Book Review Index


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Titlesort ascending Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Author
Yom Kippur War, The Davis, Moshe Arno Press 1974 F/M 91 27
Yom Kippur War, The London Sunday Times Insight Team Doubleday 1974 Sp 75 26
Yom Kippur War, The Rosenberg, Aaron War and Conflict in the Middle East Series Rosen 2003 S/O 04 52
Yom Kippur War, The Allen, Peter S/O 82 4
Yom Kippur War, The Davis, Moshe Arno Press 1974 W75 27
Yom Kippur Plus 100 Days Jerusalem Post Staff Hart Publishing Co. 1975 W75 28
Yom Kippur Murder, The Harris, Lee Ballantine 1992 S/O 93 15
Yom Kippur in Amsterdam: Stories Shrayer, Maxim D. Library of Modern Jewish Literature Syracuse University Press 2009 S/O 10 26
Yom Kippur Elkins, Dov Peretz Moments of Transcendence: A Devotional Commentary on the High Holiday Mahzor, vol. 2 s.n. 1990 F/M 91 16-17
YIVO and the Making of Modern Jewish Culture: Scholarship for the Yiddish Nation Kuznitz, Cecile Esther Cambridge University Press 2014 N/D 2015 24 Dwoskin, Beth
Yitzi and the Giant Menorah Ungar, Richard Tundra Books 2016 N/D 2016 3 Bloomfield, Kathy
Yitzhak Rabins Assassination and the Dilemmas of Commemoration Vinitzky-Seroussi, Vered SUNY Series in Anthropology and Judaic Studies SUNY Press 2009 S/O 10 38
Yingl Tsingl Khvat Mani-Leib, Lissitsky, El Moyer Bell 1986 F/M 87 8
Yigal Allon, Native Son, a Biography Shapira, Anita, Abel, Evelyn Jewish Culture and Contexts University of Pennsylvania Press 2008 M/J 08 32
Yidishe Gauchos, The (VIDEO) Fine Line Productions S/O 92 22
Yiddish: A Nation of Words Weinstein, Miriam Steerforth Press 2001 M/J 02 15
Yiddish Word Book for English Speaking People, A Rosenbaum, Samuel Van Nostrand, Rheinhold 1978 W78 26
Yiddish Wisdom for Parents Nickles, Sara, Swarner, Kristina, Meltzer, Rae Chronicle Books 2001 M/J 02 13-14
Yiddish Theatre: New Approaches Berkowitz, Joel, ed. The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization International Specialized Book Services 2003 F/M 04 14
Yiddish Theatre in South Africa: A History From the Late Nineteenth Century to 1960 Belling, Veronica Penkin Kaplan Centre for Jewish Studies and Research 2008 F/M 09 7
Yiddish Stories, Old & New Howe, Irving, Greenberg, Eliezer Holiday House 1974 Sp 75 27-28
Yiddish Policemens Union, The Chabon, Michael HarperCollins 2007 N/D 07 25
Yiddish Lullabies for American Mothers (AUDIO) On Hold Productions 1991 M/J 93 18-19
Yiddish Literature in America: 1870-2000 Goldsmith, Emanuel S., Zumoff, Barnett Ktav 2009 N/D 10 19
Yiddish Literature in America 1870-2000: Anthology Goldsmith, Emanuel S. Congress for Jewish Culture 2000 S/O 00 13
Yiddish in the Contemporary World: Papers of the First Mendel Friedman International Conference on Yiddish Estraikh, Gennady, Krutikov, Mikhail European Humanities Research Centre 1999 M/J 00 10
Yiddish for Dog & Cat Lover = Yidish far Libhobers fun Hint un Kats Wolfe, Marjorie Gottlieb, Engelman, Earl W. Malka Publications 2007 M/J 08 42
Yiddish Folksongs from the Ruth Rubin Archive Mlotek, Chana, Slobin, Mark Wayne State University Press 2007 F/M 08 41
Yiddish Cuisine: A Gourmets Approach to Jewish Cooking Sternberg, Robert Aronson 1993 N/D 93 41955
Yiddish Alphabet Book, The Postman, Frederica P'Nye 1979 W80 16
