Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Yearsort ascending Issue P Review Author
Uprooted: How 3,000 of Jewish Civilization in the Arab World Vanished Overnight Julius, Lyn Valentine Mitchell 2018 M/J 2019 31 Dwoskin, Beth
Encyclopedia of Jewish Values: Between Man and Man Amsel, Nachum Urim Publications 2018 S/O 2019 9 Belinfante, Randall C. & Anne Marie
The Italian Executioners: the Genocide of the Jews of Italy Sullam, Simon Levis, trans. Smyth, Oona, Patane, Claudia Princeton University Pres 2018 N/D 2018 33 Simon, Rachel
We Can Find A Way: A Hachnosas Orchim Inclusion Story Rosenfeld, Dina H., Wummer, Amy Hachai Publishing 2018 M/J 2019 16 Levitan, Rebecca
The World Needs Beautiful Things Berkowitz, Leah Rachel, Fabbri, Daniele Kar Ben 2018 N/D 2018 6-7 Cole, Ellen
Two by Two Stauffer, Lisa Lowe, Scudamore, Angelika Zonderkidz 2018 M/J 2019 7 Tilman, Ellen
A Moon For Moe and Mo Zalben, Jane Breskin, Amini, Mehrdokht Charlesbridge 2018 M/J 2019 20-21 Citrin, Rena
Rabbinic Authority: The Vision and the Reality; Halakhic Family, the Child's Welfare and the Agunah; Beit Din Decisions in English Vol 4 Warburg, A Yehudah Urim Publications 2018 M/J 2019 36 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Israel Persano, Thomas Countries we come from Bearport 2018 M/J 2018 18 Rapp, Andrea
Ben Helfgott: The Story of One of the Boys Freedland, Michael Valentine Mitchell 2018 S/O 2019 15 Silverburg, Sanford R.
What's a Grandparent? Trigere, Jane, Vincent, Lu Schoen Books 2018 N/D 2019 19-20 Levitan, Rebecca
Me and My Dog and the Homework Mystery Adler, David A., Ackerman, Dena Me and my dog Menucha Classroom Solutions 2018 M/J 2018 9 Pinchuck, Chava
The Rabbinic Family Disrupted by Love of Torah: Absentee Husbands and Fathers Zion, Noam Sachs Talmud Marital Dramas volume 4 Zion Holiday Publications 2018 N/D 2019 32 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
A Matter of Geography: A New Perspective on Medieval Hebrew Poetry Kfir, Uriah Etudes sur le Judaisme Medieval, 74 Brill 2018 N/D 2018 29 David B. Levy
Passport Control Green, Gila S & H Publishing 2018 M/J 2019 11-12 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Anti-Shechita Prosecutions in the Anglo-American World 1855-1913: A Major Attack on Jewish Freedoms Fraser, David Academic Studies Press 2018 M/J 2019 25-26 Randall C. Belinfante [nid:51578] and Anne-Marie Belinfante
Mother India Reich, Tova Syracuse University Press 2018 M/J 2019 40-41 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
God versus Gods: Judaism in the Age of Idolatry Klein, Reuven Chaim Mosaica Press 2018 M/J 2019 31-32 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
The Virtue of Nationalism Hazony, Yoram Basic Books 2018 F/M 2019 4-5 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Hebrew Fascism in Palestine, 1922-1942 Tamir, Dan Palgrave Macmillan 2018 N/D 2018 33-34 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Where's the Potty on this Ark? Olizky, Kerry, Tompkins, Abigail Kar Ben 2018 M/J 2019 3-4 Tilman, Ellen
Avi for President Koffsky, Ann D. Menucha 2018 M/J 2019 7 Dublin, Anne
Ta'am HaTe'amim or Universal Oral Law: A Hebrew Renaissance Kabbalistic Mission Treatise by Guillaume Postel Weiss, Judith Magnes Press 2018 M/J 2019 37 Levy, David B
The Jewish God Questions: What Jewish Thinkers Have Said about God, the Book, the People, and the Land Pessin, Andrew Rowman & Littlefield 2018 N/D 2019 28 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Setting a Table for Two: Enhancing Relationships, Achieving Intimacy Friedman, Avraham Peretz Compass Books 2018 S/O 2019 15-16 Pinchuck, Chava
Queen Esther: A Bible Story Retold Liberman, Judith Weinshall, Gau Family Studio Dog Ear Publishing 2018 N/D 2018 10-11 Silver, Linda R.
