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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Stalker Kellerman, Faye William Morrow 2000 N/D 00 14-15
Inside-Out Grandma: A Hanukkah Story Rothenberg, Joan Hyperion 1995 N/D 95 17
Anne Frank: Life in Hiding Hurwitz, Johanna JPS 1988 F/M 89 13
Execution, The Crawford, Oliver O 79 1
Three Women Piercy, Marge Morrow 1999 S/O 00 33, 35
Major Changes Within the Jewish People in the Wake of the Holocaust: Proceedings of the Ninth Yad Vashem International Historical Conference, 1993 Gutman, Yisrae, Saf, Avital Yad Vashem 1996 S/O 97 12, 14
Young Man in Search of Love, A Singer, Isaac Bashevis Doubleday 1978 Sp78 24
Jewish Megatrends: Charting the Course of the American Jewish Future Schwarz, Sidney Jewish Lights Publishing 2013 S/O13 40
Orphans Tale, An Neugeboren, Jay Holt 1976 F/M 92 20
Saving the Jews: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Holocaust Rosen, Robert N. Thunder's Mouth Press 2006 S/O 06 43
Here Come the Purim Players Cohen, Barbara M/J 84 6
Dear Tree: A Tu BShvat Wish Weber, Doba Rivka, Saroff, Phyllis Hachai 2010 F/M 10 13
Castles Burning: A Childs Life in War Denes, Magda Norton 1997 S/O 97 28
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
Yiddish for Dog & Cat Lover = Yidish far Libhobers fun Hint un Kats Wolfe, Marjorie Gottlieb, Engelman, Earl W. Malka Publications 2007 M/J 08 42
One Mezuzah Kitman, Carol S/O 84 8
Lottys Lace Tablecloth Lehman-Wilzig, Tami, Topaz, Ksenia Jewish Heirloom Stories Gefen 2007 S/O 07 16
Sages Speak: Rabbinic Wisdom and Jewish Values, The Silverman, William B. Aronson 1989 F/M 90 17
These Are the Words: A Vocabulary of Jewish Spiritual Life Green, Arthur Jewish Lights Publishing 1999 S/O 00 13
Jewish Holiday Fun Adler, David A. Kar-Ben 1987 F/M 88 8
Biblical Games Brams, Steven J. MIT Press 1980 W80 18
From the Gestapo to the Gulags: One Jewish Life Katz, Zev Vallentine Mitchell 2004 F/M 05 17
Virtual Kibbutz: Stories from a Changing Society, The Shuman, Ellis iUniverse 2003 S/O 03 13, 15
Much, Much Better Kosofsky, Chaim, Schiffman, Jessica Hachai 2006 N/D 06 17
Just Revenge Dershowitz, Alan M. Warner Books 1999 N/D 99 16
Prince of Egypt, The Yolen, Jane, Koelsch, Michael, Navarro, Larry Penguin 1998 M/J 99 14
Snow in Jerusalem Da Costa, Deborah, Wright, Cornelius Van, Hu, Ying-Hwa Albert Whitman 2001 S/O 01 34
Immigrants in Turmoil: Mass Immigration to Israel and its Repercussions in the 1950s and After Hacohen, Dvora Syracuse University Press 2003 S/O 03 20
Allegra Maud Goldman Konecky, Edith Harper 1976 Sp77 32
Esther Day, Linda M. Abingdon Old Testament Commentaires Abingdon Press 2005 M/J 06 25
Cultural Writings of Franz Rosenzweig Rozenzweig, Franz, Galli, Barbara E. Syracuse University Press 2000 F/M 01 10
Hanukkah Owens, L. L., Conger, Holli Cultural Holidays Series Magic Wagon 2010 M/J 10 15
Women and Judaism: New Insights and Scholarship Greenspahn, Frederick E. Jewish Studies in the 21st Century NYU Press 2009 M/J 10 31
Oath, The Wiesel, Elie Random House 1973 Ap 74 26
Like Everybody Else Girion, Barbara F/M 81 7