Yibaneh Hamikdash: To Build the Beis HaMikdash: Stories to Build Ahavas Chinam Schachter, Fishel, Mahr, Aryeh Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation 2008 M/J 09 17
Yetta the Trickster Zimmerman, Andrea G. s.n. Ma 79 7
Yesterdays Streets Tennenbaum, Silvia s.n. N/D 81 14
Yesterdays Santa and the Chanukah Miracle Snowbell-Hart, Sarah, Gallinger, Patty Napoleon Press 2002 F/M 03 45
Yesterday: A Memoir of a Russian Jewish Family Zunser, Miriam Shomer, Leider, Emily Wortis Harper & Row 1978 Sp79 25
Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Tanakh Companion: The Book of Samuel Helfgot, Nathaniel Ben Yehudah Press 2006 F/M 07 33
Yeshiva, The Grade, Chaim, Leviant, Curt Bobbs-Merrill 1976 Sp77 25
Yeshiva Fundamentalism: Piety, Gender, and Resistance in the Ultra-Orthodox World Stadler, Nurit New York University Press 2009 S/O 10 38
Yerushalmi: The Talmud of the Land of Israel: An Introduction, The Neusner, Jacob Aronson 1993 M/J 94 9
Yermakov Transfer, The Lambert, Derek Saturday Review Press Sp 75 25
Yemin Moshe: The Story of a Jerusalem Neighborhood Jaffee, Eliezer David Praeger 1988 S/O 88 7
Yemenite Girl, The Leviant, Curt Bobbs Merrill 1977 Sp77 26
Yemenite Filigree Scharz, Miriam, Madelung, Marianne Gefen 2007 S/O 07 43
Yemenite Cookbook, The Levi, Zion, Agabria, Hani Seaver Books 1988 S/O 88 8
Yellow Wind, The Grossman, David Farrar 1988 S/O 88 7
Yellow Star: The Legend of King Christian X of Denmark, The Deedy, Carmen Agra, Sorensen, Henri Peachtree 2000 N/D 00 16
Yellow Star: The Legend of Christian X of Denmark, The Deedy, Carmen Agra Peachtree 2000 16
Yellow Star, The, 3rd ed. Unsdorfer, S. B. M/J 84 6
Yellow Star Roy, Jennifer Marshall Cavendish 2006 M/J 06 18
Yehudis Goes to Gan s.n. F/M 82 2
Yehudis Goes to Gan s.n. S/O 82 9
Yehudah Amichai: The Making of Israels National Poet Scharf Gold, Nili Brandeis University Press 2008 F/M 09 17
Yehuda Halevi Halkin, Hillel Jewish Encounters Nextbook 2010 M/J 10 33
Years From Now Glickman, Gary Knopf 1987 N/D 87 6
Year the World Was Out of Step with Jancy Fried, The Fiedler, Jean M/J 82 8
Year The Music Changed, The Thomas, Diane Coulter Toby Press 2005 S/O 05 39
Year of the Golden Ape Forbes, Colin Dutton 1974 Sp 75 25
Year of the Bomb, The Kidd, Ronald Simon & Schuster 2009 N/D 09 11
Year of Sweet Senior Insanity, The Levitan, Sonia s.n. N/D 82 8
Year of Jewish Stories: 52 Tales for Children and Their Families, A Maisel, Grace Ragues, Shubert, Samantha, Keiser, Tammy UAHC Press 2004 N/D 04 19-20
Year of Goodbyes; A True Story of Friendship, Family, and Farewells, The Levy, Debbie Disney Hyperion 2010 M/J 10 17
Year Mom Got Religion: One Womans Midlife Journey into Judaism, The Hendler, Lee Meyerhoff Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 S/O 99 12
Yanov Torah, The Herman, Edwin, Herman, Agnes Kar-Ben 1985 N/D 85 5
Yanky's Amazing Discovery Bauman, Reuven Menucha 2018 M/J 2019 8 Citrin, Rena
Yankel's Tavern: Jews, Liquor, and Life in the Kingdom of Poland Dynner, Glenn Oxford University Press 2013 S/O14 9 Tesler, David
Yankel the Fool Ellentuck, Shan Doubleday 1973 D 74 31
Yankee at the Seder, The Weber, Elka, Gustavson, Adam Tricycle Press 2009 F/M 09 38
Yakov and the Seven Thieves Madonna, Spirin, Gennady Callaway 2004 N/D 04 16
