Book Review Index

FULL TEXT REVIEWS:

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.

Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Yearsort ascending Issue P Review Author
Anna and the Swallow Man Savit, Gavriel Alfred A. Knopf 2016 M/J 2016 3 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Shimmy Shambone Will Not Go to Bed! Zoldan, Yael, Salanitro, Robert Feldheim 2016 F/M 16 41 Pinchuck, Chava
How It's Made: Torah Scroll Ofanansky, Allison, Alpern, Eliyahu Apples and Honey Press 2016 S/O 2016 37-38 Lisa Silverman
Traveling Homeland: The Babylonian Talmud as Diaspora Boyarin, Daniel University of Pennsylvania Press 2016 S/O 2016 2 Finkelman, Yoel
e Marriage Plot: or How Jews Fell in Love with Love, and Literature, The Seidman, Naomi Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Stanford University Press 2016 N/D 2016 22 Kohn, Roger S.
Hat for Mrs. Goldman: A Story about Knitting and Love. Edwards, Michelle, Karas, G. Brian Schwartz and Wade/Random House 2016 N/D 2016 10 Dublin, Anne
The Chameleon That Saved Noah's Ark Molchadsky, Yael, Bergman, Orit Penguin Random House 2016 S/O 2016 30 Gershowitz, Elissa
Shmulik Paints the Town Rose, Lisa, Echeverri, Catalina Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 45 McMahon, Martha
Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews in America. The Jewish Role in American Life: An Annual Review of the Casden Institute for the Study of the Jewish Role in American Life. Volume 13. Soomekh, Saba Purdue University Press 2016 S/O 2016 16 Bibel, Barbara M.
The Wisdom of Solomon and Us: The Quest for Meaning, Morality, and a Deeper Relationship with God Angel, Marc D. Jewish Lights Publishing 2016 F/M 2017 Harvey Sukenic
Ganovim-Lider Schikker wi Lot, Lehman, Shmuel Danzone 2016 N/D 2016 26 Dwoskin, Beth
Impact of Culture and Cultures Upon Jewish Customs and Rituals; Collected Essays Fishbane, Simcha Judaism and Jewish Life Academic Studies Press 2016 N/D 2016 15-16 Tesler, David
Trapped Behind Enemy Lines: The Story of the U.S. Army Air Force 807th Medical Evacuation Squadron Braun, Eric Capstone Young Readers 2016 N/D 2016 5 Bloomfield, Kathy
Israel Garfinkle, Adam Major Nations of the Modern Middle East Mason Crest 2016 M/J 2016 12 Rapp, Andrea
Another Me Wiseman, Eva Tundra 2016 S/O 2016 34 Dublin, Anne
Oy Vey! Life in a Shoe Grubman, Bonnie Apples and Honey Press 2016 S/O 2016 38 Isaac, Fred
Lingering Bilingualism: Modern Hebrew and Yiddish Literatures in Contact Brenner, Naomi Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art Syracuse University Press 2016 S/O 2016 2 Dwoskin, Beth
To Our Children: Memoirs of Displacement: A Jewish Journey of Hope and Survival in Twentieth-Century Poland and Beyond Szer, Wlodzimier Academic Studies Press 2016 N/D 2016 22 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Chicken Soup, Chicken Soup Mayer, Pamela, Melmon, Deborah Kar-Ben 2016 N/D 2016 10-11 McMahon, Martha
My Train to Freedom: A Jewish Boy’s Journey from Nazi Europe to a Life of Activism. Backer, Ivan Skyhorse Publishing 2016 F/M 16 2 Levine, Joyce
Anne Frank Parks, Peggy J. Influential Women ReferencePoint Press 2016 S/O 2016 31 Citrin, Rena
