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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Pilgrimage: Adventures of a Wandering Jew Epstein, Perle M/J 82 7
Jonah and the Whale (VIDEO) Gridchian, George M., Smith, Jeffrey Rabbit Ears Productions M/J 93 18
For the Love of God: The Bible as an Open Book Ostriker, Alicia Suskin Rutgers University Press 2007 N/D 08 17
Shimonis Lover Levin, Jennifer Harcourt Brace and Jovanovich 1987 N/D 87 7
Twenty Eight Artists and Two Saints: Essays Acocella, Joan Ross Pantheon Books 2007 S/O 07 43-44
How Mitzvah Giraffe Got His Long, Long Neck Sokoloff, David Judaic Press 2003 F/M 04 31
Miriam in the Desert Jules, Jacqueline, Ugliano, Natascia Kar-Ben 2010 S/O 10 12
Bridge of Longing: The Lost Art of Yiddish Storytelling, A Roskies, David G. Harvard University Press 1995 N/D 95 41860
Arguments for the Sake of Heaven Sacks, Jonathan Emergeng Trends in Traditional Judaism Aronson 1991 M/J 91 15
Emmett: A Step-by-Step Guide to Emotional Maturity Established Through Torah Adahan, Miriam Feldeim 1987 M/J 91 8
Refugee Rose, Anna Dial 1977 Sp78 26
Leo Strauss and the Rediscovery of Maimonides Green, Kenneth Hart University of Chicago Press 2013 N/D13 28
Contemporary Portrayals of Auschwitz: Philosophical Challenges Rosenberg, Alan, Watson, James R., Linke, Detlef Humanity Books 2000 S/O 00 18
Gracia (AUDIO) Aroeste, Sarah Aroeste Music LLC 2012 N/D12 45
Studies in Maimonides and His Interpreters Shapiro, Marc B. University of Scranton Press 2008 N/D 08 20
Which Lilith?: Feminist Writers Re-create the Worlds First Woman Dame, Enid, Lilly Rivlin, Wenkart, Henry Aronson 1998 F/M 99 7
Israel: Politics, Myths, and Identity Crisis Orr, Aviva Pluto Press 1994 M/J 95 8
New Standard Jewish Encycloepdia, The Wigoder, Geoffrey Doubleday 1977 W77 29
Passover Journey: A Seder Companion, The Goldin, Barbara Diamond, Waldman, Neil Viking 1994 N/D 93 41986
Jewish Wry: Essays on Jewish Humor Blacker Cohen, Sarah Indiana University Press 1987 S/O 87 7
Fiets Vase and Other Stories of Survival: Europe, 1939-1945 Gold, Alison Leslie Penguin Group 2003 S/O 03 12
Sephardic and Middle Eastern Jewries: History and Culture in the Modern Era Goldberg, Harvey E. JTSA 1996 N/D 96 8, 10
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
Holocaust and Israel Reborn: From Catastrophe to Sovereignty, The Penkower, Monty Noam University of Illinois Press 1994 M/J 95 7
Memoirs of American Jews, 1775-1865 Marcus, Jacob Rader JPS 1955 Sp 75 15
Blooms Modern Critical Views: David Mamet Bloom, Harold Chelsea House Publishers 2004 F/M 04 14-15
Angel of Death Krich, Rochelle Majer Mysterious Press 1994 N/D 94 11
Dying for God: Martyrdom and the Making of Christianity and Judaism Boyarin, Daniel Stanford University Press 1999 S/O 00 9
Rabbinic Culture and Its Critics: Jewish Authority, Dissent, and Heresy in Medieval and Early Modern Times Frank, Daniel, Goldish, Matt Wayne State University Press 2008 F/M 09 41892
Ktontons Yom Kippur Kitten (new ed.) Weilerstein, Sadie Rose JPS 1995 N/D 95 16
Classic Tales, The Frankel, Ellen Aronson 1989 N/D 89 12
Global Counterstike: International Counterterroism Katz, Samuel M. Terrorist Dossiers Series Lerner 2005 N/D 05 41892
