Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
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
Anne Frank: Hope in the Shadows of the Holocaust Hermann, Spring Holocaust Heroes and Nazi Criminals Series Enslow 2005 M/J 06 17
Pilgrimage: Adventures of a Wandering Jew Epstein, Perle M/J 82 7
Twenty Eight Artists and Two Saints: Essays Acocella, Joan Ross Pantheon Books 2007 S/O 07 43-44
Shimonis Lover Levin, Jennifer Harcourt Brace and Jovanovich 1987 N/D 87 7
For the Love of God: The Bible as an Open Book Ostriker, Alicia Suskin Rutgers University Press 2007 N/D 08 17
On This Night Steiner, N., Edelson, Wendy Hachai 2013 S/O13 14
Israel Slavicek, Louise Chipley Creation of the Modern Middle East Series Chelsea House 2003 S/O 03 54-55
Emmett: A Step-by-Step Guide to Emotional Maturity Established Through Torah Adahan, Miriam Feldeim 1987 M/J 91 8
Moshe Mendel, the Mitzvah Maven and his Amazing Mitzvah Quest Apelbaum, Shify Feldheim 1993 F/M 94 12
History of Jerusalem: Early Muslim Period, 638-1099 Prawer, Joshua, Ben-Shammai, Haggai NYU Press 1996 M/J 97 4
Leo Strauss and the Rediscovery of Maimonides Green, Kenneth Hart University of Chicago Press 2013 N/D13 28
Biblical Echo: Reflectiosn on Bible, Jews and Judaism, The Feldman, Emanuel Ktav 1986 M/J 87 3
Refugee Rose, Anna Dial 1977 Sp78 26
Contemporary Portrayals of Auschwitz: Philosophical Challenges Rosenberg, Alan, Watson, James R., Linke, Detlef Humanity Books 2000 S/O 00 18
Which Lilith?: Feminist Writers Re-create the Worlds First Woman Dame, Enid, Lilly Rivlin, Wenkart, Henry Aronson 1998 F/M 99 7
Studies in Maimonides and His Interpreters Shapiro, Marc B. University of Scranton Press 2008 N/D 08 20
Gracia (AUDIO) Aroeste, Sarah Aroeste Music LLC 2012 N/D12 45
Jewish Wry: Essays on Jewish Humor Blacker Cohen, Sarah Indiana University Press 1987 S/O 87 7
All Whom I Have Loved: A Novel Appelfeld, Aharon Schocken Books 2007 S/O 07 42
Passover Journey: A Seder Companion, The Goldin, Barbara Diamond, Waldman, Neil Viking 1994 N/D 93 41986
Touch of the Sacred, A: A Theologians Informal Guide to Jewish Belief Borowitz, Eugene B., Schwartz, Frances W. Jewish Lights Publishing 2007 N/D 08 11
Sephardic and Middle Eastern Jewries: History and Culture in the Modern Era Goldberg, Harvey E. JTSA 1996 N/D 96 8, 10
Fiets Vase and Other Stories of Survival: Europe, 1939-1945 Gold, Alison Leslie Penguin Group 2003 S/O 03 12
Not Quite Kosher: An Abe Lieberman Mystery Kaminsky, Stuart M. Forge Books 2002 F/M 03 22
In the Spirit of Our Age: Eric Mendelsohns Bnai Amoona Synagogue James-Chakraborty, Kathleen Missouri Historical Society 2000 M/J 01 41828
Dying for God: Martyrdom and the Making of Christianity and Judaism Boyarin, Daniel Stanford University Press 1999 S/O 00 9
Miracle Jar, The Penn, Audrey, Lyon, Lea Tanglewood Press 2008 N/D 08 32-33
Hebrew Manuscripts at Cambridge University Library: A Description and Introduction Reif, Stefan Cambridge University Press 1997 S/O 97 14, 21
Ktontons Yom Kippur Kitten (new ed.) Weilerstein, Sadie Rose JPS 1995 N/D 95 16
Behind the Secret Window: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood Toll, Nelly S. Dial 1993 F/M 94 14
