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
Berkowitz, Rabbanit Adena The Jewish Journey Haggadah: Connecting the Generations 2019 S/O 2019 11 Freiband, Susan Book Adult
Berger, Natalia The Jewish Museum: History and Memory, Identity and Art from Vienna to the Bezalel National Museum, Jerusalem 2018 Jewish Identities in a Changing World; 29 F/M 2019 2 Kohn, Roger S. Book Adult
Azar, François The Jewish Parrot and Other Judeo-Spanish Tales 2014 M/J 15 9 Dublin, Anne
Golding, Joshua L. The Jewish Spiritual Path: The Way of the Name 2019 M/J 2019 28 Kohn, Roger S. Book
Simonsohn, Shlomo The Jews of Italy: Antiquity 2014 M/J 15 38-39 Belinfante, Randall C.
Brook, Kevin Alan The Jews of Khazaria 3rd Edition 2018 M/J 2019 25 Randall C. Belinfante [nid:51578] and Anne-Marie Belinfante Book
Sokol, Leah, Boroda, Joni Aliza The King's Horse: A Purim Story 2019 M/J 2019 23 Chava,Pinchuck Book Juvenile
The Koren Ani Tefilla Siddur: A Summer Camp Siddur and Humash for Reflection, Connection, and Learning 2014 The Magerman Edition S/O 2015 32-33 Pinchuck, Chava
The Koren Children’s Siddur 2014 The Magerman Edition S/O 2015 32-33 Pinchuck, Chava
The Koren Succot Mahzor Hebrew/English edition 2015 F/ M 2017 15 David Tesler
The Koren Youth Siddur 2015 The Magerman Edition S/O 2015 32-33 Pinchuck, Chava
Bollati, Milvia, Cassen, Flora, Epstein, Marc Michael, De Hamel, Christopher, Hindman, Sandra The Lombard Haggadah 2019 F/M 2020 22 Berger, Shulamith Book Adult
Holzer, David The Medieval Haggadah Anthology with the Commentary of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik. 2014 M/J 15 29-30 Tesler, David
Rosner, Jennifer The Mitten String 2014 M/J 15 15 Marks, Allison
Zakon, Rabbi Nachman The Montefiores: Champions of the Jewish People 2018 Great Jewish Lives F/M 2020 43 Isaac, Fred Book Juvenile
Bascomb, Neal The Nazi Hunters: How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World’s Most Notorious Nazi 2013 F/M14 12 Isaac, Fred
Englander, Yakir and Avi Sagi The New Religious-Zionist Discourse on Body and Sexuality 2013 S/O14 9-10 Roth, Pinchas
Stavans, Ilan, Ballen, Gloria Abella The New World Haggadah 2016 F/ M 2017 24 Smailes, Suzanne Book Adult
Singer, Isaac Bashevis, Berkson, Suzanne Raphael The Parakeet Named Dreidel 2015 F/M 16 47 Dublin, Anne
Gabin, Jean S. The Paris Photo: A Novel 2018 M/J 2019 38-39 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
The Pawnbroker 2015 N/D 2015 44 Gremillion, Yossi
Carlebach, Elisheva, Moore, Deborah Dash The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization Volume 6 Confronting Modernity 1750-1880 2019 The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization Volume 6 S/O 2020 27 Levy, David B. Book Adult
Nadborny-Burgeman, Nechama Sarah Gila The Princess of Dan 2014 M/J 15 44 Gremillion, Yossi
Schoen, Robert, DeCuir, Catherine The Rabbi Finds Her Way: A Pearl Ross Levy Novel 2019 F/M 2020 35 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
Kimmelman, Leslie [nid:11416], , Davey, Sharon The Rabbi Slurps Spaghetti 2019 M/J 2019 19 Malen, Michal Hoschander Book Juvenile
Newberg, Andrew, Halpern, David The Rabbi's Brain: Mystics, Moderns, and the Science of Jewish Thinking 2018 F/M 2020 29 Cantor, Hallie Book Adult
Lavee, Moshe The Rabbinic Conversion of Judaism: the Unique Perspective of the Bavli on Conversion and the Construction of Jewish Identity. 2018 M/J 2018 26 Scheide, Daniel Book Adult
