Book Review Index


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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort ascending
Letters from Beyond the Sambatyon: The Myth of the Ten Lost Tribes Stull-Trauting, Simcha Maxima New Media Ltd. 1997 S/O 99 18
Rememberings: The World of a Russian-Jewish Woman in the Nineteenth Century Wengeroff, Pauline, Wenkart, Henry, Cooperman, Bernard University Press of Maryland 2000 S/O 01 22
Whose Little Boy Are You? Bartov, Hanoch, Halkin, Hillel JPS 1978 Sp79 24
Esther Chaikin, Miriam F/M 81 7
Bloody September Haddad, C. A. Harper & Row 1976 Sp77 25
Shabbat Reader: Universe of Comic Joy, The Elkin, Dov Peretz UAHC 1998 F/M 99 7
Holy Days: The World of a Hasidic Family Harris, Lis Summit Books 1985 F/M 86 3
First Fruits Michener, James A. JPS 1973 Sp 75 25
Meth O.D. Meth, Clifford Aardwof 2006 S/O 06 32
Jews in the Works of the Church Fathers, The Krauss, Samuel Analecta Gorgiana 67 Gorgias 2007 F/M 09 14
Peony Buck, Pearl S., Abraham, Andy R. Bloch Publishing 1990 F/M 91 21
Travels of Benjamin of Tudela: Through Three Continents in the Twelfth Century, The Shulevitz, Uri Farrar 2005 M/J 05 23-24
Cultural Exchange: Jews, Christians, and Art in the Medieval Marketplace Shatzmiller, Joseph Princeton University Press 2013 N/D13 37-38
Angel Girl Friedman, Laurie, Amit, Ofra Carolrhoda 2008 S/O 08 57
Story of Cellist Gregor Piatigorsky, The Bartley, M. Otis Mountain Press 2005 M/J 06 22
Islamic-Jewish Relations Before 1947 Sklar, Tanya World of Islam Series Mason Crest 2010 N/D 10 41797
Gods Voice from the Void: Old and New Studies in Bratslav Hasidism Magid, Shaul SUNY Press 2002 F/M 02 23
Nations United: How the United Nations Undermines Israel and the West Grobman, Alex Balfour Books 2006 M/J 07 25
Last Song, The Wiseman, Eva Tundra 2012 M/J 12 8-9
Raoul Wallenberg: The Man Who Stopped Death Linnea, Sharon JPS 1993 M/J 94 12
When Deborah Met Jael: Lesbian Biblical Hermeneutics Guest, Deryn SCM Press 2005 F/M 06 33
Ellis Island Stewart, Fred M/J 84 6
Between Feminism and Orthodox Judaism: Resistance, Identity and Religious Change in Israel Israel-Cohen, Yael Brill 2012 FM13 27
Secret Jews, The Prinz, Joachim Random House 1973 Sp 75 15
Hip Kosher: 175 Easy-to-Prepare Recipes for Todays Kosher Cooks Fein, Ronni DaCopa 2008 M/J 08 34
Fall of a Sparrow: The Life and Times of Abba Kovner, The Porat, Dina, Elizur, Yuval Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Stanford University Press 2009 F/M 10 38
Masada Plan, The Harris, Leonard Crown 1976 Sp78 21
Jewish Spirituality and Divine Law Mintz, Adam, Schiffman, Lawrence H. The Orthodox Forum Series Ktav 2005 S/O 05 48-49
Pagans, Tartars, Moslems, and Jews in Chaucers Canterbury Tales Schildgen, Brenda Deen University Press of Florida 2001 N/D 02 15
To Die in Babylon Livinston, Harold St. Martins 1993 N/D 93 7
Conflicts of the Middle East Downing, David World Almanac Library of the Middle East Series World Almanac Library 2007 N/D 07 20-21
Agony of Greek Jews, 1940-1945, The Bowman, Steven B. Stanford University Press 2009 S/O 10 30
