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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Israel and the European Left: Between Solidarity and Delegitimization Shindler, Colin Continuum 2012 S/O13 41
Learning Talmud: A Guide to Talmud Terminology and Rashi Commentary Berman, Scot A. Aronson 1997 S/O 97 6
Burksfield Bike Club 2: Lost and Found Finkelstein, Chaim Burksfield Bike Club Series Judaica Press 2007 F/M 08 12
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
Too Much of a Good Thing Wasserman, Mira, Carolan, Christine Kar-Ben 2004 N/D 03 30
Mazel Tov!: The Compete Book of Jewish Weddings Rapp, Lee Bayers Citadel Press 2002 M/J 04 19
Faraway Land, A Thor, Annika, Schenck, Linda Delacorte Press 2009 N/D 09 14-15
History of the Marranos, A, 3rd ed. Roth, Cecil Schocken Books 1958 Sp 75 27
Jewish Travel Guide 2006 (International ed.) Vallentine Mitchell 2006 S/O 06 40
Ask the Bones: Scary Stories from Around the World Schwartz, Howard, Olson, Arielle North Penguin 1999 S/O 99 17
Divine Pathos and Human Being, A: The Theology of Abraham Joshua Heschel Chester, Michael A Vallentine Mitchell 2005 M/J 06 24
Children of Bach Dillon, Ellis Scribner's 1992 F/M 93 27
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
We Are Here: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust Cassedy, Ellen University of Nebraska Press 2012 M/J13 21
My Opa: The Diary of a German Rabbi Gottlieb, Fred Mazo Publishers 2005 S/O 06 39
Ghost of Hannah Mendes, The Ragen, Naomi Simon & Schuster 1998 N/D 98 12
Infiltration Kenaz, Yehoshua, Bilu, Dalya Zaland Books 2003 N/D 03 9
Kings Depart, The: A Saga of the Empire Judah Maccabee Created and His Heirs Destroyed Brodsky, Alyn Harper & Row 1974 D 74 27
Book of Miracles: A Young Peoples Guide to Jewish Spirituality, The Kushner, Lawrence URJ Press 1987 F/M 88 6
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
Thousand and One Chickens, A Rossel, Seymour, Guzner, Vlad UAHC 1995 N/D 95 17
Magic of Hebrew Chanting: Healing the Spirit, Transforming the Mind, Deepening Love, The Gold, Shefa Jewish Lights Publishing 2013 N/D13 27
Yossis Goal Schwartz, Ellen, Silvana Bevilacqua Orca 2006 F/M 07 10
Every Second Counts: True Stories from Israel Oestermann, Richard, Stenge, Margrit Rosenberg Gefen 2006 F/M 07 34
Heinz Kohut: The Making of a Psychoanalyst Strozier, Charles B. Farrar 2001 F/M 02 28
Jewish Lights Book of Fun Classroom Activities Dardashti, Danielle, Sarig, Roni, Katz, Avi Jewish Lights Publishing 2004 F/M 05 31
Anne Frank: Life in Hiding Hurwitz, Johanna JPS 1988 F/M 89 13
Days of Honey: The Tunisian Boyhood of Rafael Uzan Awert, Irene Schocken Books 1984 F/M 85 5
Cardinals Snuffbox, The Roseman, Kenneth s.n. N/D 82 7
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
Yemenite Filigree Scharz, Miriam, Madelung, Marianne Gefen 2007 S/O 07 43
One by One by One: Facing the Holocaust Miller, Judith Touchstone 1991 N/D 91 13
Haydns Jews: Representation and Reception on the Operatic Stage Clark, Caryl Cambridge University Press 2009 M/J 10 30
Jewish Gardening Cookbook: Growing Plants and Cooking for Holidays and Festivals, The Brown, Michael Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 M/J 99 41765
Lost Between the Edges Garnet, Eldon Semiotext(e) 2007 N/D 08 7
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
We Are So Chrashing Your Bar Mitzvah! Rosenbloom, Fiona Hyperion 2007 S/O 07 17
My Own Ground Nissenson, Hugh Farrar 1976 W76 17
Ghosts and Golems: Haunting Tales of the Supernatural Penn, Malka, Black, Theodor JPS 2001 F/M 02 34-35
Inge: A Girls Journey Through Nazi Germany Bleier, Inge Joseph, Gumpert, David E. Eerdmans 2004 N/D 04 9
Kings Jews: Money, Massacre and Exodus in Medieval England, The Mundill, Robin R. Continuum 2010 N/D 10 21