The Spy with the Red Balloon Locke, Katherine Albert Whitman 2018 M/J 2019 12 Bloomfield, Kathy
Setting A Table for Two: Enhancing Relationships, Achieving Intimacy Friedman, Avraham Peretz Compass Books 2018 M/J 2019 26 Pinchuck, Chava
Unholy Land Tidhar, Lavie Tachyon 2018 M/J 2019 41 Isaac, Fred
Holocaust Memoirs of A Bergen-Belsen Survivor: Classmate of Anne Frank Konig, Nanette Blitz Amsterdam Publishers 2018 M/J 2019 32 Share, Ellen
Chief Rabbi Nathan Marcus Adler: The Forgotten Founder. Taylor, Derek Vallentine Mitchell 2018 N/D 2018 34 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Anne Frank Baron, Clementine, Wennagal, Bruno, Nolan, Catherine Roaring Brook Press 2018 M/J 2019 4 Silverman, Lisa
Bronislaw Huberman Aronson, Peter Double M Books 2018 N/D 2018 7 Barbara Krasner
A Pizza Contest for Jelly Eli Z. Adler, David A., Ackerman, Dena Menucha 2018 M/J 2019 8 Bloomfield, Kathy
The Israeli Radical Left: An Ethics of Complicity Wright, Fiona University of Pennsylvania Press 2018 M/J 2019 37 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Bubbe’s Got the Beat Press, Judy, Hall, Mary Kar Ben 2018 M/J 2018 19 Tilman, Ellen
The Hirsch Siddur: Revised Edition Hirsch, Samson Raphael Feldheim 2018 S/O 2019 16 Levy, David B
The Rabbinic Conversion of Judaism: the Unique Perspective of the Bavli on Conversion and the Construction of Jewish Identity. Lavee, Moshe Brill 2018 M/J 2018 26 Scheide, Daniel
The Crate: A Story of War, a Murder, and Justice Levison, Deborah Vadas Wildblue Press 2018 N/D 2018 30 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Rokitno Square Liberman, Judith Weinshall, Davis, Gail Dog Ear Publishing 2018 N/D 2018 10-11 Silver, Linda R.
A Queer Way Out: The Politics of Queer Emigration from Israel Amit, Hila SUNY Press 2018 F/M 2019 1 Lieberman, Eli
Blacklisted: Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment Brimner, Larry Dane Calkins Creek 2018 M/J 2019 17 Quay, Alex
Maimonides On Coitus, A New Parallel Arabic-English Edition and Translation Bos, Gerrit Brill Academic Publishers 2018 S/O 2019 11 Tesler, David
Thought and the Perception of Evil: Aristotle, Plato, the Hebrew Bible, and the Babylonian Talmud Trachtenberg, Eliezer A. Geffen 2018 N/D 2018 34-35 Randall C. Belinfante [nid:51578] and Anne-Marie Belinfante
Albert Einstein Crete, Patricia, Wennagal, Bruno, Nolan, Catherine Roaring Brook Press 2018 M/J 2019 4 Silverman, Lisa
Lost in Translation, Found in Transliteration: Books, Censorship, and the Evolution of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews' Congregation of London as a Linguistic Community, 1663-1810 Kerner, Alex Studies in Jewish History and culture Brill Academic Publishers 2018 S/O 2019 16 Chesner, Michelle
An Unlikely Ballerina Goddu, Krystyna Poray, Cosei Kawa Kar Ben 2018 N/D 2018 7-8 Dublin, Anne
Teacher Troubles for Jelly Eli Z. Adler, David A., Ackerman, Dena Menucha 2018 M/J 2019 8 Bloomfield, Kathy
Desert in the Promised Land Zerubavel, Yael Stanford University Press 2018 M/J 2019 37 Kohn, Roger S.