A Holiday for Ari Ant Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Apples and Honey Press 2016 F/M 16 45 Kamin, Rachel
Weekly Mitzva Tabory, Binyamin Maggid/Koren Publishers 2016 S/O 2016 18 Gordon, Ilka
Royal Attire: On Karaite and Rabbanite Beliefs Ben Nisan, Hakham Moredechai, Gabriel Wasserman The Karaite Jews of America Press 2016 Randall C. Belinfante
Gam hem ḳeruyim adam : ǂb ha-nokhri be-ʻene ha-Rambam = They too are called human : gentiles in the eyes of Maimonides Kellner, Menachem Bar-Ilan University Press 2016 S/O 2016 8 Scheide, Daniel
The Boy at the Top of the Mountain undefined Henry Holt 2016 S/O 2016 35 Pinchuck, Chava
Rabbi and Senator Sleep Together: Marrying Religion and Politics. Foster, Steven, Foster, Joyce, Brovsky, Cindy Triple D Press 2016 N/D 2016 16 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Front Lines Grant, Michael HarperCollins 2016 N/D 2016 5-6 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Stealing Nazi Secrets in World War II: An Interactive Espionage Adventure Raum, Elizabeth You Choose Spies Series Capstone 2016 F/M 16 37 Isaac, Fred
Mitzvah Kids: Learning and Laughing Throughout the Jewish Year Goren, Michal Feldheim 2016 M/J 2016 12-13 Pinchuck, Chava
Jars of Hope: How One Woman Helped Save 2,500 Children during the Holocaust Roy, Jennifer, Owenson, Meg Capstone 2016 F/M 16 42 Lenson, Heather
Shmelf the Hanukkah Elf Wolfe, Greg Bloomsbury 2016 S/O 2016 38-39 Bloomfield, Kathy
Calypso Jews: Jewishness in the Caribbean Literary Imagination Casteel, Sarah Phillips Literature Now Columbia University Press 2016 S/O 2016 4 Dwoskin, Beth
Yosef’s Dream Rouss, Sylvia A., Naim, Asher Apples and Honey Press 2016 N/D 2016 11 Levine, Joyce
Kelev's Journey: A Jewish Dog Wanders Home Hammerstein, David, Shems, Ed Wyndebirk Books 2016 S/O 2016 31 Bloomfield, Kathy
A Place for Elijah Ruben, Kelly Easton, Friar, Joanne Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 45-46 Feit, Shelly
Dreidels on the Brain. Ben Izzy, Joel Dial Books for Young Readers 2016 N/D 2016 1 Marks, Allison
We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement that Defied Adolf Hitler Freedman, Russell Clarion 2016 S/O 2016 35 Krasner, Barbara
Central Station Tidhar, Lavie Tachyon 2016 M/J 2016 41 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Architect of Liberal Judaism Fox, Pam, Mattuck, Israel Isidor Valentine Mitchell 2016 N/D 2016 16 Isaac, Fred
Conversations with God: Prayers for Jewish Women. Koval, Ruchi Mosaica Press 2016 S/O 2016 8 Pinchuck, Chava
Radioactive! How Irene Curie and Lise Meitner Revolutionized Science and Changed the World Conkling, Winifred Random House 2016 M/J 2016 4-5 Lenson, Heather
Samaritans: A Profile. Pummer, Reinhar Eerdmans 2016 S/O 2016 13 Belinfante, Randall C.
Saving the Persecuted Williams, Brian, Williams, Brenda Heroes of World War II Series Heinemann-Raintree 2016 F/M 16 42-43 Isaac, Fred
The Cricket and the Ant: A Shabbat Story Ben-Gur, Naomi, Kober, Shahar Kar-Ben 2016 S/O 2016 39 Dublin, Anne
Practical Guide to the Laws of Kashrut Cohen, Pinchas Maggid Books 2016 S/O 2016 4 Kohn, Roger S.
