Book Review Index


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.

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Author/Editor Title Place of Publication Yearsort ascending Series ISBN Issue P Review Author Review format Review type
Eisenberg, Ronald L. Jews in Medicine: Contributions to Health and Healing Through the Ages 2019 S/O 2019 14 Gordon, Ilka Book Adult
Feldmann, Kaye Miriam Jewish Theology for a Postmodern Age 2019 F/M 2020 23-24 Levy, David B Book Adult
Greenspan, Sophie Masada Will Not Fall Again 2019 N/D 2019 13 Isaac, Fred Book Juvenile
Halahmy, Miriam Saving Hanno: The Story of a Refugee Dog 2019 M/J 2019 12-13 Krasner, Barbara Book Juvenile
Stone, D.Z. No Past Tense: Love and Survival in the Shadow of the Holocaust 2019 F/M 2020 31 Stuhlman, Daniel D. Book Adult
Frankel, Valerie, Wimmer, Sonja Chelm for the Holidays 2019 N/D 2019 20-21 Glasser, Rachel Book Juvenile
Kimmelman, Leslie [nid:11416], , Davey, Sharon The Rabbi Slurps Spaghetti 2019 M/J 2019 19 Malen, Michal Hoschander Book Juvenile
Flamm, Eric Portland Zionists Unite! And Other Short Stories 2019 N/D 2019 34 Dwyer, Taylor Book Adult
Sternfled, Lior B. Between Iran and Zion: Jewish Histories on Twentieth-Century Iran 2019 M/J 2019 35-36 Simon, Rachel Book Adult
Epstein, Benjamin Living in the Presence: A Jewish Mindfulness Guide to Everyday Life 2019 S/O 2019 14 Sukenic, Harvey Book Adult
Newman, Tracy, Garofoli, Viviana Simchat Torah is Coming! 2019 M/J 2019 6-7 McMahon, Martha Book Juvenile
Firestone, Tirzah Wounds into Wisdom: Healing Intergenerational Jewish Trauma 2019 F/M 2020 24 Kohn, Roger S. Book Adult
Patterson, James, Johnson, Beverly Max Einstein: Rebels with a Cause 2019 N/D 2019 13 Dublin, Anne Book Juvenile
Miller, David Lee, Rubin, Steven Jay, Baddeley, Elizabeth The Cat Who Lived With Anne Frank 2019 M/J 2019 13 Glasser, Rachel Book Juvenile
Trotter, Jonathan R. The Jerusalem Temple in Diaspora Jewish Practice and Thought during the Second Temple Period 2019 F/M 2020 32 Levy, David B Book Adult
Goldfinger, Evelyn, Groenman, Marcelo Shabbat Treasure 2019 N/D 2019 21 Isaac, Fred Book Juvenile
Levy, Debbie, Gardner, Whitney Becoming RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Journey to Justice 2019 F/M 2020 41-42 Colodny, Debbie Book Juvenile
Ortiz, Victoria Dissenter on the Bench: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Life and Work 2019 F/M 2020 42 Flax, Shoshana Book Juvenile
Nakagaki, T.K. The Buddhist Swastika and Hitler's Cross: Rescuing a Symbol of Peace from the Forces of Hate 2019 N/D 2019 27-28 Lieberman, Eli Book Adult
Gelagotis Lee, Donna Intersection on Neptune 2019 N/D 2019 34-35 Gordon, Ilka Book Adult
Epstein, Nadine Elie Wiesel: An Extraordinary Life and Legacy 2019 S/O 2019 15 Amir, Michlean Book Adult
Gilbert, Shirli, Alba, Avril Holocaust Memory and Racism in the Postwar World 2019 F/M 2020 24 Silverburg, Sanford R. Book Adult
Rosenbaum, Andria Warmflash, Shleifer, Maya Hand in Hand 2019 M/J 2019 14 Krasner, Barbara Book Juvenile
