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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
City in the Moonlight: Stories of the Old-Time Lithuanian Jews, The Katz, Dovid, Zumoff, Barnett Ktav 2012 M/J 12 50
Gilboa Iris, The Englard, Zahava D. Gefen 2012 S/O13 48
Execution of the Hangman of Riga: The Only Execution of a Nazi War Criminal by the Mossad, The Kuenzle, Anton, Shimron, Gad, Shapiro, Shlomo J. Vallentine Mitchell 2004 M/J 05 39
Radio and the Jews: The Untold Story of How Radio Influenced Americas Image of Jews, 1920s - 1950s Siegel, David S., Siegel, Susan Book Hunter Press 2007 F/M 08 45
Naftali the Storyteller and His Horse, Sus, and Other Stories Singer, Isaac Bashevis, Zemach, Margot Farar, Straus & Giroux 1976 Sp77 31
Benjamin: Journey of a Jew Abramson, Ruth Alpha Publishing Company 1987 S/O 87 6
Irma: A Chicago Womans Story, 1871-1966 Steinberg, Ellen FitzSimmons University of Iowa 2004 S/O 04 25
Stories for Children Singer, Isaac Bashevis N/D 84 6
What is the Purpose of Creation? A Jewish Anthology Alter, Michael J. Aronson 1991 S/O 91 17
Out of the Shadows: An Artists Journey Waldman, Neil Honesdale 2006 M/J 06 10
Mark Twains Jews Vogel, Dan Ktav 2006 S/O 06 45-46
Zohar, The (Pritzker ed.) (vol. 4) Matt, Daniel C. Stanford University Press 2007 M/J 08 42-43
Adventure in Latkaland: A Hanukkah Story, An Fisman, Karen, McAteer, Thomas JoRa Books 2009 N/D 09 11
Hiding Places, A Mother, A Daughter, an Uncovered Life Wyshogrod, Diane SUNY Press 2012 S/O13 46
Seasons for Celebration: A Contemporary Guide to the Joys, Practices and Traditions of the Jewish Holidays Fox, Karen L., Miller, Phyllis Zimbler, Fox, Vicki Reikes Putnam 1992 N/D 92 23
Times Square Rabbi Fine, Yehuda Hazelden Press 1997 S/O 97 7
Legacy: a Genetic History of the Jewish People Ostrer, Harry Oxford University Press 2012 N/D12 32
Dialogical Philosophy from Kierkegaard to Buber Bergman, Shmuel Hugo, Gerstein, Arnold A. SUNY Press 1991 F/M 92 17
Hearing the Call across Traditions: Readings on Faith and Service Davis, Adam Skylight Paths 2009 N/D 10 18
Jewish with Feeling: A Guide to Meaningful Jewish Practice Riverhead Books 2005 S/O 05 51
Chanukah Greenfeld, Howard Holt, Reinhart 1976 Sp77 31
From the Fair Aleichem, Sholem, Leviant, Curt Viking 1985 S/O 85 4
Psalms of the Jewish Liturgy: A Guide to Their Beauty, Power, and Meaning Glazer, Miriyam Aviv Press 2009 N/D 10 19
My Father, His Daughter Dayan, Yael Farrar 1985 S/O 86 41828
Baghdad Twist (VIDEO) Balass, Joe Icarus Films 2007 F/M 09 23
In the Beginning: The Art of Genesis Fischer, Chuck, Flowers, Curtis, Foster, Bruce Little, Brown 2008 N/D 09 41892
Songs from the Garden of Eden, Jewish Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes (AUDIO)) Hoarau, Jean-Christopher, Alemagna, Beatrice Folle Avoine Productions 2009 F/M 10 19
Walls of Jerusalem, The Lesberg, Sandy, Canetti, Nicolai Bobbs Merrill 1976 W77 27
Kommandants Girl, The Jenoff, Pam Mira 2007 N/D 07 26
Darkness Casts No Shadows Lustig, Arnost, Nemcova, Jeanne Inscape Publishers 1976 W77 25
Hanukkah Keogh, Josie PowerKids Readers: Happy Holidays! Rosen 2013 M/J13 14
