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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Coal (rev. ed.) Kraft, Betsy H. W83 13
Naftali the Storyteller and His Horse, Sus, and Other Stories Singer, Isaac Bashevis, Zemach, Margot Farar, Straus & Giroux 1976 Sp77 31
Benjamin: Journey of a Jew Abramson, Ruth Alpha Publishing Company 1987 S/O 87 6
Radio and the Jews: The Untold Story of How Radio Influenced Americas Image of Jews, 1920s - 1950s Siegel, David S., Siegel, Susan Book Hunter Press 2007 F/M 08 45
Last Chapter, The (VIDEO) Bikel, Theodore Ben-Lar Productions S/O 93 22-23
What is the Purpose of Creation? A Jewish Anthology Alter, Michael J. Aronson 1991 S/O 91 17
Stories for Children Singer, Isaac Bashevis N/D 84 6
Mark Twains Jews Vogel, Dan Ktav 2006 S/O 06 45-46
Adventure in Latkaland: A Hanukkah Story, An Fisman, Karen, McAteer, Thomas JoRa Books 2009 N/D 09 11
Out of the Shadows: An Artists Journey Waldman, Neil Honesdale 2006 M/J 06 10
Jewish Renewal: A Path to Healing and Transformation Lerner, Michael HarperPerenial 1995 F/M 96 14-15
Times Square Rabbi Fine, Yehuda Hazelden Press 1997 S/O 97 7
Zohar, The (Pritzker ed.) (vol. 4) Matt, Daniel C. Stanford University Press 2007 M/J 08 42-43
Seasons for Celebration: A Contemporary Guide to the Joys, Practices and Traditions of the Jewish Holidays Fox, Karen L., Miller, Phyllis Zimbler, Fox, Vicki Reikes Putnam 1992 N/D 92 23
Jewish Festivals Throughout the Year Ganeri, Anita Smart Apple Media 2004 M/J 05 24
Good Yontif: A Picture Book of the Jewish Year Blue, Rose, Feldman, Lynne Millbrook Press 1997 M/J 98 19
Im Not the Boss: I Just Work Here Jonas, Howard Leviathan Press 2004 F/M 05 17
DinnieAbbleSister-r-r! Levinson, Riki, Cogancherry, Helen Bradbury 1987 S/O 87 10
Feast of Lights Jaffe, Ellen S. Sumach Press 2006 S/O 07 22
Chicken Man Edwards, Michelle Lothrop & Shepard 1991 S/O 91 22
My Father, His Daughter Dayan, Yael Farrar 1985 S/O 86 41828
Baghdad Twist (VIDEO) Balass, Joe Icarus Films 2007 F/M 09 23
Psalms of the Jewish Liturgy: A Guide to Their Beauty, Power, and Meaning Glazer, Miriyam Aviv Press 2009 N/D 10 19
Keepers: An Introduction to the History and Culture of the Samaritans, The Anderson, Robert T., Giles, Terry Hendrickson 2002 N/D 02 11
Walls of Jerusalem, The Lesberg, Sandy, Canetti, Nicolai Bobbs Merrill 1976 W77 27
Songs from the Garden of Eden, Jewish Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes (AUDIO)) Hoarau, Jean-Christopher, Alemagna, Beatrice Folle Avoine Productions 2009 F/M 10 19
Jerusalem: A Family Portrait Yakin, Boaz, Bertozzi, Nick First Second 2013 N/D13 44
Gilboa Iris, The Englard, Zahava D. Gefen 2012 S/O13 48
How Mitzvah Giraffe Got His Long, Long Neck Sokoloff, David Judaic Press 2003 F/M 04 31
Day Grandpa Died, The (VIDEO) Sp75 29
Execution of the Hangman of Riga: The Only Execution of a Nazi War Criminal by the Mossad, The Kuenzle, Anton, Shimron, Gad, Shapiro, Shlomo J. Vallentine Mitchell 2004 M/J 05 39
On Equal Terms: Jews in America 1881-1981 Dawidowicz, Lucy S. F/M 83 4
