Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Unusual Bible Interpretations: Ruth, Esther, and Judith Drazin, Israel Gefen 2016 F/M 2017 5 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Passover Haggadah in Judaeo-Georgian : a critical edition., The Enoch, Reuvan Hebrew University Magnes Press 2014 N/D 2015 17 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Raisins and Almonds: A Yiddish Lullaby Tarcov, Susan, Sanchez, Sonia Kar Ben 2019 M/J 2019 20 Tilman, Ellen
Imagining Katherine Solomon, Carol Tova Press 2015 M/J 2016 9 Tilman, Ellen
Two by Two Stauffer, Lisa Lowe, Scudamore, Angelika Zonderkidz 2018 M/J 2019 7 Tilman, Ellen
Bubbe’s Got the Beat Press, Judy, Hall, Mary Kar Ben 2018 M/J 2018 19 Tilman, Ellen
Scarlett and Sam Search for the Shamir Kimmel, Eric A., Stevanovic, Ivica Scarlett and Same Kar Ben 2018 M/J 2018 13 Tilman, Ellen
Where's the Potty on this Ark? Olizky, Kerry, Tompkins, Abigail Kar Ben 2018 M/J 2019 3-4 Tilman, Ellen
Mitzvah Pizza Scheerger, Sarah Lynn, Melmon, Deborah Kar Ben 2019 M/J 2019 16 Tilman, Ellen
Spy Who Played Baseball, The Jones, Carrie Kar Ben 2018 M/J 2018 8 Tilman, Ellen
Hats of Faith Cohan, Medeia, Walsh, Sarah Chronicle Books 2018 M/J 2019 6 Tilman, Ellen
When It’s Over Ridley, Barbara She Writes Press 2017 M/J 2018 39 Wallerstein, Jane
Memento Park Sarvas, Mark Farar, Straus & Giroux 2018 N/D 2018 38 Weisman, Yaffa
Og's Ark Marks, Allison, Marks, Wayne, Peluso, Martina Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 34 Lurie, Aimee
I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944. Tarshis, Lauren I Survived series Scholastic 2014 N/D 14 10 Lurie, Aimee
Hare and Tortoise Race Across Israel Gehl, Laura Kar-Ben 2015 S/O 2015 34 Lurie, Aimee
Passover is Coming! Newman, Tracy, Garafoli, Viviana Very First Board Books Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 44 Lurie, Aimee
Where Are My Shoes? Burstyn, Rochel Judaica Press 2014 S/O 2015 35 Lurie, Aimee
Stones on a Grave Kacer, Kathy Secrets Orca 2015 S/O 2016 33 Lurie, Aimee
Early Yiddish Epic Frakes, Jerold D. Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music and Art Syracuse University Press 2014 N/D 2015 17 Seigel, Amanda
Women of Valor: Polish Resisters to the Third Reich Gilbert, Joanne Gihon River Press 2014 N/D 2015 18 Seigel, Amanda
Prodigal children in the house of G-d Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron austin macauley Publishers 2018 N/D 2018 38 Seigel, Amanda
Memoirs of a Grandmother: Scenes from the Cultural History of the Jews of Russia in the Nineteenth Century Wengeroff, Pauline Stanford University Press 2014 M/J 15 42 Seigel, Amanda
Price of Kings: Shimon Peres, The Natasegara, Joanna Seventh Art Releasing N/D 14 43 Feder, Debbie
Jews in America and Divine Destiny SISU Entertainment 2015 N/D 2015 46 Feder, Debbie
Vilna Vegetarian Cookbook: Garden-Fresh Recipes Rediscovered and Adapted for Today’s Kitchen Lewando, Fania Schocken 2015 S/O 2016 10 Feder, Debbie
Prime Grill Cookbook, The Kokotlin, David and Joey Allaham Pelican Publishing Company Inc. 2013 S/O14 16 Feder, Debbie
Stories of a Young Nation: Israeli Comedies and Drama and Everything In-Between SISU Entertainment 2015 N/D 2015 47 Feder, Debbie
Taste of Pesach: Trusted Favorites, Simple Preparation, Magnificent Results Yeshiva Me'on Hatorah Arscroll S/O14 26 Feder, Debbie
Jewish Spiritual Parenting: Wisdom, Activities, Rituals and Prayers for Raising Children with Spiritual Balance and Emotional Wholeness Kipnes, Paul, November, Michelle Jewish Lights Publishing 2015 F/M 16 13 Feder, Debbie
Jazz Souls on Fire Afro-Semitic Experience Reckless DC Music 2013 S/O 2015 27 Feder, Debbie
Kosher Movies: A Film Critic Discovers Life Lessons at the Cinema Cohen, Herbert J. Urim 2015 S/O 2015 4 Feder, Debbie
Life Transforming Diet, The ulberg, Davdi J. Feldheim S/O14 27 Feder, Debbie
