Book Review Index

FULL TEXT REVIEWS:

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.
Earlier print back issues are housed in Cincinnati, OH at the Hebrew Union College Library.

Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Yearsort ascending Issue P Review Author
Scarlett and Sam Search for the Shamir Kimmel, Eric A., Stevanovic, Ivica Scarlett and Same Kar Ben 2018 M/J 2018 13 Tilman, Ellen
Divrei Mishkan T’filah: Delving into the Siddur Sarason, Richard S. Central Conference of American Rabbis 2018 M/J 2018 28 Smailes, Suzanne
Genealogy and the Librarian: Perspectives on Research, Instruction, Outreach, and Management Smallwood, Carol, Gubnitskaia, Vera McFarland 2018 N/D 2018 33 Dwoskin, Beth
Prodigal children in the house of G-d Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron austin macauley Publishers 2018 N/D 2018 38 Seigel, Amanda
Gal Gadot: Soldier, Model, Wonder Woman. Sherman, Jill Gateway Biographies Lerner 2018 M/J 2018 9 Dublin, Anne
Am I My Body's Keeper? Torah, Science, Diet and Fitness- for Life. Kaufman, Michael Urim 2018 N/D 2018 29 Quinn, Arthur G.
Ben and the Bishop Liberman, Judith Weinshall, Davis, Gail Dog Ear Publishers 2018 N/D 2018 10-11 Silver, Linda R.
The Italian Executioners: the Genocide of the Jews of Italy Sullam, Simon Levis, trans. Smyth, Oona, Patane, Claudia Princeton University Pres 2018 N/D 2018 33 Simon, Rachel
The World Needs Beautiful Things Berkowitz, Leah Rachel, Fabbri, Daniele Kar Ben 2018 N/D 2018 6-7 Cole, Ellen
Israel Persano, Thomas Countries we come from Bearport 2018 M/J 2018 18 Rapp, Andrea
Me and My Dog and the Homework Mystery Adler, David A., Ackerman, Dena Me and my dog Menucha Classroom Solutions 2018 M/J 2018 9 Pinchuck, Chava
A Matter of Geography: A New Perspective on Medieval Hebrew Poetry Kfir, Uriah Etudes sur le Judaisme Medieval, 74 Brill 2018 N/D 2018 29 David B. Levy
Hebrew Fascism in Palestine, 1922-1942 Tamir, Dan Palgrave Macmillan 2018 N/D 2018 33-34 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Queen Esther: A Bible Story Retold Liberman, Judith Weinshall, Gau Family Studio Dog Ear Publishing 2018 N/D 2018 10-11 Silver, Linda R.
Chief Rabbi Nathan Marcus Adler: The Forgotten Founder. Taylor, Derek Vallentine Mitchell 2018 N/D 2018 34 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Bronislaw Huberman Aronson, Peter Double M Books 2018 N/D 2018 7 Barbara Krasner
Bubbe’s Got the Beat Press, Judy, Hall, Mary Kar Ben 2018 M/J 2018 19 Tilman, Ellen
The Rabbinic Conversion of Judaism: the Unique Perspective of the Bavli on Conversion and the Construction of Jewish Identity. Lavee, Moshe Brill 2018 M/J 2018 26 Scheide, Daniel
The Crate: A Story of War, a Murder, and Justice Levison, Deborah Vadas Wildblue Press 2018 N/D 2018 30 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Rokitno Square Liberman, Judith Weinshall, Davis, Gail Dog Ear Publishing 2018 N/D 2018 10-11 Silver, Linda R.
Thought and the Perception of Evil: Aristotle, Plato, the Hebrew Bible, and the Babylonian Talmud Trachtenberg, Eliezer A. Geffen 2018 N/D 2018 34-35 Randall C. Belinfante [nid:51578] and Anne-Marie Belinfante
An Unlikely Ballerina Goddu, Krystyna Poray, Cosei Kawa Kar Ben 2018 N/D 2018 7-8 Dublin, Anne
Jewish Aramaic Poetry from Late Antiquity: Translations and Commentaries Lieber, Laura Suzanne Brill 2018 N/D 2018 30 Levy, David B
The Sinking of the Patricia Liberman, Judith Weinshall Dog Ear Publishing 2018 N/D 2018 11 Silver, Linda R.
