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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Jewish Bible Almanac, The Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1997 S/O 98 12
Old New Land (Altneuland) Herzl, Theodor, Levensohn, Lotta Markus Wiener 1987 S/O 88 9
Tell Them We Remember: The Story of the Holocaust Bachrach, Susan D. Little, Brown 1994 M/J 95 18
Frank O. Gehry: Outside In Greenberg, Jan, Jordan, Sandra DK Ink 2000 15
Arab-Israeli Conflict, The Worth, Richard Marshall Cavendish 2007 M/J 07 16
JPS Torah Commentary Sarna, Nahum M. F/M 90 17
Poetry with a Purpose: Biblical Poetics and Interpretation Fisch, Harold Indiana University Press 1990 M/J 91 9
Understanding Jewish Ethics Freund, Richard A. EM Text 1990 M/J 91 41923
I Go to a Wedding Benenfeld, Rikki Toddler Experience Series Hachai 2008 S/O 08 59
Moishes Miracle Melmed, Laura Krauss, Slonim, David HarperCollins 2000 F/M 01 16
Shut Up, Im Talking and Other Diplomacy Lessons I Learned in the Israeli Government: A Memoir Levey, Gregory Free Press 2008 S/O 08 21-22
Empathy (VIDEO) Siegel, Amie First Run/Icarus Films 2004 N/D 04 8
Contested Creations in the Book of Job: the World-as-It-Ought-and-Ought-Not-to-Be Pelham, Abigail Brill 2012 FM13 33-34
Growing Up Jewish in China Beil, Dolly BPS Books 2012 FM13 18
Blessing of a Broken Heart, The Mandell, Sherri Toby Press 2003 N/D 03 14
Letters from Jerusalem 1947-1948 Porath, Zipporah Association of Americans and Canadians in Israel 1987 S/O 88 8
Remnant, The Simchovich, Simcha Mosaic Press 1999 N/D 99 16-17
Why Didnt I Learn This in Hebrew School? Segal, Eliezer Aronson 1999 M/J 00 15
Its Party Time!: A Purim Story Zucker, Jonny, Cohen, Jan Barger Barrons Educational Festival Time Series Barron's 2003 M/J 03 31
No Place of Rest: Jewish Literature, Expulsion, and the Memory of Medieval France Einbinder, Susan L. University of Pennsylvania Press 2009 M/J 09 19, 21
Survivor, The: An Anatomy of Life in the Death Camps Des Pres., Terrence Oxford University Press 1976 W76 18
First Haggadah, A Kustanowitz, Shulamit E., Foont, Ronnie C. Bonim Books 1979 SP79 26
And Bring Them Closer to Torah: The Life and Work of Rabbi Aaron H. Blumenthal Blumenthal, David Ktav 1986 M/J 87 3
Jews of Arab Lands in Modern Times, The Stillman, Norman A. JPS 1991 S/O 91 20
People and the Promise, The Synge, Ursula Phillips 1974 W75 29
Treasure in the Tiny Blue Tin, The Ducharme, Dede Texas Christian University Press 1998 F/M 99 17
Holy Land, The Avi-Yonah, Michael Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1973 Ap 74 25
Metsudah Chumash / Rashi Genesis: A New Linear Translation David, Avrohom, Kleinkaufman, Avrohom Ktav F/M 92 19
Shabbat Shalom Weisman, Yaffa M/J 89 11
Dynamic Women Dancers Dublin, Anne Womens Hall of Fame Series Second Story Press 2009 S/O 09 13
Classic Yiddish Stories of S. Y. Abramovitsh, Sholem Aleichem, and I. L. Peretz Frieden, Ken, Gorelick, Ted Syracuse University Press 2004 S/O 04 8
Going on a Hametz Hunt Jules, Jacqueline, Brown, Rick Kar-Ben 2010 S/O 10 15
Best of Olomeinu Book I, The Fruchter, Yaacov s.n. F/M 82 3
Last Sunrise, The Gordon, Harold H & I Publishing 1992 S/O 93 18-19
Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europes Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War, The Nicholas, Lynn H. Knopf 1994 N/D 95 12
