Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Ritual Bath, The Kellerman, Faye Arbor House 1986 S/O 86 9
For the Love of God: The Bible as an Open Book Ostriker, Alicia Suskin Rutgers University Press 2007 N/D 08 17
Two Rings: A Story of Love and War Werber, Millie, Keller, Eve Persus Books Group 2012 N/D12 39
Josephs Bones: A Collection of Stories Nogg, Ozzie Oznas Books 2004 S/O 05 50
Missing Piece, The (VIDEO) Alden Films 2010 M/J 10 26
Shnook the Peddler Schur, Maxine Rose M/J 86 5
Another Time, Another Place: A Neighborhood Remembered Chatanow, Gerald, Schwartz, Bernard Xlibris Corp 2000 S/O 01 41892
How Tzipi the Bird Got Her Wings Zlotowitz, Bernard M., Maiben, Dina, Veksler, Vitaly NightinGale Resources 1995 N/D 95 16
Pirhei Sepharad Singing Hanukkah Songs with Rabbi (Sasson) Natan in Hebrew, Englihs, Yiddish and Ladino (AUDIO) Sol and Tillie Hasson Sephardic Day School 2001 F/M 02 32
Ellis Island to Ebbets Field: Sport and the American Jewish Experience Levine, Peter Oxford University Press 1992 F/M 93 24
Conflicts of the Middle East Downing, David World Almanacs Library of the Middle East World Almanac Library 2007 S/O 07 22-23
Gracia (AUDIO) Aroeste, Sarah Aroeste Music LLC 2012 N/D12 45
Whitechapel / Vaytshepl, Mayn Vaytshepl (AUDIO) Klezmer Klub Klezmer Records 2009 N/D 10 26
Let My People Go! Balsley, Tilda, Richard, Ilene Kar-Ben 2008 M/J 08 12
Nicanors Gate Kimmel, Eric A., Hoyner, Jerry JPS 1980 Sp80 21
Suffed: Adventures of a Restaurant Family Volk, Patricia Knopf 2001 M/J 02 15
Binding of Isaac, The Cohen, Barbara s.n. S 78 6
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, The Boaz, John, ed. At Issues: Opposing Viewpoints Series Greenhaven 2004 N/D 04 21
Religions of the Middle East Gunderson, Cory World in Conflict Series Abdo & Daughters 2004 F/M 04 40
Fiets Vase and Other Stories of Survival: Europe, 1939-1945 Gold, Alison Leslie Penguin Group 2003 S/O 03 12
Tower of Babel: Excerpted from the Book of Genesis, The Greengard, Alison, Racklin-Siegel, Carol EKS 2001 M/J 03 27
Jews and Jewishness in British Childrens Literature Travis, Madelyn J. Routledge 2013 N/D13 39
Mendel Rosenbusch: Tales for Jewish Children Weber, Ilse, Fisher, Hans, Burden, P. John Bunim & Bannigan 2012 S/O13 10
Seven Animal Stories for Children Bogot, Howard I., Bogot, Mark K. Pitspopany 1997 N/D 97 16-17
Amazing Life of Moe Berg: Catcher, Scholar, Spy, The Andryszewski, Tricia Millbrook Press 1996 M/J 97 11
Holocaust Library, The Lucent 1998 N/D 99 17
Pasta, Fried Rice and Matzoh Balls: Immigrant Cooking in America Ichord, Loretta Frances, Ellis, Jan Davey Millbrook 2006 S/O 07 14-15
Drawing in the Dust Klein, Zoe Pocket Books 2009 S/O 09 34
Christmas Revolution, The Cohen, Barbara, DeGrost, Diane Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1987 F/M 88 6
Global Counterstike: International Counterterroism Katz, Samuel M. Terrorist Dossiers Series Lerner 2005 N/D 05 41892
What Did Pinny Do? An Upsherin Story Sitter, Nechama, Leff, Tova Hachai 2013 N/D13 11
Ladino-English / English-Ladino Concise Encyclopedic Dictionary (Judeo-Spanish) Kohen-Gordon, Dahlia Hippocrene Books 2000 M/J 00 41955
