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
Alko, Selina Daddy Christmas & Hanukkah Mama 2012 FM13 13
Brothers, Eric Berlin Ghetto: Herbert Baum and the Anti-Fascist Resistance 2012 N/D13 21
Wolf, Elaine Camp 2012 M/J13 7
Elmaleh, Raphael David, Ricketts, George Jews under Moroccan Skies: Two Thousand Years of Jewish Life 2012 M/J13 23
Lapin, Hayim Rabbis as Romans: the Rabbinic Movement in Palestine, 100-400 C.E. 2012 FM13 30
Siry, Joseph Beth Sholom Synagogue: Frank Lloyd Wright and Modern Religious Architecture 2012 N/D13 38
Levy, Yael Brooklyn Love 2012 S/O13 6
Berkowitz, Beth A. Defining Jewish Difference: From Antiquity to the Present 2012 N/D12 17-18
Wertheimer, Jack New Jewish Leaders: Reshaping the American Jewish Landscape, The 2012 N/D12 39-40
Deutsch, Yaakov Judaism in Christian Eyes: Ethnographic Descriptions of Jews and Judaism in Early Modern Europe 2012 FM13 22-23
Israeli, Raphael Blood Libel and its Derivatives: The Scourge of Anti-Semitism 2012 N/D12 34-35
Boyarin, Daniel Jewish Gospels: the Story of the Jewish Christ, The 2012 FM13 20
Ulrich, Hub, Muhle, Jorg Meet at the Ark at Eight 2012 FM13 3
Upjohn, Rebecca, Benoit, Renne Secret of the Village Fool, The 2012 N/D12 9
Robinson, James T. Asceticism, Eschatology, Opposition to Philosophy: the Arabic Translation and Commentary of Salmon ben Yeroham on Qohelet (Ecclesiastes) 2012 FM13 34
Rubens, MIchael Sons of the 613 2012 N/D12 5
Wise, Stephen Israel: Repairing the World 2012 M/J13 12
Azaryahu, Maoz, Troen, S. Ilan Tel-Aviv, The First Century: Visions, Designs, Actualities 2012 N/D12 14, 16
Zorn, John Pruflas: Book of Angels, vol. 18, David Krakauer plays Masada, Book Two (AUDIO) 2012 S/O13 53
Davis, Marni Jews and Booze: Becoming American in the Age of Prohibition 2012 Goldstein-Goren Series in American Jewish History S/O12 28
Bashkin, Orit New Babylonians: A History of Jews in Modern Iraq 2012 FM13 18
Strom, Yale Shpil: The Art of Playing Klezmer 2012 S/O13 42-43
Edwards, Michelle, Christy, Jana Room for the Baby 2012 FM13 10
Mintzberg, Devora, Sternberg, Margalit Good Morning, Boker Tov! Exploring the Morning Berachos with Boruch and Bracha 2012 FM13 7
Lynette, Rachel Lets Throw a Hanukkah Party 2012 S/O12 16
Greene, Jacqueline D., Melmon, Deborah Speak Up, Tommy! 2012 S/O12 13-14
Fleischaker, Samuel Divine Teaching and the Way of the World 2012 N/D12 21
Korczak, Janusz, Katz, Avi, Lloyd-Jones, Antonia Kaytek the Wizard 2012 FM13 5
Yomtov, Neil Israel 2012 Enchantment of the World S/O12 12-13
Calkhoven, Laurie Michael at the Invasion of France 1943 2012 S/O13 7
Brown, Erica Return: Daily Inspiration for the Days of Awe 2012 FM13 21
Corman, Leela Unterzakhn 2012 S/O12 53
Cooper, Levi Relics for the Present: Contemporary Reflections on the Talmud 2012 N/D12 19
Kanoff, Aviva No-Potato Passover: A Journey of Food, Travel and Color, The 2012 S/O12 37
Martens, Bob Destroyed Synagogues of Vienna: Virtual City Walks, The 2012 N/D12 29
McClurkan, Rob David and Goliath 2012 S/O12 3
Mikva, Rachel S. Midrash vaYosha: A Medieval midrash on the Song at the Sea 2012 M/J13 30
Bleich, J. David Contemporary Halakhic Problems 2012 Contemporary Halakhic Problems; vol. VI S/O12 27
Walker, Robert Bar and Bat Mitzvahs 2012 Celebrations in My World FM13 12
Dever, William G. Lives of Ordinary Poeple in Ancient Israel: Where Archaeology and the Bible Intersect, The 2012 M/J13 23
Thanny, Binyamin Freing Out: Why people go off the derech and what we can do about it 2012 N/D12 37-38
Lewis, Anne Margaret, Ms, Tom What Am I? Passover 2012 My Look and See Holiday Book M/J 12 17
Indursky, Yehonatan Ponevezh Time (VIDEO) 2012 N/D13 45-46
Mandelmbaum, David Avraham Daf Yomi: A Pictorial History, The 2012 M/J13 30
Pludwinski, Izzy Mastering Hebrew Calligraphy 2012 N/D12 34
Feldmann, Micha On Wings of Eagles: The Secret operation of the Ethiopian Exodus 2012 N/D12 21
King, Anna Adele (the Rabbis Mother: Book One) 2012 M/J13 39-40
Astaire, Libi Tempest in the Tea Room 2012 N/D13 8
Benor, Sarah Becoming Frum: How Newcomers Learn the Language and Culture of Orthodox Judaism 2012 M/J13 19
Walzer, Michael In Gods Shadow: Politics in the Hebrew Bible 2012 M/J13 37-38
Grenimann, Yehiel Far Away from Where? 2012 S/O12 54
