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
Uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto 1975 W75 28
Julius, Lyn Uprooted: How 3,000 of Jewish Civilization in the Arab World Vanished Overnight 2018 M/J 2019 31 Dwoskin, Beth Book Adult
Kivel, Paul Uprooting Racism: How White People can Work for Social Justice 1996 M/J 96 8
Jacobi, Kathryn Upside-Down Coffee 2012 N/D12 42
Moore, Deborah Dash Urban Origins of American Judaism 2014 M/J 15 33 Isaac, Fred
Geller, Uri Uri Geller: My Story 1975 W75 29
Felton, Harodl W. Uriah Phillips Levy 1979 Sp79 26
Greenstein, David Utopia: The Walking Stories of the Zohar 2014 N/D 2015 19 Levy, David B
Taube, Herman Uzbekistan Stories: A Jewish Medic During WWII 2014 M/J 15 40 Simon, Rachel
Sandrow, Nahama Vagabond Stars: A World History of Yiddish Theater 1977 Sp78 24
Kossoff, Philip Valiant Heart: A Biography of Heinrich Heine S/O 84 6
Brichto, Mira Pollak, Alko, Selina Valley of Blessings, The 2001 The God Around Us (Vol. 2) F/M 01 14-15
Lapid, Shulamit Valley of Strength 2009 S/O 09 34
Somtow, S. P., Lippincott, Gary Vampires Beautiful Daughter, The 1997 F/M 99 21
Gordon, Paul Van Goghs Last Painting and Other Stories from the Edge 2001 N/D 01 17
Sniegon, Tomas Vanished History: The Holocaust in Czech and Slovak Historical Culture 2014 Making Sense of History: Studies in Historical Cultures; 18 N/D 14 34 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Peacock, Shane Vanishing Girl: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His 3rd Case 2009 N/D 09 11
Axe-Bronk, Susan, Monelli, Marta Vanishing Gourds: A Sukkot Mystery, The 2012 N/D12 8
Price, Sean Varian Fry: Hero of the Holocaust 2008 Raintree Fusion Series S/O 08 57
Berger, Marshall J. Vatican-Israel Accords, The: Political, Legal, and Theological Contexts 2004 M/J 05 32
Hammer, Shalom Vayaged Yehonatan: The Eybeshitz Haggadah 2008 N/D 08 13, 15
Greengard, Alison, Racklin-Siegel, Carol Vayetse Yaakov, Jacobs Travels: Excerpted from the Book of Genesis 2006 M/J 06 9
Kalechofsky, Roberta Vegetarian Judaism: A Guide for Everyone 1998 S/O 00 14
Kalechofsky, Roberta Vegetarian Judaism: A Guide for Everyone 1998 S/O 00 14
Cooperman, Bernard, Curiel, Roberta Venetian Ghetto, The 1990 M/J 91 9
Rabb, M. E. Venetian Policeman, The 2004 Missing Persons Series N/D 04 17
Fudeman, Kristen A. Vernacular Voices: Language and Identity in Medieval French Jewish Communities 2010 N/D 10 18-19
Gordon, Ellen, Katz, Avi Verseful of Jewish Holidays, A 2008 F/M 09 46
Rosenfeld, Dina H. Very Best Place for a Penny, The N/D 84 6
Blaivas, C., Blaivas, Z. Very First Rainbow: Noach and the Mabul, The 2007 S/O 07 9
Burg, Avraham Very Near to You: Human Readings of the Torah 2012 M/J 12 22-23
Dolinger, Leah Very Special Yarmulke, A S 80 10
Silver, MItchell Veterans of History: A Young Perosn's History of the Jewish, The S/O 14 47 Isaac, Fred
Marrus, Michael R., Paxton, Robert O. Vichy France and the Jews 2nd ed. 2019 F/M 2020 28 Silverburg, Sanford R. Book Adult
Bellow, Saul Victim, The 1947 Sp77 30
Redsand, Anna S. Victor Frankl: A Life Worth Living 2006 N/D 06 8
Winsow, Philip C. Victory for Us is to See You Suffer: In the West Bank with the Palestinians and the Israelis 2007 M/J 08 29-30
Gerber, Merrill Joan Victory Gardens of Brooklyn, The: A Novel 2007 Library of Modern Jewish Literature N/D 08 7
Jablonski, Carla, Purvis, Leland Victory: Resistance Book 3 2012 M/J13 1
Morin, Edgar, Montuori, Alfonso Vidal and His Family: From Salonica to Paris, The Story of a Sephardic Family in the Twenieth Century 2008 S/O 10 35
Freda, Ulman Vienna Revisited 1995 M/J 96 12
Mayer, Emil Viennese Types 1999 S/O 00 15-16
Curzon, David View from Jacobs Ladder, The: One Hundred Midrashim 1996 F/M 97 8
Redsand, Anna S. Viktor Frankl: A Life Worth Living 2006 N/D 06 8
Friedlander, Judith Villa on the Seine: Jewish Intellectuals in France Since 1968 1990 M/J 91 11
MacMillan, Ian Village of a Million Spirits: A Novel of the Treblinka Uprising 1999 S/O 00 33
Cohen, Israel Vilna 1992 S/O 92 17-18
Friedlander, Judith Vilna on the Seine: Jewish Intellectuals in France since 1968 1990 M/J 91 11
Lewando, Fania Vilna Vegetarian Cookbook: Garden-Fresh Recipes Rediscovered and Adapted for Today’s Kitchen 2015 S/O 2016 10 Feder, Debbie
Mayer, Emil Vinnese Types 1999 S/O 00 15
Sherman, Eileen Bluestone Violin Players, The 1998 M/J 99 18
Shuman, Ellis Virtual Kibbutz: Stories from a Changing Society, The 2003 S/O 03 13, 15
