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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Yemenite Cookbook, The Levi, Zion, Agabria, Hani Seaver Books 1988 S/O 88 8
Sacred Joruney: The Jewish Quest for a Perfect World, A Elcott, David Aronson 1995 F/M 96 14-15
Moving Waters: Stories Rosett, Racelle s.n. 2012 FM13 42
Biblical Echo: Reflectiosn on Bible, Jews and Judaism, The Feldman, Emanuel Ktav 1986 M/J 87 3
Small Person Far Away, A Kerr, Judith Coward 1979 Sp79 26
Im Not the Boss: I Just Work Here Jonas, Howard Leviathan Press 2004 F/M 05 17
Judiasm and the Interpretation of Scripture: Introduction to the Rabbinic Midrash Neusner, Jacob Hendrickson 2004 S/O 05 50
Very Special Yarmulke, A Dolinger, Leah S 80 10
Praise Her Works: Conversations with Biblical Women Adelman, Penina JPS 2005 N/D 05 23
Gracia (AUDIO) Aroeste, Sarah Aroeste Music LLC 2012 N/D12 45
All Whom I Have Loved: A Novel Appelfeld, Aharon Schocken Books 2007 S/O 07 42
Fiets Vase and Other Stories of Survival: Europe, 1939-1945 Gold, Alison Leslie Penguin Group 2003 S/O 03 12
Drawing in the Dust Klein, Zoe Pocket Books 2009 S/O 09 34
Now Newman Was Old Berman, Chaim O 79 1
Christmas Revolution, The Cohen, Barbara, DeGrost, Diane Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1987 F/M 88 6
Tamar's Sukkah Gellman, Ellie Kar-Ben 1999 M/J 00 21
Jerusalem: A Family Portrait Yakin, Boaz, Bertozzi, Nick First Second 2013 N/D13 44
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
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
Moxie Kid, The Ruby, Lois Eakin Press 2002 M/J 03 30
Biblical Games Brams, Steven J. MIT Press 1980 W80 18
Small Person Far Away, The Kerr, Judith S 80 7
Im O.K. Youre a Pain in the Neck Vorspan, Albert Doubleday 1976 Sp77 29
Judicial Deviation in Talmudic Law: Governed by Men, Not by Rules Ben-Menahem, Hanina Harwood Academic Publishers 1991 S/O 92 17
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
Grammatical Concepts 101 for Biblical Hebrew: Learning Biblical Hebrew Grammatical Concepts Through English Grammar Long, Gary A. Hendrickson 2002 F/M 03 36
Allegra Maud Goldman Konecky, Edith Harper 1976 Sp77 32
Fifth Mountain, The Coelho, Paulo, Landers, Clifford E. HarperCollins 1998 M/J 98 18
Dream Come True, A Ben-Yehuda, Eliezer Modern Hebrew Classics Westview Press 1993 F/M 94 7
Now These Are the Names: A New English Rendition of the Book of Exodus Fox, Everett Schocken 1986 S/O 87 7
Christmas Tapestry Polacco, Patricia Philomel 2002 F/M 03 44-45
Tamar's Sukkah Gellman, Ellie, Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 1988 N/D 88 10
Jerusalem: A Neighborhood Street Guide Shudofsky, Chanoch Devorah 2008 N/D 08 20-21
Light Zalben, Jane Breskin Dutton 2007 S/O 07 23-24
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
Miriams Cup: A Passover Story Manushkin, Fran, Dacey, Bob Scholastic 1998 F/M 99 19
Behind the Secret Window: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood Toll, Nelly S. Dial 1993 M/J 93 16
Shine the Light: Sexual Abuse and Healing in the Jewish Community Lev, Rachel Northeastern University Press 2003 M/J 03 18-19
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
Jonah the Woodchopper: Encouraging Stories for Finding Your Way through the Forest of Life Rubin, Joshua Penlight Publications 2012 M/J13 41
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
Glossary of Jewish Life, A Olitzky, Kerry M., Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1992 S/O 92 20
Abraham Joshua Heschel: Man of Spirit, Man of Action Rose, Or JPS 2003 N/D 03 25
Expecting Miracles: Finding Meaning and Spirituality in Pregnancy Through Judaism Weisberg, Chana Urim 2004 F/M 05 25
Desert and Shepherd in Our Biblical Heritage Hareuveni, Nogah Neot Kedumim 1991 N/D 92 23-24
