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 Author
Christmas Revolution, The Cohen, Barbara, DeGrost, Diane Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1987 F/M 88 6
Christmas Tapestry Polacco, Patricia Philomel 2002 F/M 03 44-45
Christopher Columbis and the Participation of the Jews in the Spanish and Portuguese Discoveries Keyserling, M., Gross, Charles Carmi House 1989 M/J 91 13
Christopher Columbus’ Jewish Roots Amler, Jane Frances Aronson 1991 F/M 92 17
Chronicle of Jewish History: From the Patriarchs to the 21st Century Scharfstein, Sol Ktav 1997 S/O 97 28
Church and Synagogue Libraries Harvey, John F. N/D 81 12
Church and Synagogue Library Resources (5th rev. ed.) Rodds, Dorothy Church and Synagogue Library Association 1992 N/D 92 25
Churva Plot, The Spektor, Zev Adventures of a Lifetime Judaica Press 2012 S/O13 4
Chutzpah Imperative: Empowering Today’s Jews for a Life That Matters., the Feinstein, Edward Jewish Lights Publishing 2014 S/O 2015 6 Stein, Marion M
Cigarette Sellers of Three Crosses Square, The Zieman, Joseph Lerner 1975 W75 30
Cinnamon and Myrrh Feldheim 1994 N/D 94 7
Circle in the Square: Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Reinvents the Synagogue, A Abramson, Edward Urim 2008 M/J 09 18
Circle of Love Leahy, Syrell R. F/M 81 5
Circlemaker, The Schur, Maxine Rose Dial 1994 F/M 95 11
Circumcise Me: The Comedy of Yisrael Campbell (VIDEO) Campbell, Yisrael Alden Films 2009 M/J 10 26
Citadel of Splendor: The 500 Year Legacy of Jewish Sulzburg Kahn, Bezalel Feldheim 1995 M/J 96 15
City Boy: The Adventures of Herbie Bookbinder Wouk, Herman Doubleday 1969 W76 18
City in the Moonlight: Stories of the Old-Time Lithuanian Jews, The Katz, Dovid, Zumoff, Barnett Ktav 2012 M/J 12 50
City of Many Days Hareven, Shulamith Mercury Hse. 1993 F/M 94 7
City of Many Days Hareven, Shulamith, Halkin, Hillel Doubleday 1977 Sp77 25
City of Refuge: A Biblical Novel of the Ancient Past Farber, Valerie Inkwell Enterprises 2008 S/O 08 50
City of Slaughter Drew, Cynthia Fithian Press 2012 S/O12 53
City of Stone: The Hidden History of Jerusalem Benvenisti, Meron University of California Press 1996 F/M 97 3
Claiming Earth as Common Ground: The Ecological Crisis through the Lens of Faith Cohen-Kiener, Andrea Skylight Paths 2009 M/J 10 30
Clap and Count!: Action Rhymes for the Jewish Year Jules, Jacqueline, Springer, Sally Kar-Ben 2001 S/O 01 37
Clara Lemlich: A Strike Leaders Diary (VIDEO) Szalat, Alex First Run/Icarus Films 2004 F/M 06 24
Claras Story Isaacman, Clara JPS 1984 S/O 85 6
Claras War Kacer, Kathy Second Story Press 2001 S/O 01 38-39
Classic Chassidic Tales Levin, Meyer Aronson 1996 M/J 96 10
Classic Cuisine of the Italian Jews, The: Traditioanl Recipes and Menus and a Memoir of a Vanished Way of Life Machlin, Edda Servi Everest House 1981 W 82 14
Classic Dolci of the Italian Jews: A World of Jewish Desserts, The Machlin, Edda Servi Giro Press 1999 M/J 00 13
Classic Jewish Tales Sokoloff, David S.P.I. Books 2003 F/M 04 33-34
Classic Kosher Cooking Finkel, Sara F/M 90 14
Classic Tales, The Frankel, Ellen Aronson 1989 N/D 89 12
