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 Yearsort ascending Series ISBN Issue P Review Author Review format Review type
Shapiro, Nathan Spot the Difference - Shabbos 2014 S/O 2015 38 Silverman, Lisa
Person, Katarzyna Assimilated Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, 1940-1943 2014 M/J 15 34-35 Cantor, Hallie
Eynikel, Eric, Nicklas, Tobias Samson: Hero or Fool? The Many Faces of Samson 2014 N/D 14 17
Reifler, David M. Days of Ticho: Empire, Mandate, Medicine, and Art in the Holy Land 2014 S/O 2015 18 Simon, Rachel
Wengeroff, Pauline Memoirs of a Grandmother: Scenes from the Cultural History of the Jews of Russia in the Nineteenth Century 2014 M/J 15 42 Seigel, Amanda
Snyder, Elaine Anna & Solomon 2014 M/J 15 4 Bloomfield, Kathy
Lightman, Sarah Graphic Details: Jewish Women’s Confessional Comics in Essays and Interviews 2014 N/D 14 26 Bergson, Steven M.
Adams, Peter Politics, Faith, and the Making of American Judaism 2014 N/D 2015 11 Isaac, Fred
Bejarano, Margalit Jewish Community of Cuba: Memory and History, the 2014 S/O 2015 2 Smith, Sonia
Rubin, Susan Goldman Freedom Summer: The 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi 2014 M/J 15 10 Lenson, Heather
Sperber, Daniel On the Relationship of Mitzvot Between Man and His Neighbor and Man and His Maker 2014 N/D 14 34 Tesler, David
Gold, Betty, Hodermarsky, Mark Beyond Trochenbrod: The Betty Gold Story 2014 N/D 2015 18 Pinchuck, Chava
Sabbag, Galia Miracle for Shira: A Chanukah Story 2014 Shira's series M/J 15 17 Feit, Shelly
Ehrlich, Esther Nest 2014 N/D 14 2 Krasner, Barbara
Kuznitz, Cecile Esther YIVO and the Making of Modern Jewish Culture: Scholarship for the Yiddish Nation 2014 N/D 2015 24 Dwoskin, Beth
Gugenheim, Claude-Annie Letters from Mir: A Torah World in the Shadow of the Shoah, The Correspondence of Ernest Gugenheim 2014 M/J 15 26 Gordon, Ilka
Kacer, Kathy Magician of Auschwitz, the 2014 N/D 14 8 Krasner, Barbara
Milevsky, Chaya L. Will I Ever be Happy Again? 2014 N/D 2015 9 Isaac, Fred
Knowles, Anne Kelly, Cole, Tim, Giordano, Alberto Geographies of the Holocaust 2014 Spacial Humanities S/O 2015 12 Wolfe, Nira
Phillips, Denise The Gourmet Jewish Cookbook: More Than 200 Recipes From Around the World 2014 M/J 15 35 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Ziv, Guy Why Hawks Become Doves: Shimon Peres and Foreign Policy Change in Israel 2014 M/J 2016 38 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Ben-Rafael, Eliezer, Liwerant, Judit Bokser, Gorny, Yosef Reconsidering Israel-Diaspora Relations 2014 F/M 16 5 Wolfe, Nira
Feingold, Henry L. American Jewish Political Culture and the Liberal Persuasion 2014 Modern Jewish History N/D 14 17 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Shapiro, Rami M. Embracing the Divine Feminine: Finding God through the Ecstasy of Physical Love—The Song of Songs. Annotated and Explained 2014 N/D 2015 31 Pinchuck, Chava
Scult, Mel Radical American Judaism of Mordecai M. Kaplan, The 2014 S/O 2015 19 Finkelman, Yoel
Berger, Sande Boritz The Sweetness: A Novel 2014 M/J 15 42 Schutzman, Laura
Berger, Joseph Pious Ones: The World of Hasidim and Their Battles with America, the 2014 S/O 2015 2 Gordon, Ilka
Steinsaltz, Adin My Rebbe 2014 N/D 14 35 Cantor, Hallie
Knafo, Asher Teh im nana (Tea with Mint: The Book of Mirth and Zest of Moroccan Jews) 2014 S/O 2015 11 Simon, Rachel
Knott, Marie Luise Unlearning With Hannah Arendt 2014 S/O 2015 11 Merowitz, Morton J.
Altein, Chani Oif Der Aleph-Bais Shif 2014 M/J 15 18 Dublin, Anne
Krasner, Barbara Goldie Takes a Stand: Golda Meir’s First Crusade. 2014 N/D 14 2 Dublin, Anne
Hasan-Rokem, Galit, Gruenwald, Ithamar Louis Ginzberg’s Legends of the Jews: Ancient Jewish Folk Literature Reconsidered 2014 M/J 15 28 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
McKay, Sharon End of the Line, The 2014 N/D 14 8
Robinson, James T. The Arabic Translation and Commentary of Yefet ben ‘Eli the Karaite on the Book of Joshua 2014 M/J 15 35-36 Belinfante, Randall C.
