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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Tell Them We Remember: The Story of the Holocaust Bachrach, Susan D. Little, Brown 1994 M/J 95 18
Days of Honey: The Tunisian Boyhood of Rafael Uzan Awert, Irene Schocken Books 1984 F/M 85 5
I Go to a Wedding Benenfeld, Rikki Toddler Experience Series Hachai 2008 S/O 08 59
Understanding Jewish Ethics Freund, Richard A. EM Text 1990 M/J 91 41923
Frank O. Gehry: Outside In Greenberg, Jan, Jordan, Sandra DK Ink 2000 15
Poetry with a Purpose: Biblical Poetics and Interpretation Fisch, Harold Indiana University Press 1990 M/J 91 9
JPS Torah Commentary Sarna, Nahum M. F/M 90 17
Moishes Miracle Melmed, Laura Krauss, Slonim, David HarperCollins 2000 F/M 01 16
Shut Up, Im Talking and Other Diplomacy Lessons I Learned in the Israeli Government: A Memoir Levey, Gregory Free Press 2008 S/O 08 21-22
Cardinals Snuffbox, The Roseman, Kenneth s.n. N/D 82 7
Beyond Innocence and Redemption: Confronting the Holocaust… Ellis, Marc H. Harper and Row 1991 M/J 92 15
Albert Einsten McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino History Maker Bios Series Lerner 2004 M/J 04 31
Escape or Die Friedman, Ina R. S/O 82 8
Its Party Time!: A Purim Story Zucker, Jonny, Cohen, Jan Barger Barrons Educational Festival Time Series Barron's 2003 M/J 03 31
Why Didnt I Learn This in Hebrew School? Segal, Eliezer Aronson 1999 M/J 00 15
Growing Up Jewish in China Beil, Dolly BPS Books 2012 FM13 18
Remnant, The Simchovich, Simcha Mosaic Press 1999 N/D 99 16-17
Letters from Jerusalem 1947-1948 Porath, Zipporah Association of Americans and Canadians in Israel 1987 S/O 88 8
No Place of Rest: Jewish Literature, Expulsion, and the Memory of Medieval France Einbinder, Susan L. University of Pennsylvania Press 2009 M/J 09 19, 21
Survivor, The: An Anatomy of Life in the Death Camps Des Pres., Terrence Oxford University Press 1976 W76 18
Crossing the Borders of Time: a True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed Maitland, Leslie Other Press 2012 FM13 31
Holy Land, The Avi-Yonah, Michael Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1973 Ap 74 25
Treasure in the Tiny Blue Tin, The Ducharme, Dede Texas Christian University Press 1998 F/M 99 17
First Haggadah, A Kustanowitz, Shulamit E., Foont, Ronnie C. Bonim Books 1979 SP79 26
People and the Promise, The Synge, Ursula Phillips 1974 W75 29
Jews of Arab Lands in Modern Times, The Stillman, Norman A. JPS 1991 S/O 91 20
Metsudah Chumash / Rashi Genesis: A New Linear Translation David, Avrohom, Kleinkaufman, Avrohom Ktav F/M 92 19
Shabbat Shalom Weisman, Yaffa M/J 89 11
Beautiful Yetta: The Yiddish Chicken Pinkwater, Daniel, Pinkwater, J. Macmillan 2010 S/O 10 9
1111 Days in My Life: Plus Four Sten, Ephraim F. Dryad Press 2006 S/O 07 55
Elie Wisel: A Holocaust Surivvor Cries Out for Peace Houghton, Sarah High Five Reading Series Red Brick Learning 2004 M/J 04 31
Island of One People: An Account of the History of the Jews of Jamaica, The Delevante, Marilyn, Alberga, Anthony Ian Randle Publishers 2006 S/O 06 37
When Grandpa Came to Stay Caseley, Judith Greenwillow Books 1986 S/O 86 10
Going on a Hametz Hunt Jules, Jacqueline, Brown, Rick Kar-Ben 2010 S/O 10 15
Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europes Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War, The Nicholas, Lynn H. Knopf 1994 N/D 95 12
Last Sunrise, The Gordon, Harold H & I Publishing 1992 S/O 93 18-19
Nazi and Gold: The Full Story of the Fifty-Year Swiss-Nazi Conspiracy to Steal Billions from Europes Jews and Holocaust Survivors Bower, Tom HarperCollins 1997 M/J 97 17
Story of Giraffe, The Pigni, Guido Front Street 2007 F/M 08 11
Complete Story of Passover Mindel, Nissan, Schwartz, Michel Merkos L'inyonei Chinuch 1984 M/J 85 5
Hirshs Secret: A Baal Shem Tov Story Citron, Sterna, Eydel, Igor Kerem Press 1996 F/M 97 12
To Everything There is a Season: Verses from Ecclesiastes Dillon, Leo, Dillon, Diane The Blue Sky Press 1998 F/M 99 16-17
False Idols Ferm, Betty G.P. Putnam's Sons 1974 W75 26
Burksfield Bike Club 2: Lost and Found Finkelstein, Chaim Burksfield Bike Club Series Judaica Press 2007 F/M 08 12
Painful Echoes … Poems of the Holocaust Gurdus, Luba Krugman Schocken 1985 S/O 85 4
Jewish Spirituality: Hope and Redemption Gewirtz, Leonard B. M/J 87 3
Mascot, The: The Extraordinary Story of a Young Jewish Boy and an SS Extermination Squad Kurzem, Mark Rider 2007 N/D 08 16
Secret of Priests Grotto, The Taylor, Peter Lane, Nicola, Christos Kar-Ben 2007 F/M 07 6
Ask the Bones: Scary Stories from Around the World Schwartz, Howard, Olson, Arielle North Penguin 1999 S/O 99 17
Donme: Jewish Converts, Muslim Revolutionaries, and Secular Turks, The Baer, Marc David Stanford University Press 2010 M/J 10 28
In the Mouth: Stories and Novellas Pollack, Eileen Four Way Books 2008 M/J 08 21
Warburgs, The: The Story of a Family Farrar, David Stein & Day 1975 W75 28
Genocide and the Modern Age: Etiology and Case Studies of Mass Death Wallimann, Isidor, Dobkowski, Michael N. Contributions to the Study of World History, no. 3 Greenwood 1987 M/J 88 11
Purim Parade, The Groner, Judy, Wikler, Madeline, Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 1986 N/D 86 7
Kibbutz Members Study Kibbutz Children Lavi, Zvi Greenwood 1990 F/M 91 18
My Glorious Brohters Fast, Howard Bonim 1977 Sp78 25
Sound the Shofar: The Story and Meaning of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Chaikin, Miriam, Weihs, Erika Clarion Books 1986 N/D 86 8
Chosen People in America: A Study of Religious Ideology, The Eisen, Arnold H. Indiana University Press 1995 F/M 96 8
Book of Miracles: A Young Peoples Guide to Jewish Spirituality, The Kushner, Lawrence URJ Press 1987 F/M 88 6
Anne Frank: Life in Hiding Hurwitz, Johanna JPS 1988 F/M 89 13
Jewish Cooking in America Nathan, Joan Knopf 1994 M/J 94 9
Writing on the Wall, The Garfield, Leon N/D 83 9
Harry Haft: Auschwitz Survivor, Challenger of Rocky Marciano Haft, Alan Scott Religion, Theology and the Holocaust Syracuse University Press 2006 F/M 07 32
Running Fiercely Toward a High Thin Sound Katz, Judith Firebrand Books 1992 S/O 93 16
Loneks Journey: The True Story of a Boys Escape to Freedom Whiteman, Dorit Bader Star Bright Books 2005 M/J 06 18
On Stage, Off Stage: Memories of a Lifetime in the Yiddish Theatre Kadison, Luba, Buloff, Joseph, Genn, Irving Harvard University Press 1992 M/J 93 13
Terrible/Wonderful Day, The Ganz, Yaffa, Taub, Y. E. Feldheim 1987 F/M 87 41828
