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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Gershons Monster: A Story for the Jewish New Year Kimmel, Eric A. Scholastic Press 2000 N/D 00 16
Economic Morality and Jewish Law Levine, Aron Oxford University Press 2012 M/J13 29
Even Higher Cohen, Barbara, Ivanov, Anatoly Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1987 F/M 88 8
Coal Question, The Davis, Bertha, Whitfield, Susan W83 13
Between Jew & Arab: The Lost Voice of Simon Rwidowicz Myers, David N. Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry Series Brandeis University Press 2008 M/J 09 27
Reading the Old Testament: An Introduction Boadt, Lawrence Paulist Press 1984 F/M 86 3
Story of the Jewish Defense League, The (2nd ed) Kahane, Meir Institute for Publication of the Writings of Rabbi Meir Kahane 2000 N/D 01 41860
Israel Woodward, John Opposing Viewpoints Series Greenhaven 2005 S/O 05 20
Lawrence and Aaronsohn: T. E Lawrence, Aaron Aaronsohn, and the Seeds of the Arab-Israeli Conflict Florence, Ronald Viking 2007 M/J 08 30
Nechama on Strike Klein, Leah The B. Y. Times, no. 14 Feldheim 1993 M/J 94 11
When Memory Speaks: The Holocaust in Art Toll, Nelly Praeger 1998 S/O 98 29
Hasidism in Israel: A History of the Hasidic Movement and Its Masters in the Holy Land Rabinowicz, Tzvi M. Aronson 2000 12
Agunah, The Grade, Chaim, Leviant, Curt Bobbs Merrill 1974 D 74 26
Papa Play for Me Katz, Mickey Simon & Schuster 1977 Sp78 23
Secrets of Hebrew Words, The Blech, Benjamin Aronson 1991 S/O 91 17
History of Jewish Costume, A Rubens, Alfred Crown 1973 W77 28
Jewish Symbols and Secrets: A fifteenth-century Spansh Jewish Carpet Felton, Anton Vallentine Mitchell 2012 N/D12 20
Matzah Meals: A Passover Cookbook for Kids Tabs, Judy, Steinberg, Barbara, McLean, Chari R. Kar-Ben 1985 M/J 85 6
To This Day Agnon, S. Y., Halkin, Hillel Toby Press 2008 M/J 08 18
From Hester Street to Hollywood Cohen, Sarah B. S/O 83 2
Dinosaur on Hanukkah Rauchwerger, Diane Levin, Wolff, Jason Kar-Ben 2005 N/D 05 17
Chicken Soup by Heart Hershenhorn, Esther, Littinger, Rosanne Simon & Schuster 2002 S/O 02 42
Bay Area Jewish Forum Haggadah, The (Rev. 1986) Kramer, Ralph, Schid, Philip Benmir Books 1986 A/M 86 4
Queen for a Day Cohen, Barbara S/O 81 6
Sparks Fly Upward Matas, Carol Clarion Books 2002 M/J 02 23
In the Stacks: Short Stories about Libraries and Librarians Cart, Michael Overlook Press 2002 F/M 03 21
Kindling the Flame: Reflections on Ritual, Faith and Family Israeloff, Roberta Simon & Schuster 1998 F/M 99 11
My Life in Jewish Renewal: A Memoir Hoffman, Edward Rowman & Littlefield 2012 S/O13 38
Watermelon in the Sukkah, A Rouss, Sylvia A., Iosa, Ann Kar-Ben 2013 S/O13 14
Hammerin Hank: The Life of Hank Greenberg McDonough, Yona A., Zeldis, Malcah Walker 2006 M/J 06 41892
"Berson Boys" and the Origins of Contemporary Zionist Militancy, The Baumel, Judith Tydor, Ordan, Dena Syracuse University Press 2005 M/J 06 22
Open Heart: The Mystic Path of Loving People, An Buxbaum, Yitzhak The Jewish Spirit Booklet Series, 2 s.n. 1997 F/M 99 6
Sammy Spider's Israel Fun Book Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2004 S/O 04 53
