Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Yearsort ascending Issue P Review Author
The Astronaut's Son: A Novel Seigel, Tom Woodhall Press 2018 N/D 2018 38 Stahl, Sheryl F.
My Sometimes Feelings Rubabshi, Leah, Wummer, Amy Hachai Publishing 2018 M/J 2019 19-20 Colodny, Debbie
The Jewish American Paradox: Embracing Choice in a Changing World Mnookin, Robert Public Affairs Books 2018 N/D 2019 27 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Spy Who Played Baseball, The Jones, Carrie Kar Ben 2018 M/J 2018 8 Tilman, Ellen
Hasidic Art and the Kabbalah Goldman-Ida, Batsheva (Brill’s Series in Jewish Studies, Volume 59 Brill 2018 M/J 2018 23 Levy, David B
Scholarly Man of Faith: Studies in the Thought and Writings of Rabbi Josephy B. Soloveitchik Kanarfogel, Ephraim, Schwartz, Dov Ktav 2018 N/D 2018 28-29 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Yael and the Party of the Year Lane, Tamsin Simon & Schuster 2018 N/D 2018 10 Quay, Alex
Welcome Back, Madame Chamberlaine Wolner, Tzipie Menucha 2018 M/J 2019 11 Pinchuk, Chava
On the Landing: Stories Mash, Yenta Northern Illinois University Press 2018 M/J 2019 39-40 Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron
The Heart Shaped Leaf Gefen, Shira, Polonsky, David [nid:52283], illustrator Green Bean Books 2018 N/D 2019 18-19 Bloomfield, Kathy
Wailing Wall Liberman, Judith Weinshall, Davis, Gail Dog Ear Publishers 2017 M/J 2018 18 Eskin, Marcie
Inspired by a True Story: Isaac Karmon, Robert Pleasure Boat Studio 2017 M/J 2018 36 Bibel, Barbara M.
Light that Unites Us, The Goldscheider, Aaron Oxford University Press 2017 M/J 2018 25 Freiband, Susan
Lyrical Eroticism in Judeo-Spanish Songs Hamui Sutton, Silvia Gaon Books 2017 F/M 2019 4 Pinnolis, Judith S.
Miriam’s Secret Waldman, Debby Orca 2017 M/J 2018 13 Dublin, Anne
Educational Oases in the Desert: the Alliance Israélite Universelle’s Girls’ Schools in Ottoman Iraq, 1895-1915 Sciarcon, Jonathan SUNY Press 2017 M/J 2018 30 Simon, Rachel
Strangers in Budapest Keener, Jessica Algonquin Books 2017 M/J 2018 36 Gremillion, Yossi
Expulsion Liberman, Judith Weinshall, Davis, Gail Dog Ear Publishers 2017 N/D 2018 10-11 Silver, Linda R.
Echo After Echo Capetta, Amy Rose Candlewick Press 2017 M/J 2018 14 Quay, Alex
Children of Château de La Hille Steiger, Sebastian, Hoy, Jocelyn Lexographic Press 2017 M/J 2018 30 Smith, Sonia
The Courage Club Goetz, Bracha, Younger, Devora Jewish Children's Book Club 2017 N/D 2018 7 Chava,Pinchuck
Building Wachsler, Leah Hachai Publishing 2017 M/J 2018 19 Levitan, Rebecca
Words for Blessing the World: Poems in Hebrew and English Levine, Herbert Jewish Poetry Project Ben Yehuda Press 2017 M/J 2018 36 Pinchuck, Chava
Bentzi and the Magic Potion Glick, Shifra Bentzi Feldheim 2017 M/J 2018 10 Colodny, Debbie
Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel Klagsbrun, Francine Schocken Books 2017 M/J 2018 25 Eltman, George S.
Tales in context: Sefer ha-Ma'sim in medieval Northern France Kushelevsky, Rella, Ruchie Avital, Chaya Naor, Elisheva Baumgarten Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, Ms. Bodl, Or. 135 Wayne State University Press 2017 N/D 2018 29-30 Kohn, Roger S.