State of the Jews: A Critical Appraisal, The Alexander, Edward Jewish and Israeli Studies, Political Ideology, Cultural STudies Transaction Publishers 2012 N/D12 13
Welcome to the World: A Jewish Babys Record Book Wolff, Glenn, ill. Women's League S/O 86 6
Into That Darkness Sereny, Gitta McGraw 1974 Sp 75 27
Myer Myers: Jewish Silversmith in Colonial New York Barquist, David L. Yale University Press 2001 M/J 02 41860
Other Jews: The Sephardim Today, The Elazar, Daniel J. Basic Books 1989 M/J 90 10
Jewish Paradox, The Goldman, Nahum Ma 79 6
Expanding Circle: An Adoption Odyssey, The Wolff, Marion Freyer Fithian Press 2000 M/J 00 23
Scandinavian Literature in Hebrew Translation 1894-1980 Rokem, Freddi Tel-Aviv University 1982 F/M 85 6
Tikkun Olam Ted Newman, Vivian, Mack, Steve Kar-Ben 2012 FM13 4
Heroes of the Holocaust Glick, Susan History Makers Series Lucent 2003 S/O 03 51
Makolet: A Middle Eastern Grocery in Brooklyn Goldberg, Ilana, Zetland, Rachel Filmakers Library 1998 S/O 00 40
Youth in Chains Geve, Thomas s.n. N/D 82 2
Between Foreigners and Shiis: Nineteenth-Century Iran and Its Jewish Minority Tsadik, Daniel Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Stanford University Press 2007 M/J 08 28
Agricultural Utopias in America, 1880-1910 Herscher, Uri D. Wayne State University Press 1981 F 81 14
Sammy Spider's First Haggadah Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2007 F/M 07 12
Love Your Neighbor and Yourself: A Jewish Approach to Modern Personal Ethics Dorff, Elliot N. JPS 2003 S/O 04 15
Dictionary of Ancient Rabbis: Selections from the Jewish Encyclopaedia Neusner, Jacob Hendrickson 2003 M/J 04 18-19
Hebrew Bible, The (AUDIO) Schiffman, Lawrence H. Recorded Books 2008 N/D 09 27
Thirteen Petalled Rose, The Steinsaltz, Adin Aronson 1992 M/J 92 20
Yitzhak Rabins Assassination and the Dilemmas of Commemoration Vinitzky-Seroussi, Vered SUNY Series in Anthropology and Judaic Studies SUNY Press 2009 S/O 10 38
Jewish Icons: Art and Society in Modern Europe Cohen, Richard I. University of California Press 1998 S/O 98 7
Only Nine Chairs Miller, Deborah University F/M 82 9
Prize in the Snow Easterling, Bill, Owens, Mary Beth Little, Brown 1994 M/J 95 11
Kabbalah of Creation: Isaac Lurias Earlier Mysticism Vital, Hayyim Ben Joseph, Klein, Eliahu J. Aronson 2000 S/O 01 21
Chanukkah Guest Kimmel, Eric A., Carmi, Giora Holiday 1990 F/M 91 23
Full Circle: Escape from Baghdad and the Return Fathi, Saul Silas Xlibris Corporation 2005 M/J 06 26
Solomon and the Trees Biers-Ariel, Matt, Silverberg-Kiss, Earl UAHC 2001 M/J 01 16
Voices from a Time: A Novel Bonucci, Silvia, King, Martha Steerforth Italia 2006 S/O 07 42
In Face of Danger Kay, Mara Crown Publishers 1977 Sp78 26
Music for Piano (AUDIO) Avni, Tzvi Israel Music Institute 2006 F/M 08 46-47
Bay Area Jewish Forum Haggadah, The Kramer, Ralph s.n. M/J 86 4
"Am I a Murderer?" Testament of a Jewish Ghetto Policeman Perechodnik, Calel Westview 1996 M/J 96 15
Rock Study Sting, Whyte, Hugh HarperCollins 2001 N/D 01 19
Lionhearts: Heroes of Israel Bar-Zohar, Michael Warner Books 1998 N/D 98 6
