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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Jewish Festivals Throughout the Year Ganeri, Anita Smart Apple Media 2004 M/J 05 24
Sacred Joruney: The Jewish Quest for a Perfect World, A Elcott, David Aronson 1995 F/M 96 14-15
Butterfly, The Polacco, Patricia Philomel 2000
Good Yontif: A Picture Book of the Jewish Year Blue, Rose, Feldman, Lynne Millbrook Press 1997 M/J 98 19
Small Person Far Away, A Kerr, Judith Coward 1979 Sp79 26
Very Special Yarmulke, A Dolinger, Leah S 80 10
Judiasm and the Interpretation of Scripture: Introduction to the Rabbinic Midrash Neusner, Jacob Hendrickson 2004 S/O 05 50
Moving Waters: Stories Rosett, Racelle s.n. 2012 FM13 42
Im Not the Boss: I Just Work Here Jonas, Howard Leviathan Press 2004 F/M 05 17
Praise Her Works: Conversations with Biblical Women Adelman, Penina JPS 2005 N/D 05 23
At the Threshold: Jewish Meditations on Death Swinsky, Michael Aronson 1995 S/O 96 12
Feast of Lights Jaffe, Ellen S. Sumach Press 2006 S/O 07 22
Dita Saxova Lustig, Arnost Ma 80 4
Children of Abraham: An Introduction to Islam for Jews Duran, Khalid, Hechiche, Abdelwahab Ktav 2001 N/D 01 41797
Tamar's Sukkah Gellman, Ellie Kar-Ben 1999 M/J 00 21
Witness from the Pulpit: Topical Sermons, 1933-1980 Saperstein, Harold I. Lexington 2000 41609
Life-Transforming Diet: Based on Healtha nd Psychological Principles of Maimonides and other Classical Sources, The Zulberg, David J. Feldheim 2007 F/M 08 46
Now Newman Was Old Berman, Chaim O 79 1
Jerusalem: A Family Portrait Yakin, Boaz, Bertozzi, Nick First Second 2013 N/D13 44
Richard and Adolf: Did Richard Wagner Incite Adolf Hitler to Commit the Holocaust? Nicholson, Christopher Gefen 2007 S/O 07 52
By Blood and Fire Clarke, Thurston S/O 81 13
Good-bye Glamour Girl Tamar, Erika F/M 85 7
Small Person Far Away, The Kerr, Judith S 80 7
Victim, The Bellow, Saul Vanguard 1947 Sp77 30
Judicial Deviation in Talmudic Law: Governed by Men, Not by Rules Ben-Menahem, Hanina Harwood Academic Publishers 1991 S/O 92 17
Moxie Kid, The Ruby, Lois Eakin Press 2002 M/J 03 30
Im O.K. Youre a Pain in the Neck Vorspan, Albert Doubleday 1976 Sp77 29
Pray Tell: A Hadassah Guide to Jewish Prayer Harlow, Jules Jewish Lights Publishing 2003 S/O 03 20
At the Wall Agam, Ron Gefen 1998 S/O 98 6
Feather Bed Journey, The Feder, Paula Kurzband, Schuett, Stacey Albert Whitman 1995 N/D 95 15
Divine Pathos and Human Being, A: The Theology of Abraham Joshua Heschel Chester, Michael A Vallentine Mitchell 2005 M/J 06 24
Children of Bach Dillon, Ellis Scribner's 1992 F/M 93 27
Tamar's Sukkah Gellman, Ellie, Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 1988 N/D 88 10
Witness from the Pulpit: Topical Sermons, 1933-1980 Saperstein, Harold I. Lexington 2000 N/D 00 41986
Light Zalben, Jane Breskin Dutton 2007 S/O 07 23-24
Now These Are the Names: A New English Rendition of the Book of Exodus Fox, Everett Schocken 1986 S/O 87 7
Jerusalem: A Neighborhood Street Guide Shudofsky, Chanoch Devorah 2008 N/D 08 20-21
Rifka Grows Up Burstein, Chaya Bonim Books 1976 F/M 92 20
Book Thief, The Zusak, Markus Knopf 2006 S/O 06 10
