Book Review Index


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Digital copies of AJL Reviews are available back to the Nov/Dec 2007 issue of the AJL Newsletter.
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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Faith Against Reason: Religious Reform and the British Chief Rabbinate, 1840-1990 Persoff, Meir Vallentine Mitchell 2008 F/M 09 16
When the Soldiers Were Gone Propp, Vera W. Putnam 1999 F/M 00 11
Beyond Innocence and Redemption: Confronting the Holocaust… Ellis, Marc H. Harper and Row 1991 M/J 92 15
Rebbe Mendel Presents: A Home on the Hill Sternfeld, Nathan, Bichman, David, Bloom, Sandy Feldheim 2006 F/M 07 41923
Stranger Within Sarah Stein, The Rosenbaum, Thane Texas Tech University Press 2012 S/O12 9
One Mezuzah Kitman, Carol S/O 84 8
Too Much of a Good Thing Wasserman, Mira, Carolan, Christine Kar-Ben 2004 N/D 03 30
Albert Einsten McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino History Maker Bios Series Lerner 2004 M/J 04 31
Parnas, The Arieti, Silvano Basic Books 1979 Sp80 16
Seeing God: Ten Life-Changing Lessons of the Kabbalah Aaron, David Berkley Publishing 2001 N/D 02 11
Much, Much Better Kosofsky, Chaim, Schiffman, Jessica Hachai 2006 N/D 06 17
Escape or Die Friedman, Ina R. S/O 82 8
In My Pocket Sim, Dorrith M. Harcourt Brace 1996 F/M 98 14
Kaddishel: A Life Reborn Golub, Aharon, Golub, Bennett W. Devora 2005 F/M 06 32-33
Crossing the Borders of Time: a True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed Maitland, Leslie Other Press 2012 FM13 31
Gefil Verter: Geshprakh un Lider far Yange Kinder Margalit, Tsilah, Pollack, G. Kazron M/J 03 29-30
We Are Here: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust Cassedy, Ellen University of Nebraska Press 2012 M/J13 21
Beautiful Yetta: The Yiddish Chicken Pinkwater, Daniel, Pinkwater, J. Macmillan 2010 S/O 10 9
Quiz Me on the Torah: More than 1,200 Challenging Questions and Answers Avital, Moshe Mazo Publishers 2007 M/J 08 14
Spiritual Boredom: Rediscovering the World of Judaism Brown, Erica Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 M/J 10 29
Oath, The Wiesel, Elie Random House 1973 Ap 74 26
Yossis Goal Schwartz, Ellen, Silvana Bevilacqua Orca 2006 F/M 07 10
Thousand and One Chickens, A Rossel, Seymour, Guzner, Vlad UAHC 1995 N/D 95 17
1111 Days in My Life: Plus Four Sten, Ephraim F. Dryad Press 2006 S/O 07 55
Ordained to be a Jew: A Catholic Priests Conversion to Judaism Sciamonti, John David Ktav 1992 M/J 93 14
Sarah with an H Irwin, Hadley Simon & Schuster 1996 F/M 97 11
Missing Years, The Laqueur, Walter Little, Brown 1980 W 80 16
Jewish Bible Almanac, The Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1997 S/O 98 12
Little Room, The Desnick, Chaim, Zwebner, Janet Pitspopany 2004 M/J 04 40
Elie Wisel: A Holocaust Surivvor Cries Out for Peace Houghton, Sarah High Five Reading Series Red Brick Learning 2004 M/J 04 31
Happy Birthday, World: A Rosh Hashanah Celebration Kropf, Latifa Berry, Carlson, Lisa Kar-Ben 2005 S/O 05 13
I Go to a Wedding Benenfeld, Rikki Toddler Experience Series Hachai 2008 S/O 08 59
JPS Torah Commentary Sarna, Nahum M. F/M 90 17
