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 Year Series ISBN Issue P Review Authorsort descending Review format Review type
Berkovits, Eliezer God, Man and History 2004 F/M 05 12
Shukert, Rachel Have You No Shame? And Other Regrettable Stories 2008 F/M 09 22
Zakon, Miriam Stark Egyptian Star M/J 83 9
Schwartz, Moshe, Lees, Susan, Kressel, Gideon M. Burial Cooperatives in Socialist Utopia: Thirty Years of Moshav Development in Israel 1995 M/J 96 11
Topek, Susan Remick Turn for Noah, A: a Hanukkah Story 1992 M/J 93 17
Friedman, Robin Nothing 2008 N/D 08 30-31
Herscher, Uri D. Agricultural Utopias in America, 1880-1910 1981 F 81 14
Bryan, Diane Brenda Soldier of God 2001 N/D 03 7
Shimoni, Rachel Love, Ruhl Sp 75 28
Derwin, Susan Rage is the Subtext: Readings in Holocaust Literature and Film 2012 FM13 22
Masnik, Ann S. Jewish Woman, The 1996 M/J 96 10
Muraskin, Bennett Humanist Readings in Jewish Folklore 2001 S/O 02 32
Sanfield, Steve, Magil, Mikhail Feather Merchantes and Other Tales of the Fools of Chelm, The 1991 M/J 92 23
Schulweis, Harold M. Conscience: The Duty to Obey and the Duty to Disobey 2008 F/M 09 18
Goldstein, Stephen L. When My Mother No Longer Knew My Name: A Sons "Course" in "Rational" Caregiving 2012 M/J13 24
Balass, Joe Baghdad Twist (VIDEO) 2007 F/M 09 23
Abrams, Judith Z. Talmud for Beginners, The: vol. 1 Prayer 1991 M/J 91 8
Backman, Aidel Money in the Honey, The 2003 N/D 03 23
Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Sammy Spider's First Simhat Torah 2010 S/O 10 15-16
Slavicek, Louise Chipley King David 2008 Ancient World Leaders Series M/J 09 9
Greenfeld, Howard, Grove, E. Passover 1978 W78 28
Hoffman, Lawrence A. Israel: A Spiritual Travel Guide (2nd ed.) 2005 S/O 05 45
Celenza, Anna Harwell, Kitchel, JoAnn Gershwins Rhapsody in Blue 2006 N/D 06 17
Gillman, Neil Doing Jewish Theology: God, Torah and Israel in Modern Judaism 2008 M/J 09 22
Hannam, Charles Boy in That Situation, A S 78 5
Haas, Gerda Tracking the Holocaust 1995 N/D 95 6
Goldin, Barbara Diamond, August, Louise Night Lights: A Sukkot Story 1995 N/D 95 14
Spiegel, Murray, Stein, Rickey 300 Ways to Ask the Four Questions 2008 N/D 08 13, 15
Sacks, Jonathan Sidur Koren = The Koren Siddur 2009 M/J 10 39, 41
Dekel, Lilach Living for Tomorrow: Untold Stories by the Pioneering Women of Israel (VIDEO) N/D 01 18
Moscowitz, Moshe, Sokoloff, David, Carter, Jon Queen of Persia, The 2004 M/J 04 36
Cohen, J. Simcha Jewish Prayer: The Right Way, Resolving Halachic Dilemmas 2012 M/J13 21
Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, Schories, Pat Happy Hanukah, Biscuit! 2002 N/D 02 25
Tye, Larry Home Lands: Portraits of the New Jewish Diaspora 2001 S/O 02 36
Schwarz, Yom Tov Eyes to See: Recovering Ethical Torah Principles Lost in the Holocaust 2004 S/O 05 51-52
Isaacs, Ronald H. Close Encounters: Jewish Views About God 1996 N/D 96 10
Carlson, Lewis H. We Were Each Others Prisoners: An Oral History of World War II: American and German Prisoners of War 1997 S/O 97 6
Michelson, Richard, Colon, Raul As Good As Anybody: Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschels Amazing March Toward Freedom 2008 M/J 08 8
Hull, Eleanore Summer People, The S/O 84 8
Cohen, I. Alan Minyan Miracle 1993 M/J 94 7
Drucker, Malka Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Sweet Beginnings S/O 81 9
Emerman, Ellen, Kranz, Sarah Just Right: The Story of a Jewish Home 1999 M/J 00 21
Hessel, Carolyn S. Our Story: The Jews of Sepharad - A Resource Guide 1992 S/O 92 18
Neusner, Jacob Invitation to the Talmud 1973 D 74 29
Buloff, Joseph, Singer, Joseph From the Old Marketplace 1991 M/J 91 8
Orgel, Doris Devil in Vienna, The 1978 Sp79 27
Flanders, Elle Zero Degrees of Separation (VIDEO) 2005 S/O 07 56
Bloom, Harold Blooms Modern Critical Views: David Mamet 2004 F/M 04 14-15
Friedman, Daniel To Kill and Take Possession: Law, Morality and Society in Biblical Stories 2002 M/J 04 14
Garus, Liz Nazi Officers Wife (VIDEO) 2003 F/M 04 14
Blacker Cohen, Sarah, Koch, Joanne B. Shared Stages: Ten American Dramas of Blacks and Jews 2007 SUNY Series in Modern Jewish Literature and Culture M/J 08 19-20
Pinsky, Robert Life of David, The 2005 F/M 06 35
Silva, Daniel Prince of Fire 2005 M/J 05 30
