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
Friesner, Esther Threads and Flames 2010 N/D 10 5
Ross, Mandy Coming of Age 2004 Rites of Passage Series S/O 04 53
Smith, Ruth S. Setting Up a Library: How to Begin or Begin Again (2nd rev. ed.) 1994 CSLA Guide #1 F/M 95 10
Goetz, Bracha, Wolf, Malka My Very Own Mitzvah Hands 2013 M/J13 4
Agam, Ron At the Wall 1998 S/O 98 6
Pointing the Way: Spiritual Insights from the sfas Emes, Rabbi Yehudah Aryeh Leib Alter 1997 S/O 97 14
Brinn, Ruth Esrig Lets Have a Party N/D 82 4
Rosen, Robert N. Jewish Confederates, The 2000 M/J 01 8, 10
Schreiber, Lynne Hide & Seek: Jewish Women and Hair Covering 2003 M/J 03 24
Matas, Carol Garden, The 1997 M/J 97 16
Haddix, Margaret Peterson Uprising 2007 F/M 08 13
Freund, Richard A. Digging through the Bible: Understanding Biblical People, Places, and Controversies through Archaeology 2008 M/J 09 21
Stevenson, William Spymistress: The Life of Vera Atkins, the Greatest Female Secret Agent of World War II 2007 S/O 08 20
Halter, Marek, Bair, Lowell Book of Abraham, The 1986 S/O 86 9
Zarembski, Laura Religious Divide in the Eyes of Israels Leaders and Opinion Makers, The 2002 M/J 03 26
Begley, Louis Matters of Honor 2007 N/D 07 25
Adelman, Penina, Feldman, Ali, Reinharz, Shulamit JGirls Guide, The: The Young Jewish Womans Handbook for Coming of Age 2005 S/O 05 17
Langer, Lawrence L. In a Different Light: The Book of Genesis in the Art of Samuel Bak 2001 S/O 02 21
Schaefer, Lola M. Hanukkah 2001 Holidays and Celebrations Series S/O 01 38
Sternberg, Larry F. Why Jews Should Not Be Liberals 2001 S/O 03 26
Blitz, Shumuel, Katz, Tova Every Story Has a Soul 2006 Artscroll Youth Series M/J 07 17
Robbins, Christopher Test of Courage: The Michel Thomas Story 2000 F/M 01 10
Frymer-Kensky, Tikva, Novak, David, Ochs, Peter, Sandmel, David Fox, Signer, Michael A. Christianity in Jewish Terms 2000 S/O 01 13
Szulc, Tad Secret Alliance, The 1991 M/J 92 20
Gabor, Georgia M. My Destiny F/M 82 6
Worth, Richard Arab-Israeli Conflict, The 2007 M/J 07 16
Philo of Alexandria F/M 82 9
Stern, Steve Lazar Malkin Enters Heaven 1987 M/J 87 6
Neusner, Jacob Jerusalem Talmud: A Translation and Commentary, The (AUDIO) 2009 F/M 10 41
Gottwald, Norman K. Hebrew Bible: A Socio-Literary Introduction, The 1985 M/J 87 41702
Eichengreen, Lucille, Chamberlain, Harriet From Ashes to Life: My Memories of the Holocaust 1993 F/M 94 8
Kater, Michael H. Twisted Muse: Musicians and Their Music in the Third Reich, The 1997 M/J 97 17
Fisdel, Steven A. Dead Sea Scrolls: Understanding Their Spiritual Message, The 1997 N/D 97 7
Stampler, Ann Redisch, Cohen, Jacqueline Something for Nothing 2003 M/J 03 30
Silton, Faye Of Heroes, Hooks, and Heirlooms 1996 S/O 96 16
Bodoff, Lippman Binding of Isaac: Religious Murders and Kabbalah, The 2005 M/J 06 24
Wiesel, Elie, Temerson, Catherine Rashi 2009 Jewish Encounters N/D 09 26
Stoumsa, Sarah Maimonides in His World: Portrait of a Mediterranean Thinker 2009 Jews, Christians and Muslims from the Ancient to the Modern World F/M 10 39-40
Feinstein, Edward Jews and Judaism in the 21st Century: Human Responsibility, the Presence of God and the Future of Covenant 2007 N/D 07 29
Levinson, Nancy Smiler I Lift My Lamp: Emma Lazarus and the Statue of Liberty 1986 F/M 87 7
Posta., Bernard, Koppman, Lionel Guess Whos Jewish in American History 1978 Sp79 28
Krohn, Genendel, Katz, Tova When We Left Yerushalayim: Stories of the Churban Beis HaMikdah 2009 F/M 10 18
Friedin, Gregory Enigma of Isaac Babel: Biography, History, Context 2009 M/J 10 31
Schnur, Susan, Schnur-Fishman, Anna, Steele-Morgan, Alex Tashlich at Turtle Rock 2010 S/O 10 16
Rosen, Michael J., Iwai, Melissa Chanukah Lights Everywhere 2001 N/D 01 20
Banks, Lynne Reid Sarah and After: Five Women of the Old Testament 1977 W77 29
Beneduce, Ann Keay, Spirin, Gennady Moses: The Long Road to Freedom 2004 M/J 04 28
Isaacs, Ronald H. Animals in Jewish Thought and Tradition 2000 S/O 00 9
Zusman, Evelyn Passover Parrot, The M/J 84 6
