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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Dear Once Popkin, Zelda Lippincott 1975 Sp76 22
Island of Hope, Island of Tears Brownstone, David M., Franck, Irene H., Franck, Douglass Rawson, Wade 1979 W79 23
Textual Mirrors: Reflexivity, Midrash, and the Rabbinic Self Stein, Dina University of Pennsylvania 2012 M/J13 36
Hasidism and Politics: The Kingdom of Poland 1815-1864 Wodzinski, Marcin Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2013 S/O13 45-46
On This Night Steiner, N., Edelson, Wendy Hachai 2013 S/O13 14
Sabbatai Zevi: Testimonies to a Fallen Messiah Halperin, David J. Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2007 N/D 07 30
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
Brownsville Kleid, Neil, Allen, Jake NBM ComicsLit 2006 S/O 06 31-32
Looking for Lost Bird: A Jewish Woman Discovers her Navajo Roots Melanson, Yvette, Safran, Claire Bard 1999 S/O 99 13
Castle on Hester Street, The Heller, Linda, Boris Kulikov Simon & Schuster 2007 N/D 07 8
Hippocrene Practical English-Hebrew English Conversational Dictionary Gross, David Hippocrene 1991 N/D 91 12
Sisterland Newbery, Linda Random House 2004 M/J 04 33
From Herzl to Rabin: The Changing Image of Zionism Rubinstein, Amnon Holmes & Meier 2000 M/J 01 41923
Moshe Mendel, the Mitzvah Maven and his Amazing Mitzvah Quest Apelbaum, Shify Feldheim 1993 F/M 94 12
Poverty and Charity in the Jewish Community of Medieval Egypt Cohen, Mark R. Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the Ancient to the Modern World Series Princeton Univerity Press 2005 F/M 06 29
Van Goghs Last Painting and Other Stories from the Edge Gordon, Paul Samson Publishing 2001 N/D 01 17
As Good As Anybody: Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschels Amazing March Toward Freedom Michelson, Richard, Colon, Raul Knopf 2008 M/J 08 8
Judaism of the Second Temple Period, Volume 2: The Jewish Sages and Their Literature Flusser, David, Yadin, Azzan Eerdmans 2009 F/M 10 34
Esther Chaikin, Miriam, Rosenberry, Vera JPS 1987 F/M 88 7
Cultural Intermediaries: Jewish Intellectuals in Early Modern Italy Ruderman, David B., Veitri, Giuseppe University of Pennsylvania 2004 S/O 04 23-24
In the Mouth of the Wolf Zar, Rose S/O 84 10
Tales of Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav, The Gottlieb, Freema, Omer-Man, Jonathan Aronson 1993 S/O 93 19-20
Kabbalah and Ecology: God’s Image in the More-Than-Human World Seidenberg, David Mevorach Cambridge University Press 2015 M/J 2016 43-44
ha-Migdal Nifrak: Hidushe Milim shel Yeladim ve-Nituham (The Tower Falled [sic!]: Words Innovations Created by Children, and Their Analysis) Segal, Michael Mekhon Mofet 2012 M/J 12 40-41
Not Quite Kosher: An Abe Lieberman Mystery Kaminsky, Stuart M. Forge Books 2002 F/M 03 22
Reuven Brainin: The Fall of an Icon Caruso, Naomi Canadian Jewish Archives; New Series, 49 Canadian Jewish Archives Charities Committee, National Archives 2007 S/O 08 21
Wisdom, Understanding and Knowledge: Basic Concepts of Hasidic Thought Boteach, Shmuley Aronson 1996 S/O 96 4
Book in the Jewish World 1700-1900, The Gries, Zeev Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2007 F/M 08 39
Life is on the Wire Mirsky, Norman B. Pastoral Series 1996 F/M 97 5
Sharing the Journey: The Haggadah for the Contemporary Family Yoffie, Alan S., Podwal, Mark Central Conference of American Rabbis 2012 FM13 39
