Book Review Index


Please note that this index does not link to the full text of the book reviews.
Digital copies of AJL Reviews are available back to the Nov/Dec 2007 issue of the AJL Newsletter.
Earlier print back issues are housed in Cincinnati, OH at the Hebrew Union College Library.

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Author/Editor Titlesort descending Place of Publication Year Series ISBN Issue P Review Author Review format Review type
Schwartz, Seth Were the Jews a Mediterranean Society?: Reciprocity and Solidarity in Ancient Judaism 2010 F/M 10 39
Lawler, Justus George Were the Popes Against the Jews? Tracking hte Myths, Confronting the Ideologues 2012 M/J13 28-29
Lookstein, Heskel Were We Our Brothers Keepres? The Public Response of American Jews to the Holocaust 1939-1944 1985 N/D 87 4
Halabi, Rafik West Bank Story, The S/O 82 7
Goldreich, Gloria West to Eden 1987 F/M 88 41765
Ross, Mandy Western Wall and Other Jewish Holy Places, The 2003 Holy Places Series F/M 04 41-42
Burstein, Pesach, Burstein, Lillian, Freidlin, Gershon What a Life?: The Autobiography of Pesachke Burstein, Yiddish Matinee Idol 2003 S/O 03 18
Jules, Jacqueline, Stead, Judy What a Way to Start a New Year! A Rosh Hashanah Story 2013 S/O13 12-13
Evenhis, Gertie What About Me? 1976 Sp77 31
Lewis, Anne Margaret, Ms, Tom What Am I? Passover 2012 My Look and See Holiday Book M/J 12 17
Feder, Harriet K. What Can You Do with a Bagel 1991 S/O 91 22
Sitter, Nechama, Leff, Tova What Did Pinny Do? An Upsherin Story 2013 N/D13 11
Dever, William G. What Did the Biblical Writers Know, and When Did They Know It?: What Archaeology Can Tell Us about the Reality of Ancient Israel 2001 F/M 02 20
Gould, Allan What Did They Think of the Jews? 1991 M/J 91 15
Goldberg, Malky, Argoff, Patti What Do I Say? 2005 F/M 06 11
Jaffe, Azriela What Do You Mean, You Cant Eat in My Home?: A Guide to How Newly Observant Jews and Their Less-Observant Relatives Can Still Get Along 2005 N/D 05 28
Goetz, Bracha What Do You See on Chanukah? 2007 F/M 08 18
Goetz, Bracha What Do You See on Pesach 2007 S/O 07 21
Goetz, Bracha What Do You See on Shabbos? 2009 What Do You See? Series F/M 10 41986
Goetz, Bracha What Do You See? At School 2012 FM13 4
Jacobs, Louis What Does Judaism Say About …? 1974 D 74 28
Goldberg, Malky, Argoff, Patti What Else Do I Say? 2007 S/O 07 24
Herman, Charlotte What Happened to Heather Hopkowitz? 1981 W82 15
Herman, Charlotte What Happened to Heather Hopkowitz? M/J 82 8
Sonsino, Rifat, Syme, Daniel B. What Happens When I Die: Jewish Views on Life After Death 1994 N/D 94 41923
Livney, Varda What I Like About Passover 2002 F/M 02 40
Dolgopolski, Sergey What is Talmud? The Art of Disagreement 2009 S/O 10 30
Alter, Michael J. What is the Purpose of Creation? A Jewish Anthology 1991 S/O 91 17
Sicker, Martin What Judaism Says About Politics 1994 S/O 94 11
Seidman, Lauren What Makes Me a Jew? 2007 M/J 07 17
Glaser, Connie, Smalley, Barbara What Queen Esther Knew: Business Strategies from a Biblical Sage 2003 S/O 03 19
Stamper, Vesper What the Night Sings 2018 M/J 2018 17 Silver, Linda R. Book Juvenile
Cohen, Naomi W. What the Rabbis Said: The Public Discourse of Nineteenth-Century American Rabbis 2008 F/M 09 8
Farrant, Natasha What We Did for Love: Resistance, Heartbreak, Betrayal S/O14 41 Dublin, Anne
Englander, Nathan What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank: Stories 2012 S/O12 54
Polak, Monique What World is Left 2008 F/M 09 43
Hoffman, Lawrence A., Wolfson, Ron, Aron, Bill What You Will See Inside a Synagogue 2004 F/M 05 34
Rael, Elsa Okon, Priceman, Marjorie What Zessie Saw on Delancey Street 1996 F/M 97 14
Trigere, Jane, Vincent, Lu What's a Grandparent? 2018 N/D 2019 19-20 Levitan, Rebecca Book Juvenile
Wagner, Stanley M. and Israel Drazin What's Beyond the Bible Text: Thought Provoking Comments on the Bible that Stimulate and Stretch the Imagination 2013 S/O14 25 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Lantner, Henry L. What? Again Those Jews! 1997 M/J 97 18
Aylon, Helene Whatever Is Contained Must Be Released: My Jewish Orthodox Girlhood, My Life as a Feminist Artist 2012 The Rueben/Rifkin Jewish Women Writers Series M/J13 17
Freudmann, Lillian C. Whats in the Bible?: A Concise Look at the 39 Books of the Hebrew Bible 1996 N/D 96 5
Wechsler, Harlan J. Whats So Bad About Guilt?: Learning to Live With It Since We Cant Live Without It 1990 N/D 90 11
