Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Ketzel, the Cat Who Composed Newman, Leslea Candlewick Press 2015 N/D 2015 9 Silverman, Lisa
Matzah Belowstairs Meyer, Susan Lynn, Engell, Mette Kar Ben 2019 M/J 2019 21-22 Silverman, Lisa
Kopecks for Blintzes Goldman, Judy, Batori, Susan Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 43 Silverman, Lisa
Around the Passover Table Newman, Tracy, Santos, Adriana Albert Whitman 2019 M/J 2019 22 Silverman, Lisa
Anne Frank Baron, Clementine, Wennagal, Bruno, Nolan, Catherine Roaring Brook Press 2018 M/J 2019 4 Silverman, Lisa
Albert Einstein Crete, Patricia, Wennagal, Bruno, Nolan, Catherine Roaring Brook Press 2018 M/J 2019 4 Silverman, Lisa
Spice and the Devil's Cave Hewes, Agnes Danforth Dover S/O14 37 Silverman, Lisa
Between Iran and Zion: Jewish Histories on Twentieth-Century Iran Sternfled, Lior B. Stanford University Press 2019 M/J 2019 35-36 Simon, Rachel
Modern Middle Eastern Jewish Thought: Writings on Identity, Politics & Culture, 1893-1958 Behar, Moshe, Benite, Zvi Ben-Dor Brandeis Library of Modern Jewish Thought Brandeis University Press 2013 F/M14 23 Simon, Rachel
Traditional Society in Transition: The Yemeni Jewish Experience Eraqi Klorman, Bat-Zion Brill 2014 N/D 14 17 Simon, Rachel
Days of Ticho: Empire, Mandate, Medicine, and Art in the Holy Land Reifler, David M. Gefen 2014 S/O 2015 18 Simon, Rachel
Teh im nana (Tea with Mint: The Book of Mirth and Zest of Moroccan Jews) Knafo, Asher Bimat Kedem 2014 S/O 2015 11 Simon, Rachel
Political and Economic History of the Jews of Afghanistan Koplik, Sara A. Series in Jewish Studies; 54 Brill 2015 M/J 2016 32 Simon, Rachel
Growing up Jewish in Alexandria: The Story of a Sephardic Family’s Exodus from Egypt Carasso, Lucienne CreateSpace 2014 S/O 2015 4 Simon, Rachel
Loyal Sons: Jews in the German Army during the Great War Appelbaum, Peter C. Valentine Mitchell 2014 M/J 15 19-20 Simon, Rachel
Christians & Jews in the Ottoman Empire: the Abridged Edition with a New Introduction Braude, Benjamin Lynne Rienner Publishers 2014 N/D 2015 14 Simon, Rachel
Educational Oases in the Desert: the Alliance Israélite Universelle’s Girls’ Schools in Ottoman Iraq, 1895-1915 Sciarcon, Jonathan SUNY Press 2017 M/J 2018 30 Simon, Rachel
The Italian Executioners: the Genocide of the Jews of Italy Sullam, Simon Levis, trans. Smyth, Oona, Patane, Claudia Princeton University Pres 2018 N/D 2018 33 Simon, Rachel
Palestinian Commemoration in Israel: Calendars, Monuments, and Martyrs Sorek, Tamir Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern Studies and Islamic Societies) Stanford University Press 2015 N/D 2015 34 Simon, Rachel
"The Sons of Pigs and Apes": Muslim Antisemitism and the Conspiracy of Silence Kressel, Neil J. Potomac Books 2012 S/O13 32 Simon, Rachel
The Holocaust and North Africa Boum, Aomar, Stein, Sarah Abrevaya Stanford University Press 2019 M/J 2019 24-25 Simon, Rachel
e New Babylonian Diaspora: the Rise and Fall of the Jewish Community in Iraq, 16th20th Centuries Yehuda, Zvi Brill 2017 M/J 2018 33 Simon, Rachel
Uzbekistan Stories: A Jewish Medic During WWII Taube, Herman Dryad Press 2014 M/J 15 40 Simon, Rachel