Classic Yiddish Stories of S. Y. Abramovitsh, Sholem Aleichem, and I. L. Peretz Frieden, Ken, Gorelick, Ted Syracuse University Press 2004 S/O 04 8
Classics of Western Spirituality: A Library of Great Spiritual Masters F/M 82 9
Classification System for Libraries of Judaica, A (2nd ed.) Elazar, David H. Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs 1988 M/J 89 9
Clay Man: The Golem of Prague Watts, Irene N., Shoemaker, Kathryn E. Tundra 2009 N/D 09 16
Clean Sweep Davidoff, Oded SISU Entertainment 2015 N/D 2015 44 Pinchuck, Chava
Cleft Roots Sion, Philip J. Priam Press 1975 Sp77 26
Clepsydra: Essay on the Plurality of Time in Judaism Sylvie Anne Goldberg, Benjamin Ivry Stanford University Press 2016 F/M 2017 9-10 Roger S. Kohn
Clever Rachel Waldman, Debby, Revell, Cindy Orca 2009 N/D 09 15
Clifford Celebrates Hanukkah Bridwell, Norman Scholastic 2015 M/J 2016 15 Kamin, Rachel
Cloak for the Moon, A Kimmel, Eric A., Krenina, Katya Holiday House 2001 M/J 01 17
Cloak for the Moon, A Kimmel, Eric A., Krenina, Katya Holiday House 2001 F/M 01 17
Close Encounters: Jewish Views About God Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1996 N/D 96 10
Close to the Edge Miklowitz, Gloria D. S/O 84 8
Close, Closed, Closure (VIDEO) Loevy, Ram First Run / Icarus Films 2002 M/J 03 26
Closing the Distance: Poems, Prayers, and Love Songs (AUDIO) Fineman, Alisa, de Grassi, Alex Cupo of Kindness Music 2004 S/O 08 35
Clothes on Their Backs, The Grant, Linda Virago 2008 S/O 08 12
Clouds of Glory Chaikin, Miriam, Frampton, David Clarion 1998 M/J 99 14
Clown, The Corcoran, Barbara Atheneum 1975 W75 29
Coal (rev. ed.) Kraft, Betsy H. W83 13
Coal Question, The Davis, Bertha, Whitfield, Susan W83 13
Coat of Many Colors, A: Jewish Subcommunities in the United States Lavender, Abraham D. Contributions in Family Studies, number 1 Greenwood 1977 W78 26
Coat of Many Colors, The Koraiek, Jenny, Baynes, Pauline Eerdmans 2004 N/D 04 13
Coat of Many Colors: Pages from Jewish Life Shenker, Israel Doubleday 1985 S/O 85 5
Cobra and the Lily, The South, Sheri Cobb PrinnyWorld Press 2002 M/J 03 12
Code Ezra Courter, Gay Houghton Mifflin 1986 S/O 86 8
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
Code Name Verity Wein, Elizabeth Hyperion 2012 M/J13 10-11
Cohen on the Telephone: A Hisotry of Jewish Recorded Humor and Popular Music, 1892-1942 Corenthal, Michael G. Yesterday's Memories 1984 N/D 86 4
Cold Hands, Warm Heart Wolfson, Jill Holt 2009 S/O 09 19
Coll Jew: The Ultimate Guide for Every Member of the Tribe Klug, Lisa Alcalay Andrews McMeel publishing 2008 F/M 09 13
Collected Essays II Soloveitchik, Haym The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2014 M/J 15 39 Tesler, David
Collective Education in the Kibbutz Rabin, A. I., Hazan, Bertha Springer 1973 W75 28
Collector of Bedford Street, The Elliott, Alice New Day Films 2005 S/O 06 30
Collector of Bedford Street, The (VIDEO) Elliott, Alice New Day Films 2005 S/O 06 30
Colors of Israel Grossman, Laurie, Byers, Helen Carolrhoda Books 2001 N/D 01 22
Colors of My Jewish Yeare, The Gold-Vukson, Marji E., Wikler, Madeline Kar-Ben 1998 S/O 98 32