When Grandpa Came to Stay Caseley, Judith Greenwillow Books 1986 S/O 86 10
Island of One People: An Account of the History of the Jews of Jamaica, The Delevante, Marilyn, Alberga, Anthony Ian Randle Publishers 2006 S/O 06 37
Nazi and Gold: The Full Story of the Fifty-Year Swiss-Nazi Conspiracy to Steal Billions from Europes Jews and Holocaust Survivors Bower, Tom HarperCollins 1997 M/J 97 17
Story of Giraffe, The Pigni, Guido Front Street 2007 F/M 08 11
False Idols Ferm, Betty G.P. Putnam's Sons 1974 W75 26
After Mussolini: Jewish Life and Memories in Post-Fascist Italy Schwarz, Guri, Mazhar, Giovanni Noor Vallentine Mitchell 2012 S/O13 38
Jewish Spirituality: Hope and Redemption Gewirtz, Leonard B. M/J 87 3
Painful Echoes … Poems of the Holocaust Gurdus, Luba Krugman Schocken 1985 S/O 85 4
To Everything There is a Season: Verses from Ecclesiastes Dillon, Leo, Dillon, Diane The Blue Sky Press 1998 F/M 99 16-17
Hirshs Secret: A Baal Shem Tov Story Citron, Sterna, Eydel, Igor Kerem Press 1996 F/M 97 12
Mascot, The: The Extraordinary Story of a Young Jewish Boy and an SS Extermination Squad Kurzem, Mark Rider 2007 N/D 08 16
Secret of Priests Grotto, The Taylor, Peter Lane, Nicola, Christos Kar-Ben 2007 F/M 07 6
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms Steinmetz, Sol Rowman & Littlefield 2005 F/M 06 37
Chanukkah Tree, The Kimmel, Eric A. N/D 81 10
Genocide and the Modern Age: Etiology and Case Studies of Mass Death Wallimann, Isidor, Dobkowski, Michael N. Contributions to the Study of World History, no. 3 Greenwood 1987 M/J 88 11
Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah: The Ceremony, the Party, and How the Day Came to Be Metter, Bert Clarion 2007 N/D 07 22
Kibbutz Members Study Kibbutz Children Lavi, Zvi Greenwood 1990 F/M 91 18
Purim Parade, The Groner, Judy, Wikler, Madeline, Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 1986 N/D 86 7
Warburgs, The: The Story of a Family Farrar, David Stein & Day 1975 W75 28
In the Mouth: Stories and Novellas Pollack, Eileen Four Way Books 2008 M/J 08 21
My Glorious Brohters Fast, Howard Bonim 1977 Sp78 25
Sound the Shofar: The Story and Meaning of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Chaikin, Miriam, Weihs, Erika Clarion Books 1986 N/D 86 8
David & Goliath Marzollo, Jean Little, Brown 2004 M/J 04 29
Harry Haft: Auschwitz Survivor, Challenger of Rocky Marciano Haft, Alan Scott Religion, Theology and the Holocaust Syracuse University Press 2006 F/M 07 32
Broken Covenant: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis Between the U.S. and Israel Arens, Moshe Simon & Schuster 1995 S/O 95 7
Loneks Journey: The True Story of a Boys Escape to Freedom Whiteman, Dorit Bader Star Bright Books 2005 M/J 06 18
Running Fiercely Toward a High Thin Sound Katz, Judith Firebrand Books 1992 S/O 93 16
Writing on the Wall, The Garfield, Leon N/D 83 9
Jewish Cooking in America Nathan, Joan Knopf 1994 M/J 94 9
On Stage, Off Stage: Memories of a Lifetime in the Yiddish Theatre Kadison, Luba, Buloff, Joseph, Genn, Irving Harvard University Press 1992 M/J 93 13
Terrible/Wonderful Day, The Ganz, Yaffa, Taub, Y. E. Feldheim 1987 F/M 87 41828
From Adam to Noah: A Commentary on the Book of Genesis. Part One Cassuto, U. Magnes Press 2009 F/M 10 32
