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
Big Silence, The Kaminsky, Stuart M. Forge 2000 F/M 01 12
Bill the Boy Wonder: The Secret Co-Creator of Batman Nobleman, Marc Tyler, Templeton, Ty Charlesbridge 2012 FM13 2
Bim and Bom. A Shabbat Tale Swartz, Daniel J. Kar-Ben 1996 S/O 96 15
Binah: Studies in Jewish History, Thought and Culture vol. 3 Middle Ages Dan, Joseph Praeger 1995 N/D 95 5
Binding of Isaac, The Cohen, Barbara s.n. S 78 6
Binding of Isaac: Religious Murders and Kabbalah, The Bodoff, Lippman Devora 2005 M/J 06 24
Bintel Brief, A Metzker, Isaac s.n. S/O 90 10
Bintel Brief, V.I., A Metzker, Isaac, Metzker, Bella S., Levy, Diana Shalet Viking 1981 W 82 13-14
Bintel Brief, vol. II: Letters to the Jewish Daily Forward, 1950-1980, The Metzker, Bella S., Levy, Diana Shalet Viking 1981 F 81 13-14
Bintel Brief: Sixty Years of Letters from the Lower East Side to the Jewish Daily Forward, A Metzker, Isaac Schocken Books 1990 S/O 90 10
Bioethical Dilemmas: A Jewish Perspective Bleich, J. David Ktav 1998 F/M 99 6
Birdland Mack, Tracy Scholastic 2003 F/M 04 32
Birkas Hachaim, The Wonders of Our Body Stein, Michal, Kroizer, Devorah Feldheim 2009 F/M 10 18-19
Birkat haMinim: Jews and Christians in Conflict in the Ancient World Teppler, Yaakov Y., Weingarten, Susan Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism Mohr Siebeck 2007 N/D 08 21, 23
Birth of Israel: Myths and Realities, The Flapan, Simha Pantheon 1987 N/D 87 4
Birthday in Kishinev Steinberg, Fannie, Hanushak, Luba JPS 1979 SP79 27
Biscuits Hanukkah Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, Schories, Pat HarperCollisn 2005 F/M 06 16
Bit of Love And a Bit of Luck. Margit, Book Two, A Kacer, Kathy Our Canadian Girl Series Penguin 2005 S/O 05 11
Bits and Pieces: Memoirs Reinhartz, Henia Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Azrielli Foundation 2007 S/O 08 18
Bitter Herbs and Honey Cohen, Barbara Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1976 W76 19
Bitter Smell of Almonds: Selected Fiction, The Lustig, Arnost Northwestern University Press 2001 M/J 02 17
Black Book, The Ehrenburg, Ilya, Levine, James S. Holocaust Library / Schocken Books 1981 W 82 14
Black Book, The Ehrenburg, Ilya, Levine, James S. Schocken Books 1981 F 81 14
Black Days, White Nights Carmel, Herman Hippecrone Books 1984 A/M 86 3
Black Death 1347-1351, The Cohen, Daniel Watts 1974 Sp 75 29
Black Jews, Jews, and Other Heroes: How Grassroots Activism Led to the Rescue of the Ethiopian Jews Lenhoff, Howard M. Gefen 2007 N/D 07 31, 33
Black Judaism: Story of an American Movement Landing, James E. Carolina Academic Press 2002 S/O 04 19
Black Seasons, The Glowinski, Michal, Shore, Marci Northwestern University Press 2005 N/D 05 27
Black, White, and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self Walker, Rebecca Riverhead Books 2001 N/D 02 16
Black-Jewish Relations: The View from the State Capitols Cohen, Kitty O. Cornwall Books 1988 F/M 89 6
Blackwell Companion to Jewish Culture: From the Eighteenth Century to the Present Abramson, Glenda Blackwell 1989 F/M 90 14
