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
Torah and Judaism, The Cato, Vivienne Sacred Texts Series Smart Apple Media 2003 M/J 05 27
Would You Salute?: One Childs Story of the Holocaust Steele, D. Kelley, Rickenbaker, Becky Hyatt Hidden Path 2006 F/M 07 15
Joseph and Annas Time Capsule Burstein, Chaya M. N/D 84 7
O My America Kaplan, Johannna F/M 81 5
Ben-Gurion: A Biography Kidron, Peretz Adama 1986 F/M 87 5
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
I Am An Orthodox Jew Greene, Laura O 79 8
Living Kaddish: Incredible and Inspiring Stories Zweig, Gedalia Targum 2007 F/M 08 46
Prickly Pear: A Sabra in Two Worlds, The Ben-Ishai, Anat Langdon Street Press 2008 M/J 09 18
Girl in the Check Coat: Survival in Nazi-Occupied Poland and a New Life in Australia, The Winecki, Christine The Library of Holocaust Testimonies Vallentine Mitchell 2007 F/M 08 45
Setting Up a Library: How to Begin or Begin Again (2nd rev. ed.) Smith, Ruth S. CSLA Guide #1 Church and Synagogue Library Association Publication 1994 F/M 95 10
Theodore Bikel Sings More Jewish Folk Songs Bainbridge Entertainment N/D 93 16
Whitechapel / Vaytshepl, Mayn Vaytshepl (AUDIO) Klezmer Klub Klezmer Records 2009 N/D 10 26
Jewish Students Guide to American Colleges, The Goldberg, Lee, Goldberg, Lana Shapolsky 1989 M/J 89 9
Neppi Modona Diaries: Reading Jewish Survival Through My Italian Family, The Cohen, Kate Univ. Press of New England 1997 M/J 97 3
Ask for a Convertible Brown, Danit Pantheon Books 2008 M/J 09 31
Classic Tales, The Frankel, Ellen Aronson 1989 N/D 89 12
Duel Grossman, David, Rosenberg, Betsy Bloombury 2004 S/O 04 45
History, Religion and Anti-Semitism Langmuir, Gavni I. University of California Press 1990 M/J 91 13-14
Lessons from the Bubbe and Zayde Tree Ruben, Pamela, Nelson, Douglas Pepperypress 2006 F/M 07 17
Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East Barber, Nicola World Almanac Library of the Middle East Series World Almanac Library 2007 N/D 07 20
Friday Night and Beyond: The Shabbat Experience Step by Step Palatnik, Lori Aronson 1994 S/O 94 41860
Sanctuary Kellerman, Faye Morrow 1994 N/D 94 41955
Sweet Passover, A Newman, Leslea, Slonim, David Abrams 2012 M/J 12 1
Way into Tikkun Olam, The Dorff, Elliot N. Repairing the World Jewish Lights Publishing 2005 M/J 06 25
Jewish Derrida, The Ofrat, Gideon, Kidron, Peretz Syracuse University Press 2001 F/M 03 36-37
My Brothers Bar Mitzvah Gallan, Janet, Avishai, Susan Kar-Ben 1990 F/M 91 23
Its Israels Birthday! Dietrick, Ellen, Cohen, Tod Kar-Ben 2008 F/M 08 8
Misha: A Memoir of the Holocaust Years Defonseca, Misha Ivy Press 1997 S/O 97 41797
And the Sea Is Never Full Wiesel, Elie Knopf 1999 S/O 00 32
River and the Stone: Moses Early Years in Egypt, The Jenks, Kathleen E. P. Dutton 1977 Sp77 28
Hearing the Call across Traditions: Readings on Faith and Service Davis, Adam Skylight Paths 2009 N/D 10 18
Stone Lamp, The Hesse, Karen, Pinkney, Brian Hyperion 2003 F/M 04 35
Understanding the Holy Land: Answering Questions about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Frank, Mitch Viking 2005 S/O 05 18
