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.
Earlier print back issues are housed in Cincinnati, OH at the Hebrew Union College Library.

Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Bread Givers, The Yezierska, Anzia Venture-Braziller 1975 W75 27
Joseph and Annas Time Capsule Burstein, Chaya M. N/D 84 7
Would You Salute?: One Childs Story of the Holocaust Steele, D. Kelley, Rickenbaker, Becky Hyatt Hidden Path 2006 F/M 07 15
Martin Buber: A Centenary Volume Gordon, Haim, Bloch, Jochanan Ktav 1984 M/J 85 41734
Raisins and Almonds: A Phyrne Fisher Mystery Greenwood, Kerry Poisoned Pen Press 2007 S/O 08 41986
Auschwitz Album: The Story of a Transport, The (2nd ed.) Gutterman, Bella Yad Vashem 2004 N/D 06 25
In the Synagogue Wikler, Madeline, Groner, Judy, Schanzer, Roz San Val 1991 S/O 91 22
Hershel of Ostropol Kimmel, Eric A. M/J 82 7
Daughter of Silence Fingueret, Manuela, Lockhart, Darrell B. Texas Tech University Press 2012 N/D12 41-42
Theodore Bikel Sings More Jewish Folk Songs Bainbridge Entertainment N/D 93 16
Eight Tales for Eight Nights Schram, Peninnah N/D 81 12
Neppi Modona Diaries: Reading Jewish Survival Through My Italian Family, The Cohen, Kate Univ. Press of New England 1997 M/J 97 3
Setting Up a Library: How to Begin or Begin Again (2nd rev. ed.) Smith, Ruth S. CSLA Guide #1 Church and Synagogue Library Association Publication 1994 F/M 95 10
Jewish Students Guide to American Colleges, The Goldberg, Lee, Goldberg, Lana Shapolsky 1989 M/J 89 9
Whitechapel / Vaytshepl, Mayn Vaytshepl (AUDIO) Klezmer Klub Klezmer Records 2009 N/D 10 26
Living Kaddish: Incredible and Inspiring Stories Zweig, Gedalia Targum 2007 F/M 08 46
Prickly Pear: A Sabra in Two Worlds, The Ben-Ishai, Anat Langdon Street Press 2008 M/J 09 18
Animals and the Ark, The Kuskin, Karla, Grejniec, Michael Atheneum 2002 M/J 02 19
I Am An Orthodox Jew Greene, Laura O 79 8
Hanukkah Haiku Ziefert, Harriet, Gudeon, Karla Blue Apple Books 2008 S/O 08 56
Concise History of the Third Reich, A Benz, Wolfgang, Dunlap, Thomas University of California Press 2006 S/O 06 35-36
Sweet Passover, A Newman, Leslea, Slonim, David Abrams 2012 M/J 12 1
Deviancy in Early Rabbinic Literature: A Collection of Socio-Anthropological Essays Fishbane, Simcha The Brill Reference Library of Judaism Brill 2007 S/O 08 33
My Brothers Bar Mitzvah Gallan, Janet, Avishai, Susan Kar-Ben 1990 F/M 91 23
Sanctuary Kellerman, Faye Morrow 1994 N/D 94 41955
Jewish Derrida, The Ofrat, Gideon, Kidron, Peretz Syracuse University Press 2001 F/M 03 36-37
Way into Tikkun Olam, The Dorff, Elliot N. Repairing the World Jewish Lights Publishing 2005 M/J 06 25
Lessons from the Bubbe and Zayde Tree Ruben, Pamela, Nelson, Douglas Pepperypress 2006 F/M 07 17
Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East Barber, Nicola World Almanac Library of the Middle East Series World Almanac Library 2007 N/D 07 20
Acting Jewish: Negotiating Ethnicity on the Americna Stage and Screen Bial, Henry University of Michigan Press 2005 F/M 06 29
History, Religion and Anti-Semitism Langmuir, Gavni I. University of California Press 1990 M/J 91 13-14
Good If It Goes Provost, Gary, Levine-Freidus, Gail Berkley 1985 A/M 86 5
Understanding the Holy Land: Answering Questions about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Frank, Mitch Viking 2005 S/O 05 18
