Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Story of David, The Slater, Teddy Scholastic 2006 M/J 07 41797
Navigating the Bible World ORT Union, developer 1997 N/D 98 17
When God Judged and Men Died Sherman, Arnold Bantam 1973 Ap 74 26
Last Sunrise, The Gordon, Harold H&J Pub. Inc. 1992 S/O 93 18
Hiding Places, A Mother, A Daughter, an Uncovered Life Wyshogrod, Diane SUNY Press 2012 S/O13 46
Pageant Lasky, Kathryn Four Winds Press 1986 F/M 87 7
Derashot Ledorot Genesis: A Commentary for the Ages Lamm, Norman Koren 2012 S/O13 32
Secret Life of God: Discovering the Divine within You, The Aaron, David Shambhala 2004 S/O 04 12
Masada: The Last Fortress Miklowitz, Gloria D. Eerdams 1998 F/M 99 19-20
To Everything There is a Season Daly, Jude Eerdmans 2006 M/J 06 8
Jewish Spirituality: A Brief Guide for Christians Kushner, Lawrence Jewish Lights Publishing 2001 S/O 02 21
Good Yontif: A Picture Book of the Jewish Year Blue, Rose, Feldman, Lynne Millbrook Press 1997 M/J 98 19
Chagall from A to Z Sellier, Marie Peter Bedrick 1996 M/J 98 20-21
Feast of Lights Jaffe, Ellen S. Sumach Press 2006 S/O 07 22
Binding of Isaac, The Cohen, Barbara s.n. S 78 6
Amazing Life of Moe Berg: Catcher, Scholar, Spy, The Andryszewski, Tricia Millbrook Press 1996 M/J 97 11
In the Beginning: The Art of Genesis Fischer, Chuck, Flowers, Curtis, Foster, Bruce Little, Brown 2008 N/D 09 41892
Purim Goodies Hoffman, Amalia Gefen 2007 M/J 07 13-14
Sound of Songs: Love Lyrics from the Bible, The Falk, Marcia, Moser, Barry Harper 1990 M/J 91 9
My Gaze is Turned Inward: Letters, 1934-1943 Kolmar, Gertrud, Woltmann, Johanna, Goldstein, Brigitte Northwestern University Press 2004 M/J 05 37
War Within, The: a Novel of the Civil War Matas, Carol Simon & Schuster 2001 F/M 02 34
Kibbutz in Israel, A Taylor, Allegra Families the World Over Series Lerner 1987 M/J 89 10
Dancing in the Dark Bavati, Robyn Flux 2013 S/O13 5
Gilboa Iris, The Englard, Zahava D. Gefen 2012 S/O13 48
Execution of the Hangman of Riga: The Only Execution of a Nazi War Criminal by the Mossad, The Kuenzle, Anton, Shimron, Gad, Shapiro, Shlomo J. Vallentine Mitchell 2004 M/J 05 39
Bella Abzug Faber, Doris Lothrop 1976 W76 20
Jewish Child: Halakhic Perspectives, The Matzner-Bekerman, Shoshana Ktav 1984 F/M 85 6
Running Commentary: The Contentious Magazine that Transformed the Jewish Left into the Neoconservative Right Balint, Benjamin Public Affairs 2010 S/O 10 29
Terrible, Terrible! A Folktale Retold Bernstein, Robin, Kawasaki, Shauna Kar-Ben 1998 N/D 98 13, 15
On Shabbat Fishman, Cathy Goldberg, Hall, Melanie G. Atheneum 2001 F/M 02 39
Across the Alley Michelson, Richard, Lewis, E. B. G. P. Putnam's Sons 2006 S/O 06 22
Writing on the Wall, The Garfield, Leon S/O 83 5
Lone Star: Based on a True Story Rosen, Devorah Sapir Press 2008 S/O 09 35
I Love Passover Hirsch, Marily Holiday 1985 F/M 85 7
Popes Jews, The Waagenar, Sam Open Court 1974 D 74 30
