Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Angel of History: Rosenzweig, Benjamin, Scholem, The Moses, Stephane Stanford University Press 2009 S/O 09 40
Chosen People in America: A Study of Religious Ideology, The Eisen, Arnold H. Indiana University Press 1995 F/M 96 8
Folk Puppet Plays for the Social Studies Adair, Margaret Weeks, Patapoff, Elizabeth John Day 1972 Sp 75 28
Jewish Childrens Bible: Genesis, The Prenzlau, Sheryl Pitspopany 1996 N/D 97 17
Nechama on Strike Klein, Leah The B. Y. Times, no. 14 Feldheim 1993 M/J 94 11
When Memory Speaks: The Holocaust in Art Toll, Nelly Praeger 1998 S/O 98 29
Reading the Old Testament: An Introduction Boadt, Lawrence Paulist Press 1984 F/M 86 3
Lawrence and Aaronsohn: T. E Lawrence, Aaron Aaronsohn, and the Seeds of the Arab-Israeli Conflict Florence, Ronald Viking 2007 M/J 08 30
I Love You, Goodbye: A Daughters Nightmare Journey (2nd ed) Stela, Arlene C. Targum 1993 M/J 94 8
Story of the Jewish Defense League, The (2nd ed) Kahane, Meir Institute for Publication of the Writings of Rabbi Meir Kahane 2000 N/D 01 41860
Between Jew & Arab: The Lost Voice of Simon Rwidowicz Myers, David N. Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry Series Brandeis University Press 2008 M/J 09 27
Defining Jewish Difference: From Antiquity to the Present Berkowitz, Beth A. Cambridge University Press 2012 N/D12 17-18
Matzah Meals: A Passover Cookbook for Kids Tabs, Judy, Steinberg, Barbara, McLean, Chari R. Kar-Ben 1985 M/J 85 6
To This Day Agnon, S. Y., Halkin, Hillel Toby Press 2008 M/J 08 18
Good-bye Glamour Girl Tamar, Erika F/M 85 7
Papa Play for Me Katz, Mickey Simon & Schuster 1977 Sp78 23
Jewish Symbols and Secrets: A fifteenth-century Spansh Jewish Carpet Felton, Anton Vallentine Mitchell 2012 N/D12 20
Secrets of Hebrew Words, The Blech, Benjamin Aronson 1991 S/O 91 17
Agunah, The Grade, Chaim, Leviant, Curt Bobbs Merrill 1974 D 74 26
Celebrating with Jewish Crafts Ruzansky, Rebeca Edid author 2008 S/O 08 49
Feather Bed Journey, The Feder, Paula Kurzband, Schuett, Stacey Albert Whitman 1995 N/D 95 15
Jacob: Unexpected Patriarch Zakovitch, Yair Yale University Press 2012 N/D12 40
Ethnic Identification Among American Jews Dashefsky, Arnold, Shapiro, Howard M. D. C. Heath & CO. 1974 D 74 27
My Life in Jewish Renewal: A Memoir Hoffman, Edward Rowman & Littlefield 2012 S/O13 38
Watermelon in the Sukkah, A Rouss, Sylvia A., Iosa, Ann Kar-Ben 2013 S/O13 14
Queen for a Day Cohen, Barbara S/O 81 6
Kindling the Flame: Reflections on Ritual, Faith and Family Israeloff, Roberta Simon & Schuster 1998 F/M 99 11
Honi the Circlemaker: Eco-Fables from Ancient Israel Schwartz, Barry L., Thomas, Stewart J. Friendship Press 1993 M/J 93 17
Sparks Fly Upward Matas, Carol Clarion Books 2002 M/J 02 23
Bay Area Jewish Forum Haggadah, The (Rev. 1986) Kramer, Ralph, Schid, Philip Benmir Books 1986 A/M 86 4
Daddy Christmas & Hanukkah Mama Alko, Selina Knopf 2012 FM13 13
Lower, Higher! Youre a Liar! Chaikin, Miriam, Egielski, Richard Harper 1984 M/J 85 6
This I Believe: Douments of American Jewish Life Marcus, Jacob Rader Aronson 1990 F/M 91 18-19