Mystery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, The Allon, Hagit, Zehavi, Lena, Abolafia, Yossi JPS 2003 S/O 04 50
Steven Spielberg: Master Storyteller Powers, Tom Lerner 1997 M/J 97 16-17
Bella Abzug Faber, Doris Lothrop 1976 W76 20
Invention of the Land of Israel: from Holy Land to Homeland, The Sand, Shlomo Verso 2012 FM13 35
Rabin of Israel: Warrior for Peace Slater, Robert HarperCollins 1996 F/M 96 14-15
Expanding Circle: An Adoption Odyssey, The Wolff, Marion Freyer Fithian Press 2000 M/J 00 23
Time Like a River Perrin, Randy, Perrin, Hannah, Perrin, Tova Orca 1997 F/M 99 20
Jewish Power in America: Myth and Reality Feingold, Henry L. Transaction Publishers 2008 M/J 09 21
Zion & State: Nation, Class and the Shaping of Modern Israel Cohen, Mitchell Basil Blackwell 1987 M/J 88 11
Many Ways: How Families Practice Their Beliefs and Religions Rotner, Shelley, Kelly, Sheila M. Millbrook 2006 M/J 06 19
Scribes, Visionaries, and the Politics of Second Temple Judea Horsley, Richard A. Westminster John Knox Press 2007 S/O 08 16
Across the Alley Michelson, Richard, Lewis, E. B. G. P. Putnam's Sons 2006 S/O 06 22
Hidden Diamonds Vogiel, Eva Judaica Press 2008 M/J 09 13
Our Sages, God, and Israel Neusner, Jacob Rossel 1984 S/O 85 5
Derashot Ledorot Genesis: A Commentary for the Ages Lamm, Norman Koren 2012 S/O13 32
Hebrew Bible, The (AUDIO) Schiffman, Lawrence H. Recorded Books 2008 N/D 09 27
Chagall from A to Z Sellier, Marie Peter Bedrick 1996 M/J 98 20-21
Full Circle: Escape from Baghdad and the Return Fathi, Saul Silas Xlibris Corporation 2005 M/J 06 26
Voyage Unplanned Yerby, Frank Dial Press 1974 D 74 27
Kaddish in Dublin Brady, John St. Martin's 1992 F/M 93 26
My Brother Was … Hoter, Elaine, Rose, Nadia Midreshet Gavriel 2005 S/O 06 41986
Something Remains Barth-Grozinger, Inge, Bell, Anthea Hyperion 2006 F/M 07 12
Baal Teshuva Survival Guide, The Rossi Publications 2009 N/D 09 20
In My Hands: Memoirs of a Holocaust Rescuer Opdyke, Irene Gut, Armstrong, Jennifer Knopf 1999 M/J 00 19
Property, The Modan, Rutu, Cohen, Jessica Drawn&Quarterly 2013 N/D13 44
Dancing in the Dark Bavati, Robyn Flux 2013 S/O13 5
Hanukkah Ha-Has: Knock-Knock Kokes that Are a Lotke Fun Hall, Katy, Eisenberg, Lisa, Carpenter, Stephen Lift-the-Flap Knock-Knock Book, A HarperFestival 2001 M/J 02 22
World Apart: A Memoir of Jewish Life in Nineteenth Century Galicia, A Margoshes, Joseph, Margolis, Rebecca, Robinson, Ira Academic Studies Press 2008 F/M 09 15
Little Red Hen and the Passover Matzah, The Kimmelman, Leslie, Meisel, Paul Holiday House 2010 M/J 10 9
Old Men at Midnight Potok, Chaim Knopf 2001 M/J 02 17
Tell Them We Remember Bachrach, Susan D. Little, Brown 1994 N/D 94 14
Brave Deeds: How One Family Saved Many from the Nazis Alma, Ann Groundwood Books 2008 F/M 09 39-40
Jewish Baby Book, The Diamant, Anita Summit Books 1988 F/M 89 6
Rooms of the Soul Schwartz, Howard, Schwartz, Tsila Rossel Books 1984 S/O 85 5
Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story Perl, Lila Greenwillow Books 1996 M/J 97 16
Understanding Buddy Kornblatt, Marc Simon & Schuster 2001 S/O 01 35