Rabbinic Culture and Its Critics: Jewish Authority, Dissent, and Heresy in Medieval and Early Modern Times Frank, Daniel, Goldish, Matt Wayne State University Press 2008 F/M 09 41892
Classic Tales, The Frankel, Ellen Aronson 1989 N/D 89 12
Welcome to the World: A Jewish Babys Record Book Wolff, Glenn, ill. Women's League S/O 86 6
State of the Jews: A Critical Appraisal, The Alexander, Edward Jewish and Israeli Studies, Political Ideology, Cultural STudies Transaction Publishers 2012 N/D12 13
Global Counterstike: International Counterterroism Katz, Samuel M. Terrorist Dossiers Series Lerner 2005 N/D 05 41892
Youth in Chains Geve, Thomas s.n. N/D 82 2
Jewish Paradox, The Goldman, Nahum Ma 79 6
Abraham Isaac Kook F/M 82 9
Other Jews: The Sephardim Today, The Elazar, Daniel J. Basic Books 1989 M/J 90 10
Tikkun Olam Ted Newman, Vivian, Mack, Steve Kar-Ben 2012 FM13 4
Scandinavian Literature in Hebrew Translation 1894-1980 Rokem, Freddi Tel-Aviv University 1982 F/M 85 6
Expanding Circle: An Adoption Odyssey, The Wolff, Marion Freyer Fithian Press 2000 M/J 00 23
Jewish Enlightenment, The Feiner, Shmuel, Naor, Chaya University of Pennsylvania 2004 S/O 04 16
New Jewish Baby Book: Names, Ceremonies, Customs: A Guide for Todays Families, The Diamant, Anita Jewish Lights Publishing 1993 M/J 94 10
Ike and Mama and the Once-a-year Suit Snyder, Carol Ma 79 7
Love Your Neighbor and Yourself: A Jewish Approach to Modern Personal Ethics Dorff, Elliot N. JPS 2003 S/O 04 15
Call Me Ruth Sachs, Marilyn s.n. N/D 82 7
Sammy Spider's First Haggadah Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2007 F/M 07 12
Dictionary of Ancient Rabbis: Selections from the Jewish Encyclopaedia Neusner, Jacob Hendrickson 2003 M/J 04 18-19
Yitzhak Rabins Assassination and the Dilemmas of Commemoration Vinitzky-Seroussi, Vered SUNY Series in Anthropology and Judaic Studies SUNY Press 2009 S/O 10 38
Thirteen Petalled Rose, The Steinsaltz, Adin Aronson 1992 M/J 92 20
Hebrew Bible, The (AUDIO) Schiffman, Lawrence H. Recorded Books 2008 N/D 09 27
Meditation Practices for Everyday Life: Awakening Your Heart, Connecting with God Roth, Jeff Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 N/D 09 25
Kabbalah of Creation: Isaac Lurias Earlier Mysticism Vital, Hayyim Ben Joseph, Klein, Eliahu J. Aronson 2000 S/O 01 21
Autobiographical Jews: Essays in Jewish Self-Fashioning Stanislawksi, Michael University of Washington Press 2004 F/M 05 24
Prize in the Snow Easterling, Bill, Owens, Mary Beth Little, Brown 1994 M/J 95 11
Chanukkah Guest Kimmel, Eric A., Carmi, Giora Holiday 1990 F/M 91 23
Voices from a Time: A Novel Bonucci, Silvia, King, Martha Steerforth Italia 2006 S/O 07 42
Solomon and the Trees Biers-Ariel, Matt, Silverberg-Kiss, Earl UAHC 2001 M/J 01 16
Full Circle: Escape from Baghdad and the Return Fathi, Saul Silas Xlibris Corporation 2005 M/J 06 26
Jerusalem Anthology,: A Literary Guide, The Hammer, Reuven JPS 1995 N/D 95 7
My Torah Colors Judaica Press 2012 M/J13 4
House on Prague Street, The Demetz, Hana O 80 12
Lionhearts: Heroes of Israel Bar-Zohar, Michael Warner Books 1998 N/D 98 6
Boy in That Situation, A Hannam, Charles s.n. S 78 5