Soumchi Oz, Amos S/O 81 10
In the Marketplace: Jewish Business Ethics Tamari, Meir Feldheim 1991 N/D 92 25
Genizah at the House of Shepher, The Yellin, Tamar Toby Press 2005 M/J 05 31
My Friend Troublemaker: Learning to Focus and Thriving with ADHD Schonfeld, Rifka, Judowitz, Yoel Feldheim 2012 N/D12 11
Kibbutz Experience, The: Dialogue in Kfar Blum Criden, Yosef, Gelb, Saadia Herzl Press 1974 D 74 27
Purim Goat, The Suhl, Yuri O 80 13
War Story: A Novel Edelman, Gwen Riverhead Books 2001 F/M 03 21
Draw the Dark Bick, Ilsa J. Carolrhoda 2010 S/O 10 41986
Baxter: The Pig Who Wanted to Be Kosher Snyder, Laurel, Goldin, David Tricycle Press 2010 N/D 10 11
Christmas Menorahs: How a Town Fought Hate, The Cohn, Janice, Farnsworth, B. Albert Whitman 1995 N/D 95 17
Terrible Things: An Allegory of the Holocaust Bunting, Eve, Gammell, Steven JPS 1989 N/D 89 13-14
Jewish Cookery from Boston to Baghdad Liebman, Malvina E. A. Seemann Pub. 1975 W76 18
Harpist of Granada, The Kranzler, Gershon, Rubin, Chedvah Illustrated Family Classics Series Feldheim 2010 M/J 10 14
On Sacrifice Halbertal, Moshe Princeton University Press 2012 Fm13 26-27
Lone Star Barrie, Barbara Delacorte 1990 N/D 90 11
Runaway Latkes, The Kimmelman, Leslie Albert Whitman 2000 N/D 00 17
Writing and Rewriting the Holocaust: Narrative and the Consequences of Interpretation Young, James E. Jewish Literature and Culture Series Indiana University Press 1990 N/D 90 13
Brothers: A Hebrew Legend Freedman, Florence B., Parker, Robert Andrew Harper & Row 1985 F/M 86 6
Simon Says Griffis, Molly Levite Eakin 2004 S/O 04 45
Icons of Loss: The Haunting Child of Samuel Bak Fewell, Danna Nolan, Phillips, Gary A. Pucker Art Publications 2009 M/J 10 30
Frogs & French Kisses Mlynowski, Sarah Delacorte 2005 M/J 06 13
Morning Moon, A Reibel, Paula Morrow 1984 M/J 85 4
Judaism and Psychology: Meeting Points Rabinowitz, Aaron Aronson 1999 S/O 00 17
Pope John Paul II on Jews and Judaism, 1979-1986 Pope John Paul II, Fisher, Eugene J., Kienicki, Leon U.S. Catholic Conference 1987 S/O 87 8
Until the Messiah Comes Roseman, Kenneth The Do-It-Yourself Jewish Adventures Series UAHC 1999 F/M 00 11
Department of State in the Middle East, 1818-1945: Augmented Edition, The Baram, Phillip J. Ktav 2009 M/J 10 28
As Big As an Egg: A Story About Giving Sandman, Rochel, Zakashanskaya, Chana Hachai 1995 N/D 95 15
Chagall Pozzi, Gianni, Sacaceni, Claudia, Galante, L. R. Peter Bedrick Books 1997 M/J 98 20
Take it Like a Soldier: A Memori Geller, Victor B. The Jewish Quarter 2007 N/D 08 12
Japanese, Nazis, & Jews Kranzler, David S/O 88 7
Haggadah of the Sages Safrai, Shmuel, Schlusselberg, Miriam Carta 2009 M/J 10 39
Nobel Book of Answers: The Dalai Lama, Mikhail Gorbachev, Shimon Peres, and other Nobel Prize Winners Answer Some of Lifes Most Intriguing Questions for Young People, The Stiekel, Bettina Atheneum 2001 N/D 03 34
Lie That Wouldnt Die: The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, The Ben-Itto, Hadasssa Vallentine Mithcell 2005 S/O 05 41-42
