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
Zionists in Interwar Czechoslovakia: Minority Nationalism and the Politics of Belonging Tatjana Lichtenstein Indiana University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 14-15 Hallie Cantor
Zohar: Reception and Impact. Huss, Boaz Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2016 S/O 2016 8 Scheide, Daniel
Anne Frank Parks, Peggy J. Influential Women ReferencePoint Press 2016 S/O 2016 31 Citrin, Rena
The Sparkling Gift: the Story of the Miraculous Mon Rozen, Abigail, Hammerman, Lisa Cain Feldheim 2016 F/M 16 35 Pinchuck, Chava
The Sefiros and the Self: A Divine Blueprint for Self-Discovery and Personal Growth Yaakov Feder Feldheim Publishers 2016 F/M 2017 6 Nira Wolfe
After the Death of God, a Phenomenological Study of Hebrew Literature Avi Sagi Academic Studies Press 2016 F/ M 2017 19 David Tesler
Another Me Wiseman, Eva Tundra 2016 S/O 2016 34 Dublin, Anne
A Holiday for Ari Ant Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Apples and Honey Press 2016 F/M 16 45 Kamin, Rachel
Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories Lempel, Blume, Cassedy, Ellen, Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron Dryad Press 2016 N/D 2016 24-25 Dwoskin, Beth
Massacre in Munich: How Terrorists Changed the Olympics and the World Nardo, Don Captured Sports History series Capstone 2016 N/D 2016 8 Dublin, Anne
Not This Turkey! Albert Whitman 2016 N/D 2016 11-12 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Traveling Homeland: The Babylonian Talmud as Diaspora Boyarin, Daniel University of Pennsylvania Press 2016 S/O 2016 2 Finkelman, Yoel
The New World Haggadah Stavans, Ilan, Ballen, Gloria Abella Gaon Books 2016 F/ M 2017 24 Smailes, Suzanne
Rosh Hashanah Is Coming! Newman, Tracy, Garofoli, Viviana Kar-Ben 2016 S/O 2016 28 Kamin, Rachel
Honorable Mentschen: A Torah-Based Guide to Derech Eretz and Social Skills Krohn, Genendel, Cohen, Avigayil Feldheim 2016 S/O 2016 37 Isaac, Fred
Jars of Hope: How One Woman Helped Save 2,500 Children during the Holocaust Roy, Jennifer, Owenson, Meg Capstone 2016 F/M 16 42 Lenson, Heather
Rabbi and Senator Sleep Together: Marrying Religion and Politics. Foster, Steven, Foster, Joyce, Brovsky, Cindy Triple D Press 2016 N/D 2016 16 Stahl, Sheryl F.
More than Enough: A Passover Story Wayland, April Halprin, Kath, Katie Dial Books for Young Readers 2016 F/M 16 47 Eskin, Marcie
Potatoes at Turtle Rock. Schnur, Susan, Schnur-Fishman, Anna, Steele-Morgan, Alex Kar-Ben 2016 N/D 2016 2 Quay, Alex
Kopecks for Blintzes Goldman, Judy, Batori, Susan Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 43 Silverman, Lisa
e Marriage Plot: or How Jews Fell in Love with Love, and Literature, The Seidman, Naomi Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Stanford University Press 2016 N/D 2016 22 Kohn, Roger S.
Trapped Behind Enemy Lines: The Story of the U.S. Army Air Force 807th Medical Evacuation Squadron Braun, Eric Capstone Young Readers 2016 N/D 2016 5 Bloomfield, Kathy
Nietzsche’s Jewish Problem: Between Anti-Semitism and Anti-Judaism Holub, Robert C Princeton University Press 2016 M/J 2016 31 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Royal Attire: On Karaite and Rabbanite Beliefs Ben Nisan, Hakham Moredechai, Gabriel Wasserman The Karaite Jews of America Press 2016 F/M 2017 2 Randall C. Belinfante
Jewish Rites of Death: Stories of Beauty and Transformation Richard A. Light Terra Nova Books 2016 F/ M 2017 15 Nathan Rosen
Kelev's Journey: A Jewish Dog Wanders Home Hammerstein, David, Shems, Ed Wyndebirk Books 2016 S/O 2016 31 Bloomfield, Kathy
Converting Masters: World Famous Masterpieces with a Jewish Twist Etsy Frankel-Fersel Menorah Books 2016 F/ M 2017 6 Nira Wolfe
From Mouring to Morning: A Comprehensive Guide to Mourning, Grieving, and Bereavement with Special Emphasis on the Shiva Call Simeon Schreiber Urim Publications 2016 F/ M 2017 20 Nathan Rosen
The Boy at the Top of the Mountain undefined Henry Holt 2016 S/O 2016 35 Pinchuck, Chava
Ora de Despertar Aroeste, Sarah Aroeste Music 2016 S/O 2016 40 Levine, Joyce
A Place for Elijah Ruben, Kelly Easton, Friar, Joanne Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 45-46 Feit, Shelly
Avi the Ambulance to the Rescue Carlson, Claudia Apples and Honey Press 2016 N/D 2016 9 Isaac, Fred
Radioactive! How Irene Curie and Lise Meitner Revolutionized Science and Changed the World Conkling, Winifred Random House 2016 M/J 2016 4-5 Lenson, Heather
