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 ascending Series ISBN Issue P Review Author Review format Review type
Keller, Tsipi Prophet of Tenth Street, The 2012 N/D12 43
Reitter, Paul On the Origins of Jewish Self-Hatred 2012 N/D13 35
Kalman, Jason Hebrew Union College and the Dead Sea Scrolls 2012 S/O13 31
Walfish, Miriam Libas Palace 2012 Jewish Girls Around the World S/O13 4
Klawans, Jonathan Josephus and the Theologies of Ancient Judaism 2012 N/D13 30
Henkin, Joshua World Without You, The 2012 M/J13 39
Kaufman, David E. Jewhooing the Sixties: America Celebrity and Jewish Identity 2012 S/O13 31-32
Kagan, Jeremy Choice to Be: A Jewish Path to Self and Spirituality, The 2012 M/J13 26
Schram, Peninnah, Davis, Rachayl Eckstein, Lee, Wendy W. Apple Trees Discovery, The 2012 M/J 12 9
Hameiri, Avigdor, Penalosa, Fernando Parodies of An-skys "The Dybbuk" 2012 N/D13 43
Bard, Mitchell Israel Matters: Understand the Past-Look to the Future 2012 N/D12 9-10
Langer, Ruth Cursing the Christians? A History of the Birkat HaMinim 2012 M/J 12 34
Kacer, Kathy We Are Their Voice: Young People Respond to the Holocaust 2012 FM13 9
Labinsky, Baruch Financial Guide to Aliyah and Life in Israel 2012 FM13 29
Hepker, Sue, Wummer, Amy This Is the Challah 2012 FM13 14-15
Ben-Yaacov, Yissakhar Lasting Reward: Memoirs of an Israeli Diplomat, A 2012 N/D12 17
Gellman, Ellie, Mola, Maria Jeremys Dreidel 2012 S/O12 15
Soloveitchik, Joseph B. Lonely Man of Faith, The 2012 S/O12 47-48
Axelrod, Matt Surviving Your Bat/Bat Mitzvah: The Ultimate Insiders Guide [sic] 2012 M/J13 13
Hyde, Heidi Smith, Akib, Jamel Emanuel and teh Hanukkah Rescue 2012 N/D12 1
Schwarz, Guri, Mazhar, Giovanni Noor After Mussolini: Jewish Life and Memories in Post-Fascist Italy 2012 S/O13 38
Steinsaltz, Adin Koren Talmud Bavli, Vol. 1: Berakhot 2012 FM13 28
Heald, Robin, Taylor, Erin Pat, Roll, Pull: A Challah Braiding Story 2012 M/J 12 15-16
Fishbane, Eitan P. Sabbath Soul: Mystical Reflections on the Transformative Power of Holy Time, The 2012 M/J 12 24-25
Suchoff, David Kafkas Jewish Languages: The Hidden Openness of Tradition 2012 FM13 37
Goldwag, Arthur New Hate: A History of Fear and Loathing on the Populist Right, The 2012 S/O12 32
Leibman, Laura Arnold Messianism, Secredy and Mysticism: A New Interpretation of Early American Jewish Life 2012 FM13 30-31
Jablonski, Carla, Purvis, Leland Victory: Resistance Book 3 2012 M/J13 1
Sidran, Ben There Was a Fire: Jews, Music and the American Dream (2nd ed.) 2012 S/O13 41
Englander, Nathan What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank: Stories 2012 S/O12 54
Mittleman, Alan L. Short History of Jewish Ethics: Conduct and Character in the Context of Covenant, A 2012 S/O12 43
Greene, Jacqueline D., Giovine, Sergio Crystal Ball: A Rebecca Mystery, The 2012 American Girl Mysteries S/O12 8
Wagner, Stanley M., Drazin, Israel Understanding Onkelos: the Greatest Bible Translator 2012 M/J13 37
Magid, Beverly Sown in Tears 2012 N/D12 43-44
Mermelstein, Yael, Hartman, Carrie Izzy the Whiz and Passover McClean 2012 M/J 12 17
