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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Lionhearts: Heroes of Israel Bar-Zohar, Michael Warner Books 1998 N/D 98 6
Einsteins God: Albert Einsteins Quest as a Scientist and as a Jew to Replace a Forsaken God Goldman, Robert N. Aronson 1997 S/O 97 8
Journey of Hope: The Story of Ilan Ramon, Israels First Astronaut Abbey, Alan D. Gefen 2003 N/D 03 24
Naftali the Storyteller and His Horse, Sus, and Other Stories Singer, Isaac Bashevis, Zemach, Margot Farar, Straus & Giroux 1976 Sp77 31
Stories for Children Singer, Isaac Bashevis N/D 84 6
What is the Purpose of Creation? A Jewish Anthology Alter, Michael J. Aronson 1991 S/O 91 17
Benjamin: Journey of a Jew Abramson, Ruth Alpha Publishing Company 1987 S/O 87 6
Radio and the Jews: The Untold Story of How Radio Influenced Americas Image of Jews, 1920s - 1950s Siegel, David S., Siegel, Susan Book Hunter Press 2007 F/M 08 45
Commitment and Complexity: Jewish Wisdom in an Age of Upheaval: Selections from the Writings of Rabbi Yehuda Amital Hacohen, Aviad Ktav 2008 F/M 09 11
Zohar, The (Pritzker ed.) (vol. 4) Matt, Daniel C. Stanford University Press 2007 M/J 08 42-43
Mark Twains Jews Vogel, Dan Ktav 2006 S/O 06 45-46
Seasons for Celebration: A Contemporary Guide to the Joys, Practices and Traditions of the Jewish Holidays Fox, Karen L., Miller, Phyllis Zimbler, Fox, Vicki Reikes Putnam 1992 N/D 92 23
Times Square Rabbi Fine, Yehuda Hazelden Press 1997 S/O 97 7
Hasidism and Politics: The Kingdom of Poland 1815-1864 Wodzinski, Marcin Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2013 S/O13 45-46
Adventure in Latkaland: A Hanukkah Story, An Fisman, Karen, McAteer, Thomas JoRa Books 2009 N/D 09 11
Out of the Shadows: An Artists Journey Waldman, Neil Honesdale 2006 M/J 06 10
Israel and the Cold War: Diplomacy, Strategy and the Policy of the Periphery at the United Nations Patten, Howard I.B. Tauris 2013 N/D13 32
From Herzl to Rabin: The Changing Image of Zionism Rubinstein, Amnon Holmes & Meier 2000 M/J 01 41923
History of the Marranos 4th ed. Roth, Cecil Sepher Hermon Press 1974 W76 19
Lets Go to Shul Benenfeld, Rikki Hachai 2002 M/J 02 22
Does Anyone Here Know the Way to Thirteen? Kaufman, Stephen Houghton Mifflin 1985 A/M 86 5
Jews in America Today Brenner, Lenni Lyle Stuart 1986 S/O 87 6
My Father, His Daughter Dayan, Yael Farrar 1985 S/O 86 41828
Songs from the Garden of Eden, Jewish Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes (AUDIO)) Hoarau, Jean-Christopher, Alemagna, Beatrice Folle Avoine Productions 2009 F/M 10 19
Walls of Jerusalem, The Lesberg, Sandy, Canetti, Nicolai Bobbs Merrill 1976 W77 27
Baghdad Twist (VIDEO) Balass, Joe Icarus Films 2007 F/M 09 23
Psalms of the Jewish Liturgy: A Guide to Their Beauty, Power, and Meaning Glazer, Miriyam Aviv Press 2009 N/D 10 19
Childs Introduction to Torah, A Newman, Shirley Behrman 1972 Sp 75 28
ha-Migdal Nifrak: Hidushe Milim shel Yeladim ve-Nituham (The Tower Falled [sic!]: Words Innovations Created by Children, and Their Analysis) Segal, Michael Mekhon Mofet 2012 M/J 12 40-41
Infertility in the Bible: How the Matriarchs Changed Their Fate; How You Can, Too Fischbein, Jessie Devora 2005 M/J 06 26
