Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Best of Jewish Cooking, The Frucht, Phyllis, Rothschild, Joy, Katz, Gertrude, Sacks, Shelly Dial 1974 Sp 75 26
Last Sunrise, The Gordon, Harold H&J Pub. Inc. 1992 S/O 93 18
When God Judged and Men Died Sherman, Arnold Bantam 1973 Ap 74 26
Fall of the Sun God Meyer, Henye Pitspopany 2004 S/O 05 11
Secret Life of God: Discovering the Divine within You, The Aaron, David Shambhala 2004 S/O 04 12
Hippocrene Practical English-Hebrew English Conversational Dictionary Gross, David Hippocrene 1991 N/D 91 12
Masada: The Last Fortress Miklowitz, Gloria D. Eerdams 1998 F/M 99 19-20
Pageant Lasky, Kathryn Four Winds Press 1986 F/M 87 7
After Long Silence Fremont, Helen Delacorte Press 1999 S/O 99 8
Jewish Spirituality: A Brief Guide for Christians Kushner, Lawrence Jewish Lights Publishing 2001 S/O 02 21
To Everything There is a Season Daly, Jude Eerdmans 2006 M/J 06 8
Derashot Ledorot Genesis: A Commentary for the Ages Lamm, Norman Koren 2012 S/O13 32
Chagall from A to Z Sellier, Marie Peter Bedrick 1996 M/J 98 20-21
Genizah Psalms: A Study of MS798 of the Antonin Collection, The Stec, David M. Cambridge Genizah Studies Series, 5 Brill 2013 N/D13 38
Sound of Songs: Love Lyrics from the Bible, The Falk, Marcia, Moser, Barry Harper 1990 M/J 91 9
In the Mouth of the Wolf Zar, Rose S/O 84 10
My Gaze is Turned Inward: Letters, 1934-1943 Kolmar, Gertrud, Woltmann, Johanna, Goldstein, Brigitte Northwestern University Press 2004 M/J 05 37
Purim Goodies Hoffman, Amalia Gefen 2007 M/J 07 13-14
Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah Metter, Bert S/O 84 10
Kibbutz in Israel, A Taylor, Allegra Families the World Over Series Lerner 1987 M/J 89 10
War Within, The: a Novel of the Civil War Matas, Carol Simon & Schuster 2001 F/M 02 34
Dancing in the Dark Bavati, Robyn Flux 2013 S/O13 5
Harpsichord Music by Israeli Composers (AUDIO) Minkin, Marina Albany Records 2007 S/O 08 36
Terrible, Terrible! A Folktale Retold Bernstein, Robin, Kawasaki, Shauna Kar-Ben 1998 N/D 98 13, 15
Jewish Cooking Boot Camp: The Modern Girls Guide to Cooking like a Jewish Grandmother Carneiro, Andrea Marks, Marks, Roz Three Forks 2009 M/J 10 29
On Shabbat Fishman, Cathy Goldberg, Hall, Melanie G. Atheneum 2001 F/M 02 39
Running Commentary: The Contentious Magazine that Transformed the Jewish Left into the Neoconservative Right Balint, Benjamin Public Affairs 2010 S/O 10 29
Broken Bridge Banks, Lynne Reid Morrow Junior Books 1994 N/D 95 14
Lone Star: Based on a True Story Rosen, Devorah Sapir Press 2008 S/O 09 35
Writing on the Wall, The Garfield, Leon S/O 83 5
From a World Apart: A Little Girl in the Concentration Camps Christophe, Francine University of Nebraska Press 2000 S/O 00 9, 11
Simon Wiesenthal: A Life in Search of Justice Pick, Hella Northeastern University Press 1996 F/M 97 18
Identity Question: Blacks and Jews in Europe and America, The Philipson, Robert University Press of Mississippi 2000 S/O 01 19
Mornings and Mournign: A Kaddish Journal Broner, E. M. Harper 1994 N/D 94 9
