Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Navigating the Bible World ORT Union, developer 1997 N/D 98 17
Story of David, The Slater, Teddy Scholastic 2006 M/J 07 41797
Best of Jewish Cooking, The Frucht, Phyllis, Rothschild, Joy, Katz, Gertrude, Sacks, Shelly Dial 1974 Sp 75 26
Jewish Spirituality: A Brief Guide for Christians Kushner, Lawrence Jewish Lights Publishing 2001 S/O 02 21
Pageant Lasky, Kathryn Four Winds Press 1986 F/M 87 7
To Everything There is a Season Daly, Jude Eerdmans 2006 M/J 06 8
Masada: The Last Fortress Miklowitz, Gloria D. Eerdams 1998 F/M 99 19-20
Secret Life of God: Discovering the Divine within You, The Aaron, David Shambhala 2004 S/O 04 12
After Long Silence Fremont, Helen Delacorte Press 1999 S/O 99 8
Israel Unleashed: The Very Best Metal and Rock from the Holy Land (AUDIO) Jewish Music Group 2007 F/M 08 47
Dictionary of Ancient Rabbis: Selections from the Jewish Encyclopaedia Neusner, Jacob Hendrickson 2003 M/J 04 18-19
Hitlers Children (VIDEO) Maya Productions 2012 N/D13 46
Greater than Angels Matas, Carol Simon & Schuster 1998 F/M 99 19
Chanukkah Guest Kimmel, Eric A., Carmi, Giora Holiday 1990 F/M 91 23
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
Kibbutz in Israel, A Taylor, Allegra Families the World Over Series Lerner 1987 M/J 89 10
Purim Goodies Hoffman, Amalia Gefen 2007 M/J 07 13-14
War Within, The: a Novel of the Civil War Matas, Carol Simon & Schuster 2001 F/M 02 34
My Gaze is Turned Inward: Letters, 1934-1943 Kolmar, Gertrud, Woltmann, Johanna, Goldstein, Brigitte Northwestern University Press 2004 M/J 05 37
Sound of Songs: Love Lyrics from the Bible, The Falk, Marcia, Moser, Barry Harper 1990 M/J 91 9
Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah Metter, Bert S/O 84 10
Inside, Outside Wouk, Herman Little Brown 1985 S/O 85 4
Davening: A Guide to Meaningful Prayer Schachter-Shalomi, Zalman N. Jewish Lights Publishing 2012 M/J13 33
Here and Now: History, Nationalism and Realism in Modern Hebrew Fiction Hasak-Lowy, Todd Syracuse University Press 2008 M/J 09 23
God, Israel, and Shiloh Rubin, David Mazo Publishers 2007 S/O 07 53
Lone Star: Based on a True Story Rosen, Devorah Sapir Press 2008 S/O 09 35
Running Commentary: The Contentious Magazine that Transformed the Jewish Left into the Neoconservative Right Balint, Benjamin Public Affairs 2010 S/O 10 29
Writing on the Wall, The Garfield, Leon S/O 83 5
On Shabbat Fishman, Cathy Goldberg, Hall, Melanie G. Atheneum 2001 F/M 02 39
Terrible, Terrible! A Folktale Retold Bernstein, Robin, Kawasaki, Shauna Kar-Ben 1998 N/D 98 13, 15
Broken Bridge Banks, Lynne Reid Morrow Junior Books 1994 N/D 95 14
Faith & Doubt: Studies in Traditional Jewish Thought Lamm, Norman Ktav 2006 M/J 08 38
Judaism and Science: A Historical Introduction Effron, Noah J. Greenwood Guide to Science and Religion Greenwood 2007 M/J 07 23
Popes Jews, The Waagenar, Sam Open Court 1974 D 74 30
