Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Yemenite Cookbook, The Levi, Zion, Agabria, Hani Seaver Books 1988 S/O 88 8
Jewish Festivals Throughout the Year Ganeri, Anita Smart Apple Media 2004 M/J 05 24
Hearing the Call across Traditions: Readings on Faith and Service Davis, Adam Skylight Paths 2009 N/D 10 18
Praise Her Works: Conversations with Biblical Women Adelman, Penina JPS 2005 N/D 05 23
Judiasm and the Interpretation of Scripture: Introduction to the Rabbinic Midrash Neusner, Jacob Hendrickson 2004 S/O 05 50
Moving Waters: Stories Rosett, Racelle s.n. 2012 FM13 42
Small Person Far Away, A Kerr, Judith Coward 1979 Sp79 26
Very Special Yarmulke, A Dolinger, Leah S 80 10
Im Not the Boss: I Just Work Here Jonas, Howard Leviathan Press 2004 F/M 05 17
From the Fair Aleichem, Sholem, Leviant, Curt Viking 1985 S/O 85 4
DinnieAbbleSister-r-r! Levinson, Riki, Cogancherry, Helen Bradbury 1987 S/O 87 10
Chicken Man Edwards, Michelle Lothrop & Shepard 1991 S/O 91 22
Body of Brooklyn, The Lazar, David University of Iowa Press 2003 M/J 04 18
Richard and Adolf: Did Richard Wagner Incite Adolf Hitler to Commit the Holocaust? Nicholson, Christopher Gefen 2007 S/O 07 52
Life-Transforming Diet: Based on Healtha nd Psychological Principles of Maimonides and other Classical Sources, The Zulberg, David J. Feldheim 2007 F/M 08 46
Now Newman Was Old Berman, Chaim O 79 1
Tamar's Sukkah Gellman, Ellie Kar-Ben 1999 M/J 00 21
Animals Came Two by Two: The Story of Noahs Ark, The Wormell, Christopher Running Press Kids 2008 S/O 09 14
Witness from the Pulpit: Topical Sermons, 1933-1980 Saperstein, Harold I. Lexington 2000 41609
Jerusalem: A Family Portrait Yakin, Boaz, Bertozzi, Nick First Second 2013 N/D13 44
Heart Afire: Stories and Teachings of the Early Hasidic Masters, A Schachter-Shalomi, Zalman N., Miles-Yepez, Netanel JPS 2009 N/D 09 25-26
Pray Tell: A Hadassah Guide to Jewish Prayer Harlow, Jules Jewish Lights Publishing 2003 S/O 03 20
Judicial Deviation in Talmudic Law: Governed by Men, Not by Rules Ben-Menahem, Hanina Harwood Academic Publishers 1991 S/O 92 17
Moxie Kid, The Ruby, Lois Eakin Press 2002 M/J 03 30
Small Person Far Away, The Kerr, Judith S 80 7
Victim, The Bellow, Saul Vanguard 1947 Sp77 30
Im O.K. Youre a Pain in the Neck Vorspan, Albert Doubleday 1976 Sp77 29
From the Gestapo to the Gulags: One Jewish Life Katz, Zev Vallentine Mitchell 2004 F/M 05 17
Dinosaur on Hanukkah Rauchwerger, Diane Levin, Wolff, Jason Kar-Ben 2005 N/D 05 17
Chicken Soup by Heart Hershenhorn, Esther, Littinger, Rosanne Simon & Schuster 2002 S/O 02 42
Body of Faith: God and the People of Israel, The Wyschogrod, Michael Aronson 1996 M/J 97 9
Rifka Grows Up Burstein, Chaya Bonim Books 1976 F/M 92 20
Light Zalben, Jane Breskin Dutton 2007 S/O 07 23-24
Now These Are the Names: A New English Rendition of the Book of Exodus Fox, Everett Schocken 1986 S/O 87 7
Tamar's Sukkah Gellman, Ellie, Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 1988 N/D 88 10
Animals in Jewish Thought and Tradition Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 2000 S/O 00 9
Witness from the Pulpit: Topical Sermons, 1933-1980 Saperstein, Harold I. Lexington 2000 N/D 00 41986
Jerusalem: A Neighborhood Street Guide Shudofsky, Chanoch Devorah 2008 N/D 08 20-21
