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
Zoref, Harris Barren Island 2017 M/J 2018 39 Schutzman, Laura Book Adult
Freedman, Leora Daughter Who Got Away, The 2016 F/M 2016 28 Schutzman, Laura
Shainman, Amy Byer Resurrection Lily: The BRCA Gene, Hereditary Cancer & Lifesaving Whispers from the Grandmother I Never Knew; a Memoir 2018 F/M 2020 30 Schutzman, Laura Book Adult
Berger, Sande Boritz The Sweetness: A Novel 2014 M/J 15 42 Schutzman, Laura
Gold, Dina Stolen Legacy: Nazi Theft and the Quest for Justice at Krausenstrasse 17/18 Berlin 2015 F/ M 2017 8 Schutzman, Laura Book Adult
Tropper, Yosef Aishes Chayil Song: Discover how each verse illuminates a unique and exceptional Woman of Valor from Tanach, The 2014 S/O 2015 21 Schutzman, Laura
Tropper, Yosef Aishes Chayil Song: Discover how each verse illuminates a unique and exceptional Woman of Valor from Tanach, The 2014 S/O 2015 21 Schutzman, Laura
Rubin, Richard R. Jewish in America: Living George Washington's Promise 2016 F/ M 2017 19 Schutzman, Laura Book Adult
Gilman, Susan Jane Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street, The 2014 N/D 14 38 Schutzman, Laura
The Pawnbroker 2015 N/D 2015 44 Gremillion, Yossi
Gold, Nora Fields of Exile 2014 N/D 14 40 Gremillion, Yossi
Levin, Meyer Compulsion: A Novel. 2015 S/O 2015 24 Gremillion, Yossi
Grjasnowa, Olga All Russians Love Birch Trees 2014 N/D 14 40 Gremillion, Yossi
Wex, Michael Shlepping the Exile 2014 M/J 15 45 Gremillion, Yossi
Papernick, Jonathan Book of Stone, The 2015 S/O 2015 25 Gremillion, Yossi
Foer, Jonathan Safran Here I Am 2016 N/D 2016 24 Gremillion, Yossi
Baily, Virginia Early One Morning 2015 F/M 2016 26 Gremillion, Yossi
Belmont, Yemima To Cross the Line with a Bridge. 2015 F/M 16 4 Gremillion, Yossi
Hope, Jessamyn Safekeeping 2014 N/D 2015 42 Gremillion, Yossi
Anton, Maggie Enchantress: A Novel of Rav Hisda’s Daughter 2014 N/D 14 36 Gremillion, Yossi
Lazar, Zachary I Pity the Poor Immigrant 2014 M/J 15 43-44 Gremillion, Yossi
Hart-Green, Sharon Come Back for Me 2017 M/J 2018 35 Gremillion, Yossi Book Adult
Litman, Ellen Mannequin Girl 2014 M/J 15 44 Gremillion, Yossi
Nadler, Ben The Sea Beach Line 2014 N/D 2015 43 Gremillion, Yossi
Cheuse, Alan Prayers for the Living 2014 S/O 2015 23 Gremillion, Yossi
Nadborny-Burgeman, Nechama Sarah Gila The Princess of Dan 2014 M/J 15 44 Gremillion, Yossi
Keener, Jessica Strangers in Budapest 2017 M/J 2018 36 Gremillion, Yossi Book Adult
Kellerman, Jonathan, Kellerman, Jesse Golem of Hollywood, The 2014 S/O 2015 23 Bibel, Barbara M.
Goldschmidt, Saskia Hormone Factory, The 2014 N/D 14 40 Bibel, Barbara M.
Silverstein, Adam J., Strousma, Guy G. Oxford Handbook of Abrahamic Religions 2015 M/J 2016 35 Bibel, Barbara M.
Libin, Barry M. Mystery of the Milton Manuscript: A Novel, The 2014 S/O 2015 25 Bibel, Barbara M.
Fine, Gary M. Carioca-Bev: The Wartime Record of Major Ralph I. Fine. The Making of a B-24 Liberator Pilot in the Eighth Air Force in Europe During World War II. A Portrait of Courage 2019 N/D 2019 23 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
Gillham, David R. Annelies: A Novel of Anne Frank 2019 F/M 2020 34-35 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
Alexander, V.S. The Taster:A Novel 2018 M/J 2019 38 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
Gabin, Jean S. The Paris Photo: A Novel 2018 M/J 2019 38-39 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
Schoen, Robert, DeCuir, Catherine The Rabbi Finds Her Way: A Pearl Ross Levy Novel 2019 F/M 2020 35 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
Israeli Passion: Love, Jealousy and Crime 2015 N/D 2015 46 Bibel, Barbara M.