Jewish Meditations on the Meaning of Death Rozwaski, Chaim Z. Aronson 1994 N/D 94 41860
Forgotten, The Kellerman, Faye Morrow 2001 N/D 01 17
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Peppas, Lynn Celebrations in My World Crabtree 2010 S/O 10 13, 15
On Equal Terms: Jews in America 1881-1981 Dawidowicz, Lucy S. F/M 83 4
Bridge of Longing: The Lost Art of Yiddish Storytelling, A Roskies, David G. Harvard University Press 1995 N/D 95 41860
Jewish Child: Halakhic Perspectives, The Matzner-Bekerman, Shoshana Ktav 1984 F/M 85 6
Ten Commandments: The Reciprocity of Faithfulness, The Brown, William P. Westminster 2004 F/M 05 13
World Religions in America: An Introduction (3rd ed.) Neusner, Jacob Westminster John Knox Press 2003 N/D 03 15
Polish Lad, The Linetski, Isaac J. M/J 87 4
Moral Meaning of the Bible: The What, How and Why of Biblical Ethics, The (AUDIO) Kimelman, Reuven Our Learning Company 2007 F/M 08 48
Arguments for the Sake of Heaven Sacks, Jonathan Emergeng Trends in Traditional Judaism Aronson 1991 M/J 91 15
I Love Passover Hirsch, Marily Holiday 1985 F/M 85 7
Sigmund Freud: The World Within Neimark, Anne E. Harcourt 1976 Sp77 32
Unholy Orders: Mystery Stories with a Religious Twist Stevens, Serita Intrigue Press 2000 S/O 01 31
Lotsa Matzah Balsley, Tilda, Gutierrez, Akemi Kar-Ben 2012 M/J13 4
Encyclopedia of Jewish Genealogy, vol. 1, the Kurzweil, Arthur, Weiner, Miriam Aronson 1991 M/J 91 17
Just One, Burnaby Erman, Esther Gerstenfeld Zumaya Publications 2003 N/D 03 8
Cooking the Israeli Way Wolfe, Robert L., Wolf, Diane L. Lerner 1986 S/O 86 5
Gravity Lieberman, Leanne Orca 2008 F/M 09 38
Final Solution, The Rice, Earle The Holocaust Library Lucent Books 1998 N/D 99 17
Rescued from the Reich: How One of Hitlers Soldiers Saved the Lubavitcher Rebbe Rigg, Bryan Mark Yale University Press 2004 F/M 05 20-21
Noahs Ark Dimond, Masper S/O 84 8
Blooms Modern Critical Views: David Mamet Bloom, Harold Chelsea House Publishers 2004 F/M 04 14-15
Jacob the Liar Becker, Jurek, Kornfeld, Melvin Harcourt 1975 Sp76 22
Sworn Enemies Matas, Carol Bantam 1993 S/O 93 22
Why Werent You Zisha? And Other Stories Michal, Tanya, Katz, Avi Mesorah 2008 F/M 09 49
Perfect Purple Feather, The Piven, Hanoch Little Brown 2002 N/D 03 34
Midnight Jewels White, Tzvi CIS 1992 S/O 93 17
Angel of Death Krich, Rochelle Majer Mysterious Press 1994 N/D 94 11
Honi and His Magic Circle Gershator, Phillis, Rieger, Shay JPS 1980 Sp 80 21
Shadows of Auschwitz: A Christian Response to the Holocaust Cargas, Harry James Crossroads 1990 M/J 91 8
Tree that Stands Beyond Space: Rebbe Nachman of Breslov on the Mystical Experience, The Sears, David Breslov Research Institute 2002 F/M 04 20
Like Angels on Jacobs Ladder: Abraham Abulafia, the Franciscans and Joachimism Hames, Harvey J SUNY Press 2007 S/O 08 16
Economic History of European Jews: Late Antiquity and Early Middle Ages, The Toch, Michael Etudes sur le Judaisme Medieval; 56 Brill 2013 S/O13 43
Josephs Bones: A Collection of Stories Nogg, Ozzie Oznas Books 2004 S/O 05 50
Coal (rev. ed.) Kraft, Betsy H. W83 13
God in Between Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 F/M 99 20-21
