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
Quilting Path: A Guide to Spiritual Discovery Through Fabric, Thread and Kabbalah, The Silk, Louise Skylight Paths 2006 F/M 07 36
Shielding the Flame Krall, Hanna, Stasiaska, Joanna, Weschler, Lawrence Holt 1986 N/D 87 6
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
No. 4 Street of Our Lady (VIDEO) Bird, Barbara, Judy Maltz, Sherman, Richie Alden Films 2009 S/O 10 41
Magic of Hebrew Chanting: Healing the Spirit, Transforming the Mind, Deepening Love, The Gold, Shefa Jewish Lights Publishing 2013 N/D13 27
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
Concise History of the Third Reich, A Benz, Wolfgang, Dunlap, Thomas University of California Press 2006 S/O 06 35-36
Allegra Maud Goldman Konecky, Edith Harper 1976 Sp77 32
Gates of Light Gilkatilla, Joseph, Weinstein, Avi HarperCollins 1994 M/J 95 7
Tell Me Another Morning: An Autobiographical Novel Berger, Zdena Paris Press 2007 F/M 08 17
Hot Pursuit: Murder in Mississippi Deutsch, Stacia, Cohon, Rhody, Orback, Craig Kar-Ben 2010 M/J 10 9
Poets on the Edge: An Anthology of Contemporary Hebrew Poetry Keller, Tsipi SUNY Press 2008 F/M 09 21
Secret Seder, The Rappaport, Doreen, McCully, Emily Arnold Hyperion 2005 M/J 05 26
When Jessie Came Across the Sea Hest, Amy, Lynch, P. J. Cnadlewick Press 1997 F/M 98 15
Jewish Memories Valensi, Lucette, Wachtel, Nathan s.n. 1991 N/D 91 14
My Very Own Mitzvah Hands Goetz, Bracha, Wolf, Malka Judaica Press 2013 M/J13 4
Lifes Daily Blessings, Inspiring Reflectiosn on Gratitude and Joy for Every Day, Based on Jewish Wisdom Olitzky, Kerry M. Jewish Lights Publishing 2009 S/O 09 41
Every Story Has a Soul Blitz, Shumuel, Katz, Tova Artscroll Youth Series Mesorah 2006 M/J 07 17
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
Behind Prison Walls Heller, Tzila Amidor Ktav 1999 S/O 99 9
Hanukkah: A Counting Book in English, Hebrew, and Yiddish Sper, Emily Scholastic 2001 F/M 02 41
Tuning Up: A Viisit with Eric Kimmel Kimmel, Eric A. Meet the Author Series Richard C. Owen 2005 F/M 06 41923
Israel in the News: Past, Present, and Future Aretha, David Middle East Nations in the News Series Enslow 2006 S/O 06 20-21
Renewing the Covenant: A Theology for the Postmodern Jew Borowitz, Eugene B. JPS 1991 M/J 92 14
Sound to Remember, A Levitan, Sonia Ma 80 9
Your Word a Fire: The Hasidic Masters on the Contemplative Prayer Green, Arthur, Holtz, Barry W. Paulist Press 1977 F/M 86 3
Kabbalah Works: Secrets for Purposeful Living (VIDEO) Aaron, David Your Coach in a Box Series Gildan Audio 2005 M/J 06 20
Oneg Time! (AUDIO) Mesches, Jason Arroyo 2012 M/J13 13
Michael at the Invasion of France 1943 Calkhoven, Laurie Dial Books 2012 S/O13 7
Dear Elijah Bat-Ami, Miriam Farrar Straus & Giroux 1995 N/D 95 14
Antisemitic Myths: A Historical and Contemporary Anthology Perry, Marvin, Schweitzer, Frederick M. Indiana University Press 2007 F/M 09 16
