Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Jewish American Food Culture Deutsch, Jonathan, Saks, Rachel D. University of Nebraska Press 2009 F/M 10 33
Another Time, Another Place: A Neighborhood Remembered Chatanow, Gerald, Schwartz, Bernard Xlibris Corp 2000 S/O 01 41892
What is the Purpose of Creation? A Jewish Anthology Alter, Michael J. Aronson 1991 S/O 91 17
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
Hunting Season: Palestine, 1945-1948: The Real Story! A Docudrama Based on Historical Fact, The Russcol, Herbert UCS Press 1989 M/J 89 9
God, Israel, and Shiloh Rubin, David Mazo Publishers 2007 S/O 07 53
Stories for Children Singer, Isaac Bashevis N/D 84 6
Elie Wiesel: Witness for Life Norman, Stern Ellen S/O 82 8
Lone Star: Based on a True Story Rosen, Devorah Sapir Press 2008 S/O 09 35
Times Square Rabbi Fine, Yehuda Hazelden Press 1997 S/O 97 7
Zohar, The (Pritzker ed.) (vol. 4) Matt, Daniel C. Stanford University Press 2007 M/J 08 42-43
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
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
Complete Passover Cookbook, The AvRutick, Frances R. S/O 81 13
Judaism and Science: A Historical Introduction Effron, Noah J. Greenwood Guide to Science and Religion Greenwood 2007 M/J 07 23
Binding of Isaac, The Cohen, Barbara s.n. S 78 6
It Happened in Shushan: A Purim Story Feder, Harriet K., Schanzer, Rosalyn Kar-Ben 1988 M/J 88 6
Amazing Life of Moe Berg: Catcher, Scholar, Spy, The Andryszewski, Tricia Millbrook Press 1996 M/J 97 11
Walls of Jerusalem, The Lesberg, Sandy, Canetti, Nicolai Bobbs Merrill 1976 W77 27
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
Holocaust, The Haugen, Brenda Compass Point 2008 F/M 09 46
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
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
Donkeys Story, The Cohen, Barbara, Jeanne Cohen, Susan Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1988 M/J 88 6
Lieberman’s Choice Kaminsky, Stuart M. St. Martins S/O 93 16
Chosen People in America, The Eisen, Arnold H. s.n. M/J 84 4
Jews of the Yemen, 1800-1914, The Nini, Yehuda Harwood Academic Publishers 1991 N/D 92 24
Bella Abzug Faber, Doris Lothrop 1976 W76 20
World Religions in America: An Introduction (3rd ed.) Neusner, Jacob Westminster John Knox Press 2003 N/D 03 15
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
Irma: A Chicago Womans Story, 1871-1966 Steinberg, Ellen FitzSimmons University of Iowa 2004 S/O 04 25
Happy Birthday, Tree!: A Tu BShevat Story Rosenberg, Madelyn, Christy, Jana Albert Whitman 2012 N/D12 9
Ten Commandments: The Reciprocity of Faithfulness, The Brown, William P. Westminster 2004 F/M 05 13
Across the Alley Michelson, Richard, Lewis, E. B. G. P. Putnam's Sons 2006 S/O 06 22
Unholy Orders: Mystery Stories with a Religious Twist Stevens, Serita Intrigue Press 2000 S/O 01 31
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
Hiding Places, A Mother, A Daughter, an Uncovered Life Wyshogrod, Diane SUNY Press 2012 S/O13 46
Fresh Fruit & Vintage Wine: The Ethics and Wisdom of the Aggada Blau, Yitzchak Ktav 2009 F/M 10 32
Sigmund Freud: The World Within Neimark, Anne E. Harcourt 1976 Sp77 32
Defiant: A True Story of Jewish Vengeance & Survival, The Yoran, Shalom St. Martin's 1996 F/M 97 16
Learn Torah, Love Torah, Live Torah: HaRav Mordechai Imchas Teitz, The Quintessential Rabbi Blau, Rivkah Ktav 2001 S/O 01 9
Celebrating the New Moon: A Rosh Chodesh Anthology Berrin, Susan Aronson 1996 N/D 96 4
Jewish Travel Guide Vallentine Mitchell 2004 M/J 05 37
Baal Teshuva Survival Guide, The Rossi Publications 2009 N/D 09 20
Why Werent You Zisha? And Other Stories Michal, Tanya, Katz, Avi Mesorah 2008 F/M 09 49
