Book Review Index

FULL TEXT REVIEWS:

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 Yearsort ascending Issue P Review Author
The Grizzbears Discover the Golan Hermelin, Aviva Animals Build Character Series: Listen and Learn from the Animals Chaim Mazo 2016 S/O 2016 31-32 Pinchuck, Chava
Shh... Shh... Shabbat Marshall, Linda Elovitz, Golubeva, Evgenia Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 44 Kamin, Rachel
Vladimir Jabotinsky’s Story of My Life Jabotinsky, Vladimir, Horowitz, Brian, Katsis, Leonid Wayne State University Press 2016 M/J 2016 31 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Kabbalat Shabbat: The Great Unification Band, Debra, Scheindlin, Raymond P. Honeybee in the Garden 2016 F/M 2017 4 Share, Ellen
The Jewish Book of Grief and Healing: A Spiritual Companion for Mourning Stuart M. Matlins Jewish Lights 2016 F/ M 2017 16 Nathan Rosen
Conversations with God: Prayers for Jewish Women. Koval, Ruchi Mosaica Press 2016 S/O 2016 8 Pinchuck, Chava
The Jewish Fact Finder: A Bookful of Important Torah Facts and Handy Jewish Information Yaffa Ganz Feldheim Publishers 2016 F/ M 2017 8 Nira Wolfe
Genocide in the Carpathians: War, Social Breakdown, and Mass Violence Raz Segal Stanford University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 20
The Tree in the Courtyard: Looking Through Anne Frank's Window Gottesfeld, Jeff, McCarty, Peter Alfred A. Knopf 2016 S/O 2016 36 Krasner, Barbara
Hat for Mrs. Goldman: A Story about Knitting and Love. Edwards, Michelle, Karas, G. Brian Schwartz and Wade/Random House 2016 N/D 2016 10 Dublin, Anne
Hanukkah with Mazel. Stein, Joel, Vavouri, Elisa Kar-Ben 2016 N/D 2016 3 McMahon, Martha
Practical Guide to the Laws of Kashrut Cohen, Pinchas Maggid Books 2016 S/O 2016 4 Kohn, Roger S.
Jewish Participation in the Fire Service in the Second World War: Last Voices Martin Sugarman Vallentine Mitchell 2016 F/ M 2017 25 Marlene Schiffman
Maya Prays for Rain Tarcov, Susan, Ochoa, Anna Kar-Ben 2016 S/O 2016 29 Kamin, Rachel
Oy Vey! Life in a Shoe Grubman, Bonnie Apples and Honey Press 2016 S/O 2016 38 Isaac, Fred
Resisting the Nazis Throp, Claire, Williams, Brian, Williams, Brenda Heroes of World War II Series Heinemann-Raintree 2016 F/M 16 42-43 Isaac, Fred
Orthodoxy in American Judaism; The Era of Rabbi Leo Jung Jacobson, Maxine Academic Studies Press 2016 N/D 2016 18 Tesler, David
The Grizzbears Make New Friends Hermelin, Aviva Animals Build Character Series: Listen and Learn from the Animals Chaim Mazo 2016 S/O 2016 31-32 Pinchuck, Chava
Not for All the Hamantaschen in Town Milhander, Laura Aron, Chernyak, Inna Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 44 Cole, Ellen
Esfir Is Alive Simon, Andrea Bedazzled Ink 2016 N/D 2016 6-7 Krasner, Barbara
Vladimir Jabotinsky’s Story of My Life Jabotinsky, Vladimir, Horowitz, Brian, Katsis, Leonid Wayne State University Press 2016 M/J 2016 31 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Kabbalat Shabbat: The Great Unification Band, Debra, Scheindlin, Raymond P. Honeybee in the Garden 2016 F/M 2017 4 Share, Ellen
Literary Hasidism: The Life and Works of Michael Levi Rodkinson Meir, Jonatan Syracuse University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 16 Scheide, Daniel
The Dao of Being Jewish and Other Stories, Seeking Jewish Narrative All Over the World Irene Shaland Createspace Independent Publishing Platform 2016 F/ M 2017 21 Freiband, Susan
Samaritans: A Profile. Pummer, Reinhar Eerdmans 2016 S/O 2016 13 Belinfante, Randall C.
