Book Review Index


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Titlesort descending Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Author
Arab-Israeli Conflict, The Senker, Cath Questioning History Series Smart Apple Media 2004 F/M 05 33
Arab-Israeli Conflict, The Worth, Richard Marshall Cavendish 2007 M/J 07 16
Arab-Israeli Conflict, The Gaughen, Shasta Greenhaven Press 2004 S/O 04 51
Arab-Israeli Conflict: A History, The Lesch, David W. Oxford University Press 2008 F/M 09 14-15
Arab-Israeli Conflict: The 1948 War, The Karsh, Efraim Essential Histories: War and Conflicts in Modern Times Series Rosen 2009 F/M 10 9
Arab-Israeli Wars Herzog, Chaim M/J 83 3
Arab-Jewish Literature: The Birth and Demise of the Arab Short Story Snir, Reuven Brill 2019 N/D 2019 30 Dr. Yaffa Weisman
Arabic Translation and Commentary of Yefet ben Eli the Karaite on the Abraham Narratives (Genesis 11:10-25:18), The Zawanowska, Marzena Brill 2012 FM13 39-40
Aramaic Bowl Spells: Jewish Babylonian Aramaic Bowls Shaked, Shaul, Bhayro, Siam, Ford , James Nathan Magical and Religious Literature of Late Antiquity, 1 Brill 2013 N/D13 37
Archaeology and the Biblical Record Alpert, Bernard, Alpert, Fran Hamilton Books 2012 M/J13 16
Archaeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls, The Magness, Jodi Studies in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature Eerdmans 2002 F/M 03 36
Architects, The Heym, Stefan Northwestern University Press 2006 S/O 06 31
Archive Thief: The Man who Salvaged French Jewish History in the Wake of the Holocaust Leff, Lisa Moses Oxford University Press 2015 S/O 2015 12 Chesner, Michelle
Archives in the Church or Synagogue Library Ling, Evelyn R. s.n. N/D 81 11
Archivist: A Novel, The Cooley, Martha Little, Brown 1998 S/O 98 31
Are You Alone On Purpose? Werlin, Nancy Houghton Mifflin 1994 F/M 95 11
Are You Alone On Purpose? Werlin, Nancy Speak 1994 F/M 08 13, 15
Argentina & the Jews: A History of Jewish Immigration Avni, Haim, Brand, Gila University of Alabama Press 1991 S/O 91 17
Argentina, Israel, and the Jews: Peron, the Eichmann Capture and After Rein, Raanan, Grenzeback, Martha University Press of Maryland 2002 S/O 04 22
Arguing with the Storm: Stroies by Yiddish Women Writers Tregebov, Rhea Feminist Press at the City University of New York 2008 M/J 09 33
Arguments for the Sake of Heaven Sacks, Jonathan Emergeng Trends in Traditional Judaism Aronson 1991 M/J 91 15
Ariel Sharon Crompton, Samuel Willard Modern World Leaders Series Chelsea House 2007 S/O 07 41923
Ariel Sharon Finkelstein, Norman H. Lerner 2005 S/O 05 18-19
Ariel, Capital of Samaria Levin, Esther s.n. 1990 N/D 92 24
Arise! Arise! Deborah, Ruth and Hannah Band, Debra, Band, Arnold J. Honeybee in the Garden 2012 S/O13 19
Aristotles Children: How Christians, Muslims, and Jews Rediscovered Ancient Wisdom and Illuminated the Dark Ages Rubenstein, Richard E. Harcourt 2003 F/M 04 19
Ark, The Reinhart, Matthew Simon & Schuster 2005 S/O 05 9
Army Fatigues: Joining Israels army of International Volunteers Werner, Mark Devorah 2008 N/D 08 23
Around Sarahs Table: Ten Hasidic Women Share Their Stories of Life, Faith, and Tradition Zakutinsky, Rivka Free Press 2001 M/J 02 16
Around the Clock: A Jewish Child Learns to Tell Time Werner, Aviva Feldheim 2014 M/J 15 16 Levine, Joyce
Around the Family Table: A Comprehensive "Bencher" and Companion ofr Shabbat and Festival Meals and Other Family Occasions Riskin, Shlomo Urim 2005 M/J 05 41-42
