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Titlesort ascending Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Author
7th Heaven: Celebrating Shabbat with Rebbe Nachman of Breslov Mykoff, Moshe Jewish Lights Publishing 2003 S/O 03 23
50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. & Mrs. Kraus Pressman, Steven Seventh Art Releasing 2013 N/D 14 42 Pinchuck, Kathe
44 Hours or Strike! Dublin, Anne Second Story Press 2015 F/M 16 36 Marks, Allison
3:10 to Anywhere, The Rosten, Leo McGraw Hill 1976 Sp76 23
3:10 to Anywhere, The Rosten, Leo McGraw Hill 1976 M/J 91 23
36 Candles: Chassidic Tales for Channukah Astaire, Libi Aster Press 2013 S/O14 27 Gordon, Ilka
300 Ways to Ask the Four Questions Spiegel, Murray, Stein, Rickey Spiegel-Stein Publishing 2008 N/D 08 13, 15
30-Minute Kosher Cook, The Zeidler, Judy Morrow 1999 M/J 99 10
30 Minute Seder: The Haggadah that Blends Brevity with Tradition 30minute-Seder 2006 M/J 08 40
23rd Psalm: A Holocaust Memoir, The Salton, George L., Elsen, Anna S. University of Wisconsin Press 2002 S/O 03 25
2020 Vison Neuberger, Roy Feldheim 2008 M/J 09 32
20 Minute Kabbalah Dosick, Wayne D., Dosick, Ellen Kaufman Waterside Publishing 2007 S/O 08 24
1996 National Guide to Scholarships, Fellowships and Financial Support for Jewish Students Hillel 1996 M/J 96 10
1986 Jewish Dictionary and Almanac, The Tillem, Ivan L. Pacific Press 1985 S/O 86 6
1948: The First Arab-Israeli War Morris, Benny Yale University Press 2008 S/O 08 22
19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East Nye, Naomi Shihab Greenwillow 2002 M/J 03 28
17 Ben Gurion Hoffenberg, Jack G. P. Putnam's Sons 1977 Sp77 25
17 Ben Gurion Hoffenberg, Jack Putnam 1977 M/J 92 25
1401 Questions and Answers About Judaism Gross, David C. Hippocrene Books 2003 N/D 03 12
13: A Novel Brown, Jason Robert, Elish, Dan Laura Geringer Books 2008 F/M 09 38, 40
13 Stradomska Street: a Memoir of Exile and Return Potok, Andrew Mandel Vilar Press 2017 M/J 2018 28 Smith, Sonia
12 Before 13 Greenwald, Lisa Katherine Tagen Books- HarperCollins 2018 M/J 2019 9 Flax, Shoshana
1111 Days in My Life: Plus Four Sten, Ephraim F. Dryad Press 2006 S/O 07 55
101 Reasons to Visit Israel (& Perhaps Make Aliyah) Solomon, Estie, Solomon, David Artzy 2007 F/M 08 45
1001 Questions and Answers on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Cohen, Jeffrey M. Aronson 1997 M/J 98 41734
1001 Questions and Answers on Pesach Cohen, Jeffrey M. Aronson N/D 96 4
10 Days Anne Frank Colbert, David 10 Days Series Aladdin 2008 M/J 09 9
. Moadei HaRav: Public Lectures on the Festivals by Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik Pick, Shlomo H. Urim 2016 N/D 2016 20 Levy, David B
. Inconsistency in the Torah: Ancient Literary Convention and the Limits of Source Criticism Berman, Joshua Oxford University Press 2017 M/J 2018 22 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
. Fifty Shades of Talmud: What the First Rabbis Had to Say About You-Know-What Anton, Maggie Banot Press 2016 N/D 2016 13 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
. Divine Scapegoats: Demonic Mimesis in Early Jewish Mysticism Orlov, Andrei A. SUNY Press 2015 N/D 2016 19 Belinfante, Randall C.
