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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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
When the Soldiers Were Gone Propp, Vera W. Putnam 1999 F/M 00 11
Burksfield Bike Club 2: Lost and Found Finkelstein, Chaim Burksfield Bike Club Series Judaica Press 2007 F/M 08 12
Never-Ending Tale: Illustrated Parables of the Baal Shem Tov and His Disciples, A Pollack, Gadi, Kornblau, Yitzchok Feldheim 2009 S/O 09 22-23
Parnas, The Arieti, Silvano Basic Books 1979 Sp80 16
Jewish Travel Guide 2006 (International ed.) Vallentine Mitchell 2006 S/O 06 40
Seeing God: Ten Life-Changing Lessons of the Kabbalah Aaron, David Berkley Publishing 2001 N/D 02 11
History of the Marranos, A, 3rd ed. Roth, Cecil Schocken Books 1958 Sp 75 27
Faraway Land, A Thor, Annika, Schenck, Linda Delacorte Press 2009 N/D 09 14-15
Too Much of a Good Thing Wasserman, Mira, Carolan, Christine Kar-Ben 2004 N/D 03 30
Ask the Bones: Scary Stories from Around the World Schwartz, Howard, Olson, Arielle North Penguin 1999 S/O 99 17
Mazel Tov!: The Compete Book of Jewish Weddings Rapp, Lee Bayers Citadel Press 2002 M/J 04 19
Esther Day, Linda M. Abingdon Old Testament Commentaires Abingdon Press 2005 M/J 06 25
Cultural Writings of Franz Rosenzweig Rozenzweig, Franz, Galli, Barbara E. Syracuse University Press 2000 F/M 01 10
Quiz Me on the Torah: More than 1,200 Challenging Questions and Answers Avital, Moshe Mazo Publishers 2007 M/J 08 14
Kings Depart, The: A Saga of the Empire Judah Maccabee Created and His Heirs Destroyed Brodsky, Alyn Harper & Row 1974 D 74 27
Spiritual Boredom: Rediscovering the World of Judaism Brown, Erica Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 M/J 10 29
Infiltration Kenaz, Yehoshua, Bilu, Dalya Zaland Books 2003 N/D 03 9
Ghost of Hannah Mendes, The Ragen, Naomi Simon & Schuster 1998 N/D 98 12
We Are Here: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust Cassedy, Ellen University of Nebraska Press 2012 M/J13 21
Book of Miracles: A Young Peoples Guide to Jewish Spirituality, The Kushner, Lawrence URJ Press 1987 F/M 88 6
My Opa: The Diary of a German Rabbi Gottlieb, Fred Mazo Publishers 2005 S/O 06 39
Ordained to be a Jew: A Catholic Priests Conversion to Judaism Sciamonti, John David Ktav 1992 M/J 93 14
Jewish Lights Book of Fun Classroom Activities Dardashti, Danielle, Sarig, Roni, Katz, Avi Jewish Lights Publishing 2004 F/M 05 31
Sarah with an H Irwin, Hadley Simon & Schuster 1996 F/M 97 11
Heinz Kohut: The Making of a Psychoanalyst Strozier, Charles B. Farrar 2001 F/M 02 28
Yossis Goal Schwartz, Ellen, Silvana Bevilacqua Orca 2006 F/M 07 10
Every Second Counts: True Stories from Israel Oestermann, Richard, Stenge, Margrit Rosenberg Gefen 2006 F/M 07 34
Thousand and One Chickens, A Rossel, Seymour, Guzner, Vlad UAHC 1995 N/D 95 17
Anne Frank: Life in Hiding Hurwitz, Johanna JPS 1988 F/M 89 13
Magic of Hebrew Chanting: Healing the Spirit, Transforming the Mind, Deepening Love, The Gold, Shefa Jewish Lights Publishing 2013 N/D13 27
Ellis Island: An Interactive History Adventure Burgan, Michael You Choose Books 2014 N/D13 1
