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
Encyclopedia of Jewish Myth, Magic and Mysticism, The Dennis, Geoffrey W. Llewellyn Publications 2007 F/M 08 38
No. 4 Street of Our Lady (VIDEO) Bird, Barbara, Judy Maltz, Sherman, Richie Alden Films 2009 S/O 10 41
Time Like a River Perrin, Randy, Perrin, Hannah, Perrin, Tova Orca 1997 F/M 99 20
Jews of Arab Lands, The Stillman, Norman A. JPS 1979 W80 16
In America Moss, Maurice Dutton S/O 94 12
Quilting Path: A Guide to Spiritual Discovery Through Fabric, Thread and Kabbalah, The Silk, Louise Skylight Paths 2006 F/M 07 36
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
Children of Willesden Lane: Beyond the Kindertransport: A Memoir of Music, Love, and Survival Golabek, Mona, Cohen, Lee Warner Books 2002 N/D 02 12
Hanukkah Haiku Ziefert, Harriet, Gudeon, Karla Blue Apple Books 2008 S/O 08 56
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
Secret Seder, The Rappaport, Doreen, McCully, Emily Arnold Hyperion 2005 M/J 05 26
Allegra Maud Goldman Konecky, Edith Harper 1976 Sp77 32
Double Indemnity: A Memoir Kubar, Zofia S. Hill and Wang 1989 S/O 90 13-14
My Very Own Mitzvah Hands Goetz, Bracha, Wolf, Malka Judaica Press 2013 M/J13 4
Tell Me Another Morning: An Autobiographical Novel Berger, Zdena Paris Press 2007 F/M 08 17
Jewish Memories Valensi, Lucette, Wachtel, Nathan s.n. 1991 N/D 91 14
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
When Jessie Came Across the Sea Hest, Amy, Lynch, P. J. Cnadlewick Press 1997 F/M 98 15
Bukharan Jews and the Dynamics of Global Judaism Cooper, Alanna E. Indiana University Press 2012 S/O13 23
Good If It Goes Provost, Gary, Levine-Freidus, Gail Berkley 1985 A/M 86 5
Michael at the Invasion of France 1943 Calkhoven, Laurie Dial Books 2012 S/O13 7
Sound to Remember, A Levitan, Sonia Ma 80 9
Behind Prison Walls Heller, Tzila Amidor Ktav 1999 S/O 99 9
Famous Jewish Portraits in Sound (AUDIO) Markoff, Florence Bookmark Productions 2001 M/J 02 18
Oneg Time! (AUDIO) Mesches, Jason Arroyo 2012 M/J13 13
Tuning Up: A Viisit with Eric Kimmel Kimmel, Eric A. Meet the Author Series Richard C. Owen 2005 F/M 06 41923
Kabbalah Works: Secrets for Purposeful Living (VIDEO) Aaron, David Your Coach in a Box Series Gildan Audio 2005 M/J 06 20
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
Your Word a Fire: The Hasidic Masters on the Contemplative Prayer Green, Arthur, Holtz, Barry W. Paulist Press 1977 F/M 86 3
Louis G. Redstone: From Israeli Pioneer to American Architect Redstone, Louis G. Iowa State University Press 1989 S/O 91 20
Shaking in the Shack Weinstein, Dori Five Flames Press 2013 N/D13 14
Antisemitic Myths: A Historical and Contemporary Anthology Perry, Marvin, Schweitzer, Frederick M. Indiana University Press 2007 F/M 09 16
Embracing the Covenant: Converts to Judaism Talk about Why & How Berkowitz, Allan L., Moskovitz, Patti Jewish Lights Publishing M/J 97 3
Nicanors Gate Kimmel, Eric A., Hoyner, Jerry JPS 1980 Sp80 21
Three Children of the Holocaust Chaneles, Sol Avon 1974 Sp75 24
Jews and Buddhism: Belief Amended, Faith Revealed (VIDEO) Chayes, Bill, Solotaroff, Isaac Filmakers Library 1999 S/O 00 40
Ike and Mama and Trouble at School Snyder, Carol S/O 84 9
Purim Album, A Zwerin, Raymond A. M/J 82 7
Willy and Max: A Holocaust Story Littlesugar, Amy, Low, Wiam Philomel 2006 F/M 06 16-17
Chanukkah Guest Kimmel, Eric A., Carmi, Giora Holiday 1990 F/M 91 23
Handbook of the Middle East, The Kort, Michael G. Millbrook Press 2002 S/O 02 47
Libas Palace Walfish, Miriam Jewish Girls Around the World Judaica Press 2012 S/O13 4
Scribes, Visionaries, and the Politics of Second Temple Judea Horsley, Richard A. Westminster John Knox Press 2007 S/O 08 16
Albert Einstein: A Life of Genius MacLeod, Elizabeth Kids Can Press 2003 N/D 03 24
Divine Teaching and the Way of the World Fleischaker, Samuel Oxford University Press 2012 N/D12 21
My Mothers Sabbath Days Grade, Chaim, Kleinerman Goldstein, Channa Knopf 1986 F/M 87 6
Tapestry of Hope: Holocaust Writing for Young People Boraks-Nemetz, Lillian, Watts, Irene N. Tundra Books 2003 S/O 03 49-50
Jewish Icons: Art and Society in Modern Europe Cohen, Richard I. University of California Press 1998 S/O 98 7
