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
Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah Metter, Bert S/O 84 10
Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah: The Ceremony, the Party, and How the Day Came to Be Metter, Bert Clarion 2007 N/D 07 22
Bar Mitzvah/ Bat Mitzvah: Planning the Perfect Day Nebens, Amy, Sternfeld, David Lewis Stewart, Tabori and Chang 2005 N/D 05 10
Bar Mitzvah: A history Hilton, Michael Jewish Publication Society 2014 N/D 14 22 Isaac, Fred
Bar/Bat Mitzvah Planbook, The Lewin, Jane, Epstein, Ellen Scarborough House 1991 S/O 91 19-20
Bar/Bat Mitzvah Planbook, The Lewit, Jane s.n. N/D 82 2
Barbed Wire on the Isle of Man Ramati, Alexander s.n. N/D 81 16
Barcelona and Beyond: The Disputation of 1263 and its Aftermath Chazan, Robert University of California Press 1992 F/M 93 21-22
Baron James: the Rise of the French Rothschilds Muhlstein, Anka s.n. S/O 84 6
Baseball Talmud: The Definitive Position-by-Position Ranking of Baseballs Chosen Players, The Megdal, Howard HarperCollins 2009 S/O 10 35
Basic Introduction to Biblical Hebrew, with CD Hackett, Jo Ann Hendrickson 2010 N/D 10 20
Basic Judaism Steinberg, Milton Aronson 1987 N/D 87 15
Bat Mitzvah Goldin, Barbara Diamond Viking 1995 F/M 96 16
Bat Mitzvah Club: Debbies Story, The Meiseles, Shayna, Lax, Lean Merkos 2001 N/D 02 28
Bat-Chen Diaries, The Rubanenko, Diana Kar-Ben 2008 M/J 08 13
Battle for Rome: The Germans, The Allies, the Partisans, and the Pope, September 1943-June1944 Katz, Robert Simon & Schuster 2003 N/D 03 13
Baxter: The Pig Who Wanted to Be Kosher Snyder, Laurel, Goldin, David Tricycle Press 2010 N/D 10 11
Bay Area Jewish Forum Haggadah, The Kramer, Ralph s.n. M/J 86 4
Bay Area Jewish Forum Haggadah, The (Rev. 1986) Kramer, Ralph, Schid, Philip Benmir Books 1986 A/M 86 4
Baym Taykh: New Yiddish Song (AUDIO) Polina Shepherd Vocal Experience featuring The Quartet Ashkenazim Oriente Express 2007 F/M 10 41
Be a Baal Tefillah: Learn to Lead the Shabbat Davening (AUDIO) Goffin, Sherwood Davka Corporation 2007 S/O 08 35
Be Fruitful and Multiply (VIDEO) Shlam, Shosh First Run/Icarus Films 2005 M/J 07 31
Be Like God: Gods To-Do List for Kids Wolfson, Ron Jewish Lights Publishing 2012 FM13 8
Be My Knife Grossman, David Farrar 2002 F/M 03 21-22
Beads for the Messiahs Bride: Poems on Leviticus Azriel, Yakov Time Being Books 2009 S/O 10 26
Bear Makers, The Cheng, Andrea Front Street 2008 F/M 09 35
Bearing the Body Havazelet, Ehud Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2007 N/D 07 25
Bearing Witness: How America and Its Jews Responded to the Holocaust Feingold, Henry L. Syracuse Press 1995 M/J 96 15
Bearing Witness: Stories of the Holocaust Rochman, Hazel, McCampbell, Darlene Z. Orchard Books 1995 F/M 96 18
Beast that Crouches at the Door, The: Adam & Eve, Cain & Abel, and Beyond: A Biblical Exploration Fohrman, David Devora 2007 S/O 08 8
Beatrice and Virgil: A Novel Martel, Yann Spiegel & Grau 2010 M/J 10 25
Beaufort Leshem, Ron, Fallenberg, Evan Delacorate Press 2008 M/J 08 20-21
