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 Authorsort descending
Candles in My Window Firestone, Beth Targum 2010 M/J 10 14
Great Israel Scavenger Hunt, The Blumenthal, Scott E. Behman House 2003 M/J 04 38
Why the Snake Crawls on its Belly Kimmel, Eric A., Davis, Allen Pitspopany 2001 F/M 02 32-33
Jewish-Christian Schism Revisited, The Yoder, John H., Cartwright, Michael, Ochs, Peter Eerdmans 2003 M/J 05 42-43
Thousand Kisses: A Grandmothers Holocaust Letters, A Pollatschek, Henriette University of Alabama Press 1999 N/D 99 11
If You Awaken Love Elon, Emuna, Hazony, David Toby Press 2007 N/D 07 25
Lost Wooden Synagogues of Eastern Europe, The (Video) Bikel, Theodore Albert Barry and Florida Atlantic University Libraries, Judaica Collection Florida Atlantic University 2000 N/D 02 18
Psychic and the Rabbi: A Remarkable Correspondence, The Geller, Uri, Boteach, Shmuley Sourcebooks 2001 F/M 02 20-21
Next Generation of Modern Orthodoxy, The Hain, Shmuel The Orthodox Forum, vol. 21 Yeshiva University Press 2012 N/D12 22, 24
Shadow Play: A True Story of Tefillah Shollar, Leah-Perl, Gerber, Pesach Hachai 2006 M/J 06 12
Double Indemnity: A Memoir Kubar, Zofia S. Hill and Wang 1989 S/O 90 13-14
Balm in Gilead Levin, Martin Schocken Books 1974 Ap 74 25-26
Bonjour Lonnie Ringgold, Faith Hyperion Books for Children 1996 N/D 97 18
Get Ready for Shabbos with Mendel Cisner, Naftali Judaica Press 2003 S/O 03 48
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
What a Life?: The Autobiography of Pesachke Burstein, Yiddish Matinee Idol Burstein, Pesach, Burstein, Lillian, Freidlin, Gershon Syracuse University Press 2003 S/O 03 18
Jewish Holidays Greenberg, Judith E., Catey, Helen H. A First Book Watts 1984 M/J 85 6
Talmudic Period to the Sephardic Age, The Labovitz, Eugene, Lavovitz, Annette Sacred Trust: Stories of Jewish Heritage and History, A (vol. 1) Isac Nathan Publishing 1994 F/M 95 41892
Holocaust, The Rossel, Seymour Watts 1981 F 81 13
Letters to Barbara Meter, A. Leo, Agee, Joel Overlook Press 1995 N/D 95 16
Pictures from a Brewery Barah, Asher, Kaplan, Katie Bobbs-Merrill 1973 W75 26
My Life at First Try: A Novel Budman, Mark Counterpoint 2008 N/D 09 26
Schindlers List Keneally, Thomas N/D 82 11
Ladder of Angels O 80 13
Very First Rainbow: Noach and the Mabul, The Blaivas, C., Blaivas, Z. Israel Book Shop Publications 2007 S/O 07 9
Jeremys Dreidel Gellman, Ellie, Friedman, Judith Kar-Ben 1992 M/J 93 16
Moonbeams: A Hadassah Rosh Hodesh Guide Hadassah Tropper, Diament, Carol Jewish Lights Publishing 2000 N/D 00 14
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Marx, David F. Rookie Read-About Holidays Series Children's Press 2001 F/M 02 40
Parables in Midrash Stern, David Harvard University Press 1994 S/O 94 11
Story of Street Scene, The: Restitution of Nazi Looted Art, Case and Controversy Schnabel, Gunnar, Tatzkow, Monika, Butterfield, Casey Proprietas-Verlag 2008 N/D 08 19
Famous Jewish Portraits in Sound (AUDIO) Markoff, Florence Bookmark Productions 2001 M/J 02 18
Another Kind of Witness Stehle, Bernard F. JPS 1988 N/D 88 8
