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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Hanukkah with Noshy Boy and Friends Asner, Anne-Marie Baila Kar-Ben 2013 M/J13 13-14
Missing Piece, The (VIDEO) Alden Films 2010 M/J 10 26
Josephs Bones: A Collection of Stories Nogg, Ozzie Oznas Books 2004 S/O 05 50
Einsteins God: Albert Einsteins Quest as a Scientist and as a Jew to Replace a Forsaken God Goldman, Robert N. Aronson 1997 S/O 97 8
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
Shnook the Peddler Schur, Maxine Rose M/J 86 5
Two Rings: A Story of Love and War Werber, Millie, Keller, Eve Persus Books Group 2012 N/D12 39
Jewish Child: Halakhic Perspectives, The Matzner-Bekerman, Shoshana Ktav 1984 F/M 85 6
Frank Gehry Lazo, Caroline Evensen A&E Biography Series Lerner 2006 N/D 07 11
Commitment and Complexity: Jewish Wisdom in an Age of Upheaval: Selections from the Writings of Rabbi Yehuda Amital Hacohen, Aviad Ktav 2008 F/M 09 11
I Love Passover Hirsch, Marily Holiday 1985 F/M 85 7
Brownsville Kleid, Neil, Allen, Jake NBM ComicsLit 2006 S/O 06 31-32
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
Nicanors Gate Kimmel, Eric A., Hoyner, Jerry JPS 1980 Sp80 21
Let My People Go! Balsley, Tilda, Richard, Ilene Kar-Ben 2008 M/J 08 12
Religions of the Middle East Gunderson, Cory World in Conflict Series Abdo & Daughters 2004 F/M 04 40
Suffed: Adventures of a Restaurant Family Volk, Patricia Knopf 2001 M/J 02 15
Whitechapel / Vaytshepl, Mayn Vaytshepl (AUDIO) Klezmer Klub Klezmer Records 2009 N/D 10 26
Growing Up in the Middle Ages Newman, Paul B. McFarland 2007 S/O 07 52
Mendel Rosenbusch: Tales for Jewish Children Weber, Ilse, Fisher, Hans, Burden, P. John Bunim & Bannigan 2012 S/O13 10
Jews and Jewishness in British Childrens Literature Travis, Madelyn J. Routledge 2013 N/D13 39
Does Anyone Here Know the Way to Thirteen? Kaufman, Stephen Houghton Mifflin 1985 A/M 86 5
Pasta, Fried Rice and Matzoh Balls: Immigrant Cooking in America Ichord, Loretta Frances, Ellis, Jan Davey Millbrook 2006 S/O 07 14-15
Seven Animal Stories for Children Bogot, Howard I., Bogot, Mark K. Pitspopany 1997 N/D 97 16-17
Tower of Babel: Excerpted from the Book of Genesis, The Greengard, Alison, Racklin-Siegel, Carol EKS 2001 M/J 03 27
Jacob the Liar Becker, Jurek, Kornfeld, Melvin Harcourt 1975 Sp76 22
First Gift, The Gadot, A. S., Lafrance, Marie Kar-Ben 2006 S/O 06 19
Childs Introduction to Torah, A Newman, Shirley Behrman 1972 Sp 75 28
Honi and His Magic Circle Gershator, Phillis, Rieger, Shay JPS 1980 Sp 80 21
Book in the Jewish World 1700-1900, The Gries, Zeev Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2007 F/M 08 39
Anne Frank Tridenti, Lina, Thorne, Stephen Why They Became Famous Silver Burdett 1985 A/M 86 6
Mystery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, The Allon, Hagit, Zehavi, Lena, Abolafia, Yossi JPS 2003 S/O 04 50
Ladino-English / English-Ladino Concise Encyclopedic Dictionary (Judeo-Spanish) Kohen-Gordon, Dahlia Hippocrene Books 2000 M/J 00 41955
Rabin of Israel: Warrior for Peace Slater, Robert HarperCollins 1996 F/M 96 14-15
