Book Review Index


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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Yearsort ascending Issue P Review Author
Differences of Ari Stein, The Herman, Charlotte, Schecter, Ben Harper & Row 1976 F/M 92 21
Perilous Passage Nicolaysen, Bruce Playboy Press 1976 Sp77 26
Orphans Tale, An Neugeboren, Jay Holt 1976 F/M 92 20
Humanizing Jewish Life: Judaism and the Human Potential Moement Elkins, Dov Peretz A.S. Barnes & Co. 1976 W76 18
Simon Boom Gets a Letter Suhl, Yuri Four Winds Press 1976 F/M 92 21
Hit Team, The Tinnin, David B., Christensen, Dag Little, Brown and Co. 1976 W77 29
Chanukah Greenfeld, Howard Holt, Reinhart 1976 Sp77 31
Certain Magic, A Orgel, Doris Dial 1976 F/M 92 20
3:10 to Anywhere, The Rosten, Leo McGraw Hill 1976 M/J 91 23
Reaching Judgment at Nuremberg: the Untold Story of How the Nazi War Criminals Were Judged Smith, Bradley F. Basic Books 1976 M/J 92 29
Ultimatum Trew, Anthony St. Martin's 1976 Sp77 26
Lekachmacher Family, The Richman, Carol Madrona 1976 Sp78 25
Judaism in America; From Curiosity to Third Faith Blau, Joseph Chicago History of American Religion Series University of Chicago Press 1976 W77 25
Chanukah Greenfeld, Howard Holt 1976 M/J 92 31
Yeshiva, The Grade, Chaim, Leviant, Curt Bobbs-Merrill 1976 Sp77 25
Bitter Herbs and Honey Cohen, Barbara Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1976 W76 19
Bloody September Haddad, C. A. Harper & Row 1976 Sp77 25
Time to Be Born, A Time to Die, A Klein, Isaac United Synagogue of America 1976 Sp77 32
Naftali the Storyteller and His Horse, Sus, and Other Stories Singer, Isaac Bashevis, Zemach, Margot Farar, Straus & Giroux 1976 Sp77 31
Jew or Juif? Jews, French Canadians and Anglo-Canadians, 1759-1914 Brown, Michael JPS 1976 S/O 87 6
Assyrian and Babylonian Chronicles (v. 5 of texts from cuneiform sources) Grayson, A. K. Augustin 1976 W78 26
Im O.K. Youre a Pain in the Neck Vorspan, Albert Doubleday 1976 Sp77 29
House on the Roof: A Sukkot Story Adler, David A., Hirsch, Marily Bonim Books 1976 F/M 92 20
Taking Root Meltzer, Milton Farrar 1976 W76 19
Open the Gates Avriel, Ehud Atheneum 1975 W75 27
Jerusalem Windows, The, 2nd ed. Chagall, Marc, Leymarie, Jean George Braziller 1975 W 75 27
Palace of Shattered Vessels, The Shahar, David, Bilu, Hayla Houghton Mifflin 1975 W76 18
Israel rev. ed. Benjamin, Nora Watts 1975 W75 29
Passions Singer, Isaac Bashevis Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1975 W75 27
Haym Solomon, Libertys Son Milgrim, Shirley JPS 1975 Sp76 24
Tracing, Charting and Writing Your Family History Skalka, Lois Martin Pilot Industries 1975 W76 19
Fable of the Fig Tree, The Gross, Michael Walck 1975 W75 28
Open the Gates Avriel, Ehud Atheneum 1975 F/M 91 27
History of Anti-Semitism: Volume 3 From Voltaire to Wagner Poliakov, Leon, Kochan, Miriam Vanguard 1975 Sp78 24
Israel (Rev. ed.) Benjamin, Nora Watts 1975 F/M 91 29
Uri Geller: My Story Geller, Uri Praeger 1975 W75 29
War Against the Jews, The Dawidowicz, Lucy S. Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1975 W75 27
Jews in Russia, The Israel, Gerard St. Martin's 1975 Sp76 22
Jewish Radicals: From Czarist Shtetl to London Ghetto Fishman, William J. Pantheon Books 1975 S/O 85 4
Clown, The Corcoran, Barbara Atheneum 1975 W75 29
Jewish Liturgy: Prayer and Synagogue Service through the Ages Posner, Raphael Leon Amiel 1975 M/J 91 23
Lies My Father Told Me Allan, Norman Sitnet 1975 Sp76 24
Yom Kippur Plus 100 Days Jerusalem Post Staff Hart Publishing Co. 1975 W75 28
Cleft Roots Sion, Philip J. Priam Press 1975 Sp77 26
Unto Death: Two Novellas: Crusade and Late Love Oz, Amos, de Lange, Nicholas Harcourt 1975 Sp76 22
Dear Once Popkin, Zelda Lippincott 1975 Sp76 22
Jewish Liturgy: Prayer and Synagogue Service Through the Ages Posner, Raphael Leon Amiel 1975 Sp76 23
