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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Flight to Seven Swan Bay, The Leavitt, June F/M 86 6
Book Thief, The Zusak, Markus Knopf 2006 S/O 06 10
David & Goliath Marzollo, Jean Little, Brown 2004 M/J 04 29
Jewish American Heritage, The Brownstone, David M. Ethnic Heritage of America Series Facts on File 1988 N/D 88 9
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
Rocking Horse Family, A Litvin, Martin S/O 82
Lions of Judah, The Willis, Ted F/M 81 6
Teens in Israel Burgan, Michael Global Connections Series Compass Point 2007 N/D 07 20
Womens Minyan: A Play Ragen, Naomi Toby Press 2006 S/O 06 33
Answered Prayer and Other Yemenite Folktales, The Gold, Sharlya, Caspi, Michael Maswan, Wunsch, Marjory JPS 1990 S/O 90 12
Hurry, Fridays a Short Day: One Boys Erev Shabbat in Jerusalems Old City Gold, Yeshara Mesorah 1986 M/J 87 6
Modern Impulse of Traditional Judaism, The Kurzweil, Zvi Ktav 1985 F/M 86 4
Plays of Jewish Interest Cohen, Edward M. M/J 85 4
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
Shoshannat Yaakov: Jewish and Iranian Studies in Honor of Yaakov Elman Secunda, Shai, Fine, Steven Brill 2012 S/O13 40
Ultimatum Trew, Anthony St. Martin's 1976 Sp77 26
Good Arabs: The Israeli Security Agencies and Israeli Arabs, 1948-1967 Cohen, Hillel, Watzman, Haim University of California Press 2010 N/D 10 17
Energizing Hanukkah Story for Children, The Mozo, Chaim Pitspopany 1998 N/D 98 15
Faraway Land, A Thor, Annika, Schenck, Linda Delacorte Press 2009 N/D 09 14-15
Binding of Isaac: Religious Murders and Kabbalah, The Bodoff, Lippman Devora 2005 M/J 06 24
Covenant & Conversation: A Weekly Reading of the Jewish Bible: Genesis, The Book of Beginnings Sacks, Jonathan Israel Maggid Books 2009 F/M 10 38
It Must Have Been Moonglow: Reflections on the First Years of Widowhood Greene, Phyllis Villard 2001 S/O 02 21
Night to Remember, A: The Haggadah of Contemporary Voices Zion, Mishael, Zion, Noam Zion Holiday Publications 2007 M/J 07 30
Remember Not to Forget Finkelstein, Norman H., Hokanson, Lars Watts 1985 M/J 85 6
Lets Go to Synagogue Olivestone, Ceil & David N/D 81 15
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
Who Were the Early Israelites and Where Did They Come From? Dever, William Eerdmans 2003 N/D 03 41923
Ambiguity, Coping and Governance: Israeli Experiences in Politics, Religion and Policymaking Sharkansky, Ira Praeger 1999 S/O 00 20
Holocaust, The Perl, Lila Great Escapes Marshall Cavendish 2012 M/J 12 10-11
Messages of the Chofetz Chaim: 100 Stories & Parables Chaim, Chofetz, Bash, Marvin I. iUniverse 2006 M/J 07 22
Peace One Day Gilley, Jeremy, Blessen, Karen Putnam 2005 M/J 06 9
Jews in American Agriculture: An Annotated Bibliography Weintraub, Irwin McFarland 2007 S/O 07 55
Sex in the Texts Yedwab, Paul Michael UAHC 2001 S/O 01 22
Tranquil Star: Unpublished Stories, A Levi, Primo, Goldstein, Ann, Bastagli, Alesandra Norton 2007 N/D 07 26
Ghost of Hannah Mendes, The Ragen, Naomi Simon & Schuster 1998 N/D 98 12
Eight Nights of Hanukkah Lights Regan, Dian Curtis, Apperley, Dawn Little Simon 2002 N/D 02 26
Every Second Counts: True Stories from Israel Oestermann, Richard, Stenge, Margrit Rosenberg Gefen 2006 F/M 07 34
Belonging McNeish, James F/M 81 6
Columbia Guide to the Holocaust, The Niewyk, Donald, Nicosia, Francis Columbia University Press 2000 S/O 01 19
Iron Pillar - Mishnah: Redaction, Form and Intent, The Zlotnick, Dov Ktav 1988 S/O 90 15-16
Nahman of Bratslav: The Tales Band, Arnold J. F/M 82 9
Radio Priest: Charles Coughlin: The Father of Hate Radio Warren, Donald Free Press 1996 F/M 97 17-18
Last Chicken in America; A Novel in Stories Litman, Ellen Norton 2007 N/D 07 26
Stories from Adam and Eve to Ezekiel Lottridge, Celia Barker, Clement, Gary Groundwood 2004 F/M 05 26-27
What Judaism Says About Politics Sicker, Martin Aronson 1994 S/O 94 11
Acting Jewish: Negotiating Ethnicity on the Americna Stage and Screen Bial, Henry University of Michigan Press 2005 F/M 06 29
Hiding Places: A Father and His Sons Retrace Their Familys Escape from the Holocaust Rose, Daniel Asa Simon & Schuster 2000 S/O 00 18
Market Wedding, The Fagan, Cary, Ricci, Regolo McClelland 2000 F/M 01 16
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
Jewish Resistance in Wartime Greece Bowman, Steven B. Vallentine Mitchell 2006 S/O 06 36
Seasons of Arnolds Apple Tree, The Gibbons, Gail Harcourt 1984 F/M 85 8