Beautiful as the Moon, Radiant as the Stars: Jewish Women in Yiddish Stories: An Anthology Bark, Sandra Warner Books 2003 F/M 04 12
Beautiful World That God Made, The Greene, Rhonda Gowler, Wilson, Anne Eerdmans 2002 S/O 02 41
Beautiful Yetta: The Yiddish Chicken Pinkwater, Daniel, Pinkwater, J. Macmillan 2010 S/O 10 9
Beautiful Yetta’s Hanukkah Kitten Pinkwater, Daniel Feiwel and Friends 2014 N/D 14 6 Marks, Allison
Because I was a painter Cognet, Christophe Cinema Guild 2013 F/M 2016 29 Wolfe, Nira
Because Nothing Looks Like God Kushner, Lawrence, Kushner, Karen, Majewski, Dawn W. Jewish Lights Publishing 2000 F/M 01 16
Becky and Benny Thank God Bogot, Howard I., Gorbaty, Norman Z. CCAR 1996 F/M 97 12
Beckys Horse Madison, Winifred Four Winds 1974 W75 29
Becoming (AUDIO) Hirschhorn, Linda Oyster Albums 2007 N/D 08 24
Becoming a Bat Mitzvah: A Treasury of Stories Weiss, Arnine Cumsky University of Scaranton Press 2004 N/D 05 41955
Becoming a Jewish Parent: How to Explore Spirituality and Tradition With Your Children Gordis, Daniel Harmony Books 1999 S/O 99 9
Becoming Alice: A Memoir Rene, Alice iUniverse 2008 N/D 09 14
Becoming American Jews: Temple Israel of Boston Dwyer-Ryan, Meaghan, Porter, Susan L. Brandeis Series in American Jewish History, Culture, and life Brandeis University Press 2009 S/O 10 31
Becoming Frum: How Newcomers Learn the Language and Culture of Orthodox Judaism Benor, Sarah Rutgers University Press 2012 M/J13 19
Becoming Holmes: The Boy Sherlock Holmes: His Final Case Peacock, Shane Tundra 2012 FM13 9
Becoming Un-Orthodox: Stories of Ex-Hasidic Jews Davidman, Lynn Oxford University Press 2015 N/D 2015 16 Finkelman, Yoel
Bedouin, The Lancaster, Fidelity s.n. W83 13
Bedtime Adelman, Nechama Dina, Blau, Fayge Devora Hachai 2003 N/D 03 28
Bedtime Shma, A Good Night Book, Lailah Tov, Kriat Shma al Hamitah, The Gershman, Sarah, Swarner, Kristina EKS 2007 N/D 07 41828
Bee Season Goldberg, Myla Doubleday 2000 F/M 01 12
Before Golda: Manya Shochat: A Biography Ben-Zvi, Rachel Yanait, Shurin, Sandra Biblio Press 1989 S/O 89 8
Before There Was a Before Waskow, Shoshana, Danziger, Amnon Adama 1984 F/M 86 6
Before We Eat: A Thank You Prayer Jules, Jacqueline, Iwai, Melissa Kar-Ben 2010 F/M 10 17
Before You Were Born Carlstrom, Nancy White, Saport, Linda Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2002 S/O 02 41
Before You Were Born Schwartz, Howard, Swarner, Kristina Roaring Brook Press 2005 S/O 05 21
Begin: His Life, Words and Deeds Hurwitz, Zvi Harry Gefen 2004 M/J 05 35
Begin: The Haunted Prophet Silver, Eric Random House 1984 F/M 85 7
Beginners Guide to the Steinsaltz Tamud, A Abrams, Judith Z. Aronson 1999 M/J 00 7
Beginnings: Creation Myths of the World Farmer, Penelope s.n. O 79 8
Beginnings: Raising a Jewish Child - Early Years Isaacs, Ronald H. United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism Commission on Jewish Education 2000 S/O 01 15
Begins Foreign Policy, 1977-1983: Israels Move to the Right Peleg, Ilan Contributions in Political Science, no. 164 Greenwood 1987 M/J 88 11