Foiglman Megged, Aharon, Weinberger-Rotman, Margarnit Toby Press 2003 M/J 04 9
Miracle Jar, The Penn, Audrey, Lyon, Lea Tanglewood Press 2008 N/D 08 32-33
Pictorial History of the Jewish People, from Bible Time to Our Own Day Throughout the World (updated) Ausubel, Nathan Crown 1984 F/M 85 7
Turbulent Souls: A Catholic Sons Return to His Jewish Family Dubner, Stephen J. Morrow 1998 N/D 99 8
Anne Frank Tridenti, Lina, Thorne, Stephen Why They Became Famous Silver Burdett 1985 A/M 86 6
Jews: A Treasury of Art and Literature, The Keller, Sharon R. Hugh Lauter Levin Associates 1992 M/J 93 41986
Ellis Island to Ebbets Field: Sport and the American Jewish Experience Levine, Peter Oxford University Press 1992 F/M 93 24
Jewish Cooking Boot Camp: The Modern Girls Guide to Cooking like a Jewish Grandmother Carneiro, Andrea Marks, Marks, Roz Three Forks 2009 M/J 10 29
Conflicts of the Middle East Downing, David World Almanacs Library of the Middle East World Almanac Library 2007 S/O 07 22-23
Identity Question: Blacks and Jews in Europe and America, The Philipson, Robert University Press of Mississippi 2000 S/O 01 19
Stroop Report: The Jewish Quarter of Warsaw is No More!, The Stroop, Juergen, Milton, Sybil Pantheon Books 1986 A/M 86 4
Good Yontif: A Picture Book of the Jewish Year Blue, Rose, Feldman, Lynne Millbrook Press 1997 M/J 98 19
New Jewish Baby Book: Names, Ceremonies, Customs: A Guide for Todays Families, The Diamant, Anita Jewish Lights Publishing 1993 M/J 94 10
Red Is My Rimon: A Jewish Childs Book of Colors Glick, Dvorah, Ackerman, Dena Hachai 2012 FM13 11
Where God Dwells: A Childs History of the Synagogue Fine, Steven, Fine, Leah Bierman Torah Aura Productions 1999 S/O 00 35-36
Bible After Babel: Historical Criticism in a Postmodern Age, The Collins, John J. Eerdmans 2005 F/M 07 31-32
Legacy: a Genetic History of the Jewish People Ostrer, Harry Oxford University Press 2012 N/D12 32
Selected Writings Kofman, Sarah, Albrecht, Thomas, Albert, Georgia, Rottenberg, Elizabeth Stanford University Press 2007 S/O 08 33
Feast of Lights Jaffe, Ellen S. Sumach Press 2006 S/O 07 22
Meditation Practices for Everyday Life: Awakening Your Heart, Connecting with God Roth, Jeff Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 N/D 09 25
Passover Aloian, Molly Celebrations in My World Crabtree 2009 S/O 10 13, 15
Torah of the Earth: Exploring 4000 Years of Ecology in Jewish Thought (Vol. 1: Biblical Israel: One Land, One People / Rabbinic Judaism: One People, Many Lands) Waskow, David Jewish Lights Publishing 2000 F/M 01 12
Alina: A Russian Girl Comes to Israel Meir, Mira s.n. N/D 82 8
Jewish with Feeling: A Guide to Meaningful Jewish Practice Riverhead Books 2005 S/O 05 51
Drawing in the Dust Klein, Zoe Pocket Books 2009 S/O 09 34
Jar of Fools: Eight Hanukkah Stories from Chelm, The Kimmel, Eric A. Holiday House 2000 16
Christmas Revolution, The Cohen, Barbara, DeGrost, Diane Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1987 F/M 88 6
Hosue of Women, The Bermant, Chaim N/D 89 8
Stalins Forgotten Zion: Birobidzhan and the Making of a Soviet Jewish Homeland, An Illustrated History, 1928-1996 Weinberg, Robert University of California Press 1998 S/O 98 30
Gilboa Iris, The Englard, Zahava D. Gefen 2012 S/O13 48
My Torah Colors Judaica Press 2012 M/J13 4
Rabbi Jusah Moscato and the Jewish Intellectual World of Mantua in the 16th-17th Centuries Moscato, Judah, Veitri, Giuseppe, Miletto, Gianfranco Studies in Jewish History and Culture; vol. 35 Brill 2012 N/D12 31
