Book Review Index

FULL TEXT REVIEWS:

Please note that this index does not link to the full text of the book reviews.
Digital copies of AJL Reviews are available back to the Nov/Dec 2007 issue of the AJL Newsletter.
Earlier print back issues are housed in Cincinnati, OH at the Hebrew Union College Library.

Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort ascending
Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel Klagsbrun, Francine Schocken Books 2017 M/J 2018 25 Eltman, George S.
Children of Willesden Lane: A True Story of Hope and Survival During World War II Golabek, Mona , Cohen, Lee, Sher, Emil Young Readers Edition Little, Brown Books for Young People 2017 M/J 2018 15 Levitan, Rebecca
Children of Willesden Lane: A True Story of Hope and Survival During World War II Golabek, Mona , Cohen, Lee, Sher, Emil Young Readers Edition Little, Brown Books for Young People 2017 M/J 2018 15 Levitan, Rebecca
Children of Willesden Lane: A True Story of Hope and Survival During World War II Golabek, Mona , Cohen, Lee, Sher, Emil Young Readers Edition Little, Brown Books for Young People 2017 M/J 2018 15 Levitan, Rebecca
Building Wachsler, Leah Hachai Publishing 2017 M/J 2018 19 Levitan, Rebecca
Jewish Participation in the Fire Service in the Second World War: Last Voices Martin Sugarman Vallentine Mitchell 2016 F/ M 2017 25 Marlene Schiffman
Kosher Taste Amy Stopniki Feldheim Publishers 2016 F/ M 2017 25 Debbie Feder
Six Memos form the Last Millennium: A Novelist Reads the Talmud Joseph Skibell University of Texas Press 2016 F/ M 2017 24 Issac, Fred
Girls of Liberty: The Struggle for Suffrage in Mandatory Palestine Margalit Shilo Brandeis University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 22 Dr. Yaffa Weisman
Reframing Holocaust Testimony Noah Shenker Indiana University Press 2015 F/ M 2017 21-22 Joy Kingsolver
Dreams Deferred: A Concise Guide to the Israeli- Palestinian Conflict & the Movement to Boycott Israel Cary Nelson Indiana University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 18 Marion M. Stein
Zionists in Interwar Czechoslovakia: Minority Nationalism and the Politics of Belonging Tatjana Lichtenstein Indiana University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 14-15 Hallie Cantor
Style and Seducation: Jewish Patrons, Architecture, and Design in Fin de Siecle Vienna Elana Shapira Brandeis University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 21 Hallie Cantor
Rendevous with God; Revealing the Meaning of the Jewish Holidays and their Mysterious Rituals Nathan Laufer Maggid Press 2016 F/ M 2017 14 David Tesler
After the Death of God, a Phenomenological Study of Hebrew Literature Avi Sagi Academic Studies Press 2016 F/ M 2017 19 David Tesler
The Koren Succot Mahzor Hebrew/English edition Koren Publishers 2015 F/ M 2017 15 David Tesler
Jewish Voices in Feminism: Transnational Perspectives Nelly Las, Ruth Morris University of Nebraska Press 2015 F/ M 2017 13 Suzanne Smailes
Jewish Voices in Feminism: Transnational Perspectives Nelly Las, Ruth Morris University of Nebraska Press 2015 F/ M 2017 13 Suzanne Smailes
Maimonides: Between Philosophy and Halakhah: Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik's Lectures on the Guide of the Perplexed Lawrence Kaplan Urim Publications 2016 F/M 2017 11-12 Yoel Finkelman
