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 Title Place of Publication Yearsort ascending Series ISBN Issue P Review Author Review format Review type
Lasky, Kathryn Extra, The 2013 S/O13 8
Jules, Jacqueline, Stead, Judy What a Way to Start a New Year! A Rosh Hashanah Story 2013 S/O13 12-13
Spektor, Zev Strangers in Yerushalaym 2013 Adventures of a Lifetime N/D13 6
Snyder, Laurel, Chien, Catia Longest Night: A Passover Story, The 2013 M/J13 2
Frieze, Donna-Lee Totally Unoffiia: The Autobiography of Raphael Lemkin 2013 N/D13 25
Prenzlau, Sheryl, Katz, Adi Room for One More: A Modern-Day Fairy Tale 2013 M/J13 8
Gratz, Alan Prisoner B-3087: Based on teh True Story by Ruth and Jack Gruner 2013 S/O13 7
Sutcliffe, William Wall: A Modern Fable, The 2013 M/J13 7
Bari, Ellen, Katz, Avi Tattered Prayerbook, The 2013 S/O13 7
Cohen, Mark Overweight Sensation: The Life and Comedy of Allan Sherman 2013 N/D13 22
Simonsohn, Shlomo, Shatzmiller, Joseph Italia Judaica Jubilee Conference, The 2013 Brills Series in Jewish Studies S/O13 41
Rosman, Murray Jay Founder of Hasidism: A Quest for the Historical Baal Shem Tov (2nd ed.) 2013 N/D13 35
Picoult, Jodi Storyteller, The 2013 M/J13 41
Balsley, Tilda, Fischer, Ellen Im Sorry, Grover: A Rosh Hashanah Tale 2013 N/D13 12
Prinz, Deborah R. On the Chocolate Trail: A Delicious Adventure Connecting Jews, Religions, History, Travel, Rituals and Recipes to the Magic of Cocoa 2013 M/J13 32
Grossman, Robert Hava Nagila, the Movie (VIDEO) 2013 N/D13 45
Gray, Todd, Gray, Ellen Kassoff New Jewish Table: Modern Seasonal Recipes for Traditional Dishes, The 2013 N/D13 28
Weiss, Helga, Bermel, Neil Helgas Diary: A Young Girls Account of Life in a Concentration Camp 2013 S/O13 9
Damashek, Richard Brand Plucked from the Fire: The Life of Rabbi Herman E. Schaalman, A 2013 N/D13 23-24
Sherman, Paulette Kouffman, Vine, Rachel Shana Shekhina 2013 M/J13 8
Weiss, Susan M., Gross-Horowitz, Netty C. Marriage and Divorce in the Jewish State: Israels Civil War 2013 S/O13 45
Goodman, Martin Toleration Within Judaism 2013 N/D13 27-28
Fox, Tamar, Vasquez, Natalia No Baths at Camp 2013 FM13 12
Bar-Tal, Daniel, Schnell, Izhak Impacts of Lasting Occupation: Lessons from Israeli Society, The 2013 Series in Political Psychology N/D13 19
Macdonald, Maryann Odettes Secrets 2013 M/J13 10
Zuckerman, Bruce Jewish Cultural Aspirations, The Jewish Role in American Life 2013 Annual Review of the Casden Institute for the Study of the Jewish Role in American Life, 10 N/D13 42
Setterington, Ken Branded by the Pink Triangle 2013 N/D13 10
Balsley, Tilda, Poole, Helen ABC Hanukkah Hunt 2013 N/D13 12
Karwoski, Gail Langer, Gootman, Marilyn E., Balouch, Kristen Thank You, Trees! 2013 FM13 4
Sitter, Nechama, Leff, Tova What Did Pinny Do? An Upsherin Story 2013 N/D13 11
Patterson, Jose, Drew, Patricia No Buts, Becky! 2013 N/D13 5
Balsley, Tilda, Fischer, Ellen, Leigh, Tom Grover and Big Birds Passover Celebration 2013 FM13 14
Matas, Carol Pieces of the Past: The Holocaust Diary of Rose Rabinowitz 2013 Dear Canada N/D13 9
Moriarty, Chris, Edward Geyer, Mark Watcher in the Shadows, The 2013 S/O13 4
Faierstein, Morris Jewish Customs of Kabbalistic Origin: Their History and Practic 2013 N/D13 25
Bitton, Yosef Awesome Creation: A Study of the First Three Verses of the Torah 2013 S/O13 21
Weinstein, Dori Shaking in the Shack 2013 N/D13 14
