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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
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
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
On This Night Steiner, N., Edelson, Wendy Hachai 2013 S/O13 14
Hasidism and Politics: The Kingdom of Poland 1815-1864 Wodzinski, Marcin Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2013 S/O13 45-46
Sabbatai Zevi: Testimonies to a Fallen Messiah Halperin, David J. Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2007 N/D 07 30
Year of Jewish Stories: 52 Tales for Children and Their Families, A Maisel, Grace Ragues, Shubert, Samantha, Keiser, Tammy UAHC Press 2004 N/D 04 19-20
Looking for Lost Bird: A Jewish Woman Discovers her Navajo Roots Melanson, Yvette, Safran, Claire Bard 1999 S/O 99 13
Textual Mirrors: Reflexivity, Midrash, and the Rabbinic Self Stein, Dina University of Pennsylvania 2012 M/J13 36
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
Burial Cooperatives in Socialist Utopia: Thirty Years of Moshav Development in Israel Schwartz, Moshe, Lees, Susan, Kressel, Gideon M. Praeger 1995 M/J 96 11
Moshe Mendel, the Mitzvah Maven and his Amazing Mitzvah Quest Apelbaum, Shify Feldheim 1993 F/M 94 12
From Herzl to Rabin: The Changing Image of Zionism Rubinstein, Amnon Holmes & Meier 2000 M/J 01 41923
Poverty and Charity in the Jewish Community of Medieval Egypt Cohen, Mark R. Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the Ancient to the Modern World Series Princeton Univerity Press 2005 F/M 06 29
Van Goghs Last Painting and Other Stories from the Edge Gordon, Paul Samson Publishing 2001 N/D 01 17
Judaism of the Second Temple Period, Volume 2: The Jewish Sages and Their Literature Flusser, David, Yadin, Azzan Eerdmans 2009 F/M 10 34
Sisterland Newbery, Linda Random House 2004 M/J 04 33
History of the Marranos 4th ed. Roth, Cecil Sepher Hermon Press 1974 W76 19
Ask for a Convertible Brown, Danit Pantheon Books 2008 M/J 09 31
Does Anyone Here Know the Way to Thirteen? Kaufman, Stephen Houghton Mifflin 1985 A/M 86 5
Childs Introduction to Torah, A Newman, Shirley Behrman 1972 Sp 75 28
Not Quite Kosher: An Abe Lieberman Mystery Kaminsky, Stuart M. Forge Books 2002 F/M 03 22
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
Reuven Brainin: The Fall of an Icon Caruso, Naomi Canadian Jewish Archives; New Series, 49 Canadian Jewish Archives Charities Committee, National Archives 2007 S/O 08 21
Kabbalah and Ecology: God’s Image in the More-Than-Human World Seidenberg, David Mevorach Cambridge University Press 2015 M/J 2016 43-44
Wisdom, Understanding and Knowledge: Basic Concepts of Hasidic Thought Boteach, Shmuley Aronson 1996 S/O 96 4
Life is on the Wire Mirsky, Norman B. Pastoral Series 1996 F/M 97 5
Tales of Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav, The Gottlieb, Freema, Omer-Man, Jonathan Aronson 1993 S/O 93 19-20
Infertility in the Bible: How the Matriarchs Changed Their Fate; How You Can, Too Fischbein, Jessie Devora 2005 M/J 06 26
Book of Lights, The Potok, Chaim s.n. N/D 81 14
Miracle Jar, The Penn, Audrey, Lyon, Lea Tanglewood Press 2008 N/D 08 32-33
Foiglman Megged, Aharon, Weinberger-Rotman, Margarnit Toby Press 2003 M/J 04 9
Pictorial History of the Jewish People, from Bible Time to Our Own Day Throughout the World (updated) Ausubel, Nathan Crown 1984 F/M 85 7
