Book Review Index

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Digital copies of AJL Reviews are available back to the Nov/Dec 2007 issue of the AJL Newsletter.
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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort ascending
Chicken Soup, Chicken Soup Mayer, Pamela, Melmon, Deborah Kar-Ben 2016 N/D 2016 10-11 McMahon, Martha
Shmulik Paints the Town Rose, Lisa, Echeverri, Catalina Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 45 McMahon, Martha
Kayla and Kugel Koffsky, Ann D. Apples and Honey Press 2015 N/D 2015 6 McMahon, Martha
Aly Raisman: Athlete and Activist Leigh, Anna Lerner 2019 M/J 2019 4-5 McMahon, Martha
Dear Santa, Love, Rachel Rosenstein Peet, Amanda Doubleday 2015 M/J 2016 14 McMahon, Martha
Rosh Hashanah Is Coming! Newman, Tracy, Garofoli, Viviana Kar-Ben 2016 S/O 2016 28 Kamin, Rachel
Tamar's Sukkah Gellman, Ellie B. Kar-Ben 2015 S/O 2015 37 Kamin, Rachel
Noah's Art Animal ABCs Scudamore, Angelika Zonderkidz 2018 M/J 2019 7 Kamin, Rachel
Clifford Celebrates Hanukkah Bridwell, Norman Scholastic 2015 M/J 2016 15 Kamin, Rachel
Maya Prays for Rain Tarcov, Susan, Ochoa, Anna Kar-Ben 2016 S/O 2016 29 Kamin, Rachel
Talia and the Very Yum Kippur Marshall, Linda Elovitz Kar-Ben 2015 S/O 2015 37-38 Kamin, Rachel
Hanukkah Lights Martin, David Candlewick Press 2015 N/D 2015 4-5 Kamin, Rachel
One Fine Shabbat Barash, Chris, Mai-Wyss, Tatjana Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 43 Kamin, Rachel
Shh... Shh... Shabbat Marshall, Linda Elovitz, Golubeva, Evgenia Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 44 Kamin, Rachel
Hanukkah is Coming! Newman, Tracy Kar-Ben 2015 N/D 2015 5 Kamin, Rachel
A Holiday for Ari Ant Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Apples and Honey Press 2016 F/M 16 45 Kamin, Rachel
Pinny the Peanut Learns About Allergies Burstyn, Rochel, Apt, Tali Feldheim 2015 F/M 16 40 Kamin, Rachel
Gabriel's Horn Kimmel, Eric A., Surducan, Maria Kar-Ben 2016 S/O 2016 27 Kamin, Rachel
Avigail. Zauderer, Chana, Abadi, Mary Feldheim 2015 F/M 16 34 Kamin, Rachel
Liliths’s Demons Enszer, Dr. Julie R. Midsummer Night's Press 2015 M/J 2016 40 Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron
On the Landing: Stories Mash, Yenta Northern Illinois University Press 2018 M/J 2019 39-40 Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron
Serendipity's Footsteps Nelson, Suzanne Alfred A. Knopf 2015 M/J 2016 8-9 Gershowitz, Elissa
The Chameleon That Saved Noah's Ark Molchadsky, Yael, Bergman, Orit Penguin Random House 2016 S/O 2016 30 Gershowitz, Elissa
Librarian of Auschwitz, The Iturbe, Antonio, Thwaites, Lilit Henry Holt 2017 M/J 2018 5 Gershowitz, Elissa
Albert Einstein: Scientist May, Andrew Cavendish Square 2017 N/D 2018 8 Gershowitz, Elissa
Anne Frank: Writer Waxman, Zoe Cavendish Square 2017 N/D 2018 8 Gershowitz, Elissa
I Have Lost My Way Forman, Gayle Viking Books for Young Readers 2018 M/J 2019 11 Gershowitz, Elissa
From Forbidden Fruit to Milk and Honey: A Commentary on Food in the Torah Lipton,Diana Urim Publications 2018 F/M 2020 27-28 Gottschalk, Haim
Religious and Spiritual Life of the Jews of Medina, The Mazuz, Haggai Brill 2014 S/O 2015 14 Gottschalk, Haim
Religious and Spiritual Life of the Jews of Medina, The Mazuz, Haggai Brill 2014 S/O 2015 14 Gottschalk, Haim
The Bloomsbury Companion to Holocaust Literature Adams, Jenni Bloomsbury Academic 2014 M/J 15 19 Darrow, Sheila
Eight Questions of Faith: Biblical Challenges That Guide and Ground Our Lives. Goldstein, Niles Elliot Jewish Publication Society 2015 F/M 16 11 Wolfe, Nira
אידאולוגיה ונוף סמלי: קבורתם בשנית של אנשי שם יהודיים באדמת ארץ ישראל Bar, Doron Hebrew University Magnes Press 2015 F/M 16 4 Wolfe, Nira
Picture This!: A Photo Journal of Holy Times, Holy Work, and Holy Places in Eretz Yisrael Tscholkowsky, Esther Feldheim 2014 M/J 15 41 Wolfe, Nira
Reconsidering Israel-Diaspora Relations Ben-Rafael, Eliezer, Liwerant, Judit Bokser, Gorny, Yosef Brill 2014 F/M 16 5 Wolfe, Nira