Waxman, Chaim I. Social Change and Halakhic Evolution in American Orthodoxy 2019 F/M 2020 32 Tesler, David Book Adult
Tarcov, Susan, Sanchez, Sonia Raisins and Almonds: A Yiddish Lullaby 2019 M/J 2019 20 Tilman, Ellen Book Juvenile
Pincus, Meeg, Solano, Jordi Miep and the Most Famous Diary: The Woman Who Rescued Anne Frank's Diary 2019 F/M 2020 42 McMahon, Martha Book Juvenile
Newhouse, Alana The 100 Most Jewish Foods 2019 N/D 2019 28 Gordon, Ilka Book Adult
Goldin, Shmuel, Goldin, Shifra Unlocking the Haggada: The Complete Haggadah with In-Depth Commentary 2019 F/M 2020 24 Stuhlman, Daniel D. Book Adult
Blitt, Natalie The Truth About Leaving 2019 N/D 2019 14 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Wilson, Kip White Rose 2019 M/J 2019 14 Krasner, Barbara Book Juvenile
Weitz, Eric D. A World Divided: The Global Struggle for Human Rights in the Age of Nation-States 2019 F/M 2020 32-33 Quinn, Arthur G. Book Adult
Bauman, Mark K. A New Vision of Southern Jewish History 2019 N/D 2019 21-22 Isaac, Fred Book
Zakon, Rabbi Nachman The Montefiores: Champions of the Jewish People 2018 Great Jewish Lives F/M 2020 43 Isaac, Fred Book Juvenile
Pessin, Andrew The Jewish God Questions: What Jewish Thinkers Have Said about God, the Book, the People, and the Land 2018 N/D 2019 28 Ben-Gad, Shmuel Book Adult
Himsel, Angela A River Could be a Tree: A Memoir 2018 M/J 2019 29-30 Stahl, Sheryl F. Book
Weiss, Judith Ta'am HaTe'amim or Universal Oral Law: A Hebrew Renaissance Kabbalistic Mission Treatise by Guillaume Postel 2018 M/J 2019 37 Levy, David B Book Adult
Perl, Erica All Three Stooges 2018 N/D 2018 12 Colodny, Debbie Book Juvenile
Friedman, Avraham Peretz Setting a Table for Two: Enhancing Relationships, Achieving Intimacy 2018 S/O 2019 15-16 Pinchuck, Chava Book Adult
Cohen, Abraham 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 2018 F/M 2019 3 Levy, David B Book Adult
Koffsky, Ann D. Avi for President 2018 M/J 2019 7 Dublin, Anne Book Juvenile
Olitzky, Kerry M. Welcome to the Seder: A Passover Haggadah for Everyone 2018 M/J 2018 27 Stuhlman, Daniel D. Book Adult
Blacher, Ariel Augenbraun, Koppel, Shana Gila Makes Aliyah 2018 M/J 2019 14-15 Pinchuck, Chava Book Juvenile
Roumani, Jacques, Meghnagi, David, Roumani, Judith Jewish Libya: Memory & Identity in Text & Image 2018 N/D 2018 31 Book Adult
Holmgren, Beth Warsaw is My Country: The Story of Krstyna Bierzynska 2018 M/J 2019 30 Silverburg, Sanford R. Book
Aronson, Peter Bronislaw Huberman 2018 N/D 2018 7 Barbara Krasner Book Juvenile
Sivan, Miryam Make it Concrete 2018 N/D 2019 35-36 Stahl, Sheryl F. Book Adult
Wright, Fiona The Israeli Radical Left: An Ethics of Complicity 2018 M/J 2019 37 Silverburg, Sanford R. Book Adult
Folman, Ari, Polonsky, David [nid:52283], illustrator Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation 2018 M/J 2019 1 Levitan, Rebecca Book Juvenile
Press, Judy, Hall, Mary Bubbe’s Got the Beat 2018 M/J 2018 19 Tilman, Ellen Book Juvenile
Hirsch, Samson Raphael The Hirsch Siddur: Revised Edition 2018 S/O 2019 16 Levy, David B Book Adult
