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Author/Editor Title Place of Publication Year Series ISBN Issue P Review Authorsort descending Review format Review type
Baldwin, Neil Henry Ford and the Jews: The Mass Production of Hate 2001 F/M 03 32
Smith, Ruth S. Setting Up a Library: How to Begin or Begin Again (2nd rev. ed.) 1994 CSLA Guide #1 F/M 95 10
Ross, Mandy Coming of Age 2004 Rites of Passage Series S/O 04 53
Pointing the Way: Spiritual Insights from the sfas Emes, Rabbi Yehudah Aryeh Leib Alter 1997 S/O 97 14
Agam, Ron At the Wall 1998 S/O 98 6
Stavans, Ilan On Borrowed Words: A Memoir of Language 2001 F/M 02 28
Leviant, Curt Man Who Thought He Was Messiah, The 1990 M/J 91 15-16
Rothkirchen, Livia Jews of Bohemia and Moravia; Facing the Holocaust, The 2005 S/O 06 43
Haddix, Margaret Peterson Uprising 2007 F/M 08 13
Matas, Carol Garden, The 1997 M/J 97 16
Elon, Emuna, Hazony, David If You Awaken Love 2007 N/D 07 25
Stevenson, William Spymistress: The Life of Vera Atkins, the Greatest Female Secret Agent of World War II 2007 S/O 08 20
Freund, Richard A. Digging through the Bible: Understanding Biblical People, Places, and Controversies through Archaeology 2008 M/J 09 21
Zarembski, Laura Religious Divide in the Eyes of Israels Leaders and Opinion Makers, The 2002 M/J 03 26
Halter, Marek, Bair, Lowell Book of Abraham, The 1986 S/O 86 9
Glaser, Linda, Cote, Nancy Mrs. Greenbers Messy Hanukkah 2004 N/D 04 19
Appelfeld, Aharon Laish 2009 M/J 09 30
Sternberg, Larry F. Why Jews Should Not Be Liberals 2001 S/O 03 26
Schaefer, Lola M. Hanukkah 2001 Holidays and Celebrations Series S/O 01 38
Mermelstein, Yael, Hartman, Carrie Izzy the Whiz and Passover McClean 2012 M/J 12 17
Robbins, Christopher Test of Courage: The Michel Thomas Story 2000 F/M 01 10
Blitz, Shumuel, Katz, Tova Every Story Has a Soul 2006 Artscroll Youth Series M/J 07 17
Szulc, Tad Secret Alliance, The 1991 M/J 92 20
Frymer-Kensky, Tikva, Novak, David, Ochs, Peter, Sandmel, David Fox, Signer, Michael A. Christianity in Jewish Terms 2000 S/O 01 13
Philo of Alexandria F/M 82 9
Worth, Richard Arab-Israeli Conflict, The 2007 M/J 07 16
Furnish, Ben Nostalgia in Jewish-American Theatre and Film, 1979-2004 2005 Twentieth-Century American Jewish Writers, v. 11 M/J 06 26-27
Redstone, Louis G. Louis G. Redstone: From Israeli Pioneer to American Architect 1989 S/O 91 20
Lichtman, Sidney Jewish Travel Guide, The 1978 Sp78 23
Kater, Michael H. Twisted Muse: Musicians and Their Music in the Third Reich, The 1997 M/J 97 17
Eichengreen, Lucille, Chamberlain, Harriet From Ashes to Life: My Memories of the Holocaust 1993 F/M 94 8
Brettler, Marc Zvi How to Read the Bible 2005 M/J 06 24
Stampler, Ann Redisch, Cohen, Jacqueline Something for Nothing 2003 M/J 03 30
Fisdel, Steven A. Dead Sea Scrolls: Understanding Their Spiritual Message, The 1997 N/D 97 7
Wiesel, Elie, Temerson, Catherine Rashi 2009 Jewish Encounters N/D 09 26
Bodoff, Lippman Binding of Isaac: Religious Murders and Kabbalah, The 2005 M/J 06 24
Cheyette, Bryan, Marcus, Laura Modernity, Culture and the Jew 1998 S/O 99 7
Burstein, Chaya M. Kids Cartoon Bible, The 2002 N/D 02 23
Krohn, Genendel, Katz, Tova When We Left Yerushalayim: Stories of the Churban Beis HaMikdah 2009 F/M 10 18
Posta., Bernard, Koppman, Lionel Guess Whos Jewish in American History 1978 Sp79 28
Meyer, Lawrence Israel Now: Portrait of a Troubled Land S/O 82 4
Schnur, Susan, Schnur-Fishman, Anna, Steele-Morgan, Alex Tashlich at Turtle Rock 2010 S/O 10 16
Friedin, Gregory Enigma of Isaac Babel: Biography, History, Context 2009 M/J 10 31
Banks, Lynne Reid Sarah and After: Five Women of the Old Testament 1977 W77 29
Rosen, Michael J., Iwai, Melissa Chanukah Lights Everywhere 2001 N/D 01 20
Zusman, Evelyn Passover Parrot, The M/J 84 6
Isaacs, Ronald H. Animals in Jewish Thought and Tradition 2000 S/O 00 9
Goldstein, Robert M. Next Year in Jerusalem: A Short History of Zionism S 78 7
Sfar, Joann, Siegel, Alexis, Gauvin, Edward Little Vampire 2008 S/O 08 52
Janner, Greville, Taylor, Derek Jewish Parliamentarians 2008 F/M 09 11, 13
