Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
When God Judged and Men Died Sherman, Arnold Bantam 1973 Ap 74 26
Jewish Enlightenment, The Feiner, Shmuel, Naor, Chaya University of Pennsylvania 2004 S/O 04 16
Adventure in Latkaland: A Hanukkah Story, An Fisman, Karen, McAteer, Thomas JoRa Books 2009 N/D 09 11
Jewish Spirituality: A Brief Guide for Christians Kushner, Lawrence Jewish Lights Publishing 2001 S/O 02 21
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
Fall of the Sun God Meyer, Henye Pitspopany 2004 S/O 05 11
Secret Life of God: Discovering the Divine within You, The Aaron, David Shambhala 2004 S/O 04 12
To Everything There is a Season Daly, Jude Eerdmans 2006 M/J 06 8
Ike and Mama and the Once-a-year Suit Snyder, Carol Ma 79 7
Dictionary of Ancient Rabbis: Selections from the Jewish Encyclopaedia Neusner, Jacob Hendrickson 2003 M/J 04 18-19
Chanukkah Guest Kimmel, Eric A., Carmi, Giora Holiday 1990 F/M 91 23
Baghdad Twist (VIDEO) Balass, Joe Icarus Films 2007 F/M 09 23
Kibbutz in Israel, A Taylor, Allegra Families the World Over Series Lerner 1987 M/J 89 10
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
Genizah Psalms: A Study of MS798 of the Antonin Collection, The Stec, David M. Cambridge Genizah Studies Series, 5 Brill 2013 N/D13 38
Sound of Songs: Love Lyrics from the Bible, The Falk, Marcia, Moser, Barry Harper 1990 M/J 91 9
War Within, The: a Novel of the Civil War Matas, Carol Simon & Schuster 2001 F/M 02 34
Jerusalem Anthology,: A Literary Guide, The Hammer, Reuven JPS 1995 N/D 95 7
House on Prague Street, The Demetz, Hana O 80 12
Davening: A Guide to Meaningful Prayer Schachter-Shalomi, Zalman N. Jewish Lights Publishing 2012 M/J13 33
Bridge of Longing: The Lost Art of Yiddish Storytelling, A Roskies, David G. Harvard University Press 1995 N/D 95 41860
Lone Star: Based on a True Story Rosen, Devorah Sapir Press 2008 S/O 09 35
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
Harpsichord Music by Israeli Composers (AUDIO) Minkin, Marina Albany Records 2007 S/O 08 36
Terrible, Terrible! A Folktale Retold Bernstein, Robin, Kawasaki, Shauna Kar-Ben 1998 N/D 98 13, 15
Writing on the Wall, The Garfield, Leon S/O 83 5
Arguments for the Sake of Heaven Sacks, Jonathan Emergeng Trends in Traditional Judaism Aronson 1991 M/J 91 15
Judaism and Science: A Historical Introduction Effron, Noah J. Greenwood Guide to Science and Religion Greenwood 2007 M/J 07 23
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
From a World Apart: A Little Girl in the Concentration Camps Christophe, Francine University of Nebraska Press 2000 S/O 00 9, 11
Simon Wiesenthal: A Life in Search of Justice Pick, Hella Northeastern University Press 1996 F/M 97 18
Unto Death: Two Novellas: Crusade and Late Love Oz, Amos, de Lange, Nicholas Harcourt 1975 Sp76 22
Israel Unleashed: The Very Best Metal and Rock from the Holy Land (AUDIO) Jewish Music Group 2007 F/M 08 47
Enemy Has a Face, The Miklowitz, Gloria D. Eerdmans 2003 N/D 03 27
Hitlers Children (VIDEO) Maya Productions 2012 N/D13 46
Court of Blue Shadows Allington, Maynard Brasseys 1995 S/O 95 9
Blooms Modern Critical Views: David Mamet Bloom, Harold Chelsea House Publishers 2004 F/M 04 14-15
Lieberman’s Choice Kaminsky, Stuart M. St. Martins S/O 93 16
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
Haggadah, English and Hebrew: A Passover Haggadah Weisel, Elie, Podwal, Mark Touchstone 1992 M/J 93 12
Take My Life, Please Youngman, Henny Morrow 1991 M/J 92 21
Wine, Women, and Death: Medieval Hebrew Poems on the Good Life Scheindlin, Raymond P. JPS 1986 M/J 87 4
Angel of Death Krich, Rochelle Majer Mysterious Press 1994 N/D 94 11
Jews of the Yemen, 1800-1914, The Nini, Yehuda Harwood Academic Publishers 1991 N/D 92 24
Mihu the Detective Halpern, Chaiky Feldheim 1979 Sp79 25
Pharaoh and the Fabulous Frog Invasion Werner, Osher Judaia Press 2007 N/D 07 17