Turbulent Souls: A Catholic Sons Return to His Jewish Family Dubner, Stephen J. Morrow 1998 N/D 99 8
Jews: A Treasury of Art and Literature, The Keller, Sharon R. Hugh Lauter Levin Associates 1992 M/J 93 41986
Sharing the Journey: The Haggadah for the Contemporary Family Yoffie, Alan S., Podwal, Mark Central Conference of American Rabbis 2012 FM13 39
Heinrich Himmler: Murderous Architect of the Holocaust Worth, Richard Holocaust Heroes and Nazi Criminals Series Enslow 2005 F/M 06 17
Anne Frank: Hope in the Shadows of the Holocaust Hermann, Spring Holocaust Heroes and Nazi Criminals Series Enslow 2005 M/J 06 17
Dear Once Popkin, Zelda Lippincott 1975 Sp76 22
Jewish Festivals Throughout the Year Ganeri, Anita Smart Apple Media 2004 M/J 05 24
Castle on Hester Street, The Heller, Linda, Boris Kulikov Simon & Schuster 2007 N/D 07 8
New Jewish Baby Book: Names, Ceremonies, Customs: A Guide for Todays Families, The Diamant, Anita Jewish Lights Publishing 1993 M/J 94 10
Good Yontif: A Picture Book of the Jewish Year Blue, Rose, Feldman, Lynne Millbrook Press 1997 M/J 98 19
Red Is My Rimon: A Jewish Childs Book of Colors Glick, Dvorah, Ackerman, Dena Hachai 2012 FM13 11
Where God Dwells: A Childs History of the Synagogue Fine, Steven, Fine, Leah Bierman Torah Aura Productions 1999 S/O 00 35-36
Legacy: a Genetic History of the Jewish People Ostrer, Harry Oxford University Press 2012 N/D12 32
Stroop Report: The Jewish Quarter of Warsaw is No More!, The Stroop, Juergen, Milton, Sybil Pantheon Books 1986 A/M 86 4
Im Not the Boss: I Just Work Here Jonas, Howard Leviathan Press 2004 F/M 05 17
Biblical Echo: Reflectiosn on Bible, Jews and Judaism, The Feldman, Emanuel Ktav 1986 M/J 87 3
Meditation Practices for Everyday Life: Awakening Your Heart, Connecting with God Roth, Jeff Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 N/D 09 25
Feast of Lights Jaffe, Ellen S. Sumach Press 2006 S/O 07 22
Passover Aloian, Molly Celebrations in My World Crabtree 2009 S/O 10 13, 15
Torah of the Earth: Exploring 4000 Years of Ecology in Jewish Thought (Vol. 1: Biblical Israel: One Land, One People / Rabbinic Judaism: One People, Many Lands) Waskow, David Jewish Lights Publishing 2000 F/M 01 12
Jewish with Feeling: A Guide to Meaningful Jewish Practice Riverhead Books 2005 S/O 05 51
Selected Writings Kofman, Sarah, Albrecht, Thomas, Albert, Georgia, Rottenberg, Elizabeth Stanford University Press 2007 S/O 08 33
All Whom I Have Loved: A Novel Appelfeld, Aharon Schocken Books 2007 S/O 07 42
Esther Chaikin, Miriam, Rosenberry, Vera JPS 1987 F/M 88 7
Cultural Intermediaries: Jewish Intellectuals in Early Modern Italy Ruderman, David B., Veitri, Giuseppe University of Pennsylvania 2004 S/O 04 23-24
Jerusalem: A Family Portrait Yakin, Boaz, Bertozzi, Nick First Second 2013 N/D13 44
My Torah Colors Judaica Press 2012 M/J13 4
Gilboa Iris, The Englard, Zahava D. Gefen 2012 S/O13 48
Rabbi Jusah Moscato and the Jewish Intellectual World of Mantua in the 16th-17th Centuries Moscato, Judah, Veitri, Giuseppe, Miletto, Gianfranco Studies in Jewish History and Culture; vol. 35 Brill 2012 N/D12 31
We Need to Talk: What Happens When Looking Thin Becomes an Obsesion Sofer, Rachel Devora 2008 S/O 09 18
Kommandants Girl, The Jenoff, Pam Mira 2007 N/D 07 26