Popes Jews, The Waagenar, Sam Open Court 1974 D 74 30
Art Against the Odds: From Slave Quilts to Prison Paintings Rubin, Susan Goldman Crown 2004 N/D 04 13
Judaism and Science: A Historical Introduction Effron, Noah J. Greenwood Guide to Science and Religion Greenwood 2007 M/J 07 23
Unto Death: Two Novellas: Crusade and Late Love Oz, Amos, de Lange, Nicholas Harcourt 1975 Sp76 22
Emmett: A Step-by-Step Guide to Emotional Maturity Established Through Torah Adahan, Miriam Feldeim 1987 M/J 91 8
Contemporary Portrayals of Auschwitz: Philosophical Challenges Rosenberg, Alan, Watson, James R., Linke, Detlef Humanity Books 2000 S/O 00 18
Haggadah, English and Hebrew: A Passover Haggadah Weisel, Elie, Podwal, Mark Touchstone 1992 M/J 93 12
Take My Life, Please Youngman, Henny Morrow 1991 M/J 92 21
Jar of Fools: Eight Hanukkah Stories from Chelm, The Kimmel, Eric A. Holiday House 2000 16
Nobody Knows Me in Miami Kass, Sheila S. S/O 81 9
Restoring the Jews to their Homeland: Nineteen Centuries in the Quest for Zion Adler, Joseph Aronson 1997 N/D 97 6
Body of Brooklyn, The Lazar, David University of Iowa Press 2003 M/J 04 18
Lieberman’s Choice Kaminsky, Stuart M. St. Martins S/O 93 16
Wine, Women, and Death: Medieval Hebrew Poems on the Good Life Scheindlin, Raymond P. JPS 1986 M/J 87 4
Flight from Commitment: An Explanation of Paradoxes in Jewish Life Rozwaski, Chaim Z. Aronson 1996 S/O 97 21
Shalom, Geneva Peace Shalant, Phyllis Dutton 1992 M/J 93 17
Hosue of Women, The Bermant, Chaim N/D 89 8
Mihu the Detective Halpern, Chaiky Feldheim 1979 Sp79 25
Pharaoh and the Fabulous Frog Invasion Werner, Osher Judaia Press 2007 N/D 07 17
Animals Came Two by Two: The Story of Noahs Ark, The Wormell, Christopher Running Press Kids 2008 S/O 09 14
Jews of the Yemen, 1800-1914, The Nini, Yehuda Harwood Academic Publishers 1991 N/D 92 24
Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees in Cuba Engle, Margarita Holt 2009 S/O 09 13
Dying for God: Martyrdom and the Making of Christianity and Judaism Boyarin, Daniel Stanford University Press 1999 S/O 00 9
Classic Tales, The Frankel, Ellen Aronson 1989 N/D 89 12
Good and Evil After Auschwitz: Ethical Implications for Today Bemporad, Jack, Pawlikowski, John, Sievers, Joseph Ktav 2000 S/O 01 8
Stranger in the Woods Fried, Leah Hamodia 2006 M/J 07 41860
Israel and the Cold War: Diplomacy, Strategy and the Policy of the Periphery at the United Nations Patten, Howard I.B. Tauris 2013 N/D13 32
Never-Ending Greenness, The Waldman, Neil Morrow 1997 F/M 98 16, 18
Rebbe Mendel Presents the Secret of the Red Pearl Sternfeld, Nathan, Bichman, David, Bloom, Sandy Feldheim 2005 M/J 06 14
Beyond Courage: The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust Rappaport, Doreen Candlewick 2012 S/O12 12
Learn Torah, Love Torah, Live Torah: HaRav Mordechai Imchas Teitz, The Quintessential Rabbi Blau, Rivkah Ktav 2001 S/O 01 9
When the Hurricane Came Liss-Levinson, Nechama CreateSpace 2012 N/D12 4