Kingdom of Singing Birds, The Aroner, Miriam, Haas, Shelly O. Kar-Ben 1993 S/O 93 22
Out of Babylon: The Music of Baghdadi-Jewish Migrations into Asia and Beyond (AUDIO) Celestial Harmonies 2007 F/M 08 49
Castle on Hester Street, The Heller, Linda, Boris Kulikov Simon & Schuster 2007 N/D 07 8
Days of Judgment: The World War II War Crimes Morin, Isobel V. Millbrook 1995 F/M 96 16
Fear No Evil Sharansky, Natan, Hoffman, Stefani Random House 1988 N/D 88 7
Inside the Concentration Camps: Eyewitness Accoutns of Life in Hitlers Death Camps Aroneanu, Eugene, Whissen, Thomas Greenwood 1996 F/M 97 17
Matzah Meals: A Passover Cookbook for Kids (rev. ed.) Tabs, Barbara, Steinberg, Judy, Hauser, B. Kar-Ben 2004 M/J 04 31-32
A.N.T.S.: Another Nice Tasty Sweet Watier, R., Waiter, M. Mahrwood Press 2004 N/D 05 14-15
Real Complete Jewish Party, The (AUDIO) World Wide Success Records M/J 93 19
Habibi Nye, Naomi Shihab Simon & Schuster 1997 M/J 98 22-23
Six Day War, The Broyles, Matthew War and Conflict in the Middle East Series Rosen 2004 S/O 04 50-51
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
Year of Goodbyes; A True Story of Friendship, Family, and Farewells, The Levy, Debbie Disney Hyperion 2010 M/J 10 17
Journey to the End of the Millennium, A Yehoshua, A. B. Harcourt Inc. 1998 S/O 00 35
Old Brown Suitcase, The: a Teenager’s Story of War and Peace Boraks-Nemetz, Lillian Ben-Simon 1994 F/M 95 11
Best of Jewish Cooking, The Frucht, Phyllis, Rothschild, Joy, Katz, Gertrude, Sacks, Shelly Dial 1974 Sp 75 26
Book of Psalms in Plain English: A Contemporary Reading of Tehillim, The Lichtenstein, Aaron Urim 2006 M/J 07 27-28
Cultural Writings of Franz Rosenzweig Rozenzweig, Franz, Galli, Barbara E. Syracuse University Press 2000 F/M 01 10
Essenital Papers on Kabbalah Fine, Lawrence NYU Press 1995 S/O 95 7
I Love Hanukah Hirsh, Marilyn N/D 84 6
Looking Back, Going Forward: New and Selected Poems Taube, Herman Dryad Press 2002 S/O 03 15
Proestants, Catholics, and Jews in Germany, 1800-1914 Smith, Helmut Walser Berg 2001 F/M 03 38-39
God Around Us: A Childs Garden of Prayer, The (rev. ed.) Brichto, Mira Pollak, Alko, Selina UAHC 1999 S/O 99 16
Sfas Emes: The Life and Teachings of Rabbi Yehuda Aryeh Leib Alter, The Braun, Moshe A. Aronson 1998 N/D 99 7
Third Base for Life: A Memoir of Fathers, Sons, and Baseball Berkowitz, Joshua Vantage Point Books 2012 S/O12 25
Whole Megillah, The Silberman, Shoshana Kar-Ben 1990 M/J 91 16
Jewish War: and, The Victory, The Grynberg, Henryk, Wieniewska, Celina, Lourie, Richard Northwestern University Press 2001 F/M 02 21
New Jew in Film: Exploring Jewishness and Judaism in Contemporary Cinema, The Abrams, Nathan Rutgers University Press 2012 FM13 17
Auschwitz Album: The Story of a Transport, The (2nd ed.) Gutterman, Bella Yad Vashem 2004 N/D 06 25
Code Name Christine Clouet: A Woman in the French Resistance Chevrillon, Claire, Stott, Jane Kietly Texas A&M University Press 1995 N/D 95 11
Echoes of Masada Wallach, Eli First Tier Films Sp75 29
Holocaust and the War of Ideas, The Alexander, Edward Transaction 1995 N/D 95 11
Lets Go to Shul Benenfeld, Rikki Hachai 2002 M/J 02 22
