Book Review Index


Please note that this index does not link to the full text of the book reviews.
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
Sofsky, Wolfgang, Templer, William Order of Terror: The Concentration Camp, The 1997 S/O 97 23
Schiffman, Lawrence H. Hebrew Bible, The (AUDIO) 2008 N/D 09 27
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
Silton, Faye Of Heroes, Hooks, and Heirlooms 1997 M/J 97 14
Terrier, Samuel Til the Heart Sings F/M 86 5
Dobbs-Weinstein, Idit, Goodman, Lenn E. Maimonides and His Heritage 2009 SUNY Series in Jewish Philosophy S/O 09 36-37
Buloff, Joseph, Singer, Joseph From the Old Marketplace 1991 M/J 91 8
Zwerin, Raymond A. Shabbat Can Be O 80 13
Brown, Michael Jews and Judaism in Canada: A Bibliography of Works Published Since 1965 2000 Canadian Jewish Studies Special Issue, vol. 7/8 F/M 01 9
Flanders, Elle Zero Degrees of Separation (VIDEO) 2005 S/O 07 56
Orgel, Doris Devil in Vienna, The 1978 Sp79 27
Mintz, Alan L. Popular Culture and the Shaping of Holocaust Memory in America 2001 N/D 01 10
Bogot, Howard I. I Learn About God N/D 82 7
Bloom, Harold Blooms Modern Critical Views: David Mamet 2004 F/M 04 14-15
Gerber, Merrill Joan Victory Gardens of Brooklyn, The: A Novel 2007 Library of Modern Jewish Literature N/D 08 7
Lichtenstein, Mosheh Moses: Envoy of God, Envoy of His People 2008 S/O 08 41860
Levine, Karen, Sher, Emil Hanas Suitcase on Stage 2007 Holocaust Remembrance Book for Young Readers Series M/J 07 15
Stepping Stones to Further Jewish-Christian Relations F/M 82 6
Zim, Paul Kooky Cookie Kids, The (AUDIO) N/D 93 16
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
Agamben, Giogio Remnants of Auschwitz: The Witness and the Archive 2000 S/O 00 7
Wadimoff, Nicolas, Warin, Clothilde Israel-Palestine, Two Peoples, Two States for One Peace … (VIDEO) 2009 N/D 10 26
Dwork, Deborah Children with a Star: Jewish Youth in Nazi Europe 1991 S/O 91 18
Reitter, Paul On the Origins of Jewish Self-Hatred 2012 N/D13 35
Chatanow, Gerald, Schwartz, Bernard Another Time, Another Place: A Neighborhood Remembered 2000 S/O 01 41892
Bauman, Janina Winter in the Morning: A Young Girls Life in the Warsaw Ghetto and Beyond, 1939-1945 1986 S/O 86 7
dePaola, Tomie Noah and the Ark S/O 84 8
Jacobs, Jill There Shall Be No Needy: Pursuing Social Justice Through Jewish Law & Tradition 2009 M/J 10 34
Ricci, Regolo Lord is My Shepherd, The 2007 N/D 07 8
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
Zim, Paul Seder Nights (AUDIO) 1994 F/M 95 14
Solomon, Lewis D. Jewish Spirituality: Revitalizing Judaism for the Twenty-First Century 2000 F/M 01 11
Estraikh, Gennady, Krutikov, Mikhail Yiddish in the Contemporary World: Papers of the First Mendel Friedman International Conference on Yiddish 1999 M/J 00 10
Gal, Alon, Siegel, David S. David Ben-Gurion and the American Alignment for a Jewish State 1991 N/D 92 23
Gavron, Daniel Pilgrims: A Novel 2000 F/M 01 13
Schotter, Roni, Widener, Terry House of Joyful Living, The 2008 M/J 09 16-17
Collins, John J. Bible After Babel: Historical Criticism in a Postmodern Age, The 2005 F/M 07 31-32
Kaltner, John, MckKenzie, Steven, Kilpatrick, Joel Uncensored Bible, The: The Bawdy and Naughty Bits of the Good Book 2008 M/J 09 24
Weiss, Eric, Stern, Shira Mishkan Rfuah: Where Healing Resides 2013 N/D13 41
Hoffman, Charles Gray Dawn: The Jews of Eastern Europe in the Post-Communist Era 1992 S/O 92 18
Khanga, Yelena, Jacoby, Susan Soul to Soul: The Story of a Black-Russian American Family, 1865-1992 1992 M/J 93 15
Yellin, Tamar Kafka in Bronteland and Other Stories 2006 F/M 06 28
Fuchs, Ester Encounters with Israeli Authors F/M 83 3
Berger, David Rebbe, the Messiah, and the Scandal of Orthodox Indifference, The 2001 M/J 02 9
Green, Jen Israel 2001 Nations of the World Series M/J 01 15
Kramer, Aaron Century of Yiddish Poetry, A 1989 F/M 90 14
Sparks, Kenton L. Ancient Texts for the Study of the Hebrew Bible: A Guide to the Background Literature 2005 F/M 06 37
Kacer, Kathy, McKay, Sharon E. Whisperers from the Ghettos 2009 N/D 09 8