Complete Story of Passover Mindel, Nissan, Schwartz, Michel Merkos L'inyonei Chinuch 1984 M/J 85 5
Freud and Fargenign Zaremba, Meyer 1992 M/J 93 15
Yemenite Filigree Scharz, Miriam, Madelung, Marianne Gefen 2007 S/O 07 43
Burksfield Bike Club 2: Lost and Found Finkelstein, Chaim Burksfield Bike Club Series Judaica Press 2007 F/M 08 12
Sacred Languages and Sacred Texts Sawyer, John F. A. Routledge 1999 M/J 00 14-15
Theodor Herzl Finkelstein, Norman H. An Impact Biography Franklin Watts 1987 F/M 88 6
We Are So Chrashing Your Bar Mitzvah! Rosenbloom, Fiona Hyperion 2007 S/O 07 17
Because Nothing Looks Like God Kushner, Lawrence, Kushner, Karen, Majewski, Dawn W. Jewish Lights Publishing 2000 F/M 01 16
Qumran and Jerusalem: Studies in the Dead Sea Scrolls and the History of Judaism Schiffman, Lawrence H. Eerdmans 2010 N/D 10 23
Spiritual Journey Home: Eastern Mysticism to the Western Wall Katz, Nathan Ktav 2009 S/O 09 39
Obliged by Memory: Literature, Religion, Ethics Katz, Steven T., Rosen, Alan Syracuse University Press 2006 S/O 06 40-41
You Are SO Not Inivted to My Bat Mitzvah Rosenbloom, Fiona Hyperion 2005 N/D 05 11
Thousand Kisses: A Grandmothers Holocaust Letters, A Pollatschek, Henriette University of Alabama Press 1999 N/D 99 11
13: A Novel Brown, Jason Robert, Elish, Dan Laura Geringer Books 2008 F/M 09 38, 40
Order of Terror: The Concentration Camp, The Sofsky, Wolfgang, Templer, William Princeton University Press 1997 S/O 97 23
Sarahs Daughters Leipzig, Arthur Women's American ORT S/O 88 7
Mission on a Mountain: the Story of Abraham and Isaac Golann, Cecil P. Lerner 1975 Sp76 24
Jewish Bioethics (Augmented ed.) Rosner, Fred, Bleich, J. David Ktav 2000 S/O 00 18-19
Little Stories for Little Children Margolin, Miriam, Ryback, Issachar Moyer Bell 1986 F/M 87 8
Elie Wisel: Conversations Franciosi, Robert University Press of Mississippi 2002 M/J 03 15
Happy Hanukah, Biscuit! Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, Schories, Pat HarperFestival 2002 N/D 02 25
I Go to the Doctor Benenfeld, Rikki Toddler Experience Series Hachai 2004 M/J 04 40
JPS Torah Commentary: Numbers Migrom, Jacob M/J 90 12
Complete Story of Purim Mindel, Nissan F/M 83 5
Freud and Moses: the Long Journey Home Rice, Emanuel SUNY Press 1990 M/J 91 15
Yemenite Girl, The Leviant, Curt Bobbs Merrill 1977 Sp77 26
Burlgar and Other Stories, The Lazewnik, Libby Targum Press 2004 N/D 05 13
Sacred Moments: Tales from the Jewish Life Cycle Isaacs, Ronald H., Olitzky, Kerry M. Aronson 1995 N/D 95 9
Theodor Herzl: The Road to Israel Gurko, Miriam, Weihs, Erika JPS 1988 F/M 89 13
Victor Frankl: A Life Worth Living Redsand, Anna S. Clarion 2006 N/D 06 8
Aspects of Liberal Judaism: Essays in Honour of John D. Rayner Goldberg, David J., Kessler, Edward Vallentine Mitchell 2004 M/J 05 33-34
Prayer in Judaism Cohn, Bariel H., Fisch, Harold Aronson 1996 S/O 96 11
Smart Jews: The Construction of the Image of Jewish Superior Intelligence Gilman, Sander L. University of Nebraska Press 1996 N/D 96 5, 8
Nickel, a Trolley, a Treasure House, A Baker, Sharon Reiss, Peck, Beth Viking 2007 M/J 07 8
Meneket Rivkah: A Manual of Wisdom and Piety for Jewish Women Bat Meir, Rivkah, Rohden, Frauke von, Spinner, Samuel JPS 2009 S/O 09 35
