Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Yearsort ascending Issue P Review Author
The Spy with the Red Balloon Locke, Katherine Albert Whitman 2018 M/J 2019 12 Bloomfield, Kathy
Setting A Table for Two: Enhancing Relationships, Achieving Intimacy Friedman, Avraham Peretz Compass Books 2018 M/J 2019 26 Pinchuck, Chava
Unholy Land Tidhar, Lavie Tachyon 2018 M/J 2019 41 Isaac, Fred
Holocaust Memoirs of A Bergen-Belsen Survivor: Classmate of Anne Frank Konig, Nanette Blitz Amsterdam Publishers 2018 M/J 2019 32 Share, Ellen
Chief Rabbi Nathan Marcus Adler: The Forgotten Founder. Taylor, Derek Vallentine Mitchell 2018 N/D 2018 34 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Anne Frank Baron, Clementine, Wennagal, Bruno, Nolan, Catherine Roaring Brook Press 2018 M/J 2019 4 Silverman, Lisa
Bronislaw Huberman Aronson, Peter Double M Books 2018 N/D 2018 7 Barbara Krasner
A Pizza Contest for Jelly Eli Z. Adler, David A., Ackerman, Dena Menucha 2018 M/J 2019 8 Bloomfield, Kathy
The Israeli Radical Left: An Ethics of Complicity Wright, Fiona University of Pennsylvania Press 2018 M/J 2019 37 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Bubbe’s Got the Beat Press, Judy, Hall, Mary Kar Ben 2018 M/J 2018 19 Tilman, Ellen
The Rabbinic Conversion of Judaism: the Unique Perspective of the Bavli on Conversion and the Construction of Jewish Identity. Lavee, Moshe Brill 2018 M/J 2018 26 Scheide, Daniel
The Crate: A Story of War, a Murder, and Justice Levison, Deborah Vadas Wildblue Press 2018 N/D 2018 30 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Rokitno Square Liberman, Judith Weinshall, Davis, Gail Dog Ear Publishing 2018 N/D 2018 10-11 Silver, Linda R.
A Queer Way Out: The Politics of Queer Emigration from Israel Amit, Hila SUNY Press 2018 F/M 2019 1 Lieberman, Eli
Blacklisted: Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment Brimner, Larry Dane Calkins Creek 2018 M/J 2019 17 Quay, Alex
Thought and the Perception of Evil: Aristotle, Plato, the Hebrew Bible, and the Babylonian Talmud Trachtenberg, Eliezer A. Geffen 2018 N/D 2018 34-35 Randall C. Belinfante [nid:51578] and Anne-Marie Belinfante
Albert Einstein Crete, Patricia, Wennagal, Bruno, Nolan, Catherine Roaring Brook Press 2018 M/J 2019 4 Silverman, Lisa
An Unlikely Ballerina Goddu, Krystyna Poray, Cosei Kawa Kar Ben 2018 N/D 2018 7-8 Dublin, Anne
Teacher Troubles for Jelly Eli Z. Adler, David A., Ackerman, Dena Menucha 2018 M/J 2019 8 Bloomfield, Kathy
Desert in the Promised Land Zerubavel, Yael Stanford University Press 2018 M/J 2019 37 Kohn, Roger S.
Superman Isn't Jewish ( But I Am....Kinda) Bemon, Jimmy, Boudet, Emilie, McGuinness, Nanette Humanoids, Inc. 2018 F/M 2019 2 Lieberman, Eli
Jewish Aramaic Poetry from Late Antiquity: Translations and Commentaries Lieber, Laura Suzanne Brill 2018 N/D 2018 30 Levy, David B
The Sinking of the Patricia Liberman, Judith Weinshall Dog Ear Publishing 2018 N/D 2018 11 Silver, Linda R.
