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
Conversations with Dvora: An Experimental Biography of the First Modern Hebrew Woman Writer Lieblich, Amia, Seidman, Naomi, Kronfeld, Chana University of California Press 1996 S/O 97 12
Emma Lazarus Rediscovered Merriam, Eve Biblio Press 1998 S/O 00 16-17
Women of the Torah: Commentaries from the Talmud, Midrash, and Kabbalah, The Ronson, Barbara L. Thaw Aronson 1999 M/J 99 41828
To Begin Again The Journey to Comfort, Strength, and Faith in Difficult Times Levy, Naomi Knopf 1998 M/J 99 7
In Our Own Hands: The Hidden Story of the Jewish Brigade in WWII (VIDEO) Chuck Olin Associates 1998 M/J 98 23
Grace of Shortstops, The Mayer, Robert Doubleday 1984 M/J 85 4
Noahs Noisy Ark Goetz, Bracha, Friedman, Aaron Aura Press 1991 M/J 92 23
Rabbi, Mystic, Leader: The Life and Times of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson Gottlieb, Naftali Tzvi, Lesches, Elchonon Kehot Publication Society 2008 F/M 09 10
Art of the Holocaust Blatter, Janet s.n. M/J 82 2
Shoemakers Tale, The Ari, Mark Zephyr Press 1993 F/M 94 7
Jews of St. Petersburg: Excursions Through a Noble Past, The Belzer, Mikhail, Gilbert, Martin JPS 1990 S/O 90 10
Making of Israeli Militarism, The Ben-Eliezer, Uri Indiana University Press 1998 M/J 99 5
Chosen Few: The Resurrection of European Jewry Kurlansky, Mark Addison Wesley 1995 N/D 95 10
Does God Hear My Prayer? Gold, August, Waller, Diane Hardy Skylight Paths Publishing 2005 F/M 06 20-21
Folk Songs of Ashkenaz, The Bohlman, Philip V.,, Holzapfel, Otto A-R Editions 2001 F/M 02 18-19
When the War is Over Attema, Martha Orca 2003 M/J 03 28-29
Ten Marks and a Train Ticket Goldstein, Susy, Hamilton, Gina, Share, Wendy League for Human Rights of B'nai Brith Canada 2008 N/D 08 33
How Does Jewish Law Work? Cohen, J. Simcha Aronson 1993 F/M 94 8
Genesis: The Untold Story - A Refreshing Look at Our Owners Manual Aiken, Lisa, Michaels, Ira Rossi Publications 2008 S/O 08 8
Mystery of the Missing Candlestick Weltman, June Mayhaven Publishing 2004 S/O 04 46
Ponevezh Time (VIDEO) Indursky, Yehonatan Pie Films & Pinsky Productions 2012 N/D13 45-46
American Jewish Year Book, 1974-75 Fine, Morris, Himmelfarb, Milton JPS 1975 Sp 75 26
Seduced by Hitler: The Choices of a Nation and the Ethics of Survival LeBor, Adam, Boyes, Roger Sourcebooks 2001 F/M 02 22-23
Jewish Politics in Vienna, 1918-1938 Freidenreich, Harriet Pass Indiana University Press 1990 M/J 91 10
Limits of Orthodox Theology, The: Maimonides Thirteen Principles Reappraised Shapiro, Marc B. Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2003 M/J 04 22
By the Sweat of Your Brow: Reflections on Work and the Workplace in Classic Jewish Thought Schnall, David J. Yeshiva University Press 2001 F/M 02 26
Falasha No More: An Ethiopian Jewish Child Comes Home Kushner, Arlene, Kalina, Amy Steimatzky 1986 S/O 86 10
Waiting Wall, The Braunstein, Leah Levy, Katz, Avi Hachai 2009 N/D 09 15
Stuffed: Adventures of a Restaurant Family Volk, Patricia Knopf 2001 M/J 02 15
Hilde and Eli: Children of the Holocaust Adler, David A. Holiday House 1994 N/D 94 13