Philo of Alexandria F/M 82 9
From Empathy to Denial: Arab Responses to the Holocaust Litvak, Meir, Webman, Esther Columbia University Press 2009 N/D 09 23
Saving the Children: History of the Organized Effort to Rescue Jewish Children in the Netherlands, 1942-1945 Flim, Bert Jan CDL Press 2005 S/O 06 37
Taking the Fruit Zones, Jane Sprague F/M 82 9
We Shall Live: Yiddish Songs of the Holocaust (AUDIO) Zim, Paul American Society for Yad Vashem 1990 S/O 94 12
Jewish Festivals Cookbook Randall, Ronne, Mukhida, Zul Holiday Cookbooks from Around the World series Raintree Steck-Vaughn 2001 S/O 01 37
My First Hebrew Word Book Groner, Judyth Saypol, Wikler, Madeline, Marzel, Pepi Kar-Ben 2005 N/D 05 16
Jacob: Unexpected Patriarch Zakovitch, Yair Yale University Press 2012 N/D12 40
Modern Jewish Ethics Fox, Marvin Ohio State University Press 1976 W77 26
Animals and the Ark, The Kuskin, Karla, Grejniec, Michael Atheneum 2002 M/J 02 19
Rooftop Secrets and Other Stories of Antisemitism Bush, Lawrence, Lemelman, Martin, Vorspan, Albert Union of American Hebrew Congregations 1986 N/D 86 7
Hebrew Melodies of the Romantic Era (AUDIO) Durin, Isabelle, Ertzeheid, Michael Jade Music 2008 S/O 08 34
Story About Mr. Silberstein, A Josephson, Erland, Greenwald, Roger Northwestern University Press 1995 S/O 96 15
Uprising Haddix, Margaret Peterson Simon & Schuster 2007 F/M 08 13
Kosher Christmas: Tis the Season to Be Jewish, A Plaut, Joshua Eli Rutgers University Press 2012 FM13 34
Oy Way: Following the Path of Most Resistance, The Gotliffe, Harvey Cogitator Publications 2012 S/O12 32
Certain Magic, A Orgel, Doris Dial 1976 F/M 92 20
Deep Minor (AUDIO) Kontorovich, Alex Chamsa Records 2007 M/J 08 43
Fifty-Four PIck Up Herzfeld, Shmuel Gefen 2012 N/D12 24
Introduction to Judaic Thought and Rabbinic Literature, An Sicker, Martin Praeger 2007 F/M 08 44
Medical Ethics Zwerin, Raymond A. M/J 83 8
Acting Jewish: Negotiating Ethnicity on the Americna Stage and Screen Bial, Henry University of Michigan Press 2005 F/M 06 29
Recommendation Whether to Confiscate, Destroy, and Burn All Jewish Books: A Classic Treatise Against Anti-Semitism Reuchlin, Johann, Wortsman, Peter Paulist Press 2000 F/M 01 8
ha-Migdal Nifrak: Hidushe Milim shel Yeladim ve-Nituham (The Tower Falled [sic!]: Words Innovations Created by Children, and Their Analysis) Segal, Michael Mekhon Mofet 2012 M/J 12 40-41
Smoke Over Birkenau Millu, Liana, Schwartz, Lynne Sharon JPS 1991 M/J 92 17
Tradition in the Public Square: A David Novak Reader Novak, David, Rashkover, Randi, Kavka, Martin Eerdmans 2008 S/O 08 34
Yesterday: A Memoir of a Russian Jewish Family Zunser, Miriam Shomer, Leider, Emily Wortis Harper & Row 1978 Sp79 25
Judaica Reference Sources: a Selective, Annotated Bibliographic Guide (3rd ed) Cutter, Charles Libraries Unlimited 2004 S/O 04 15
On Her Way Home: A Novel Rochlin, Harriet Fithian Press S/O 01 24, 31
Between Two Worlds: A Cultural History of German-Jewish Writers Kahn, Luther, Hook, Donald D. Iowa State University Press 1993 N/D 94 7
Boy from Seville, The Orgard, Dorit, Katz, Avi Kar-Ben 2007 S/O 07 16-17