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
Jewish Lights Book of Fun Classroom Activities Dardashti, Danielle, Sarig, Roni, Katz, Avi Jewish Lights Publishing 2004 F/M 05 31
Voices from a Time: A Novel Bonucci, Silvia, King, Martha Steerforth Italia 2006 S/O 07 42
Blackwell Companion to Jewish Culture: From the Eighteenth Century to the Present Abramson, Glenda Blackwell 1989 F/M 90 14
Passover Schotter, Roni, Kono, Erin Eitter On My Own Holiday Series Little, Brown 2006 M/J 06 16
Rutkas Notebook: A Voice from the Holocaust Laskier, Rutka Yad Vashem 2008 S/O 08 45
Struggle for Sovereignty: Palestine and Israel, 1993-2005, The Beinin, Joel, Stein, Rebecca L. Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic Societies and Cultures Stanford University Press 2006 S/O 06 35
Jew in the Modern World, The Mendes-Flohr, Paul R., Reinharz, Jehuda Oxford University Press 1980 W80 19
Moses: The Long Road to Freedom Beneduce, Ann Keay, Spirin, Gennady Scholastic 2004 M/J 04 28
For Heavens Sake Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg Jewish Lights Publishing 1999 S/O 00 38
Hidden in France: A Boys Journey under the Nazi Occupation Jeruchim, Simon Fithian Press 2001 N/D 01 8
Last Sunrise, The Gordon, Harold H & I Publishing 1992 S/O 93 18-19
Chains Around the Grass Ragen, Naomi The Toby Press 2002 S/O 02 33
Triple Follett, Ken Arbor House 1979 W79 23
Bedtime Adelman, Nechama Dina, Blau, Fayge Devora Hachai 2003 N/D 03 28
One Last Thing Before I Go Tropper, Jonathan Dutton 2012 FM13 42-43
Remember Who You Are Hautzig, Esther Crown 1990 N/D 90 10
You Dont Have to Be Wrong for Me to Be Right: Finding Faith Without Fanaticism Hirschfield, Brad Harmony Books 2007 M/J 08 35
Sophie and the Shofar: A New Years Story Manushkin, Fran, Kaye, Rosalind Charney UAHC Press 2001 F/M 02 40
Israel (2nd ed.) Dubois, Jill, Rosh, Mair Cultures of the World Series Marshall Cavendish 2004 M/J 05 26
Messes of Dresses Pertzig, Faigy, Leff, Tova Hachai 1995 N/D 95 16
Family Business Blond, Anthony Harper & Row 1978 Sp79 24
Hanukkah Mice, The Randall, Ronne, Kneen, Maggie Chronicle Books 2002 F/M 03 45
Just Right: The Story of a Jewish Home Emerman, Ellen, Kranz, Sarah Hachai 1999 M/J 00 21
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
Time to Love, A Meyers, Walter Dean, Myers, Christopher Scholastic 2003 S/O 03 44
Ark, The Reinhart, Matthew Simon & Schuster 2005 S/O 05 9
Noahs Ark Caviezel, G., Boldorini, M. G. Barron's 2003 M/J 03 27
Rabbi and the Nun: A Love Story, The Schreiber, Mordecai Shengold 1991 F/M 92 22
Witnesses to War: Eight True-Life Stories of Nazi Persecution Leapman, Michael Viking 1998 F/M 99 16
Shiras New Start Lazewnik, Libby Feldheim 1988 F/M 89 13
In Grandpas House Sendak, Philip Harper & Row 1985 F/M 86 7
Maiden and the Jew, The: The Story of a Fatal Friendship in Nazi Germany Kohl, Christine Steerforth Press 2004 F/M 05 17-18
Encyclopedia of the Sayings of the Jewish People Nulman, Macy Aronson 1997 M/J 98 10
Good Yontif: A Picture Book of the Jewish Year Blue, Rose, Feldman, Lynne Millbrook Press 1997 M/J 98 19