Bless Your Heart Bea, Holly, Howard, Kim Starseed Press 2001 F/M 02 39
Blessed Are You: A Comprehensive Guide to Jewish Prayer Cohen, Jeffrey H. Aronson 1993 S/O 93 17-18
Blessed Are You: Traditional Everyday Hebrew Prayers Edwards, Michelle Lothrop, Lee and Shepard 1993 M/J 93 16
Blessed is the Match: The Life and Death of Hannah Senesh (VIDEO) Grossman, Roberta Katadin Productions and Balcony 2009 S/O 09 49
Blessing and the Curse, The Bayer, Linda JPS 1988 N/D 88 8
Blessing Cup, The Polacco, Patricia Simon & Schuster 2013 S/O13 2
Blessing of a Broken Heart, The Mandell, Sherri Toby Press 2003 N/D 03 14
Blessing of the Animals, The Rosen, Michael Farrar 2000 F/M 01 16
Blessing of the Animals, The Rosen, Michael Fararr, Straus and Giroux 2000 M/J 01 16
Blessings Plain, Belva Delacorte Press 1989 F/M 90 18
Blindmans Bluff Kellerman, Faye Morrow 2009 N/D 09 27
Blood and Iron: From Bismarck to Hitler The Von Moltke Familys Impact on German History Otto, Friedrich Harper Perennial 1996 F/M 97 16
Blood Cries Weisman, John Viking 1987 N/D 87 15
Blood Diamond Tide, A Elon, Amos Columbia University Press 1997 M/J 99 7
Blood Libel and its Derivatives: The Scourge of Anti-Semitism Israeli, Raphael Transaction Publishers 2012 N/D12 34-35
Blood Libels Sinclair, Clive Farrar 1986 S/O 86 10
Blood Money Krich, Rochelle Twilight 1999 F/M 99 15
Blood Relations Konigsberg, Eric HarperCollins 2005 M/J 06 28
Blood Relations Silman, Roberta Atlantic-Little Brown 1977 Sp77 26
Blood Secret Lasky, Kathryn HarperCollins 2004 N/D 04 15-16
Bloody September Haddad, C. A. Harper & Row 1976 Sp77 25
Blooms Modern Critical Views: David Mamet Bloom, Harold Chelsea House Publishers 2004 F/M 04 14-15
Blooms of Darkness Appelfeld, Aharon, Green, Jeffrey M. Schocken Books 2010 M/J 10 25
Blue Nude: A Novel Rosner, Elizabeth Ballantine Books 2006 S/O 06 33
Blue Thread Feldman, Ruth Tenzer Ooligan Press 2012 M/J 12 6
Blues Clues Chanukah (#14), A Lissy, Jessica, Kanemoto, Dan, Oxley, Jennifer Simon Spotlight 2003 F/M 04 36
Blues in the Night Krich, Rochelle Ballantine Books 2002 N/D 02 18
Boardwalk, The Kotlowitz, Robert Knopf 1976 Sp77 25
Boat of Many Rooms: The Story of Noah in Verse, The Lewis, J. Patrick Atheneum 1997 F/M 98 16
Boat of Stone Earl, Maureen Permanent Press 1993 M/J 93 15
Boats of Cherbourg: The Secret Israeli Operation that Revolutionized Naval Warfare, The Rabinovich, Abraham Seaver 1988 S/O 88 8
Bob Alper: Rabbi / Stand-up Comic (Really) (AUDIO) Alper, Bob Isaac Productions 1992 N/D 93 15-16
Bob Dylan: Prophet, Mystic, Poet Rogovoy, Seth Scribner 2009 N/D 10 22
Bob Dylan: Voice ofa Generation Roberts, Jeremy Lerner 2005 S/O 05 10
Bobbie Rosenfeld: The Olympian Who Could Do Everything Dublin, Anne Second Story Press 2004 S/O 04 44
Bobby Wonderful: an Imperfect Son Buries his Parents Morris, Bob Twelve 2015 F/M 2016 28 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Bobe Mayse: A Tale of Washington Square Bogen, Nancy Twickenham Press 1993 M/J 9? 13
