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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Yearsort ascending Issue P Review Author
Practicing Piety in Medieval Ashkenaz: Men, Women, and Everyday Religious Observance Baumgarten, Elisheva University of Pennsylvania Press 2014 M/J 15 20 Chesner, Michelle
Leadership and Conflict, Tensions in Medieval and Early Modern Jewish History and Culture Saperstein, Marc The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2014 M/J 15 37 Tesler, David
Israel: Is It Good for the Jews? Cohen, Richard I. Simon & Schuster 2014 S/O 2015 5 Silverburg, Sanford R.
More all-of-a-Kind Family. Taylor, Sydney Lizzie Skurnick Books 2014 N/D 14 3 Isaac, Fred
Jews and Islamic Law in early 20th Century Yemen Wagner, Mark Indiana Series in Sephardi and Mizrahi Studies Indiana University Press 2014 S/O 2015 21 Belinfante, Randall C.
Many Seconds into the Future: 10 Stories Clayton, John J. Texas Tech University Press 2014 N/D 14 38 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Joshua: The Challenge of the Promised Land Hattin, Michael Maggid Books 2014 N/D 2015 21 Tesler, David
John Lennon and the Jews: a Philosophical Rampage Maghen, Ze'ev Toby Press 2014 N/D 2015 26 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Spinoza: The Outcast Thinker Lehmann, Devra namelos 2014 M/J 15 5-6 Krasner, Barbara
Politics, Faith, and the Making of American Judaism Adams, Peter University of Michigan Press 2014 N/D 2015 11 Isaac, Fred
Freedom Summer: The 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi Rubin, Susan Goldman Holiday House 2014 M/J 15 10 Lenson, Heather
Jewish Medical Resistance in the Holocaust Grodin, Michael A. Berghahn Books 2014 M/J 15 26 Bibel, Barbara M.
Memoirs of a Grandmother: Scenes from the Cultural History of the Jews of Russia in the Nineteenth Century Wengeroff, Pauline Stanford University Press 2014 M/J 15 42 Seigel, Amanda
Zeide, Why Are You Wearing White Tennis Shoes on Yom Kippur? Neinstein, Larry, Bubar, Lorraine Neinstein Publishers 2014 N/D 14 8 Pinchuck, Kathe
Universal Art: Hebrew Grammar Across Disciplines and Faiths Vidro, Nadia, Zweip, Irene E., Olszowy-Schlanger, Judith Studies in Jewish History and Culture; 46 Brill 2014 F/M 2016 25 Smailes, Suzanne
Spot the Difference - Shabbos Shapiro, Nathan Judaica Press 2014 S/O 2015 38 Silverman, Lisa
Graphic Details: Jewish Women’s Confessional Comics in Essays and Interviews Lightman, Sarah McFarland & Company 2014 N/D 14 26 Bergson, Steven M.
Shlepping the Exile Wex, Michael St. Martin’s Press 2014 M/J 15 45 Gremillion, Yossi
Tucson Jo Matas, Carol Fictive Press 2014 S/O 2015 30 Levine, Joyce
Judaism in Transition; How Economic Choices Shape Religious Tradition Chiswick, Carmel U. Stanford University Press 2014 N/D 14 14 Tesler, David
Unusual Bible Interpretations Drazin, Israel Gefen 2014 N/D 2015 17 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Bracha Do You Know? Stern, Ariella Hachai 2014 M/J 15 15 Pastcan, Ben
Death by Toilet Paper Gephart, Donna Delacorte Press 2014 M/J 15 6 Lenson, Heather
The Sea Beach Line Nadler, Ben Fig Tree Books 2014 N/D 2015 43 Gremillion, Yossi
Protocols of Justice: the Pinkas of the Metz Rabbinic Court 1771-1789 Berkovitz, Jay R Studies in Jewish History and Culture Brill 2014 M/J 15 20-21 Kohn, Roger S.