Soldier Doll Gold, Jennifer Second Story Press 2013 S/O14 31 Siskind, Leda
Anne Frank: Her Life Hoefnagel, Marian ReadZone Books S/O14 33-34 Siskind, Leda
Rachel's Hope Sanders, Shelly Second Story Press 2014 N/D 14 4 Siskind, Leda
Splendor Arnold, Elana K. Delacorte Press 2013 F/M14 6 Siskind, Leda
Conscientious Objectors in Israel: Citizenship, Sacrifice, Trials of Fealty Weiss, Erica University of Pennsylvania Press 2014 N/D 2015 40 Smith, Sonia
Jewish Community of Cuba: Memory and History, the Bejarano, Margalit Hebrew University Magnes Press 2014 S/O 2015 2 Smith, Sonia
Jewish Honor Courts: Revenge, Retribution and Reconciliation in Europe and Israel after the Holocaust. Jockusch, Laura, Finder, Gabriel N. Wayne State University Press 2015 F/M 16 12 Smith, Sonia
13 Stradomska Street: a Memoir of Exile and Return Potok, Andrew Mandel Vilar Press 2017 M/J 2018 28 Smith, Sonia
Talmud, A Biography: Banned, Censored and Burned. The Book They Couldn’t Suppress, The Freedman, Harry Bloomsbury 2014 N/D 14 18 Smith, Sonia
Children of Château de La Hille Steiger, Sebastian, Hoy, Jocelyn Lexographic Press 2017 M/J 2018 30 Smith, Sonia
Return of the Jew: Identity Narratives of the Third Post-Holocaust Generation of Jews in Poland Reszke, Katka Academic Studies Press 2013 S/O14 17 Smith, Sonia
Double Threat: Canadian Jews, the Military, and World War II Bessner, Ellin New Jewish Press 2018 M/J 2019 24 Smith, Sonia
Tailors of Tomaszow: a Memoir of Polish Jews, The Chernoff, Rena Margulies, Chernoff, Allan Texas Tech University Press 2014 N/D 14 14 Smith, Sonia
Children of Israel Gold, Althea and Luca Zordan Gefen 2013 S/O14 13 Smith, Sonia
From Kitchen to Carnegie Hall: Esther Stark and the Montreal Women’s Symphony Orchestra Rachwal, Maria Noriega Second Story Press 2015 S/O 2016 13 Smith, Sonia
Rabbi and Senator Sleep Together: Marrying Religion and Politics. Foster, Steven, Foster, Joyce, Brovsky, Cindy Triple D Press 2016 N/D 2016 16 Stahl, Sheryl F.
I, Sarah Steinway Carter, Mary E. Tovah Miriam 2018 M/J 2018 35 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Out of the Shoebox. Reshef, Yaron CreateSpace 2014 S/O 2015 2014 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl: Yiddish Letter Manuals from Russia and America Nakhimovsky, Alice, Newman, Roberta University of Indiana Press 2014 M/J 15 33-34 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Martian Sands Tidhar, Lavie PS Publishing 2013 M/J 2014 48 Stahl, Sheryl F.
The Astronaut's Son: A Novel Seigel, Tom Woodhall Press 2018 N/D 2018 38 Stahl, Sheryl F.
On Bittersweet Place. Wineberg, Ronna Relegation Books 2014 S/O 2015 27 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Bobby Wonderful: an Imperfect Son Buries his Parents Morris, Bob Twelve 2015 F/M 2016 28 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Alligator Candy: A Memoir Kushner, David Simon & Schuster 2016 S/O 2016 9 Stahl, Sheryl F.
The Gourmet Jewish Cookbook: More Than 200 Recipes From Around the World Phillips, Denise St. Martin’s Press 2014 M/J 15 35 Stahl, Sheryl F.
“How Come Boys Get to Keep Their Noses?”: Women and Jewish American Identity in Contemporary Graphic Memoirs Oksman, Tahneer Columbia University Press 2016 N/D 2016 18 Stahl, Sheryl F.