The Tree in the Courtyard: Looking Through Anne Frank's Window Gottesfeld, Jeff, McCarty, Peter Alfred A. Knopf 2016 S/O 2016 36 Krasner, Barbara
Ganovim-Lider Schikker wi Lot, Lehman, Shmuel Danzone 2016 N/D 2016 26 Dwoskin, Beth
Hat for Mrs. Goldman: A Story about Knitting and Love. Edwards, Michelle, Karas, G. Brian Schwartz and Wade/Random House 2016 N/D 2016 10 Dublin, Anne
Hanukkah with Mazel. Stein, Joel, Vavouri, Elisa Kar-Ben 2016 N/D 2016 3 McMahon, Martha
Writing Jewish Culture: Paradoxes in Ethnography Andreas Kilcher, Gabriella Safran Indiana University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 12 Beth Dwoskin
Saved to Remember: Raoul Wallenberg, Budapest 1944 and After Frank Vajda Monash University Publishing 2016 F/ M 2017 25-26 Nira Wolfe
Maya Prays for Rain Tarcov, Susan, Ochoa, Anna Kar-Ben 2016 S/O 2016 29 Kamin, Rachel
Shmelf the Hanukkah Elf Wolfe, Greg Bloomsbury 2016 S/O 2016 38-39 Bloomfield, Kathy
Resisting the Nazis Throp, Claire, Williams, Brian, Williams, Brenda Heroes of World War II Series Heinemann-Raintree 2016 F/M 16 42-43 Isaac, Fred
Rebbetzin Vichna Kaplan: The Founder of the Bais Yaakov Movement in America Leibowitz, Daniella, Gliksman, Devora Feldheim Publishers 2016 N/D 2016 18 Levy, David B
Momo Fox Learns How to Be a Good Neighbor Hermelin, Aviva Animals Build Character Series: Listen and Learn from the Animals Chaim Mazo 2016 S/O 2016 31-32 Pinchuck, Chava
Stealing Nazi Secrets in World War II: An Interactive Espionage Adventure Raum, Elizabeth You Choose Spies Series Capstone 2016 F/M 16 37 Isaac, Fred
Not for All the Hamantaschen in Town Milhander, Laura Aron, Chernyak, Inna Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 44 Cole, Ellen
Recovering a Voice: West European Jewish Communities after the Holocaust Zakheim, Dov S. Maggid Books 2016 N/D 2016 23 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Baby of Our Own Blau, Sara, Leff, Tova Hachai 2016 N/D 2016 7 Isaac, Fred
From Nuremberg to Hollywood: The Holocaust and the Courtroom in American Fictive Film. Jordan, James Vallentine Mitchell 2016 M/J 2016 31 Schutzman, Laura
Sing-Along Alef Bet Zasloff, Doni Apples and Honey Press 2016 M/J 2016 14-15 Dublin, Anne
Becoming a Soulful Educator: How to Bring Jewish Learning from Our Minds and Hearts to Our Souls- and into Our Lives Ben David, Aryeh Jewish Lights Publishing 2016 F/M 2017 4 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Captured in Memory: Photographs and Thoughts on Poland Alan Metnic Ten Trees Design Group 2016 F/ M 2017 16 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Alligator Candy: A Memoir Kushner, David Simon & Schuster 2016 S/O 2016 9 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Symphony No. 3 ‘Kaddish’ Bernstein, Leonard American Classics, NAXOS 2016 M/J 2016 42 Wolfe, Nira
Style and Seducation: Jewish Patrons, Architecture, and Design in Fin de Siecle Vienna Elana Shapira Brandeis University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 21 Hallie Cantor
Witness: Passing the Torch of Holocaust Memory to New Generations Rubenstein, Eli Second Story Press 2016 S/O 2016 36 Krasner, Barbara
The Apocalyptic Imagination: An Introduction to Jewish Apocalyptic Literature. 3rd edition Collins, John J. William B. Eerdmans 2016 N/D 2016 14 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Pirqei deRabbi Eliezer: Structure, Coherence, Intertextuality Keim, Katharina E. Leiden 2016 M/J 2018 25 Levy, David B
Ganovim-Lider Schikker wi Lot, Lehman, Shmuel Danzone 2016 N/D 2016 26 Dwoskin, Beth
Chicken Soup, Chicken Soup Mayer, Pamela, Melmon, Deborah Kar-Ben 2016 N/D 2016 10-11 McMahon, Martha
Rebbetzin Vichna Kaplan: The Founder of the Bais Yaakov Movement in America Leibowitz, Daniella, Gliksman, Devora Feldheim Publishers 2016 N/D 2016 18 Levy, David B
