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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Author/Editor Title Place of Publication Yearsort ascending Series ISBN Issue P Review Author Review format Review type
Aroeste, Sarah, Rubio, Ayesha Buen Shabat, Shabbat Shalom 2020 F/M 2020 43 Silverman, Lisa Book Juvenile
Bleich, Judith Defenders of the Faith: Studies in Nineteenth-and-Twentieth Century Orthodoxy and Reform 2020 S/O 2020 26 Lieberman, Eli Book Adult
Endelman, Todd M., Moore, Deborah Dash Crisis and Creativity Between World Wars, 1918-1939 2020 The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization Volume 8 S/O 2020 27-28 Stuhlman, Daniel D. Book Adult
Simon, Andrea Floating in the Neversink: a Novel in Stories 2019 N/D 2019 35 Stahl, Sheryl F. Book Adult
Hummel, Daniel G. Covenant Brothers: Evangelicals, Jews and U.S.-Israeli Relations 2019 F/M 2020 25-26 Ben-Gad, Shmuel Book Adult
Shrum, Brianna R. Kissing Ezra Holtz( and Other Things I Did For Science) 2019 N/D 2019 15 Malen, Michal Hoschander Book Juvenile
Wexler, Philip Social Vision: The Lubavitcher Rebbe's Transformative Paradigm for the World 2019 F/M 2020 33 Mizrachi, Diane Book Adult
Cardozo, Nathan Lopes Cardozo on the Parashah: Essays on the Weekly Torah Portion: The Book of Genesis 2019 N/D 2019 22 Belinfante, Randall C. & Anne Marie Book Adult
Barash, Chris, Grove, Christine Wait! It's Friday 2019 M/J 2019 21 Cole, Ellen Book Juvenile
Schatz, Andrew Josephus in Modern Jewish Culture 2019 Studies in Jewish History and culture ;55 N/D 2019 29 Levy, David B Book Adult
Heschel, Abraham Joshua In this Hour: Heschel's writings in Nazi Germany and London Exile 2019 F/M 2020 26 Levy, David B. Book Adult
DeWoskin, Rachel Someday We Will Fly 2019 N/D 2019 15 Dublin, Anne Book Juvenile
Weber, Elka, Bousidan, Inbal Gigi [nid:52277], illustrator Shimri's Big Idea: A Story of Ancient Jerusalem 2019 M/J 2019 15 Pinchuck, Chava Book Juvenile
Becker, Pamela Memoirs of a False Messiah 2019 F/M 2020 34 Lieberman, Eli Book Adult
Chertoff, Daniel S. Palestine Posts: An Eye-Witness Account of the Birth of Israel: Based on Letters of Mordechai Chertoff 2019 N/D 2019 22 Silverburg, Sanford R. Book Adult
Krohn, Genendel, Katz, Tova Shabbos Treats: Delightful Stories of Devotion to Our Holy Shabbos 2019 M/J 2019 21 Isaac, Fred Book Juvenile
Barromi, Perlman, Edna Photographs of Childhood and Parenting on Kibbutz: Collective Memories and Private Memorials 2019 S/O 2020 26 Share, Ellen Book Adult
Sheer, Charles H. Maimonides' Grand Epistle to the Scholars of Lunel: Ideology and Rhetoric 2019 N/D 2019 29 Levy, David B Book Adult
Gorfinkel, Jordan B., Erez, Zadok Passover Haggadah Graphic Novel 2019 M/J 2019 2 Pinchuk, Chava Book Juvenile
Kita, Caroline A. Jewish Difference and the Arts in Vienna: Composing Compassion in Music and Biblical Theater 2019 F/M 2020 26-27 Pinnolis, Judith S. Book Adult
Polak, Monique Room For One More 2019 N/D 2019 16 Flax, Shoshana Book Juvenile
Freedman, Ariela A Joy to Be Hidden: A Novel 2019 F/M 2020 34 Stahl, Sheryl F. Book Adult
Fine, Gary M. Carioca-Bev: The Wartime Record of Major Ralph I. Fine. The Making of a B-24 Liberator Pilot in the Eighth Air Force in Europe During World War II. A Portrait of Courage 2019 N/D 2019 23 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
