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
Suitcase of Dreams: Immigration Stories from the Skirball Cultural Center, A Kale, Shelly Skirball Cultural Center 2001 M/J 02 22-23
Wall of Two: Poems of Resistance and Suffering from Krakow to Buchenwald and Beyond, A Karmel, Henia, Karmel, Ilona University of California Press 2007 M/J 08 20
Mr. Mentch Hochenberg, Jacquia dn Liza Kramer, Salem, Iosi Meet the Yids Series Pitspopany Press 2007 S/O 07 24
Foundations of Sephardic Spirituality: The Inner Life of Jews of the Ottoman Empire Angel, Marc D. Jewish Lights Publishing 2006 S/O 06 35
Pastor Andre Trocme: Spiritual Leader of the French Village le Chambon Draper, Allison Stark Holocaust Biographies Series Rosen 2001 F/M 02 37
Hirshs Secret: A Baal Shem Tov Story Citron, Sterna, Eydel, Igor Kerem Press 1996 F/M 97 12
Learning Together: A Source Book on Jewish Family Education Alper, Janice P. Alternatives in Religious Education 1987 N/D 87 5
Spotlight for Harry, A Kimmel, Eric A., Madsen, Jim A Stepping Stone Book Random House 2009 S/O 09 14-15
Kentucky Schwartz, Israel Jacob, Durovsky, Gertrude W. University of Alabama Press 1990 F/M 91 20
Two Rings: A Story of Love and War Werber, Millie, Keller, Eve Persus Books Group 2012 N/D12 39
Ziz and the Hanukkah Miracle, The Jules, Jacqueline, Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2006 S/O 06 16-17
Oriental Communities in Israel, 1948-2003: The Social 7 Cultural Creation of an Ethnic Political Group, The Allouche, Jeremy Graduate Institute of International Studies 2003 M/J 04 10
Harvest of Light Ofanansky, Allison, Alpern, Eliyahu Kar-Ben 2008 S/O 08 57-58
Return of the Repressed: Pirque de-Rabbi Eliezer and the Pseudepigrapha, The Adelman, Rachel Brill 2009 N/D 10 16
Israeli Poetry: A Contemporary Anthology Bargad, Warren, Chyet, Stanley F. Jewish Literature and Culture Series Indiana University Press 1986 N/D 87 6
Minotaur, The Tammuz, Benjamin N/D 81 14
Delivery from Darkness Finkelstein, Baruch, Finkelstein, Michal Feldheim 2009 F/M 10 33
Final Solution, The Rice, Earle The Holocaust Library Lucent Books 1998 N/D 99 17
Adele (the Rabbis Mother: Book One) King, Anna Three Kings Books 2012 M/J13 39-40
Beyond Innocence and Redemption: Confronting the Holocaust… Ellis, Marc H. Harper and Row 1991 M/J 92 15
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
Sid Fleischman Parker-Rock, Michelle An Author Kids Love Series Enslow 2008 S/O 08 49
Jodys Hanukkah Dig Levine, Anna, Topaz, Ksenia Kar-Ben 2008 S/O 08 56
Toby Belfer Visits Ellis Island Pushker, Gloria Teles, Hierstein, Judith Pelican Publishing 2003 F/M 04 39
World of Our Fathers Howe, Irving, Libo, Kenneth Harcourt 1976 M/J 91 22
Now Gleitzman, Morris Henry Holt 2012 S/O12 7-8
Great Questions on Religious Freedom Menendez, Albert J., Doerr, Edd Prometheus Books 2002 S/O 02 32
Radical Assimilation in English Jewish History Endelman, Todd M. Indiana University Press 1990 M/J 91 9
In the Rabis Garden: Adam and Eve in the Midrash Blidstein, Gerlad J. Aronson 1997 M/J 98 6
Marienbad Aleichem, Sholem S/O 82 6
Even Higher Ungar, Richard Tundra Books 2007 S/O 07 19
Back of Beyond: A Bar Mitzvah Journey Waysman, Dvora Pitspopany 1996 F/M 97 11
Colors of Israel Grossman, Laurie, Byers, Helen Carolrhoda Books 2001 N/D 01 22
