Book Review Index


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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
Ganz, Yaffa, Klineman, Harvey Sharing a Sunshine Umbrella 1989 F/M 90 19
Jungman, Ann, Adams, Sarah Prince Who Thought He Was a Rooster and Other Jewish Stories, The 2007 N/D 07 16
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
Oren, Ram Gerturdas Oath: A Child, a Promise, and a Heroic Escape During World War II 2009 S/O 09 41
Langer, Lawrence L. In a Different Light: The Book of Genesis in the Art of Samuel Bak 2001 S/O 02 21
McDonough, Yona A., Maione, Heather Doll Shop Downstairs, The 2009 S/O 09 18
Diamond, Shani, Teleshevsky, Sarah Baila, Niasoff, Nissa Wake Up Mish and Mush - A Story About Negel Vasser 2002 Mish and Mush, book 1 N/D 02 29
Boyne, John Boy In the Striped Pajamas, The 2006 M/J 06 17
Tataz, Colin, Arnold, Peter, Heller, Gillian Worlds Apart: The Re-Migration of South African Jews 2007 M/J 08 28
Koralek, Jenny, Holderness, Grizelda Story of Queen Esther, The 2009 M/J 09 41828
Zeidler, Judy 30-Minute Kosher Cook, The 1999 M/J 99 10
Halivni, David Weiss Revelation Restored: Divine Writ and Critical Responses 1997 S/O 98 9
Gabor, Georgia M. My Destiny F/M 82 6
Amar, Elisheva One Word Too Many 2008 F/M 09 48
Stern, Steve Lazar Malkin Enters Heaven 1987 M/J 87 6
Jules, Jacqueline, Shapiro, Michelle Happy Hanukkah Lights 2010 S/O 10 15
Neusner, Jacob Jerusalem Talmud: A Translation and Commentary, The (AUDIO) 2009 F/M 10 41
Bender, Brian, Little Shop of Horas Eyn Velt (AUDIO) 2008 M/J 08 43
Gottwald, Norman K. Hebrew Bible: A Socio-Literary Introduction, The 1985 M/J 87 41702
English, Betty Lou Women at their Work 1977 W77 31
Miklowitz, Gloria D. Close to the Edge S/O 84 8
Friesner, Esther Threads and Flames 2010 N/D 10 5
Coyle, Pamela As It Is Written 2000 S/O 02 19
Smith, Ruth S. Setting Up a Library: How to Begin or Begin Again (2nd rev. ed.) 1994 CSLA Guide #1 F/M 95 10
Silton, Faye Of Heroes, Hooks, and Heirlooms 1996 S/O 96 16
Pointing the Way: Spiritual Insights from the sfas Emes, Rabbi Yehudah Aryeh Leib Alter 1997 S/O 97 14
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
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
Levinson, Nancy Smiler I Lift My Lamp: Emma Lazarus and the Statue of Liberty 1986 F/M 87 7
Yolen, Jane Devils Arithmetic, The 1988 M/J 89 11
Haddix, Margaret Peterson Uprising 2007 F/M 08 13
Appelfeld, Aharon, Green, Jeffrey M. Blooms of Darkness 2010 M/J 10 25
Stevenson, William Spymistress: The Life of Vera Atkins, the Greatest Female Secret Agent of World War II 2007 S/O 08 20
Zarembski, Laura Religious Divide in the Eyes of Israels Leaders and Opinion Makers, The 2002 M/J 03 26
Beneduce, Ann Keay, Spirin, Gennady Moses: The Long Road to Freedom 2004 M/J 04 28
Steinsaltz, Adin Koren Talmud Bavli, Vol. 1: Berakhot 2012 FM13 28
Levine, Karen Hanas Suitcase: A True Story 2002 S/O 02 45
Sicker, Martin Israels Quest for Security 1989 S/O 90 16
Riemer, Jack Ethical Wills M/J 86 4
Sternberg, Larry F. Why Jews Should Not Be Liberals 2001 S/O 03 26
Bogot, Howard I. Childrens Haggadah, A 1993 N/D 94 13
Robbins, Christopher Test of Courage: The Michel Thomas Story 2000 F/M 01 10
Gold, Sharlya, Caspi, Michael Maswan, Wunsch, Marjory Answered Prayer and Other Yemenite Folktales, The 1990 S/O 90 12
Szulc, Tad Secret Alliance, The 1991 M/J 92 20
Hulton, Warwick Noah and the Great Flood 1977 W78 28
Philo of Alexandria F/M 82 9
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
Friedlander, Saul Franz Kafka: The Poet of Shame and Guilt 2013 S/O13 25
Rosen, Charley House of Moses All Stars, The 1996 M/J 97 11
Gal, Alon, Siegel, David S. David Ben-Gurion and the American Alignment for a jewish State 1991 N/D 93 41860
Kater, Michael H. Twisted Muse: Musicians and Their Music in the Third Reich, The 1997 M/J 97 17
Flint, Peter W. Bible at Qumran. Text, Shape, and Interpretation, The 2001 S/O 01 12