Jewish and Non-Jewish Spaces in the Urban Context Alina Gromova, Felix Heinert, Sebastian Voigt Neofelis Verlag GmbH 2015 F/M 2017 10 Pinchas Roth
Jewish and Non-Jewish Spaces in the Urban Context Alina Gromova, Felix Heinert, Sebastian Voigt Neofelis Verlag GmbH 2015 F/M 2017 10 Pinchas Roth
Jewish and Non-Jewish Spaces in the Urban Context Alina Gromova, Felix Heinert, Sebastian Voigt Neofelis Verlag GmbH 2015 F/M 2017 10 Pinchas Roth
Clepsydra: Essay on the Plurality of Time in Judaism Sylvie Anne Goldberg, Benjamin Ivry Stanford University Press 2016 F/M 2017 9-10 Roger S. Kohn
Clepsydra: Essay on the Plurality of Time in Judaism Sylvie Anne Goldberg, Benjamin Ivry Stanford University Press 2016 F/M 2017 9-10 Roger S. Kohn
Because of Eva: A Jewish Genealogical Journey Susan J. Gordon Syracuse University Press 2016 F/M 2017 10 Barbara Krasner
My Own Words Ruth Bader Ginsburg Simon and Schuster 2016 F/M 2017 9 Rachel Simon
Tiferet Yisrael: Translation and Commentary: Volume 1: Introduction and Chapters 1-9. Loew, Yehudah ben Bezalel, Widmonte, Ramon Urim Publications 2016 M/J 2018 26 David B. Levy
The Zohar: Pritzker Edition Volume 11 Joel Hecker Stanford University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 6 David B. Levy
The Zohar: Pritzker Edition, Volume 10 Nathan Wolski Stanford University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 26 David B. Levy
Tiferet Yisrael: Translation and Commentary: Volume 1: Introduction and Chapters 1-9. Loew, Yehudah ben Bezalel, Widmonte, Ramon Urim Publications 2016 M/J 2018 26 David B. Levy
The Sefiros and the Self: A Divine Blueprint for Self-Discovery and Personal Growth Yaakov Feder Feldheim Publishers 2016 F/M 2017 6 Nira Wolfe
Converting Masters: World Famous Masterpieces with a Jewish Twist Etsy Frankel-Fersel Menorah Books 2016 F/ M 2017 6 Nira Wolfe
The Jewish Fact Finder: A Bookful of Important Torah Facts and Handy Jewish Information Yaffa Ganz Feldheim Publishers 2016 F/ M 2017 8 Nira Wolfe
Saved to Remember: Raoul Wallenberg, Budapest 1944 and After Frank Vajda Monash University Publishing 2016 F/ M 2017 25-26 Nira Wolfe
Happiness the Jewish Way: A Practical Guide to Happiness through the Lens of Jewish Wisdom Olga Gilburd Createspace Independent Publishing Platform 2015 F/ M 2017 8-9 Nira Wolfe
Jonah and Amos Israel Drazin Gefen 2016 F/M 2017 5 Arthur G. Quinn
Royal Attire: On Karaite and Rabbanite Beliefs Ben Nisan, Hakham Moredechai, Gabriel Wasserman The Karaite Jews of America Press 2016 F/M 2017 2 Randall C. Belinfante
Royal Attire: On Karaite and Rabbanite Beliefs Ben Nisan, Hakham Moredechai, Gabriel Wasserman The Karaite Jews of America Press 2016 F/M 2017 2 Randall C. Belinfante
The Burdens of Brotherhood: Jews and Muslims from North Africa to France Ethan B. Katz Harvard University Press 2015 F/ M 2017 12 Randall C. Belinfante
For those left behind : A Jewish Anthology of Comfort and Healing Rabbi Dov Peretz Elkins, Anne E. Pettit Mazo Publishers 2016 F/M 2017 5 Nathan Rosen
Necessary Mourning: Healing the Loss of a Parent through Jewish Ritual Abraham-Klein, Dahlia Shamashi Press 2016 F/M 2017 1 Nathan Rosen
For those left behind : A Jewish Anthology of Comfort and Healing Rabbi Dov Peretz Elkins, Anne E. Pettit Mazo Publishers 2016 F/M 2017 5 Nathan Rosen