On Personal and Public Concerns: Essays in Jewish Philosophy Schweid, Eliezer Reference Library of Jewish Intellectual History Academic Studies Press 2014 M/J 15 37-38 Levy, David B
All-of-a-Kind Family Uptown Taylor, Sydney Lizzie Skurnick Books 2014 N/D 14 3 Isaac, Fred
Everything You Need to Know about Buying Real Estate in Israel Getter, Shia Getter Group LTD 2014 N/D 14 20 Share, Ellen
Living a Real Life with Real Food: How to Get Healthy, Lose Weight, and Stay Energized— the Kosher Way. Warren, Beth Skyhorse Publishing 2014 S/O 2015 23 Wolfe, Nira
Text of the Hebrew Bible: From the Rabbis to the Masoretes Martin-Contreras, Elvira, Miralles-Macia, Lorena Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014 N/D 2015 27 Levy, David B
Why Hawks Become Doves: Shimon Peres and Foreign Policy Change in Israel Ziv, Guy State University of New York Press 2014 M/J 2016 38 Silverburg, Sanford R.
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
Embracing the Divine Feminine: Finding God through the Ecstasy of Physical Love—The Song of Songs. Annotated and Explained Shapiro, Rami M. Skylight Paths 2014 N/D 2015 31 Pinchuck, Chava
Letters from Mir: A Torah World in the Shadow of the Shoah, The Correspondence of Ernest Gugenheim Gugenheim, Claude-Annie OU Press 2014 M/J 15 26 Gordon, Ilka
The Sweetness: A Novel Berger, Sande Boritz She Writes Press 2014 M/J 15 42 Schutzman, Laura
Teh im nana (Tea with Mint: The Book of Mirth and Zest of Moroccan Jews) Knafo, Asher Bimat Kedem 2014 S/O 2015 11 Simon, Rachel
Magician of Auschwitz, the Kacer, Kathy Second Story Press 2014 N/D 14 8 Krasner, Barbara
Geographies of the Holocaust Knowles, Anne Kelly, Cole, Tim, Giordano, Alberto Spacial Humanities Indiana University Press 2014 S/O 2015 12 Wolfe, Nira
Ibn Ezra, Abraham ben Meir. Abraham ibn Ezra on Nativities and Continuous Horoscopy: A Parallel Hebrew-English Critical Edition of the Book of Nativities and the Book of Revolution Sela, Shlomo Abraham Ibn Ezra’s Astrological Writings, 4; Etudes sur le Judaisme Medieval, 59 Brill 2014 N/D 14 33
Passover Haggadah in Judaeo-Georgian : a critical edition., The Enoch, Reuvan Hebrew University Magnes Press 2014 N/D 2015 17 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Jewish Women Writers in Britain Valman, Nadia Wayne State University Press 2014 N/D 2015 38 Dwoskin, Beth
Around the Clock: A Jewish Child Learns to Tell Time Werner, Aviva Feldheim 2014 M/J 15 16 Levine, Joyce
Bridge to Healing: Finding Strength to Cope with Illness Meyerstein, Israela Mazo Publishers 2014 M/J 15 32-33 Wolfe, Nira
Creation, Covenant, and the Beginnings of Judaism: Reconceiving Historical Time in the Second Temple Period Mermelstein, Ari Brill Academic Publishers 2014 N/D 2015 27 Tesler, David
Bagels Come Home! Stuchner, Joan Betty Orca 2014 M/J 15 6 Bloomfield, Kathy
Mishnah and Tosefta Studies Brody, Robert Magnes Press 2014 M/J 15 21 Roth, Pinchas
Secret Restaurant Recipes from the World’s Top Kosher Restaraunts Schapira, Leah, Dweck, Victoria Mesorah 2014 M/J 15 38 Feder, Debbie
struggle for Jerusalem and the Holy Land : A new inquiry in the Quran and classic Islamic sources on the people of Israel, their Torah, and their links to the Holy Land, the Dana, Nissim Academic Studies Press 2014 S/O 2015 5 Belinfante, Randall C.
