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
Foundations of Sephardic Spirituality: The Inner Life of Jews of the Ottoman Empire Angel, Marc D. Jewish Lights Publishing 2006 S/O 06 35
20 Minute Kabbalah Dosick, Wayne D., Dosick, Ellen Kaufman Waterside Publishing 2007 S/O 08 24
Pastor Andre Trocme: Spiritual Leader of the French Village le Chambon Draper, Allison Stark Holocaust Biographies Series Rosen 2001 F/M 02 37
Dear Elijah Bat-Ami, Miriam Farrar Straus & Giroux 1995 N/D 95 14
Mr. Mentch Hochenberg, Jacquia dn Liza Kramer, Salem, Iosi Meet the Yids Series Pitspopany Press 2007 S/O 07 24
Sadie's Almost Marvelous Menorah Korngold, Jamie S., Fortenberry, Julie Kar-Ben 2012 S/O13 13
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
Jewish Answers to Medical Ethics Questions: Questions and Answers from the Medial Ethics Department of the Office of the Chief Rabbi of Great Britain Shulman, Nisson E. Aronson 1998 M/J 99 8
Two Rings: A Story of Love and War Werber, Millie, Keller, Eve Persus Books Group 2012 N/D12 39
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
Harvest of Light Ofanansky, Allison, Alpern, Eliyahu Kar-Ben 2008 S/O 08 57-58
Benno and the Night of Broken Glass Wiviott, Meg, Bisaon, Jose Kar-Ben 2009 M/J 10 17
Return of the Repressed: Pirque de-Rabbi Eliezer and the Pseudepigrapha, The Adelman, Rachel Brill 2009 N/D 10 16
Feelin Jewish Klein, Ilona M., Fischer Weis, Susan Jewish Community Center of Cleveland 1986 A/M 86 6
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
Spotlight for Harry, A Kimmel, Eric A., Madsen, Jim A Stepping Stone Book Random House 2009 S/O 09 14-15
Ziz and the Hanukkah Miracle, The Jules, Jacqueline, Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2006 S/O 06 16-17
Kentucky Schwartz, Israel Jacob, Durovsky, Gertrude W. University of Alabama Press 1990 F/M 91 20
Bob Alper: Rabbi / Stand-up Comic (Really) (AUDIO) Alper, Bob Isaac Productions 1992 N/D 93 15-16
Craft and Culture of the Ancient Hebrews, The Jovinelly, Joann, Netelkos, Jason Rosen 2002 M/J 02 21
Toby Belfer Visits Ellis Island Pushker, Gloria Teles, Hierstein, Judith Pelican Publishing 2003 F/M 04 39
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
Great Questions on Religious Freedom Menendez, Albert J., Doerr, Edd Prometheus Books 2002 S/O 02 32
Assistant, The (AUDIO) Malamud, Bernard, Guidall, George Jewish Contemporary Classics 1999 S/O 01 32
Radical Assimilation in English Jewish History Endelman, Todd M. Indiana University Press 1990 M/J 91 9
Esther McKay, Sharon E. Penguin Canada 2004 N/D 04 16
Now Gleitzman, Morris Henry Holt 2012 S/O12 7-8
Sid Fleischman Parker-Rock, Michelle An Author Kids Love Series Enslow 2008 S/O 08 49
World of Our Fathers Howe, Irving, Libo, Kenneth Harcourt 1976 M/J 91 22
Jodys Hanukkah Dig Levine, Anna, Topaz, Ksenia Kar-Ben 2008 S/O 08 56
Citadel of Splendor: The 500 Year Legacy of Jewish Sulzburg Kahn, Bezalel Feldheim 1995 M/J 96 15
Thank You, God!: A Jewish Childs Book of Prayers Groner, Judyth, Wikler, Madeline Kar Ben Copies 1993 F/M 94 14
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
Ghetto Diary Korczak, Janusz Ma 79 6
Angel of History: Rosenzweig, Benjamin, Scholem, The Moses, Stephane Stanford University Press 2009 S/O 09 40
Practical Medial Halachah Rosner, Fred, Tendler, Moshe D. Aronson 1997 M/J 98 12
Education of a Polish Jew, The Nordon, Haskell S/O 83 3
Nazi Elite, The Smeiser, Ronald, Zitelman, Rainer, Fischer, Mary NYU Press 1993 N/D 93 11
Semites: Race, Religion, Literature Anidjar, Gil Cultural Memory in the Present Stanford University Press 2008 M/J 08 32-33
Which Lilith?: Feminist Writers Re-create the Worlds First Woman Dame, Enid, Lilly Rivlin, Wenkart, Henry Aronson 1998 F/M 99 7
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
Car that Goes Far, A Mermelstein, Yael, Grossman, Vasily, Romanenko, Vitaliy Hachai 2009 M/J 09 17
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
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
Frank O. Gehry: Outside In Greenberg, Jan, Jordan, Sandra DK Ink 2000 15
Abraham Isaac Kook F/M 82 9
Peddlers Gift, The Schur, Maxine Rose, Root, Kimberly Bulcken Dial 1999 M/J 00 22