Fox Walked Alone Reid, Barbara Albert Whitman 2009 N/D 09 9
Classic Tales, The Frankel, Ellen Aronson 1989 N/D 89 12
Hassidic Shabbat Songs & Nigunim of Karlin (AUDIO) Ahuvatel, Miriam M. Ahuvatel / CD Baby 2007 M/J 08 43
Yigal Allon, Native Son, a Biography Shapira, Anita, Abel, Evelyn Jewish Culture and Contexts University of Pennsylvania Press 2008 M/J 08 32
Judaism in Modern Times: An Introduction and Reader Neusner, Jacob Blackwell Publishers 1995 F/M 96 12
Travels and Tales of Dr. Emanuel J. Mitza (Doctor of Mostly Everything) Ganz, Yaffa, Klineman, Harvey Feldheim 2003 M/J 03 33
Iron Tracks, The Appelfeld, Aharon, Green, Jeffrey M. Schocken Books 1997 M/J 98 18
Memories of Babi Siegal, Aranka Farrar 2006 S/O 08 46
Rehas World Tauber, Rhea Philosophical Library 1986 F/M 87 5
On the Side of the Persecuted Kesten, Elisabeth, Kesten, Bernard Xlibris 2000 S/O 01 24
Solomon and the Trees Biers-Ariel, Matt, Silverberg-Kiss, Esti UAHC Press 2001 F/M 01 16
Enigma, The Barak, Michael Ma 79 5
Akedah: The Binding of Isaac, The Berman, Louis A. Aronson 1997 F/M 98 6
Big Quiet House, A Forest, Heather, Greenstein, Susan August Hose LittleFolk 1996 F/M 97 13
Castle on Hester Street, The Heller, Linda, Boris Kulikov Simon & Schuster 2007 N/D 07 8
Grover and Big Birds Passover Celebration Balsley, Tilda, Fischer, Ellen, Leigh, Tom Kar-Ben 2013 FM13 14
Wisdom Bird: A Tale of Solomona nd Sheba, The Oberman, Sheldon, Waldman, Neil Boyds Mills Press 2000 F/M 01 16
Jews and the Olympic Games Sport: A Springboard for Minorities Mayer, Paul Y. Vallentine Mitchell 2004 F/M 05 19
Through the Year in Israel Bergman, Denise S/O 84 10
Im Sorry, Grover: A Rosh Hashanah Tale Balsley, Tilda, Fischer, Ellen Kar-Ben 2013 N/D13 12
Loving Companions: Our Jewish Wedding Album Isaacs, Ronald H., Isaacs, Leora W. Aronson 1991 N/D 91 12
Pursuit Fish, Robert L. Doubleday 1978 Sp79 24
Night Tales Remembered: Tales from the Shammes Katz, Michael Aronson 1990 S/O 90 13
Shapes of My Jewish Year, The Gold-Vukson, Marji E., Springer, Sally Kar-Ben 2003 M/J 03 30-31
Duel Grossman, David, Rosenberg, Betsy Bloombury 2004 S/O 04 45
Bat-Chen Diaries, The Rubanenko, Diana Kar-Ben 2008 M/J 08 13
Book of Psalms in Plain English: A Contemporary Reading of Tehillim, The Lichtenstein, Aaron Urim 2006 M/J 07 27-28
Girl in the Check Coat: Survival in Nazi-Occupied Poland and a New Life in Australia, The Winecki, Christine The Library of Holocaust Testimonies Vallentine Mitchell 2007 F/M 08 45
Cultural Writings of Franz Rosenzweig Rozenzweig, Franz, Galli, Barbara E. Syracuse University Press 2000 F/M 01 10
What Queen Esther Knew: Business Strategies from a Biblical Sage Glaser, Connie, Smalley, Barbara Rodale 2003 S/O 03 19
Jewish Law: Bibliography of Sources and Scholarship in English Weisbard, Phyllis H., Schonberg, David Fred B. Rothman 1989 M/J 91 18
Tattered Prayerbook, The Bari, Ellen, Katz, Avi Gihon River Press 2013 S/O13 7
Homesteader Bride, The Fox, Beverly Fried TreeMother Design 2008 F/M 09 38, 40
Liebermans Day Kaminsky, Stuart M. Holt 1994 S/O 94 7
Place of Light, A Shapiro-Rieser, Rhonda S/O 83 4
