Book Review Index


Please note that this index does not link to the full text of the book reviews.
Digital copies of AJL Reviews are available back to the Nov/Dec 2007 issue of the AJL Newsletter.
Earlier print back issues are housed in Cincinnati, OH at the Hebrew Union College Library.

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Author/Editor Title Place of Publication Yearsort descending Series ISBN Issue P Review Author Review format Review type
Freedman, Ariela A Joy to Be Hidden: A Novel 2019 F/M 2020 34 Stahl, Sheryl F. Book Adult
Fine, Gary M. Carioca-Bev: The Wartime Record of Major Ralph I. Fine. The Making of a B-24 Liberator Pilot in the Eighth Air Force in Europe During World War II. A Portrait of Courage 2019 N/D 2019 23 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
Meyer, Susan Lynn, Engell, Mette Matzah Belowstairs 2019 M/J 2019 21-22 Silverman, Lisa Book Juvenile
Slucki, David Sing This At My Funeral: A Memoir of Fathers and Sons 2019 N/D 2019 30 Schlitt, David Book Adult
Zuckerman, Julie The Book of Jeremiah : A Novel in Stories 2019 N/D 2019 36 Stahl, Sheryl F. Book Adult
Newman, Leslea, Bates, Amy June Gittel's Journey: An Ellis Island Story 2019 M/J 2019 2-3 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Lawee, Eric Rashi's Commentary on the Torah: Canonization and Resistance in the Reception of a Jewish Classic 2019 S/O 2019 16-17 Scheide, Daniel Book Adult
Lipovsky, Igor P. Early Israelites: Two Peoples, One History: Rediscovery of the Origins of Ancient Israel 2019 F/M 2020 27 Ben-Gad, Shmuel Book Adult
MacWilliams, Bryon The Girl in the Haystack 2019 N/D 2019 16 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Gillham, David R. Annelies: A Novel of Anne Frank 2019 F/M 2020 34-35 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
Newman, Tracy, Santos, Adriana Around the Passover Table 2019 M/J 2019 22 Silverman, Lisa Book Juvenile
Bob, Yonah Jeremy Justice in the West Bank?: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Goes to Court 2019 S/O 2020 26-27 Schutzman, Laura Book Adult
Snir, Reuven Arab-Jewish Literature: The Birth and Demise of the Arab Short Story 2019 N/D 2019 30 Dr. Yaffa Weisman Book Adult
Koffsky, Ann D. Creation Colors 2019 M/J 2019 3 Malen, Michal Hoschander Book Juvenile
Arie, Nansen 21 Terrible Lies Against the Jews 2019 F/M 2020 20 Silverburg, Sanford R. Book Adult
Busheri, Devora, Kelner, Noa In the Jerusalem Forest 2019 N/D 2019 17 Colodny, Debbie Book Juvenile
Krasnoff, Barbara The History of Soul 2065 2019 F/M 2020 35 Stahl, Sheryl F. Book Adult
Fruchter, Yaffa Waste Not, Want Not: Kosher Cookbook 2019 N/D 2019 23-24 Gordon, Ilka Book Adult
Simpson, Martha Seif, Bernhard, Durga Yael Esther's Gragger 2019 M/J 2019 22 Glasser, Rachel Book Juvenile
Carlebach, Elisheva, Moore, Deborah Dash The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization Volume 6 Confronting Modernity 1750-1880 2019 The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization Volume 6 S/O 2020 27 Levy, David B. Book Adult
Stavans, Ilan The Return of Cavajal: a Mystery 2019 N/D 2019 30-31 Ben-Gad, Shmuel Book Adult
Auerbach, Jerold S. Print to Fit: The New York Times, Zionism and Israel ( 1896-2016) 2019 S/O 2019 9 Isaac, Fred Book Adult
