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
Yael Naim and David Donatien (AUDIO) Naim, Yael, Donatien, David Atlantic Records 2007 N/D 08 25
Journey from Torah to Constitution Auerbach, Jerold S. Indiana University Press 1990 N/D 91 11
Inner Rhythms: The Kabbalah of Music Pinson, Dov Ber Aronson 2000 N/D 00 41955
Britain & the Jews of Europe Wasserstein, Bernard Institute of Jewish Affairs 1979 Sp80 16
Offer, The Lasky, Jesse L. M/J 82 2
Read Sea, Dead Sea Stevens, Serita, Moore, Rayanne St. Martin’s Press 1992 S/O 92 22
Sing, Stranger: A Century of American Yiddish Poetry: A Historical Anthology Harshav, Benjamin, Harshav, Barbara Stanford University Press 2006 M/J 07 26
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
David and Goliath McClurkan, Rob Barbour Publishing 2012 S/O12 3
Arrogant Ari Learns A Lesson Golding, Goldie, Horen, Michael Art Scroll MIDDOS Books Mesorah 1988 M/J 89 11
Long Return, The Markish, Esther Ma 79 6
Glow Stone, The Dreyer, Ellen Peachtree 2006 N/D 06 9
They Called Her Rebbe: the Maiden of Ludomir Winkler, Gershon Judaica Press 1992 F/M 92 22
Who We Are: On Being (And Not Being) A Jewish American Writer Rubin, Derek Schocken Books 2005 S/O 05 51
Jewish Traveler: Hadassah Magazines Guide to the Worlds Jewish Communities and Sights, The Tigay, Alan M. Aronson 1994 S/O 94 41892
I Have a Little Dreidel Baum, Maxie, Paschkis, Julie Scholastic 2006 N/D 06 41986
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
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
Seventh Day, The: The Story of the Jewish Sabbath Chaikin, Miriam S 80 10
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
Conscious Community: A Guide to Inner Work Shapira, Kalonymus Kalman, Cohen-Kiener, Andrea Aronson 1996 F/M 97 8
American Consuls in the Holy Land 1832-1914 Kirk, Ruth Wayne State University Press 1994 M/J 95 7
Lets Celebrate Brinn, Ruth Esrig F/M 85 8
From Beirut to Jerusalem Friedman, Thomas L. Farrar 1989 S/O 89 8
Table Talk: Biblical Questions and Answers Weisblum, Moshe Pinchas Aronson 2000 M/J 01 12
We Celebrate Hanukkah Hughes, Susan, Ohm-Ericksen, Cecilia Bobbie Kalman The Holidays and Festival Series Crabtree Publishers 1986 M/J 87 6
Jewish Faith, The Nason, Ruth Start-Up Religion Series Cherrytree Books 2005 N/D 05 20
Holistic Qumran: Trans-disciplinary Research of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls Gunneweg, Jan, Adriaens, Annemie , Dik, Joris Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 87 Brill 2010 N/D 10 19-20
My Fathers House Appelt, Kathi, Colon, Raul Viking 2007 S/O 07 19
Personal Witness: Israel Through My Eyes Eban, Abba Putnam & Sons 1992 F/M 93 22
Satire and the Hebrew Porphets Jemielity, Thomas Library Currents in Biblical Interpretation John Knox Press 1992 S/O 92 18-19
Diary of David Rubinowicz, The Rubinowicz, David N/D 82 6
Mitzvot as Spiritual Practices: A Jewish Guidebook for the Soul Chassin, Esther G. Aronson 1997 F/M 99 41797
Hebrew Bible, The (AUDIO) Schiffman, Lawrence H. Recorded Books 2008 N/D 09 27
Unspeakable Crime: The Prosecution and Persecution of Leo Frank, An Alphin, Elaine Marie Carolrhoda Books 2010 S/O 10 9
Knowledge of God and the Development of Early Kabbalah Dauber, Jonathan Brill 2012 M/J13 22-23
Izzys Place Kornblatt, Marc McElderry Books 2003 M/J 03 29
Children of a Vanished World Kohn, Mara Vishniac, Facks, Miraim Hartman University of California Press 1999 F/M 00 7
Outcast Ballas, Shimon, Alcalay, Ammiel , Shelach, Oz City Lights Books 2007 F/M 08 32
Rocking Horse Family, A Litvin, Martin S/O 82
Stories of the Law: Narrative Discourse and the Construction of Authority in the Mishnah Simon-Shoshan, Moshe Oxford University Press 2012 S/O12 47
First Gift, The Gadot, A. S., Lafrance, Marie Kar-Ben 2006 S/O 06 19
"Remember Amalek!": Vengeance, Zealotry, and Group Destruction in the Bible according to Philo, Pseudo-Philo, and Josephus Feldman, Louis H. Hebrew Union College 2004 S/O 04 16-17
Bella Abzug Faber, Doris Lothrop 1976 W76 20
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Andrews, Jesse Amulet Books 2012 M/J 12 5
HaLaila Hazeh: An Israeli Haggadah Zion, Mishael, Zion, Noam Keter 2004 M/J 07 30
Traces of God: Seeing God in Torah, History and Everyday Life Gillman, Neil Jewish Lights Publishing 2006 S/O 06 39
Yemenite Filigree Scharz, Miriam, Madelung, Marianne Gefen 2007 S/O 07 43