Around the Passover Table Newman, Tracy, Santos, Adriana Albert Whitman 2019 M/J 2019 22 Silverman, Lisa
Around the Shabbat Table David, Aryeh Ben Aronson 2000 F/M 01 6
Around the Shabbat Table David, Aryeh Ben Aronson 2000 M/J 01 6
Around the Shabbos Table Berman, Seryl, Binus, Ari Hachai 2009 F/M 09 45
Around the Table: Family Stories of Sholom Aleichem Aleichem, Sholem, Shevrin, Aliza Scribner's 1991 S/O 92 22
Arrogant Ari Learns A Lesson Golding, Goldie, Horen, Michael Art Scroll MIDDOS Books Mesorah 1988 M/J 89 11
Ars Judaica The Bar Ilan-Journal of Jewish Art Yaniva, Bracha Department of Jewish Art, Bar-Ilan University S/O 07 56
Art Against the Odds: From Slave Quilts to Prison Paintings Rubin, Susan Goldman Crown 2004 N/D 04 13
Art and Politics of Arthur Szyk, The Luckert, Steven University of Washington Press 2002 S/O 02 23, 32
Art from the Ashes Langer, Lawrence L. Oxford University Press 1995 M/J 95 17
Art of Being Jewish in Modern Times, The Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Barbara, Karp, Jonathan University of Pennsylvania Press 2008 S/O 08 7
Art of Dialogue in Jewish Philosophy, The Hughes, Aaron W. Indiana University Press 2008 M/J 08 35
Art of Public Prayer, The Hoffman, Lawrence A. s.n. N/D 89 13
Art of Public Prayer: Not for Clergy Only, The (2nd ed) Hoffman, Lawrence A. Skylight Paths 1999 S/O 00 13
Art of the Holocaust Blatter, Janet s.n. M/J 82 2
Arthur Szyk: Artist, Jew, Pole Andsell, Joseph P The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2004 M/J 06 22
Artist, The Garbo, Norman s.n. S 78 1
Artless Jew: Medieval and Modern Affirmations and Denials of the Visual, The Bland, Kalman P. Princeton University Press 2000 F/M 02 18
ArtScroll Childrens Book of Ruth, The Blitz, Shumuel, Katz, Tova Mesorah 2005 M/J 06 8
ArtScroll Childrens Book of Yonah, The Blitz, Shumuel, Katz, Tova Mesorah 2006 N/D 06 6
ArtScroll Childrens Tehillim Blitz, Shumuel, Katz, Tova Mesorah 2008 F/M 09 38-39
As a Driven Leaf Steinberg, Milton Aronson 1987 N/D 87 15
As Big As an Egg: A Story About Giving Sandman, Rochel, Zakashanskaya, Chana Hachai 1995 N/D 95 15
As Good As Anybody: Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschels Amazing March Toward Freedom Michelson, Richard, Colon, Raul Knopf 2008 M/J 08 8
As It Is Written Coyle, Pamela Pamela Coyle 2000 S/O 02 19
As Light Before Dawn: The Inner World of a Medieval Kabbalist Fishbane, Eitan P. Studies in Jewish History and Culture Stanford University Press 2009 F/M 10 34
As the Rabbis Taught: Studies in the Aggados of the Talmud - Tractate Megillah Landesman, Dovid Aronson 1996 F/M 97 3
As We See Ourselves: Jewish Women in Nursing Benson, Evelyn Rose Center Nursing Publishing 2001 S/O 02 18-19
Asad: The Sphinx of Damascus s.n. N/D 88 6
Ascending Jacobs Ladder: Jewish Views of Angels, Demons, and Evil Spirits Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1998 S/O 98 12
Ascending Star: A Novella, The Young, Donald J. Creative Arts Book Company 1999 F/M 01 14
Ascending Star: A Novella, The Young, Donald J. Creative Arts Book Company 1999 M/J 01 14
Asceticism, Eschatology, Opposition to Philosophy: the Arabic Translation and Commentary of Salmon ben Yeroham on Qohelet (Ecclesiastes) Robinson, James T. Brill 2012 FM13 34
Asher and the Capmakers: A Hanukkah Story Kimmel, Eric A. Holiday House 1993 N/D 93 13