Superman Isn't Jewish ( But I Am....Kinda) Bemon, Jimmy, Boudet, Emilie, McGuinness, Nanette Humanoids, Inc. 2018 F/M 2019 2 Lieberman, Eli
Jewish Aramaic Poetry from Late Antiquity: Translations and Commentaries Lieber, Laura Suzanne Brill 2018 N/D 2018 30 Levy, David B
The Sinking of the Patricia Liberman, Judith Weinshall Dog Ear Publishing 2018 N/D 2018 11 Silver, Linda R.
Conversations with Colleagues: On Becoming an American Jewish Historian Gurock, Jeffrey S. Academic Studies Press 2018 M/J 2019 28 Levy, David B
Social Skills Around the Clock Schonfeld, Rifka, Judowitz, Yoel Feldheim 2018 M/J 2019 17-18 Citrin, Rena
The Women of Obernheide: Forced Jewish Women Labourers in Bremen, 1944-1945 Muller, Helmut Valentine Mitchell 2018 M/J 2019 32 Silverburg, Sanford R.
(((Semitism))): Being Jewish in the Age of Trump Weisman, Jonathan St. Martin's Press 2018 N/D 2018 35 Lieberman, Eli
Yanky's Amazing Discovery Bauman, Reuven Menucha 2018 M/J 2019 8 Citrin, Rena
Pogrom: Kishinev and the Tilt of History Zipperstein, Steven J. Liverlight 2018 M/J 2019 38 Cantor, Hallie
The Jewish Museum: History and Memory, Identity and Art from Vienna to the Bezalel National Museum, Jerusalem Berger, Natalia Jewish Identities in a Changing World; 29 Brill 2018 F/M 2019 2 Kohn, Roger S.
Shani's Shoebox Hoffer, Rinat Green Bean Books 2018 N/D 2019 21 Levitan, Rebecca
The Visit to Latrun Liberman, Judith Weinshall Dog Ear Publishing 2018 N/D 2018 11 Silver, Linda
Beyond Routine: Turning Ritual into Meaningful Jewish Practice Grunstein, Rabbi Yehoshua C. Urim Publications 2018 M/J 2019 28-29 Pinchuck, Chava
Let's Meet a Hatzalah Member Unger, Nissi, Rosner, Hersh Our Community Menucha 2018 M/J 2019 18 Levine, Joyce
How It Happened: Documenting the Tragedy of Hungarian Jewry Munkacsi, Erno McGill-Queen's University Press 2018 M/J 2019 34 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Picture Girl Brill, Marlene Targ Golden Alley Press 2018 M/J 2019 9 Malen, Michal Hoschander
The Taster:A Novel Alexander, V.S. Kensington Publishing 2018 M/J 2019 38 Bibel, Barbara M.
How the Other Half Looks: The Lower East Side and the Afterlives of Images Blair, Sara Princeton University Press 2018 F/M 2019 2-3 Bibel, Barbara M.
Family with Two Front Doors, The Ciddor, Anna Kar Ben 2018 M/J 2018 11 Dublin, Anne
Unreasonable Doubts Gentin, Reyna Marder She Writes Press 2018 N/D 2019 35 Levine, Joyce
From Krakow to Berkeley: Coming Out of Hiding. An Immigrant's Search for Identity and Belonging Rabkin, Anna Valentine Mitchell 2018 N/D 2018 31 Bibel, Barbara M.
Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment Patterson, James, Grabenstein, Chris, Johnson, Bev Jimmy Patterson Books 2018 N/D 2018 11 Dublin, Anne
Siddur Avodat Halev Herring, Rabbi Basil The Toby Press 2018 M/J 2019 29 Gordon, Ilka
First Generation: 36 Trailblazing Immigrants and Refugees Who Make America Great Wallace, Sandra Neil, Wallace, Rich, Nowicka, Agata Little Brown and Company 2018 M/J 2019 5-6 Quay, Alex
Kids Speak 10 Walder, Chaim, Benedict, Devorah Kids Speak Feldheim 2018 M/J 2019 18 Glasser, Rachel
The Day I Met Father Isaac at the Supermarket: Lesson in how to live from the Jewish Tradition Riemer, Jack Ktav 2018 M/J 2019 34 Isaac, Fred
We Want Mashgiach Now! Tales from a Kosher Cop Lieberman, Allan self-published 2018 N/D 2019 26 Sukenic, Harvey
Ezekiel 38-48: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary Cook, Stephen L. Yale University Press 2018 S/O 2019 13 Knafl, Anne K.
