Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Mystery of the Milton Manuscript: A Novel, The Libin, Barry M. Urim 2014 S/O 2015 25 Bibel, Barbara M.
The Rabbi Slurps Spaghetti Kimmelman, Leslie [nid:11416], , Davey, Sharon Apple and Honey Press 2019 M/J 2019 19 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Unlikely Warrior Rauch, Georg, Rauch, Phyllis Farrar Straus Giroux 2015 F/M 16 41-42 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Anna and the Swallow Man Savit, Gavriel Alfred A. Knopf 2016 M/J 2016 3 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Kissing Ezra Holtz( and Other Things I Did For Science) Shrum, Brianna R. Sky Pony Press 2019 N/D 2019 15 Malen, Michal Hoschander
With a Mighty Hand: The Story in the Torah Ehrlich, Amy Candlewick 2013 F/M14 3 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Picture Girl Brill, Marlene Targ Golden Alley Press 2018 M/J 2019 9 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Creation Colors Koffsky, Ann D. Apples and Honey Press 2019 M/J 2019 3 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Backfield Boys: A Football Mystery in Black and White Feinstein, John Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017 M/J 2018 14 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Shuki’s Upside-Down Dream Ganz, Yaffa Feldheim 2014 M/J 15 14 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Oskar and the Eight Blessings Simon, Richard, Simon, Tanya, Siegel, Mark Roaring Brook Press 2015 F/M 16 46 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Whirlpool Stimler, Ayala Menucha Publishers 2015 S/O 2015 32 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Next Year in Israel Bridgeton, Sarah Bridgeton, Sarah 2012 F/M14 7 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Oy, Feh, So? Fagan, Cary Groundwood 2013 F/M14 13 Cooper, Abby
Eight Questions of Faith: Biblical Challenges That Guide and Ground Our Lives. Goldstein, Niles Elliot Jewish Publication Society 2015 F/M 16 11 Wolfe, Nira
אידאולוגיה ונוף סמלי: קבורתם בשנית של אנשי שם יהודיים באדמת ארץ ישראל Bar, Doron Hebrew University Magnes Press 2015 F/M 16 4 Wolfe, Nira
Picture This!: A Photo Journal of Holy Times, Holy Work, and Holy Places in Eretz Yisrael Tscholkowsky, Esther Feldheim 2014 M/J 15 41 Wolfe, Nira
Reconsidering Israel-Diaspora Relations Ben-Rafael, Eliezer, Liwerant, Judit Bokser, Gorny, Yosef Brill 2014 F/M 16 5 Wolfe, Nira
Geographies of the Holocaust Knowles, Anne Kelly, Cole, Tim, Giordano, Alberto Spacial Humanities Indiana University Press 2014 S/O 2015 12 Wolfe, Nira
How Free Will Works: The Blueprints to Take Charge of Your Life, Health, and Happiness. Lieberman, Dovid Feldheim Publishers 2015 S/O 2016 10 Wolfe, Nira
Open Hearts: Memoirs of a Cardiac Surgeon Borman, Joseph B. Gefen 2013 F/M14 24-25 Wolfe, Nira
My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black Woman Discovers her Family’s Nazi Past . Teege, Jennifer, Sellmair, Nikola, Sommer, Carolin Experimnet 2015 F/M 2016 23 Wolfe, Nira
The Art of Yannai Fine, Gary M. Independently Published 2018 F/M 2019 3-4 Wolfe, Nira
Broken Lives: How Ordinary Germans Experienced the Twentieth Century Jarausch, Konrad H. Princeton Univerity Press 2018 M/J 2019 30 Wolfe, Nira
Because I was a painter Cognet, Christophe Cinema Guild 2013 F/M 2016 29 Wolfe, Nira
Habima in Berlin: The Institutionalization of a Zionist Theatre. Zer-Zion, Shelly Magnes Press 2015 S/O 2016 19 Wolfe, Nira
The Tzaddiq is the Foundation of the World: Rav Kook’s Esoteric Mission and Mystical Experience Cherlow, Semadar Mahshavot Bar-Ilan University Press 2012 F/M14 28 Wolfe, Nira
Living a Real Life with Real Food: How to Get Healthy, Lose Weight, and Stay Energized— the Kosher Way. Warren, Beth Skyhorse Publishing 2014 S/O 2015 23 Wolfe, Nira
Hidden Treasures from Europe. v.1 Emanuel, Simha Magnes Press 2015 S/O 2016 5 Wolfe, Nira
New Membership & Financial Alternatives for the American Synagogue: From Traditional Dues to Fair Share to Gifts from the Heart Olitzky, Kerry M., Olitzky, Avi S. Jewish Lights Publishing 2015 F/M 2016 18 Wolfe, Nira
Jewish Wisdom for Growing Older: Finding Your Grit & Grace Beyond Midlife Friedman, Dayle Jewish Lights Publishing 2015 S/O 2015 151 Wolfe, Nira
Symphony No. 3 ‘Kaddish’ Bernstein, Leonard American Classics, NAXOS 2016 M/J 2016 42 Wolfe, Nira
Kabbalist in the Heart of the Storm: R. Moshe Hayyim Luzzatto Garb, Jonathan Tel Aviv University 2014 M/J 15 23-24 Wolfe, Nira
Bridge to Healing: Finding Strength to Cope with Illness Meyerstein, Israela Mazo Publishers 2014 M/J 15 32-33 Wolfe, Nira
The Bloomsbury Companion to Holocaust Literature Adams, Jenni Bloomsbury Academic 2014 M/J 15 19 Darrow, Sheila
Religious and Spiritual Life of the Jews of Medina, The Mazuz, Haggai Brill 2014 S/O 2015 14 Gottschalk, Haim
Religious and Spiritual Life of the Jews of Medina, The Mazuz, Haggai Brill 2014 S/O 2015 14 Gottschalk, Haim
Serendipity's Footsteps Nelson, Suzanne Alfred A. Knopf 2015 M/J 2016 8-9 Gershowitz, Elissa
The Chameleon That Saved Noah's Ark Molchadsky, Yael, Bergman, Orit Penguin Random House 2016 S/O 2016 30 Gershowitz, Elissa
Librarian of Auschwitz, The Iturbe, Antonio, Thwaites, Lilit Henry Holt 2017 M/J 2018 5 Gershowitz, Elissa
Albert Einstein: Scientist May, Andrew Cavendish Square 2017 N/D 2018 8 Gershowitz, Elissa
Anne Frank: Writer Waxman, Zoe Cavendish Square 2017 N/D 2018 8 Gershowitz, Elissa
I Have Lost My Way Forman, Gayle Viking Books for Young Readers 2018 M/J 2019 11 Gershowitz, Elissa
Liliths’s Demons Enszer, Dr. Julie R. Midsummer Night's Press 2015 M/J 2016 40 Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron
On the Landing: Stories Mash, Yenta Northern Illinois University Press 2018 M/J 2019 39-40 Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron
Rosh Hashanah Is Coming! Newman, Tracy, Garofoli, Viviana Kar-Ben 2016 S/O 2016 28 Kamin, Rachel
Tamar's Sukkah Gellman, Ellie B. Kar-Ben 2015 S/O 2015 37 Kamin, Rachel
Noah's Art Animal ABCs Scudamore, Angelika Zonderkidz 2018 M/J 2019 7 Kamin, Rachel
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

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