Zion, Noam Sachs The Rabbinic Family Disrupted by Love of Torah: Absentee Husbands and Fathers 2018 Talmud Marital Dramas volume 4 N/D 2019 32 Stuhlman, Daniel D. Book Adult
Angleberger, Tom The Rat with the Human Face 2015 The Qwikpick Papers Series S/O 2015 29 Citrin, Rena
Stavans, Ilan The Return of Cavajal: a Mystery 2019 N/D 2019 30-31 Ben-Gad, Shmuel Book Adult
Cerrito, Angela The Safest Lie 2015 F/M 16 35 Dublin, Anne
Stokes, Ryan The Satan: How God's Executioner Became God's Enemy 2019 N/D 2019 31 Lieberman, Eli Book Adult
Nadler, Ben The Sea Beach Line 2014 N/D 2015 43 Gremillion, Yossi
Yaakov Feder The Sefiros and the Self: A Divine Blueprint for Self-Discovery and Personal Growth 2016 F/M 2017 6 Nira Wolfe
Weissman, Elissa Brent The Short Seller 2013 F/M14 5-6 Dublin, Anne
Kestin, Hesh The Siege of Tel Aviv 2019 M/J 2019 39 Lieberman, Eli Book Adult
Liberman, Judith Weinshall The Sinking of the Patricia 2018 N/D 2018 11 Silver, Linda R. Book Juvenile
Greene, Jacqueline Dembar The Sound of Applause 2014 American Girl Series S/O 2015 29-30 Dublin, Anne
Rozen, Abigail, Hammerman, Lisa Cain The Sparkling Gift: the Story of the Miraculous Mon 2016 F/M 16 35 Pinchuck, Chava
Locke, Katherine The Spy with the Red Balloon 2018 M/J 2019 12 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Steinsaltz, Adin The Steinsaltz Nevi'im ( Hebrew and English Edition) 2019 F/M 2020 31 Tesler, David Book Adult
Zakon, Rabbi Nachman, Zakon, Miriam The Story of Rebbetzin Henny Machlis: Her Amazing Home and Family 2018 N/D 2018 9 Pinchuk, Chava Book Juvenile
Berger, Sande Boritz The Sweetness: A Novel 2014 M/J 15 42 Schutzman, Laura
Alexander, V.S. The Taster:A Novel 2018 M/J 2019 38 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
Levy-Bertherat, Deborah, Hunter, Adriana The Travels of Daniel Ascher 2015 F/M 16 38-39 Marks, Allison
Gottesfeld, Jeff, McCarty, Peter The Tree in the Courtyard: Looking Through Anne Frank's Window 2016 S/O 2016 36 Krasner, Barbara
Blitt, Natalie The Truth About Leaving 2019 N/D 2019 14 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Cherlow, Semadar The Tzaddiq is the Foundation of the World: Rav Kook’s Esoteric Mission and Mystical Experience 2012 Mahshavot F/M14 28 Wolfe, Nira
Hazony, Yoram The Virtue of Nationalism 2018 F/M 2019 4-5 Ben-Gad, Shmuel Book Adult
Liberman, Judith Weinshall The Visit to Latrun 2018 N/D 2018 11 Silver, Linda Book Juvenile
Sax, Aline The War Within These Walls 2013 F/M14 2 Dublin, Anne
Angel, Marc D. The Wisdom of Solomon and Us: The Quest for Meaning, Morality, and a Deeper Relationship with God 2016 F/M 2017 2 Sukenic, Harvey Book Adult
Muller, Helmut The Women of Obernheide: Forced Jewish Women Labourers in Bremen, 1944-1945 2018 M/J 2019 32 Silverburg, Sanford R. Book Adult
Berkowitz, Leah Rachel, Fabbri, Daniele The World Needs Beautiful Things 2018 N/D 2018 6-7 Cole, Ellen Book Juvenile
Troy, Gil The Zionist Ideas: Visions for the Jewish Homeland- Then, Now, Tomorrow 2018 M/J 2019 36 Levy, David B Book Adult
Joel Hecker The Zohar: Pritzker Edition Volume 11 2016 F/ M 2017 6 David B. Levy
Nathan Wolski The Zohar: Pritzker Edition, Volume 10 2016 F/ M 2017 26 David B. Levy
Stow, Kenneth R. Theater of Acculturation: The Roman Ghetto in the Sixteenth Century, The 2001 S/O 01 21
Rovit, Rebecca,, Goldfarb, Alvin Theatrical Performances During the Holocaust: Texts, Documents, Memoirs 1999 S/O 00 19
Sisters, Barry Their Greatest Hits (AUDIO) N/D 92 26-27