Unto Death: Two Novellas: Crusade and Late Love Oz, Amos, de Lange, Nicholas Harcourt 1975 Sp76 22
Mornings and Mournign: A Kaddish Journal Broner, E. M. Harper 1994 N/D 94 9
Simon Wiesenthal: A Life in Search of Justice Pick, Hella Northeastern University Press 1996 F/M 97 18
Art Against the Odds: From Slave Quilts to Prison Paintings Rubin, Susan Goldman Crown 2004 N/D 04 13
Jewish Holiday Crafts for Little Hands Brinn, Ruth Esrig Kar-Ben 1993 S/O 93 21
Enemy Has a Face, The Miklowitz, Gloria D. Eerdmans 2003 N/D 03 27
Immigrant Kids Freedman, Russel O 80 12
Court of Blue Shadows Allington, Maynard Brasseys 1995 S/O 95 9
Gaza Strip: Its History and Politics from the Pharaohs to the Israeli Invasion of 2009, The Shachar, Nathan Sussex Academic Press 2010 N/D 10 24
Lieberman’s Choice Kaminsky, Stuart M. St. Martins S/O 93 16
Restoring the Jews to their Homeland: Nineteen Centuries in the Quest for Zion Adler, Joseph Aronson 1997 N/D 97 6
Wine, Women, and Death: Medieval Hebrew Poems on the Good Life Scheindlin, Raymond P. JPS 1986 M/J 87 4
Nobody Knows Me in Miami Kass, Sheila S. S/O 81 9
Take My Life, Please Youngman, Henny Morrow 1991 M/J 92 21
Body of Brooklyn, The Lazar, David University of Iowa Press 2003 M/J 04 18
Jews of the Yemen, 1800-1914, The Nini, Yehuda Harwood Academic Publishers 1991 N/D 92 24
Pharaoh and the Fabulous Frog Invasion Werner, Osher Judaia Press 2007 N/D 07 17
Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees in Cuba Engle, Margarita Holt 2009 S/O 09 13
Mihu the Detective Halpern, Chaiky Feldheim 1979 Sp79 25
Shalom, Geneva Peace Shalant, Phyllis Dutton 1992 M/J 93 17
Animals Came Two by Two: The Story of Noahs Ark, The Wormell, Christopher Running Press Kids 2008 S/O 09 14
Jew of New York: A Historical Romance, The Katchor, Ben Pantheon 1998 S/O 99 14
Eight Nights of Chanukah, The Newman, Leslea, Savadier, Elivia Harry A. Abrams 2005 S/O 05 15
How Tzipi the Bird Got Her Wings Zlotowitz, Bernard M., Maiben, Dina, Veksler, Vitaly NightinGale Resources 1995 N/D 95 16
Happy Birthday, Tree!: A Tu BShevat Story Rosenberg, Madelyn, Christy, Jana Albert Whitman 2012 N/D12 9
Colors of My Jewish Yeare, The Gold-Vukson, Marji E., Wikler, Madeline Kar-Ben 1998 S/O 98 32
Fresh Fruit & Vintage Wine: The Ethics and Wisdom of the Aggada Blau, Yitzchak Ktav 2009 F/M 10 32
Learn Torah, Love Torah, Live Torah: HaRav Mordechai Imchas Teitz, The Quintessential Rabbi Blau, Rivkah Ktav 2001 S/O 01 9
Rebbe Mendel Presents the Secret of the Red Pearl Sternfeld, Nathan, Bichman, David, Bloom, Sandy Feldheim 2005 M/J 06 14
When the Hurricane Came Liss-Levinson, Nechama CreateSpace 2012 N/D12 4
Never-Ending Greenness, The Waldman, Neil Morrow 1997 F/M 98 16, 18
Stranger in the Woods Fried, Leah Hamodia 2006 M/J 07 41860
Beyond Courage: The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust Rappaport, Doreen Candlewick 2012 S/O12 12
Jewish Travel Guide Vallentine Mitchell 2004 M/J 05 37
Parnas of Cologne Bar Am, Meir Feldheim 1986 M/J 87 6
