Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Author
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.
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
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
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
Scarlett and Sam: Escape from Egypt Kimmel, Eric A. Kar-Ben 2015 M/J 15 17 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
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.
Shame Borne in Silence: Spousal Abuse in the Jewish Community. 2nd edition. Twerski, Abraham J. Urim 2015 N/D 2016 22 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees Leatherdale, Mary Beth, Shakespeare, Eleanor Annick Press 2017 M/J 2018 16 Krasner, Barbara
Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees Leatherdale, Mary Beth, Shakespeare, Eleanor Annick Press 2017 M/J 2018 16 Krasner, Barbara
Strangers in Budapest Keener, Jessica Algonquin Books 2017 M/J 2018 36 Gremillion, Yossi
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
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
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
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
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.
The Mountain Jews and the Mirror Feuerman, Ruchama King Kar-Ben 2015 N/D 2015 3 Cole, Ellen
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
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
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
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.
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
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
Traveling Homeland: The Babylonian Talmud as Diaspora Boyarin, Daniel University of Pennsylvania Press 2016 S/O 2016 2 Finkelman, Yoel
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
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
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
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
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
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
Zionist Entity: The Jewish State in the 21st Century, The Levy, David Mazo Publishers 2015 N/D 2015 25 Silverburg, Sanford R.
"Am I a Murderer?" Testament of a Jewish Ghetto Policeman Perechodnik, Calel Westview 1996 M/J 96 15
"Berson Boys" and the Origins of Contemporary Zionist Militancy, The Baumel, Judith Tydor, Ordan, Dena Syracuse University Press 2005 M/J 06 22
"Berson Boys" and the Origins of Contemporary Zionist Militancy, The Baumel, Judith Tydor, Ordan, Dena Syracuse University Press 2005 M/J 06 22
"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
"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
"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
"Hear O Israel": The History of American Jewish Preaching, 1654-1970 Friedenberg, Robert V. University of Alabama Press 1989 N/D 89 12
"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
"Jewish Question" in Europe: The Case of Hungary, The Ungvari, Tamas Social Science Monographs 2000 F/M 02 29
"Jewish Threat": Anti-Semitic Politics of the U.S. Army, The Bendersky, Joseph Basic Books 2000 M/J 01 6
"Jewish Threat": Anti-Semitic Politics of the UniversityS. Army, The Bendersky, Joseph Basic Books 2000 F/M 01 6
"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.
"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.
"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
"Shabbes Goy": A Study in Halakhic Flexibility, The Katz, Jacob JPS 1989 F/M 90 16
"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
"The Sons of Pigs and Apes": Muslim Antisemitism and the Conspiracy of Silence Kressel, Neil J. Potomac Books 2012 S/O13 32 Simon, Rachel
"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
"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
. Divine Scapegoats: Demonic Mimesis in Early Jewish Mysticism Orlov, Andrei A. SUNY Press 2015 N/D 2016 19 Belinfante, Randall C.
. 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.
. 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
. Moadei HaRav: Public Lectures on the Festivals by Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik Pick, Shlomo H. Urim 2016 N/D 2016 20 Levy, David B
10 Days Anne Frank Colbert, David 10 Days Series Aladdin 2008 M/J 09 9
1001 Questions and Answers on Pesach Cohen, Jeffrey M. Aronson N/D 96 4
1001 Questions and Answers on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Cohen, Jeffrey M. Aronson 1997 M/J 98 41734
