Book Review Index


Please note that this index does not link to the full text of the book reviews.
Digital copies of AJL Reviews are available back to the Nov/Dec 2007 issue of the AJL Newsletter.
Earlier print back issues are housed in Cincinnati, OH at the Hebrew Union College Library.

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Yearsort ascending Issue P Review Author
Defenders of the Faith: Studies in Nineteenth-and-Twentieth Century Orthodoxy and Reform Bleich, Judith Touro University Press 2020 S/O 2020 26 Lieberman, Eli
Crisis and Creativity Between World Wars, 1918-1939 Endelman, Todd M., Moore, Deborah Dash The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization Volume 8 Yale University Press 2020 S/O 2020 27-28 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Buen Shabat, Shabbat Shalom Aroeste, Sarah, Rubio, Ayesha Kar Ben 2020 F/M 2020 43 Silverman, Lisa
The Book of Jeremiah : A Novel in Stories Zuckerman, Julie Press 53 2019 N/D 2019 36 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Early Israelites: Two Peoples, One History: Rediscovery of the Origins of Ancient Israel Lipovsky, Igor P. American Academy Press 2019 F/M 2020 27 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Gittel's Journey: An Ellis Island Story Newman, Leslea, Bates, Amy June Abrams Books for Young Readers 2019 M/J 2019 2-3 Bloomfield, Kathy
Social Change and Halakhic Evolution in American Orthodoxy Waxman, Chaim I. Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2019 F/M 2020 32 Tesler, David
Raisins and Almonds: A Yiddish Lullaby Tarcov, Susan, Sanchez, Sonia Kar Ben 2019 M/J 2019 20 Tilman, Ellen
The Buddhist Swastika and Hitler's Cross: Rescuing a Symbol of Peace from the Forces of Hate Nakagaki, T.K. Stone Bridge Press 2019 N/D 2019 27-28 Lieberman, Eli
Elie Wiesel: An Extraordinary Life and Legacy Epstein, Nadine Moment Books 2019 S/O 2019 15 Amir, Michlean
Tubercular Capital: Illness and the Conditions of Modern Jewish Writing Yudkoff, Sunny S. Stanford University Press 2019 N/D 2019 32 Dr. Yaffa Weisman
Scribes and Scrolls at Qumran Crawford, Sidnie White Eerdmans 2019 F/M 2020 22 Belinfante, Randall C. & Anne Marie
Long- Haired, Cat-Boy Cub Keret, Etgar, Basil, Aviel, Silverston, Sondra Seven Stories Press 2019 N/D 2019 19 Bloomfield, Kathy
Waste Not, Want Not: Kosher Cookbook Fruchter, Yaffa Ktav 2019 N/D 2019 23-24 Gordon, Ilka
Justice in the West Bank?: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Goes to Court Bob, Yonah Jeremy Gefen 2019 S/O 2020 26-27 Schutzman, Laura
Creation Colors Koffsky, Ann D. Apples and Honey Press 2019 M/J 2019 3 Malen, Michal Hoschander
A World Divided: The Global Struggle for Human Rights in the Age of Nation-States Weitz, Eric D. Princeton University Press 2019 F/M 2020 32-33 Quinn, Arthur G.
The Truth About Leaving Blitt, Natalie Amberjack Publishing 2019 N/D 2019 14 Bloomfield, Kathy
The 100 Most Jewish Foods Newhouse, Alana Artisan 2019 N/D 2019 28 Gordon, Ilka
Defending Israel: The Story of My Relationship with My Most Challenging Client Dershowitz, Alan M. All Points Books 2019 F/M 2020 23 Gordon, Ilka
Noah's Ark Smith, Brendan Powell Brick Bible for Kids Sky Pony Press 2019 F/M 2020 39-40 Bloomfield, Kathy
Mitzvah Pizza Scheerger, Sarah Lynn, Melmon, Deborah Kar Ben 2019 M/J 2019 16 Tilman, Ellen
Site of Amnesia: The Lost Historical Consciousness of Mizrahi Jewry Golan, Yvonne Kozlovsky Brill 2019 N/D 2019 24 Levy, David B.
