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
My Special Friend Cohen, Floreva, Ancona, George Board of Education of Greater New York 1986 S/O 86 10
Whats in the Bible?: A Concise Look at the 39 Books of the Hebrew Bible Freudmann, Lillian C. Aronson 1996 N/D 96 5
Last Sunrise, The Gordon, Harold H & I Publishing 1992 S/O 93 18-19
Moses: The Long Road to Freedom Beneduce, Ann Keay, Spirin, Gennady Scholastic 2004 M/J 04 28
Jew in the Modern World, The Mendes-Flohr, Paul R., Reinharz, Jehuda Oxford University Press 1980 W80 19
Rutkas Notebook: A Voice from the Holocaust Laskier, Rutka Yad Vashem 2008 S/O 08 45
Struggle for Sovereignty: Palestine and Israel, 1993-2005, The Beinin, Joel, Stein, Rebecca L. Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic Societies and Cultures Stanford University Press 2006 S/O 06 35
Voices from a Time: A Novel Bonucci, Silvia, King, Martha Steerforth Italia 2006 S/O 07 42
Blackwell Companion to Jewish Culture: From the Eighteenth Century to the Present Abramson, Glenda Blackwell 1989 F/M 90 14
Passover Schotter, Roni, Kono, Erin Eitter On My Own Holiday Series Little, Brown 2006 M/J 06 16
Haggadah, English and Hebrew: A Passover Haggadah Weisel, Elie, Podwal, Mark Touchstone 1992 M/J 93 12
Colors of Israel Grossman, Laurie, Byers, Helen Carolrhoda Books 2001 N/D 01 22
Encyclopedia of the Sayings of the Jewish People Nulman, Macy Aronson 1997 M/J 98 10
Just Right: The Story of a Jewish Home Emerman, Ellen, Kranz, Sarah Hachai 1999 M/J 00 21
Messes of Dresses Pertzig, Faigy, Leff, Tova Hachai 1995 N/D 95 16
Israel (2nd ed.) Dubois, Jill, Rosh, Mair Cultures of the World Series Marshall Cavendish 2004 M/J 05 26
Remember Who You Are Hautzig, Esther Crown 1990 N/D 90 10
Sophie and the Shofar: A New Years Story Manushkin, Fran, Kaye, Rosalind Charney UAHC Press 2001 F/M 02 40
Triple Follett, Ken Arbor House 1979 W79 23
Bedtime Adelman, Nechama Dina, Blau, Fayge Devora Hachai 2003 N/D 03 28
One Last Thing Before I Go Tropper, Jonathan Dutton 2012 FM13 42-43
You Dont Have to Be Wrong for Me to Be Right: Finding Faith Without Fanaticism Hirschfield, Brad Harmony Books 2007 M/J 08 35
God Lives in Glass Landy, Robert J. Skylight Paths 2001 F/M 02 39
Chains Around the Grass Ragen, Naomi The Toby Press 2002 S/O 02 33
Dream House Krich, Rochelle Ballantine Books 2003 S/O 03 12
Jews of Eastern Europe, The Greenspoon, Leonard J., Simkins, Ronald A. Editor, Horowitz, Brian J. Studies in Jewish Civilization, v. 16 Creighton University Press 2006 M/J 06 27
Maiden and the Jew, The: The Story of a Fatal Friendship in Nazi Germany Kohl, Christine Steerforth Press 2004 F/M 05 17-18
In Grandpas House Sendak, Philip Harper & Row 1985 F/M 86 7
Rabbi and the Nun: A Love Story, The Schreiber, Mordecai Shengold 1991 F/M 92 22
Shiras New Start Lazewnik, Libby Feldheim 1988 F/M 89 13
Time to Love, A Meyers, Walter Dean, Myers, Christopher Scholastic 2003 S/O 03 44
Ark, The Reinhart, Matthew Simon & Schuster 2005 S/O 05 9
Noahs Ark Caviezel, G., Boldorini, M. G. Barron's 2003 M/J 03 27
Witnesses to War: Eight True-Life Stories of Nazi Persecution Leapman, Michael Viking 1998 F/M 99 16