Baretz, Julie Bible on Location: Off the Beaten Path in Ancient & Modern Israel, The 2015 F/M 16 4 Bibel, Barbara M.
Grodin, Michael A. Jewish Medical Resistance in the Holocaust 2014 M/J 15 26 Bibel, Barbara M.
Soomekh, Saba Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews in America. The Jewish Role in American Life: An Annual Review of the Casden Institute for the Study of the Jewish Role in American Life. Volume 13. 2016 S/O 2016 16 Bibel, Barbara M.
Nights of Tel Aviv: Israeli Detective Stories 2015 N/D 2015 47 Bibel, Barbara M.
Bernstein, Leonard S. Death by Pastrami 2014 M/J 15 43 Bibel, Barbara M.
Kushner, Kim New Kosher: Simple Recipes to Savor & Share 2015 M/J 2016 33 Bibel, Barbara M.
Breuer, Yael, Shavit, Eyal, Smith, Aubrey Hilarious Hebrew: The Fun and Fast Way to Learn the Language 2014 F/M 16 5 Bibel, Barbara M.
Feuerstein, Malcolm Jewish Renaissance: A Voice from the Chorus 3 vol. 2019 N/D 2019 34 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
Karmon, Robert Inspired by a True Story: Isaac 2017 M/J 2018 36 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
De Waal, Elisabeth Exiles Return, The 2013 N/D 14 38 Bibel, Barbara M.
Blair, Sara How the Other Half Looks: The Lower East Side and the Afterlives of Images 2018 F/M 2019 2-3 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
Rabkin, Anna From Krakow to Berkeley: Coming Out of Hiding. An Immigrant's Search for Identity and Belonging 2018 N/D 2018 31 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
Shrum, Brianna R. Kissing Ezra Holtz( and Other Things I Did For Science) 2019 N/D 2019 15 Malen, Michal Hoschander Book Juvenile
Simon, Richard, Simon, Tanya, Siegel, Mark Oskar and the Eight Blessings 2015 F/M 16 46 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Stimler, Ayala Whirlpool 2015 S/O 2015 32 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Bridgeton, Sarah Next Year in Israel 2012 F/M14 7 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Koffsky, Ann D. Creation Colors 2019 M/J 2019 3 Malen, Michal Hoschander Book Juvenile
Brill, Marlene Targ Picture Girl 2018 M/J 2019 9 Malen, Michal Hoschander Book Juvenile
Rauch, Georg, Rauch, Phyllis Unlikely Warrior 2015 F/M 16 41-42 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Feinstein, John Backfield Boys: A Football Mystery in Black and White 2017 M/J 2018 14 Malen, Michal Hoschander Book Juvenile
Savit, Gavriel Anna and the Swallow Man 2016 M/J 2016 3 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Ehrlich, Amy With a Mighty Hand: The Story in the Torah 2013 F/M14 3 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Kimmelman, Leslie [nid:11416], , Davey, Sharon The Rabbi Slurps Spaghetti 2019 M/J 2019 19 Malen, Michal Hoschander Book Juvenile
Ganz, Yaffa Shuki’s Upside-Down Dream 2014 M/J 15 14 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Fagan, Cary Oy, Feh, So? 2013 F/M14 13 Cooper, Abby
Olitzky, Kerry M., Olitzky, Avi S. New Membership & Financial Alternatives for the American Synagogue: From Traditional Dues to Fair Share to Gifts from the Heart 2015 F/M 2016 18 Wolfe, Nira
Jarausch, Konrad H. Broken Lives: How Ordinary Germans Experienced the Twentieth Century 2018 M/J 2019 30 Wolfe, Nira Book
Fine, Gary M. The Art of Yannai 2018 F/M 2019 3-4 Wolfe, Nira Book Adult
Friedman, Dayle Jewish Wisdom for Growing Older: Finding Your Grit & Grace Beyond Midlife 2015 S/O 2015 151 Wolfe, Nira
Bernstein, Leonard Symphony No. 3 ‘Kaddish’ 2016 M/J 2016 42 Wolfe, Nira
Garb, Jonathan Kabbalist in the Heart of the Storm: R. Moshe Hayyim Luzzatto 2014 M/J 15 23-24 Wolfe, Nira
