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
Creating America on Stage: How Jewish Composers and Lyricists Pioneered American Musical Theater Wright, Jill Gold VDM Verlag Dr. Muller 2009 F/M 10 40-41
Creating Angels: Stories of Tzedakah Goldin, Barbara Diamond Aronson 1996 M/J 96 7
Creating Lively Passover Seders: A Sourcebook of Engaging Tales, Texts & Activities Arnow, David Jewish Lights Publishing 2004 M/J 04 41923
Creation McDermott, Gerald Dutton 2003 F/M 04 30
Creation and the Destiny of Man Cohen, Maurice Maurice Cohen Sp78 22
Creation of Israel, The Whiting, Jim Monumental Milestones - Great Events of Modern Times Series Mitchell Lane Publishers 2008 F/M 09 46
Creation Song Scott-Brown, Anna, Gomez, Elena Lion Children's Books 2007 F/M 09 51
Creative Jewish Wedding Book: A Hands-on Guide to New and Old Traditions, Ceremonies & Celebrations, The (2nd ed.) Kaplan-Mayer, Gabrielle Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 F/M 10 37
Creative Puppetry for Jewish Kids Warshawsky, Gale Solotar Alternatives in Religious Education 1985 S/O 85 7
Creativity, Holocaust, Reconstruction: Jewish Life in Wuerttemberg Past and Present Dicker, Herman Sepher-Hermon Press 1984 F/M 86 3
Creator, Are You Listening?: Israeli Poets on God and Prayer Jacobson, David C. Indiana University Press 2007 N/D 07 30-31
Cremation or Burial? A Jewish View Kornbluth, Doron Mosaica Press 2012 N/D12 26
Crescent City Plain, Belva Delacorte Press 1984 M/J 85 4
Crescent on the Temple: The Dome of the Rock as Image of the Ancient Jewish Sanctuary, The Berger, Pamela Studies in Religion and the Arts, 5 Brill 2012 FM13 20
Cresta Adventure, The Abramson, Ruth F/M 90 19
Crime and the Silence: Confronting the Massacre of Jews in Wartime Jedwabne, the Bikont, Anna, Valles, Alissa Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2015 N/D 2015 15 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Criminal Case 40/61: The Trial of Adolf Eichmann: An Eyewitness Account Mulisch, Harry, Naborn, Robert University of Pennsylvania Press 2005 S/O 05 49
Crisis & Hope: Reflections on the Contemporary American Jewish Condition Safran, Eliyahu Esh Publications 1986 N/D 87 6
Crisis and Creativity in the Sephardic World, 1391-1648 Gampel, Benjamin R. Columbia University Press 1998 F/M 99 41828
Crisis and Hope Safran, Eliyahu N/D 87 6
Crisis, Covenant and Creativity: Jewish Thoughts for a Complex World Lopes Cardozo, Nathan T. Urim 2005 S/O 05 47
Cross by Day, the Mezuzzah by Night, The Siegel, Deborah Spector JPS 1999 S/O 00 38-39
Cross by Day, The Mezzuzah by Night, The Siegel, Deborah Spector JPS 1999 F/M 01 17-18
Cross-Cultural Counseling: The Arab-Palestinian Case Dwairy, Marwan Adeeb Haworth Press 1998 N/D 98 7
Crossing Over: An Oral History oF Refugees from Hitlers Reich Wolman, Ruth Twayne 1996 F/M 97 8
Crossing the Borders of Time: a True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed Maitland, Leslie Other Press 2012 FM13 31
Crossing the Jabbok: Illness and Death in Ashkenazi Judaism in Sixteenth- through Nineteenth-Century Prague Goldberg, Sylvie-Anne, Cosman, Carol University of California Press 1996 S/O 97 8
Crown Heights: Blacks, Jews, and the 1991 Brooklyn Riot Shapiro, Edward S. American Jewish History, Culture, and Life Series Brandeis University Press 2006 S/O 06 44
Crown of Aleppo: The Mystery of the Oldest Hebrew Bible Codex Tawil, Hayim ben Yosef, Schneider, Bernard JPS 2010 N/D 10 24