Gods To-Do List: 103 Ways to Be an Angel and Do Gods Work on Earth Wolfson, Ron Jewish Lights Publishing 2007 M/J 07 30
Three Children of the Holocaust Chaneles, Sol Avon 1974 Sp75 24
Ike and Mama and Trouble at School Snyder, Carol S/O 84 9
Purim Album, A Zwerin, Raymond A. M/J 82 7
Shaking in the Shack Weinstein, Dori Five Flames Press 2013 N/D13 14
Willy and Max: A Holocaust Story Littlesugar, Amy, Low, Wiam Philomel 2006 F/M 06 16-17
Jews and Buddhism: Belief Amended, Faith Revealed (VIDEO) Chayes, Bill, Solotaroff, Isaac Filmakers Library 1999 S/O 00 40
Nicanors Gate Kimmel, Eric A., Hoyner, Jerry JPS 1980 Sp80 21
Louis G. Redstone: From Israeli Pioneer to American Architect Redstone, Louis G. Iowa State University Press 1989 S/O 91 20
Feelin Jewish Klein, Ilona M., Fischer Weis, Susan Jewish Community Center of Cleveland 1986 A/M 86 6
Colors of Israel Grossman, Laurie, Byers, Helen Carolrhoda Books 2001 N/D 01 22
Albert Einstein: A Life of Genius MacLeod, Elizabeth Kids Can Press 2003 N/D 03 24
From the Edge of the World: The Jewish Refugee Experience Through Letters and Stories Joseph, Ann Valentine Mitchell 2003 F/M 04 17
Tapestry of Hope: Holocaust Writing for Young People Boraks-Nemetz, Lillian, Watts, Irene N. Tundra Books 2003 S/O 03 49-50
Holocuast Survivors Mental Health Brink, T. L. Haworth Press 1994 N/D 95 41797
Pincus and the Pig: A Klezmer Tale (AUDIO) Sendak, Maurice Tzakik 2004 F/M 05 26
Scribes, Visionaries, and the Politics of Second Temple Judea Horsley, Richard A. Westminster John Knox Press 2007 S/O 08 16
What Did They Think of the Jews? Gould, Allan Aronson 1991 M/J 91 15
Jewish Icons: Art and Society in Modern Europe Cohen, Richard I. University of California Press 1998 S/O 98 7
My Mothers Sabbath Days Grade, Chaim, Kleinerman Goldstein, Channa Knopf 1986 F/M 87 6
Libas Palace Walfish, Miriam Jewish Girls Around the World Judaica Press 2012 S/O13 4
Esther McKay, Sharon E. Penguin Canada 2004 N/D 04 16
Bintel Brief, V.I., A Metzker, Isaac, Metzker, Bella S., Levy, Diana Shalet Viking 1981 W 82 13-14
Heritage Orde, Lewis F/M 82 5
Vienna Revisited Freda, Ulman Fithian Press 1995 M/J 96 12
Jerusalem Diamond, The Gordon, Noah Ma 80 4
Round and Round the Jewish Year: Elul-Tishrei Rosenberg, Tziporah, Beifus, Ruth Feldheim 2009 F/M 10 18
Straight Into Darkness Kellerman, Faye Warner Books 2005 F/M 06 26
Land of the Hart: Israelis, Arabs, the Territories and a Vision of the Future Eliav, Arie Lova JPS 1974 D 74 28
Parenting Jewish Teens: A Guide for the Perplexed Doades, Joanne Jewish Lights Publishing 2007 M/J 07 23
More Bones: Scary Stories from Around the World Olson, Arielle North, Schwartz, Howard, Cist, E. M. Viking 2008 F/M 09 44
Chains Around the Grass Ragen, Naomi The Toby Press 2002 S/O 02 33
Education of a Polish Jew, The Nordon, Haskell S/O 83 3
Be My Knife Grossman, David Farrar 2002 F/M 03 21-22
Hanukkah Owens, L. L., Conger, Holli Cultural Holidays Series Magic Wagon 2010 M/J 10 15
Treasury of Sephardic Bedtime Stories, A Blitz, Shumuel, Sutton, David Mesorah 2006 S/O 06 15