Gilded Lions and Jeweled Horses: The Synagogue to the Carousel Zimiles, Murray Brandeis University Press 2007 F/M 08 46
Shine the Light: Sexual Abuse and Healing in the Jewish Community Lev, Rachel Northeastern University Press 2003 M/J 03 18-19
Twenty-first Century Yiddishism: Language, Identity, and the New Jewish Studies Soldat-Jaffe, Tatjana Sussex Academic Press 2012 N/D12 37
Jonah the Woodchopper: Encouraging Stories for Finding Your Way through the Forest of Life Rubin, Joshua Penlight Publications 2012 M/J13 41
Miriams Cup: A Passover Story Manushkin, Fran, Dacey, Bob Scholastic 1998 F/M 99 19
How Strange It Seems: The Cultural Life of Jews in Small-Town New England Hoberman, Michael University of Massachusetts Press 2008 F/M 09 11
Pilgrims: A Novel Gavron, Daniel Creative Arts Book Company 2000 M/J 01 13
Answered Prayer and Other Yemenite Folktales, The Gold, Sharlya, Caspi, Michael Maswan, Wunsch, Marjory JPS 1990 S/O 90 12
Execution, The Crawford, Oliver O 79 1
Days of Honey: The Tunisian Boyhood of Rafael Uzan Awert, Irene Schocken Books 1984 F/M 85 5
Cardinals Snuffbox, The Roseman, Kenneth s.n. N/D 82 7
Heart Afire: Stories and Teachings of the Early Hasidic Masters, A Schachter-Shalomi, Zalman N., Miles-Yepez, Netanel JPS 2009 N/D 09 25-26
Studies in Medieval Jewish Intellectual and Social History: Festschrift in Honor of Robert Chazan Engel, David, Schiffman, Lawrence H., Wolfson, Elliot R. Supplements to the Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy Brill 2012 S/O12 29
While Standing on One Foot Jaffe, Nina, Segal, John Holt 1993 N/D 93 13
Leonard Bernstein: Americas Maestro Deitch, Kenneth M., Foley, Sheila Biography Series Discovery Enterprises 1991 M/J 92 22
New Testament and Rabbinic Literature, The Bieringer, Reimund Brill 2010 N/D 10 17
Israel: Politics, Myths, and Identity Crisis Orr, Aviva Pluto Press 1994 F/M 95 7
Refugee Treasure Elmer, Robert Promise of Zion Series Bethany House 2000 S/O 01 34
Binding of Isaac: Religious Murders and Kabbalah, The Bodoff, Lippman Devora 2005 M/J 06 24
From the Gestapo to the Gulags: One Jewish Life Katz, Zev Vallentine Mitchell 2004 F/M 05 17
Sephardic Jewry and Mizrahi Jews Medding, Peter Y. Studies in Contemporary Jewry Oxford University Press 2007 M/J 08 27
Touch the Water, Touch the Wind Oz, Amos, de Lange, Nicholas Harcourt, Brace & Jovanovich 1974 Sp75 25
Jewish: Does it Make a Difference? Nadin, Elvira, Nadin, Mihai Jonathan David 2000 N/D 00 11
Memorial to the Jews Deported from France, 1942-1944 Klarsfeld, Serge M/J 83 3
Holocaust and Justice, The Smeiser, Ronald Lessons and Legacies (v. 5) Northwestern University Press 2002 M/J 03 24-25
Escape or Die Friedman, Ina R. S/O 82 8
Passover Lamb, The Marshall, Linda Elovitz Random House 2013 N/D13 13
Ambiguity, Coping and Governance: Israeli Experiences in Politics, Religion and Policymaking Sharkansky, Ira Praeger 1999 S/O 00 20
Crossing the Borders of Time: a True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed Maitland, Leslie Other Press 2012 FM13 31
Hanukkah Owens, L. L., Conger, Holli Cultural Holidays Series Magic Wagon 2010 M/J 10 15
