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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Yearsort ascending Issue P Review Author
Fields of Exile Gold, Nora Dundurn 2014 N/D 14 40 Gremillion, Yossi
Transnational Traditions: New Perspectives on American Jewish History Kahn, Ava F., Mendelsohn, Adam M. Wayne State University Press 2014 N/D 2015 23 Sukenic, Harvey
Golden Age Shtetl: A New History of Jewish Life in East Europe, The Petrovsky-Shtern, Yohanan Princeton University Press 2014 N/D 14 28 Tesler, David
Targums in the Light of Traditions of the Second Temple Period, The Legrand, Thierry, Joosten, Jan Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism Brill 2014 N/D 2015 25 Levy, David B
Biblical Path to Psychological Maturity: Psychological Insights into the Weekly Torah Readings Skolnick, Vivian B. Kodesh Press 2014 N/D 2015 32 Pinchuck, Chava
Journey Together: 49 Steps to Transforming a Family Hermelin, Sarah Urim 2014 M/J 15 28 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Fields of Exile Gold, Nora Dundurn 2014 M/J 15 43 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Isabel’s War. Perl, Lila Lizzie Skurnick Books 2014 N/D 14 9 Krasner, Barbara
Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl: Yiddish Letter Manuals from Russia and America Nakhimovsky, Alice, Newman, Roberta University of Indiana Press 2014 M/J 15 33-34 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Jewish Comix Anthology: a collection of tales, stories and myths told and retold in comic book form, The. Volume 1. Bergson, Steven M. Alternate History Comics 2014 F/M 2016 26 Gold, Etta
Unpromising Land: Jewish Migration to Palestine in the Early Twentieth Century, an Alroey, Gur Stanford University Press 2014 S/O 2015 1 Cantor, Hallie
Essential Figures in Jewish Scholarship Eisenberg, Ronald Lee Jason Aronson 2014 N/D 14 16 Isaac, Fred
Bernard Revel: Builder of American Jewish Orthodoxy. Rakeffet-Rothkoff, Aaron Oxford University Press 2014 S/O 2015 18 Isaac, Fred
Downfall of Abba Hillel Silver and the Foundation of Israel, The Shiff, Ofer Syracuse University Press 2014 N/D 14 33 Isaac, Fred
Women of Valor: Polish Resisters to the Third Reich Gilbert, Joanne Gihon River Press 2014 N/D 2015 18 Seigel, Amanda
Conscientious Objectors in Israel: Citizenship, Sacrifice, Trials of Fealty Weiss, Erica University of Pennsylvania Press 2014 N/D 2015 40 Smith, Sonia
Esperanza, A Novel Feldbrand, Sarah Torah Temimah 2014 M/J 15 7-8 Feit, Shelly
The Codification of Jewish Law and an Introduction to the Jurisprudence of the Mishna Berura Broyde, J. Michael, Bedzow, Ira Academic Studies Press 2014 M/J 15 22 Tesler, David
Love by the Morning Star Sullivan, Laura L. Houghton Mifflin 2014 F/M 16 40 Feit, Shelly
The Jews of Italy: Antiquity Simonsohn, Shlomo Brill 2014 M/J 15 38-39 Belinfante, Randall C.
Chutzpah Imperative: Empowering Today’s Jews for a Life That Matters., the Feinstein, Edward Jewish Lights Publishing 2014 S/O 2015 6 Stein, Marion M
Latke, the Lucky Dog Fischer, Ellen, Beeke, Tiphanie Kar-Ben 2014 N/D 14 4 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
I Live with My Mommy Ehrlich-Klein, Tzvia Menucha Publishers 2014 S/O 2015 35 Pinchuck, Chava
Bar Mitzvah: A history Hilton, Michael Jewish Publication Society 2014 N/D 14 22 Isaac, Fred
Hormone Factory, The Goldschmidt, Saskia Other Press 2014 N/D 14 40 Bibel, Barbara M.
