Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Brownsville Kleid, Neil, Allen, Jake NBM ComicsLit 2006 S/O 06 31-32
Secret Life of God: Discovering the Divine within You, The Aaron, David Shambhala 2004 S/O 04 12
Jewish Spirituality: A Brief Guide for Christians Kushner, Lawrence Jewish Lights Publishing 2001 S/O 02 21
Masada: The Last Fortress Miklowitz, Gloria D. Eerdams 1998 F/M 99 19-20
Hippocrene Practical English-Hebrew English Conversational Dictionary Gross, David Hippocrene 1991 N/D 91 12
Pageant Lasky, Kathryn Four Winds Press 1986 F/M 87 7
To Everything There is a Season Daly, Jude Eerdmans 2006 M/J 06 8
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
Encyclopedia of Jewish Genealogy, vol. 1, the Kurzweil, Arthur, Weiner, Miriam Aronson 1991 M/J 91 17
Hearing the Call across Traditions: Readings on Faith and Service Davis, Adam Skylight Paths 2009 N/D 10 18
Cooking the Israeli Way Wolfe, Robert L., Wolf, Diane L. Lerner 1986 S/O 86 5
From the Fair Aleichem, Sholem, Leviant, Curt Viking 1985 S/O 85 4
Sound of Songs: Love Lyrics from the Bible, The Falk, Marcia, Moser, Barry Harper 1990 M/J 91 9
Kibbutz in Israel, A Taylor, Allegra Families the World Over Series Lerner 1987 M/J 89 10
My Gaze is Turned Inward: Letters, 1934-1943 Kolmar, Gertrud, Woltmann, Johanna, Goldstein, Brigitte Northwestern University Press 2004 M/J 05 37
In the Mouth of the Wolf Zar, Rose S/O 84 10
Purim Goodies Hoffman, Amalia Gefen 2007 M/J 07 13-14
War Within, The: a Novel of the Civil War Matas, Carol Simon & Schuster 2001 F/M 02 34
Book in the Jewish World 1700-1900, The Gries, Zeev Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2007 F/M 08 39
Anne Frank Tridenti, Lina, Thorne, Stephen Why They Became Famous Silver Burdett 1985 A/M 86 6
Economic History of European Jews: Late Antiquity and Early Middle Ages, The Toch, Michael Etudes sur le Judaisme Medieval; 56 Brill 2013 S/O13 43
Hanukkah Keogh, Josie PowerKids Readers: Happy Holidays! Rosen 2013 M/J13 14
Coal (rev. ed.) Kraft, Betsy H. W83 13
Forgotten, The Kellerman, Faye Morrow 2001 N/D 01 17
Terrible, Terrible! A Folktale Retold Bernstein, Robin, Kawasaki, Shauna Kar-Ben 1998 N/D 98 13, 15
Lone Star: Based on a True Story Rosen, Devorah Sapir Press 2008 S/O 09 35
On Shabbat Fishman, Cathy Goldberg, Hall, Melanie G. Atheneum 2001 F/M 02 39
Jewish Cooking Boot Camp: The Modern Girls Guide to Cooking like a Jewish Grandmother Carneiro, Andrea Marks, Marks, Roz Three Forks 2009 M/J 10 29
Running Commentary: The Contentious Magazine that Transformed the Jewish Left into the Neoconservative Right Balint, Benjamin Public Affairs 2010 S/O 10 29
Writing on the Wall, The Garfield, Leon S/O 83 5
Simon Wiesenthal: A Life in Search of Justice Pick, Hella Northeastern University Press 1996 F/M 97 18
Judaism and Science: A Historical Introduction Effron, Noah J. Greenwood Guide to Science and Religion Greenwood 2007 M/J 07 23
Mornings and Mournign: A Kaddish Journal Broner, E. M. Harper 1994 N/D 94 9
Identity Question: Blacks and Jews in Europe and America, The Philipson, Robert University Press of Mississippi 2000 S/O 01 19
Popes Jews, The Waagenar, Sam Open Court 1974 D 74 30
Unto Death: Two Novellas: Crusade and Late Love Oz, Amos, de Lange, Nicholas Harcourt 1975 Sp76 22
Bible After Babel: Historical Criticism in a Postmodern Age, The Collins, John J. Eerdmans 2005 F/M 07 31-32
Alina: A Russian Girl Comes to Israel Meir, Mira s.n. N/D 82 8
DinnieAbbleSister-r-r! Levinson, Riki, Cogancherry, Helen Bradbury 1987 S/O 87 10
Gravity Lieberman, Leanne Orca 2008 F/M 09 38
Chicken Man Edwards, Michelle Lothrop & Shepard 1991 S/O 91 22
Final Solution, The Rice, Earle The Holocaust Library Lucent Books 1998 N/D 99 17
Take My Life, Please Youngman, Henny Morrow 1991 M/J 92 21
Lieberman’s Choice Kaminsky, Stuart M. St. Martins S/O 93 16
Nobody Knows Me in Miami Kass, Sheila S. S/O 81 9
Jar of Fools: Eight Hanukkah Stories from Chelm, The Kimmel, Eric A. Holiday House 2000 16
Restoring the Jews to their Homeland: Nineteen Centuries in the Quest for Zion Adler, Joseph Aronson 1997 N/D 97 6
Wine, Women, and Death: Medieval Hebrew Poems on the Good Life Scheindlin, Raymond P. JPS 1986 M/J 87 4
Shalom, Geneva Peace Shalant, Phyllis Dutton 1992 M/J 93 17
Jews of the Yemen, 1800-1914, The Nini, Yehuda Harwood Academic Publishers 1991 N/D 92 24
