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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Sacred Joruney: The Jewish Quest for a Perfect World, A Elcott, David Aronson 1995 F/M 96 14-15
Burial Cooperatives in Socialist Utopia: Thirty Years of Moshav Development in Israel Schwartz, Moshe, Lees, Susan, Kressel, Gideon M. Praeger 1995 M/J 96 11
Legacy: a Genetic History of the Jewish People Ostrer, Harry Oxford University Press 2012 N/D12 32
From Our Springtime: Literary Memoirs and Portraits of Yiddish New York Iceland, Reuben, Marcus, Gerald Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art Syracuse University Press 2013 S/O13 31
Moving Waters: Stories Rosett, Racelle s.n. 2012 FM13 42
Small Person Far Away, A Kerr, Judith Coward 1979 Sp79 26
Very Special Yarmulke, A Dolinger, Leah S 80 10
Praise Her Works: Conversations with Biblical Women Adelman, Penina JPS 2005 N/D 05 23
Israel: Politics, Myths, and Identity Crisis Orr, Aviva Pluto Press 1994 M/J 95 8
Ask for a Convertible Brown, Danit Pantheon Books 2008 M/J 09 31
Jewish with Feeling: A Guide to Meaningful Jewish Practice Riverhead Books 2005 S/O 05 51
Holocaust and Israel Reborn: From Catastrophe to Sovereignty, The Penkower, Monty Noam University of Illinois Press 1994 M/J 95 7
Escape King, Harry Houdini Ernst, John J. Prentice-Hall 1975 W76 20
Crossing Over: An Oral History oF Refugees from Hitlers Reich Wolman, Ruth Twayne 1996 F/M 97 8
Hannah Arendt: Radical Conservative Horowitz, Irving Louis Transaction Press 2012 FM13 27
Now Newman Was Old Berman, Chaim O 79 1
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
Richard and Adolf: Did Richard Wagner Incite Adolf Hitler to Commit the Holocaust? Nicholson, Christopher Gefen 2007 S/O 07 52
Book of Lights, The Potok, Chaim s.n. N/D 81 14
Legacy: Teachings for Life from the Great Lithuanian Rabbis, The Wein, Berel, Goldstein, Warren Koren 2012 S/O13 45
From Phenomenology to Existentialism: The Philosophy of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik (vol. 2) Schwartz, Dov, Stein, Batya Supplements to the Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy; 19 Brill 2013 S/O13 38
Moxie Kid, The Ruby, Lois Eakin Press 2002 M/J 03 30
Small Person Far Away, The Kerr, Judith S 80 7
Victim, The Bellow, Saul Vanguard 1947 Sp77 30
Pray Tell: A Hadassah Guide to Jewish Prayer Harlow, Jules Jewish Lights Publishing 2003 S/O 03 20
Israel: Politics, Myths, and Identity Crisis Orr, Aviva Pluto Press 1994 F/M 95 7
Ask the Bones: Scary Stories from Around the World Schwartz, Howard, Olson, Arielle North Penguin 1999 S/O 99 17
Jewish Woman Next Door: Repairing the World One Step at a Time, The Flancbaum, Debby Urim 2007 S/O 07 47
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
Crossing the Borders of Time: a True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed Maitland, Leslie Other Press 2012 FM13 31
Hannah is a Palindrome Skolsky, Mindy Warshaw, Weinhaus, Karen Ann Harper 1980 W80 9
Now These Are the Names: A New English Rendition of the Book of Exodus Fox, Everett Schocken 1986 S/O 87 7
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
Rifka Grows Up Burstein, Chaya Bonim Books 1976 F/M 92 20
Book of Miracles: A Young Peoples Guide to Jewish Spirituality, The Kushner, Lawrence URJ Press 1987 F/M 88 6
Konin: A Quest Richardson, Theo Pantheon 1995 N/D 95 11
For the Love of Israel: The Holy Land from Past to Present - A Primer for Tayarim, Tallmidim, Vatikim, Noodnikim, and Dreamers Lowenstein, Steven M. Triump Books 2012 M/J13 11
Miriams Cup: A Passover Story Manushkin, Fran, Dacey, Bob Scholastic 1998 F/M 99 19
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
Pilgrims: A Novel Gavron, Daniel Creative Arts Book Company 2000 M/J 01 13
Into the Ark Berman, Hana, Picker, Lonna United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism 1997 M/J 98 19
Anne Frank: Life in Hiding Hurwitz, Johanna JPS 1988 F/M 89 13
Jewish Megatrends: Charting the Course of the American Jewish Future Schwarz, Sidney Jewish Lights Publishing 2013 S/O13 40