Yom Kippur War, The London Sunday Times Insight Team Doubleday 1974 Sp 75 26
Gilded Lions and Jeweled Horses: The Synagogue to the Carousel Zimiles, Murray Brandeis University Press 2007 F/M 08 46
Open Heart: The Mystic Path of Loving People, An Buxbaum, Yitzhak The Jewish Spirit Booklet Series, 2 s.n. 1997 F/M 99 6
Jewish Information Sourcebook: A Dictionary and Almanac, The Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1993 N/D 93 9
Sammy Spider's Israel Fun Book Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2004 S/O 04 53
"Berson Boys" and the Origins of Contemporary Zionist Militancy, The Baumel, Judith Tydor, Ordan, Dena Syracuse University Press 2005 M/J 06 22
Execution, The Crawford, Oliver O 79 1
On Three Continents: An Autobiography Carmilly-Weinberger, Moshe Editura Efes 2007 S/O 08 18
Year of Sweet Senior Insanity, The Levitan, Sonia s.n. N/D 82 8
Sabbath Epistle of Rabbi Abraham Ibn Ezra (Iggeret haShabbat), The Ibn Ezra, Abraham, Goodman, Mordechai S. Ktav 2009 N/D 09 22
Looking for Me Rosenthal, Betsy R. Houghton Mifflin 2012 M/J 12 7
Israel Woodward, John Opposing Viewpoints Series Greenhaven 2005 S/O 05 20
Textual Reasonings: Jewish Philosophy and Text Study at the End of the Twentieth Century Ochs, Peter, Levene, Nancy Eerdmans 2003 N/D 03 15
Brownsville: The Birth, Development and Passing of a Jewish Community in New York (2nd ed) Landesman, Alter F. Block 1971 W79 23
Emergence of Modern Hebrew Creativity in Babylon, 1735-1950, The Hakak, Lev Purdue University Press 2009 F/M 10 35
Mossad, The Eisenberg, Dennis Ma 79 6
Vanishing Girl: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His 3rd Case Peacock, Shane Tundra Books 2009 N/D 09 11
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
Poverty and Welfare among the Portuguese Jews in Early Modern Amsterdam Bernfeld, Tirtsah Levie Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2012 N/D12 18
Judaism on Pleasure Bulka, Reuven Aronson 1995 F/M 96 7
History of Jewish Costume, A Rubens, Alfred Crown 1973 W77 28
Sitting with an Angel (AUDIO) Mass, Dana Water Records 1995 S/O 96 16
As It Is Written Coyle, Pamela Pamela Coyle 2000 S/O 02 19
Contemporary Biomedical Ethical Issues and Jewish Law Rosner, Fred Ktav 2006 S/O 07 53
From the Gestapo to the Gulags: One Jewish Life Katz, Zev Vallentine Mitchell 2004 F/M 05 17
Not Strictly Kosher: Pioneer Jews in New Zealand Rosenthal, Odeda Starchand Press 1988 N/D 88 7
Wise … and Not So Wise: Ten Tales from the Rabbis Gershator, Phillis, Ginsburg, Alexa JPS 2004 N/D 04 22
Revealed Texts, Hidden Meanings: Finding the Religious Significance in Tanakh Angel, Hayyim J. Ktav 2009 M/J 10 26
Life Lines Viertel, Joseph S/O 82 7
In the Stacks: Short Stories about Libraries and Librarians Cart, Michael Overlook Press 2002 F/M 03 21
Tales of the Ten Lost Tribes Yellin, Tamar Toby Press 2008 M/J 09 33
Book of Abraham, The Halter, Marek, Bair, Lowell Holt 1986 S/O 86 9
Dropped from Heaven: Stories Judah, Sophie Schocken 2007 N/D 07 26
Miracle Meals: Eight Nights of Food N Fun for Chanukah Wikler, Madeline, Groner, Judy, Radin, Chari M. Kar-Ben 1987 F/M 88 8
