Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Mascot, The: The Extraordinary Story of a Young Jewish Boy and an SS Extermination Squad Kurzem, Mark Rider 2007 N/D 08 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
History of Jewish Costume, A Rubens, Alfred Crown 1973 W77 28
Family Scrapbook Goffstein, M. B. Farrar 1978 Sp79 26
Lottys Lace Tablecloth Lehman-Wilzig, Tami, Topaz, Ksenia Jewish Heirloom Stories Gefen 2007 S/O 07 16
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
Albert Einsten McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino History Maker Bios Series Lerner 2004 M/J 04 31
Just Revenge Dershowitz, Alan M. Warner Books 1999 N/D 99 16
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
My Glorious Brohters Fast, Howard Bonim 1977 Sp78 25
In the Stacks: Short Stories about Libraries and Librarians Cart, Michael Overlook Press 2002 F/M 03 21
Gershons Monster: A Story for the Jewish New Year Kimmel, Eric A. Scholastic Press 2000 N/D 00 16
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
Beautiful Yetta: The Yiddish Chicken Pinkwater, Daniel, Pinkwater, J. Macmillan 2010 S/O 10 9
Hebrew Manuscripts of the Valmadonna Trust Library, The Richler, Benjamin Valmadonna Trust Library 1998 N/D 99 41955
Even Higher Cohen, Barbara, Ivanov, Anatoly Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1987 F/M 88 8
Like Everybody Else Girion, Barbara F/M 81 7
Yossis Goal Schwartz, Ellen, Silvana Bevilacqua Orca 2006 F/M 07 10
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
1111 Days in My Life: Plus Four Sten, Ephraim F. Dryad Press 2006 S/O 07 55
Josephs Wardrobe Citrin, Paul J. UAHC 1987 M/J 87 7
Days of Honey: The Tunisian Boyhood of Rafael Uzan Awert, Irene Schocken Books 1984 F/M 85 5
On Stage, Off Stage: Memories of a Lifetime in the Yiddish Theatre Kadison, Luba, Buloff, Joseph, Genn, Irving Harvard University Press 1992 M/J 93 13
Jewish Entertainment Resource Directory, The Ginsburgh, Judy Caplan Subscription publication M/J 95 14
Hasidism in Israel: A History of the Hasidic Movement and Its Masters in the Holy Land Rabinowicz, Tzvi M. Aronson 2000 12
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
Moroccan, The Haddad, C. A. Harper & Row 1975 W76 17
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
In the Storm Aleichem, Sholem S/O 84 4
Gershwins Rhapsody in Blue Celenza, Anna Harwell, Kitchel, JoAnn Charlesbridge 2006 N/D 06 17
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
Because Nothing Looks Like God Kushner, Lawrence, Kushner, Karen, Majewski, Dawn W. Jewish Lights Publishing 2000 F/M 01 16
Hebrew Manuscripts: The Power of Script and Image Tahan, Ilana British Library 2007 N/D 08 21
Even Higher Ungar, Richard Tundra Books 2007 S/O 07 19
Lilac Bush, The Novack, Judith Mandel Shengold 1989 M/J 90 12
You Are SO Not Inivted to My Bat Mitzvah Rosenbloom, Fiona Hyperion 2005 N/D 05 11
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
13: A Novel Brown, Jason Robert, Elish, Dan Laura Geringer Books 2008 F/M 09 38, 40
Josephus and the Theologies of Ancient Judaism Klawans, Jonathan Oxford University Press 2012 N/D13 30
Days of Judgment: The World War II War Crimes Morin, Isobel V. Millbrook 1995 F/M 96 16
On Sukkot and Simchat Torah Fishman, Cathy Goldberg, Hall, Melanie G. Kar-Ben 2006 S/O 06 16
Jewish Ethicist: Everyday Ethics for Business and Life, The Meir, Asher Ktav 2005 S/O 05 48
Hasidism in Israel: A History of the Hasidic Movement and Its Masters in the Holy Land Rabinowicz, Tzvi M. Aronson 2000 N/D 00 12
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
Moscow Magician Moody, John St. Martin's 1991 S/O 91 21
Yemenite Girl, The Leviant, Curt Bobbs Merrill 1977 Sp77 26
Burlgar and Other Stories, The Lazewnik, Libby Targum Press 2004 N/D 05 13
Ike and Mama and Trouble at School Snyder, Carol S/O 84 9
From Hitler to Helmat: The Return of History as Film Kaes, Anton Harvard University Press 1989 M/J 92 16
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
Aspects of Liberal Judaism: Essays in Honour of John D. Rayner Goldberg, David J., Kessler, Edward Vallentine Mitchell 2004 M/J 05 33-34
Let the Celebrations Begin! Wild, Miriam, Vivas, Julie Orchard Books 1991 M/J 92 23
Escape!: The Story of the Great Houdini Fleischman, Sid HarperCollins 2006 F/M 07 7
Jews and Judaism in Canada: A Bibliography of Works Published Since 1965 Brown, Michael Canadian Jewish Studies Special Issue, vol. 7/8 Centre for Jewish Studies 2000 F/M 01 9
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
Nobodys Baby Now Benjamin, Carol Lea Macmillan 1984 M/J 85 6
Jerusalem Diamond, The Gordon, Noah Ma 80 4
Hanas Suitcase on Stage Levine, Karen, Sher, Emil Holocaust Remembrance Book for Young Readers Series Second Story Press 2007 M/J 07 15
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
Milk and Honey Kellerman, Faye Morrow 1990 S/O 90 16-17
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
House with Seven Windows, A Molodowsky, Kadya, Schoolnik, Leah Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art series Syracuse University Press 2006 S/O 06 32-33
Folk Songs of Ashkenaz, The Bohlman, Philip V.,, Holzapfel, Otto A-R Editions 2001 F/M 02 18-19
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
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
Lag BOmer Book Hecht, Jacob J. S/O 83 4
Elie Wisel: Conversations Franciosi, Robert University Press of Mississippi 2002 M/J 03 15
Jewish Prayer: The Right Way, Resolving Halachic Dilemmas Cohen, J. Simcha Urim 2012 M/J13 21
Complete Story of Purim Mindel, Nissan F/M 83 5
New Age Judaism Rothenberg, Celia E., Vallely, Anne Vallentine Mitchell 2008 N/D 08 19
Israel, Politics, Myths, and Identity Crises Orr, Akiva Pluto Press 1994 F/M 95 7
Good-Bye Marianne: The Graphic Novel Watts, Irene N., Shoemaker, Kathryn E. Tundra 2008 N/D 08 33-34
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
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Andrews, Jesse Amulet Books 2012 M/J 12 5
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

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