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
Complete Story of Passover Mindel, Nissan, Schwartz, Michel Merkos L'inyonei Chinuch 1984 M/J 85 5
Lottys Lace Tablecloth Lehman-Wilzig, Tami, Topaz, Ksenia Jewish Heirloom Stories Gefen 2007 S/O 07 16
Grammatical Concepts 101 for Biblical Hebrew: Learning Biblical Hebrew Grammatical Concepts Through English Grammar Long, Gary A. Hendrickson 2002 F/M 03 36
New Testament and Rabbinic Literature, The Bieringer, Reimund Brill 2010 N/D 10 17
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
Refugee Treasure Elmer, Robert Promise of Zion Series Bethany House 2000 S/O 01 34
Jewish Idea of Culture, The Roth, Sol Ktav 1997 N/D 97 9
Biblical Games Brams, Steven J. MIT Press 1980 W80 18
Just Revenge Dershowitz, Alan M. Warner Books 1999 N/D 99 16
Fifth Mountain, The Coelho, Paulo, Landers, Clifford E. HarperCollins 1998 M/J 98 18
Memorial to the Jews Deported from France, 1942-1944 Klarsfeld, Serge M/J 83 3
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
Passover Lamb, The Marshall, Linda Elovitz Random House 2013 N/D13 13
In Gods Hands Kushner, Lawrence, Baek, Matthew J. Jewish Lights Publishing 2005 N/D 05 15
Allegra Maud Goldman Konecky, Edith Harper 1976 Sp77 32
Donme: Jewish Converts, Muslim Revolutionaries, and Secular Turks, The Baer, Marc David Stanford University Press 2010 M/J 10 28
Chosen People in America: A Study of Religious Ideology, The Eisen, Arnold H. Indiana University Press 1995 F/M 96 8
Like Everybody Else Girion, Barbara F/M 81 7
Glossary of Jewish Life, A Olitzky, Kerry M., Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1992 S/O 92 20
Myriam Mendilow: Mother of Jerusalem Cytron, Barry, Cytron, Phyllis Lerner 1994 N/D 94 13
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
Rabbinic Exegesis of Biblical Names and Narratives (in the Talmud and Midrash) Harduf, David Mendel Harduf Books 2002 F/M 03 35
Jewish American Heritage, The Brownstone, David M. Ethnic Heritage of America Series Facts on File 1988 N/D 88 9
Behind the Secret Window: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood Toll, Nelly S. Dial 1993 M/J 93 16
Josephs Wardrobe Citrin, Paul J. UAHC 1987 M/J 87 7
Expecting Miracles: Finding Meaning and Spirituality in Pregnancy Through Judaism Weisberg, Chana Urim 2004 F/M 05 25
Malka Pressler, Mirjam, Murdoch, Brian Philomel 2003 S/O 03 52
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
Other Side of the Hudson, The Roseman, Kenneth UAHC 1993 M/J 94 11
Hurry, Fridays a Short Day: One Boys Erev Shabbat in Jerusalems Old City Gold, Yeshara Mesorah 1986 M/J 87 6
Youth in Chains Geve, Thomas s.n. F/M 83 2
Abraham Joshua Heschel: Man of Spirit, Man of Action Rose, Or JPS 2003 N/D 03 25
Defining Jewish Difference: From Antiquity to the Present Berkowitz, Beth A. Cambridge University Press 2012 N/D12 17-18
Celebrating with Jewish Crafts Ruzansky, Rebeca Edid author 2008 S/O 08 49
Hebrew Bible: A Socio-Literary Introduction, The Gottwald, Norman K. Fortress Press 1985 M/J 87 41702
Only One Club, The Hopkins, Jeff Flashlight Press 2004 S/O 04 49
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
Sammy Spider's First Shavuot Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2008 M/J 08 12
Call of Memory: Learning about the Holocaust Through Narrative: An Anthology, The Shawn, Karen, Goldfrad, Keren Ben Yehuda Press 2008 S/O 08 20
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie Pressler, Mirjam, Macki, Erik J. Front Street 2007 N/D 07 13
Fullness of Time: Poems, The Scholem, Gershom, Sieburth, Richard, Wasserstrom, Steven W. Ibis Editions 2003 S/O 03 13
Music in Ancient Israel / Palestine: Archaeological, Written, and Comparative Sources Braun, Joachim Eerdmans 2002 F/M 03 33-34
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
Probing the Limits of Representation: Nazism and the Final Solution Friedlander, Saul Harvard University Press 1992 N/D 92 25
It Must Have Been Moonglow: Reflections on the First Years of Widowhood Greene, Phyllis Villard 2001 S/O 02 21

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