Hebrew Manuscripts of the Valmadonna Trust Library, The Richler, Benjamin Valmadonna Trust Library 1998 N/D 99 41955
Yom Kippur War, The London Sunday Times Insight Team Doubleday 1974 Sp 75 26
Jewish Information Sourcebook: A Dictionary and Almanac, The Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1993 N/D 93 9
Lower, Higher! Youre a Liar! Chaikin, Miriam, Egielski, Richard Harper 1984 M/J 85 6
This I Believe: Douments of American Jewish Life Marcus, Jacob Rader Aronson 1990 F/M 91 18-19
Folk Puppet Plays for the Social Studies Adair, Margaret Weeks, Patapoff, Elizabeth John Day 1972 Sp 75 28
Day I Wasnt There, The Cixous, Helene, Brahic, Beverley Bie Northwestern University Press 2004 S/O 06 31
Camp Wolf, Elaine Sky Pony Press 2012 M/J13 7
Brownsville: The Birth, Development and Passing of a Jewish Community in New York (2nd ed) Landesman, Alter F. Block 1971 W79 23
Sabbath Epistle of Rabbi Abraham Ibn Ezra (Iggeret haShabbat), The Ibn Ezra, Abraham, Goodman, Mordechai S. Ktav 2009 N/D 09 22
Textual Reasonings: Jewish Philosophy and Text Study at the End of the Twentieth Century Ochs, Peter, Levene, Nancy Eerdmans 2003 N/D 03 15
Jewish Entertainment Resource Directory, The Ginsburgh, Judy Caplan Subscription publication M/J 95 14
Looking for Me Rosenthal, Betsy R. Houghton Mifflin 2012 M/J 12 7
On Three Continents: An Autobiography Carmilly-Weinberger, Moshe Editura Efes 2007 S/O 08 18
Year of Sweet Senior Insanity, The Levitan, Sonia s.n. N/D 82 8
As It Is Written Coyle, Pamela Pamela Coyle 2000 S/O 02 19
Poverty and Welfare among the Portuguese Jews in Early Modern Amsterdam Bernfeld, Tirtsah Levie Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2012 N/D12 18
Sitting with an Angel (AUDIO) Mass, Dana Water Records 1995 S/O 96 16
Ike and Mama and the Seven Surprises Snyder, Carol, Robinson, Charles Lothrop Lee & Shepard 1985 S/O 85 6
Judaism on Pleasure Bulka, Reuven Aronson 1995 F/M 96 7
Mossad, The Eisenberg, Dennis Ma 79 6
Vanishing Girl: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His 3rd Case Peacock, Shane Tundra Books 2009 N/D 09 11
Good-bye Glamour Girl Tamar, Erika F/M 85 7
Entering the Sacred Mountain: Exploring the Mystical Practices of Judaism, Buddhism and Sufism Cooper, David A. Bell Tower 1994 M/J 96 6
Feather Bed Journey, The Feder, Paula Kurzband, Schuett, Stacey Albert Whitman 1995 N/D 95 15
Creative Puppetry for Jewish Kids Warshawsky, Gale Solotar Alternatives in Religious Education 1985 S/O 85 7
Book of Abraham, The Halter, Marek, Bair, Lowell Holt 1986 S/O 86 9
Revealed Texts, Hidden Meanings: Finding the Religious Significance in Tanakh Angel, Hayyim J. Ktav 2009 M/J 10 26
Tales of the Ten Lost Tribes Yellin, Tamar Toby Press 2008 M/J 09 33
Jerusalem Curiosities Milgram, Abraham E. JPS 1990 F/M 91 19
Life Lines Viertel, Joseph S/O 82 7
Not Strictly Kosher: Pioneer Jews in New Zealand Rosenthal, Odeda Starchand Press 1988 N/D 88 7
Wise … and Not So Wise: Ten Tales from the Rabbis Gershator, Phillis, Ginsburg, Alexa JPS 2004 N/D 04 22
Anne Frank Waxman, Laura Hamilton History Maker Biographies Series Lerner 2009 F/M 10 14
Picture Book of Anna Frank, A Adler, David A. Holiday House 1993 F/M 94 14
