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
Commentators Bible: The JPS Miqraot Gedolot: Exodus, The Carasik, Michael JPS 2005 M/J 06 24
Etz Hayim Study Companion Blumenthal, Jacob, Liss, Janet L. JPS 2005 N/D 05 24
Psychic and the Rabbi: A Remarkable Correspondence, The Geller, Uri, Boteach, Shmuley Sourcebooks 2001 F/M 02 20-21
Another Kind of Witness Stehle, Bernard F. JPS 1988 N/D 88 8
Godfile: 10 Approaches to Personalizing Prayer, The David, Aryeh Ben Devora 2007 N/D 07 28
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
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
Why the Snake Crawls on its Belly Kimmel, Eric A., Davis, Allen Pitspopany 2001 F/M 02 32-33
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
Chanukah is Freylekh! Songs my Bubbe Should Have Taught Me: Volume 2 (AUDIO) Lori Cahan-Simon Ensemble Lori Cahan-Simon 2006 N/D 08 25
Eight Tales for Eight Nights Schram, Peninnah N/D 81 12
Pictures from a Brewery Barah, Asher, Kaplan, Katie Bobbs-Merrill 1973 W75 26
Akedah: The Binding of Isaac, The Berman, Louis A. Aronson 1997 F/M 98 6
From Revolution to Repression: Soviet Yiddish Writing, 1917-1952 Sherman, Joseph Five Leaves Publications 2012 N/D12 36-37
My Life at First Try: A Novel Budman, Mark Counterpoint 2008 N/D 09 26
Schindlers List Keneally, Thomas N/D 82 11
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
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
Letters to Barbara Meter, A. Leo, Agee, Joel Overlook Press 1995 N/D 95 16
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Marx, David F. Rookie Read-About Holidays Series Children's Press 2001 F/M 02 40
Big Quiet House, A Forest, Heather, Greenstein, Susan August Hose LittleFolk 1996 F/M 97 13
Her Glory Within: Rejecting and Transforming Orthodoxy in Israeli and American Jewish Womens Fiction Landress, Barbara Ann Studies in Orthodox Judaism Academic Studies Press 2012 S/O13 33
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
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
Bread Givers, The Yezierska, Anzia Venture-Braziller 1975 W75 27
Daughter of Silence Fingueret, Manuela, Lockhart, Darrell B. Texas Tech University Press 2012 N/D12 41-42
Deviancy in Early Rabbinic Literature: A Collection of Socio-Anthropological Essays Fishbane, Simcha The Brill Reference Library of Judaism Brill 2007 S/O 08 33
Fire in His Soul: Irving M. Bunim, 1900-1980: The Man and His Impact on American Orthodox Jewry, A Bunim, Amos Feldheim 1989 N/D 89 10
Rehas World Tauber, Rhea Philosophical Library 1986 F/M 87 5
Bat-Chen Diaries, The Rubanenko, Diana Kar-Ben 2008 M/J 08 13
Hanukah Money Aleichem, Sholem, Shulevitz, Uri Greenwillow Books 1978 W78 27
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
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
Yigal Allon, Native Son, a Biography Shapira, Anita, Abel, Evelyn Jewish Culture and Contexts University of Pennsylvania Press 2008 M/J 08 32
Memories of Babi Siegal, Aranka Farrar 2006 S/O 08 46
Concise History of the Third Reich, A Benz, Wolfgang, Dunlap, Thomas University of California Press 2006 S/O 06 35-36
Every Story Has a Soul Blitz, Shumuel, Katz, Tova Artscroll Youth Series Mesorah 2006 M/J 07 17
Pursuit Fish, Robert L. Doubleday 1978 Sp79 24
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
Golden Land, The: The Story of Jewish Immigration to America: Experience the Achievements of American Jews Through Removable Documents and Artifacts Telushkin, Joseph Harmony Books 2002 N/D 02 16
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
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
Wisdom Bird: A Tale of Solomona nd Sheba, The Oberman, Sheldon, Waldman, Neil Boyds Mills Press 2000 F/M 01 16
Loving Companions: Our Jewish Wedding Album Isaacs, Ronald H., Isaacs, Leora W. Aronson 1991 N/D 91 12
Chicken Learns to Make Friends Avner, Yaira, Yakobovitz, Riki Feldheim 2005 M/J 06 12
Elie Wiesel: Bearing Witness Paralser, Michael Millbrook 1994 M/J 95 18
Place of Light, A Shapiro-Rieser, Rhonda S/O 83 4
Alfe-Bet of Jewish Values, The Kipper, Lenore C., Bogot, Howard I. UAHC 1985 A/M 86 6
Fugu Plan, The: The Untold Story of the Japanese and the Jews During World War II Tokayer, Marvin, Swartz, Mary Gefen 2004 F/M 05 24-25
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
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
What Queen Esther Knew: Business Strategies from a Biblical Sage Glaser, Connie, Smalley, Barbara Rodale 2003 S/O 03 19
Liebermans Day Kaminsky, Stuart M. Holt 1994 S/O 94 7
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
Black Book, The Ehrenburg, Ilya, Levine, James S. Holocaust Library / Schocken Books 1981 W 82 14
Hershel of Ostropol Kimmel, Eric A. M/J 82 7
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
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
Bronx Primitive Simon, Kate s.n. S/O 82 4
David Ben-Gurion and the American Alignment for a Jewish State Gal, Alon, Siegel, David S. Indiana University Press 1991 N/D 92 23
Dictionary of the Holocaust: Biography, Geography, and Terminology Epstein, Eric Joseph, Rosen, Philip Greenwood 1997 S/O 98 41828
First Rain Herman, Charlotte, Mitter, Kathryn Albert Whitman 2010 F/M 10 16
Remember Not to Forget Finkelstein, Norman H. M/J 86 6
Beckys Horse Madison, Winifred Four Winds 1974 W75 29
Hanukkah Haiku Ziefert, Harriet, Gudeon, Karla Blue Apple Books 2008 S/O 08 56
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
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
Yossis Goal Schwartz, Ellen, Silvana Bevilacqua Orca 2006 F/M 07 10
Menucha VSimcha Katz, Mordechai N/D 82 2
Contemporary Eruv: Eruvin in Modern Metropolitan Areas, The Bechhofer, Yosef Gavriel Feldheim 1998 S/O 98 41797
Exodus 1947 Holly, David C. Naval Institute Press 1995 F/M 96 8
Quilting Path: A Guide to Spiritual Discovery Through Fabric, Thread and Kabbalah, The Silk, Louise Skylight Paths 2006 F/M 07 36
Argentina & the Jews: A History of Jewish Immigration Avni, Haim, Brand, Gila University of Alabama Press 1991 S/O 91 17
Good If It Goes Provost, Gary, Levine-Freidus, Gail Berkley 1985 A/M 86 5
No. 4 Street of Our Lady (VIDEO) Bird, Barbara, Judy Maltz, Sherman, Richie Alden Films 2009 S/O 10 41