Book Review Index


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Titlesort ascending Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Author
Vampires Beautiful Daughter, The Somtow, S. P., Lippincott, Gary Atheneum 1997 F/M 99 21
Valley of Strength Lapid, Shulamit Toby Press 2009 S/O 09 34
Valley of Blessings, The Brichto, Mira Pollak, Alko, Selina The God Around Us (Vol. 2) UAHC Press 2001 F/M 01 14-15
Valiant Heart: A Biography of Heinrich Heine Kossoff, Philip S/O 84 6
Vagabond Stars: A World History of Yiddish Theater Sandrow, Nahama Harper and Row 1977 Sp78 24
Uzbekistan Stories: A Jewish Medic During WWII Taube, Herman Dryad Press 2014 M/J 15 40 Simon, Rachel
Utopia: The Walking Stories of the Zohar Greenstein, David Stanford University Press 2014 N/D 2015 19 Levy, David B
Uriah Phillips Levy Felton, Harodl W. Dood 1979 Sp79 26
Uri Geller: My Story Geller, Uri Praeger 1975 W75 29
Urban Origins of American Judaism Moore, Deborah Dash University of Georgia Press 2014 M/J 15 33 Isaac, Fred
Upside-Down Coffee Jacobi, Kathryn Kathryn Jacobi 2012 N/D12 42
Uprooting Racism: How White People can Work for Social Justice Kivel, Paul New Society Publishers 1996 M/J 96 8
Uprooted: How 3,000 of Jewish Civilization in the Arab World Vanished Overnight Julius, Lyn Valentine Mitchell 2018 M/J 2019 31 Dwoskin, Beth
Uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto Schocken 1975 W75 28
Uprising Haddix, Margaret Peterson Simon & Schuster 2007 F/M 08 13
Upon the Head of the Goat: A Childhood in Hungary - 1939-1944 Siegal, Aranka Farrar 1981 W82 15
Upon the Head of the Goat Siegal, Aranka M/J 82 8
Up from Orchard Street Widmer, Eleanor Bantam 2005 N/D 05 23
Unusual Bible Interpretations: Ruth, Esther, and Judith Drazin, Israel Gefen 2016 F/M 2017 5 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Unusual Bible Interpretations Drazin, Israel Gefen 2014 N/D 2015 17 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Untold History of Israel, The Derogy, Jacques Ma 80 6
Unto Death: Two Novellas: Crusade and Late Love Oz, Amos, de Lange, Nicholas Harcourt 1975 Sp76 22
Until the Messiah Comes Roseman, Kenneth The Do-It-Yourself Jewish Adventures Series UAHC 1999 F/M 00 11
Unterzakhn Corman, Leela Schocken 2012 S/O12 53
Unsuspecting Gourmet, The Rabb, M. E. Missing Persons Series Penguin 2004 N/D 04 17
Unspeakable Crime: The Prosecution and Persecution of Leo Frank, An Alphin, Elaine Marie Carolrhoda Books 2010 S/O 10 9
Unsettled: The Problem of Loving Israel Aronson, Marc Atheneum 2008 N/D 08 34-35
Unscrolled: 54 Writers and Artists Wrestle with the Torah Bennett, Roger Workman 2013 F/M14 24 Stein, Marion
Unresolved, The Welsh, T. K. Dutton 2006 F/M 07 11
Unreasonable Doubts Gentin, Reyna Marder She Writes Press 2018 N/D 2019 35 Levine, Joyce
Unraveling Baldini, Michelle, Biederman, Lynn Random House / Delacorte Press 2008 N/D 08 30
Unpromising Land: Jewish Migration to Palestine in the Early Twentieth Century, an Alroey, Gur Stanford University Press 2014 S/O 2015 1 Cantor, Hallie
Unorthodox Judaism Mirsky, Norman B. Ohio State University Press 1978 Sp79 24
Unmasterable Past: History, Holocaust, and German National Identity, The Maier, Charles S. Harvard University Press 1988 M/J 90 12
Unloved: From the Diary of Perla S., The Lustig, Arnost Arbor House 1985 S/O 86 9
Unlocking the Haggada: The Complete Haggadah with In-Depth Commentary Goldin, Shmuel, Goldin, Shifra Gefen Publishing House 2019 F/M 2020 24 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Unlikely Warrior Rauch, Georg, Rauch, Phyllis Farrar Straus Giroux 2015 F/M 16 41-42 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Unlearning With Hannah Arendt Knott, Marie Luise Other Press 2014 S/O 2015 11 Merowitz, Morton J.
