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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Flight to Seven Swan Bay, The Leavitt, June F/M 86 6
Dating Secrets of the Ten Commandments Boteach, Shmuley Doubleday 2000 M/J 00 8
Into the Ark Berman, Hana, Picker, Lonna United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism 1997 M/J 98 19
Heroes of the Holocaust Gottfried, Ted, Alcorn, Stephen Twenty-First Century Books 2001 M/J 01 15
Nechama on Strike Klein, Leah The B. Y. Times, no. 14 Feldheim 1993 M/J 94 11
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
When Memory Speaks: The Holocaust in Art Toll, Nelly Praeger 1998 S/O 98 29
Lawrence and Aaronsohn: T. E Lawrence, Aaron Aaronsohn, and the Seeds of the Arab-Israeli Conflict Florence, Ronald Viking 2007 M/J 08 30
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
Reading the Old Testament: An Introduction Boadt, Lawrence Paulist Press 1984 F/M 86 3
Good Arabs: The Israeli Security Agencies and Israeli Arabs, 1948-1967 Cohen, Hillel, Watzman, Haim University of California Press 2010 N/D 10 17
Matzah Meals: A Passover Cookbook for Kids Tabs, Judy, Steinberg, Barbara, McLean, Chari R. Kar-Ben 1985 M/J 85 6
Secrets of Hebrew Words, The Blech, Benjamin Aronson 1991 S/O 91 17
To This Day Agnon, S. Y., Halkin, Hillel Toby Press 2008 M/J 08 18
Jewish Symbols and Secrets: A fifteenth-century Spansh Jewish Carpet Felton, Anton Vallentine Mitchell 2012 N/D12 20
Agunah, The Grade, Chaim, Leviant, Curt Bobbs Merrill 1974 D 74 26
Papa Play for Me Katz, Mickey Simon & Schuster 1977 Sp78 23
Encyclopedia of Jewish History: Events and Eras of the Jewish People Facts on File 1986 N/D 86 6
Faraway Land, A Thor, Annika, Schenck, Linda Delacorte Press 2009 N/D 09 14-15
Jewish Idea of Culture, The Roth, Sol Ktav 1997 N/D 97 9
Cookmaktes Weiss, Elizabeth, Laskey, Joan Ellen Macrae 1973 Sp 75 29
In Gods Hands Kushner, Lawrence, Baek, Matthew J. Jewish Lights Publishing 2005 N/D 05 15
My Life in Jewish Renewal: A Memoir Hoffman, Edward Rowman & Littlefield 2012 S/O13 38
Sparks Fly Upward Matas, Carol Clarion Books 2002 M/J 02 23
Watermelon in the Sukkah, A Rouss, Sylvia A., Iosa, Ann Kar-Ben 2013 S/O13 14
Kindling the Flame: Reflections on Ritual, Faith and Family Israeloff, Roberta Simon & Schuster 1998 F/M 99 11
Bay Area Jewish Forum Haggadah, The (Rev. 1986) Kramer, Ralph, Schid, Philip Benmir Books 1986 A/M 86 4
Queen for a Day Cohen, Barbara S/O 81 6
Ghost of Hannah Mendes, The Ragen, Naomi Simon & Schuster 1998 N/D 98 12
Lower, Higher! Youre a Liar! Chaikin, Miriam, Egielski, Richard Harper 1984 M/J 85 6
Sammy Spider's Israel Fun Book Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2004 S/O 04 53
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
Jewish Information Sourcebook: A Dictionary and Almanac, The Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1993 N/D 93 9
"Berson Boys" and the Origins of Contemporary Zionist Militancy, The Baumel, Judith Tydor, Ordan, Dena Syracuse University Press 2005 M/J 06 22
Open Heart: The Mystic Path of Loving People, An Buxbaum, Yitzhak The Jewish Spirit Booklet Series, 2 s.n. 1997 F/M 99 6