From Hitler to Hemet: The Return of History as Film Harvard University Press 1989 F/M 90 16
Heeding the Call: Jewish Voices inAmericas Civil Rights Struggles Finkelstein, Norman H. JPS 1997 N/D 97 11, 14
Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman Nobleman, Marc Tyler, MacDonald, Ross Knopf 2008 S/O 08 47, 49
Day of Atonement Kellerman, Faye Morrow 1991 S/O 91 21
Dangerous Fortune, A Follett, Ken Delcorte Press 1993 F/M 94 7
Far Horizons, The Wagman, Michael, Leitner, Irving A. Morrow 1980 Sp 81 6
Jewish Musical Traditions Shiloah, Amnon Wayne State University Press 1992 M/J 94 9
Light of My Eye Jacques, Paula, Cohen-Nicole, Susan Holmes & Meier 2009 S/O 09 34
House of Joyful Living, The Schotter, Roni, Widener, Terry Farrar 2008 M/J 09 16-17
Polish Jewry, 1914-1939 Before the Holocaust Tamir, Nachman F/M 83 5
Secret Year, A: A Taste of the Jewish Holidays Podwal, Mark Doubleday 2003 N/D 03 29-30
Temple Scroll: The Hidden Law of the Dead Sea Sect, The Yadin, Yigael Random House 1985 N/D 85 4
Am I My Mothers Daughter?: A Search for Identity Joseph, Julie Stern Devora 2005 S/O 06 40
Mysteries of the Alef-Beis Dumas, Chava, Mahr, Aryeh Mahrwood Press 2008 N/D 08 35
When Mourning Comes: A Book of Comfort for the Grieving Silverman, William B., Cinammon, Kenneth M. Aronson 1990 F/M 90 17
Handbook of the Middle East, The Kort, Michael G. Millbrook Press 2002 S/O 02 47
Company You Keep, The Gordon, Neil Viking 2003 N/D 03 8
Entertainer and the Dybbuk, The Fleischman, Sid HarperCollins 2008 N/D 07 7
Jew of New York: A Historical Romance, The Katchor, Ben Pantheon 1998 S/O 99 14
Latin American Jewish Studies: An Annotated Guide to the Literature Elkin, Judith Laikin, Sater, Lya Bibliographies and Indexes in Ethnic Studies, no. 4 Greenwood 1990 S/O 91 21
Hidden on the Mountain: Stories of Children Sheltered from the Nazis in Le Chambon DeSaix, Deborah Durland, Ruelle, Karen Gray Holiday House 2007 M/J 07 15
Passover Feast II (rev ed.) West Orange Chapter of American Mirachi Women s.n. 1979 Sp80 15
Sabbath Epistle of Rabbi Abraham Ibn Ezra (Iggeret haShabbat), The Ibn Ezra, Abraham, Goodman, Mordechai S. Ktav 2009 N/D 09 22
Studies in Biblical Interpretation Sarna, Nahum M. JPS 2000 F/M 01 11
"Am I a Murderer?" Testament of a Jewish Ghetto Policeman Perechodnik, Calel Westview 1996 M/J 96 15
Moshe Dayan: Israels Controversial Hero Bar-On, Mordechai Jewish Lives Yale University Press 2012 FM13 17-18
Voices from the Holocaust Roth, Sylvia N/D 81 12
Kaddish for Grandpa in Jesus Name, Amen Howe, James, Stock, Catherine Atheneum 2004 M/J 04 39-40
Midlife and Its Rite of Passage Ceremony Fine, Irene S/O 83 2
Israel Unleashed: The Very Best Metal and Rock from the Holy Land (AUDIO) Jewish Music Group 2007 F/M 08 47
Rescue in Denmark Flender, Harold S/O 81 6
Sown in Tears Magid, Beverly CreateSpace 2012 N/D12 43-44
Turned Away: The World War II Diary of Devorah Bernstein Matas, Carol Dear Canada Series Scholastic Canada 2005 F/M 06 12
Being Happy A Day at a Time Haddad, Charles S. Artzy Books 2007 F/M 08 39