Not This Turkey! Steinberg, Jessica, Pike, Amanda Albert Whitman 2016 N/D 2016 11-12 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
The Grizzbears Discover the Golan Hermelin, Aviva Animals Build Character Series: Listen and Learn from the Animals Chaim Mazo 2016 S/O 2016 31-32 Pinchuck, Chava
Sailor and Fiddler: Reflections of a 100-Year-Old Author Wouk, Herman Simon & Schuster 2016 M/J 2016 38 Share, Ellen
Hanukkah Delight!. Newman, Leslea, Husband, Amy Kar-Ben 2016 N/D 2016 2 Colodny, Debbie
Anti-Semitism: Jewish Immigrants Seek Safety in America (1881-1914) Pressberg, Dava Rosen Publishing Group 2016 M/J 2016 13 Bloomfield, Kathy
The Tree in the Courtyard: Looking Through Anne Frank's Window Gottesfeld, Jeff, McCarty, Peter Alfred A. Knopf 2016 S/O 2016 36 Krasner, Barbara
Orthodoxy in American Judaism; The Era of Rabbi Leo Jung Jacobson, Maxine Academic Studies Press 2016 N/D 2016 18 Tesler, David
Esfir Is Alive Simon, Andrea Bedazzled Ink 2016 N/D 2016 6-7 Krasner, Barbara
Resisting the Nazis Throp, Claire, Williams, Brian, Williams, Brenda Heroes of World War II Series Heinemann-Raintree 2016 F/M 16 42-43 Isaac, Fred
A Gefilte Fishy Tale Marks, Allison, Marks, Wayne MB Publishing 2016 S/O 2016 39-40 Citrin, Rena
Recovering a Voice: West European Jewish Communities after the Holocaust Zakheim, Dov S. Maggid Books 2016 N/D 2016 23 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Not This Turkey! Albert Whitman 2016 N/D 2016 11-12 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Potatoes at Turtle Rock. Schnur, Susan, Schnur-Fishman, Anna, Steele-Morgan, Alex Kar-Ben 2016 N/D 2016 2 Quay, Alex
The Grizzbears Make New Friends Hermelin, Aviva Animals Build Character Series: Listen and Learn from the Animals Chaim Mazo 2016 S/O 2016 31-32 Pinchuck, Chava
Modernizing Jewish Education in Nineteenth Century Eastern Europe: The School as the Shrine of the Jewish Enlightenment Zalkin, Mordechai Leiden 2016 M/J 2016 38 Levy, David B
Ora de Despertar Aroeste, Sarah Aroeste Music 2016 S/O 2016 40 Levine, Joyce
Witness: Passing the Torch of Holocaust Memory to New Generations Rubenstein, Eli Second Story Press 2016 S/O 2016 36 Krasner, Barbara
Symphony No. 3 ‘Kaddish’ Bernstein, Leonard American Classics, NAXOS 2016 M/J 2016 42 Wolfe, Nira
Rebbetzin Vichna Kaplan: The Founder of the Bais Yaakov Movement in America Leibowitz, Daniella, Gliksman, Devora Feldheim Publishers 2016 N/D 2016 18 Levy, David B
Baby of Our Own Blau, Sara, Leff, Tova Hachai 2016 N/D 2016 7 Isaac, Fred
Nietzsche’s Jewish Problem: Between Anti-Semitism and Anti-Judaism Holub, Robert C Princeton University Press 2016 M/J 2016 31 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Alligator Candy: A Memoir Kushner, David Simon & Schuster 2016 S/O 2016 9 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Gabriel's Horn Kimmel, Eric A., Surducan, Maria Kar-Ben 2016 S/O 2016 27 Kamin, Rachel
ABC Passover Hunt Balsley, Tilda, Poole, Helen Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 43 Citrin, Rena
Hershele, a Jewish Love Story Dinezon, Jacob, Peppler, Jane Jewish Storytetter Press 2016 N/D 2016 24 Dwoskin, Beth
Pesach Guess Who? A Lift-the-Flap Book Stern, Ariella, Argoff, Patti Hachai 2016 N/D 2016 12 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Hanukkah with Mazel. Stein, Joel, Vavouri, Elisa Kar-Ben 2016 N/D 2016 3 McMahon, Martha
Momo Fox Learns How to Be a Good Neighbor Hermelin, Aviva Animals Build Character Series: Listen and Learn from the Animals Chaim Mazo 2016 S/O 2016 31-32 Pinchuck, Chava
