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.

Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Child of the Light Gluckman, Janet, Guthridge, George St. Martin's 1992 N/D 92 26
From Beirut to Jerusalem Friedman, Thomas L. Farrar 1989 S/O 89 8
Ex-Soviets in Israel: From Personal Narratives to a Group Portrait Fialkova, Larisa, Yelenevskaya, Maria N. Raphael Patai Series in Jewish Folklore and Anthropology Wayne State University Press 2007 M/J 08 30
Hurry, Fridays a Short Day: One Boys Erev Shabbat in Jerusalems Old City Gold, Yeshara Mesorah 1986 M/J 87 6
JGirls Guide, The: The Young Jewish Womans Handbook for Coming of Age Adelman, Penina, Feldman, Ali, Reinharz, Shulamit Jewish Lights Publishing 2005 S/O 05 17
My Torah Colors Judaica Press 2012 M/J13 4
Hebrew Bible, The (AUDIO) Schiffman, Lawrence H. Recorded Books 2008 N/D 09 27
Middle East, The Cheshire, Gerald, Hammond, Paula Cultures and Costumes: Symbols of Their Period Mason Crest Publishers 2003 M/J 04 38
Purim Parade, The Groner, Judy, Wikler, Madeline, Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 1986 N/D 86 7
Sweet Passover, A Newman, Leslea, Slonim, David Abrams 2012 M/J 12 1
Passover As I Remember It Fluek, Toby Knobel Knopf 1994 F/M 95 41986
Smell of Hay, the Bassani, Giorgio, Weaver, William Harcourt 1975 M/J 91 22
Where We Once Gathered: Lost Synagogues of Europe Stongwater, Andrea Eifrig 2012 M/J 12 14
Arise! Arise! Deborah, Ruth and Hannah Band, Debra, Band, Arnold J. Honeybee in the Garden 2012 S/O13 19
Understanding the Holy Land: Answering Questions about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Frank, Mitch Viking 2005 S/O 05 18
Brothers Promise, The Harber, Frances, Wickstrom, Thor Albert Whitman 1998 F/M 99 18
Emergence of Judaism, The Hayes, Christine Elizabeth Greenwood Press Guides to Historic Events of the Ancient World Greenwood 2007 M/J 07 26
History of the Yiddish Language Weinreich, Max, Glasser, Paul, Noble, Shlomo Yale University Press 2008 F/M 09 20
Jewish Sacred Music and Jewish Identity: Continuity and Fragmentation Friedmann, Jonathan L., Stetson, Brad Paragon House 2008 F/M 09 10
Day Grandpa Died, The (VIDEO) Sp75 29
HaLaila Hazeh: An Israeli Haggadah Zion, Mishael, Zion, Noam Keter 2004 M/J 07 30
Makolet: A Middle Eastern Grocery in Brooklyn Goldberg, Ilana, Zetland, Rachel Filmakers Library 1998 S/O 00 40
Pioneers in Jewish Medical Ethics Rosner, Fred Aronson 1997 S/O 98 14, 29
Its Hanukkah Time! Kropf, Latifa Berry, Cohen, Tod Kar-Ben 2004 S/O 04 48
One Mezuzah Kitman, Carol S/O 84 8
Shadow Children, The Schnur, Steven, Tauss, Herbert Morrow 1994 M/J 95 12
Wars of the Jews Rosenthal, Monroe, Mozeson, Isaac Hippocrene Books 1990 M/J 90 41986
Always an Olivia: A Remarkable Family History Herron, Carolivia, Tugeau, Jeremy Kar-Ben 2007 S/O 07 19
Ruby of Cochin: An Indian Jewish Woman Remembers Daniel, Ruby, Johnson, Barbara C. JPS 1995 F/M 96 8
Touch of the Sacred, A: A Theologians Informal Guide to Jewish Belief Borowitz, Eugene B., Schwartz, Frances W. Jewish Lights Publishing 2007 N/D 08 11
DNA and Tradition: The Genetic Link to the Ancient Hebrews Kleiman, Yaakov Devora 2004 F/M 05 17
Jewish Childrens Bible: Genesis, The Prenzlau, Sheryl Pitspopany 1996 N/D 97 17
Contemporary Jewish-American Dramatists and Poets: A Bio-Critical Sourcebook Shatzky, Joel, Taub, Michael Greenwood 1999 S/O 00 20, 31
God Must Really Love … Shapes! DeBoer, Rondi, Haskamp, Steve Simon & Schuster 2007 S/O 07 20