Simonsohn, Shlomo Jews of Italy: Antiquity, The 2014 Brill Series in Jewish Studies N/D 2015 32 Levy, David B
Tabory, Joseph, Atzmon, Arnon Midrash Esther Rabbah: Critical Edition Based on Manuscripts with an Introduction, References, Variant Readings and Commentary. 2014 S/O 2015 19 Roth, Pinchas
Bernstein, Leonard S. Death by Pastrami 2014 M/J 15 43 Bibel, Barbara M.
Kalmin, Richard Migrating Tales: The Talmud’s Narratives and Their Historical Context 2014 F/M 16 12 Rosenbloom, Jim
Mirsky, Yehuda Rav Kook: Mystic in a Time of Revolution 2014 N/D 14 27 Tesler, David
Drew, Cynthia Red Mansions: A Novel 2014 N/D 2015 41 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Angel, Hayyim Jewish Holiday Companion, Insights into the Meaning of the Holidays, Their Prayers, Symbols and Biblical Readings, A 2014 N/D 2015 13 Freiband, Susan
Bock, Jerry, Stein, Joseph, Harnick, Sheldon, Aleichem, Sholem Fiddler on the Roof: Based on Sholem Aleichem’s Stories 2014 S/O 2015 4 Share, Ellen
Krasner, Barbara Liesl’s Ocean Rescue 2014 M/J 15 11 Dublin, Anne
Wright, Jacob L. David, King of Israel, and Caleb in Biblical Memory 2014 N/D 14 35 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Greenstein, David Utopia: The Walking Stories of the Zohar 2014 N/D 2015 19 Levy, David B
Adams, Jenni The Bloomsbury Companion to Holocaust Literature 2014 M/J 15 19 Darrow, Sheila
Smith, Brendan Powell Daniel in the Lions’ Den: The Brick Bible for Kids 2014 N/D 14 3 Marks, Allison
Legrand, Thierry, Joosten, Jan Targums in the Light of Traditions of the Second Temple Period, The 2014 Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism N/D 2015 25 Levy, David B
Moskowitz, Leib & Gittel Kuzmino Chronicles: Memoirs of Teenage Holocaust Survival 2014 S/O 2015 33 Isaac, Fred
Hermelin, Sarah Journey Together: 49 Steps to Transforming a Family 2014 M/J 15 28 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Perl, Lila Isabel’s War. 2014 N/D 14 9 Krasner, Barbara
Telushkin, Joseph Rebbe : the Life and Teachings of Menachem M. Schneerson, the Most Influential Rabbi in Modern History . 2014 F/M 2016 25 Gordon, Ilka
Rovner, Adam In the Shadow of Zion: Promised Lands Before Israel 2014 M/J 15 36 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Breuer, Yael, Shavit, Eyal, Smith, Aubrey Hilarious Hebrew: The Fun and Fast Way to Learn the Language 2014 F/M 16 5 Bibel, Barbara M.
Skolnick, Vivian B. Biblical Path to Psychological Maturity: Psychological Insights into the Weekly Torah Readings 2014 N/D 2015 32 Pinchuck, Chava
Tropper, Yosef Aishes Chayil Song: Discover how each verse illuminates a unique and exceptional Woman of Valor from Tanach, The 2014 S/O 2015 21 Schutzman, Laura
Gold, Nora Fields of Exile 2014 M/J 15 43 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Goldlist, Marcia Enjoying Genesis: The Bible in Rhyme Workbook Volume 1 2014 The Bible in Rhyme series M/J 15 5 Pinchuck, Kathe
Petrovsky-Shtern, Yohanan Golden Age Shtetl: A New History of Jewish Life in East Europe, The 2014 N/D 14 28 Tesler, David
Hajaj, Claire Ishmael’s Oranges 2014 N/D 2015 42 Pinchuck, Chava
Carasso, Lucienne Growing up Jewish in Alexandria: The Story of a Sephardic Family’s Exodus from Egypt 2014 S/O 2015 4 Simon, Rachel
Appelbaum, Peter C. Loyal Sons: Jews in the German Army during the Great War 2014 M/J 15 19-20 Simon, Rachel
Smith, Brendan Powell Jonah and the Whale: The Brick Bible for Kids 2014 N/D 14 3 Marks, Allison
Tarshis, Lauren I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944. 2014 I Survived series N/D 14 10 Lurie, Aimee
Lieber, Laura A Vocabulary of Desire: The Song of Songs in the Early Synagogue 2014 e Brill Reference Library of Judaism, 40 N/D 2015 26 Rosenbloom, Jim
Vidro, Nadia, Zweip, Irene E., Olszowy-Schlanger, Judith Universal Art: Hebrew Grammar Across Disciplines and Faiths 2014 Studies in Jewish History and Culture; 46 F/M 2016 25 Smailes, Suzanne