Secret Restaurant Recipes from the World’s Top Kosher Restaraunts Schapira, Leah, Dweck, Victoria Mesorah 2014 M/J 15 38 Feder, Debbie
Kosher Cuisine for a New Generation Kowitz, Mitchell Red Portal Press 2014 N/D 14 25 Feder, Debbie
Jewish Olympics: The History of the Maccabiah Games Kaplan, Ron Skyhorse Publishing 2015 S/O 2016 8 Feder, Debbie
Bromley Girls Mendelsohn, Martha Texas Tech University Press 2015 N/D 2015 3 Krasner, Barbara
Saving Hanno: The Story of a Refugee Dog Halahmy, Miriam Holiday House 2019 M/J 2019 12-13 Krasner, Barbara
We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement that Defied Adolf Hitler Freedman, Russell Clarion 2016 S/O 2016 35 Krasner, Barbara
The Tree in the Courtyard: Looking Through Anne Frank's Window Gottesfeld, Jeff, McCarty, Peter Alfred A. Knopf 2016 S/O 2016 36 Krasner, Barbara
Esfir Is Alive Simon, Andrea Bedazzled Ink 2016 N/D 2016 6-7 Krasner, Barbara
Hand in Hand Rosenbaum, Andria Warmflash, Shleifer, Maya Apples and Honey Press 2019 M/J 2019 14 Krasner, Barbara
Witness: Passing the Torch of Holocaust Memory to New Generations Rubenstein, Eli Second Story Press 2016 S/O 2016 36 Krasner, Barbara
Shanghai Escape Kacer, Kathy Second Story Press 2013 F/M14 9 Krasner, Barbara
White Rose Wilson, Kip Versify/ Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019 M/J 2019 14 Krasner, Barbara
Nest Ehrlich, Esther Wendy Lamb Books 2014 N/D 14 2 Krasner, Barbara
The Choice Clark, Kathy A Holocaust Remembrance Book for Young Readers Second Story Press 2015 M/J 15 11 Krasner, Barbara
Magician of Auschwitz, the Kacer, Kathy Second Story Press 2014 N/D 14 8 Krasner, Barbara
Prisoner of Night and Fog Blankman, Anne = Balser S/O14 41-42 Krasner, Barbara
Prisoners of Breendonk: Personal Histories from a World War II Concentration Camp Deem, James M. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015 S/O 2015 33 Krasner, Barbara
Isabel’s War. Perl, Lila Lizzie Skurnick Books 2014 N/D 14 9 Krasner, Barbara
Hidden Like Anne Frank: 14 True Stories of Survival Prins, Marcel, Steenhuis, Peter Henk Arthur A. Levine Books 2014 M/J 15 12 Krasner, Barbara
Leonard Bernstain and American Music Reef, Catherine Modern Music Masters Morgan Reynolds S/O14 34-35 Krasner, Barbara
Conspiracy of Blood and Smoke Blankman, Anne Balzer + Bray 2015 F/M 16 38 Krasner, Barbara
Spinoza: The Outcast Thinker Lehmann, Devra namelos 2014 M/J 15 5-6 Krasner, Barbara
Trash Can Days: A Middle School Saga Steinkellner, Teddy Disney Hyperion 2013 F/M14 5 Krasner, Barbara
Grandpa's Third Drawer; Unlocking Holocaust Memories Kopelman, Judy Tal Jewish Publication Society S/O14 43-44 Krasner, Barbara
Lilli’s Quest Perl, Lila Ig Publishing 2015 F/M 16 39 Krasner, Barbara
Hitler in Paris Don Nardo Captured World History Series Compas Point Books S/O14 44 Krasner, Barbara
Anne Frank: Heroic Diarist of the Holocaust Killcoyne, Hope Lourie Britannica Beginner Bios Britannica/Rosen 2016 N/D 2016 4 Krasner, Barbara
Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees Leatherdale, Mary Beth, Shakespeare, Eleanor Annick Press 2017 M/J 2018 16 Krasner, Barbara
Dreams Are Forbidden Banki, Danna, Spira, Susan CreateSpace 2016 N/D 2016 5 Krasner, Barbara
Alex’s Wake: A Voyage of Betrayal and a Journey of Remembrance Goldsmith, Martin Da Capo Press 2014 F/M 16 10 Krasner, Barbara
World Outside, The Wiseman, Eva Tundra S/O14 38-39 Levine, Joyce
Wolf by Wolf Graudin, Ryan Little Brown and Company 2015 M/J 2016 8 Levine, Joyce
Milk Underground, The Someck, Ronny, Inbar, Hana, Manaster, Robert White Pine Press 2015 F/M 2016 28 Levine, Joyce
I Go to Sleep Benenfeld, Rikki Hachai 2018 M/J 2019 16 Levine, Joyce
Ora de Despertar Aroeste, Sarah Aroeste Music 2016 S/O 2016 40 Levine, Joyce
A Cage Without Bars Dublin, Anne PBK 2018 N/D 2018 9-10 Levine, Joyce
