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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
Jewish Bible Almanac, The Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1997 S/O 98 12
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
Frank O. Gehry: Outside In Greenberg, Jan, Jordan, Sandra DK Ink 2000 15
Understanding Jewish Ethics Freund, Richard A. EM Text 1990 M/J 91 41923
JPS Torah Commentary Sarna, Nahum M. F/M 90 17
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
I Go to a Wedding Benenfeld, Rikki Toddler Experience Series Hachai 2008 S/O 08 59
Brownsville: The Birth, Development and Passing of a Jewish Community in New York (2nd ed) Landesman, Alter F. Block 1971 W79 23
Empathy (VIDEO) Siegel, Amie First Run/Icarus Films 2004 N/D 04 8
As It Is Written Coyle, Pamela Pamela Coyle 2000 S/O 02 19
Contested Creations in the Book of Job: the World-as-It-Ought-and-Ought-Not-to-Be Pelham, Abigail Brill 2012 FM13 33-34
Survivor, The: An Anatomy of Life in the Death Camps Des Pres., Terrence Oxford University Press 1976 W76 18
Growing Up Jewish in China Beil, Dolly BPS Books 2012 FM13 18
Why Didnt I Learn This in Hebrew School? Segal, Eliezer Aronson 1999 M/J 00 15
Letters from Jerusalem 1947-1948 Porath, Zipporah Association of Americans and Canadians in Israel 1987 S/O 88 8
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
Its Party Time!: A Purim Story Zucker, Jonny, Cohen, Jan Barger Barrons Educational Festival Time Series Barron's 2003 M/J 03 31
Shabbat Shalom Weisman, Yaffa M/J 89 11
First Haggadah, A Kustanowitz, Shulamit E., Foont, Ronnie C. Bonim Books 1979 SP79 26
Treasure in the Tiny Blue Tin, The Ducharme, Dede Texas Christian University Press 1998 F/M 99 17
Jews of Arab Lands in Modern Times, The Stillman, Norman A. JPS 1991 S/O 91 20
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
Holy Land, The Avi-Yonah, Michael Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1973 Ap 74 25
Book of Abraham, The Halter, Marek, Bair, Lowell Holt 1986 S/O 86 9
Dynamic Women Dancers Dublin, Anne Womens Hall of Fame Series Second Story Press 2009 S/O 09 13
Anne Frank Waxman, Laura Hamilton History Maker Biographies Series Lerner 2009 F/M 10 14
Classic Yiddish Stories of S. Y. Abramovitsh, Sholem Aleichem, and I. L. Peretz Frieden, Ken, Gorelick, Ted Syracuse University Press 2004 S/O 04 8
Story of Giraffe, The Pigni, Guido Front Street 2007 F/M 08 11
Going on a Hametz Hunt Jules, Jacqueline, Brown, Rick Kar-Ben 2010 S/O 10 15
When Grandpa Came to Stay Caseley, Judith Greenwillow Books 1986 S/O 86 10
Last Sunrise, The Gordon, Harold H & I Publishing 1992 S/O 93 18-19
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
Island of One People: An Account of the History of the Jews of Jamaica, The Delevante, Marilyn, Alberga, Anthony Ian Randle Publishers 2006 S/O 06 37
Secret of Priests Grotto, The Taylor, Peter Lane, Nicola, Christos Kar-Ben 2007 F/M 07 6
False Idols Ferm, Betty G.P. Putnam's Sons 1974 W75 26
To Everything There is a Season: Verses from Ecclesiastes Dillon, Leo, Dillon, Diane The Blue Sky Press 1998 F/M 99 16-17
Jewish Spirituality: Hope and Redemption Gewirtz, Leonard B. M/J 87 3
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
Hirshs Secret: A Baal Shem Tov Story Citron, Sterna, Eydel, Igor Kerem Press 1996 F/M 97 12
Bible at Qumran. Text, Shape, and Interpretation, The Flint, Peter W. Eerdmans 2001 S/O 01 12
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms Steinmetz, Sol Rowman & Littlefield 2005 F/M 06 37
Aliya: A Love Story Segal, Brenda Lesley St. Martin's 1978 W78 24
Chanukkah Tree, The Kimmel, Eric A. N/D 81 10
Sound the Shofar: The Story and Meaning of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Chaikin, Miriam, Weihs, Erika Clarion Books 1986 N/D 86 8
Genocide and the Modern Age: Etiology and Case Studies of Mass Death Wallimann, Isidor, Dobkowski, Michael N. Contributions to the Study of World History, no. 3 Greenwood 1987 M/J 88 11