Jewish Rites of Death: Stories of Beauty and Transformation Richard A. Light Terra Nova Books 2016 F/ M 2017 15 Nathan Rosen
From Mouring to Morning: A Comprehensive Guide to Mourning, Grieving, and Bereavement with Special Emphasis on the Shiva Call Simeon Schreiber Urim Publications 2016 F/ M 2017 20 Nathan Rosen
The Jewish Book of Grief and Healing: A Spiritual Companion for Mourning Stuart M. Matlins Jewish Lights 2016 F/ M 2017 16 Nathan Rosen
Remember my Soul: What to Do in Memory of A Loved One; A Path of Reflection and Inspiration for Shiva, the Stages of Jewish Mourning and Beyond Lori Palatnik, Yaakov Palatnik K'hal Publishing & Afikim Foundation 2016 F/ M 2017 18 Nathan Rosen
Remember my Soul: What to Do in Memory of A Loved One; A Path of Reflection and Inspiration for Shiva, the Stages of Jewish Mourning and Beyond Lori Palatnik, Yaakov Palatnik K'hal Publishing & Afikim Foundation 2016 F/ M 2017 18 Nathan Rosen
Writing Jewish Culture: Paradoxes in Ethnography Andreas Kilcher, Gabriella Safran Indiana University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 12 Beth Dwoskin
Writing Jewish Culture: Paradoxes in Ethnography Andreas Kilcher, Gabriella Safran Indiana University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 12 Beth Dwoskin
Universal Art: Hebrew Grammar Across Disciplines and Faiths Vidro, Nadia, Zweip, Irene E., Olszowy-Schlanger, Judith Studies in Jewish History and Culture; 46 Brill 2014 F/M 2016 25 Smailes, Suzanne
The New World Haggadah Stavans, Ilan, Ballen, Gloria Abella Gaon Books 2016 F/ M 2017 24 Smailes, Suzanne
The New World Haggadah Stavans, Ilan, Ballen, Gloria Abella Gaon Books 2016 F/ M 2017 24 Smailes, Suzanne
Divrei Mishkan T’filah: Delving into the Siddur Sarason, Richard S. Central Conference of American Rabbis 2018 M/J 2018 28 Smailes, Suzanne
Universal Art: Hebrew Grammar Across Disciplines and Faiths Vidro, Nadia, Zweip, Irene E., Olszowy-Schlanger, Judith Studies in Jewish History and Culture; 46 Brill 2014 F/M 2016 25 Smailes, Suzanne
Universal Art: Hebrew Grammar Across Disciplines and Faiths Vidro, Nadia, Zweip, Irene E., Olszowy-Schlanger, Judith Studies in Jewish History and Culture; 46 Brill 2014 F/M 2016 25 Smailes, Suzanne
Little Red Rosie Kimmel, Eric A., Gutierrez, Monica Apples and Honey Press 2016 S/O 2016 27-28 Quay, Alex
Israel: Stories of Conflict and Resolution, Love and Death Zohar, Gil Voices from Israel Mitchell Lane 2015 S/O 2016 36-37 Quay, Alex
Potatoes at Turtle Rock. Schnur, Susan, Schnur-Fishman, Anna, Steele-Morgan, Alex Kar-Ben 2016 N/D 2016 2 Quay, Alex
Potatoes at Turtle Rock. Schnur, Susan, Schnur-Fishman, Anna, Steele-Morgan, Alex Kar-Ben 2016 N/D 2016 2 Quay, Alex
Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir Engle, Margarita Atheneum 2015 M/J 2016 5 Quay, Alex
Potatoes at Turtle Rock. Schnur, Susan, Schnur-Fishman, Anna, Steele-Morgan, Alex Kar-Ben 2016 N/D 2016 2 Quay, Alex
Lola Levine is Not Mean! Brown, Monica Little Brown and Company 2015 M/J 2016 6 Quay, Alex
Eyes of the World: Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the Invention of Modern Photojournalism Aronson, Marc, Budhos, Marina Henry Holt 2017 M/J 2018 8 Quay, Alex
Eyes of the World: Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the Invention of Modern Photojournalism Aronson, Marc, Budhos, Marina Henry Holt 2017 M/J 2018 8 Quay, Alex