Stampler, Ann Redisch, Carabelli, Francesca Cats on Ben Yehuda Street, The 2013 FM13 13
Joseph, Ruth Jewish Traditional Cooking: Over 150 Nostalgic & Contemporary Jewish Recipes 2013 N/D13 29-30
Sutton, Jane, Rowland, Andy Esthers Hanukkah Disaster 2013 N/D13 13-14
Blech, Benjamin, Blech, Elaine Your Name Is Your Blessing: Hebrew Names and Their Mystical Meanings (2nd ed.) 2013 N/D13 20-21
Bat Melech, A. In the Footsteps of Bnei Yisrael in Mitzrayim 2013 Fantastic Journeys N/D13 3
Deutsch, Barry Hereville: How Mirka Met a Meteroite 2013 M/J13 4-5
Grunhaus, Naomi Challenge of Received Traditions: Dilemmas of Interpretation in Radaks Biblical Commentaries, The 2013 S/O13 26
Lieberman, Leanne Lauren Yanofsky Hates the Holocaust 2013 M/J13 5, 7
Tsedaka, Benjamin, Sullivan, Sharon Israelite Samartian Version of the Torah: First English Translation Compared with the Masoretic Version 2013 N/D13 39
Rouss, Sylvia A., Iosa, Ann Watermelon in the Sukkah, A 2013 S/O13 14
Beinfeld, Solon, Bochner, Harry Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary = Arumnemik Yiddish-English verterbukh 2013 S/O13 21
Baron, Jeff I Represent Sean Rosen 2013 N/D13 3-3
Iceland, Reuben, Marcus, Gerald From Our Springtime: Literary Memoirs and Portraits of Yiddish New York 2013 Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art S/O13 31
Kanarfogel, Ephraim Intellectual History and Rabbinic Culture of Medieval Ashkenaz, THe 2013 M/J13 27
Walfish, Miriam Liba and the Feather Thief 2013 Jewish Girls Around the World S/O13 4
Miller, Derek B. Norwegian by Night 2013 N/D13 43-44
Green, Kenneth Hart Leo Strauss and the Rediscovery of Maimonides 2013 N/D13 28
Bullard, Lisa, Basaluzzo, Constanza Calebs Hanukkah 2013 N/D12 7
Wodzinski, Marcin Hasidism and Politics: The Kingdom of Poland 1815-1864 2013 S/O13 45-46
Modan, Rutu, Cohen, Jessica Property, The 2013 N/D13 44
Keogh, Josie Hanukkah 2013 PowerKids Readers: Happy Holidays! M/J13 14
Travis, Madelyn J. Jews and Jewishness in British Childrens Literature 2013 N/D13 39
Torah Tapestries: Words of Wisdom Woven from teh Weekly Parashah - Vayikra 2013 Smiles, Shira M/J13 34
Shapiro, Rami M. Amazing Chesed: Living a Grace-filled Judaism 2013 M/J13 33
Stec, David M. Genizah Psalms: A Study of MS798 of the Antonin Collection, The 2013 Cambridge Genizah Studies Series, 5 N/D13 38
Asner, Anne-Marie Baila Hanukkah with Noshy Boy and Friends 2013 M/J13 13-14
Schwartz, Dov, Stein, Batya From Phenomenology to Existentialism: The Philosophy of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik (vol. 2) 2013 Supplements to the Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy; 19 S/O13 38
Schwarz, Sidney Jewish Megatrends: Charting the Course of the American Jewish Future 2013 S/O13 40
Shefrin, Sima Elizabeth, Stemple, Heidi E. Y. Jewish Fairy Tale Feasts: A Literary Cookbook 2013 S/O13 2
Ehlich, David Who Will Die Last: Stories of Life in Israel 2013 Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music and Art N/D13 43
Olson, Jess Nathan Birnbaum and Jewish Modernity: Architect of Zionism, Yiddishism, and Orthodoxy 2013 S/O13 35
Marshall, Linda Elovitz Passover Lamb, The 2013 N/D13 13
Perl, Erica S. Aces Wild 2013 N/D13 6
Wisse, Ruth R. No Joke: Making Jewish Humor 2013 N/D13 41-42
Soloveitchik, Joseph B., Shatz, David, Wolowelsky, Joel B., Ziegler, Reuven Vision and Leadership: Reflections on Joseph and Moses 2013 S/O13 42
