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.
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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort ascending
Beyond Belief: The American Press and the Coming of the Holocaust, 1933-1945 Lipstadt, Deborah E. The Free Press 1986 S/O 86 7
Good American, The Flicker, Ted Shalako Press 1997 S/O 97 27
Israel and the Arab World Wagner, Heather Lehr People at Odds Series Chelsea House 2002 S/O 02 47
Learn to Write the Hebrew Script: Aleph Through the Looking Glass Orr-Stav, Jonathan Yale University Press 2006 S/O 06 42
Never Too Late to Remember: The Politics Behind New York Citys Holocaust Museum Saidel, Rochelle G. Holmes & Meier 1996 F/M 97 17
Rebbe Mendel … In a Class by Himself Sternfeld, Nathan Feldheim 2009 M/J 10 18, 20
Strange Relations Levitan, Sonia Knopf 2007 M/J 07 41892
Encyclopedia of Holocaust Literature Patterson, David, Berger, Alan L., Cargas, Sarita Oryx 2002 S/O 02 32-33
Toleration Within Judaism Goodman, Martin The Littman Library 2013 N/D13 27-28
Albert Einstein: Physicist and Genius (rev. ed.) Goldenstern, Joyce Great Minds of Science Series Enslow 2008 S/O 07 11
Far Horizons, The Wagman, Michael, Leitner, Irving A. Morrow 1980 Sp 81 6
History of the Jews in Utah and Idaho, 1853-1950 Brooks, Juanita Western Epics 1973 Sp75 26
Jewish Traditional Cooking: Over 150 Nostalgic & Contemporary Jewish Recipes Joseph, Ruth Kyle Books 2013 N/D13 29-30
Mazal Bueno: A Portrait in Song of the Spanish Jews (AUDIO) Western Winds N/D 92 27
Paris Years of Rosie Kamin, The Teleky, Richard Steerforth 1998 F/M 99 15
See You Soon Again (VIDEO) Stepanick, Lukas, Wegenstein, Bernadette Cinema Guild 2012 FM13 16
Cooking the Israeli Way Bacon, Josephine Lerner 2002 N/D 02 23
Wayfarers, The Tower, Stuart F. Lighthouse Press 2003 S/O 04 10
Beautiful as the Moon, Radiant as the Stars: Jewish Women in Yiddish Stories: An Anthology Bark, Sandra Warner Books 2003 F/M 04 12
Geven Amal a Shtut Berditcher Kaminski, Zvi author 2002 S/O 03 21
Inextinguishable Symphony: A True Story of Music and Love in Nazi Germany, The Goldsmith, Martin Wiley 2001 S/O 01 14
Kingfisher Treasury of Jewish Stories Geras, Adele, Cope, Jane Kingfisher 2003 F/M 04 31-32
My New Shirt Fagan, Cary, Petricic, Dusan Tundra Books 2007 N/D 07 7
Quiestion of Faith: An Atheist and a Rabbi Debate the Existence of God, A Kaufman, William E., Shor, Morton Aronson 1994 N/D 94 9
Spiritual Activism: A Jewish Guide to Leadership and Repairing the Wrold Weiss, Abraham Jewish Lights Publishing 2008 S/O 08 26
Ecology & the Jewish Spirit: Where Nature and the Sacred Meet Bernstein, Ellen Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 N/D 98 6
Thought for the Week, A Schneerson, Menachem M. S/O 83 4
1001 Questions and Answers on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Cohen, Jeffrey M. Aronson 1997 M/J 98 41734
Every Persons Guide to Shavuot Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1999 N/D 99 41892
Heil Roosevelt: An American Student in Nazi Germany Williamson, Walter W. Xlibris 2001 F/M 03 41
Jewish Life in Cracow, 1918-1939 Martin, Sean Vallentine Mitchell 2005 S/O 05 48
Yossi Asks the Angels for Help Chaikin, Miriam, Mathers, Petra Harper 1985 M/J 85 6
Magic Dreidels: A Hanukkah Story, The Kimmel, Eric A., Krenina, Latryn Holiday House 1996 F/M 97 13
Optimistic Jew: A Positive Vision for the Jewish People in the 21st Century, The Bisk, Tzvi Maxanna Press 2007 M/J 08 33
Sarah Laughed: Sonnets from Genesis Goldhaber, Judith, Goldhaber, Gershon Ribbonweed Press 2007 F/M 08 32
Clown, The Corcoran, Barbara Atheneum 1975 W75 29
Yellow Wind, The Grossman, David Farrar 1988 S/O 88 7
Burglar and Other Stories, The Lazewnik, Libby Targum Press 2004 N/D 05 13
Have a Good Laugh: Jokes for the Jewish Soul Isaacs, Ron, Feldman, Franklin Ktav 2009 F/M 10 37
Jewish Festivals Cookbook Randall, Ronne, Mukhida, Zul Holiday Cookbooks from Around the World series Raintree Steck-Vaughn 2001 S/O 01 37
