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
Isaacman, Clara Claras Story 1984 S/O 85 6
Guggenheimer, Heinrich W. Jerusalem Talmud = Talmud Yerushalmi (Shabat and Eruvin), The 2012 Studia Judaica 68 FM13 27
Ofek, Uriel, Taslit, Israel I., Bloom, Lloyd Smoke over Golan 1979 W79 25
Rubin, Susan Goldman Art Against the Odds: From Slave Quilts to Prison Paintings 2004 N/D 04 13
Schiffman, Lawrence H. Hebrew Bible, The (AUDIO) 2008 N/D 09 27
Dresner, Samuel H. Rachel 1994 S/O 96 5
Silton, Faye Of Heroes, Hooks, and Heirlooms 1997 M/J 97 14
Antin, Mary From Plotzk to Boston M/J 86 3
Dobbs-Weinstein, Idit, Goodman, Lenn E. Maimonides and His Heritage 2009 SUNY Series in Jewish Philosophy S/O 09 36-37
Schur, Maxine Rose, Pinkney, Brian When I Left My Village 1996 M/J 97 13
Probst, Christopher J. Demonizing the Jews: Luther and Protestant Church in Nazi Germany 2012 S/O13 35-36
Brown, Michael Jews and Judaism in Canada: A Bibliography of Works Published Since 1965 2000 Canadian Jewish Studies Special Issue, vol. 7/8 F/M 01 9
Stiffel, Frank Tale of the Ring: A Kaddish, The 1994 M/J 94 10
Polacco, Patricia Blessing Cup, The 2013 S/O13 2
Bogot, Howard I. I Learn About God N/D 82 7
Lau, Binyamin Sages: Character, Context & Creativity, The 2013 N/D13 31
Hameiri, Avigdor, Penalosa, Fernando Parodies of An-skys "The Dybbuk" 2012 N/D13 43
Rave, Ligia Hahahs Paradise 2009 N/D 10 16
Lichtenstein, Mosheh Moses: Envoy of God, Envoy of His People 2008 S/O 08 41860
Fine, Lawrence Essenital Papers on Kabbalah 1995 S/O 95 7
Zim, Paul Kooky Cookie Kids, The (AUDIO) N/D 93 16
Vorspan, Albert, Saperstein, David Tough Choices: Jewish Perspectives on Social Justice 1992 F/M 93 26
Cohen, Sharon Kangisser Child Surviviors of the Holocaust in Israel: Finding Their Voice: Social Dynamics and Post-War Experiences 2005 F/M 06 31
Wadimoff, Nicolas, Warin, Clothilde Israel-Palestine, Two Peoples, Two States for One Peace … (VIDEO) 2009 N/D 10 26
Bokrullen, Flygande Shuff! (AUDIO) 2007 N/D 08 24
Hermann, Spring Anne Frank: Hope in the Shadows of the Holocaust 2005 Holocaust Heroes and Nazi Criminals Series M/J 06 17
Schotter, Roni Purim Play 1998 F/M 98 16
dePaola, Tomie Noah and the Ark S/O 84 8
Ansky, S., Penalosa, Fernando Four Plays: Day and Night, Father and Son, In a Conspiratorial Apartment, The Grandfather 2013 N/D13 43
Ricci, Regolo Lord is My Shepherd, The 2007 N/D 07 8
Kacer, Kathy We Are Their Voice: Young People Respond to the Holocaust 2012 FM13 9
Ross, Lillian Hammer, Teis, Kyra Daughters of Eve: Strong Women of the Bible 2000 N/D 00 17
Solomon, Lewis D. Jewish Spirituality: Revitalizing Judaism for the Twenty-First Century 2000 F/M 01 11
Bar-El, Dan, Manders, John Such a Prince 2007 N/D 07 15
Rappaport, Doreen Beyond Courage: The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust 2012 S/O12 12
Schotter, Roni, Widener, Terry House of Joyful Living, The 2008 M/J 09 16-17
Fierman, Floyd S. Roots and Boots: From Crypto-Jew in New Spain to Community Leader in the American Southwest 1987 M/J 88 11
Kerr, Judith Other Way Round, The W75 29-30
Ruelle, Karen Gray, DeSaix, Deborah Durland Grand Mosque of Paris: A Story of How Muslims Rescued Jews during the Holocaust, The 2009 N/D 09 14
Weiss, Eric, Stern, Shira Mishkan Rfuah: Where Healing Resides 2013 N/D13 41
Florence, Ronald Emissary of the Doomed: Bargaining for Lives in the Holocaust 2010 S/O 10 31, 33
Yellin, Tamar Kafka in Bronteland and Other Stories 2006 F/M 06 28
Kopelev, Lev, Austin, Anthony To B Preserved Forever 1977 Sp78 23
Roth, Irene Cecil Roth: Historian Without Tears F/M 83 3
Green, Jen Israel 2001 Nations of the World Series M/J 01 15
Sofer, Barbara Shalom Haver 1996 S/O 96 16
Bauer, Jehuda American Jewry and the Holocaust: The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, 1939-1945 1981 F/M 90 14
Shimoni, Gideon Zionist Ideology, The 1995 Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry series N/D 95 41892
Cohn, Bariel H., Fisch, Harold Prayer in Judaism 1996 S/O 96 11
Schwartz, Howard, Raznick, Barbara New Harvest: Jewish Writing in St. Louis, 1998-2005 2005 S/O 06 43-44