A Fist Around the Heart Chisvin, Heather Second Story Press 2018 N/D 2018 36 Lieberman, Eli
All About Anne Metsellar, Menno, Scarry, Harry Second Story Press 2018 N/D 2018 8-9 Flax, Shoshana
12 Before 13 Greenwald, Lisa Katherine Tagen Books- HarperCollins 2018 M/J 2019 9 Flax, Shoshana
The Paris Photo: A Novel Gabin, Jean S. Wisdom House 2018 M/J 2019 38-39 Bibel, Barbara M.
Miracle Nation: Seventy Stories about the Spirit of Israel: A Tribute to Rebirth in the Land of our Ancestors Meyerson, Israela Mazo Publishers 2018 N/D 2019 17 Isaac, Fred
One of the Thirty-Six Hidden Tzaddikim: HaGaon Rav Yitzchak Zilber zt"l- his life and legacy as told by his students and those close to him Cohen, Abraham Feldheim 2018 F/M 2019 3 Levy, David B
Welcome to the Seder: A Passover Haggadah for Everyone Olitzky, Kerry M. Behrman House 2018 M/J 2018 27 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Jewish Libya: Memory & Identity in Text & Image Roumani, Jacques, Meghnagi, David, Roumani, Judith Syracuse University Press 2018 N/D 2018 31
All Three Stooges Perl, Erica Random House 2018 N/D 2018 12 Colodny, Debbie
Gila Makes Aliyah Blacher, Ariel Augenbraun, Koppel, Shana Menorah Books 2018 M/J 2019 14-15 Pinchuck, Chava
A River Could be a Tree: A Memoir Himsel, Angela Fig Tree Books 2018 M/J 2019 29-30 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Hats of Faith Cohan, Medeia, Walsh, Sarah Chronicle Books 2018 M/J 2019 6 Tilman, Ellen
Discovering Second Temple Literature: The Scriptures and Stories Simkovitch, Malka Z. JPS 2018 M/J 2019 34-35 Finkelman, Yoel
What the Night Sings Stamper, Vesper Knopf Books for Young Readers 2018 M/J 2018 17 Silver, Linda R.
The Four Corners of the World, Stories Nadelson, Scott Engine Books 2018 N/D 2018 36 Freiband, Susan
Equality Lost:Essays in Torah Commentary, Halacha, and Jewish Thought Henkin, Yehuda Second Issue Urim Publications 2018 N/D 2018 28 Levy, David B
The Story of Rebbetzin Henny Machlis: Her Amazing Home and Family Zakon, Rabbi Nachman, Zakon, Miriam Artscroll/Mesorah 2018 N/D 2018 9 Pinchuk, Chava
A Promise Stitched in Time Kosinski, Colleen Rowan Schiffer Publishing 2018 M/J 2019 10 Dublin, Anne
Phantom Nation: Inventing the "Palestinians" as the Obstacle to Peace Ben-Tekoa, Sha'i Gefen 2018 M/J 2019 24 Isaac, Fred
Katz or Cats of How Jesus Became My Rival in Love Leviant, Curt DZANC Books 2018 M/J 2019 39 Gordon, Ilka
Warsaw is My Country: The Story of Krstyna Bierzynska Holmgren, Beth Academic Studies Press 2018 M/J 2019 30 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Make it Concrete Sivan, Miryam Cuidono Press 2018 N/D 2019 35-36 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Three Founders of Israel Schreiber, Mordecai Amazon 2018 N/D 2018 32 Isaac, Fred

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