Rock Study Sting, Whyte, Hugh HarperCollins 2001 N/D 01 19
Davening: A Guide to Meaningful Prayer Schachter-Shalomi, Zalman N. Jewish Lights Publishing 2012 M/J13 33
Womens Holocaust Writing, Memory and Imagination Kremer, S. Lillian University of Nebraska Press 1999 S/O 99 12
Teenager in Hitlers Death Camps, A Grunfeld, Benny, Henrekson, Magnus, Hager, Olle Benbella Books 2007 F/M 08 17
Hanukkah Ha-Has: Knock-Knock Kokes that Are a Lotke Fun Hall, Katy, Eisenberg, Lisa, Carpenter, Stephen Lift-the-Flap Knock-Knock Book, A HarperFestival 2001 M/J 02 22
Maimonides’ Introduction to His Commentary on the Mishnah Maimon, Moshe ben, Rosner, Fred Aronson 1995 N/D 95 7
Journey of Hope: The Story of Ilan Ramon, Israels First Astronaut Abbey, Alan D. Gefen 2003 N/D 03 24
Apple Trees Discovery, The Schram, Peninnah, Davis, Rachayl Eckstein, Lee, Wendy W. Kar-Ben 2012 M/J 12 9
Plays for Learning: Israel Reborn McCullough, L. E. Plays for Learning Series Smith and Kraus 2001 F/M 02 38
Ultimate Bar/Bat Mitzvah Celebration Book, The: A Guide to Inspiring Ceremonies and Joyous Festivities Cohen, Jayne, Weinrott, Lori Clarkson Potter 2004 S/O 04 53
Shoshanas Song Marcus, Jerry Brittany Publications 2013 S/O 6
Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story Perl, Lila Greenwillow Books 1996 M/J 97 16
One Mans Valor: Leo Baeck and the Holocaust Nelmark, Anne E. Lodestar Books 1986 F/M 87 7
Israel Unleashed: The Very Best Metal and Rock from the Holy Land (AUDIO) Jewish Music Group 2007 F/M 08 47
Enemy Has a Face, The Miklowitz, Gloria D. Eerdmans 2003 N/D 03 27
Much Too Much Promised Land, The: Americas Elusive Search for Arab-Israeli Peace Miller, Aaron David Bantam Dell 2008 M/J 08 30, 32
Hitlers Children (VIDEO) Maya Productions 2012 N/D13 46
Lets Go to Shul Benenfeld, Rikki Hachai 2002 M/J 02 22
Bitter Smell of Almonds: Selected Fiction, The Lustig, Arnost Northwestern University Press 2001 M/J 02 17
Remember Not to Forget Finkelstein, Norman H. M/J 86 6
Court of Blue Shadows Allington, Maynard Brasseys 1995 S/O 95 9
Who We Are: On Being (And Not Being) A Jewish American Writer Rubin, Derek Schocken Books 2005 S/O 05 51
Sunshine, Blossoms and Blood: H.N. Bialik in his Time: A Literary Biography Feinstein, Sara University Press of America 2005 M/J 06 26
Greater than Angels Matas, Carol Simon & Schuster 1998 F/M 99 19
Jews in America Today Brenner, Lenni Lyle Stuart 1986 S/O 87 6
American Jewry and the Holocaust: The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, 1939-1945 Bauer, Jehuda Wayne State University Press 1981 F/M 90 14
Pavement of Hell, The Tushnet, Leonard St. Martin's 1973 D 74 30
Traktorist (AUDIO) Kapelye, Di Naye Oriente Music 2008 S/O 09 46
Seventy Faces: Articles of Faith Lamm, Norman Ktav 2002 M/J 03 18
Fire in His Soul: Irving M. Bunim, 1900-1980: The Man and His Impact on American Orthodox Jewry, A Bunim, Amos Feldheim 1989 N/D 89 10
O My America Kaplan, Johannna F/M 81 5
Inside, Outside Wouk, Herman Little Brown 1985 S/O 85 4
Eight Nights of Chanukah, The Newman, Leslea, Savadier, Elivia Harry A. Abrams 2005 S/O 05 15

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