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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
City in the Moonlight: Stories of the Old-Time Lithuanian Jews, The Katz, Dovid, Zumoff, Barnett Ktav 2012 M/J 12 50
Last Chapter, The (VIDEO) Bikel, Theodore Ben-Lar Productions S/O 93 22-23
Benjamin: Journey of a Jew Abramson, Ruth Alpha Publishing Company 1987 S/O 87 6
Irma: A Chicago Womans Story, 1871-1966 Steinberg, Ellen FitzSimmons University of Iowa 2004 S/O 04 25
Stories for Children Singer, Isaac Bashevis N/D 84 6
Naftali the Storyteller and His Horse, Sus, and Other Stories Singer, Isaac Bashevis, Zemach, Margot Farar, Straus & Giroux 1976 Sp77 31
Radio and the Jews: The Untold Story of How Radio Influenced Americas Image of Jews, 1920s - 1950s Siegel, David S., Siegel, Susan Book Hunter Press 2007 F/M 08 45
God, Israel, and Shiloh Rubin, David Mazo Publishers 2007 S/O 07 53
What is the Purpose of Creation? A Jewish Anthology Alter, Michael J. Aronson 1991 S/O 91 17
Jewish Renewal: A Path to Healing and Transformation Lerner, Michael HarperPerenial 1995 F/M 96 14-15
Adventure in Latkaland: A Hanukkah Story, An Fisman, Karen, McAteer, Thomas JoRa Books 2009 N/D 09 11
Zohar, The (Pritzker ed.) (vol. 4) Matt, Daniel C. Stanford University Press 2007 M/J 08 42-43
Hiding Places, A Mother, A Daughter, an Uncovered Life Wyshogrod, Diane SUNY Press 2012 S/O13 46
Seasons for Celebration: A Contemporary Guide to the Joys, Practices and Traditions of the Jewish Holidays Fox, Karen L., Miller, Phyllis Zimbler, Fox, Vicki Reikes Putnam 1992 N/D 92 23
Mark Twains Jews Vogel, Dan Ktav 2006 S/O 06 45-46
Out of the Shadows: An Artists Journey Waldman, Neil Honesdale 2006 M/J 06 10
Faith & Doubt: Studies in Traditional Jewish Thought Lamm, Norman Ktav 2006 M/J 08 38
Times Square Rabbi Fine, Yehuda Hazelden Press 1997 S/O 97 7
Dialogical Philosophy from Kierkegaard to Buber Bergman, Shmuel Hugo, Gerstein, Arnold A. SUNY Press 1991 F/M 92 17
Chanukah Greenfeld, Howard Holt, Reinhart 1976 Sp77 31
Keepers: An Introduction to the History and Culture of the Samaritans, The Anderson, Robert T., Giles, Terry Hendrickson 2002 N/D 02 11
Baghdad Twist (VIDEO) Balass, Joe Icarus Films 2007 F/M 09 23
In the Beginning: The Art of Genesis Fischer, Chuck, Flowers, Curtis, Foster, Bruce Little, Brown 2008 N/D 09 41892
Songs from the Garden of Eden, Jewish Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes (AUDIO)) Hoarau, Jean-Christopher, Alemagna, Beatrice Folle Avoine Productions 2009 F/M 10 19
My Father, His Daughter Dayan, Yael Farrar 1985 S/O 86 41828
Psalms of the Jewish Liturgy: A Guide to Their Beauty, Power, and Meaning Glazer, Miriyam Aviv Press 2009 N/D 10 19
Gaza Strip: Its History and Politics from the Pharaohs to the Israeli Invasion of 2009, The Shachar, Nathan Sussex Academic Press 2010 N/D 10 24
Walls of Jerusalem, The Lesberg, Sandy, Canetti, Nicolai Bobbs Merrill 1976 W77 27
Darkness Casts No Shadows Lustig, Arnost, Nemcova, Jeanne Inscape Publishers 1976 W77 25
Living Dead, The, 2nd English language ed Megged, Aharon, Louvish, Misha Toby Press 2005 S/O 06 32
