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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Gilded Lions and Jeweled Horses: The Synagogue to the Carousel Zimiles, Murray Brandeis University Press 2007 F/M 08 46
Orphans Tale, An Neugeboren, Jay Holt 1976 F/M 92 20
Here Come the Purim Players Cohen, Barbara M/J 84 6
Three Women Piercy, Marge Morrow 1999 S/O 00 33, 35
Major Changes Within the Jewish People in the Wake of the Holocaust: Proceedings of the Ninth Yad Vashem International Historical Conference, 1993 Gutman, Yisrae, Saf, Avital Yad Vashem 1996 S/O 97 12, 14
Young Man in Search of Love, A Singer, Isaac Bashevis Doubleday 1978 Sp78 24
Saving the Jews: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Holocaust Rosen, Robert N. Thunder's Mouth Press 2006 S/O 06 43
Jewish Megatrends: Charting the Course of the American Jewish Future Schwarz, Sidney Jewish Lights Publishing 2013 S/O13 40
Execution, The Crawford, Oliver O 79 1
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
Sages Speak: Rabbinic Wisdom and Jewish Values, The Silverman, William B. Aronson 1989 F/M 90 17
Jewish Holiday Fun Adler, David A. Kar-Ben 1987 F/M 88 8
Yiddish for Dog & Cat Lover = Yidish far Libhobers fun Hint un Kats Wolfe, Marjorie Gottlieb, Engelman, Earl W. Malka Publications 2007 M/J 08 42
One Mezuzah Kitman, Carol S/O 84 8
Dialogues in Judaism: Jewish Dilemmas Defined, Debated, Explored Berkowitz, William Aronson 1991 F/M 93 21
Agunah, The Grade, Chaim, Leviant, Curt Bobbs Merrill 1974 D 74 26
These Are the Words: A Vocabulary of Jewish Spiritual Life Green, Arthur Jewish Lights Publishing 1999 S/O 00 13
Lottys Lace Tablecloth Lehman-Wilzig, Tami, Topaz, Ksenia Jewish Heirloom Stories Gefen 2007 S/O 07 16
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
Prince of Egypt, The Yolen, Jane, Koelsch, Michael, Navarro, Larry Penguin 1998 M/J 99 14
Immigrants in Turmoil: Mass Immigration to Israel and its Repercussions in the 1950s and After Hacohen, Dvora Syracuse University Press 2003 S/O 03 20
Virtual Kibbutz: Stories from a Changing Society, The Shuman, Ellis iUniverse 2003 S/O 03 13, 15
Much, Much Better Kosofsky, Chaim, Schiffman, Jessica Hachai 2006 N/D 06 17
Chanukah Greenfeld, Howard Holt 1976 M/J 92 31
Snow in Jerusalem Da Costa, Deborah, Wright, Cornelius Van, Hu, Ying-Hwa Albert Whitman 2001 S/O 01 34
Just Revenge Dershowitz, Alan M. Warner Books 1999 N/D 99 16
From the Gestapo to the Gulags: One Jewish Life Katz, Zev Vallentine Mitchell 2004 F/M 05 17
Bay Area Jewish Forum Haggadah, The (Rev. 1986) Kramer, Ralph, Schid, Philip Benmir Books 1986 A/M 86 4
Rituals & Practices of a Jewish Life: A Handbook for Personal Spiritual Renewal, The Olitzky, Kerry M., Judson, Daniel Jewish Lights Publishing 2002 S/O 03 23-24
Jew or Juif? Jews, French Canadians and Anglo-Canadians, 1759-1914 Brown, Michael JPS 1976 S/O 87 6
Women and Judaism: New Insights and Scholarship Greenspahn, Frederick E. Jewish Studies in the 21st Century NYU Press 2009 M/J 10 31
Oath, The Wiesel, Elie Random House 1973 Ap 74 26
Dating Secrets of the Ten Commandments Boteach, Shmuley Doubleday 2000 M/J 00 8
