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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Eve: A Novel of the First Woman Elliott, Elissa Delacorte Press 2009 M/J 09 32
Jew of New York: A Historical Romance, The Katchor, Ben Pantheon 1998 S/O 99 14
Miriam in the Desert Jules, Jacqueline, Ugliano, Natascia Kar-Ben 2010 S/O 10 12
Jonah and the Whale (VIDEO) Gridchian, George M., Smith, Jeffrey Rabbit Ears Productions M/J 93 18
Pilgrimage: Adventures of a Wandering Jew Epstein, Perle M/J 82 7
Boy in That Situation, A Hannam, Charles s.n. S 78 5
Shimonis Lover Levin, Jennifer Harcourt Brace and Jovanovich 1987 N/D 87 7
Twenty Eight Artists and Two Saints: Essays Acocella, Joan Ross Pantheon Books 2007 S/O 07 43-44
How Tzipi the Bird Got Her Wings Zlotowitz, Bernard M., Maiben, Dina, Veksler, Vitaly NightinGale Resources 1995 N/D 95 16
Apple Trees Discovery, The Schram, Peninnah, Davis, Rachayl Eckstein, Lee, Wendy W. Kar-Ben 2012 M/J 12 9
Elie Wiesel: Witness for Life Norman, Stern Ellen S/O 82 8
Hasidism and Politics: The Kingdom of Poland 1815-1864 Wodzinski, Marcin Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2013 S/O13 45-46
Complete Passover Cookbook, The AvRutick, Frances R. S/O 81 13
From Herzl to Rabin: The Changing Image of Zionism Rubinstein, Amnon Holmes & Meier 2000 M/J 01 41923
New Standard Jewish Encycloepdia, The Wigoder, Geoffrey Doubleday 1977 W77 29
Leo Strauss and the Rediscovery of Maimonides Green, Kenneth Hart University of Chicago Press 2013 N/D13 28
Refugee Rose, Anna Dial 1977 Sp78 26
Studies in Maimonides and His Interpreters Shapiro, Marc B. University of Scranton Press 2008 N/D 08 20
Which Lilith?: Feminist Writers Re-create the Worlds First Woman Dame, Enid, Lilly Rivlin, Wenkart, Henry Aronson 1998 F/M 99 7
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, The Boaz, John, ed. At Issues: Opposing Viewpoints Series Greenhaven 2004 N/D 04 21
Memoirs of American Jews, 1775-1865 Marcus, Jacob Rader JPS 1955 Sp 75 15
Jewish Wry: Essays on Jewish Humor Blacker Cohen, Sarah Indiana University Press 1987 S/O 87 7
Passover Journey: A Seder Companion, The Goldin, Barbara Diamond, Waldman, Neil Viking 1994 N/D 93 41986
Bitter Smell of Almonds: Selected Fiction, The Lustig, Arnost Northwestern University Press 2001 M/J 02 17
Sephardic and Middle Eastern Jewries: History and Culture in the Modern Era Goldberg, Harvey E. JTSA 1996 N/D 96 8, 10
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
Holocaust Library, The Lucent 1998 N/D 99 17
American Jewry and the Holocaust: The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, 1939-1945 Bauer, Jehuda Wayne State University Press 1981 F/M 90 14
Donkeys Story, The Cohen, Barbara, Jeanne Cohen, Susan Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1988 M/J 88 6
ha-Migdal Nifrak: Hidushe Milim shel Yeladim ve-Nituham (The Tower Falled [sic!]: Words Innovations Created by Children, and Their Analysis) Segal, Michael Mekhon Mofet 2012 M/J 12 40-41
Chosen People in America, The Eisen, Arnold H. s.n. M/J 84 4
