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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
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
Book of Miracles: A Young Peoples Guide to Jewish Spirituality, The Kushner, Lawrence URJ Press 1987 F/M 88 6
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
Jewish American Heritage, The Brownstone, David M. Ethnic Heritage of America Series Facts on File 1988 N/D 88 9
Womens Minyan: A Play Ragen, Naomi Toby Press 2006 S/O 06 33
Hanukkah Haiku Ziefert, Harriet, Gudeon, Karla Blue Apple Books 2008 S/O 08 56
Anne Frank: Life in Hiding Hurwitz, Johanna JPS 1988 F/M 89 13
Teens in Israel Burgan, Michael Global Connections Series Compass Point 2007 N/D 07 20
Lions of Judah, The Willis, Ted F/M 81 6
Rocking Horse Family, A Litvin, Martin S/O 82
Modern Impulse of Traditional Judaism, The Kurzweil, Zvi Ktav 1985 F/M 86 4
Hurry, Fridays a Short Day: One Boys Erev Shabbat in Jerusalems Old City Gold, Yeshara Mesorah 1986 M/J 87 6
Ultimatum Trew, Anthony St. Martin's 1976 Sp77 26
Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story Perl, Lila Greenwillow Books 1996 N/D 97 16
Shoshannat Yaakov: Jewish and Iranian Studies in Honor of Yaakov Elman Secunda, Shai, Fine, Steven Brill 2012 S/O13 40
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
Plays of Jewish Interest Cohen, Edward M. M/J 85 4
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
Biblical Games Brams, Steven J. MIT Press 1980 W80 18
Night to Remember, A: The Haggadah of Contemporary Voices Zion, Mishael, Zion, Noam Zion Holiday Publications 2007 M/J 07 30
It Must Have Been Moonglow: Reflections on the First Years of Widowhood Greene, Phyllis Villard 2001 S/O 02 21
Who Were the Early Israelites and Where Did They Come From? Dever, William Eerdmans 2003 N/D 03 41923
Greater than Gold and Silver Ehrmann, Naftali, Rubin, Chedvah Feldheim 2009 ND 09 8
Allegra Maud Goldman Konecky, Edith Harper 1976 Sp77 32
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
Lets Go to Synagogue Olivestone, Ceil & David N/D 81 15
Remember Not to Forget Finkelstein, Norman H., Hokanson, Lars Watts 1985 M/J 85 6
Messages of the Chofetz Chaim: 100 Stories & Parables Chaim, Chofetz, Bash, Marvin I. iUniverse 2006 M/J 07 22
Holocaust, The Perl, Lila Great Escapes Marshall Cavendish 2012 M/J 12 10-11
Tranquil Star: Unpublished Stories, A Levi, Primo, Goldstein, Ann, Bastagli, Alesandra Norton 2007 N/D 07 26
Fire in the Hills Napoli, Donna Jo Dutton 2006 S/O 06 14
Sex in the Texts Yedwab, Paul Michael UAHC 2001 S/O 01 22
Jews in American Agriculture: An Annotated Bibliography Weintraub, Irwin McFarland 2007 S/O 07 55
Peace One Day Gilley, Jeremy, Blessen, Karen Putnam 2005 M/J 06 9
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
Behind the Secret Window: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood Toll, Nelly S. Dial 1993 M/J 93 16
Nahman of Bratslav: The Tales Band, Arnold J. F/M 82 9
Iron Pillar - Mishnah: Redaction, Form and Intent, The Zlotnick, Dov Ktav 1988 S/O 90 15-16
What Judaism Says About Politics Sicker, Martin Aronson 1994 S/O 94 11
God, Jews and the Media: Religion and Israels Media Cohen, Yoel Routledge Jewish Studies Routledge 2012 N/D13 22
Abraham Joshua Heschel: Man of Spirit, Man of Action Rose, Or JPS 2003 N/D 03 25
Stories from Adam and Eve to Ezekiel Lottridge, Celia Barker, Clement, Gary Groundwood 2004 F/M 05 26-27
Last Chicken in America; A Novel in Stories Litman, Ellen Norton 2007 N/D 07 26
Radio Priest: Charles Coughlin: The Father of Hate Radio Warren, Donald Free Press 1996 F/M 97 17-18
Market Wedding, The Fagan, Cary, Ricci, Regolo McClelland 2000 F/M 01 16
Hiding Places: A Father and His Sons Retrace Their Familys Escape from the Holocaust Rose, Daniel Asa Simon & Schuster 2000 S/O 00 18
Timetable Elon, Amos F/M 81 5
Faith Against Reason: Religious Reform and the British Chief Rabbinate, 1840-1990 Persoff, Meir Vallentine Mitchell 2008 F/M 09 16