Forgotten Zionist: the Life of Solomon (Sioma) Yankelevitch Jacobi, The Benjamin, Rodney, Cebon, David Gefen 2012 N/D12 17
Moving Waters: Stories Rosett, Racelle s.n. 2012 FM13 42
Passover, a Season of Freedom Drucker, Malka Holiday House 1981 W82 15
101 Reasons to Visit Israel (& Perhaps Make Aliyah) Solomon, Estie, Solomon, David Artzy 2007 F/M 08 45
Sacred Moments: Tales from the Jewish Life Cycle Isaacs, Ronald H., Olitzky, Kerry M. Aronson 1995 N/D 95 9
Jewish American Literature: A Guide to Reading Interests Reisner, Rosalind Libraries Unlimited 2004 M/J 05 41
Leadership in the Wilderness: Authority and Anarchy in the Book of Numbers Brown, Erica Maggid Books 2013 N/D13 21
Zionism, The Sequel: A Leaders Guide Chernov, Claudia R., Tanenbaum, Leora Hadassah 1998 M/J 99 6
Two by Two: Favorite Bible Stories Araten, Harry Kar-Ben 1991 S/O 91 22
Israel: Repairing the World Wise, Stephen BlueAppleWorks 2012 M/J13 12
Harmonica, The Johnston, Tony, Mazellan, Ron Charlesbridge 2004 M/J 04 37-38
Opposites of My Jewish Year, The Dion, L. N., Olson, Julie Kar-Ben 2005 S/O 05 13
Restement of Rabbinic Civil Law, vol. 8 Quint, Emmanuel Aronson 1997 S/O 98 14
Ben-Gurion: A Biography Kidron, Peretz Adama 1986 F/M 87 5
Spinoza and Spinozism Hampshire, Stuart Oxford University Press 2005 M/J 06 27
Keeper of the Crown Shalom, A. Mesorah 2003 F/M 04 33
Mikra and Meaning: Studies in Bible and its Interpretation Helfgot, Nathaniel Maggid Books 2012 S/O13 30
Blooms of Darkness Appelfeld, Aharon, Green, Jeffrey M. Schocken Books 2010 M/J 10 25
Counts Hanukkah Countdown, The Balsley, Tilda, Fischer, Ellen, Leigh, Tom Kar-Ben 2012 N/D12 7
Encyclopedia of Jewish Myth, Magic and Mysticism, The Dennis, Geoffrey W. Llewellyn Publications 2007 F/M 08 38
World Full of Strangers, A Freeman, Cynthia Arbor House 1975 Sp76 22
To This Day Agnon, S. Y., Halkin, Hillel Toby Press 2008 M/J 08 18
In the Image of God: A Feminist Commentary on the Torah Antonelli, Judith S. Aronson 1995 M/J 96 6
Great Israel Scavenger Hunt, The Blumenthal, Scott E. Behman House 2003 M/J 04 38
Not Yet Elijah! Feder, Harriet K., Halpern, Joan Kar-Ben 1988 M/J 89 11
Rachel and Mischa Bayer, Seven, Bayer, Ilene, Strauss, Joanne Kar-Ben 1988 N/D 88 10
Ask for a Convertible Brown, Danit Pantheon Books 2008 M/J 09 31
Shukis Updside Down Dream Ganz, Yaffa, Gewirtz, Bina Feldheim 1986 A/M 86 5
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
Manyas Story Gray, Bettyanne S 78 1
Christopher Columbus’ Jewish Roots Amler, Jane Frances Aronson 1991 F/M 92 17
Double Indemnity: A Memoir Kubar, Zofia S. Hill and Wang 1989 S/O 90 13-14
Where Shabbat Lives Fabiyi, Jan Goldin, Rama, Sue Very First Board Books Kar-Ben 2008 S/O 08 54
Tevye the Dairyman and The Railroad Stories Aleichem, Sholem, Halkin, Hillel Library of Yiddish Classics Schocken Books 1987 S/O 87 41892
How to Ruin a Summer Vacation Elkeles, Simone Flux 2006 N/D 06 14
Get Ready for Shabbos with Mendel Cisner, Naftali Judaica Press 2003 S/O 03 48
Nathan Birnbaum and Jewish Modernity: Architect of Zionism, Yiddishism, and Orthodoxy Olson, Jess Stanford University Press 2013 S/O13 35