Bridge of Longing: The Lost Art of Yiddish Storytelling, A Roskies, David G. Harvard University Press 1995 N/D 95 41860
Jewish Child: Halakhic Perspectives, The Matzner-Bekerman, Shoshana Ktav 1984 F/M 85 6
Ten Commandments: The Reciprocity of Faithfulness, The Brown, William P. Westminster 2004 F/M 05 13
On Equal Terms: Jews in America 1881-1981 Dawidowicz, Lucy S. F/M 83 4
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Peppas, Lynn Celebrations in My World Crabtree 2010 S/O 10 13, 15
Happy Birthday, Tree!: A Tu BShevat Story Rosenberg, Madelyn, Christy, Jana Albert Whitman 2012 N/D12 9
World Religions in America: An Introduction (3rd ed.) Neusner, Jacob Westminster John Knox Press 2003 N/D 03 15
Judaism Gerner, Katy Religions Around the World Series Marshall Cavendish 2009 S/O 09 22
Arguments for the Sake of Heaven Sacks, Jonathan Emergeng Trends in Traditional Judaism Aronson 1991 M/J 91 15
I Love Passover Hirsch, Marily Holiday 1985 F/M 85 7
Sigmund Freud: The World Within Neimark, Anne E. Harcourt 1976 Sp77 32
Moral Meaning of the Bible: The What, How and Why of Biblical Ethics, The (AUDIO) Kimelman, Reuven Our Learning Company 2007 F/M 08 48
Polish Lad, The Linetski, Isaac J. M/J 87 4
Fresh Fruit & Vintage Wine: The Ethics and Wisdom of the Aggada Blau, Yitzchak Ktav 2009 F/M 10 32
Unholy Orders: Mystery Stories with a Religious Twist Stevens, Serita Intrigue Press 2000 S/O 01 31
Encyclopedia of Jewish Genealogy, vol. 1, the Kurzweil, Arthur, Weiner, Miriam Aronson 1991 M/J 91 17
Cooking the Israeli Way Wolfe, Robert L., Wolf, Diane L. Lerner 1986 S/O 86 5
Liba and the Feather Thief Walfish, Miriam Jewish Girls Around the World Judaica Press 2013 S/O13 4
Blooms Modern Critical Views: David Mamet Bloom, Harold Chelsea House Publishers 2004 F/M 04 14-15
Jacob the Liar Becker, Jurek, Kornfeld, Melvin Harcourt 1975 Sp76 22
Sworn Enemies Matas, Carol Bantam 1993 S/O 93 22
Noahs Ark Dimond, Masper S/O 84 8
Rescued from the Reich: How One of Hitlers Soldiers Saved the Lubavitcher Rebbe Rigg, Bryan Mark Yale University Press 2004 F/M 05 20-21
Guns and Bandages: A Combat Medic in Israels Army, 1961-1978 Mendelsohn, David J. Pippin Publishing 2003 M/J 04 18
Why Werent You Zisha? And Other Stories Michal, Tanya, Katz, Avi Mesorah 2008 F/M 09 49
Jews of New Amsterdam, The Costabel, Eva Deutsch Atheneum 1988 M/J 89 10
Angel of Death Krich, Rochelle Majer Mysterious Press 1994 N/D 94 11
Honi and His Magic Circle Gershator, Phillis, Rieger, Shay JPS 1980 Sp 80 21
Shadows of Auschwitz: A Christian Response to the Holocaust Cargas, Harry James Crossroads 1990 M/J 91 8
Midnight Jewels White, Tzvi CIS 1992 S/O 93 17
Perfect Purple Feather, The Piven, Hanoch Little Brown 2002 N/D 03 34
Five Books of Moses for Young People Cassway, Esta Aronson 1992 F/M 93 27
Tree that Stands Beyond Space: Rebbe Nachman of Breslov on the Mystical Experience, The Sears, David Breslov Research Institute 2002 F/M 04 20
Economic History of European Jews: Late Antiquity and Early Middle Ages, The Toch, Michael Etudes sur le Judaisme Medieval; 56 Brill 2013 S/O13 43
Coal (rev. ed.) Kraft, Betsy H. W83 13
Lawgiver, The Wouk, Herman Simon & Schuster 2012 N/D13 44
