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
Last Night at the Circle Cinema Franklin, Emily Carolrhoda Books 2015 M/J 2016 8 Bloomfield, Kathy
The Heart of the Matter: Studies in Jewish Mysticism and Theology Green, Arthur Jewish Publication Society 2015 N/D 2015 19 Stein, Marion M
Daniel Silva: A Reader’s Guide Schatt, Stan [self-published] 2015 F/M 2016 21 Isaac, Fred
History of Modern Jewish Religious Philosophy Schweid, Eliezer, Levin, Leonard Brill 2015 M/J 2016 35 Levy, David B
I Am Israeli: The Children of Israel Weiss, Eva L. Voices from Israel Mitchell Lane 2015 N/D 2015 7 Rapp, Andrea
Mazel Tov! It’s a Boy/Mazel Tov! It’s a Girl Korngold, Jamie S. Life Cycle series Kar-Ben 2015 M/J 15 14-15 Citrin, Rena
Catch the Jews! Tenenbom, Tuvia Gefen 2015 N/D 2015 36 Tesler, David
Anonymous Soldiers: the Struggle for Israel 1917-1947 Hoffman, Bruce Alfred A. Knopf 2015 M/J 15 29 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Like Finding My Twin: How an Eighth-Grade Class Reunited Two Holocaust Refugees Chapman, Fern Schumer, Greensfelder, Tom Gussie Rose Press 2015 F/M 16 32 Colodny, Debbie
Israel: Stories of Conflict and Resolution, Love and Death Zohar, Gil Voices from Israel Mitchell Lane 2015 S/O 2016 36-37 Quay, Alex
Unlikely Warrior Rauch, Georg, Rauch, Phyllis Farrar Straus Giroux 2015 F/M 16 41-42 Malen, Michal Hoschander
The Parakeet Named Dreidel Singer, Isaac Bashevis, Berkson, Suzanne Raphael Farrar Straus Giroux 2015 F/M 16 47 Dublin, Anne
Avi's Choice Simhaee, Rebeka Rahmani Merkos L'inyonei Chinuch 2015 S/O 2015 36 Pinchuck, Chava
Jewish Honor Courts: Revenge, Retribution and Reconciliation in Europe and Israel after the Holocaust. Jockusch, Laura, Finder, Gabriel N. Wayne State University Press 2015 F/M 16 12 Smith, Sonia
Healing from the Break: Stories, Inspiration and Guidance for Anyone Touched by Divorce Rosenberg, Avigail Menucha Publishers 2015 S/O 2016 14 Pinchuck, Chava
The Rat with the Human Face Angleberger, Tom The Qwikpick Papers Series Abrams 2015 S/O 2015 29 Citrin, Rena
Psychology of Tzimtzum: Self, Other and God, The Rotenberg, Mordechai Maggid Books 2015 N/D 2016 20 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Human Nature in Jewish Thought: Judaism’s Case for Why Persons Matter Mittleman, Alan L. Princeton University Press 2015 F/M 16 16 Finkelman, Yoel
Milk Underground, The Someck, Ronny, Inbar, Hana, Manaster, Robert White Pine Press 2015 F/M 2016 28 Levine, Joyce
Firebrand Barnhart, Aaron Quindaro Press 2015 N/D 2015 2-3 Isaac, Fred
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
My Two Cents: A Collection of Short Stories Dean, Arthur Little Red Tree Publishing 2015 M/J 2016 40 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Gate of Tears: Sadness and the Spiritual Path Michaelson, Jay Ben Yehuda Press 2015 S/O 2016 11 Kohn, Roger S.
Jews in America and Divine Destiny SISU Entertainment 2015 N/D 2015 46 Feder, Debbie
Numbers Poulsen, David Dundurn 2015 S/O 2016 33-34 Marks, Allison
The Travels of Daniel Ascher Levy-Bertherat, Deborah, Hunter, Adriana Other Press 2015 F/M 16 38-39 Marks, Allison
Value of the Particular: Lessons from Judaism and the Modern Jewish Experience: Festschrift for Steven T. Katz on the Occasion of his Seventieth Birthday Zank, Michael, Anderson, Ingrid Supplements to the Journal of Jewish thought and philosophy; v. 25 Brill 2015 S/O 2016 18 Levy, David B
Prisoners of Breendonk: Personal Histories from a World War II Concentration Camp Deem, James M. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015 S/O 2015 33 Krasner, Barbara
King David & Akavish the Spider Rouss, Sylvia A. Apples and Honey Press 2015 M/J 2016 4 Bloomfield, Kathy
This Is Not a Love Story: A Memoir Brown, Judy Little, Brown and Co. 2015 N/D 2015 15 Pinchuck, Chava
New Membership & Financial Alternatives for the American Synagogue: From Traditional Dues to Fair Share to Gifts from the Heart Olitzky, Kerry M., Olitzky, Avi S. Jewish Lights Publishing 2015 F/M 2016 18 Wolfe, Nira
Purchasing Power: The Economics of Modern Jewish History. Kobrin, Rebecca, Teller, Adam University of Pennsylvania Press 2015 M/J 2016 32 Levy, David B
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
I Say Shehechiyanu Rocklin, Joanne Kar-Ben 2015 M/J 15 10
Wolf by Wolf Graudin, Ryan Little Brown and Company 2015 M/J 2016 8 Levine, Joyce
Changing the Immutable: How Orthodox Judaism rewrites its History Shapiro, Marc B. Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2015 F/M 2016 21 Belinfante, Randall C.