Balsley, Tilda, Jago Oh No, Jonah! 2012 S/O12 3
Carlebach, Shlomo, Katz, Shlomo Genesis, Part I 2012 N/D12 19
McClurkan, Rob Noahs Ark 2012 S/O12 3
Meyerhoff, Jenny Samis Sleepaway Summer 2012 M/J 12 7
Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Barbara Anne Frank Unbound; Media, Imagination, Memory 2012 N/D12 26
Kornbluth, Doron Cremation or Burial? A Jewish View 2012 N/D12 26
Matas, Carol Behind Enemy Lines: World War II 2012 I Am Canada S/O12 11-12
Lehman, Marjorie En Yaaqov: Jacob ibn Habibs Search for Faith in the Talmudic Corpus, The 2012 M/J 12 34
Gotliffe, Harvey Oy Way: Following the Path of Most Resistance, The 2012 S/O12 32
Reisen, Avrom, Fink, Harvey, Skulsi, David Poor Matza (AUDIO) 2012 S/O13 51
Burg, Avraham Very Near to You: Human Readings of the Torah 2012 M/J 12 22-23
Goldin, Aliza Wordwatch: A Shemiras Haloshon Lesson-A-Day for Teens 2012 FM13 11
My Alef Beis 2012 M/J13 4
Nemirovsky, Irene Wine of Solitude, The 2012 FM13 41-42
Strauss, Linda Leopold, Natchev, Alexi Elijah Door: A Passover Tale, The 2012 M/J 12 18
Manning, Maurie J. Laundry Day 2012 M/J 12 15
Hurwitz, Yitzhak Shimon Wisdom of the Jews: Using Rationality and Practicality to Make Sense of Life 2012 S/O13 30-31
Brink-Danan, Marcy Jewish Life in 21st-Century Turkey: The Other Side of Tolerance 2012 M/J13 19-20
Snyder, Laurel, Ishida, Jui Good Night, Laila Tov 2012 M/J 12 11-12
Peacock, Shane Becoming Holmes: The Boy Sherlock Holmes: His Final Case 2012 FM13 9
Simon-Shoshan, Moshe Stories of the Law: Narrative Discourse and the Construction of Authority in the Mishnah 2012 S/O12 47
White, Kristopher Thirty Six, The 2012 N/D12 44
Drew, Cynthia City of Slaughter 2012 S/O12 53
Kuhr, Moshe David Lion Cub of Prague: Thought, Kabbala, Hashkafa from Gur Arye. Exodus & Leviticus, The 2012 N/D13 30
Baader, Benjamin Mara Jewish Masculinities: German Jews, Gender and History 2012 S/O13 19
Siddur Shevet Asher: The Tribe Siddur for Children and Families 2012 FM13 8
Fingueret, Manuela, Lockhart, Darrell B. Daughter of Silence 2012 N/D12 41-42
Sanchez, George J. Beyond Alliances: The Jewish Role in Reshaping the Racial Landscape of Southern California 2012 The Jewish Role in Ameriacn Life, vol. 9 S/O12 46
Priddy, Roger Story of Moses; Babys First Bible, The 2012 S/O12 4
Morse, Benjamin Oldest Bedtime Story Ever, The 2012 S/O13 3
Kraemer, Joel L., Wechsler, Michael G. Pesher Nahhum: Texts and Studies in Jewish History and Literature from Antiquity through the Middle Ages Presented to Norman (Nahum) Golb 2012 Studies in Ancient Oriental Civilization, vol. 66 N/D12 26
Gordon, Menachem-Martin Modern Orthodox Judaism: Studies and Perspectives 2012 N/D12 22
Liss-Levinson, Nechama When the Hurricane Came 2012 N/D12 4
Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg, Rothenberg, Joani Keller Shema in the Mezuzah: Listening to Each Other, The 2012 N/D12 6
Werber, Millie, Keller, Eve Two Rings: A Story of Love and War 2012 N/D12 39
Newman, Vivian, Mack, Steve Tikkun Olam Ted 2012 FM13 4
Goldstein, Phyllis Convenient Hatred: The History of Antisemitism, A 2012 M/J 12 28
Wasserstein, Bernard On the Eve: The Jews of Europe Before the Second World War 2012 N/D12 38-39
Groner, Judy, Roma, Ursula Maccabee Meals: Food and Fun for Hanukkah 2012 S/O12 7
Markovits, Anouk I Am Forbidden 2012 S/O13 48-49
Benaim, Annette Sixteenth-Century Judeo-Spanish Testimonies: An Edition of Eighty-Four Testimonies from the Sephardic Responsa in the Ottoman Empire 2012 Etudes sur le Judaisme Medieval (no. 52) M/J 12 19
Bardin, Hillel Zionist among Palestinians, A 2012 N/D12 16
Schuman, Sandor, Kuhne, Kevin Adirondack Mendels Aufruf 2012 N/D13 10-11
Kogman-Appel, Katrin Mahzor from Worms: Art and Religion in a Medieval Jewish Community, A 2012 S/O12 38-39
Dauber, Jonathan Knowledge of God and the Development of Early Kabbalah 2012 M/J13 22-23
Weizman, Janice Wayward Moon, The 2012 S/O13 49
Shapiro, Rami M., Shapiro, Aaron Writing - The Sacret Art, Beyond the Page to Spiritual Practice 2012 FM13 36-37
Collins, John J., Harlow, Daniel C. Early Judaism: A Comprehensive Overview 2012 N/D13 22-23
Edelman, B. C. My First Brachos Board Book 2012 M/J 12 10


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