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
Every Mother Is a Daughter: The Neverending Quest for Success, Inner Peace, and a Really Clean Kitchen (Recipes and Knitting Patterns Included) Klass, Perri, Klass, Sheila Solomon Ballantine Books 2006 S/O 06 41
Offer, The Lasky, Jesse L. M/J 82 2
Sing, Stranger: A Century of American Yiddish Poetry: A Historical Anthology Harshav, Benjamin, Harshav, Barbara Stanford University Press 2006 M/J 07 26
Tot Shabbat Kress, Camille UAHC Press 1996 F/M 97 12
Avrahams Good Week Kardos, Gyorgy, Manheim, Ralph Doubleday 1975 W76 17
Read Sea, Dead Sea Stevens, Serita, Moore, Rayanne St. Martin’s Press 1992 S/O 92 22
Journey from Torah to Constitution Auerbach, Jerold S. Indiana University Press 1990 N/D 91 11
Yael Naim and David Donatien (AUDIO) Naim, Yael, Donatien, David Atlantic Records 2007 N/D 08 25
Into That Darkness Sereny, Gitta McGraw 1974 Sp 75 27
Lesbian Rabbis: The First Generation Alpert, Rebecca T., Elwell, Sue Levi, Idelson, Shirley Rutgers University Press 2001 F/M 03 31
Clown, The Corcoran, Barbara Atheneum 1975 W75 29
Mish and Mush, Mish and Mush, What Do You See? Alef Bais and Colors Diamond, Shani, Teleshevsky, Sarah Baila, Niasoff, Nissa Mish and Mush, book 5 Feldheim 2002 N/D 02 29
Glow Stone, The Dreyer, Ellen Peachtree 2006 N/D 06 9
Einsteins God: Albert Einsteins Quest as a Scientist and as a Jew to Replace a Forsaken God Goldman, Robert N. Aronson 1997 S/O 97 8
New Country: Stories from the Yiddish about Life in America, The Goodman, Henry, trans., Craft, Dana Duane Syracuse University Press 2001 N/D 01 17
Seventh Day, The: The Story of the Jewish Sabbath Chaikin, Miriam S 80 10
They Called Her Rebbe: the Maiden of Ludomir Winkler, Gershon Judaica Press 1992 F/M 92 22
Anne Frank Tridenti, Lina M/J 86 6
Prisoner of Hope Prywes, Moshe, Chertok, Haim Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry series, no. 22 Brandeis University Press 1996 S/O 96 11
Jewish Traveler: Hadassah Magazines Guide to the Worlds Jewish Communities and Sights, The Tigay, Alan M. Aronson 1994 S/O 94 41892
Who We Are: On Being (And Not Being) A Jewish American Writer Rubin, Derek Schocken Books 2005 S/O 05 51
Ideology and Jewish Identity in Israeli and American Literature Budick, Emily Miller SUNY Series in Modern Jewish Literature and Culture SUNY Press 2001 M/J 02 10
Celebrating with Jewish Crafts Ruzansky, Rebeca Edid author 2008 S/O 08 49
Matzah and Miracles: A Passover Musical and Chapter Book Akselrad, January, Young, Jennifer Jo, Palagonia, Peter See the Wish 2012 S/O13 11
From Beirut to Jerusalem Friedman, Thomas L. Farrar 1989 S/O 89 8
Diary of David Rubinowicz, The Rubinowicz, David N/D 82 6
My Fathers House Appelt, Kathi, Colon, Raul Viking 2007 S/O 07 19
Satire and the Hebrew Porphets Jemielity, Thomas Library Currents in Biblical Interpretation John Knox Press 1992 S/O 92 18-19
Table Talk: Biblical Questions and Answers Weisblum, Moshe Pinchas Aronson 2000 M/J 01 12
Adventures of Aliza and Dovid: Holidays at the Farm, the Blitz, Shumuel, Katz, Tova Mesorah 2005 M/J 06 15
Personal Witness: Israel Through My Eyes Eban, Abba Putnam & Sons 1992 F/M 93 22
