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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Day Grandpa Died, The (VIDEO) Sp75 29
300 Ways to Ask the Four Questions Spiegel, Murray, Stein, Rickey Spiegel-Stein Publishing 2008 N/D 08 13, 15
Camel Trail, The Jackson, Judy Marsons 2007 S/O 08 13
Hasidism and Politics: The Kingdom of Poland 1815-1864 Wodzinski, Marcin Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2013 S/O13 45-46
Jewish Enlightenment, The Feiner, Shmuel, Naor, Chaya University of Pennsylvania 2004 S/O 04 16
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
On This Night Steiner, N., Edelson, Wendy Hachai 2013 S/O13 14
Sabbatai Zevi: Testimonies to a Fallen Messiah Halperin, David J. Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2007 N/D 07 30
Textual Mirrors: Reflexivity, Midrash, and the Rabbinic Self Stein, Dina University of Pennsylvania 2012 M/J13 36
From Herzl to Rabin: The Changing Image of Zionism Rubinstein, Amnon Holmes & Meier 2000 M/J 01 41923
Ike and Mama and the Once-a-year Suit Snyder, Carol Ma 79 7
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
Moshe Mendel, the Mitzvah Maven and his Amazing Mitzvah Quest Apelbaum, Shify Feldheim 1993 F/M 94 12
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
Sisterland Newbery, Linda Random House 2004 M/J 04 33
Butterfly, The Polacco, Patricia Philomel 2000
Enoch, Levi and Jubilees on Sexuality: Attitudes Towards Sexuality in the Early Enoch Litearture, the Aramaic Levi Document, and The Book of Jubilees Loader, William Eerdmans 2007 F/M 08 40
At the Threshold: Jewish Meditations on Death Swinsky, Michael Aronson 1995 S/O 96 12
Creative Jewish Wedding Book: A Hands-on Guide to New and Old Traditions, Ceremonies & Celebrations, The (2nd ed.) Kaplan-Mayer, Gabrielle Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 F/M 10 37
Kabbalah and Ecology: God’s Image in the More-Than-Human World Seidenberg, David Mevorach Cambridge University Press 2015 M/J 2016 43-44
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
Jerusalem Anthology,: A Literary Guide, The Hammer, Reuven JPS 1995 N/D 95 7
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
Not Quite Kosher: An Abe Lieberman Mystery Kaminsky, Stuart M. Forge Books 2002 F/M 03 22
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
Tales of Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav, The Gottlieb, Freema, Omer-Man, Jonathan Aronson 1993 S/O 93 19-20
Foiglman Megged, Aharon, Weinberger-Rotman, Margarnit Toby Press 2003 M/J 04 9
House on Prague Street, The Demetz, Hana O 80 12
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
Miracle Jar, The Penn, Audrey, Lyon, Lea Tanglewood Press 2008 N/D 08 32-33
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
Sharing the Journey: The Haggadah for the Contemporary Family Yoffie, Alan S., Podwal, Mark Central Conference of American Rabbis 2012 FM13 39
Book That Was Lost: Thirty-Five Stories, A Agnon, S. Y. Toby Press 2008 F/M 09 20
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
Another Time, Another Place: A Neighborhood Remembered Chatanow, Gerald, Schwartz, Bernard Xlibris Corp 2000 S/O 01 41892
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
Good Yontif: A Picture Book of the Jewish Year Blue, Rose, Feldman, Lynne Millbrook Press 1997 M/J 98 19
Israel Unleashed: The Very Best Metal and Rock from the Holy Land (AUDIO) Jewish Music Group 2007 F/M 08 47
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
New Jewish Baby Book: Names, Ceremonies, Customs: A Guide for Todays Families, The Diamant, Anita Jewish Lights Publishing 1993 M/J 94 10
Red Is My Rimon: A Jewish Childs Book of Colors Glick, Dvorah, Ackerman, Dena Hachai 2012 FM13 11
