Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Yearsort ascending Issue P Review Author
The Zohar: Pritzker Edition, Volume 10 Nathan Wolski Stanford University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 26 David B. Levy
Practical Guide to the Laws of Kashrut Cohen, Pinchas Maggid Books 2016 S/O 2016 4 Kohn, Roger S.
The Grizzbears Discover the Golan Hermelin, Aviva Animals Build Character Series: Listen and Learn from the Animals Chaim Mazo 2016 S/O 2016 31-32 Pinchuck, Chava
The Tree in the Courtyard: Looking Through Anne Frank's Window Gottesfeld, Jeff, McCarty, Peter Alfred A. Knopf 2016 S/O 2016 36 Krasner, Barbara
Orthodoxy in American Judaism; The Era of Rabbi Leo Jung Jacobson, Maxine Academic Studies Press 2016 N/D 2016 18 Tesler, David
Esfir Is Alive Simon, Andrea Bedazzled Ink 2016 N/D 2016 6-7 Krasner, Barbara
Saving the Persecuted Williams, Brian, Williams, Brenda Heroes of World War II Series Heinemann-Raintree 2016 F/M 16 42-43 Isaac, Fred
Captured in Memory: Photographs and Thoughts on Poland Alan Metnic Ten Trees Design Group 2016 F/ M 2017 16 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Sailor and Fiddler: Reflections of a 100-Year-Old Author Wouk, Herman Simon & Schuster 2016 M/J 2016 38 Share, Ellen
The Sefiros and the Self: A Divine Blueprint for Self-Discovery and Personal Growth Yaakov Feder Feldheim Publishers 2016 F/M 2017 6 Nira Wolfe
Anti-Semitism: Jewish Immigrants Seek Safety in America (1881-1914) Pressberg, Dava Rosen Publishing Group 2016 M/J 2016 13 Bloomfield, Kathy
A Gefilte Fishy Tale Marks, Allison, Marks, Wayne MB Publishing 2016 S/O 2016 39-40 Citrin, Rena
Recovering a Voice: West European Jewish Communities after the Holocaust Zakheim, Dov S. Maggid Books 2016 N/D 2016 23 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Not This Turkey! Albert Whitman 2016 N/D 2016 11-12 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Ora de Despertar Aroeste, Sarah Aroeste Music 2016 S/O 2016 40 Levine, Joyce
Potatoes at Turtle Rock. Schnur, Susan, Schnur-Fishman, Anna, Steele-Morgan, Alex Kar-Ben 2016 N/D 2016 2 Quay, Alex
The Grizzbears Make New Friends Hermelin, Aviva Animals Build Character Series: Listen and Learn from the Animals Chaim Mazo 2016 S/O 2016 31-32 Pinchuck, Chava
Dreams Deferred: A Concise Guide to the Israeli- Palestinian Conflict & the Movement to Boycott Israel Cary Nelson Indiana University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 18 Marion M. Stein
Modernizing Jewish Education in Nineteenth Century Eastern Europe: The School as the Shrine of the Jewish Enlightenment Zalkin, Mordechai Leiden 2016 M/J 2016 38 Levy, David B
Alligator Candy: A Memoir Kushner, David Simon & Schuster 2016 S/O 2016 9 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Witness: Passing the Torch of Holocaust Memory to New Generations Rubenstein, Eli Second Story Press 2016 S/O 2016 36 Krasner, Barbara
Rebbetzin Vichna Kaplan: The Founder of the Bais Yaakov Movement in America Leibowitz, Daniella, Gliksman, Devora Feldheim Publishers 2016 N/D 2016 18 Levy, David B
Baby of Our Own Blau, Sara, Leff, Tova Hachai 2016 N/D 2016 7 Isaac, Fred
Resisting the Nazis Throp, Claire, Williams, Brian, Williams, Brenda Heroes of World War II Series Heinemann-Raintree 2016 F/M 16 42-43 Isaac, Fred
Nietzsche’s Jewish Problem: Between Anti-Semitism and Anti-Judaism Holub, Robert C Princeton University Press 2016 M/J 2016 31 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Converting Masters: World Famous Masterpieces with a Jewish Twist Etsy Frankel-Fersel Menorah Books 2016 F/ M 2017 6 Nira Wolfe