Adler, David A., Ackerman, Dena A Pizza Contest for Jelly Eli Z. 2018 M/J 2019 8 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Schreiber, Mordecai Three Founders of Israel 2018 N/D 2018 32 Isaac, Fred Book Adult
Jarausch, Konrad H. Broken Lives: How Ordinary Germans Experienced the Twentieth Century 2018 M/J 2019 30 Wolfe, Nira Book
Goddu, Krystyna Poray, Cosei Kawa An Unlikely Ballerina 2018 N/D 2018 7-8 Dublin, Anne Book Juvenile
Horowitz, Shayna R. Penina Pinkowitz and the Summer Situation 2018 M/J 2018 12 Pinchuck, Chava Book Juvenile
Wolas, Cherise The Family Tabor: A Novel 2018 N/D 2019 36 Stahl, Sheryl F. Book Adult
Zerubavel, Yael Desert in the Promised Land 2018 M/J 2019 37 Kohn, Roger S. Book Adult
Kerner, Alex Lost in Translation, Found in Transliteration: Books, Censorship, and the Evolution of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews' Congregation of London as a Linguistic Community, 1663-1810 2018 Studies in Jewish History and culture S/O 2019 16 Chesner, Michelle Book Adult
Fine, Gary M. The Art of Yannai 2018 F/M 2019 3-4 Wolfe, Nira Book Adult
Adler, David A., Ackerman, Dena Teacher Troubles for Jelly Eli Z. 2018 M/J 2019 8 Bloomfield, Kathy Book Juvenile
Benedict, Devorah I Want a Friend! Stories for Learning Essential Social Skills 2018 M/J 2019 15 Glasser, Rachel Book Juvenile
Shai, Nachman Hearts and Minds: Israel and the Battle for Public Opinion 2018 N/D 2018 32 Isaac, Fred Book Adult
Smallwood, Carol, Gubnitskaia, Vera Genealogy and the Librarian: Perspectives on Research, Instruction, Outreach, and Management 2018 N/D 2018 33 Dwoskin, Beth Book Adult
Jorisch, Avi Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs The World 2018 M/J 2019 31 Stein, Marion Book Adult
Kimmel, Eric A., Stevanovic, Ivica Scarlett and Sam Search for the Shamir 2018 Scarlett and Same M/J 2018 13 Tilman, Ellen Book Juvenile
Zipperstein, Steven J. Pogrom: Kishinev and the Tilt of History 2018 M/J 2019 38 Cantor, Hallie Book Adult
Fishbaum, Silvia, Coddington, Andrea Dirty Jewess: A Woman's Courageous Journey to Religious and Political Freedom 2018 F/M 2019 4 Amir, Michlean Book Adult
Bauman, Reuven Yanky's Amazing Discovery 2018 M/J 2019 8 Citrin, Rena Book Juvenile
Sarason, Richard S. Divrei Mishkan T’filah: Delving into the Siddur 2018 M/J 2018 28 Smailes, Suzanne Book Adult
Benenfeld, Rikki I Go to Sleep 2018 M/J 2019 16 Levine, Joyce Book Juvenile
Fine, Jonathan David, Cohen, Tamar L., Hochstein, Fray A State is Born: The Establishment of the Israeli System of Government, 1947-1951 2018 N/D 2019 23 Cantor, Hallie Book Adult
Sullam, Simon Levis, trans. Smyth, Oona, Patane, Claudia The Italian Executioners: the Genocide of the Jews of Italy 2018 N/D 2018 33 Simon, Rachel Book Adult
Julius, Lyn Uprooted: How 3,000 of Jewish Civilization in the Arab World Vanished Overnight 2018 M/J 2019 31 Dwoskin, Beth Book Adult
Amsel, Nachum Encyclopedia of Jewish Values: Between Man and Man 2018 S/O 2019 9 Belinfante, Randall C. & Anne Marie Book Adult
Alexander, V.S. The Taster:A Novel 2018 M/J 2019 38 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
