Book Review Index


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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Author
Writing Jewish Culture: Paradoxes in Ethnography Andreas Kilcher, Gabriella Safran Indiana University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 12 Beth Dwoskin
Writing on the Wall, The Garfield, Leon S/O 83 5
Writing on the Wall, The Garfield, Leon N/D 83 9
Writing on the Wall: A Catalogue of Judaica Broadsides from the Valmadonna Trust Library Liberman Mintz, Sharon, Seidler-Feller, Shaul, Wachtel, David Valmadonna Trust Library 2015 N/D 2015 25 Cohen, Leah
Writing Our Lives: Autobiographies of American Jews, 1890-1990 Rubin, Steven J. JPS 1991 M/J 92 19
Writing the Book of Ester Domaratius, Louise Quality Words in Print 2003 S/O 03 11
Written and Oral Torah: A Comprehensive Introduction, The Lopes Cardozo, Nathan T. Aronson 1997 M/J 98 41892
Written in Memory: Portraits of the Holocaust Wolin, Jeffrey Chronicle Books 1997 M/J 97 18
Written on the Wind Dublin, Anne, Woodend, Avril Hodgepog Books 2001 S/O 02 42
Wyszkowo, A Shtetl on the Bug River Mondry, Adela N/D 81 13
Y.A. D. Investigators 2 Wisemon, Tamar, Katz, Tova Feldheim 2006 M/J 07 12
Yael and the Party of the Year Lane, Tamsin Simon & Schuster 2018 N/D 2018 10 Quay, Alex
Yael Naim and David Donatien (AUDIO) Naim, Yael, Donatien, David Atlantic Records 2007 N/D 08 25
Yakov and the Seven Thieves Madonna, Spirin, Gennady Callaway 2004 N/D 04 16
Yankee at the Seder, The Weber, Elka, Gustavson, Adam Tricycle Press 2009 F/M 09 38
Yankel the Fool Ellentuck, Shan Doubleday 1973 D 74 31
Yankel's Tavern: Jews, Liquor, and Life in the Kingdom of Poland Dynner, Glenn Oxford University Press 2013 S/O14 9 Tesler, David
Yanky's Amazing Discovery Bauman, Reuven Menucha 2018 M/J 2019 8 Citrin, Rena
Yanov Torah, The Herman, Edwin, Herman, Agnes Kar-Ben 1985 N/D 85 5
Year Mom Got Religion: One Womans Midlife Journey into Judaism, The Hendler, Lee Meyerhoff Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 S/O 99 12
Year of Goodbyes; A True Story of Friendship, Family, and Farewells, The Levy, Debbie Disney Hyperion 2010 M/J 10 17
Year of Jewish Stories: 52 Tales for Children and Their Families, A Maisel, Grace Ragues, Shubert, Samantha, Keiser, Tammy UAHC Press 2004 N/D 04 19-20
Year of Sweet Senior Insanity, The Levitan, Sonia s.n. N/D 82 8
Year of the Bomb, The Kidd, Ronald Simon & Schuster 2009 N/D 09 11
Year of the Golden Ape Forbes, Colin Dutton 1974 Sp 75 25
Year The Music Changed, The Thomas, Diane Coulter Toby Press 2005 S/O 05 39
Year the World Was Out of Step with Jancy Fried, The Fiedler, Jean M/J 82 8
Years From Now Glickman, Gary Knopf 1987 N/D 87 6
Yehuda Halevi Halkin, Hillel Jewish Encounters Nextbook 2010 M/J 10 33
Yehudah Amichai: The Making of Israels National Poet Scharf Gold, Nili Brandeis University Press 2008 F/M 09 17
Yehudis Goes to Gan s.n. F/M 82 2
Yehudis Goes to Gan s.n. S/O 82 9
Yellow Star Roy, Jennifer Marshall Cavendish 2006 M/J 06 18
Yellow Star, The, 3rd ed. Unsdorfer, S. B. M/J 84 6
Yellow Star: The Legend of Christian X of Denmark, The Deedy, Carmen Agra Peachtree 2000 16
