Book Review Index


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Digital copies of AJL Reviews are available back to the Nov/Dec 2007 issue of the AJL Newsletter.
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Author/Editor Title Place of Publication Year Series ISBN Issue P Review Authorsort descending Review format Review type
Ben-Zvi, Rachel Yanait, Shurin, Sandra Before Golda: Manya Shochat: A Biography 1989 S/O 89 8
Pomerantz, Barbara Who Will Lead Kiddush? M/J 86 6
Greenberg, Martin H. Jewish Lists 1979 Sp80 13
Friedman, Saul S. Terezin Diary of Gonda Redlich, The 1993 S/O 93 18
Bauer, Yehuda Holocaust in Historical Perspective O 79 6
Rubin, Susan Goldman Searching for Anne Frank: Letters from Amsterdam to Iowa 2003 M/J 04 34-35
Heschel, Abraham Joshua God in Search of Man: A Philosophy of Judaism 1987 N/D 87 5
Cohen, Nancy J. Permed to Death Hair 1999 Bad Hair Day Mysteries N/D 02 17
Ellis, Julie East Wind M/J 84 6
Schechter, Joel Messiahs of 1933: How American Yiddish Theatre Survived Adversity through Satire 2008 F/M 09 17-18
Kleid, Neil, Allen, Jake Brownsville 2006 S/O 06 31-32
Jacobs, Louis Judaism and Theology: Essays on the Jewish Religion 2005 N/D 05 27-28
Fremont, Helen After Long Silence 1999 S/O 99 8
Topek, Susan Remick Turn for Noah, A: a Hanukkah Story 1992 M/J 93 17
Stern, Karen B Inscribing Devotion and Death: Archaeological Evidence for Jewish Populations of North Africa 2008 Religions of in the Graeco-Roman World, v. 161 F/M 09 19
Bryan, Diane Brenda Soldier of God 2001 N/D 03 7
Derwin, Susan Rage is the Subtext: Readings in Holocaust Literature and Film 2012 FM13 22
Hurwitz, Johanna, Azarian, Mary Faraway Summer 1998 M/J 99 15
Rosen, Devorah Mystery in Spain 2009 F/M 10 11
Gordon, Paul Concrete Solution 2001 M/J 01 13
Schapiro, Raya, Weinberg, Helga Letters from Prague 1939-1941 1991 N/D 91 12
Baal Teshuva Survival Guide, The 2009 N/D 09 20
Goldstein, Stephen L. When My Mother No Longer Knew My Name: A Sons "Course" in "Rational" Caregiving 2012 M/J13 24
Ofrat, Gideon, Kidron, Peretz Jewish Derrida, The 2001 F/M 03 36-37
Abrams, Judith Z. Talmud for Beginners, The: vol. 1 Prayer 1991 M/J 91 8
Adler, David A., Ritz, Karen Hilde and Eli: Children of the Holocaust 1994 M/J 95 18
Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Sammy Spider's First Simhat Torah 2010 S/O 10 15-16
Patterson, David Genocide in Jewish Thought 2012 N/D13 32, 34
Greenfeld, Howard, Grove, E. Passover 1978 W78 28
Rubin, Laurie Do You Dream in Color? 2012 M/J13 3
Berkow, Ira Maxwell Street: Survival in a Bazaar 1977 Sp78 21
Agnon, S. Y. Book That Was Lost: Thirty-Five Stories, A 2008 F/M 09 20
Brodsky, Beverly Jonah, an Old Testament Story 1977 Sp78 25
Solomon, Estie, Solomon, David 101 Reasons to Visit Israel (& Perhaps Make Aliyah) 2007 F/M 08 45
Haas, Gerda Tracking the Holocaust 1995 N/D 95 6
Alkow, Jacob M. In Many Worlds M/J 86 3
Sacks, Jonathan Sidur Koren = The Koren Siddur 2009 M/J 10 39, 41
Roth, Susan Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah 2004 N/D 04 20
Moscowitz, Moshe, Sokoloff, David, Carter, Jon Queen of Persia, The 2004 M/J 04 36
Galens, Judy Experiencing the Holocaust: Novels, Nonfiction Books, Short Stories, Poems, Plays, Films and Music 2003 S/O 03 50
dePaola, Tomie My First Passover 2008 M/J 08 12
Isaacman, Clara Claras Story 1984 S/O 85 6
Peters, Simi Learning to Read Midrash 2004 F/M 04 18-19
Rubin, Susan Goldman Art Against the Odds: From Slave Quilts to Prison Paintings 2004 N/D 04 13
Carlson, Lewis H. We Were Each Others Prisoners: An Oral History of World War II: American and German Prisoners of War 1997 S/O 97 6
Pinsky, Mark I. Jew Among the Evangelicals, A: A Guide for the Perplexed 2006 F/M 07 34
Hull, Eleanore Summer People, The S/O 84 8
Kalman, Jason Hebrew Union College and the Dead Sea Scrolls 2012 S/O13 31
Drucker, Malka Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Sweet Beginnings S/O 81 9
Antler, Joyce You Never Call! You Never Write! A History of the Jewish Mother 2007 F/M 08 35
Antin, Mary From Plotzk to Boston M/J 86 3
Hessel, Carolyn S. Our Story: The Jews of Sepharad - A Resource Guide 1992 S/O 92 18