Rolnik, Eran J. Freud in Zion: Psychoanalysis and the Making of Modern Jewish Identity 2012 FM13 34-35
Sperber, Daniel Greek in Talmudic Palestine 2012 N/D12 37
Rudin, James Cushing, Spellman, OConnor: the Surprising Story of How Three American Cardinals Transformed Catholic-Jewish Relations 2012 N/D12 35-36
Haskell, Ellen Davina Suckling at My Mothers Breasts: The Image of a Nursing God in Jewish Mysticism 2012 S/O13 28
Dakers, Diane Elie Wiesel: Holocaust Survivor and Messenger for Humanity 2012 Groundbreakers S/O12 5
Liram, Nimrod To Be a Princess 2012 S/O13 48
Vygodskaia, Anna Pavlovna, Avrutin, Eugene M., Greene, Robert H. Story of a Life: Memoirs of a Young Jewish Woman in the Russian Empire 2012 N/D12 38
Rosenberg, Amye Mellys Menorah 2012 N/D12 8
Tansky, Joannie Girl Meets God: the Gift of Being a Jewish Woman 2012 FM13 37, 39
Landau, Melanie Tradition and Equality in Jewish Marriage: Beyond the Sanctification of Subordination 2012 Continuum Studies in Jewish Thought S/O13 32-33
Corasanti, Michelle Cohen Almond Tree, The 2012 S/O13 47
Stern, Steve Book of Mischief: New and Selected Stories, The 2012 N/D12 44
Lawler, Justus George Were the Popes Against the Jews? Tracking hte Myths, Confronting the Ideologues 2012 M/J13 28-29
Moss, Marissa Miras Diary: Lost in Paris 2012 N/D12 4-5
Foer, Franklin, Tracy, Marc Jewish Jocks: An Unorthodox Hall of Fame 2012 S/O13 24
Dublin, Anne Baby Experiment, The 2012 M/J 12 1
Veljic, Aleksander Genocide Revealed: New Light on the Massacre of Serbs and Jews Under Hungarian Occupation 2012 M/J13 36-37
Palacio, RJ Wonder 2012 S/O12 9
Rosen-Zvi, Ishay Mishnaic Sotah Ritual: Temple, Gender and Midrash, The 2012 N/D13 35
Feinstein, Michael Gerwhins and Me: A Personal History in Twelve Songs, The 2012 FM13 24
Spinelli, Eileen, Ferri, Giuliano Jonahs Whale 2012 S/O12 5
Schonzeit, Miriam Theres a Zucchini in the Chocolate Cake and Other Stories 2012 M/J13 5
Soomekh, Saba From the Shahs to Los Angeles: Three Generations of Iranian Jewish Women Between Religion and Culture 2012 S/O13 42
Levine, Karen Hanas Suitcase: Anniversary Album 2012 Holocaust Remembrance S/O13 1
McFarlane, Marilyn, Berg, Caroline O. Sacred Stories: Wisdom from World Religions 2012 S/O12 3-4
Leviant, Curt Zix Zexy Ztories 2012 Modern Jewish Literature and Culture FM13 41
Lev, Efraim, Chipman, Leigh Medical Prescriptions in the Cambridge Genizah Collections: Practical Medicine and Pharmacology in Medieval Egypt 2012 M/J13 29
Hodge, Deborah Rescuing the Children: The Story of the Kindertransport 2012 FM13 8
Woeste, Victoria Saker Henry Fords War on Jews and the Legal Battle against Hate Speech 2012 S/O13 46
Boianjiu, Shani People of Forever Are Not Afraid, The 2012 FM13 40
Ilan, Tal, Monika Brockhaus, Hidde, Tanja Introduction to Seder Qodashim: A Feminist Commentary on the Talmud V 2012 M/J13 25-26
Taylor, Zachary Melting Pot: The Peoples and Cultures of New York, The 2012 Spotlight on New York S/O12 11