Foiglman Megged, Aharon, Weinberger-Rotman, Margarnit Toby Press 2003 M/J 04 9
Heinrich Himmler: Murderous Architect of the Holocaust Worth, Richard Holocaust Heroes and Nazi Criminals Series Enslow 2005 F/M 06 17
Last Chapter, The (VIDEO) Bikel, Theodore Ben-Lar Productions S/O 93 22-23
On Equal Terms: Jews in America 1881-1981 Dawidowicz, Lucy S. F/M 83 4
Ten Commandments: The Reciprocity of Faithfulness, The Brown, William P. Westminster 2004 F/M 05 13
World Religions in America: An Introduction (3rd ed.) Neusner, Jacob Westminster John Knox Press 2003 N/D 03 15
Bridge of Longing: The Lost Art of Yiddish Storytelling, A Roskies, David G. Harvard University Press 1995 N/D 95 41860
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Peppas, Lynn Celebrations in My World Crabtree 2010 S/O 10 13, 15
Dear Once Popkin, Zelda Lippincott 1975 Sp76 22
Jewish Renewal: A Path to Healing and Transformation Lerner, Michael HarperPerenial 1995 F/M 96 14-15
Moral Meaning of the Bible: The What, How and Why of Biblical Ethics, The (AUDIO) Kimelman, Reuven Our Learning Company 2007 F/M 08 48
Sigmund Freud: The World Within Neimark, Anne E. Harcourt 1976 Sp77 32
Unholy Orders: Mystery Stories with a Religious Twist Stevens, Serita Intrigue Press 2000 S/O 01 31
Arguments for the Sake of Heaven Sacks, Jonathan Emergeng Trends in Traditional Judaism Aronson 1991 M/J 91 15
Polish Lad, The Linetski, Isaac J. M/J 87 4
Castle on Hester Street, The Heller, Linda, Boris Kulikov Simon & Schuster 2007 N/D 07 8
Jewish Festivals Throughout the Year Ganeri, Anita Smart Apple Media 2004 M/J 05 24
Good Yontif: A Picture Book of the Jewish Year Blue, Rose, Feldman, Lynne Millbrook Press 1997 M/J 98 19
Im Not the Boss: I Just Work Here Jonas, Howard Leviathan Press 2004 F/M 05 17
Feast of Lights Jaffe, Ellen S. Sumach Press 2006 S/O 07 22
Esther Chaikin, Miriam, Rosenberry, Vera JPS 1987 F/M 88 7
Keepers: An Introduction to the History and Culture of the Samaritans, The Anderson, Robert T., Giles, Terry Hendrickson 2002 N/D 02 11
Noahs Ark Dimond, Masper S/O 84 8
Sworn Enemies Matas, Carol Bantam 1993 S/O 93 22
Why Werent You Zisha? And Other Stories Michal, Tanya, Katz, Avi Mesorah 2008 F/M 09 49
Blooms Modern Critical Views: David Mamet Bloom, Harold Chelsea House Publishers 2004 F/M 04 14-15
Rescued from the Reich: How One of Hitlers Soldiers Saved the Lubavitcher Rebbe Rigg, Bryan Mark Yale University Press 2004 F/M 05 20-21
Cultural Intermediaries: Jewish Intellectuals in Early Modern Italy Ruderman, David B., Veitri, Giuseppe University of Pennsylvania 2004 S/O 04 23-24
Midnight Jewels White, Tzvi CIS 1992 S/O 93 17
Shadows of Auschwitz: A Christian Response to the Holocaust Cargas, Harry James Crossroads 1990 M/J 91 8
Tree that Stands Beyond Space: Rebbe Nachman of Breslov on the Mystical Experience, The Sears, David Breslov Research Institute 2002 F/M 04 20
Angel of Death Krich, Rochelle Majer Mysterious Press 1994 N/D 94 11
Perfect Purple Feather, The Piven, Hanoch Little Brown 2002 N/D 03 34
Jerusalem: A Family Portrait Yakin, Boaz, Bertozzi, Nick First Second 2013 N/D13 44
Gilboa Iris, The Englard, Zahava D. Gefen 2012 S/O13 48
How Mitzvah Giraffe Got His Long, Long Neck Sokoloff, David Judaic Press 2003 F/M 04 31
