Book Review Index

FULL TEXT REVIEWS:

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 Yearsort ascending Issue P Review Author
Culture, Customs, and Celebrations in Israel Zohar, Gil Voices from Israel Mitchell Lane 2015 N/D 2015 8 Rapp, Andrea
My Friend is Jewish Saul, Laya Faith in Friendship series Purple Toad Publishing 2015 M/J 15 15 Isaac, Fred
Jewish and Non-Jewish Spaces in the Urban Context Alina Gromova, Felix Heinert, Sebastian Voigt Neofelis Verlag GmbH 2015 F/M 2017 10 Pinchas Roth
On One Foot Glaser, Linda, Balaguer, Nuria Kar-Ben 2015 F/M 16 32-33 Colodny, Debbie
Tamar's Sukkah Gellman, Ellie B. Kar-Ben 2015 S/O 2015 37 Kamin, Rachel
The Safest Lie Cerrito, Angela Holiday House 2015 F/M 16 35 Dublin, Anne
Pillar of Fire: A Biography of Rabbi Stephen S. Wise. Rudin, A. James Texas Tech University Press 2015 S/O 2016 14 Isaac, Fred
Angels at the Gate Thorne, T.K. Cappuccino Books Publishing 2015 F/M 2016 29 Jefferson, Rebecca
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club Hoose, Phillip Farrar Straus & Giroux 2015 M/J 2016 13 Citrin, Rena
Bromley Girls Mendelsohn, Martha Texas Tech University Press 2015 N/D 2015 3 Krasner, Barbara
New Diaspora: The Changing Landscape of American Jewish Fiction Aarons, Victoria, Patt, Avinoam J., Shechner, Mark Wayne State University Press 2015 M/J 2016 39 Gordon, Ilka
Jewish Olympics: The History of the Maccabiah Games Kaplan, Ron Skyhorse Publishing 2015 S/O 2016 8 Feder, Debbie
The Capacity for Infinite Happiness Von Konigslow, Alexis Buckrider Books 2015 N/D 2015 43 Stahl, Sheryl F.
The Choice Clark, Kathy A Holocaust Remembrance Book for Young Readers Second Story Press 2015 M/J 15 11 Krasner, Barbara
Kindness, a Novel Samson, Polly Bloomsbury 2015 M/J 2016 41 Freiband, Susan
Stories of a Young Nation: Israeli Comedies and Drama and Everything In-Between SISU Entertainment 2015 N/D 2015 47 Feder, Debbie
Avi the Ambulance Goes to School Carlson, Claudia Apples and Honey Press 2015 S/O 2015 34 Pastcan, Ben
Beyond Sectarianism: The Realignment of American Orthodox Judaism. Ferziger, Adam S. Wayne State University Press 2015 F/M 16 9 Tesler, David
Grief Journey and the Afterlife: Jewish Pastoral Care for Bereavement, The Raphael, Simcha Paull Jewish Life, Death, and Transition Albion-Andalus Books 2015 S/O 2015 108 Kohn, Roger S.
Becoming Un-Orthodox: Stories of Ex-Hasidic Jews Davidman, Lynn Oxford University Press 2015 N/D 2015 16 Finkelman, Yoel
Piyut ha-kadom (Early Piyyut) Munz-Manor, Ophir Tel Aviv University 2015 F/M 2016 18 Roth, Pinchas
New Kosher: Simple Recipes to Savor & Share Kushner, Kim Weldon Owen 2015 M/J 2016 33 Bibel, Barbara M.