Mihu the Detective Halpern, Chaiky Feldheim 1979 Sp79 25
Hosue of Women, The Bermant, Chaim N/D 89 8
Pharaoh and the Fabulous Frog Invasion Werner, Osher Judaia Press 2007 N/D 07 17
Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees in Cuba Engle, Margarita Holt 2009 S/O 09 13
Before Golda: Manya Shochat: A Biography Ben-Zvi, Rachel Yanait, Shurin, Sandra Biblio Press 1989 S/O 89 8
300 Ways to Ask the Four Questions Spiegel, Murray, Stein, Rickey Spiegel-Stein Publishing 2008 N/D 08 13, 15
Day Grandpa Died, The (VIDEO) Sp75 29
God in Between Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 F/M 99 20-21
Camel Trail, The Jackson, Judy Marsons 2007 S/O 08 13
Eyes of the Blind, The Morgan, Alison Oxford University Press 1986 N/D 88 9
Stranger in the Woods Fried, Leah Hamodia 2006 M/J 07 41860
Learn Torah, Love Torah, Live Torah: HaRav Mordechai Imchas Teitz, The Quintessential Rabbi Blau, Rivkah Ktav 2001 S/O 01 9
Never-Ending Greenness, The Waldman, Neil Morrow 1997 F/M 98 16, 18
Israel and the Cold War: Diplomacy, Strategy and the Policy of the Periphery at the United Nations Patten, Howard I.B. Tauris 2013 N/D13 32
Rebbe Mendel Presents the Secret of the Red Pearl Sternfeld, Nathan, Bichman, David, Bloom, Sandy Feldheim 2005 M/J 06 14
When the Hurricane Came Liss-Levinson, Nechama CreateSpace 2012 N/D12 4
Butterfly, The Polacco, Patricia Philomel 2000
Seeds From Our Past, Planting for the Future: Jewish Stories and Folktales Stavish, Corinne B'nai B'rith Center for Jewish Identity 1997 S/O 98 32, 34
Jewish Travel Guide Vallentine Mitchell 2004 M/J 05 37
Mazel Tov! Youre Middle Aged Vorspan, Albert Doubleday 1974 Ap 74 26
History of the Marranos 4th ed. Roth, Cecil Sepher Hermon Press 1974 W76 19
Parnas of Cologne Bar Am, Meir Feldheim 1986 M/J 87 6
Too Big, Too Little, Just Right Hodes, Loren Judaica Press 2002 F/M 03 43
At the Threshold: Jewish Meditations on Death Swinsky, Michael Aronson 1995 S/O 96 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
Garden of Fertility: A Guide to Charting Your Fertility Signals to Prevent and Achieve Pregnancy - Naturally - and to Gauge Your Reproductive Health, The Singer, Katie Avery 2004 F/M 05 23
Spiritual Awakenings: Illuminations on Shabbat and the Holidays Rubin, Yehoshua Urim 2003 M/J 04 21
Kings and Carpenters: One Hundred Bible Land Jobs You Might Have Praised or Panned Coulter, Laurie, Newbigging, Martha Jobs in History Series Annick Press 2010 M/J 10 12
My Noahs Ark Goffstein, M. B. Ma 79 7
Infertility in the Bible: How the Matriarchs Changed Their Fate; How You Can, Too Fischbein, Jessie Devora 2005 M/J 06 26
Quilting Path: A Guide to Spiritual Discovery Through Fabric, Thread and Kabbalah, The Silk, Louise Skylight Paths 2006 F/M 07 36
Wayward Moon, The Weizman, Janice Yotzeret Publishing 2012 S/O13 49
Book That Was Lost: Thirty-Five Stories, A Agnon, S. Y. Toby Press 2008 F/M 09 20
Sarah Laughs Jules, Jacqueline, Ugliano, Natascia Kar-Ben 2008 F/M 08 9
Jewish Life in Mr. Lincolns City Apelbaum, Laura Cohen, Uziel, Claire Jeiwsh Historical Society of Greater Washington 2009 S/O 10 27, 29
Magic Menorah: A Modern Chanukah Tale, The Zalben, Jane Breskin, Diamond, Donna Simon & Schuster 2001 N/D 01 21
Heinrich Himmler: Murderous Architect of the Holocaust Worth, Richard Holocaust Heroes and Nazi Criminals Series Enslow 2005 F/M 06 17
Orchestra of Exiles (VIDEO) Aronson, Josh First Run Features 2012 S/O13 50
Thought of High Windows, The Kositsky, Lynne Kids Can Press 2004 M/J 04 37
Yossi Tries to Help God Chaikin, Miriam, Saldutti, Denise Harper & Row 1987 S/O 87 10
Another Time, Another Place: A Neighborhood Remembered Chatanow, Gerald, Schwartz, Bernard Xlibris Corp 2000 S/O 01 41892
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
Hanukkah with Noshy Boy and Friends Asner, Anne-Marie Baila Kar-Ben 2013 M/J13 13-14
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
Frank Gehry Lazo, Caroline Evensen A&E Biography Series Lerner 2006 N/D 07 11
Theo: An Autobiography Bikel, Theodore University of Wisconsin Press 2002 F/M 03 32-33
Lost and Found and Other Stories Yaffe, Rachel, Waldman, Bryna Merkos 2002 N/D 02 29
One Baby Step at a Time: Seven Secrets of Jewish Motherhood Weisberg, Chana Urim 2007 M/J 08 42
Jewish Festivals Throughout the Year Ganeri, Anita Smart Apple Media 2004 M/J 05 24

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