Book Review Index


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Author/Editor Titlesort descending Place of Publication Year Series ISBN Issue P Review Author Review format Review type
Smilevaski, Goce, Korenski, Filip Conversation with Spinoza: A Cobweb Novel 2005 Writings from an Unbound Europe N/D 06 26
Potok, Chaim, Walden, Daniel Conversations with Chaim Potok 2001 F/M 02 24
Gurock, Jeffrey S. Conversations with Colleagues: On Becoming an American Jewish Historian 2018 M/J 2019 28 Levy, David B Book
Lieblich, Amia, Seidman, Naomi, Kronfeld, Chana Conversations with Dvora: An Experimental Biography of the First Modern Hebrew Woman Writer 1996 S/O 97 12
Wiesel, Elie, Heffner, Richard D., Vinciguerra, Thomas J. Conversations with Elie Wiesel 2001 N/D 02 16
Koval, Ruchi Conversations with God: Prayers for Jewish Women. 2016 S/O 2016 8 Pinchuck, Chava
Feldman, Emanuel, Wolowelsky, Joel B. Conversion Crisis, The 1990 M/J 91 9
Epstein, Lawrence J. Conversion to Judaism: A Guidebook 1994 N/D 94 7
Ingram, Kevin Conversos and Moriscos in Late Medieval Spain and Beyond: The Morisco Issue, The 2012 Studies in Medieval and Reformation Traditions N/D13 29
Etsy Frankel-Fersel Converting Masters: World Famous Masterpieces with a Jewish Twist 2016 F/ M 2017 6 Nira Wolfe
Epstein, Lawrence J. Converts to Judaism: Stories from Biblical Times to Today. 2015 S/O 2016 5 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Har Zion Temple Sisterhood Cook Book, The 1978 W 80 18
Stavroulakis, Nicholas Cookbook of the Jews of Greece, The 1996 S/O 96 41955
Bacon, Josephine Cooking the Israeli Way 2002 N/D 02 23
Wolfe, Robert L., Wolf, Diane L. Cooking the Israeli Way 1986 S/O 86 5
Weiss, Elizabeth, Laskey, Joan Ellen Cookmaktes 1973 Sp 75 29
Klug, Lisa Alcalay Cool Jew: The Ultimate Guide for Every Member of the Trible 2008 F/M 09 13
Rabb, Robert A. Coping with Death 1978 Sp78 24
Subar, Leah Copycat 2009 S/O 09 19
LeMaster, Carolyn Gray Corner of the Tapestry: A History of the Jewish Experience in Arkansas, A 1994 S/O 94 8
Scholem, Gershom, Gary Smith, Lefevere, Andrew Correspondence of Walter Benjamin and Gershom Scholem, 1932-1940, The 1992 F/M 93 22
Topek, Susan Remick, Springer, Susan Costume for Noah: A Purim Story, A 1995 M/J 96 13
Hirsch, Marily Could Anything Be Worse? A Yiddish Tale 1974 Sp 75 27
Cisner, Naftali Count with Mendel 2003 S/O 03 48
Heskine, Jim, Hanson, Rick Count Your Way Through Israel 1990 F/M 91 22-23
Roth, Philip Counterlife, The 1987 N/D 87 7
Throp, Claire Countries Around the World: Israel 2012 M/J13 11
Balsley, Tilda, Fischer, Ellen, Leigh, Tom Counts Hanukkah Countdown, The 2012 N/D12 7
Hopkinson, Deborah Courage & Defiance: Stories of Spies, Saboteurs, and Survivors in World War II Denmark 2015 N/D 2016 6 Eskin, Marcie
Byers, Anne Courageous Teen Resisters: Primary Sources from the Holocaust 2010 True Stories of Teens in the Holocaust S/O 10 17
Dagan, Avigdor Court Jesters, The 1990 S/O 90 16
Allington, Maynard Court of Blue Shadows 1995 S/O 95 9
Sacks, Jonathan Covenant & Conversation: A Weekly Reading of the Jewish Bible: Genesis, The Book of Beginnings 2009 F/M 10 38
Hummel, Daniel G. Covenant Brothers: Evangelicals, Jews and U.S.-Israeli Relations 2019 F/M 2020 25-26 Ben-Gad, Shmuel Book Adult
Fagenblat, Michael Covenant of Creatures: Levinass Philosophy of Judaism, A 2010 N/D 10 18
Wurzburger, Walter S., Jacobs, Eliezer L., Carmy, Shalom Covenantal Imperatives: Essays on Jewish Law, Thought and Community 2008 M/J 09 30
Horowitz, David Cracking of the Heart, A 2009 M/J 10 33
Jovinelly, Joann, Netelkos, Jason Craft and Culture of the Ancient Hebrews, The 2002 M/J 02 21
Friedberg, Albert D. Crafting the 613 Commandments: Maimonides on the enumeration, classification and formulation of the scriptural commandments 2013 N/D 14 20 Belinfante, Randall C.
