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.

Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Author
Ascending Star: A Novella, The Young, Donald J. Creative Arts Book Company 1999 F/M 01 14
Ascending Star: A Novella, The Young, Donald J. Creative Arts Book Company 1999 M/J 01 14
Asceticism, Eschatology, Opposition to Philosophy: the Arabic Translation and Commentary of Salmon ben Yeroham on Qohelet (Ecclesiastes) Robinson, James T. Brill 2012 FM13 34
Asher and the Capmakers: A Hanukkah Story Kimmel, Eric A. Holiday House 1993 N/D 93 13
Ashes Lasky, Kathryn Viking 2010 F/M 10 14
Ashes of Roses Auch, Mary Jane Holt 2002 N/D 02 24-25
Ashes Out of Hope: Fiction by Soviet-Yiddish Writers Howe, Irving, Greenberg, Eliezer Schocken Books 1977 W77 25
Ashmadal, The Dean, Macabee Gefen 1988 F/M 90 18
Ask Another Question: The Story and Meaning of Passover Chaikin, Miriam, Friedman, Marvin Clarion 1985 M/J 85 6
Ask for a Convertible Brown, Danit Pantheon Books 2008 M/J 09 31
Ask the Bones: Scary Stories from Around the World Schwartz, Howard, Olson, Arielle North Penguin 1999 S/O 99 17
Aspects of Liberal Judaism: Essays in Honour of John D. Rayner Goldberg, David J., Kessler, Edward Vallentine Mitchell 2004 M/J 05 33-34
Aspects of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchicks Philosophy of Judaism: An Analytic Approach Spero, Shubert Ktav 2009 F/M 10 39
Aspects of Rabbinic Theology Schechter, Solomon Jewish Lights Publishing 1993 F/M 94 11
Assad: the Sphinx of Damascus: A Political Biography Weiderfield & Nicolson 1988 N/D 88 41797
Assassination of Yithak Rabin, The Peri, Yoram Stanford University Press 2000 N/D 01 11
Assimilated Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, 1940-1943 Person, Katarzyna Syracuse University Press 2014 M/J 15 34-35 Cantor, Hallie
Assisi Underground, The Ramati, Alexander, Niccacci, Padre Rufino Dutton 1978 W78 26
Assistant, The (AUDIO) Malamud, Bernard, Guidall, George Jewish Contemporary Classics 1999 S/O 01 32
Assistant: A Novel, The Law, J. Patrick Simon & Schuster 2000 S/O 00 33
Assyrian and Babylonian Chronicles (v. 5 of texts from cuneiform sources) Grayson, A. K. Augustin 1976 W78 26
Asupot ketavim ivriyim mi-me ha-benayim = Specimens of Mediaeval Hebrew Scrips, volume II, Sefardic Script Arie, Malachi Beit, Engel, Edna The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities 2002 F/M 03 31
At Ellis Island: A History in Many Voices Peacock, Louise, Lyon Krudop, Walter Atheneum 2007 S/O 07 20
At the Edge of a Dream: The Story of Jewish Immigrants on New Yorks Lower East Side, 1880-1920 Epstein, Lawrence J. A Lower East Side Tenement Museum Book Jossey-Bass 2007 S/O 08 15
At the Edge of Dreamland Eisenman, Tsevi, Zumoff, Barnett Ktav 2008 S/O 09 33
At the End of Words Stone, Miriam Candlewick Press 2003 S/O 03 55
At the Threshold: Jewish Meditations on Death Swinsky, Michael Aronson 1995 S/O 96 12
At the Wall Agam, Ron Gefen 1998 S/O 98 6
Atlas of Jewish Communities: A Voyage Through History, The Leiman, Sondra UAHC Press 2002 N/D 02 25
Atlas of Medieval Jewish History Beinart, Haim Simon & Schuster 1992 S/O 92 17