Economic Morality and Jewish Law Levine, Aron Oxford University Press 2012 M/J13 29
Every Second Counts: True Stories from Israel Oestermann, Richard, Stenge, Margrit Rosenberg Gefen 2006 F/M 07 34
Jewish American Heritage, The Brownstone, David M. Ethnic Heritage of America Series Facts on File 1988 N/D 88 9
Coal Question, The Davis, Bertha, Whitfield, Susan W83 13
Hurry, Fridays a Short Day: One Boys Erev Shabbat in Jerusalems Old City Gold, Yeshara Mesorah 1986 M/J 87 6
On Three Continents: An Autobiography Carmilly-Weinberger, Moshe Editura Efes 2007 S/O 08 18
Textual Reasonings: Jewish Philosophy and Text Study at the End of the Twentieth Century Ochs, Peter, Levene, Nancy Eerdmans 2003 N/D 03 15
Year of Sweet Senior Insanity, The Levitan, Sonia s.n. N/D 82 8
Looking for Me Rosenthal, Betsy R. Houghton Mifflin 2012 M/J 12 7
Brownsville: The Birth, Development and Passing of a Jewish Community in New York (2nd ed) Landesman, Alter F. Block 1971 W79 23
Sabbath Epistle of Rabbi Abraham Ibn Ezra (Iggeret haShabbat), The Ibn Ezra, Abraham, Goodman, Mordechai S. Ktav 2009 N/D 09 22
Haydns Jews: Representation and Reception on the Operatic Stage Clark, Caryl Cambridge University Press 2009 M/J 10 30
Mossad, The Eisenberg, Dennis Ma 79 6
Sitting with an Angel (AUDIO) Mass, Dana Water Records 1995 S/O 96 16
Vanishing Girl: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His 3rd Case Peacock, Shane Tundra Books 2009 N/D 09 11
Judaism on Pleasure Bulka, Reuven Aronson 1995 F/M 96 7
As It Is Written Coyle, Pamela Pamela Coyle 2000 S/O 02 19
Poverty and Welfare among the Portuguese Jews in Early Modern Amsterdam Bernfeld, Tirtsah Levie Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2012 N/D12 18
From Phenomenology to Existentialism: The Philosophy of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik (vol. 2) Schwartz, Dov, Stein, Batya Supplements to the Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy; 19 Brill 2013 S/O13 38
Dinosaur on Hanukkah Rauchwerger, Diane Levin, Wolff, Jason Kar-Ben 2005 N/D 05 17
It Must Have Been Moonglow: Reflections on the First Years of Widowhood Greene, Phyllis Villard 2001 S/O 02 21
Chicken Soup by Heart Hershenhorn, Esther, Littinger, Rosanne Simon & Schuster 2002 S/O 02 42
Holocaust, The Perl, Lila Great Escapes Marshall Cavendish 2012 M/J 12 10-11
Not Strictly Kosher: Pioneer Jews in New Zealand Rosenthal, Odeda Starchand Press 1988 N/D 88 7
Tales of the Ten Lost Tribes Yellin, Tamar Toby Press 2008 M/J 09 33
Wise … and Not So Wise: Ten Tales from the Rabbis Gershator, Phillis, Ginsburg, Alexa JPS 2004 N/D 04 22
Life Lines Viertel, Joseph S/O 82 7
Book of Abraham, The Halter, Marek, Bair, Lowell Holt 1986 S/O 86 9
Revealed Texts, Hidden Meanings: Finding the Religious Significance in Tanakh Angel, Hayyim J. Ktav 2009 M/J 10 26
Hannah is a Palindrome Skolsky, Mindy Warshaw, Weinhaus, Karen Ann Harper 1980 W80 9
Miracle Meals: Eight Nights of Food N Fun for Chanukah Wikler, Madeline, Groner, Judy, Radin, Chari M. Kar-Ben 1987 F/M 88 8
Sharon: Israels Warrior Politician Miller, Anita, Miller, Jordan, Zetouni, Sigalit Academy Chicago Publishers 2002 M/J 03 20-21