Jews of Eastern Europe, The Greenspoon, Leonard J., Simkins, Ronald A. Editor, Horowitz, Brian J. Studies in Jewish Civilization, v. 16 Creighton University Press 2006 M/J 06 27
Company You Keep, The Gordon, Neil Viking 2003 N/D 03 8
Temple Scroll: The Hidden Law of the Dead Sea Sect, The Yadin, Yigael Random House 1985 N/D 85 4
Am I My Mothers Daughter?: A Search for Identity Joseph, Julie Stern Devora 2005 S/O 06 40
Mysteries of the Alef-Beis Dumas, Chava, Mahr, Aryeh Mahrwood Press 2008 N/D 08 35
Polish Jewry, 1914-1939 Before the Holocaust Tamir, Nachman F/M 83 5
When Mourning Comes: A Book of Comfort for the Grieving Silverman, William B., Cinammon, Kenneth M. Aronson 1990 F/M 90 17
Secret Year, A: A Taste of the Jewish Holidays Podwal, Mark Doubleday 2003 N/D 03 29-30
House of Joyful Living, The Schotter, Roni, Widener, Terry Farrar 2008 M/J 09 16-17
Light of My Eye Jacques, Paula, Cohen-Nicole, Susan Holmes & Meier 2009 S/O 09 34
Dream House Krich, Rochelle Ballantine Books 2003 S/O 03 12
Gefil Verter: Geshprakh un Lider far Yange Kinder Margalit, Tsilah, Pollack, G. Kazron M/J 03 29-30
Jewish Musical Traditions Shiloah, Amnon Wayne State University Press 1992 M/J 94 9
Chanukkah Guest Kimmel, Eric A., Carmi, Giora Holiday 1990 F/M 91 23
Studies in Biblical Interpretation Sarna, Nahum M. JPS 2000 F/M 01 11
"Am I a Murderer?" Testament of a Jewish Ghetto Policeman Perechodnik, Calel Westview 1996 M/J 96 15
Moshe Dayan: Israels Controversial Hero Bar-On, Mordechai Jewish Lives Yale University Press 2012 FM13 17-18
Passover Feast II (rev ed.) West Orange Chapter of American Mirachi Women s.n. 1979 Sp80 15
Voices from the Holocaust Roth, Sylvia N/D 81 12
Sabbath Epistle of Rabbi Abraham Ibn Ezra (Iggeret haShabbat), The Ibn Ezra, Abraham, Goodman, Mordechai S. Ktav 2009 N/D 09 22
Hidden on the Mountain: Stories of Children Sheltered from the Nazis in Le Chambon DeSaix, Deborah Durland, Ruelle, Karen Gray Holiday House 2007 M/J 07 15
Latin American Jewish Studies: An Annotated Guide to the Literature Elkin, Judith Laikin, Sater, Lya Bibliographies and Indexes in Ethnic Studies, no. 4 Greenwood 1990 S/O 91 21
Day of Atonement Kellerman, Faye Morrow 1991 S/O 91 21
For the End of Time: the Story of the Messiaen Quartet Rischin, Rebecca Cornell University 2003 S/O 04 22-23
Jew of New York: A Historical Romance, The Katchor, Ben Pantheon 1998 S/O 99 14
Turned Away: The World War II Diary of Devorah Bernstein Matas, Carol Dear Canada Series Scholastic Canada 2005 F/M 06 12
Being Happy A Day at a Time Haddad, Charles S. Artzy Books 2007 F/M 08 39
Open Canon, The: On the Meaning of Halakhic Discourse Sagi, Avi, Stein, Batya Kogod Library of Judaic Studies Continuum 2007 S/O 08 34
Rescue in Denmark Flender, Harold S/O 81 6
Zaddik: The Battle for a Boys Soul, The Denholtz, Elaine Grudin Prometheus 2001 F/M 02 19-20
Sown in Tears Magid, Beverly CreateSpace 2012 N/D12 43-44
Israel Unleashed: The Very Best Metal and Rock from the Holy Land (AUDIO) Jewish Music Group 2007 F/M 08 47
Midlife and Its Rite of Passage Ceremony Fine, Irene S/O 83 2
Far Horizons, The Wagman, Michael, Leitner, Irving A. Morrow 1980 Sp 81 6