Steven Spielberg: Master Storyteller Powers, Tom Lerner 1997 M/J 97 16-17
What Did Pinny Do? An Upsherin Story Sitter, Nechama, Leff, Tova Hachai 2013 N/D13 11
Gods World Rouss, Sylvia A., Zwebner, Janet Pitspopany 2005 M/J 05 27-28
Many Ways: How Families Practice Their Beliefs and Religions Rotner, Shelley, Kelly, Sheila M. Millbrook 2006 M/J 06 19
Jewish Power in America: Myth and Reality Feingold, Henry L. Transaction Publishers 2008 M/J 09 21
Zion & State: Nation, Class and the Shaping of Modern Israel Cohen, Mitchell Basil Blackwell 1987 M/J 88 11
Dear Once Popkin, Zelda Lippincott 1975 Sp76 22
Our Sages, God, and Israel Neusner, Jacob Rossel 1984 S/O 85 5
Scribes, Visionaries, and the Politics of Second Temple Judea Horsley, Richard A. Westminster John Knox Press 2007 S/O 08 16
Time Like a River Perrin, Randy, Perrin, Hannah, Perrin, Tova Orca 1997 F/M 99 20
Israel Slavicek, Louise Chipley Creation of the Modern Middle East Series Chelsea House 2003 S/O 03 54-55
Fall of the Sun God Meyer, Henye Pitspopany 2004 S/O 05 11
Castle on Hester Street, The Heller, Linda, Boris Kulikov Simon & Schuster 2007 N/D 07 8
History of Jerusalem: Early Muslim Period, 638-1099 Prawer, Joshua, Ben-Shammai, Haggai NYU Press 1996 M/J 97 4
Bible After Babel: Historical Criticism in a Postmodern Age, The Collins, John J. Eerdmans 2005 F/M 07 31-32
Alina: A Russian Girl Comes to Israel Meir, Mira s.n. N/D 82 8
My Brother Was … Hoter, Elaine, Rose, Nadia Midreshet Gavriel 2005 S/O 06 41986
Kaddish in Dublin Brady, John St. Martin's 1992 F/M 93 26
Esther Chaikin, Miriam, Rosenberry, Vera JPS 1987 F/M 88 7
Property, The Modan, Rutu, Cohen, Jessica Drawn&Quarterly 2013 N/D13 44
Something Remains Barth-Grozinger, Inge, Bell, Anthea Hyperion 2006 F/M 07 12
Voyage Unplanned Yerby, Frank Dial Press 1974 D 74 27
Genizah Psalms: A Study of MS798 of the Antonin Collection, The Stec, David M. Cambridge Genizah Studies Series, 5 Brill 2013 N/D13 38
Cultural Intermediaries: Jewish Intellectuals in Early Modern Italy Ruderman, David B., Veitri, Giuseppe University of Pennsylvania 2004 S/O 04 23-24
In the Spirit of Our Age: Eric Mendelsohns Bnai Amoona Synagogue James-Chakraborty, Kathleen Missouri Historical Society 2000 M/J 01 41828
Hebrew Manuscripts at Cambridge University Library: A Description and Introduction Reif, Stefan Cambridge University Press 1997 S/O 97 14, 21
Before Golda: Manya Shochat: A Biography Ben-Zvi, Rachel Yanait, Shurin, Sandra Biblio Press 1989 S/O 89 8
Old Men at Midnight Potok, Chaim Knopf 2001 M/J 02 17
Little Red Hen and the Passover Matzah, The Kimmelman, Leslie, Meisel, Paul Holiday House 2010 M/J 10 9
300 Ways to Ask the Four Questions Spiegel, Murray, Stein, Rickey Spiegel-Stein Publishing 2008 N/D 08 13, 15
Rooms of the Soul Schwartz, Howard, Schwartz, Tsila Rossel Books 1984 S/O 85 5
Tell Them We Remember Bachrach, Susan D. Little, Brown 1994 N/D 94 14
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
Harpsichord Music by Israeli Composers (AUDIO) Minkin, Marina Albany Records 2007 S/O 08 36