Netta and Her Plant Gellman, Ellie Lerner 2014 F/M14 14 Bloomfield, Kathy
Mo(ve)ments of Resistance: Politics, Economy and Society in Israel/Palestine 1931-2013 Grinberg, Lev Luis Israel: Society, Culture, and History Academic Studies Press 2014 S/O 2015 13 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Hidden Like Anne Frank: 14 True Stories of Survival Prins, Marcel, Steenhuis, Peter Henk Arthur A. Levine Books 2014 M/J 15 12 Krasner, Barbara
Anbessa Dub Zvuloon Dub Medtone Records 2014 N/D 2015 48 Pinchuck, Chava
Murder 101: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Kellerman, Faye HarperCollins 2014 M/J 15 43 Gordon, Ilka
I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944. Tarshis, Lauren I Survived series Scholastic 2014 N/D 14 10 Lurie, Aimee
Practicing Piety in Medieval Ashkenaz: Men, Women, and Everyday Religious Observance. Baumgarten, Elisheva Pennsylvania University Press 2014 S/O 2015 2 Chesner, Michelle
The Koren Ani Tefilla Siddur: A Summer Camp Siddur and Humash for Reflection, Connection, and Learning The Magerman Edition Koren Publishers 2014 S/O 2015 32-33 Pinchuck, Chava
Traditional Society in Transition: The Yemeni Jewish Experience Eraqi Klorman, Bat-Zion Brill 2014 N/D 14 17 Simon, Rachel
Vanished History: The Holocaust in Czech and Slovak Historical Culture Sniegon, Tomas Making Sense of History: Studies in Historical Cultures; 18 Berghahn Books 2014 N/D 14 34 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Rhetoric and Nation: The Formation of Hebrew National Culture, 1880-1990 Ginsburg, Shai P. Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art Syracuse University Press 2014 N/D 2015 18 Gordon, Ilka
Afterparty Stampler, Ann Redisch Simon Pulse 2014 F/M14 8-9 Lenson, Heather
Fleabrain Loves Franny Rocklin, Joanne Amulet 2014 M/J 15 3-4 Dublin, Anne
Me and the Middle East: Firsthand Reporting on Israel’s Most Dramatic Days Oestermann, Richard Gefen 2014 N/D 2015 28 Silverburg, Sanford R.
A Non-Swimmer Considers Her Mikvah: On Becoming Jewish After Fifty Carter, Mary E. self-published 2014 M/J 15 22-23 Pinchuck, Kathe
Collected Essays II Soloveitchik, Haym The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2014 M/J 15 39 Tesler, David
Weekday Prayers: Essays / by the Rabbis & Professors of Yeshiva University, The Feldman, Daniel Z., Halpern, Stuart W. Maggid Books 2014 F/M 16 9 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Honeyky Hanukah Guthrie, Woody, Horowitz, Dave Doubleday 2014 N/D 14 5 Marks, Allison
Hirsch Pirkei Avos: Chapters of the Fathers, The Hirsch, Samson Raphael Feldheim 2014 N/D 14 23 Gordon, Ilka
Mystery of the Milton Manuscript: A Novel, The Libin, Barry M. Urim 2014 S/O 2015 25 Bibel, Barbara M.
All Russians Love Birch Trees Grjasnowa, Olga Other Press 2014 N/D 14 40 Gremillion, Yossi
Cat at the Wall, The Ellis, Deborah Groundwood 2014 N/D 14 10 Bloomfield, Kathy
Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict. Mandel, Maud Princeton University Press 2014 S/O 2015 13 Kohn, Roger S.
Impossible Exile: Stefan Zweig at the end of the World, The Prochnik, George Other Press 2014 N/D 14 409 Isaac, Fred
Christians & Jews in the Ottoman Empire: the Abridged Edition with a New Introduction Braude, Benjamin Lynne Rienner Publishers 2014 N/D 2015 14 Simon, Rachel
I Pity the Poor Immigrant Lazar, Zachary Little Brown and Company 2014 M/J 15 43-44 Gremillion, Yossi
Assimilated Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, 1940-1943 Person, Katarzyna Syracuse University Press 2014 M/J 15 34-35 Cantor, Hallie
Jewish Community of Cuba: Memory and History, the Bejarano, Margalit Hebrew University Magnes Press 2014 S/O 2015 2 Smith, Sonia
I Lived on Butterfly Hill Agosin, Marjorie, White, Lee, O'Conner, E.M. Simon & Schuster 2014 N/D14 1 Dublin, Anne
Samson: Hero or Fool? The Many Faces of Samson Eynikel, Eric, Nicklas, Tobias Brill 2014 N/D 14 17
Days of Ticho: Empire, Mandate, Medicine, and Art in the Holy Land Reifler, David M. Gefen 2014 S/O 2015 18 Simon, Rachel
On the Relationship of Mitzvot Between Man and His Neighbor and Man and His Maker Sperber, Daniel Urim 2014 N/D 14 34 Tesler, David
Beyond Trochenbrod: The Betty Gold Story Gold, Betty, Hodermarsky, Mark Kent State University Press 2014 N/D 2015 18 Pinchuck, Chava
Anna & Solomon Snyder, Elaine Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2014 M/J 15 4 Bloomfield, Kathy
Shabbat is Coming! Newman, Tracy Kar Ben 2014 F/M14 15 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Moadei HaShanah: Elul and Rosh HaShanah. Pincus, Shimshon Dovid Feldheim 2014 N/D 2015 28 Levy, David B
