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
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
Joseph and Annas Time Capsule Burstein, Chaya M. N/D 84 7
Torah and Judaism, The Cato, Vivienne Sacred Texts Series Smart Apple Media 2003 M/J 05 27
O My America Kaplan, Johannna F/M 81 5
Silence, Simplicity and Solitude: A Guide for Spiritual Retreat Cooper, David A. Bell Tower 1992 N/D 92 23
Gates of Light Gilkatilla, Joseph, Weinstein, Avi HarperCollins 1994 M/J 95 7
Hot Pursuit: Murder in Mississippi Deutsch, Stacia, Cohon, Rhody, Orback, Craig Kar-Ben 2010 M/J 10 9
Deep Minor (AUDIO) Kontorovich, Alex Chamsa Records 2007 M/J 08 43
Apples and Honey: A Rosh Hashanah Story Zucker, Jonny, Cohen, Jan Barger Barrons Educational Festival Time Series Barron's Educational Festival Time Series 2002 M/J 03 31
Fifty-Four PIck Up Herzfeld, Shmuel Gefen 2012 N/D12 24
Book of Psalms in Plain English: A Contemporary Reading of Tehillim, The Lichtenstein, Aaron Urim 2006 M/J 07 27-28
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
Jewish Students Guide to American Colleges, The Goldberg, Lee, Goldberg, Lana Shapolsky 1989 M/J 89 9
Theodore Bikel Sings More Jewish Folk Songs Bainbridge Entertainment N/D 93 16
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
Cultural Writings of Franz Rosenzweig Rozenzweig, Franz, Galli, Barbara E. Syracuse University Press 2000 F/M 01 10
Alfe-Bet of Jewish Values, The Kipper, Lenore C., Bogot, Howard I. UAHC 1985 A/M 86 6
Hanukkah: A Counting Book in English, Hebrew, and Yiddish Sper, Emily Scholastic 2001 F/M 02 41
Israel in the News: Past, Present, and Future Aretha, David Middle East Nations in the News Series Enslow 2006 S/O 06 20-21
Etz Hayim Study Companion Blumenthal, Jacob, Liss, Janet L. JPS 2005 N/D 05 24
Black Book, The Ehrenburg, Ilya, Levine, James S. Holocaust Library / Schocken Books 1981 W 82 14
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
Jewish Derrida, The Ofrat, Gideon, Kidron, Peretz Syracuse University Press 2001 F/M 03 36-37
Sweet Passover, A Newman, Leslea, Slonim, David Abrams 2012 M/J 12 1
My Brothers Bar Mitzvah Gallan, Janet, Avishai, Susan Kar-Ben 1990 F/M 91 23
Sanctuary Kellerman, Faye Morrow 1994 N/D 94 41955
Code Name Christine Clouet: A Woman in the French Resistance Chevrillon, Claire, Stott, Jane Kietly Texas A&M University Press 1995 N/D 95 11
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
Kingdom of Singing Birds, The Aroner, Miriam, Haas, Shelly O. Kar-Ben 1993 S/O 93 22
Understanding the Holy Land: Answering Questions about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Frank, Mitch Viking 2005 S/O 05 18
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
Grace of Shortstops, The Mayer, Robert Doubleday 1984 M/J 85 4
In Our Own Hands: The Hidden Story of the Jewish Brigade in WWII (VIDEO) Chuck Olin Associates 1998 M/J 98 23
Eight Tales for Eight Nights Schram, Peninnah N/D 81 12
Beckys Horse Madison, Winifred Four Winds 1974 W75 29
Certain Magic, A Orgel, Doris Dial 1976 F/M 92 20
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
Journey to the End of the Millennium, A Yehoshua, A. B. Harcourt Inc. 1998 S/O 00 35
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
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
Genesis: The Untold Story - A Refreshing Look at Our Owners Manual Aiken, Lisa, Michaels, Ira Rossi Publications 2008 S/O 08 8
How Does Jewish Law Work? Cohen, J. Simcha Aronson 1993 F/M 94 8
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
Argentina & the Jews: A History of Jewish Immigration Avni, Haim, Brand, Gila University of Alabama Press 1991 S/O 91 17
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
Boy from Seville, The Orgard, Dorit, Katz, Avi Kar-Ben 2007 S/O 07 16-17
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
Jewish War: and, The Victory, The Grynberg, Henryk, Wieniewska, Celina, Lourie, Richard Northwestern University Press 2001 F/M 02 21
Third Base for Life: A Memoir of Fathers, Sons, and Baseball Berkowitz, Joshua Vantage Point Books 2012 S/O12 25
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
Dance Around the Fire Cone, Molly Houghton-Mifflin 1974 D 74 27
Forgotten Zionist: the Life of Solomon (Sioma) Yankelevitch Jacobi, The Benjamin, Rodney, Cebon, David Gefen 2012 N/D12 17
Hilde and Eli: Children of the Holocaust Adler, David A. Holiday House 1994 N/D 94 13
Allegra Maud Goldman Konecky, Edith Harper 1976 Sp77 32
Harmonica, The Johnston, Tony, Mazellan, Ron Charlesbridge 2004 M/J 04 37-38
Israel: Repairing the World Wise, Stephen BlueAppleWorks 2012 M/J13 12
Every Story Has a Soul Blitz, Shumuel, Katz, Tova Artscroll Youth Series Mesorah 2006 M/J 07 17
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
Jewish Festivals Cookbook Randall, Ronne, Mukhida, Zul Holiday Cookbooks from Around the World series Raintree Steck-Vaughn 2001 S/O 01 37
Taking the Fruit Zones, Jane Sprague F/M 82 9
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
Commentators Bible: The JPS Miqraot Gedolot: Exodus, The Carasik, Michael JPS 2005 M/J 06 24
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
Kosher Christmas: Tis the Season to Be Jewish, A Plaut, Joshua Eli Rutgers University Press 2012 FM13 34
Uprising Haddix, Margaret Peterson Simon & Schuster 2007 F/M 08 13
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
Great Israel Scavenger Hunt, The Blumenthal, Scott E. Behman House 2003 M/J 04 38
In the Image of God: A Feminist Commentary on the Torah Antonelli, Judith S. Aronson 1995 M/J 96 6
Elie Wiesel: Bearing Witness Paralser, Michael Millbrook 1994 M/J 95 18
Behind Prison Walls Heller, Tzila Amidor Ktav 1999 S/O 99 9
Chanukah is Freylekh! Songs my Bubbe Should Have Taught Me: Volume 2 (AUDIO) Lori Cahan-Simon Ensemble Lori Cahan-Simon 2006 N/D 08 25
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
Judaica Reference Sources: a Selective, Annotated Bibliographic Guide (3rd ed) Cutter, Charles Libraries Unlimited 2004 S/O 04 15
Tradition in the Public Square: A David Novak Reader Novak, David, Rashkover, Randi, Kavka, Martin Eerdmans 2008 S/O 08 34
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
Get Ready for Shabbos with Mendel Cisner, Naftali Judaica Press 2003 S/O 03 48
How to Ruin a Summer Vacation Elkeles, Simone Flux 2006 N/D 06 14
Dictionary of the Holocaust: Biography, Geography, and Terminology Epstein, Eric Joseph, Rosen, Philip Greenwood 1997 S/O 98 41828