Book of Mischief: New and Selected Stories, The Stern, Steve Graywolf Press 2012 N/D12 44
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
Thousand Kisses: A Grandmothers Holocaust Letters, A Pollatschek, Henriette University of Alabama Press 1999 N/D 99 11
Magic of Kol Nidre: A Yom Kippur Story, The Siegel, Bruce H., Haas, Shelly O. Kar-Ben 1998 N/D 98 15-16
You Are SO Not Inivted to My Bat Mitzvah Rosenbloom, Fiona Hyperion 2005 N/D 05 11
Every Spy a Prince Raviv, Dan, Melman, Yosel Houghton Mifflin 1991 S/O 91 20
Heirlooms Morgan, Carole Macmillan 1980 W 80 15
Jewish Lists Greenberg, Martin H. Schocken 1979 Sp80 13
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
Days of Judgment: The World War II War Crimes Morin, Isobel V. Millbrook 1995 F/M 96 16
Caribou Wolitzer, Meg s.n. N/D 84 8
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
Yemenite Girl, The Leviant, Curt Bobbs Merrill 1977 Sp77 26
One Candle Bunting, Eve, Popp, K. Wendy Joann Cotler 2002 N/D 02 27
Haym Salomon, Libertys Son Milgrim, Shirley JPS 1975 M/J 91 24
Jewish Gospels: the Story of the Jewish Christ, The Boyarin, Daniel The New Press 2012 FM13 20
Lost Childhood, a World War II Memoir, The Nir, Yehuda Scholastic 2002 S/O 02 45-46
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
Victor Frankl: A Life Worth Living Redsand, Anna S. Clarion 2006 N/D 06 8
Moyshe Brodzeron: Un Ecrivan Yiddish DAvant-Garde Rozier, Gilles Presses universitaires de Vincennes 1999 S/O 00 19
From Plotzk to Boston Antin, Mary M/J 86 3
Im So Not A Pop Star Greene, Kimberly Usborne 2008 M/J 09 12
Juggling Lehrman, Robert N/D 82 8
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
Almond Tree, The Corasanti, Michelle Cohen Garnet Publishing 2012 S/O13 47
Escape!: The Story of the Great Houdini Fleischman, Sid HarperCollins 2006 F/M 07 7
Crossing the Jabbok: Illness and Death in Ashkenazi Judaism in Sixteenth- through Nineteenth-Century Prague Goldberg, Sylvie-Anne, Cosman, Carol University of California Press 1996 S/O 97 8
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
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
Now You Are Sara Alexander, Caroline, Sandys-Wunsch, John Ben Simon Publications 1993 S/O 93 17
Hannah Senesh: Her Life and Diary. The first complete edition Senesh, Hannah Jewish Lights Publishing 2004 F/M 05 23
Jerusalem: Footsteps Through Time Horovitz, Ahron Feldheim 2009 N/D 09 22
Light and Fire of the Baal Shem Tov, The Buxbaum, Yitzhak Continuum 2005 S/O 06 36
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
Twersky on Spirituality Twerski, Abraham J. Mesorah 1998 N/D 99 15
Miriams Daughters: Jewish Latin American Women Poets Agosin, Marjorie Sherman Asher Publishing 2001 S/O 01 8
For Zions Sake Blum, Yehuda Z. Cornwall Books 1987 N/D 87 4
How Tevye Became a Milkman Lisowski, Gabriel Holt 1976 F/M 92 21
Jonah, an Old Testament Story Brodsky, Beverly Lippincott 1977 Sp78 25
Behold the Trees Alexander, Sue, Gore, Leonid Scholastic Press 2001 S/O 01 37
Abraham’s Children: Israel’s Young Generation Sichrovsky, Peter Pantheon 1991 M/J 92 19
Elie Wisel: Conversations Franciosi, Robert University Press of Mississippi 2002 M/J 03 15
Complete Story of Purim Mindel, Nissan F/M 83 5
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
Whims of Fortune: The Memoirs of Guy de Rothschild Rothschild, Guy de Random House 1985 S/O 85 5
New World for Simon Ashkenazy, A Markish, David Dutton 1976 F/M 92 20
Grand Mosque of Paris: A Story of How Muslims Rescued Jews during the Holocaust, The Ruelle, Karen Gray, DeSaix, Deborah Durland Holiday House 2009 N/D 09 14
Israel: Repairing the World Wise, Stephen BlueAppleWorks 2012 M/J13 12

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