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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Author/Editor Titlesort descending Place of Publication Year Series ISBN Issue P Review Author Review format Review type
Wein, Elizabeth Code Name Verity 2012 M/J13 10-11
Corenthal, Michael G. Cohen on the Telephone: A Hisotry of Jewish Recorded Humor and Popular Music, 1892-1942 1984 N/D 86 4
Wolfson, Jill Cold Hands, Warm Heart 2009 S/O 09 19
Klug, Lisa Alcalay Coll Jew: The Ultimate Guide for Every Member of the Tribe 2008 F/M 09 13
Soloveitchik, Haym Collected Essays II 2014 M/J 15 39 Tesler, David
Rabin, A. I., Hazan, Bertha Collective Education in the Kibbutz 1973 W75 28
Elliott, Alice Collector of Bedford Street, The 2005 S/O 06 30
Elliott, Alice Collector of Bedford Street, The (VIDEO) 2005 S/O 06 30
Grossman, Laurie, Byers, Helen Colors of Israel 2001 N/D 01 22
Gold-Vukson, Marji E., Wikler, Madeline Colors of My Jewish Yeare, The 1998 S/O 98 32
Niewyk, Donald, Nicosia, Francis Columbia Guide to the Holocaust, The 2000 S/O 01 19
Hart-Green, Sharon Come Back for Me 2017 M/J 2018 35 Gremillion, Yossi Book Adult
Glicksberg, Abraham A. Come Back, Jewish Youth, Come Back Home S/O 83 3
Manushkin, Fran Come, Let Us Be Joyful: The Story of Hava Nagila 2000 S/O 00 36
Groner, Judyth, Wikler, Madeline Come, Let Us Welcome Shabbat 1999 S/O 00 36
Salmon, Howard Comic Book Siddur for Shabbat Morning Services 2008 N/D 08 36
Velde, Vivian Coming Evil, A 1998 M/J 99 19
Taylor, Penina Coming Full Circle: A Jewish Womans Journey Through Christianity and Back 2009 M/J 10 42
Orange, Wendy Coming Home to Jerusalem: A Personal Journey 2000 S/O 00 11
Shires, Linda M. Coming Home: A Womans Story of Conversion to Judaism 2003 F/M 04 20
Ross, Mandy Coming of Age 2004 Rites of Passage Series S/O 04 53
Herman, Victor Coming Out of the Ice Ma 80 6
Kaniuk, Yoram, Simckes, Seymour Commander of the Exodus 1999 F/M 01 10
Abrams, Nathan Commentary Magazine 1945-59: A Journal of Significant Thought and Opinion 2007 F/M 08 34
Ibn Ezra, Abraham, Schachter, Jay F. Commentary of Abraham ibn Ezra on the Pentateuch, The: Volume 5: Deuteronomy 2003 N/D 03 13
Carasik, Michael Commentators Bible: The JPS Miqraot Gedolot: Exodus, The 2005 M/J 06 24
Kushner, Yosef Commerce and Shabbos: The Laws of Shabbos as They Apply to Today’s Hi-Tech Business World. 2013 N/D 14 25 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Hacohen, Aviad Commitment and Complexity: Jewish Wisdom in an Age of Upheaval: Selections from the Writings of Rabbi Yehuda Amital 2008 F/M 09 11
Waterford, Helen H. Commitment to the Dead: One Womans Journey Toward Understanding 1987 F/M 88 5
Jungreis, Esther Committed Life: Principles for Good Living from Our Timeless Past, The 1998 M/J 99 7
Engelmayer, Shammai, Ozarowski, Joseph S., Sofian, David M. Common Ground 1997 S/O 98 7
Ascher, Abraham Community Under Siege: The Jews of Breslau Under Nazism, A 2007 M/J 08 23
Soloveitchik, Joseph B., Helfgot, Netanel Community, Covenant, and Commitment: Selected Letters and Communications of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik (MeOtzar HoRav) 2005 S/O 05 52
