Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Every Persons Guide to the High Holy Days Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1999 N/D 99 41892
Two Rings: A Story of Love and War Werber, Millie, Keller, Eve Persus Books Group 2012 N/D12 39
Shnook the Peddler Schur, Maxine Rose M/J 86 5
Another Time, Another Place: A Neighborhood Remembered Chatanow, Gerald, Schwartz, Bernard Xlibris Corp 2000 S/O 01 41892
How Tzipi the Bird Got Her Wings Zlotowitz, Bernard M., Maiben, Dina, Veksler, Vitaly NightinGale Resources 1995 N/D 95 16
Josephs Bones: A Collection of Stories Nogg, Ozzie Oznas Books 2004 S/O 05 50
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
Have You No Shame? And Other Regrettable Stories Shukert, Rachel Villard Books 2008 F/M 09 22
Encyclopedia of Jewish Genealogy, vol. 1, the Kurzweil, Arthur, Weiner, Miriam Aronson 1991 M/J 91 17
From Our Springtime: Literary Memoirs and Portraits of Yiddish New York Iceland, Reuben, Marcus, Gerald Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art Syracuse University Press 2013 S/O13 31
Whitechapel / Vaytshepl, Mayn Vaytshepl (AUDIO) Klezmer Klub Klezmer Records 2009 N/D 10 26
Suffed: Adventures of a Restaurant Family Volk, Patricia Knopf 2001 M/J 02 15
Binding of Isaac, The Cohen, Barbara s.n. S 78 6
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, The Boaz, John, ed. At Issues: Opposing Viewpoints Series Greenhaven 2004 N/D 04 21
Let My People Go! Balsley, Tilda, Richard, Ilene Kar-Ben 2008 M/J 08 12
Cooking the Israeli Way Wolfe, Robert L., Wolf, Diane L. Lerner 1986 S/O 86 5
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
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
Amazing Life of Moe Berg: Catcher, Scholar, Spy, The Andryszewski, Tricia Millbrook Press 1996 M/J 97 11
Holocaust Library, The Lucent 1998 N/D 99 17
Jews and Jewishness in British Childrens Literature Travis, Madelyn J. Routledge 2013 N/D13 39
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
Hannah Arendt: Radical Conservative Horowitz, Irving Louis Transaction Press 2012 FM13 27
Economic History of European Jews: Late Antiquity and Early Middle Ages, The Toch, Michael Etudes sur le Judaisme Medieval; 56 Brill 2013 S/O13 43
For the Love of God: The Bible as an Open Book Ostriker, Alicia Suskin Rutgers University Press 2007 N/D 08 17
What Did Pinny Do? An Upsherin Story Sitter, Nechama, Leff, Tova Hachai 2013 N/D13 11
Steven Spielberg: Master Storyteller Powers, Tom Lerner 1997 M/J 97 16-17
Bella Abzug Faber, Doris Lothrop 1976 W76 20
Invention of the Land of Israel: from Holy Land to Homeland, The Sand, Shlomo Verso 2012 FM13 35
Ladino-English / English-Ladino Concise Encyclopedic Dictionary (Judeo-Spanish) Kohen-Gordon, Dahlia Hippocrene Books 2000 M/J 00 41955
Coal (rev. ed.) Kraft, Betsy H. W83 13
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
Time Like a River Perrin, Randy, Perrin, Hannah, Perrin, Tova Orca 1997 F/M 99 20
Scribes, Visionaries, and the Politics of Second Temple Judea Horsley, Richard A. Westminster John Knox Press 2007 S/O 08 16
Across the Alley Michelson, Richard, Lewis, E. B. G. P. Putnam's Sons 2006 S/O 06 22
Hidden Diamonds Vogiel, Eva Judaica Press 2008 M/J 09 13
Jewish Power in America: Myth and Reality Feingold, Henry L. Transaction Publishers 2008 M/J 09 21
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
Gracia (AUDIO) Aroeste, Sarah Aroeste Music LLC 2012 N/D12 45
DinnieAbbleSister-r-r! Levinson, Riki, Cogancherry, Helen Bradbury 1987 S/O 87 10
Fiets Vase and Other Stories of Survival: Europe, 1939-1945 Gold, Alison Leslie Penguin Group 2003 S/O 03 12
Voyage Unplanned Yerby, Frank Dial Press 1974 D 74 27
Something Remains Barth-Grozinger, Inge, Bell, Anthea Hyperion 2006 F/M 07 12
Baal Teshuva Survival Guide, The Rossi Publications 2009 N/D 09 20
