Book Review Index


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Digital copies of AJL Reviews are available back to the Nov/Dec 2007 issue of the AJL Newsletter.
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Author/Editor Title Place of Publication Year Series ISBN Issue P Review Authorsort descending Review format Review type
Steinsaltz, Adin Teshuvah: A Guide for the Newly Observant Jew N/D 96 12
Faber, Doris Bella Abzug 1976 W76 20
Freedman, Paula J. My Basmati Bat Mitzvah 2013 N/D13 4
Hunt, Linda Secret Agenda: United States Government, Nazi Scientists, and Project Paperclip, 1945-1990 1991 S/O 91 19
Arato, Rona Last Train: A Holocaust Story, The 2013 M/J13 10
Neusner, Jacob Pharisees: Rabbinic Perspectives, The 1985 F/M 86 4
Gellman, Ellie, Friedman, Judith Jeremys Dreidel 1992 M/J 93 16
Davis, Adam Hearing the Call across Traditions: Readings on Faith and Service 2009 N/D 10 18
Bruder, Judith Going to Jerusalem Ma 80 4
Kanfer, Stefan Eighth Sin, The 1978 W78 23
Caudill, Mark A Twilight in the Kingdom: Understanding the Saudis 2006 F/M 07 31
Polacco, Patricia Butterfly, The 2000
Gold-Vukson, Marji E., Oeltjenbruns, Joni Numbers of My Jewish Year, The 2006 M/J 06 16
Gilman, Phoebe Something for Nothing 1993 N/D 93 12
Speregen-Newberger, Devra Albert Einstein: The Jewish Man Behind the Theory 2006 N/D 06 41860
Plaut, W. Gunther Magen David: How the Six-Pointed Star Became an Emblem for the Jewish People, The 1991 S/O 91 20
Rossman, Avraham, Linsider, Joel Rashi 2012 FM13 25-26
Berger, David Jewish-Christian Debate in the High Middle Ages: A Critical Edition of the Nizzahon Vetus 1996 S/O 96 6, 8
Weiss, Bernard P. I Am Jewish (rev. ed.) 2003 Religions of the World Series N/D 03 34
Wishnia, Kenneth Fifth Servant, The 2010 M/J 10 26
Nutkis, Phyllis, Argoff, Patti When the World Was Quiet 2004 M/J 04 29
Suleiman, Susan Rubin, Forgecs, Eva Contemporary Jewish Writing in Hungary: An Anthology 2003 Jewish Writing in the Contemporary World Series S/O 04 41892
Rabinowitz, Abraham Hirsch Taryag: A Study of the Tradition that the Written Torah Contains 613 Mitzvot 1996 F/M 97 6
Metter, Bert Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah S/O 84 10
Herman, Debbie, Koffsky, Ann D., Lane, Nancy More than Matzah: A Passover Feast of Fun, Facts, and Activities 2006 M/J 06 16
Simhaee, Rebeka, Weber, Michael Sara Finds a Mitzva 2010 N/D 10 13
Mundill, Robin R. Kings Jews: Money, Massacre and Exodus in Medieval England, The 2010 N/D 10 21
Schotter, Roni, Hafner, Marilyn Passover Magic 1995 F/M 96 18
Tronik, Ruth Israeli Periodicals and Serials in English & Other European Languages: A Classified Bibliography 1974 Ap 74 22-23
Penn, Malka, Black, Theodor Ghosts and Golems: Haunting Tales of the Supernatural 2001 F/M 02 34-35
Tal, Eve Double Crossing: A Jewish Immigration Story 2005 N/D 05 14
Robinson, Ira Translating a Tradition: Studies in American Jewish History 2008 F/M 09 16-17
Alma, Ann Brave Deeds: How One Family Saved Many from the Nazis 2008 F/M 09 39-40
Yonay, Ehud No Margin for Error 1993 F/M 94 12
Leeds, Constance Silver Cup, The 2007 S/O 07 9
Abraham Isaac Kook F/M 82 9
Soloveitchik, Joseph B. Lonely Man of Faith, The 1997 M/J 97 8
Schiffman, Lawrence H. Qumran and Jerusalem: Studies in the Dead Sea Scrolls and the History of Judaism 2010 N/D 10 23
Olitzky, Kerry M., Judson, Daniel Jewish Ritual: A Brief Introduction for Christians 2005 M/J 05 40-41
Auslander, Shalom Hope: a Tragedy 2012 N/D12 41
MacLeod, Elizabeth Harry Houdini: A Magical Life 2005 S/O 05 10
Lehmann, Marcus, Teomim, Joseph Faith and Courage 2009 S/O 10 18-19
Zakutinsky, Ruth, Richter, Sharon Were Really Going Home 1979 Sp80 21
Corenthal, Michael G. Cohen on the Telephone: A Hisotry of Jewish Recorded Humor and Popular Music, 1892-1942 1984 N/D 86 4
Senderk, Cath Surviving the Holocaust 2006 On the Front Line Series F/M 07 15
Brown, Danit Ask for a Convertible 2008 M/J 09 31
Spector, Shoshannah, Phalieros, Theo Miraculous Rescue at Entebbe, The 1978 Sp79 26
Checinski, Michael Moshe Running the Gauntlet of Anti-Semitism: From Polish Counter-Intelligence to the Marshall Center 2004 M/J 05 33
Bonder, Nilton Kabbalah of Food: Conscious Eating for Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Health, The 1997 M/J 98 6
