Book Review Index


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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Yearsort ascending Issue P Review Author
Women at their Work English, Betty Lou Dial 1977 W77 31
Stories My Grandfather Should Have Told Me Brodie, Deborah, Veon, Carmela Tal Bonim Books 1977 Sp77 30-31
My Darling Villain Banks, Lynne Reid Harper 1977 W77 29
Honey from the Rock: Visions of Jewish Mystical Renewal Kushner, Lawrence Harper & Row 1977 Sp78 23
Squire of Bor Shacor, The Bermant, Chaim St. Martin's 1977 W77 25
Our Snowman Had Olive Eyes Herman, Charlotte Dutton 1977 W78 28
On the Edge of Destruction: Jews of Poland Between the World Wars Heller, Celia Stopnicka Columbia Universtiy Press 1977 W77 27
Jonah, an Old Testament Story Brodsky, Beverly Lippincott 1977 Sp78 25
In Face of Danger Kay, Mara Crown Publishers 1977 Sp78 26
17 Ben Gurion Hoffenberg, Jack G. P. Putnam's Sons 1977 Sp77 25
River and the Stone: Moses Early Years in Egypt, The Jenks, Kathleen E. P. Dutton 1977 Sp77 28
Farewell Israel Browne, Edmund Gateway Editions, Ltd. 1977 W78 26
Maxwell Street: Survival in a Bazaar Berkow, Ira Doubleday 1977 Sp78 21
Refiners Fire: The Life and Adventures of Marshall Pearl, a Foundling Helprin, Mark Knopf 1977 Sp78 21
Exit from Home Heyman, Anita Crown 1977 W77 30
Thirteenth Tribe, The Koestler, Arthur Random House 1976 Sp77 28
Library Programs: How to Select, Plan, and Produce Them Robotham, John S., LaFleur, Lydia Scarecrow 1976 W76 20
Journey Back, The Reiss, Johanna Crowell 1976 Sp77 32
What About Me? Evenhis, Gertie Nelson 1976 Sp77 31
Mr. and Mrs. Noah Lenski, Lois Random House 1976 S/O 03 43
Rich Friends Briskin, Jacqueline Delacorte 1976 W76 17
Fragmented Life of Don Jacobo Lerner, The Goldemberg, Isaac Persea Books 1976 Sp77 25
Judaism Rossel, Seymour Watts 1976 Sp76 24
Bella Abzug Faber, Doris Lothrop 1976 W76 20
Damascus Cover, The Kaplan, Howard Dutton 1976 Sp77 25
Golda Meir Story, The Davidson, Margaret Scribner 1976 W76 20
Journey Back, The Reiss, Johanna Crowell 1976 M/J 92 32
Underfoot Weizman, David Scribner's 1976 Sp77 30
Wherever They May Be! Klarsfeld, Beate The Vanguard Press 1976 Sp76 22
Allegra Maud Goldman Konecky, Edith Harper 1976 Sp77 32
First Thirty Years, The Braude, Michael Horizon Press 1976 Sp77 27
My Own Ground Nissenson, Hugh Farrar 1976 W76 17
Turning Point, The Karp, Naomi J. Harcourt 1976 F/M 92 21
Wednesday the Rabbi Got Wet Kemelman, Harry Morrow 1976 W76 17
Modern Jewish Ethics Fox, Marvin Ohio State University Press 1976 W77 26
Judaism Rossel, Seymour Watts 1976 M/J 91 24
World of Our Fathers Howe, Irving, Libo, Kenneth Harcourt 1976 M/J 91 22
Splendor of the Holy Land, The: Egypt, Jordan, Israel Lebanon Payne, Robert Harper & Row 1976 Sp77 29
World of Our Fathers, The Howe, Irving Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1976 Sp76 22
Golem, The: A Jewish Legend McDermott, Beverly Brodsky Lippincott 1976 Sp76 24
White Crow, The Forman, James Farrar 1976 Sp77 32
Nobodys Sorry He Got Killed Goldstein, Arthur D. Random House 1976 Sp76 24
Jewish Path to God: To Heaven with Scribes and Pharisees, The Blue, Lionel Oxford University Press 1976 W77 26
Rabbi and the Twenty Nine Witches, The: A Talmudic Legend Hirsch, Marily Holiday House 1976 Sp76 24
Walls of Jerusalem, The Lesberg, Sandy, Canetti, Nicolai Bobbs Merrill 1976 W77 27
Jerusalem, the Torn City Benvenisti, Meron University of Minnesota Press 1976 W77 25
Dead Runner Ross, Frank Doubleday 1976 Sp77 26
Jew and His Home, The Kitov, Eliyahu Shengold 1976 Sp78 23
Rifka Grows Up Burstein, Chaya Bonim Books 1976 F/M 92 20
Season of Discovery Goldreich, Gloria Thomas Nelson 1976 Sp77 31
Darkness Casts No Shadows Lustig, Arnost, Nemcova, Jeanne Inscape Publishers 1976 W77 25
Masada Plan, The Harris, Leonard Crown 1976 Sp78 21
