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
Plays for Learning: Israel Reborn McCullough, L. E. Plays for Learning Series Smith and Kraus 2001 F/M 02 38
Life and Work of S. M. Dubnov, The Dubnov-Erlich, Sophie, Shandler, Jeffrey, Vowles, Judith Diaspora Nationalism and Jewihs History Indiana University Press 1991 S/O 91 18
Jew in the Modern World, The Mendes-Flohr, Paul R., Reinharz, Jehuda Oxford University Press 1980 W80 19
Last Sunrise, The Gordon, Harold H & I Publishing 1992 S/O 93 18-19
Passover Schotter, Roni, Kono, Erin Eitter On My Own Holiday Series Little, Brown 2006 M/J 06 16
For Heavens Sake Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg Jewish Lights Publishing 1999 S/O 00 38
Voices from a Time: A Novel Bonucci, Silvia, King, Martha Steerforth Italia 2006 S/O 07 42
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
Rutkas Notebook: A Voice from the Holocaust Laskier, Rutka Yad Vashem 2008 S/O 08 45
Moses: The Long Road to Freedom Beneduce, Ann Keay, Spirin, Gennady Scholastic 2004 M/J 04 28
Handbook of the Middle East, The Kort, Michael G. Millbrook Press 2002 S/O 02 47
Colors of Israel Grossman, Laurie, Byers, Helen Carolrhoda Books 2001 N/D 01 22
After Mussolini: Jewish Life and Memories in Post-Fascist Italy Schwarz, Guri, Mazhar, Giovanni Noor Vallentine Mitchell 2012 S/O13 38
Bible Women (AUDIO) Swados, Elizabeth Swados Enterprises 1995 S/O 96 16
Israel (2nd ed.) Dubois, Jill, Rosh, Mair Cultures of the World Series Marshall Cavendish 2004 M/J 05 26
Just Right: The Story of a Jewish Home Emerman, Ellen, Kranz, Sarah Hachai 1999 M/J 00 21
One Last Thing Before I Go Tropper, Jonathan Dutton 2012 FM13 42-43
Family Business Blond, Anthony Harper & Row 1978 Sp79 24
Triple Follett, Ken Arbor House 1979 W79 23
You Dont Have to Be Wrong for Me to Be Right: Finding Faith Without Fanaticism Hirschfield, Brad Harmony Books 2007 M/J 08 35
Sophie and the Shofar: A New Years Story Manushkin, Fran, Kaye, Rosalind Charney UAHC Press 2001 F/M 02 40
Remember Who You Are Hautzig, Esther Crown 1990 N/D 90 10
Messes of Dresses Pertzig, Faigy, Leff, Tova Hachai 1995 N/D 95 16
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
Chains Around the Grass Ragen, Naomi The Toby Press 2002 S/O 02 33
Bar Mitzvah Mamet, David, Sultan, Donald Little, Brown 1999 M/J 99 16-17
In Grandpas House Sendak, Philip Harper & Row 1985 F/M 86 7
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
Noahs Ark Caviezel, G., Boldorini, M. G. Barron's 2003 M/J 03 27
Encyclopedia of the Sayings of the Jewish People Nulman, Macy Aronson 1997 M/J 98 10
Time to Love, A Meyers, Walter Dean, Myers, Christopher Scholastic 2003 S/O 03 44
Witnesses to War: Eight True-Life Stories of Nazi Persecution Leapman, Michael Viking 1998 F/M 99 16
Shiras New Start Lazewnik, Libby Feldheim 1988 F/M 89 13
Rabbi and the Nun: A Love Story, The Schreiber, Mordecai Shengold 1991 F/M 92 22
Maiden and the Jew, The: The Story of a Fatal Friendship in Nazi Germany Kohl, Christine Steerforth Press 2004 F/M 05 17-18
From the Edge of the World: The Jewish Refugee Experience Through Letters and Stories Joseph, Ann Valentine Mitchell 2003 F/M 04 17
Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman Nobleman, Marc Tyler, MacDonald, Ross Knopf 2008 S/O 08 47, 49
Heritage Orde, Lewis F/M 82 5
Dangerous Fortune, A Follett, Ken Delcorte Press 1993 F/M 94 7
Antisemitic Myths: A Historical and Contemporary Anthology Perry, Marvin, Schweitzer, Frederick M. Indiana University Press 2007 F/M 09 16
House of Joyful Living, The Schotter, Roni, Widener, Terry Farrar 2008 M/J 09 16-17
Jewish Musical Traditions Shiloah, Amnon Wayne State University Press 1992 M/J 94 9
Mysteries of the Alef-Beis Dumas, Chava, Mahr, Aryeh Mahrwood Press 2008 N/D 08 35
Dream House Krich, Rochelle Ballantine Books 2003 S/O 03 12
Temple Scroll: The Hidden Law of the Dead Sea Sect, The Yadin, Yigael Random House 1985 N/D 85 4
When Mourning Comes: A Book of Comfort for the Grieving Silverman, William B., Cinammon, Kenneth M. Aronson 1990 F/M 90 17
Secret Year, A: A Taste of the Jewish Holidays Podwal, Mark Doubleday 2003 N/D 03 29-30
Polish Jewry, 1914-1939 Before the Holocaust Tamir, Nachman F/M 83 5
Light of My Eye Jacques, Paula, Cohen-Nicole, Susan Holmes & Meier 2009 S/O 09 34