Flight from Commitment: An Explanation of Paradoxes in Jewish Life Rozwaski, Chaim Z. Aronson 1996 S/O 97 21
Shalom, Geneva Peace Shalant, Phyllis Dutton 1992 M/J 93 17
Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees in Cuba Engle, Margarita Holt 2009 S/O 09 13
Inside, Outside Wouk, Herman Little Brown 1985 S/O 85 4
Eight Nights of Chanukah, The Newman, Leslea, Savadier, Elivia Harry A. Abrams 2005 S/O 05 15
Here and Now: History, Nationalism and Realism in Modern Hebrew Fiction Hasak-Lowy, Todd Syracuse University Press 2008 M/J 09 23
Colors of My Jewish Yeare, The Gold-Vukson, Marji E., Wikler, Madeline Kar-Ben 1998 S/O 98 32
Between Foreigners and Shiis: Nineteenth-Century Iran and Its Jewish Minority Tsadik, Daniel Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Stanford University Press 2007 M/J 08 28
Learn Torah, Love Torah, Live Torah: HaRav Mordechai Imchas Teitz, The Quintessential Rabbi Blau, Rivkah Ktav 2001 S/O 01 9
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
Good and Evil After Auschwitz: Ethical Implications for Today Bemporad, Jack, Pawlikowski, John, Sievers, Joseph Ktav 2000 S/O 01 8
Stranger in the Woods Fried, Leah Hamodia 2006 M/J 07 41860
When the Hurricane Came Liss-Levinson, Nechama CreateSpace 2012 N/D12 4
Jewish Holiday Crafts for Little Hands Brinn, Ruth Esrig Kar-Ben 1993 S/O 93 21
Agricultural Utopias in America, 1880-1910 Herscher, Uri D. Wayne State University Press 1981 F 81 14
Jewish Travel Guide Vallentine Mitchell 2004 M/J 05 37
Mazel Tov! Youre Middle Aged Vorspan, Albert Doubleday 1974 Ap 74 26
Parnas of Cologne Bar Am, Meir Feldheim 1986 M/J 87 6
Faraway Home Taylor, Marilyn O'Brien Press 1999 F/M 01 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
Too Big, Too Little, Just Right Hodes, Loren Judaica Press 2002 F/M 03 43
Immigrant Kids Freedman, Russel O 80 12
Dita Saxova Lustig, Arnost Ma 80 4
Children of Abraham: An Introduction to Islam for Jews Duran, Khalid, Hechiche, Abdelwahab Ktav 2001 N/D 01 41797
Bay Area Jewish Forum Haggadah, The Kramer, Ralph s.n. M/J 86 4
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
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
Ghetto Diary Korczak, Janusz Ma 79 6
Spiritual Awakenings: Illuminations on Shabbat and the Holidays Rubin, Yehoshua Urim 2003 M/J 04 21
Wayward Moon, The Weizman, Janice Yotzeret Publishing 2012 S/O13 49
Jew of New York: A Historical Romance, The Katchor, Ben Pantheon 1998 S/O 99 14
"Am I a Murderer?" Testament of a Jewish Ghetto Policeman Perechodnik, Calel Westview 1996 M/J 96 15
Jewish Life in Mr. Lincolns City Apelbaum, Laura Cohen, Uziel, Claire Jeiwsh Historical Society of Greater Washington 2009 S/O 10 27, 29
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
Every Persons Guide to the High Holy Days Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1999 N/D 99 41892
Sarah Laughs Jules, Jacqueline, Ugliano, Natascia Kar-Ben 2008 F/M 08 9
Thought of High Windows, The Kositsky, Lynne Kids Can Press 2004 M/J 04 37
How Tzipi the Bird Got Her Wings Zlotowitz, Bernard M., Maiben, Dina, Veksler, Vitaly NightinGale Resources 1995 N/D 95 16
Days of Deliverance: Essays on Purim and Hanukkah Soloveitchik, Joseph B., Clark, Eli D., Wolowelsky, Joel B., Ziegler, Reuven Ktav 2007 M/J 07 29
Brownsville Kleid, Neil, Allen, Jake NBM ComicsLit 2006 S/O 06 31-32
Car that Goes Far, A Mermelstein, Yael, Grossman, Vasily, Romanenko, Vitaliy Hachai 2009 M/J 09 17
Lost and Found and Other Stories Yaffe, Rachel, Waldman, Bryna Merkos 2002 N/D 02 29
One Baby Step at a Time: Seven Secrets of Jewish Motherhood Weisberg, Chana Urim 2007 M/J 08 42
Sacred Joruney: The Jewish Quest for a Perfect World, A Elcott, David Aronson 1995 F/M 96 14-15
Have You No Shame? And Other Regrettable Stories Shukert, Rachel Villard Books 2008 F/M 09 22

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