"Berson Boys" and the Origins of Contemporary Zionist Militancy, The Baumel, Judith Tydor, Ordan, Dena Syracuse University Press 2005 M/J 06 22
Tastes of Jewish Tradition: Recipes, Activities and Stories for the Whole Family Hirsh, Jody, Goodman, Ida, Goldenholz, Aggie, Cooper, Cindy Harry and Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center of Milwaukee 2003 S/O 03 48-49
Like Everybody Else Girion, Barbara F/M 81 7
Hanukkah Owens, L. L., Conger, Holli Cultural Holidays Series Magic Wagon 2010 M/J 10 15
Pirhei Sepharad Singing Hanukkah Songs with Rabbi {Sasson} Natan, in Hebrew, English, Yiddish and Ladino Sol and Tillie Hasson Sephardic Day School 2001 F/M 02 31
How We Lived: A Documentary History of Immigrant Jews in America 1880-1930 Howe, Irving Marek 1979 Sp 80 13
Two Rothschilds and the Land of Israel Schama, Simon Knopf 1978 Sp79 25
Missing Years, The Laqueur, Walter Little, Brown 1980 W 80 16
Shnook the Peddler Schur, Maxine Rose, Redpath, Dlae Dillon 1985 A/M 86 5
Josephs Wardrobe Citrin, Paul J. UAHC 1987 M/J 87 7
Formula for Proper Living: Practical Lessons from Life and Torah, A Twerski, Abraham J. Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 F/M 10 40
Brownsville: The Birth, Development and Passing of a Jewish Community in New York (2nd ed) Landesman, Alter F. Block 1971 W79 23
Encyclopedia of Jewish History: Events and Eras of the Jewish People Facts on File 1986 N/D 86 6
As It Is Written Coyle, Pamela Pamela Coyle 2000 S/O 02 19
Religions of the Middle East Stacey, Gill World Almanac Library of the Middle East Series World Almanac Library 2007 N/D 07 22
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, The Gunderson, Cory World in Conflict Series Abdo and Daughters 2004 N/D 03 32
Whither Thou Goest: The Jewish In-Laws Survival Guide Shapiro, Sorah Devora 2008 M/J 09 29
Nick & Norahs Infinite Playlist Cohn, Rachel, Levithan, David Knopf 2006 F/M 07 8
Cookmaktes Weiss, Elizabeth, Laskey, Joan Ellen Macrae 1973 Sp 75 29
Suicide Bombers: Foot Soldiers of the Terrorist Movement Landau, Elaine Lerner 2007 N/D 07 22-23
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie Pressler, Mirjam, Macki, Erik J. Front Street 2007 N/D 07 13
Gravity Fails: The Comic Jewish Shaping of Modern America Bloom, James D. Praeger 2003 M/J 04 41955
Pastor Andre Trocme: Spiritual Leader of the French Village le Chambon Draper, Allison Stark Holocaust Biographies Series Rosen 2001 F/M 02 37
Holocaust Literature: An Encyclopedia of Writers and Their Work Kremer, S. Lillian Routledge 2003 S/O 03 21
Traces of God: Seeing God in Torah, History and Everyday Life Gillman, Neil Jewish Lights Publishing 2006 S/O 06 39
Mendels Accordion Hyde, Heidi Smith, Sterre, Johanna van der Kar-Ben 2007 F/M 07 10
Seven Animals Wag Their Tales Bogot, Howard I., Bogot, Mark K. Pitspopany 2000 F/M 01 15
Jews and Judaism Sanders, E. P. Fortress Press 1985 S/O 85 5
Final Solution, The Rice, Earle Lucent 1997 S/O 97 28
Book of Abraham, The Halter, Marek, Bair, Lowell Holt 1986 S/O 86 9
Economic Morality and Jewish Law Levine, Aron Oxford University Press 2012 M/J13 29
Anne Frank Waxman, Laura Hamilton History Maker Biographies Series Lerner 2009 F/M 10 14