Eyes of the Blind, The Morgan, Alison Oxford University Press 1986 N/D 88 9
Reading Charlotte Salomon Steinberg, Michael P., Bohm-Duchen, Monica Cornell University Press 2006 S/O 07 54
Nazism Forman, James D. Watts 1978 Sp79 27-28
Between Foreigners and Shiis: Nineteenth-Century Iran and Its Jewish Minority Tsadik, Daniel Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Stanford University Press 2007 M/J 08 28
Israel Slavicek, Louise Chipley Creation of the Modern Middle East Series Chelsea House 2003 S/O 03 54-55
Story of the Holocaust, The Whiting, Jim Monumental Milestones: Great Events of Modern Times Series Mitchell Lane 2005 F/M 07 15
When Memory Comes Friedlander, Saul Ma 80 6
Papa Jetrho Cohen, Deborah Bodin, Dippod, Jane Kar-Ben 2007 S/O 07 41892
Matzah Man: A Passover Story, The Howland, Naomi Clarion Books 2002 M/J 02 22
Agricultural Utopias in America, 1880-1910 Herscher, Uri D. Wayne State University Press 1981 F 81 14
History of Jerusalem: Early Muslim Period, 638-1099 Prawer, Joshua, Ben-Shammai, Haggai NYU Press 1996 M/J 97 4
Secrets in the Suitcase: Stories My Mother Never Told Me Greenberg, Molly AuthorHose 2012 M/J13 25
To the Land of the Cattails Appelfeld, Aharon, Green, Jeffrey M. Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1986 M/J 87 5
Let My People Go! Balsley, Tilda, Richard, Ilene Kar-Ben 2008 M/J 08 12
DinnieAbbleSister-r-r! Levinson, Riki, Cogancherry, Helen Bradbury 1987 S/O 87 10
Jews and Jewishness in British Childrens Literature Travis, Madelyn J. Routledge 2013 N/D13 39
Chicken Man Edwards, Michelle Lothrop & Shepard 1991 S/O 91 22
Garden of Fertility: A Guide to Charting Your Fertility Signals to Prevent and Achieve Pregnancy - Naturally - and to Gauge Your Reproductive Health, The Singer, Katie Avery 2004 F/M 05 23
Queen Esther the Morning Star Gerstein, Mordicai Simon & Schuster 2000 F/M 00 10
My Life at First Try: A Novel Budman, Mark Counterpoint 2008 N/D 09 26
Bay Area Jewish Forum Haggadah, The Kramer, Ralph s.n. M/J 86 4
In the Spirit of Our Age: Eric Mendelsohns Bnai Amoona Synagogue James-Chakraborty, Kathleen Missouri Historical Society 2000 M/J 01 41828
Sparks Beneath the Surface Kushner, Lawrence Aronson 1994 F/M 94 9
Watcher in the Shadows, The Moriarty, Chris, Edward Geyer, Mark Harcourt 2013 S/O13 4
Open Heart Yehoshua, A. B., Bilu, Dalya Doubleday 1996 S/O 96 15
Lower East Side Memories: A Jewish Place in America Diner, Hasia R. Princeton University Press 2000 S/O 01 11
Yom Kippur War, The Davis, Moshe Arno Press 1974 F/M 91 27
"Am I a Murderer?" Testament of a Jewish Ghetto Policeman Perechodnik, Calel Westview 1996 M/J 96 15
Hebrew Manuscripts at Cambridge University Library: A Description and Introduction Reif, Stefan Cambridge University Press 1997 S/O 97 14, 21
Sammy Spider's Hanukkah Fun Book Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2001 M/J 02 22
This Business with Elijah Oberman, Sheldon Turnstone Press 1993 S/O 95 10
Ladino-English / English-Ladino Concise Encyclopedic Dictionary (Judeo-Spanish) Kohen-Gordon, Dahlia Hippocrene Books 2000 M/J 00 41955

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