Meyerstein, Israela Bridge to Healing: Finding Strength to Cope with Illness 2014 M/J 15 32-33 Wolfe, Nira
Goldstein, Niles Elliot Eight Questions of Faith: Biblical Challenges That Guide and Ground Our Lives. 2015 F/M 16 11 Wolfe, Nira
Bar, Doron אידאולוגיה ונוף סמלי: קבורתם בשנית של אנשי שם יהודיים באדמת ארץ ישראל 2015 F/M 16 4 Wolfe, Nira
Tscholkowsky, Esther Picture This!: A Photo Journal of Holy Times, Holy Work, and Holy Places in Eretz Yisrael 2014 M/J 15 41 Wolfe, Nira
Knowles, Anne Kelly, Cole, Tim, Giordano, Alberto Geographies of the Holocaust 2014 Spacial Humanities S/O 2015 12 Wolfe, Nira
Ben-Rafael, Eliezer, Liwerant, Judit Bokser, Gorny, Yosef Reconsidering Israel-Diaspora Relations 2014 F/M 16 5 Wolfe, Nira
Goldberg, David Richard Amazing Jewish Heroes Down through the Ages 2018 S/O 2020 28-29 Wolfe, Nira Book Adult
Teege, Jennifer, Sellmair, Nikola, Sommer, Carolin My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black Woman Discovers her Family’s Nazi Past . 2015 F/M 2016 23 Wolfe, Nira
Borman, Joseph B. Open Hearts: Memoirs of a Cardiac Surgeon 2013 F/M14 24-25 Wolfe, Nira
Lieberman, Dovid How Free Will Works: The Blueprints to Take Charge of Your Life, Health, and Happiness. 2015 S/O 2016 10 Wolfe, Nira
Cognet, Christophe Because I was a painter 2013 F/M 2016 29 Wolfe, Nira
Zer-Zion, Shelly Habima in Berlin: The Institutionalization of a Zionist Theatre. 2015 S/O 2016 19 Wolfe, Nira
Cherlow, Semadar The Tzaddiq is the Foundation of the World: Rav Kook’s Esoteric Mission and Mystical Experience 2012 Mahshavot F/M14 28 Wolfe, Nira
Warren, Beth Living a Real Life with Real Food: How to Get Healthy, Lose Weight, and Stay Energized— the Kosher Way. 2014 S/O 2015 23 Wolfe, Nira
Emanuel, Simha Hidden Treasures from Europe. v.1 2015 S/O 2016 5 Wolfe, Nira
Adams, Jenni The Bloomsbury Companion to Holocaust Literature 2014 M/J 15 19 Darrow, Sheila
Lipton,Diana From Forbidden Fruit to Milk and Honey: A Commentary on Food in the Torah 2018 F/M 2020 27-28 Gottschalk, Haim Book Adult
Mazuz, Haggai Religious and Spiritual Life of the Jews of Medina, The 2014 S/O 2015 14 Gottschalk, Haim
Mazuz, Haggai Religious and Spiritual Life of the Jews of Medina, The 2014 S/O 2015 14 Gottschalk, Haim
Iturbe, Antonio, Thwaites, Lilit Librarian of Auschwitz, The 2017 M/J 2018 5 Gershowitz, Elissa Book Juvenile
May, Andrew Albert Einstein: Scientist 2017 N/D 2018 8 Gershowitz, Elissa Book Juvenile
Waxman, Zoe Anne Frank: Writer 2017 N/D 2018 8 Gershowitz, Elissa Book Juvenile
Nelson, Suzanne Serendipity's Footsteps 2015 M/J 2016 8-9 Gershowitz, Elissa
Molchadsky, Yael, Bergman, Orit The Chameleon That Saved Noah's Ark 2016 S/O 2016 30 Gershowitz, Elissa
Forman, Gayle I Have Lost My Way 2018 M/J 2019 11 Gershowitz, Elissa Book Juvenile
Mash, Yenta On the Landing: Stories 2018 M/J 2019 39-40 Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron Book Adult
Enszer, Dr. Julie R. Liliths’s Demons 2015 M/J 2016 40 Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron
Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus A Holiday for Ari Ant 2016 F/M 16 45 Kamin, Rachel
Burstyn, Rochel, Apt, Tali Pinny the Peanut Learns About Allergies 2015 F/M 16 40 Kamin, Rachel
Kimmel, Eric A., Surducan, Maria Gabriel's Horn 2016 S/O 2016 27 Kamin, Rachel
Zauderer, Chana, Abadi, Mary Avigail. 2015 F/M 16 34 Kamin, Rachel
Newman, Tracy, Garofoli, Viviana Rosh Hashanah Is Coming! 2016 S/O 2016 28 Kamin, Rachel


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