101 Reasons to Visit Israel (& Perhaps Make Aliyah) Solomon, Estie, Solomon, David Artzy 2007 F/M 08 45
101 Reasons to Visit Israel (& Perhaps Make Aliyah) Solomon, Estie, Solomon, David Artzy 2007 F/M 08 45
1111 Days in My Life: Plus Four Sten, Ephraim F. Dryad Press 2006 S/O 07 55
13 Stradomska Street: a Memoir of Exile and Return Potok, Andrew Mandel Vilar Press 2017 M/J 2018 28 Smith, Sonia
13: A Novel Brown, Jason Robert, Elish, Dan Laura Geringer Books 2008 F/M 09 38, 40
13: A Novel Brown, Jason Robert, Elish, Dan Laura Geringer Books 2008 F/M 09 38, 40
1401 Questions and Answers About Judaism Gross, David C. Hippocrene Books 2003 N/D 03 12
17 Ben Gurion Hoffenberg, Jack G. P. Putnam's Sons 1977 Sp77 25
17 Ben Gurion Hoffenberg, Jack Putnam 1977 M/J 92 25
19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East Nye, Naomi Shihab Greenwillow 2002 M/J 03 28
1948: The First Arab-Israeli War Morris, Benny Yale University Press 2008 S/O 08 22
1986 Jewish Dictionary and Almanac, The Tillem, Ivan L. Pacific Press 1985 S/O 86 6
1996 National Guide to Scholarships, Fellowships and Financial Support for Jewish Students Hillel 1996 M/J 96 10
20 Minute Kabbalah Dosick, Wayne D., Dosick, Ellen Kaufman Waterside Publishing 2007 S/O 08 24
20 Minute Kabbalah Dosick, Wayne D., Dosick, Ellen Kaufman Waterside Publishing 2007 S/O 08 24
2020 Vison Neuberger, Roy Feldheim 2008 M/J 09 32
23rd Psalm: A Holocaust Memoir, The Salton, George L., Elsen, Anna S. University of Wisconsin Press 2002 S/O 03 25
23rd Psalm: A Holocaust Memoir, The Salton, George L., Elsen, Anna S. University of Wisconsin Press 2002 S/O 03 25
30 Minute Seder: The Haggadah that Blends Brevity with Tradition 30minute-Seder 2006 M/J 08 40
30-Minute Kosher Cook, The Zeidler, Judy Morrow 1999 M/J 99 10
300 Ways to Ask the Four Questions Spiegel, Murray, Stein, Rickey Spiegel-Stein Publishing 2008 N/D 08 13, 15
300 Ways to Ask the Four Questions Spiegel, Murray, Stein, Rickey Spiegel-Stein Publishing 2008 N/D 08 13, 15
36 Candles: Chassidic Tales for Channukah Astaire, Libi Aster Press 2013 S/O14 27 Gordon, Ilka
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
44 Hours or Strike! Dublin, Anne Second Story Press 2015 F/M 16 36 Marks, Allison
50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. & Mrs. Kraus Pressman, Steven Seventh Art Releasing 2013 N/D 14 42 Pinchuck, Kathe
7th Heaven: Celebrating Shabbat with Rebbe Nachman of Breslov Mykoff, Moshe Jewish Lights Publishing 2003 S/O 03 23
80629: A Mengele Experiment Church, Gene Sharon Kimberly Damon Publishing 1986 N/D 86 5
9 Contemporary Jewish Plays Schiff, Ellen, Posnick, M. University of Texas Press 2005 F/M 06 27
9 Contemporary Jewish Plays Schiff, Ellen, Posnick, M. University of Texas Press 2005 F/M 06 27
920 OFarrell Street: A Jewish Girlhood in Old San Francisco Levy, Harriet Lane Heyday Books M/J 97 11
97 Orchard Stret, New York: Stories of Immigrant Life Granfield, Linda, Alda, Arlene Tundra Books of Northern New York 2001 M/J 03 32
97 Orchard Stret, New York: Stories of Immigrant Life Granfield, Linda, Alda, Arlene Tundra Books of Northern New York 2001 M/J 03 32
A Bag of Marbles Joffo, Joseph Graphic Universe 2013 F/M14 2
A Best-Selling Hebrew Book of the Modern Era: The Book of the Covenant of Pinhas Hurwitz and Its Remarkable Legacy Ruderman, David B. Samuel and Althea Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies University of Washington Press 2014 M/J 15 36-37 Sukenic, Harvey
A Collection of Poems for Children in Yiddish Steinbarg, Eliezer Tsur-ot 2013 F/M14 15-16 Dublin, Anne
A Gefilte Fishy Tale Marks, Allison, Marks, Wayne MB Publishing 2016 S/O 2016 39-40 Citrin, Rena
A Gefilte Fishy Tale Marks, Allison, Marks, Wayne MB Publishing 2016 S/O 2016 39-40 Citrin, Rena
A Guide to the Koren Children’s Siddur: An Educator’s Companion Rose, Daniel Koren Publishers 2015 S/O 2015 32-33 Pinchuck, Chava
A Guide to the Koren Youth Siddur: An Educator’s Companion Rose, Daniel Koren Publishers 2015 S/O 2015 32-33 Pinchuck, Chava
A Holiday for Ari Ant Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Apples and Honey Press 2016 F/M 16 45 Kamin, Rachel
A Holiday for Ari Ant Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Apples and Honey Press 2016 F/M 16 45 Kamin, Rachel
A is for Abraham: A Jewish Family Alphabet Michelson, Richard, Mazellan, Ron Sleeping Bear Press 2008 S/O 08 58-59

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