Jewish Faith, The Nason, Ruth Start-Up Religion Series Cherrytree Books 2005 N/D 05 20
We Celebrate Hanukkah Hughes, Susan, Ohm-Ericksen, Cecilia Bobbie Kalman The Holidays and Festival Series Crabtree Publishers 1986 M/J 87 6
Hebrew Bible, The (AUDIO) Schiffman, Lawrence H. Recorded Books 2008 N/D 09 27
First Gift, The Gadot, A. S., Lafrance, Marie Kar-Ben 2006 S/O 06 19
Outcast Ballas, Shimon, Alcalay, Ammiel , Shelach, Oz City Lights Books 2007 F/M 08 32
Stories of the Law: Narrative Discourse and the Construction of Authority in the Mishnah Simon-Shoshan, Moshe Oxford University Press 2012 S/O12 47
Unspeakable Crime: The Prosecution and Persecution of Leo Frank, An Alphin, Elaine Marie Carolrhoda Books 2010 S/O 10 9
Beyond the Wall Weinberg, Norbert Bloch 1978 W78 24
Rocking Horse Family, A Litvin, Martin S/O 82
Knowledge of God and the Development of Early Kabbalah Dauber, Jonathan Brill 2012 M/J13 22-23
Holocaust Survivor, A: In the Footsteps of His Past Deutsch, Naftali Mazo Publishers 2007 S/O 08 18
Bottle in the Gaza Sea, A Zenatti, Valerie Bloomsbury Children's Books 2008 F/M 08 15
Jar of Fools: Eight Hanukkah Stories from Chelm, The Kimmel, Eric A., Gerstein, Mordicai Holiday House 2000 N/D 00 16
Long Return, The Markish, Esther Ma 79 6
Daddys Chair Lanton, Sandy, Haas, Shelly O. Kar-Ben 1991 S/O 91 22
HaLaila Hazeh: An Israeli Haggadah Zion, Mishael, Zion, Noam Keter 2004 M/J 07 30
Exile and Redemption: Meditations on Jewish History Grunblatt, Joseph Ktav 1988 S/O 88 7
On Changes in Jewish Liturgy: Options and Limitations Sperber, Daniel Urim 2010 N/D 10 24
Smashing the Idols: A Jewish Inquiry into the Cult Phenomenon Eisenberg, Gary D. Aronson 1988 N/D 88 6
Traces of God: Seeing God in Torah, History and Everyday Life Gillman, Neil Jewish Lights Publishing 2006 S/O 06 39
Bagels and Tea Stevens, Serita, Moore, Rayanne St. Martins 1993 N/D 93 7
Rebecca Greengard, Alison, Racklin-Siegel, Carol EKS 2002 S/O 03 43
Judah Who Always Said "No!" Feder, Harriet K., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 1990 N/D 90 12
Yemenite Filigree Scharz, Miriam, Madelung, Marianne Gefen 2007 S/O 07 43
Invisible Me Caton, Tzipi Targum Press 2009 F/M 10 7, 9
Lets Celebrate Brinn, Ruth Esrig F/M 85 8
Coming Full Circle: A Jewish Womans Journey Through Christianity and Back Taylor, Penina Hatikva Books 2009 M/J 10 42
Mitzvot as Spiritual Practices: A Jewish Guidebook for the Soul Chassin, Esther G. Aronson 1997 F/M 99 41797
God Must Really Love … Shapes! DeBoer, Rondi, Haskamp, Steve Simon & Schuster 2007 S/O 07 20
Elli: Coming of Age in the Holocaust Jackson, Livia E. Bitton Times Books 1980 Sp80 22
New Standard Jewish Encycloepdia, The Wigoder, Geoffrey Doubleday 1977 W77 29
Shabbos is Coming Lipson, Ruth, Tzarfati, Nurit Sifrei Rimon series Feldheim 1985 M/J 87 7
This New Land Goran, Lester F/M 81 5
Annie Shapiro and the Clothing Workers Strike Brill, Marlene Targ, Akib, Jamel History Speaks Series Lerner 2011 S/O 10 13
Proverbs (AUDIO) Herzog, Todd VoxArt Music 2007 M/J 08 43
Jewish Word Book, The Jacobs, Sidney J. N/D 82 2
Why Me? Why Anyone? Jaffe, Hirshel, Rudin, James, Rudin, Marcia Aronson 1994 N/D 94 11
