Book Review Index


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Author/Editor Title Place of Publication Year Series ISBN Issue P Review Authorsort descending Review format Review type
Neusner, Jacob Mishnah: An Introduction, The 1989 N/D 89 13
Auerbach, Gedaliah, Sharkansky, Ira Politics and Planning in the Holy City 2007 F/M 08 35
Suchoff, David Kafkas Jewish Languages: The Hidden Openness of Tradition 2012 FM13 37
Kaufman, Debra From the Protocols of the Elders of Zion to Holocaust Denial Trials: Challenging the Media, Law, and the Academy 2007 N/D 07 31
Hintz, Martin, Hintz, Stephen Israel 1999 Enchantment of the World Second Series F/M 00 8, 10
Yolen, Jane Devils Arithmetic, The 1988 M/J 89 11
Appelfeld, Aharon, Green, Jeffrey M. Blooms of Darkness 2010 M/J 10 25
Hammer, Shalom Vayaged Yehonatan: The Eybeshitz Haggadah 2008 N/D 08 13, 15
Meltzer, Milton Starting from Home: A Writers Beginnings 1989 S/O 89 9
Goldwag, Arthur New Hate: A History of Fear and Loathing on the Populist Right, The 2012 S/O12 32
Finkelstein, Norman H., Hokanson, Lars Remember Not to Forget: A Memory of the Holocaust 1985 S/O 85 6
Zuker-Bujanowska, Liliana Lilianas Journal: Warsaw 1939-1945 1980 W80 19
Levine, Karen Hanas Suitcase: A True Story 2002 S/O 02 45
Fishman, Cathy On Passover 1997 F/M 98 15
Byrne, Beverly Womens Rites 1985 S/O 85 3
Engman, Suzy, Grossman, Cheryl Silberberg Jewish Literature for Children: A Teaching Guide 1985 S/O 85 7
Riemer, Jack Ethical Wills M/J 86 4
Marrus, Michael R. Holocaust in History, The 1989 M/J 89 9
Bogot, Howard I. Childrens Haggadah, A 1993 N/D 94 13
Fine, Leon Will the Real Israel Please Stand Up? M/J 84 4
Gold, Sharlya, Caspi, Michael Maswan, Wunsch, Marjory Answered Prayer and Other Yemenite Folktales, The 1990 S/O 90 12
Sisters, Barry Their Greatest Hits (AUDIO) N/D 92 26-27
Podwal, Mark Secret Year, A: A Taste of the Jewish Holidays 2003 N/D 03 29-30
Leibman, Laura Arnold Messianism, Secredy and Mysticism: A New Interpretation of Early American Jewish Life 2012 FM13 30-31
Ausubel, Nathan Picture Book of Israel F/M 85 7
Schwartz, Richard H. Judaism and Vegetarianism M/J 84 2
Friedlander, Saul Franz Kafka: The Poet of Shame and Guilt 2013 S/O13 25
Westra, Hans Inside Anne Franks House: An Illustrated Journey Through Annes World 2004 M/J 05 35
Gal, Alon, Siegel, David S. David Ben-Gurion and the American Alignment for a jewish State 1991 N/D 93 41860
Flint, Peter W. Bible at Qumran. Text, Shape, and Interpretation, The 2001 S/O 01 12
Elliot, William Tying Rocks to Clouds: Meetings and Conversations with Wise and Spiritual People 1995 S/O 96 5
Giles, Natalie Green Songas Story: How a Shtetl Jew Found The American Dream 2003 F/M 05 16
Raphael, Lawrence W. Mystery Midrash: An Anthology of Jewish Mystery & Detective Fiction 1999 M/J 00 18
Epstein, Lawrence J. Readings on Conversion to Judaism 1995 M/J 96 7
Rapaport, Era Letters from Tel Mond Prison: An Israeli Settler Defends His Act of Terror 1996 M/J 98 12
Schoenheimer, Idee, Madoff, Ruth Great Chefs of America Cook Kosher, The N/D 96 12
Jewish Detective Stories for Kids 2001 M/J 02 20
Kurzweil, Arthur, Weiner, Miriam Encycloepdia of Jewish Genealogy, The, vol. 1 1991 M/J 91 17
Oz, Amos Hill of Evil Counsel, The S 78 4
Levin, Elizabeth Resnick Cermonies Sample: New Rites, Celebrations and Observances of Jewish Women, A 1991 N/D 91 41986
Silver, Abba Hillel Where Judaism Differed 1987 N/D 87 5
Blumenthal, David And Bring Them Closer to Torah: The Life and Work of Rabbi Aaron H. Blumenthal 1986 M/J 87 3
Minken, Jacob S. Teachings of Maimonides, The 1987 S/O 87 8
Paul, Cohen, Hoogendijk, Oeke Saved, The (VIDEO) 1998 N/D 01 18
Hest, Amy Maybe Next Year F/M 83 4
Heald, Robin, Taylor, Erin Pat, Roll, Pull: A Challah Braiding Story 2012 M/J 12 15-16
Anderson, Joel, Goolsby, Abe Jonahs Trash: Gods Treasure 1998 F/M 00 10
Zakon, Miriam Stark, Forst, Sigmund Floating Minyan of Pirates Cove, The 1986 Adventures of Emes Junior Interpol S/O 86 11
Alkow, Jacob M. In Many Worlds 1985 A/M 86 3
Greene, Jacqueline D., Giovine, Sergio Crystal Ball: A Rebecca Mystery, The 2012 American Girl Mysteries S/O12 8