Moe Berg: The Spy Behind Home Plate Grey, Vivian. JPS 1996 M/J 97 11
JPS Illustrated Childrens Bible Frankel, Ellen, Katz, Avi JPS 2009 S/O 09 13
Ellis Island to Ebbets Field: Sport and the American Jewish Experience Levine, Peter Oxford University Press 1992 F/M 93 24
Poetry and Prophecy: The Beginnings of Literary Tradition Kugel, James L. Cornell University Press 1990 M/J 91 13
Shuli and Me: From Slavery to Freedom, A Storybook Omer Calendar Benjamin-Farren, Joan Black Jasmine 2006 M/J 07 13
Understanding Buddy Kornblatt, Marc Simon & Schuster 2001 S/O 01 35
Jewish Enlightenment, The Feiner, Shmuel, Naor, Chaya University of Pennsylvania 2004 S/O 04 16
From a World Apart: A Little Girl in the Concentration Camps Christophe, Francine University of Nebraska Press 2000 S/O 00 9, 11
Conflicts of the Middle East Downing, David World Almanacs Library of the Middle East World Almanac Library 2007 S/O 07 22-23
Ike and Mama and the Once-a-year Suit Snyder, Carol Ma 79 7
Butterfly, The Polacco, Patricia Philomel 2000
At the Threshold: Jewish Meditations on Death Swinsky, Michael Aronson 1995 S/O 96 12
No Pigs Brain Soup, Please! Greenberg, Gail, Forgie, Lauren Kam Publishing 2009 S/O 09 24
Letters from Beyond the Sambatyon: The Myth of the Ten Lost Tribes Stull-Trauting, Simcha Maxima New Media 1997 S/O 99 18
Remnant of Israel: A Portrait of Americas First Jewish Congregation Shearith Israel Angel, Marc D. Riverside Book Co. 2004 F/M 05 41955
Survivor, The Forman, James Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1976 Sp77 31
Why Be Jewish?: A Guide for Discovering and Maintaining Jewish Traditions and Values Bank, Richard D. Aronson 2002 F/M 03 32
Haggadah, English and Hebrew: A Passover Haggadah Weisel, Elie, Podwal, Mark Touchstone 1992 M/J 93 12
Methuselahs Gang Poochoo (Wiesler, Israel) F/M 81 6
Jews in Warsaw: A History, The Bartoszweski, Wladyslaw T., Polonsky, Antony Blackwell 1991 F/M 92 19
Drawing in the Dust Klein, Zoe Pocket Books 2009 S/O 09 34
People and Polity: The Organozational Dynamics of World Jewry Elazar, Daniel J. Wayne State University Press 1990 S/O 90 10
Shabbat Series: Excellence in Education for Jewish Women Fine, Irene Women's Institute for Continuing Education 1997 M/J 98 7
Treacherous Journey: My Escape from Ethiopia Aursham, Shmuel, Kushner, Arlene Shapolsky 1986 F/M 87 41734
Jerusalem Anthology,: A Literary Guide, The Hammer, Reuven JPS 1995 N/D 95 7
Flight from Commitment: An Explanation of Paradoxes in Jewish Life Rozwaski, Chaim Z. Aronson 1996 S/O 97 21
Christmas Revolution, The Cohen, Barbara, DeGrost, Diane Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1987 F/M 88 6
House on Prague Street, The Demetz, Hana O 80 12
Book That Was Lost: Thirty-Five Stories, A Agnon, S. Y. Toby Press 2008 F/M 09 20
Another Time, Another Place: A Neighborhood Remembered Chatanow, Gerald, Schwartz, Bernard Xlibris Corp 2000 S/O 01 41892
Navigating the Bible World ORT Union, developer 1997 N/D 98 17
Last Sunrise, The Gordon, Harold H&J Pub. Inc. 1992 S/O 93 18

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