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.
Earlier print back issues are housed in Cincinnati, OH at the Hebrew Union College Library.

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Author/Editor Title Place of Publication Year Series ISBN Issue P Review Authorsort descending Review format Review type
Kerr, Philip Winter Horses, The S/O14 43 Marks, Allison
Levy-Bertherat, Deborah, Hunter, Adriana The Travels of Daniel Ascher 2015 F/M 16 38-39 Marks, Allison
Kimmel, Eric A. Simon and the Bear: A Hanukkah Take S/O14 50 Marks, Allison
Feinstein, Edward Chutzpah Imperative: Empowering Today’s Jews for a Life That Matters., the 2014 S/O 2015 6 Stein, Marion M
Caputo, Nina, Hart, Mitchell B. On the Word of a Jew: Religion, Reliability, and the Dynamics of Trust 2019 S/O 2019 11-12 Stein, Marion M Book Adult
Golick, Margie Let There Be light: Stories from Genesis in Verse 2013 S/O14 33 Stein, Marion M
Green, Arthur The Heart of the Matter: Studies in Jewish Mysticism and Theology 2015 N/D 2015 19 Stein, Marion M
Ansh, Tamar Let My Children Cook! A Passover Cookbood for Kids S/O14 35 Boomfield, Kathy
Korngold, Jamie S. Sadie's Lag Ba'Omer Mystery S/O14 50
Rocklin, Joanne I Say Shehechiyanu 2015 M/J 15 10
Joffo, Joseph A Bag of Marbles 2013 F/M14 2
Greene, Jacqueline Dembar Growing Suspicion: A Rebecca Mystery American Girl series S/O14 35-36
Wolfe, Greg Shmelf the Hanukkah Elf 2016 S/O 2016 38-39 Bloomfield, Kathy
Gellman, Ellie Netta and Her Plant 2014 F/M14 14 Bloomfield, Kathy
Adler, David A., Ackerman, Dena A Pizza Contest for Jelly Eli Z. 2018 M/J 2019 8 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Berkowitz, Ira T. Wolf in the Soul, A S/O14 36-37 Bloomfield, Kathy
Pressberg, Dava Anti-Semitism: Jewish Immigrants Seek Safety in America (1881-1914) 2016 M/J 2016 13 Bloomfield, Kathy
Adler, David A., Ackerman, Dena Teacher Troubles for Jelly Eli Z. 2018 M/J 2019 8 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Agnon, S. Y. From Foe to Friend & Other Stories 2014 M/J 15 1 Bloomfield, Kathy
Newman, Leslea, Bates, Amy June Gittel's Journey: An Ellis Island Story 2019 M/J 2019 2-3 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Cohen-Janca, Irène Mister Doctor: Janusz Korczak & the Orphans of the Warsaw Ghetto 2015 M/J 15 2 Bloomfield, Kathy
MacWilliams, Bryon The Girl in the Haystack 2019 N/D 2019 16 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Locke, Katherine Girl with the Red Balloon, The 2017 M/J 2018 6 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Sabbag, Galia RIMON for Shira: A Rosh Hashanah Story 2013 S/O14 4`-41 Bloomfield, Kathy
Braun, Eric Trapped Behind Enemy Lines: The Story of the U.S. Army Air Force 807th Medical Evacuation Squadron 2016 N/D 2016 5 Bloomfield, Kathy
Franklin, Emily Last Night at the Circle Cinema 2015 M/J 2016 8 Bloomfield, Kathy
Abbag, Galia Shira at teh Temple - A Yom Kippur Story 2013 S/O14 51-52 Bloomfield, Kathy
Salkin, Jeffrey K. JPS B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary. 2017 M/J 2018 7 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Broll, Michael, Chelma, David Free at Last: From Mud to Mirth–A Pesach Tale 2013 N/D 14 7 Bloomfield, Kathy
Blohm, Craig E. Understand Judaism 2019 Understanding World Religions M/J 2019 17 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Appelfeld, Aharon Adam & Thomas 2015 M/J 2016 1 Bloomfield, Kathy
