Book Review Index


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Digital copies of AJL Reviews are available back to the Nov/Dec 2007 issue of the AJL Newsletter.
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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Author
Wolf Shall Lie Down with the Lamb: The Messiah in Hassidic Thought, The Boteach, Shmuley Aronson 1993 S/O 93 17
Woman of Valor, A Topol, Allan Morrow 1980 Sp80 17
Woman of Valor: A Guide to Setting Up Home in Israel Kaufman, Sybil Association of Americans & Canadians in Israel 1973 Sp 75 26
Womans Haftarah Commentary: New Insights from Women Rabbis on the 54 Weekly Haftarah Portions, the 5 Megillot & Special Shabbatot, The Goldstein, Elyse Jewish Lights Publishing 2004 M/J 04 15
Womans Voice: Biblical Women: Divine Wisdom Transformed into Action for Todays Woman, A Weiner, Marcella Bakur, Blema Feinstein Aronson 2001 F/M 03 39
Womans Work: The Story of Betty Friedan Bohannon, Lisa Frederiksen Morgan Reynolds 2004 F/M 05 27
Women and American Judaism: Historical Perspectives Nadell, Pamela S.,, Sarna, Jonathan D. Brandeis University Press 2001 F/M 02 24
Women and Judaism: Myth, History and Sturggle Lacks, Roslyn Doubleday 1980 W80 16
Women and Judaism: New Insights and Scholarship Greenspahn, Frederick E. Jewish Studies in the 21st Century NYU Press 2009 M/J 10 31
Women and the Nazi East: Agents and Witnesses of Germanization Harvey, Elizabeth Yale University Press 2003 F/M 04 17
Women and the Study of Torah Wolowelsky, Joel B. Ktav 2001 N/D 01 15
Women at the Seder: A Passover Haggadah Wolowelsky, Joel B. Ktav 2005 M/J 05 42
Women at their Work English, Betty Lou Dial 1977 W77 31
Women in North Americas Religious World McIntosh, Kenneth Mason Crest Publishers 2005 M/J 06 19
Women of Exile: German-Jewish Autobiographies Since 1933 Lixl-Purcell, Andreas Contributions in Womens Studies, no. 91 Greenwood 1988 S/O 88 8
Women of the Middle East Rivera, Sheila World in Conflict Series Abdo and Daughters 2004 N/D 03 32-33
Women of the Shtetl Adler, Ruth P. N/D 81 13
Women of the Torah: Commentaries from the Talmud, Midrash, and Kabbalah, The Ronson, Barbara L. Thaw Aronson 1999 M/J 99 41828
Women of the Wall: Claiming Sacred Ground at Judaisms Holy Site Chester, Phyllis, Haut, Rivka Jewish Lights Publishing 2003 M/J 03 13
Women of Valor Segal, Sheila Behrman House 1996 F/M 97 8
Women of Valor: Polish Resisters to the Third Reich Gilbert, Joanne Gihon River Press 2014 N/D 2015 18 Seigel, Amanda
Women of Valor: Stories of Great Jewish Women Who Helped Shape the Twentieth Century Segal, Sheila Behrman House 1996 M/J 97 41986
Women Speak to God: The Prayers and Poems of Jewish Women Cohn Spiegel, Marcia, Kremsdorf, Deborah Lipton Woman's Institute for Continuing Jewish Education 1987 S/O 87 8
Womens Haftarah Commentary: New Insights from Women Rabbis on the 54 Weekly Haftarah Portions, the 5 Megillot & Special Shabbatot, The Goldstein, Elyse Jewish Lights Publishing 2004 M/J 04 15
Womens Holocaust Writing, Memory and Imagination Kremer, S. Lillian University of Nebraska Press 1999 S/O 99 12
Womens Minyan: A Play Ragen, Naomi Toby Press 2006 S/O 06 33
Womens Passover Companion, The: Womens Reflections on the Festival of Freedom Anisfeld, Sharon Cohen Jewish Lights Publishing 2003 S/O 03 16
Womens Rites Byrne, Beverly Villard Books 1985 S/O 85 3
Wonder Palacio, RJ Random House 2012 S/O12 9
Wonder Child and Other Jewish Fairy Tales, The Schwartz, Howard, Rush, Barbara HarperCollins 1996 M/J 97 13
Wonder of Becoming You, The Grossman, Miriam Feldheim 1988 F/M 89 13
Wonder Worm, The Zakutinsky, Ruth, Backman, Aidel Aura Press 1991 M/J 92 23
Wonders and Miracles; A Passover Companion Kimmel, Eric A. Scholastic 2004 S/O 04 47-48
Wooden Sword, The Stampler, Ann Redisch, Liddiment, Carol Albert Whitman 2012 M/J 12 3
Woody on Rye: Jewishness in the Films and Plays of Woody Allen Brook, Vincent and Marat Grinberg, eds. Brandeis University Press S/O14 6 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Words Are Like Faces Baer, Edith, Teis, Kyra Star Bright Books 2007 F/M 09 48
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
Words That Hurt, Words That Heal Telushkin, Joseph Morrow 1996 M/J 97 41860