(((Semitism))): Being Jewish in the Age of Trump Weisman, Jonathan St. Martin's Press 2018 N/D 2018 35 Lieberman, Eli
The Visit to Latrun Liberman, Judith Weinshall Dog Ear Publishing 2018 N/D 2018 11 Silver, Linda
Family with Two Front Doors, The Ciddor, Anna Kar Ben 2018 M/J 2018 11 Dublin, Anne
From Krakow to Berkeley: Coming Out of Hiding. An Immigrant's Search for Identity and Belonging Rabkin, Anna Valentine Mitchell 2018 N/D 2018 31 Bibel, Barbara M.
Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment Patterson, James, Grabenstein, Chris, Johnson, Bev Jimmy Patterson Books 2018 N/D 2018 11 Dublin, Anne
A Fist Around the Heart Chisvin, Heather Second Story Press 2018 N/D 2018 36 Lieberman, Eli
All About Anne Metsellar, Menno, Scarry, Harry Second Story Press 2018 N/D 2018 8-9 Flax, Shoshana
Welcome to the Seder: A Passover Haggadah for Everyone Olitzky, Kerry M. Behrman House 2018 M/J 2018 27 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Jewish Libya: Memory & Identity in Text & Image Roumani, Jacques, Meghnagi, David, Roumani, Judith Syracuse University Press 2018 N/D 2018 31
All Three Stooges Perl, Erica Random House 2018 N/D 2018 12 Colodny, Debbie
What the Night Sings Stamper, Vesper Knopf Books for Young Readers 2018 M/J 2018 17 Silver, Linda R.
The Four Corners of the World, Stories Nadelson, Scott Engine Books 2018 N/D 2018 36 Freiband, Susan
Equality Lost:Essays in Torah Commentary, Halacha, and Jewish Thought Henkin, Yehuda Second Issue Urim Publications 2018 N/D 2018 28 Levy, David B
The Story of Rebbetzin Henny Machlis: Her Amazing Home and Family Zakon, Rabbi Nachman, Zakon, Miriam Artscroll/Mesorah 2018 N/D 2018 9 Pinchuk, Chava
Three Founders of Israel Schreiber, Mordecai Amazon 2018 N/D 2018 32 Isaac, Fred
Mapping the Bones Yolen, Jane Philomel Books 2018 M/J 2018 17 Silver, Linda R.
I, Sarah Steinway Carter, Mary E. Tovah Miriam 2018 M/J 2018 35 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Memento Park Sarvas, Mark Farar, Straus & Giroux 2018 N/D 2018 38 Weisman, Yaffa
Walter’s Welcome: The Intimate Story of a German-Jewish Family Flight from the Nazis to Peru Echenberg, Eva Neisser, Rasminsky, Judy Sklar Skyhorse Publishing 2018 M/J 2018 23 Share, Ellen
Wine, Whisky & Halacha Kallus, HaRav Shraga, Rabbi Abraham Chaim Slansky Second Edition Orot Chaim 2018 N/D 2018 28 Chava,Pinchuck
A Cage Without Bars Dublin, Anne PBK 2018 N/D 2018 9-10 Levine, Joyce
Penina Pinkowitz and the Summer Situation Horowitz, Shayna R. Menucha Publishers 2018 M/J 2018 12 Pinchuck, Chava
Hearts and Minds: Israel and the Battle for Public Opinion Shai, Nachman SUNY Press 2018 N/D 2018 32 Isaac, Fred
The Astronaut's Son: A Novel Seigel, Tom Woodhall Press 2018 N/D 2018 38 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Spy Who Played Baseball, The Jones, Carrie Kar Ben 2018 M/J 2018 8 Tilman, Ellen
Hasidic Art and the Kabbalah Goldman-Ida, Batsheva (Brill’s Series in Jewish Studies, Volume 59 Brill 2018 M/J 2018 23 Levy, David B
Scholarly Man of Faith: Studies in the Thought and Writings of Rabbi Josephy B. Soloveitchik Kanarfogel, Ephraim, Schwartz, Dov Ktav 2018 N/D 2018 28-29 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Yael and the Party of the Year Lane, Tamsin Simon & Schuster 2018 N/D 2018 10 Quay, Alex
Wailing Wall Liberman, Judith Weinshall, Davis, Gail Dog Ear Publishers 2017 M/J 2018 18 Eskin, Marcie
Inspired by a True Story: Isaac Karmon, Robert Pleasure Boat Studio 2017 M/J 2018 36 Bibel, Barbara M.
