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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Day Grandpa Died, The (VIDEO) Sp75 29
Camel Trail, The Jackson, Judy Marsons 2007 S/O 08 13
Hasidism and Politics: The Kingdom of Poland 1815-1864 Wodzinski, Marcin Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2013 S/O13 45-46
Jewish Enlightenment, The Feiner, Shmuel, Naor, Chaya University of Pennsylvania 2004 S/O 04 16
Looking for Lost Bird: A Jewish Woman Discovers her Navajo Roots Melanson, Yvette, Safran, Claire Bard 1999 S/O 99 13
Brownsville Kleid, Neil, Allen, Jake NBM ComicsLit 2006 S/O 06 31-32
Textual Mirrors: Reflexivity, Midrash, and the Rabbinic Self Stein, Dina University of Pennsylvania 2012 M/J13 36
Sabbatai Zevi: Testimonies to a Fallen Messiah Halperin, David J. Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2007 N/D 07 30
Year of Jewish Stories: 52 Tales for Children and Their Families, A Maisel, Grace Ragues, Shubert, Samantha, Keiser, Tammy UAHC Press 2004 N/D 04 19-20
On This Night Steiner, N., Edelson, Wendy Hachai 2013 S/O13 14
From Herzl to Rabin: The Changing Image of Zionism Rubinstein, Amnon Holmes & Meier 2000 M/J 01 41923
Ike and Mama and the Once-a-year Suit Snyder, Carol Ma 79 7
Judaism of the Second Temple Period, Volume 2: The Jewish Sages and Their Literature Flusser, David, Yadin, Azzan Eerdmans 2009 F/M 10 34
As Good As Anybody: Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschels Amazing March Toward Freedom Michelson, Richard, Colon, Raul Knopf 2008 M/J 08 8
Sisterland Newbery, Linda Random House 2004 M/J 04 33
Poverty and Charity in the Jewish Community of Medieval Egypt Cohen, Mark R. Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the Ancient to the Modern World Series Princeton Univerity Press 2005 F/M 06 29
Van Goghs Last Painting and Other Stories from the Edge Gordon, Paul Samson Publishing 2001 N/D 01 17
Moshe Mendel, the Mitzvah Maven and his Amazing Mitzvah Quest Apelbaum, Shify Feldheim 1993 F/M 94 12
Enoch, Levi and Jubilees on Sexuality: Attitudes Towards Sexuality in the Early Enoch Litearture, the Aramaic Levi Document, and The Book of Jubilees Loader, William Eerdmans 2007 F/M 08 40
Creative Jewish Wedding Book: A Hands-on Guide to New and Old Traditions, Ceremonies & Celebrations, The (2nd ed.) Kaplan-Mayer, Gabrielle Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 F/M 10 37
ha-Migdal Nifrak: Hidushe Milim shel Yeladim ve-Nituham (The Tower Falled [sic!]: Words Innovations Created by Children, and Their Analysis) Segal, Michael Mekhon Mofet 2012 M/J 12 40-41
Jerusalem Anthology,: A Literary Guide, The Hammer, Reuven JPS 1995 N/D 95 7
Life is on the Wire Mirsky, Norman B. Pastoral Series 1996 F/M 97 5
Book in the Jewish World 1700-1900, The Gries, Zeev Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2007 F/M 08 39
Tales of Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav, The Gottlieb, Freema, Omer-Man, Jonathan Aronson 1993 S/O 93 19-20
Reuven Brainin: The Fall of an Icon Caruso, Naomi Canadian Jewish Archives; New Series, 49 Canadian Jewish Archives Charities Committee, National Archives 2007 S/O 08 21
Kabbalah and Ecology: God’s Image in the More-Than-Human World Seidenberg, David Mevorach Cambridge University Press 2015 M/J 2016 43-44
Wisdom, Understanding and Knowledge: Basic Concepts of Hasidic Thought Boteach, Shmuley Aronson 1996 S/O 96 4
Not Quite Kosher: An Abe Lieberman Mystery Kaminsky, Stuart M. Forge Books 2002 F/M 03 22