Crown of Feathers, A Singer, Isaac Bashevis Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1973 Ap 74 24
Cry of the Giraffe: Based on a True Story Oron, Judie Annick Press 2010 N/D 10 10
Cry of the Peacock Nahal, Gina Berkhorder Crown 1991 N/D 91 15
Crying for Imma: Battling for the Soul on the Golan Heights Lerman, Hallie Night Vision Press 1999 S/O 99 12
Crypto-Jewish Mashhadis: the Shaping of Religious and Communal Identity in their Journey from Iran to New York Nissimi, Hilda Sussex Academic Press 2007 S/O 07 52-53
Crystal Ball: A Rebecca Mystery, The Greene, Jacqueline D., Giovine, Sergio American Girl Mysteries American Girl 2012 S/O12 8
Crystal Night: 9-10 November, 1938 Thalmann, Rita, Feinermann, Emmanuel Coward, McCann & geoghegan 1974 D74 30
Cubs and the Kabbalist: How a Kabbalah-Master Helped the Chicago Cubs Win Their First World Series Since 1908, The Sherwin, Byron L. West Oak Press 2006 F/M 06 27-28
Cuckoo Clock Castle of Shir Muchnik, Michael S 80 10
Cult Movement, The Johnson, Joan S/O 85 6
Cultural Exchange: Jews, Christians, and Art in the Medieval Marketplace Shatzmiller, Joseph Princeton University Press 2013 N/D13 37-38
Cultural Intermediaries: Jewish Intellectuals in Early Modern Italy Ruderman, David B., Veitri, Giuseppe University of Pennsylvania 2004 S/O 04 23-24
Cultural Writings of Franz Rosenzweig Rozenzweig, Franz, Galli, Barbara E. Syracuse University Press 2000 F/M 01 10
Cultural Writings of Franz Rosenzweig Rozenzweig, Franz, Galli, Barbara E. Syracuse University Press 2000 M/J 01 10
Culture and Catastrophe: German and Jewish Confrontations with National Socialism and Other Crises Aschheim, Steven E. NYU Press 1996 S/O 96 4
Culture Front: Representing Jews in Eastern Europe Nahtans, Benjamin, Safran, Gabriella Jewish Culture and Contexts University of Pennsylvania Press 2008 S/O 08 18
Culture of the Babylonian Talmud, The Rubenstein, Jeffrey L. John Hopkins University Press 2003 M/J 04 20-21
Culture, Customs, and Celebrations in Israel Zohar, Gil Voices from Israel Mitchell Lane 2015 N/D 2015 8 Rapp, Andrea
Cure, The Levitan, Sonia Silver Whistle 1999 N/D 99 19
Cures for Heartbreak Rabb, Margo Delacorte 2007 M/J 07 11
Cursing Columbus Tal, Eve Cinco Puntos Press 2009 N/D 09 9
Cursing the Christians? A History of the Birkat HaMinim Langer, Ruth Oxford University Press 2012 M/J 12 34
Cushing, Spellman, OConnor: the Surprising Story of How Three American Cardinals Transformed Catholic-Jewish Relations Rudin, James William B. Eerdmans 2012 N/D12 35-36
Cute Boy, Charming Girl: Childrens Songs of the Modern Hebrew Nation (1882-1948) Seroussi, Edwin Anthology of Music Traditions in Israel Series; 22 Jewish Music Research Centre, Hebrew University of Jerusalem 2013 S/O13 53
Cyntyia Ozick Lowin, Joseph Twaynes United States Authors Series Twayne Publishers 1988 F/M 89 11
D is for Dreidel: A Hanukkah Alphabet Book Stone, Tanya Lee, Apperley, Dawn Penguin 2002 S/O 02 44
Dachau: The Harrowing of Hell Smith, Marcus J. SUNY Press 1995 M/J 96 15-16
Dad Runs Away with the Circus Keret, Etgar, Modan, Rutu Candlewick Press 2004 N/D 04 14
Daddies Greenspan, Adele Aron Philomel Books 1991 M/J 92 22
Daddy Christmas & Hanukkah Mama Alko, Selina Knopf 2012 FM13 13
Daddys Chair Lanton, Sandy, Haas, Shelly O. Kar-Ben 1991 S/O 91 22
Daf Yomi: A Pictorial History, The Mandelmbaum, David Avraham Feldheim 2012 M/J13 30