Words to Live By Greenberg, Sidney Aronson 1990 M/J 91 12
Wordwatch: A Shemiras Haloshon Lesson-A-Day for Teens Goldin, Aliza Feldheim 2012 FM13 11
Working Together: Economy, Technology, and Careers in Israel Silverman, Elisa Voices from Israel Mitchell Lane 2015 N/D 2015 7 Rapp, Andrea
World a Moment Later, The Gutfreund, Amir, Cohen, Jessica Toby Press 2008 F/M 09 21
World Almanac Library of the Holocaust (series) Downing, David Discovery Books 2006 S/O 06 41924
World Apart: A Memoir of Jewish Life in Nineteenth Century Galicia, A Margoshes, Joseph, Margolis, Rebecca, Robinson, Ira Academic Studies Press 2008 F/M 09 15
World Full of Strangers, A Freeman, Cynthia Arbor House 1975 Sp76 22
World in Turmoil: An Integrated Chronology of the Holocaust and World War II, A Edelheit, Hershel, Edelheit, Abraham J. Greenwood 1991 M/J 92 15
World is a Room, The Amichai, Yehuda Jewish Publication Society 1984 S/O 86 8
World Jewish Directory: Year 2000 Millenium Edition, Revised and Updated (3rd ed.) Lipsitz, Edmond Y. J.E.S.L. Educational Products 1999 M/J 00 41986
World Must Know: The History of the Holocaust as Told in the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, The (2nd ed.) Berenbaum, Michael Johns Hopkins University Press 2006 S/O 06 36
World of Blessings: Inspirational Stories for Jewish Children, A Rouss, Sylvia A., Cohen, Greg Apples and Honey Press 2013 S/O13 10
World of Israel Weissbrem, The Crown, Alan D., Weissbrem, Israel Modern Hebrew Classics Westview Press 1993 S/O 94 12
World of Orthodox Judaism, The Schlossberg, Eli W. Aronson 1996 S/O 97 21, 23
World of Our Fathers Howe, Irving, Libo, Kenneth Harcourt 1976 M/J 91 22
World of Our Fathers, The Howe, Irving Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1976 Sp76 22
World of Our Fathers: The Jews of Eastern Europe Meltzer, Milton Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1974 Sp 75 28
World of Prayer Munk, Elie Feldheim 2007 M/J 08 39
World of Prayers, A Brooks, Jeremy, Gomez, Elena Eerdmans 2006 N/D 06 17-18
World of the Yeshiva, The Helmreich, William B. s.n. S/O 82 7
World Outside, The Wiseman, Eva Tundra S/O14 38-39 Levine, Joyce
World Reacts to the Holocaust, The Wyman, David S. John Hopkins University Press 1996 F/M 97 18
World Religions in America: An Introduction (3rd ed.) Neusner, Jacob Westminster John Knox Press 2003 N/D 03 15
World War II Spies Price, Sean Stewart Capstone Press 2014 N/D13 10
World War II Timeline, A Raum, Elizabeth Smithsonian War Time Lines Capston S/O14 45
World Without You, The Henkin, Joshua Pantheon Books 2012 M/J13 39
Worlds Apart: The Re-Migration of South African Jews Tataz, Colin, Arnold, Peter, Heller, Gillian Rosenberg Publishing 2007 M/J 08 28
Worlds of S. An-sky: A Russian Jewish Intellectual at the Turn of the Century, The Safran, Gabriella, Zipperstein, Steven J. Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Stanford University Press 2006 F/M 07 34
Worlds Torn Assunder Edelstein, Dov Berel Ktav 1985 S/O 85 4
Worship in Ancient Israel: An Essential Guide Brueggemann, Walter Abingdon Press 2005 S/O 05 42
Worship of the Heart: Essays on Jewish Prayer Soloveitchik, Joseph B., Carmy, Shalom Ktav 2003 S/O 03 26
Would You Salute?: One Childs Story of the Holocaust Steele, D. Kelley, Rickenbaker, Becky Hyatt Hidden Path 2006 F/M 07 15
Woundabout Rosen, Lev Little Brown and Company 2015 M/J 2016 7 Marks, Allison
Wrestling Jacob: Deception, Identity, and Freudian Slips in Genesis Klitsner, Shmuel Urim 2007 M/J 07 27
Wrestling with Angels: New and Collected Stories Clayton, John J. Toby Press 2007 S/O 08 12
Writer in the Jewish Community: An Israeli-North American Dialogue, The Siegel, Richard, Sofer, Tamar Associated University Presses 1993 N/D 94 11
Writers in Yiddish Sherman, Joseph Thomson Gale 2007 F/M 08 44
Writers of the Holocaust Mandell, Sherri Lederman Facts on File 1999 M/J 00 19
Writing - The Sacret Art, Beyond the Page to Spiritual Practice Shapiro, Rami M., Shapiro, Aaron Skylight Paths 2012 FM13 36-37
Writing and Rewriting the Holocaust: Narrative and the Consequences of Interpretation Young, James E. Jewish Literature and Culture Series Indiana University Press 1990 N/D 90 13
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