Yolen, Jane, Stemple, Adam B.U.G. (BIG UGLY GUY) 2013 N/D13 7
Watts, Irene N. Touched by Fire 2013 N/D13 2
Gelb, Norman Herod the Great: Statesman, Visionary, Tyrant 2013 S/O14 12 Share, Ellen
Schapira, Leah, Dwek, Victoria Kids Cooking Made Easy: Favorite Triple-Tested Recipes 2013 F/M14 4 Pinchuck, Kathe
Rossner, Rena Eating the Bible: Over 50 Delicious Recipes to Feed Your Body and Nourish Your Soul 2013 S/O14 19 Gordon, Ilka
Stavans, Ilan Golemito 2013 F/M14 13-14 Marks, Allison
Davila, James R. Hekhalot Literature in Translation: Major Texts of Merkavah Mysticism 2013 Supplements to the Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy F/M14 29 Rosenbloom, Jim
Strager, Joan Trotter Spaghetti Rain 2013 S/O 14 36 Lenson, Heather
Ackerman-Lieberman, Phillip I., Zalashik, Rakefet Jew's Best Friend?: The Image of the Dog throughout Jewish History 2013 S/O14 2 Cantor, Hallie
Golani, Motti Palestine between Politics and terror, 1945-1947 2013 The Schusterman Series in Israel Studies S/O14 12 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Olitzky, Kerry M., Matlins, Stuart Jewish Men Pray: Words of Yearnings, Praise, Petition, Gratitude and Wonder from Traditional and Contemporary Sources 2013 N/D13 31-32
Gelfand, Shoshana Boyd The Barefoot Book of Jewish Tales 2013 F/M14 1 Dublin, Anne
Ruebner, Josh Shattered Hopes: Obama's Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace 2013 S/O14 21
Anderson, Gary A., Clements, Ruth A., Satran, David New Approaches to the Study of Biblical Interpretation in Judaism of the Second Temple Period and in Early Christianity: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Symposium of the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literatur 2013 N/D 14 14 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Dror, Kuki, Yael Shavit and Paul Saadon Shadow in Baghdad 2013 S/O14 28 Pinchuck, Kathe
Gold, Althea and Luca Zordan Children of Israel 2013 S/O14 13 Smith, Sonia
Arnold, Elana K. Splendor 2013 F/M14 6 Siskind, Leda
Shapiro, Patricia Gottlieb Privilege of Aging, Portraits of Twelve Jewish Women, The 2013 S/O14 21 Freiband, Susan
Goldman, Dara Boris and Stella and the Perfect Gift: A Christmas and Hanukkah Story 2013 F/M14 14 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Galas, Michal Rabbi Marcus Jastrow and his Vision for the Reform of Judaism: A Study in the History of Judaism in the Nineteenth Century 2013 M/J 15 23 Isaac, Fred
Aronson, Sarah Believe 2013 F/M14 6-7 Dubin, Susan
Metheny, Pat Tap 2013 S/O14 30 Schiede, Daniel
Knight Raskin, Molly No Better Time: The Brief, Remarkable Life of Danny Lewin—The Genius Who Transformed the Internet 2013 N/D 14 23 Bergson, Steven M.
Schwartz, Dov, Sagi, Avi Faith: Jewish Perspectives 2013 N/D 14 31 Tesler, David
Bauckham, Richard, Davila, James R., Panayotiv, Alexander Old Testament Pseudepigrapha 2013 S/O14 4 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Pressman, Steven 50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. & Mrs. Kraus 2013 N/D 14 42 Pinchuck, Kathe
Sabbag, Galia RIMON for Shira: A Rosh Hashanah Story 2013 S/O14 4`-41 Bloomfield, Kathy
Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Sammy Spider's First Yom Kippur 2013 N/D13 13


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