Book Review Index


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Titlesort descending Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Author
Beth Sholom Synagogue: Frank Lloyd Wright and Modern Religious Architecture Siry, Joseph University of Chicago Press 2012 N/D13 38
Bethroed (AUDIO) Agnon, S. Y., Lever, Walter, Waldren, Peter Jewish Contemporary Classics 1999 S/O 01 32
Betrayal Rosenbaum, Eli, Hoffer, William St. Martin’s Press 1993 F/M 94 9
Betraying Spinoza: The Renegade Jew Who Gave Us Modernity Goldstein, Rebecca Schocken 2006 F/M 07 32
Better Occasions Wagner, Eliot Crowell 1974 D 74 27
Better-Than-Best Purim, The Howland, Naomi Amazon 2012 FM13 15
Between Dignity and Despair: Jewish Life in Nazi Germany Kaplan, Marion A. Oxford University Press 1998 F/M 99 11
Between Feminism and Orthodox Judaism: Resistance, Identity and Religious Change in Israel Israel-Cohen, Yael Brill 2012 FM13 27
Between Foreigners and Shiis: Nineteenth-Century Iran and Its Jewish Minority Tsadik, Daniel Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Stanford University Press 2007 M/J 08 28
Between Iran and Zion: Jewish Histories on Twentieth-Century Iran Sternfled, Lior B. Stanford University Press 2019 M/J 2019 35-36 Simon, Rachel
Between Jew & Arab: The Lost Voice of Simon Rwidowicz Myers, David N. Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry Series Brandeis University Press 2008 M/J 09 27
Between Philosemitism and Anti-semitism: Defenses of Jews and Judaism in Germany, 1871-1932 Levenson, Alan T. University of Nebraska Press 2004 F/M 05 18-19
Between Snow and Desert Heat: Russian Influences on Hebrew Literature, 1870-1970 Lapidus, Rina Monographs of Hebrew Union College, no. 27 Hebrew Union College Press 2003 M/J 05 39
Between the Lines of the Bible: Exodus: A Study from the New School of Orthodox Torah Commentary Etshalom, Yitzchak Urim 2012 N/D13 24-25
Between the Yeshiva World and Modern Orthodoxy: The Life and Works of Rabbi Jehiel Jacob Weinberg, 1884-1966 Shapiro, Marc B. The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 1999 S/O 00 19-20
Between Tradition and Modernity: Haim Zhitlowski, Simon Dubnow, Ahad Ha-Am and the Shaping of Modern Jewish Identity Weinberg, David H. Holmes & Meier 1996 M/J 97 9
Between Two Worlds Lehmann, Marcus s.n. F/M 83 5
Between Two Worlds: A Cultural History of German-Jewish Writers Kahn, Luther, Hook, Donald D. Iowa State University Press 1993 N/D 94 7
Between Washington and Jerusalem: A Reporters Notebook Blitzer, Wolf Oxford University Press 1985 S/O 86 7
Beware of God: Stories Auslander, Shalom Simon & Schuster 2005 S/O 05 38
Beyond All Reason: The Purim Discourse Schneur of Liadi, Zalman, Wagshul, Yitzchok Dovid Dwelling Place 2006 N/D 06 26
Beyond Alliances: The Jewish Role in Reshaping the Racial Landscape of Southern California Sanchez, George J. The Jewish Role in Ameriacn Life, vol. 9 Purdue University Press 2012 S/O12 46
Beyond Anne Frank Wolf, Diane L. University of California Press 2007 S/O 07 56
Beyond Bashert: A Guide to Dating and Marriage Enrichment Aiken, Lisa Aronson 1996 F/M 97 3
Beyond Belief: The American Press and the Coming of the Holocaust, 1933-1945 Lipstadt, Deborah E. The Free Press 1986 S/O 86 7
Beyond Courage: The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust Rappaport, Doreen Candlewick 2012 S/O12 12
Beyond Innocence and Redemption: Confronting the Holocaust… Ellis, Marc H. Harper and Row 1991 M/J 92 15
Beyond Pearls and Merchant Ships: Finding the Woman of Valor Zakutinsky, Rivka, Drus-Goetz, Bracha Aura Publications 1996 S/O 96 12