Print to Fit: The New York Times, Zionism and Israel ( 1896-2016) Auerbach, Jerold S. Academic Studies Press 2019 S/O 2019 9 Isaac, Fred
Vichy France and the Jews 2nd ed. Marrus, Michael R., Paxton, Robert O. Stanford University Press 2019 F/M 2020 28 Silverburg, Sanford R.
The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization Volume 6 Confronting Modernity 1750-1880 Carlebach, Elisheva, Moore, Deborah Dash The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization Volume 6 Yale University Press 2019 S/O 2020 27 Levy, David B.
Social Vision: The Lubavitcher Rebbe's Transformative Paradigm for the World Wexler, Philip Herder & Herder Books 2019 F/M 2020 33 Mizrachi, Diane
Wait! It's Friday Barash, Chris, Grove, Christine Apples and Honey Press 2019 M/J 2019 21 Cole, Ellen
Kissing Ezra Holtz( and Other Things I Did For Science) Shrum, Brianna R. Sky Pony Press 2019 N/D 2019 15 Malen, Michal Hoschander
A Dreidel in Time: A New Spin on an Old Tale Berneger, Marcia, Castro, Beatriz Kar Ben 2019 N/D 2019 20 Colodny, Debbie
Four Rabbis at Lunch: Candid Conversations Among American Clergy Elkins, Dov Peretz Ktav 2019 N/D 2019 33 Isaac, Fred
Judaism, Addiction, and Recovery Eisenberg, Richard L. Mazo Publishers 2019 F/M 2020 23 Share, Ellen
Lady Amelie Jakobovits: Queen of Kindness Gebber, Leah Great Jewish Lives Menucha 2019 F/M 2020 40-41 Gann, Marjorie
Understand Judaism Blohm, Craig E. Understanding World Religions Reference Point Press 2019 M/J 2019 17 Bloomfield, Kathy
Long Summer Nights Appelfeld, Aharon, Mintzi, Vali, Green, Jeffrey Seven Stories Press 2019 N/D 2019 10 Krasner, Barbara
Religious Changes and Cultural Transformations in the Early Modern Western Sephardic Communities Kaplan, Yoseph Brill 2019 N/D 2019 24 Levy, David B.
The Jewish Journey Haggadah: Connecting the Generations Berkowitz, Rabbanit Adena Gefen 2019 S/O 2019 11 Freiband, Susan
Memoirs of a False Messiah Becker, Pamela self-published 2019 F/M 2020 34 Lieberman, Eli
Shabbos Treats: Delightful Stories of Devotion to Our Holy Shabbos Krohn, Genendel, Katz, Tova Feldheim 2019 M/J 2019 21 Isaac, Fred
Someday We Will Fly DeWoskin, Rachel Viking 2019 N/D 2019 15 Dublin, Anne
Josephus in Modern Jewish Culture Schatz, Andrew Studies in Jewish History and culture ;55 Brill 2019 N/D 2019 29 Levy, David B
Chelm for the Holidays Frankel, Valerie, Wimmer, Sonja Kar Ben 2019 N/D 2019 20-21 Glasser, Rachel
Jewish Renaissance: A Voice from the Chorus 3 vol. Feuerstein, Malcolm self-published 2019 N/D 2019 34 Bibel, Barbara M.
Jewish Theology for a Postmodern Age Feldmann, Kaye Miriam Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2019 F/M 2020 23-24 Levy, David B
Saving Hanno: The Story of a Refugee Dog Halahmy, Miriam Holiday House 2019 M/J 2019 12-13 Krasner, Barbara
The Jewish Spiritual Path: The Way of the Name Golding, Joshua L. Urim Publications 2019 M/J 2019 28 Kohn, Roger S.
