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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Camp Wolf, Elaine Sky Pony Press 2012 M/J13 7
Poetry with a Purpose: Biblical Poetics and Interpretation Fisch, Harold Indiana University Press 1990 M/J 91 9
Shut Up, Im Talking and Other Diplomacy Lessons I Learned in the Israeli Government: A Memoir Levey, Gregory Free Press 2008 S/O 08 21-22
Best of Olomeinu Book I, The Fruchter, Yaacov s.n. F/M 82 3
Understanding Jewish Ethics Freund, Richard A. EM Text 1990 M/J 91 41923
Moishes Miracle Melmed, Laura Krauss, Slonim, David HarperCollins 2000 F/M 01 16
Looking for Me Rosenthal, Betsy R. Houghton Mifflin 2012 M/J 12 7
Jewish Entertainment Resource Directory, The Ginsburgh, Judy Caplan Subscription publication M/J 95 14
After Mussolini: Jewish Life and Memories in Post-Fascist Italy Schwarz, Guri, Mazhar, Giovanni Noor Vallentine Mitchell 2012 S/O13 38
Good-bye Glamour Girl Tamar, Erika F/M 85 7
Judaism on Pleasure Bulka, Reuven Aronson 1995 F/M 96 7
Ike and Mama and the Seven Surprises Snyder, Carol, Robinson, Charles Lothrop Lee & Shepard 1985 S/O 85 6
Feather Bed Journey, The Feder, Paula Kurzband, Schuett, Stacey Albert Whitman 1995 N/D 95 15
Entering the Sacred Mountain: Exploring the Mystical Practices of Judaism, Buddhism and Sufism Cooper, David A. Bell Tower 1994 M/J 96 6
Creative Puppetry for Jewish Kids Warshawsky, Gale Solotar Alternatives in Religious Education 1985 S/O 85 7
Remnant, The Simchovich, Simcha Mosaic Press 1999 N/D 99 16-17
Survivor, The: An Anatomy of Life in the Death Camps Des Pres., Terrence Oxford University Press 1976 W76 18
Why Didnt I Learn This in Hebrew School? Segal, Eliezer Aronson 1999 M/J 00 15
No Place of Rest: Jewish Literature, Expulsion, and the Memory of Medieval France Einbinder, Susan L. University of Pennsylvania Press 2009 M/J 09 19, 21
People and the Promise, The Synge, Ursula Phillips 1974 W75 29
Shabbat Shalom Weisman, Yaffa M/J 89 11
Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah: The Ceremony, the Party, and How the Day Came to Be Metter, Bert Clarion 2007 N/D 07 22
Treasure in the Tiny Blue Tin, The Ducharme, Dede Texas Christian University Press 1998 F/M 99 17
Metsudah Chumash / Rashi Genesis: A New Linear Translation David, Avrohom, Kleinkaufman, Avrohom Ktav F/M 92 19
Life Lines Viertel, Joseph S/O 82 7
Jerusalem Curiosities Milgram, Abraham E. JPS 1990 F/M 91 19
Gilded Lions and Jeweled Horses: The Synagogue to the Carousel Zimiles, Murray Brandeis University Press 2007 F/M 08 46
Jewsandwords Oz, Amos, Oz-Salzberger, Fania Yale University Press 2012 M/J13 31
House on the Roof: A Sukkot Story Adler, David A., Hirsch, Marily Bonim Books 1976 F/M 92 20
Execution, The Crawford, Oliver O 79 1
Elected and the Chosen: Why American Presidents Have Supported Jews and Israel: From George Washington to Barack Obama; The Brian, Denis Gefen 2012 S/O13 22
Commitment to the Dead: One Womans Journey Toward Understanding Waterford, Helen H. Renaissance House Publishers 1987 F/M 88 5
Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europes Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War, The Nicholas, Lynn H. Knopf 1994 N/D 95 12