Beyond Reasonable Doubt Jacobs, Louis Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 1999 N/D 99 10
Beyond Routine: Turning Ritual into Meaningful Jewish Practice Grunstein, Rabbi Yehoshua C. Urim Publications 2018 M/J 2019 28-29 Pinchuck, Chava
Beyond Sacred and Secular: Politics and Religion in israel and Turkey Tepe, Sultan Stanford University Press 2008 F/M 09 19
Beyond Sectarianism: The Realignment of American Orthodox Judaism. Ferziger, Adam S. Wayne State University Press 2015 F/M 16 9 Tesler, David
Beyond the Border: The German-Jewish Legacy Abroad Aschheim, Steven E. Princeton University Press 2007 F/M 08 35
Beyond the High White Wall Pitt, Nancy Scribner's 1986 F/M87 7
Beyond the Pale Dykewomon, Elana Press Gang Publishers 1997 F/M 99 15
Beyond the Qumran Community: The Sectarian Movement of the Dead Sea Scrolls Collins, John J. Eerdmans 2010 S/O 10 30
Beyond the Tears Kwalwasser, Eugene I. Devora 2006 S/O 07 50
Beyond the Tears: Helping Jewish Kids Cope with Death Kwalwasser, Eugene I. Devora 2006 F/M 07 17
Beyond the Wall Weinberg, Norbert Bloch 1978 W78 24
Beyond the Yellow Badge: Anti-Judaism and Antisemitism in Medieval and Early Modern Visual Culture Merbeck, Mitchell B. Brills Series in Jewish Studies, v. 37 Brill 2008 F/M 09 15
Beyond the Yellow Star to America Auerbacher, Inge Royal Fireworks Press 1995 M/J 95 18
Beyond These Shores: 1939-1940: Poems and Diary of a Jewish Girl Who Escaped from Nazi Germany Rosenfeld, Ruth, Dorsett, Thomas Icarus 1996 M/J 96 15
Beyond Trochenbrod: The Betty Gold Story Gold, Betty, Hodermarsky, Mark Kent State University Press 2014 N/D 2015 18 Pinchuck, Chava
Bialy Eaters: The Story of a Bread and a Lost World, The Sheraton, Mimi Broadway Books 2000 N/D 00 13
Bible After Babel: Historical Criticism in a Postmodern Age, The Collins, John J. Eerdmans 2005 F/M 07 31-32
Bible at Qumran. Text, Shape, and Interpretation, The Flint, Peter W. Eerdmans 2001 S/O 01 12
Bible Crafts Becker, Joyce s.n. N/D 82 11
Bible Dreams: The Spiritual Quest, How the Dreams in the Bible Speak to Us Today Rossel, Seymour S.P.I. Books 2003 N/D 03 17
Bible Folding Stories: Old Testament Stories and Paperfolding Together As One Kallvig, Christine Petrell, Skarl, Eric Storytime Ink International 1993 F/M 94 14
Bible from Alef to Tav, The Adelman, Penina Torah Aura Productions 1998 N/D 99 18-19
Bible Fun Book: Puzzles, Riddles, Magic & More Adler, David A. s.n. O 79 7
Bible Heroes I Can Be Eisenberg, Ann, Schanzer, Rosalyn Kar-Ben 2004 N/D 04 13
Bible Heroes I Can Be Eisenberg, Ann, Schanzer, Rosalyn Kar-Ben 1990 M/J 90 15
Bible on Location: Off the Beaten Path in Ancient & Modern Israel, The Baretz, Julie Jewish Publication Society 2015 F/M 16 4 Bibel, Barbara M.
Bible Story Crafts for Little Hnads Brinn, Ruth Esrig, Springer, Sally Kar-Ben 2000 S/O 01 40
Bible Windows, The Nelson, Zev K. Temple Emeth 1988 S/O 89 8
Bible Women (AUDIO) Swados, Elizabeth Swados Enterprises 1995 S/O 96 16
Bible: Genesis, Exodus, the Song of Solomon, The Chagall, Marc Chronicle Books 2007 M/J 08 19
Bibles Imprimees du Xve au XVIIIe siecle Conservees a Paris … : Catalogue collectif Delaveau, Martine, Hillard, Denise Bibliotheque Nationale de France 2002 S/O 03 19
Biblical and Historical Background of Jewish Customs and Practices, The Bloch, Abraham s.n. F/M 81 6
Biblical and Midrashic Hebrew in the Writings of S. Y. Agnon = Mikhlol hu-shemot be-khitev Shmuel Yosef Agnon Harduf, David Mendel Harduf Books 2002 M/J 03 17
Biblical Echo: Reflectiosn on Bible, Jews and Judaism, The Feldman, Emanuel Ktav 1986 M/J 87 3
Biblical Games Brams, Steven J. MIT Press 1980 W80 18