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
What Did They Think of the Jews? Gould, Allan Aronson 1991 M/J 91 15
More Bones: Scary Stories from Around the World Olson, Arielle North, Schwartz, Howard, Cist, E. M. Viking 2008 F/M 09 44
Straight Into Darkness Kellerman, Faye Warner Books 2005 F/M 06 26
Bintel Brief, V.I., A Metzker, Isaac, Metzker, Bella S., Levy, Diana Shalet Viking 1981 W 82 13-14
Flower of Anarchy: Selected Poems, The Wieseltier, Meir, Kaufman, Shirley University of California Press 2003 F/M 04 13
Parenting Jewish Teens: A Guide for the Perplexed Doades, Joanne Jewish Lights Publishing 2007 M/J 07 23
Vienna Revisited Freda, Ulman Fithian Press 1995 M/J 96 12
Land of the Hart: Israelis, Arabs, the Territories and a Vision of the Future Eliav, Arie Lova JPS 1974 D 74 28
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
Bridge of Longing: The Lost Art of Yiddish Storytelling, A Roskin, David G. Harvard University Press 1995 F/M 96 7
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
Daughters of Fire: Heroines of the Bible Manushkin, Fran, Shulevitz, Uri Harcourt 2001 S/O 01 35
Menachem Begin: A Life Shilon, Avi, Zilberberg, Danielle, Sharett, Yoram Yale University Press 2012 S/O13 40
Something for Nothing Gilman, Phoebe Scholastic 1993 N/D 93 12
Be My Knife Grossman, David Farrar 2002 F/M 03 21-22
Faith & Doubt: Studies in Traditional Jewish Thought Ajmera, Maya Charlesbridge 2009 M/J 09 14, 16
Once Gleitzman, Morris Holt 2010 M/J 10 16-17
Treasury of Sephardic Bedtime Stories, A Blitz, Shumuel, Sutton, David Mesorah 2006 S/O 06 15
Judaism, Environmentalism and the Environment: Mapping and Analysis Gerstenfeld, Manfred Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies 1998 N/D 99 8
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
Yom Kippur War, The London Sunday Times Insight Team Doubleday 1974 Sp 75 26
From the Edge of the World: The Jewish Refugee Experience Through Letters and Stories Joseph, Ann Valentine Mitchell 2003 F/M 04 17
Confrontation: The Middle East and World Politics Laqueur, Walter Bantam 1974 D 74 29
Heritage Orde, Lewis F/M 82 5
Luckiest Orphans: A History of the Hebrew Orphan Asylum of New York, The Bogen, Hyman University of Illinois Press 1992 S/O 92 17
Sharing Blessings Musleah, Rachel, Klayman, Michael, Young, Mary Jewish Lights Publishing 1997 M/J 98 20
Arab Jews: A Postcolonial Reading of Natioanlism, Religion, and Ethnicity, The Shenhav, Yehouda Stanford University Press 2006 M/J 07 29
Empty Chair: Finding Hope & Joy - Timeless Wisdom from a Hasidic Master, The Breslov, Nachman of, Mykoff, Moshe Breslov Research Institute 1994 S/O 94 8
No Baths at Camp Fox, Tamar, Vasquez, Natalia Kar-Ben 2013 FM13 12
Tikkun Olam Ted Newman, Vivian, Mack, Steve Kar-Ben 2012 FM13 4
Jews in American Life and Thought Whitfield, Stephen J. Srchon 1984 F/M 86 5
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
Wise … and Not So Wise: Ten Tales from the Rabbis Gershator, Phillis, Ginsburg, Alexa JPS 2004 N/D 04 22
Child of the Light Gluckman, Janet, Guthridge, George St. Martin's 1992 N/D 92 26
Hanukkah Owens, L. L., Conger, Holli Cultural Holidays Series Magic Wagon 2010 M/J 10 15
Life and Work of S. M. Dubnov, The Dubnov-Erlich, Sophie, Shandler, Jeffrey, Vowles, Judith Diaspora Nationalism and Jewihs History Indiana University Press 1991 S/O 91 18
Second Generation Voices: Reflectiosn by Children of Holocaust Survivors and Perpetrators Berger, Alan L., Berger, Naomi Syracuse University Press 2001 N/D 01 6
All About Hanukkah Groner, Judyth, Wikler, Madeline Kar-Ben 1999 S/O 00 36
Dollar$ and $ense Deutsch, Tehilla, Zimmer, Glenn Hachai 2012 FM13 10
My Special Friend Cohen, Floreva, Ancona, George Board of Education of Greater New York 1986 S/O 86 10
Teasers, Twistres, Stumpers: A Bookful of Tricky Torah-riddles Feldheim 1989 S/O 90 17
Jewish Lights Book of Fun Classroom Activities Dardashti, Danielle, Sarig, Roni, Katz, Avi Jewish Lights Publishing 2004 F/M 05 31
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
Whats in the Bible?: A Concise Look at the 39 Books of the Hebrew Bible Freudmann, Lillian C. Aronson 1996 N/D 96 5