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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Taste of the Past: The Daily Life and Cooking of a Nineteenth-Century Hungarian-Jewish Homemaker, A Koerner, Andras University Press of new England 2004 M/J 04 17
Missing Piece, The (VIDEO) Alden Films 2010 M/J 10 26
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
How Tzipi the Bird Got Her Wings Zlotowitz, Bernard M., Maiben, Dina, Veksler, Vitaly NightinGale Resources 1995 N/D 95 16
Two Rings: A Story of Love and War Werber, Millie, Keller, Eve Persus Books Group 2012 N/D12 39
Josephs Bones: A Collection of Stories Nogg, Ozzie Oznas Books 2004 S/O 05 50
Shnook the Peddler Schur, Maxine Rose M/J 86 5
Bridge of Longing: The Lost Art of Yiddish Storytelling, A Roskies, David G. Harvard University Press 1995 N/D 95 41860
Ellis Island to Ebbets Field: Sport and the American Jewish Experience Levine, Peter Oxford University Press 1992 F/M 93 24
Arguments for the Sake of Heaven Sacks, Jonathan Emergeng Trends in Traditional Judaism Aronson 1991 M/J 91 15
Conflicts of the Middle East Downing, David World Almanacs Library of the Middle East World Almanac Library 2007 S/O 07 22-23
Nicanors Gate Kimmel, Eric A., Hoyner, Jerry JPS 1980 Sp80 21
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
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, The Boaz, John, ed. At Issues: Opposing Viewpoints Series Greenhaven 2004 N/D 04 21
Whitechapel / Vaytshepl, Mayn Vaytshepl (AUDIO) Klezmer Klub Klezmer Records 2009 N/D 10 26
Let My People Go! Balsley, Tilda, Richard, Ilene Kar-Ben 2008 M/J 08 12
Suffed: Adventures of a Restaurant Family Volk, Patricia Knopf 2001 M/J 02 15
Mendel Rosenbusch: Tales for Jewish Children Weber, Ilse, Fisher, Hans, Burden, P. John Bunim & Bannigan 2012 S/O13 10
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
Holocaust Library, The Lucent 1998 N/D 99 17
Tower of Babel: Excerpted from the Book of Genesis, The Greengard, Alison, Racklin-Siegel, Carol EKS 2001 M/J 03 27
Jews and Jewishness in British Childrens Literature Travis, Madelyn J. Routledge 2013 N/D13 39
Seven Animal Stories for Children Bogot, Howard I., Bogot, Mark K. Pitspopany 1997 N/D 97 16-17
Blooms Modern Critical Views: David Mamet Bloom, Harold Chelsea House Publishers 2004 F/M 04 14-15
Drawing in the Dust Klein, Zoe Pocket Books 2009 S/O 09 34
Angel of Death Krich, Rochelle Majer Mysterious Press 1994 N/D 94 11
Christmas Revolution, The Cohen, Barbara, DeGrost, Diane Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1987 F/M 88 6
Mystery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, The Allon, Hagit, Zehavi, Lena, Abolafia, Yossi JPS 2003 S/O 04 50
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
Invention of the Land of Israel: from Holy Land to Homeland, The Sand, Shlomo Verso 2012 FM13 35
What Did Pinny Do? An Upsherin Story Sitter, Nechama, Leff, Tova Hachai 2013 N/D13 11
Ladino-English / English-Ladino Concise Encyclopedic Dictionary (Judeo-Spanish) Kohen-Gordon, Dahlia Hippocrene Books 2000 M/J 00 41955
Steven Spielberg: Master Storyteller Powers, Tom Lerner 1997 M/J 97 16-17
Many Ways: How Families Practice Their Beliefs and Religions Rotner, Shelley, Kelly, Sheila M. Millbrook 2006 M/J 06 19
Our Sages, God, and Israel Neusner, Jacob Rossel 1984 S/O 85 5
Zion & State: Nation, Class and the Shaping of Modern Israel Cohen, Mitchell Basil Blackwell 1987 M/J 88 11
Eyes of the Blind, The Morgan, Alison Oxford University Press 1986 N/D 88 9
Hidden Diamonds Vogiel, Eva Judaica Press 2008 M/J 09 13
Time Like a River Perrin, Randy, Perrin, Hannah, Perrin, Tova Orca 1997 F/M 99 20
Jewish Power in America: Myth and Reality Feingold, Henry L. Transaction Publishers 2008 M/J 09 21
Scribes, Visionaries, and the Politics of Second Temple Judea Horsley, Richard A. Westminster John Knox Press 2007 S/O 08 16
Between Foreigners and Shiis: Nineteenth-Century Iran and Its Jewish Minority Tsadik, Daniel Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Stanford University Press 2007 M/J 08 28