Growth through Governance: What Every Jewish Nonprofit Leader Needs to Know Rabbi Jeremy D. Sher Mazo Publishers 2016 F/ M 2017 22 Isaac, Fred
Symphony No. 3 ‘Kaddish’ Bernstein, Leonard American Classics, NAXOS 2016 M/J 2016 42 Wolfe, Nira
Gabriel's Horn Kimmel, Eric A., Surducan, Maria Kar-Ben 2016 S/O 2016 27 Kamin, Rachel
Hershele, a Jewish Love Story Dinezon, Jacob, Peppler, Jane Jewish Storytetter Press 2016 N/D 2016 24 Dwoskin, Beth
Pesach Guess Who? A Lift-the-Flap Book Stern, Ariella, Argoff, Patti Hachai 2016 N/D 2016 12 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
. Fifty Shades of Talmud: What the First Rabbis Had to Say About You-Know-What Anton, Maggie Banot Press 2016 N/D 2016 13 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Hanukkah with Mazel. Stein, Joel, Vavouri, Elisa Kar-Ben 2016 N/D 2016 3 McMahon, Martha
Writing Jewish Culture: Paradoxes in Ethnography Andreas Kilcher, Gabriella Safran Indiana University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 12 Beth Dwoskin
Momo Fox Learns How to Be a Good Neighbor Hermelin, Aviva Animals Build Character Series: Listen and Learn from the Animals Chaim Mazo 2016 S/O 2016 31-32 Pinchuck, Chava
Remember my Soul: What to Do in Memory of A Loved One; A Path of Reflection and Inspiration for Shiva, the Stages of Jewish Mourning and Beyond Lori Palatnik, Yaakov Palatnik K'hal Publishing & Afikim Foundation 2016 F/ M 2017 18 Nathan Rosen
Tiferet Yisrael: Translation and Commentary: Volume 1: Introduction and Chapters 1-9. Loew, Yehudah ben Bezalel, Widmonte, Ramon Urim Publications 2016 M/J 2018 26 David B. Levy
“How Come Boys Get to Keep Their Noses?”: Women and Jewish American Identity in Contemporary Graphic Memoirs Oksman, Tahneer Columbia University Press 2016 N/D 2016 18 Stahl, Sheryl F.
ABC Passover Hunt Balsley, Tilda, Poole, Helen Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 43 Citrin, Rena
Necessary Mourning: Healing the Loss of a Parent through Jewish Ritual Abraham-Klein, Dahlia Shamashi Press 2016 F/M 2017 1 Nathan Rosen
Vladimir Jabotinsky’s Story of My Life Jabotinsky, Vladimir, Horowitz, Brian, Katsis, Leonid Wayne State University Press 2016 M/J 2016 31 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
The Zohar: Pritzker Edition Volume 11 Joel Hecker Stanford University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 6 David B. Levy
Girls of Liberty: The Struggle for Suffrage in Mandatory Palestine Margalit Shilo Brandeis University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 22 Dr. Yaffa Weisman
Little Red Rosie Kimmel, Eric A., Gutierrez, Monica Apples and Honey Press 2016 S/O 2016 27-28 Quay, Alex
Here I Am Foer, Jonathan Safran Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2016 N/D 2016 24 Gremillion, Yossi
Yitzi and the Giant Menorah Ungar, Richard Tundra Books 2016 N/D 2016 3 Bloomfield, Kathy
Excitement in the Air for All! Hermelin, Aviva Animals Build Character Series: Listen and Learn from the Animals Chaim Mazo 2016 S/O 2016 31-32 Pinchuck, Chava
Flower Girl Wore Celery, The Gordon, Meryl G., Clifton-Brown, Holly Kar-Ben 2016 N/D 2016 8 Cole, Ellen
One Fine Shabbat Barash, Chris, Mai-Wyss, Tatjana Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 43 Kamin, Rachel