(((Semitism))): Being Jewish in the Age of Trump Weisman, Jonathan St. Martin's Press 2018 N/D 2018 35 Lieberman, Eli
"Uh Uh, Not Now" Said the Cow: The Cow That Wouldnt Work on Shabbos Gottlieb, Yaffa Leba, Nodel, Norman s.n. F/M 97 13
"The Sons of Pigs and Apes": Muslim Antisemitism and the Conspiracy of Silence Kressel, Neil J. Potomac Books 2012 S/O13 32 Simon, Rachel
"Silent No More" Saving the Jews of Russia, The American Jewish Effort, 1967-1989 Feingold, Henry L. Syracuse University Press 2007 F/M 08 38
"Shabbes Goy": A Study in Halakhic Flexibility, The Katz, Jacob JPS 1989 F/M 90 16
"Remember Amalek!": Vengeance, Zealotry, and Group Destruction in the Bible according to Philo, Pseudo-Philo, and Josephus Feldman, Louis H. Hebrew Union College 2004 S/O 04 16-17
"Non-Germans" Under the Third Reich: The Nazi Judicial and Administrative System in German and Occupied Eastern Europe, with Special Regard to Occupied Poland, 1939-1945 Jajer, Diemut, Hill, Peter Thomas, Edward Vance Humphrey and Brian Levin, trans. Texas Tech University Press 2013 S/O14 16 Silverburg, Sanford R.
"Jewish Threat": Anti-Semitic Politics of the UniversityS. Army, The Bendersky, Joseph Basic Books 2000 F/M 01 6
"Jewish Threat": Anti-Semitic Politics of the U.S. Army, The Bendersky, Joseph Basic Books 2000 M/J 01 6
"Jewish Question" in Europe: The Case of Hungary, The Ungvari, Tamas Social Science Monographs 2000 F/M 02 29
"I Loved My Mother on Saturdays" and Other Tales from the Shtetl and Beyond Bresnick-Perry, Roslyn Ben Yehuda Press 2009 S/O 09 33
"Hear O Israel": The History of American Jewish Preaching, 1654-1970 Friedenberg, Robert V. University of Alabama Press 1989 N/D 89 12
"Go Out and Study the Land" (Judges 18:2): Archaeological, Historical and Textual Studies in Honor of Hanan Eshel Maier, Aren M., Magness, Jodi, Schiffman, Jarence H. Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism, no. 148 Brill 2012 M/J13 29-30 Rosenbloom, Jim
"Berson Boys" and the Origins of Contemporary Zionist Militancy, The Baumel, Judith Tydor, Ordan, Dena Syracuse University Press 2005 M/J 06 22
"Am I a Murderer?" Testament of a Jewish Ghetto Policeman Perechodnik, Calel Westview 1996 M/J 96 15
Zionist Entity: The Jewish State in the 21st Century, The Levy, David Mazo Publishers 2015 N/D 2015 25 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Victory of Zionism: Reclaiming the Narrative about Israel’s Domestic, Regional, and International Challenges, The Navon, Emmanuel CreateSpace 2014 N/D 2015 27 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Value of the Particular: Lessons from Judaism and the Modern Jewish Experience: Festschrift for Steven T. Katz on the Occasion of his Seventieth Birthday Zank, Michael, Anderson, Ingrid Supplements to the Journal of Jewish thought and philosophy; v. 25 Brill 2015 S/O 2016 18 Levy, David B
Universal Art: Hebrew Grammar Across Disciplines and Faiths Vidro, Nadia, Zweip, Irene E., Olszowy-Schlanger, Judith Studies in Jewish History and Culture; 46 Brill 2014 F/M 2016 25 Smailes, Suzanne
Traveling Homeland: The Babylonian Talmud as Diaspora Boyarin, Daniel University of Pennsylvania Press 2016 S/O 2016 2 Finkelman, Yoel
Transnational Traditions: New Perspectives on American Jewish History Kahn, Ava F., Mendelsohn, Adam M. Wayne State University Press 2014 N/D 2015 23 Sukenic, Harvey
To the Gates of Jerusalem: The Diaries and Papers of James G. McDonald, 1945-1947 Goda, Norman J.W. Indiana University Press 2015 M/J 15 26 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Time and Eternity in Jewish Mysticism: That Which is Before and That Which is After Ogren, Brian Studies in Jewish History and Culture; 48 Brill 2015 N/D 2015 28 Levy, David B
Tiferet Yisrael: Translation and Commentary: Volume 1: Introduction and Chapters 1-9. Loew, Yehudah ben Bezalel, Widmonte, Ramon Urim Publications 2016 M/J 2018 26 David B. Levy
The Mountain Jews and the Mirror Feuerman, Ruchama King Kar-Ben 2015 N/D 2015 3 Cole, Ellen
The Arabic Translation and Commentary of Yefet ben ‘Eli the Karaite on the Book of Joshua Robinson, James T. Brill 2014 M/J 15 35-36 Belinfante, Randall C.