Turbulent Times, Prophetic Dreams: Art from Israeli and Palestinian Children Koplewicz, Harold S., Furman, Gail, Goodman, Robin Devora 2000 F/M 02 22
Hanukkah Owens, L. L., Conger, Holli Cultural Holidays Series Magic Wagon 2010 M/J 10 15
Picture Book of Anna Frank, A Adler, David A. Holiday House 1993 F/M 94 14
Jewsandwords Oz, Amos, Oz-Salzberger, Fania Yale University Press 2012 M/J13 31
Hebrew Manuscripts of the Valmadonna Trust Library, The Richler, Benjamin Valmadonna Trust Library 1998 N/D 99 41955
Sharon: Israels Warrior Politician Miller, Anita, Miller, Jordan, Zetouni, Sigalit Academy Chicago Publishers 2002 M/J 03 20-21
Anne Frank Waxman, Laura Hamilton History Maker Biographies Series Lerner 2009 F/M 10 14
City of Many Days Hareven, Shulamith Mercury Hse. 1993 F/M 94 7
Formula for Proper Living: Practical Lessons from Life and Torah, A Twerski, Abraham J. Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 F/M 10 40
Jewish Entertainment Resource Directory, The Ginsburgh, Judy Caplan Subscription publication M/J 95 14
New Jewish Experiential Book, The Reisman, Bernard Ktav 2002 M/J 03 23
Where Is Babys Dreidel? Katz, Karen Little Simon 2007 N/D 07 17
Red Sea Benedek, Emily St. Martin's 2007 M/J 08 19
Legacy: Teachings for Life from the Great Lithuanian Rabbis, The Wein, Berel, Goldstein, Warren Koren 2012 S/O13 45
Ike and Mama and the Seven Surprises Snyder, Carol, Robinson, Charles Lothrop Lee & Shepard 1985 S/O 85 6
Structure of the High Holiday Services, The Schach, Stephen R. Aronson 2002 F/M 03 38
Bible at Qumran. Text, Shape, and Interpretation, The Flint, Peter W. Eerdmans 2001 S/O 01 12
Dialogues in Judaism: Jewish Dilemmas Defined, Debated, Explored Berkowitz, William Aronson 1991 F/M 93 21
Meditations at Sixty: One Person, Under God, Indivisible; Kashrut, Modesty, Mourning, Prayer and Love Safran, Eliyahu Ktav 2008 S/O 09 43
Torah Queeries: Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible Drinkwater, Gregg, Shneer, David New York University Press 2009 S/O 10 30-31
Gravity Fails: The Comic Jewish Shaping of Modern America Bloom, James D. Praeger 2003 M/J 04 41955
Passover Fishman, Cathy Goldberg, Reeves, Jeni On My Own Holidays Series Millbrook Press 2006 M/J 06 15-16
Jewish Woman Next Door: Repairing the World One Step at a Time, The Flancbaum, Debby Urim 2007 S/O 07 47
Selected Writings of Mordecai Noah, The Shuldiner, Michael, Kleinfeld, Daniel J. Contributions in American Studies Greenwood 1999 M/J 00 15-16
Aliya: A Love Story Segal, Brenda Lesley St. Martin's 1978 W78 24
Chanukah Greenfeld, Howard Holt 1976 M/J 92 31
Final Solution, The Rice, Earle Lucent 1997 S/O 97 28
Jerusalem Curiosities Milgram, Abraham E. JPS 1990 F/M 91 19
My Torah Numbers Judaica Press 2012 M/J13 4
We Remember the Holocaust Adler, David A. Holt 1989 M/J 90 14
Rabbi Meir Kahane: His Life and Thought. Volume One: 1932-1975 Kahane, Libby Institute for the Publication of the Writings of Rabbi Meir Kahane 2008 S/O 08 16-17
Konin: A Quest Richardson, Theo Pantheon 1995 N/D 95 11
House on the Roof: A Sukkot Story Adler, David A., Hirsch, Marily Bonim Books 1976 F/M 92 20

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