Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Clifford Celebrates Hanukkah Bridwell, Norman Scholastic 2015 M/J 2016 15 Kamin, Rachel
Maya Prays for Rain Tarcov, Susan, Ochoa, Anna Kar-Ben 2016 S/O 2016 29 Kamin, Rachel
Talia and the Very Yum Kippur Marshall, Linda Elovitz Kar-Ben 2015 S/O 2015 37-38 Kamin, Rachel
Hanukkah Lights Martin, David Candlewick Press 2015 N/D 2015 4-5 Kamin, Rachel
One Fine Shabbat Barash, Chris, Mai-Wyss, Tatjana Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 43 Kamin, Rachel
Shh... Shh... Shabbat Marshall, Linda Elovitz, Golubeva, Evgenia Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 44 Kamin, Rachel
Hanukkah is Coming! Newman, Tracy Kar-Ben 2015 N/D 2015 5 Kamin, Rachel
A Holiday for Ari Ant Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Apples and Honey Press 2016 F/M 16 45 Kamin, Rachel
Pinny the Peanut Learns About Allergies Burstyn, Rochel, Apt, Tali Feldheim 2015 F/M 16 40 Kamin, Rachel
Gabriel's Horn Kimmel, Eric A., Surducan, Maria Kar-Ben 2016 S/O 2016 27 Kamin, Rachel
Avigail. Zauderer, Chana, Abadi, Mary Feldheim 2015 F/M 16 34 Kamin, Rachel
Simchat Torah is Coming! Newman, Tracy, Garofoli, Viviana Kar Ben 2019 M/J 2019 6-7 McMahon, Martha
Is It Hanukkah Yet? Barash, Chris Albert Whitman 2015 M/J 2016 15 McMahon, Martha
Long Trail Home, The Burkhart, Kiersi, Keyser, Amber Quartz Creek Ranch Lerner 2017 M/J 2018 11 McMahon, Martha
Sam and Charlie (and Sam Too) aT Camp! Kimmelman, Leslie Albert Whitman 2015 S/O 2015 28 McMahon, Martha
Hanukkah with Mazel. Stein, Joel, Vavouri, Elisa Kar-Ben 2016 N/D 2016 3 McMahon, Martha
Have You Heard?: a Child’s Introduction to the Ten Commandments Glickman, Jeffrey., Krackow, Eric Schiffer Publishing 2017 M/J 2018 7 McMahon, Martha
Chicken Soup, Chicken Soup Mayer, Pamela, Melmon, Deborah Kar-Ben 2016 N/D 2016 10-11 McMahon, Martha
Shmulik Paints the Town Rose, Lisa, Echeverri, Catalina Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 45 McMahon, Martha
Kayla and Kugel Koffsky, Ann D. Apples and Honey Press 2015 N/D 2015 6 McMahon, Martha
Aly Raisman: Athlete and Activist Leigh, Anna Lerner 2019 M/J 2019 4-5 McMahon, Martha
Dear Santa, Love, Rachel Rosenstein Peet, Amanda Doubleday 2015 M/J 2016 14 McMahon, Martha
Bentzi and the Magic Potion Bentzi Feldheim 2017 M/J 2018 10 Pinchuck, Chava
The Boy at the Top of the Mountain undefined Henry Holt 2016 S/O 2016 35 Pinchuck, Chava
Literature of the Holocaust Rosen, Alan Cambridge University Press 2013 N/D 2015 29 Pinchuck, Chava
The Koren Children’s Siddur The Magerman Edition Koren Publishers 2014 S/O 2015 32-33 Pinchuck, Chava
When Memory Comes: A Film about Saul Friedländer Diamand, Jack Icarus Films 2012 N/D 2015 45 Pinchuck, Chava
Conversations with God: Prayers for Jewish Women. Koval, Ruchi Mosaica Press 2016 S/O 2016 8 Pinchuck, Chava