Too Big, Too Little, Just Right Hodes, Loren Judaica Press 2002 F/M 03 43
Mazel Tov! Youre Middle Aged Vorspan, Albert Doubleday 1974 Ap 74 26
Seeds From Our Past, Planting for the Future: Jewish Stories and Folktales Stavish, Corinne B'nai B'rith Center for Jewish Identity 1997 S/O 98 32, 34
Albert Einstein: The Jewish Man Behind the Theory Speregen-Newberger, Devra JPS 2006 N/D 06 41860
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, The Boaz, John, ed. At Issues: Opposing Viewpoints Series Greenhaven 2004 N/D 04 21
Dita Saxova Lustig, Arnost Ma 80 4
Holocaust Library, The Lucent 1998 N/D 99 17
Guns and Bandages: A Combat Medic in Israels Army, 1961-1978 Mendelsohn, David J. Pippin Publishing 2003 M/J 04 18
Children of Abraham: An Introduction to Islam for Jews Duran, Khalid, Hechiche, Abdelwahab Ktav 2001 N/D 01 41797
Five Books of Moses for Young People Cassway, Esta Aronson 1992 F/M 93 27
Kings and Carpenters: One Hundred Bible Land Jobs You Might Have Praised or Panned Coulter, Laurie, Newbigging, Martha Jobs in History Series Annick Press 2010 M/J 10 12
Quilting Path: A Guide to Spiritual Discovery Through Fabric, Thread and Kabbalah, The Silk, Louise Skylight Paths 2006 F/M 07 36
Wayward Moon, The Weizman, Janice Yotzeret Publishing 2012 S/O13 49
My Noahs Ark Goffstein, M. B. Ma 79 7
Spiritual Awakenings: Illuminations on Shabbat and the Holidays Rubin, Yehoshua Urim 2003 M/J 04 21
Beautiful World That God Made, The Greene, Rhonda Gowler, Wilson, Anne Eerdmans 2002 S/O 02 41
Jewish Life in Mr. Lincolns City Apelbaum, Laura Cohen, Uziel, Claire Jeiwsh Historical Society of Greater Washington 2009 S/O 10 27, 29
Orchestra of Exiles (VIDEO) Aronson, Josh First Run Features 2012 S/O13 50
Thought of High Windows, The Kositsky, Lynne Kids Can Press 2004 M/J 04 37
Magic Menorah: A Modern Chanukah Tale, The Zalben, Jane Breskin, Diamond, Donna Simon & Schuster 2001 N/D 01 21
Sarah Laughs Jules, Jacqueline, Ugliano, Natascia Kar-Ben 2008 F/M 08 9
101 Reasons to Visit Israel (& Perhaps Make Aliyah) Solomon, Estie, Solomon, David Artzy 2007 F/M 08 45
Yossi Tries to Help God Chaikin, Miriam, Saldutti, Denise Harper & Row 1987 S/O 87 10
Invention of the Land of Israel: from Holy Land to Homeland, The Sand, Shlomo Verso 2012 FM13 35
Days of Deliverance: Essays on Purim and Hanukkah Soloveitchik, Joseph B., Clark, Eli D., Wolowelsky, Joel B., Ziegler, Reuven Ktav 2007 M/J 07 29
Hidden Diamonds Vogiel, Eva Judaica Press 2008 M/J 09 13
Golden Windows and Other Stories of Jerusalem Geras, Adele HarperCollins 1993 N/D 93 12
Car that Goes Far, A Mermelstein, Yael, Grossman, Vasily, Romanenko, Vitaliy Hachai 2009 M/J 09 17
Lost and Found and Other Stories Yaffe, Rachel, Waldman, Bryna Merkos 2002 N/D 02 29
Sacred Joruney: The Jewish Quest for a Perfect World, A Elcott, David Aronson 1995 F/M 96 14-15
Yemenite Cookbook, The Levi, Zion, Agabria, Hani Seaver Books 1988 S/O 88 8

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