Liss-Levinson, Nechama When a Grandparent Dies: A Kids Own Remembering Workbook for Dealing with Shiva and Beyond 1995 N/D 95 15
Heilman, Samuel C. When a Jew Dies: The Ethnography of a Bereaved Son 2001 N/D 01 7
Guest, Deryn When Deborah Met Jael: Lesbian Biblical Hermeneutics 2005 F/M 06 33
Sherman, Arnold When God Judged and Men Died 1973 Ap 74 26
Caseley, Judith When Grandpa Came to Stay 1986 S/O 86 10
Zoldan, Yael, Allen, Shira When I Daven 2012 N/D12 7
Snir, Eleyor, Shubow, Mary Jane When I First Held You: A Lullaby from Israel 2009 N/D 09 16-17
Schur, Maxine Rose, Pinkney, Brian When I Left My Village 1996 M/J 97 13
Grant, Linda When I Lived in Modern Times 2000 S/O 01 23-24
Zenatti, Valerie When I Was a Soldier 2005 S/O 05 20
Vendorf, Zalman When It Comes to Living: Selected Stories 2004 M/J 05 31
Suberman, Stella When It Was Our War: A Soldiers Wife on the Home Front 2003 S/O 03 27
Zolkower, Edie Stoltz, Bjornson, Barb When Its Purim 2009 F/M 09 51
Ridley, Barbara When It’s Over 2017 M/J 2018 39 Wallerstein, Jane Book Adult
Fishman, Cathy Goldberg, Elliot, Mark When Jackie and Hank Met 2012 M/J 12 13
Hest, Amy, Lynch, P. J. When Jessie Came Across the Sea 1997 F/M 98 15
Paskin, Sylvia When Joseph Met Molly: A Reader on Yiddish Film 1999 S/O 99 13
Liska, Vivian When Kafka Says We: Uncommon Communities in German-Jewihs Literature 2009 S/O 10 35
Tec, Nechama When Light Pierced the Darkness: Christian Rescue of Jews in Nazi-Occupied Poland 1986 N/D 86 5
Gordon, Sol When Living Hurts 1985 F/M 86 6
Friedlander, Saul When Memory Comes Ma 80 6
Diamand, Jack When Memory Comes: A Film about Saul Friedländer 2012 N/D 2015 45 Pinchuck, Chava
Toll, Nelly When Memory Speaks: The Holocaust in Art 1998 S/O 98 29
Kimmel, Eric A., McClintock, Barbara When Mindy Saved Hanukkah 1998 F/M 99 18
Silverman, William B., Cinammon, Kenneth M. When Mourning Comes: A Book of Comfort for the Grieving 1990 F/M 90 17
Goldstein, Stephen L. When My Mother No Longer Knew My Name: A Sons "Course" in "Rational" Caregiving 2012 M/J13 24
Bernstein, Joanne E. When People Die 1977 W77 31
Shalant, Phyllis When Pirates Came to Brooklyn 2002 N/D 03 27
Shalant, Phyllis When Pirates Came to Brooklyn 2002 S/O 03 53
Hirschman, Elizabeth Caldwell, Yates, Donald N. When Scotland Was Jewish: DNA Evidence, Archaeology, Analysis of Migrations, and Public and Family Records Show Twelfth Century Semitic Roots 2007 M/J 08 35
Erickson, Victoria When Silence Speaks 1993 M/J 94 8
MacGill-Callahan, Sheila, Johnson, Stephen T. When Solomon Was King 1995 F/M 96 17
Lester, Julius, Lisker, Emily When the Beginning Began 1999 S/O 99 17
Shehadeh, Raja When the Birds Stopped Singing: Life in Ramallah Under Siege 2003 N/D 03 18
Silverman, Erica, Trueman, Matthew When the Chickens Went on Strike 2003 S/O 03 49
Silverman, Erica, Trueman, Matthew When the Chickens Went on Strike: A Rosh Hashanah Tale 2003 N/D 03 30
Yahia, Mona When the Grey Beetles Took Over Baghdad 2007 N/D 07 27
Liss-Levinson, Nechama When the Hurricane Came 2012 N/D12 4
Propp, Vera W. When the Soldiers Were Gone 1999 F/M 00 11
Propp, Vera W. When the Soldiers Were Gone 1999 F/M 99 20
Attema, Martha When the War is Over 2003 M/J 03 28-29
Nutkis, Phyllis, Argoff, Patti When the World Was Quiet 2004 M/J 04 29
Krohn, Genendel, Katz, Tova When We Left Yerushalayim: Stories of the Churban Beis HaMikdah 2009 F/M 10 18
Mendelson, Charlotte When We Were Bad 2007 N/D 07 26
Stern, Shalom When Words Fail: A Religious Response to Undeserved Hurt 1999 S/O 00
Rael, Elsa When Zaydeh Danced on Eldridge Street 1997 N/D 97 18
Cragg, Kenneth Whence and Whither - How Dear Are Your Counsels, The 2005 F/M 06 31
Burstyn, Rochel Where Are My Shoes? 2014 S/O 2015 35 Lurie, Aimee
Diamond, Shani, Teleshevsky, Sarah Baila, Niasoff, Nissa Where Did All These Leaves Come From?: A Story About Hashem 2002 Mish and Mush, book 4 N/D 02 29
Portnoy, Mindy Avra, Haas, Shelly O. Where Do People Go When They Die? 2004 M/J 04 40
Rosenfeld, Dina H., Lyampe, Rina Where Does Food Come From? A Bracha Discovery Book 2002 S/O 03 56
Gellman, Marc, Hartman, Thomas Where Does God Live? 1991 N/D 91 15
Gellman, Marc, Hartman, Thomas Where Does God Live? 1991 M/J 92 22
Gold, August, Perlman, Matthew J. Where Does God Live? 2001 F/M 02 39
Fine, Steven, Fine, Leah Bierman Where God Dwells: A Childs History of the Synagogue 1999 S/O 00 35-36
Katz, Karen Where Is Babys Dreidel? 2007 N/D 07 17


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