Geographies of the Holocaust Knowles, Anne Kelly, Cole, Tim, Giordano, Alberto Spacial Humanities Indiana University Press 2014 S/O 2015 12 Wolfe, Nira
How Free Will Works: The Blueprints to Take Charge of Your Life, Health, and Happiness. Lieberman, Dovid Feldheim Publishers 2015 S/O 2016 10 Wolfe, Nira
Open Hearts: Memoirs of a Cardiac Surgeon Borman, Joseph B. Gefen 2013 F/M14 24-25 Wolfe, Nira
My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black Woman Discovers her Family’s Nazi Past . Teege, Jennifer, Sellmair, Nikola, Sommer, Carolin Experimnet 2015 F/M 2016 23 Wolfe, Nira
The Art of Yannai Fine, Gary M. Independently Published 2018 F/M 2019 3-4 Wolfe, Nira
Broken Lives: How Ordinary Germans Experienced the Twentieth Century Jarausch, Konrad H. Princeton Univerity Press 2018 M/J 2019 30 Wolfe, Nira
Because I was a painter Cognet, Christophe Cinema Guild 2013 F/M 2016 29 Wolfe, Nira
Habima in Berlin: The Institutionalization of a Zionist Theatre. Zer-Zion, Shelly Magnes Press 2015 S/O 2016 19 Wolfe, Nira
The Tzaddiq is the Foundation of the World: Rav Kook’s Esoteric Mission and Mystical Experience Cherlow, Semadar Mahshavot Bar-Ilan University Press 2012 F/M14 28 Wolfe, Nira
Living a Real Life with Real Food: How to Get Healthy, Lose Weight, and Stay Energized— the Kosher Way. Warren, Beth Skyhorse Publishing 2014 S/O 2015 23 Wolfe, Nira
Hidden Treasures from Europe. v.1 Emanuel, Simha Magnes Press 2015 S/O 2016 5 Wolfe, Nira
New Membership & Financial Alternatives for the American Synagogue: From Traditional Dues to Fair Share to Gifts from the Heart Olitzky, Kerry M., Olitzky, Avi S. Jewish Lights Publishing 2015 F/M 2016 18 Wolfe, Nira
Jewish Wisdom for Growing Older: Finding Your Grit & Grace Beyond Midlife Friedman, Dayle Jewish Lights Publishing 2015 S/O 2015 151 Wolfe, Nira
Symphony No. 3 ‘Kaddish’ Bernstein, Leonard American Classics, NAXOS 2016 M/J 2016 42 Wolfe, Nira
Kabbalist in the Heart of the Storm: R. Moshe Hayyim Luzzatto Garb, Jonathan Tel Aviv University 2014 M/J 15 23-24 Wolfe, Nira
Bridge to Healing: Finding Strength to Cope with Illness Meyerstein, Israela Mazo Publishers 2014 M/J 15 32-33 Wolfe, Nira
Oy, Feh, So? Fagan, Cary Groundwood 2013 F/M14 13 Cooper, Abby
The Rabbi Slurps Spaghetti Kimmelman, Leslie [nid:11416], , Davey, Sharon Apple and Honey Press 2019 M/J 2019 19 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Unlikely Warrior Rauch, Georg, Rauch, Phyllis Farrar Straus Giroux 2015 F/M 16 41-42 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Anna and the Swallow Man Savit, Gavriel Alfred A. Knopf 2016 M/J 2016 3 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Kissing Ezra Holtz( and Other Things I Did For Science) Shrum, Brianna R. Sky Pony Press 2019 N/D 2019 15 Malen, Michal Hoschander
With a Mighty Hand: The Story in the Torah Ehrlich, Amy Candlewick 2013 F/M14 3 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Picture Girl Brill, Marlene Targ Golden Alley Press 2018 M/J 2019 9 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Creation Colors Koffsky, Ann D. Apples and Honey Press 2019 M/J 2019 3 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Backfield Boys: A Football Mystery in Black and White Feinstein, John Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017 M/J 2018 14 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Shuki’s Upside-Down Dream Ganz, Yaffa Feldheim 2014 M/J 15 14 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Oskar and the Eight Blessings Simon, Richard, Simon, Tanya, Siegel, Mark Roaring Brook Press 2015 F/M 16 46 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Whirlpool Stimler, Ayala Menucha Publishers 2015 S/O 2015 32 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Next Year in Israel Bridgeton, Sarah Bridgeton, Sarah 2012 F/M14 7 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Jewish Renaissance: A Voice from the Chorus 3 vol. Feuerstein, Malcolm self-published 2019 N/D 2019 34 Bibel, Barbara M.
Israeli Passion: Love, Jealousy and Crime SISU Entertainment 2015 N/D 2015 46 Bibel, Barbara M.