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
Israel Slavicek, Louise Chipley Creation of the Modern Middle East Series Chelsea House 2003 S/O 03 54-55
Story of the Holocaust, The Whiting, Jim Monumental Milestones: Great Events of Modern Times Series Mitchell Lane 2005 F/M 07 15
Nazism Forman, James D. Watts 1978 Sp79 27-28
Reading Charlotte Salomon Steinberg, Michael P., Bohm-Duchen, Monica Cornell University Press 2006 S/O 07 54
Golden Windows and Other Stories of Jerusalem Geras, Adele HarperCollins 1993 N/D 93 12
When Memory Comes Friedlander, Saul Ma 80 6
Jewish Subjects and Their Tribal Chieftains in Kurdistan: A Study in Survival Zaken, Mordechai Jewish Identities in a Changing World, no. 9 Brill 2007 M/J 08 28
Agricultural Utopias in America, 1880-1910 Herscher, Uri D. Wayne State University Press 1981 F 81 14
History of Jerusalem: Early Muslim Period, 638-1099 Prawer, Joshua, Ben-Shammai, Haggai NYU Press 1996 M/J 97 4
Secrets in the Suitcase: Stories My Mother Never Told Me Greenberg, Molly AuthorHose 2012 M/J13 25
Matzah Man: A Passover Story, The Howland, Naomi Clarion Books 2002 M/J 02 22
Papa Jetrho Cohen, Deborah Bodin, Dippod, Jane Kar-Ben 2007 S/O 07 41892
Family Passover, A Rosen, Norma, Salzman, Laurence JPS 1980 Sp 80 22
To the Land of the Cattails Appelfeld, Aharon, Green, Jeffrey M. Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1986 M/J 87 5
DinnieAbbleSister-r-r! Levinson, Riki, Cogancherry, Helen Bradbury 1987 S/O 87 10
Chicken Man Edwards, Michelle Lothrop & Shepard 1991 S/O 91 22
Kinderlager: An Oral History of Young Holocaust Survivors Nieuwsma, Milton J. Holiday House 1998 N/D 98 41986
Bay Area Jewish Forum Haggadah, The Kramer, Ralph s.n. M/J 86 4
In the Spirit of Our Age: Eric Mendelsohns Bnai Amoona Synagogue James-Chakraborty, Kathleen Missouri Historical Society 2000 M/J 01 41828
Sparks Beneath the Surface Kushner, Lawrence Aronson 1994 F/M 94 9
My Life at First Try: A Novel Budman, Mark Counterpoint 2008 N/D 09 26
Queen Esther the Morning Star Gerstein, Mordicai Simon & Schuster 2000 F/M 00 10
Gershom Scholem: Kabbalah & Counter-History Biale, David Oxford University Press 1979 Sp80 13
Watcher in the Shadows, The Moriarty, Chris, Edward Geyer, Mark Harcourt 2013 S/O13 4
Jewish Immigrants, 1880-1924 Haberle, Susan E. Capstone Press 2003 F/M 03 44
"Am I a Murderer?" Testament of a Jewish Ghetto Policeman Perechodnik, Calel Westview 1996 M/J 96 15
Yom Kippur War, The Davis, Moshe Arno Press 1974 F/M 91 27
Hebrew Manuscripts at Cambridge University Library: A Description and Introduction Reif, Stefan Cambridge University Press 1997 S/O 97 14, 21
Sammy Spider's Hanukkah Fun Book Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2001 M/J 02 22
Lower East Side Memories: A Jewish Place in America Diner, Hasia R. Princeton University Press 2000 S/O 01 11
Open Heart Yehoshua, A. B., Bilu, Dalya Doubleday 1996 S/O 96 15
Eve: A Novel of the First Woman Elliott, Elissa Delacorte Press 2009 M/J 09 32
This Business with Elijah Oberman, Sheldon Turnstone Press 1993 S/O 95 10

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