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
Graudin, Ryan Wolf by Wolf 2015 M/J 2016 8 Levine, Joyce
Mendelsohn, Martha Bromley Girls 2015 N/D 2015 3 Krasner, Barbara
Baily, Virginia Early One Morning 2015 F/M 2016 26 Gremillion, Yossi
Rauch, Georg, Rauch, Phyllis Unlikely Warrior 2015 F/M 16 41-42 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Zohar, Gil The Experience of Israel: Sights and Cities 2015 Voices from Israel N/D 2015 7 Rapp, Andrea
Schaposchnik, Ana E. Lima Inquisition: the Plight of Crypto-Jews in Seventeenth-Century Peru 2015 F/M 2016 21 Belinfante, Randall C.
Levinson, Cynthia Watch Out for Flying Kids! How Two Circuses, Two Countries, and Nine Kids Confront Conflict and Build Community 2015 S/O 2015 37 Rapp, Andrea
Rudin, A. James Pillar of Fire: A Biography of Rabbi Stephen S. Wise. 2015 S/O 2016 14 Isaac, Fred
Volozhiner, Chaim ben Isaac, Fraenkel, Avinoam Nefesh HaTzimTzum=Contracted Soul 2015 M/J 2016 37 Kohn, Roger S.
Seidenberg, David Mevorach Kabbalah and Ecology: God’s Image in the More-Than-Human World 2015 M/J 2016 43-44
Goldstein, Niles Elliot Eight Questions of Faith: Biblical Challenges That Guide and Ground Our Lives. 2015 F/M 16 11 Wolfe, Nira
Wacks, David A. Double diaspora in Sephardic literature: Jewish cultural production before and after 1492 2015 N/D 2015 38 Belinfante, Randall C.
Goodman, Micah Maimonides and the book that changed Judaism: Secrets of the Guide for the Perplexed. P 2015 S/O 2015 8 Belinfante, Randall C.
Nelson, Suzanne Serendipity's Footsteps 2015 M/J 2016 8-9 Gershowitz, Elissa
Sharenow, Robert The Girl in the Torch 2015 N/D 2015 4 Dublin, Anne
The Koren Youth Siddur 2015 The Magerman Edition S/O 2015 32-33 Pinchuck, Chava
Barash, Chris Is It Hanukkah Yet? 2015 M/J 2016 15 McMahon, Martha
Zohar, Gil Culture, Customs, and Celebrations in Israel 2015 Voices from Israel N/D 2015 8 Rapp, Andrea
Schatt, Stan Daniel Silva: A Reader’s Guide 2015 F/M 2016 21 Isaac, Fred
Gellman, Ellie B. Tamar's Sukkah 2015 S/O 2015 37 Kamin, Rachel
Woolf, Jeffrey Fabric of Religious Life in Medieval Ashkenaz (1000-1300). 2015 M/J 2016 37 Tesler, David
Bar, Doron אידאולוגיה ונוף סמלי: קבורתם בשנית של אנשי שם יהודיים באדמת ארץ ישראל 2015 F/M 16 4 Wolfe, Nira
Newman, Tracy Uncle Eli’s Wedding 2015 M/J 15 3 Cole, Ellen
Granatstein, Melvin Meditations at Twilight on Genesis 2015 F/M 16 11 Share, Ellen
Appelfeld, Aharon Adam & Thomas 2015 M/J 2016 1 Bloomfield, Kathy
Israeli Passion: Love, Jealousy and Crime 2015 N/D 2015 46 Bibel, Barbara M.
Noah Shenker Reframing Holocaust Testimony 2015 F/ M 2017 21-22 Joy Kingsolver
Hopkinson, Deborah Courage & Defiance: Stories of Spies, Saboteurs, and Survivors in World War II Denmark 2015 N/D 2016 6 Eskin, Marcie
Barash, Chris Is It Passover Yet? 2015 M/J 15 16 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Kimmel, Eric A. Scarlett and Sam: Escape from Egypt 2015 M/J 15 17 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Solomon, Carol Imagining Katherine 2015 M/J 2016 9 Tilman, Ellen
Cerrito, Angela The Safest Lie 2015 F/M 16 35 Dublin, Anne
Fishman, Karen Nonna’s Hanukkah Surprise 2015 N/D 2015 4 Feit, Shelly
Goda, Norman J.W. To the Gates of Jerusalem: The Diaries and Papers of James G. McDonald, 1945-1947 2015 M/J 15 26 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Bridwell, Norman Clifford Celebrates Hanukkah 2015 M/J 2016 15 Kamin, Rachel
Zohar, Gil Israel and the Arab World 2015 Voices from Israel N/D 2015 8 Rapp, Andrea
Shapiro, Marc B. Changing the Immutable: How Orthodox Judaism rewrites its History 2015 F/M 2016 21 Belinfante, Randall C.