Grinberg, Lev Luis Mo(ve)ments of Resistance: Politics, Economy and Society in Israel/Palestine 1931-2013 2014 Israel: Society, Culture, and History S/O 2015 13 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Ruderman, David B. A Best-Selling Hebrew Book of the Modern Era: The Book of the Covenant of Pinhas Hurwitz and Its Remarkable Legacy 2014 Samuel and Althea Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies M/J 15 36-37 Sukenic, Harvey
Freedman, Harry Talmud, A Biography: Banned, Censored and Burned. The Book They Couldn’t Suppress, The 2014 N/D 14 18 Smith, Sonia
Tropper, Yosef Aishes Chayil Song: Discover how each verse illuminates a unique and exceptional Woman of Valor from Tanach, The 2014 S/O 2015 21 Schutzman, Laura
Kellerman, Faye Murder 101: A Decker/Lazarus Novel 2014 M/J 15 43 Gordon, Ilka
Goldlist, Marcia Enjoying The Book of Esther: The Bible in Rhyme 2014 The Bible in Rhyme series M/J 15 5 Pinchuck, Kathe
Hope, Jessamyn Safekeeping 2014 N/D 2015 42 Gremillion, Yossi
Prins, Marcel, Steenhuis, Peter Henk Hidden Like Anne Frank: 14 True Stories of Survival 2014 M/J 15 12 Krasner, Barbara
Anton, Maggie Enchantress: A Novel of Rav Hisda’s Daughter 2014 N/D 14 36 Gremillion, Yossi
Zvuloon Dub Anbessa Dub 2014 N/D 2015 48 Pinchuck, Chava
Baumgarten, Elisheva Practicing Piety in Medieval Ashkenaz: Men, Women, and Everyday Religious Observance 2014 M/J 15 20 Chesner, Michelle
Taylor, Sydney More all-of-a-Kind Family. 2014 N/D 14 3 Isaac, Fred
Ellis, Deborah Cat at the Wall, The 2014 N/D 14 10 Bloomfield, Kathy
Maghen, Ze'ev John Lennon and the Jews: a Philosophical Rampage 2014 N/D 2015 26 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Mandel, Maud Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict. 2014 S/O 2015 13 Kohn, Roger S.
Saperstein, Marc Leadership and Conflict, Tensions in Medieval and Early Modern Jewish History and Culture 2014 M/J 15 37 Tesler, David
Wagner, Mark Jews and Islamic Law in early 20th Century Yemen 2014 Indiana Series in Sephardi and Mizrahi Studies S/O 2015 21 Belinfante, Randall C.
Lazar, Zachary I Pity the Poor Immigrant 2014 M/J 15 43-44 Gremillion, Yossi
Lehmann, Devra Spinoza: The Outcast Thinker 2014 M/J 15 5-6 Krasner, Barbara
Prochnik, George Impossible Exile: Stefan Zweig at the end of the World, The 2014 N/D 14 409 Isaac, Fred
Lamstein, Sarah Breathless 2014 N/D 2015 43 Pinchuck, Chava
Braude, Benjamin Christians & Jews in the Ottoman Empire: the Abridged Edition with a New Introduction 2014 N/D 2015 14 Simon, Rachel
Cohen, Richard I. Israel: Is It Good for the Jews? 2014 S/O 2015 5 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Clayton, John J. Many Seconds into the Future: 10 Stories 2014 N/D 14 38 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Hattin, Michael Joshua: The Challenge of the Promised Land 2014 N/D 2015 21 Tesler, David
Angleberger, Tom Poop Fountain! 2014 The Qwikpick Papers Series S/O 2015 29 Citrin, Rena
Berkovitz, Jay R Protocols of Justice: the Pinkas of the Metz Rabbinic Court 1771-1789 2014 Studies in Jewish History and Culture M/J 15 20-21 Kohn, Roger S.
Taylor, Sydney All-of-a-Kind Family Uptown 2014 N/D 14 3 Isaac, Fred
Holzer, David The Medieval Haggadah Anthology with the Commentary of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik. 2014 M/J 15 29-30 Tesler, David
Martin-Contreras, Elvira, Miralles-Macia, Lorena Text of the Hebrew Bible: From the Rabbis to the Masoretes 2014 N/D 2015 27 Levy, David B
Mazuz, Haggai Religious and Spiritual Life of the Jews of Medina, The 2014 S/O 2015 14 Gottschalk, Haim
Schweid, Eliezer On Personal and Public Concerns: Essays in Jewish Philosophy 2014 Reference Library of Jewish Intellectual History M/J 15 37-38 Levy, David B
Getter, Shia Everything You Need to Know about Buying Real Estate in Israel 2014 N/D 14 20 Share, Ellen


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