Fire in His Soul: Irving M. Bunim, 1900-1980: The Man and His Impact on American Orthodox Jewry, A Bunim, Amos Feldheim 1989 N/D 89 10
Out of Babylon: The Music of Baghdadi-Jewish Migrations into Asia and Beyond (AUDIO) Celestial Harmonies 2007 F/M 08 49
Stone Lamp, The Hesse, Karen, Pinkney, Brian Hyperion 2003 F/M 04 35
Chicken Learns to Make Friends Avner, Yaira, Yakobovitz, Riki Feldheim 2005 M/J 06 12
Kingdom of Singing Birds, The Aroner, Miriam, Haas, Shelly O. Kar-Ben 1993 S/O 93 22
Misha: A Memoir of the Holocaust Years Defonseca, Misha Ivy Press 1997 S/O 97 41797
River and the Stone: Moses Early Years in Egypt, The Jenks, Kathleen E. P. Dutton 1977 Sp77 28
Between Two Worlds: A Cultural History of German-Jewish Writers Kahn, Luther, Hook, Donald D. Iowa State University Press 1993 N/D 94 7
Its Israels Birthday! Dietrick, Ellen, Cohen, Tod Kar-Ben 2008 F/M 08 8
Gates of Light Gilkatilla, Joseph, Weinstein, Avi HarperCollins 1994 M/J 95 7
Touch of the Sacred, A: A Theologians Informal Guide to Jewish Belief Borowitz, Eugene B., Schwartz, Frances W. Jewish Lights Publishing 2007 N/D 08 11
Every Story Has a Soul Blitz, Shumuel, Katz, Tova Artscroll Youth Series Mesorah 2006 M/J 07 17
Old Brown Suitcase, The: a Teenager’s Story of War and Peace Boraks-Nemetz, Lillian Ben-Simon 1994 F/M 95 11
Six Day War, The Broyles, Matthew War and Conflict in the Middle East Series Rosen 2004 S/O 04 50-51
Bronx Primitive Simon, Kate s.n. S/O 82 4
Journey to the End of the Millennium, A Yehoshua, A. B. Harcourt Inc. 1998 S/O 00 35
Year of Goodbyes; A True Story of Friendship, Family, and Farewells, The Levy, Debbie Disney Hyperion 2010 M/J 10 17
Matzah Meals: A Passover Cookbook for Kids (rev. ed.) Tabs, Barbara, Steinberg, Judy, Hauser, B. Kar-Ben 2004 M/J 04 31-32
Real Complete Jewish Party, The (AUDIO) World Wide Success Records M/J 93 19
Azarel Pap, Karoly, Olchvary, Paul Steerforth 2001 F/M 02 30-31
Inside the Concentration Camps: Eyewitness Accoutns of Life in Hitlers Death Camps Aroneanu, Eugene, Whissen, Thomas Greenwood 1996 F/M 97 17
David Ben-Gurion and the American Alignment for a Jewish State Gal, Alon, Siegel, David S. Indiana University Press 1991 N/D 92 23
Third Base for Life: A Memoir of Fathers, Sons, and Baseball Berkowitz, Joshua Vantage Point Books 2012 S/O12 25
Elie Wiesel: Bearing Witness Paralser, Michael Millbrook 1994 M/J 95 18
New Jew in Film: Exploring Jewishness and Judaism in Contemporary Cinema, The Abrams, Nathan Rutgers University Press 2012 FM13 17
Sfas Emes: The Life and Teachings of Rabbi Yehuda Aryeh Leib Alter, The Braun, Moshe A. Aronson 1998 N/D 99 7
Jewish War: and, The Victory, The Grynberg, Henryk, Wieniewska, Celina, Lourie, Richard Northwestern University Press 2001 F/M 02 21
Whole Megillah, The Silberman, Shoshana Kar-Ben 1990 M/J 91 16
Looking Back, Going Forward: New and Selected Poems Taube, Herman Dryad Press 2002 S/O 03 15
Proestants, Catholics, and Jews in Germany, 1800-1914 Smith, Helmut Walser Berg 2001 F/M 03 38-39
Anne Frank Beyond the Diary Van Der Rol, Ruud, Verhoeven, Rian Viking F/M 94 14
I Love Hanukah Hirsh, Marilyn N/D 84 6
Hanukkah: A Counting Book in English, Hebrew, and Yiddish Sper, Emily Scholastic 2001 F/M 02 41
Contemporary Eruv: Eruvin in Modern Metropolitan Areas, The Bechhofer, Yosef Gavriel Feldheim 1998 S/O 98 41797