Brill, Marlene Targ Picture Girl 2018 M/J 2019 9 Malen, Michal Hoschander Book Juvenile
Lipton,Diana From Forbidden Fruit to Milk and Honey: A Commentary on Food in the Torah 2018 F/M 2020 27-28 Gottschalk, Haim Book Adult
Rosenfeld, Dina H., Wummer, Amy We Can Find A Way: A Hachnosas Orchim Inclusion Story 2018 M/J 2019 16 Levitan, Rebecca Book Juvenile
Tamir, Dan Hebrew Fascism in Palestine, 1922-1942 2018 N/D 2018 33-34 Ben-Gad, Shmuel Book Adult
Klein, Reuven Chaim God versus Gods: Judaism in the Age of Idolatry 2018 M/J 2019 31-32 Ben-Gad, Shmuel Book Adult
Metsellar, Menno, Scarry, Harry All About Anne 2018 N/D 2018 8-9 Flax, Shoshana Book Juvenile
Gabin, Jean S. The Paris Photo: A Novel 2018 M/J 2019 38-39 Bibel, Barbara M. Book Adult
Olizky, Kerry, Tompkins, Abigail Where's the Potty on this Ark? 2018 M/J 2019 3-4 Tilman, Ellen Book Juvenile
Hazony, Yoram The Virtue of Nationalism 2018 F/M 2019 4-5 Ben-Gad, Shmuel Book Adult
Greenwald, Lisa 12 Before 13 2018 M/J 2019 9 Flax, Shoshana Book Juvenile
Meyerson, Israela Miracle Nation: Seventy Stories about the Spirit of Israel: A Tribute to Rebirth in the Land of our Ancestors 2018 N/D 2019 17 Isaac, Fred Book Juvenile
Taylor, Derek Chief Rabbi Nathan Marcus Adler: The Forgotten Founder. 2018 N/D 2018 34 Stuhlman, Daniel D. Book Adult
Konig, Nanette Blitz Holocaust Memoirs of A Bergen-Belsen Survivor: Classmate of Anne Frank 2018 M/J 2019 32 Share, Ellen Book Adult
Zakon, Rabbi Nachman, Zakon, Miriam The Story of Rebbetzin Henny Machlis: Her Amazing Home and Family 2018 N/D 2018 9 Pinchuk, Chava Book Juvenile
Leviant, Curt Katz or Cats of How Jesus Became My Rival in Love 2018 M/J 2019 39 Gordon, Ilka Book Adult
Baron, Clementine, Wennagal, Bruno, Nolan, Catherine Anne Frank 2018 M/J 2019 4 Silverman, Lisa Book Juvenile
Kosinski, Colleen Rowan A Promise Stitched in Time 2018 M/J 2019 10 Dublin, Anne Book Juvenile
Newberg, Andrew, Halpern, David The Rabbi's Brain: Mystics, Moderns, and the Science of Jewish Thinking 2018 F/M 2020 29 Cantor, Hallie Book Adult
Henkin, Yehuda Equality Lost:Essays in Torah Commentary, Halacha, and Jewish Thought 2018 Second Issue N/D 2018 28 Levy, David B Book Adult
Ben-Tekoa, Sha'i Phantom Nation: Inventing the "Palestinians" as the Obstacle to Peace 2018 M/J 2019 24 Isaac, Fred Book
Bessner, Ellin Double Threat: Canadian Jews, the Military, and World War II 2018 M/J 2019 24 Smith, Sonia Book
Trachtenberg, Eliezer A. Thought and the Perception of Evil: Aristotle, Plato, the Hebrew Bible, and the Babylonian Talmud 2018 N/D 2018 34-35 Randall C. Belinfante [nid:51578] and Anne-Marie Belinfante Book Adult
Dublin, Anne A Cage Without Bars 2018 N/D 2018 9-10 Levine, Joyce Book Juvenile
Bos, Gerrit Maimonides On Coitus, A New Parallel Arabic-English Edition and Translation 2018 S/O 2019 11 Tesler, David Book Adult
Crete, Patricia, Wennagal, Bruno, Nolan, Catherine Albert Einstein 2018 M/J 2019 4 Silverman, Lisa Book Juvenile


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