Jacobs, Louis Their Heads in Heaven: Unfamiliar Aspects of Hasidism 2005 M/J 05 36
Buttenwieser, Paul Their Pride and Joy 1987 F/M 88 5
Kunstel, Marcia, Albright, Joseph Their Promised Land: Arab and Jew in Historys Cauldron - One Valley in the Jerusalem Hills 1990 S/O 91 19
Bikel, Theodore Theo: An Autobiography 2002 F/M 03 32-33
Finkelstein, Norman H. Theodor Herzl 1987 An Impact Biography F/M 88 6
Weisz, George Yitshak Theodor Herzl: A New Reading 2013 S/O14 25 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Gurko, Miriam, Weihs, Erika Theodor Herzl: The Road to Israel 1988 F/M 89 13
Theodore Bikel Sings More Jewish Folk Songs N/D 93 16
Bikel, Theodore Theodore Bikel Sings More Jewish Folk Songs (AUDIO) 1993 N/D 93 16
Rosenberg, Bernhard, Heuman, Fred Theological and Halakhic Reflections on the Holocaust 1992 N/D 94 10
Neusner, Jacob Theological and Philosophical Premises of Judaism 2008 Judaism and Jewish Life M/J 09 27
Botterweck, G. Johannes, Ringgren, Helmer, Fabry, Heinz-Josef Theological Dictionary of the Old Testament (vol. 12 and 13) 2004 S/O 04 41986
Paper, Jordan Theology of the Chinese JEws, 1000-1850, The 2012 FM13 33
Levine, Robert N. There is No Messiah … and Youre It 2003 F/M 04 18
Ives, Yossi There Must Be a Better Way: Life Coaching Strategies for Successful Living 2008 M/J 09 24
Jacobs, Jill There Shall Be No Needy: Pursuing Social Justice Through Jewish Law & Tradition 2009 M/J 10 34
Sidran, Ben There Was a Fire: Jews, Music and the American Dream (2nd ed.) 2012 S/O13 41
Schonzeit, Miriam Theres a Zucchini in the Chocolate Cake and Other Stories 2012 M/J13 5
Sussman, Susan Theres No Such Thing as a Chanukah Bush, Sandy Goldstein N/D 83 9
Sussman, Susan Theres No Such Thing as a Chanukah Bush, Sandy Goldstein S/O 84 9
Weinstock, Malky, Schmidt, Melanie Theres Room in My House 2002 S/O 02 44
Green, Arthur These Are the Words: A Vocabulary of Jewish Spiritual Life 1999 S/O 00 13
Green, Arthur These are the Words: A Vocabulary of Jewish Spiritual Life 1999 S/O 00 13
Waskow, David These Holy Sparks M/J 84 4
Haas, Gerda These I Do Remember: Fragments from the Holocaust 1982 F/M 86 3
Winkler, Gershon They Called Her Rebbe: the Maiden of Ludomir 1992 F/M 92 22
They Dared Return: The Untold Story of Jewish Spies Behind the Lines in Nazi Germany 2009 F/M 10 37
Ezratty, Harry A. They Led the Way: The Creators of Jewish America 1999 S/O 01 12
Yidcore They Tried to Kill Us, They Failed, Lets Eat! (AUDIO) 2007 S/O 08 37
Awert, Irene Theyll Have to Catch Me First: An Artists Coming of Age in the Third Reich 2004 S/O 05 41
Reinhardt, Dana Things a Brother Knows, The 2010 N/D 10 6
Bedzow, Ira Things Overheard in the Synagogue 2012 N/D12 16-17
Helmreich, William B. Things They Say Behind Your Back, The F/M 83 3
Goldfinger, Andrew Thinking About Creation: Eternal Torah and Modern Physics 1999 N/D 99 41860
Brill, Alan Thinking God: The Mysticism of Rabbi Zadok of Lublin 2002 S/O 03 17-18
Berkowitz, Joshua Third Base for Life: A Memoir of Fathers, Sons, and Baseball 2012 S/O12 25
Steinsaltz, Adin Thirteen Petalled Rose, The 1992 M/J 92 20
Steinsaltz, Adin, Hanegbi, Yehuda Thirteen Petalled Rose: A Discourse on the Essence of Jewish Existence and Belief, The 2006 M/J 07 29-30
Gurary, Noson Thirteen Principles of Faith: A Chasidic Viewpoint 1996 S/O 96 5, 8
Sofer, Barbara Thirteenth Hour, The 1996 N/D 96 14


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