Race: A History Beyond Black and White Aronson, Marc Atheneum 2007 F/M 08 19
Inventory of the Herbert Frommer Collection, An Kahn, Elliottt, Steinberger, Naomi M. Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America 1995 F/M 96 8, 10
What Did the Biblical Writers Know, and When Did They Know It?: What Archaeology Can Tell Us about the Reality of Ancient Israel Dever, William G. Eerdmans 2001 F/M 02 20
Mystery of the Kaifeng Scroll Feder, Harriet E. Lerner 1995 N/D 95 14
Coal Question, The Davis, Bertha, Whitfield, Susan W83 13
Stingy Buzi and King Solomon Sigal, Goldie Lomir Hofn Press 2009 F/M 10 41955
Lady with the Hat, The Orlev, Uri Houghton Mifflin 1995 F/M 96 17
God in Our Relationships: Spirituality Between People from the Teachings of Martin Buber Ross, Dennis S. Jewish Lights Publishing 2003 S/O 03 24
Our Snowman Had Olive Eyes Herman, Charlotte Dutton 1977 W78 28
Hidden Faces of the Soul: Ten Secrets for Mind / Body Healing from Kabbalahs Lost Tree of Life Kramer, Sheldon Z., Mitchell, Mardeene Adams Media Corporation 2000 S/O 01 17
Time Like a River Perrin, Randy, Perrin, Hannah, Perrin, Tova RDR Books 1997 M/J 98 22
Manyas Story Gray, Bettyanne S 78 1
Zionism and the Arabs: An American Jewish Dilemma, 1898-1948 Medoff, Rafael Praeger 1997 F/M 98 11
Scripture as Logos: Rabbi Ishmael and the Origins of Midrash Yadin, Azzan University of Pennsylvania Press 2004 F/M 05 25
Jewish Prayer: Concepts and Customs Klein, Earl Alpha Publishing Company 1986 S/O 86 6
Eyes Remade for Wonder: A Lawrence Kushner Reader Kushner, Lawrence Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 S/O 99 12
Bible at Qumran. Text, Shape, and Interpretation, The Flint, Peter W. Eerdmans 2001 S/O 01 12
Dinosaur on Hanukkah Rauchwerger, Diane Levin, Wolff, Jason Kar-Ben 2005 N/D 05 17
Aliya: A Love Story Segal, Brenda Lesley St. Martin's 1978 W78 24
Prophet for Today: Contemporary Lessons from the Book of Yehoshua, A Prozansky, Steven Gefen 2006 S/O 07 53
In My Pocket Sim, Dorrith M. Harcourt Brace 1996 F/M 98 14
Waiting for Eugene Lowenstein, Sallie Lion Stone Books 2006 N/D 05 13
My Brothers Bar Mitzvah Gallan, Janet, Avishai, Susan Kar-Ben 1990 F/M 91 23
Chicken Soup by Heart Hershenhorn, Esther, Littinger, Rosanne Simon & Schuster 2002 S/O 02 42
Sondras Search Silvers, Ester Katz Devorah 2007 M/J 08 15
Kaddishel: A Life Reborn Golub, Aharon, Golub, Bennett W. Devora 2005 F/M 06 32-33
Garden of Ruth, The Etzioni-Halevy, Eva Plume 2007 N/D 07 25
Before There Was a Before Waskow, Shoshana, Danziger, Amnon Adama 1984 F/M 86 6
Rooster Prince of Breslov, The Stampler, Ann Redisch, Yelchin, Eugene Clarion 2010 S/O 10 10
Jewish Bible Almanac, The Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1997 S/O 98 12
World Full of Strangers, A Freeman, Cynthia Arbor House 1975 Sp76 22
Old New Land (Altneuland) Herzl, Theodor, Levensohn, Lotta Markus Wiener 1987 S/O 88 9
Day I Wasnt There, The Cixous, Helene, Brahic, Beverley Bie Northwestern University Press 2004 S/O 06 31
30-Minute Kosher Cook, The Zeidler, Judy Morrow 1999 M/J 99 10
Tell Them We Remember: The Story of the Holocaust Bachrach, Susan D. Little, Brown 1994 M/J 95 18

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