McNeish, James Belonging F/M 81 6
Epstein, Lawrence J. Treasury of Jewish Inspirational Stories 1993 F/M 93 22
Levitan, Sonia Singing Mountian, The 1998 N/D 98 16
Groner, Judy, Wikler, Ladeline, Kahn, Katherine Janus My First Seder 1986 N/D 86 7
Elkin, Stanley Rabbi of Lud, The 1987 F/M 88 5
Alper, Janice P. Learning Together: A Source Book on Jewish Family Education 1987 N/D 87 5
Morrison, Chanan Gold from the Land of Israel: A New Light on the Weekly Torah Portion from the Writings of Rabbi Abraham Isaac HaKohen Kook 2007 M/J 07 28
Kitov, Eliyahu Jew and His Home, The 1976 Sp78 23
Arad, Yitzhak, Krakowski, Shmuel, Spector, Shmuel Einsatzgruppen Reports, The 1990 S/O 90 10
Abramson, Glenda Hebrew Writing of the First World War 2008 N/D 08 8, 10
Clarke, Thurston By Blood and Fire S/O 81 13
Goetz, Bracha What Do You See on Chanukah? 2007 F/M 08 18
McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino Albert Einsten 2004 History Maker Bios Series M/J 04 31
Podwal, Mark Sweet Year: A Taste of the Jewish Holidays, A 2003 N/D 03 29-30
Kertzer, David I. Old Demons, New Debates: Anti-Semitism in the West 2005 M/J 06 28
Fishbane, Eitan P. Sabbath Soul: Mystical Reflections on the Transformative Power of Holy Time, The 2012 M/J 12 24-25
Grossman, Sylvia B. Making Peace with My Mother 1992 S/O 92 18
Shahar, David, Bilu, Hayla Palace of Shattered Vessels, The 1975 W76 18
Messler, Mark A. Zeyde and the Hidden Mine 2003 F/M 04 32
Maisel, L. Sandy, Forman, Ira N. Jews in American Politics 2001 N/D 01 41892
Shamir, Moshe, Katz, Shmuel Fifth Wheel, The 1986 S/O 86 11
Lyke, Larry L. I Will Espouse You Forever: The Song of Songs and the Theology of Love in the Hebrew Bible 2007 F/M 08 41
Stenberg, Peter Contemporary Jewish Writing in Sweden: An Anthology 2004 Jewish Writings in the Contemporary World M/J 05 30-31
Metter, Bert Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah: The Ceremony, the Party, and How the Day Came to Be 2007 N/D 07 22
Sattler, Stefen Torah and Color: Color as Your Key to the Parsha 2009 F/M 10 38-39
Carlebach, Shlomo, Mesinai, Susan Shlomos Stories 1994 N/D 94 10
Medoff, Francine, Bosch, Nicole in den Mouse in the Matzah Factory, The 2003 N/D 03 29
Sweeney, Marvin A Prophetic Literature, The 2005 Interpreting Biblical Texts Series S/O 06 45
HaOman Hai Ensemble Kulmus HaNefesh: A Musical Journey into the Hassidic Niggun (AUDIO) 2009 S/O 10 40
Thomas, John Oram Giant Killers: The Danish Resistance Movement, 1940-45, The 1976 Sp77 29
Its All Fish! F/M 95 7
Kubar, Zofia S. Double Indemnity: A Memoir 1989 S/O 90 13-14
Markel, Michelle, Sweet, Melissa Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers Strike of 1909 2013 FM13 3-4
Czerniakow, Adam Warsaw Diary of Adam Czerniakow, The Ma 80 5
Rose, Or Abraham Joshua Heschel: Man of Spirit, Man of Action 2003 N/D 03 25
Milgram, Norman Stress and Coping in Time of War: Generalizations from the Israeli Experience 1987 S/O 87 8
Goetz, Bracha, Friedman, Aaron Noahs Noisy Ark 1991 M/J 92 23
Hellner-Eshed, Melila, Wolski, Nathan River Flows from Eden: The Language of Mystical Experience in the Zohar, A 2009 N/D 09 21
Nir, Yehuda Lost Childhood, The: A Memoir F/M 90 16
Rau, Dana Meachen Harry Houdini: Master Magician 2001 Book Report Biographies Series S/O 01 40-41
McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino Ordinary Genius: The Story of Albert Einstein N/D 95 15
Goldsmith, Emanuel S. Yiddish Literature in America 1870-2000: Anthology 2000 S/O 00 13
Marcus, Audrey F. Jewish Teachers Handbook, V. II N/D 81 12
Agushewitz, Reuven, Steiner, Mark Faith and Heresy 2006 F/M 07 30
Robson, Pam, Gower, Teri, Hewetson, Pamela, Bergin, Mark How I Celebrate: A Young Persons Guide to the Festivals of the World 2000 S/O 02 44
Wolfson, Jill Cold Hands, Warm Heart 2009 S/O 09 19
Schwartz, Howard, Olson, Arielle North Ask the Bones: Scary Stories from Around the World 1999 S/O 99 17
Middleman, Mo-Ann Till a Hundred and Twenty Years: A Memoir 1995 N/D 95 7
Brin, Ruth Shabbat Catalogue, The 28915 8
Silver, Samuel M. Mixed Marriage Between Jew & Christian 1977 W77 29


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