Judah Who Always Said "No!" Feder, Harriet K., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 1990 N/D 90 12
Into That Darkness Sereny, Gitta McGraw 1974 Sp 75 27
Bubbe Isabella and the Sukkot Cake Terwilliger, Kelly, Hornung, Phyllis Kar-Ben 2005 S/O 05 15
On Changes in Jewish Liturgy: Options and Limitations Sperber, Daniel Urim 2010 N/D 10 24
Rebecca Greengard, Alison, Racklin-Siegel, Carol EKS 2002 S/O 03 43
Smashing the Idols: A Jewish Inquiry into the Cult Phenomenon Eisenberg, Gary D. Aronson 1988 N/D 88 6
Exile and Redemption: Meditations on Jewish History Grunblatt, Joseph Ktav 1988 S/O 88 7
Ascending Star: A Novella, The Young, Donald J. Creative Arts Book Company 1999 M/J 01 14
Lost Between the Edges Garnet, Eldon Semiotext(e) 2007 N/D 08 7
God Must Really Love … Shapes! DeBoer, Rondi, Haskamp, Steve Simon & Schuster 2007 S/O 07 20
This New Land Goran, Lester F/M 81 5
Why Me? Why Anyone? Jaffe, Hirshel, Rudin, James, Rudin, Marcia Aronson 1994 N/D 94 11
Jewish Word Book, The Jacobs, Sidney J. N/D 82 2
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
New Standard Jewish Encycloepdia, The Wigoder, Geoffrey Doubleday 1977 W77 29
Proverbs (AUDIO) Herzog, Todd VoxArt Music 2007 M/J 08 43
Shabbos is Coming Lipson, Ruth, Tzarfati, Nurit Sifrei Rimon series Feldheim 1985 M/J 87 7
Elli: Coming of Age in the Holocaust Jackson, Livia E. Bitton Times Books 1980 Sp80 22
Controversy and Crisis: Studies in the History of the Jews of Modern Britain Alderman, Geoffrey Judaism and Jewish Life Academic Studies Press 2008 F/M 09 7
Ancient Texts for the Study of the Hebrew Bible: A Guide to the Background Literature Sparks, Kenton L. Hendrickson 2005 F/M 06 37
Letters from Beyond the Sambatyon: The Myth of the Ten Lost Tribes Stull-Trauting, Simcha Maxima New Media 1997 S/O 99 18
From My Mothers Kitchen Sheraton, Mimi Harper & Row 1979 Sp80 14
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
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
Jewish Holiday Crafts Becker, Joyce Bonim Books 1977 W77 30
Holocaust Survivor, A: In the Footsteps of His Past Deutsch, Naftali Mazo Publishers 2007 S/O 08 18
My Holocaust Reich, Tova Harper Collins 2007 N/D 07 26
Picture Book of Jewish Holidays Adler, David A. Holiday House 1981 F 81 14
Sayings of God, The Persky, Yehoshua, comp. Aronson 1990 N/D 90 11
Dinosaur on Hanukkah Rauchwerger, Diane Levin, Wolff, Jason Kar-Ben 2005 N/D 05 17
Mollys Pilgrim Cohen, Barbara S/O 83 5
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
Vegetarian Judaism: A Guide for Everyone Kalechofsky, Roberta Micah Publications 1998 S/O 00 14
Kvetch Who Stole Hanukkah, The Berlin, Bill, Isakoff Berlin, Susan, Welling, Peter Pelican 2010 N/D 10 7
Jar of Fools: Eight Hanukkah Stories from Chelm, The Kimmel, Eric A., Gerstein, Mordicai Holiday House 2000 N/D 00 16
Chocolate Chip Challah and Other Twists on the Jewish Holiday Table Rauchwerger, Lisa UAHC Press 1999 F/M 00 10
Palestinians, The Dimbleby, Johnathan, McCullin, Donald Quarter Books 1980 W80 18
Rose Horse, The Rose, Deboah Harcourt Brace 1995 N/D 95 14
Story of Passover for Children, The Silberg, Francis Berry, Britt, Stephanie McFetridge IDEALS Children's Books 1989 M/J 89 10
Fixer, The Succot, Miriam, Succot, Eilyah Tzaddikim Press 1977 W77 31
7th Heaven: Celebrating Shabbat with Rebbe Nachman of Breslov Mykoff, Moshe Jewish Lights Publishing 2003 S/O 03 23
Berlin Ghetto: Herbert Baum and the Anti-Fascist Resistance Brothers, Eric The History Press 2012 N/D13 21
Memoirs Rabin, Yitzhak University of California Press 1996 M/J 97 6
Hannah is a Palindrome Skolsky, Mindy Warshaw, Weinhaus, Karen Ann Harper 1980 W80 9
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
Yiddish Stories, Old & New Howe, Irving, Greenberg, Eliezer Holiday House 1974 Sp 75 27-28
Judaism and Theology: Essays on the Jewish Religion Jacobs, Louis Vallentine Mitchell 2005 N/D 05 27-28
Invisible Me Caton, Tzipi Targum Press 2009 F/M 10 7, 9
But This Night is Different Marcus, Audrey F. s.n. A/M 81 8
On the Edge of Destruction: Jews of Poland Between the World Wars Heller, Celia Stopnicka Columbia Universtiy Press 1977 W77 27
Reflections: A Jewish Granparents Gift of Memories Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1987 N/D 87 5
Socrates and the Jews: Hellenism and Hebraism from Moses Mendelssohn to Sigmund Freud Leonard, Miriam University of Chicago Press 2012 N/D12 28