Defining Jewish Difference: From Antiquity to the Present Berkowitz, Beth A. Cambridge University Press 2012 N/D12 17-18
Ideology and Jewish Identity in Israeli and American Literature Budick, Emily Miller SUNY Series in Modern Jewish Literature and Culture SUNY Press 2001 M/J 02 10
Untold History of Israel, The Derogy, Jacques Ma 80 6
From Adam to Noah: A Commentary on the Book of Genesis. Part One Cassuto, U. Magnes Press 2009 F/M 10 32
Poppy Seeds Too: A Twisted Tale for Shabbat Miller, Deborah University S/O 87 8
Judaism and the Interpretation of Scripture: Introduction to the Rabbinic Midrash Neusner, Jacob Hendrickson 2004 S/O 05 49-50
Moroccan, The Haddad, C. A. Harper & Row 1975 W76 17
Simple Servant: A Chasidic Discourse, The Schneersohn, Shalom Dov Baer, Marcus, Yosef Kehot Publication Society 2008 M/J 09 28-29
Celebrating with Jewish Crafts Ruzansky, Rebeca Edid author 2008 S/O 08 49
Biblical Games Brams, Steven J. MIT Press 1980 W80 18
Allegra Maud Goldman Konecky, Edith Harper 1976 Sp77 32
Ethnic Identification Among American Jews Dashefsky, Arnold, Shapiro, Howard M. D. C. Heath & CO. 1974 D 74 27
Jar of Fools: Eight Hanukkah Stories from Chelm, The Kimmel, Eric A., Gerstein, Mordicai Holiday House 2000 N/D 00 16
Wineglass, The: A Passover Story Rsten, Norman, Zemach, Kaethe Walker 1978 W78 28
Haggadah, The: Transliterated & Translated, with instructions and commentary Judaica Press 2002 N/D 02 41986
Resurrecting Hebrew Stavans, Ilan Nextbook-Schocken 2008 N/D 08 21
Liebermans Choice Kaminsky, Stuart M. St. Martin's 1993 S/O 93 16
Nobody Knows the Truffles Ive Seen Lang, George Knopf 1998 N/D 98 8
Taking Hold of Torah: Jewish Commitment and Community in America Eisen, A. M. Heleen and Martin Schwartz Lectures in Jewish Studies, 1996 Indiana University Press 1997 S/O 00 11
Daddy Christmas & Hanukkah Mama Alko, Selina Knopf 2012 FM13 13
Hot Pursuit: Murder in Mississippi Deutsch, Stacia, Cohon, Rhody, Orback, Craig Kar-Ben 2010 M/J 10 9
Troubled Waters Aronson, Michael I. University of Pittsburgh Press 1990 N/D 91 11
Flight to Seven Swan Bay, The Leavitt, June F/M 86 6
Pharaohs Daughter Lester, Julius Silver Whistle 2000 S/O 00 37-38
Jews of Tin Pan Alley, The Kanter, Kenneth Aaron S/O 82 7
Mikra and Meaning: Studies in Bible and its Interpretation Helfgot, Nathaniel Maggid Books 2012 S/O13 30
Shalom, Salaam, Peace Bogot, Howard I., Jarrar, Faruk, Or, Amir CCAR Press 1999 S/O 00 35
Behind the Secret Window: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood Toll, Nelly S. Dial 1993 M/J 93 16
Abraham Joshua Heschel: Man of Spirit, Man of Action Rose, Or JPS 2003 N/D 03 25
Emergence of Modern Hebrew Creativity in Babylon, 1735-1950, The Hakak, Lev Purdue University Press 2009 F/M 10 35
Israel and the European Left: Between Solidarity and Delegitimization Shindler, Colin Continuum 2012 S/O13 41
When the Soldiers Were Gone Propp, Vera W. Putnam 1999 F/M 00 11
Good Arabs: The Israeli Security Agencies and Israeli Arabs, 1948-1967 Cohen, Hillel, Watzman, Haim University of California Press 2010 N/D 10 17
Rebbe Mendel Presents: A Home on the Hill Sternfeld, Nathan, Bichman, David, Bloom, Sandy Feldheim 2006 F/M 07 41923

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