New Testament and Rabbinic Literature, The Bieringer, Reimund Brill 2010 N/D 10 17
Call of Memory: Learning about the Holocaust Through Narrative: An Anthology, The Shawn, Karen, Goldfrad, Keren Ben Yehuda Press 2008 S/O 08 20
Chaim Weizmann Amdur, Richard World Leader Series Chelsea House 1988 N/D 88 9
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
Israel: Politics, Myths, and Identity Crisis Orr, Aviva Pluto Press 1994 F/M 95 7
Leonard Bernstein: Americas Maestro Deitch, Kenneth M., Foley, Sheila Biography Series Discovery Enterprises 1991 M/J 92 22
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
Hebrew Bible: A Socio-Literary Introduction, The Gottwald, Norman K. Fortress Press 1985 M/J 87 41702
Memorial to the Jews Deported from France, 1942-1944 Klarsfeld, Serge M/J 83 3
Avengers and Defenders: Glimpses of Chicagos Jewish Past Roth, Walter Academy Chicago Publishers 2008 S/O 09 41, 43
Sephardic Jewry and Mizrahi Jews Medding, Peter Y. Studies in Contemporary Jewry Oxford University Press 2007 M/J 08 27
Holocaust and Justice, The Smeiser, Ronald Lessons and Legacies (v. 5) Northwestern University Press 2002 M/J 03 24-25
Jewish: Does it Make a Difference? Nadin, Elvira, Nadin, Mihai Jonathan David 2000 N/D 00 11
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
Fullness of Time: Poems, The Scholem, Gershom, Sieburth, Richard, Wasserstrom, Steven W. Ibis Editions 2003 S/O 03 13
Dancing on Tisha B’Av Raphael, Lev St. Martin’s 1990 F/M 91 21
Myriam Mendilow: Mother of Jerusalem Cytron, Barry, Cytron, Phyllis Lerner 1994 N/D 94 13
Boy In the Striped Pajamas, The Boyne, John Random House 2006 M/J 06 17
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
Into the Ark Berman, Hana, Picker, Lonna United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism 1997 M/J 98 19
Kubbutz Members Study Kibbutz Children Levi, Zvi Kibbutz Studies Series, no. 1 Greenwood 1990 F/M 91 18
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
Hanukkah Haiku Ziefert, Harriet, Gudeon, Karla Blue Apple Books 2008 S/O 08 56
Malka Pressler, Mirjam, Murdoch, Brian Philomel 2003 S/O 03 52
Apples and Honey Holub, Joan, Po, Cary Puffin Books 2003 F/M 04 35-36
Youth in Chains Geve, Thomas s.n. F/M 83 2
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
Heroes of the Holocaust Gottfried, Ted, Alcorn, Stephen Twenty-First Century Books 2001 M/J 01 15
Jewish Parenting Wisdom Rosman, Steven M. Aronson 1997 F/M 98 12
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
Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story Perl, Lila Greenwillow Books 1996 N/D 97 16
Empathy (VIDEO) Siegel, Amie First Run/Icarus Films 2004 N/D 04 8
Only One Club, The Hopkins, Jeff Flashlight Press 2004 S/O 04 49
Contested Creations in the Book of Job: the World-as-It-Ought-and-Ought-Not-to-Be Pelham, Abigail Brill 2012 FM13 33-34
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
Jewish Idea of Culture, The Roth, Sol Ktav 1997 N/D 97 9
Love, Marriage, and Family in Jewish Law and Tradition Kaufman, Michael Aronson 1992 N/D 92 24
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
Music in Ancient Israel / Palestine: Archaeological, Written, and Comparative Sources Braun, Joachim Eerdmans 2002 F/M 03 33-34
Black Book, The Ehrenburg, Ilya, Levine, James S. Holocaust Library / Schocken Books 1981 W 82 14
Solomon and the Trees Biers-Ariel, Matt, Silverberg-Kiss, Esti UAHC Press 2001 F/M 01 16
In Gods Hands Kushner, Lawrence, Baek, Matthew J. Jewish Lights Publishing 2005 N/D 05 15
Kabbalah of Envy: Transforming Hatred, Ange, and Other Negative Emotions, The Bonder, Nilton Shambhala 1997 M/J 98 6
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
Greater than Gold and Silver Ehrmann, Naftali, Rubin, Chedvah Feldheim 2009 ND 09 8

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