Ross, Kathy Crafts for Hanukkah 1996 S/O 98 31-32
Dayan, Ruth Crafts of Israel 1974 D 74 27
Spiro, Ken Crash Course in Jewish History: From Abraham to Modern Israel 2010 S/O 10 38
Wright, Jill Gold Creating America on Stage: How Jewish Composers and Lyricists Pioneered American Musical Theater 2009 F/M 10 40-41
Goldin, Barbara Diamond Creating Angels: Stories of Tzedakah 1996 M/J 96 7
Arnow, David Creating Lively Passover Seders: A Sourcebook of Engaging Tales, Texts & Activities 2004 M/J 04 41923
McDermott, Gerald Creation 2003 F/M 04 30
Cohen, Maurice Creation and the Destiny of Man Sp78 22
Koffsky, Ann D. Creation Colors 2019 M/J 2019 3 Malen, Michal Hoschander Book Juvenile
Whiting, Jim Creation of Israel, The 2008 Monumental Milestones - Great Events of Modern Times Series F/M 09 46
Scott-Brown, Anna, Gomez, Elena Creation Song 2007 F/M 09 51
Kaplan-Mayer, Gabrielle Creative Jewish Wedding Book: A Hands-on Guide to New and Old Traditions, Ceremonies & Celebrations, The (2nd ed.) 2009 F/M 10 37
Warshawsky, Gale Solotar Creative Puppetry for Jewish Kids 1985 S/O 85 7
Dicker, Herman Creativity, Holocaust, Reconstruction: Jewish Life in Wuerttemberg Past and Present 1984 F/M 86 3
Jacobson, David C. Creator, Are You Listening?: Israeli Poets on God and Prayer 2007 N/D 07 30-31
Kornbluth, Doron Cremation or Burial? A Jewish View 2012 N/D12 26
Plain, Belva Crescent City 1984 M/J 85 4
Berger, Pamela Crescent on the Temple: The Dome of the Rock as Image of the Ancient Jewish Sanctuary, The 2012 Studies in Religion and the Arts, 5 FM13 20
Abramson, Ruth Cresta Adventure, The F/M 90 19
Bikont, Anna, Valles, Alissa Crime and the Silence: Confronting the Massacre of Jews in Wartime Jedwabne, the 2015 N/D 2015 15 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Mulisch, Harry, Naborn, Robert Criminal Case 40/61: The Trial of Adolf Eichmann: An Eyewitness Account 2005 S/O 05 49
Safran, Eliyahu Crisis & Hope: Reflections on the Contemporary American Jewish Condition 1986 N/D 87 6
Endelman, Todd M., Moore, Deborah Dash Crisis and Creativity Between World Wars, 1918-1939 2020 The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization Volume 8 S/O 2020 27-28 Stuhlman, Daniel D. Book Adult
Gampel, Benjamin R. Crisis and Creativity in the Sephardic World, 1391-1648 1998 F/M 99 41828
Safran, Eliyahu Crisis and Hope N/D 87 6
Lopes Cardozo, Nathan T. Crisis, Covenant and Creativity: Jewish Thoughts for a Complex World 2005 S/O 05 47
Siegel, Deborah Spector Cross by Day, the Mezuzzah by Night, The 1999 S/O 00 38-39
Siegel, Deborah Spector Cross by Day, The Mezzuzah by Night, The 1999 F/M 01 17-18
Dwairy, Marwan Adeeb Cross-Cultural Counseling: The Arab-Palestinian Case 1998 N/D 98 7
Wolman, Ruth Crossing Over: An Oral History oF Refugees from Hitlers Reich 1996 F/M 97 8
Maitland, Leslie Crossing the Borders of Time: a True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed 2012 FM13 31