A River Could be a Tree: A Memoir Himsel, Angela Fig Tree Books 2018 M/J 2019 29-30 Stahl, Sheryl F.
From Selfie to Groupie Bliumis, Alina, Bliumis, Jeff Check Off Art Press 2015 F/M 16 5 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Red Mansions: A Novel Drew, Cynthia Fithian Press 2014 N/D 2015 41 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Tell Me How This Ends Well. Levinson, David Samuel Hogarth 2017 M/J 2018 37 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Social Concern and Left Politics in Jewish American Art, 1880-1940 Baigell, Matthew Syracuse University Press 2015 N/D 2015 13 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Daughters of the Air Szilagyi, Anca L. Lanternfish Press 2017 M/J 2018 39 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Many Seconds into the Future: 10 Stories Clayton, John J. Texas Tech University Press 2014 N/D 14 38 Stahl, Sheryl F.
My Two Cents: A Collection of Short Stories Dean, Arthur Little Red Tree Publishing 2015 M/J 2016 40 Stahl, Sheryl F.
The Capacity for Infinite Happiness Von Konigslow, Alexis Buckrider Books 2015 N/D 2015 43 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Everyday Jewish Life in Imperial Russia: Select Documents 1772-1914 Freeze, ChaeRan. Y and Jay M. Harris eds. Tauber Institute Series for the Study of European Jewry Brandeis University Press 2013 S/O14 12 Stahl, Sheryl F.
The Disambiguation of Susan Sarnoff, Sarah Saint Gaudens Press 2014 M/J 15 44-45 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Central Station Tidhar, Lavie Tachyon 2016 M/J 2016 41 Stahl, Sheryl F.
On the Margins of a Minority: Leprosy, Madness, and Disability Among the Jews of Medieval Europe. Shoham-Steiner, Ephriam, Watzman, Haim Wayne State University Press 2014 N/D 14 31 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl: Yiddish Letter Manuals from Russia and America. Nakhimovsky, Alice, Newman, Roberta University of Indiana Press 2014 S/O 2015 16 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Casting Lots : Creating a Family in a Beautiful Broken World Susan Silverman Da Capo Press 2016 F/ M 2017 24 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Everything is Borrowed: A Novel Popkin, Nathaniel New Door Books 2018 M/J 2019 40 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Passport Control Green, Gila S & H Publishing 2018 M/J 2019 11-12 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Orchard, The Brandes, Yochi, Libenson, Daniel Gefen 2017 M/J 2018 35 Stahl, Sheryl F.
I See You Made an Effort: Compliments, Indignities, and Survival Stories from the Edge of 50 Gurwith, Annabelle Penguin Group 2014 S/O14 13 Stahl, Sheryl F.
History of Forgetting Adderson, Caroline Biblioasis 2015 F/M 2016 26 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Unscrolled: 54 Writers and Artists Wrestle with the Torah Bennett, Roger Workman 2013 F/M14 24 Stein, Marion
Memories of a Giant: Reflections on Rabbi Dr. Joseph B Soloveitchik zt”l Bierman, Michael A. Ktav 2013 F/M14 24 Stein, Marion
Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs The World Jorisch, Avi Gefen 2018 M/J 2019 31 Stein, Marion
Commerce and Shabbos: The Laws of Shabbos as They Apply to Today’s Hi-Tech Business World. Kushner, Yosef Philipp Feldheim 2013 N/D 14 25 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Scripture and Tradition: Rabbi Akiva and the Triumph of Midrash Yadin-Israel, Azzan University of Pennsylvania Press 2015 N/D 2015 40 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
What's Beyond the Bible Text: Thought Provoking Comments on the Bible that Stimulate and Stretch the Imagination Wagner, Stanley M. and Israel Drazin Mekor Press 2013 S/O14 25 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Rabbinic Authority: The Vision and the Reality; Halakhic Family, the Child's Welfare and the Agunah; Beit Din Decisions in English Vol 4 Warburg, A Yehudah Urim Publications 2018 M/J 2019 36 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Rabbinic Authority: The Vision and Reality; Beit Din Decision in English Volume 2 Yehudah A. Warburg Urim Publications 2016 F/ M 2017 26 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Torah and Western Thought: Intellectual Portraits of Orthodoxy and Modernity Soloviechik, Meir Y., Halpern, Stuart