Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Hanukkah Keogh, Josie PowerKids Readers: Happy Holidays! Rosen 2013 M/J13 14
Pilgrimage: Adventures of a Wandering Jew Epstein, Perle M/J 82 7
Twenty Eight Artists and Two Saints: Essays Acocella, Joan Ross Pantheon Books 2007 S/O 07 43-44
Miriam in the Desert Jules, Jacqueline, Ugliano, Natascia Kar-Ben 2010 S/O 10 12
Jewish American Food Culture Deutsch, Jonathan, Saks, Rachel D. University of Nebraska Press 2009 F/M 10 33
Jonah and the Whale (VIDEO) Gridchian, George M., Smith, Jeffrey Rabbit Ears Productions M/J 93 18
Shimonis Lover Levin, Jennifer Harcourt Brace and Jovanovich 1987 N/D 87 7
Forgotten, The Kellerman, Faye Morrow 2001 N/D 01 17
Hunting Season: Palestine, 1945-1948: The Real Story! A Docudrama Based on Historical Fact, The Russcol, Herbert UCS Press 1989 M/J 89 9
Days of Deliverance: Essays on Purim and Hanukkah Soloveitchik, Joseph B., Clark, Eli D., Wolowelsky, Joel B., Ziegler, Reuven Ktav 2007 M/J 07 29
Car that Goes Far, A Mermelstein, Yael, Grossman, Vasily, Romanenko, Vitaliy Hachai 2009 M/J 09 17
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
Agricultural Utopias in America, 1880-1910 Herscher, Uri D. Wayne State University Press 1981 F 81 14
Refugee Rose, Anna Dial 1977 Sp78 26
Which Lilith?: Feminist Writers Re-create the Worlds First Woman Dame, Enid, Lilly Rivlin, Wenkart, Henry Aronson 1998 F/M 99 7
New Standard Jewish Encycloepdia, The Wigoder, Geoffrey Doubleday 1977 W77 29
Leo Strauss and the Rediscovery of Maimonides Green, Kenneth Hart University of Chicago Press 2013 N/D13 28
Studies in Maimonides and His Interpreters Shapiro, Marc B. University of Scranton Press 2008 N/D 08 20
Gravity Lieberman, Leanne Orca 2008 F/M 09 38
Passover Journey: A Seder Companion, The Goldin, Barbara Diamond, Waldman, Neil Viking 1994 N/D 93 41986
Touch of the Sacred, A: A Theologians Informal Guide to Jewish Belief Borowitz, Eugene B., Schwartz, Frances W. Jewish Lights Publishing 2007 N/D 08 11
Memoirs of American Jews, 1775-1865 Marcus, Jacob Rader JPS 1955 Sp 75 15
It Happened in Shushan: A Purim Story Feder, Harriet K., Schanzer, Rosalyn Kar-Ben 1988 M/J 88 6
Jewish Wry: Essays on Jewish Humor Blacker Cohen, Sarah Indiana University Press 1987 S/O 87 7
Sephardic and Middle Eastern Jewries: History and Culture in the Modern Era Goldberg, Harvey E. JTSA 1996 N/D 96 8, 10
Escape King, Harry Houdini Ernst, John J. Prentice-Hall 1975 W76 20
Final Solution, The Rice, Earle The Holocaust Library Lucent Books 1998 N/D 99 17
Holocaust, The Haugen, Brenda Compass Point 2008 F/M 09 46
Crossing Over: An Oral History oF Refugees from Hitlers Reich Wolman, Ruth Twayne 1996 F/M 97 8
Bay Area Jewish Forum Haggadah, The Kramer, Ralph s.n. M/J 86 4
"Am I a Murderer?" Testament of a Jewish Ghetto Policeman Perechodnik, Calel Westview 1996 M/J 96 15
Rabbinic Culture and Its Critics: Jewish Authority, Dissent, and Heresy in Medieval and Early Modern Times Frank, Daniel, Goldish, Matt Wayne State University Press 2008 F/M 09 41892
Welcome to the World: A Jewish Babys Record Book Wolff, Glenn, ill. Women's League S/O 86 6