Foiglman Megged, Aharon, Weinberger-Rotman, Margarnit Toby Press 2003 M/J 04 9
Myer Myers: Jewish Silversmith in Colonial New York Barquist, David L. Yale University Press 2001 M/J 02 41860
Ktontons Yom Kippur Kitten (new ed.) Weilerstein, Sadie Rose JPS 1995 N/D 95 16
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
State of the Jews: A Critical Appraisal, The Alexander, Edward Jewish and Israeli Studies, Political Ideology, Cultural STudies Transaction Publishers 2012 N/D12 13
Welcome to the World: A Jewish Babys Record Book Wolff, Glenn, ill. Women's League S/O 86 6
Invention of the Land of Israel: from Holy Land to Homeland, The Sand, Shlomo Verso 2012 FM13 35
Makolet: A Middle Eastern Grocery in Brooklyn Goldberg, Ilana, Zetland, Rachel Filmakers Library 1998 S/O 00 40
Jewish Paradox, The Goldman, Nahum Ma 79 6
Other Jews: The Sephardim Today, The Elazar, Daniel J. Basic Books 1989 M/J 90 10
Benjamin: Journey of a Jew Abramson, Ruth Alpha Publishing Company 1987 S/O 87 6
Scandinavian Literature in Hebrew Translation 1894-1980 Rokem, Freddi Tel-Aviv University 1982 F/M 85 6
Tikkun Olam Ted Newman, Vivian, Mack, Steve Kar-Ben 2012 FM13 4
Youth in Chains Geve, Thomas s.n. N/D 82 2
Hidden Diamonds Vogiel, Eva Judaica Press 2008 M/J 09 13
Adventure in Latkaland: A Hanukkah Story, An Fisman, Karen, McAteer, Thomas JoRa Books 2009 N/D 09 11
Defiant: A True Story of Jewish Vengeance & Survival, The Yoran, Shalom St. Martin's 1996 F/M 97 16
Good Yontif: A Picture Book of the Jewish Year Blue, Rose, Feldman, Lynne Millbrook Press 1997 M/J 98 19
Celebrating the New Moon: A Rosh Chodesh Anthology Berrin, Susan Aronson 1996 N/D 96 4
Only Nine Chairs Miller, Deborah University F/M 82 9
Love Your Neighbor and Yourself: A Jewish Approach to Modern Personal Ethics Dorff, Elliot N. JPS 2003 S/O 04 15
Sammy Spider's First Haggadah Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2007 F/M 07 12
Thirteen Petalled Rose, The Steinsaltz, Adin Aronson 1992 M/J 92 20
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
Feast of Lights Jaffe, Ellen S. Sumach Press 2006 S/O 07 22
Music for Piano (AUDIO) Avni, Tzvi Israel Music Institute 2006 F/M 08 46-47
Kabbalah of Creation: Isaac Lurias Earlier Mysticism Vital, Hayyim Ben Joseph, Klein, Eliahu J. Aronson 2000 S/O 01 21
Prize in the Snow Easterling, Bill, Owens, Mary Beth Little, Brown 1994 M/J 95 11
Solomon and the Trees Biers-Ariel, Matt, Silverberg-Kiss, Earl UAHC 2001 M/J 01 16
Voices from a Time: A Novel Bonucci, Silvia, King, Martha Steerforth Italia 2006 S/O 07 42
In My Hands: Memoirs of a Holocaust Rescuer Opdyke, Irene Gut, Armstrong, Jennifer Knopf 1999 M/J 00 19
Baghdad Twist (VIDEO) Balass, Joe Icarus Films 2007 F/M 09 23
Ethnic Frontiers and Peripheries: Landscapes of Development and Inequality in Israel Yiftachel, Oren, Meir, Avinoam Westview 1998 F/M 99 14
Daddies Greenspan, Adele Aron Philomel Books 1991 M/J 92 22
Gilboa Iris, The Englard, Zahava D. Gefen 2012 S/O13 48
Off the Derech: Why Observant Jews Leave Judaism Margolese, Faranak Devora 2005 N/D 06 25