Rituals & Practices of a Jewish Life: A Handbook for Personal Spiritual Renewal, The Olitzky, Kerry M., Judson, Daniel Jewish Lights Publishing 2002 S/O 03 23-24
Tastes of Jewish Tradition: Recipes, Activities and Stories for the Whole Family Hirsh, Jody, Goodman, Ida, Goldenholz, Aggie, Cooper, Cindy Harry and Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center of Milwaukee 2003 S/O 03 48-49
Jew or Juif? Jews, French Canadians and Anglo-Canadians, 1759-1914 Brown, Michael JPS 1976 S/O 87 6
Behind the Secret Window: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood Toll, Nelly S. Dial 1993 M/J 93 16
Formula for Proper Living: Practical Lessons from Life and Torah, A Twerski, Abraham J. Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 F/M 10 40
Two Rothschilds and the Land of Israel Schama, Simon Knopf 1978 Sp79 25
Missing Years, The Laqueur, Walter Little, Brown 1980 W 80 16
Josephs Wardrobe Citrin, Paul J. UAHC 1987 M/J 87 7
Pirhei Sepharad Singing Hanukkah Songs with Rabbi {Sasson} Natan, in Hebrew, English, Yiddish and Ladino Sol and Tillie Hasson Sephardic Day School 2001 F/M 02 31
Shnook the Peddler Schur, Maxine Rose, Redpath, Dlae Dillon 1985 A/M 86 5
How We Lived: A Documentary History of Immigrant Jews in America 1880-1930 Howe, Irving Marek 1979 Sp 80 13
Abraham Joshua Heschel: Man of Spirit, Man of Action Rose, Or JPS 2003 N/D 03 25
Ellis Island: An Interactive History Adventure Burgan, Michael You Choose Books 2014 N/D13 1
Confrontation at Concordia (VIDEO) Himel, Martin Alden Films 2003 S/O 04 10
Call of Memory: Learning about the Holocaust Through Narrative: An Anthology, The Shawn, Karen, Goldfrad, Keren Ben Yehuda Press 2008 S/O 08 20
Gravity Fails: The Comic Jewish Shaping of Modern America Bloom, James D. Praeger 2003 M/J 04 41955
Whither Thou Goest: The Jewish In-Laws Survival Guide Shapiro, Sorah Devora 2008 M/J 09 29
Nick & Norahs Infinite Playlist Cohn, Rachel, Levithan, David Knopf 2006 F/M 07 8
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie Pressler, Mirjam, Macki, Erik J. Front Street 2007 N/D 07 13
Religions of the Middle East Stacey, Gill World Almanac Library of the Middle East Series World Almanac Library 2007 N/D 07 22
Suicide Bombers: Foot Soldiers of the Terrorist Movement Landau, Elaine Lerner 2007 N/D 07 22-23
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, The Gunderson, Cory World in Conflict Series Abdo and Daughters 2004 N/D 03 32
Avengers and Defenders: Glimpses of Chicagos Jewish Past Roth, Walter Academy Chicago Publishers 2008 S/O 09 41, 43
Final Solution, The Rice, Earle Lucent 1997 S/O 97 28
Traces of God: Seeing God in Torah, History and Everyday Life Gillman, Neil Jewish Lights Publishing 2006 S/O 06 39
Mendels Accordion Hyde, Heidi Smith, Sterre, Johanna van der Kar-Ben 2007 F/M 07 10
Jews and Judaism Sanders, E. P. Fortress Press 1985 S/O 85 5
Pastor Andre Trocme: Spiritual Leader of the French Village le Chambon Draper, Allison Stark Holocaust Biographies Series Rosen 2001 F/M 02 37
Seven Animals Wag Their Tales Bogot, Howard I., Bogot, Mark K. Pitspopany 2000 F/M 01 15
Holocaust Literature: An Encyclopedia of Writers and Their Work Kremer, S. Lillian Routledge 2003 S/O 03 21
