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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
300 Ways to Ask the Four Questions Spiegel, Murray, Stein, Rickey Spiegel-Stein Publishing 2008 N/D 08 13, 15
Shnook the Peddler Schur, Maxine Rose M/J 86 5
Pirhei Sepharad Singing Hanukkah Songs with Rabbi (Sasson) Natan in Hebrew, Englihs, Yiddish and Ladino (AUDIO) Sol and Tillie Hasson Sephardic Day School 2001 F/M 02 32
Forgotten, The Kellerman, Faye Morrow 2001 N/D 01 17
Irma: A Chicago Womans Story, 1871-1966 Steinberg, Ellen FitzSimmons University of Iowa 2004 S/O 04 25
On Equal Terms: Jews in America 1881-1981 Dawidowicz, Lucy S. F/M 83 4
Hiding Places, A Mother, A Daughter, an Uncovered Life Wyshogrod, Diane SUNY Press 2012 S/O13 46
Moral Meaning of the Bible: The What, How and Why of Biblical Ethics, The (AUDIO) Kimelman, Reuven Our Learning Company 2007 F/M 08 48
Learn Torah, Love Torah, Live Torah: HaRav Mordechai Imchas Teitz, The Quintessential Rabbi Blau, Rivkah Ktav 2001 S/O 01 9
Butterfly, The Polacco, Patricia Philomel 2000
Jewish Travel Guide Vallentine Mitchell 2004 M/J 05 37
Dictionary of Ancient Rabbis: Selections from the Jewish Encyclopaedia Neusner, Jacob Hendrickson 2003 M/J 04 18-19
Whitechapel / Vaytshepl, Mayn Vaytshepl (AUDIO) Klezmer Klub Klezmer Records 2009 N/D 10 26
At the Threshold: Jewish Meditations on Death Swinsky, Michael Aronson 1995 S/O 96 12
Suffed: Adventures of a Restaurant Family Volk, Patricia Knopf 2001 M/J 02 15
Religions of the Middle East Gunderson, Cory World in Conflict Series Abdo & Daughters 2004 F/M 04 40
Gravity Lieberman, Leanne Orca 2008 F/M 09 38
Chanukkah Guest Kimmel, Eric A., Carmi, Giora Holiday 1990 F/M 91 23
Tower of Babel: Excerpted from the Book of Genesis, The Greengard, Alison, Racklin-Siegel, Carol EKS 2001 M/J 03 27
Seven Animal Stories for Children Bogot, Howard I., Bogot, Mark K. Pitspopany 1997 N/D 97 16-17
Pasta, Fried Rice and Matzoh Balls: Immigrant Cooking in America Ichord, Loretta Frances, Ellis, Jan Davey Millbrook 2006 S/O 07 14-15
Final Solution, The Rice, Earle The Holocaust Library Lucent Books 1998 N/D 99 17
In the Beginning: The Art of Genesis Fischer, Chuck, Flowers, Curtis, Foster, Bruce Little, Brown 2008 N/D 09 41892
Noahs Ark Dimond, Masper S/O 84 8
Midnight Jewels White, Tzvi CIS 1992 S/O 93 17
Kings and Carpenters: One Hundred Bible Land Jobs You Might Have Praised or Panned Coulter, Laurie, Newbigging, Martha Jobs in History Series Annick Press 2010 M/J 10 12
Book That Was Lost: Thirty-Five Stories, A Agnon, S. Y. Toby Press 2008 F/M 09 20
Jewish Life in Mr. Lincolns City Apelbaum, Laura Cohen, Uziel, Claire Jeiwsh Historical Society of Greater Washington 2009 S/O 10 27, 29
Davening: A Guide to Meaningful Prayer Schachter-Shalomi, Zalman N. Jewish Lights Publishing 2012 M/J13 33
What Did Pinny Do? An Upsherin Story Sitter, Nechama, Leff, Tova Hachai 2013 N/D13 11
Another Time, Another Place: A Neighborhood Remembered Chatanow, Gerald, Schwartz, Bernard Xlibris Corp 2000 S/O 01 41892
Steven Spielberg: Master Storyteller Powers, Tom Lerner 1997 M/J 97 16-17