Schwartz, Howard, Raznick, Barbara New Harvest: Jewish Writing in St. Louis, 1998-2005 2005 S/O 06 43-44
Erps, Yitzy Tell Me a Tale: 8 Great Stories 2005 M/J 06 12
Novack, Judith Mandel Lilac Bush, The 1989 M/J 90 12
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
Spero, Moshe Halevi, Gaash, Elisheva Saying Goodbye to Grandma 1997 N/D 98 16
Greenberg, Martin H. Jewish Lists 1979 Sp80 13
Edelheit, Hershel, Edelheit, Abraham J. World in Turmoil: An Integrated Chronology of the Holocaust and World War II, A 1991 M/J 92 15
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
Elmer, Robert Peace Rebel 2000 Promise of Zion Series S/O 01 34
Bauer, Yehuda Holocaust in Historical Perspective O 79 6
Faber, Doris Bella Abzug 1976 W76 20
Ackroyd, Peter Trial of Elizabeth Cree: A Novel of the Limehouse Murders, The 1995 N/D 95 41986
Schechter, Joel Messiahs of 1933: How American Yiddish Theatre Survived Adversity through Satire 2008 F/M 09 17-18
Bruder, Judith Going to Jerusalem Ma 80 4
Kay, Devora, Vand, Rochel Sleep Sheep Book, The 2013 S/O13 11
Jacobs, Louis Judaism and Theology: Essays on the Jewish Religion 2005 N/D 05 27-28
Kanfer, Stefan Eighth Sin, The 1978 W78 23
Stern, David, Mirsky, Mark J. Rabbinic Fantasies: Imaginative Narratives from Classical Hebrew Literature 1990 M/J 92 21
Stern, Karen B Inscribing Devotion and Death: Archaeological Evidence for Jewish Populations of North Africa 2008 Religions of in the Graeco-Roman World, v. 161 F/M 09 19
Polacco, Patricia Butterfly, The 2000
Speregen-Newberger, Devra Albert Einstein: The Jewish Man Behind the Theory 2006 N/D 06 41860
Cohen, Naomi W. What the Rabbis Said: The Public Discourse of Nineteenth-Century American Rabbis 2008 F/M 09 8
Rosen, Devorah Mystery in Spain 2009 F/M 10 11
Appelfeld, Aharon, Appelfeld, Meir Table for One: Under the Light of Jerusalem, A 2005 S/O 05 41
Schapiro, Raya, Weinberg, Helga Letters from Prague 1939-1941 1991 N/D 91 12
Wishnia, Kenneth Fifth Servant, The 2010 M/J 10 26
Isaacs, Ronald H., Olitzky, Kerry M. Sacred Moments: Tales from the Jewish Life Cycle 1995 N/D 95 9
Ofrat, Gideon, Kidron, Peretz Jewish Derrida, The 2001 F/M 03 36-37
Suleiman, Susan Rubin, Forgecs, Eva Contemporary Jewish Writing in Hungary: An Anthology 2003 Jewish Writing in the Contemporary World Series S/O 04 41892
Edwards, Michelle, Schuett, Stacey Papas Latkes 2004 N/D 04 18-19
Adler, David A., Ritz, Karen Hilde and Eli: Children of the Holocaust 1994 M/J 95 18
Metter, Bert Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah S/O 84 10
Adahan, Miriam, Halberstadt, Menachem Torah Tigers 2009 S/O 09 24
Berkow, Ira Maxwell Street: Survival in a Bazaar 1977 Sp78 21
Penn, Malka, Black, Theodor Ghosts and Golems: Haunting Tales of the Supernatural 2001 F/M 02 34-35
Milgram, Abraham E. Short History of Jerusalem, A 1998 F/M 99 12
Brodsky, Beverly Jonah, an Old Testament Story 1977 Sp78 25
Tal, Eve Double Crossing: A Jewish Immigration Story 2005 N/D 05 14
Geller, Uri, Boteach, Shmuley Psychic and the Rabbi: A Remarkable Correspondence, The 2001 F/M 02 20-21
Alkow, Jacob M. In Many Worlds M/J 86 3
Alma, Ann Brave Deeds: How One Family Saved Many from the Nazis 2008 F/M 09 39-40
Abraham Isaac Kook F/M 82 9
Hoffman, Lawrence A. Way into Jewish Prayer, The 2000 S/O 01 15
dePaola, Tomie My First Passover 2008 M/J 08 12
MacLeod, Elizabeth Harry Houdini: A Magical Life 2005 S/O 05 10
Berlin, Charles Studies in Jewish Bibliography, History, and Literature 26085 14
Peters, Simi Learning to Read Midrash 2004 F/M 04 18-19
Lehmann, Marcus, Teomim, Joseph Faith and Courage 2009 S/O 10 18-19
Kaniuk, Yoram, Flantz, Richard Rockinghorse 1977 Sp78 21
Pinsky, Mark I. Jew Among the Evangelicals, A: A Guide for the Perplexed 2006 F/M 07 34
Corenthal, Michael G. Cohen on the Telephone: A Hisotry of Jewish Recorded Humor and Popular Music, 1892-1942 1984 N/D 86 4
Kavanaugh, Sarah ORT, the Second World War and the Rehabilitation of Holocaust Survivors 2008 M/J 09 26


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