Myer Myers: Jewish Silversmith in Colonial New York Barquist, David L. Yale University Press 2001 M/J 02 41860
Ktontons Yom Kippur Kitten (new ed.) Weilerstein, Sadie Rose JPS 1995 N/D 95 16
State of the Jews: A Critical Appraisal, The Alexander, Edward Jewish and Israeli Studies, Political Ideology, Cultural STudies Transaction Publishers 2012 N/D12 13
God in Between Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 F/M 99 20-21
Other Jews: The Sephardim Today, The Elazar, Daniel J. Basic Books 1989 M/J 90 10
Tikkun Olam Ted Newman, Vivian, Mack, Steve Kar-Ben 2012 FM13 4
Makolet: A Middle Eastern Grocery in Brooklyn Goldberg, Ilana, Zetland, Rachel Filmakers Library 1998 S/O 00 40
Irma: A Chicago Womans Story, 1871-1966 Steinberg, Ellen FitzSimmons University of Iowa 2004 S/O 04 25
Jewish Paradox, The Goldman, Nahum Ma 79 6
Youth in Chains Geve, Thomas s.n. N/D 82 2
Scandinavian Literature in Hebrew Translation 1894-1980 Rokem, Freddi Tel-Aviv University 1982 F/M 85 6
Elie Wiesel: Witness for Life Norman, Stern Ellen S/O 82 8
Eyes of the Blind, The Morgan, Alison Oxford University Press 1986 N/D 88 9
Hiding Places, A Mother, A Daughter, an Uncovered Life Wyshogrod, Diane SUNY Press 2012 S/O13 46
Complete Passover Cookbook, The AvRutick, Frances R. S/O 81 13
Brownsville Kleid, Neil, Allen, Jake NBM ComicsLit 2006 S/O 06 31-32
As Good As Anybody: Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschels Amazing March Toward Freedom Michelson, Richard, Colon, Raul Knopf 2008 M/J 08 8
Sammy Spider's First Haggadah Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2007 F/M 07 12
Yitzhak Rabins Assassination and the Dilemmas of Commemoration Vinitzky-Seroussi, Vered SUNY Series in Anthropology and Judaic Studies SUNY Press 2009 S/O 10 38
Only Nine Chairs Miller, Deborah University F/M 82 9
Love Your Neighbor and Yourself: A Jewish Approach to Modern Personal Ethics Dorff, Elliot N. JPS 2003 S/O 04 15
Thirteen Petalled Rose, The Steinsaltz, Adin Aronson 1992 M/J 92 20
Prize in the Snow Easterling, Bill, Owens, Mary Beth Little, Brown 1994 M/J 95 11
Voices from a Time: A Novel Bonucci, Silvia, King, Martha Steerforth Italia 2006 S/O 07 42
Music for Piano (AUDIO) Avni, Tzvi Israel Music Institute 2006 F/M 08 46-47
Kabbalah of Creation: Isaac Lurias Earlier Mysticism Vital, Hayyim Ben Joseph, Klein, Eliahu J. Aronson 2000 S/O 01 21
Solomon and the Trees Biers-Ariel, Matt, Silverberg-Kiss, Earl UAHC 2001 M/J 01 16
Garden of Fertility: A Guide to Charting Your Fertility Signals to Prevent and Achieve Pregnancy - Naturally - and to Gauge Your Reproductive Health, The Singer, Katie Avery 2004 F/M 05 23
In the Beginning: The Art of Genesis Fischer, Chuck, Flowers, Curtis, Foster, Bruce Little, Brown 2008 N/D 09 41892
Donkeys Story, The Cohen, Barbara, Jeanne Cohen, Susan Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1988 M/J 88 6
Chosen People in America, The Eisen, Arnold H. s.n. M/J 84 4
Book in the Jewish World 1700-1900, The Gries, Zeev Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2007 F/M 08 39