Writing on the Wall: A Catalogue of Judaica Broadsides from the Valmadonna Trust Library Liberman Mintz, Sharon, Seidler-Feller, Shaul, Wachtel, David Valmadonna Trust Library 2015 N/D 2015 25 Cohen, Leah
Jewish Spiritual Parenting: Wisdom, Activities, Rituals and Prayers for Raising Children with Spiritual Balance and Emotional Wholeness Kipnes, Paul, November, Michelle Jewish Lights Publishing 2015 F/M 16 13 Feder, Debbie
Imagining Katherine Solomon, Carol Tova Press 2015 M/J 2016 9 Tilman, Ellen
Three Early Modern Hebrew Scholars on the Mysteries of Song Harran, Don (Studies in Jewish HIstory and Culture; 47 Brill 2015 N/D 2015 21 Dwoskin, Beth
Joey and the Giant Box Lakritz, Deborah Kar-Ben 2015 M/J 15 2 Katz, Lisa
Increasing Wholeness: Jewish Wisdom &Guided Meditations to Strengthen & Calm Body, Heart, Mind & Spirit . Spitz, Elie Kaplan Jewish Lights Publishing 2015 F/M 2016 23 Pinchuck, Chava
Abba Eban: A Biography Siniver, Asaf Overlook Duckworth 2015 M/J 2016 36 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Israel and the Arab World Zohar, Gil Voices from Israel Mitchell Lane 2015 N/D 2015 8 Rapp, Andrea
Jewish and Non-Jewish Spaces in the Urban Context Alina Gromova, Felix Heinert, Sebastian Voigt Neofelis Verlag GmbH 2015 F/M 2017 10 Pinchas Roth
Double diaspora in Sephardic literature: Jewish cultural production before and after 1492 Wacks, David A. Indiana University Press 2015 N/D 2015 38 Belinfante, Randall C.
On One Foot Glaser, Linda, Balaguer, Nuria Kar-Ben 2015 F/M 16 32-33 Colodny, Debbie
Jesus Reclaimed: Jewish Perspectives on the Nazarene Homolka, Walter Berghahn Books 2015 S/O 2015 9 Quinn, Arthur G.
אידאולוגיה ונוף סמלי: קבורתם בשנית של אנשי שם יהודיים באדמת ארץ ישראל Bar, Doron Hebrew University Magnes Press 2015 F/M 16 4 Wolfe, Nira
Talia and the Very Yum Kippur Marshall, Linda Elovitz Kar-Ben 2015 S/O 2015 37-38 Kamin, Rachel
Hereville: How Mirka Caught a Fish Deutsch, Barry Hereville Amulet 2015 F/M 16 36 Pinchuck, Chava
Don’t Let Small Problems Ruin Great Simchas Chait, Baruch, Pollack, Gadi Maarava Publications 2015 F/M 16 6 Pinchuck, Chava
Toldot Yeshu: The Life Story of Jesus. (2 vol.) Meerson, Michael, Schafer, Peter Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism; 159 Mohr Siebeck 2015 S/O 2015 14 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Social Concern and Left Politics in Jewish American Art, 1880-1940 Baigell, Matthew Syracuse University Press 2015 N/D 2015 13 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Angels at the Gate Thorne, T.K. Cappuccino Books Publishing 2015 F/M 2016 29 Jefferson, Rebecca
The Girl in the Torch Sharenow, Robert Harper Collins 2015 N/D 2015 4 Dublin, Anne
Poetry of Yehuda Amichai Amichai, Yehuda, Alter, Robert Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015 M/J 2016 39 Dwoskin, Beth
Time and Eternity in Jewish Mysticism: That Which is Before and That Which is After Ogren, Brian Studies in Jewish History and Culture; 48 Brill 2015 N/D 2015 28 Levy, David B
The Koren Succot Mahzor Hebrew/English edition Koren Publishers 2015 F/ M 2017 15 David Tesler
The Pawnbroker Fig Tree Books 2015 N/D 2015 44 Gremillion, Yossi
Hanukkah is Coming! Newman, Tracy Kar-Ben 2015 N/D 2015 5 Kamin, Rachel
Torah Tapestries: Words of Wisdom Woven from the Weekly Parashah —Bamidbar Smiles, Shira self-published 2015 N/D 2015 32 Pinchuck, Chava
To the Gates of Jerusalem: The Diaries and Papers of James G. McDonald, 1945-1947 Goda, Norman J.W. Indiana University Press 2015 M/J 15 26 Silverburg, Sanford R.