Isaac Abarbanels Stance toward Tradition: Defense, Dissent, and Dialogue Lawee, Eric SUNY Press 2001 M/J 02 13
Religion in Focus: Judaism Teece, Geoff Smart Apple Media 2005 F/M 05 34
Something for Nothing Gilman, Phoebe Scholastic 1993 N/D 93 12
Yom Kippur War, The London Sunday Times Insight Team Doubleday 1974 Sp 75 26
Judaism, Environmentalism and the Environment: Mapping and Analysis Gerstenfeld, Manfred Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies 1998 N/D 99 8
Once Gleitzman, Morris Holt 2010 M/J 10 16-17
Menachem Begin: A Life Shilon, Avi, Zilberberg, Danielle, Sharett, Yoram Yale University Press 2012 S/O13 40
Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman Nobleman, Marc Tyler, MacDonald, Ross Knopf 2008 S/O 08 47, 49
Dangerous Fortune, A Follett, Ken Delcorte Press 1993 F/M 94 7
Delivery from Darkness Finkelstein, Baruch, Finkelstein, Michal Feldheim 2009 F/M 10 33
Arab Jews: A Postcolonial Reading of Natioanlism, Religion, and Ethnicity, The Shenhav, Yehouda Stanford University Press 2006 M/J 07 29
Golem Redux: From Prague to Post-Holocaust Fiction, The Baer, Elizabeth R. Wayne State University Press 2012 S/O12 24
Tikkun Olam Ted Newman, Vivian, Mack, Steve Kar-Ben 2012 FM13 4
Imaginary Number, The Oren, Yitzhak Benmir Books 1986 M/J 87 41765
Queen of Persia, The Moscowitz, Moshe, Sokoloff, David, Carter, Jon Shazak Productions 2004 M/J 04 36
Sharing Blessings Musleah, Rachel, Klayman, Michael, Young, Mary Jewish Lights Publishing 1997 M/J 98 20
Wise … and Not So Wise: Ten Tales from the Rabbis Gershator, Phillis, Ginsburg, Alexa JPS 2004 N/D 04 22
Jews in American Life and Thought Whitfield, Stephen J. Srchon 1984 F/M 86 5
No Baths at Camp Fox, Tamar, Vasquez, Natalia Kar-Ben 2013 FM13 12
Luckiest Orphans: A History of the Hebrew Orphan Asylum of New York, The Bogen, Hyman University of Illinois Press 1992 S/O 92 17
Final Solution, The Rice, Earle The Holocaust Library Lucent Books 1998 N/D 99 17
Company You Keep, The Gordon, Neil Viking 2003 N/D 03 8
All About Hanukkah Groner, Judyth, Wikler, Madeline Kar-Ben 1999 S/O 00 36
Fusion: the Eternal Flame Lampton, Christopher W83 13
Teasers, Twistres, Stumpers: A Bookful of Tricky Torah-riddles Feldheim 1989 S/O 90 17
Hooray for Hanukkah! Manushkin, Fran, Croll, Carolyn Random House 2001 F/M 02 40
Plays for Learning: Israel Reborn McCullough, L. E. Plays for Learning Series Smith and Kraus 2001 F/M 02 38
Second Generation Voices: Reflectiosn by Children of Holocaust Survivors and Perpetrators Berger, Alan L., Berger, Naomi Syracuse University Press 2001 N/D 01 6
Whats in the Bible?: A Concise Look at the 39 Books of the Hebrew Bible Freudmann, Lillian C. Aronson 1996 N/D 96 5
Jewish Lights Book of Fun Classroom Activities Dardashti, Danielle, Sarig, Roni, Katz, Avi Jewish Lights Publishing 2004 F/M 05 31
My Special Friend Cohen, Floreva, Ancona, George Board of Education of Greater New York 1986 S/O 86 10