Backfield Boys: A Football Mystery in Black and White Feinstein, John Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017 M/J 2018 14 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Max Baer and Barney Ross: Jewish Heroes of Boxing Sussman, Jeffrey Rowman & Littlefield 2017 M/J 2018 32 Share, Ellen
Tell Me How This Ends Well. Levinson, David Samuel Hogarth 2017 M/J 2018 37 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Lucky Broken Girl Behar, Ruth Nancy Paulsen Books 2017 M/J 2018 4 Cole, Ellen
Bentzi and the Magic Potion Bentzi Feldheim 2017 M/J 2018 10 Pinchuck, Chava
Children of Willesden Lane: A True Story of Hope and Survival During World War II Golabek, Mona , Cohen, Lee, Sher, Emil Young Readers Edition Little, Brown Books for Young People 2017 M/J 2018 15 Levitan, Rebecca
Jews, Gentiles, and Other Animals: The Talmud after the Humanities Wasserman, Mira University of Pennsylvania Press 2017 M/J 2018 32 Sukenic, Harvey
Deep Calls to Deep Medved, Jane New Rivers Press 2017 M/J 2018 37 Freiband, Susan
Librarian of Auschwitz, The Iturbe, Antonio, Thwaites, Lilit Henry Holt 2017 M/J 2018 5 Gershowitz, Elissa
Yossi and Laibel’s Shabbos Surprise Rosenfeld, Dina H., Nodel, Norman Hachai 2017 M/J 2018 20 Silver, Linda R.
War I Finally Won, The Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker Penguin Random House 2017 M/J 2018 10 Colodny, Debbie
My Sister’s Eyes: a Family Chronicle of Rescue and Loss During World War II Halperin, Joan Arnay Sousa Mendes Foundation 2017 M/J 2018 15 Levine, Joyce
Sparks from the fire : Shabbos Drashos Delivered at Keillas Aish Kodesh Weinberger, Moshe, Wolf, Binyomin Feldheim Publishers 2017 M/J 2018 32 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
When It’s Over Ridley, Barbara She Writes Press 2017 M/J 2018 39 Wallerstein, Jane
Albert Einstein: Scientist May, Andrew Cavendish Square 2017 N/D 2018 8 Gershowitz, Elissa
Ronit & Jamil Laskin, Pamela Katherine Tegin Books 2017 M/J 2018 5 Citrin, Rena
Blood for Thought: The Reinvention of Sacrifice in Early Rabbinic Literature Balberg, Mira University of California Press 2017 M/J 2018 21 Belinfante, Randall C.
Long Trail Home, The Burkhart, Kiersi, Keyser, Amber Quartz Creek Ranch Lerner 2017 M/J 2018 11 McMahon, Martha
Origins of Midrash: From Teaching to Text, The Mandel, Paul D. Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism, vol. 180 Leiden 2017 M/J 2018 26 Levy, David B
Angels Always Come on Time Linder, Chaim, Linder, Mark Lulu 2017 N/D 2018 31 Isaac, Fred
Genius Physicist: Albert Einstein Marsico, Katie Lerner 2017 N/D 2019 11-12 Issac, Fred
Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees Leatherdale, Mary Beth, Shakespeare, Eleanor Annick Press 2017 M/J 2018 16 Krasner, Barbara
e New Babylonian Diaspora: the Rise and Fall of the Jewish Community in Iraq, 16th20th Centuries Yehuda, Zvi Brill 2017 M/J 2018 33 Simon, Rachel
Broken Carousel: German Jewish Soldier-Poets of the Great War Appelbaum, Peter C. , Scott, James W Stone Tower Books 2017 N/D 2018 36 Smailes, Suzanne
Daughters of the Air Szilagyi, Anca L. Lanternfish Press 2017 M/J 2018 39 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Anne Frank: Writer Waxman, Zoe Cavendish Square 2017 N/D 2018 8 Gershowitz, Elissa
Girl with the Red Balloon, The Locke, Katherine Albert Whitman 2017 M/J 2018 6 Bloomfield, Kathy
American Interests in the Holy Land Revealed in Early Photographs Ben-David, Lenny Urim Publications 2017 M/J 2018 21 Gordon, Ilka
Reframing Politics in the Hebrew Bible: a New Introduction with Readings Morgenstern, Mira Hackett 2017 M/J 2018 27 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Holocaust: Racism and Genocide in World War II, The Mooney, Carla, Casteel, Tom Inquire and Investigate Nomad Press 2017 M/J 2018 16 Isaac, Fred
Orchard, The Brandes, Yochi, Libenson, Daniel Gefen 2017 M/J 2018 35 Stahl, Sheryl F.
. Inconsistency in the Torah: Ancient Literary Convention and the Limits of Source Criticism Berman, Joshua Oxford University Press 2017 M/J 2018 22 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Barren Island Zoref, Harris New Issues Poetry and Prose 2017 M/J 2018 39 Schutzman, Laura
Have You Heard?: a Child’s Introduction to the Ten Commandments Glickman, Jeffrey., Krackow, Eric Schiffer Publishing 2017 M/J 2018 7 McMahon, Martha
Mort Ziff Is Not Dead Fagan, Cary Penguin 2017 M/J 2018 11 Cole, Ellen
Orchard, The Brandes, Yochi Gefen 2017 M/J 2018 35 Pinchuck, Chava
Beginnings of Ladino Literature: Moses Almosnino and his Readers Borovaya, Olga Indiana University Press 2017 M/J 2018 22 Belinfante, Randall C.