Turbulent Times, Prophetic Dreams: Art from Israeli and Palestinian Children Koplewicz, Harold S., Furman, Gail, Goodman, Robin Devora 2000 F/M 02 22
Jewsandwords Oz, Amos, Oz-Salzberger, Fania Yale University Press 2012 M/J13 31
Anne Frank Waxman, Laura Hamilton History Maker Biographies Series Lerner 2009 F/M 10 14
Picture Book of Anna Frank, A Adler, David A. Holiday House 1993 F/M 94 14
For the Love of Israel: The Holy Land from Past to Present - A Primer for Tayarim, Tallmidim, Vatikim, Noodnikim, and Dreamers Lowenstein, Steven M. Triump Books 2012 M/J13 11
Day I Wasnt There, The Cixous, Helene, Brahic, Beverley Bie Northwestern University Press 2004 S/O 06 31
Iron Pillar - Mishnah: Redaction, Form and Intent, The Zlotnick, Dov Ktav 1988 S/O 90 15-16
Camp Wolf, Elaine Sky Pony Press 2012 M/J13 7
Hiding Places: A Father and His Sons Retrace Their Familys Escape from the Holocaust Rose, Daniel Asa Simon & Schuster 2000 S/O 00 18
New Jewish Experiential Book, The Reisman, Bernard Ktav 2002 M/J 03 23
Structure of the High Holiday Services, The Schach, Stephen R. Aronson 2002 F/M 03 38
Where Is Babys Dreidel? Katz, Karen Little Simon 2007 N/D 07 17
Legacy: Teachings for Life from the Great Lithuanian Rabbis, The Wein, Berel, Goldstein, Warren Koren 2012 S/O13 45
Bible at Qumran. Text, Shape, and Interpretation, The Flint, Peter W. Eerdmans 2001 S/O 01 12
Red Sea Benedek, Emily St. Martin's 2007 M/J 08 19
Grammatical Concepts 101 for Biblical Hebrew: Learning Biblical Hebrew Grammatical Concepts Through English Grammar Long, Gary A. Hendrickson 2002 F/M 03 36
Meditations at Sixty: One Person, Under God, Indivisible; Kashrut, Modesty, Mourning, Prayer and Love Safran, Eliyahu Ktav 2008 S/O 09 43
Selected Writings of Mordecai Noah, The Shuldiner, Michael, Kleinfeld, Daniel J. Contributions in American Studies Greenwood 1999 M/J 00 15-16
Torah Queeries: Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible Drinkwater, Gregg, Shneer, David New York University Press 2009 S/O 10 30-31
Jewish Woman Next Door: Repairing the World One Step at a Time, The Flancbaum, Debby Urim 2007 S/O 07 47
Aliya: A Love Story Segal, Brenda Lesley St. Martin's 1978 W78 24
Passover Fishman, Cathy Goldberg, Reeves, Jeni On My Own Holidays Series Millbrook Press 2006 M/J 06 15-16
Entering the Sacred Mountain: Exploring the Mystical Practices of Judaism, Buddhism and Sufism Cooper, David A. Bell Tower 1994 M/J 96 6
Fifth Mountain, The Coelho, Paulo, Landers, Clifford E. HarperCollins 1998 M/J 98 18
Creative Puppetry for Jewish Kids Warshawsky, Gale Solotar Alternatives in Religious Education 1985 S/O 85 7
In the Catskills: A Century of the Jewish Experience in "The Mountains" Brown, Phil Columbia University Press 2002 F/M 03 34
My Torah Numbers Judaica Press 2012 M/J13 4
Stalker Kellerman, Faye William Morrow 2000 N/D 00 14-15
We Remember the Holocaust Adler, David A. Holt 1989 M/J 90 14
Konin: A Quest Richardson, Theo Pantheon 1995 N/D 95 11
Before There Was a Before Waskow, Shoshana, Danziger, Amnon Adama 1984 F/M 86 6
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

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