Green, Arthur, Holtz, Barry W. Your Word a Fire: The Hasidic Masters on the Contemplative Prayer 1977 F/M 86 3
Helfgott, Margaret, Gross, Tom Out of Tune: David Helfgott and the Myth of Shine 1998 S/O 98 9
Silten, R. Gabriele S. Is the War Over?: Postwar Years of a Child Survivor of the Holocaust 2004 M/J 04 22
Koren, Yeshayahu Funeral at Noon 1996 S/O 96 13
Leviant, Curt Diary of an Adulterous Woman: A Novel: Including an ABC Directory that Offers Alphabetical Tidbits and Surprises 2001 F/M 02 30
Lankin, Eliahu, Hershberg, Ariziah To Win the Promised Land: Story of a Freedom Fighter 1992 N/D 92 24
Lazar, David Body of Brooklyn, The 2003 M/J 04 18
Never Say Die! A Thousand Years of Yiddish in Jewish Life and Letters 1981 Contributions to the Sociology of Language, no. 30 W82 11
Salamon, Michael J. Shidduch Crisis: Cuases and Cures, The 2008 M/J 09 28
Buxbaum, Yitzhak Light and Fire of the Baal Shem Tov, The 2005 S/O 06 36
Vogiel, Eva Problem Called Chavi, A 1985 F/M 86 7
Jewish Intellectual History in the Middle Ages 1995 Binah: Sutdies in Jewish History, Thought and Culture, vol. 3 N/D 95 5
Shevrin, Aliza Holiday Tales of Sholom Aleichem 1979 W 79 25
Senesh, Hannah Hannah Senesh: Her Life and Diary. The first complete edition 2004 F/M 05 23
Ungar, Richard Even Higher 2007 S/O 07 19
Dann, Jack Wandering Stars 1974 Ap 74 25
Kagan, Jeremy Choice to Be: A Jewish Path to Self and Spirituality, The 2012 M/J13 26
Berkovic, Sally Straight Talk: My Dilemma as a Modern Orthodox Jewish Woman 1999 S/O 00 8
Schram, Peninnah, Davis, Rachayl Eckstein, Lee, Wendy W. Apple Trees Discovery, The 2012 M/J 12 9
Kellerman, Faye Mercedes Coffin, The 2008 S/O 08 13-14
Salkin, Jeffrey K. Righteous Gentiles in the Hebrew Bible: Ancient Role Models for Sacred Relationships 2008 S/O 09 43-44
Keene, Michael Judaism 2006 Religions of the World Series N/D 06 15-16
Leviant, Curt Yemenite Girl, The 1977 Sp77 26
Wolfson, Elliot R. Open Secret: Postmessianic Messianism and the Mystical Revision of Menahem Mendel Schneerson 2009 S/O 10 40
Gelbwasser, Margie Inconvenient 2010 N/D 10 9
Rice, Emanuel Freud and Moses: the Long Journey Home 1990 M/J 91 15
Schwartz, Howard Day the Rabbi Disappeared: Jewish Holiday Tales of Magic, The 2000 S/O 00 17, 19
Ladin, Joy Through the Door of Life: A Jewish Journey Between Genders 2012 S/O12 40
Feldman, Emanuel Biblical Echo: Reflectiosn on Bible, Jews and Judaism, The 1986 M/J 87 3
Goetz, Bracha, Wolf, Malka My Very Own Mitzvah Feet 2013 M/J13 4
Cohen, Deborah Bodin, Hall, Melanie G. Seventh Day, The 2005 M/J 05 15-16
Benenfeld, Rikki Lets Go to the Farm 2010 F/M 10 17
Taubes, Jacob, Assmann, Aleida, Hollander, Dana Political Theology of Paul, The 2004 M/J 04 23-24
Helmreich, William B., Rosenblum, Mark, Schimmel, David Jewish Condition, The: Challenges and Responses, 1938-2008 2008 N/D 08 15
Walker, Fay, Rosen, Leo Hidden: A Sister and Brother in Nazi Poland 2002 S/O 03 15-16
Fleming, K. E. Greece: A Jewish History 2008 S/O 08 15
Bender, Sara, Lucien Lazare, eds. Encyclopedia of the Righteous Among the Nations: Rescuers of Jews During the Holocaust 2003 France M/J 06 27
Berger, Marshall J. Vatican-Israel Accords, The: Political, Legal, and Theological Contexts 2004 M/J 05 32
Bogacki, Tomek Champion of Children: The Story of Janusz Korczak, The 2009 S/O 09 12
Schapira, Leah, Dwek, Victoria Starters & Sides Made Easy 2013 N/D13 37
Krich, Rochelle Majer Angel of Death 1994 N/D 94 11
Traub, Barbara Fischman Matrushka Doll, The Ma 80 5
Finkelstein, Norman H., Hokanson, Lois, Hokanson, Lars Remember Not to Forget: A Memory of the Holocaust 1985 A/M 86 6
Black, Gerry JFS: A History of the Jews Free School, London, Since 1732 1998 M/J 00 7
Anisfeld, Sharon Cohen Womens Passover Companion, The: Womens Reflections on the Festival of Freedom 2003 S/O 03 16
Tolley, Jacquelyn On Our Spiritual Journey: A Creative Shabbat Service N/D 84 5
Litvin, Martin Impresario, The 1995 S/O 95 9
Bohlman, Philip V.,, Holzapfel, Otto Folk Songs of Ashkenaz, The 2001 F/M 02 18-19
Kotkowski, Itzhak Wiles of Destiny: The Memoirs of Itzhak Kotkowski, The 1995 M/J 96 18
Langer, Ruth Cursing the Christians? A History of the Birkat HaMinim 2012 M/J 12 34
Rovit, Rebecca,, Goldfarb, Alvin Theatrical Performances During the Holocaust: Texts, Documents, Memoirs 1999 S/O 00 19


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