Baraf, Marlena Maduro At the Narrow Waist of the World: A Memoir 2019 F/M 2020 20 Freiband, Susan Book Adult
Marrus, Michael R., Paxton, Robert O. Vichy France and the Jews 2nd ed. 2019 F/M 2020 28 Silverburg, Sanford R. Book Adult
Scheerger, Sarah Lynn, Melmon, Deborah Mitzvah Pizza 2019 M/J 2019 16 Tilman, Ellen Book Juvenile
Schoen, Robert, DeCuir, Catherine The Rabbi Finds Her Way: A Pearl Ross Levy Novel 2019 F/M 2020 35 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
Golan, Yvonne Kozlovsky Site of Amnesia: The Lost Historical Consciousness of Mizrahi Jewry 2019 N/D 2019 24 Levy, David B. Book Adult
Sokol, Leah, Boroda, Joni Aliza The King's Horse: A Purim Story 2019 M/J 2019 23 Chava,Pinchuck Book Juvenile
Stokes, Ryan The Satan: How God's Executioner Became God's Enemy 2019 N/D 2019 31 Lieberman, Eli Book Adult
Berkowitz, Rabbanit Adena The Jewish Journey Haggadah: Connecting the Generations 2019 S/O 2019 11 Freiband, Susan Book Adult
Bashevkin, David Sin:a:gogue: Sin and Failure in Jewish Thought 2019 F/M 2020 20-21 Sukenic, Harvey Book Adult
Appelfeld, Aharon, Mintzi, Vali, Green, Jeffrey Long Summer Nights 2019 N/D 2019 10 Krasner, Barbara Book Juvenile
Chomer, Malka Nussbaum, Bolton, Bill Feeling Better A to Z: A Book About Bikur Cholim 2019 N/D 2019 17-18 Flax, Shoshana Book Juvenile
Blohm, Craig E. Understand Judaism 2019 Understanding World Religions M/J 2019 17 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Teller, Hanoch Reb Elimelech and the Chassidic Legacy of Brotherhood 2019 F/M 2020 36 Isaac, Fred recorded music Adult
Kaplan, Yoseph Religious Changes and Cultural Transformations in the Early Modern Western Sephardic Communities 2019 N/D 2019 24 Levy, David B. Book Adult
Fertziger, Adam S., Miri Freud-Kandel, Bayne, Steven Yitz Greenberg and Modern Orthodoxy: The Road Not Taken 2019 S/O 2020 28 Belinfante, Randall C. & Anne Marie Book Adult
Weiss, Avraham Journey to Open Orthodoxy 2019 N/D 2019 31 Kohn, Roger S. Book Adult
Kestin, Hesh The Siege of Tel Aviv 2019 M/J 2019 39 Lieberman, Eli Book Adult
Barenblat, Rachel Beside Still Waters: A Journey of Comfort and Renewal 2019 F/M 2020 21 Isaac, Fred Book Adult
Kimmel, Eric A., Stevanovic, Ivica A Whale of a Tale 2019 Scarlett and Sam N/D 2019 10-11 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Palmer, Michael Craig Eric Mendelsohn's Synagogues in America 2019 F/M 2020 30 Gordon, Ilka Book Adult
Uhlberg, Myron, Arcabascio, Carolyn Bar Mitzvah Boys 2019 N/D 2019 18 Cole, Ellen Book Juvenile
Palacio, R. J. White Bird: A Wonder Story 2019 F/M 2020 38 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Katz, Yaakov Shadow Strike: Inside Israel's Secret Mission to Eliminate Syrian Nuclear Power 2019 N/D 2019 25 Silverburg, Sanford R. Book Adult
Boum, Aomar, Stein, Sarah Abrevaya The Holocaust and North Africa 2019 M/J 2019 24-25 Simon, Rachel Book
Gafni, Isaiah M. Jews and Judaism in the Rabbinic Era: Image and Reality - History and Historiography 2019 S/O 2020 27-28 David Tesler Book Adult
Werbach, Melvyn R. Sons of the Lion's Club: The Horenstein Brothers and Their Fortune 2019 N/D 2019 31-32 Silverburg, Sanford R. Book Adult
Caputo, Nina, Hart, Mitchell B. On the Word of a Jew: Religion, Reliability, and the Dynamics of Trust 2019 S/O 2019 11-12 Stein, Marion M Book Adult