Foiglman Megged, Aharon, Weinberger-Rotman, Margarnit Toby Press 2003 M/J 04 9
House on Prague Street, The Demetz, Hana O 80 12
Jews: A Treasury of Art and Literature, The Keller, Sharon R. Hugh Lauter Levin Associates 1992 M/J 93 41986
Anne Frank Tridenti, Lina, Thorne, Stephen Why They Became Famous Silver Burdett 1985 A/M 86 6
Sharing the Journey: The Haggadah for the Contemporary Family Yoffie, Alan S., Podwal, Mark Central Conference of American Rabbis 2012 FM13 39
Pictorial History of the Jewish People, from Bible Time to Our Own Day Throughout the World (updated) Ausubel, Nathan Crown 1984 F/M 85 7
Turbulent Souls: A Catholic Sons Return to His Jewish Family Dubner, Stephen J. Morrow 1998 N/D 99 8
Miracle Jar, The Penn, Audrey, Lyon, Lea Tanglewood Press 2008 N/D 08 32-33
Einsteins God: Albert Einsteins Quest as a Scientist and as a Jew to Replace a Forsaken God Goldman, Robert N. Aronson 1997 S/O 97 8
Commitment and Complexity: Jewish Wisdom in an Age of Upheaval: Selections from the Writings of Rabbi Yehuda Amital Hacohen, Aviad Ktav 2008 F/M 09 11
Good Yontif: A Picture Book of the Jewish Year Blue, Rose, Feldman, Lynne Millbrook Press 1997 M/J 98 19
Israel Unleashed: The Very Best Metal and Rock from the Holy Land (AUDIO) Jewish Music Group 2007 F/M 08 47
Legacy: a Genetic History of the Jewish People Ostrer, Harry Oxford University Press 2012 N/D12 32
Bible After Babel: Historical Criticism in a Postmodern Age, The Collins, John J. Eerdmans 2005 F/M 07 31-32
Stroop Report: The Jewish Quarter of Warsaw is No More!, The Stroop, Juergen, Milton, Sybil Pantheon Books 1986 A/M 86 4
Red Is My Rimon: A Jewish Childs Book of Colors Glick, Dvorah, Ackerman, Dena Hachai 2012 FM13 11
Where God Dwells: A Childs History of the Synagogue Fine, Steven, Fine, Leah Bierman Torah Aura Productions 1999 S/O 00 35-36
New Jewish Baby Book: Names, Ceremonies, Customs: A Guide for Todays Families, The Diamant, Anita Jewish Lights Publishing 1993 M/J 94 10
Feast of Lights Jaffe, Ellen S. Sumach Press 2006 S/O 07 22
Hitlers Children (VIDEO) Maya Productions 2012 N/D13 46
Jewish with Feeling: A Guide to Meaningful Jewish Practice Riverhead Books 2005 S/O 05 51
Alina: A Russian Girl Comes to Israel Meir, Mira s.n. N/D 82 8
Selected Writings Kofman, Sarah, Albrecht, Thomas, Albert, Georgia, Rottenberg, Elizabeth Stanford University Press 2007 S/O 08 33
Passover Aloian, Molly Celebrations in My World Crabtree 2009 S/O 10 13, 15
Torah of the Earth: Exploring 4000 Years of Ecology in Jewish Thought (Vol. 1: Biblical Israel: One Land, One People / Rabbinic Judaism: One People, Many Lands) Waskow, David Jewish Lights Publishing 2000 F/M 01 12
Meditation Practices for Everyday Life: Awakening Your Heart, Connecting with God Roth, Jeff Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 N/D 09 25
Does Anyone Here Know the Way to Thirteen? Kaufman, Stephen Houghton Mifflin 1985 A/M 86 5
Childs Introduction to Torah, A Newman, Shirley Behrman 1972 Sp 75 28
Gilboa Iris, The Englard, Zahava D. Gefen 2012 S/O13 48
Inside, Outside Wouk, Herman Little Brown 1985 S/O 85 4
Kommandants Girl, The Jenoff, Pam Mira 2007 N/D 07 26
Before Golda: Manya Shochat: A Biography Ben-Zvi, Rachel Yanait, Shurin, Sandra Biblio Press 1989 S/O 89 8
Stalins Forgotten Zion: Birobidzhan and the Making of a Soviet Jewish Homeland, An Illustrated History, 1928-1996 Weinberg, Robert University of California Press 1998 S/O 98 30