Illustrated Atlas of Jerusalem, The Bahat, Dan, Rubenstein, Chaim T., Ketko, Shlomo Simon & Schuster 1990 S/O 90 10
Chanting the Hebrew Bible Jacobson, Joshua JPS 2005 F/M 06 33-34
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Andrews, Jesse Amulet Books 2012 M/J 12 5
From My Mothers Kitchen Sheraton, Mimi Harper & Row 1979 Sp80 14
Dinosaur on Hanukkah Rauchwerger, Diane Levin, Wolff, Jason Kar-Ben 2005 N/D 05 17
My Holocaust Reich, Tova Harper Collins 2007 N/D 07 26
Sayings of God, The Persky, Yehoshua, comp. Aronson 1990 N/D 90 11
Talking About God: Exploring the Meaning of Religious Life with Kierkegaard, Buber, Tillich, and Heschel Polish, Daniel F. Center for Religious Inquiry Series Skylight Paths 2007 F/M 08 41
Against All Odds: Holocaust Survivors and the Successful Lives They Made in America Helmreich, William B. Simon & Schuster 1992 F/M 93 23
Picture Book of Jewish Holidays Adler, David A. Holiday House 1981 F 81 14
Jewish Holiday Crafts Becker, Joyce Bonim Books 1977 W77 30
Were Missing the Point: Whats Wrong with the Orthodox Jewish Community and How to Fix it Rothstein, Gidon Orthodox Union Press 2012 S/O12 46
Hello, God: Interactive Jewish Prayer Book for Children Vero-Ban, Linda, Paller, Eszter, Berkin, Ralph Hillel Jewish Education adn Youth Centre Foundation 2012 M/J13 8-9
Fixer, The Succot, Miriam, Succot, Eilyah Tzaddikim Press 1977 W77 31
Palestinians, The Dimbleby, Johnathan, McCullin, Donald Quarter Books 1980 W80 18
Story of Passover for Children, The Silberg, Francis Berry, Britt, Stephanie McFetridge IDEALS Children's Books 1989 M/J 89 10
Vegetarian Judaism: A Guide for Everyone Kalechofsky, Roberta Micah Publications 1998 S/O 00 14
Biblical Stories for Psychotherapy and Counseling: A Sourcebook Schwartz, Matthew B., Kaplan, Kalman J. Haworth Pastoral Press 2004 F/M 05 23
Rose Horse, The Rose, Deboah Harcourt Brace 1995 N/D 95 14
Kvetch Who Stole Hanukkah, The Berlin, Bill, Isakoff Berlin, Susan, Welling, Peter Pelican 2010 N/D 10 7
Home Again, Home Again Markson, Elaine Morrow 1978 W78 23
Brave Deeds: How One Family Saved Many from the Nazis Alma, Ann Groundwood Books 2008 F/M 09 39-40
Jerusalem Windows, The, 2nd ed. Chagall, Marc, Leymarie, Jean George Braziller 1975 W 75 27
Lost Between the Edges Garnet, Eldon Semiotext(e) 2007 N/D 08 7
Dark Hope: Working for Peace in Israel and Palestine Shulman, David Dean University of Chicago Press 2007 F/M 09 18-19
Hannah is a Palindrome Skolsky, Mindy Warshaw, Weinhaus, Karen Ann Harper 1980 W80 9
Extraordinary Jews: Staging Their Lives, One Act Plays for Teens Kaplan, Gabrielle Suzanne ARE 2001 S/O 01 41
On the Edge of Destruction: Jews of Poland Between the World Wars Heller, Celia Stopnicka Columbia Universtiy Press 1977 W77 27
Socrates and the Jews: Hellenism and Hebraism from Moses Mendelssohn to Sigmund Freud Leonard, Miriam University of Chicago Press 2012 N/D12 28
Travail in an Arab Land Romanelli, Samuel, Stillman, Yedida K., Stillman, Norman A. Judaic Studies Series Unversity of Alabama Press 1989 M/J 91 15
Bar/Bat Mitzvah Planbook, The Lewit, Jane s.n. N/D 82 2
Reflections: A Jewish Granparents Gift of Memories Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1987 N/D 87 5