Bible on Location: Off the Beaten Path in Ancient & Modern Israel, The Baretz, Julie Jewish Publication Society 2015 F/M 16 4 Bibel, Barbara M.
Inspired by a True Story: Isaac Karmon, Robert Pleasure Boat Studio 2017 M/J 2018 36 Bibel, Barbara M.
From Krakow to Berkeley: Coming Out of Hiding. An Immigrant's Search for Identity and Belonging Rabkin, Anna Valentine Mitchell 2018 N/D 2018 31 Bibel, Barbara M.
Jewish Medical Resistance in the Holocaust Grodin, Michael A. Berghahn Books 2014 M/J 15 26 Bibel, Barbara M.
How the Other Half Looks: The Lower East Side and the Afterlives of Images Blair, Sara Princeton University Press 2018 F/M 2019 2-3 Bibel, Barbara M.
Nights of Tel Aviv: Israeli Detective Stories SISU Entertainment 2015 N/D 2015 47 Bibel, Barbara M.
Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews in America. The Jewish Role in American Life: An Annual Review of the Casden Institute for the Study of the Jewish Role in American Life. Volume 13. Soomekh, Saba Purdue University Press 2016 S/O 2016 16 Bibel, Barbara M.
Death by Pastrami Bernstein, Leonard S. University of New Orleans Press 2014 M/J 15 43 Bibel, Barbara M.
Carioca-Bev: The Wartime Record of Major Ralph I. Fine. The Making of a B-24 Liberator Pilot in the Eighth Air Force in Europe During World War II. A Portrait of Courage Fine, Gary M. self-published 2019 N/D 2019 23 Bibel, Barbara M.
Hilarious Hebrew: The Fun and Fast Way to Learn the Language Breuer, Yael, Shavit, Eyal, Smith, Aubrey Pitango Publishing 2014 F/M 16 5 Bibel, Barbara M.
New Kosher: Simple Recipes to Savor & Share Kushner, Kim Weldon Owen 2015 M/J 2016 33 Bibel, Barbara M.
Annelies: A Novel of Anne Frank Gillham, David R. Penguin 2019 F/M 2020 34-35 Bibel, Barbara M.
The Taster:A Novel Alexander, V.S. Kensington Publishing 2018 M/J 2019 38 Bibel, Barbara M.
The Rabbi Finds Her Way: A Pearl Ross Levy Novel Schoen, Robert, DeCuir, Catherine Stone Bridge Press 2019 F/M 2020 35 Bibel, Barbara M.
The Paris Photo: A Novel Gabin, Jean S. Wisdom House 2018 M/J 2019 38-39 Bibel, Barbara M.
Exiles Return, The De Waal, Elisabeth Picador 2013 N/D 14 38 Bibel, Barbara M.
Golem of Hollywood, The Kellerman, Jonathan, Kellerman, Jesse G. P. Putnam's Sons 2014 S/O 2015 23 Bibel, Barbara M.
Hormone Factory, The Goldschmidt, Saskia Other Press 2014 N/D 14 40 Bibel, Barbara M.
Oxford Handbook of Abrahamic Religions Silverstein, Adam J., Strousma, Guy G. Oxford University Press 2015 M/J 2016 35 Bibel, Barbara M.
Mystery of the Milton Manuscript: A Novel, The Libin, Barry M. Urim 2014 S/O 2015 25 Bibel, Barbara M.
Early One Morning Baily, Virginia Little Brown and Company 2015 F/M 2016 26 Gremillion, Yossi
Come Back for Me Hart-Green, Sharon New Jewish Press 2017 M/J 2018 35 Gremillion, Yossi
To Cross the Line with a Bridge. Belmont, Yemima Rabbeinu Publishers 2015 F/M 16 4 Gremillion, Yossi
Strangers in Budapest Keener, Jessica Algonquin Books 2017 M/J 2018 36 Gremillion, Yossi
Safekeeping Hope, Jessamyn Fig Tree Books 2014 N/D 2015 42 Gremillion, Yossi
Enchantress: A Novel of Rav Hisda’s Daughter Anton, Maggie Plume 2014 N/D 14 36 Gremillion, Yossi
I Pity the Poor Immigrant Lazar, Zachary Little Brown and Company 2014 M/J 15 43-44 Gremillion, Yossi
The Sea Beach Line Nadler, Ben Fig Tree Books 2014 N/D 2015 43 Gremillion, Yossi
Mannequin Girl Litman, Ellen W. W. Norton & Company 2014 M/J 15 44 Gremillion, Yossi
Prayers for the Living Cheuse, Alan Fig Tree Books 2014 S/O 2015 23 Gremillion, Yossi
The Princess of Dan Nadborny-Burgeman, Nechama Sarah Gila Menorah Books 2014 M/J 15 44 Gremillion, Yossi
The Pawnbroker Fig Tree Books 2015 N/D 2015 44 Gremillion, Yossi
Fields of Exile Gold, Nora Dundurn 2014 N/D 14 40 Gremillion, Yossi
Compulsion: A Novel. Levin, Meyer Fig Tree Books 2015 S/O 2015 24 Gremillion, Yossi

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