Bold as a Leopard ( The Chronicles of Meir ben Yaakov) Walfish, Miriam Judaica Press 2018 M/J 2019 10 Levine, Joyce
My Train to Freedom: A Jewish Boy’s Journey from Nazi Europe to a Life of Activism. Backer, Ivan Skyhorse Publishing 2016 F/M 16 2 Levine, Joyce
Yosef’s Dream Rouss, Sylvia A., Naim, Asher Apples and Honey Press 2016 N/D 2016 11 Levine, Joyce
My Sister’s Eyes: a Family Chronicle of Rescue and Loss During World War II Halperin, Joan Arnay Sousa Mendes Foundation 2017 M/J 2018 15 Levine, Joyce
Let's Meet a Hatzalah Member Unger, Nissi, Rosner, Hersh Our Community Menucha 2018 M/J 2019 18 Levine, Joyce
The Hired Girl Schlitz, Laura Amy Candlewick Press 2015 N/D 2015 2 Levine, Joyce
Tucson Jo Matas, Carol Fictive Press 2014 S/O 2015 30 Levine, Joyce
Kissing in America Rabb, Margo Harper 2015 M/J 15 8-9 Levine, Joyce
Around the Clock: A Jewish Child Learns to Tell Time Werner, Aviva Feldheim 2014 M/J 15 16 Levine, Joyce
We Can Do Mitzvos Around the Jewish Year Zoldan, Yael Feldheim 2014 M/J 15 16 Pastcan, Ben
Garden of Time, the Hammer, Jill, Cohen, Zoe Skinner House Books 2014 N/D 14 7 Pastcan, Ben
Elena Kagan: A Biography Greene, Meg Greenwood Biographies S/O14 33 Pastcan, Ben
Avi the Ambulance Goes to School Carlson, Claudia Apples and Honey Press 2015 S/O 2015 34 Pastcan, Ben
Let’s Visit Jerusalem! Manzione, Lisa The Adventures of Bella & Harry Series Bella & Harry Publishers 2013 F/M14 12 Pastcan, Ben
Sammy Spider’s First Taste of Hanukkah: A Cookbook Rouss, Sylvia A. Sammy Spider Kar-Ben 2015 N/D 2015 5 Pastcan, Ben
Rosh Hashanah Murray, Julie Holiday Series ABDO S/O14 50-51 Pastcan, Ben
Bracha Do You Know? Stern, Ariella Hachai 2014 M/J 15 15 Pastcan, Ben
Masorah and Text Criticism in the Early Modern Mediterranean: Moses ibn Zabara and Menahem de Lonzano. Roth, Pinchas Magnes Press 2014 S/O 2015 17 Roth, Pinchas
Tradition and the Formation of the Talmud Vidas, Moulie Princeton University Press 2014 M/J 15 41-42 Roth, Pinchas
Joseph Seniri: Commentary on the Former Prophets - A Critical Edition of the Hebrew Text wtih Introductory Essays on Grammatical Exegesis in Thirteenth-Century Provence Kogel, Judith Brill S/O14 15 Roth, Pinchas
Midrash Esther Rabbah: Critical Edition Based on Manuscripts with an Introduction, References, Variant Readings and Commentary. Tabory, Joseph, Atzmon, Arnon Midrash Project of the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies 2014 S/O 2015 19 Roth, Pinchas
Hekhalot Literature in Context: Between Byzantium and Babylonia Ra'anan, Boustan, Himmelfarb, Matha, Schaefer, Peter Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism Mohr Siebeck 2013 F/M14 25-26 Roth, Pinchas
פתחי היכל: עיוני אגדה ומדרש בספר חזוהר (Temple portals: Studies in Aggadah and Midrash in the Zohar) Yisraeli, Oded Magnes Press 2013 N/D 14 36 Roth, Pinchas
The New Religious-Zionist Discourse on Body and Sexuality Englander, Yakir and Avi Sagi Shalom Hartman Institute 2013 S/O14 9-10 Roth, Pinchas
פירוש הרלב”ג לסיפורי בריאת האדם ולסיפור גן העדן Klein-Braslavy, Sara Magnes Press 2015 F/M 16 14 Roth, Pinchas
Mishnah and Tosefta Studies Brody, Robert Magnes Press 2014 M/J 15 21 Roth, Pinchas
Business of Identity: Jews, Muslims, and Economic Life in Medieval Egypt Ackerman-Lieberman, Phillip I. Stanford University Press S/O14 1 Roth, Pinchas
Piyut ha-kadom (Early Piyyut) Munz-Manor, Ophir Tel Aviv University 2015 F/M 2016 18 Roth, Pinchas
Reading Maimonides’ Mishneh Torah Gillis, David. Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2015 S/O 2015 7 Roth, Pinchas
Holocaust Memory in the Digital Age: Survivors' Stories and New Media Practices Shandler, Jeffrey Stanford University Press 2017 M/J 2019 35 Cantor, Hallie
Unpromising Land: Jewish Migration to Palestine in the Early Twentieth Century, an Alroey, Gur Stanford University Press 2014 S/O 2015 1 Cantor, Hallie

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