Faraway Home Taylor, Marilyn O'Brien Press 1999 F/M 01 18
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
History of the Marranos 4th ed. Roth, Cecil Sepher Hermon Press 1974 W76 19
Mazel Tov! Youre Middle Aged Vorspan, Albert Doubleday 1974 Ap 74 26
Parnas of Cologne Bar Am, Meir Feldheim 1986 M/J 87 6
Albert Einstein: The Jewish Man Behind the Theory Speregen-Newberger, Devra JPS 2006 N/D 06 41860
Jewish Travel Guide Vallentine Mitchell 2004 M/J 05 37
Too Big, Too Little, Just Right Hodes, Loren Judaica Press 2002 F/M 03 43
Dictionary of Ancient Rabbis: Selections from the Jewish Encyclopaedia Neusner, Jacob Hendrickson 2003 M/J 04 18-19
Chanukkah Guest Kimmel, Eric A., Carmi, Giora Holiday 1990 F/M 91 23
Ghetto Diary Korczak, Janusz Ma 79 6
Spiritual Awakenings: Illuminations on Shabbat and the Holidays Rubin, Yehoshua Urim 2003 M/J 04 21
Infertility in the Bible: How the Matriarchs Changed Their Fate; How You Can, Too Fischbein, Jessie Devora 2005 M/J 06 26
My Noahs Ark Goffstein, M. B. Ma 79 7
Quilting Path: A Guide to Spiritual Discovery Through Fabric, Thread and Kabbalah, The Silk, Louise Skylight Paths 2006 F/M 07 36
Beautiful World That God Made, The Greene, Rhonda Gowler, Wilson, Anne Eerdmans 2002 S/O 02 41
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
Wayward Moon, The Weizman, Janice Yotzeret Publishing 2012 S/O13 49
Every Persons Guide to the High Holy Days Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1999 N/D 99 41892
Sarah Laughs Jules, Jacqueline, Ugliano, Natascia Kar-Ben 2008 F/M 08 9
Heinrich Himmler: Murderous Architect of the Holocaust Worth, Richard Holocaust Heroes and Nazi Criminals Series Enslow 2005 F/M 06 17
Magic Menorah: A Modern Chanukah Tale, The Zalben, Jane Breskin, Diamond, Donna Simon & Schuster 2001 N/D 01 21
Orchestra of Exiles (VIDEO) Aronson, Josh First Run Features 2012 S/O13 50
101 Reasons to Visit Israel (& Perhaps Make Aliyah) Solomon, Estie, Solomon, David Artzy 2007 F/M 08 45
Jewish Life in Mr. Lincolns City Apelbaum, Laura Cohen, Uziel, Claire Jeiwsh Historical Society of Greater Washington 2009 S/O 10 27, 29
Thought of High Windows, The Kositsky, Lynne Kids Can Press 2004 M/J 04 37
Yossi Tries to Help God Chaikin, Miriam, Saldutti, Denise Harper & Row 1987 S/O 87 10
Davening: A Guide to Meaningful Prayer Schachter-Shalomi, Zalman N. Jewish Lights Publishing 2012 M/J13 33
Have You No Shame? And Other Regrettable Stories Shukert, Rachel Villard Books 2008 F/M 09 22
Theo: An Autobiography Bikel, Theodore University of Wisconsin Press 2002 F/M 03 32-33
Jewish Festivals Throughout the Year Ganeri, Anita Smart Apple Media 2004 M/J 05 24
One Baby Step at a Time: Seven Secrets of Jewish Motherhood Weisberg, Chana Urim 2007 M/J 08 42
Sacred Joruney: The Jewish Quest for a Perfect World, A Elcott, David Aronson 1995 F/M 96 14-15
Burial Cooperatives in Socialist Utopia: Thirty Years of Moshav Development in Israel Schwartz, Moshe, Lees, Susan, Kressel, Gideon M. Praeger 1995 M/J 96 11

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