Derashot Ledorot Genesis: A Commentary for the Ages Lamm, Norman Koren 2012 S/O13 32
Agricultural Utopias in America, 1880-1910 Herscher, Uri D. Wayne State University Press 1981 F 81 14
Chagall from A to Z Sellier, Marie Peter Bedrick 1996 M/J 98 20-21
My Brother Was … Hoter, Elaine, Rose, Nadia Midreshet Gavriel 2005 S/O 06 41986
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
In My Hands: Memoirs of a Holocaust Rescuer Opdyke, Irene Gut, Armstrong, Jennifer Knopf 1999 M/J 00 19
Voyage Unplanned Yerby, Frank Dial Press 1974 D 74 27
Kaddish in Dublin Brady, John St. Martin's 1992 F/M 93 26
Something Remains Barth-Grozinger, Inge, Bell, Anthea Hyperion 2006 F/M 07 12
Bay Area Jewish Forum Haggadah, The Kramer, Ralph s.n. M/J 86 4
Dancing in the Dark Bavati, Robyn Flux 2013 S/O13 5
"Am I a Murderer?" Testament of a Jewish Ghetto Policeman Perechodnik, Calel Westview 1996 M/J 96 15
Old Men at Midnight Potok, Chaim Knopf 2001 M/J 02 17
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
Jewish Baby Book, The Diamant, Anita Summit Books 1988 F/M 89 6
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
Little Red Hen and the Passover Matzah, The Kimmelman, Leslie, Meisel, Paul Holiday House 2010 M/J 10 9
Tell Them We Remember Bachrach, Susan D. Little, Brown 1994 N/D 94 14
Moe Berg: The Spy Behind Home Plate Grey, Vivian. JPS 1996 M/J 97 11
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
I Dream of an Elephant Rubinger, Ami, Baitner, Ray Abbeville Kids Press 2008 S/O 10 19
Understanding Buddy Kornblatt, Marc Simon & Schuster 2001 S/O 01 35
JPS Illustrated Childrens Bible Frankel, Ellen, Katz, Avi JPS 2009 S/O 09 13
Shuli and Me: From Slavery to Freedom, A Storybook Omer Calendar Benjamin-Farren, Joan Black Jasmine 2006 M/J 07 13
Brownsville Kleid, Neil, Allen, Jake NBM ComicsLit 2006 S/O 06 31-32
Emmett: A Step-by-Step Guide to Emotional Maturity Established Through Torah Adahan, Miriam Feldeim 1987 M/J 91 8
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
Contemporary Portrayals of Auschwitz: Philosophical Challenges Rosenberg, Alan, Watson, James R., Linke, Detlef Humanity Books 2000 S/O 00 18
No Pigs Brain Soup, Please! Greenberg, Gail, Forgie, Lauren Kam Publishing 2009 S/O 09 24
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
Its Not Worth Making a Tzimmes Over! Rosenthal, Betsy R., Rivers, Ruth Albert Whitman 2006 S/O 06 21
Why Be Jewish?: A Guide for Discovering and Maintaining Jewish Traditions and Values Bank, Richard D. Aronson 2002 F/M 03 32
Letters from Beyond the Sambatyon: The Myth of the Ten Lost Tribes Stull-Trauting, Simcha Maxima New Media 1997 S/O 99 18
Survivor, The Forman, James Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1976 Sp77 31
Methuselahs Gang Poochoo (Wiesler, Israel) F/M 81 6
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
Holy Fire: The Teachings of Rabbi Kalonymus Kalman Shapira, the Rebbe of the Warsaw Ghetto, The Polen, Nehemia Aronson 1994 N/D 94 8
Treacherous Journey: My Escape from Ethiopia Aursham, Shmuel, Kushner, Arlene Shapolsky 1986 F/M 87 41734
Jews in Warsaw: A History, The Bartoszweski, Wladyslaw T., Polonsky, Antony Blackwell 1991 F/M 92 19
Shabbat Series: Excellence in Education for Jewish Women Fine, Irene Women's Institute for Continuing Education 1997 M/J 98 7
Book in the Jewish World 1700-1900, The Gries, Zeev Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2007 F/M 08 39
Dying for God: Martyrdom and the Making of Christianity and Judaism Boyarin, Daniel Stanford University Press 1999 S/O 00 9
Anne Frank Tridenti, Lina, Thorne, Stephen Why They Became Famous Silver Burdett 1985 A/M 86 6
Classic Tales, The Frankel, Ellen Aronson 1989 N/D 89 12
Navigating the Bible World ORT Union, developer 1997 N/D 98 17
Rape of Europa, The (VIDEO) Menemsha Films 2008 F/M 09 23
Gods World Rouss, Sylvia A., Zwebner, Janet Pitspopany 2005 M/J 05 27-28
Island of Hope, Island of Tears Brownstone, David M., Franck, Irene H., Franck, Douglass Rawson, Wade 1979 W79 23
When God Judged and Men Died Sherman, Arnold Bantam 1973 Ap 74 26

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