Emmett: A Step-by-Step Guide to Emotional Maturity Established Through Torah Adahan, Miriam Feldeim 1987 M/J 91 8
Simon Wiesenthal: A Life in Search of Justice Pick, Hella Northeastern University Press 1996 F/M 97 18
Mornings and Mournign: A Kaddish Journal Broner, E. M. Harper 1994 N/D 94 9
Unto Death: Two Novellas: Crusade and Late Love Oz, Amos, de Lange, Nicholas Harcourt 1975 Sp76 22
Judaism and Science: A Historical Introduction Effron, Noah J. Greenwood Guide to Science and Religion Greenwood 2007 M/J 07 23
Hearing the Call across Traditions: Readings on Faith and Service Davis, Adam Skylight Paths 2009 N/D 10 18
Contemporary Portrayals of Auschwitz: Philosophical Challenges Rosenberg, Alan, Watson, James R., Linke, Detlef Humanity Books 2000 S/O 00 18
From the Fair Aleichem, Sholem, Leviant, Curt Viking 1985 S/O 85 4
Baal Teshuva Survival Guide, The Rossi Publications 2009 N/D 09 20
Jacob the Liar Becker, Jurek, Kornfeld, Melvin Harcourt 1975 Sp76 22
Restoring the Jews to their Homeland: Nineteen Centuries in the Quest for Zion Adler, Joseph Aronson 1997 N/D 97 6
Take My Life, Please Youngman, Henny Morrow 1991 M/J 92 21
Nobody Knows Me in Miami Kass, Sheila S. S/O 81 9
Wine, Women, and Death: Medieval Hebrew Poems on the Good Life Scheindlin, Raymond P. JPS 1986 M/J 87 4
Lieberman’s Choice Kaminsky, Stuart M. St. Martins S/O 93 16
Honi and His Magic Circle Gershator, Phillis, Rieger, Shay JPS 1980 Sp 80 21
Pharaoh and the Fabulous Frog Invasion Werner, Osher Judaia Press 2007 N/D 07 17
Dying for God: Martyrdom and the Making of Christianity and Judaism Boyarin, Daniel Stanford University Press 1999 S/O 00 9
Shalom, Geneva Peace Shalant, Phyllis Dutton 1992 M/J 93 17
Mihu the Detective Halpern, Chaiky Feldheim 1979 Sp79 25
Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees in Cuba Engle, Margarita Holt 2009 S/O 09 13
Jews of the Yemen, 1800-1914, The Nini, Yehuda Harwood Academic Publishers 1991 N/D 92 24
Hanukkah Keogh, Josie PowerKids Readers: Happy Holidays! Rosen 2013 M/J13 14
Classic Tales, The Frankel, Ellen Aronson 1989 N/D 89 12
Forgotten, The Kellerman, Faye Morrow 2001 N/D 01 17
Brave Deeds: How One Family Saved Many from the Nazis Alma, Ann Groundwood Books 2008 F/M 09 39-40
Arab-Israeli Conflict, The Senker, Cath Questioning History Series Smart Apple Media 2004 F/M 05 33
Israel Slavicek, Louise Chipley Creation of the Modern Middle East Series Chelsea House 2003 S/O 03 54-55
Rebbe Mendel Presents the Secret of the Red Pearl Sternfeld, Nathan, Bichman, David, Bloom, Sandy Feldheim 2005 M/J 06 14
Stranger in the Woods Fried, Leah Hamodia 2006 M/J 07 41860
Never-Ending Greenness, The Waldman, Neil Morrow 1997 F/M 98 16, 18
When the Hurricane Came Liss-Levinson, Nechama CreateSpace 2012 N/D12 4
Learn Torah, Love Torah, Live Torah: HaRav Mordechai Imchas Teitz, The Quintessential Rabbi Blau, Rivkah Ktav 2001 S/O 01 9
History of Jerusalem: Early Muslim Period, 638-1099 Prawer, Joshua, Ben-Shammai, Haggai NYU Press 1996 M/J 97 4