Audacity Crowder, Melanie Philomel 2015 M/J 2016 2 Dublin, Anne
Aunt Claires Yellow Beehive Hair Blumenthal, Deborah, GrandPre, Mary Dial 2001 M/J 02 19-20
Aunt Rachels Fur Federman, Raymond Fiction Collection Two 2001 S/O 01 23
Auschwitz Robson, David Lucent World History Series Gale 2009 N/D 09 14
Auschwitz 1940-1945 Smolen, Kazimierz Route 66 Publishing 1995 N/D 95 10
Auschwitz Album: The Story of a Transport, The (2nd ed.) Gutterman, Bella Yad Vashem 2004 N/D 06 25
Auschwitz Chronicle, 1935-1945: From the Archives of the Auschwitz Memorial and the German Federal Archives Czech, Danuts Holt 1991 N/D 91 41955
Auschwitz, 1940-1945 Smolen, Kazimierz Route 66 Publ. 1995 N/D 95 10
Auschwitz, the Story of a Nazi Death Camp Lawton, Clive A. Candlewick 2002 N/D 02 27
Auschwitz: 1270 to the Present Dwork, Deborah, Van Pelt, Robert Jan Norton 1996 F/M 97 16
Auschwitz: True Tales from a Grotesque Land Nomberg-Przytyk, Sara, Hirsch, Roslyn, Pfefferkorn, Eli, Hirsch, David University of North Carolina Press 1985 S/O 85 5
Author of Himself, The: The Life of Marcel Reich-Ranicki Reich-Ranicki, Marcel, Osers, Ewald Princeton University Press 2001 M/J 02 14
Authoritative New York City Kosher Dining Guide, The Flom, Bela Bela Flom & Company 1997 F/M 98 7
Autobiographical Jews: Essays in Jewish Self-Fashioning Stanislawksi, Michael University of Washington Press 2004 F/M 05 24
Avengers and Defenders: Glimpses of Chicagos Jewish Past Roth, Walter Academy Chicago Publishers 2008 S/O 09 41, 43
Avenue of the Righteous Hellman, Peter s.n. S/O 81 13
Avi the Ambulance Goes to School Carlson, Claudia Apples and Honey Press 2015 S/O 2015 34 Pastcan, Ben
Avi the Ambulance to the Rescue Carlson, Claudia Apples and Honey Press 2016 N/D 2016 9 Isaac, Fred
Avi's Choice Simhaee, Rebeka Rahmani Merkos L'inyonei Chinuch 2015 S/O 2015 36 Pinchuck, Chava
Avicenna in Medieval Hebrew Translation: Todros Todrosi’s Translation of Kitab al-Najat, on Psychology and Metaphysics Berzin, Gabriella Islamic philosophy, theology, science/ text and studies; 91 Brill 2015 N/D 2015 14 Levy, David B
Avigail. Zauderer, Chana, Abadi, Mary Feldheim 2015 F/M 16 34 Kamin, Rachel
Avigayil and Her Little Friends Fuchs, Menucha, Haas, Esti Smile with Avigayil Series (book 3) Judaica Press 2008 F/M 09 50
Avigayil and the Little Chick Fuchs, Menucha Smile with Avigayil Series, The, #4 Judaica Press 2008 F/M 09 48
Avigayil and the Little Student Fuchs, Menucha, Haas, Esti Smile with Avigayil Series, The Judaica Press 2006 M/J 07 9
Avrahams Good Week Kardos, Gyorgy, Manheim, Ralph Doubleday 1975 W76 17
Avrams Gift Blumberg, Margie, McGaw, Laurie MB Publishing 2003 F/M 04 34-35
Awake and Sing!: Six Great American Jewish Plays Schiff, Ellen Applause Theatre & Cinema Books 2004 S/O 04 24
Awakening to Kabbalah: The Guidling Light of Spiritual Fulfillment Laitman, Michael Jewish Lights Publishing 2006 M/J 06 28
Awakening, the Story of the JNF, The Hirschmann, Ira Authur Shangold 1981 W82 11
Away Bloom, Amy Random House 2007 N/D 07 25
Awesome Creation: A Study of the First Three Verses of the Torah Bitton, Yosef Gefen 2013 S/O13 21
Axum (AUDIO) Axum Jdub 2010 S/O 10 40