Art and Politics of Arthur Szyk, The Luckert, Steven University of Washington Press 2002 S/O 02 23, 32
Judaism and the Interpretation of Scripture: Introduction to the Rabbinic Midrash Neusner, Jacob Hendrickson 2004 S/O 05 49-50
Poppy Seeds Too: A Twisted Tale for Shabbat Miller, Deborah University S/O 87 8
Untold History of Israel, The Derogy, Jacques Ma 80 6
Ideology and Jewish Identity in Israeli and American Literature Budick, Emily Miller SUNY Series in Modern Jewish Literature and Culture SUNY Press 2001 M/J 02 10
Moroccan, The Haddad, C. A. Harper & Row 1975 W76 17
Simple Servant: A Chasidic Discourse, The Schneersohn, Shalom Dov Baer, Marcus, Yosef Kehot Publication Society 2008 M/J 09 28-29
Energizing Hanukkah Story for Children, The Mozo, Chaim Pitspopany 1998 N/D 98 15
Covenant & Conversation: A Weekly Reading of the Jewish Bible: Genesis, The Book of Beginnings Sacks, Jonathan Israel Maggid Books 2009 F/M 10 38
Haggadah, The: Transliterated & Translated, with instructions and commentary Judaica Press 2002 N/D 02 41986
Body of Faith: God and the People of Israel, The Wyschogrod, Michael Aronson 1996 M/J 97 9
Liebermans Choice Kaminsky, Stuart M. St. Martin's 1993 S/O 93 16
Resurrecting Hebrew Stavans, Ilan Nextbook-Schocken 2008 N/D 08 21
Wineglass, The: A Passover Story Rsten, Norman, Zemach, Kaethe Walker 1978 W78 28
Jar of Fools: Eight Hanukkah Stories from Chelm, The Kimmel, Eric A., Gerstein, Mordicai Holiday House 2000 N/D 00 16
Nobody Knows the Truffles Ive Seen Lang, George Knopf 1998 N/D 98 8
Taking Hold of Torah: Jewish Commitment and Community in America Eisen, A. M. Heleen and Martin Schwartz Lectures in Jewish Studies, 1996 Indiana University Press 1997 S/O 00 11
Flight to Seven Swan Bay, The Leavitt, June F/M 86 6
Animals in Jewish Thought and Tradition Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 2000 S/O 00 9
Jews of Tin Pan Alley, The Kanter, Kenneth Aaron S/O 82 7
Pharaohs Daughter Lester, Julius Silver Whistle 2000 S/O 00 37-38
Troubled Waters Aronson, Michael I. University of Pittsburgh Press 1990 N/D 91 11
Hot Pursuit: Murder in Mississippi Deutsch, Stacia, Cohon, Rhody, Orback, Craig Kar-Ben 2010 M/J 10 9
Mikra and Meaning: Studies in Bible and its Interpretation Helfgot, Nathaniel Maggid Books 2012 S/O13 30
Shalom, Salaam, Peace Bogot, Howard I., Jarrar, Faruk, Or, Amir CCAR Press 1999 S/O 00 35
Eight Nights of Hanukkah Lights Regan, Dian Curtis, Apperley, Dawn Little Simon 2002 N/D 02 26
Columbia Guide to the Holocaust, The Niewyk, Donald, Nicosia, Francis Columbia University Press 2000 S/O 01 19
Good Arabs: The Israeli Security Agencies and Israeli Arabs, 1948-1967 Cohen, Hillel, Watzman, Haim University of California Press 2010 N/D 10 17
Beyond Innocence and Redemption: Confronting the Holocaust… Ellis, Marc H. Harper and Row 1991 M/J 92 15
Learning Talmud: A Guide to Talmud Terminology and Rashi Commentary Berman, Scot A. Aronson 1997 S/O 97 6
Rebbe Mendel Presents: A Home on the Hill Sternfeld, Nathan, Bichman, David, Bloom, Sandy Feldheim 2006 F/M 07 41923
When the Soldiers Were Gone Propp, Vera W. Putnam 1999 F/M 00 11
Israel and the European Left: Between Solidarity and Delegitimization Shindler, Colin Continuum 2012 S/O13 41

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