Steinsaltz, Adin Koren Talmud Bavli, Vol. 1: Berakhot 2012 FM13 28
Sicker, Martin Israels Quest for Security 1989 S/O 90 16
Zibart, Rosemary Forced Journey: The Saga of Werner Berlinger 2013 N/D13 7
Mintz, Alan L. Translating Israel: Contemproary Hebrew Literature and Its Reception in America 2001 N/D 01 10
Zucker, Jonny Dan and the Mudman 2008 S/O 09 19
Abrams, Judith Z. Simchat Torah: A Family Celebration with Consecration Service 1995 S/O 95 10
Hulton, Warwick Noah and the Great Flood 1977 W78 28
Fruchter, Yaacov Best of Olomeinu Book I, The F/M 82 3
Burnham, Brad Qumran Caves: Hiding Place for the Dead Sea Scrolls 2003 Famous Caves of the World Series S/O 02 46
Wilson, Anne Lord is My Shepherd, The 2003 S/O 03 44
Goldman, David J. Jewish Sports Stars: Athletic Heroes Past and Present 2004 S/O 04 45
Rosen, Charley House of Moses All Stars, The 1996 M/J 97 11
Hammer, Gottlieb Good Faith and Credit 1986 N/D 87 4
Schwartz, Seth Were the Jews a Mediterranean Society?: Reciprocity and Solidarity in Ancient Judaism 2010 F/M 10 39
Taylor, Sydney Ella of All-of-a-Kind Family S 78 6
Axelrod, Matt Surviving Your Bat/Bat Mitzvah: The Ultimate Insiders Guide [sic] 2012 M/J13 13
Congregation Beth Israel Sisterhood Cant Believe Its Kosher 2001 F/M 03 34
Patzert, Rudolph W. Running the Palestine Blockage: The Last Voyage of the Paducah 1994 F/M 96 12
Neusner, Jacob Mishnah: An Introduction, The 1989 N/D 89 13
Konecky, Edith Allegra Maud Goldman 1976 Sp77 32
Ballas, Shimon, Alcalay, Ammiel , Shelach, Oz Outcast 2007 F/M 08 32
Goldstein, Arthur D. Youre Never Too Old to Die 1074 W75 26
Suchoff, David Kafkas Jewish Languages: The Hidden Openness of Tradition 2012 FM13 37
Hintz, Martin, Hintz, Stephen Israel 1999 Enchantment of the World Second Series F/M 00 8, 10
Sommeck, Ronny, Dor, Moshe, Goldberg, Barbara Fire Stays in Red, The / Poems 2002 M/J 03 11
Langer, Ruth To Worship God Properly: Tensions Between Liturgical Custom and Halakhah in Judaism 1998 F/M 99 11
Heskine, Jim, Hanson, Rick Count Your Way Through Israel 1990 F/M 91 22-23
Krall, Hanna, Stasiaska, Joanna, Weschler, Lawrence Shielding the Flame 1986 N/D 87 6
Goldwag, Arthur New Hate: A History of Fear and Loathing on the Populist Right, The 2012 S/O12 32
Pinkwater, Daniel, Pinkwater, J. Beautiful Yetta: The Yiddish Chicken 2010 S/O 10 9
Berger, Shlomo Producing Redemption in Amsterdam: Early Modern Yiddish Books in Paratextual Perspective 2013 Studies in Jewish History and Culture, 37 N/D13 19
Zuker-Bujanowska, Liliana Lilianas Journal: Warsaw 1939-1945 1980 W80 19
Engman, Suzy, Grossman, Cheryl Silberberg Jewish Literature for Children: A Teaching Guide 1985 S/O 85 7
Marrus, Michael R. Holocaust in History, The 1989 M/J 89 9
Dreyer, Ellen Glow Stone, The 2006 N/D 06 9
Blum, Howard Wanted!: The Search for Nazis in America 1976 Sp77 27
Winkler, Gershon Dybbuk N/D 82 4
Santner, Eric L. Stranded Objects: Mournign, Memory and Film in Postwar Germany 1990 S/O 90 14
Arens, Moshe Broken Covenant: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis Between the U.S. and Israel 1995 S/O 95 7
Sherrow, Victoria Righteous Gentiles, The 1998 The Holocaust Library N/D 99 17-18
Leibman, Laura Arnold Messianism, Secredy and Mysticism: A New Interpretation of Early American Jewish Life 2012 FM13 30-31
Shulman, Abraham Adventure s of a Yiddish Lecturer 1980 W 81 17
Avriel, Ehud Open the Gates 1975 W75 27
Jaffee, Eliezer David Yemin Moshe: The Story of a Jerusalem Neighborhood 1988 S/O 88 7
Schwartz, Richard H. Judaism and Vegetarianism M/J 84 2
Westra, Hans Inside Anne Franks House: An Illustrated Journey Through Annes World 2004 M/J 05 35
Jaffee, Rona Family Secrets 1974 W 75 26
Shalom, A., Katz, Tova Through the Flames of Aleppo 2002 M/J 02 20-21
Miller, Jonathan Compassionate Community: Ten Values to Unite America, The 2006 N/D 07 33-34
Chaikin, Miriam Seventh Day, The: The Story of the Jewish Sabbath S 80 10
Raphael, Lawrence W. Mystery Midrash: An Anthology of Jewish Mystery & Detective Fiction 1999 M/J 00 18


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