Kimmel, Eric A., Stevanovic, Ivica A Whale of a Tale 2019 Scarlett and Sam N/D 2019 10-11 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Palacio, R. J. White Bird: A Wonder Story 2019 F/M 2020 38 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Burakowski, Ella Hidden Gold: A True Story of the Holocaust 2015 M/J 2016 9-10 Bloomfield, Kathy
Snyder, Elaine Anna & Solomon 2014 M/J 15 4 Bloomfield, Kathy
Klein, Yonah Skullcaps and Crossbones: The Adventure sof Shmuel Kafri S/O2014 39-40 Bloomfield, Kathy
Gefen, Shira, Polonsky, David [nid:52283], illustrator The Heart Shaped Leaf 2018 N/D 2019 18-19 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Lowenstein-Malz, Ronit Escape in Time 2015 M/J 2016 10 Bloomfield, Kathy
Margalist, Aharon Ahrele 1: the Incredible, Touching Story of Rav Aharaon Margalit, Shlit"a S/O14 40 Bloomfield, Kathy
Keret, Etgar, Basil, Aviel, Silverston, Sondra Long- Haired, Cat-Boy Cub 2019 N/D 2019 19 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Smith, Brendan Powell David and Goliath 2013 Brick Bible for Kids F/M 2020 39-40 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Rouss, Sylvia A. King David & Akavish the Spider 2015 M/J 2016 4 Bloomfield, Kathy
Smith, Brendan Powell Noah's Ark 2019 Brick Bible for Kids F/M 2020 39-40 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Hammerstein, David, Shems, Ed Kelev's Journey: A Jewish Dog Wanders Home 2016 S/O 2016 31 Bloomfield, Kathy
Wiviott, Meg Paper Hearts: A Novel Based on True Events 2015 M/J 2016 10-11 Bloomfield, Kathy
Locke, Katherine The Spy with the Red Balloon 2018 M/J 2019 12 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Churnin, Nancy, Nayberg, Yevgenia [nid:50827] illustrator Martin & Anne: The Kindred Spirits of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Anne Frank 2019 M/J 2019 19 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Steven, Kenneth Why Dogs Have Wet Noses 2015 M/J 2016 4 Bloomfield, Kathy
Ellis, Deborah Cat at the Wall, The 2014 N/D 14 10 Bloomfield, Kathy
Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg Anne Frank and the Remembering Tree 2015 M/J 15 13 Bloomfield, Kathy
Blitt, Natalie The Truth About Leaving 2019 N/D 2019 14 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Stuchner, Joan Betty Bagels Come Home! 2014 M/J 15 6 Bloomfield, Kathy
Ungar, Richard Yitzi and the Giant Menorah 2016 N/D 2016 3 Bloomfield, Kathy
Levin, Menucha Chana Family For Frayda, A S/O14 37-38
Raziel, Sara and Ilana Pollack Learning Curve S/O14 38 Bloch, Marci Mavine
Zadoff, Allen I Am the Weapon 2013 The Unknown Assassin: Book One S/O14 39 Punchuck, Kath
Nardo, Don Life in a Nazi Concentration Camp Living History Series S/O14 44
Raum, Elizabeth World War II Timeline, A Smithsonian War Time Lines S/O14 45
Berlin Wolf Florida-James, Mark S/O14 43
Korngold, Jamie S. Mazel Tov! It’s a Boy/Mazel Tov! It’s a Girl 2015 Life Cycle series M/J 15 14-15 Citrin, Rena
Hoose, Phillip The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club 2015 M/J 2016 13 Citrin, Rena
Marks, Allison, Marks, Wayne A Gefilte Fishy Tale 2016 S/O 2016 39-40 Citrin, Rena
Sabbag, Galia, Taylor, Erin Shira, Detective - CHAMETZ Detective! 2014 Shira's Series F/M 16 46 Citrin, Rena