Lost and Found Greene, Sheldon Random 1980 W80 15
One and One (AUDIO) Carlebach, Neshama Neshama Carlebach 2008 M/J 09 33
Sacred Intention: Daily Inspiration to Strengthen the Spirit, Based on Jewish Wisdom Olitzky, Kerry M., Forman, Lori Jewish Lights Publishing 1999 M/J 00 14
Their Promised Land: Arab and Jew in Historys Cauldron - One Valley in the Jerusalem Hills Kunstel, Marcia, Albright, Joseph Crown 1990 S/O 91 19
Very Near to You: Human Readings of the Torah Burg, Avraham Gefen 2012 M/J 12 22-23
Ask Another Question: The Story and Meaning of Passover Chaikin, Miriam, Friedman, Marvin Clarion 1985 M/J 85 6
From One End of the Earth to the Other: The London Bet Din , 1805-1855, and the Jewish Convicts Transported to Australia Pfeffer, Jeremy I. Sussex Academic Press 2008 S/O 09 41
Im Not Going Back: Wartime Memoir of a Child Evacuee Weinrob, Kitty Now and Then Books 2009 F/M 10 16
Judging in the Islamic, Jewish and Zoroastrian Legal Traditions: A Comparison of Theory and Practice Jany, Janos Ashgate 2012 M/J13 26
Moving Up: An Aliyah Journal Ben-David, Laura Mazo Publishers 2006 S/O 07 44
Prairie Schooner Anthology of Contemporary Jewish American Writing, The Raz, Hilda University of Nebraska Press 1998 N/D 98 12
Small Miracles II Halberstam, Yitta, Leventhal, Judith Adams Media Corp. 1998 N/D 98 41828
Dink That Stopped the Clock, The Halpern, Chaiky Feldheim 1985 N/D 85 5
Chicken Learns to Make Friends Avner, Yaira, Yakobovitz, Riki Feldheim 2005 M/J 06 12
Without Future: The Plight of Syrian Jewry Friedman, Saul S. Greenwood 1989 F/M 90 15
Book of Lamentations: A Meditation and Translation, The Slavitt, David R. Johns Hopkins University Press 2001 F/M 02 27-28
Hannah and the Best Father on Route 9W Skolsky, Mindy Warshaw N/D 82 8
Jerusalem, the Torn City Benvenisti, Meron University of Minnesota Press 1976 W77 25
Lifetime Companion to the Laws of Jewish Family Life, A Zimmerman, Deena R Urim 2005 M/J 05 43
Now Gleitzman, Morris Henry Holt 2012 S/O12 7-8
Rich Go to Heaven: Giving Charity in Jewish Thought, The Shear, Eli M., Miller, Chaim Aronson 1997 S/O 98 29
Tamar Peet, Mal Candlewick Press 2007 M/J 07 41923
Twelve Jewish Steps to Recovery: A Personal Guide to Turning from Alcoholism and Other Addictions Olitzky, Kerry M., Coppans, Stuart A. Jewish Lights Publishing 1991 F/M 92 19
Anne Frank: Hidden Hope Mullin, Rita Thievon Sterling Biographies Series Sterling 2009 M/J 09 10
For the Future of Israel Peres, Shimon, Littrell, Robert Johns Hopkins University Press 1998 N/D 98 11
How Many Coins in the Pushka Today? Diamond, Shani, Teleshevsky, Sarah Baila, Niasoff, Nissa Mish and Mush, book 2 Feldheim 2002 N/D 02 29
Jonah and the Whale (and the Worm) Marzollo, Jean Little, Brown 2004 N/D 04 13
Miriam and Her Brother Moses: A Bible Story Marzollo, Jean Little Brown 2004 S/O 03 43-44
Pigeon and a Boy, A Shalev, Meir Schocken Books 2007 F/M 08 33-34
Shiksa Goddess, or How I Spent My Forties Wasserstein, Wendy Knopf 2001 N/D 01 15
Day by Day in Jewish History Bloch, Abraham S/O 83 2
Wherever You Go Leegant, Joan Norton 2010 S/O 10 26
Biblical and Midrashic Hebrew in the Writings of S. Y. Agnon = Mikhlol hu-shemot be-khitev Shmuel Yosef Agnon Harduf, David Mendel Harduf Books 2002 M/J 03 17
Grace of Shortstops, The Mayer, Robert Doubleday 1984 M/J 85 4
Israel: Covenant People, Covenant Land Rossel, Seymour Union of American Hebrew Congregations 1985 S/O 85 6
Lemuel the Fool Uhlberg, Myron, Lamut, Sonja Peachtree 2001 F/M 01 17
New Sound in Hebrew Poetry: Poetics, Politcs, Accent, A Segal, Miryam Jewish Literature and Culture Indiana University Press 2010 N/D 10 23
Refuge, Rock, Sublime (AUDIO) Winningham, Mare Craig N' Co. 2007 S/O 08 37
Studies in Judaism and Christianity Stimulus Foundation F/M 82 6
Enoch and the Mosaic Torah: The Evidence of Jubilees Boccaccini, Gabriele, Ibba, Giovanni Eerdmans 2009 S/O 10 29-30