Seasons of Arnolds Apple Tree, The Gibbons, Gail Harcourt 1984 F/M 85 8
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
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
Dialogues in Judaism: Jewish Dilemmas Defined, Debated, Explored Berkowitz, William Aronson 1991 F/M 93 21
Call of Memory: Learning about the Holocaust Through Narrative: An Anthology, The Shawn, Karen, Goldfrad, Keren Ben Yehuda Press 2008 S/O 08 20
Chanukah Greenfeld, Howard Holt 1976 M/J 92 31
Avengers and Defenders: Glimpses of Chicagos Jewish Past Roth, Walter Academy Chicago Publishers 2008 S/O 09 41, 43
My Fathers Final Journey Galbut, David L. Devora 2008 S/O 09 37
In the Catskills: A Century of the Jewish Experience in "The Mountains" Brown, Phil Columbia University Press 2002 F/M 03 34
Waltz of the Shadows, The Herzberger, Magda S/O 84 7
Gefil Verter: Geshprakh un Lider far Yange Kinder Margalit, Tsilah, Pollack, G. Kazron M/J 03 29-30
Songs of Jerusalem and Myself Amichai, Yehuda Harper & Row 1974 Sp 75 26
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
Psalms: An Introduction, The Crenshaw, James L. Eerdmans 2001 S/O 01 10
Dating Secrets of the Ten Commandments Boteach, Shmuley Doubleday 2000 M/J 00 8
Boy In the Striped Pajamas, The Boyne, John Random House 2006 M/J 06 17
On Ethnic and Religious Diversity in Israel Poll, Solomona, Krausz, Solomon Bar-Ilan University 1977 W78 26
Jewish Childrens Bible: Genesis, The Prenzlau, Sheryl Pitspopany 1996 N/D 97 17
World War II Spies Price, Sean Stewart Capstone Press 2014 N/D13 10
Happy Birthday, World: A Rosh Hashanah Celebration Kropf, Latifa Berry, Carlson, Lisa Kar-Ben 2005 S/O 05 13
Apples and Honey Holub, Joan, Po, Cary Puffin Books 2003 F/M 04 35-36
Ten Good Rules Topek, Susan Remick, Schanzer, Rosalyn Kar-Ben 1992 M/J 92 22
Living Each Day Twerski, Abraham J. Mesorah 1988 F/M 89 12
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Sweet Beginings Drucker, Malka Holiday House 1981 W 82 15
Morality After Auschwitz: The Radical Challenge of the Nazi Ethics Haas, Peter J. Fortress Press 1992 S/O 93 19
I Love You, Goodbye: A Daughters Nightmare Journey (2nd ed) Stela, Arlene C. Targum 1993 M/J 94 8
Unicorns in the Rain Cohen, Barbara S 80 9
Freud and Fargenign Zaremba, Meyer 1992 M/J 93 15
Sign in Mendels Window, The Phillips, Mildred, Zemach, Margot Macmillan 1985 F/M 86 7
Judaism Graham, Ian World Faiths Series Chrysalis Education 2003 M/J 05 27
Polish Woman, The Mekler, Eva Bridge Works Publishing 2007 N/D 07 26
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
Black Book, The Ehrenburg, Ilya, Levine, James S. Holocaust Library / Schocken Books 1981 W 82 14
Noahs Ark Greengard, Alison, Racklin-Siegel, Carol Bible Stories for Young Readers Series EKS 2004 F/M 05 26
Jacob: Unexpected Patriarch Zakovitch, Yair Yale University Press 2012 N/D12 40
Wide Awake Levitan, David Knopf 2006 N/D 06 10
Guns and Barbed Wire: A Child Survives the Holocaust Geve, Thomas Academy Chicago Press 1987 F/M 88 4
American Rabbinate: A Century of Continuity and Change, The Marcus, Jacob Rader, Peck, Abraham J. Ktav 1986 N/D 87 5
Symbol and Theology in Early Judaism Neusner, Jacob Fortress Press 1991 M/J 92 17-18
Libas Letters Walfish, Miriam Jewish Girls Around the World Judaica Press 2012 S/O13 4
Rescued Images: Memories of a Child in Hiding During the Holocaust Jacobsen, Ruth Firefly Books 2001 F/M 02 37
Midrash for Beginners Goldberg, Edwin C. Aronson 1996 N/D 96 8
Honi the Circlemaker: Eco-Fables from Ancient Israel Schwartz, Barry L., Thomas, Stewart J. Friendship Press 1993 M/J 93 17
Trees of the Dancing Goats, The Polacco, Patricia Simon & Schuster 1996 F/M 97 14
Five Books of Moses, The: An Easy-To-Read Torah Translation Scharfstein, Sol Ktav 2005 M/J 06 29
Shadows of Sin: A Jessie Drake Mystery Krich, Rochelle HarperCollins 2001 S/O 01 24
Jews of New Jersey: A Pictorial History, The Ard, Patricia M., Rockland, Michael Aaron Rutgers University Press 2002 F/M 02 18

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