Rambam: Readings in the Philosophy of Moses Maimonides Ben Maimon, Moses, Goodman, Lenn Evan Jewish Heritage Series, The Viking Press 1976 Sp76 23
Wake Up, Wake Up, to Do the Work of the Creator Helmreich, William B. Harper & Row 1976 Sp77 28
Giant Killers: The Danish Resistance Movement, 1940-45, The Thomas, John Oram Taplinger 1976 Sp77 29
Experiment that Works in Teenage Religious Education, An Lipnick, Bernard Block Publishing 1976 W76 18
Jewish Connection, The Goldberg, M. Hirsh Stein & Day 1976 Sp77 27
On Jews and Judaism in Crisis: Selected Essays Scholem, Gershom Schocken Books 1976 Sp77 29
Love Poems from the Hebrew Gross, David C., Weil, Shraga Doubleday 1976 Sp77 28
Herzog Bellow, Saul Viking 1976 Sp77 30
Little Boy in Search of God, A: Mysticism in a Personal Light Singer, Isaac Bashevis, Moskowitz, Ira Doubleday 1976 W76 19
Truth is for Strangers Sevela, Efraim Simon & Shuster 1976 W76 18
Three and a Half Husbands Fuldheim, Dorothy Simon & Schuster 1976 Sp77 27
Remarkable Women of the Scriptures Schepps, David Dorrance & Company 1976 Sp77 32
Jewish Life in Art & Tradition Bialer, Yehuda L. G. P. Putnam's Sons 1976 Sp77 30
Heart is Half a Prophet, The Macmillan 1976 W76 17
Sigmund Freud: The World Within Neimark, Anne E. Harcourt 1976 Sp77 32
History of the Jewish People, A Ben Sasson, H. H., ed. Harvard University Press 1976 Sp77 27
Night and Hope Lustig, Arnost, Thiener, George Inscape Publishers 1976 W77 25
Survivor, The Forman, James Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1976 Sp77 31
Tripoli Documents, The Kane, Henry Simon & Shuster 1976 W77 25
Herzog Legacy, The Schweitzer, Gertrude Doubleday 1976 W76 17
Family Feeling Yglesias, Helen Dial Press 1976 W76 18
Captain Jiri and Rabbi Jacob Hirsch, Marily Holiday House 1976 F/M 92 21
Complete International Jewish Cookbook, The Rose, Evelyn St. Martin's 1976 Sp77 29
How Tevye Became a Milkman Lisowski, Gabriel Holt 1976 F/M 92 21
To Jerusalem and Back Bellow, Saul Viking 1976 Sp77 27
Living After the Holocaust: Reflections by the Post-War Generation in America Steinitz, Lucy Block Publishing 1976 W76 19
Hitlers Hangups: An Aventure Into Insight Klein, Mina, Klein, H. Arthur Dutton 1976 Sp77 28
Russian Jews Under Czars & Soviets, The, rev. 2nd. Ed. Baron, Salo W. Macmillan 1976 W77 25
Survivor, The: An Anatomy of Life in the Death Camps Des Pres., Terrence Oxford University Press 1976 W76 18
Boardwalk, The Kotlowitz, Robert Knopf 1976 Sp77 25
From the Backyard of the Diaspora Sklarew, Myra, Ratner, Phillip Dryad Press 1976 Sp76 23
New World for Simon Ashkenazy, A Markish, David Dutton 1976 F/M 92 20
My Fathers House Allon, Yigal, Yosef, Reuven Ben Norton 1976 W76 18
Next Year in Jerusalem: Portraits of the Jew in the 20th Century Villiers, Douglas Viking Press 1976 Sp79 25
Bagel Baker of Mulliner Lane, The Blau, Judith Hope McGraw Hill 1976 F/M 92 20
Jewish Collection, The Goldberg, M. Hirsh Stein & Day 1976 M/J 92 27
Russians, The Smith, Hendrick Quadrangle 1976 Sp76 23
Hanukkah Fun Book: Puzzles, Riddles, Magic & More, A Adler, David A. Bonim Books 1976 F/M 92 20
From the Backyard of the Diaspora: Poems with drawings Sklarew, Myra, Ratner, Phillip Dryad Press 1976 M/J 91 23
Send for Haym Salomon Knight, Vick Bordon Publ. 1976 Sp77 32
Messengers of God: Biblical Portraits & Legends Wiesel, Elie Random House 1976 W76 19
Wanted!: The Search for Nazis in America Blum, Howard Harper & Row 1976 Sp77 27
3:10 to Anywhere, The Rosten, Leo McGraw Hill 1976 Sp76 23
Faith of Secular Jews, The Goodman, Saul L. Ktav 1976 W77 26
Zionism at the University: A Diary of the First Days Elath, Eliahu, Yitzhak, Michael Ben JPS 1976 W77 26
Of Pure Blood Hillel, Marc, Henry, Clarissa Simon & Schuster 1976 Sp77 28
Happy is the Heart Birnback, Sarah Feldheim 1976 Sp77 30
Reaching Judgement at Nuremberg: the Untold Story of How the Nazi War Criminals Were Judged Smith, Bradley F. Basic Books 1976 Sp77 29