Behind Enemy Lines: World War II Matas, Carol I Am Canada Scholastic 2012 S/O12 11-12
Behind Prison Walls Heller, Tzila Amidor Ktav 1999 S/O 99 9
Behind the Bedroom Wall Williams, Laura E. Milkweed Editions 1996 N/D 97 16
Behind the Bedroom Wall Williams, Laura E. Milkweed 1997 M/J 97 16
Behind the Border Kossman, Nina Lothrop, Lee and Shephard 1994 M/J 95 12
Behind the Secret Window: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood Toll, Nelly S. Dial 1993 F/M 94 14
Behind the Secret Window: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood Toll, Nelly S. Dial 1993 M/J 93 16
Behold the Trees Alexander, Sue, Gore, Leonid Scholastic Press 2001 S/O 01 37
Bei Mir Bist Du Schon Secunda, Victoria s.n. S/O 82 5
Being a Jew Wood, Angela Looking into World Religions Series Batsford 1988 M/J 89 10
Being Gods Partner: How to Find the Hidden Link Between Spirituality and Your Work Jewish Lights Publishing 1995 M/J 95 7
Being Happy A Day at a Time Haddad, Charles S. Artzy Books 2007 F/M 08 39
Being Jewish in a Gentile World: A Survival Guide Brauner, Ronald A. Mirkov Publications 1995 S/O 96 4
Being Jewish in America Hertzberg, Arthur Schocken 1979 Sp 80 13
Being Jewish: The Spiritual Practice of Judaism Today Goldman, Ari L. Simon & Schuster 2000 S/O 00 8
Being Jewish: The Spiritual Practice of Judaism Today Goldman, Ari L. Simon & Schuster 2000 N/D 00 8
Being Red Fast, Howard Houghton Mifflin 1990 F/M 91 17
Beis Halevi: Shemos Solveichik, Yosef Dov Ber Targum 1991 M/J 92 20
Beit HaMikdash: The Temple & The Holy Mount, The Koren, Zalmen Menachem Mesorah 2009 S/O 10 34
Belfer Bar Mitzvah, A Pushker, Gloria Teles, Hierstein, Judith Pelican 1995 N/D 95 15
Beliefs and Cultures: Jewish Stoppleman, Monica Sea-to-Sea Publications 2005 F/M 05 33-34
Believe Aronson, Sarah Carolrhoda LAB 2013 F/M14 6-7 Dubin, Susan
Bella Abzug Faber, Doris Lothrop 1976 W76 20
Belonging McNeish, James F/M 81 6
Beloved by All: Rav Avraham Pam: A Life of Kiddush Hashem Finkelman, Shimon Mesorah 2007 N/D 07 41923
Bembelmans Bakery Green, Melinda, Seuling, Barbara Parent's 1978 W78 27
Ben Goes into Business Hirsh, Marilyn Holiday House 1973 D 74 31
Ben Gurions Spy Teveth, Shabtai Columbia University Press 1996 N/D 96 12, 14
Ben Shahn’s New Deal Murals, Jewish Identity in the American Scene Linden, Diana L. Wayne State University Press 2015 F/M 16 14 Freiband, Susan
Ben-Gurion Against the Knesset Goldberg, Giora, Naor, Chaya Frank Cass Publishers 2003 F/M 04 16
Ben-Gurion and the Holocaust Teveth, Shabtai Harcourt Brace 1996 F/M 97 16
Ben-Gurion: A Biography Kidron, Peretz Adama 1986 F/M 87 5
Benis First Chanukkah Zalben, Jane Breskin Holt 1988 M/J 89 11
Benis First Wedding Zalben, Jane Breskin Holt 1998 M/J 99 19-20
Beni’s Little Library Zalben, Jane Breskin Holt 1991 F/M 92 23
Benjamin and the Silver Goblet Jules, Jacqueline, Ugliano, Natascia Kar-Ben 2009 F/M 09 37
Benjamin and the Word Olivas, Daniel A., Dyen, Don Arte Publico Press 2005 N/D 05 14