Parnas of Cologne Bar Am, Meir Feldheim 1986 M/J 87 6
Dictionary of Ancient Rabbis: Selections from the Jewish Encyclopaedia Neusner, Jacob Hendrickson 2003 M/J 04 18-19
Seeds From Our Past, Planting for the Future: Jewish Stories and Folktales Stavish, Corinne B'nai B'rith Center for Jewish Identity 1997 S/O 98 32, 34
Mazel Tov! Youre Middle Aged Vorspan, Albert Doubleday 1974 Ap 74 26
Too Big, Too Little, Just Right Hodes, Loren Judaica Press 2002 F/M 03 43
Jewish Travel Guide Vallentine Mitchell 2004 M/J 05 37
Gravity Lieberman, Leanne Orca 2008 F/M 09 38
Chanukkah Guest Kimmel, Eric A., Carmi, Giora Holiday 1990 F/M 91 23
Final Solution, The Rice, Earle The Holocaust Library Lucent Books 1998 N/D 99 17
Blessing Cup, The Polacco, Patricia Simon & Schuster 2013 S/O13 2
Ancient Texts for the Study of the Hebrew Bible: A Guide to the Background Literature Sparks, Kenton L. Hendrickson 2005 F/M 06 37
In the Spirit of Our Age: Eric Mendelsohns Bnai Amoona Synagogue James-Chakraborty, Kathleen Missouri Historical Society 2000 M/J 01 41828
Quilting Path: A Guide to Spiritual Discovery Through Fabric, Thread and Kabbalah, The Silk, Louise Skylight Paths 2006 F/M 07 36
Spiritual Awakenings: Illuminations on Shabbat and the Holidays Rubin, Yehoshua Urim 2003 M/J 04 21
My Noahs Ark Goffstein, M. B. Ma 79 7
Wayward Moon, The Weizman, Janice Yotzeret Publishing 2012 S/O13 49
Kings and Carpenters: One Hundred Bible Land Jobs You Might Have Praised or Panned Coulter, Laurie, Newbigging, Martha Jobs in History Series Annick Press 2010 M/J 10 12
Hebrew Manuscripts at Cambridge University Library: A Description and Introduction Reif, Stefan Cambridge University Press 1997 S/O 97 14, 21
Orchestra of Exiles (VIDEO) Aronson, Josh First Run Features 2012 S/O13 50
Yossi Tries to Help God Chaikin, Miriam, Saldutti, Denise Harper & Row 1987 S/O 87 10
Davening: A Guide to Meaningful Prayer Schachter-Shalomi, Zalman N. Jewish Lights Publishing 2012 M/J13 33
Sarah Laughs Jules, Jacqueline, Ugliano, Natascia Kar-Ben 2008 F/M 08 9
Magic Menorah: A Modern Chanukah Tale, The Zalben, Jane Breskin, Diamond, Donna Simon & Schuster 2001 N/D 01 21
Thought of High Windows, The Kositsky, Lynne Kids Can Press 2004 M/J 04 37
Jewish Life in Mr. Lincolns City Apelbaum, Laura Cohen, Uziel, Claire Jeiwsh Historical Society of Greater Washington 2009 S/O 10 27, 29
God in Between Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 F/M 99 20-21
Eyes of the Blind, The Morgan, Alison Oxford University Press 1986 N/D 88 9
Best of Jewish Cooking, The Frucht, Phyllis, Rothschild, Joy, Katz, Gertrude, Sacks, Shelly Dial 1974 Sp 75 26
Jewish Enlightenment, The Feiner, Shmuel, Naor, Chaya University of Pennsylvania 2004 S/O 04 16
Sacred Joruney: The Jewish Quest for a Perfect World, A Elcott, David Aronson 1995 F/M 96 14-15
Theo: An Autobiography Bikel, Theodore University of Wisconsin Press 2002 F/M 03 32-33

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