Goldberg, Sylvie-Anne, Cosman, Carol Crossing the Jabbok: Illness and Death in Ashkenazi Judaism in Sixteenth- through Nineteenth-Century Prague 1996 S/O 97 8
Shapiro, Edward S. Crown Heights: Blacks, Jews, and the 1991 Brooklyn Riot 2006 American Jewish History, Culture, and Life Series S/O 06 44
Tawil, Hayim ben Yosef, Schneider, Bernard Crown of Aleppo: The Mystery of the Oldest Hebrew Bible Codex 2010 N/D 10 24
Singer, Isaac Bashevis Crown of Feathers, A 1973 Ap 74 24
Oron, Judie Cry of the Giraffe: Based on a True Story 2010 N/D 10 10
Nahal, Gina Berkhorder Cry of the Peacock 1991 N/D 91 15
Lerman, Hallie Crying for Imma: Battling for the Soul on the Golan Heights 1999 S/O 99 12
Nissimi, Hilda Crypto-Jewish Mashhadis: the Shaping of Religious and Communal Identity in their Journey from Iran to New York 2007 S/O 07 52-53
Greene, Jacqueline D., Giovine, Sergio Crystal Ball: A Rebecca Mystery, The 2012 American Girl Mysteries S/O12 8
Thalmann, Rita, Feinermann, Emmanuel Crystal Night: 9-10 November, 1938 1974 D74 30
Sherwin, Byron L. Cubs and the Kabbalist: How a Kabbalah-Master Helped the Chicago Cubs Win Their First World Series Since 1908, The 2006 F/M 06 27-28
Muchnik, Michael Cuckoo Clock Castle of Shir S 80 10
Johnson, Joan Cult Movement, The S/O 85 6
Shatzmiller, Joseph Cultural Exchange: Jews, Christians, and Art in the Medieval Marketplace 2013 N/D13 37-38
Ruderman, David B., Veitri, Giuseppe Cultural Intermediaries: Jewish Intellectuals in Early Modern Italy 2004 S/O 04 23-24
Rozenzweig, Franz, Galli, Barbara E. Cultural Writings of Franz Rosenzweig 2000 F/M 01 10
Rozenzweig, Franz, Galli, Barbara E. Cultural Writings of Franz Rosenzweig 2000 M/J 01 10
Aschheim, Steven E. Culture and Catastrophe: German and Jewish Confrontations with National Socialism and Other Crises 1996 S/O 96 4
Nahtans, Benjamin, Safran, Gabriella Culture Front: Representing Jews in Eastern Europe 2008 Jewish Culture and Contexts S/O 08 18
Rubenstein, Jeffrey L. Culture of the Babylonian Talmud, The 2003 M/J 04 20-21
Zohar, Gil Culture, Customs, and Celebrations in Israel 2015 Voices from Israel N/D 2015 8 Rapp, Andrea
Levitan, Sonia Cure, The 1999 N/D 99 19
Rabb, Margo Cures for Heartbreak 2007 M/J 07 11
Tal, Eve Cursing Columbus 2009 N/D 09 9
Langer, Ruth Cursing the Christians? A History of the Birkat HaMinim 2012 M/J 12 34
Rudin, James Cushing, Spellman, OConnor: the Surprising Story of How Three American Cardinals Transformed Catholic-Jewish Relations 2012 N/D12 35-36
Seroussi, Edwin Cute Boy, Charming Girl: Childrens Songs of the Modern Hebrew Nation (1882-1948) 2013 Anthology of Music Traditions in Israel Series; 22 S/O13 53
Lowin, Joseph Cyntyia Ozick 1988 Twaynes United States Authors Series F/M 89 11
Stone, Tanya Lee, Apperley, Dawn D is for Dreidel: A Hanukkah Alphabet Book 2002 S/O 02 44
Smith, Marcus J. Dachau: The Harrowing of Hell 1995 M/J 96 15-16


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