Lion Cub of Prague: Thought, Kabbala, Hashkafa from Gur Arye. Exodus & Leviticus, The Kuhr, Moshe David Gefen 2012 N/D13 30
Flying Against the Wind: The Sotry of a Young Woman Who Defied the Nazis Friedman, Ina R. Lodgepole 1995 N/D 95 15
Inside Israels Mossad: The Institute for Intelligence and Special Tasks Webster, Matt Inside the Worlds Most Famous Intelligence Agencies Series Rosen 2003 F/M 04 42, 46
Kids Catalog of Israel Burstein, Chaya M. JPS 1988 F/M 89 12
Noahs Ark Greengard, Alison, Racklin-Siegel, Carol Bible Stories for Young Readers Series EKS 2004 F/M 05 26
Scapegoat in the New Wilderness: The Origins and Rise of Anti-Semitism in America, A Jaher, Frederic Harvard University Press 1994 N/D 94 41892
Reluctant Cosmopolitans: The Portuguese Jews of Seventeenth-Century Amsterdam Swetschinski, Daniel M. Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2000 S/O 01 21
Third Base for Life: A Memoir of Fathers, Sons, and Baseball Berkowitz, Joshua Vantage Point Books 2012 S/O12 25
Story of Ruth, The Schur, Maxine Rose, Connelly, Gwen Kar-Ben 2005 N/D 05 12
Writers in Yiddish Sherman, Joseph Thomson Gale 2007 F/M 08 44
Bei Mir Bist Du Schon Secunda, Victoria s.n. S/O 82 5
Childrens Litearutre Dictionary, The: Definitions, Resources, and Learning Activities Latrobe, Kathy H., Brodie, Carolyn S., White, Maureen Neal Schuman 2002 S/O 03 56
From My Mothers Kitchen Sheraton, Mimi Harper & Row 1979 Sp80 14
Learn Torah, Love Torah, Live Torah: HaRav Mordechai Imchas Teitz, The Quintessential Rabbi Blau, Rivkah Ktav 2001 S/O 01 9
Faith and Heresy Agushewitz, Reuven, Steiner, Mark Yeshiva University Press 2006 F/M 07 30
I Learn About God Bogot, Howard I. N/D 82 7
Joseph Had Little Overcoat Taback, Simms Viking 1999 F/M 00 41955
Mysterious Guests, The Kimmel, Eric A., Krenina, Katya Holiday House 2008 N/D 08 29
Hello, God: Interactive Jewish Prayer Book for Children Vero-Ban, Linda, Paller, Eszter, Berkin, Ralph Hillel Jewish Education adn Youth Centre Foundation 2012 M/J13 8-9
Minding the Temple of the Soul: Balancing Body, Mind and Spirit through Traditional Jewish Prayer, Movement, and Meditation Frankiel, Tamar, Greenfield, Judy Jewish Lights Publishing 1997 S/O 97 7
Quest for Authenticity: The Thought of Reb Simhah Bunim, The Rosen, Michael Urim 2008 M/J 08 39
Taking the Fruit Zones, Jane Sprague F/M 82 9
Solomon and Sheba Levine, Faye F/M 81 5
Who Are the Jews?: Soul of the Israelites (v.1): A Nation of Philosophers (v. 2) Itzkoff, Seymour W. Paideia 2004 F/M 05 16
ArtScroll Childrens Tehillim Blitz, Shumuel, Katz, Tova Mesorah 2008 F/M 09 38-39
Uprising Haddix, Margaret Peterson Simon & Schuster 2007 F/M 08 13
Burning Light, The Ramsey, Betsy, Katz, Avi Pitspopany Press 2002 N/D 02 26
Enchantmnet Merkin, Daphne Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1986 S/O 87 9
Holocaust and History: The Known, the Unknown, the Disputed and the Reexamined, The Berenbaum, Michael, Peck, Abraham J. Indiana University Press 1998 N/D 98 6
Jewish Symbols and Secrets: A fifteenth-century Spansh Jewish Carpet Felton, Anton Vallentine Mitchell 2012 N/D12 20
Mother of the Pound: Memoirs on the Life and History of the Iraqi Jews Kazzaz, David Sepher-Hermon Press for Sephardic House 1999 F/M 01 10
Hannah is a Palindrome Skolsky, Mindy Warshaw, Weinhaus, Karen Ann Harper 1980 W80 9
Marc Chagall on Art and Culture Chagall, Marc, Harshav, Barbara Stanford University Press 2003 S/O 04 14-15
Plum Tree, The Wiseman, Ellen Marie Kensington Books 2013 FM13 43