Yitzi and the Giant Menorah Ungar, Richard Tundra Books 2016 N/D 2016 3 Bloomfield, Kathy
Writing Jewish Culture: Paradoxes in Ethnography Andreas Kilcher, Gabriella Safran Indiana University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 12 Beth Dwoskin
Rabbinic Authority: The Vision and Reality; Beit Din Decision in English Volume 2 Yehudah A. Warburg Urim Publications 2016 F/ M 2017 26 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Babel Lumer, Marc, Burston, Chaim, Naiditch, DovBer Apples and Honey Press 2016 S/O 2016 29 Cole, Ellen
The Cricket and the Ant: A Shabbat Story Ben-Gur, Naomi, Kober, Shahar Kar-Ben 2016 S/O 2016 39 Dublin, Anne
Resisting the Nazis Throp, Claire, Williams, Brian, Williams, Brenda Heroes of World War II Series Heinemann-Raintree 2016 F/M 16 42-43 Isaac, Fred
Excitement in the Air for All! Hermelin, Aviva Animals Build Character Series: Listen and Learn from the Animals Chaim Mazo 2016 S/O 2016 31-32 Pinchuck, Chava
Passover is Coming! Newman, Tracy, Garafoli, Viviana Very First Board Books Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 44 Lurie, Aimee
Hershele, a Jewish Love Story Dinezon, Jacob, Peppler, Jane Jewish Storytetter Press 2016 N/D 2016 24 Dwoskin, Beth
Baby of Our Own Blau, Sara, Leff, Tova Hachai 2016 N/D 2016 7 Isaac, Fred
Kaszner's Crime Paul Bogdanor Transaction Publishers 2016 F/M 2017 4 Silverburg, Sanford R.
And so is the Bus: Jerusalem Stories Birstein, Yossel, Birstein, Margaret, Inbar, Hana, Manaster, Robert Dryad Press 2016 M/J 2016 40 Share, Ellen
Dreams Deferred: A Concise Guide to the Israeli- Palestinian Conflict & the Movement to Boycott Israel Cary Nelson Indiana University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 18 Marion M. Stein
My Own Words Ruth Bader Ginsburg Simon and Schuster 2016 F/M 2017 9 Rachel Simon
Gabriel's Horn Kimmel, Eric A., Surducan, Maria Kar-Ben 2016 S/O 2016 27 Kamin, Rachel
Shimmy Shambone Will Not Go to Bed! Zoldan, Yael, Salanitro, Robert Feldheim 2016 F/M 16 41 Pinchuck, Chava
Franco’s Refugees: Records of the Jews Who Came Through Spain and Portugal to New York City 1940-1941: Volume I, June–October 1940 Feldman, Lawrence H. Clearfield Company 2016 N/D 2016 15 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Chicken Soup, Chicken Soup Mayer, Pamela, Melmon, Deborah Kar-Ben 2016 N/D 2016 10-11 McMahon, Martha
“How Come Boys Get to Keep Their Noses?”: Women and Jewish American Identity in Contemporary Graphic Memoirs Oksman, Tahneer Columbia University Press 2016 N/D 2016 18 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Daughter Who Got Away, The Freedman, Leora Yotzeret Publishing 2016 F/M 2016 28 Schutzman, Laura
Sailor and Fiddler: Reflections of a 100-Year-Old Author Wouk, Herman Simon & Schuster 2016 M/J 2016 38 Share, Ellen
The Zohar: Pritzker Edition, Volume 10 Nathan Wolski Stanford University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 26 David B. Levy
Babel Lumer, Marc, Burston, Chaim, Naiditch, DovBer Apples and Honey Press 2016 S/O 2016 29 Cole, Ellen
Og's Ark Marks, Allison, Marks, Wayne, Peluso, Martina Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 34 Lurie, Aimee
The Cricket and the Ant: A Shabbat Story Ben-Gur, Naomi, Kober, Shahar Kar-Ben 2016 S/O 2016 39 Dublin, Anne
ABC Passover Hunt Balsley, Tilda, Poole, Helen Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 43 Citrin, Rena
Skating with the Statue of Liberty Meyer, Susan Lynn Delacorte Press 2016 S/O 2016 32 Marks, Allison
Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews in America. The Jewish Role in American Life: An Annual Review of the Casden Institute for the Study of the Jewish Role in American Life. Volume 13. Soomekh, Saba Purdue University Press 2016 S/O 2016 16 Bibel, Barbara M.