A Whale of a Time and More Stories for Thinking Kids! Stein, Rachel, Katz, Tova Feldheim 2015 F/M 16 37-38 Quay, Alex
Returning Home: Journeys to Israel Silverman, Erica Voices from Israel Mitchell Lane 2015 S/O 2016 36-37 Quay, Alex
A Whale of a Time and More Stories for Thinking Kids! Stein, Rachel, Katz, Tova Feldheim 2015 F/M 16 37-38 Quay, Alex
Americans in the Holy Land Zohar, Gil Voices from Israel Mitchell Lane 2015 S/O 2016 36-37 Quay, Alex
Little Red Rosie Kimmel, Eric A., Gutierrez, Monica Apples and Honey Press 2016 S/O 2016 27-28 Quay, Alex
Israel: Holy Land to Many Zohar, Gil Voices from Israel Mitchell Lane 2015 S/O 2016 36-37 Quay, Alex
Echo After Echo Capetta, Amy Rose Candlewick Press 2017 M/J 2018 14 Quay, Alex
War I Finally Won, The Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker Penguin Random House 2017 M/J 2018 10 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
Hanukkah Delight!. Newman, Leslea, Husband, Amy Kar-Ben 2016 N/D 2016 2 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
Hanukkah Delight!. Newman, Leslea, Husband, Amy Kar-Ben 2016 N/D 2016 2 Colodny, Debbie
Bentzi and the Magic Potion Glick, Shifra Bentzi Feldheim 2017 M/J 2018 10 Colodny, Debbie
On One Foot Glaser, Linda, Balaguer, Nuria Kar-Ben 2015 F/M 16 32-33 Colodny, Debbie
On One Foot Glaser, Linda, Balaguer, Nuria Kar-Ben 2015 F/M 16 32-33 Colodny, Debbie
Shalom, Everybodeee! Grover's Adventures in Israel Balsley, Tilda Kar-Ben 2016 M/J 2016 11-12 Colodny, Debbie
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
Traveling Homeland: The Babylonian Talmud as Diaspora Boyarin, Daniel University of Pennsylvania Press 2016 S/O 2016 2 Finkelman, Yoel
Becoming Un-Orthodox: Stories of Ex-Hasidic Jews Davidman, Lynn Oxford University Press 2015 N/D 2015 16 Finkelman, Yoel
Radical American Judaism of Mordecai M. Kaplan, The Scult, Mel Indiana University Press 2014 S/O 2015 19 Finkelman, Yoel
More than Enough: A Passover Story Wayland, April Halprin, Kath, Katie Dial Books for Young Readers 2016 F/M 16 47 Eskin, Marcie
Wailing Wall Liberman, Judith Weinshall, Davis, Gail Dog Ear Publishers 2017 M/J 2018 18 Eskin, Marcie
More than Enough: A Passover Story Wayland, April Halprin, Kath, Katie Dial Books for Young Readers 2016 F/M 16 47 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
Courage & Defiance: Stories of Spies, Saboteurs, and Survivors in World War II Denmark Hopkinson, Deborah Scholastic Press 2015 N/D 2016 6 Eskin, Marcie
Jodie’s Shabbat Surprise Levine, Anna Kar-Ben 2015 S/O 2015 35 Eskin, Marcie
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
Mountains of Israel: A Taste of Heaven, The Lode, Britt, Naki, Yitschak Gefen 2015 F/M 16 16 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
Gift of Stuttering: Confronting Life’s Challenges: A Personal Journey Mernick, Moe Mosaica Press 2016 S/O 2016 11 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
A Guide to the Koren Youth Siddur: An Educator’s Companion Rose, Daniel Koren Publishers 2015 S/O 2015 32-33 Pinchuck, Chava
Avi's Choice Simhaee, Rebeka Rahmani Merkos L'inyonei Chinuch 2015 S/O 2015 36 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

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