Rachel's Hope Sanders, Shelly Second Story Press 2014 N/D 14 4 Siskind, Leda
Moses and the Path to Leadership Grumet, Zvi Urim 2014 N/D 14 22 Isaac, Fred
Prayers for the Living Cheuse, Alan Fig Tree Books 2014 S/O 2015 23 Gremillion, Yossi
Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street, The Gilman, Susan Jane Grand Central Publishing 2014 N/D 14 38 Schutzman, Laura
Rav Kook: Mystic in a Time of Revolution Mirsky, Yehuda Yale University Press 2014 N/D 14 27 Tesler, David
Jewish Holiday Companion, Insights into the Meaning of the Holidays, Their Prayers, Symbols and Biblical Readings, A Angel, Hayyim Kodesh Press 2014 N/D 2015 13 Freiband, Susan
Jews of Italy: Antiquity, The Simonsohn, Shlomo Brill Series in Jewish Studies Brill 2014 N/D 2015 32 Levy, David B
Liesl’s Ocean Rescue Krasner, Barbara Gihon River Press 2014 M/J 15 11 Dublin, Anne
Louis Ginzberg’s Legends of the Jews: Ancient Jewish Folk Literature Reconsidered Hasan-Rokem, Galit, Gruenwald, Ithamar Wayne State University Press 2014 M/J 15 28 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Death by Pastrami Bernstein, Leonard S. University of New Orleans Press 2014 M/J 15 43 Bibel, Barbara M.
Migrating Tales: The Talmud’s Narratives and Their Historical Context Kalmin, Richard University of California Press 2014 F/M 16 12 Rosenbloom, Jim
Unlearning With Hannah Arendt Knott, Marie Luise Other Press 2014 S/O 2015 11 Merowitz, Morton J.
End of the Line, The McKay, Sharon Annick Press 2014 N/D 14 8
The Koren Children’s Siddur The Magerman Edition Koren Publishers 2014 S/O 2015 32-33 Pinchuck, Chava
Masorah and Text Criticism in the Early Modern Mediterranean: Moses ibn Zabara and Menahem de Lonzano. Roth, Pinchas Magnes Press 2014 S/O 2015 17 Roth, Pinchas
Early Yiddish Epic Frakes, Jerold D. Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music and Art Syracuse University Press 2014 N/D 2015 17 Seigel, Amanda
Like No Other LaMarche, Una Razorbill 2014 M/J 15 2-3 Lenson, Heather
We Can Do Mitzvos Around the Jewish Year Zoldan, Yael Feldheim 2014 M/J 15 16 Pastcan, Ben
Urban Origins of American Judaism Moore, Deborah Dash University of Georgia Press 2014 M/J 15 33 Isaac, Fred
Victory of Zionism: Reclaiming the Narrative about Israel’s Domestic, Regional, and International Challenges, The Navon, Emmanuel CreateSpace 2014 N/D 2015 27 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Who Is Annie White (Fish)? Belsky, Judy Menucha 2014 M/J 15 7 Pinchuck, Kathe
Oxford Handbook of the Psalms, The Brown, William P. Oxford University Press 2014 M/J 15 21-22 Tesler, David
Playing with Matches Rosen, Suri ECW Press 2014 F/M 16 39 Pinchuck, Chava
Days Between, Blessings, Poems and Directions of the Heart for the Jewish High Holiday Season, the Falk, Marcia Brandeis University Press 2014 S/O 2015 6 Freiband, Susan
Imagine if ... Zeegel, Rabbi, Mordecai, Darrell Mesorah 2014 N/D 14 4 Feit, Shelly
Where Are My Shoes? Burstyn, Rochel Judaica Press 2014 S/O 2015 35 Lurie, Aimee
Question of Tradition: Women Poets in Yiddish, 1586-1987. Hellerstein, Kathryn Stanford University Press 2014 N/D 14 22 Dwoskin, Beth
Golem of Hollywood, The Kellerman, Jonathan, Kellerman, Jesse G. P. Putnam's Sons 2014 S/O 2015 23 Bibel, Barbara M.