The Koren Youth Siddur The Magerman Edition Koren Publishers 2015 S/O 2015 32-33 Pinchuck, Chava
Hora 79 (DVD) Cohen, Eli 2013 N/D 2016 26 Pinchuck, Chava
The Sparkling Gift: the Story of the Miraculous Mon Rozen, Abigail, Hammerman, Lisa Cain Feldheim 2016 F/M 16 35 Pinchuck, Chava
Spiritual Kneading Through the Jewish Months: Building the Sacred through Challah Abraham-Klein, Dahlia Shamashi Press 2015 N/D 2015 11 Pinchuck, Chava
The Koren Ani Tefilla Siddur: A Summer Camp Siddur and Humash for Reflection, Connection, and Learning The Magerman Edition Koren Publishers 2014 S/O 2015 32-33 Pinchuck, Chava
Beyond Routine: Turning Ritual into Meaningful Jewish Practice Grunstein, Rabbi Yehoshua C. Urim Publications 2018 M/J 2019 28-29 Pinchuck, Chava
Hereville: How Mirka Caught a Fish Deutsch, Barry Hereville Amulet 2015 F/M 16 36 Pinchuck, Chava
A Guide to the Koren Children’s Siddur: An Educator’s Companion Rose, Daniel Koren Publishers 2015 S/O 2015 32-33 Pinchuck, Chava
Chaim Ephraim and the Shabbos Guests Holzman, Lori Feldheim 2015 M/J 2016 15-16 Pinchuck, Chava
Finding Recovery and Yourself in Torah Borowitz, Mark Jewish Lights Publishing 2016 S/O 2016 2 Pinchuck, Chava
Beyond Trochenbrod: The Betty Gold Story Gold, Betty, Hodermarsky, Mark Kent State University Press 2014 N/D 2015 18 Pinchuck, Chava
Embracing the Divine Feminine: Finding God through the Ecstasy of Physical Love—The Song of Songs. Annotated and Explained Shapiro, Rami M. Skylight Paths 2014 N/D 2015 31 Pinchuck, Chava
A Guide to the Koren Youth Siddur: An Educator’s Companion Rose, Daniel Koren Publishers 2015 S/O 2015 32-33 Pinchuck, Chava
Increasing Wholeness: Jewish Wisdom &Guided Meditations to Strengthen & Calm Body, Heart, Mind & Spirit . Spitz, Elie Kaplan Jewish Lights Publishing 2015 F/M 2016 23 Pinchuck, Chava
Gila Makes Aliyah Blacher, Ariel Augenbraun, Koppel, Shana Menorah Books 2018 M/J 2019 14-15 Pinchuck, Chava
Words for Blessing the World: Poems in Hebrew and English Levine, Herbert Jewish Poetry Project Ben Yehuda Press 2017 M/J 2018 36 Pinchuck, Chava
Starlight Meyer, Henye Menucha 2015 F/M 16 37 Pinchuck, Chava
Shimri's Big Idea: A Story of Ancient Jerusalem Weber, Elka, Bousidan, Inbal Gigi [nid:52277], illustrator Apples and Honey Press 2019 M/J 2019 15 Pinchuck, Chava
Penina Pinkowitz and the Summer Situation Horowitz, Shayna R. Menucha Publishers 2018 M/J 2018 12 Pinchuck, Chava
Biblical Path to Psychological Maturity: Psychological Insights into the Weekly Torah Readings Skolnick, Vivian B. Kodesh Press 2014 N/D 2015 32 Pinchuck, Chava
Havana Curveball 2015 N/D 2015 10 Pinchuck, Chava
Ishmael’s Oranges Hajaj, Claire Oneworld Publications 2014 N/D 2015 42 Pinchuck, Chava
Ambassador, The Avner, Yehuda, Rees, Matt Toby Press 2015 M/J 2016 39 Pinchuck, Chava
Gift of Stuttering: Confronting Life’s Challenges: A Personal Journey Mernick, Moe Mosaica Press 2016 S/O 2016 11 Pinchuck, Chava