After the Holocaust the Bells Still Ring Polak, Joseph Urim 2015 S/O 2016 12 Pinchuck, Chava
Great Figures of the Bible: Legends and Legacies of our Biblical Heroes Wiesel, Elie Jewish Heritage Series SISU Entertainment 2015 N/D 2015 47 Share, Ellen
Wise Aging, Living with Joy, Resilience, & Spirit Cowan, Rachel, Thal, Linda Behrman House 2015 S/O 2015 5 Freiband, Susan
Hare and Tortoise Race Across Israel Gehl, Laura Kar-Ben 2015 S/O 2015 34 Lurie, Aimee
Ten (CD) Kroke Oriente Musik 2015 N/D 2016 26 Dwoskin, Beth
Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir Engle, Margarita Atheneum 2015 M/J 2016 5 Quay, Alex
Let my People Go : the Transnational Politics of Soviet Jewish Emigration during the Cold War Peretz, Pauline, Rundell, Ethan Transaction Books 2015 F/M 2016 18 Levy, David B
My Blue Piano Lasker-Schuler, Else, Haxton, Brooks Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art Syracuse University Press 2015 M/J 2016 33 Dwoskin, Beth
פירוש הרלב”ג לסיפורי בריאת האדם ולסיפור גן העדן Klein-Braslavy, Sara Magnes Press 2015 F/M 16 14 Roth, Pinchas
Compulsion: A Novel. Levin, Meyer Fig Tree Books 2015 S/O 2015 24 Gremillion, Yossi
Hidden Gold: A True Story of the Holocaust Burakowski, Ella Second Story Press 2015 M/J 2016 9-10 Bloomfield, Kathy
My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black Woman Discovers her Family’s Nazi Past . Teege, Jennifer, Sellmair, Nikola, Sommer, Carolin Experimnet 2015 F/M 2016 23 Wolfe, Nira
Torah Encyclopedia of the Animal Kingdom: Vol. One: Chayot / Wild Animals Slifkin, Natan Maggid Books 2015 M/J 2016 36 Tesler, David
Sadie and Ori and the Blue Blanket Korngold, Jamie Kar-Ben 2015 N/D 2015 8-9 Eskin, Marcie
Somewhere There is Still a Sun: A Memoir of the Holocaust Gruenberg, Michael, Hasak-Lowy, Todd Aladdin 2015 F/M 16 33 Dublin, Anne
European Muslim Antisemitism: Why Young Males Don’t Like Jews Jikeli, Gunther Studies in Antisemitism Indiana University Press 2015 S/O 2015 9 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Bible on Location: Off the Beaten Path in Ancient & Modern Israel, The Baretz, Julie Jewish Publication Society 2015 F/M 16 4 Bibel, Barbara M.
44 Hours or Strike! Dublin, Anne Second Story Press 2015 F/M 16 36 Marks, Allison
Underground in Berlin: A Young Woman’s Extraordinary Tale of Survival in the Heart of Nazi Germany Simon, Marie Jalowicz Little, Brown and Co. 2015 S/O 2016 15 Cantor, Hallie
Shame Borne in Silence: Spousal Abuse in the Jewish Community. 2nd edition. Twerski, Abraham J. Urim 2015 N/D 2016 22 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Don’t Let Small Problems Ruin Great Simchas Chait, Baruch, Pollack, Gadi Maarava Publications 2015 F/M 16 6 Pinchuck, Chava
Toldot Yeshu: The Life Story of Jesus. (2 vol.) Meerson, Michael, Schafer, Peter Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism; 159 Mohr Siebeck 2015 S/O 2015 14 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Courage & Defiance: Stories of Spies, Saboteurs, and Survivors in World War II Denmark Hopkinson, Deborah Scholastic Press 2015 N/D 2016 6 Eskin, Marcie
Mike’s Place: A True Story of Love, Blues, and Terror in Tel Aviv Baxter, Jack, Faudem, Joshua, Shamdi, Koren First Second 2015 N/D 2015 13-14 Bergson, Steven M.