United States and the State of Israel, The Schoenbaum, David Oxford University Press 1993 F/M 94 11
United States and Israel: The Limits of the Special Relationship, The Ben-Zul, Abraham Columbia University Press 1993 M/J 94 8
Uninvited Guest, The Jaffe, Nina Scholastic 1993 F/M 94 14
Unillustrious Alliance: The African American and Jewish American Communities, An Phillips, William M. Greenwood 1992 N/D 93 41923
Unicorns in the Rain Cohen, Barbara S 80 9
Unholy Orders: Mystery Stories with a Religious Twist Stevens, Serita Intrigue Press 2000 S/O 01 31
Unholy Land Tidhar, Lavie Tachyon 2018 M/J 2019 41 Isaac, Fred
Unfinished Road: Jewish Survivors of Latvia Look Back, The Schneider, Gertrude Greenwood 1991 M/J 92 19
Unfinished Dreams Zalben, Jane Breskin Simon & Schuster 1996 F/M 97 14
Unequal Victims: Poles and Jews During World War II Krakowski, Shmuel Holocaust Library 1987 N/D 87 5
Understanding Tzniut: Modern Controversies in the Jewish Community Henkin, Yehuda Urim 2008 M/J 09 23
Understanding the Talmud: A Modern Readers Guide for Study Boraz, Edward S. Aronson 1996 F/M 97 3
Understanding the Talmud: A Dialogic Approach Neusner, Jacob Ktav 2004 S/O 04 21
Understanding the Holy Land: Answering Questions about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Frank, Mitch Viking 2005 S/O 05 18
Understanding the Holy Land: Answering Questions about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Frank, Mitch Viking 2005 M/J 05 26-27
Understanding the Hebrew Bible: A Readers Guide Rabin, Elliot Ktav 2006 S/O 06 42-43
Understanding the Afterlife in This Life Kastner, Bernie Devora 2007 N/D 07 31
Understanding Onkelos: the Greatest Bible Translator Wagner, Stanley M., Drazin, Israel Targum Press 2012 M/J13 37
Understanding Jewish Mysticism: A Source Reader Blumenthal, David N/D 82 2
Understanding Jewish Law Resnicoff, Steven H. LexisNexis 2012 M/J13 33
Understanding Jewish History: Texts and Commentaires Bayme, Steve Ktav 1997 N/D 97 6
Understanding Jewish Ethics Freund, Richard A. EM Text 1990 M/J 91 41923
Understanding Buddy Kornblatt, Marc Simon & Schuster 2001 S/O 01 35
Understand Judaism Blohm, Craig E. Understanding World Religions Reference Point Press 2019 M/J 2019 17 Bloomfield, Kathy
Underground Reporters, The Kacer, Kathy Second Story Press 2004 F/M 05 32
Underground in Berlin: A Young Woman’s Extraordinary Tale of Survival in the Heart of Nazi Germany Simon, Marie Jalowicz Little, Brown and Co. 2015 S/O 2016 15 Cantor, Hallie
Underfoot Weizman, David Scribner's 1976 Sp77 30
Undercurrents of Jewish Prayer Schonfield, Jeremy Litman Library of Jewish Civilization 2006 M/J 07 28
Under the Heel of Bushido: Last Voices of the Jewish POWs of the Japanese in the Second World War Sugarman, Martin Valentine Mitchell SO/14 21-22
Under the Domim Tree Almagor, Gila, Schenker, Hillel Simon & Schuster 1995 F/M 96 17
Under a Red Sky: Memoir of a Childhood in Communist Romania Molnar, Haya Leah Farrar 2010 M/J 10 11
