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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Rooster Prince of Breslov, The Stampler, Ann Redisch, Yelchin, Eugene Clarion 2010 S/O 10 10
Days of Honey: The Tunisian Boyhood of Rafael Uzan Awert, Irene Schocken Books 1984 F/M 85 5
Shut Up, Im Talking and Other Diplomacy Lessons I Learned in the Israeli Government: A Memoir Levey, Gregory Free Press 2008 S/O 08 21-22
Arab-Israeli Conflict, The Worth, Richard Marshall Cavendish 2007 M/J 07 16
JPS Torah Commentary Sarna, Nahum M. F/M 90 17
Understanding Jewish Ethics Freund, Richard A. EM Text 1990 M/J 91 41923
Moishes Miracle Melmed, Laura Krauss, Slonim, David HarperCollins 2000 F/M 01 16
Poetry with a Purpose: Biblical Poetics and Interpretation Fisch, Harold Indiana University Press 1990 M/J 91 9
Cardinals Snuffbox, The Roseman, Kenneth s.n. N/D 82 7
Israel Woodward, John Opposing Viewpoints Series Greenhaven 2005 S/O 05 20
Good-bye Glamour Girl Tamar, Erika F/M 85 7
History of Jewish Costume, A Rubens, Alfred Crown 1973 W77 28
Feather Bed Journey, The Feder, Paula Kurzband, Schuett, Stacey Albert Whitman 1995 N/D 95 15
Escape or Die Friedman, Ina R. S/O 82 8
Survivor, The: An Anatomy of Life in the Death Camps Des Pres., Terrence Oxford University Press 1976 W76 18
Blessing of a Broken Heart, The Mandell, Sherri Toby Press 2003 N/D 03 14
Letters from Jerusalem 1947-1948 Porath, Zipporah Association of Americans and Canadians in Israel 1987 S/O 88 8
Why Didnt I Learn This in Hebrew School? Segal, Eliezer Aronson 1999 M/J 00 15
No Place of Rest: Jewish Literature, Expulsion, and the Memory of Medieval France Einbinder, Susan L. University of Pennsylvania Press 2009 M/J 09 19, 21
Remnant, The Simchovich, Simcha Mosaic Press 1999 N/D 99 16-17
Crossing the Borders of Time: a True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed Maitland, Leslie Other Press 2012 FM13 31
Shabbat Shalom Weisman, Yaffa M/J 89 11
And Bring Them Closer to Torah: The Life and Work of Rabbi Aaron H. Blumenthal Blumenthal, David Ktav 1986 M/J 87 3
Jews of Arab Lands in Modern Times, The Stillman, Norman A. JPS 1991 S/O 91 20
Treasure in the Tiny Blue Tin, The Ducharme, Dede Texas Christian University Press 1998 F/M 99 17
Metsudah Chumash / Rashi Genesis: A New Linear Translation David, Avrohom, Kleinkaufman, Avrohom Ktav F/M 92 19
People and the Promise, The Synge, Ursula Phillips 1974 W75 29
In the Stacks: Short Stories about Libraries and Librarians Cart, Michael Overlook Press 2002 F/M 03 21
Gilded Lions and Jeweled Horses: The Synagogue to the Carousel Zimiles, Murray Brandeis University Press 2007 F/M 08 46
Hebrew Manuscripts of the Valmadonna Trust Library, The Richler, Benjamin Valmadonna Trust Library 1998 N/D 99 41955
Execution, The Crawford, Oliver O 79 1
Elie Wisel: A Holocaust Surivvor Cries Out for Peace Houghton, Sarah High Five Reading Series Red Brick Learning 2004 M/J 04 31
Story of Giraffe, The Pigni, Guido Front Street 2007 F/M 08 11
Best of Olomeinu Book I, The Fruchter, Yaacov s.n. F/M 82 3
Last Sunrise, The Gordon, Harold H & I Publishing 1992 S/O 93 18-19
When Grandpa Came to Stay Caseley, Judith Greenwillow Books 1986 S/O 86 10
Nazi and Gold: The Full Story of the Fifty-Year Swiss-Nazi Conspiracy to Steal Billions from Europes Jews and Holocaust Survivors Bower, Tom HarperCollins 1997 M/J 97 17
Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europes Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War, The Nicholas, Lynn H. Knopf 1994 N/D 95 12
Complete Story of Passover Mindel, Nissan, Schwartz, Michel Merkos L'inyonei Chinuch 1984 M/J 85 5
Jewish Entertainment Resource Directory, The Ginsburgh, Judy Caplan Subscription publication M/J 95 14
Secret of Priests Grotto, The Taylor, Peter Lane, Nicola, Christos Kar-Ben 2007 F/M 07 6
After Mussolini: Jewish Life and Memories in Post-Fascist Italy Schwarz, Guri, Mazhar, Giovanni Noor Vallentine Mitchell 2012 S/O13 38
Jewish Spirituality: Hope and Redemption Gewirtz, Leonard B. M/J 87 3
To Everything There is a Season: Verses from Ecclesiastes Dillon, Leo, Dillon, Diane The Blue Sky Press 1998 F/M 99 16-17
Mascot, The: The Extraordinary Story of a Young Jewish Boy and an SS Extermination Squad Kurzem, Mark Rider 2007 N/D 08 16
Painful Echoes … Poems of the Holocaust Gurdus, Luba Krugman Schocken 1985 S/O 85 4
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
Ike and Mama and the Seven Surprises Snyder, Carol, Robinson, Charles Lothrop Lee & Shepard 1985 S/O 85 6
From the Gestapo to the Gulags: One Jewish Life Katz, Zev Vallentine Mitchell 2004 F/M 05 17
Donme: Jewish Converts, Muslim Revolutionaries, and Secular Turks, The Baer, Marc David Stanford University Press 2010 M/J 10 28