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
In the Beginning: The Art of Genesis Fischer, Chuck, Flowers, Curtis, Foster, Bruce Little, Brown 2008 N/D 09 41892
Guns and Bandages: A Combat Medic in Israels Army, 1961-1978 Mendelsohn, David J. Pippin Publishing 2003 M/J 04 18
Sworn Enemies Matas, Carol Bantam 1993 S/O 93 22
Ethnic Frontiers and Peripheries: Landscapes of Development and Inequality in Israel Yiftachel, Oren, Meir, Avinoam Westview 1998 F/M 99 14
Tree that Stands Beyond Space: Rebbe Nachman of Breslov on the Mystical Experience, The Sears, David Breslov Research Institute 2002 F/M 04 20
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
Shadows of Auschwitz: A Christian Response to the Holocaust Cargas, Harry James Crossroads 1990 M/J 91 8
Daddies Greenspan, Adele Aron Philomel Books 1991 M/J 92 22
Kings and Carpenters: One Hundred Bible Land Jobs You Might Have Praised or Panned Coulter, Laurie, Newbigging, Martha Jobs in History Series Annick Press 2010 M/J 10 12
Jewish Life in Mr. Lincolns City Apelbaum, Laura Cohen, Uziel, Claire Jeiwsh Historical Society of Greater Washington 2009 S/O 10 27, 29
Brave Deeds: How One Family Saved Many from the Nazis Alma, Ann Groundwood Books 2008 F/M 09 39-40
Jewish Child: Halakhic Perspectives, The Matzner-Bekerman, Shoshana Ktav 1984 F/M 85 6
Arab-Israeli Conflict, The Senker, Cath Questioning History Series Smart Apple Media 2004 F/M 05 33
When Memory Comes Friedlander, Saul Ma 80 6
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
I Love Passover Hirsch, Marily Holiday 1985 F/M 85 7
Golden Windows and Other Stories of Jerusalem Geras, Adele HarperCollins 1993 N/D 93 12
Story of the Holocaust, The Whiting, Jim Monumental Milestones: Great Events of Modern Times Series Mitchell Lane 2005 F/M 07 15
Emergence of Judaism, The Neusner, Jacob Westminster John Knox Press 2004 S/O 05 49
Lost and Found and Other Stories Yaffe, Rachel, Waldman, Bryna Merkos 2002 N/D 02 29
To the Land of the Cattails Appelfeld, Aharon, Green, Jeffrey M. Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1986 M/J 87 5
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
Secrets in the Suitcase: Stories My Mother Never Told Me Greenberg, Molly AuthorHose 2012 M/J13 25
Consuming Fire, A: Encounters with Elie Wiesel and the Holocaust Roth, John K. John Knox Press 1979 Sp80 16
Judiasm and the Interpretation of Scripture: Introduction to the Rabbinic Midrash Neusner, Jacob Hendrickson 2004 S/O 05 50
Blessing Cup, The Polacco, Patricia Simon & Schuster 2013 S/O13 2
Jacob the Liar Becker, Jurek, Kornfeld, Melvin Harcourt 1975 Sp76 22
Ancient Texts for the Study of the Hebrew Bible: A Guide to the Background Literature Sparks, Kenton L. Hendrickson 2005 F/M 06 37
Watcher in the Shadows, The Moriarty, Chris, Edward Geyer, Mark Harcourt 2013 S/O13 4
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
Honi and His Magic Circle Gershator, Phillis, Rieger, Shay JPS 1980 Sp 80 21
Gershom Scholem: Kabbalah & Counter-History Biale, David Oxford University Press 1979 Sp80 13
Sparks Beneath the Surface Kushner, Lawrence Aronson 1994 F/M 94 9
Drop of Rain, A Kirk, Heather Napoleon Publishing 2004 N/D 04 14-15
Life-Transforming Diet: Based on Healtha nd Psychological Principles of Maimonides and other Classical Sources, The Zulberg, David J. Feldheim 2007 F/M 08 46
This Business with Elijah Oberman, Sheldon Turnstone Press 1993 S/O 95 10
Yom Kippur War, The Davis, Moshe Arno Press 1974 F/M 91 27
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
Sammy Spider's Hanukkah Fun Book Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2001 M/J 02 22

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