Rabin of Israel: Warrior for Peace Slater, Robert HarperCollins 1996 F/M 96 14-15
God in Between Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 F/M 99 20-21
Jewish Child: Halakhic Perspectives, The Matzner-Bekerman, Shoshana Ktav 1984 F/M 85 6
Time Like a River Perrin, Randy, Perrin, Hannah, Perrin, Tova Orca 1997 F/M 99 20
Zion & State: Nation, Class and the Shaping of Modern Israel Cohen, Mitchell Basil Blackwell 1987 M/J 88 11
Scribes, Visionaries, and the Politics of Second Temple Judea Horsley, Richard A. Westminster John Knox Press 2007 S/O 08 16
Our Sages, God, and Israel Neusner, Jacob Rossel 1984 S/O 85 5
Eyes of the Blind, The Morgan, Alison Oxford University Press 1986 N/D 88 9
I Love Passover Hirsch, Marily Holiday 1985 F/M 85 7
Nazism Forman, James D. Watts 1978 Sp79 27-28
Lost and Found and Other Stories Yaffe, Rachel, Waldman, Bryna Merkos 2002 N/D 02 29
Matzah Man: A Passover Story, The Howland, Naomi Clarion Books 2002 M/J 02 22
Judiasm and the Interpretation of Scripture: Introduction to the Rabbinic Midrash Neusner, Jacob Hendrickson 2004 S/O 05 50
Enemy Has a Face, The Miklowitz, Gloria D. Eerdmans 2003 N/D 03 27
Binding of Isaac, The Cohen, Barbara s.n. S 78 6
Court of Blue Shadows Allington, Maynard Brasseys 1995 S/O 95 9
Voyage Unplanned Yerby, Frank Dial Press 1974 D 74 27
Amazing Life of Moe Berg: Catcher, Scholar, Spy, The Andryszewski, Tricia Millbrook Press 1996 M/J 97 11
Something Remains Barth-Grozinger, Inge, Bell, Anthea Hyperion 2006 F/M 07 12
Property, The Modan, Rutu, Cohen, Jessica Drawn&Quarterly 2013 N/D13 44
Garden of Fertility: A Guide to Charting Your Fertility Signals to Prevent and Achieve Pregnancy - Naturally - and to Gauge Your Reproductive Health, The Singer, Katie Avery 2004 F/M 05 23
Jacob the Liar Becker, Jurek, Kornfeld, Melvin Harcourt 1975 Sp76 22
Honi and His Magic Circle Gershator, Phillis, Rieger, Shay JPS 1980 Sp 80 21
My Life at First Try: A Novel Budman, Mark Counterpoint 2008 N/D 09 26
Life-Transforming Diet: Based on Healtha nd Psychological Principles of Maimonides and other Classical Sources, The Zulberg, David J. Feldheim 2007 F/M 08 46
Lower East Side Memories: A Jewish Place in America Diner, Hasia R. Princeton University Press 2000 S/O 01 11
Jonah and the Whale (VIDEO) Gridchian, George M., Smith, Jeffrey Rabbit Ears Productions M/J 93 18
Eight Nights of Chanukah, The Newman, Leslea, Savadier, Elivia Harry A. Abrams 2005 S/O 05 15
World Apart: A Memoir of Jewish Life in Nineteenth Century Galicia, A Margoshes, Joseph, Margolis, Rebecca, Robinson, Ira Academic Studies Press 2008 F/M 09 15
Bella Abzug Faber, Doris Lothrop 1976 W76 20
Tell Them We Remember Bachrach, Susan D. Little, Brown 1994 N/D 94 14
Rooms of the Soul Schwartz, Howard, Schwartz, Tsila Rossel Books 1984 S/O 85 5
Hanukkah with Noshy Boy and Friends Asner, Anne-Marie Baila Kar-Ben 2013 M/J13 13-14
Colors of My Jewish Yeare, The Gold-Vukson, Marji E., Wikler, Madeline Kar-Ben 1998 S/O 98 32
Understanding Buddy Kornblatt, Marc Simon & Schuster 2001 S/O 01 35
Across the Alley Michelson, Richard, Lewis, E. B. G. P. Putnam's Sons 2006 S/O 06 22