Conversations with Colleagues: On Becoming an American Jewish Historian Gurock, Jeffrey S. Academic Studies Press 2018 M/J 2019 28 Levy, David B
Social Skills Around the Clock Schonfeld, Rifka, Judowitz, Yoel Feldheim 2018 M/J 2019 17-18 Citrin, Rena
The Women of Obernheide: Forced Jewish Women Labourers in Bremen, 1944-1945 Muller, Helmut Valentine Mitchell 2018 M/J 2019 32 Silverburg, Sanford R.
(((Semitism))): Being Jewish in the Age of Trump Weisman, Jonathan St. Martin's Press 2018 N/D 2018 35 Lieberman, Eli
Yanky's Amazing Discovery Bauman, Reuven Menucha 2018 M/J 2019 8 Citrin, Rena
Pogrom: Kishinev and the Tilt of History Zipperstein, Steven J. Liverlight 2018 M/J 2019 38 Cantor, Hallie
The Jewish Museum: History and Memory, Identity and Art from Vienna to the Bezalel National Museum, Jerusalem Berger, Natalia Jewish Identities in a Changing World; 29 Brill 2018 F/M 2019 2 Kohn, Roger S.
Shani's Shoebox Hoffer, Rinat Green Bean Books 2018 N/D 2019 21 Levitan, Rebecca
The Visit to Latrun Liberman, Judith Weinshall Dog Ear Publishing 2018 N/D 2018 11 Silver, Linda
Beyond Routine: Turning Ritual into Meaningful Jewish Practice Grunstein, Rabbi Yehoshua C. Urim Publications 2018 M/J 2019 28-29 Pinchuck, Chava
Let's Meet a Hatzalah Member Unger, Nissi, Rosner, Hersh Our Community Menucha 2018 M/J 2019 18 Levine, Joyce
How It Happened: Documenting the Tragedy of Hungarian Jewry Munkacsi, Erno McGill-Queen's University Press 2018 M/J 2019 34 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Picture Girl Brill, Marlene Targ Golden Alley Press 2018 M/J 2019 9 Malen, Michal Hoschander
The Taster:A Novel Alexander, V.S. Kensington Publishing 2018 M/J 2019 38 Bibel, Barbara M.
How the Other Half Looks: The Lower East Side and the Afterlives of Images Blair, Sara Princeton University Press 2018 F/M 2019 2-3 Bibel, Barbara M.
Family with Two Front Doors, The Ciddor, Anna Kar Ben 2018 M/J 2018 11 Dublin, Anne
From Krakow to Berkeley: Coming Out of Hiding. An Immigrant's Search for Identity and Belonging Rabkin, Anna Valentine Mitchell 2018 N/D 2018 31 Bibel, Barbara M.
Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment Patterson, James, Grabenstein, Chris, Johnson, Bev Jimmy Patterson Books 2018 N/D 2018 11 Dublin, Anne
Siddur Avodat Halev Herring, Rabbi Basil The Toby Press 2018 M/J 2019 29 Gordon, Ilka
First Generation: 36 Trailblazing Immigrants and Refugees Who Make America Great Wallace, Sandra Neil, Wallace, Rich, Nowicka, Agata Little Brown and Company 2018 M/J 2019 5-6 Quay, Alex
Kids Speak 10 Walder, Chaim, Benedict, Devorah Kids Speak Feldheim 2018 M/J 2019 18 Glasser, Rachel
The Day I Met Father Isaac at the Supermarket: Lesson in how to live from the Jewish Tradition Riemer, Jack Ktav 2018 M/J 2019 34 Isaac, Fred
We Want Mashgiach Now! Tales from a Kosher Cop Lieberman, Allan self-published 2018 N/D 2019 26 Sukenic, Harvey
A Fist Around the Heart Chisvin, Heather Second Story Press 2018 N/D 2018 36 Lieberman, Eli
All About Anne Metsellar, Menno, Scarry, Harry Second Story Press 2018 N/D 2018 8-9 Flax, Shoshana
12 Before 13 Greenwald, Lisa Katherine Tagen Books- HarperCollins 2018 M/J 2019 9 Flax, Shoshana
The Paris Photo: A Novel Gabin, Jean S. Wisdom House 2018 M/J 2019 38-39 Bibel, Barbara M.