Anne Frank Tridenti, Lina, Thorne, Stephen Why They Became Famous Silver Burdett 1985 A/M 86 6
Rock Study Sting, Whyte, Hugh HarperCollins 2001 N/D 01 19
Womens Holocaust Writing, Memory and Imagination Kremer, S. Lillian University of Nebraska Press 1999 S/O 99 12
Off the Derech: Why Observant Jews Leave Judaism Margolese, Faranak Devora 2005 N/D 06 25
Lionhearts: Heroes of Israel Bar-Zohar, Michael Warner Books 1998 N/D 98 6
Teenager in Hitlers Death Camps, A Grunfeld, Benny, Henrekson, Magnus, Hager, Olle Benbella Books 2007 F/M 08 17
Hanukkah with Noshy Boy and Friends Asner, Anne-Marie Baila Kar-Ben 2013 M/J13 13-14
Plays for Learning: Israel Reborn McCullough, L. E. Plays for Learning Series Smith and Kraus 2001 F/M 02 38
Ultimate Bar/Bat Mitzvah Celebration Book, The: A Guide to Inspiring Ceremonies and Joyous Festivities Cohen, Jayne, Weinrott, Lori Clarkson Potter 2004 S/O 04 53
Modern Heretic and a Traditional Community, A: Mordecai M. Kaplan, Orthodoxy, and American Judaism Gurock, Jeffrey S. Columbia University Press 1997 N/D 97 8
Jewish Child: Halakhic Perspectives, The Matzner-Bekerman, Shoshana Ktav 1984 F/M 85 6
Journey of Hope: The Story of Ilan Ramon, Israels First Astronaut Abbey, Alan D. Gefen 2003 N/D 03 24
Shoshanas Song Marcus, Jerry Brittany Publications 2013 S/O 6
Frank Gehry Lazo, Caroline Evensen A&E Biography Series Lerner 2006 N/D 07 11
I Love Passover Hirsch, Marily Holiday 1985 F/M 85 7
Defiant: A True Story of Jewish Vengeance & Survival, The Yoran, Shalom St. Martin's 1996 F/M 97 16
Celebrating the New Moon: A Rosh Chodesh Anthology Berrin, Susan Aronson 1996 N/D 96 4
Bible After Babel: Historical Criticism in a Postmodern Age, The Collins, John J. Eerdmans 2005 F/M 07 31-32
Alina: A Russian Girl Comes to Israel Meir, Mira s.n. N/D 82 8
Remember Not to Forget Finkelstein, Norman H. M/J 86 6
Who We Are: On Being (And Not Being) A Jewish American Writer Rubin, Derek Schocken Books 2005 S/O 05 51
Night Tales Remembered: Tales from the Shammes Katz, Michael Aronson 1990 S/O 90 13
Lets Go to Shul Benenfeld, Rikki Hachai 2002 M/J 02 22
Sunshine, Blossoms and Blood: H.N. Bialik in his Time: A Literary Biography Feinstein, Sara University Press of America 2005 M/J 06 26
Growing Up in the Middle Ages Newman, Paul B. McFarland 2007 S/O 07 52
Pavement of Hell, The Tushnet, Leonard St. Martin's 1973 D 74 30
Traktorist (AUDIO) Kapelye, Di Naye Oriente Music 2008 S/O 09 46
Merrymaker, The Suhl, Yuri Four Winds 1975 W75 29
Jacob the Liar Becker, Jurek, Kornfeld, Melvin Harcourt 1975 Sp76 22
Jews in America Today Brenner, Lenni Lyle Stuart 1986 S/O 87 6
Seventy Faces: Articles of Faith Lamm, Norman Ktav 2002 M/J 03 18
Ethnic Frontiers and Peripheries: Landscapes of Development and Inequality in Israel Yiftachel, Oren, Meir, Avinoam Westview 1998 F/M 99 14
First Gift, The Gadot, A. S., Lafrance, Marie Kar-Ben 2006 S/O 06 19
Honi and His Magic Circle Gershator, Phillis, Rieger, Shay JPS 1980 Sp 80 21
Daddies Greenspan, Adele Aron Philomel Books 1991 M/J 92 22

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