Book Review Index


Please note that this index does not link to the full text of the book reviews.
Digital copies of AJL Reviews are available back to the Nov/Dec 2007 issue of the AJL Newsletter.
Earlier print back issues are housed in Cincinnati, OH at the Hebrew Union College Library.

Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Quilting Path: A Guide to Spiritual Discovery Through Fabric, Thread and Kabbalah, The Silk, Louise Skylight Paths 2006 F/M 07 36
With God on Our Side: George W. Bush and the Rise of the Religious Right (VIDEO) Skaggs, Calvin, Taylor, David Van First Run / Icarus Films 2004 M/J 06 20
No. 4 Street of Our Lady (VIDEO) Bird, Barbara, Judy Maltz, Sherman, Richie Alden Films 2009 S/O 10 41
Time Like a River Perrin, Randy, Perrin, Hannah, Perrin, Tova Orca 1997 F/M 99 20
Magic of Hebrew Chanting: Healing the Spirit, Transforming the Mind, Deepening Love, The Gold, Shefa Jewish Lights Publishing 2013 N/D13 27
Boy from Seville, The Orgard, Dorit, Katz, Avi Kar-Ben 2007 S/O 07 16-17
Dance Around the Fire Cone, Molly Houghton-Mifflin 1974 D 74 27
Godfile: 10 Approaches to Personalizing Prayer, The David, Aryeh Ben Devora 2007 N/D 07 28
Jewish Memories Valensi, Lucette, Wachtel, Nathan s.n. 1991 N/D 91 14
Allegra Maud Goldman Konecky, Edith Harper 1976 Sp77 32
Hot Pursuit: Murder in Mississippi Deutsch, Stacia, Cohon, Rhody, Orback, Craig Kar-Ben 2010 M/J 10 9
Secret Seder, The Rappaport, Doreen, McCully, Emily Arnold Hyperion 2005 M/J 05 26
Double Indemnity: A Memoir Kubar, Zofia S. Hill and Wang 1989 S/O 90 13-14
Poets on the Edge: An Anthology of Contemporary Hebrew Poetry Keller, Tsipi SUNY Press 2008 F/M 09 21
When Jessie Came Across the Sea Hest, Amy, Lynch, P. J. Cnadlewick Press 1997 F/M 98 15
My Very Own Mitzvah Hands Goetz, Bracha, Wolf, Malka Judaica Press 2013 M/J13 4
Tell Me Another Morning: An Autobiographical Novel Berger, Zdena Paris Press 2007 F/M 08 17
Lifes Daily Blessings, Inspiring Reflectiosn on Gratitude and Joy for Every Day, Based on Jewish Wisdom Olitzky, Kerry M. Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 S/O 09 41
Commentators Bible: The JPS Miqraot Gedolot: Exodus, The Carasik, Michael JPS 2005 M/J 06 24
From Revolution to Repression: Soviet Yiddish Writing, 1917-1952 Sherman, Joseph Five Leaves Publications 2012 N/D12 36-37
Her Glory Within: Rejecting and Transforming Orthodoxy in Israeli and American Jewish Womens Fiction Landress, Barbara Ann Studies in Orthodox Judaism Academic Studies Press 2012 S/O13 33
Kabbalah Works: Secrets for Purposeful Living (VIDEO) Aaron, David Your Coach in a Box Series Gildan Audio 2005 M/J 06 20
Behind Prison Walls Heller, Tzila Amidor Ktav 1999 S/O 99 9
Israel in the News: Past, Present, and Future Aretha, David Middle East Nations in the News Series Enslow 2006 S/O 06 20-21
Sound to Remember, A Levitan, Sonia Ma 80 9
Famous Jewish Portraits in Sound (AUDIO) Markoff, Florence Bookmark Productions 2001 M/J 02 18
Renewing the Covenant: A Theology for the Postmodern Jew Borowitz, Eugene B. JPS 1991 M/J 92 14
Your Word a Fire: The Hasidic Masters on the Contemplative Prayer Green, Arthur, Holtz, Barry W. Paulist Press 1977 F/M 86 3
Oneg Time! (AUDIO) Mesches, Jason Arroyo 2012 M/J13 13
Tuning Up: A Viisit with Eric Kimmel Kimmel, Eric A. Meet the Author Series Richard C. Owen 2005 F/M 06 41923
