Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Navigating the Bible World ORT Union, developer 1997 N/D 98 17
Rape of Europa, The (VIDEO) Menemsha Films 2008 F/M 09 23
Island of Hope, Island of Tears Brownstone, David M., Franck, Irene H., Franck, Douglass Rawson, Wade 1979 W79 23
After Long Silence Fremont, Helen Delacorte Press 1999 S/O 99 8
To Everything There is a Season Daly, Jude Eerdmans 2006 M/J 06 8
Jewish Spirituality: A Brief Guide for Christians Kushner, Lawrence Jewish Lights Publishing 2001 S/O 02 21
Conflicts of the Middle East Downing, David World Almanacs Library of the Middle East World Almanac Library 2007 S/O 07 22-23
Secret Life of God: Discovering the Divine within You, The Aaron, David Shambhala 2004 S/O 04 12
Masada: The Last Fortress Miklowitz, Gloria D. Eerdams 1998 F/M 99 19-20
Pageant Lasky, Kathryn Four Winds Press 1986 F/M 87 7
Hippocrene Practical English-Hebrew English Conversational Dictionary Gross, David Hippocrene 1991 N/D 91 12
Good Yontif: A Picture Book of the Jewish Year Blue, Rose, Feldman, Lynne Millbrook Press 1997 M/J 98 19
Feast of Lights Jaffe, Ellen S. Sumach Press 2006 S/O 07 22
Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah Metter, Bert S/O 84 10
War Within, The: a Novel of the Civil War Matas, Carol Simon & Schuster 2001 F/M 02 34
Kibbutz in Israel, A Taylor, Allegra Families the World Over Series Lerner 1987 M/J 89 10
Drawing in the Dust Klein, Zoe Pocket Books 2009 S/O 09 34
Sound of Songs: Love Lyrics from the Bible, The Falk, Marcia, Moser, Barry Harper 1990 M/J 91 9
My Gaze is Turned Inward: Letters, 1934-1943 Kolmar, Gertrud, Woltmann, Johanna, Goldstein, Brigitte Northwestern University Press 2004 M/J 05 37
Purim Goodies Hoffman, Amalia Gefen 2007 M/J 07 13-14
In the Mouth of the Wolf Zar, Rose S/O 84 10
Christmas Revolution, The Cohen, Barbara, DeGrost, Diane Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1987 F/M 88 6
Gilboa Iris, The Englard, Zahava D. Gefen 2012 S/O13 48
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
Broken Bridge Banks, Lynne Reid Morrow Junior Books 1994 N/D 95 14
Writing on the Wall, The Garfield, Leon S/O 83 5
Lone Star: Based on a True Story Rosen, Devorah Sapir Press 2008 S/O 09 35
Terrible, Terrible! A Folktale Retold Bernstein, Robin, Kawasaki, Shauna Kar-Ben 1998 N/D 98 13, 15
On Shabbat Fishman, Cathy Goldberg, Hall, Melanie G. Atheneum 2001 F/M 02 39
Running Commentary: The Contentious Magazine that Transformed the Jewish Left into the Neoconservative Right Balint, Benjamin Public Affairs 2010 S/O 10 29
Jewish Cooking Boot Camp: The Modern Girls Guide to Cooking like a Jewish Grandmother Carneiro, Andrea Marks, Marks, Roz Three Forks 2009 M/J 10 29
Art Against the Odds: From Slave Quilts to Prison Paintings Rubin, Susan Goldman Crown 2004 N/D 04 13
Unto Death: Two Novellas: Crusade and Late Love Oz, Amos, de Lange, Nicholas Harcourt 1975 Sp76 22
Judaism and Science: A Historical Introduction Effron, Noah J. Greenwood Guide to Science and Religion Greenwood 2007 M/J 07 23
Derashot Ledorot Genesis: A Commentary for the Ages Lamm, Norman Koren 2012 S/O13 32
Simon Wiesenthal: A Life in Search of Justice Pick, Hella Northeastern University Press 1996 F/M 97 18
Mornings and Mournign: A Kaddish Journal Broner, E. M. Harper 1994 N/D 94 9
Popes Jews, The Waagenar, Sam Open Court 1974 D 74 30
Identity Question: Blacks and Jews in Europe and America, The Philipson, Robert University Press of Mississippi 2000 S/O 01 19
Hearing the Call across Traditions: Readings on Faith and Service Davis, Adam Skylight Paths 2009 N/D 10 18
Chagall from A to Z Sellier, Marie Peter Bedrick 1996 M/J 98 20-21
From the Fair Aleichem, Sholem, Leviant, Curt Viking 1985 S/O 85 4
Body of Brooklyn, The Lazar, David University of Iowa Press 2003 M/J 04 18
Wine, Women, and Death: Medieval Hebrew Poems on the Good Life Scheindlin, Raymond P. JPS 1986 M/J 87 4
Lieberman’s Choice Kaminsky, Stuart M. St. Martins S/O 93 16
Take My Life, Please Youngman, Henny Morrow 1991 M/J 92 21
Nobody Knows Me in Miami Kass, Sheila S. S/O 81 9
Restoring the Jews to their Homeland: Nineteen Centuries in the Quest for Zion Adler, Joseph Aronson 1997 N/D 97 6
Jar of Fools: Eight Hanukkah Stories from Chelm, The Kimmel, Eric A. Holiday House 2000 16
Animals Came Two by Two: The Story of Noahs Ark, The Wormell, Christopher Running Press Kids 2008 S/O 09 14
Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees in Cuba Engle, Margarita Holt 2009 S/O 09 13
Jews of the Yemen, 1800-1914, The Nini, Yehuda Harwood Academic Publishers 1991 N/D 92 24
Dancing in the Dark Bavati, Robyn Flux 2013 S/O13 5
Shalom, Geneva Peace Shalant, Phyllis Dutton 1992 M/J 93 17
Mihu the Detective Halpern, Chaiky Feldheim 1979 Sp79 25
Pharaoh and the Fabulous Frog Invasion Werner, Osher Judaia Press 2007 N/D 07 17
Hosue of Women, The Bermant, Chaim N/D 89 8
Hanukkah Keogh, Josie PowerKids Readers: Happy Holidays! Rosen 2013 M/J13 14
Forgotten, The Kellerman, Faye Morrow 2001 N/D 01 17
Beyond Courage: The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust Rappaport, Doreen Candlewick 2012 S/O12 12
When the Hurricane Came Liss-Levinson, Nechama CreateSpace 2012 N/D12 4
Learn Torah, Love Torah, Live Torah: HaRav Mordechai Imchas Teitz, The Quintessential Rabbi Blau, Rivkah Ktav 2001 S/O 01 9
Emmett: A Step-by-Step Guide to Emotional Maturity Established Through Torah Adahan, Miriam Feldeim 1987 M/J 91 8
Stranger in the Woods Fried, Leah Hamodia 2006 M/J 07 41860
Never-Ending Greenness, The Waldman, Neil Morrow 1997 F/M 98 16, 18
Rebbe Mendel Presents the Secret of the Red Pearl Sternfeld, Nathan, Bichman, David, Bloom, Sandy Feldheim 2005 M/J 06 14
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
Albert Einstein: The Jewish Man Behind the Theory Speregen-Newberger, Devra JPS 2006 N/D 06 41860
Too Big, Too Little, Just Right Hodes, Loren Judaica Press 2002 F/M 03 43
Jewish Travel Guide Vallentine Mitchell 2004 M/J 05 37
Contemporary Portrayals of Auschwitz: Philosophical Challenges Rosenberg, Alan, Watson, James R., Linke, Detlef Humanity Books 2000 S/O 00 18
Seeds From Our Past, Planting for the Future: Jewish Stories and Folktales Stavish, Corinne B'nai B'rith Center for Jewish Identity 1997 S/O 98 32, 34
Mazel Tov! Youre Middle Aged Vorspan, Albert Doubleday 1974 Ap 74 26
Parnas of Cologne Bar Am, Meir Feldheim 1986 M/J 87 6
History of the Marranos 4th ed. Roth, Cecil Sepher Hermon Press 1974 W76 19
Gravity Lieberman, Leanne Orca 2008 F/M 09 38
Final Solution, The Rice, Earle The Holocaust Library Lucent Books 1998 N/D 99 17
Beautiful World That God Made, The Greene, Rhonda Gowler, Wilson, Anne Eerdmans 2002 S/O 02 41
Wayward Moon, The Weizman, Janice Yotzeret Publishing 2012 S/O13 49
Kings and Carpenters: One Hundred Bible Land Jobs You Might Have Praised or Panned Coulter, Laurie, Newbigging, Martha Jobs in History Series Annick Press 2010 M/J 10 12
Dying for God: Martyrdom and the Making of Christianity and Judaism Boyarin, Daniel Stanford University Press 1999 S/O 00 9
Spiritual Awakenings: Illuminations on Shabbat and the Holidays Rubin, Yehoshua Urim 2003 M/J 04 21
My Noahs Ark Goffstein, M. B. Ma 79 7
Quilting Path: A Guide to Spiritual Discovery Through Fabric, Thread and Kabbalah, The Silk, Louise Skylight Paths 2006 F/M 07 36
Infertility in the Bible: How the Matriarchs Changed Their Fate; How You Can, Too Fischbein, Jessie Devora 2005 M/J 06 26
101 Reasons to Visit Israel (& Perhaps Make Aliyah) Solomon, Estie, Solomon, David Artzy 2007 F/M 08 45
Thought of High Windows, The Kositsky, Lynne Kids Can Press 2004 M/J 04 37
Jewish Life in Mr. Lincolns City Apelbaum, Laura Cohen, Uziel, Claire Jeiwsh Historical Society of Greater Washington 2009 S/O 10 27, 29
Classic Tales, The Frankel, Ellen Aronson 1989 N/D 89 12
Sarah Laughs Jules, Jacqueline, Ugliano, Natascia Kar-Ben 2008 F/M 08 9
Yossi Tries to Help God Chaikin, Miriam, Saldutti, Denise Harper & Row 1987 S/O 87 10
Magic Menorah: A Modern Chanukah Tale, The Zalben, Jane Breskin, Diamond, Donna Simon & Schuster 2001 N/D 01 21
Orchestra of Exiles (VIDEO) Aronson, Josh First Run Features 2012 S/O13 50
Heinrich Himmler: Murderous Architect of the Holocaust Worth, Richard Holocaust Heroes and Nazi Criminals Series Enslow 2005 F/M 06 17
God in Between Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 F/M 99 20-21
Eyes of the Blind, The Morgan, Alison Oxford University Press 1986 N/D 88 9
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
Yemenite Cookbook, The Levi, Zion, Agabria, Hani Seaver Books 1988 S/O 88 8
Lost and Found and Other Stories Yaffe, Rachel, Waldman, Bryna Merkos 2002 N/D 02 29
Theo: An Autobiography Bikel, Theodore University of Wisconsin Press 2002 F/M 03 32-33

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