Leigh, Anna Aly Raisman: Athlete and Activist 2019 M/J 2019 4-5 McMahon, Martha Book Juvenile
Bollati, Milvia, Cassen, Flora, Epstein, Marc Michael, De Hamel, Christopher, Hindman, Sandra The Lombard Haggadah 2019 F/M 2020 22 Berger, Shulamith Book Adult
Hoffman, Amalia, Fedele, Chiara The Brave Cyclist: A True Story of a Holocaust Hero 2019 N/D 2019 11 Cole, Ellen Book Juvenile
Silverman, Laura You Asked for Perfect 2019 F/M 2020 39 Goldstein, Susannah Book Juvenile
Kaufman, Matthew Horace Kallen Confronts America: Jewish Identity, Science, and Secularism 2019 N/D 2019 25 Isaac, Fred Book Adult
Ganzel, Tova, Yehuda Brandes, Chayuta Deutsch The Believer and Modern Study of the Bible 2019 S/O 2020 28 Tesler, David Book Adult
Yudkoff, Sunny S. Tubercular Capital: Illness and the Conditions of Modern Jewish Writing 2019 N/D 2019 32 Dr. Yaffa Weisman Book Adult
Cohen, Judith M. Jewish Religious Music in Nineteenth-Century America: Restoring the Synagogue Soundtrack 2019 S/O 2019 12 Pinnolis, Judith S. Book Adult
Radomski, Kassandra Anne Frank: Get to Know the Girls Beyond Her Diary 2019 M/J 2019 5 Issac, Fred Book Juvenile
Crawford, Sidnie White Scribes and Scrolls at Qumran 2019 F/M 2020 22 Belinfante, Randall C. & Anne Marie Book Adult
Siegel, Richard, Geller, Laura Getting Good at Getting Older 2019 F/M 2020 30 Stuhlman, Daniel D. Book Adult
Keret, Etgar, Basil, Aviel, Silverston, Sondra Long- Haired, Cat-Boy Cub 2019 N/D 2019 19 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Labendz, Jacob Ari, Yanklowitz, Shmuly Jewish Veganism and Vegetarianism: Studies and New Directions 2019 N/D 2019 25-26 Kohn, Roger S. Book Adult
Dershowitz, Alan M. Defending Israel: The Story of My Relationship with My Most Challenging Client 2019 F/M 2020 23 Gordon, Ilka Book Adult
Micklos, John Jr. Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Get to Know the Justice Who Speaks Her Mind 2019 N/D 2019 12 Colodny, Debbie Book Juvenile
Steiner, Margreet L. Inhabiting the Promised Land: Exploring the Complex Relationship Between Archaeology and Ancient Israel as Depicted in the Bible 2019 F/M 2020 31 Ben-Gad, Shmuel Book Adult
Smith, Brendan Powell Noah's Ark 2019 Brick Bible for Kids F/M 2020 39-40 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Lightman, Sarah The Book of Sarah 2019 N/D 2019 26 Stahl, Sheryl F. Book Adult
Hardiman, Richard Gematria of Genesis and Jewish Holy Days and Festivals 2019 S/O 2020 29 Gordon, Ilka Book Adult
Elkins, Dov Peretz Four Rabbis at Lunch: Candid Conversations Among American Clergy 2019 N/D 2019 33 Isaac, Fred Book Adult
Dweck, Yaacob Dissident Rabbi: The Life of Jacob Sasportas 2019 S/O 2019 13-14 Scheide, Daniel Book Adult
Eisenberg, Richard L. Judaism, Addiction, and Recovery 2019 F/M 2020 23 Share, Ellen Book Adult
Adler, David A., Katz, Avi One Yellow Daffodil: A Chanukah Story 2019 N/D 2019 12-13 Chava,Pinchuck Book Juvenile
Steinsaltz, Adin The Steinsaltz Nevi'im ( Hebrew and English Edition) 2019 F/M 2020 31 Tesler, David Book Adult
Berneger, Marcia, Castro, Beatriz A Dreidel in Time: A New Spin on an Old Tale 2019 N/D 2019 20 Colodny, Debbie Book Juvenile