Michael at the Invasion of France 1943 Calkhoven, Laurie Dial Books 2012 S/O13 7
Guide to Bibliographies of Polish Judaica, the Pilarczyk, Krysztof Jagiellonian Univ. 1992 M/J 93
Jews and Buddhism: Belief Amended, Faith Revealed (VIDEO) Chayes, Bill, Solotaroff, Isaac Filmakers Library 1999 S/O 00 40
Antisemitic Myths: A Historical and Contemporary Anthology Perry, Marvin, Schweitzer, Frederick M. Indiana University Press 2007 F/M 09 16
Ike and Mama and Trouble at School Snyder, Carol S/O 84 9
Shaking in the Shack Weinstein, Dori Five Flames Press 2013 N/D13 14
Embracing the Covenant: Converts to Judaism Talk about Why & How Berkowitz, Allan L., Moskovitz, Patti Jewish Lights Publishing M/J 97 3
Purim Album, A Zwerin, Raymond A. M/J 82 7
Willy and Max: A Holocaust Story Littlesugar, Amy, Low, Wiam Philomel 2006 F/M 06 16-17
Nicanors Gate Kimmel, Eric A., Hoyner, Jerry JPS 1980 Sp80 21
Three Children of the Holocaust Chaneles, Sol Avon 1974 Sp75 24
Louis G. Redstone: From Israeli Pioneer to American Architect Redstone, Louis G. Iowa State University Press 1989 S/O 91 20
Book of Jewish Books: A Readers Guide to Judaism, The Frank, Ruth, Sollheim, William Harper & Row 1986 N/D 86 5
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
Gittel and the Bell Cooks, Roberta Goldshlag, Martz, Susan Kar-Ben 1987 F/M 88 7
Jewish Icons: Art and Society in Modern Europe Cohen, Richard I. University of California Press 1998 S/O 98 7
Albert Einstein: A Life of Genius MacLeod, Elizabeth Kids Can Press 2003 N/D 03 24
Holocuast Survivors Mental Health Brink, T. L. Haworth Press 1994 N/D 95 41797
Scribes, Visionaries, and the Politics of Second Temple Judea Horsley, Richard A. Westminster John Knox Press 2007 S/O 08 16
Divine Teaching and the Way of the World Fleischaker, Samuel Oxford University Press 2012 N/D12 21
Pincus and the Pig: A Klezmer Tale (AUDIO) Sendak, Maurice Tzakik 2004 F/M 05 26
What Did They Think of the Jews? Gould, Allan Aronson 1991 M/J 91 15
My Mothers Sabbath Days Grade, Chaim, Kleinerman Goldstein, Channa Knopf 1986 F/M 87 6
Tapestry of Hope: Holocaust Writing for Young People Boraks-Nemetz, Lillian, Watts, Irene N. Tundra Books 2003 S/O 03 49-50
Libas Palace Walfish, Miriam Jewish Girls Around the World Judaica Press 2012 S/O13 4
Land of the Hart: Israelis, Arabs, the Territories and a Vision of the Future Eliav, Arie Lova JPS 1974 D 74 28
Bintel Brief, V.I., A Metzker, Isaac, Metzker, Bella S., Levy, Diana Shalet Viking 1981 W 82 13-14
Jerusalem Diamond, The Gordon, Noah Ma 80 4
Straight Into Darkness Kellerman, Faye Warner Books 2005 F/M 06 26
Flower of Anarchy: Selected Poems, The Wieseltier, Meir, Kaufman, Shirley University of California Press 2003 F/M 04 13
Round and Round the Jewish Year: Elul-Tishrei Rosenberg, Tziporah, Beifus, Ruth Feldheim 2009 F/M 10 18
Parenting Jewish Teens: A Guide for the Perplexed Doades, Joanne Jewish Lights Publishing 2007 M/J 07 23
Vienna Revisited Freda, Ulman Fithian Press 1995 M/J 96 12
More Bones: Scary Stories from Around the World Olson, Arielle North, Schwartz, Howard, Cist, E. M. Viking 2008 F/M 09 44
Cloak for the Moon, A Kimmel, Eric A., Krenina, Katya Holiday House 2001 M/J 01 17
Friends in Deed: Inside the U.S.-Israel Alliance Raviv, Dan, Melman, Yossi Hyperion 1994 S/O 94 9