Execution of the Hangman of Riga: The Only Execution of a Nazi War Criminal by the Mossad, The Kuenzle, Anton, Shimron, Gad, Shapiro, Shlomo J. Vallentine Mitchell 2004 M/J 05 39
Living Dead, The, 2nd English language ed Megged, Aharon, Louvish, Misha Toby Press 2005 S/O 06 32
Ellis Island to Ebbets Field: Sport and the American Jewish Experience Levine, Peter Oxford University Press 1992 F/M 93 24
Judaism Gerner, Katy Religions Around the World Series Marshall Cavendish 2009 S/O 09 22
Nazism Forman, James D. Watts 1978 Sp79 27-28
Story of the Holocaust, The Whiting, Jim Monumental Milestones: Great Events of Modern Times Series Mitchell Lane 2005 F/M 07 15
When Memory Comes Friedlander, Saul Ma 80 6
Between Foreigners and Shiis: Nineteenth-Century Iran and Its Jewish Minority Tsadik, Daniel Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Stanford University Press 2007 M/J 08 28
Reading Charlotte Salomon Steinberg, Michael P., Bohm-Duchen, Monica Cornell University Press 2006 S/O 07 54
Conflicts of the Middle East Downing, David World Almanacs Library of the Middle East World Almanac Library 2007 S/O 07 22-23
Matzah Man: A Passover Story, The Howland, Naomi Clarion Books 2002 M/J 02 22
Secrets in the Suitcase: Stories My Mother Never Told Me Greenberg, Molly AuthorHose 2012 M/J13 25
To the Land of the Cattails Appelfeld, Aharon, Green, Jeffrey M. Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1986 M/J 87 5
Hearing the Call across Traditions: Readings on Faith and Service Davis, Adam Skylight Paths 2009 N/D 10 18
Agricultural Utopias in America, 1880-1910 Herscher, Uri D. Wayne State University Press 1981 F 81 14
Papa Jetrho Cohen, Deborah Bodin, Dippod, Jane Kar-Ben 2007 S/O 07 41892
Israel: Politics, Myths, and Identity Crisis Orr, Aviva Pluto Press 1994 M/J 95 8
From the Fair Aleichem, Sholem, Leviant, Curt Viking 1985 S/O 85 4
Holocaust and Israel Reborn: From Catastrophe to Sovereignty, The Penkower, Monty Noam University of Illinois Press 1994 M/J 95 7
Liba and the Feather Thief Walfish, Miriam Jewish Girls Around the World Judaica Press 2013 S/O13 4
Drawing in the Dust Klein, Zoe Pocket Books 2009 S/O 09 34
Jews of New Amsterdam, The Costabel, Eva Deutsch Atheneum 1988 M/J 89 10
My Life at First Try: A Novel Budman, Mark Counterpoint 2008 N/D 09 26
Sparks Beneath the Surface Kushner, Lawrence Aronson 1994 F/M 94 9
Watcher in the Shadows, The Moriarty, Chris, Edward Geyer, Mark Harcourt 2013 S/O13 4
Bay Area Jewish Forum Haggadah, The Kramer, Ralph s.n. M/J 86 4
Queen Esther the Morning Star Gerstein, Mordicai Simon & Schuster 2000 F/M 00 10
Christmas Revolution, The Cohen, Barbara, DeGrost, Diane Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1987 F/M 88 6
Yom Kippur War, The Davis, Moshe Arno Press 1974 F/M 91 27
Lower East Side Memories: A Jewish Place in America Diner, Hasia R. Princeton University Press 2000 S/O 01 11
Sammy Spider's Hanukkah Fun Book Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2001 M/J 02 22
This Business with Elijah Oberman, Sheldon Turnstone Press 1993 S/O 95 10
Hanukkah Keogh, Josie PowerKids Readers: Happy Holidays! Rosen 2013 M/J13 14
"Am I a Murderer?" Testament of a Jewish Ghetto Policeman Perechodnik, Calel Westview 1996 M/J 96 15

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