Henze, Matthias Companion to Biblical Interpretation in Early Judaism 2012 S/O12 34
Gordon, Neil Company You Keep, The 2003 N/D 03 8
Holub, Joan, Andriani, Renee Companys Coming: A Passover Lift-the-Flap Book 2002 S/O 02 43
Sears, David Compassion for Humanity in the Jewish Tradition 1998 N/D 99 12
Miller, Jonathan Compassionate Community: Ten Values to Unite America, The 2006 N/D 07 33-34
Wolbram, Ricky Complete Guide to Yarmulka Design, The S/O 84 7
Olitzky, Kerry M., Isaacs, Ronald H. Complete How to Handbook for Jewish Living, The 2004 N/D 04 9
Rose, Evelyn Complete International Jewish Cookbook, The 1976 Sp77 29
Complete Jewish Party Music Collection, The (AUDIO) M/J 93 19
Luzzatto, Moshe Hayyim Complete Mesillat Yesharim: Dialogue and Thematic Versions 2007 M/J 08 38
AvRutick, Frances R. Complete Passover Cookbook, The S/O 81 13
Mindel, Nissan, Schwartz, Michel Complete Story of Passover 1984 M/J 85 5
Mindel, Nissan Complete Story of Purim F/M 83 5
Mindel, Nissan Complete Story of Tishrei N/D 82 6
Klein, Ernest D. Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Hebrew Language for Readers of Hebrew, A 1987 S/O 89 8
Davis, Enid Comprehensive Guide to Childrens Literature with a Jewish Theme 1981 W 82 13
Beinfeld, Solon, Bochner, Harry Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary = Arumnemik Yiddish-English verterbukh 2013 S/O13 21
Levin, Meyer Compulsion: A Novel. 2015 S/O 2015 24 Gremillion, Yossi
Nulman, Macy Concise Encyclopedia of Jewish Music 1975 Sp77 30
Benz, Wolfgang, Dunlap, Thomas Concise History of the Third Reich, A 2006 S/O 06 35-36
Gordon, Paul Concrete Solution 2001 M/J 01 13
Seymour, Gerald Condition Black 1990 S/O 92 22
Littman, Sarah Darer Confessions of a Clost Catholic 2005 S/O 05 17-18
Cuniot, Denis Confidential Klezmer (SOUND) 2007 F/M 09 22
Hartman, David Conflicting Visions 1990 F/M 91 18
Benvenisti, Meron Conflicts and Contradictions 1986 A/M 86 3
Downing, David Conflicts of the Middle East 2007 World Almanac Library of the Middle East Series N/D 07 20-21
Downing, David Conflicts of the Middle East 2007 World Almanacs Library of the Middle East S/O 07 22-23
Himel, Martin Confrontation at Concordia (VIDEO) 2003 S/O 04 10
Laqueur, Walter Confrontation: The Middle East and World Politics 1974 D 74 29
Rosenfeld, Alvin Confronting the Holocaust O 79 6
Koons, Jon, Schindler, S. D. Confused Hanukkah: An Original Story of Chelm; A 2004 N/D 04 19
Levine, Morton, Kanto, Hal Congregation, The 1985 N/D 86 6
Romain, Gemma Connecting Histories: A Comparative Exploration of African-Caribbean and Jewish History and Memory in Modern Britain 2006 N/D 07 35
Ruderman, David B. Connecting the Covenants: Judaism and the Search for Christian Identity in Eighteenth-Century England 2007 F/M 08 43-44
Fogelman, Eva Conscience and Courage: Rescuers of Jews During the Holocaust 1994 M/J 95 17
Schulweis, Harold M. Conscience: The Duty to Obey and the Duty to Disobey 2008 F/M 09 18
Weiss, Erica Conscientious Objectors in Israel: Citizenship, Sacrifice, Trials of Fealty 2014 N/D 2015 40 Smith, Sonia
Shapira, Kalonymus Kalman, Cohen-Kiener, Andrea Conscious Community: A Guide to Inner Work 1996 F/M 97 8