Sharon: Israels Warrior Politician Miller, Anita, Miller, Jordan, Zetouni, Sigalit Academy Chicago Publishers 2002 M/J 03 20-21
House on the Roof: A Sukkot Story Adler, David A., Hirsch, Marily Bonim Books 1976 F/M 92 20
Jewsandwords Oz, Amos, Oz-Salzberger, Fania Yale University Press 2012 M/J13 31
Miracle Meals: Eight Nights of Food N Fun for Chanukah Wikler, Madeline, Groner, Judy, Radin, Chari M. Kar-Ben 1987 F/M 88 8
Turbulent Times, Prophetic Dreams: Art from Israeli and Palestinian Children Koplewicz, Harold S., Furman, Gail, Goodman, Robin Devora 2000 F/M 02 22
Gilded Lions and Jeweled Horses: The Synagogue to the Carousel Zimiles, Murray Brandeis University Press 2007 F/M 08 46
Elected and the Chosen: Why American Presidents Have Supported Jews and Israel: From George Washington to Barack Obama; The Brian, Denis Gefen 2012 S/O13 22
Execution, The Crawford, Oliver O 79 1
Commitment to the Dead: One Womans Journey Toward Understanding Waterford, Helen H. Renaissance House Publishers 1987 F/M 88 5
Bible at Qumran. Text, Shape, and Interpretation, The Flint, Peter W. Eerdmans 2001 S/O 01 12
Red Sea Benedek, Emily St. Martin's 2007 M/J 08 19
Structure of the High Holiday Services, The Schach, Stephen R. Aronson 2002 F/M 03 38
Israel, Covenant People, Covenant Land Rossel, Seymour UAHC 1985 S/O 86 11
Legacy: Teachings for Life from the Great Lithuanian Rabbis, The Wein, Berel, Goldstein, Warren Koren 2012 S/O13 45
New Jewish Experiential Book, The Reisman, Bernard Ktav 2002 M/J 03 23
Where Is Babys Dreidel? Katz, Karen Little Simon 2007 N/D 07 17
Heart Afire: Stories and Teachings of the Early Hasidic Masters, A Schachter-Shalomi, Zalman N., Miles-Yepez, Netanel JPS 2009 N/D 09 25-26
Aliya: A Love Story Segal, Brenda Lesley St. Martin's 1978 W78 24
Passover Fishman, Cathy Goldberg, Reeves, Jeni On My Own Holidays Series Millbrook Press 2006 M/J 06 15-16
Selected Writings of Mordecai Noah, The Shuldiner, Michael, Kleinfeld, Daniel J. Contributions in American Studies Greenwood 1999 M/J 00 15-16
Hitlers Daughters French, Jackie HarperCollins 2003 S/O 03 45
Jewish Woman Next Door: Repairing the World One Step at a Time, The Flancbaum, Debby Urim 2007 S/O 07 47
Meditations at Sixty: One Person, Under God, Indivisible; Kashrut, Modesty, Mourning, Prayer and Love Safran, Eliyahu Ktav 2008 S/O 09 43
Torah Queeries: Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible Drinkwater, Gregg, Shneer, David New York University Press 2009 S/O 10 30-31
From the Gestapo to the Gulags: One Jewish Life Katz, Zev Vallentine Mitchell 2004 F/M 05 17
Does God Belong in the Bedroom? Gold, Michael JPS 1992 S/O 93 18
Childs Picture Hebrew Dictionary, A Meshi, Ita Adama 1985 S/O 85 7
Before There Was a Before Waskow, Shoshana, Danziger, Amnon Adama 1984 F/M 86 6
Rabbi Meir Kahane: His Life and Thought. Volume One: 1932-1975 Kahane, Libby Institute for the Publication of the Writings of Rabbi Meir Kahane 2008 S/O 08 16-17
Stalker Kellerman, Faye William Morrow 2000 N/D 00 14-15
Inside-Out Grandma: A Hanukkah Story Rothenberg, Joan Hyperion 1995 N/D 95 17
Konin: A Quest Richardson, Theo Pantheon 1995 N/D 95 11

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