Passover is Coming! Newman, Tracy, Garafoli, Viviana Very First Board Books Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 44 Lurie, Aimee
Hershele, a Jewish Love Story Dinezon, Jacob, Peppler, Jane Jewish Storytetter Press 2016 N/D 2016 24 Dwoskin, Beth
Jonah and Amos Israel Drazin Gefen 2016 F/M 2017 5 Arthur G. Quinn
And so is the Bus: Jerusalem Stories Birstein, Yossel, Birstein, Margaret, Inbar, Hana, Manaster, Robert Dryad Press 2016 M/J 2016 40 Share, Ellen
Remember my Soul: What to Do in Memory of A Loved One; A Path of Reflection and Inspiration for Shiva, the Stages of Jewish Mourning and Beyond Lori Palatnik, Yaakov Palatnik K'hal Publishing & Afikim Foundation 2016 F/ M 2017 18 Nathan Rosen
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
Growth through Governance: What Every Jewish Nonprofit Leader Needs to Know Rabbi Jeremy D. Sher Mazo Publishers 2016 F/ M 2017 22 Isaac, Fred
Gabriel's Horn Kimmel, Eric A., Surducan, Maria Kar-Ben 2016 S/O 2016 27 Kamin, Rachel
Shimmy Shambone Will Not Go to Bed! Zoldan, Yael, Salanitro, Robert Feldheim 2016 F/M 16 41 Pinchuck, Chava
Yosef’s Dream Rouss, Sylvia A., Naim, Asher Apples and Honey Press 2016 N/D 2016 11 Levine, Joyce
Anne Frank: Heroic Diarist of the Holocaust Killcoyne, Hope Lourie Britannica Beginner Bios Britannica/Rosen 2016 N/D 2016 4 Krasner, Barbara
Shalom, Everybodeee! Grover's Adventures in Israel Balsley, Tilda Kar-Ben 2016 M/J 2016 11-12 Colodny, Debbie
Modernizing Jewish Education in Nineteenth Century Eastern Europe: The School as the Shrine of the Jewish Enlightenment Zalkin, Mordechai Leiden 2016 M/J 2016 38 Levy, David B
Dream of Zion: The Story of the First Zionist Congress Epstein, Lawrence J. Rowman & Littlefield 2016 S/O 2016 6 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Babel Lumer, Marc, Burston, Chaim, Naiditch, DovBer Apples and Honey Press 2016 S/O 2016 29 Cole, Ellen
Og's Ark Marks, Allison, Marks, Wayne, Peluso, Martina Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 34 Lurie, Aimee
A Gefilte Fishy Tale Marks, Allison, Marks, Wayne MB Publishing 2016 S/O 2016 39-40 Citrin, Rena
ABC Passover Hunt Balsley, Tilda, Poole, Helen Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 43 Citrin, Rena
Remember my Soul: What to Do in Memory of A Loved One; A Path of Reflection and Inspiration for Shiva, the Stages of Jewish Mourning and Beyond Lori Palatnik, Yaakov Palatnik K'hal Publishing & Afikim Foundation 2016 F/ M 2017 18 Nathan Rosen

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