Happy Birthday to Me! Lieberman, Channah, Argoff, Patti Hachai 2006 M/J 06 13
Kaddish for Grandpa in Jesus Name, Amen Howe, James, Stock, Catherine Atheneum 2004 M/J 04 39-40
Bridge of Longing: The Lost Art of Yiddish Storytelling, A Roskin, David G. Harvard University Press 1995 F/M 96 7
Daughters of Fire: Heroines of the Bible Manushkin, Fran, Shulevitz, Uri Harcourt 2001 S/O 01 35
To Jerusalem and Back Bellow, Saul Viking 1976 Sp77 27
As Big As an Egg: A Story About Giving Sandman, Rochel, Zakashanskaya, Chana Hachai 1995 N/D 95 15
Nobodys Sorry He Got Killed Goldstein, Arthur D. Random House 1976 Sp76 24
Rabbinic Culture and Its Critics: Jewish Authority, Dissent, and Heresy in Medieval and Early Modern Times Frank, Daniel, Goldish, Matt Wayne State University Press 2008 F/M 09 41892
Womens Rites Byrne, Beverly Villard Books 1985 S/O 85 3
Sholoms Treasure: How Sholom Aleichem Became a Writer Silverman, Erica, Gerstein, Mordicai Farrar 2005 M/J 05 19
In the Beginning … Bier, Ian, DuPrie, James Canaan Tours of Jewish History Series Purple Monkey Books 2007 M/J 08 14
Malkas Secret Recipe: A Hanukkah Story Adler, David A., Halpern, Joan Kar-Ben 1989 N/D 89 13
Entertainer and the Dybbuk, The Fleischman, Sid HarperCollins 2008 N/D 07 7
Grandmas Soup Karkowsky, Nancy, Haas, Shelly O. Kar-Ben 1989 S/O 89 10
Jews of Tin Pan Alley, The Kanter, Kenneth Aaron S/O 82 7
Confrontation: The Middle East and World Politics Laqueur, Walter Bantam 1974 D 74 29
Terorrism: Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints Friedman, Lauri S. Greenhaven 2005 F/M 06 21-22
Americas Prophet: Moses and the American Story Feiler, Bruce Morrow 2009 N/D 09 21
Naamah, Noahs Wife Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg, Anderson, Bethanne Skylight Paths Publishing 2002 M/J 03 27-28
Porridge is Ready, But Something is Missing!: A Story About Brochos Diamond, Shani, Teleshevsky, Sarah Baila, Niasoff, Nissa Mish and Mush, book 3 Feldheim 2002 N/D 02 29
Where Did All These Leaves Come From?: A Story About Hashem Diamond, Shani, Teleshevsky, Sarah Baila, Niasoff, Nissa Mish and Mush, book 4 Feldheim 2002 N/D 02 29
Sefer B. Isaacs Nobel, Morris Rabbi Max Weine 1977 Sp78 23
How Mama Brought the Spring Manushkin, Fran, Berry, Holly Dutton 2008 M/J 08 41892
Lionhearts: Heroes of Israel Bar-Zohar, Michael Warner Books 1998 N/D 98 6
Dybbuk (Between Two Worlds), The Ansky, S., Penalosa, Fernando Tsiterboym Books 2013 N/D13 43
Gentle Touch, The Myers, Ida Gefen 2002 N/D 02 14
Jewish Pregnancy Book: A Resource for the Soul, Body & Mind During Pregnancy, Birth, & the First Three Months, The Falk, Sandy, Judson, Daniel Jewish Lights Publishing 2004 M/J 04 14
Child of the Light Gluckman, Janet, Guthridge, George St. Martin's 1992 N/D 92 26
Suitcase of Dreams: Immigration Stories from the Skirball Cultural Center, A Kale, Shelly Skirball Cultural Center 2001 M/J 02 22-23
20 Minute Kabbalah Dosick, Wayne D., Dosick, Ellen Kaufman Waterside Publishing 2007 S/O 08 24
Mr. Mentch Hochenberg, Jacquia dn Liza Kramer, Salem, Iosi Meet the Yids Series Pitspopany Press 2007 S/O 07 24