Restement of Rabbinic Civil Law, vol. 8 Quint, Emmanuel Aronson 1997 S/O 98 14
Wine of Solitude, The Nemirovsky, Irene Vintage 2012 FM13 41-42
Book and the Sword: A Life of Learning in the Shadow of Destruction, The Halivni, David Weiss Westview Press 1996 F/M 99 13
Shalom Sharabi and the Kabbalists of Beit El Giller, Pinchas Oxford University Press 2008 S/O 09 37-38
Hostage Torah, The Winkler, Gershon S/O 81 10
Flight from Babylon, Iraq, etc. Haddad, Heskel M. N/D 86 4
Mihu the Detective and the Mystery of the Blue Budgie Halpern, Chaiky Feldheim 1987 F/M 88 7
Jews of the Wild West: A Multicultural True Story Miller, Kay Paint Horse 2012 S/O12 14
Petropolis Ulinich, Anya Viking 2007 N/D 07 27
Triumph of Military Zionism: Nationalism and the Origins of the Israeli Right, The Shindler, Colin I. B. Tauris 2006 M/J 06 29-30
Dancing Bear Bermant, Chaim St. Martin's 1985 S/O 85 3
Anne Frank Tridenti, Lina M/J 86 6
Strange Relations Levitan, Sonia Knopf 2007 M/J 07 41892
Israel and the Arab World Wagner, Heather Lehr People at Odds Series Chelsea House 2002 S/O 02 47
Good American, The Flicker, Ted Shalako Press 1997 S/O 97 27
Never Too Late to Remember: The Politics Behind New York Citys Holocaust Museum Saidel, Rochelle G. Holmes & Meier 1996 F/M 97 17
Learn to Write the Hebrew Script: Aleph Through the Looking Glass Orr-Stav, Jonathan Yale University Press 2006 S/O 06 42
Rebbe Mendel … In a Class by Himself Sternfeld, Nathan Feldheim 2009 M/J 10 18, 20
When the Grey Beetles Took Over Baghdad Yahia, Mona Braziler 2007 N/D 07 27
Emmas Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty Glaser, Linda, Nivola, Claire A. Houghton Mifflin 2010 M/J 10 9
Bialy Eaters: The Story of a Bread and a Lost World, The Sheraton, Mimi Broadway Books 2000 N/D 00 13
See You Soon Again (VIDEO) Stepanick, Lukas, Wegenstein, Bernadette Cinema Guild 2012 FM13 16
History of the Jews in Utah and Idaho, 1853-1950 Brooks, Juanita Western Epics 1973 Sp75 26
Far Horizons, The Wagman, Michael, Leitner, Irving A. Morrow 1980 Sp 81 6
Mazal Bueno: A Portrait in Song of the Spanish Jews (AUDIO) Western Winds N/D 92 27
Jewish Traditional Cooking: Over 150 Nostalgic & Contemporary Jewish Recipes Joseph, Ruth Kyle Books 2013 N/D13 29-30
Paris Years of Rosie Kamin, The Teleky, Richard Steerforth 1998 F/M 99 15
Toleration Within Judaism Goodman, Martin The Littman Library 2013 N/D13 27-28
Contemporary Orthodox Judaisms Response to Modernity Freundel, Barry Ktav 2004 F/M 05 14, 16
Alices Piano: The Life of Alice Herz-Sommer Muller, Melissa, Piechocki, Reinhard St. Martin's Press 2012 FM13 32
Spiritual Activism: A Jewish Guide to Leadership and Repairing the Wrold Weiss, Abraham Jewish Lights Publishing 2008 S/O 08 26
Inextinguishable Symphony: A True Story of Music and Love in Nazi Germany, The Goldsmith, Martin Wiley 2001 S/O 01 14
Geven Amal a Shtut Berditcher Kaminski, Zvi author 2002 S/O 03 21
My New Shirt Fagan, Cary, Petricic, Dusan Tundra Books 2007 N/D 07 7
Kingfisher Treasury of Jewish Stories Geras, Adele, Cope, Jane Kingfisher 2003 F/M 04 31-32