Dream Come True, A Ben-Yehuda, Eliezer Modern Hebrew Classics Westview Press 1993 F/M 94 7
Christmas Tapestry Polacco, Patricia Philomel 2002 F/M 03 44-45
Boy In the Striped Pajamas, The Boyne, John Random House 2006 M/J 06 17
God in Our Relationships: Spirituality Between People from the Teachings of Martin Buber Ross, Dennis S. Jewish Lights Publishing 2003 S/O 03 24
What Did the Biblical Writers Know, and When Did They Know It?: What Archaeology Can Tell Us about the Reality of Ancient Israel Dever, William G. Eerdmans 2001 F/M 02 20
Mystery of the Kaifeng Scroll Feder, Harriet E. Lerner 1995 N/D 95 14
Lady with the Hat, The Orlev, Uri Houghton Mifflin 1995 F/M 96 17
Race: A History Beyond Black and White Aronson, Marc Atheneum 2007 F/M 08 19
Stingy Buzi and King Solomon Sigal, Goldie Lomir Hofn Press 2009 F/M 10 41955
Inventory of the Herbert Frommer Collection, An Kahn, Elliottt, Steinberger, Naomi M. Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America 1995 F/M 96 8, 10
Apples and Honey Holub, Joan, Po, Cary Puffin Books 2003 F/M 04 35-36
Eyes Remade for Wonder: A Lawrence Kushner Reader Kushner, Lawrence Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 S/O 99 12
Time Like a River Perrin, Randy, Perrin, Hannah, Perrin, Tova RDR Books 1997 M/J 98 22
Manyas Story Gray, Bettyanne S 78 1
Zionism and the Arabs: An American Jewish Dilemma, 1898-1948 Medoff, Rafael Praeger 1997 F/M 98 11
Jewish Prayer: Concepts and Customs Klein, Earl Alpha Publishing Company 1986 S/O 86 6
Our Snowman Had Olive Eyes Herman, Charlotte Dutton 1977 W78 28
Scripture as Logos: Rabbi Ishmael and the Origins of Midrash Yadin, Azzan University of Pennsylvania Press 2004 F/M 05 25
Hidden Faces of the Soul: Ten Secrets for Mind / Body Healing from Kabbalahs Lost Tree of Life Kramer, Sheldon Z., Mitchell, Mardeene Adams Media Corporation 2000 S/O 01 17
Desert and Shepherd in Our Biblical Heritage Hareuveni, Nogah Neot Kedumim 1991 N/D 92 23-24
Chaim Weizmann Amdur, Richard World Leader Series Chelsea House 1988 N/D 88 9
Black Book, The Ehrenburg, Ilya, Levine, James S. Holocaust Library / Schocken Books 1981 W 82 14
Garden of Ruth, The Etzioni-Halevy, Eva Plume 2007 N/D 07 25
Waiting for Eugene Lowenstein, Sallie Lion Stone Books 2006 N/D 05 13
My Brothers Bar Mitzvah Gallan, Janet, Avishai, Susan Kar-Ben 1990 F/M 91 23
Kaddishel: A Life Reborn Golub, Aharon, Golub, Bennett W. Devora 2005 F/M 06 32-33
Prophet for Today: Contemporary Lessons from the Book of Yehoshua, A Prozansky, Steven Gefen 2006 S/O 07 53
Sondras Search Silvers, Ester Katz Devorah 2007 M/J 08 15
In My Pocket Sim, Dorrith M. Harcourt Brace 1996 F/M 98 14
American Rabbinate: A Century of Continuity and Change, The Marcus, Jacob Rader, Peck, Abraham J. Ktav 1986 N/D 87 5
Dancing on Tisha B’Av Raphael, Lev St. Martin’s 1990 F/M 91 21
Hanukkah! Schotter, Roni, Hafner, Marilyn Little, Brown 2003 M/J 04 36
World Full of Strangers, A Freeman, Cynthia Arbor House 1975 Sp76 22
Old New Land (Altneuland) Herzl, Theodor, Levensohn, Lotta Markus Wiener 1987 S/O 88 9
Little Room, The Desnick, Chaim, Zwebner, Janet Pitspopany 2004 M/J 04 40

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