Dear Santa, Love, Rachel Rosenstein Peet, Amanda Doubleday 2015 M/J 2016 14 McMahon, Martha
Nonna’s Hanukkah Surprise Fishman, Karen Kar-Ben 2015 N/D 2015 4 Feit, Shelly
Poetry of Yehuda Amichai Amichai, Yehuda, Alter, Robert Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015 M/J 2016 39 Dwoskin, Beth
Clean Sweep Davidoff, Oded SISU Entertainment 2015 N/D 2015 44 Pinchuck, Chava
My Blue Piano Lasker-Schuler, Else, Haxton, Brooks Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art Syracuse University Press 2015 M/J 2016 33 Dwoskin, Beth
Farmer Kobi’s Hanukkah Match Rostoker-Gruber, Karen , Isaacs, Ron Apples and Honey Press 2015 N/D 2015 5 Cole, Ellen
The Jewish Dog Kravitz, Asher Penlight 2015 M/J 15 12 Pinchuck, Kathe
Reappraisals and New Studies of the Modern Jewish Experience: Essays in Honor of Robert M. Seltzer Smollett, Brian M., Wiese, Christian Brill Reference Library of Judaism, 44 Brill 2015 N/D 2015 33 Rosenbloom, Jim
Johann Reuchlin (1455-1522): A Theological Biography Possett, Franz Arbeiten Zur Kirchengeschichte; 129 De Gruyter 2015 S/O 2016 12 Levy, David B
Tanakh: An Owner’s Manual: Authorship, Canonization, Masoretic Text, Exegesis. Modern Scholarship, and Pedagogy Sokolow, Moshe Ktav 2015 M/J 15 40 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Pinny the Peanut Learns About Allergies Burstyn, Rochel, Apt, Tali Feldheim 2015 F/M 16 40 Kamin, Rachel
Wise Aging, Living with Joy, Resilience, & Spirit Cowan, Rachel, Thal, Linda Behrman House 2015 S/O 2015 5 Freiband, Susan
Sharing the Burden: Rabbi Simha Zissel Ziv and the Path of Musar Claussen, Geoffrey D. SUNY Press 2015 N/D 2016 13 Cantor, Hallie
Everybody Says Shalom Kimmelman, Leslie Random House 2015 S/O 2015 34 Dublin, Anne
Ten (CD) Kroke Oriente Musik 2015 N/D 2016 26 Dwoskin, Beth
Eight Questions of Faith: Biblical Challenges That Guide and Ground Our Lives. Goldstein, Niles Elliot Jewish Publication Society 2015 F/M 16 11 Wolfe, Nira
Judy Blume Krull, Kathleen Women Who Broke the Rules Bloomsbury 2015 M/J 2016 5-6 Cole, Ellen
Let my People Go : the Transnational Politics of Soviet Jewish Emigration during the Cold War Peretz, Pauline, Rundell, Ethan Transaction Books 2015 F/M 2016 18 Levy, David B
Reading the Sacred Text: What the Torah Tells Us Lichtenstein, Aaron Urim 2015 F/M 16 14 Gordon, Ilka
History of Forgetting Adderson, Caroline Biblioasis 2015 F/M 2016 26 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Escape in Time Lowenstein-Malz, Ronit MB Publishing 2015 M/J 2016 10 Bloomfield, Kathy
Liberman Open Orthodox Haggadah, The Herzfeld, Shmuel Gefen 2015 N/D 2015 22 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Uncle Eli’s Wedding Newman, Tracy Albert Whitman 2015 M/J 15 3 Cole, Ellen
My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black Woman Discovers her Family’s Nazi Past . Teege, Jennifer, Sellmair, Nikola, Sommer, Carolin Experimnet 2015 F/M 2016 23 Wolfe, Nira
Nefesh HaTzimTzum=Contracted Soul Volozhiner, Chaim ben Isaac, Fraenkel, Avinoam Urim 2015 M/J 2016 37 Kohn, Roger S.
The Burdens of Brotherhood: Jews and Muslims from North Africa to France Ethan B. Katz Harvard University Press 2015 F/ M 2017 12 Randall C. Belinfante
Scripture and Tradition: Rabbi Akiva and the Triumph of Midrash Yadin-Israel, Azzan University of Pennsylvania Press 2015 N/D 2015 40 Stuhlman, Daniel D.

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