Sacred Languages and Sacred Texts Sawyer, John F. A. Routledge 1999 M/J 00 14-15
Lost Between the Edges Garnet, Eldon Semiotext(e) 2007 N/D 08 7
Theodor Herzl Finkelstein, Norman H. An Impact Biography Franklin Watts 1987 F/M 88 6
Jewish Gardening Cookbook: Growing Plants and Cooking for Holidays and Festivals, The Brown, Michael Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 M/J 99 41765
Confrontation at Concordia (VIDEO) Himel, Martin Alden Films 2003 S/O 04 10
Haydns Jews: Representation and Reception on the Operatic Stage Clark, Caryl Cambridge University Press 2009 M/J 10 30
Yemenite Filigree Scharz, Miriam, Madelung, Marianne Gefen 2007 S/O 07 43
One by One by One: Facing the Holocaust Miller, Judith Touchstone 1991 N/D 91 13
Qumran and Jerusalem: Studies in the Dead Sea Scrolls and the History of Judaism Schiffman, Lawrence H. Eerdmans 2010 N/D 10 23
Kings Jews: Money, Massacre and Exodus in Medieval England, The Mundill, Robin R. Continuum 2010 N/D 10 21
Spiritual Journey Home: Eastern Mysticism to the Western Wall Katz, Nathan Ktav 2009 S/O 09 39
Inge: A Girls Journey Through Nazi Germany Bleier, Inge Joseph, Gumpert, David E. Eerdmans 2004 N/D 04 9
Ghosts and Golems: Haunting Tales of the Supernatural Penn, Malka, Black, Theodor JPS 2001 F/M 02 34-35
We Are So Chrashing Your Bar Mitzvah! Rosenbloom, Fiona Hyperion 2007 S/O 07 17
Book of Mischief: New and Selected Stories, The Stern, Steve Graywolf Press 2012 N/D12 44
My Own Ground Nissenson, Hugh Farrar 1976 W76 17
Order of Terror: The Concentration Camp, The Sofsky, Wolfgang, Templer, William Princeton University Press 1997 S/O 97 23
Jewish Lists Greenberg, Martin H. Schocken 1979 Sp80 13
Sarahs Daughters Leipzig, Arthur Women's American ORT S/O 88 7
Heirlooms Morgan, Carole Macmillan 1980 W 80 15
You Are SO Not Inivted to My Bat Mitzvah Rosenbloom, Fiona Hyperion 2005 N/D 05 11
Every Spy a Prince Raviv, Dan, Melman, Yosel Houghton Mifflin 1991 S/O 91 20
Thousand Kisses: A Grandmothers Holocaust Letters, A Pollatschek, Henriette University of Alabama Press 1999 N/D 99 11
Anne Frank: The Young Writer Who Told the World Her Story Kramer, Ann World History Biographies Series National Geographic Society 2007 M/J 07 8
Magic of Kol Nidre: A Yom Kippur Story, The Siegel, Bruce H., Haas, Shelly O. Kar-Ben 1998 N/D 98 15-16
Ellis Island: Coming to the Land of Liberty Bial, Raymond Houghton Mifflin 2009 S/O 09 12
Sacred Moments: Tales from the Jewish Life Cycle Isaacs, Ronald H., Olitzky, Kerry M. Aronson 1995 N/D 95 9
Lost Childhood, a World War II Memoir, The Nir, Yehuda Scholastic 2002 S/O 02 45-46
Theodor Herzl: The Road to Israel Gurko, Miriam, Weihs, Erika JPS 1988 F/M 89 13
Jewish Gospels: the Story of the Jewish Christ, The Boyarin, Daniel The New Press 2012 FM13 20
Confrontation: The Middle East and World Politics Laqueur, Walter Bantam 1974 D 74 29
Haym Salomon, Libertys Son Milgrim, Shirley JPS 1975 M/J 91 24
Yemenite Girl, The Leviant, Curt Bobbs Merrill 1977 Sp77 26
One Candle Bunting, Eve, Popp, K. Wendy Joann Cotler 2002 N/D 02 27
Prayer in Judaism Cohn, Bariel H., Fisch, Harold Aronson 1996 S/O 96 11
Juggling Lehrman, Robert N/D 82 8