Marshall, Linda Elovitz Talia and the Very Yum Kippur 2015 S/O 2015 37-38 Kamin, Rachel
Simon, Marie Jalowicz Underground in Berlin: A Young Woman’s Extraordinary Tale of Survival in the Heart of Nazi Germany 2015 S/O 2016 15 Cantor, Hallie
Baretz, Julie Bible on Location: Off the Beaten Path in Ancient & Modern Israel, The 2015 F/M 16 4 Bibel, Barbara M.
Raphael, Simcha Paull Grief Journey and the Afterlife: Jewish Pastoral Care for Bereavement, The 2015 Jewish Life, Death, and Transition S/O 2015 108 Kohn, Roger S.
Grobman, Svetlana Education of a Traitor: Growing Up in Cold War Russia, The 2015 F/M 16 11 Cantor, Hallie
Yadin-Israel, Azzan Scripture and Tradition: Rabbi Akiva and the Triumph of Midrash 2015 N/D 2015 40 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Abraham-Klein, Dahlia Spiritual Kneading Through the Jewish Months: Building the Sacred through Challah 2015 N/D 2015 11 Pinchuck, Chava
Kroke Ten (CD) 2015 N/D 2016 26 Dwoskin, Beth
Koenigsberg, Zvi Lost Temple of Israel. rev. ed. 2015 S/O 2016 9 Share, Ellen
Rocklin, Joanne I Say Shehechiyanu 2015 M/J 15 10
Crowder, Melanie Audacity 2015 M/J 2016 2 Dublin, Anne
Jerusalem Stories: Visions of a Holy City 2015 N/D 2015 46 Share, Ellen
Homolka, Walter Jesus Reclaimed: Jewish Perspectives on the Nazarene 2015 S/O 2015 9 Quinn, Arthur G.
Koffsky, Ann D. Shabbat Shalom Hey! 2015 M/J 15 17 Cole, Ellen
Burakowski, Ella Hidden Gold: A True Story of the Holocaust 2015 M/J 2016 9-10 Bloomfield, Kathy
Deutsch, Barry Hereville: How Mirka Caught a Fish 2015 Hereville F/M 16 36 Pinchuck, Chava
Martin, David Hanukkah Lights 2015 N/D 2015 4-5 Kamin, Rachel
Morris, Bob Bobby Wonderful: an Imperfect Son Buries his Parents 2015 F/M 2016 28 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Rose, Daniel A Guide to the Koren Children’s Siddur: An Educator’s Companion 2015 S/O 2015 32-33 Pinchuck, Chava
Holzman, Lori Chaim Ephraim and the Shabbos Guests 2015 M/J 2016 15-16 Pinchuck, Chava
Korngold, Jamie Sadie and Ori and the Blue Blanket 2015 N/D 2015 8-9 Eskin, Marcie
Shindler, Colin Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron 2015 F/M 2016 22 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Soloviechik, Meir Y., Halpern, Stuart W., Zuckier, Shlomo Torah and Western Thought: Intellectual Portraits of Orthodoxy and Modernity 2015 S/O 2016 16 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Belmont, Yemima To Cross the Line with a Bridge. 2015 F/M 16 4 Gremillion, Yossi
Seidenberg, David Mevorach Kabbalah and Ecology: God’s Image in the More-Than-Human World 2015 N/D 2015 31 Levy, David B
Hammer, Jill, Shere, Taya Hebrew Priestess: Ancient and New Visions of Jewish Woman’s Spiritual Leadership, T he 2015 F/M 16 12 Freiband, Susan
Zemel, Carol Looking Jewish: Visual Culture and Modern Diaspora. 2015 N/D 2015 40 Freiband, Susan
The Koren Succot Mahzor Hebrew/English edition 2015 F/ M 2017 15 David Tesler
Kroke Ten (CD) 2015 N/D 2016 26 Dwoskin, Beth
Rosenfeld, Shterni Tuky: Story of a Hidden Child 2015 M/J 2016 2-3 Silverman, Lisa
Jews in America and Divine Destiny 2015 N/D 2015 46 Feder, Debbie
Jikeli, Gunther European Muslim Antisemitism: Why Young Males Don’t Like Jews 2015 Studies in Antisemitism S/O 2015 9 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Lowenstein-Malz, Ronit Escape in Time 2015 M/J 2016 10 Bloomfield, Kathy
