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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Dancing on Tisha B’Av Raphael, Lev St. Martin’s 1990 F/M 91 21
Book of Miracles: A Young Peoples Guide to Jewish Spirituality, The Kushner, Lawrence URJ Press 1987 F/M 88 6
Anne Frank: Life in Hiding Hurwitz, Johanna JPS 1988 F/M 89 13
When Memory Speaks: The Holocaust in Art Toll, Nelly Praeger 1998 S/O 98 29
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
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
Good Arabs: The Israeli Security Agencies and Israeli Arabs, 1948-1967 Cohen, Hillel, Watzman, Haim University of California Press 2010 N/D 10 17
Empathy (VIDEO) Siegel, Amie First Run/Icarus Films 2004 N/D 04 8
To This Day Agnon, S. Y., Halkin, Hillel Toby Press 2008 M/J 08 18
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
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
Faraway Land, A Thor, Annika, Schenck, Linda Delacorte Press 2009 N/D 09 14-15
Contested Creations in the Book of Job: the World-as-It-Ought-and-Ought-Not-to-Be Pelham, Abigail Brill 2012 FM13 33-34
Biblical Games Brams, Steven J. MIT Press 1980 W80 18
Allegra Maud Goldman Konecky, Edith Harper 1976 Sp77 32
Watermelon in the Sukkah, A Rouss, Sylvia A., Iosa, Ann Kar-Ben 2013 S/O13 14
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
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
Ghost of Hannah Mendes, The Ragen, Naomi Simon & Schuster 1998 N/D 98 12
Dynamic Women Dancers Dublin, Anne Womens Hall of Fame Series Second Story Press 2009 S/O 09 13
This I Believe: Douments of American Jewish Life Marcus, Jacob Rader Aronson 1990 F/M 91 18-19
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
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
Yom Kippur War, The London Sunday Times Insight Team Doubleday 1974 Sp 75 26
Hebrew Manuscripts of the Valmadonna Trust Library, The Richler, Benjamin Valmadonna Trust Library 1998 N/D 99 41955
Every Second Counts: True Stories from Israel Oestermann, Richard, Stenge, Margrit Rosenberg Gefen 2006 F/M 07 34
Classic Yiddish Stories of S. Y. Abramovitsh, Sholem Aleichem, and I. L. Peretz Frieden, Ken, Gorelick, Ted Syracuse University Press 2004 S/O 04 8
Behind the Secret Window: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood Toll, Nelly S. Dial 1993 M/J 93 16
Abraham Joshua Heschel: Man of Spirit, Man of Action Rose, Or JPS 2003 N/D 03 25
Year of Sweet Senior Insanity, The Levitan, Sonia s.n. N/D 82 8
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
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
Haydns Jews: Representation and Reception on the Operatic Stage Clark, Caryl Cambridge University Press 2009 M/J 10 30
Vanishing Girl: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His 3rd Case Peacock, Shane Tundra Books 2009 N/D 09 11
Judaism on Pleasure Bulka, Reuven Aronson 1995 F/M 96 7
Mossad, The Eisenberg, Dennis Ma 79 6
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
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
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms Steinmetz, Sol Rowman & Littlefield 2005 F/M 06 37
Call of Memory: Learning about the Holocaust Through Narrative: An Anthology, The Shawn, Karen, Goldfrad, Keren Ben Yehuda Press 2008 S/O 08 20
Chanukkah Tree, The Kimmel, Eric A. N/D 81 10
Avengers and Defenders: Glimpses of Chicagos Jewish Past Roth, Walter Academy Chicago Publishers 2008 S/O 09 41, 43
Wise … and Not So Wise: Ten Tales from the Rabbis Gershator, Phillis, Ginsburg, Alexa JPS 2004 N/D 04 22
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
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
Hannah is a Palindrome Skolsky, Mindy Warshaw, Weinhaus, Karen Ann Harper 1980 W80 9
Turbulent Times, Prophetic Dreams: Art from Israeli and Palestinian Children Koplewicz, Harold S., Furman, Gail, Goodman, Robin Devora 2000 F/M 02 22
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
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
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
David & Goliath Marzollo, Jean Little, Brown 2004 M/J 04 29
Boy In the Striped Pajamas, The Boyne, John Random House 2006 M/J 06 17
Apples and Honey Holub, Joan, Po, Cary Puffin Books 2003 F/M 04 35-36
Where Is Babys Dreidel? Katz, Karen Little Simon 2007 N/D 07 17
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
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
Grammatical Concepts 101 for Biblical Hebrew: Learning Biblical Hebrew Grammatical Concepts Through English Grammar Long, Gary A. Hendrickson 2002 F/M 03 36
Energizing Hanukkah Story for Children, The Mozo, Chaim Pitspopany 1998 N/D 98 15
Torah Queeries: Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible Drinkwater, Gregg, Shneer, David New York University Press 2009 S/O 10 30-31
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
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
Fifth Mountain, The Coelho, Paulo, Landers, Clifford E. HarperCollins 1998 M/J 98 18
Covenant & Conversation: A Weekly Reading of the Jewish Bible: Genesis, The Book of Beginnings Sacks, Jonathan Israel Maggid Books 2009 F/M 10 38
Black Book, The Ehrenburg, Ilya, Levine, James S. Holocaust Library / Schocken Books 1981 W 82 14
American Rabbinate: A Century of Continuity and Change, The Marcus, Jacob Rader, Peck, Abraham J. Ktav 1986 N/D 87 5
We Remember the Holocaust Adler, David A. Holt 1989 M/J 90 14
Konin: A Quest Richardson, Theo Pantheon 1995 N/D 95 11
My Torah Numbers Judaica Press 2012 M/J13 4
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
Glossary of Jewish Life, A Olitzky, Kerry M., Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1992 S/O 92 20

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