Alter, Robert Five Books of Moses: A Translation with Commentary, The 2004 S/O 05 40
Novack, Judith Mandel Lilac Bush, The 1989 M/J 90 12
Wallerstein, Jane Voices from the Paterson Silk Mills 2000 S/O 01 21-22
Safran, Eliyahu Crisis & Hope: Reflections on the Contemporary American Jewish Condition 1986 N/D 87 6
Greenberg, Martin H. Jewish Lists 1979 Sp80 13
Josephson, Erland, Greenwald, Roger Story About Mr. Silberstein, A 1995 S/O 96 15
Toll, Nelly S. Behind the Secret Window: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood 1993 F/M 94 14
Bauer, Yehuda Holocaust in Historical Perspective O 79 6
Hoffman, Lawrence A. Rethinking Synagogues: A New Vocabulary for Congregational Life 2006 M/J 07 26
Schleimer, Sarah M., Klineman, Harvey One Good Turn 1990 N/D 90 41955
Berkovits, Eliezer God, Man and History 2004 F/M 05 12
Schechter, Joel Messiahs of 1933: How American Yiddish Theatre Survived Adversity through Satire 2008 F/M 09 17-18
Leapman, Michael Witness to War: Eight True-Life Stories of Nazi Persecution 1998 F/M 99 16
Zakon, Miriam Stark Egyptian Star M/J 83 9
Jacobs, Louis Judaism and Theology: Essays on the Jewish Religion 2005 N/D 05 27-28
Hepker, Sue, Wummer, Amy This Is the Challah 2012 FM13 14-15
Schwartz, Moshe, Lees, Susan, Kressel, Gideon M. Burial Cooperatives in Socialist Utopia: Thirty Years of Moshav Development in Israel 1995 M/J 96 11
Stern, Karen B Inscribing Devotion and Death: Archaeological Evidence for Jewish Populations of North Africa 2008 Religions of in the Graeco-Roman World, v. 161 F/M 09 19
Anidjar, Gil Semites: Race, Religion, Literature 2008 Cultural Memory in the Present M/J 08 32-33
Herscher, Uri D. Agricultural Utopias in America, 1880-1910 1981 F 81 14
Shrayer, Maxim D. Yom Kippur in Amsterdam: Stories 2009 Library of Modern Jewish Literature S/O 10 26
Feldman, Stephen M. Please Dont Wish Me a Merry Christmas: A Critical History of the Separation of Church and State 1997 S/O 97 7
Rosen, Devorah Mystery in Spain 2009 F/M 10 11
Sanfield, Steve, Magil, Mikhail Feather Merchantes and Other Tales of the Fools of Chelm, The 1991 M/J 92 23
Schapiro, Raya, Weinberg, Helga Letters from Prague 1939-1941 1991 N/D 91 12
Ben-Zul, Abraham United States and Israel: The Limits of the Special Relationship, The 1993 M/J 94 8
Schulweis, Harold M. Conscience: The Duty to Obey and the Duty to Disobey 2008 F/M 09 18
Ofrat, Gideon, Kidron, Peretz Jewish Derrida, The 2001 F/M 03 36-37
Geppert, Edyta, Kroke Spiewam Zyce - I Sing Life (AUDIO) 2006 N/D 08 24
Balass, Joe Baghdad Twist (VIDEO) 2007 F/M 09 23
Adler, David A., Ritz, Karen Hilde and Eli: Children of the Holocaust 1994 M/J 95 18
Burgan, Michael Refusing to Crumble: The Danish Resistance in World War II 2010 M/J 10 16
Celenza, Anna Harwell, Kitchel, JoAnn Gershwins Rhapsody in Blue 2006 N/D 06 17
Berkow, Ira Maxwell Street: Survival in a Bazaar 1977 Sp78 21
Pomerantz, Barbara Who Will Lead Kiddush? M/J 86 6
Gillman, Neil Doing Jewish Theology: God, Torah and Israel in Modern Judaism 2008 M/J 09 22
Brodsky, Beverly Jonah, an Old Testament Story 1977 Sp78 25
Friedman, Saul S. Terezin Diary of Gonda Redlich, The 1993 S/O 93 18
Hannam, Charles Boy in That Situation, A S 78 5
Alkow, Jacob M. In Many Worlds M/J 86 3
Rubin, Susan Goldman Searching for Anne Frank: Letters from Amsterdam to Iowa 2003 M/J 04 34-35
Spiegel, Murray, Stein, Rickey 300 Ways to Ask the Four Questions 2008 N/D 08 13, 15
Henkin, Joshua World Without You, The 2012 M/J13 39
Cohen, Nancy J. Permed to Death Hair 1999 Bad Hair Day Mysteries N/D 02 17
Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, Schories, Pat Happy Hanukah, Biscuit! 2002 N/D 02 25
dePaola, Tomie My First Passover 2008 M/J 08 12
Schwarz, Yom Tov Eyes to See: Recovering Ethical Torah Principles Lost in the Holocaust 2004 S/O 05 51-52
Peters, Simi Learning to Read Midrash 2004 F/M 04 18-19
Topek, Susan Remick Turn for Noah, A: a Hanukkah Story 1992 M/J 93 17
Isaacs, Ronald H. Close Encounters: Jewish Views About God 1996 N/D 96 10


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