Stampler, Ann Redisch, Cohen, Jacqueline Something for Nothing 2003 M/J 03 30
Wiesel, Elie, Temerson, Catherine Rashi 2009 Jewish Encounters N/D 09 26
Neusner, Jacob Mishnah: An Introduction, The 1989 N/D 89 13
Suchoff, David Kafkas Jewish Languages: The Hidden Openness of Tradition 2012 FM13 37
Schoenheimer, Idee, Madoff, Ruth Great Chefs of America Cook Kosher, The N/D 96 12
Hintz, Martin, Hintz, Stephen Israel 1999 Enchantment of the World Second Series F/M 00 8, 10
Kurzweil, Arthur, Weiner, Miriam Encycloepdia of Jewish Genealogy, The, vol. 1 1991 M/J 91 17
Krohn, Genendel, Katz, Tova When We Left Yerushalayim: Stories of the Churban Beis HaMikdah 2009 F/M 10 18
Levin, Elizabeth Resnick Cermonies Sample: New Rites, Celebrations and Observances of Jewish Women, A 1991 N/D 91 41986
Schnur, Susan, Schnur-Fishman, Anna, Steele-Morgan, Alex Tashlich at Turtle Rock 2010 S/O 10 16
Blumenthal, David And Bring Them Closer to Torah: The Life and Work of Rabbi Aaron H. Blumenthal 1986 M/J 87 3
Banks, Lynne Reid Sarah and After: Five Women of the Old Testament 1977 W77 29
Goldwag, Arthur New Hate: A History of Fear and Loathing on the Populist Right, The 2012 S/O12 32
Zusman, Evelyn Passover Parrot, The M/J 84 6
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
Zakon, Miriam Stark, Forst, Sigmund Floating Minyan of Pirates Cove, The 1986 Adventures of Emes Junior Interpol S/O 86 11
Marrus, Michael R. Holocaust in History, The 1989 M/J 89 9
Greene, Jacqueline D., Giovine, Sergio Crystal Ball: A Rebecca Mystery, The 2012 American Girl Mysteries S/O12 8
Mintz, Alan L. Translating Israel: Contemproary Hebrew Literature and Its Reception in America 2001 N/D 01 10
McNeish, James Belonging F/M 81 6
Abrams, Judith Z. Simchat Torah: A Family Celebration with Consecration Service 1995 S/O 95 10
Burnham, Brad Qumran Caves: Hiding Place for the Dead Sea Scrolls 2003 Famous Caves of the World Series S/O 02 46
Leibman, Laura Arnold Messianism, Secredy and Mysticism: A New Interpretation of Early American Jewish Life 2012 FM13 30-31
Schwartz, Richard H. Judaism and Vegetarianism M/J 84 2
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
Westra, Hans Inside Anne Franks House: An Illustrated Journey Through Annes World 2004 M/J 05 35
Arad, Yitzhak, Krakowski, Shmuel, Spector, Shmuel Einsatzgruppen Reports, The 1990 S/O 90 10
Schwartz, Seth Were the Jews a Mediterranean Society?: Reciprocity and Solidarity in Ancient Judaism 2010 F/M 10 39
Clarke, Thurston By Blood and Fire S/O 81 13
Kubert, Joe Yossel-April 19, 1943: A Story of the Warsaw Ghett o Uprising 2003 S/O 04 49
Axelrod, Matt Surviving Your Bat/Bat Mitzvah: The Ultimate Insiders Guide [sic] 2012 M/J13 13
McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino Albert Einsten 2004 History Maker Bios Series M/J 04 31
Patzert, Rudolph W. Running the Palestine Blockage: The Last Voyage of the Paducah 1994 F/M 96 12
Raphael, Lawrence W. Mystery Midrash: An Anthology of Jewish Mystery & Detective Fiction 1999 M/J 00 18
Ballas, Shimon, Alcalay, Ammiel , Shelach, Oz Outcast 2007 F/M 08 32
Rapaport, Era Letters from Tel Mond Prison: An Israeli Settler Defends His Act of Terror 1996 M/J 98 12
Jewish Detective Stories for Kids 2001 M/J 02 20
Shamir, Moshe, Katz, Shmuel Fifth Wheel, The 1986 S/O 86 11
Oz, Amos Hill of Evil Counsel, The S 78 4
Stenberg, Peter Contemporary Jewish Writing in Sweden: An Anthology 2004 Jewish Writings in the Contemporary World M/J 05 30-31
Langer, Ruth To Worship God Properly: Tensions Between Liturgical Custom and Halakhah in Judaism 1998 F/M 99 11
Metter, Bert Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah: The Ceremony, the Party, and How the Day Came to Be 2007 N/D 07 22
Krall, Hanna, Stasiaska, Joanna, Weschler, Lawrence Shielding the Flame 1986 N/D 87 6
Berger, Shlomo Producing Redemption in Amsterdam: Early Modern Yiddish Books in Paratextual Perspective 2013 Studies in Jewish History and Culture, 37 N/D13 19


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