Potatoes at Turtle Rock. Schnur, Susan, Schnur-Fishman, Anna, Steele-Morgan, Alex Kar-Ben 2016 N/D 2016 2 Quay, Alex
Pesach Guess Who? A Lift-the-Flap Book Stern, Ariella, Argoff, Patti Hachai 2016 N/D 2016 12 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Lingering Bilingualism: Modern Hebrew and Yiddish Literatures in Contact Brenner, Naomi Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art Syracuse University Press 2016 S/O 2016 2 Dwoskin, Beth
The New World Haggadah Stavans, Ilan, Ballen, Gloria Abella Gaon Books 2016 F/ M 2017 24 Smailes, Suzanne
Sky-High Sukkah Packer, Rachel Ornstein, Zemke, Deborah Apples and Honey Press 2016 S/O 2016 28 Cole, Ellen
How It's Made: Torah Scroll Ofanansky, Allison, Alpern, Eliyahu Apples and Honey Press 2016 S/O 2016 37-38 Lisa Silverman
Saving the Persecuted Williams, Brian, Williams, Brenda Heroes of World War II Series Heinemann-Raintree 2016 F/M 16 42-43 Isaac, Fred
Architect of Liberal Judaism Fox, Pam, Mattuck, Israel Isidor Valentine Mitchell 2016 N/D 2016 16 Isaac, Fred
Miriam’s Song: The Story of Miriam’s Peretz Shir, Smadar 2016 S/O 2016 15 Share, Ellen
Shh... Shh... Shabbat Marshall, Linda Elovitz, Golubeva, Evgenia Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 44 Kamin, Rachel
To Our Children: Memoirs of Displacement: A Jewish Journey of Hope and Survival in Twentieth-Century Poland and Beyond Szer, Wlodzimier Academic Studies Press 2016 N/D 2016 22 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Front Lines Grant, Michael HarperCollins 2016 N/D 2016 5-6 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
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
Anti-Semitism: Jewish Immigrants Seek Safety in America (1881-1914) Pressberg, Dava Rosen Publishing Group 2016 M/J 2016 13 Bloomfield, Kathy
Royal Attire: On Karaite and Rabbanite Beliefs Ben Nisan, Hakham Moredechai, Gabriel Wasserman The Karaite Jews of America Press 2016 F/M 2017 2 Randall C. Belinfante
Gam hem ḳeruyim adam : ǂb ha-nokhri be-ʻene ha-Rambam = They too are called human : gentiles in the eyes of Maimonides Kellner, Menachem Bar-Ilan University Press 2016 S/O 2016 8 Scheide, Daniel
Kelev's Journey: A Jewish Dog Wanders Home Hammerstein, David, Shems, Ed Wyndebirk Books 2016 S/O 2016 31 Bloomfield, Kathy
The Zohar: Pritzker Edition Volume 11 Joel Hecker Stanford University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 6 David B. Levy
Central Station Tidhar, Lavie Tachyon 2016 M/J 2016 41 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Who Stole My Religion? Revitalizing Judaism and Applying Jewish Values to Help Heal our Imperiled Planet Schwartz, Richard H. Urim Publications 2016 F/ M 2017 20 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement that Defied Adolf Hitler Freedman, Russell Clarion 2016 S/O 2016 35 Krasner, Barbara
. Fifty Shades of Talmud: What the First Rabbis Had to Say About You-Know-What Anton, Maggie Banot Press 2016 N/D 2016 13 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
A Place for Elijah Ruben, Kelly Easton, Friar, Joanne Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 45-46 Feit, Shelly
Alef-Bet Hebrew Letter Primer. Chaput, Rachel Stone Guild Publishing 2016 N/D 2016 10 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Potatoes at Turtle Rock. Schnur, Susan, Schnur-Fishman, Anna, Steele-Morgan, Alex Kar-Ben 2016 N/D 2016 2 Quay, Alex
Pesach Guess Who? A Lift-the-Flap Book Stern, Ariella, Argoff, Patti Hachai 2016 N/D 2016 12 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Maimonides: Between Philosophy and Halakhah: Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik's Lectures on the Guide of the Perplexed Lawrence Kaplan Urim Publications 2016 F/M 2017 11-12 Yoel Finkelman
Calypso Jews: Jewishness in the Caribbean Literary Imagination Casteel, Sarah Phillips Literature Now Columbia University Press 2016 S/O 2016 4 Dwoskin, Beth
Kosher Taste Amy Stopniki Feldheim Publishers 2016 F/ M 2017 25 Debbie Feder
Sky-High Sukkah Packer, Rachel Ornstein, Zemke, Deborah Apples and Honey Press 2016 S/O 2016 28 Cole, Ellen
How It's Made: Torah Scroll Ofanansky, Allison, Alpern, Eliyahu Apples and Honey Press 2016 S/O 2016 37-38 Lisa Silverman
Saving the Persecuted Williams, Brian, Williams, Brenda Heroes of World War II Series Heinemann-Raintree 2016 F/M 16 42-43 Isaac, Fred
Architect of Liberal Judaism Fox, Pam, Mattuck, Israel Isidor Valentine Mitchell 2016 N/D 2016 16 Isaac, Fred
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

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