Timetable Elon, Amos F/M 81 5
Haydns Jews: Representation and Reception on the Operatic Stage Clark, Caryl Cambridge University Press 2009 M/J 10 30
From Phenomenology to Existentialism: The Philosophy of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik (vol. 2) Schwartz, Dov, Stein, Batya Supplements to the Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy; 19 Brill 2013 S/O13 38
Divine Pathos and Human Being, A: The Theology of Abraham Joshua Heschel Chester, Michael A Vallentine Mitchell 2005 M/J 06 24
Baby Babka, the Gorgeous Genius Zalben, Jane Breskin, Chess, Victoria Clarion 2004 S/O 04 53
Children of Bach Dillon, Ellis Scribner's 1992 F/M 93 27
In the Catskills: A Century of the Jewish Experience in "The Mountains" Brown, Phil Columbia University Press 2002 F/M 03 34
My Fathers Final Journey Galbut, David L. Devora 2008 S/O 09 37
Psalms: An Introduction, The Crenshaw, James L. Eerdmans 2001 S/O 01 10
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
Songs of Jerusalem and Myself Amichai, Yehuda Harper & Row 1974 Sp 75 26
Waltz of the Shadows, The Herzberger, Magda S/O 84 7
Hannah is a Palindrome Skolsky, Mindy Warshaw, Weinhaus, Karen Ann Harper 1980 W80 9
For the Love of Israel: The Holy Land from Past to Present - A Primer for Tayarim, Tallmidim, Vatikim, Noodnikim, and Dreamers Lowenstein, Steven M. Triump Books 2012 M/J13 11
Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers Strike of 1909 Markel, Michelle, Sweet, Melissa HarperCollins 2013 FM13 3-4
Days of Honey: The Tunisian Boyhood of Rafael Uzan Awert, Irene Schocken Books 1984 F/M 85 5
Jewish Childrens Bible: Genesis, The Prenzlau, Sheryl Pitspopany 1996 N/D 97 17
On Ethnic and Religious Diversity in Israel Poll, Solomona, Krausz, Solomon Bar-Ilan University 1977 W78 26
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Sweet Beginings Drucker, Malka Holiday House 1981 W 82 15
Living Each Day Twerski, Abraham J. Mesorah 1988 F/M 89 12
Ten Good Rules Topek, Susan Remick, Schanzer, Rosalyn Kar-Ben 1992 M/J 92 22
World War II Spies Price, Sean Stewart Capstone Press 2014 N/D13 10
Arab-Israeli Conflict, The Worth, Richard Marshall Cavendish 2007 M/J 07 16
Cardinals Snuffbox, The Roseman, Kenneth s.n. N/D 82 7
I Love You, Goodbye: A Daughters Nightmare Journey (2nd ed) Stela, Arlene C. Targum 1993 M/J 94 8
Morality After Auschwitz: The Radical Challenge of the Nazi Ethics Haas, Peter J. Fortress Press 1992 S/O 93 19
Polish Woman, The Mekler, Eva Bridge Works Publishing 2007 N/D 07 26
Judaism Graham, Ian World Faiths Series Chrysalis Education 2003 M/J 05 27
Sign in Mendels Window, The Phillips, Mildred, Zemach, Margot Macmillan 1985 F/M 86 7
Unicorns in the Rain Cohen, Barbara S 80 9
Grammatical Concepts 101 for Biblical Hebrew: Learning Biblical Hebrew Grammatical Concepts Through English Grammar Long, Gary A. Hendrickson 2002 F/M 03 36
Escape or Die Friedman, Ina R. S/O 82 8
Fifth Mountain, The Coelho, Paulo, Landers, Clifford E. HarperCollins 1998 M/J 98 18
Blessing of a Broken Heart, The Mandell, Sherri Toby Press 2003 N/D 03 14
Crossing the Borders of Time: a True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed Maitland, Leslie Other Press 2012 FM13 31
Jacob: Unexpected Patriarch Zakovitch, Yair Yale University Press 2012 N/D12 40
Noahs Ark Greengard, Alison, Racklin-Siegel, Carol Bible Stories for Young Readers Series EKS 2004 F/M 05 26
Rescued Images: Memories of a Child in Hiding During the Holocaust Jacobsen, Ruth Firefly Books 2001 F/M 02 37
Libas Letters Walfish, Miriam Jewish Girls Around the World Judaica Press 2012 S/O13 4
Symbol and Theology in Early Judaism Neusner, Jacob Fortress Press 1991 M/J 92 17-18
Wide Awake Levitan, David Knopf 2006 N/D 06 10
And Bring Them Closer to Torah: The Life and Work of Rabbi Aaron H. Blumenthal Blumenthal, David Ktav 1986 M/J 87 3
Honi the Circlemaker: Eco-Fables from Ancient Israel Schwartz, Barry L., Thomas, Stewart J. Friendship Press 1993 M/J 93 17
Midrash for Beginners Goldberg, Edwin C. Aronson 1996 N/D 96 8
Perilous Passage Nicolaysen, Bruce Playboy Press 1976 Sp77 26
Jews of New Jersey: A Pictorial History, The Ard, Patricia M., Rockland, Michael Aaron Rutgers University Press 2002 F/M 02 18
Shadows of Sin: A Jessie Drake Mystery Krich, Rochelle HarperCollins 2001 S/O 01 24
Trees of the Dancing Goats, The Polacco, Patricia Simon & Schuster 1996 F/M 97 14

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