Dublin, Anne 44 Hours or Strike! 2015 F/M 16 36 Marks, Allison
Someck, Ronny, Inbar, Hana, Manaster, Robert Milk Underground, The 2015 F/M 2016 28 Levine, Joyce
Rose, Daniel A Guide to the Koren Youth Siddur: An Educator’s Companion 2015 S/O 2015 32-33 Pinchuck, Chava
Silverman, Erica Returning Home: Journeys to Israel 2015 Voices from Israel S/O 2016 36-37 Quay, Alex
Kobrin, Rebecca, Teller, Adam Purchasing Power: The Economics of Modern Jewish History. 2015 M/J 2016 32 Levy, David B
Spitz, Elie Kaplan Increasing Wholeness: Jewish Wisdom &Guided Meditations to Strengthen & Calm Body, Heart, Mind & Spirit . 2015 F/M 2016 23 Pinchuck, Chava
Jockusch, Laura, Finder, Gabriel N. Jewish Honor Courts: Revenge, Retribution and Reconciliation in Europe and Israel after the Holocaust. 2015 F/M 16 12 Smith, Sonia
Ziegler, Yael Ruth: From Alienation to Monarchy. 2015 N/D 2015 40 Tesler, David
Alexander, Edward Jews Against Themselves 2015 N/D 2015 13 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Lewando, Fania Vilna Vegetarian Cookbook: Garden-Fresh Recipes Rediscovered and Adapted for Today’s Kitchen 2015 S/O 2016 10 Feder, Debbie
Clark, Kathy The Choice 2015 A Holocaust Remembrance Book for Young Readers M/J 15 11 Krasner, Barbara
Nights of Tel Aviv: Israeli Detective Stories 2015 N/D 2015 47 Bibel, Barbara M.
Green, Arthur The Heart of the Matter: Studies in Jewish Mysticism and Theology 2015 N/D 2015 19 Stein, Marion M
Blau, Sara, Romanenko, Vasillisa If I Went to the Moon 2015 N/D 2016 7 Citrin, Rena
Thor, Annika Deep Sea 2015 M/J 2016 10 Lenson, Heather
Meyer, Henye Starlight 2015 F/M 16 37 Pinchuck, Chava
Kwall, Roberta Rosenthal Myth of the Cultural Jew: Culture and Law in Jewish Tradition, The 2015 N/D 2015 24 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Thorne, T.K. Angels at the Gate 2015 F/M 2016 29 Jefferson, Rebecca
Deem, James M. Prisoners of Breendonk: Personal Histories from a World War II Concentration Camp 2015 S/O 2015 33 Krasner, Barbara
Zohar, Gil Americans in the Holy Land 2015 Voices from Israel S/O 2016 36-37 Quay, Alex
Koplik, Sara A. Political and Economic History of the Jews of Afghanistan 2015 Series in Jewish Studies; 54 M/J 2016 32 Simon, Rachel
Newman, Leslea Ketzel, the Cat Who Composed 2015 N/D 2015 9 Silverman, Lisa
Teege, Jennifer, Sellmair, Nikola, Sommer, Carolin My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black Woman Discovers her Family’s Nazi Past . 2015 F/M 2016 23 Wolfe, Nira
Koren Mahzor for Yom Haatsma’ut and Yom Yerushalayim 2015 S/O 2015 12 Gordon, Ilka
Aarons, Victoria, Patt, Avinoam J., Shechner, Mark New Diaspora: The Changing Landscape of American Jewish Fiction 2015 M/J 2016 39 Gordon, Ilka
Bliumis, Alina, Bliumis, Jeff From Selfie to Groupie 2015 F/M 16 5 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Gold, Dina Stolen Legacy: Nazi Theft and the Quest for Justice at Krausenstrasse 17/18 Berlin 2015 F/ M 2017 8 Schutzman, Laura Book Adult
Orlov, Andrei A. . Divine Scapegoats: Demonic Mimesis in Early Jewish Mysticism 2015 N/D 2016 19 Belinfante, Randall C.
Abrams, Ruth, Mushka, Tia Hanukkah Lullaby 2015 N/D 2016 1 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Lieberman, Dovid How Free Will Works: The Blueprints to Take Charge of Your Life, Health, and Happiness. 2015 S/O 2016 10 Wolfe, Nira


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