Light that Unites Us, The Goldscheider, Aaron Oxford University Press 2017 M/J 2018 25 Freiband, Susan
Miriam’s Secret Waldman, Debby Orca 2017 M/J 2018 13 Dublin, Anne
Educational Oases in the Desert: the Alliance Israélite Universelle’s Girls’ Schools in Ottoman Iraq, 1895-1915 Sciarcon, Jonathan SUNY Press 2017 M/J 2018 30 Simon, Rachel
Strangers in Budapest Keener, Jessica Algonquin Books 2017 M/J 2018 36 Gremillion, Yossi
Expulsion Liberman, Judith Weinshall, Davis, Gail Dog Ear Publishers 2017 N/D 2018 10-11 Silver, Linda R.
Echo After Echo Capetta, Amy Rose Candlewick Press 2017 M/J 2018 14 Quay, Alex
Children of Château de La Hille Steiger, Sebastian, Hoy, Jocelyn Lexographic Press 2017 M/J 2018 30 Smith, Sonia
The Courage Club Goetz, Bracha, Younger, Devora Jewish Children's Book Club 2017 N/D 2018 7 Chava,Pinchuck
Building Wachsler, Leah Hachai Publishing 2017 M/J 2018 19 Levitan, Rebecca
Words for Blessing the World: Poems in Hebrew and English Levine, Herbert Jewish Poetry Project Ben Yehuda Press 2017 M/J 2018 36 Pinchuck, Chava
Bentzi and the Magic Potion Glick, Shifra Bentzi Feldheim 2017 M/J 2018 10 Colodny, Debbie
Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel Klagsbrun, Francine Schocken Books 2017 M/J 2018 25 Eltman, George S.
Tales in context: Sefer ha-Ma'sim in medieval Northern France Kushelevsky, Rella, Ruchie Avital, Chaya Naor, Elisheva Baumgarten Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, Ms. Bodl, Or. 135 Wayne State University Press 2017 N/D 2018 29-30 Kohn, Roger S.
Backfield Boys: A Football Mystery in Black and White Feinstein, John Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017 M/J 2018 14 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Max Baer and Barney Ross: Jewish Heroes of Boxing Sussman, Jeffrey Rowman & Littlefield 2017 M/J 2018 32 Share, Ellen
Tell Me How This Ends Well. Levinson, David Samuel Hogarth 2017 M/J 2018 37 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Lucky Broken Girl Behar, Ruth Nancy Paulsen Books 2017 M/J 2018 4 Cole, Ellen
Bentzi and the Magic Potion Bentzi Feldheim 2017 M/J 2018 10 Pinchuck, Chava
Children of Willesden Lane: A True Story of Hope and Survival During World War II Golabek, Mona , Cohen, Lee, Sher, Emil Young Readers Edition Little, Brown Books for Young People 2017 M/J 2018 15 Levitan, Rebecca
Jews, Gentiles, and Other Animals: The Talmud after the Humanities Wasserman, Mira University of Pennsylvania Press 2017 M/J 2018 32 Sukenic, Harvey
Deep Calls to Deep Medved, Jane New Rivers Press 2017 M/J 2018 37 Freiband, Susan
Librarian of Auschwitz, The Iturbe, Antonio, Thwaites, Lilit Henry Holt 2017 M/J 2018 5 Gershowitz, Elissa
Yossi and Laibel’s Shabbos Surprise Rosenfeld, Dina H., Nodel, Norman Hachai 2017 M/J 2018 20 Silver, Linda R.