Oxford Handbook of Abrahamic Religions Silverstein, Adam J., Strousma, Guy G. Oxford University Press 2015 M/J 2016 35 Bibel, Barbara M.
The Experience of Israel: Sights and Cities Zohar, Gil Voices from Israel Mitchell Lane 2015 N/D 2015 7 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
Fire Burns in Kotzk Unger, Menashe Wayne State University Press 2015 N/D 2015 36 Tesler, David
Like Finding My Twin: How an Eighth-Grade Class Reunited Two Holocaust Refugees Chapman, Fern Schumer, Greensfelder, Tom Gussie Rose Press 2015 F/M 16 32 Colodny, Debbie
Maimonides and the book that changed Judaism: Secrets of the Guide for the Perplexed. P Goodman, Micah Jewish Publication Society 2015 S/O 2015 8 Belinfante, Randall C.
Watch Out for Flying Kids! How Two Circuses, Two Countries, and Nine Kids Confront Conflict and Build Community Levinson, Cynthia Peachtree 2015 S/O 2015 37 Rapp, Andrea
As Long as the Candle Burns, The Memoir of Chana Bunim Rubin Ausubel Ausubel, Chana Bunim Rubin Mazo Publishers 2015 S/O 2016 14 Freiband, Susan
Mountains of Israel: A Taste of Heaven Lode, Britt Gefen 2015 F/M 16 16 Pinchuck, Chava
Jews Against Themselves Alexander, Edward Transaction Publishers 2015 N/D 2015 13 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Milk Underground, The Someck, Ronny, Inbar, Hana, Manaster, Robert White Pine Press 2015 F/M 2016 28 Levine, Joyce
The Mountain Jews and the Mirror Feuerman, Ruchama King Kar-Ben 2015 N/D 2015 3 Cole, Ellen
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
Liliths’s Demons Enszer, Dr. Julie R. Midsummer Night's Press 2015 M/J 2016 40 Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron
Nights of Tel Aviv: Israeli Detective Stories SISU Entertainment 2015 N/D 2015 47 Bibel, Barbara M.
Yosef Haim Brenner: A Life Shapira, Anita Stanford University Press 2015 M/J 15 38 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Lilli’s Quest Perl, Lila Ig Publishing 2015 F/M 16 39 Krasner, Barbara
Kosher Movies: A Film Critic Discovers Life Lessons at the Cinema Cohen, Herbert J. Urim 2015 S/O 2015 4 Feder, Debbie
Habima in Berlin: The Institutionalization of a Zionist Theatre. Zer-Zion, Shelly Magnes Press 2015 S/O 2016 19 Wolfe, Nira
Why Dogs Have Wet Noses Steven, Kenneth Enchanted Lion Books 2015 M/J 2016 4 Bloomfield, Kathy
Single Handed: The Inspiring True Story of Tibor “Teddy” Rubin—Holocaust Survivor, Korean War Hero, and Medal of Honor Recipient Cohen, Daniel Berkley Publishing 2015 N/D 2015 16 Share, Ellen
New Membership & Financial Alternatives for the American Synagogue: From Traditional Dues to Fair Share to Gifts from the Heart Olitzky, Kerry M., Olitzky, Avi S. Jewish Lights Publishing 2015 F/M 2016 18 Wolfe, Nira
Political and Economic History of the Jews of Afghanistan Koplik, Sara A. Series in Jewish Studies; 54 Brill 2015 M/J 2016 32 Simon, Rachel
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
Serendipity's Footsteps Nelson, Suzanne Alfred A. Knopf 2015 M/J 2016 8-9 Gershowitz, Elissa
Babel in Zion: Jews, Nationalism, and Language Diversity in Palestine, 1920-1948 Halperin, Liora Yale University Press 2015 N/D 2015 21 Cantor, Hallie
Mister Doctor: Janusz Korczak & the Orphans of the Warsaw Ghetto Cohen-Janca, Irène Annick Press 2015 M/J 15 2 Bloomfield, Kathy
Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron Shindler, Colin Cambridge University Press 2015 F/M 2016 22 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Oxford Handbook of Abrahamic Religions Silverstein, Adam J., Strousma, Guy G. Oxford University Press 2015 M/J 2016 35 Bibel, Barbara M.
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.

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