Miracle Nation: Seventy Stories about the Spirit of Israel: A Tribute to Rebirth in the Land of our Ancestors Meyerson, Israela Mazo Publishers 2018 N/D 2019 17 Isaac, Fred
One of the Thirty-Six Hidden Tzaddikim: HaGaon Rav Yitzchak Zilber zt"l- his life and legacy as told by his students and those close to him Cohen, Abraham Feldheim 2018 F/M 2019 3 Levy, David B
Welcome to the Seder: A Passover Haggadah for Everyone Olitzky, Kerry M. Behrman House 2018 M/J 2018 27 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Jewish Libya: Memory & Identity in Text & Image Roumani, Jacques, Meghnagi, David, Roumani, Judith Syracuse University Press 2018 N/D 2018 31
All Three Stooges Perl, Erica Random House 2018 N/D 2018 12 Colodny, Debbie
Gila Makes Aliyah Blacher, Ariel Augenbraun, Koppel, Shana Menorah Books 2018 M/J 2019 14-15 Pinchuck, Chava
A River Could be a Tree: A Memoir Himsel, Angela Fig Tree Books 2018 M/J 2019 29-30 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Hats of Faith Cohan, Medeia, Walsh, Sarah Chronicle Books 2018 M/J 2019 6 Tilman, Ellen
Discovering Second Temple Literature: The Scriptures and Stories Simkovitch, Malka Z. JPS 2018 M/J 2019 34-35 Finkelman, Yoel
What the Night Sings Stamper, Vesper Knopf Books for Young Readers 2018 M/J 2018 17 Silver, Linda R.
The Four Corners of the World, Stories Nadelson, Scott Engine Books 2018 N/D 2018 36 Freiband, Susan
Equality Lost:Essays in Torah Commentary, Halacha, and Jewish Thought Henkin, Yehuda Second Issue Urim Publications 2018 N/D 2018 28 Levy, David B
The Story of Rebbetzin Henny Machlis: Her Amazing Home and Family Zakon, Rabbi Nachman, Zakon, Miriam Artscroll/Mesorah 2018 N/D 2018 9 Pinchuk, Chava
A Promise Stitched in Time Kosinski, Colleen Rowan Schiffer Publishing 2018 M/J 2019 10 Dublin, Anne
Phantom Nation: Inventing the "Palestinians" as the Obstacle to Peace Ben-Tekoa, Sha'i Gefen 2018 M/J 2019 24 Isaac, Fred
Katz or Cats of How Jesus Became My Rival in Love Leviant, Curt DZANC Books 2018 M/J 2019 39 Gordon, Ilka
Warsaw is My Country: The Story of Krstyna Bierzynska Holmgren, Beth Academic Studies Press 2018 M/J 2019 30 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Three Founders of Israel Schreiber, Mordecai Amazon 2018 N/D 2018 32 Isaac, Fred
Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation Folman, Ari, Polonsky, David [nid:52283], illustrator Pantheon Books 2018 M/J 2019 1 Levitan, Rebecca
I Look Up to... Ruth Bader Ginsberg Membrino, Anna, Burke, Fatti Random House 2018 M/J 2019 6 Colodny, Debbie
Mapping the Bones Yolen, Jane Philomel Books 2018 M/J 2018 17 Silver, Linda R.
