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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Voices from Genesis, Guiding Us Through the Stages of Life Cohen, Norman J. Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 N/D 99 41828
Ethnic Identification Among American Jews Dashefsky, Arnold, Shapiro, Howard M. D. C. Heath & CO. 1974 D 74 27
Daddy Christmas & Hanukkah Mama Alko, Selina Knopf 2012 FM13 13
Rocking Horse Family, A Litvin, Martin S/O 82
Teens in Israel Burgan, Michael Global Connections Series Compass Point 2007 N/D 07 20
Offenders or Victims? German Jews and the Cause of Modern Catholic Antisemitism Blaschke, Olaf Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism at the Hebrew Univeristy of Jerusalem Studies in Antisemitism University of Nebraska Press 2009 M/J 10 28
Hanukkah Haiku Ziefert, Harriet, Gudeon, Karla Blue Apple Books 2008 S/O 08 56
Lions of Judah, The Willis, Ted F/M 81 6
Jewish American Heritage, The Brownstone, David M. Ethnic Heritage of America Series Facts on File 1988 N/D 88 9
Boy In the Striped Pajamas, The Boyne, John Random House 2006 M/J 06 17
Womens Minyan: A Play Ragen, Naomi Toby Press 2006 S/O 06 33
Plays of Jewish Interest Cohen, Edward M. M/J 85 4
Shoshannat Yaakov: Jewish and Iranian Studies in Honor of Yaakov Elman Secunda, Shai, Fine, Steven Brill 2012 S/O13 40
Modern Impulse of Traditional Judaism, The Kurzweil, Zvi Ktav 1985 F/M 86 4
Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story Perl, Lila Greenwillow Books 1996 N/D 97 16
Journey That Saved Curious George: The True Wartime Escape of Margaret and H. A. Rey, The Borden, Louise, Drummond, Allen Houghton Mifflin 2005 S/O 05 41892
Hurry, Fridays a Short Day: One Boys Erev Shabbat in Jerusalems Old City Gold, Yeshara Mesorah 1986 M/J 87 6
Apples and Honey Holub, Joan, Po, Cary Puffin Books 2003 F/M 04 35-36
Ultimatum Trew, Anthony St. Martin's 1976 Sp77 26
Emergence of Modern Hebrew Creativity in Babylon, 1735-1950, The Hakak, Lev Purdue University Press 2009 F/M 10 35
Contemporary Biomedical Ethical Issues and Jewish Law Rosner, Fred Ktav 2006 S/O 07 53
Remember Not to Forget Finkelstein, Norman H., Hokanson, Lars Watts 1985 M/J 85 6
Superman Is Jewish?: How Comic Book Superheroes Came to Serve Truth, Justice, and the Jewish-American Way Brod, Harry Free Press 2012 M/J13 20
Night to Remember, A: The Haggadah of Contemporary Voices Zion, Mishael, Zion, Noam Zion Holiday Publications 2007 M/J 07 30
Greater than Gold and Silver Ehrmann, Naftali, Rubin, Chedvah Feldheim 2009 ND 09 8
Lets Go to Synagogue Olivestone, Ceil & David N/D 81 15
It Must Have Been Moonglow: Reflections on the First Years of Widowhood Greene, Phyllis Villard 2001 S/O 02 21
Black Book, The Ehrenburg, Ilya, Levine, James S. Holocaust Library / Schocken Books 1981 W 82 14
Who Were the Early Israelites and Where Did They Come From? Dever, William Eerdmans 2003 N/D 03 41923
Peace One Day Gilley, Jeremy, Blessen, Karen Putnam 2005 M/J 06 9
Sex in the Texts Yedwab, Paul Michael UAHC 2001 S/O 01 22
Messages of the Chofetz Chaim: 100 Stories & Parables Chaim, Chofetz, Bash, Marvin I. iUniverse 2006 M/J 07 22