Don’t Let Small Problems Ruin Great Simchas Chait, Baruch, Pollack, Gadi Maarava Publications 2015 F/M 16 6 Pinchuck, Chava
Torah Tapestries: Words of Wisdom Woven from the Weekly Parashah —Bamidbar Smiles, Shira self-published 2015 N/D 2015 32 Pinchuck, Chava
Anbessa Dub Zvuloon Dub Medtone Records 2014 N/D 2015 48 Pinchuck, Chava
The Grizzbears Discover the Golan Hermelin, Aviva Animals Build Character Series: Listen and Learn from the Animals Chaim Mazo 2016 S/O 2016 31-32 Pinchuck, Chava
Breathless Lamstein, Sarah Finishing Line Press 2014 N/D 2015 43 Pinchuck, Chava
Dialogues with Elie Wiesel and Richard D. Heffner: The Moral Responsibility of the Individual in a Changing World Wiesel, Elie, Heffner, Richard D. SISU Entertainment 2015 F/M 2016 29-30 Pinchuck, Chava
The Grizzbears Make New Friends Hermelin, Aviva Animals Build Character Series: Listen and Learn from the Animals Chaim Mazo 2016 S/O 2016 31-32 Pinchuck, Chava
e Mountains of Israel: A Taste of Heaven, The Lode, Britt, Naki, Yitschak, Undheim, Kristoffer Gefen 2015 F/M 2016 16 Pinchuck, Chava
Momo Fox Learns How to Be a Good Neighbor Hermelin, Aviva Animals Build Character Series: Listen and Learn from the Animals Chaim Mazo 2016 S/O 2016 31-32 Pinchuck, Chava
After the Holocaust the Bells Still Ring Polak, Joseph Urim 2015 S/O 2016 12 Pinchuck, Chava
Excitement in the Air for All! Hermelin, Aviva Animals Build Character Series: Listen and Learn from the Animals Chaim Mazo 2016 S/O 2016 31-32 Pinchuck, Chava
Mitzvah Kids: Learning and Laughing Throughout the Jewish Year Goren, Michal Feldheim 2016 M/J 2016 12-13 Pinchuck, Chava
Playing with Matches Rosen, Suri ECW Press 2014 F/M 16 39 Pinchuck, Chava
This Is Not a Love Story: A Memoir Brown, Judy Little, Brown and Co. 2015 N/D 2015 15 Pinchuck, Chava
Rest for the Dove: Reading for Shabbat Sabato, Haim Maggid/Koren Publishers 2015 M/J 2016 34 Pinchuck, Chava
Mountains of Israel: A Taste of Heaven, The Lode, Britt, Naki, Yitschak Gefen 2015 F/M 16 16 Pinchuck, Chava
Clean Sweep Davidoff, Oded SISU Entertainment 2015 N/D 2015 44 Pinchuck, Chava
I Live with My Mommy Ehrlich-Klein, Tzvia Menucha Publishers 2014 S/O 2015 35 Pinchuck, Chava
Mountains of Israel: A Taste of Heaven Lode, Britt Gefen 2015 F/M 16 16 Pinchuck, Chava
Big Shots Goldwasser, Jacob SISU Entertainment 2015 N/D 2015 45 Pinchuck, Chava
Ship to Nowhere: On Board the Exodus, The Arato, Rona Holocaust Remembrance Book for Young Readers - Book 15 Second Story Press 2016 N/D 2016 4-5 Pinchuck, Chava
Me and My Dog and the Homework Mystery Adler, David A., Ackerman, Dena Me and my dog Menucha Classroom Solutions 2018 M/J 2018 9 Pinchuck, Chava
Max & Morris: Everyone’s After the Loot Goldwasser, Jacob SISU Entertainment 2015 n 45 Pinchuck, Chava
Shimmy Shambone Will Not Take a Bath Zoldan, Yael Feldheim 2014 F/M 16 41 Pinchuck, Chava