Rabbi Jusah Moscato and the Jewish Intellectual World of Mantua in the 16th-17th Centuries Moscato, Judah, Veitri, Giuseppe, Miletto, Gianfranco Studies in Jewish History and Culture; vol. 35 Brill 2012 N/D12 31
We Need to Talk: What Happens When Looking Thin Becomes an Obsesion Sofer, Rachel Devora 2008 S/O 09 18
My Torah Colors Judaica Press 2012 M/J13 4
Execution of the Hangman of Riga: The Only Execution of a Nazi War Criminal by the Mossad, The Kuenzle, Anton, Shimron, Gad, Shapiro, Shlomo J. Vallentine Mitchell 2004 M/J 05 39
Here and Now: History, Nationalism and Realism in Modern Hebrew Fiction Hasak-Lowy, Todd Syracuse University Press 2008 M/J 09 23
Jewish Meditations on the Meaning of Death Rozwaski, Chaim Z. Aronson 1994 N/D 94 41860
300 Ways to Ask the Four Questions Spiegel, Murray, Stein, Rickey Spiegel-Stein Publishing 2008 N/D 08 13, 15
Saving the Fragments Leitner, Isabella, Leitner, Irving A. New American Library 1985 A/M 86 4
Orphan Rescue, The Dublin, Anne, Leng, Qin Second Story Press 2010 N/D 10 5
Young Loves Veksler, Artur Gefen 2001 F/M 02 35
Three Wishes: Palestinian and Israeli Children Speak Ellis, Deborah Groundwood 2004 N/D 04 21-22
Maimonides’ Introduction to His Commentary on the Mishnah Maimon, Moshe ben, Rosner, Fred Aronson 1995 N/D 95 7
Dear Once Popkin, Zelda Lippincott 1975 Sp76 22
Castle on Hester Street, The Heller, Linda, Boris Kulikov Simon & Schuster 2007 N/D 07 8
Hearing the Call across Traditions: Readings on Faith and Service Davis, Adam Skylight Paths 2009 N/D 10 18
Jewish Holiday Crafts for Little Hands Brinn, Ruth Esrig Kar-Ben 1993 S/O 93 21
Lotsa Matzah Balsley, Tilda, Gutierrez, Akemi Kar-Ben 2012 M/J13 4
Butterfly, The Polacco, Patricia Philomel 2000
Theres Room in My House Weinstock, Malky, Schmidt, Melanie Feldheim 2002 S/O 02 44
Sages and Saints Jung, Leo The Jewish Library vol. X Ktav 1987 M/J 88 11
Yiddish Folksongs from the Ruth Rubin Archive Mlotek, Chana, Slobin, Mark Wayne State University Press 2007 F/M 08 41
One Mans Valor: Leo Baeck and the Holocaust Nelmark, Anne E. Lodestar Books 1986 F/M 87 7
From the Fair Aleichem, Sholem, Leviant, Curt Viking 1985 S/O 85 4
Immigrant Kids Freedman, Russel O 80 12
Just One, Burnaby Erman, Esther Gerstenfeld Zumaya Publications 2003 N/D 03 8
At the Threshold: Jewish Meditations on Death Swinsky, Michael Aronson 1995 S/O 96 12
Snow in August Hamill, Pete Little, Brown 1997 M/J 97 11
Primo Levis Universe: A Writers Journey Magavern, Sam Palgrave Macmillan 2009 F/M 10 37
Violin Players, The Sherman, Eileen Bluestone JPS 1998 M/J 99 18
Much Too Much Promised Land, The: Americas Elusive Search for Arab-Israeli Peace Miller, Aaron David Bantam Dell 2008 M/J 08 30, 32
Esther Chaikin, Miriam, Rosenberry, Vera JPS 1987 F/M 88 7
Cultural Intermediaries: Jewish Intellectuals in Early Modern Italy Ruderman, David B., Veitri, Giuseppe University of Pennsylvania 2004 S/O 04 23-24
Hanukkah Keogh, Josie PowerKids Readers: Happy Holidays! Rosen 2013 M/J13 14
Jew of New York: A Historical Romance, The Katchor, Ben Pantheon 1998 S/O 99 14
Like Angels on Jacobs Ladder: Abraham Abulafia, the Franciscans and Joachimism Hames, Harvey J SUNY Press 2007 S/O 08 16
Book That Was Lost: Thirty-Five Stories, A Agnon, S. Y. Toby Press 2008 F/M 09 20
Taste of the Past: The Daily Life and Cooking of a Nineteenth-Century Hungarian-Jewish Homemaker, A Koerner, Andras University Press of new England 2004 M/J 04 17
Ritual Bath, The Kellerman, Faye Arbor House 1986 S/O 86 9

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