Fire in the Hills Napoli, Donna Jo Dutton 2006 S/O 06 14
Jews in American Agriculture: An Annotated Bibliography Weintraub, Irwin McFarland 2007 S/O 07 55
Holocaust, The Perl, Lila Great Escapes Marshall Cavendish 2012 M/J 12 10-11
American Rabbinate: A Century of Continuity and Change, The Marcus, Jacob Rader, Peck, Abraham J. Ktav 1986 N/D 87 5
Tranquil Star: Unpublished Stories, A Levi, Primo, Goldstein, Ann, Bastagli, Alesandra Norton 2007 N/D 07 26
Dropped from Heaven: Stories Judah, Sophie Schocken 2007 N/D 07 26
City of Many Days Hareven, Shulamith Mercury Hse. 1993 F/M 94 7
Radio Priest: Charles Coughlin: The Father of Hate Radio Warren, Donald Free Press 1996 F/M 97 17-18
Stories from Adam and Eve to Ezekiel Lottridge, Celia Barker, Clement, Gary Groundwood 2004 F/M 05 26-27
Nahman of Bratslav: The Tales Band, Arnold J. F/M 82 9
God, Jews and the Media: Religion and Israels Media Cohen, Yoel Routledge Jewish Studies Routledge 2012 N/D13 22
Last Chicken in America; A Novel in Stories Litman, Ellen Norton 2007 N/D 07 26
Iron Pillar - Mishnah: Redaction, Form and Intent, The Zlotnick, Dov Ktav 1988 S/O 90 15-16
Benno and the Night of Broken Glass Wiviott, Meg, Bisaon, Jose Kar-Ben 2009 M/J 10 17
What Judaism Says About Politics Sicker, Martin Aronson 1994 S/O 94 11
Out of the Whirlwind: Essays on Mourning, Suffering and the Human Condition Soloveitchik, Joseph B., Shatz, David, Ziegler, Reuven MeOtzar HoRav Series: Selected Writings of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, no. 3 Ktav 2003 S/O 03 25-26
Zohar, The (Pritzker Edition) Matt, Daniel C. Stanford University Press 2012 S/O13 47
Seasons of Arnolds Apple Tree, The Gibbons, Gail Harcourt 1984 F/M 85 8
Market Wedding, The Fagan, Cary, Ricci, Regolo McClelland 2000 F/M 01 16
Faith Against Reason: Religious Reform and the British Chief Rabbinate, 1840-1990 Persoff, Meir Vallentine Mitchell 2008 F/M 09 16
Jewish Resistance in Wartime Greece Bowman, Steven B. Vallentine Mitchell 2006 S/O 06 36
Hiding Places: A Father and His Sons Retrace Their Familys Escape from the Holocaust Rose, Daniel Asa Simon & Schuster 2000 S/O 00 18
Adventure s of a Yiddish Lecturer Shulman, Abraham Pilgrim Press 1980 W 81 17
Timetable Elon, Amos F/M 81 5
Dialogues in Judaism: Jewish Dilemmas Defined, Debated, Explored Berkowitz, William Aronson 1991 F/M 93 21
Chanukah Greenfeld, Howard Holt 1976 M/J 92 31
Psalms: An Introduction, The Crenshaw, James L. Eerdmans 2001 S/O 01 10
Songs of Jerusalem and Myself Amichai, Yehuda Harper & Row 1974 Sp 75 26
My Fathers Final Journey Galbut, David L. Devora 2008 S/O 09 37
Gefil Verter: Geshprakh un Lider far Yange Kinder Margalit, Tsilah, Pollack, G. Kazron M/J 03 29-30
Keeping Faith with the Psalms: Deepen Your Relationship with God Using the Book of Psalms Polish, Daniel F. Jewish Lights Publishing 2004 M/J 04 19
In the Catskills: A Century of the Jewish Experience in "The Mountains" Brown, Phil Columbia University Press 2002 F/M 03 34
Baghdad, Yesterday: The Making of an Arab Jwe Somekh, Sasson Ibis Editions 2007 S/O 08 24