Text of the Hebrew Bible: From the Rabbis to the Masoretes Martin-Contreras, Elvira, Miralles-Macia, Lorena Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014 N/D 2015 27 Levy, David B
Targums in the Light of Traditions of the Second Temple Period, The Legrand, Thierry, Joosten, Jan Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism Brill 2014 N/D 2015 25 Levy, David B
Strangers in Budapest Keener, Jessica Algonquin Books 2017 M/J 2018 36 Gremillion, Yossi
Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees Leatherdale, Mary Beth, Shakespeare, Eleanor Annick Press 2017 M/J 2018 16 Krasner, Barbara
Shame Borne in Silence: Spousal Abuse in the Jewish Community. 2nd edition. Twerski, Abraham J. Urim 2015 N/D 2016 22 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Scripture and Tradition: Rabbi Akiva and the Triumph of Midrash Yadin-Israel, Azzan University of Pennsylvania Press 2015 N/D 2015 40 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Scarlett and Sam: Escape from Egypt Kimmel, Eric A. Kar-Ben 2015 M/J 15 17 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Reappraisals and New Studies of the Modern Jewish Experience: Essays in Honor of Robert M. Seltzer Smollett, Brian M., Wiese, Christian Brill Reference Library of Judaism, 44 Brill 2015 N/D 2015 33 Rosenbloom, Jim
Rabbi Marcus Jastrow and his Vision for the Reform of Judaism: A Study in the History of Judaism in the Nineteenth Century Galas, Michal Academic Studies Press 2013 M/J 15 23 Isaac, Fred
Rabbi and Senator Sleep Together: Marrying Religion and Politics. Foster, Steven, Foster, Joyce, Brovsky, Cindy Triple D Press 2016 N/D 2016 16 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Purchasing Power: The Economics of Modern Jewish History. Kobrin, Rebecca, Teller, Adam University of Pennsylvania Press 2015 M/J 2016 32 Levy, David B
Practicing Piety in Medieval Ashkenaz: Men, Women, and Everyday Religious Observance. Baumgarten, Elisheva Pennsylvania University Press 2014 S/O 2015 2 Chesner, Michelle
Popularizing Anti-Semitism in Early modern Spain and its Empire: Francisco de Torrejoncillo and the Centinela contr Judios (1674) Soyer, Francois Brill 2014 N/D 2015 34 Belinfante, Randall C.