Meyer, Susan Lynn, Engell, Mette Matzah Belowstairs 2019 M/J 2019 21-22 Silverman, Lisa Book Juvenile
Slucki, David Sing This At My Funeral: A Memoir of Fathers and Sons 2019 N/D 2019 30 Schlitt, David Book Adult
Zuckerman, Julie The Book of Jeremiah : A Novel in Stories 2019 N/D 2019 36 Stahl, Sheryl F. Book Adult
Newman, Leslea, Bates, Amy June Gittel's Journey: An Ellis Island Story 2019 M/J 2019 2-3 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Lawee, Eric Rashi's Commentary on the Torah: Canonization and Resistance in the Reception of a Jewish Classic 2019 S/O 2019 16-17 Scheide, Daniel Book Adult
Lipovsky, Igor P. Early Israelites: Two Peoples, One History: Rediscovery of the Origins of Ancient Israel 2019 F/M 2020 27 Ben-Gad, Shmuel Book Adult
MacWilliams, Bryon The Girl in the Haystack 2019 N/D 2019 16 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Gillham, David R. Annelies: A Novel of Anne Frank 2019 F/M 2020 34-35 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
Newman, Tracy, Santos, Adriana Around the Passover Table 2019 M/J 2019 22 Silverman, Lisa Book Juvenile
Bob, Yonah Jeremy Justice in the West Bank?: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Goes to Court 2019 S/O 2020 26-27 Schutzman, Laura Book Adult
Snir, Reuven Arab-Jewish Literature: The Birth and Demise of the Arab Short Story 2019 N/D 2019 30 Dr. Yaffa Weisman Book Adult
Koffsky, Ann D. Creation Colors 2019 M/J 2019 3 Malen, Michal Hoschander Book Juvenile
Arie, Nansen 21 Terrible Lies Against the Jews 2019 F/M 2020 20 Silverburg, Sanford R. Book Adult
Busheri, Devora, Kelner, Noa In the Jerusalem Forest 2019 N/D 2019 17 Colodny, Debbie Book Juvenile
Krasnoff, Barbara The History of Soul 2065 2019 F/M 2020 35 Stahl, Sheryl F. Book Adult
Fruchter, Yaffa Waste Not, Want Not: Kosher Cookbook 2019 N/D 2019 23-24 Gordon, Ilka Book Adult
Simpson, Martha Seif, Bernhard, Durga Yael Esther's Gragger 2019 M/J 2019 22 Glasser, Rachel Book Juvenile
Carlebach, Elisheva, Moore, Deborah Dash The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization Volume 6 Confronting Modernity 1750-1880 2019 The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization Volume 6 S/O 2020 27 Levy, David B. Book Adult
Stavans, Ilan The Return of Cavajal: a Mystery 2019 N/D 2019 30-31 Ben-Gad, Shmuel Book Adult
Auerbach, Jerold S. Print to Fit: The New York Times, Zionism and Israel ( 1896-2016) 2019 S/O 2019 9 Isaac, Fred Book Adult
Baraf, Marlena Maduro At the Narrow Waist of the World: A Memoir 2019 F/M 2020 20 Freiband, Susan Book Adult
Marrus, Michael R., Paxton, Robert O. Vichy France and the Jews 2nd ed. 2019 F/M 2020 28 Silverburg, Sanford R. Book Adult
Scheerger, Sarah Lynn, Melmon, Deborah Mitzvah Pizza 2019 M/J 2019 16 Tilman, Ellen Book Juvenile
Schoen, Robert, DeCuir, Catherine The Rabbi Finds Her Way: A Pearl Ross Levy Novel 2019 F/M 2020 35 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
Golan, Yvonne Kozlovsky Site of Amnesia: The Lost Historical Consciousness of Mizrahi Jewry 2019 N/D 2019 24 Levy, David B. Book Adult
Sokol, Leah, Boroda, Joni Aliza The King's Horse: A Purim Story 2019 M/J 2019 23 Chava,Pinchuck Book Juvenile