Mintz, Alan L. Translating Israel: Contemproary Hebrew Literature and Its Reception in America 2001 N/D 01 10
Zibart, Rosemary Forced Journey: The Saga of Werner Berlinger 2013 N/D13 7
Rossel, Seymour Holocaust: The World and the Jews, 1933-1945, The 1992 M/J 93 18
Abrams, Judith Z. Simchat Torah: A Family Celebration with Consecration Service 1995 S/O 95 10
Zucker, Jonny Dan and the Mudman 2008 S/O 09 19
Burnham, Brad Qumran Caves: Hiding Place for the Dead Sea Scrolls 2003 Famous Caves of the World Series S/O 02 46
Fruchter, Yaacov Best of Olomeinu Book I, The F/M 82 3
Ray, Brenda Midwifes Song: A Story of Moses Birth, The 2000 N/D 00 15
Ferber, Brenda A. Julias Kitchen 2006 M/J 06 12
Schwartz, Seth Were the Jews a Mediterranean Society?: Reciprocity and Solidarity in Ancient Judaism 2010 F/M 10 39
Hammer, Gottlieb Good Faith and Credit 1986 N/D 87 4
Rynhold, Daniel Introduction to Medieval Jewish Philosophy, An 2009 Internatioanl Library of Historical Studies M/J 10 39
Axelrod, Matt Surviving Your Bat/Bat Mitzvah: The Ultimate Insiders Guide [sic] 2012 M/J13 13
Taylor, Sydney Ella of All-of-a-Kind Family S 78 6
Patzert, Rudolph W. Running the Palestine Blockage: The Last Voyage of the Paducah 1994 F/M 96 12
Congregation Beth Israel Sisterhood Cant Believe Its Kosher 2001 F/M 03 34
Goldstein, Arthur D. Youre Never Too Old to Die 1074 W75 26
Ballas, Shimon, Alcalay, Ammiel , Shelach, Oz Outcast 2007 F/M 08 32
Konecky, Edith Allegra Maud Goldman 1976 Sp77 32
Greene, Jacqueline D., Hierstein, Judith Nathans Hanukkah Bargain 2008 N/D 08 29
Kaminsky, Stuart M. Liebermans Folly 1991 S/O 93 16
Pasachoff, Naomi E., Littman, Robert J. Jewish History in 100 Nutshells 1995 S/O 95 41860
Langer, Ruth To Worship God Properly: Tensions Between Liturgical Custom and Halakhah in Judaism 1998 F/M 99 11
Sommeck, Ronny, Dor, Moshe, Goldberg, Barbara Fire Stays in Red, The / Poems 2002 M/J 03 11
Langer, Howard J. History of the Holocaust, The: A Chronology of Quotations 1997 M/J 97 17-18
Krall, Hanna, Stasiaska, Joanna, Weschler, Lawrence Shielding the Flame 1986 N/D 87 6
Heskine, Jim, Hanson, Rick Count Your Way Through Israel 1990 F/M 91 22-23
Berger, Shlomo Producing Redemption in Amsterdam: Early Modern Yiddish Books in Paratextual Perspective 2013 Studies in Jewish History and Culture, 37 N/D13 19
Pinkwater, Daniel, Pinkwater, J. Beautiful Yetta: The Yiddish Chicken 2010 S/O 10 9
Rosenberg, Amye Mellys Menorah 2012 N/D12 8
Schwartz, Howard, Carmi, Giora Journey to Paradise and Other Jewish Tales, A 2000 S/O 00 38
Blum, Howard Wanted!: The Search for Nazis in America 1976 Sp77 27
Dreyer, Ellen Glow Stone, The 2006 N/D 06 9
Yurkievich, Saul, Franzen, Cola In the Image and Likeness 2003 S/O 03 16
Santner, Eric L. Stranded Objects: Mournign, Memory and Film in Postwar Germany 1990 S/O 90 14
Winkler, Gershon Dybbuk N/D 82 4
Sherrow, Victoria Righteous Gentiles, The 1998 The Holocaust Library N/D 99 17-18
Arens, Moshe Broken Covenant: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis Between the U.S. and Israel 1995 S/O 95 7
Jaffee, Eliezer David Yemin Moshe: The Story of a Jerusalem Neighborhood 1988 S/O 88 7
Avriel, Ehud Open the Gates 1975 W75 27
Shulman, Abraham Adventure s of a Yiddish Lecturer 1980 W 81 17
Kendall, Jonathan P., Eshtie, Alemu My Name is Rachamim 1987 M/J 87 6
Alpert, Rebecca T., Elwell, Sue Levi, Idelson, Shirley Lesbian Rabbis: The First Generation 2001 F/M 03 31
Muggamin, Howard Jewish Americans, The 1988 Peoples of America Series M/J 89 10
Shalom, A., Katz, Tova Through the Flames of Aleppo 2002 M/J 02 20-21
Jaffee, Rona Family Secrets 1974 W 75 26
Weisblum, Moshe Pinchas Hermeneutics of Medieval Jewish Thought, The: Understanding the Linguistic Codes of Rashi and Nahmanides 2007 M/J 08 42
Chaikin, Miriam Seventh Day, The: The Story of the Jewish Sabbath S 80 10
Miller, Jonathan Compassionate Community: Ten Values to Unite America, The 2006 N/D 07 33-34
Auerbach, Gedaliah, Sharkansky, Ira Politics and Planning in the Holy City 2007 F/M 08 35

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