Power in the Portrayal: Representation of Jews and Muslims in Eleventh and Twelfth-Century Islamic Spain Brann, Ross Princeton University Press 2002 F/M 03 33
And the Sea Is Never Full Wiesel, Elie Knopf 1999 S/O 00 32
Selected Writings of Mordecai Noah, The Shuldiner, Michael, Kleinfeld, Daniel J. Greenwood 1999 M/J 00 15-16
Jewish Sabbath: a Renewed Encounter Peli, Pinchas H. Schocken 1991 M/J 92 18
Little Room, The Desnick, Chaim, Zwebner, Janet Pitspopany 2004 M/J 04 40
Candles in My Window Firestone, Beth Targum 2010 M/J 10 14
Famous Jewish Portraits in Sound (AUDIO) Markoff, Florence Bookmark Productions 2001 M/J 02 18
War Orphan in San Francisco: Letters Link a Family Scattered by World War II Mattson, Phyllis Helene Stevens Creek Press 2005 S/O 05 48
Superman Is Jewish?: How Comic Book Superheroes Came to Serve Truth, Justice, and the Jewish-American Way Brod, Harry Free Press 2012 M/J13 20
History of Jews in Singapore 1830-1945 Nathan, Eze HERBILU Editorial and Marketing Services 1986 S/O 87 7
Fox Walked Alone Reid, Barbara Albert Whitman 2009 N/D 09 9
Murder by Manicure Cohen, Nancy J. Bad Hair Day Mysteries Kensington Publishing 2001 N/D 02 17
Peace One Day Gilley, Jeremy, Blessen, Karen Putnam 2005 M/J 06 9
A.N.T.S.: Another Nice Tasty Sweet Watier, R., Waiter, M. Mahrwood Press 2004 N/D 05 14-15
Samir and Yonatan Carmi, Daniella, Lotan, Yael Scholastic 2000 S/O 00 37
Jewish Child: Halakhic Perspectives, The Matzner-Bekerman, Shoshana Ktav 1985 N/D 85 4
Legend of the Feather Pillow Felman, A. H. High Country 2004 M/J 04 9
Ultimate Bar/Bat Mitzvah Celebration Book, The: A Guide to Inspiring Ceremonies and Joyous Festivities Cohen, Jayne, Weinrott, Lori Clarkson Potter 2004 S/O 04 53
It Aint Necessarily So: An Autobiography Adler, Larry Grove Press 1987 S/O 87 6
Hassidic Shabbat Songs & Nigunim of Karlin (AUDIO) Ahuvatel, Miriam M. Ahuvatel / CD Baby 2007 M/J 08 43
Oskar Schindler: Saving Jews from the Holocaust Byers, Anne Holocaust Heroes and Nazi Criminals Series Enslow Publishers 2005 N/D 05 17-18
Rewriting the Jew: Assimilation Narratives in the Russian Empire Safran, Gabriella Stanford University Press 2001 M/J 02 14-15
Best of Jewish Cooking, The Frucht, Phyllis, Rothschild, Joy, Katz, Gertrude, Sacks, Shelly Dial 1974 Sp 75 26
Stars of David: RocknRols Jewish Stories Benarde, Scott R. Brandeis University Press 2003 F/M 04 14
Kids Catalog of Bible Treasures, The Burstein, Chaya M. JPS 1999 M/J 00 19
Miracles of Passover, The Hanft, Josh, Chwast, Seymour Blue Apple Books 2007 N/D 07 17
Bonjour Lonnie Ringgold, Faith Hyperion Books for Children 1996 N/D 97 18
Criminal Case 40/61: The Trial of Adolf Eichmann: An Eyewitness Account Mulisch, Harry, Naborn, Robert University of Pennsylvania Press 2005 S/O 05 49
Enigma, The Barak, Michael Ma 79 5
Would You Salute?: One Childs Story of the Holocaust Steele, D. Kelley, Rickenbaker, Becky Hyatt Hidden Path 2006 F/M 07 15
Torah and Judaism, The Cato, Vivienne Sacred Texts Series Smart Apple Media 2003 M/J 05 27
In the Synagogue Wikler, Madeline, Groner, Judy, Schanzer, Roz San Val 1991 S/O 91 22
Grover and Big Birds Passover Celebration Balsley, Tilda, Fischer, Ellen, Leigh, Tom Kar-Ben 2013 FM13 14