Stalins Forgotten Zion: Birobidzhan and the Making of a Soviet Jewish Homeland, An Illustrated History, 1928-1996 Weinberg, Robert University of California Press 1998 S/O 98 30
How Mitzvah Giraffe Got His Long, Long Neck Sokoloff, David Judaic Press 2003 F/M 04 31
Behind the Secret Window: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood Toll, Nelly S. Dial 1993 F/M 94 14
Maimonides’ Introduction to His Commentary on the Mishnah Maimon, Moshe ben, Rosner, Fred Aronson 1995 N/D 95 7
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
Orphan Rescue, The Dublin, Anne, Leng, Qin Second Story Press 2010 N/D 10 5
Young Loves Veksler, Artur Gefen 2001 F/M 02 35
Three Wishes: Palestinian and Israeli Children Speak Ellis, Deborah Groundwood 2004 N/D 04 21-22
Jewish Meditations on the Meaning of Death Rozwaski, Chaim Z. Aronson 1994 N/D 94 41860
Saving the Fragments Leitner, Isabella, Leitner, Irving A. New American Library 1985 A/M 86 4
Abraham Isaac Kook F/M 82 9
Ellis Island to Ebbets Field: Sport and the American Jewish Experience Levine, Peter Oxford University Press 1992 F/M 93 24
Conflicts of the Middle East Downing, David World Almanacs Library of the Middle East World Almanac Library 2007 S/O 07 22-23
One Mans Valor: Leo Baeck and the Holocaust Nelmark, Anne E. Lodestar Books 1986 F/M 87 7
Hearing the Call across Traditions: Readings on Faith and Service Davis, Adam Skylight Paths 2009 N/D 10 18
Sages and Saints Jung, Leo The Jewish Library vol. X Ktav 1987 M/J 88 11
Yiddish Folksongs from the Ruth Rubin Archive Mlotek, Chana, Slobin, Mark Wayne State University Press 2007 F/M 08 41
Lotsa Matzah Balsley, Tilda, Gutierrez, Akemi Kar-Ben 2012 M/J13 4
Theres Room in My House Weinstock, Malky, Schmidt, Melanie Feldheim 2002 S/O 02 44
Israel: Politics, Myths, and Identity Crisis Orr, Aviva Pluto Press 1994 M/J 95 8
Call Me Ruth Sachs, Marilyn s.n. N/D 82 7
Much Too Much Promised Land, The: Americas Elusive Search for Arab-Israeli Peace Miller, Aaron David Bantam Dell 2008 M/J 08 30, 32
From the Fair Aleichem, Sholem, Leviant, Curt Viking 1985 S/O 85 4
Primo Levis Universe: A Writers Journey Magavern, Sam Palgrave Macmillan 2009 F/M 10 37
Violin Players, The Sherman, Eileen Bluestone JPS 1998 M/J 99 18
Just One, Burnaby Erman, Esther Gerstenfeld Zumaya Publications 2003 N/D 03 8
Snow in August Hamill, Pete Little, Brown 1997 M/J 97 11
Holocaust and Israel Reborn: From Catastrophe to Sovereignty, The Penkower, Monty Noam University of Illinois Press 1994 M/J 95 7
Autobiographical Jews: Essays in Jewish Self-Fashioning Stanislawksi, Michael University of Washington Press 2004 F/M 05 24
Drawing in the Dust Klein, Zoe Pocket Books 2009 S/O 09 34
Christmas Revolution, The Cohen, Barbara, DeGrost, Diane Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1987 F/M 88 6
O My America Kaplan, Johannna F/M 81 5
Hanukkah Keogh, Josie PowerKids Readers: Happy Holidays! Rosen 2013 M/J13 14
Ritual Bath, The Kellerman, Faye Arbor House 1986 S/O 86 9
Women and Judaism: Myth, History and Sturggle Lacks, Roslyn Doubleday 1980 W80 16
Like Angels on Jacobs Ladder: Abraham Abulafia, the Franciscans and Joachimism Hames, Harvey J SUNY Press 2007 S/O 08 16
Taste of the Past: The Daily Life and Cooking of a Nineteenth-Century Hungarian-Jewish Homemaker, A Koerner, Andras University Press of new England 2004 M/J 04 17

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