Dorff, Elliot N. Conservative Judaism: Our Ancestors to our Descendants 1977 Sp78 22
Elazar, Daniel J., Geffen, Rela Mintz Conservative Movement in Judaism: Dilemmas and Opportunities, The 2000 SUNY Series in American Jewish Society in the 1990s F/M 01 4
Elazar, Daniel J., Geffen, Rela Mintz Conservative Movement in Judaism: Dilemmas and Opportunities, The 2000 SUNY Series in American Jewish Society in the 1990s M/J 01 41797
Blankman, Anne Conspiracy of Blood and Smoke 2015 F/M 16 38 Krasner, Barbara
Gersten, Alan Conspiracy of Indifference: The Reaoul Wallenberg Story, A 2001 F/M 02 21
Klugman, David Conspiracy of the Righteous: The Silence of the Village of Prelenfrey-du-Gud Saved Jewish Children and Adults in 1944, The 1995 M/J 96 10
Roth, John K. Consuming Fire, A: Encounters with Elie Wiesel and the Holocaust 1979 Sp80 16
Rosner, Fred Contemporary Biomedical Ethical Issues and Jewish Law 2006 S/O 07 53
Bechhofer, Yosef Gavriel Contemporary Eruv: Eruvin in Modern Metropolitan Areas, The 1998 S/O 98 41797
Bleich, J. David Contemporary Halakhic Problems 2012 Contemporary Halakhic Problems; vol. VI S/O12 27
Furman, Andrew Contemporary Jewish American Writers and the Multicultural Dilemma: The Return of the Exiled 2000 N/D 01 7
Lorenz, Dagmar C. G. Contemporary Jewish Writing in Austria: An Anthology 1999 S/O 00 15
Vieira, Nelson Contemporary Jewish Writing in Brazil: An Anthology 2009 Jewish Writing in the Contemporary World S/O 10 27
Cheyette, Brayn Contemporary Jewish Writing in Britain and Ireland: An Anthology 1998 N/D 98 11
Greenstein, Michael Contemporary Jewish Writing in Canada: an Anthology 2004 S/O 04 8
Suleiman, Susan Rubin, Forgecs, Eva Contemporary Jewish Writing in Hungary: An Anthology 2003 Jewish Writing in the Contemporary World Series S/O 04 41892
Stenberg, Peter Contemporary Jewish Writing in Sweden: An Anthology 2004 Jewish Writings in the Contemporary World M/J 05 30-31
Shatzky, Joel, Taub, Michael Contemporary Jewish-American Dramatists and Poets: A Bio-Critical Sourcebook 1999 S/O 00 20, 31
Shatzky, Joel, Taub, Michael Contemporary Jewish-American Novelists: A Bio-Critical Sourcebook 1997 N/D 97 41797
Contemporary Jewry: Studies in Honor of Moshe Davis 1984 F/M 87 4
Felton, John Contemporary Middle East: A Documentary History, The 2008 M/J 08 30
Freundel, Barry Contemporary Orthodox Judaisms Response to Modernity 2004 F/M 05 14, 16
Rosenberg, Alan, Watson, James R., Linke, Detlef Contemporary Portrayals of Auschwitz: Philosophical Challenges 2000 S/O 00 18
Pelham, Abigail Contested Creations in the Book of Job: the World-as-It-Ought-and-Ought-Not-to-Be 2012 FM13 33-34
Gonen, Rivka Contested Holiness: Jewish, Muslim, and Christian Perspectives on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem 2003 F/M 04 16-17
Alderman, Geoffrey Controversy and Crisis: Studies in the History of the Jews of Modern Britain 2008 Judaism and Jewish Life F/M 09 7
Wurzburger, Walter S., Jacobs, Eliezer L., Carmy, Shalom Convenantal Imperatives: Esays on Jewish Law, Thought and Community 2008 M/J 09 30
Goldstein, Phyllis Convenient Hatred: The History of Antisemitism, A 2012 M/J 12 28


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