A Whale of a Tale Kimmel, Eric A., Stevanovic, Ivica Scarlett and Sam Kar Ben 2019 N/D 2019 10-11 Bloomfield, Kathy
Shadow Strike: Inside Israel's Secret Mission to Eliminate Syrian Nuclear Power Katz, Yaakov St. Martin's Press 2019 N/D 2019 25 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Eric Mendelsohn's Synagogues in America Palmer, Michael Craig Houghton Lund Humphries 2019 F/M 2020 30 Gordon, Ilka
Yitz Greenberg and Modern Orthodoxy: The Road Not Taken Fertziger, Adam S., Miri Freud-Kandel, Bayne, Steven Academic Studies Press 2019 S/O 2020 28 Belinfante, Randall C. & Anne Marie
A Joy to Be Hidden: A Novel Freedman, Ariela Linda Leith Publishing 2019 F/M 2020 34 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Matzah Belowstairs Meyer, Susan Lynn, Engell, Mette Kar Ben 2019 M/J 2019 21-22 Silverman, Lisa
Room For One More Polak, Monique Kar Ben 2019 N/D 2019 16 Flax, Shoshana
Maimonides' Grand Epistle to the Scholars of Lunel: Ideology and Rhetoric Sheer, Charles H. Academic Studies Press 2019 N/D 2019 29 Levy, David B
Shabbat Treasure Goldfinger, Evelyn, Groenman, Marcelo Torahtron 2019 N/D 2019 21 Isaac, Fred
Portland Zionists Unite! And Other Short Stories Flamm, Eric Inkwater Press 2019 N/D 2019 34 Dwyer, Taylor
Wounds into Wisdom: Healing Intergenerational Jewish Trauma Firestone, Tirzah Monkfish Book Publishing 2019 F/M 2020 24 Kohn, Roger S.
Becoming RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Journey to Justice Levy, Debbie, Gardner, Whitney Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019 F/M 2020 41-42 Colodny, Debbie
The Cat Who Lived With Anne Frank Miller, David Lee, Rubin, Steven Jay, Baddeley, Elizabeth Philomel Books 2019 M/J 2019 13 Glasser, Rachel
The Brave Cyclist: A True Story of a Holocaust Hero Hoffman, Amalia, Fedele, Chiara Capstone 2019 N/D 2019 11 Cole, Ellen
Horace Kallen Confronts America: Jewish Identity, Science, and Secularism Kaufman, Matthew Syracuse University Press 2019 N/D 2019 25 Isaac, Fred
On the Word of a Jew: Religion, Reliability, and the Dynamics of Trust Caputo, Nina, Hart, Mitchell B. Indiana University Press 2019 S/O 2019 11-12 Stein, Marion M
Jews and Judaism in the Rabbinic Era: Image and Reality - History and Historiography Gafni, Isaiah M. Mohr Siebrek 2019 S/O 2020 27-28 David Tesler
Aly Raisman: Athlete and Activist Leigh, Anna Lerner 2019 M/J 2019 4-5 McMahon, Martha
Rashi's Commentary on the Torah: Canonization and Resistance in the Reception of a Jewish Classic Lawee, Eric Oxford University Press 2019 S/O 2019 16-17 Scheide, Daniel
Annelies: A Novel of Anne Frank Gillham, David R. Penguin 2019 F/M 2020 34-35 Bibel, Barbara M.
Around the Passover Table Newman, Tracy, Santos, Adriana Albert Whitman 2019 M/J 2019 22 Silverman, Lisa
The Girl in the Haystack MacWilliams, Bryon Serving House Books 2019 N/D 2019 16 Bloomfield, Kathy
Sing This At My Funeral: A Memoir of Fathers and Sons Slucki, David Wayne State University Press 2019 N/D 2019 30 Schlitt, David
Intersection on Neptune Gelagotis Lee, Donna Poetry Press 2019 N/D 2019 34-35 Gordon, Ilka
Holocaust Memory and Racism in the Postwar World Gilbert, Shirli, Alba, Avril Wayne State University Press 2019 F/M 2020 24 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Dissenter on the Bench: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Life and Work Ortiz, Victoria Clarion Books 2019 F/M 2020 42 Flax, Shoshana
Hand in Hand Rosenbaum, Andria Warmflash, Shleifer, Maya Apples and Honey Press 2019 M/J 2019 14 Krasner, Barbara
Anne Frank: Get to Know the Girls Beyond Her Diary Radomski, Kassandra Capstone 2019 M/J 2019 5 Issac, Fred
Jewish Veganism and Vegetarianism: Studies and New Directions Labendz, Jacob Ari, Yanklowitz, Shmuly State University of New York Press 2019 N/D 2019 25-26 Kohn, Roger S.