Warburgs, The: The Story of a Family Farrar, David Stein & Day 1975 W75 28
Kibbutz Members Study Kibbutz Children Lavi, Zvi Greenwood 1990 F/M 91 18
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
In the Mouth: Stories and Novellas Pollack, Eileen Four Way Books 2008 M/J 08 21
Before There Was a Before Waskow, Shoshana, Danziger, Amnon Adama 1984 F/M 86 6
David & Goliath Marzollo, Jean Little, Brown 2004 M/J 04 29
30-Minute Kosher Cook, The Zeidler, Judy Morrow 1999 M/J 99 10
Terrible/Wonderful Day, The Ganz, Yaffa, Taub, Y. E. Feldheim 1987 F/M 87 41828
Harry Haft: Auschwitz Survivor, Challenger of Rocky Marciano Haft, Alan Scott Religion, Theology and the Holocaust Syracuse University Press 2006 F/M 07 32
Writing on the Wall, The Garfield, Leon N/D 83 9
Loneks Journey: The True Story of a Boys Escape to Freedom Whiteman, Dorit Bader Star Bright Books 2005 M/J 06 18
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
Jewish Cooking in America Nathan, Joan Knopf 1994 M/J 94 9
Simple Servant: A Chasidic Discourse, The Schneersohn, Shalom Dov Baer, Marcus, Yosef Kehot Publication Society 2008 M/J 09 28-29
From Adam to Noah: A Commentary on the Book of Genesis. Part One Cassuto, U. Magnes Press 2009 F/M 10 32
Untold History of Israel, The Derogy, Jacques Ma 80 6
Judaism and the Interpretation of Scripture: Introduction to the Rabbinic Midrash Neusner, Jacob Hendrickson 2004 S/O 05 49-50
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
Ideology and Jewish Identity in Israeli and American Literature Budick, Emily Miller SUNY Series in Modern Jewish Literature and Culture SUNY Press 2001 M/J 02 10
By Blood and Fire Clarke, Thurston S/O 81 13
Energizing Hanukkah Story for Children, The Mozo, Chaim Pitspopany 1998 N/D 98 15
At the Wall Agam, Ron Gefen 1998 S/O 98 6
Covenant & Conversation: A Weekly Reading of the Jewish Bible: Genesis, The Book of Beginnings Sacks, Jonathan Israel Maggid Books 2009 F/M 10 38
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
Haggadah, The: Transliterated & Translated, with instructions and commentary Judaica Press 2002 N/D 02 41986
Wineglass, The: A Passover Story Rsten, Norman, Zemach, Kaethe Walker 1978 W78 28
Liebermans Choice Kaminsky, Stuart M. St. Martin's 1993 S/O 93 16
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
Jar of Fools: Eight Hanukkah Stories from Chelm, The Kimmel, Eric A., Gerstein, Mordicai Holiday House 2000 N/D 00 16
Shalom, Salaam, Peace Bogot, Howard I., Jarrar, Faruk, Or, Amir CCAR Press 1999 S/O 00 35
Flight to Seven Swan Bay, The Leavitt, June F/M 86 6
Troubled Waters Aronson, Michael I. University of Pittsburgh Press 1990 N/D 91 11
Jews of Tin Pan Alley, The Kanter, Kenneth Aaron S/O 82 7
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
Hot Pursuit: Murder in Mississippi Deutsch, Stacia, Cohon, Rhody, Orback, Craig Kar-Ben 2010 M/J 10 9
Book Thief, The Zusak, Markus Knopf 2006 S/O 06 10
Eight Nights of Hanukkah Lights Regan, Dian Curtis, Apperley, Dawn Little Simon 2002 N/D 02 26
Answered Prayer and Other Yemenite Folktales, The Gold, Sharlya, Caspi, Michael Maswan, Wunsch, Marjory JPS 1990 S/O 90 12
Columbia Guide to the Holocaust, The Niewyk, Donald, Nicosia, Francis Columbia University Press 2000 S/O 01 19
Stranger Within Sarah Stein, The Rosenbaum, Thane Texas Tech University Press 2012 S/O12 9
Good Arabs: The Israeli Security Agencies and Israeli Arabs, 1948-1967 Cohen, Hillel, Watzman, Haim University of California Press 2010 N/D 10 17
When the Soldiers Were Gone Propp, Vera W. Putnam 1999 F/M 00 11
Learning Talmud: A Guide to Talmud Terminology and Rashi Commentary Berman, Scot A. Aronson 1997 S/O 97 6
Never-Ending Tale: Illustrated Parables of the Baal Shem Tov and His Disciples, A Pollack, Gadi, Kornblau, Yitzchok Feldheim 2009 S/O 09 22-23

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