JPS B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary. Salkin, Jeffrey K. Jewish Publication Society 2017 M/J 2018 7 Bloomfield, Kathy
Nachmanides: An Unusual Thinker Drazin, Israel Gefen 2017 F/M 2019 3 Levy, David B
Metropolitans, The Goodman, Carol 2017 M/J 2018 12 Silver, Linda R.
13 Stradomska Street: a Memoir of Exile and Return Potok, Andrew Mandel Vilar Press 2017 M/J 2018 28 Smith, Sonia
Holocaust Memory in the Digital Age: Survivors' Stories and New Media Practices Shandler, Jeffrey Stanford University Press 2017 M/J 2019 35 Cantor, Hallie
Eyes of the World: Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the Invention of Modern Photojournalism Aronson, Marc, Budhos, Marina Henry Holt 2017 M/J 2018 8 Quay, Alex
Joseph ibn Kaspi: Portrait of a Hebrew Philosopher in Medieval Provence Sackson, Adrian Brill 2017 M/J 2018 28 Levy, David B
Israel Klepeis, Alicia Z. Exploring World Cultures Cavendish Square 2017 M/J 2018 18 Rapp, Andrea
Come Back for Me Hart-Green, Sharon New Jewish Press 2017 M/J 2018 35 Gremillion, Yossi
Jonah and Amos Israel Drazin Gefen 2016 F/M 2017 5 Arthur G. Quinn
Israel Garfinkle, Adam Major Nations of the Modern Middle East Mason Crest 2016 M/J 2016 12 Rapp, Andrea
Genocide in the Carpathians: War, Social Breakdown, and Mass Violence Raz Segal Stanford University Press 2016 F/ M 2017 20
Oy Vey! Life in a Shoe Grubman, Bonnie Apples and Honey Press 2016 S/O 2016 38 Isaac, Fred
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.
Chicken Soup, Chicken Soup Mayer, Pamela, Melmon, Deborah Kar-Ben 2016 N/D 2016 10-11 McMahon, Martha
Shmulik Paints the Town Rose, Lisa, Echeverri, Catalina Kar-Ben 2016 F/M 16 45 McMahon, Martha
Because of Eva: A Jewish Genealogical Journey Susan J. Gordon Syracuse University Press 2016 F/M 2017 10 Barbara Krasner
Saved to Remember: Raoul Wallenberg, Budapest 1944 and After Frank Vajda Monash University Publishing 2016 F/ M 2017 25-26 Nira Wolfe
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
Anne Frank Parks, Peggy J. Influential Women ReferencePoint Press 2016 S/O 2016 31 Citrin, Rena
Weekly Mitzva Tabory, Binyamin Maggid/Koren Publishers 2016 S/O 2016 18 Gordon, Ilka
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
The Boy at the Top of the Mountain undefined Henry Holt 2016 S/O 2016 35 Pinchuck, Chava
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.
Front Lines Grant, Michael HarperCollins 2016 N/D 2016 5-6 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
The Jewish Book of Grief and Healing: A Spiritual Companion for Mourning Stuart M. Matlins Jewish Lights 2016 F/ M 2017 16 Nathan Rosen
Unusual Bible Interpretations: Ruth, Esther, and Judith Drazin, Israel Gefen 2016 F/M 2017 5 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Mitzvah Kids: Learning and Laughing Throughout the Jewish Year Goren, Michal Feldheim 2016 M/J 2016 12-13 Pinchuck, Chava
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
Shmelf the Hanukkah Elf Wolfe, Greg Bloomsbury 2016 S/O 2016 38-39 Bloomfield, Kathy
My Train to Freedom: A Jewish Boy’s Journey from Nazi Europe to a Life of Activism. Backer, Ivan Skyhorse Publishing 2016 F/M 16 2 Levine, Joyce
Yosef’s Dream Rouss, Sylvia A., Naim, Asher Apples and Honey Press 2016 N/D 2016 11 Levine, Joyce
A Holiday for Ari Ant Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Apples and Honey Press 2016 F/M 16 45 Kamin, Rachel
Dreidels on the Brain. Ben Izzy, Joel Dial Books for Young Readers 2016 N/D 2016 1 Marks, Allison
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
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.
Calypso Jews: Jewishness in the Caribbean Literary Imagination Casteel, Sarah Phillips Literature Now Columbia University Press 2016 S/O 2016 4 Dwoskin, Beth

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