Fields of Exile Gold, Nora Dundurn 2014 N/D 14 40 Gremillion, Yossi
Transnational Traditions: New Perspectives on American Jewish History Kahn, Ava F., Mendelsohn, Adam M. Wayne State University Press 2014 N/D 2015 23 Sukenic, Harvey
Golden Age Shtetl: A New History of Jewish Life in East Europe, The Petrovsky-Shtern, Yohanan Princeton University Press 2014 N/D 14 28 Tesler, David
Targums in the Light of Traditions of the Second Temple Period, The Legrand, Thierry, Joosten, Jan Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism Brill 2014 N/D 2015 25 Levy, David B
Biblical Path to Psychological Maturity: Psychological Insights into the Weekly Torah Readings Skolnick, Vivian B. Kodesh Press 2014 N/D 2015 32 Pinchuck, Chava
Journey Together: 49 Steps to Transforming a Family Hermelin, Sarah Urim 2014 M/J 15 28 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Fields of Exile Gold, Nora Dundurn 2014 M/J 15 43 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Isabel’s War. Perl, Lila Lizzie Skurnick Books 2014 N/D 14 9 Krasner, Barbara
Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl: Yiddish Letter Manuals from Russia and America Nakhimovsky, Alice, Newman, Roberta University of Indiana Press 2014 M/J 15 33-34 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Jewish Comix Anthology: a collection of tales, stories and myths told and retold in comic book form, The. Volume 1. Bergson, Steven M. Alternate History Comics 2014 F/M 2016 26 Gold, Etta
Unpromising Land: Jewish Migration to Palestine in the Early Twentieth Century, an Alroey, Gur Stanford University Press 2014 S/O 2015 1 Cantor, Hallie
Essential Figures in Jewish Scholarship Eisenberg, Ronald Lee Jason Aronson 2014 N/D 14 16 Isaac, Fred
Bernard Revel: Builder of American Jewish Orthodoxy. Rakeffet-Rothkoff, Aaron Oxford University Press 2014 S/O 2015 18 Isaac, Fred
Downfall of Abba Hillel Silver and the Foundation of Israel, The Shiff, Ofer Syracuse University Press 2014 N/D 14 33 Isaac, Fred
Women of Valor: Polish Resisters to the Third Reich Gilbert, Joanne Gihon River Press 2014 N/D 2015 18 Seigel, Amanda
Conscientious Objectors in Israel: Citizenship, Sacrifice, Trials of Fealty Weiss, Erica University of Pennsylvania Press 2014 N/D 2015 40 Smith, Sonia
Esperanza, A Novel Feldbrand, Sarah Torah Temimah 2014 M/J 15 7-8 Feit, Shelly
The Codification of Jewish Law and an Introduction to the Jurisprudence of the Mishna Berura Broyde, J. Michael, Bedzow, Ira Academic Studies Press 2014 M/J 15 22 Tesler, David
Love by the Morning Star Sullivan, Laura L. Houghton Mifflin 2014 F/M 16 40 Feit, Shelly
The Jews of Italy: Antiquity Simonsohn, Shlomo Brill 2014 M/J 15 38-39 Belinfante, Randall C.
Chutzpah Imperative: Empowering Today’s Jews for a Life That Matters., the Feinstein, Edward Jewish Lights Publishing 2014 S/O 2015 6 Stein, Marion M
Latke, the Lucky Dog Fischer, Ellen, Beeke, Tiphanie Kar-Ben 2014 N/D 14 4 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
I Live with My Mommy Ehrlich-Klein, Tzvia Menucha Publishers 2014 S/O 2015 35 Pinchuck, Chava
Bar Mitzvah: A history Hilton, Michael Jewish Publication Society 2014 N/D 14 22 Isaac, Fred

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