Semites: Race, Religion, Literature Anidjar, Gil Cultural Memory in the Present Stanford University Press 2008 M/J 08 32-33
Jewish Spiritual Direction: An Innovative Guide from Traditional and Contemporary Sources Addison, Howard A., Breitman, Barbara E. Jewish Lights Publishing 2006 S/O 06 34
Thank You, God!: A Jewish Childs Book of Prayers Groner, Judyth, Wikler, Madeline Kar Ben Copies 1993 F/M 94 14
Which Lilith?: Feminist Writers Re-create the Worlds First Woman Dame, Enid, Lilly Rivlin, Wenkart, Henry Aronson 1998 F/M 99 7
Nazi Elite, The Smeiser, Ronald, Zitelman, Rainer, Fischer, Mary NYU Press 1993 N/D 93 11
Ghetto Diary Korczak, Janusz Ma 79 6
Practical Medial Halachah Rosner, Fred, Tendler, Moshe D. Aronson 1997 M/J 98 12
How Would God REALLY Vote? A Jewish Rebuttal to David Klinghoffers Conservative Polemic Yudelson, Larry, Yanover, Yori Ben Yehuda Press 2008 S/O 09 46
Littlest Fish, The Rouss, Sylvia A., Avalone, Carlos Pitspopany Press 2008 F/M 09 39
Eighth Sin, The Kanfer, Stefan Random House 1978 W78 23
Anne Frank: Her Life in Words and Pictures Metselaar, Menno, Van Der Rol, Ruud Roaring Brook Press 2009 N/D 09 13-14
Chains Around the Grass Ragen, Naomi The Toby Press 2002 S/O 02 33
Sammy Spider's First Shavuot Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2008 M/J 08 12
Jewish Condition, The: Challenges and Responses, 1938-2008 Helmreich, William B., Rosenblum, Mark, Schimmel, David Transaction Publishers 2008 N/D 08 15
Surviving the Angel of Death: The Story of a Mengele Twin in Auschwitz Kors, Eva Mozes, Buccieri, Lisa Rojany Tnaglewood 2009 N/D 09 13
Warsaw Ghetto: A Guide to the Perished City, The Engelking, Barbara, Leociak, Jacek Yale University Press 2009 S/O 10 31
Mushy Red Stuff Gilbert, Faye Alison, Silva, Leo Mirror Publishing 2012 M/J13 14
Frank O. Gehry: Outside In Greenberg, Jan, Jordan, Sandra DK Ink 2000 15
Peddlers Gift, The Schur, Maxine Rose, Root, Kimberly Bulcken Dial 1999 M/J 00 22
History of the Holocaust, The: A Chronology of Quotations Langer, Howard J. Aronson 1997 M/J 97 17-18
Lehovin Ulehaskil Gevirtz, Eliezer N/D 82 2
Status of Women in Jewish Law: Responsa, The Golinkin, David Center for Women in Jewish Law at the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies 2012 S/O13 25-26
Kids Love Jewish Holiday Crats Agranoff, Tracey, Marshalla, Geoffrey, Horton, Mike Pitspopany 2000 F/M 01 13
Uncle Jacobs Ghost Story Kushner, Don Holt 1986 A/M 86 5
Other Way Round, The Kerr, Judith Coward W75 29-30
Have a Good Laugh: Jokes for the Jewish Soul Isaacs, Ron, Feldman, Franklin Ktav 2009 F/M 10 37
Righteous Indignation: A Jewish Call for Justice Rose, Or N., Kaiser, Jo Ellen Green, Klein, Margie Jewish Lights Publishing 2008 M/J 08 39
Italian Refuge: Rescue of Jews During the Holocaust, The Herzer, Ivo, Voigt, Klaus, Burgwin, James Catholic University of America Press 1989 F/M 90 15
Miriam in the Desert Jules, Jacqueline, Ugliano, Natascia Kar-Ben 2010 S/O 10 12
Dialogues in Judaism: Jewish Dilemmas Defined, Debated, Explored Berkowitz, William Aronson 1991 F/M 93 21
Fireside Stories: Tales for a Winters Eve Matthews, Caitlin, Cann, Helen Barefoot Books 2007 F/M 08 15
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
Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman Nobleman, Marc Tyler, MacDonald, Ross Knopf 2008 S/O 08 47, 49
Dangerous Fortune, A Follett, Ken Delcorte Press 1993 F/M 94 7
Simon Wiesenthal: A Life in Search of Justice Pick, Hella Northeastern University Press 1996 F/M 97 18
Josh and Alisha Celebrate Chanukah Greenberg, Kay, Correll, Cory Stop and Smell the Roses 2000 F/M 01 16
Torah Queeries: Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible Drinkwater, Gregg, Shneer, David New York University Press 2009 S/O 10 30-31
Writing on the Wall, The Garfield, Leon S/O 83 5
Of Heaven & Earth: Stories of the Chasidic Masters Lazarus, Ashley, Levenberg, Devora Mahrwood Press 2008 F/M 09 44
Guide to Bibliographies of Polish Judaica, the Pilarczyk, Krysztof Jagiellonian Univ. 1992 M/J 93
Rashi Wiesel, Elie, Temerson, Catherine Jewish Encounters Nextbook 2009 N/D 09 26
Inexhaustible Wellspring, The: Reaping the Rewards of Shtetl Life Klepfisz, Heszel, Stillman, Gerald t Devora 2003 M/J 04 17
Master of Hope: Selected Writings of Naphtali Herz Imber Imber, Naphtali Herz, Kabakoff, Jacob Herzl Press 1985 S/O 85 41734
Everything Under the Sun Prenzlau, Sheryl Feldheim 1993 M/J 94 12
Bar Mitzvah Mamet, David, Sultan, Donald Little, Brown 1999 M/J 99 16-17
Company You Keep, The Gordon, Neil Viking 2003 N/D 03 8
Seven Days of Creation, The Fisher, Leonard Everett Holiday House 1981 W 82 15
Jewish Time Line Encyclopedia, The Kantor, Martin Aronson 1992 F/M 93 24
There Shall Be No Needy: Pursuing Social Justice Through Jewish Law & Tradition Jacobs, Jill Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 M/J 10 34
Who Can Fix My Cuckoo Clock and Other Stories: A Childs Exploration of Occupations and Tools Sharf, Y., Wachs, C., Markowitz, Y. Lets Discover the World Feldheim 2013 N/D13 11-12
Never-Ending Greenness, The Waldman, Neil Morrow 1997 F/M 98 16, 18
Gittel and the Bell Cooks, Roberta Goldshlag, Martz, Susan Kar-Ben 1987 F/M 88 7
Princes Among Men: Memories of Eight Young Souls Herskovics, Esther, Shevach, Batya Feldheim 2009 S/O 09 39
I Can Celebrate Eisenberg, Ann, Schanzer, Roz Kar-Ben 1989 M/J 89 11
Lone Soldiers: Israels Defenders from Around the World Keinon, Kerb, Rosen, Ricki Devora 2009 M/J 10 34
Eliezer Ben Yehuda: The Father of Modern Hebrew Drucker, Malka Lodestar Books 1987 F/M 88 6
Antisemitic Myths: A Historical and Contemporary Anthology Perry, Marvin, Schweitzer, Frederick M. Indiana University Press 2007 F/M 09 16
Chanukkah Guest Kimmel, Eric A., Carmi, Giora Holiday 1990 F/M 91 23
Sarah Laughed: Modern Lessons from the Wisdom & Stories of Biblical Women Ochs, Vanessa L. McGraw-Hill 2005 S/O 06 42
Jewish Entertainment Resource Directory, The Ginsburgh, Judy Caplan Subscription publication M/J 95 14
Synagogue thru the Ages, The Eisenberg, Azriel Bloch 1974 D 74 27-28
We Are Here: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust Cassedy, Ellen University of Nebraska Press 2012 M/J13 21
My Dear Daughter: Rabbi Benjamin Slonik and the Education fo Jewish Women in Sixteenth-Century Poland Fram, Edward Hebrew Union College Press 2007 M/J 08 26
Friends in Deed: Inside the U.S.-Israel Alliance Raviv, Dan, Melman, Yossi Hyperion 1994 S/O 94 9
Perfect Purple Feather, The Piven, Hanoch Little Brown 2002 N/D 03 34