Jewish Religious Music in Nineteenth-Century America: Restoring the Synagogue Soundtrack Cohen, Judith M. Indiana University Press 2019 S/O 2019 12 Pinnolis, Judith S.
Getting Good at Getting Older Siegel, Richard, Geller, Laura Behrman House 2019 F/M 2020 30 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
The Believer and Modern Study of the Bible Ganzel, Tova, Yehuda Brandes, Chayuta Deutsch Academic Studies Press 2019 S/O 2020 28 Tesler, David
21 Terrible Lies Against the Jews Arie, Nansen Propeller Publishing 2019 F/M 2020 20 Silverburg, Sanford R.
The History of Soul 2065 Krasnoff, Barbara Mythic Delirium Books 2019 F/M 2020 35 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Esther's Gragger Simpson, Martha Seif, Bernhard, Durga Yael Wisdom Tales 2019 M/J 2019 22 Glasser, Rachel
In the Jerusalem Forest Busheri, Devora, Kelner, Noa Kar Ben 2019 N/D 2019 17 Colodny, Debbie
Arab-Jewish Literature: The Birth and Demise of the Arab Short Story Snir, Reuven Brill 2019 N/D 2019 30 Dr. Yaffa Weisman
A New Vision of Southern Jewish History Bauman, Mark K. University of Alabama Press 2019 N/D 2019 21-22 Isaac, Fred
Unlocking the Haggada: The Complete Haggadah with In-Depth Commentary Goldin, Shmuel, Goldin, Shifra Gefen Publishing House 2019 F/M 2020 24 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Miep and the Most Famous Diary: The Woman Who Rescued Anne Frank's Diary Pincus, Meeg, Solano, Jordi Sleeping Bear Press 2019 F/M 2020 42 McMahon, Martha
White Rose Wilson, Kip Versify/ Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019 M/J 2019 14 Krasner, Barbara
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Get to Know the Justice Who Speaks Her Mind Micklos, John Jr. Capstone 2019 N/D 2019 12 Colodny, Debbie
Inhabiting the Promised Land: Exploring the Complex Relationship Between Archaeology and Ancient Israel as Depicted in the Bible Steiner, Margreet L. Oxbow Books 2019 F/M 2020 31 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
At the Narrow Waist of the World: A Memoir Baraf, Marlena Maduro She Writes Press 2019 F/M 2020 20 Freiband, Susan
The Rabbi Finds Her Way: A Pearl Ross Levy Novel Schoen, Robert, DeCuir, Catherine Stone Bridge Press 2019 F/M 2020 35 Bibel, Barbara M.
The King's Horse: A Purim Story Sokol, Leah, Boroda, Joni Aliza Mosaica Press 2019 M/J 2019 23 Chava,Pinchuck
The Return of Cavajal: a Mystery Stavans, Ilan Pennsylvania University Press 2019 N/D 2019 30-31 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Cardozo on the Parashah: Essays on the Weekly Torah Portion: The Book of Genesis Cardozo, Nathan Lopes Kasva Press 2019 N/D 2019 22 Belinfante, Randall C. & Anne Marie
Floating in the Neversink: a Novel in Stories Simon, Andrea Black Rose Publishing 2019 N/D 2019 35 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Covenant Brothers: Evangelicals, Jews and U.S.-Israeli Relations Hummel, Daniel G. University of Pennsylvania Press 2019 F/M 2020 25-26 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Gematria of Genesis and Jewish Holy Days and Festivals Hardiman, Richard Mazo Publishers 2019 S/O 2020 29 Gordon, Ilka
Martin & Anne: The Kindred Spirits of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Anne Frank Churnin, Nancy, Nayberg, Yevgenia [nid:50827] illustrator Creston Books 2019 M/J 2019 19 Bloomfield, Kathy
One Yellow Daffodil: A Chanukah Story Adler, David A., Katz, Avi Menucha Classroom Solutions 2019 N/D 2019 12-13 Chava,Pinchuck
The Book of Sarah Lightman, Sarah Pennsylvania University Press 2019 N/D 2019 26 Stahl, Sheryl F.