The Wisdom of Solomon and Us: The Quest for Meaning, Morality, and a Deeper Relationship with God Angel, Marc D. Jewish Lights Publishing 2016 F/M 2017 2 Sukenic, Harvey
More than Enough: A Passover Story Wayland, April Halprin, Kath, Katie Dial Books for Young Readers 2016 F/M 16 47 Eskin, Marcie
From Nuremberg to Hollywood: The Holocaust and the Courtroom in American Fictive Film. Jordan, James Vallentine Mitchell 2016 M/J 2016 31 Schutzman, Laura
The Jewish Fact Finder: A Bookful of Important Torah Facts and Handy Jewish Information Yaffa Ganz Feldheim Publishers 2016 F/ M 2017 8 Nira Wolfe
Sing-Along Alef Bet Zasloff, Doni Apples and Honey Press 2016 M/J 2016 14-15 Dublin, Anne
Casting Lots : Creating a Family in a Beautiful Broken World Susan Silverman Da Capo Press 2016 F/ M 2017 24 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Rosh Hashanah Is Coming! Newman, Tracy, Garofoli, Viviana Kar-Ben 2016 S/O 2016 28 Kamin, Rachel
Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories Lempel, Blume, Cassedy, Ellen, Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron Dryad Press 2016 N/D 2016 24-25 Dwoskin, Beth
Og's Ark Marks, Allison, Marks, Wayne, Peluso, Martina Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 34 Lurie, Aimee
Skating with the Statue of Liberty Meyer, Susan Lynn Delacorte Press 2016 S/O 2016 32 Marks, Allison
Rendevous with God; Revealing the Meaning of the Jewish Holidays and their Mysterious Rituals Nathan Laufer Maggid Press 2016 F/ M 2017 14 David Tesler
Dream of Zion: The Story of the First Zionist Congress Epstein, Lawrence J. Rowman & Littlefield 2016 S/O 2016 6 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Jewish in America: Living George Washington's Promise Rubin, Richard R. Park International Publishing 2016 F/ M 2017 19 Schutzman, Laura
Zohar: Pritzker Edition. Vol. 9. Matt, Daniel C. Stanford University Press 2016 S/O 2016 11 Levy, David B
. Moadei HaRav: Public Lectures on the Festivals by Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik Pick, Shlomo H. Urim 2016 N/D 2016 20 Levy, David B
Massacre in Munich: How Terrorists Changed the Olympics and the World Nardo, Don Captured Sports History series Capstone 2016 N/D 2016 8 Dublin, Anne
Kopecks for Blintzes Goldman, Judy, Batori, Susan Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 43 Silverman, Lisa
Royal Attire: On Karaite and Rabbanite Beliefs Ben Nisan, Hakham Moredechai, Gabriel Wasserman The Karaite Jews of America Press 2016 F/M 2017 2 Randall C. Belinfante
Six Memos form the Last Millennium: A Novelist Reads the Talmud Joseph Skibell University of Texas Press 2016 F/ M 2017 24 Issac, Fred
Sky-High Sukkah Packer, Rachel Ornstein, Zemke, Deborah Apples and Honey Press 2016 S/O 2016 28 Cole, Ellen
Miriam’s Song: The Story of Miriam’s Peretz Shir, Smadar 2016 S/O 2016 15 Share, Ellen
The Sparkling Gift: the Story of the Miraculous Mon Rozen, Abigail, Hammerman, Lisa Cain Feldheim 2016 F/M 16 35 Pinchuck, Chava
My Aunt Manya Patterson, Jose Troubador Publishing 2016 S/O 2016 32-33 Marks, Allison
The Apocalyptic Imagination: An Introduction to Jewish Apocalyptic Literature. 3rd edition Collins, John J. William B. Eerdmans 2016 N/D 2016 14 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Anne Frank: Heroic Diarist of the Holocaust Killcoyne, Hope Lourie Britannica Beginner Bios Britannica/Rosen 2016 N/D 2016 4 Krasner, Barbara