Its Purim Time! Kropf, Latifa Berry Kar-Ben 2005 M/J 05 24-25
Letters from Prague 1939-1941 Schapiro, Raya, Weinberg, Helga Academy Chicago Publishers 1991 N/D 91 12
Dont Call Me Mom: How to Improve Your In-Law Relationships Averick, Leah Shifrin Lifetime Books 1996 F/M 98 6
Gurs Haggadah: Passover in Perdition, The Gutterman, Bella, Morgenstern, Naomi Devora 2003 N/D 03 12
Holy Letter: A Study in Jewish Sexual Morality, The Cohen, Seymour J. Aronson 1993 M/J 94 10
Jews of Arab Lands, The Stillman, Norman A. JPS 1979 W80 16
Chosen People, The Nyburg, Sidney Markus Wiener Publishing 1985 S/O 86 9
Five Books of Moses: A Translation with Commentary, The Alter, Robert Norton 2004 S/O 05 40
Witness to the Holocaust: An Illustrated Documentary History of the Holocaust in the Words of Its Vicitms, Perpetrators and Bystanders Berenbaum, Michael Harper Reference 1997 S/O 97 26
Book of Mischief: New and Selected Stories, The Stern, Steve Graywolf Press 2012 N/D12 44
Righteous Gentiles in the Hebrew Bible: Ancient Role Models for Sacred Relationships Salkin, Jeffrey K. Jewish Lights Publishing 2008 S/O 09 43-44
Tanach (Stone ed.) Scherman, Nosson Mesorah 1996 F/M 97 6, 8
Twersky on Spirituality Twerski, Abraham J. Mesorah 1998 N/D 99 15
Anne Frank: The Young Writer Who Told the World Her Story Kramer, Ann World History Biographies Series National Geographic Society 2007 M/J 07 8
Pilgrims: A Novel Gavron, Daniel Creative Arts Book Company 2000 F/M 01 13
Shining Star Altein, Chani Judaica Press 2008 F/M 09 40
Mystery of the Missing Bar Mitzvah Gift, The Gevirtz, Eliezer Feldheim 1987 F/M 88 7
Mapping Jewish Identities Silberstein, Laurence J. NYU Press 2000 M/J 01 11
Island on Bird Street, The Orlev, Uri S/O 84 9
Last Train: A Holocaust Story, The Arato, Rona Owlkids Books 2013 M/J13 10
Defying the Holocaust: A Diplomats Report Gefen, Aba Studies in Judaica and the Holocaust, 11 Borgo Press 1993 F/M 95 10
Golem Wisniewski, David Clarion 1996 M/J 97 13
His Brothers Keeper: Israel and Diaspora Jewry in the Twenty-First Century Beilin, Yossi Schocken Books 2000 S/O 00 8
Jewish Spirituality: Revitalizing Judaism for the Twenty-First Century Solomon, Lewis D. Aronson 2000 F/M 01 11
Celebrating Your New Jewish Daughter: Creating Jewish Ways to Welcome Baby Girls into the Covenant - New and Traditional Ceremonies Nussbaum Cohen, Debra Jewish Lights Publishing 2001 N/D 01 10
Family Secret, A Heuvel, Eric, Miller, Lorraine T. Anne Frank House 2009 N/D 09 41986
Whims of Fortune: The Memoirs of Guy de Rothschild Rothschild, Guy de Random House 1985 S/O 85 5
Biblical Israel: One Land, One People / Rabbinic Judaism: One People, Many Lands Waskow, David Torah of the Earth: Exploring 4000 Years of Ecology in Jewish Thought Jewish Lights Publishing 2000 M/J 01 12
Refusing to Crumble: The Danish Resistance in World War II Burgan, Michael Compass Point 2010 M/J 10 16
Studies in the Making of the Early Hebrew Book Heller, Marvin J., Veitri, Giuseppe Studies in Jewish History and Culture (v. 15) Brill 2008 S/O 08 16
Touch Wood: A Girlhood in Occupied France Roth-Hane, Renee Macmillan 1988 N/D 88 9
Almond Tree, The Corasanti, Michelle Cohen Garnet Publishing 2012 S/O13 47