Yellow Star: The Legend of King Christian X of Denmark, The Deedy, Carmen Agra, Sorensen, Henri Peachtree 2000 N/D 00 16
Yellow Wind, The Grossman, David Farrar 1988 S/O 88 7
Yemenite Cookbook, The Levi, Zion, Agabria, Hani Seaver Books 1988 S/O 88 8
Yemenite Filigree Scharz, Miriam, Madelung, Marianne Gefen 2007 S/O 07 43
Yemenite Girl, The Leviant, Curt Bobbs Merrill 1977 Sp77 26
Yemin Moshe: The Story of a Jerusalem Neighborhood Jaffee, Eliezer David Praeger 1988 S/O 88 7
Yermakov Transfer, The Lambert, Derek Saturday Review Press Sp 75 25
Yerushalmi: The Talmud of the Land of Israel: An Introduction, The Neusner, Jacob Aronson 1993 M/J 94 9
Yeshiva Fundamentalism: Piety, Gender, and Resistance in the Ultra-Orthodox World Stadler, Nurit New York University Press 2009 S/O 10 38
Yeshiva, The Grade, Chaim, Leviant, Curt Bobbs-Merrill 1976 Sp77 25
Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Tanakh Companion: The Book of Samuel Helfgot, Nathaniel Ben Yehudah Press 2006 F/M 07 33
Yesterday: A Memoir of a Russian Jewish Family Zunser, Miriam Shomer, Leider, Emily Wortis Harper & Row 1978 Sp79 25
Yesterdays Santa and the Chanukah Miracle Snowbell-Hart, Sarah, Gallinger, Patty Napoleon Press 2002 F/M 03 45
Yesterdays Streets Tennenbaum, Silvia s.n. N/D 81 14
Yetta the Trickster Zimmerman, Andrea G. s.n. Ma 79 7
Yibaneh Hamikdash: To Build the Beis HaMikdash: Stories to Build Ahavas Chinam Schachter, Fishel, Mahr, Aryeh Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation 2008 M/J 09 17
Yiddish Alphabet Book, The Postman, Frederica P'Nye 1979 W80 16
Yiddish Cuisine: A Gourmets Approach to Jewish Cooking Sternberg, Robert Aronson 1993 N/D 93 41955
Yiddish Folksongs from the Ruth Rubin Archive Mlotek, Chana, Slobin, Mark Wayne State University Press 2007 F/M 08 41
Yiddish for Dog & Cat Lover = Yidish far Libhobers fun Hint un Kats Wolfe, Marjorie Gottlieb, Engelman, Earl W. Malka Publications 2007 M/J 08 42
Yiddish in the Contemporary World: Papers of the First Mendel Friedman International Conference on Yiddish Estraikh, Gennady, Krutikov, Mikhail European Humanities Research Centre 1999 M/J 00 10
Yiddish Literature in America 1870-2000: Anthology Goldsmith, Emanuel S. Congress for Jewish Culture 2000 S/O 00 13
Yiddish Literature in America: 1870-2000 Goldsmith, Emanuel S., Zumoff, Barnett Ktav 2009 N/D 10 19
Yiddish Lullabies for American Mothers (AUDIO) On Hold Productions 1991 M/J 93 18-19
Yiddish Policemens Union, The Chabon, Michael HarperCollins 2007 N/D 07 25
Yiddish Stories, Old & New Howe, Irving, Greenberg, Eliezer Holiday House 1974 Sp 75 27-28
Yiddish Theatre in South Africa: A History From the Late Nineteenth Century to 1960 Belling, Veronica Penkin Kaplan Centre for Jewish Studies and Research 2008 F/M 09 7
Yiddish Theatre: New Approaches Berkowitz, Joel, ed. The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization International Specialized Book Services 2003 F/M 04 14
Yiddish Wisdom for Parents Nickles, Sara, Swarner, Kristina, Meltzer, Rae Chronicle Books 2001 M/J 02 13-14