Hanukkah Owens, L. L., Conger, Holli Cultural Holidays Series Magic Wagon 2010 M/J 10 15
Company You Keep, The Gordon, Neil Viking 2003 N/D 03 8
Albert Einstein: A Life of Genius MacLeod, Elizabeth Kids Can Press 2003 N/D 03 24
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
Jew of New York: A Historical Romance, The Katchor, Ben Pantheon 1998 S/O 99 14
Moshe Dayan: Israels Controversial Hero Bar-On, Mordechai Jewish Lives Yale University Press 2012 FM13 17-18
Day of Atonement Kellerman, Faye Morrow 1991 S/O 91 21
Studies in Biblical Interpretation Sarna, Nahum M. JPS 2000 F/M 01 11
Voices from the Holocaust Roth, Sylvia N/D 81 12
Sabbath Epistle of Rabbi Abraham Ibn Ezra (Iggeret haShabbat), The Ibn Ezra, Abraham, Goodman, Mordechai S. Ktav 2009 N/D 09 22
Passover Feast II (rev ed.) West Orange Chapter of American Mirachi Women s.n. 1979 Sp80 15
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
Bintel Brief, V.I., A Metzker, Isaac, Metzker, Bella S., Levy, Diana Shalet Viking 1981 W 82 13-14
Israel Unleashed: The Very Best Metal and Rock from the Holy Land (AUDIO) Jewish Music Group 2007 F/M 08 47
Kaddish for Grandpa in Jesus Name, Amen Howe, James, Stock, Catherine Atheneum 2004 M/J 04 39-40
Open Canon, The: On the Meaning of Halakhic Discourse Sagi, Avi, Stein, Batya Kogod Library of Judaic Studies Continuum 2007 S/O 08 34
Far Horizons, The Wagman, Michael, Leitner, Irving A. Morrow 1980 Sp 81 6
Turned Away: The World War II Diary of Devorah Bernstein Matas, Carol Dear Canada Series Scholastic Canada 2005 F/M 06 12
Zaddik: The Battle for a Boys Soul, The Denholtz, Elaine Grudin Prometheus 2001 F/M 02 19-20
Sown in Tears Magid, Beverly CreateSpace 2012 N/D12 43-44
Rescue in Denmark Flender, Harold S/O 81 6
Midlife and Its Rite of Passage Ceremony Fine, Irene S/O 83 2
Golem Redux: From Prague to Post-Holocaust Fiction, The Baer, Elizabeth R. Wayne State University Press 2012 S/O12 24
Chanukkah Guest Kimmel, Eric A., Carmi, Giora Holiday 1990 F/M 91 23
Be My Knife Grossman, David Farrar 2002 F/M 03 21-22
In the Beginning … Bier, Ian, DuPrie, James Canaan Tours of Jewish History Series Purple Monkey Books 2007 M/J 08 14
Jews of Tin Pan Alley, The Kanter, Kenneth Aaron S/O 82 7
Nobodys Sorry He Got Killed Goldstein, Arthur D. Random House 1976 Sp76 24
Entertainer and the Dybbuk, The Fleischman, Sid HarperCollins 2008 N/D 07 7
To Jerusalem and Back Bellow, Saul Viking 1976 Sp77 27
Womens Rites Byrne, Beverly Villard Books 1985 S/O 85 3
Sholoms Treasure: How Sholom Aleichem Became a Writer Silverman, Erica, Gerstein, Mordicai Farrar 2005 M/J 05 19
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
Malkas Secret Recipe: A Hanukkah Story Adler, David A., Halpern, Joan Kar-Ben 1989 N/D 89 13
Fusion: the Eternal Flame Lampton, Christopher W83 13
Bridge of Longing: The Lost Art of Yiddish Storytelling, A Roskin, David G. Harvard University Press 1995 F/M 96 7
Hidden in France: A Boys Journey under the Nazi Occupation Jeruchim, Simon Fithian Press 2001 N/D 01 8
Daughters of Fire: Heroines of the Bible Manushkin, Fran, Shulevitz, Uri Harcourt 2001 S/O 01 35
Arab Jews: A Postcolonial Reading of Natioanlism, Religion, and Ethnicity, The Shenhav, Yehouda Stanford University Press 2006 M/J 07 29
How Mama Brought the Spring Manushkin, Fran, Berry, Holly Dutton 2008 M/J 08 41892
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
Naamah, Noahs Wife Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg, Anderson, Bethanne Skylight Paths Publishing 2002 M/J 03 27-28
Dybbuk (Between Two Worlds), The Ansky, S., Penalosa, Fernando Tsiterboym Books 2013 N/D13 43
Terorrism: Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints Friedman, Lauri S. Greenhaven 2005 F/M 06 21-22
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
Sefer B. Isaacs Nobel, Morris Rabbi Max Weine 1977 Sp78 23
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
Lionhearts: Heroes of Israel Bar-Zohar, Michael Warner Books 1998 N/D 98 6
Hanukkah Mice, The Randall, Ronne, Kneen, Maggie Chronicle Books 2002 F/M 03 45
Confrontation: The Middle East and World Politics Laqueur, Walter Bantam 1974 D 74 29
All About Hanukkah Groner, Judyth, Wikler, Madeline Kar-Ben 1999 S/O 00 36