Delivery from Darkness Finkelstein, Baruch, Finkelstein, Michal Feldheim 2009 F/M 10 33
Mushy Red Stuff Gilbert, Faye Alison, Silva, Leo Mirror Publishing 2012 M/J13 14
Sammy Spider's First Shavuot Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2008 M/J 08 12
Warsaw Ghetto: A Guide to the Perished City, The Engelking, Barbara, Leociak, Jacek Yale University Press 2009 S/O 10 31
Jewish Condition, The: Challenges and Responses, 1938-2008 Helmreich, William B., Rosenblum, Mark, Schimmel, David Transaction Publishers 2008 N/D 08 15
Uncle Jacobs Ghost Story Kushner, Don Holt 1986 A/M 86 5
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
Have a Good Laugh: Jokes for the Jewish Soul Isaacs, Ron, Feldman, Franklin Ktav 2009 F/M 10 37
Best that Crouches at the Door: Adam & Eve, Cain & Abel, and Beyond: A Biblical Exploration Fohrman, David Devora 2007 S/O 08 8
Righteous Indignation: A Jewish Call for Justice Rose, Or N., Kaiser, Jo Ellen Green, Klein, Margie Jewish Lights Publishing 2008 M/J 08 39
Final Solution, The Rice, Earle The Holocaust Library Lucent Books 1998 N/D 99 17
Other Way Round, The Kerr, Judith Coward W75 29-30
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
Book of Jewish Books: A Readers Guide to Judaism, The Frank, Ruth, Sollheim, William Harper & Row 1986 N/D 86 5
Crossing the Jabbok: Illness and Death in Ashkenazi Judaism in Sixteenth- through Nineteenth-Century Prague Goldberg, Sylvie-Anne, Cosman, Carol University of California Press 1996 S/O 97 8
Torah Queeries: Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible Drinkwater, Gregg, Shneer, David New York University Press 2009 S/O 10 30-31
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
Guide to Bibliographies of Polish Judaica, the Pilarczyk, Krysztof Jagiellonian Univ. 1992 M/J 93
Author of Himself, The: The Life of Marcel Reich-Ranicki Reich-Ranicki, Marcel, Osers, Ewald Princeton University Press 2001 M/J 02 14
Rashi Wiesel, Elie, Temerson, Catherine Jewish Encounters Nextbook 2009 N/D 09 26
Even Higher Ungar, Richard Tundra Books 2007 S/O 07 19
Of Heaven & Earth: Stories of the Chasidic Masters Lazarus, Ashley, Levenberg, Devora Mahrwood Press 2008 F/M 09 44
Simon Wiesenthal: A Life in Search of Justice Pick, Hella Northeastern University Press 1996 F/M 97 18
Writing on the Wall, The Garfield, Leon S/O 83 5
Josh and Alisha Celebrate Chanukah Greenberg, Kay, Correll, Cory Stop and Smell the Roses 2000 F/M 01 16
Cloak for the Moon, A Kimmel, Eric A., Krenina, Katya Holiday House 2001 M/J 01 17
There Shall Be No Needy: Pursuing Social Justice Through Jewish Law & Tradition Jacobs, Jill Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 M/J 10 34
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
Gittel and the Bell Cooks, Roberta Goldshlag, Martz, Susan Kar-Ben 1987 F/M 88 7
Anna in the Afterlife: A Novel Gerber, Merrill Joan Library of Modern Jewish Literature Syracuse University Press 2002 N/D 02 17
Princes Among Men: Memories of Eight Young Souls Herskovics, Esther, Shevach, Batya Feldheim 2009 S/O 09 39
Eighth Sin, The Kanfer, Stefan Random House 1978 W78 23
Never-Ending Greenness, The Waldman, Neil Morrow 1997 F/M 98 16, 18
Seven Days of Creation, The Fisher, Leonard Everett Holiday House 1981 W 82 15
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
Jewish Time Line Encyclopedia, The Kantor, Martin Aronson 1992 F/M 93 24
Cavalier of Malaga, the Raphael, David Carmi Hse. Pr. 1989 M/J 91 16
Synagogue thru the Ages, The Eisenberg, Azriel Bloch 1974 D 74 27-28
Hitlers Hangups: An Aventure Into Insight Klein, Mina, Klein, H. Arthur Dutton 1976 Sp77 28
Let the Celebrations Begin! Wild, Miriam, Vivas, Julie Orchard Books 1991 M/J 92 23
Friends in Deed: Inside the U.S.-Israel Alliance Raviv, Dan, Melman, Yossi Hyperion 1994 S/O 94 9
Adele (the Rabbis Mother: Book One) King, Anna Three Kings Books 2012 M/J13 39-40
Perfect Purple Feather, The Piven, Hanoch Little Brown 2002 N/D 03 34
Dialogues in Judaism: Jewish Dilemmas Defined, Debated, Explored Berkowitz, William Aronson 1991 F/M 93 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