JPS Illustrated Childrens Bible Frankel, Ellen, Katz, Avi JPS 2009 S/O 09 13
Moe Berg: The Spy Behind Home Plate Grey, Vivian. JPS 1996 M/J 97 11
Shuli and Me: From Slavery to Freedom, A Storybook Omer Calendar Benjamin-Farren, Joan Black Jasmine 2006 M/J 07 13
Arab-Israeli Conflict, The Senker, Cath Questioning History Series Smart Apple Media 2004 F/M 05 33
I Dream of an Elephant Rubinger, Ami, Baitner, Ray Abbeville Kids Press 2008 S/O 10 19
Poetry and Prophecy: The Beginnings of Literary Tradition Kugel, James L. Cornell University Press 1990 M/J 91 13
Emmett: A Step-by-Step Guide to Emotional Maturity Established Through Torah Adahan, Miriam Feldeim 1987 M/J 91 8
Contemporary Portrayals of Auschwitz: Philosophical Challenges Rosenberg, Alan, Watson, James R., Linke, Detlef Humanity Books 2000 S/O 00 18
Greater than Angels Matas, Carol Simon & Schuster 1998 F/M 99 19
Why Be Jewish?: A Guide for Discovering and Maintaining Jewish Traditions and Values Bank, Richard D. Aronson 2002 F/M 03 32
Letters from Beyond the Sambatyon: The Myth of the Ten Lost Tribes Stull-Trauting, Simcha Maxima New Media 1997 S/O 99 18
No Pigs Brain Soup, Please! Greenberg, Gail, Forgie, Lauren Kam Publishing 2009 S/O 09 24
Survivor, The Forman, James Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1976 Sp77 31
Blessing Cup, The Polacco, Patricia Simon & Schuster 2013 S/O13 2
Its Not Worth Making a Tzimmes Over! Rosenthal, Betsy R., Rivers, Ruth Albert Whitman 2006 S/O 06 21
Remnant of Israel: A Portrait of Americas First Jewish Congregation Shearith Israel Angel, Marc D. Riverside Book Co. 2004 F/M 05 41955
Fire in His Soul: Irving M. Bunim, 1900-1980: The Man and His Impact on American Orthodox Jewry, A Bunim, Amos Feldheim 1989 N/D 89 10
Treacherous Journey: My Escape from Ethiopia Aursham, Shmuel, Kushner, Arlene Shapolsky 1986 F/M 87 41734
Jews in Warsaw: A History, The Bartoszweski, Wladyslaw T., Polonsky, Antony Blackwell 1991 F/M 92 19
Methuselahs Gang Poochoo (Wiesler, Israel) F/M 81 6
Shabbat Series: Excellence in Education for Jewish Women Fine, Irene Women's Institute for Continuing Education 1997 M/J 98 7
Ancient Texts for the Study of the Hebrew Bible: A Guide to the Background Literature Sparks, Kenton L. Hendrickson 2005 F/M 06 37
Holy Fire: The Teachings of Rabbi Kalonymus Kalman Shapira, the Rebbe of the Warsaw Ghetto, The Polen, Nehemia Aronson 1994 N/D 94 8
People and Polity: The Organozational Dynamics of World Jewry Elazar, Daniel J. Wayne State University Press 1990 S/O 90 10
Dying for God: Martyrdom and the Making of Christianity and Judaism Boyarin, Daniel Stanford University Press 1999 S/O 00 9
Classic Tales, The Frankel, Ellen Aronson 1989 N/D 89 12
God, Israel, and Shiloh Rubin, David Mazo Publishers 2007 S/O 07 53
When God Judged and Men Died Sherman, Arnold Bantam 1973 Ap 74 26
Last Sunrise, The Gordon, Harold H&J Pub. Inc. 1992 S/O 93 18
Navigating the Bible World ORT Union, developer 1997 N/D 98 17
Story of David, The Slater, Teddy Scholastic 2006 M/J 07 41797
Best of Jewish Cooking, The Frucht, Phyllis, Rothschild, Joy, Katz, Gertrude, Sacks, Shelly Dial 1974 Sp 75 26

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