Healing from the Break: Stories, Inspiration and Guidance for Anyone Touched by Divorce Rosenberg, Avigail Menucha Publishers 2015 S/O 2016 14 Pinchuck, Chava
She’s Got It Goldwasser, Jacob SISU Entertainment 2015 N/D 2015 45 Pinchuck, Chava
Shimmy Shambone Will Not Go to Bed! Zoldan, Yael, Salanitro, Robert Feldheim 2016 F/M 16 41 Pinchuck, Chava
Setting A Table for Two: Enhancing Relationships, Achieving Intimacy Friedman, Avraham Peretz Compass Books 2018 M/J 2019 26 Pinchuck, Chava
Orchard, The Brandes, Yochi Gefen 2017 M/J 2018 35 Pinchuck, Chava
Avi's Choice Simhaee, Rebeka Rahmani Merkos L'inyonei Chinuch 2015 S/O 2015 36 Pinchuck, Chava
More than Enough: A Passover Story Wayland, April Halprin, Kath, Katie Dial Books for Young Readers 2016 F/M 16 47 Eskin, Marcie
Courage & Defiance: Stories of Spies, Saboteurs, and Survivors in World War II Denmark Hopkinson, Deborah Scholastic Press 2015 N/D 2016 6 Eskin, Marcie
Wailing Wall Liberman, Judith Weinshall, Davis, Gail Dog Ear Publishers 2017 M/J 2018 18 Eskin, Marcie
Sadie and Ori and the Blue Blanket Korngold, Jamie Kar-Ben 2015 N/D 2015 8-9 Eskin, Marcie
Jodie’s Shabbat Surprise Levine, Anna Kar-Ben 2015 S/O 2015 35 Eskin, Marcie
Radical American Judaism of Mordecai M. Kaplan, The Scult, Mel Indiana University Press 2014 S/O 2015 19 Finkelman, Yoel
Traveling Homeland: The Babylonian Talmud as Diaspora Boyarin, Daniel University of Pennsylvania Press 2016 S/O 2016 2 Finkelman, Yoel
Human Nature in Jewish Thought: Judaism’s Case for Why Persons Matter Mittleman, Alan L. Princeton University Press 2015 F/M 2016 16 Finkelman, Yoel
Human Nature in Jewish Thought: Judaism’s Case for Why Persons Matter Mittleman, Alan L. Princeton University Press 2015 F/M 16 16 Finkelman, Yoel
Becoming Un-Orthodox: Stories of Ex-Hasidic Jews Davidman, Lynn Oxford University Press 2015 N/D 2015 16 Finkelman, Yoel
Discovering Second Temple Literature: The Scriptures and Stories Simkovitch, Malka Z. JPS 2018 M/J 2019 34-35 Finkelman, Yoel
I Look Up to... Ruth Bader Ginsberg Membrino, Anna, Burke, Fatti Random House 2018 M/J 2019 6 Colodny, Debbie
War I Finally Won, The Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker Penguin Random House 2017 M/J 2018 10 Colodny, Debbie
My Sometimes Feelings Rubabshi, Leah, Wummer, Amy Hachai Publishing 2018 M/J 2019 19-20 Colodny, Debbie
All Three Stooges Perl, Erica Random House 2018 N/D 2018 12 Colodny, Debbie
Hanukkah Delight!. Newman, Leslea, Husband, Amy Kar-Ben 2016 N/D 2016 2 Colodny, Debbie
Shalom, Everybodeee! Grover's Adventures in Israel Balsley, Tilda Kar-Ben 2016 M/J 2016 11-12 Colodny, Debbie
Like Finding My Twin: How an Eighth-Grade Class Reunited Two Holocaust Refugees Chapman, Fern Schumer, Greensfelder, Tom Gussie Rose Press 2015 F/M 16 32 Colodny, Debbie

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