That's Why I Married You: How to Dance with Personality Differences Levitan, Chana Gefen 2016 F/ M 2017 14 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Kabbalat Shabbat: The Great Unification Band, Debra, Scheindlin, Raymond P. Honeybee in the Garden 2016 F/M 2017 4 Share, Ellen
After the Death of God, a Phenomenological Study of Hebrew Literature Avi Sagi Academic Studies Press 2016 F/ M 2017 19 David Tesler
Gift of Stuttering: Confronting Life’s Challenges: A Personal Journey Mernick, Moe Mosaica Press 2016 S/O 2016 11 Pinchuck, Chava
Avi the Ambulance to the Rescue Carlson, Claudia Apples and Honey Press 2016 N/D 2016 9 Isaac, Fred
Shh... Shh... Shabbat Marshall, Linda Elovitz, Golubeva, Evgenia Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 44 Kamin, Rachel
Daughter Who Got Away, The Freedman, Leora Yotzeret Publishing 2016 F/M 2016 28 Schutzman, Laura
The New World Haggadah Stavans, Ilan, Ballen, Gloria Abella Gaon Books 2016 F/ M 2017 24 Smailes, Suzanne
On the Edge of the Holocaust, The Shoah in Latin American Literature and Culture Aizenberg, Edna Brandeis University Press 2016 S/O 2016 1 Freiband, Susan
Maya Prays for Rain Tarcov, Susan, Ochoa, Anna Kar-Ben 2016 S/O 2016 29 Kamin, Rachel
Franco’s Refugees: Records of the Jews Who Came Through Spain and Portugal to New York City 1940-1941: Volume I, June–October 1940 Feldman, Lawrence H. Clearfield Company 2016 N/D 2016 15 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Ship to Nowhere: On Board the Exodus, The Arato, Rona Holocaust Remembrance Book for Young Readers - Book 15 Second Story Press 2016 N/D 2016 4-5 Pinchuck, Chava
Zionists in Interwar Czechoslovakia: Minority Nationalism and the Politics of Belonging Tatjana Lichtenstein Indiana University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 14-15 Hallie Cantor
Sage Advice: Pirkei Avot Greenberg, Irving Maggid Books 2016 S/O 2016 6 Sukenic, Harvey
Becoming a Soulful Educator: How to Bring Jewish Learning from Our Minds and Hearts to Our Souls- and into Our Lives Ben David, Aryeh Jewish Lights Publishing 2016 F/M 2017 4 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Shalom, Everybodeee! Grover's Adventures in Israel Balsley, Tilda Kar-Ben 2016 M/J 2016 11-12 Colodny, Debbie
From Mouring to Morning: A Comprehensive Guide to Mourning, Grieving, and Bereavement with Special Emphasis on the Shiva Call Simeon Schreiber Urim Publications 2016 F/ M 2017 20 Nathan Rosen
And so is the Bus: Jerusalem Stories Birstein, Yossel, Birstein, Margaret, Inbar, Hana, Manaster, Robert Dryad Press 2016 M/J 2016 40 Share, Ellen
Honorable Mentschen: A Torah-Based Guide to Derech Eretz and Social Skills Krohn, Genendel, Cohen, Avigayil Feldheim 2016 S/O 2016 37 Isaac, Fred
Me, Myself & God: A Theology of Mindfulness Roth, Jeff Jewish Lights Publishing 2016 N/D 2016 20 Kohn, Roger S.
Alef-Bet Hebrew Letter Primer. Chaput, Rachel Stone Guild Publishing 2016 N/D 2016 10 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Not for All the Hamantaschen in Town Milhander, Laura Aron, Chernyak, Inna Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 44 Cole, Ellen
My Own Words Ruth Bader Ginsburg Simon and Schuster 2016 F/M 2017 9 Rachel Simon
Kosher Taste Amy Stopniki Feldheim Publishers 2016 F/ M 2017 25 Debbie Feder
Finding Recovery and Yourself in Torah Borowitz, Mark Jewish Lights Publishing 2016 S/O 2016 2 Pinchuck, Chava
Babel Lumer, Marc, Burston, Chaim, Naiditch, DovBer Apples and Honey Press 2016 S/O 2016 29 Cole, Ellen

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