Ashes Lasky, Kathryn Viking 2010 F/M 10 14
Ashes of Roses Auch, Mary Jane Holt 2002 N/D 02 24-25
Ashes Out of Hope: Fiction by Soviet-Yiddish Writers Howe, Irving, Greenberg, Eliezer Schocken Books 1977 W77 25
Ashmadal, The Dean, Macabee Gefen 1988 F/M 90 18
Ask Another Question: The Story and Meaning of Passover Chaikin, Miriam, Friedman, Marvin Clarion 1985 M/J 85 6
Ask for a Convertible Brown, Danit Pantheon Books 2008 M/J 09 31
Ask the Bones: Scary Stories from Around the World Schwartz, Howard, Olson, Arielle North Penguin 1999 S/O 99 17
Aspects of Liberal Judaism: Essays in Honour of John D. Rayner Goldberg, David J., Kessler, Edward Vallentine Mitchell 2004 M/J 05 33-34
Aspects of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchicks Philosophy of Judaism: An Analytic Approach Spero, Shubert Ktav 2009 F/M 10 39
Aspects of Rabbinic Theology Schechter, Solomon Jewish Lights Publishing 1993 F/M 94 11
Assad: the Sphinx of Damascus: A Political Biography Weiderfield & Nicolson 1988 N/D 88 41797
Assassination of Yithak Rabin, The Peri, Yoram Stanford University Press 2000 N/D 01 11
Assimilated Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, 1940-1943 Person, Katarzyna Syracuse University Press 2014 M/J 15 34-35 Cantor, Hallie
Assisi Underground, The Ramati, Alexander, Niccacci, Padre Rufino Dutton 1978 W78 26
Assistant, The (AUDIO) Malamud, Bernard, Guidall, George Jewish Contemporary Classics 1999 S/O 01 32
Assistant: A Novel, The Law, J. Patrick Simon & Schuster 2000 S/O 00 33
Assyrian and Babylonian Chronicles (v. 5 of texts from cuneiform sources) Grayson, A. K. Augustin 1976 W78 26
Asupot ketavim ivriyim mi-me ha-benayim = Specimens of Mediaeval Hebrew Scrips, volume II, Sefardic Script Arie, Malachi Beit, Engel, Edna The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities 2002 F/M 03 31
At Ellis Island: A History in Many Voices Peacock, Louise, Lyon Krudop, Walter Atheneum 2007 S/O 07 20
At the Edge of a Dream: The Story of Jewish Immigrants on New Yorks Lower East Side, 1880-1920 Epstein, Lawrence J. A Lower East Side Tenement Museum Book Jossey-Bass 2007 S/O 08 15
At the Edge of Dreamland Eisenman, Tsevi, Zumoff, Barnett Ktav 2008 S/O 09 33
At the End of Words Stone, Miriam Candlewick Press 2003 S/O 03 55
At the Narrow Waist of the World: A Memoir Baraf, Marlena Maduro She Writes Press 2019 F/M 2020 20 Freiband, Susan
At the Threshold: Jewish Meditations on Death Swinsky, Michael Aronson 1995 S/O 96 12
At the Wall Agam, Ron Gefen 1998 S/O 98 6
Atlas of Jewish Communities: A Voyage Through History, The Leiman, Sondra UAHC Press 2002 N/D 02 25
Atlas of Medieval Jewish History Beinart, Haim Simon & Schuster 1992 S/O 92 17
Audacity Crowder, Melanie Philomel 2015 M/J 2016 2 Dublin, Anne
Aunt Claires Yellow Beehive Hair Blumenthal, Deborah, GrandPre, Mary Dial 2001 M/J 02 19-20
Aunt Rachels Fur Federman, Raymond Fiction Collection Two 2001 S/O 01 23
Auschwitz Robson, David Lucent World History Series Gale 2009 N/D 09 14
Auschwitz 1940-1945 Smolen, Kazimierz Route 66 Publishing 1995 N/D 95 10
Auschwitz Album: The Story of a Transport, The (2nd ed.) Gutterman, Bella Yad Vashem 2004 N/D 06 25
Auschwitz Chronicle, 1935-1945: From the Archives of the Auschwitz Memorial and the German Federal Archives Czech, Danuts Holt 1991 N/D 91 41955
Auschwitz, 1940-1945 Smolen, Kazimierz Route 66 Publ. 1995 N/D 95 10