State, the Nation & the Jews: Liberalism and the Antisemitism Dispute in Bismarcks Germany, The Stoezler, Marcel University of Nebraska Press 2008 M/J 09 30
Welcome Tomorrow Reisman, Arnold F/M 83 3
Kubbutz Members Study Kibbutz Children Levi, Zvi Kibbutz Studies Series, no. 1 Greenwood 1990 F/M 91 18
Myriam Mendilow: Mother of Jerusalem Cytron, Barry, Cytron, Phyllis Lerner 1994 N/D 94 13
Into the Ark Berman, Hana, Picker, Lonna United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism 1997 M/J 98 19
Rabbinic Exegesis of Biblical Names and Narratives (in the Talmud and Midrash) Harduf, David Mendel Harduf Books 2002 F/M 03 35
Belonging McNeish, James F/M 81 6
Formula for Proper Living: Practical Lessons from Life and Torah, A Twerski, Abraham J. Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 F/M 10 40
Scapegoat in the New Wilderness: The Origins and Rise of Anti-Semitism in America, A Jaher, Frederic Harvard University Press 1994 N/D 94 41892
Tikvah Means Hope Polacco, Patricia Delacorte Press 1994 N/D 94 13
Youth in Chains Geve, Thomas s.n. F/M 83 2
Jewish Parenting Wisdom Rosman, Steven M. Aronson 1997 F/M 98 12
Malka Pressler, Mirjam, Murdoch, Brian Philomel 2003 S/O 03 52
Heroes of the Holocaust Gottfried, Ted, Alcorn, Stephen Twenty-First Century Books 2001 M/J 01 15
Elie Wisel: A Holocaust Surivvor Cries Out for Peace Houghton, Sarah High Five Reading Series Red Brick Learning 2004 M/J 04 31
Other Side of the Hudson, The Roseman, Kenneth UAHC 1993 M/J 94 11
Acting Jewish: Negotiating Ethnicity on the Americna Stage and Screen Bial, Henry University of Michigan Press 2005 F/M 06 29
Complete Story of Passover Mindel, Nissan, Schwartz, Michel Merkos L'inyonei Chinuch 1984 M/J 85 5
Thirteen Petalled Rose: A Discourse on the Essence of Jewish Existence and Belief, The Steinsaltz, Adin, Hanegbi, Yehuda Basic Books 2006 M/J 07 29-30
Yom Kippur Elkins, Dov Peretz Moments of Transcendence: A Devotional Commentary on the High Holiday Mahzor, vol. 2 s.n. 1990 F/M 91 16-17
Love, Marriage, and Family in Jewish Law and Tradition Kaufman, Michael Aronson 1992 N/D 92 24
Only One Club, The Hopkins, Jeff Flashlight Press 2004 S/O 04 49
Jewish Idea of Culture, The Roth, Sol Ktav 1997 N/D 97 9
Sammy Spider's First Shavuot Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2008 M/J 08 12
Gravity Fails: The Comic Jewish Shaping of Modern America Bloom, James D. Praeger 2003 M/J 04 41955
Solomon and the Trees Biers-Ariel, Matt, Silverberg-Kiss, Esti UAHC Press 2001 F/M 01 16
Voices from Genesis, Guiding Us Through the Stages of Life Cohen, Norman J. Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 N/D 99 41828
Kabbalah of Envy: Transforming Hatred, Ange, and Other Negative Emotions, The Bonder, Nilton Shambhala 1997 M/J 98 6
Music in Ancient Israel / Palestine: Archaeological, Written, and Comparative Sources Braun, Joachim Eerdmans 2002 F/M 03 33-34
In Gods Hands Kushner, Lawrence, Baek, Matthew J. Jewish Lights Publishing 2005 N/D 05 15
Probing the Limits of Representation: Nazism and the Final Solution Friedlander, Saul Harvard University Press 1992 N/D 92 25

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