Bridge of Longing: The Lost Art of Yiddish Storytelling, A Roskies, David G. Harvard University Press 1995 N/D 95 41860
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Peppas, Lynn Celebrations in My World Crabtree 2010 S/O 10 13, 15
Living Dead, The, 2nd English language ed Megged, Aharon, Louvish, Misha Toby Press 2005 S/O 06 32
World Religions in America: An Introduction (3rd ed.) Neusner, Jacob Westminster John Knox Press 2003 N/D 03 15
Ten Commandments: The Reciprocity of Faithfulness, The Brown, William P. Westminster 2004 F/M 05 13
Camel Trail, The Jackson, Judy Marsons 2007 S/O 08 13
Moral Meaning of the Bible: The What, How and Why of Biblical Ethics, The (AUDIO) Kimelman, Reuven Our Learning Company 2007 F/M 08 48
Arguments for the Sake of Heaven Sacks, Jonathan Emergeng Trends in Traditional Judaism Aronson 1991 M/J 91 15
Polish Lad, The Linetski, Isaac J. M/J 87 4
Judaism Gerner, Katy Religions Around the World Series Marshall Cavendish 2009 S/O 09 22
Unholy Orders: Mystery Stories with a Religious Twist Stevens, Serita Intrigue Press 2000 S/O 01 31
Sigmund Freud: The World Within Neimark, Anne E. Harcourt 1976 Sp77 32
Hearing the Call across Traditions: Readings on Faith and Service Davis, Adam Skylight Paths 2009 N/D 10 18
Israel: Politics, Myths, and Identity Crisis Orr, Aviva Pluto Press 1994 M/J 95 8
Enoch, Levi and Jubilees on Sexuality: Attitudes Towards Sexuality in the Early Enoch Litearture, the Aramaic Levi Document, and The Book of Jubilees Loader, William Eerdmans 2007 F/M 08 40
From the Fair Aleichem, Sholem, Leviant, Curt Viking 1985 S/O 85 4
Holocaust and Israel Reborn: From Catastrophe to Sovereignty, The Penkower, Monty Noam University of Illinois Press 1994 M/J 95 7
Creative Jewish Wedding Book: A Hands-on Guide to New and Old Traditions, Ceremonies & Celebrations, The (2nd ed.) Kaplan-Mayer, Gabrielle Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 F/M 10 37
Noahs Ark Dimond, Masper S/O 84 8
Blooms Modern Critical Views: David Mamet Bloom, Harold Chelsea House Publishers 2004 F/M 04 14-15
Rescued from the Reich: How One of Hitlers Soldiers Saved the Lubavitcher Rebbe Rigg, Bryan Mark Yale University Press 2004 F/M 05 20-21
Liba and the Feather Thief Walfish, Miriam Jewish Girls Around the World Judaica Press 2013 S/O13 4
Why Werent You Zisha? And Other Stories Michal, Tanya, Katz, Avi Mesorah 2008 F/M 09 49
Sworn Enemies Matas, Carol Bantam 1993 S/O 93 22
Midnight Jewels White, Tzvi CIS 1992 S/O 93 17
Angel of Death Krich, Rochelle Majer Mysterious Press 1994 N/D 94 11
Perfect Purple Feather, The Piven, Hanoch Little Brown 2002 N/D 03 34
Jews of New Amsterdam, The Costabel, Eva Deutsch Atheneum 1988 M/J 89 10
Tree that Stands Beyond Space: Rebbe Nachman of Breslov on the Mystical Experience, The Sears, David Breslov Research Institute 2002 F/M 04 20
Shadows of Auschwitz: A Christian Response to the Holocaust Cargas, Harry James Crossroads 1990 M/J 91 8
Hanukkah Keogh, Josie PowerKids Readers: Happy Holidays! Rosen 2013 M/J13 14
Into That Darkness Sereny, Gitta McGraw 1974 Sp 75 27
Einsteins God: Albert Einsteins Quest as a Scientist and as a Jew to Replace a Forsaken God Goldman, Robert N. Aronson 1997 S/O 97 8