Lionhearts: Heroes of Israel Bar-Zohar, Michael Warner Books 1998 N/D 98 6
Rock Study Sting, Whyte, Hugh HarperCollins 2001 N/D 01 19
Teenager in Hitlers Death Camps, A Grunfeld, Benny, Henrekson, Magnus, Hager, Olle Benbella Books 2007 F/M 08 17
Womens Holocaust Writing, Memory and Imagination Kremer, S. Lillian University of Nebraska Press 1999 S/O 99 12
Execution of the Hangman of Riga: The Only Execution of a Nazi War Criminal by the Mossad, The Kuenzle, Anton, Shimron, Gad, Shapiro, Shlomo J. Vallentine Mitchell 2004 M/J 05 39
Jewish Baby Book, The Diamant, Anita Summit Books 1988 F/M 89 6
Modern Heretic and a Traditional Community, A: Mordecai M. Kaplan, Orthodoxy, and American Judaism Gurock, Jeffrey S. Columbia University Press 1997 N/D 97 8
Journey of Hope: The Story of Ilan Ramon, Israels First Astronaut Abbey, Alan D. Gefen 2003 N/D 03 24
Plays for Learning: Israel Reborn McCullough, L. E. Plays for Learning Series Smith and Kraus 2001 F/M 02 38
Bridge of Longing: The Lost Art of Yiddish Storytelling, A Roskies, David G. Harvard University Press 1995 N/D 95 41860
Shoshanas Song Marcus, Jerry Brittany Publications 2013 S/O 6
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
I Dream of an Elephant Rubinger, Ami, Baitner, Ray Abbeville Kids Press 2008 S/O 10 19
Arguments for the Sake of Heaven Sacks, Jonathan Emergeng Trends in Traditional Judaism Aronson 1991 M/J 91 15
Emergence of Judaism, The Neusner, Jacob Westminster John Knox Press 2004 S/O 05 49
Hearing the Call across Traditions: Readings on Faith and Service Davis, Adam Skylight Paths 2009 N/D 10 18
Consuming Fire, A: Encounters with Elie Wiesel and the Holocaust Roth, John K. John Knox Press 1979 Sp80 16
From the Fair Aleichem, Sholem, Leviant, Curt Viking 1985 S/O 85 4
Night Tales Remembered: Tales from the Shammes Katz, Michael Aronson 1990 S/O 90 13
Lets Go to Shul Benenfeld, Rikki Hachai 2002 M/J 02 22
Remember Not to Forget Finkelstein, Norman H. M/J 86 6
Sunshine, Blossoms and Blood: H.N. Bialik in his Time: A Literary Biography Feinstein, Sara University Press of America 2005 M/J 06 26
Who We Are: On Being (And Not Being) A Jewish American Writer Rubin, Derek Schocken Books 2005 S/O 05 51
Its Not Worth Making a Tzimmes Over! Rosenthal, Betsy R., Rivers, Ruth Albert Whitman 2006 S/O 06 21
Merrymaker, The Suhl, Yuri Four Winds 1975 W75 29
Jews in America Today Brenner, Lenni Lyle Stuart 1986 S/O 87 6
Pavement of Hell, The Tushnet, Leonard St. Martin's 1973 D 74 30
Blooms Modern Critical Views: David Mamet Bloom, Harold Chelsea House Publishers 2004 F/M 04 14-15
Seventy Faces: Articles of Faith Lamm, Norman Ktav 2002 M/J 03 18
Traktorist (AUDIO) Kapelye, Di Naye Oriente Music 2008 S/O 09 46
Holy Fire: The Teachings of Rabbi Kalonymus Kalman Shapira, the Rebbe of the Warsaw Ghetto, The Polen, Nehemia Aronson 1994 N/D 94 8
Angel of Death Krich, Rochelle Majer Mysterious Press 1994 N/D 94 11
Drop of Rain, A Kirk, Heather Napoleon Publishing 2004 N/D 04 14-15

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