Gruber, Ruth Ellen Virtually Jewish: Reinventing Jewish Culture in Europe 2002 N/D 02 12
Soloveitchik, Joseph B., Shatz, David, Wolowelsky, Joel B., Ziegler, Reuven Vision and Leadership: Reflections on Joseph and Moses 2013 S/O13 42
Kozodoy, Ruth, Sidorsky, David, Sultanik, Kalman Vision Confonts Reality: Historical Perspectives on the Contemporary Jewish Agenda 1989 The Herzl Yearbook, no. 9 F/M 90 18
Sears, David Vision of Eden, The: Animal Welfare and Vegetarianism in Jewish Law and Mysticism 2004 M/J 04 21-22
Covitz, Joel Visions of the Night: A Study of Jewish Dream Interpretation 1990 F/M 92 17-18
Berger, Moshe Tzvi Halevi Visions of the Psalms: Through the Gate of Colors 2005 F/M 06 28-29
Goldman, Eric Visions, Images, and Dreams N/D 84 4
Weilerstein, Sadie Rose Visit with Ktonton in Story and Song S/O 85 7
Nason, Ruth Visiting a Synagogue 2005 Start-up Religion Series N/D 05 20-21
Codell, Esme Raji Vive la Paris 2006 S/O 06 13
Jabotinsky, Vladimir, Horowitz, Brian, Katsis, Leonid Vladimir Jabotinsky’s Story of My Life 2016 M/J 2016 31 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Kranz, Jacob ben Wolf, Zucker, David Voice of Nobles: Commentary of the Dubner Maggid on the Book of Ecclesiastes, The 2009 M/J 10 35
Cohen, Mark R. Voice of the Poor in the Middle Ages, The: An Anthology of Documents from the Ciaro Geniza 2005 Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the Ancient to the Modern World Series F/M 06 29, 31
Kranz, Jacob ben Wolf, Zucker, David M. Voice Shall Sing Forth: Commentary of the Dubner Maggid on the Song of Songs, A 2008 M/J 10 35
Dwork, Deborah Voices & Views: A History of the Holocaust 2002 M/J 03 14
Bonucci, Silvia, King, Martha Voices from a Time: A Novel 2006 S/O 07 42
Cohen, Norman J. Voices from Genesis, Guiding Us Through the Stages of Life 1998 N/D 99 41828
Levine, Etan Voices from Israel: Understanding the Israeli Mind 1986 S/O 86 8
Roth, Sylvia Voices from the Holocaust N/D 81 12
Wallerstein, Jane Voices from the Paterson Silk Mills 2000 S/O 01 21-22
Weissler, Chava Voices of the Matriarchs: Listening to the Prayers of Early Modern Jewish Women 1998 S/O 00 31-32
Notowitz, David Voices of the Shoah: Remembrances of the Holocaust: An Audio Documentary 2000 S/O 00 39
Notowitz, David Voices of the Shoah: Remembrances of the Holocaust: An Audio Documentary (AUDIO) 2000 S/O 00 39
Klagsbrun, Francine Voices of Wisdom 1980 Sp80 13
Schwartz, Howard Voices within the Ark Sp 81 6
Schwartz, Howard, Rudoff, Anthony Voices Within the Ark: The Modern Jewish Poets 1980 F 81 6
Horowitz, Sara R. Voicing the Void: Muteness and Memory in Holocaust Fiction 1997 M/J 97 17
Zorn, John, Friedlander, Erik Volac (AUDIO) 2007 M/J 08 46
Ostriker, Alicia Suskin Volcano Sequence, The 2002 S/O 02 32
Geras, Adele Voyage M/J 83 9
Thomas, Gordon, Witts, Max Morgan Voyage of the Damned 1974 D 74 30
Yerby, Frank Voyage Unplanned 1974 D 74 27
Liberman, Judith Weinshall, Davis, Gail Wailing Wall 2017 M/J 2018 18 Eskin, Marcie Book Juvenile
Barash, Chris, Grove, Christine Wait! It's Friday 2019 M/J 2019 21 Cole, Ellen Book Juvenile
Lowenstein, Sallie Waiting for Eugene 2006 N/D 05 13
Moskin, Marietta Waiting for Mama 1974 W75 29
Staiman, Mordechai Waiting for the Messiah: Stories to Inspire Jews with Hope 1997 F/M 98 41986
Braunstein, Leah Levy, Katz, Avi Waiting Wall, The 2009 N/D 09 15
Diamond, Shani, Teleshevsky, Sarah Baila, Niasoff, Nissa Wake Up Mish and Mush - A Story About Negel Vasser 2002 Mish and Mush, book 1 N/D 02 29
Helmreich, William B. Wake Up, Wake Up, to Do the Work of the Creator 1976 Sp77 28
Baer, Edith Walk the Dark Streets 1998 F/M 99 16
Kugel, James L. Walk Through Jubilees: Studies in the Book Jubilees and the World of its Creation, A 2012 Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism, 156 S/O12 40
Williams, Denise Walk Together, Children: A Collection of Black and Jewish Music (SOUND) 2006 S/O 08 37
Feiler, Bruce Walking the Bible: An Illustrated Journey for Kids Through the Greatest Stories Ever Told 2004 F/M 05 26
Gavron, Daniel Walking through Israel S/O 81 13
Karmel, Henia, Karmel, Ilona Wall of Two: Poems of Resistance and Suffering from Krakow to Buchenwald and Beyond, A 2007 M/J 08 20
Sutcliffe, William Wall: A Modern Fable, The 2013 M/J13 7
Lester, Elenore Wallenberg: The Man in the Iron Web M/J 83 3


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