Uncommon Friendship: From Opposite Sides of the Holocaust, An Rosner, Bernat, Tubach, Frederic C., Tubach, Sally Patterson University of California Press 2001 N/D 02 14-15
Uncle Peretz Takes Off: Short Stories Shabtai, Yaakov Overlook Duckworth 2004 F/M 05 11
Uncle Mikes Boy Brooks, Jerome Harper & Row 1973 D 74 31
Uncle Jacobs Ghost Story Kushner, Don Holt 1986 A/M 86 5
Uncle Eli’s Wedding Newman, Tracy Albert Whitman 2015 M/J 15 3 Cole, Ellen
Uncle Elis Special-for-Kids, Most Fun Ever, Under-the-Table Passover Haggadah Segal, Eliezer Lorne, Gordon-Lucas, Bonnie No Starch Press 1999 M/J 00 20
Uncle Markus, Julia Houghton Mifflin 1978 Sp79 24
Uncensored Bible, The: The Bawdy and Naughty Bits of the Good Book Kaltner, John, MckKenzie, Steven, Kilpatrick, Joel HarperCollins 2008 M/J 09 24
Unbroken Spirit: A Heroic Story of Faith, Courage and Survival Mendelevich, Yosef Gefen 2012 S/O13 33
Unbroken Chain, An: My Journey through the Nazi Holocaust Oertelt, Henry A.,, Samuels, Stephanie Oertelt Lerner Publications 2000 S/O 01 19
Ultimatum Trew, Anthony St. Martin's 1976 Sp77 26
Ultimate Bar/Bat Mitzvah Celebration Book, The: A Guide to Inspiring Ceremonies and Joyous Festivities Cohen, Jayne, Weinrott, Lori Clarkson Potter 2004 S/O 04 53
Ullman Code, The Bernard, Robert Putnam 1975 Sp 75 24
Uh! Oh! Hanukkah: Hidden Objects Youll [almost] Never Find Channen, Don Yellow Brick Road Press 1993 N/D 93 14
UGBU Ayal, Ora, Naka, Naomi Low Harper 1979 W79 24
UFA Story: A History Of Germanys Greatest Film Company 1918-1945, The Kreimeier, Klaus, Kimber, Rober, Kimber, Rita Hill & Wang 1996 F/M 97 18
U.S. Policy on Jerusalem Feintuch, Yossi Greenwood 1987 S/O 90 16
Tzili: The Story of a Life Appelfeld, Aharon M/J 83 3
Tzekakah and the Precious Pushke: With CD Sounds of Sharing and Caring Greene, Michael Tuesday's Child Publishing 2001 F/M 02 32
Tzavat Harivash: the Testament of Rabbi Isarel Baal Shem Tov Schochet, Jacob Immanuel Kehot Publication Society 1998 M/J 99 8
Tzadakah and the Precious Pushke: With CD Sounds of Sharing and Caring (AUDIO with Book) Greene, Michael, Birk, Surry Tuesday's Child Publishing 2001 F/M 02 32
Tylers Hill Katz, Susan B. Strategic Book Publishing 2009 N/D 10 41892
Tying Rocks to Clouds: Meetings and Conversations with Wise and Spiritual People Elliot, William Doubleday 1995 S/O 96 5
Two-State Solution: The UN Partition Resolution of Mandatory Palestine - Analysis and Sources, The Gavison, Ruth Bloomsbury 2013 N/D13 27
Two Truths in My Pocket Ruby, Lois N/D 82 8
Two Thousand Years of Jewish Life in Morocco Zafrani, Haim Ktav 2005 M/J 06 31
Two Rothschilds and the Land of Israel Schama, Simon Knopf 1978 Sp79 25
Two Rings: A Story of Love and War Werber, Millie, Keller, Eve Persus Books Group 2012 N/D12 39
Two Lives of Eva, The (VIDEO) Hoffenberg, Esther First Run/Icarus Films 2005 F/M 07 37
Two Lives of Eva, The Hoffenberg, Esther First Run / Icarus Films 2005 F/M 07 37
Two Kings: Lets Go Play (vol. 1) Jacobs, Fishel Israel Book Shop 2008 F/M 09 48