Forgotten, The Kellerman, Faye Morrow 2001 N/D 01 17
Heroes of the Holocaust Glick, Susan History Makers Series Lucent 2003 S/O 03 51
Commitment and Complexity: Jewish Wisdom in an Age of Upheaval: Selections from the Writings of Rabbi Yehuda Amital Hacohen, Aviad Ktav 2008 F/M 09 11
Nazism Forman, James D. Watts 1978 Sp79 27-28
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
Reading Charlotte Salomon Steinberg, Michael P., Bohm-Duchen, Monica Cornell University Press 2006 S/O 07 54
Lawgiver, The Wouk, Herman Simon & Schuster 2012 N/D13 44
When Memory Comes Friedlander, Saul Ma 80 6
Story of the Holocaust, The Whiting, Jim Monumental Milestones: Great Events of Modern Times Series Mitchell Lane 2005 F/M 07 15
Matzah Man: A Passover Story, The Howland, Naomi Clarion Books 2002 M/J 02 22
Agricultural Utopias in America, 1880-1910 Herscher, Uri D. Wayne State University Press 1981 F 81 14
Papa Jetrho Cohen, Deborah Bodin, Dippod, Jane Kar-Ben 2007 S/O 07 41892
Jewish Subjects and Their Tribal Chieftains in Kurdistan: A Study in Survival Zaken, Mordechai Jewish Identities in a Changing World, no. 9 Brill 2007 M/J 08 28
To the Land of the Cattails Appelfeld, Aharon, Green, Jeffrey M. Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1986 M/J 87 5
Secrets in the Suitcase: Stories My Mother Never Told Me Greenberg, Molly AuthorHose 2012 M/J13 25
Jewish Icons: Art and Society in Modern Europe Cohen, Richard I. University of California Press 1998 S/O 98 7
Gravity Lieberman, Leanne Orca 2008 F/M 09 38
In Face of Danger Kay, Mara Crown Publishers 1977 Sp78 26
Does Anyone Here Know the Way to Thirteen? Kaufman, Stephen Houghton Mifflin 1985 A/M 86 5
Final Solution, The Rice, Earle The Holocaust Library Lucent Books 1998 N/D 99 17
Childs Introduction to Torah, A Newman, Shirley Behrman 1972 Sp 75 28
My Life at First Try: A Novel Budman, Mark Counterpoint 2008 N/D 09 26
Bay Area Jewish Forum Haggadah, The Kramer, Ralph s.n. M/J 86 4
Queen Esther the Morning Star Gerstein, Mordicai Simon & Schuster 2000 F/M 00 10
Kinderlager: An Oral History of Young Holocaust Survivors Nieuwsma, Milton J. Holiday House 1998 N/D 98 41986
Watcher in the Shadows, The Moriarty, Chris, Edward Geyer, Mark Harcourt 2013 S/O13 4
Sparks Beneath the Surface Kushner, Lawrence Aronson 1994 F/M 94 9
Lower East Side Memories: A Jewish Place in America Diner, Hasia R. Princeton University Press 2000 S/O 01 11
"Am I a Murderer?" Testament of a Jewish Ghetto Policeman Perechodnik, Calel Westview 1996 M/J 96 15
Open Heart Yehoshua, A. B., Bilu, Dalya Doubleday 1996 S/O 96 15
Jewish Immigrants, 1880-1924 Haberle, Susan E. Capstone Press 2003 F/M 03 44
This Business with Elijah Oberman, Sheldon Turnstone Press 1993 S/O 95 10
Yom Kippur War, The Davis, Moshe Arno Press 1974 F/M 91 27
Sammy Spider's Hanukkah Fun Book Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2001 M/J 02 22
Jewish American Food Culture Deutsch, Jonathan, Saks, Rachel D. University of Nebraska Press 2009 F/M 10 33

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