Waltz of the Shadows, The Herzberger, Magda S/O 84 7
Dating Secrets of the Ten Commandments Boteach, Shmuley Doubleday 2000 M/J 00 8
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Sweet Beginings Drucker, Malka Holiday House 1981 W 82 15
Ten Good Rules Topek, Susan Remick, Schanzer, Rosalyn Kar-Ben 1992 M/J 92 22
On Ethnic and Religious Diversity in Israel Poll, Solomona, Krausz, Solomon Bar-Ilan University 1977 W78 26
Happy Birthday, World: A Rosh Hashanah Celebration Kropf, Latifa Berry, Carlson, Lisa Kar-Ben 2005 S/O 05 13
Living Each Day Twerski, Abraham J. Mesorah 1988 F/M 89 12
Jewish Childrens Bible: Genesis, The Prenzlau, Sheryl Pitspopany 1996 N/D 97 17
Bridge of Longing: The Lost Art of Yiddish Storytelling, A Roskin, David G. Harvard University Press 1995 F/M 96 7
World War II Spies Price, Sean Stewart Capstone Press 2014 N/D13 10
Polish Woman, The Mekler, Eva Bridge Works Publishing 2007 N/D 07 26
Sign in Mendels Window, The Phillips, Mildred, Zemach, Margot Macmillan 1985 F/M 86 7
Morality After Auschwitz: The Radical Challenge of the Nazi Ethics Haas, Peter J. Fortress Press 1992 S/O 93 19
Freud and Fargenign Zaremba, Meyer 1992 M/J 93 15
Judaism Graham, Ian World Faiths Series Chrysalis Education 2003 M/J 05 27
I Love You, Goodbye: A Daughters Nightmare Journey (2nd ed) Stela, Arlene C. Targum 1993 M/J 94 8
Ariel Sharon Crompton, Samuel Willard Modern World Leaders Series Chelsea House 2007 S/O 07 41923
Unicorns in the Rain Cohen, Barbara S 80 9
Encyclopedia of Jewish History: Events and Eras of the Jewish People Facts on File 1986 N/D 86 6
Cookmaktes Weiss, Elizabeth, Laskey, Joan Ellen Macrae 1973 Sp 75 29
Rescued Images: Memories of a Child in Hiding During the Holocaust Jacobsen, Ruth Firefly Books 2001 F/M 02 37
Symbol and Theology in Early Judaism Neusner, Jacob Fortress Press 1991 M/J 92 17-18
Noahs Ark Greengard, Alison, Racklin-Siegel, Carol Bible Stories for Young Readers Series EKS 2004 F/M 05 26
Guns and Barbed Wire: A Child Survives the Holocaust Geve, Thomas Academy Chicago Press 1987 F/M 88 4
Libas Letters Walfish, Miriam Jewish Girls Around the World Judaica Press 2012 S/O13 4
Jacob: Unexpected Patriarch Zakovitch, Yair Yale University Press 2012 N/D12 40
Blooms of Darkness Appelfeld, Aharon, Green, Jeffrey M. Schocken Books 2010 M/J 10 25
Wide Awake Levitan, David Knopf 2006 N/D 06 10
Perilous Passage Nicolaysen, Bruce Playboy Press 1976 Sp77 26
Shadows of Sin: A Jessie Drake Mystery Krich, Rochelle HarperCollins 2001 S/O 01 24
Midrash for Beginners Goldberg, Edwin C. Aronson 1996 N/D 96 8
Five Books of Moses, The: An Easy-To-Read Torah Translation Scharfstein, Sol Ktav 2005 M/J 06 29
Jews of New Jersey: A Pictorial History, The Ard, Patricia M., Rockland, Michael Aaron Rutgers University Press 2002 F/M 02 18
Honi the Circlemaker: Eco-Fables from Ancient Israel Schwartz, Barry L., Thomas, Stewart J. Friendship Press 1993 M/J 93 17
Angel of History: Rosenzweig, Benjamin, Scholem, The Moses, Stephane Stanford University Press 2009 S/O 09 40

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