Jacob Frank: The End to the Sabbataian Heresy: Translated from the Polish "Frank I Frankisci Polscy, 1726-1816" Kraushar, Alexander, Levy, Herbert University Press of America 2001 M/J 02 41986
Open Heart Yehoshua, A. B., Bilu, Dalya Doubleday 1996 S/O 96 15
Shaltiel: One Familys Journey Thorugh History Shaltiel-Gracian, Mishe Academy Chicago Publishers 2005 M/J 06 29
Way too Much Challah Dough Shulman, Goldie, Romanenko, Vitaliy Hachai 2006 N/D 06 13-14
Americanization of the Holocaust, The Flanzbaum, Hilene Johns Hopkins University Press 1999 S/O 99 8
Tradition in the Public Square: A David Novak Reader Novak, David, Rashkover, Randi, Kavka, Martin Eerdmans 2008 S/O 08 34
Domestic Abuse and the Jewish Community: Perspectives from the First International Conference Eiger, Cindy, Diane Gardbane Haworth Pastoral Press 2005 M/J 06 25
Jewish Detective Stories for Kids Pitspopany 2001 M/J 02 20
Cookbook of the Jews of Greece, The Stavroulakis, Nicholas Aronson 1996 S/O 96 41955
Golda Meir Story, The (rev. ed.) Davidson, Margaret S/O 81 6
Littlest Candlesticks, The Rouss, Sylvia A., Hannon, Holly Pitspopany 2002 N/D 02 26
Introducing Tosefta: Textual, Intratextual, and Intertextual Studies Fox, Harry, Meacham, Tirzah Ktav 1999 M/J 00 10
Kingfisher Treasury of Jewish Stories Geras, Adele, Cope, Jane Kingfisher 2003 F/M 04 31-32
North American Jewry in the Twentieth Century: The Jews of Moracco, Tunisia, and Algeria Laskier, Michael M. NYU Press 1994 F/M 95 8
Searching for a Mustard Seed: One Young Widows Unconventional Story Sagan, Miriam Quality Words in Print 2003 S/O 03 25
1948: The First Arab-Israeli War Morris, Benny Yale University Press 2008 S/O 08 22
Remembering My Pet: A Kids Own Spiritual Workbook for When a Pet Dies Liss-Levinson, Nechama, Baskette, Molly Phinney Skylight Paths 2007 S/O 07 24
Thousand Kisses: A Grandmothers Holocaust Letters, A Pollatschek, Henriette University of Alabama Press 1999 N/D 99 11
Street Dreams Kellerman, Faye Warner Books 2003 N/D 03 9
Year of the Golden Ape Forbes, Colin Dutton 1974 Sp 75 25
Benjamin Disraeli Kirsch, Adam Jewish Encounters Next Book 2008 F/M 09 13
Christian Search for a New Zion: Christian Love and Hate of the Jews and Judaism from the Time of St. Paul to the Present, The Singer, David G. Aegina Press 1999 N/D 01 12
From These Men: Seven Founders of the State of Israel Peres, Shimon Wyndham Books 1979 W80 16-17
Legends of the Rabbis, The (vol. 1 and 2) Nadich, Judah jason Aronsoon 1994 M/J 95 9
Family Haggadah, A Silverman, Shoshana, Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 1987 M/J 87 4
If God Were King: Judaism Speaks to Social Issues and Our Quest for Faith: The Times and Words of Rabbi Alan S. Green Green, Alan S. Temple Emanu El 1988 N/D 89 13
Journey to Yiddish Land (VIDEO) Karen, Rea, Steinweg, Gernot Filmakers Library 2000 F/M 02 31
Nachshon, Who Was Afraid to Swim Cohen, Deborah Bodin, Jago Kar-Ben 2009 F/M 09 39
Heroes of the Holocaust Gottfried, Ted, Alcorn, Stephen Twenty-First Century Books 2001 M/J 01 15
Miras Diary: Lost in Paris Moss, Marissa Sourcebooks 2012 N/D12 4-5
Rabbi Jusah Moscato and the Jewish Intellectual World of Mantua in the 16th-17th Centuries Moscato, Judah, Veitri, Giuseppe, Miletto, Gianfranco Studies in Jewish History and Culture; vol. 35 Brill 2012 N/D12 31
Talmudic Period to the Sephardic Age, The Labovitz, Eugene, Lavovitz, Annette Sacred Trust: Stories of Jewish Heritage and History, A (vol. 1) Isac Nathan Publishing 1994 F/M 95 41892