Bodies and Souls: The Tragic Plight of Three Jewish Women Forced into Prostitution in the Americas Vincent, Isabel Morrow 2005 M/J 06 31
Body of Brooklyn, The Lazar, David University of Iowa Press 2003 M/J 04 18
Body of Faith: God and the People of Israel, The Wyschogrod, Michael Aronson 1996 M/J 97 9
Body Wave Cohen, Nancy J. Bad Hair Day Mysteries Kensington Publishing 2002 N/D 02 17
Body Wave Cohen, Nancy J. Kensington Books 2002 F/M 03 21
Boker Tov! Good Morning! Black, Joe, Brown, Rick Kar-Ben 2009 N/D 09 17
Boldness of an Halakhist: an Analysis of the Writings of Rabbi Yechiel Mechel Halevi Epstein the Arukh Hashulhan: A Collection of Social-Anthropological Essays, The Fishbane, Simcha Academic Studies Press 2008 F/M 09 9
Bomb in the Basement: How Israel Went Nuclear and What That Means for the World, The Karpin, Michael Simon & Schuster 2006 F/M 06 34
Bombing, The (VIDEO) Bitton, Simone, dir. First Run/Icarus Films 1999 N/D 01 18
Bomerang: When Lifes Comes Back to Bite Your Fine, Marcia Xlibris Corporation 2003 N/D 03 8
Bondis Brother Roth, Irving, Roth, Edward Shoah Educational Enterprise 2004 F/M 07 14-15
Bone Button Borscht Davis, Aubrey Kids Can Press 1995 F/M 97 13
Bone to the Bone Shaman, Nathan Grove Press 1993 S/O 94 7
Bonhoeffer (VIDEO) Doblmeier, Martin First Run/Icarus Films 2003 F/M 04 13-14
Bonjour Lonnie Ringgold, Faith Hyperion Books for Children 1996 N/D 97 18
Boogaloo on 2nd Avenue: A Novel of Pastry, Guilt and Music Kurlansky, Mark Ballantine Books 2005 S/O 05 39
Book and the Sword: A Life of Learning in the Shadow of Destruction, The Halivni, David Weiss Westview Press 1996 F/M 99 13
Book in the Jewish World 1700-1900, The Gries, Zeev Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2007 F/M 08 39
Book of Abraham, The Halter, Marek, Bair, Lowell Holt 1986 S/O 86 9
Book of Challenges (AUDIO) Hajdu, Andre Israel Music Insittute 2006 F/M 08 47
Book of Great Worth, A Margoshes, Dave Coteau Books 2012 M/J13 40
Book of Haftarot for Shabbat, Festivals and Fast Days: An Easy-To-Read Translation with Commentary, The Scharfstein, Sol Ktav 2006 N/D 07 37
Book of Isaiah, The Ginsberg, H. L., Gross, Chaim JPS 1974 D 74 28
Book of Jewish Books: A Readers Guide to Judaism, The Frank, Ruth, Sollheim, William Harper & Row 1986 N/D 86 5
Book of Jewish Customs, The Lutske, Harvey Aronson 1986 N/D 86 6
Book of Jewish Ethical Concetps: Biblical and Postbiblical, A Bioch, Abraham P. Ktav 1985 N/D 85 41702
Book of Jewish Knowledge: 613 Basic Facts About Judaism, The Cahn-Lipman, David E. Aronson 1991 F/M 92 18
Book of Jewish Sacred Practices: CLALs Guide to Everyday & Holiday Rituals & Blessings, The Kula, Irwin, Ochs, Vanessa L. Jewish Lights Publishing 2001 F/M 02 22
Book of Jewish Values: A Day by Day Guide to Ethical Living, The Telushkin, Joseph Crown 2000 M/J 00 16
Book of Jewish Women’s Prayers, A Tarnor, Norman Aronson 1995 N/D 95 5
Book of Job: Annotated & Explained, The Kraus, Donald Jewish Lights Publishing 2012 M/J13 27-28
Book of Job: When Bad Things Happened to a Good Person, The Kushner, Harold S. Schocken 2012 M/J13 28