Stokes, Ryan The Satan: How God's Executioner Became God's Enemy 2019 N/D 2019 31 Lieberman, Eli Book Adult
Berkowitz, Rabbanit Adena The Jewish Journey Haggadah: Connecting the Generations 2019 S/O 2019 11 Freiband, Susan Book Adult
Bashevkin, David Sin:a:gogue: Sin and Failure in Jewish Thought 2019 F/M 2020 20-21 Sukenic, Harvey Book Adult
Appelfeld, Aharon, Mintzi, Vali, Green, Jeffrey Long Summer Nights 2019 N/D 2019 10 Krasner, Barbara Book Juvenile
Chomer, Malka Nussbaum, Bolton, Bill Feeling Better A to Z: A Book About Bikur Cholim 2019 N/D 2019 17-18 Flax, Shoshana Book Juvenile
Blohm, Craig E. Understand Judaism 2019 Understanding World Religions M/J 2019 17 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Teller, Hanoch Reb Elimelech and the Chassidic Legacy of Brotherhood 2019 F/M 2020 36 Isaac, Fred recorded music Adult
Kaplan, Yoseph Religious Changes and Cultural Transformations in the Early Modern Western Sephardic Communities 2019 N/D 2019 24 Levy, David B. Book Adult
Fertziger, Adam S., Miri Freud-Kandel, Bayne, Steven Yitz Greenberg and Modern Orthodoxy: The Road Not Taken 2019 S/O 2020 28 Belinfante, Randall C. & Anne Marie Book Adult
Weiss, Avraham Journey to Open Orthodoxy 2019 N/D 2019 31 Kohn, Roger S. Book Adult
Kestin, Hesh The Siege of Tel Aviv 2019 M/J 2019 39 Lieberman, Eli Book Adult
Barenblat, Rachel Beside Still Waters: A Journey of Comfort and Renewal 2019 F/M 2020 21 Isaac, Fred Book Adult
Kimmel, Eric A., Stevanovic, Ivica A Whale of a Tale 2019 Scarlett and Sam N/D 2019 10-11 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Palmer, Michael Craig Eric Mendelsohn's Synagogues in America 2019 F/M 2020 30 Gordon, Ilka Book Adult
Uhlberg, Myron, Arcabascio, Carolyn Bar Mitzvah Boys 2019 N/D 2019 18 Cole, Ellen Book Juvenile
Palacio, R. J. White Bird: A Wonder Story 2019 F/M 2020 38 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Katz, Yaakov Shadow Strike: Inside Israel's Secret Mission to Eliminate Syrian Nuclear Power 2019 N/D 2019 25 Silverburg, Sanford R. Book Adult
Boum, Aomar, Stein, Sarah Abrevaya The Holocaust and North Africa 2019 M/J 2019 24-25 Simon, Rachel Book
Gafni, Isaiah M. Jews and Judaism in the Rabbinic Era: Image and Reality - History and Historiography 2019 S/O 2020 27-28 David Tesler Book Adult
Werbach, Melvyn R. Sons of the Lion's Club: The Horenstein Brothers and Their Fortune 2019 N/D 2019 31-32 Silverburg, Sanford R. Book Adult
Caputo, Nina, Hart, Mitchell B. On the Word of a Jew: Religion, Reliability, and the Dynamics of Trust 2019 S/O 2019 11-12 Stein, Marion M Book Adult
Leigh, Anna Aly Raisman: Athlete and Activist 2019 M/J 2019 4-5 McMahon, Martha Book Juvenile
Bollati, Milvia, Cassen, Flora, Epstein, Marc Michael, De Hamel, Christopher, Hindman, Sandra The Lombard Haggadah 2019 F/M 2020 22 Berger, Shulamith Book Adult
Hoffman, Amalia, Fedele, Chiara The Brave Cyclist: A True Story of a Holocaust Hero 2019 N/D 2019 11 Cole, Ellen Book Juvenile
Silverman, Laura You Asked for Perfect 2019 F/M 2020 39 Goldstein, Susannah Book Juvenile
Kaufman, Matthew Horace Kallen Confronts America: Jewish Identity, Science, and Secularism 2019 N/D 2019 25 Isaac, Fred Book Adult