Churnin, Nancy, Nayberg, Yevgenia [nid:50827] illustrator Martin & Anne: The Kindred Spirits of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Anne Frank 2019 M/J 2019 19 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Gebber, Leah Lady Amelie Jakobovits: Queen of Kindness 2019 Great Jewish Lives F/M 2020 40-41 Gann, Marjorie Book Juvenile
Mack, Merav, Balint,Benjamin Jerusalem: City of the Book 2019 N/D 2019 27 Share, Ellen Book Adult
Golding, Joshua L. The Jewish Spiritual Path: The Way of the Name 2019 M/J 2019 28 Kohn, Roger S. Book
Feuerstein, Malcolm Jewish Renaissance: A Voice from the Chorus 3 vol. 2019 N/D 2019 34 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
Eisenberg, Ronald L. Jews in Medicine: Contributions to Health and Healing Through the Ages 2019 S/O 2019 14 Gordon, Ilka Book Adult
Feldmann, Kaye Miriam Jewish Theology for a Postmodern Age 2019 F/M 2020 23-24 Levy, David B Book Adult
Greenspan, Sophie Masada Will Not Fall Again 2019 N/D 2019 13 Isaac, Fred Book Juvenile
Halahmy, Miriam Saving Hanno: The Story of a Refugee Dog 2019 M/J 2019 12-13 Krasner, Barbara Book Juvenile
Stone, D.Z. No Past Tense: Love and Survival in the Shadow of the Holocaust 2019 F/M 2020 31 Stuhlman, Daniel D. Book Adult
Frankel, Valerie, Wimmer, Sonja Chelm for the Holidays 2019 N/D 2019 20-21 Glasser, Rachel Book Juvenile
Kimmelman, Leslie [nid:11416], , Davey, Sharon The Rabbi Slurps Spaghetti 2019 M/J 2019 19 Malen, Michal Hoschander Book Juvenile
Flamm, Eric Portland Zionists Unite! And Other Short Stories 2019 N/D 2019 34 Dwyer, Taylor Book Adult
Sternfled, Lior B. Between Iran and Zion: Jewish Histories on Twentieth-Century Iran 2019 M/J 2019 35-36 Simon, Rachel Book Adult
Epstein, Benjamin Living in the Presence: A Jewish Mindfulness Guide to Everyday Life 2019 S/O 2019 14 Sukenic, Harvey Book Adult
Newman, Tracy, Garofoli, Viviana Simchat Torah is Coming! 2019 M/J 2019 6-7 McMahon, Martha Book Juvenile
Firestone, Tirzah Wounds into Wisdom: Healing Intergenerational Jewish Trauma 2019 F/M 2020 24 Kohn, Roger S. Book Adult
Patterson, James, Johnson, Beverly Max Einstein: Rebels with a Cause 2019 N/D 2019 13 Dublin, Anne Book Juvenile
Miller, David Lee, Rubin, Steven Jay, Baddeley, Elizabeth The Cat Who Lived With Anne Frank 2019 M/J 2019 13 Glasser, Rachel Book Juvenile
Trotter, Jonathan R. The Jerusalem Temple in Diaspora Jewish Practice and Thought during the Second Temple Period 2019 F/M 2020 32 Levy, David B Book Adult
Goldfinger, Evelyn, Groenman, Marcelo Shabbat Treasure 2019 N/D 2019 21 Isaac, Fred Book Juvenile
Levy, Debbie, Gardner, Whitney Becoming RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Journey to Justice 2019 F/M 2020 41-42 Colodny, Debbie Book Juvenile
Ortiz, Victoria Dissenter on the Bench: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Life and Work 2019 F/M 2020 42 Flax, Shoshana Book Juvenile
Nakagaki, T.K. The Buddhist Swastika and Hitler's Cross: Rescuing a Symbol of Peace from the Forces of Hate 2019 N/D 2019 27-28 Lieberman, Eli Book Adult
Gelagotis Lee, Donna Intersection on Neptune 2019 N/D 2019 34-35 Gordon, Ilka Book Adult
Epstein, Nadine Elie Wiesel: An Extraordinary Life and Legacy 2019 S/O 2019 15 Amir, Michlean Book Adult


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