Stroop Report: The Jewish Quarter of Warsaw is No More!, The Stroop, Juergen, Milton, Sybil Pantheon Books 1986 A/M 86 4
Feast of Lights Jaffe, Ellen S. Sumach Press 2006 S/O 07 22
Hitlers Children (VIDEO) Maya Productions 2012 N/D13 46
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
Meditation Practices for Everyday Life: Awakening Your Heart, Connecting with God Roth, Jeff Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 N/D 09 25
Passover Aloian, Molly Celebrations in My World Crabtree 2009 S/O 10 13, 15
Selected Writings Kofman, Sarah, Albrecht, Thomas, Albert, Georgia, Rottenberg, Elizabeth Stanford University Press 2007 S/O 08 33
Binding of Isaac, The Cohen, Barbara s.n. S 78 6
Does Anyone Here Know the Way to Thirteen? Kaufman, Stephen Houghton Mifflin 1985 A/M 86 5
Amazing Life of Moe Berg: Catcher, Scholar, Spy, The Andryszewski, Tricia Millbrook Press 1996 M/J 97 11
Childs Introduction to Torah, A Newman, Shirley Behrman 1972 Sp 75 28
Gilboa Iris, The Englard, Zahava D. Gefen 2012 S/O13 48
Inside, Outside Wouk, Herman Little Brown 1985 S/O 85 4
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
My Torah Colors Judaica Press 2012 M/J13 4
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
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
Young Loves Veksler, Artur Gefen 2001 F/M 02 35
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
Here and Now: History, Nationalism and Realism in Modern Hebrew Fiction Hasak-Lowy, Todd Syracuse University Press 2008 M/J 09 23
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
Maimonides’ Introduction to His Commentary on the Mishnah Maimon, Moshe ben, Rosner, Fred Aronson 1995 N/D 95 7
Orphan Rescue, The Dublin, Anne, Leng, Qin Second Story Press 2010 N/D 10 5
Saving the Fragments Leitner, Isabella, Leitner, Irving A. New American Library 1985 A/M 86 4
Bella Abzug Faber, Doris Lothrop 1976 W76 20
Dear Once Popkin, Zelda Lippincott 1975 Sp76 22
Across the Alley Michelson, Richard, Lewis, E. B. G. P. Putnam's Sons 2006 S/O 06 22
Castle on Hester Street, The Heller, Linda, Boris Kulikov Simon & Schuster 2007 N/D 07 8
Hearing the Call across Traditions: Readings on Faith and Service Davis, Adam Skylight Paths 2009 N/D 10 18
Jewish Holiday Crafts for Little Hands Brinn, Ruth Esrig Kar-Ben 1993 S/O 93 21
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
One Mans Valor: Leo Baeck and the Holocaust Nelmark, Anne E. Lodestar Books 1986 F/M 87 7
Sages and Saints Jung, Leo The Jewish Library vol. X Ktav 1987 M/J 88 11
Theres Room in My House Weinstock, Malky, Schmidt, Melanie Feldheim 2002 S/O 02 44
From the Fair Aleichem, Sholem, Leviant, Curt Viking 1985 S/O 85 4
Immigrant Kids Freedman, Russel O 80 12
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
Much Too Much Promised Land, The: Americas Elusive Search for Arab-Israeli Peace Miller, Aaron David Bantam Dell 2008 M/J 08 30, 32
Primo Levis Universe: A Writers Journey Magavern, Sam Palgrave Macmillan 2009 F/M 10 37
Snow in August Hamill, Pete Little, Brown 1997 M/J 97 11
Esther Chaikin, Miriam, Rosenberry, Vera JPS 1987 F/M 88 7
Baal Teshuva Survival Guide, The Rossi Publications 2009 N/D 09 20
Cultural Intermediaries: Jewish Intellectuals in Early Modern Italy Ruderman, David B., Veitri, Giuseppe University of Pennsylvania 2004 S/O 04 23-24
Hanukkah Keogh, Josie PowerKids Readers: Happy Holidays! Rosen 2013 M/J13 14
Jew of New York: A Historical Romance, The Katchor, Ben Pantheon 1998 S/O 99 14
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
O My America Kaplan, Johannna F/M 81 5
Ritual Bath, The Kellerman, Faye Arbor House 1986 S/O 86 9

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