War I Finally Won, The Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker Penguin Random House 2017 M/J 2018 10 Colodny, Debbie
My Sister’s Eyes: a Family Chronicle of Rescue and Loss During World War II Halperin, Joan Arnay Sousa Mendes Foundation 2017 M/J 2018 15 Levine, Joyce
Sparks from the fire : Shabbos Drashos Delivered at Keillas Aish Kodesh Weinberger, Moshe, Wolf, Binyomin Feldheim Publishers 2017 M/J 2018 32 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
When It’s Over Ridley, Barbara She Writes Press 2017 M/J 2018 39 Wallerstein, Jane
Albert Einstein: Scientist May, Andrew Cavendish Square 2017 N/D 2018 8 Gershowitz, Elissa
Ronit & Jamil Laskin, Pamela Katherine Tegin Books 2017 M/J 2018 5 Citrin, Rena
Blood for Thought: The Reinvention of Sacrifice in Early Rabbinic Literature Balberg, Mira University of California Press 2017 M/J 2018 21 Belinfante, Randall C.
Long Trail Home, The Burkhart, Kiersi, Keyser, Amber Quartz Creek Ranch Lerner 2017 M/J 2018 11 McMahon, Martha
Origins of Midrash: From Teaching to Text, The Mandel, Paul D. Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism, vol. 180 Leiden 2017 M/J 2018 26 Levy, David B
Angels Always Come on Time Linder, Chaim, Linder, Mark Lulu 2017 N/D 2018 31 Isaac, Fred
Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees Leatherdale, Mary Beth, Shakespeare, Eleanor Annick Press 2017 M/J 2018 16 Krasner, Barbara
e New Babylonian Diaspora: the Rise and Fall of the Jewish Community in Iraq, 16th20th Centuries Yehuda, Zvi Brill 2017 M/J 2018 33 Simon, Rachel
Broken Carousel: German Jewish Soldier-Poets of the Great War Appelbaum, Peter C. , Scott, James W Stone Tower Books 2017 N/D 2018 36 Smailes, Suzanne
Daughters of the Air Szilagyi, Anca L. Lanternfish Press 2017 M/J 2018 39 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Anne Frank: Writer Waxman, Zoe Cavendish Square 2017 N/D 2018 8 Gershowitz, Elissa
Girl with the Red Balloon, The Locke, Katherine Albert Whitman 2017 M/J 2018 6 Bloomfield, Kathy
American Interests in the Holy Land Revealed in Early Photographs Ben-David, Lenny Urim Publications 2017 M/J 2018 21 Gordon, Ilka
Reframing Politics in the Hebrew Bible: a New Introduction with Readings Morgenstern, Mira Hackett 2017 M/J 2018 27 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Holocaust: Racism and Genocide in World War II, The Mooney, Carla, Casteel, Tom Inquire and Investigate Nomad Press 2017 M/J 2018 16 Isaac, Fred
Orchard, The Brandes, Yochi, Libenson, Daniel Gefen 2017 M/J 2018 35 Stahl, Sheryl F.
. Inconsistency in the Torah: Ancient Literary Convention and the Limits of Source Criticism Berman, Joshua Oxford University Press 2017 M/J 2018 22 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Barren Island Zoref, Harris New Issues Poetry and Prose 2017 M/J 2018 39 Schutzman, Laura
Have You Heard?: a Child’s Introduction to the Ten Commandments Glickman, Jeffrey., Krackow, Eric Schiffer Publishing 2017 M/J 2018 7 McMahon, Martha

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