In My Hands: Memoirs of a Holocaust Rescuer Opdyke, Irene Gut, Armstrong, Jennifer Knopf 1999 M/J 00 19
Kaddish in Dublin Brady, John St. Martin's 1992 F/M 93 26
Chicken Man Edwards, Michelle Lothrop & Shepard 1991 S/O 91 22
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
Global Counterstike: International Counterterroism Katz, Samuel M. Terrorist Dossiers Series Lerner 2005 N/D 05 41892
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
Tell Them We Remember Bachrach, Susan D. Little, Brown 1994 N/D 94 14
Brave Deeds: How One Family Saved Many from the Nazis Alma, Ann Groundwood Books 2008 F/M 09 39-40
Jewish Baby Book, The Diamant, Anita Summit Books 1988 F/M 89 6
Little Red Hen and the Passover Matzah, The Kimmelman, Leslie, Meisel, Paul Holiday House 2010 M/J 10 9
Day Grandpa Died, The (VIDEO) Sp75 29
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
Expanding Circle: An Adoption Odyssey, The Wolff, Marion Freyer Fithian Press 2000 M/J 00 23
Understanding Buddy Kornblatt, Marc Simon & Schuster 2001 S/O 01 35
Shuli and Me: From Slavery to Freedom, A Storybook Omer Calendar Benjamin-Farren, Joan Black Jasmine 2006 M/J 07 13
Arab-Israeli Conflict, The Senker, Cath Questioning History Series Smart Apple Media 2004 F/M 05 33
I Dream of an Elephant Rubinger, Ami, Baitner, Ray Abbeville Kids Press 2008 S/O 10 19
JPS Illustrated Childrens Bible Frankel, Ellen, Katz, Avi JPS 2009 S/O 09 13
Camel Trail, The Jackson, Judy Marsons 2007 S/O 08 13
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
Hebrew Bible, The (AUDIO) Schiffman, Lawrence H. Recorded Books 2008 N/D 09 27
Enoch, Levi and Jubilees on Sexuality: Attitudes Towards Sexuality in the Early Enoch Litearture, the Aramaic Levi Document, and The Book of Jubilees Loader, William Eerdmans 2007 F/M 08 40
Full Circle: Escape from Baghdad and the Return Fathi, Saul Silas Xlibris Corporation 2005 M/J 06 26
Why Be Jewish?: A Guide for Discovering and Maintaining Jewish Traditions and Values Bank, Richard D. Aronson 2002 F/M 03 32
Survivor, The Forman, James Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1976 Sp77 31
Blessing Cup, The Polacco, Patricia Simon & Schuster 2013 S/O13 2
Its Not Worth Making a Tzimmes Over! Rosenthal, Betsy R., Rivers, Ruth Albert Whitman 2006 S/O 06 21
Letters from Beyond the Sambatyon: The Myth of the Ten Lost Tribes Stull-Trauting, Simcha Maxima New Media 1997 S/O 99 18
Creative Jewish Wedding Book: A Hands-on Guide to New and Old Traditions, Ceremonies & Celebrations, The (2nd ed.) Kaplan-Mayer, Gabrielle Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 F/M 10 37
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
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
Ancient Texts for the Study of the Hebrew Bible: A Guide to the Background Literature Sparks, Kenton L. Hendrickson 2005 F/M 06 37
Holy Fire: The Teachings of Rabbi Kalonymus Kalman Shapira, the Rebbe of the Warsaw Ghetto, The Polen, Nehemia Aronson 1994 N/D 94 8
Jews in Warsaw: A History, The Bartoszweski, Wladyslaw T., Polonsky, Antony Blackwell 1991 F/M 92 19
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
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
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
Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story Perl, Lila Greenwillow Books 1996 M/J 97 16
When God Judged and Men Died Sherman, Arnold Bantam 1973 Ap 74 26
Story of David, The Slater, Teddy Scholastic 2006 M/J 07 41797
Best of Jewish Cooking, The Frucht, Phyllis, Rothschild, Joy, Katz, Gertrude, Sacks, Shelly Dial 1974 Sp 75 26
Island of Hope, Island of Tears Brownstone, David M., Franck, Irene H., Franck, Douglass Rawson, Wade 1979 W79 23
Last Sunrise, The Gordon, Harold H&J Pub. Inc. 1992 S/O 93 18

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