Azarel Pap, Karoly, Olchvary, Paul Steerforth 2001 F/M 02 30-31
B.U.G. (BIG UGLY GUY) Yolen, Jane, Stemple, Adam Dutton 2013 N/D13 7
Baal Teshuva Survival Guide, The Rossi Publications 2009 N/D 09 20
Babel Lumer, Marc, Burston, Chaim, Naiditch, DovBer Apples and Honey Press 2016 S/O 2016 29 Cole, Ellen
Babel in Zion: Jews, Nationalism, and Language Diversity in Palestine, 1920-1948 Halperin, Liora Yale University Press 2015 N/D 2015 21 Cantor, Hallie
Baby Babka, the Gorgeous Genius Zalben, Jane Breskin, Chess, Victoria Clarion 2004 S/O 04 53
Baby Experiment, The Dublin, Anne Dundurn 2012 M/J 12 1
Baby of Our Own Blau, Sara, Leff, Tova Hachai 2016 N/D 2016 7 Isaac, Fred
Babylon Esler, Anthony F/M 81 5
Babylonian Talmud, The: A Translation and Commentary Neusner, Jacob Hendrickson 2005 S/O 06 41-42
Bachelor and the Bean, The Fowles, Shelley Farrar 2003 M/J 03 30
Back of Beyond: A Bar Mitzvah Journey Waysman, Dvora Pitspopany 1996 F/M 97 11
Bad Girls: Sirens, Jezebels, Muderesses, Thieves & Other Female Villians Yolen, Jane, Stemple, Heidi E. Y., Guay, Rebecca Charlesbridge 2013 S/O13 3
Bad Old Songs (AUDIO) Kahn, Daniel Oriente Musik 2013 S/O13 50
Bad Stuff in the News: A Guide to Handling the Headlines Gellman, Marc, Hartman, Thomas SeaStar Books 2002 M/J 02 23
Badenheim 1939 Appelfeld, Aharon S/O 81 7
Bag of Marbles, A Joffo, Joseph Houghton Mifflin 1974 D 74 28-29
Bagel Baker of Mulliner Lane, The Blau, Judith Hope McGraw Hill 1976 F/M 92 20
Bagels and Grits: A Jew in the Bayou Moses, Jennifer Anne Terrace Books 2007 S/O 08 25
Bagels and Tea Stevens, Serita, Moore, Rayanne St. Martins 1993 N/D 93 7
Bagels Come Home! Stuchner, Joan Betty Orca 2014 M/J 15 6 Bloomfield, Kathy
Bagels from Benny Davis, Aubrey, Petricic, Dusan Kids Can Press 2003 N/D 03 25
Baghdad Twist (VIDEO) Balass, Joe Icarus Films 2007 F/M 09 23
Baghdad, Yesterday: The Making of an Arab Jwe Somekh, Sasson Ibis Editions 2007 S/O 08 24
Balancing Work and Love: Jewish Women Facing the Family-Career Challenge Denholtz, Elaine Grudin Brandeis University Press 2000 S/O 01 11
Baldwin Street Rakoff, Alvin Bunim & Bannigan 2007 N/D 07 26
Ball of Clay that Rolled Away, The Lenhard, Elizabeth, Wolff, Jason Marshall Cavendish 2012 M/J 12 11
Balm in Gilead Levin, Martin Schocken Books 1974 Ap 74 25-26
Bamboo Cradle: A Jewish Fathers Story Schwartzbaum, Avraham Feldheim 1988 N/D 88 7
Bar / Bat Mitzvah Autograph Book Novack, Miriam Selden Aronson 1993 F/M 94 9
Bar and Bat Mitzvah in Israel: The Ultimate Family Sourcebook Isaacson, Judith, Rosenbloom, Deborah Israel Info-Access Press 1998 S/O 98 41986
Bar and Bat Mitzvah Manual, The: Six Steps to a Memorable Family Celebration Bob, Steven M., Howard, Lisa Bob Behrman House 2008 N/D 08 35
Bar and Bat Mitzvahs Walker, Robert Celebrations in My World Crabtree 2012 FM13 12
Bar Mitzvah Greenfeld, Howard s.n. N/D 81 15
Bar Mitzvah Kimmel, Eric A. Viking 1995 F/M 96 16
Bar Mitzvah Mamet, David, Sultan, Donald Little, Brown 1999 M/J 99 16-17
Bar Mitzvah / Bat Mitzvah: Planning the Perfect Day Nebens, Amy, Silverman, Ellen, Sternfeld, David Lewis Stweart, Tabori & Chang 2005 N/D 05 10
Bar Mitzvah Book, The Paterson, Moira Praeger 1975 W77 28