Yiddish Word Book for English Speaking People, A Rosenbaum, Samuel Van Nostrand, Rheinhold 1978 W78 26
Yiddish: A Nation of Words Weinstein, Miriam Steerforth Press 2001 M/J 02 15
Yidishe Gauchos, The (VIDEO) Fine Line Productions S/O 92 22
Yigal Allon, Native Son, a Biography Shapira, Anita, Abel, Evelyn Jewish Culture and Contexts University of Pennsylvania Press 2008 M/J 08 32
Yingl Tsingl Khvat Mani-Leib, Lissitsky, El Moyer Bell 1986 F/M 87 8
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
Yitzi and the Giant Menorah Ungar, Richard Tundra Books 2016 N/D 2016 3 Bloomfield, Kathy
YIVO and the Making of Modern Jewish Culture: Scholarship for the Yiddish Nation Kuznitz, Cecile Esther Cambridge University Press 2014 N/D 2015 24 Dwoskin, Beth
Yom Kippur Elkins, Dov Peretz Moments of Transcendence: A Devotional Commentary on the High Holiday Mahzor, vol. 2 s.n. 1990 F/M 91 16-17
Yom Kippur in Amsterdam: Stories Shrayer, Maxim D. Library of Modern Jewish Literature Syracuse University Press 2009 S/O 10 26
Yom Kippur Murder, The Harris, Lee Ballantine 1992 S/O 93 15
Yom Kippur Plus 100 Days Jerusalem Post Staff Hart Publishing Co. 1975 W75 28
Yom Kippur War, The Davis, Moshe Arno Press 1974 F/M 91 27
Yom Kippur War, The London Sunday Times Insight Team Doubleday 1974 Sp 75 26
Yom Kippur War, The Rosenberg, Aaron War and Conflict in the Middle East Series Rosen 2003 S/O 04 52
Yom Kippur War, The Allen, Peter S/O 82 4
Yom Kippur War, The Davis, Moshe Arno Press 1974 W75 27
Yom Kippur: A Family Service Abrams, Judith Z., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 1990 N/D 90 12
Yom-Tov Lipmann Heller: Portrait of a Seventeenth-century Rabbi Davis, Joseph M. Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2003 M/J 04 41986
Yoni Bogot, Howard I. s.n. F/M 83 5
Yordim Lev, Michael s.n. N/D 86 6
Yordim Lev, Michael Woodbine House 1986 S/O 86 9
Yordim: Leaving the Promised Land for the Land of Promise Lev, Micha Woodbine House 1986 N/D 86 6
Yosef Haim Brenner: A Life Shapira, Anita Stanford University Press 2015 M/J 15 38 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Yosef’s Dream Rouss, Sylvia A., Naim, Asher Apples and Honey Press 2016 N/D 2016 11 Levine, Joyce
Yossef Mokir Shabbos: A Talmudic Story from our Sages Karen, Rea, Vaye, Rachel Feldheim 1979 Sp79 26
Yossel Zissel and the Wisdom of Chelm Schwartz, Amy JPS 1986 N/D 86 7
Yossel Zissel and the Wisdom of Chelm Schwartz, Amy JPS 1986 F/M 87 8
Yossel-April 19, 1943: A Story of the Warsaw Ghett o Uprising Kubert, Joe ibooks 2003 S/O 04 49
Yossi & Laibel: On the Ball Rosenfeld, Dina H. Hachai 1998 N/D 98 15
Yossi and Laibel’s Shabbos Surprise Rosenfeld, Dina H., Nodel, Norman Hachai 2017 M/J 2018 20 Silver, Linda R.
Yossi Asks the Angels for Help Chaikin, Miriam Harper & Row 1985 F/M 86 6
Yossi Asks the Angels for Help Chaikin, Miriam, Mathers, Petra Harper 1985 M/J 85 6
Yossi Tries to Help God Chaikin, Miriam, Saldutti, Denise Harper & Row 1987 S/O 87 10
Yossis Goal Schwartz, Ellen, Silvana Bevilacqua Orca 2006 F/M 07 10
You Are SO Not Inivted to My Bat Mitzvah Rosenbloom, Fiona Hyperion 2005 N/D 05 11