Hanukkah Owens, L. L., Conger, Holli Cultural Holidays Series Magic Wagon 2010 M/J 10 15
Pilgrims: A Novel Gavron, Daniel Creative Arts Book Company 2000 M/J 01 13
Jonah the Woodchopper: Encouraging Stories for Finding Your Way through the Forest of Life Rubin, Joshua Penlight Publications 2012 M/J13 41
Miriams Cup: A Passover Story Manushkin, Fran, Dacey, Bob Scholastic 1998 F/M 99 19
Shine the Light: Sexual Abuse and Healing in the Jewish Community Lev, Rachel Northeastern University Press 2003 M/J 03 18-19
Twenty-first Century Yiddishism: Language, Identity, and the New Jewish Studies Soldat-Jaffe, Tatjana Sussex Academic Press 2012 N/D12 37
How Strange It Seems: The Cultural Life of Jews in Small-Town New England Hoberman, Michael University of Massachusetts Press 2008 F/M 09 11
Formula for Proper Living: Practical Lessons from Life and Torah, A Twerski, Abraham J. Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 F/M 10 40
Day I Wasnt There, The Cixous, Helene, Brahic, Beverley Bie Northwestern University Press 2004 S/O 06 31
Camp Wolf, Elaine Sky Pony Press 2012 M/J13 7
Beyond Innocence and Redemption: Confronting the Holocaust… Ellis, Marc H. Harper and Row 1991 M/J 92 15
Refugee Treasure Elmer, Robert Promise of Zion Series Bethany House 2000 S/O 01 34
Leonard Bernstein: Americas Maestro Deitch, Kenneth M., Foley, Sheila Biography Series Discovery Enterprises 1991 M/J 92 22
New Testament and Rabbinic Literature, The Bieringer, Reimund Brill 2010 N/D 10 17
Studies in Medieval Jewish Intellectual and Social History: Festschrift in Honor of Robert Chazan Engel, David, Schiffman, Lawrence H., Wolfson, Elliot R. Supplements to the Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy Brill 2012 S/O12 29
Albert Einsten McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino History Maker Bios Series Lerner 2004 M/J 04 31
While Standing on One Foot Jaffe, Nina, Segal, John Holt 1993 N/D 93 13
Israel: Politics, Myths, and Identity Crisis Orr, Aviva Pluto Press 1994 F/M 95 7
Gravity Fails: The Comic Jewish Shaping of Modern America Bloom, James D. Praeger 2003 M/J 04 41955
Entering the Sacred Mountain: Exploring the Mystical Practices of Judaism, Buddhism and Sufism Cooper, David A. Bell Tower 1994 M/J 96 6
Passover Lamb, The Marshall, Linda Elovitz Random House 2013 N/D13 13
Jewish: Does it Make a Difference? Nadin, Elvira, Nadin, Mihai Jonathan David 2000 N/D 00 11
Memorial to the Jews Deported from France, 1942-1944 Klarsfeld, Serge M/J 83 3
Sephardic Jewry and Mizrahi Jews Medding, Peter Y. Studies in Contemporary Jewry Oxford University Press 2007 M/J 08 27
Touch the Water, Touch the Wind Oz, Amos, de Lange, Nicholas Harcourt, Brace & Jovanovich 1974 Sp75 25
Holocaust and Justice, The Smeiser, Ronald Lessons and Legacies (v. 5) Northwestern University Press 2002 M/J 03 24-25
Final Solution, The Rice, Earle Lucent 1997 S/O 97 28
Creative Puppetry for Jewish Kids Warshawsky, Gale Solotar Alternatives in Religious Education 1985 S/O 85 7
Beautiful Yetta: The Yiddish Chicken Pinkwater, Daniel, Pinkwater, J. Macmillan 2010 S/O 10 9
Rabbinic Exegesis of Biblical Names and Narratives (in the Talmud and Midrash) Harduf, David Mendel Harduf Books 2002 F/M 03 35
Kubbutz Members Study Kibbutz Children Levi, Zvi Kibbutz Studies Series, no. 1 Greenwood 1990 F/M 91 18