Columbia Guide to the Holocaust, The Niewyk, Donald, Nicosia, Francis Columbia University Press 2000 S/O 01 19
Come Back for Me Hart-Green, Sharon New Jewish Press 2017 M/J 2018 35 Gremillion, Yossi
Come Back, Jewish Youth, Come Back Home Glicksberg, Abraham A. S/O 83 3
Come, Let Us Be Joyful: The Story of Hava Nagila Manushkin, Fran UAHC 2000 S/O 00 36
Come, Let Us Welcome Shabbat Groner, Judyth, Wikler, Madeline Kar-Ben 1999 S/O 00 36
Comic Book Siddur for Shabbat Morning Services Salmon, Howard self-published 2008 N/D 08 36
Coming Evil, A Velde, Vivian Houghton Mifflin 1998 M/J 99 19
Coming Full Circle: A Jewish Womans Journey Through Christianity and Back Taylor, Penina Hatikva Books 2009 M/J 10 42
Coming Home to Jerusalem: A Personal Journey Orange, Wendy Simon & Schuster 2000 S/O 00 11
Coming Home: A Womans Story of Conversion to Judaism Shires, Linda M. Westview Press 2003 F/M 04 20
Coming of Age Ross, Mandy Rites of Passage Series Heinemann Library 2004 S/O 04 53
Coming Out of the Ice Herman, Victor Ma 80 6
Commander of the Exodus Kaniuk, Yoram, Simckes, Seymour Grove Press 1999 F/M 01 10
Commentary Magazine 1945-59: A Journal of Significant Thought and Opinion Abrams, Nathan Vallentine Mitchell 2007 F/M 08 34
Commentary of Abraham ibn Ezra on the Pentateuch, The: Volume 5: Deuteronomy Ibn Ezra, Abraham, Schachter, Jay F. Ktav 2003 N/D 03 13
Commentators Bible: The JPS Miqraot Gedolot: Exodus, The Carasik, Michael JPS 2005 M/J 06 24
Commerce and Shabbos: The Laws of Shabbos as They Apply to Today’s Hi-Tech Business World. Kushner, Yosef Philipp Feldheim 2013 N/D 14 25 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Commitment and Complexity: Jewish Wisdom in an Age of Upheaval: Selections from the Writings of Rabbi Yehuda Amital Hacohen, Aviad Ktav 2008 F/M 09 11
Commitment to the Dead: One Womans Journey Toward Understanding Waterford, Helen H. Renaissance House Publishers 1987 F/M 88 5
Committed Life: Principles for Good Living from Our Timeless Past, The Jungreis, Esther Cliff Street Books 1998 M/J 99 7
Common Ground Engelmayer, Shammai, Ozarowski, Joseph S., Sofian, David M. Aronson 1997 S/O 98 7
Community Under Siege: The Jews of Breslau Under Nazism, A Ascher, Abraham Stanford University Press 2007 M/J 08 23
Community, Covenant, and Commitment: Selected Letters and Communications of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik (MeOtzar HoRav) Soloveitchik, Joseph B., Helfgot, Netanel Ktav 2005 S/O 05 52
Companion to Biblical Interpretation in Early Judaism Henze, Matthias Eerdmans 2012 S/O12 34
Company You Keep, The Gordon, Neil Viking 2003 N/D 03 8
Companys Coming: A Passover Lift-the-Flap Book Holub, Joan, Andriani, Renee Penguin 2002 S/O 02 43
Compassion for Humanity in the Jewish Tradition Sears, David Aronson 1998 N/D 99 12
Compassionate Community: Ten Values to Unite America, The Miller, Jonathan Palgrave Macmillan 2006 N/D 07 33-34
Complete Guide to Yarmulka Design, The Wolbram, Ricky S/O 84 7
Complete How to Handbook for Jewish Living, The Olitzky, Kerry M., Isaacs, Ronald H. Ktav 2004 N/D 04 9