Ganzel, Tova, Yehuda Brandes, Chayuta Deutsch The Believer and Modern Study of the Bible 2019 S/O 2020 28 Tesler, David Book Adult
Yudkoff, Sunny S. Tubercular Capital: Illness and the Conditions of Modern Jewish Writing 2019 N/D 2019 32 Dr. Yaffa Weisman Book Adult
Cohen, Judith M. Jewish Religious Music in Nineteenth-Century America: Restoring the Synagogue Soundtrack 2019 S/O 2019 12 Pinnolis, Judith S. Book Adult
Radomski, Kassandra Anne Frank: Get to Know the Girls Beyond Her Diary 2019 M/J 2019 5 Issac, Fred Book Juvenile
Crawford, Sidnie White Scribes and Scrolls at Qumran 2019 F/M 2020 22 Belinfante, Randall C. & Anne Marie Book Adult
Siegel, Richard, Geller, Laura Getting Good at Getting Older 2019 F/M 2020 30 Stuhlman, Daniel D. Book Adult
Keret, Etgar, Basil, Aviel, Silverston, Sondra Long- Haired, Cat-Boy Cub 2019 N/D 2019 19 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Labendz, Jacob Ari, Yanklowitz, Shmuly Jewish Veganism and Vegetarianism: Studies and New Directions 2019 N/D 2019 25-26 Kohn, Roger S. Book Adult
Dershowitz, Alan M. Defending Israel: The Story of My Relationship with My Most Challenging Client 2019 F/M 2020 23 Gordon, Ilka Book Adult
Micklos, John Jr. Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Get to Know the Justice Who Speaks Her Mind 2019 N/D 2019 12 Colodny, Debbie Book Juvenile
Steiner, Margreet L. Inhabiting the Promised Land: Exploring the Complex Relationship Between Archaeology and Ancient Israel as Depicted in the Bible 2019 F/M 2020 31 Ben-Gad, Shmuel Book Adult
Smith, Brendan Powell Noah's Ark 2019 Brick Bible for Kids F/M 2020 39-40 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Lightman, Sarah The Book of Sarah 2019 N/D 2019 26 Stahl, Sheryl F. Book Adult
Hardiman, Richard Gematria of Genesis and Jewish Holy Days and Festivals 2019 S/O 2020 29 Gordon, Ilka Book Adult
Elkins, Dov Peretz Four Rabbis at Lunch: Candid Conversations Among American Clergy 2019 N/D 2019 33 Isaac, Fred Book Adult
Dweck, Yaacob Dissident Rabbi: The Life of Jacob Sasportas 2019 S/O 2019 13-14 Scheide, Daniel Book Adult
Eisenberg, Richard L. Judaism, Addiction, and Recovery 2019 F/M 2020 23 Share, Ellen Book Adult
Adler, David A., Katz, Avi One Yellow Daffodil: A Chanukah Story 2019 N/D 2019 12-13 Chava,Pinchuck Book Juvenile
Steinsaltz, Adin The Steinsaltz Nevi'im ( Hebrew and English Edition) 2019 F/M 2020 31 Tesler, David Book Adult
Berneger, Marcia, Castro, Beatriz A Dreidel in Time: A New Spin on an Old Tale 2019 N/D 2019 20 Colodny, Debbie Book Juvenile
Churnin, Nancy, Nayberg, Yevgenia [nid:50827] illustrator Martin & Anne: The Kindred Spirits of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Anne Frank 2019 M/J 2019 19 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Gebber, Leah Lady Amelie Jakobovits: Queen of Kindness 2019 Great Jewish Lives F/M 2020 40-41 Gann, Marjorie Book Juvenile
Mack, Merav, Balint,Benjamin Jerusalem: City of the Book 2019 N/D 2019 27 Share, Ellen Book Adult
Golding, Joshua L. The Jewish Spiritual Path: The Way of the Name 2019 M/J 2019 28 Kohn, Roger S. Book
Feuerstein, Malcolm Jewish Renaissance: A Voice from the Chorus 3 vol. 2019 N/D 2019 34 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult


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