The Cats of J-Town: A Clash of Colonies Karp, Raphael N. Contento de Semrik 2014 M/J 15 8 Pinchuck, Kathe
Shimmy Shambone Will Not Take a Bath Zoldan, Yael Feldheim 2014 F/M 16 41 Pinchuck, Chava
Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel! Kober, Shahar Scholastic 2014 N/D 14 5 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Saviour Shoes and Other Stories, The Lipszyc, Carol Inanna Publications 2014 S/O 2015 25 Freiband, Susan
Lie, The Kestin, Hesh Scribner 2014 N/D 14 41 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Religious and Spiritual Life of the Jews of Medina, The Mazuz, Haggai Brill 2014 S/O 2015 14 Gottschalk, Haim
Morasha Kehillat Yaakov: Essays in honour of Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks Pollak, M., Simons, S. Maggid Books 2014 S/O 2016 12 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Wherever We Go! Altein, Chani Hachai 2014 M/J 15 14 Citrin, Rena
The Medieval Haggadah Anthology with the Commentary of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik. Holzer, David Holzer Seforim 2014 M/J 15 29-30 Tesler, David
Mannequin Girl Litman, Ellen W. W. Norton & Company 2014 M/J 15 44 Gremillion, Yossi
Poop Fountain! Angleberger, Tom The Qwikpick Papers Series Abrams 2014 S/O 2015 29 Citrin, Rena
The Gourmet Jewish Cookbook: More Than 200 Recipes From Around the World Phillips, Denise St. Martin’s Press 2014 M/J 15 35 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Reconsidering Israel-Diaspora Relations Ben-Rafael, Eliezer, Liwerant, Judit Bokser, Gorny, Yosef Brill 2014 F/M 16 5 Wolfe, Nira
Pious Ones: The World of Hasidim and Their Battles with America, the Berger, Joseph Harper Perennial 2014 S/O 2015 2 Gordon, Ilka
Nest Ehrlich, Esther Wendy Lamb Books 2014 N/D 14 2 Krasner, Barbara
American Jewish Political Culture and the Liberal Persuasion Feingold, Henry L. Modern Jewish History Syracuse University Press 2014 N/D 14 17 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Radical American Judaism of Mordecai M. Kaplan, The Scult, Mel Indiana University Press 2014 S/O 2015 19 Finkelman, Yoel
My Rebbe Steinsaltz, Adin Maggid Books 2014 N/D 14 35 Cantor, Hallie
Will I Ever be Happy Again? Milevsky, Chaya L. Feldheim 2014 N/D 2015 9 Isaac, Fred
Miracle for Shira: A Chanukah Story Sabbag, Galia Shira's series CreateSpace 2014 M/J 15 17 Feit, Shelly
Jewish Rights, National Rites: Nationalism and Autonomy in Late Imperial and Revolutionary Russia Rabinovitch, Simon Stanford University Press 2014 N/D 2015 29 Kohn, Roger S.
I See You Made an Effort: Compliments, Indignities, and Survival Stories from the Edge of 50 Gurwith, Annabelle Penguin Group 2014 S/O14 13 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Kabbalist in the Heart of the Storm: R. Moshe Hayyim Luzzatto Garb, Jonathan Tel Aviv University 2014 M/J 15 23-24 Wolfe, Nira
Uzbekistan Stories: A Jewish Medic During WWII Taube, Herman Dryad Press 2014 M/J 15 40 Simon, Rachel
Alex’s Wake: A Voyage of Betrayal and a Journey of Remembrance Goldsmith, Martin Da Capo Press 2014 F/M 16 10 Krasner, Barbara
Touching History: From Williamsburg to Jerusalem Gold, Sholom Gefen 2014 S/O 2015 8 Isaac, Fred
Eight Candles and a Tree Nathan, Simone Bloom, Barber, Brian Beaver's Pond Press 2014 N/D 14 5 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Kosher Cuisine for a New Generation Kowitz, Mitchell Red Portal Press 2014 N/D 14 25 Feder, Debbie
Wall: A Modern Fable, The Sutcliffe, William Walker Books 2013 M/J13 7
American Balfour Declaration: The Origins of U.S. Support for Zionism 1917-1922, The Azous, Paul Acaday Press 2013 N/D13 19
Odettes Secrets Macdonald, Maryann Bloomsbury 2013 M/J13 10
If You Give a Frog a Piece of Matzah Tal, Rachel Shifra, Truitt, Carrie Zahava Publications 2013 M/J13 15
Anne Franks Chestnut Tree Kohuth, Jane Random House 2013 S/O13 2
Producing Redemption in Amsterdam: Early Modern Yiddish Books in Paratextual Perspective Berger, Shlomo Studies in Jewish History and Culture, 37 Brill 2013 N/D13 19
No Baths at Camp Fox, Tamar, Vasquez, Natalia Kar-Ben 2013 FM13 12
Sages: Character, Context & Creativity, The Lau, Binyamin Maggid/Koren Publishers 2013 N/D13 31
Extra, The Lasky, Kathryn Candlewick 2013 S/O13 8
Pieces of the Past: The Holocaust Diary of Rose Rabinowitz Matas, Carol Dear Canada Scholastic 2013 N/D13 9
Starters & Sides Made Easy Schapira, Leah, Dwek, Victoria Mesorah 2013 N/D13 37

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