station 2016 M/J 2016 41 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Simeon Schreiber From Mouring to Morning: A Comprehensive Guide to Mourning, Grieving, and Bereavement with Special Emphasis on the Shiva Call 2016 F/ M 2017 20 Nathan Rosen
Killcoyne, Hope Lourie Anne Frank: Heroic Diarist of the Holocaust 2016 Britannica Beginner Bios N/D 2016 4 Krasner, Barbara
Pummer, Reinhar Samaritans: A Profile. 2016 S/O 2016 13 Belinfante, Randall C.
Not This Turkey! 2016 N/D 2016 11-12 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Pressberg, Dava Anti-Semitism: Jewish Immigrants Seek Safety in America (1881-1914) 2016 M/J 2016 13 Bloomfield, Kathy
Marks, Allison, Marks, Wayne A Gefilte Fishy Tale 2016 S/O 2016 39-40 Citrin, Rena
Paul Bogdanor Kaszner's Crime 2016 F/M 2017 4 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Feldman, Lawrence H. Franco’s Refugees: Records of the Jews Who Came Through Spain and Portugal to New York City 1940-1941: Volume I, June–October 1940 2016 N/D 2016 15 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Andreas Kilcher, Gabriella Safran Writing Jewish Culture: Paradoxes in Ethnography 2016 F/ M 2017 12 Beth Dwoskin
Zakheim, Dov S. Recovering a Voice: West European Jewish Communities after the Holocaust 2016 N/D 2016 23 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Greenberg, Irving Sage Advice: Pirkei Avot 2016 S/O 2016 6 Sukenic, Harvey
Schwartz, Richard H. Who Stole My Religion? Revitalizing Judaism and Applying Jewish Values to Help Heal our Imperiled Planet 2016 F/ M 2017 20 Stuhlman, Daniel D. Book Adult
Arato, Rona Ship to Nowhere: On Board the Exodus, The 2016 Holocaust Remembrance Book for Young Readers - Book 15 N/D 2016 4-5 Pinchuck, Chava
Stern, Ariella, Argoff, Patti Pesach Guess Who? A Lift-the-Flap Book 2016 N/D 2016 12 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Israel Drazin Jonah and Amos 2016 F/M 2017 5 Arthur G. Quinn
Bernstein, Leonard Symphony No. 3 ‘Kaddish’ 2016 M/J 2016 42 Wolfe, Nira
Dinezon, Jacob, Peppler, Jane Hershele, a Jewish Love Story 2016 N/D 2016 24 Dwoskin, Beth
Huss, Boaz Zohar: Reception and Impact. 2016 S/O 2016 8 Scheide, Daniel
Holub, Robert C Nietzsche’s Jewish Problem: Between Anti-Semitism and Anti-Judaism 2016 M/J 2016 31 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Raz Segal Genocide in the Carpathians: War, Social Breakdown, and Mass Violence 2016 F/ M 2017 20
Banki, Danna, Spira, Susan Dreams Are Forbidden 2016 N/D 2016 5 Krasner, Barbara
Kimmel, Eric A., Surducan, Maria Gabriel's Horn 2016 S/O 2016 27 Kamin, Rachel
Wiseman, Eva Another Me 2016 S/O 2016 34 Dublin, Anne
Zoldan, Yael, Salanitro, Robert Shimmy Shambone Will Not Go to Bed! 2016 F/M 16 41 Pinchuck, Chava
Drazin, Israel Unusual Bible Interpretations: Ruth, Esther, and Judith 2016 F/M 2017 5 Stuhlman, Daniel D. Book Adult
Fishbane, Simcha Impact of Culture and Cultures Upon Jewish Customs and Rituals; Collected Essays 2016 Judaism and Jewish Life N/D 2016 15-16 Tesler, David
Nathan Laufer Rendevous with God; Revealing the Meaning of the Jewish Holidays and their Mysterious Rituals 2016 F/ M 2017 14 David Tesler
Foer, Jonathan Safran Here I Am 2016 N/D 2016 24 Gremillion, Yossi
Jabotinsky, Vladimir, Horowitz, Brian, Katsis, Leonid Vladimir Jabotinsky’s Story of My Life 2016 M/J 2016 31 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Irene Shaland The Dao of Being Jewish and Other Stories, Seeking Jewish Narrative All Over the World 2016 F/ M 2017 21 Freiband, Susan
Braun, Eric Trapped Behind Enemy Lines: The Story of the U.S. Army Air Force 807th Medical Evacuation Squadron 2016 N/D 2016 5 Bloomfield, Kathy
Kimmel, Eric A., Gutierrez, Monica Little Red Rosie 2016 S/O 2016 27-28 Quay, Alex
Marks, Allison, Marks, Wayne, Peluso, Martina Og's Ark 2016 F/M 16 34 Lurie, Aimee
undefined The Boy at the Top of the Mountain 2016 S/O 2016 35 Pinchuck, Chava
Zasloff, Doni Sing-Along Alef Bet 2016 M/J 2016 14-15 Dublin, Anne
Wayland, April Halprin, Kath, Katie More than Enough: A Passover Story 2016 F/M 16 47 Eskin, Marcie
Rabbi Dov Peretz Elkins, Anne E. Pettit For those left behind : A Jewish Anthology of Comfort and Healing 2016 F/M 2017 5 Nathan Rosen
Foster, Steven, Foster, Joyce, Brovsky, Cindy Rabbi and Senator Sleep Together: Marrying Religion and Politics. 2016 N/D 2016 16 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Levitan, Chana That's Why I Married You: How to Dance with Personality Differences 2016 F/ M 2017 14 Stuhlman, Daniel D. Book Adult


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