Bloomfield, Jill Colella Jewish Holidays Cookbook: Festive Meals for Celebrating the Year 2008 N/D 08 35
Levine, Karen, Sher, Emil Hanas Suitcase on Stage 2007 Holocaust Remembrance Book for Young Readers Series M/J 07 15
Langmuir, Gavni I. History, Religion and Anti-Semitism 1990 M/J 91 13-14
Lerner, Anne Lapidus Eternally Eve: Images of Eve in the Hebrew Bible, Midrash, and Modern Jewish Poetry 2007 Brandeis Series on Jewish Women S/O 08 8
Dwork, Deborah Children with a Star: Jewish Youth in Nazi Europe 1991 S/O 91 18
Braunstein, Leah Levy, Katz, Avi Waiting Wall, The 2009 N/D 09 15
Chatanow, Gerald, Schwartz, Bernard Another Time, Another Place: A Neighborhood Remembered 2000 S/O 01 41892
Silberg, Francis Berry, Britt, Stephanie McFetridge Story of Passover for Children, The 1989 M/J 89 10
Lawson, Tom, Jordan, James Memory of the Holocaust in Australia, The 2008 N/D 08 16
Bialik, Hayyim Nahman Revealment and Concealment: Five Essays 2000 S/O 01 9
Migrom, Jacob JPS Torah Commentary: Numbers M/J 90 12
Katz, Josef, Reach, Hilda One Who Came Back: The Diary of a Jewish Survivor 2006 F/M 07 33
Provoost, Anne, Nieuwenhuizen, John In the Shadow of the Ark 2004 N/D 04 16-17
Lowenstein, Steven M. Frankfurt on the Hudson: The German-Jewish Community of Washington Heights, 19339-1983, Its Structure and Culture 1989 N/D 90 10
Gal, Alon, Siegel, David S. David Ben-Gurion and the American Alignment for a Jewish State 1991 N/D 92 23
Estraikh, Gennady, Krutikov, Mikhail Yiddish in the Contemporary World: Papers of the First Mendel Friedman International Conference on Yiddish 1999 M/J 00 10
Wolowelsky, Joel B. Women at the Seder: A Passover Haggadah 2005 M/J 05 42
Collins, John J. Bible After Babel: Historical Criticism in a Postmodern Age, The 2005 F/M 07 31-32
Shollar, Leah, Mekibel, Shoshana Thread of Kindness: A Tzedaka Story, A 2000 F/M 01 17
Sheinmel, Courtney My So-Called Family 2008 S/O 09 18
Kellerman, Faye Serpents Tooth 1997 S/O 97 26-27
Wild, Miriam, Vivas, Julie Let the Celebrations Begin! 1991 M/J 92 23
Keller, Tsipi Poets on the Edge: An Anthology of Contemporary Hebrew Poetry 2008 F/M 09 21
Kolatch, Alfred Jewish Book of Why, The 1981 W82 11
Hoffman, Charles Gray Dawn: The Jews of Eastern Europe in the Post-Communist Era 1992 S/O 92 18
Rustow, Marina Hersy and the Politics of Community: The Jews of the Fatimid Caliphate 2008 F/M 09 17
Fuchs, Ester Encounters with Israeli Authors F/M 83 3
Kramer, Aaron Century of Yiddish Poetry, A 1989 F/M 90 14
Siegal, Aranka Upon the Head of the Goat: A Childhood in Hungary - 1939-1944 1981 W82 15
Sparks, Kenton L. Ancient Texts for the Study of the Hebrew Bible: A Guide to the Background Literature 2005 F/M 06 37
Cowen, Ida Spy for Freedom: The Story of Sarah Aaronsohn N/D 84 7
Gordon, Haim, Bloch, Jochanan Martin Buber: A Centenary Volume 1984 M/J 85 41734
Seixas, Gershom Mendes Religious Discourse, A: Thanskgiving Day Sermon Nov. 26 1789 1977 W77 28
Rechter, David Jews of Vienna and the First World War, The 2001 F/M 02 24-25
Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism Images of the Arab-Israeli Conflict: What is Arab Antisemitism? (VIDEO) 2013 N/D13 46
Berger, Shalom Z., Daniel Jacobson,, Waxman, Chaim I. Flipping Out?: Myth or Fact?: The Imapct of the "Year in Israel" 2007 M/J 08 28-29
Nissimi, Hilda Crypto-Jewish Mashhadis: the Shaping of Religious and Communal Identity in their Journey from Iran to New York 2007 S/O 07 52-53
Edelheit, Hershel, Edelheit, Abraham J. World in Turmoil: An Integrated Chronology of the Holocaust and World War II, A 1991 M/J 92 15
Kurshan, Ilana Why Is This Night Different from All Other Nights? "The Four Questions" Around the World 2008 M/J 08 37
Faber, Doris Bella Abzug 1976 W76 20
Steinsaltz, Adin Teshuvah: A Guide for the Newly Observant Jew N/D 96 12
Freedman, Paula J. My Basmati Bat Mitzvah 2013 N/D13 4
Hunt, Linda Secret Agenda: United States Government, Nazi Scientists, and Project Paperclip, 1945-1990 1991 S/O 91 19
Arato, Rona Last Train: A Holocaust Story, The 2013 M/J13 10
Neusner, Jacob Pharisees: Rabbinic Perspectives, The 1985 F/M 86 4
Gellman, Ellie, Friedman, Judith Jeremys Dreidel 1992 M/J 93 16
Bruder, Judith Going to Jerusalem Ma 80 4


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