Sound the Shofar: The Story and Meaning of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Chaikin, Miriam, Weihs, Erika Clarion Books 1986 N/D 86 8
Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah: The Ceremony, the Party, and How the Day Came to Be Metter, Bert Clarion 2007 N/D 07 22
Kibbutz Members Study Kibbutz Children Lavi, Zvi Greenwood 1990 F/M 91 18
Warburgs, The: The Story of a Family Farrar, David Stein & Day 1975 W75 28
My Glorious Brohters Fast, Howard Bonim 1977 Sp78 25
Purim Parade, The Groner, Judy, Wikler, Madeline, Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 1986 N/D 86 7
Chosen People in America: A Study of Religious Ideology, The Eisen, Arnold H. Indiana University Press 1995 F/M 96 8
Jerusalem Curiosities Milgram, Abraham E. JPS 1990 F/M 91 19
Hanukkah Owens, L. L., Conger, Holli Cultural Holidays Series Magic Wagon 2010 M/J 10 15
House on the Roof: A Sukkot Story Adler, David A., Hirsch, Marily Bonim Books 1976 F/M 92 20
Formula for Proper Living: Practical Lessons from Life and Torah, A Twerski, Abraham J. Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 F/M 10 40
Terrible/Wonderful Day, The Ganz, Yaffa, Taub, Y. E. Feldheim 1987 F/M 87 41828
Broken Covenant: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis Between the U.S. and Israel Arens, Moshe Simon & Schuster 1995 S/O 95 7
Loneks Journey: The True Story of a Boys Escape to Freedom Whiteman, Dorit Bader Star Bright Books 2005 M/J 06 18
Writing on the Wall, The Garfield, Leon N/D 83 9
On Stage, Off Stage: Memories of a Lifetime in the Yiddish Theatre Kadison, Luba, Buloff, Joseph, Genn, Irving Harvard University Press 1992 M/J 93 13
Running Fiercely Toward a High Thin Sound Katz, Judith Firebrand Books 1992 S/O 93 16
Defining Jewish Difference: From Antiquity to the Present Berkowitz, Beth A. Cambridge University Press 2012 N/D12 17-18
Simple Servant: A Chasidic Discourse, The Schneersohn, Shalom Dov Baer, Marcus, Yosef Kehot Publication Society 2008 M/J 09 28-29
Art and Politics of Arthur Szyk, The Luckert, Steven University of Washington Press 2002 S/O 02 23, 32
Judaism and the Interpretation of Scripture: Introduction to the Rabbinic Midrash Neusner, Jacob Hendrickson 2004 S/O 05 49-50
Untold History of Israel, The Derogy, Jacques Ma 80 6
Moroccan, The Haddad, C. A. Harper & Row 1975 W76 17
Poppy Seeds Too: A Twisted Tale for Shabbat Miller, Deborah University S/O 87 8
Celebrating with Jewish Crafts Ruzansky, Rebeca Edid author 2008 S/O 08 49
Israel, Covenant People, Covenant Land Rossel, Seymour UAHC 1985 S/O 86 11
Gravity Fails: The Comic Jewish Shaping of Modern America Bloom, James D. Praeger 2003 M/J 04 41955
Hitlers Daughters French, Jackie HarperCollins 2003 S/O 03 45
Final Solution, The Rice, Earle Lucent 1997 S/O 97 28
Ethnic Identification Among American Jews Dashefsky, Arnold, Shapiro, Howard M. D. C. Heath & CO. 1974 D 74 27
Taking Hold of Torah: Jewish Commitment and Community in America Eisen, A. M. Heleen and Martin Schwartz Lectures in Jewish Studies, 1996 Indiana University Press 1997 S/O 00 11
Body of Faith: God and the People of Israel, The Wyschogrod, Michael Aronson 1996 M/J 97 9
Liebermans Choice Kaminsky, Stuart M. St. Martin's 1993 S/O 93 16
Wineglass, The: A Passover Story Rsten, Norman, Zemach, Kaethe Walker 1978 W78 28
Nobody Knows the Truffles Ive Seen Lang, George Knopf 1998 N/D 98 8
Resurrecting Hebrew Stavans, Ilan Nextbook-Schocken 2008 N/D 08 21
Daddy Christmas & Hanukkah Mama Alko, Selina Knopf 2012 FM13 13
Shalom, Salaam, Peace Bogot, Howard I., Jarrar, Faruk, Or, Amir CCAR Press 1999 S/O 00 35
Animals in Jewish Thought and Tradition Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 2000 S/O 00 9
Jews of Tin Pan Alley, The Kanter, Kenneth Aaron S/O 82 7
Troubled Waters Aronson, Michael I. University of Pittsburgh Press 1990 N/D 91 11
Mikra and Meaning: Studies in Bible and its Interpretation Helfgot, Nathaniel Maggid Books 2012 S/O13 30
Pharaohs Daughter Lester, Julius Silver Whistle 2000 S/O 00 37-38
Inside-Out Grandma: A Hanukkah Story Rothenberg, Joan Hyperion 1995 N/D 95 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
Here Come the Purim Players Cohen, Barbara M/J 84 6
Eyes Remade for Wonder: A Lawrence Kushner Reader Kushner, Lawrence Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 S/O 99 12
Emergence of Modern Hebrew Creativity in Babylon, 1735-1950, The Hakak, Lev Purdue University Press 2009 F/M 10 35
Stranger Within Sarah Stein, The Rosenbaum, Thane Texas Tech University Press 2012 S/O12 9
Beyond Innocence and Redemption: Confronting the Holocaust… Ellis, Marc H. Harper and Row 1991 M/J 92 15

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