Story of Giraffe, The Pigni, Guido Front Street 2007 F/M 08 11
Broken Covenant: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis Between the U.S. and Israel Arens, Moshe Simon & Schuster 1995 S/O 95 7
When Grandpa Came to Stay Caseley, Judith Greenwillow Books 1986 S/O 86 10
Nazi and Gold: The Full Story of the Fifty-Year Swiss-Nazi Conspiracy to Steal Billions from Europes Jews and Holocaust Survivors Bower, Tom HarperCollins 1997 M/J 97 17
Painful Echoes … Poems of the Holocaust Gurdus, Luba Krugman Schocken 1985 S/O 85 4
Secret of Priests Grotto, The Taylor, Peter Lane, Nicola, Christos Kar-Ben 2007 F/M 07 6
Art and Politics of Arthur Szyk, The Luckert, Steven University of Washington Press 2002 S/O 02 23, 32
To Everything There is a Season: Verses from Ecclesiastes Dillon, Leo, Dillon, Diane The Blue Sky Press 1998 F/M 99 16-17
Mascot, The: The Extraordinary Story of a Young Jewish Boy and an SS Extermination Squad Kurzem, Mark Rider 2007 N/D 08 16
Heart Afire: Stories and Teachings of the Early Hasidic Masters, A Schachter-Shalomi, Zalman N., Miles-Yepez, Netanel JPS 2009 N/D 09 25-26
Legacy: Teachings for Life from the Great Lithuanian Rabbis, The Wein, Berel, Goldstein, Warren Koren 2012 S/O13 45
Israel, Covenant People, Covenant Land Rossel, Seymour UAHC 1985 S/O 86 11
From the Gestapo to the Gulags: One Jewish Life Katz, Zev Vallentine Mitchell 2004 F/M 05 17
Jewish Woman Next Door: Repairing the World One Step at a Time, The Flancbaum, Debby Urim 2007 S/O 07 47
Hitlers Daughters French, Jackie HarperCollins 2003 S/O 03 45
Does God Belong in the Bedroom? Gold, Michael JPS 1992 S/O 93 18
Childs Picture Hebrew Dictionary, A Meshi, Ita Adama 1985 S/O 85 7
Purim Parade, The Groner, Judy, Wikler, Madeline, Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 1986 N/D 86 7
Sound the Shofar: The Story and Meaning of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Chaikin, Miriam, Weihs, Erika Clarion Books 1986 N/D 86 8
Body of Faith: God and the People of Israel, The Wyschogrod, Michael Aronson 1996 M/J 97 9
Warburgs, The: The Story of a Family Farrar, David Stein & Day 1975 W75 28
My Glorious Brohters Fast, Howard Bonim 1977 Sp78 25
Animals in Jewish Thought and Tradition Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 2000 S/O 00 9
Hanukkah Owens, L. L., Conger, Holli Cultural Holidays Series Magic Wagon 2010 M/J 10 15
Konin: A Quest Richardson, Theo Pantheon 1995 N/D 95 11
Inside-Out Grandma: A Hanukkah Story Rothenberg, Joan Hyperion 1995 N/D 95 17
Formula for Proper Living: Practical Lessons from Life and Torah, A Twerski, Abraham J. Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 F/M 10 40
Jewish Megatrends: Charting the Course of the American Jewish Future Schwarz, Sidney Jewish Lights Publishing 2013 S/O13 40
Here Come the Purim Players Cohen, Barbara M/J 84 6
Dear Tree: A Tu BShvat Wish Weber, Doba Rivka, Saroff, Phyllis Hachai 2010 F/M 10 13
Running Fiercely Toward a High Thin Sound Katz, Judith Firebrand Books 1992 S/O 93 16
Terrible/Wonderful Day, The Ganz, Yaffa, Taub, Y. E. Feldheim 1987 F/M 87 41828
Writing on the Wall, The Garfield, Leon N/D 83 9