My Peoples Prayerbook: Traditional Prayers, Modern Commentaries Hoffman, Lawrence A. Jewish Lights Publishing 1997 M/J 98 10
Seasons for Celebration: A Contemporary Guide to the Joys, Practices and Traditions of the Jewish Holidays Fox, Karen L., Miller, Phyllis Zimbler, Fox, Vicki Reikes Putnam 1992 N/D 92 23
Days of Judgment: The World War II War Crimes Morin, Isobel V. Millbrook 1995 F/M 96 16
Last Jew from Wegrow: The Memoirs of a Survivor of the Step by Step Genocide in Pland, The Bielawski, Shraga Fevel Praeger 1991 M/J 92 14
Visions of the Psalms: Through the Gate of Colors Berger, Moshe Tzvi Halevi Feldheim 2005 F/M 06 28-29
Jesses Star Schwartz, Ellen Orca 2000 F/M 02 35
Moscow Yiddish Theater: Art on Stage in the Time of Revolution, The Harshav, Benjamin, Harshav, Barbara Yale University Press 2008 M/J 08 20
Rural Cooperatives in Socialist Utopia: Thirty Years of Moshav Development in Israel Schwartz, Moshe, Lees, Susan, Kressel, Gideon M. Praeger Press 1995 M/J 96 11
Passions of the Matriarchs, The Tuchman, Shera Aranoff, Rapoport, Sandra E. Ktav 2004 F/M 05 25
Streets of Gold Wells, Rosemary, Andreasen, Dan Dial 1999 M/J 00 22
Fear No Evil Sharansky, Natan, Hoffman, Stefani Random House 1988 N/D 88 7
Apples and Honey: A Rosh Hashanah Story Zucker, Jonny, Cohen, Jan Barger Barrons Educational Festival Time Series Barron's Educational Festival Time Series 2002 M/J 03 31
Friday Night and Beyond: The Shabbat Experience Step by Step Palatnik, Lori Aronson 1994 S/O 94 41860
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
Hearing the Call across Traditions: Readings on Faith and Service Davis, Adam Skylight Paths 2009 N/D 10 18
Yossis Goal Schwartz, Ellen, Silvana Bevilacqua Orca 2006 F/M 07 10
Just Call Me Joe Wishinsky, Frieda Orca 2003 S/O 04 46-47
Trial of Elizabeth Cree: A Novel of the Limehouse Murders, The Ackroyd, Peter Doubleday 1995 N/D 95 41986
Israel Hodge, Susie Changing World Series Arcturus 2008 F/M 10 16-17
Menucha VSimcha Katz, Mordechai N/D 82 2
Remember Not to Forget Finkelstein, Norman H. M/J 86 6
One for Each Night: Chanukah Tales and Recipes Kallet, Marilyn, Seratt, Heather Celtic Cat Publishing 2003 F/M 04 36
Song Will Remain, A Simchovich, Simcha Lugus Publications 1996 M/J 98 18-19
Essenital Papers on Kabbalah Fine, Lawrence NYU Press 1995 S/O 95 7
Alfe-Bet of Jewish Values, The Kipper, Lenore C., Bogot, Howard I. UAHC 1985 A/M 86 6
Black Book, The Ehrenburg, Ilya, Levine, James S. Holocaust Library / Schocken Books 1981 W 82 14
Certain Magic, A Orgel, Doris Dial 1976 F/M 92 20
Habibi Nye, Naomi Shihab Simon & Schuster 1997 M/J 98 22-23
With God on Our Side: George W. Bush and the Rise of the Religious Right (VIDEO) Skaggs, Calvin, Taylor, David Van First Run / Icarus Films 2004 M/J 06 20
Jews of Arab Lands, The Stillman, Norman A. JPS 1979 W80 16
Time Like a River Perrin, Randy, Perrin, Hannah, Perrin, Tova Orca 1997 F/M 99 20
In America Moss, Maurice Dutton S/O 94 12
Magic of Hebrew Chanting: Healing the Spirit, Transforming the Mind, Deepening Love, The Gold, Shefa Jewish Lights Publishing 2013 N/D13 27