Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
When God Judged and Men Died Sherman, Arnold Bantam 1973 Ap 74 26
Island of Hope, Island of Tears Brownstone, David M., Franck, Irene H., Franck, Douglass Rawson, Wade 1979 W79 23
Story of David, The Slater, Teddy Scholastic 2006 M/J 07 41797
Navigating the Bible World ORT Union, developer 1997 N/D 98 17
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
Hippocrene Practical English-Hebrew English Conversational Dictionary Gross, David Hippocrene 1991 N/D 91 12
Secret Life of God: Discovering the Divine within You, The Aaron, David Shambhala 2004 S/O 04 12
Masada: The Last Fortress Miklowitz, Gloria D. Eerdams 1998 F/M 99 19-20
Dialogical Philosophy from Kierkegaard to Buber Bergman, Shmuel Hugo, Gerstein, Arnold A. SUNY Press 1991 F/M 92 17
Binding of Isaac, The Cohen, Barbara s.n. S 78 6
Chanukah Greenfeld, Howard Holt, Reinhart 1976 Sp77 31
Gravity Lieberman, Leanne Orca 2008 F/M 09 38
Amazing Life of Moe Berg: Catcher, Scholar, Spy, The Andryszewski, Tricia Millbrook Press 1996 M/J 97 11
Final Solution, The Rice, Earle The Holocaust Library Lucent Books 1998 N/D 99 17
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
In the Mouth of the Wolf Zar, Rose S/O 84 10
Sound of Songs: Love Lyrics from the Bible, The Falk, Marcia, Moser, Barry Harper 1990 M/J 91 9
My Gaze is Turned Inward: Letters, 1934-1943 Kolmar, Gertrud, Woltmann, Johanna, Goldstein, Brigitte Northwestern University Press 2004 M/J 05 37
Darkness Casts No Shadows Lustig, Arnost, Nemcova, Jeanne Inscape Publishers 1976 W77 25
Bella Abzug Faber, Doris Lothrop 1976 W76 20
God in Between Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 F/M 99 20-21
Across the Alley Michelson, Richard, Lewis, E. B. G. P. Putnam's Sons 2006 S/O 06 22
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
Eyes of the Blind, The Morgan, Alison Oxford University Press 1986 N/D 88 9
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
Terrible, Terrible! A Folktale Retold Bernstein, Robin, Kawasaki, Shauna Kar-Ben 1998 N/D 98 13, 15
On Shabbat Fishman, Cathy Goldberg, Hall, Melanie G. Atheneum 2001 F/M 02 39
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
Identity Question: Blacks and Jews in Europe and America, The Philipson, Robert University Press of Mississippi 2000 S/O 01 19
Simon Wiesenthal: A Life in Search of Justice Pick, Hella Northeastern University Press 1996 F/M 97 18
Mornings and Mournign: A Kaddish Journal Broner, E. M. Harper 1994 N/D 94 9
Encyclopedia of Jewish Genealogy, vol. 1, the Kurzweil, Arthur, Weiner, Miriam Aronson 1991 M/J 91 17
Cooking the Israeli Way Wolfe, Robert L., Wolf, Diane L. Lerner 1986 S/O 86 5
Baal Teshuva Survival Guide, The Rossi Publications 2009 N/D 09 20
Garden of Fertility: A Guide to Charting Your Fertility Signals to Prevent and Achieve Pregnancy - Naturally - and to Gauge Your Reproductive Health, The Singer, Katie Avery 2004 F/M 05 23
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
Jar of Fools: Eight Hanukkah Stories from Chelm, The Kimmel, Eric A. Holiday House 2000 16
Take My Life, Please Youngman, Henny Morrow 1991 M/J 92 21
Nobody Knows Me in Miami Kass, Sheila S. S/O 81 9
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
Hosue of Women, The Bermant, Chaim N/D 89 8
Shalom, Geneva Peace Shalant, Phyllis Dutton 1992 M/J 93 17
Mihu the Detective Halpern, Chaiky Feldheim 1979 Sp79 25
Economic History of European Jews: Late Antiquity and Early Middle Ages, The Toch, Michael Etudes sur le Judaisme Medieval; 56 Brill 2013 S/O13 43
Brave Deeds: How One Family Saved Many from the Nazis Alma, Ann Groundwood Books 2008 F/M 09 39-40
Coal (rev. ed.) Kraft, Betsy H. W83 13
Hanukkah with Noshy Boy and Friends Asner, Anne-Marie Baila Kar-Ben 2013 M/J13 13-14
Arab-Israeli Conflict, The Senker, Cath Questioning History Series Smart Apple Media 2004 F/M 05 33
Frank Gehry Lazo, Caroline Evensen A&E Biography Series Lerner 2006 N/D 07 11
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
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
Stranger in the Woods Fried, Leah Hamodia 2006 M/J 07 41860
Never-Ending Greenness, The Waldman, Neil Morrow 1997 F/M 98 16, 18
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
History of the Marranos 4th ed. Roth, Cecil Sepher Hermon Press 1974 W76 19
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
Mazel Tov! Youre Middle Aged Vorspan, Albert Doubleday 1974 Ap 74 26
DinnieAbbleSister-r-r! Levinson, Riki, Cogancherry, Helen Bradbury 1987 S/O 87 10
Blessing Cup, The Polacco, Patricia Simon & Schuster 2013 S/O13 2
Chicken Man Edwards, Michelle Lothrop & Shepard 1991 S/O 91 22
Growing Up in the Middle Ages Newman, Paul B. McFarland 2007 S/O 07 52
Ancient Texts for the Study of the Hebrew Bible: A Guide to the Background Literature Sparks, Kenton L. Hendrickson 2005 F/M 06 37
First Gift, The Gadot, A. S., Lafrance, Marie Kar-Ben 2006 S/O 06 19
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
Infertility in the Bible: How the Matriarchs Changed Their Fate; How You Can, Too Fischbein, Jessie Devora 2005 M/J 06 26
Spiritual Awakenings: Illuminations on Shabbat and the Holidays Rubin, Yehoshua Urim 2003 M/J 04 21
My Noahs Ark Goffstein, M. B. Ma 79 7
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
Heinrich Himmler: Murderous Architect of the Holocaust Worth, Richard Holocaust Heroes and Nazi Criminals Series Enslow 2005 F/M 06 17
Sarah Laughs Jules, Jacqueline, Ugliano, Natascia Kar-Ben 2008 F/M 08 9
Magic Menorah: A Modern Chanukah Tale, The Zalben, Jane Breskin, Diamond, Donna Simon & Schuster 2001 N/D 01 21
Yossi Tries to Help God Chaikin, Miriam, Saldutti, Denise Harper & Row 1987 S/O 87 10
Day Grandpa Died, The (VIDEO) Sp75 29
Best of Jewish Cooking, The Frucht, Phyllis, Rothschild, Joy, Katz, Gertrude, Sacks, Shelly Dial 1974 Sp 75 26
Camel Trail, The Jackson, Judy Marsons 2007 S/O 08 13
Gods World Rouss, Sylvia A., Zwebner, Janet Pitspopany 2005 M/J 05 27-28
After Long Silence Fremont, Helen Delacorte Press 1999 S/O 99 8
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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