I, Sarah Steinway Carter, Mary E. Tovah Miriam 2018 M/J 2018 35 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Memento Park Sarvas, Mark Farar, Straus & Giroux 2018 N/D 2018 38 Weisman, Yaffa
Walter’s Welcome: The Intimate Story of a German-Jewish Family Flight from the Nazis to Peru Echenberg, Eva Neisser, Rasminsky, Judy Sklar Skyhorse Publishing 2018 M/J 2018 23 Share, Ellen
Wine, Whisky & Halacha Kallus, HaRav Shraga, Rabbi Abraham Chaim Slansky Second Edition Orot Chaim 2018 N/D 2018 28 Chava,Pinchuck
A Cage Without Bars Dublin, Anne PBK 2018 N/D 2018 9-10 Levine, Joyce
Bold as a Leopard ( The Chronicles of Meir ben Yaakov) Walfish, Miriam Judaica Press 2018 M/J 2019 10 Levine, Joyce
Double Threat: Canadian Jews, the Military, and World War II Bessner, Ellin New Jewish Press 2018 M/J 2019 24 Smith, Sonia
Broken Lives: How Ordinary Germans Experienced the Twentieth Century Jarausch, Konrad H. Princeton Univerity Press 2018 M/J 2019 30 Wolfe, Nira
The Art of Yannai Fine, Gary M. Independently Published 2018 F/M 2019 3-4 Wolfe, Nira
Penina Pinkowitz and the Summer Situation Horowitz, Shayna R. Menucha Publishers 2018 M/J 2018 12 Pinchuck, Chava
Hearts and Minds: Israel and the Battle for Public Opinion Shai, Nachman SUNY Press 2018 N/D 2018 32 Isaac, Fred
I Want a Friend! Stories for Learning Essential Social Skills Benedict, Devorah Feldheim 2018 M/J 2019 15 Glasser, Rachel
The Astronaut's Son: A Novel Seigel, Tom Woodhall Press 2018 N/D 2018 38 Stahl, Sheryl F.
My Sometimes Feelings Rubabshi, Leah, Wummer, Amy Hachai Publishing 2018 M/J 2019 19-20 Colodny, Debbie
The Jewish American Paradox: Embracing Choice in a Changing World Mnookin, Robert Public Affairs Books 2018 N/D 2019 27 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Spy Who Played Baseball, The Jones, Carrie Kar Ben 2018 M/J 2018 8 Tilman, Ellen
Hasidic Art and the Kabbalah Goldman-Ida, Batsheva (Brill’s Series in Jewish Studies, Volume 59 Brill 2018 M/J 2018 23 Levy, David B
Scholarly Man of Faith: Studies in the Thought and Writings of Rabbi Josephy B. Soloveitchik Kanarfogel, Ephraim, Schwartz, Dov Ktav 2018 N/D 2018 28-29 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Yael and the Party of the Year Lane, Tamsin Simon & Schuster 2018 N/D 2018 10 Quay, Alex
Welcome Back, Madame Chamberlaine Wolner, Tzipie Menucha 2018 M/J 2019 11 Pinchuk, Chava
On the Landing: Stories Mash, Yenta Northern Illinois University Press 2018 M/J 2019 39-40 Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron
The Heart Shaped Leaf Gefen, Shira, Polonsky, David [nid:52283], illustrator Green Bean Books 2018 N/D 2019 18-19 Bloomfield, Kathy
Wailing Wall Liberman, Judith Weinshall, Davis, Gail Dog Ear Publishers 2017 M/J 2018 18 Eskin, Marcie
Inspired by a True Story: Isaac Karmon, Robert Pleasure Boat Studio 2017 M/J 2018 36 Bibel, Barbara M.
Light that Unites Us, The Goldscheider, Aaron Oxford University Press 2017 M/J 2018 25 Freiband, Susan
Lyrical Eroticism in Judeo-Spanish Songs Hamui Sutton, Silvia Gaon Books 2017 F/M 2019 4 Pinnolis, Judith S.
Miriam’s Secret Waldman, Debby Orca 2017 M/J 2018 13 Dublin, Anne
Educational Oases in the Desert: the Alliance Israélite Universelle’s Girls’ Schools in Ottoman Iraq, 1895-1915 Sciarcon, Jonathan SUNY Press 2017 M/J 2018 30 Simon, Rachel
Strangers in Budapest Keener, Jessica Algonquin Books 2017 M/J 2018 36 Gremillion, Yossi

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