Myriam Mendilow: Mother of Jerusalem Cytron, Barry, Cytron, Phyllis Lerner 1994 N/D 94 13
State, the Nation & the Jews: Liberalism and the Antisemitism Dispute in Bismarcks Germany, The Stoezler, Marcel University of Nebraska Press 2008 M/J 09 30
1111 Days in My Life: Plus Four Sten, Ephraim F. Dryad Press 2006 S/O 07 55
Welcome Tomorrow Reisman, Arnold F/M 83 3
Into the Ark Berman, Hana, Picker, Lonna United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism 1997 M/J 98 19
God in Our Relationships: Spirituality Between People from the Teachings of Martin Buber Ross, Dennis S. Jewish Lights Publishing 2003 S/O 03 24
Elected and the Chosen: Why American Presidents Have Supported Jews and Israel: From George Washington to Barack Obama; The Brian, Denis Gefen 2012 S/O13 22
Other Side of the Hudson, The Roseman, Kenneth UAHC 1993 M/J 94 11
Jewish Parenting Wisdom Rosman, Steven M. Aronson 1997 F/M 98 12
Malka Pressler, Mirjam, Murdoch, Brian Philomel 2003 S/O 03 52
Scapegoat in the New Wilderness: The Origins and Rise of Anti-Semitism in America, A Jaher, Frederic Harvard University Press 1994 N/D 94 41892
Tikvah Means Hope Polacco, Patricia Delacorte Press 1994 N/D 94 13
Youth in Chains Geve, Thomas s.n. F/M 83 2
Heroes of the Holocaust Gottfried, Ted, Alcorn, Stephen Twenty-First Century Books 2001 M/J 01 15
Eyes Remade for Wonder: A Lawrence Kushner Reader Kushner, Lawrence Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 S/O 99 12
Commitment to the Dead: One Womans Journey Toward Understanding Waterford, Helen H. Renaissance House Publishers 1987 F/M 88 5
Burksfield Bike Club 2: Lost and Found Finkelstein, Chaim Burksfield Bike Club Series Judaica Press 2007 F/M 08 12
Sammy Spider's First Shavuot Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2008 M/J 08 12
Love, Marriage, and Family in Jewish Law and Tradition Kaufman, Michael Aronson 1992 N/D 92 24
Only One Club, The Hopkins, Jeff Flashlight Press 2004 S/O 04 49
Thirteen Petalled Rose: A Discourse on the Essence of Jewish Existence and Belief, The Steinsaltz, Adin, Hanegbi, Yehuda Basic Books 2006 M/J 07 29-30
Ask the Bones: Scary Stories from Around the World Schwartz, Howard, Olson, Arielle North Penguin 1999 S/O 99 17
Yom Kippur Elkins, Dov Peretz Moments of Transcendence: A Devotional Commentary on the High Holiday Mahzor, vol. 2 s.n. 1990 F/M 91 16-17
Jewish Idea of Culture, The Roth, Sol Ktav 1997 N/D 97 9
Probing the Limits of Representation: Nazism and the Final Solution Friedlander, Saul Harvard University Press 1992 N/D 92 25
Kabbalah of Envy: Transforming Hatred, Ange, and Other Negative Emotions, The Bonder, Nilton Shambhala 1997 M/J 98 6
Music in Ancient Israel / Palestine: Archaeological, Written, and Comparative Sources Braun, Joachim Eerdmans 2002 F/M 03 33-34
Solomon and the Trees Biers-Ariel, Matt, Silverberg-Kiss, Esti UAHC Press 2001 F/M 01 16
Voices from Genesis, Guiding Us Through the Stages of Life Cohen, Norman J. Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 N/D 99 41828
In Gods Hands Kushner, Lawrence, Baek, Matthew J. Jewish Lights Publishing 2005 N/D 05 15
Garden of Ruth, The Etzioni-Halevy, Eva Plume 2007 N/D 07 25

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