Biblical Israel: One Land, One People / Rabbinic Judaism: One People, Many Lands Waskow, David Torah of the Earth: Exploring 4000 Years of Ecology in Jewish Thought Jewish Lights Publishing 2000 M/J 01 12
Biblical Outlook: Topics in Jewish Philosophy, The Polachek, Shlomo, Himelstein, Shmuel Penina Press 2012 N/D12 34
Biblical Stories for Psychotherapy and Counseling: A Sourcebook Schwartz, Matthew B., Kaplan, Kalman J. Haworth Pastoral Press 2004 F/M 05 23
Biblical Studies: Meeting Ground of Jews & Christians s.n. F/M 82 2
Biblical Themes in World Literature Liptzin, Sol Ktav 1985 N/D 85 4
Biblical Women in the Midrash: A Sourcebook Hyman, Naomi Mara Aronson 1997 M/J 97 4
Bibliographie des Judischen Schrifttums in Deutschland 1933-1943 Wasserman, Henry K. G. Saur 1989 N/D 90 11
Big Cat, Small Cat Rubinger, Ami, Baitner, Ray Abbeville Kids Press 2008 S/O 10 19
Big Like Me!: A New Baby Story Finkelstein, Ruth, Touson, Esther Hachai 2001 F/M 02 33-34
Big Quiet House, A Forest, Heather, Greenstein, Susan August Hose LittleFolk 1996 F/M 97 13
Big Shots Goldwasser, Jacob SISU Entertainment 2015 N/D 2015 45 Pinchuck, Chava
Big Silence, The Kaminsky, Stuart M. Forge 2000 F/M 01 12
Bill the Boy Wonder: The Secret Co-Creator of Batman Nobleman, Marc Tyler, Templeton, Ty Charlesbridge 2012 FM13 2
Bim and Bom. A Shabbat Tale Swartz, Daniel J. Kar-Ben 1996 S/O 96 15
Binah: Studies in Jewish History, Thought and Culture vol. 3 Middle Ages Dan, Joseph Praeger 1995 N/D 95 5
Binding of Isaac, The Cohen, Barbara s.n. S 78 6
Binding of Isaac: Religious Murders and Kabbalah, The Bodoff, Lippman Devora 2005 M/J 06 24
Bintel Brief, A Metzker, Isaac s.n. S/O 90 10
Bintel Brief, V.I., A Metzker, Isaac, Metzker, Bella S., Levy, Diana Shalet Viking 1981 W 82 13-14
Bintel Brief, vol. II: Letters to the Jewish Daily Forward, 1950-1980, The Metzker, Bella S., Levy, Diana Shalet Viking 1981 F 81 13-14
Bintel Brief: Sixty Years of Letters from the Lower East Side to the Jewish Daily Forward, A Metzker, Isaac Schocken Books 1990 S/O 90 10
Bioethical Dilemmas: A Jewish Perspective Bleich, J. David Ktav 1998 F/M 99 6
Birdland Mack, Tracy Scholastic 2003 F/M 04 32
Birkas Hachaim, The Wonders of Our Body Stein, Michal, Kroizer, Devorah Feldheim 2009 F/M 10 18-19
Birkat haMinim: Jews and Christians in Conflict in the Ancient World Teppler, Yaakov Y., Weingarten, Susan Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism Mohr Siebeck 2007 N/D 08 21, 23
Birth of Israel: Myths and Realities, The Flapan, Simha Pantheon 1987 N/D 87 4
Birthday in Kishinev Steinberg, Fannie, Hanushak, Luba JPS 1979 SP79 27
Biscuits Hanukkah Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, Schories, Pat HarperCollisn 2005 F/M 06 16
Bit of Love And a Bit of Luck. Margit, Book Two, A Kacer, Kathy Our Canadian Girl Series Penguin 2005 S/O 05 11
Bits and Pieces: Memoirs Reinhartz, Henia Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Azrielli Foundation 2007 S/O 08 18
Bitter Herbs and Honey Cohen, Barbara Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1976 W76 19
Bitter Smell of Almonds: Selected Fiction, The Lustig, Arnost Northwestern University Press 2001 M/J 02 17
Black Book, The Ehrenburg, Ilya, Levine, James S. Holocaust Library / Schocken Books 1981 W 82 14
Black Book, The Ehrenburg, Ilya, Levine, James S. Schocken Books 1981 F 81 14
Black Days, White Nights Carmel, Herman Hippecrone Books 1984 A/M 86 3
Black Death 1347-1351, The Cohen, Daniel Watts 1974 Sp 75 29
Black Jews, Jews, and Other Heroes: How Grassroots Activism Led to the Rescue of the Ethiopian Jews Lenhoff, Howard M. Gefen 2007 N/D 07 31, 33