Poetry of Yehuda Amichai Amichai, Yehuda, Alter, Robert Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015 M/J 2016 39 Dwoskin, Beth
Pious Ones: The World of Hasidim and Their Battles with America, the Berger, Joseph Harper Perennial 2014 S/O 2015 2 Gordon, Ilka
Palestinian Commemoration in Israel: Calendars, Monuments, and Martyrs Sorek, Tamir Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern Studies and Islamic Societies) Stanford University Press 2015 N/D 2015 34 Simon, Rachel
Orthodoxy in American Judaism; The Era of Rabbi Leo Jung Jacobson, Maxine Academic Studies Press 2016 N/D 2016 18 Tesler, David
Origins of Midrash: From Teaching to Text, The Mandel, Paul D. Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism, vol. 180 Leiden 2017 M/J 2018 26 Levy, David B
Orchard, The Brandes, Yochi, Libenson, Daniel Gefen 2017 M/J 2018 35 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Orchard, The Brandes, Yochi Gefen 2017 M/J 2018 35 Pinchuck, Chava
Noah’s Ark: From Genesis Chapters 6-9 Falken, Linda Metropolitan Museum of Art 2015 N/D 2016 4 Marks, Allison
Night Songs from a Neighboring Village: Ballads of the Ukrainian and Yiddish Heartland Alpert, Michael, Kytasty, Julian Oriente Musik 2014 M/J 2016 42 Pinnolis, Judith S.
New Membership & Financial Alternatives for the American Synagogue: From Traditional Dues to Fair Share to Gifts from the Heart Olitzky, Kerry M., Olitzky, Avi S. Jewish Lights Publishing 2015 F/M 2016 18 Wolfe, Nira
New Diaspora: The Changing Landscape of American Jewish Fiction Aarons, Victoria, Patt, Avinoam J., Shechner, Mark Wayne State University Press 2015 M/J 2016 39 Gordon, Ilka
My Two Cents: A Collection of Short Stories Dean, Arthur Little Red Tree Publishing 2015 M/J 2016 40 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Morasha Kehillat Yaakov: Essays in honour of Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks Pollak, M., Simons, S. Maggid Books 2014 S/O 2016 12 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Mishnah and Tosefta Studies Brody, Robert Magnes Press 2014 M/J 15 21 Roth, Pinchas
Milk Underground, The Someck, Ronny, Inbar, Hana, Manaster, Robert White Pine Press 2015 F/M 2016 28 Levine, Joyce
Metropolitans, The Goodman, Carol 2017 M/J 2018 12 Silver, Linda R.
Me and the Middle East: Firsthand Reporting on Israel’s Most Dramatic Days Oestermann, Richard Gefen 2014 N/D 2015 28 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Max Baer and Barney Ross: Jewish Heroes of Boxing Sussman, Jeffrey Rowman & Littlefield 2017 M/J 2018 32 Share, Ellen
Martian Sands Tidhar, Lavie PS Publishing 2013 M/J 2014 48 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Mapping the Bones Yolen, Jane Philomel Books 2018 M/J 2018 17 Silver, Linda R.
Loyal Sons: Jews in the German Army during the Great War Appelbaum, Peter C. Valentine Mitchell 2014 M/J 15 19-20 Simon, Rachel
Louis Ginzberg’s Legends of the Jews: Ancient Jewish Folk Literature Reconsidered Hasan-Rokem, Galit, Gruenwald, Ithamar Wayne State University Press 2014 M/J 15 28 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Lost Temple of Israel. rev. ed. Koenigsberg, Zvi Academic Studies Press 2015 S/O 2016 9 Share, Ellen
Long Trail Home, The Burkhart, Kiersi, Keyser, Amber Quartz Creek Ranch Lerner 2017 M/J 2018 11 McMahon, Martha
Liliths’s Demons Enszer, Dr. Julie R. Midsummer Night's Press 2015 M/J 2016 40 Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron
Like Finding My Twin: How an Eighth-Grade Class Reunited Two Holocaust Refugees Chapman, Fern Schumer, Greensfelder, Tom Gussie Rose Press 2015 F/M 16 32 Colodny, Debbie
Librarian of Auschwitz, The Iturbe, Antonio, Thwaites, Lilit Henry Holt 2017 M/J 2018 5 Gershowitz, Elissa
Liberman Open Orthodox Haggadah, The Herzfeld, Shmuel Gefen 2015 N/D 2015 22 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Kissing in America Rabb, Margo Harper 2015 M/J 15 8-9 Levine, Joyce
Kindness, a Novel Samson, Polly Bloomsbury 2015 M/J 2016 41 Freiband, Susan

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