W., Zuckier, Shlomo Maggid Books 2015 S/O 2016 16 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Welcome to the Seder: A Passover Haggadah for Everyone Olitzky, Kerry M. Behrman House 2018 M/J 2018 27 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Myth of the Cultural Jew: Culture and Law in Jewish Tradition, The Kwall, Roberta Rosenthal Oxford University Press 2015 N/D 2015 24 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Louis Ginzberg’s Legends of the Jews: Ancient Jewish Folk Literature Reconsidered Hasan-Rokem, Galit, Gruenwald, Ithamar Wayne State University Press 2014 M/J 15 28 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Who Stole My Religion? Revitalizing Judaism and Applying Jewish Values to Help Heal our Imperiled Planet Schwartz, Richard H. Urim Publications 2016 F/ M 2017 20 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Journey Together: 49 Steps to Transforming a Family Hermelin, Sarah Urim 2014 M/J 15 28 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Psychology of Tzimtzum: Self, Other and God, The Rotenberg, Mordechai Maggid Books 2015 N/D 2016 20 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
. Fifty Shades of Talmud: What the First Rabbis Had to Say About You-Know-What Anton, Maggie Banot Press 2016 N/D 2016 13 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Morasha Kehillat Yaakov: Essays in honour of Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks Pollak, M., Simons, S. Maggid Books 2014 S/O 2016 12 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
That's Why I Married You: How to Dance with Personality Differences Levitan, Chana Gefen 2016 F/ M 2017 14 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Liberman Open Orthodox Haggadah, The Herzfeld, Shmuel Gefen 2015 N/D 2015 22 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Answering a Question with a Question: Contemporary Psychoanalysis and Jewish Thought: a Tradition of Inquiry, v.2 Aron, Lewis, Henik, Libby Academic Studies Press 2015 F/M 16 2 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Chief Rabbi Nathan Marcus Adler: The Forgotten Founder. Taylor, Derek Vallentine Mitchell 2018 N/D 2018 34 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Concise Lexicon of Late Biblical Hebrew: Linguistics in the Writings of the Second Temple Period Hurvitz, Avi Brill 2015 N/D 2015 22 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Shame Borne in Silence: Spousal Abuse in the Jewish Community. 2nd edition. Twerski, Abraham J. Urim 2015 N/D 2016 22 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
New Approaches to the Study of Biblical Interpretation in Judaism of the Second Temple Period and in Early Christianity: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Symposium of the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literatur Anderson, Gary A., Clements, Ruth A., Satran, David Brill 2013 N/D 14 14 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Scholarly Man of Faith: Studies in the Thought and Writings of Rabbi Josephy B. Soloveitchik Kanarfogel, Ephraim, Schwartz, Dov Ktav 2018 N/D 2018 28-29 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Sparks from the fire : Shabbos Drashos Delivered at Keillas Aish Kodesh Weinberger, Moshe, Wolf, Binyomin Feldheim Publishers 2017 M/J 2018 32 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Headlines: Halachic Debates of Current Events Lichtenstein, Dovid OU Press 2014 M/J 15 31 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Becoming a Soulful Educator: How to Bring Jewish Learning from Our Minds and Hearts to Our Souls- and into Our Lives Ben David, Aryeh Jewish Lights Publishing 2016 F/M 2017 4 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Weekday Prayers: Essays / by the Rabbis & Professors of Yeshiva University, The Feldman, Daniel Z., Halpern, Stuart W. Maggid Books 2014 F/M 16 9 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Unusual Bible Interpretations Drazin, Israel Gefen 2014 N/D 2015 17 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Old Testament Pseudepigrapha Bauckham, Richard, Davila, James R., Panayotiv, Alexander William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company 2013 S/O14 4 Stuhlman, Daniel D.

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