Davening: A Guide to Meaningful Prayer Schachter-Shalomi, Zalman N. Jewish Lights Publishing 2012 M/J13 33
Hanukkah Ha-Has: Knock-Knock Kokes that Are a Lotke Fun Hall, Katy, Eisenberg, Lisa, Carpenter, Stephen Lift-the-Flap Knock-Knock Book, A HarperFestival 2001 M/J 02 22
Teenager in Hitlers Death Camps, A Grunfeld, Benny, Henrekson, Magnus, Hager, Olle Benbella Books 2007 F/M 08 17
Womens Holocaust Writing, Memory and Imagination Kremer, S. Lillian University of Nebraska Press 1999 S/O 99 12
Jewish American Food Culture Deutsch, Jonathan, Saks, Rachel D. University of Nebraska Press 2009 F/M 10 33
Off the Derech: Why Observant Jews Leave Judaism Margolese, Faranak Devora 2005 N/D 06 25
Plays for Learning: Israel Reborn McCullough, L. E. Plays for Learning Series Smith and Kraus 2001 F/M 02 38
Journey of Hope: The Story of Ilan Ramon, Israels First Astronaut Abbey, Alan D. Gefen 2003 N/D 03 24
Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story Perl, Lila Greenwillow Books 1996 M/J 97 16
Shoshanas Song Marcus, Jerry Brittany Publications 2013 S/O 6
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
Hunting Season: Palestine, 1945-1948: The Real Story! A Docudrama Based on Historical Fact, The Russcol, Herbert UCS Press 1989 M/J 89 9
Modern Heretic and a Traditional Community, A: Mordecai M. Kaplan, Orthodoxy, and American Judaism Gurock, Jeffrey S. Columbia University Press 1997 N/D 97 8
Brownsville Kleid, Neil, Allen, Jake NBM ComicsLit 2006 S/O 06 31-32
As Good As Anybody: Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschels Amazing March Toward Freedom Michelson, Richard, Colon, Raul Knopf 2008 M/J 08 8
Enemy Has a Face, The Miklowitz, Gloria D. Eerdmans 2003 N/D 03 27
Remember Not to Forget Finkelstein, Norman H. M/J 86 6
Lets Go to Shul Benenfeld, Rikki Hachai 2002 M/J 02 22
Court of Blue Shadows Allington, Maynard Brasseys 1995 S/O 95 9
Greater than Angels Matas, Carol Simon & Schuster 1998 F/M 99 19
Sunshine, Blossoms and Blood: H.N. Bialik in his Time: A Literary Biography Feinstein, Sara University Press of America 2005 M/J 06 26
Who We Are: On Being (And Not Being) A Jewish American Writer Rubin, Derek Schocken Books 2005 S/O 05 51
It Happened in Shushan: A Purim Story Feder, Harriet K., Schanzer, Rosalyn Kar-Ben 1988 M/J 88 6
Night Tales Remembered: Tales from the Shammes Katz, Michael Aronson 1990 S/O 90 13
Pavement of Hell, The Tushnet, Leonard St. Martin's 1973 D 74 30
Jews in America Today Brenner, Lenni Lyle Stuart 1986 S/O 87 6
Fire in His Soul: Irving M. Bunim, 1900-1980: The Man and His Impact on American Orthodox Jewry, A Bunim, Amos Feldheim 1989 N/D 89 10
Seventy Faces: Articles of Faith Lamm, Norman Ktav 2002 M/J 03 18
Traktorist (AUDIO) Kapelye, Di Naye Oriente Music 2008 S/O 09 46
Holocaust, The Haugen, Brenda Compass Point 2008 F/M 09 46
Merrymaker, The Suhl, Yuri Four Winds 1975 W75 29
Book in the Jewish World 1700-1900, The Gries, Zeev Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2007 F/M 08 39
Anne Frank Tridenti, Lina, Thorne, Stephen Why They Became Famous Silver Burdett 1985 A/M 86 6
Eight Nights of Chanukah, The Newman, Leslea, Savadier, Elivia Harry A. Abrams 2005 S/O 05 15

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