Open Canon, The: On the Meaning of Halakhic Discourse Sagi, Avi, Stein, Batya Kogod Library of Judaic Studies Continuum 2007 S/O 08 34
Zaddik: The Battle for a Boys Soul, The Denholtz, Elaine Grudin Prometheus 2001 F/M 02 19-20
Gods To-Do List: 103 Ways to Be an Angel and Do Gods Work on Earth Wolfson, Ron Jewish Lights Publishing 2007 M/J 07 30
Chanukkah Guest Kimmel, Eric A., Carmi, Giora Holiday 1990 F/M 91 23
Dybbuk (Between Two Worlds), The Ansky, S., Penalosa, Fernando Tsiterboym Books 2013 N/D13 43
Jews of Tin Pan Alley, The Kanter, Kenneth Aaron S/O 82 7
Malkas Secret Recipe: A Hanukkah Story Adler, David A., Halpern, Joan Kar-Ben 1989 N/D 89 13
In the Beginning … Bier, Ian, DuPrie, James Canaan Tours of Jewish History Series Purple Monkey Books 2007 M/J 08 14
Rabbinic Culture and Its Critics: Jewish Authority, Dissent, and Heresy in Medieval and Early Modern Times Frank, Daniel, Goldish, Matt Wayne State University Press 2008 F/M 09 41892
Sholoms Treasure: How Sholom Aleichem Became a Writer Silverman, Erica, Gerstein, Mordicai Farrar 2005 M/J 05 19
To Jerusalem and Back Bellow, Saul Viking 1976 Sp77 27
As Big As an Egg: A Story About Giving Sandman, Rochel, Zakashanskaya, Chana Hachai 1995 N/D 95 15
Nobodys Sorry He Got Killed Goldstein, Arthur D. Random House 1976 Sp76 24
Womens Rites Byrne, Beverly Villard Books 1985 S/O 85 3
From the Edge of the World: The Jewish Refugee Experience Through Letters and Stories Joseph, Ann Valentine Mitchell 2003 F/M 04 17
Heritage Orde, Lewis F/M 82 5
Bridge of Longing: The Lost Art of Yiddish Storytelling, A Roskin, David G. Harvard University Press 1995 F/M 96 7
Dear Elijah Bat-Ami, Miriam Farrar Straus & Giroux 1995 N/D 95 14
Daughters of Fire: Heroines of the Bible Manushkin, Fran, Shulevitz, Uri Harcourt 2001 S/O 01 35
Feelin Jewish Klein, Ilona M., Fischer Weis, Susan Jewish Community Center of Cleveland 1986 A/M 86 6
Jewish Pregnancy Book: A Resource for the Soul, Body & Mind During Pregnancy, Birth, & the First Three Months, The Falk, Sandy, Judson, Daniel Jewish Lights Publishing 2004 M/J 04 14
Lionhearts: Heroes of Israel Bar-Zohar, Michael Warner Books 1998 N/D 98 6
How Mama Brought the Spring Manushkin, Fran, Berry, Holly Dutton 2008 M/J 08 41892
Porridge is Ready, But Something is Missing!: A Story About Brochos Diamond, Shani, Teleshevsky, Sarah Baila, Niasoff, Nissa Mish and Mush, book 3 Feldheim 2002 N/D 02 29
Sefer B. Isaacs Nobel, Morris Rabbi Max Weine 1977 Sp78 23
Terorrism: Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints Friedman, Lauri S. Greenhaven 2005 F/M 06 21-22
Americas Prophet: Moses and the American Story Feiler, Bruce Morrow 2009 N/D 09 21
Naamah, Noahs Wife Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg, Anderson, Bethanne Skylight Paths Publishing 2002 M/J 03 27-28
Where Did All These Leaves Come From?: A Story About Hashem Diamond, Shani, Teleshevsky, Sarah Baila, Niasoff, Nissa Mish and Mush, book 4 Feldheim 2002 N/D 02 29
Hanukkah Owens, L. L., Conger, Holli Cultural Holidays Series Magic Wagon 2010 M/J 10 15
Confrontation: The Middle East and World Politics Laqueur, Walter Bantam 1974 D 74 29
Esther McKay, Sharon E. Penguin Canada 2004 N/D 04 16