Ellenson, David, Gordis, Daniel Pledges of Jewish Allegiance: Conversion, Law and Policymaking in Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Orthodox Responsa 2012 S/O12 29
Yalom, Irvin D. Spinoza Problem: A Novel, The 2012 N/D12 45
Joffe, Lawrence Illustrated History of the Jewish People: The Epic 4000-year Story of the Jews, from teh Ancient Patriarchs and Kings through Centuries-Long Persecution to the Growth of a Worldwide Culture, An 2012 FM13 28
Margoshes, Dave Book of Great Worth, A 2012 M/J13 40
Gilbert, Faye Alison, Silva, Leo Mushy Red Stuff 2012 M/J13 14
Bornstein, Kate Queer and Pleasant Danger: A Memori. The True Story of a Nice Jewish Boy Who Joins the Church of Scientology and Leaves Twelve Years Later to Become the Lovely Lady She is Today, A 2012 M/J13 19
Throp, Claire Countries Around the World: Israel 2012 M/J13 11
Shilon, Avi, Zilberberg, Danielle, Sharett, Yoram Menachem Begin: A Life 2012 S/O13 40
Schwartz, Daniel B. First Modern Jew: Spinoza and the History of an Image, The 2012 FM13 35-36
Akselrad, January, Young, Jennifer Jo, Palagonia, Peter Matzah and Miracles: A Passover Musical and Chapter Book 2012 S/O13 11
Sherman, Joseph From Revolution to Repression: Soviet Yiddish Writing, 1917-1952 2012 N/D12 36-37
Abrams, Nathan New Jew in Film: Exploring Jewishness and Judaism in Contemporary Cinema, The 2012 FM13 17
Kimmelman, Leslie, Zollars, Jaime Shabbat Puppy, The 2012 M/J 12 16
Meyer, Emily Flaschner Happy Hanukkah, Curious George 2012 N/D12 7
Fuhmann, Franz Jew Car, The 2012 FM13 40
Feldman, Ruth Tenzer Blue Thread 2012 M/J 12 6
Walton, MIchael T. Anthonius Mararitha and the Jewish Faith: Jewish Life and Conversion in Sixteenth-Century Germany 2012 N/D13 41
Levy, Joanne Small Medium at Large 2012 S/O12 8-9
Megargee, G. Encyclopedia of CAMPS and GHETTOS, 1933-1945. Volume 2: Ghettos in German-Occupied Eastern Europe 2012 N/D13 31
Bliss, John, Edwards, Jeff Jewish Migration 2012 Chidlrens True Stories: Migration Series M/J13 9
Preus, Margi Shadow on the Mountain 2012 S/O13 8-9
Polachek, Shlomo, Himelstein, Shmuel Biblical Outlook: Topics in Jewish Philosophy, The 2012 N/D12 34
Keret, Etgar Suddenly, A Knock on the Door 2012 FM13 41
Ingram, Kevin Conversos and Moriscos in Late Medieval Spain and Beyond: The Morisco Issue, The 2012 Studies in Medieval and Reformation Traditions N/D13 29
Milstein, Mati My New Middle East: Inside the Israeli Conundrum 2012 M/J13 30-31
Gleitzman, Morris Now 2012 S/O12 7-8
Rubin, Barry Israel: an Introduction 2012 N/D12 35
Down, Susan Brophy Irena Sendler: Bringing Life to Children of the Holocaust 2012 Crabtree Groundbreaker Biographies FM13 3
Balsley, Tilda, Fischer, Ellen, Leigh, Tom Counts Hanukkah Countdown, The 2012 N/D12 7
Kugel, James L. Walk Through Jubilees: Studies in the Book Jubilees and the World of its Creation, A 2012 Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism, 156 S/O12 40
Mesches, Jason Oneg Time! (AUDIO) 2012 M/J13 13
Jacobi, Kathryn Upside-Down Coffee 2012 N/D12 42
Salkin, Jeffrey K. Text Messages: A Torah Commentary for Teens 2012 N/D12 2


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