We Need to Talk: What Happens When Looking Thin Becomes an Obsesion Sofer, Rachel Devora 2008 S/O 09 18
Before Golda: Manya Shochat: A Biography Ben-Zvi, Rachel Yanait, Shurin, Sandra Biblio Press 1989 S/O 89 8
Kommandants Girl, The Jenoff, Pam Mira 2007 N/D 07 26
Saving the Fragments Leitner, Isabella, Leitner, Irving A. New American Library 1985 A/M 86 4
Young Loves Veksler, Artur Gefen 2001 F/M 02 35
Execution of the Hangman of Riga: The Only Execution of a Nazi War Criminal by the Mossad, The Kuenzle, Anton, Shimron, Gad, Shapiro, Shlomo J. Vallentine Mitchell 2004 M/J 05 39
Maimonides’ Introduction to His Commentary on the Mishnah Maimon, Moshe ben, Rosner, Fred Aronson 1995 N/D 95 7
Orphan Rescue, The Dublin, Anne, Leng, Qin Second Story Press 2010 N/D 10 5
Three Wishes: Palestinian and Israeli Children Speak Ellis, Deborah Groundwood 2004 N/D 04 21-22
300 Ways to Ask the Four Questions Spiegel, Murray, Stein, Rickey Spiegel-Stein Publishing 2008 N/D 08 13, 15
Jewish Meditations on the Meaning of Death Rozwaski, Chaim Z. Aronson 1994 N/D 94 41860
Derashot Ledorot Genesis: A Commentary for the Ages Lamm, Norman Koren 2012 S/O13 32
Israel and the Cold War: Diplomacy, Strategy and the Policy of the Periphery at the United Nations Patten, Howard I.B. Tauris 2013 N/D13 32
Theres Room in My House Weinstock, Malky, Schmidt, Melanie Feldheim 2002 S/O 02 44
Hearing the Call across Traditions: Readings on Faith and Service Davis, Adam Skylight Paths 2009 N/D 10 18
One Mans Valor: Leo Baeck and the Holocaust Nelmark, Anne E. Lodestar Books 1986 F/M 87 7
Sages and Saints Jung, Leo The Jewish Library vol. X Ktav 1987 M/J 88 11
Yiddish Folksongs from the Ruth Rubin Archive Mlotek, Chana, Slobin, Mark Wayne State University Press 2007 F/M 08 41
Butterfly, The Polacco, Patricia Philomel 2000
Lotsa Matzah Balsley, Tilda, Gutierrez, Akemi Kar-Ben 2012 M/J13 4
Chagall from A to Z Sellier, Marie Peter Bedrick 1996 M/J 98 20-21
History of the Marranos 4th ed. Roth, Cecil Sepher Hermon Press 1974 W76 19
Snow in August Hamill, Pete Little, Brown 1997 M/J 97 11
From the Fair Aleichem, Sholem, Leviant, Curt Viking 1985 S/O 85 4
Much Too Much Promised Land, The: Americas Elusive Search for Arab-Israeli Peace Miller, Aaron David Bantam Dell 2008 M/J 08 30, 32
Primo Levis Universe: A Writers Journey Magavern, Sam Palgrave Macmillan 2009 F/M 10 37
Violin Players, The Sherman, Eileen Bluestone JPS 1998 M/J 99 18
At the Threshold: Jewish Meditations on Death Swinsky, Michael Aronson 1995 S/O 96 12
Just One, Burnaby Erman, Esther Gerstenfeld Zumaya Publications 2003 N/D 03 8
Dancing in the Dark Bavati, Robyn Flux 2013 S/O13 5
Infertility in the Bible: How the Matriarchs Changed Their Fate; How You Can, Too Fischbein, Jessie Devora 2005 M/J 06 26
Taste of the Past: The Daily Life and Cooking of a Nineteenth-Century Hungarian-Jewish Homemaker, A Koerner, Andras University Press of new England 2004 M/J 04 17
Hanukkah Keogh, Josie PowerKids Readers: Happy Holidays! Rosen 2013 M/J13 14
O My America Kaplan, Johannna F/M 81 5
Ritual Bath, The Kellerman, Faye Arbor House 1986 S/O 86 9
Women and Judaism: Myth, History and Sturggle Lacks, Roslyn Doubleday 1980 W80 16
Book That Was Lost: Thirty-Five Stories, A Agnon, S. Y. Toby Press 2008 F/M 09 20
Like Angels on Jacobs Ladder: Abraham Abulafia, the Franciscans and Joachimism Hames, Harvey J SUNY Press 2007 S/O 08 16

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