Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Christmas Revolution, The Cohen, Barbara, DeGrost, Diane Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1987 F/M 88 6
Jewish American Food Culture Deutsch, Jonathan, Saks, Rachel D. University of Nebraska Press 2009 F/M 10 33
Benjamin: Journey of a Jew Abramson, Ruth Alpha Publishing Company 1987 S/O 87 6
Naftali the Storyteller and His Horse, Sus, and Other Stories Singer, Isaac Bashevis, Zemach, Margot Farar, Straus & Giroux 1976 Sp77 31
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
What is the Purpose of Creation? A Jewish Anthology Alter, Michael J. Aronson 1991 S/O 91 17
Hunting Season: Palestine, 1945-1948: The Real Story! A Docudrama Based on Historical Fact, The Russcol, Herbert UCS Press 1989 M/J 89 9
Stories for Children Singer, Isaac Bashevis N/D 84 6
God, Israel, and Shiloh Rubin, David Mazo Publishers 2007 S/O 07 53
Adventure in Latkaland: A Hanukkah Story, An Fisman, Karen, McAteer, Thomas JoRa Books 2009 N/D 09 11
Mark Twains Jews Vogel, Dan Ktav 2006 S/O 06 45-46
Out of the Shadows: An Artists Journey Waldman, Neil Honesdale 2006 M/J 06 10
Times Square Rabbi Fine, Yehuda Hazelden Press 1997 S/O 97 7
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
Faith & Doubt: Studies in Traditional Jewish Thought Lamm, Norman Ktav 2006 M/J 08 38
Zohar, The (Pritzker ed.) (vol. 4) Matt, Daniel C. Stanford University Press 2007 M/J 08 42-43
Learn Torah, Love Torah, Live Torah: HaRav Mordechai Imchas Teitz, The Quintessential Rabbi Blau, Rivkah Ktav 2001 S/O 01 9
Derashot Ledorot Genesis: A Commentary for the Ages Lamm, Norman Koren 2012 S/O13 32
Jewish Travel Guide Vallentine Mitchell 2004 M/J 05 37
Chagall from A to Z Sellier, Marie Peter Bedrick 1996 M/J 98 20-21
It Happened in Shushan: A Purim Story Feder, Harriet K., Schanzer, Rosalyn Kar-Ben 1988 M/J 88 6
Baghdad Twist (VIDEO) Balass, Joe Icarus Films 2007 F/M 09 23
My Father, His Daughter Dayan, Yael Farrar 1985 S/O 86 41828
Psalms of the Jewish Liturgy: A Guide to Their Beauty, Power, and Meaning Glazer, Miriyam Aviv Press 2009 N/D 10 19
Walls of Jerusalem, The Lesberg, Sandy, Canetti, Nicolai Bobbs Merrill 1976 W77 27
Holocaust, The Haugen, Brenda Compass Point 2008 F/M 09 46
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
Gaza Strip: Its History and Politics from the Pharaohs to the Israeli Invasion of 2009, The Shachar, Nathan Sussex Academic Press 2010 N/D 10 24
Kings and Carpenters: One Hundred Bible Land Jobs You Might Have Praised or Panned Coulter, Laurie, Newbigging, Martha Jobs in History Series Annick Press 2010 M/J 10 12
Dancing in the Dark Bavati, Robyn Flux 2013 S/O13 5
Jewish Life in Mr. Lincolns City Apelbaum, Laura Cohen, Uziel, Claire Jeiwsh Historical Society of Greater Washington 2009 S/O 10 27, 29
Bridge of Longing: The Lost Art of Yiddish Storytelling, A Roskies, David G. Harvard University Press 1995 N/D 95 41860
On Equal Terms: Jews in America 1881-1981 Dawidowicz, Lucy S. F/M 83 4
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Peppas, Lynn Celebrations in My World Crabtree 2010 S/O 10 13, 15
World Religions in America: An Introduction (3rd ed.) Neusner, Jacob Westminster John Knox Press 2003 N/D 03 15
Irma: A Chicago Womans Story, 1871-1966 Steinberg, Ellen FitzSimmons University of Iowa 2004 S/O 04 25
Ten Commandments: The Reciprocity of Faithfulness, The Brown, William P. Westminster 2004 F/M 05 13
Happy Birthday, Tree!: A Tu BShevat Story Rosenberg, Madelyn, Christy, Jana Albert Whitman 2012 N/D12 9
Arguments for the Sake of Heaven Sacks, Jonathan Emergeng Trends in Traditional Judaism Aronson 1991 M/J 91 15
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
Polish Lad, The Linetski, Isaac J. M/J 87 4
Unholy Orders: Mystery Stories with a Religious Twist Stevens, Serita Intrigue Press 2000 S/O 01 31
Hiding Places, A Mother, A Daughter, an Uncovered Life Wyshogrod, Diane SUNY Press 2012 S/O13 46
Sigmund Freud: The World Within Neimark, Anne E. Harcourt 1976 Sp77 32
Fresh Fruit & Vintage Wine: The Ethics and Wisdom of the Aggada Blau, Yitzchak Ktav 2009 F/M 10 32
Lost and Found and Other Stories Yaffe, Rachel, Waldman, Bryna Merkos 2002 N/D 02 29
Emmett: A Step-by-Step Guide to Emotional Maturity Established Through Torah Adahan, Miriam Feldeim 1987 M/J 91 8