Heavenly Powers: Unraveling the Secret History of the Kabbalah Silberman, Neil Asher Grosset / Putnam 1998 M/J 99 41860
Judaism, Environmentalism and the Environment: Mapping and Analysis Gerstenfeld, Manfred Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies 1998 N/D 99 8
Be My Knife Grossman, David Farrar 2002 F/M 03 21-22
Isaac Abarbanels Stance toward Tradition: Defense, Dissent, and Dialogue Lawee, Eric SUNY Press 2001 M/J 02 13
Something for Nothing Gilman, Phoebe Scholastic 1993 N/D 93 12
Faith & Doubt: Studies in Traditional Jewish Thought Ajmera, Maya Charlesbridge 2009 M/J 09 14, 16
Religion in Focus: Judaism Teece, Geoff Smart Apple Media 2005 F/M 05 34
Yom Kippur War, The London Sunday Times Insight Team Doubleday 1974 Sp 75 26
Once Gleitzman, Morris Holt 2010 M/J 10 16-17
Treasury of Sephardic Bedtime Stories, A Blitz, Shumuel, Sutton, David Mesorah 2006 S/O 06 15
Menachem Begin: A Life Shilon, Avi, Zilberberg, Danielle, Sharett, Yoram Yale University Press 2012 S/O13 40
Cavalier of Malaga, the Raphael, David Carmi Hse. Pr. 1989 M/J 91 16
Haggadah, English and Hebrew: A Passover Haggadah Weisel, Elie, Podwal, Mark Touchstone 1992 M/J 93 12
Jews in American Life and Thought Whitfield, Stephen J. Srchon 1984 F/M 86 5
Arab Jews: A Postcolonial Reading of Natioanlism, Religion, and Ethnicity, The Shenhav, Yehouda Stanford University Press 2006 M/J 07 29
Imaginary Number, The Oren, Yitzhak Benmir Books 1986 M/J 87 41765
Sharing Blessings Musleah, Rachel, Klayman, Michael, Young, Mary Jewish Lights Publishing 1997 M/J 98 20
Empty Chair: Finding Hope & Joy - Timeless Wisdom from a Hasidic Master, The Breslov, Nachman of, Mykoff, Moshe Breslov Research Institute 1994 S/O 94 8
Queen of Persia, The Moscowitz, Moshe, Sokoloff, David, Carter, Jon Shazak Productions 2004 M/J 04 36
Wise … and Not So Wise: Ten Tales from the Rabbis Gershator, Phillis, Ginsburg, Alexa JPS 2004 N/D 04 22
No Baths at Camp Fox, Tamar, Vasquez, Natalia Kar-Ben 2013 FM13 12
Tikkun Olam Ted Newman, Vivian, Mack, Steve Kar-Ben 2012 FM13 4
Luckiest Orphans: A History of the Hebrew Orphan Asylum of New York, The Bogen, Hyman University of Illinois Press 1992 S/O 92 17
Book That Was Lost: Thirty-Five Stories, A Agnon, S. Y. Toby Press 2008 F/M 09 20
Cushing, Spellman, OConnor: the Surprising Story of How Three American Cardinals Transformed Catholic-Jewish Relations Rudin, James William B. Eerdmans 2012 N/D12 35-36
God Lives in Glass Landy, Robert J. Skylight Paths 2001 F/M 02 39
Jewish Lights Book of Fun Classroom Activities Dardashti, Danielle, Sarig, Roni, Katz, Avi Jewish Lights Publishing 2004 F/M 05 31
All About Hanukkah Groner, Judyth, Wikler, Madeline Kar-Ben 1999 S/O 00 36
Hooray for Hanukkah! Manushkin, Fran, Croll, Carolyn Random House 2001 F/M 02 40
Second Generation Voices: Reflectiosn by Children of Holocaust Survivors and Perpetrators Berger, Alan L., Berger, Naomi Syracuse University Press 2001 N/D 01 6
Dollar$ and $ense Deutsch, Tehilla, Zimmer, Glenn Hachai 2012 FM13 10
Plays for Learning: Israel Reborn McCullough, L. E. Plays for Learning Series Smith and Kraus 2001 F/M 02 38
Whats in the Bible?: A Concise Look at the 39 Books of the Hebrew Bible Freudmann, Lillian C. Aronson 1996 N/D 96 5
My Special Friend Cohen, Floreva, Ancona, George Board of Education of Greater New York 1986 S/O 86 10