Taking the Fruit Zones, Jane Sprague F/M 82 9
Dictionary of the Holocaust: Biography, Geography, and Terminology Epstein, Eric Joseph, Rosen, Philip Greenwood 1997 S/O 98 41828
My First Hebrew Word Book Groner, Judyth Saypol, Wikler, Madeline, Marzel, Pepi Kar-Ben 2005 N/D 05 16
Saving the Children: History of the Organized Effort to Rescue Jewish Children in the Netherlands, 1942-1945 Flim, Bert Jan CDL Press 2005 S/O 06 37
Jewish Festivals Cookbook Randall, Ronne, Mukhida, Zul Holiday Cookbooks from Around the World series Raintree Steck-Vaughn 2001 S/O 01 37
We Shall Live: Yiddish Songs of the Holocaust (AUDIO) Zim, Paul American Society for Yad Vashem 1990 S/O 94 12
Lets Go to Shul Benenfeld, Rikki Hachai 2002 M/J 02 22
Philo of Alexandria F/M 82 9
Adventures of the Gimmel Gang: Triple Trouble, The Calanitte Gimmel Gang Series Israel Book Shop 2007 F/M 08 12
Holocaust and the War of Ideas, The Alexander, Edward Transaction 1995 N/D 95 11
Grace of Shortstops, The Mayer, Robert Doubleday 1984 M/J 85 4
Uprising Haddix, Margaret Peterson Simon & Schuster 2007 F/M 08 13
First Rain Herman, Charlotte, Mitter, Kathryn Albert Whitman 2010 F/M 10 16
Oy Way: Following the Path of Most Resistance, The Gotliffe, Harvey Cogitator Publications 2012 S/O12 32
Story About Mr. Silberstein, A Josephson, Erland, Greenwald, Roger Northwestern University Press 1995 S/O 96 15
Children of Willesden Lane: Beyond the Kindertransport: A Memoir of Music, Love, and Survival Golabek, Mona, Cohen, Lee Warner Books 2002 N/D 02 12
Kosher Christmas: Tis the Season to Be Jewish, A Plaut, Joshua Eli Rutgers University Press 2012 FM13 34
Modern Jewish Ethics Fox, Marvin Ohio State University Press 1976 W77 26
Rooftop Secrets and Other Stories of Antisemitism Bush, Lawrence, Lemelman, Martin, Vorspan, Albert Union of American Hebrew Congregations 1986 N/D 86 7
Bible Folding Stories: Old Testament Stories and Paperfolding Together As One Kallvig, Christine Petrell, Skarl, Eric Storytime Ink International 1993 F/M 94 14
Jacob: Unexpected Patriarch Zakovitch, Yair Yale University Press 2012 N/D12 40
Genesis: The Untold Story - A Refreshing Look at Our Owners Manual Aiken, Lisa, Michaels, Ira Rossi Publications 2008 S/O 08 8
Tradition in the Public Square: A David Novak Reader Novak, David, Rashkover, Randi, Kavka, Martin Eerdmans 2008 S/O 08 34
Exodus 1947 Holly, David C. Naval Institute Press 1995 F/M 96 8
On Her Way Home: A Novel Rochlin, Harriet Fithian Press S/O 01 24, 31
Smoke Over Birkenau Millu, Liana, Schwartz, Lynne Sharon JPS 1991 M/J 92 17
Bukharan Jews and the Dynamics of Global Judaism Cooper, Alanna E. Indiana University Press 2012 S/O13 23
Judaica Reference Sources: a Selective, Annotated Bibliographic Guide (3rd ed) Cutter, Charles Libraries Unlimited 2004 S/O 04 15
Yesterday: A Memoir of a Russian Jewish Family Zunser, Miriam Shomer, Leider, Emily Wortis Harper & Row 1978 Sp79 25
Medical Ethics Zwerin, Raymond A. M/J 83 8
Recommendation Whether to Confiscate, Destroy, and Burn All Jewish Books: A Classic Treatise Against Anti-Semitism Reuchlin, Johann, Wortsman, Peter Paulist Press 2000 F/M 01 8
Balm in Gilead Levin, Martin Schocken Books 1974 Ap 74 25-26
Introduction to Judaic Thought and Rabbinic Literature, An Sicker, Martin Praeger 2007 F/M 08 44