Judiasm and the Interpretation of Scripture: Introduction to the Rabbinic Midrash Neusner, Jacob Hendrickson 2004 S/O 05 50
Contemporary Portrayals of Auschwitz: Philosophical Challenges Rosenberg, Alan, Watson, James R., Linke, Detlef Humanity Books 2000 S/O 00 18
Blooms Modern Critical Views: David Mamet Bloom, Harold Chelsea House Publishers 2004 F/M 04 14-15
Noahs Ark Dimond, Masper S/O 84 8
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
Why Werent You Zisha? And Other Stories Michal, Tanya, Katz, Avi Mesorah 2008 F/M 09 49
In the Beginning: The Art of Genesis Fischer, Chuck, Flowers, Curtis, Foster, Bruce Little, Brown 2008 N/D 09 41892
Sworn Enemies Matas, Carol Bantam 1993 S/O 93 22
Guns and Bandages: A Combat Medic in Israels Army, 1961-1978 Mendelsohn, David J. Pippin Publishing 2003 M/J 04 18
Angel of Death Krich, Rochelle Majer Mysterious Press 1994 N/D 94 11
Midnight Jewels White, Tzvi CIS 1992 S/O 93 17
Perfect Purple Feather, The Piven, Hanoch Little Brown 2002 N/D 03 34
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
Five Books of Moses for Young People Cassway, Esta Aronson 1992 F/M 93 27
Life-Transforming Diet: Based on Healtha nd Psychological Principles of Maimonides and other Classical Sources, The Zulberg, David J. Feldheim 2007 F/M 08 46
Dying for God: Martyrdom and the Making of Christianity and Judaism Boyarin, Daniel Stanford University Press 1999 S/O 00 9
Jonah and the Whale (VIDEO) Gridchian, George M., Smith, Jeffrey Rabbit Ears Productions M/J 93 18
Classic Tales, The Frankel, Ellen Aronson 1989 N/D 89 12
Jewish Child: Halakhic Perspectives, The Matzner-Bekerman, Shoshana Ktav 1984 F/M 85 6
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
Nazism Forman, James D. Watts 1978 Sp79 27-28
Reading Charlotte Salomon Steinberg, Michael P., Bohm-Duchen, Monica Cornell University Press 2006 S/O 07 54
When Memory Comes Friedlander, Saul Ma 80 6
I Love Passover Hirsch, Marily Holiday 1985 F/M 85 7
Story of the Holocaust, The Whiting, Jim Monumental Milestones: Great Events of Modern Times Series Mitchell Lane 2005 F/M 07 15
Golden Windows and Other Stories of Jerusalem Geras, Adele HarperCollins 1993 N/D 93 12
Agricultural Utopias in America, 1880-1910 Herscher, Uri D. Wayne State University Press 1981 F 81 14
Matzah Man: A Passover Story, The Howland, Naomi Clarion Books 2002 M/J 02 22
Papa Jetrho Cohen, Deborah Bodin, Dippod, Jane Kar-Ben 2007 S/O 07 41892
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
Family Passover, A Rosen, Norma, Salzman, Laurence JPS 1980 Sp 80 22
Leo Strauss and the Rediscovery of Maimonides Green, Kenneth Hart University of Chicago Press 2013 N/D13 28
Dictionary of Ancient Rabbis: Selections from the Jewish Encyclopaedia Neusner, Jacob Hendrickson 2003 M/J 04 18-19
Jewish Wry: Essays on Jewish Humor Blacker Cohen, Sarah Indiana University Press 1987 S/O 87 7
Chanukkah Guest Kimmel, Eric A., Carmi, Giora Holiday 1990 F/M 91 23
Jacob the Liar Becker, Jurek, Kornfeld, Melvin Harcourt 1975 Sp76 22
Bay Area Jewish Forum Haggadah, The Kramer, Ralph s.n. M/J 86 4
My Life at First Try: A Novel Budman, Mark Counterpoint 2008 N/D 09 26
Queen Esther the Morning Star Gerstein, Mordicai Simon & Schuster 2000 F/M 00 10
Watcher in the Shadows, The Moriarty, Chris, Edward Geyer, Mark Harcourt 2013 S/O13 4
Honi and His Magic Circle Gershator, Phillis, Rieger, Shay JPS 1980 Sp 80 21
Sparks Beneath the Surface Kushner, Lawrence Aronson 1994 F/M 94 9
Gershom Scholem: Kabbalah & Counter-History Biale, David Oxford University Press 1979 Sp80 13
"Am I a Murderer?" Testament of a Jewish Ghetto Policeman Perechodnik, Calel Westview 1996 M/J 96 15
Lower East Side Memories: A Jewish Place in America Diner, Hasia R. Princeton University Press 2000 S/O 01 11
Open Heart Yehoshua, A. B., Bilu, Dalya Doubleday 1996 S/O 96 15
This Business with Elijah Oberman, Sheldon Turnstone Press 1993 S/O 95 10
Sammy Spider's Hanukkah Fun Book Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2001 M/J 02 22
Eve: A Novel of the First Woman Elliott, Elissa Delacorte Press 2009 M/J 09 32
Yom Kippur War, The Davis, Moshe Arno Press 1974 F/M 91 27
Ktontons Yom Kippur Kitten (new ed.) Weilerstein, Sadie Rose JPS 1995 N/D 95 16

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