Herzl Elon, Amos Holt 1975 W75 27
Escape King, Harry Houdini Ernst, John J. Prentice-Hall 1975 W76 20
My Life Meir, Golda G. P. Putnam's Sons 1975 Sp76 23
How Democracy Failed Switzer, Ellen Atheneum 1975 W75 29
Shavuot Anthology, The Goodman, Philip JPS 1975 W75 28
Abu Trigoboff, Joseph Lothrop 1975 F/M 92 21
Book of Ruth, A Leahy, Syrell Rogovin Simon & Shuster 1975 Sp75 25
World Full of Strangers, A Freeman, Cynthia Arbor House 1975 Sp76 22
Merrymaker, The Suhl, Yuri Four Winds 1975 W75 29
Bar Mitzvah Book, The Paterson, Moira Praeger 1975 W77 28
Concise Encyclopedia of Jewish Music Nulman, Macy McGraw Hill 1975 Sp77 30
Time of Anger Nuremberg, Thelma Aberlard 1975 Sp76 24
Smell of Hay, The Bassani, Giorgio, Weaver, William Harcourt, Brace Jovanovich 1975 Sp76 22
Eleven Bullets for Mohammed Arvay, Harry Bantam 1975 Sp76 22
In the Beginning Potok, Chaim Knopf 1975 W75 26-27
Moroccan, The Haddad, C. A. Harper & Row 1975 W76 17
Cigarette Sellers of Three Crosses Square, The Zieman, Joseph Lerner 1975 W75 30
Smell of Hay, the Bassani, Giorgio, Weaver, William Harcourt 1975 M/J 91 22
Avrahams Good Week Kardos, Gyorgy, Manheim, Ralph Doubleday 1975 W76 17
Mission on a Mountain: the Story of Abraham and Isaac Golann, Cecil P. Lerner 1975 Sp76 24
Introducing Shirley Braverman Wolitzer, Hilma Farrar 1975 Sp76 24
Bread Givers, The Yezierska, Anzia Venture-Braziller 1975 W75 27
Borrowed House, The Van Stockum, Hilda Farrar 1975 W75 30
Ullman Code, The Bernard, Robert Putnam 1975 Sp 75 24
Zalmen, or the Madness of God Wiesel, Elie Random 1975 Sp 75 27
Steps to Service: A Handbook of Procedures for the School Library Media Center Nickel, Midred L. American Library Association 1975 W76 20
First Century Judaism in Crisis Neusner, Jacob Abington Press 1975 Sp 75 26
Safe House, The Cleary, Jon Morrow 1975 Sp76 22
Israelis, How They Live and Work, The Dicks, Brian Praeger 1975 Sp76 24
Trial of Judaism in Contemporary Jewish Writing, The Knopp, Josephine Zadovsky University of Illinois Press 1975 Sp76 23
Out of the Fire Papanek, Ernst Wm Morrow & Co 1975 W76 19
Jewish Cookery from Boston to Baghdad Liebman, Malvina E. A. Seemann Pub. 1975 W76 18
Haym Salomon, Libertys Son Milgrim, Shirley JPS 1975 M/J 91 24
My Shalom, My Peace: Paintings and Poems by Jewish and Arab Children Ofek, Uriel, Vardi, Dov McGraw 1975 Sp76 24
Street, The Richler, Mordecai New Republic Book 1975 Sp76 23
American Jewish Year Book, 1974-75 Fine, Morris, Himmelfarb, Milton JPS 1975 Sp 75 26
Out of the Fire Papanek, Ernst, Linn, Edward Morrow 1975 F/M 92 19
Uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto Schocken 1975 W75 28
Jacob the Liar Becker, Jurek, Kornfeld, Melvin Harcourt 1975 Sp76 22
Warburgs, The: The Story of a Family Farrar, David Stein & Day 1975 W75 28
Humboldts Gift Bellow, Saul Viking 1975 Sp77 30
Forty-First Thief, The Pollitz, Edward A. Delacorte 1975 W75 26
Ethnic Identification Among American Jews Dashefsky, Arnold, Shapiro, Howard M. D. C. Heath & CO. 1974 D 74 27
Best of Jewish Cooking, The Frucht, Phyllis, Rothschild, Joy, Katz, Gertrude, Sacks, Shelly Dial 1974 Sp 75 26
Year of the Golden Ape Forbes, Colin Dutton 1974 Sp 75 25
Yiddish Stories, Old & New Howe, Irving, Greenberg, Eliezer Holiday House 1974 Sp 75 27-28
Songs of Jerusalem and Myself Amichai, Yehuda Harper & Row 1974 Sp 75 26
Book of Praise, The: Dialogues on the Psalms Van Doren, Mark, Samuel, Maurice John Day 1974 D 74 30
Israel Song Pasternak, Velvel Tara Publications 1974 Ap 74 24-25
News from Jerusalem Shahar, David Houghton Mifflin 1974 D 74 27
Holiday Puppets Minicielli, Rose Lothrop 1974 Sp 75 29
Letters of Medieval Jewish Traders Goitein, S. D. Princeton University Press 1974 D 74 28
Time to Pray, A Goldstein, Rose Bloch 1974 D 74 28