. Fifty Shades of Talmud: What the First Rabbis Had to Say About You-Know-What Anton, Maggie Banot Press 2016 N/D 2016 13 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
“How Come Boys Get to Keep Their Noses?”: Women and Jewish American Identity in Contemporary Graphic Memoirs Oksman, Tahneer Columbia University Press 2016 N/D 2016 18 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Vladimir Jabotinsky’s Story of My Life Jabotinsky, Vladimir, Horowitz, Brian, Katsis, Leonid Wayne State University Press 2016 M/J 2016 31 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Little Red Rosie Kimmel, Eric A., Gutierrez, Monica Apples and Honey Press 2016 S/O 2016 27-28 Quay, Alex
One Fine Shabbat Barash, Chris, Mai-Wyss, Tatjana Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 43 Kamin, Rachel
Here I Am Foer, Jonathan Safran Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2016 N/D 2016 24 Gremillion, Yossi
Yitzi and the Giant Menorah Ungar, Richard Tundra Books 2016 N/D 2016 3 Bloomfield, Kathy
Og's Ark Marks, Allison, Marks, Wayne, Peluso, Martina Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 34 Lurie, Aimee
Excitement in the Air for All! Hermelin, Aviva Animals Build Character Series: Listen and Learn from the Animals Chaim Mazo 2016 S/O 2016 31-32 Pinchuck, Chava
More than Enough: A Passover Story Wayland, April Halprin, Kath, Katie Dial Books for Young Readers 2016 F/M 16 47 Eskin, Marcie
From Nuremberg to Hollywood: The Holocaust and the Courtroom in American Fictive Film. Jordan, James Vallentine Mitchell 2016 M/J 2016 31 Schutzman, Laura
Sing-Along Alef Bet Zasloff, Doni Apples and Honey Press 2016 M/J 2016 14-15 Dublin, Anne
Flower Girl Wore Celery, The Gordon, Meryl G., Clifton-Brown, Holly Kar-Ben 2016 N/D 2016 8 Cole, Ellen
Rosh Hashanah Is Coming! Newman, Tracy, Garofoli, Viviana Kar-Ben 2016 S/O 2016 28 Kamin, Rachel
Kopecks for Blintzes Goldman, Judy, Batori, Susan Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 43 Silverman, Lisa
Dream of Zion: The Story of the First Zionist Congress Epstein, Lawrence J. Rowman & Littlefield 2016 S/O 2016 6 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories Lempel, Blume, Cassedy, Ellen, Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron Dryad Press 2016 N/D 2016 24-25 Dwoskin, Beth
The Sparkling Gift: the Story of the Miraculous Mon Rozen, Abigail, Hammerman, Lisa Cain Feldheim 2016 F/M 16 35 Pinchuck, Chava
Skating with the Statue of Liberty Meyer, Susan Lynn Delacorte Press 2016 S/O 2016 32 Marks, Allison
Zohar: Pritzker Edition. Vol. 9. Matt, Daniel C. Stanford University Press 2016 S/O 2016 11 Levy, David B
. Moadei HaRav: Public Lectures on the Festivals by Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik Pick, Shlomo H. Urim 2016 N/D 2016 20 Levy, David B
Massacre in Munich: How Terrorists Changed the Olympics and the World Nardo, Don Captured Sports History series Capstone 2016 N/D 2016 8 Dublin, Anne
Sky-High Sukkah Packer, Rachel Ornstein, Zemke, Deborah Apples and Honey Press 2016 S/O 2016 28 Cole, Ellen
Shh... Shh... Shabbat Marshall, Linda Elovitz, Golubeva, Evgenia Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 44 Kamin, Rachel
Miriam’s Song: The Story of Miriam’s Peretz Shir, Smadar 2016 S/O 2016 15 Share, Ellen
The Apocalyptic Imagination: An Introduction to Jewish Apocalyptic Literature. 3rd edition Collins, John J. William B. Eerdmans 2016 N/D 2016 14 Ben-Gad, Shmuel

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