Laskin, Pamela Ronit & Jamil 2017 M/J 2018 5 Citrin, Rena Book Juvenile
Bauman, Reuven Yanky's Amazing Discovery 2018 M/J 2019 8 Citrin, Rena Book Juvenile
Rosenbaum, Andrea Warmflash Meg Goldberg on Parade 2015 M/J 2016 14 Citrin, Rena
Verzov, Ella, Oirechman, Chana Tamar of Venice 2013 Young Lanplighters Series S/O14 46-47 Citrin, Rena
Schonfeld, Rifka, Judowitz, Yoel Social Skills Around the Clock 2018 M/J 2019 17-18 Citrin, Rena Book Juvenile
Balsley, Tilda, Poole, Helen ABC Passover Hunt 2016 F/M 16 43 Citrin, Rena
Blau, Sara, Romanenko, Vasillisa If I Went to the Moon 2015 N/D 2016 7 Citrin, Rena
Parks, Peggy J. Anne Frank 2016 Influential Women S/O 2016 31 Citrin, Rena
Angleberger, Tom Poop Fountain! 2014 The Qwikpick Papers Series S/O 2015 29 Citrin, Rena
Altein, Chani Wherever We Go! 2014 M/J 15 14 Citrin, Rena
Angleberger, Tom The Rat with the Human Face 2015 The Qwikpick Papers Series S/O 2015 29 Citrin, Rena
Zalben, Jane Breskin, Amini, Mehrdokht A Moon For Moe and Mo 2018 M/J 2019 20-21 Citrin, Rena Book Juvenile
Verzov, Ella, Oirechman, Chana Moshe of Jaoan 2013 Young Lamplighters Series S/O14 46-47 Citirin, Rena
Adler, David A. Story of Passover, The S/O14 48-49 Blooomfield, Katy
Rosenthal, Sally Mazo Frogs S/O14 51 Katz, Lisa
Lakritz, Deborah Joey and the Giant Box 2015 M/J 15 2 Katz, Lisa
Yacowitz, Caryn I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Dreidel S/O14 53-54 Katz, Lisa
Herskowtiz, Benjie Passover with a Twith: Rachel Imagines the Passover Story S/O14 49-50 Katz, Lisa
Zeegel, Rabbi, Mordecai, Darrell Imagine if ... 2014 N/D 14 4 Feit, Shelly
Sullivan, Laura L. Love by the Morning Star 2014 F/M 16 40 Feit, Shelly
Ruben, Kelly Easton, Friar, Joanne A Place for Elijah 2016 F/M 16 45-46 Feit, Shelly
Feldbrand, Sarah Esperanza, A Novel 2014 M/J 15 7-8 Feit, Shelly
Attar, M.R. Elisha Davidson and the Ispaklaria 2015 Elisha Davidson series M/J 2016 7-8 Feit, Shelly
Simpson, Martha Seif Dreidel That Wouldn't Spin: A Toyshop Tale of Hahukkah, The S/O2014 52-53 Feit, Shelly
Fishman, Karen Nonna’s Hanukkah Surprise 2015 N/D 2015 4 Feit, Shelly
Sabbag, Galia Miracle for Shira: A Chanukah Story 2014 Shira's series M/J 15 17 Feit, Shelly
Herzog, Pearl, Bodel, Itai Amazing Fishing Rod, The 2013 N/D 14 12 Feit, Shelly
Sanders, Shelly Rachel’s Promise 2013 F/M14 8 Heather Lenson
McKay, Sharon End of the Line, The 2014 N/D 14 8
Ofanansky, Allison, Alpern, Eliyahu How It's Made: Torah Scroll 2016 S/O 2016 37-38 Lisa Silverman
Curthoy, Ned Legacy of Liberal Judaism: Ernst Cassirer and Hannah Arendt’s Hidden Conversation, The 2013 N/D 14 15 Merowitz, Morton J.
Knott, Marie Luise Unlearning With Hannah Arendt 2014 S/O 2015 11 Merowitz, Morton J.
Schapira, Leah, Dwek, Victoria Dairy Made Easy: Triple Tested Recipes for Every Day 2014 N/D 14 30 Schutzman, Laura
Gartman, Eric Return to Zion: The History of Modern Israel 2015 S/O 2016 6 Schutzman, Laura
Rieger, Aleena I Didn’t Tell Them Anything: The Wartime Secrets of An American Girl 2015 f/ 19 Schutzman, Laura
Bob, Yonah Jeremy Justice in the West Bank?: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Goes to Court 2019 S/O 2020 26-27 Schutzman, Laura Book Adult
Jordan, James From Nuremberg to Hollywood: The Holocaust and the Courtroom in American Fictive Film. 2016 M/J 2016 31 Schutzman, Laura


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