Smart Jews: The Construction of the Image of Jewish Superior Intelligence Gilman, Sander L. University of Nebraska Press 1996 N/D 96 5, 8
Im So Not A Pop Star Greene, Kimberly Usborne 2008 M/J 09 12
From Plotzk to Boston Antin, Mary M/J 86 3
Victor Frankl: A Life Worth Living Redsand, Anna S. Clarion 2006 N/D 06 8
Biblical Israel: One Land, One People / Rabbinic Judaism: One People, Many Lands Waskow, David Torah of the Earth: Exploring 4000 Years of Ecology in Jewish Thought Jewish Lights Publishing 2000 M/J 01 12
Moyshe Brodzeron: Un Ecrivan Yiddish DAvant-Garde Rozier, Gilles Presses universitaires de Vincennes 1999 S/O 00 19
Almond Tree, The Corasanti, Michelle Cohen Garnet Publishing 2012 S/O13 47
Dream House Krich, Rochelle Ballantine Books 2003 S/O 03 12
Righteous Gentiles in the Hebrew Bible: Ancient Role Models for Sacred Relationships Salkin, Jeffrey K. Jewish Lights Publishing 2008 S/O 09 43-44
Light and Fire of the Baal Shem Tov, The Buxbaum, Yitzhak Continuum 2005 S/O 06 36
Tanach (Stone ed.) Scherman, Nosson Mesorah 1996 F/M 97 6, 8
Jerusalem: Footsteps Through Time Horovitz, Ahron Feldheim 2009 N/D 09 22
Christopher Columbis and the Participation of the Jews in the Spanish and Portuguese Discoveries Keyserling, M., Gross, Charles Carmi House 1989 M/J 91 13
Hannah Senesh: Her Life and Diary. The first complete edition Senesh, Hannah Jewish Lights Publishing 2004 F/M 05 23
Witness to the Holocaust: An Illustrated Documentary History of the Holocaust in the Words of Its Vicitms, Perpetrators and Bystanders Berenbaum, Michael Harper Reference 1997 S/O 97 26
Now You Are Sara Alexander, Caroline, Sandys-Wunsch, John Ben Simon Publications 1993 S/O 93 17
Pilgrims: A Novel Gavron, Daniel Creative Arts Book Company 2000 F/M 01 13
Jonah, an Old Testament Story Brodsky, Beverly Lippincott 1977 Sp78 25
Shining Star Altein, Chani Judaica Press 2008 F/M 09 40
How Tevye Became a Milkman Lisowski, Gabriel Holt 1976 F/M 92 21
For Zions Sake Blum, Yehuda Z. Cornwall Books 1987 N/D 87 4
Twersky on Spirituality Twerski, Abraham J. Mesorah 1998 N/D 99 15
Behold the Trees Alexander, Sue, Gore, Leonid Scholastic Press 2001 S/O 01 37
Miriams Daughters: Jewish Latin American Women Poets Agosin, Marjorie Sherman Asher Publishing 2001 S/O 01 8
Abraham’s Children: Israel’s Young Generation Sichrovsky, Peter Pantheon 1991 M/J 92 19
Desert Storms: The Secret World of Stealth and Intrigue Schack, Howard H. 1stBooks Library 2000 F/M 02 26
Refusing to Crumble: The Danish Resistance in World War II Burgan, Michael Compass Point 2010 M/J 10 16
Leonard Bernstein: In Love with Music Lazo, Caroline Evensen Lerner Publications Compnay 2003 M/J 03 28
Studies in the Making of the Early Hebrew Book Heller, Marvin J., Veitri, Giuseppe Studies in Jewish History and Culture (v. 15) Brill 2008 S/O 08 16
Israel: Repairing the World Wise, Stephen BlueAppleWorks 2012 M/J13 12
Chaim Weizmann Reinharz, Jehuda s.n. S/O 86 8
Grand Mosque of Paris: A Story of How Muslims Rescued Jews during the Holocaust, The Ruelle, Karen Gray, DeSaix, Deborah Durland Holiday House 2009 N/D 09 14
Whims of Fortune: The Memoirs of Guy de Rothschild Rothschild, Guy de Random House 1985 S/O 85 5