Daggers of Faith: Thirteenth-Century Christian Missionizing and Jewish Response Chazan, Robert University of California Press 1989 N/D 89 10, 12
Dairy Made Easy: Triple Tested Recipes for Every Day Schapira, Leah, Dwek, Victoria Mesorah 2014 N/D 14 30 Schutzman, Laura
Daisy Chains Byrd, Sandra Friends for a Season Series Bethany House 2006 S/O 06 13
Dakota Diaspora: Memoirs of a Jewish Homemaker Trupin, Sophie Alternative Press 1984 S/O 85 6
Damaged Goods Friedman, Thomas L. Permanent Press 1984 F/M 85 5
Damascus Cover, The Kaplan, Howard Dutton 1976 Sp77 25
Damned Strong Love: The True Story of Will G. and Stefan K. Van Dijk, Lutz, Crawford, Elizabeth D. Holt 1995 N/D 95 11
Dan and the Mudman Zucker, Jonny Frances 2008 S/O 09 19
Dance Around the Fire Cone, Molly Houghton-Mifflin 1974 D 74 27
Dance Around the Fire Cone, Molly, Friedman, Marvin Houghton 1974 Sp 75 27
Dance of the Dolphin: Finding Prayer, Perspective and Meaning in the Stories of Our Lives, The Kedar, Karyn D. Jewish Lights Publishing 2001 N/D 02 13
Dance, Sing, Remember: A Celebration of Jewish Holidays Kimmelman, Leslie, Eitan, Ora HarperCollins 2000 F/M 01 15
Dancing Bear Bermant, Chaim St. Martin's 1985 S/O 85 3
Dancing in the Dark Bavati, Robyn Flux 2013 S/O13 5
Dancing on Tisha B’Av Raphael, Lev St. Martin’s 1990 F/M 91 21
Dangerous Dreidle Ride, The Halpern, Chaiky F/M 82 2
Dangerous Dreidle Ride, The Halpern, Chaiky S/O 82 9
Dangerous Fortune, A Follett, Ken Delcorte Press 1993 F/M 94 7
Dangling Man, The Bellow, Saul Vanguard 1944 Sp77 30
Daniel in the Lions Den: A Bible Story Marzollo, Jean Little Brown 2004 S/O 03 43-44
Daniel in the Lions’ Den: The Brick Bible for Kids Smith, Brendan Powell Sky Pony Press 2014 N/D 14 3 Marks, Allison
Daniel Silva: A Reader’s Guide Schatt, Stan [self-published] 2015 F/M 2016 21 Isaac, Fred
Daniel, Half Human, and the Good Nazi Chotjewitz, David, Orgel, Doris Atheneum 2004 F/M 05 31-32
Daniels Story Matas, Carol Scholastic 1993 M/J 93 16-17
Danny Loves a Holiday Taylor, Sydney F/M 81 6
Darien Dilemma (VIDEO) Laufer, Nahum, Laufer, Erez Erez Laufer Films S/O 08 38
Darien Dilemma, The (VIDEO) Laufer, Nahum, Laufer, Erez Erez Laufer Films S/O 08 38
Dark Hope: Working for Peace in Israel and Palestine Shulman, David Dean University of Chicago Press 2007 F/M 09 18-19
Dark Hour of Noon Szambelan-Strevinsky, C. F/M 83 4
Dark Images, Secret Hints: Benjamin, Scholem, Molitor and the Jewish Tradition Mertens, Bram Studies in German Jewish History, vol. 7 Peter Lang 2007 M/J 08 39
Dark Side of History: Anti-Semitism Through the Ages, A Chanes, Jerome A. Anti-Defamation League 2000 S/O 01 40
Darkness Casts No Shadows Lustig, Arnost, Nemcova, Jeanne Inscape Publishers 1976 W77 25
Dating Secrets of the Ten Commandments Boteach, Shmuley Doubleday 2000 M/J 00 8
Daughter of Light Attema, Martha Orca 2001 N/D 01 21
Daughter of My People: Henrietta Szold and Hadassah Krantz, Hazel Aronson 1995 N/D 95 14-15
Daughter of My People: Henrietta Szold and Hadassah Krantz, Hazel Lodestar Books 1987 F/M 88 6
Daughter of Silence Fingueret, Manuela, Lockhart, Darrell B. Texas Tech University Press 2012 N/D12 41-42
Daughter of the Great Zandini Fagan, Cary, Young, Cybele Tundra Books 2001 F/M 02 33
Daughter of Two Mothers, A: A True Story of Separation and Reunion, Loyalty and Love Cohen, Miriam, Bloom, Sandy, Sklar, Chana D. Feldheim 2007 S/O 07 46