Shulman, Abraham Old Country, The 1974 Sp 75 27
Probst, Christopher J. Demonizing the Jews: Luther and Protestant Church in Nazi Germany 2012 S/O13 35-36
Downing, David Making of the Middle East, The 2006 The Middle East Series F/M 06 17-18
Polacco, Patricia Blessing Cup, The 2013 S/O13 2
Whitfield, Stephen J. Jews in American Life and Thought 1984 F/M 86 5
Friedman, Daniel To Kill and Take Possession: Law, Morality and Society in Biblical Stories 2002 M/J 04 14
Eisenstein, Bernice I was a Child of Holocaust Survivors 2006 F/M 07 32
Blacker Cohen, Sarah, Koch, Joanne B. Shared Stages: Ten American Dramas of Blacks and Jews 2007 SUNY Series in Modern Jewish Literature and Culture M/J 08 19-20
Rave, Ligia Hahahs Paradise 2009 N/D 10 16
Silva, Daniel Prince of Fire 2005 M/J 05 30
Fine, Lawrence Essenital Papers on Kabbalah 1995 S/O 95 7
Medoff, Francine Mouse in the Matzah Factory, The F/M 83 5
Cohen, Sharon Kangisser Child Surviviors of the Holocaust in Israel: Finding Their Voice: Social Dynamics and Post-War Experiences 2005 F/M 06 31
Stuchner, Joan Betty, Row, Richard Kugel Valley Klezmer Band, The 1998 M/J 99 19
Hermann, Spring Anne Frank: Hope in the Shadows of the Holocaust 2005 Holocaust Heroes and Nazi Criminals Series M/J 06 17
Braunstein, Leah Levy, Katz, Avi Waiting Wall, The 2009 N/D 09 15
Balsley, Tilda, Fischer, Ellen, Leigh, Tom Its a Mitzvah, Grover! 2013 FM13 9
Silberg, Francis Berry, Britt, Stephanie McFetridge Story of Passover for Children, The 1989 M/J 89 10
Bialik, Hayyim Nahman Revealment and Concealment: Five Essays 2000 S/O 01 9
Kidd, Ronald Year of the Bomb, The 2009 N/D 09 11
Ansky, S., Penalosa, Fernando Four Plays: Day and Night, Father and Son, In a Conspiratorial Apartment, The Grandfather 2013 N/D13 43
Katz, Josef, Reach, Hilda One Who Came Back: The Diary of a Jewish Survivor 2006 F/M 07 33
Lunge-Larsen, Lise, Trueman, Matthew Noahs Mittens 2006 N/D 06 7
Ross, Lillian Hammer, Teis, Kyra Daughters of Eve: Strong Women of the Bible 2000 N/D 00 17
Nir, Yehuda Lost Childhood, a World War II Memoir, The 2002 S/O 02 45-46
Rappaport, Doreen Beyond Courage: The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust 2012 S/O12 12
Wolowelsky, Joel B. Women at the Seder: A Passover Haggadah 2005 M/J 05 42
Marcus, Audrey F. Jewish Teachers Handbook O 80 15
Shollar, Leah, Mekibel, Shoshana Thread of Kindness: A Tzedaka Story, A 2000 F/M 01 17
Sales, Amy L., Saxe, Leonard How Goodly Are Thy Tents: Summer Camps as Jewish Socializing Experiences 2004 S/O 04 24
Kellerman, Faye Serpents Tooth 1997 S/O 97 26-27
Ruelle, Karen Gray, DeSaix, Deborah Durland Grand Mosque of Paris: A Story of How Muslims Rescued Jews during the Holocaust, The 2009 N/D 09 14
Keller, Tsipi Poets on the Edge: An Anthology of Contemporary Hebrew Poetry 2008 F/M 09 21
Florence, Ronald Emissary of the Doomed: Bargaining for Lives in the Holocaust 2010 S/O 10 31, 33
Cowan, Paul, Cowan, Rachel Mixed Blessings 1987 F/M 88 4
Roth, Irene Cecil Roth: Historian Without Tears F/M 83 3
Sofer, Barbara Keeping Israel Safe: Serving in the Israel Defense Forces 2008 M/J 08 14
Bauer, Jehuda American Jewry and the Holocaust: The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, 1939-1945 1981 F/M 90 14
Siegal, Aranka Upon the Head of the Goat: A Childhood in Hungary - 1939-1944 1981 W82 15
Hintz, Martin Israel (Rev. ed.) 2006 Enchantment of the World Series S/O 06 20
Cowen, Ida Spy for Freedom: The Story of Sarah Aaronsohn N/D 84 7
Seixas, Gershom Mendes Religious Discourse, A: Thanskgiving Day Sermon Nov. 26 1789 1977 W77 28
Alter, Robert Five Books of Moses: A Translation with Commentary, The 2004 S/O 05 40
Millen, Rochelle L. New Perspectives on the Holocaust: A Guide for Teachers and Scholars 1996 F/M 97 6
Safran, Eliyahu Crisis & Hope: Reflections on the Contemporary American Jewish Condition 1986 N/D 87 6
Machlis, Joseph Lisas Boy M/J 83 9
Toll, Nelly S. Behind the Secret Window: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood 1993 F/M 94 14
Kurshan, Ilana Why Is This Night Different from All Other Nights? "The Four Questions" Around the World 2008 M/J 08 37


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