Yael Naim and David Donatien (AUDIO) Naim, Yael, Donatien, David Atlantic Records 2007 N/D 08 25
Yael and the Party of the Year Lane, Tamsin Simon & Schuster 2018 N/D 2018 10 Quay, Alex
Y.A. D. Investigators 2 Wisemon, Tamar, Katz, Tova Feldheim 2006 M/J 07 12
Wyszkowo, A Shtetl on the Bug River Mondry, Adela N/D 81 13
Written on the Wind Dublin, Anne, Woodend, Avril Hodgepog Books 2001 S/O 02 42
Written in Memory: Portraits of the Holocaust Wolin, Jeffrey Chronicle Books 1997 M/J 97 18
Written and Oral Torah: A Comprehensive Introduction, The Lopes Cardozo, Nathan T. Aronson 1997 M/J 98 41892
Writing the Book of Ester Domaratius, Louise Quality Words in Print 2003 S/O 03 11
Writing Our Lives: Autobiographies of American Jews, 1890-1990 Rubin, Steven J. JPS 1991 M/J 92 19
Writing on the Wall: A Catalogue of Judaica Broadsides from the Valmadonna Trust Library Liberman Mintz, Sharon, Seidler-Feller, Shaul, Wachtel, David Valmadonna Trust Library 2015 N/D 2015 25 Cohen, Leah
Writing on the Wall, The Garfield, Leon S/O 83 5
Writing on the Wall, The Garfield, Leon N/D 83 9
Writing Jewish Culture: Paradoxes in Ethnography Andreas Kilcher, Gabriella Safran Indiana University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 12 Beth Dwoskin
Writing and Rewriting the Holocaust: Narrative and the Consequences of Interpretation Young, James E. Jewish Literature and Culture Series Indiana University Press 1990 N/D 90 13
Writing - The Sacret Art, Beyond the Page to Spiritual Practice Shapiro, Rami M., Shapiro, Aaron Skylight Paths 2012 FM13 36-37
Writers of the Holocaust Mandell, Sherri Lederman Facts on File 1999 M/J 00 19
Writers in Yiddish Sherman, Joseph Thomson Gale 2007 F/M 08 44
Writer in the Jewish Community: An Israeli-North American Dialogue, The Siegel, Richard, Sofer, Tamar Associated University Presses 1993 N/D 94 11
Wrestling with Angels: New and Collected Stories Clayton, John J. Toby Press 2007 S/O 08 12
Wrestling Jacob: Deception, Identity, and Freudian Slips in Genesis Klitsner, Shmuel Urim 2007 M/J 07 27
Wounds into Wisdom: Healing Intergenerational Jewish Trauma Firestone, Tirzah Monkfish Book Publishing 2019 F/M 2020 24 Kohn, Roger S.
Woundabout Rosen, Lev Little Brown and Company 2015 M/J 2016 7 Marks, Allison
Would You Salute?: One Childs Story of the Holocaust Steele, D. Kelley, Rickenbaker, Becky Hyatt Hidden Path 2006 F/M 07 15
Worship of the Heart: Essays on Jewish Prayer Soloveitchik, Joseph B., Carmy, Shalom Ktav 2003 S/O 03 26
Worship in Ancient Israel: An Essential Guide Brueggemann, Walter Abingdon Press 2005 S/O 05 42
Worlds Torn Assunder Edelstein, Dov Berel Ktav 1985 S/O 85 4
Worlds of S. An-sky: A Russian Jewish Intellectual at the Turn of the Century, The Safran, Gabriella, Zipperstein, Steven J. Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Stanford University Press 2006 F/M 07 34
Worlds Apart: The Re-Migration of South African Jews Tataz, Colin, Arnold, Peter, Heller, Gillian Rosenberg Publishing 2007 M/J 08 28
World Without You, The Henkin, Joshua Pantheon Books 2012 M/J13 39
World War II Timeline, A Raum, Elizabeth Smithsonian War Time Lines Capston S/O14 45
World War II Spies Price, Sean Stewart Capstone Press 2014 N/D13 10
World Religions in America: An Introduction (3rd ed.) Neusner, Jacob Westminster John Knox Press 2003 N/D 03 15