Shuli and Me: From Slavery to Freedom, A Storybook Omer Calendar Benjamin-Farren, Joan Black Jasmine 2006 M/J 07 13
Poetry and Prophecy: The Beginnings of Literary Tradition Kugel, James L. Cornell University Press 1990 M/J 91 13
Frank Gehry Lazo, Caroline Evensen A&E Biography Series Lerner 2006 N/D 07 11
Israel Slavicek, Louise Chipley Creation of the Modern Middle East Series Chelsea House 2003 S/O 03 54-55
On This Night Steiner, N., Edelson, Wendy Hachai 2013 S/O13 14
History of Jerusalem: Early Muslim Period, 638-1099 Prawer, Joshua, Ben-Shammai, Haggai NYU Press 1996 M/J 97 4
Moshe Mendel, the Mitzvah Maven and his Amazing Mitzvah Quest Apelbaum, Shify Feldheim 1993 F/M 94 12
Leo Strauss and the Rediscovery of Maimonides Green, Kenneth Hart University of Chicago Press 2013 N/D13 28
Jewish Wry: Essays on Jewish Humor Blacker Cohen, Sarah Indiana University Press 1987 S/O 87 7
Dita Saxova Lustig, Arnost Ma 80 4
Why Be Jewish?: A Guide for Discovering and Maintaining Jewish Traditions and Values Bank, Richard D. Aronson 2002 F/M 03 32
Baal Teshuva Survival Guide, The Rossi Publications 2009 N/D 09 20
Survivor, The Forman, James Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1976 Sp77 31
Remnant of Israel: A Portrait of Americas First Jewish Congregation Shearith Israel Angel, Marc D. Riverside Book Co. 2004 F/M 05 41955
Growing Up in the Middle Ages Newman, Paul B. McFarland 2007 S/O 07 52
Children of Abraham: An Introduction to Islam for Jews Duran, Khalid, Hechiche, Abdelwahab Ktav 2001 N/D 01 41797
Treacherous Journey: My Escape from Ethiopia Aursham, Shmuel, Kushner, Arlene Shapolsky 1986 F/M 87 41734
Shabbat Series: Excellence in Education for Jewish Women Fine, Irene Women's Institute for Continuing Education 1997 M/J 98 7
People and Polity: The Organozational Dynamics of World Jewry Elazar, Daniel J. Wayne State University Press 1990 S/O 90 10
First Gift, The Gadot, A. S., Lafrance, Marie Kar-Ben 2006 S/O 06 19
In the Spirit of Our Age: Eric Mendelsohns Bnai Amoona Synagogue James-Chakraborty, Kathleen Missouri Historical Society 2000 M/J 01 41828
Not Quite Kosher: An Abe Lieberman Mystery Kaminsky, Stuart M. Forge Books 2002 F/M 03 22
Hebrew Manuscripts at Cambridge University Library: A Description and Introduction Reif, Stefan Cambridge University Press 1997 S/O 97 14, 21
Miracle Jar, The Penn, Audrey, Lyon, Lea Tanglewood Press 2008 N/D 08 32-33
Ktontons Yom Kippur Kitten (new ed.) Weilerstein, Sadie Rose JPS 1995 N/D 95 16
Brave Deeds: How One Family Saved Many from the Nazis Alma, Ann Groundwood Books 2008 F/M 09 39-40
Jewish Paradox, The Goldman, Nahum Ma 79 6
Days of Deliverance: Essays on Purim and Hanukkah Soloveitchik, Joseph B., Clark, Eli D., Wolowelsky, Joel B., Ziegler, Reuven Ktav 2007 M/J 07 29
When God Judged and Men Died Sherman, Arnold Bantam 1973 Ap 74 26
Arab-Israeli Conflict, The Senker, Cath Questioning History Series Smart Apple Media 2004 F/M 05 33
Story of David, The Slater, Teddy Scholastic 2006 M/J 07 41797
Rape of Europa, The (VIDEO) Menemsha Films 2008 F/M 09 23

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