On Stage, Off Stage: Memories of a Lifetime in the Yiddish Theatre Kadison, Luba, Buloff, Joseph, Genn, Irving Harvard University Press 1992 M/J 93 13
Castles Burning: A Childs Life in War Denes, Magda Norton 1997 S/O 97 28
Poppy Seeds Too: A Twisted Tale for Shabbat Miller, Deborah University S/O 87 8
Simple Servant: A Chasidic Discourse, The Schneersohn, Shalom Dov Baer, Marcus, Yosef Kehot Publication Society 2008 M/J 09 28-29
Beyond Innocence and Redemption: Confronting the Holocaust… Ellis, Marc H. Harper and Row 1991 M/J 92 15
Untold History of Israel, The Derogy, Jacques Ma 80 6
Moroccan, The Haddad, C. A. Harper & Row 1975 W76 17
Lottys Lace Tablecloth Lehman-Wilzig, Tami, Topaz, Ksenia Jewish Heirloom Stories Gefen 2007 S/O 07 16
Jewish Holiday Fun Adler, David A. Kar-Ben 1987 F/M 88 8
Albert Einsten McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino History Maker Bios Series Lerner 2004 M/J 04 31
Gravity Fails: The Comic Jewish Shaping of Modern America Bloom, James D. Praeger 2003 M/J 04 41955
Just Revenge Dershowitz, Alan M. Warner Books 1999 N/D 99 16
Immigrants in Turmoil: Mass Immigration to Israel and its Repercussions in the 1950s and After Hacohen, Dvora Syracuse University Press 2003 S/O 03 20
Final Solution, The Rice, Earle Lucent 1997 S/O 97 28
Esther Day, Linda M. Abingdon Old Testament Commentaires Abingdon Press 2005 M/J 06 25
Cultural Writings of Franz Rosenzweig Rozenzweig, Franz, Galli, Barbara E. Syracuse University Press 2000 F/M 01 10
Resurrecting Hebrew Stavans, Ilan Nextbook-Schocken 2008 N/D 08 21
Taking Hold of Torah: Jewish Commitment and Community in America Eisen, A. M. Heleen and Martin Schwartz Lectures in Jewish Studies, 1996 Indiana University Press 1997 S/O 00 11
Wineglass, The: A Passover Story Rsten, Norman, Zemach, Kaethe Walker 1978 W78 28
Nobody Knows the Truffles Ive Seen Lang, George Knopf 1998 N/D 98 8
Pharaohs Daughter Lester, Julius Silver Whistle 2000 S/O 00 37-38
Shalom, Salaam, Peace Bogot, Howard I., Jarrar, Faruk, Or, Amir CCAR Press 1999 S/O 00 35
Beautiful Yetta: The Yiddish Chicken Pinkwater, Daniel, Pinkwater, J. Macmillan 2010 S/O 10 9
Troubled Waters Aronson, Michael I. University of Pittsburgh Press 1990 N/D 91 11
Mikra and Meaning: Studies in Bible and its Interpretation Helfgot, Nathaniel Maggid Books 2012 S/O13 30
Like Everybody Else Girion, Barbara F/M 81 7
Jew or Juif? Jews, French Canadians and Anglo-Canadians, 1759-1914 Brown, Michael JPS 1976 S/O 87 6
1111 Days in My Life: Plus Four Sten, Ephraim F. Dryad Press 2006 S/O 07 55
God in Our Relationships: Spirituality Between People from the Teachings of Martin Buber Ross, Dennis S. Jewish Lights Publishing 2003 S/O 03 24
Josephs Wardrobe Citrin, Paul J. UAHC 1987 M/J 87 7
How We Lived: A Documentary History of Immigrant Jews in America 1880-1930 Howe, Irving Marek 1979 Sp 80 13
Eyes Remade for Wonder: A Lawrence Kushner Reader Kushner, Lawrence Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 S/O 99 12
Ellis Island: An Interactive History Adventure Burgan, Michael You Choose Books 2014 N/D13 1
Confrontation at Concordia (VIDEO) Himel, Martin Alden Films 2003 S/O 04 10

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