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
Last Sunrise, The Gordon, Harold H & I Publishing 1992 S/O 93 18-19
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
For Heavens Sake Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg Jewish Lights Publishing 1999 S/O 00 38
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
Moses: The Long Road to Freedom Beneduce, Ann Keay, Spirin, Gennady Scholastic 2004 M/J 04 28
Rutkas Notebook: A Voice from the Holocaust Laskier, Rutka Yad Vashem 2008 S/O 08 45
Voices from a Time: A Novel Bonucci, Silvia, King, Martha Steerforth Italia 2006 S/O 07 42
Brothers Schlemiel, The Binder, Mark, Blum, Zevi JPS 2008 M/J 08 9
Golem Redux: From Prague to Post-Holocaust Fiction, The Baer, Elizabeth R. Wayne State University Press 2012 S/O12 24
Day I Wasnt There, The Cixous, Helene, Brahic, Beverley Bie Northwestern University Press 2004 S/O 06 31
Holocaust Kids: Stories, The Pilcer, Sonia Persea Books 2001 F/M 02 31
Jagendorfs Foundry: A Memoir of ht eRomanian Holocaust, 1941-1944 Jagendorf, Siegfried, Manheimer, Aron Hirt HarperCollins 1991 S/O 91 19
You Dont Have to Be Wrong for Me to Be Right: Finding Faith Without Fanaticism Hirschfield, Brad Harmony Books 2007 M/J 08 35
Just Right: The Story of a Jewish Home Emerman, Ellen, Kranz, Sarah Hachai 1999 M/J 00 21
Sophie and the Shofar: A New Years Story Manushkin, Fran, Kaye, Rosalind Charney UAHC Press 2001 F/M 02 40
Family Business Blond, Anthony Harper & Row 1978 Sp79 24
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
Messes of Dresses Pertzig, Faigy, Leff, Tova Hachai 1995 N/D 95 16
Remember Who You Are Hautzig, Esther Crown 1990 N/D 90 10
Triple Follett, Ken Arbor House 1979 W79 23
Fusion: the Eternal Flame Lampton, Christopher W83 13
Contemporary Jewish-American Dramatists and Poets: A Bio-Critical Sourcebook Shatzky, Joel, Taub, Michael Greenwood 1999 S/O 00 20, 31
Hidden in France: A Boys Journey under the Nazi Occupation Jeruchim, Simon Fithian Press 2001 N/D 01 8
Inventory of the Herbert Frommer Collection, An Kahn, Elliottt, Steinberger, Naomi M. Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America 1995 F/M 96 8, 10
Witnesses to War: Eight True-Life Stories of Nazi Persecution Leapman, Michael Viking 1998 F/M 99 16
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
Shiras New Start Lazewnik, Libby Feldheim 1988 F/M 89 13
Encyclopedia of the Sayings of the Jewish People Nulman, Macy Aronson 1997 M/J 98 10
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
Maiden and the Jew, The: The Story of a Fatal Friendship in Nazi Germany Kohl, Christine Steerforth Press 2004 F/M 05 17-18
Rabbi and the Nun: A Love Story, The Schreiber, Mordecai Shengold 1991 F/M 92 22
Time to Love, A Meyers, Walter Dean, Myers, Christopher Scholastic 2003 S/O 03 44
Childrens Litearutre Dictionary, The: Definitions, Resources, and Learning Activities Latrobe, Kathy H., Brodie, Carolyn S., White, Maureen Neal Schuman 2002 S/O 03 56
Hanukkah Mice, The Randall, Ronne, Kneen, Maggie Chronicle Books 2002 F/M 03 45
Ike and Mama and Trouble at School Snyder, Carol S/O 84 9
When Mourning Comes: A Book of Comfort for the Grieving Silverman, William B., Cinammon, Kenneth M. Aronson 1990 F/M 90 17
Jewish Musical Traditions Shiloah, Amnon Wayne State University Press 1992 M/J 94 9
Secret Year, A: A Taste of the Jewish Holidays Podwal, Mark Doubleday 2003 N/D 03 29-30
Dream House Krich, Rochelle Ballantine Books 2003 S/O 03 12
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
Light of My Eye Jacques, Paula, Cohen-Nicole, Susan Holmes & Meier 2009 S/O 09 34
Polish Jewry, 1914-1939 Before the Holocaust Tamir, Nachman F/M 83 5
Temple Scroll: The Hidden Law of the Dead Sea Sect, The Yadin, Yigael Random House 1985 N/D 85 4
Burning Light, The Ramsey, Betsy, Katz, Avi Pitspopany Press 2002 N/D 02 26
Good Yontif: A Picture Book of the Jewish Year Blue, Rose, Feldman, Lynne Millbrook Press 1997 M/J 98 19
Holocuast Survivors Mental Health Brink, T. L. Haworth Press 1994 N/D 95 41797
Voices from the Holocaust Roth, Sylvia N/D 81 12
Jew of New York: A Historical Romance, The Katchor, Ben Pantheon 1998 S/O 99 14
Sabbath Epistle of Rabbi Abraham Ibn Ezra (Iggeret haShabbat), The Ibn Ezra, Abraham, Goodman, Mordechai S. Ktav 2009 N/D 09 22
Day of Atonement Kellerman, Faye Morrow 1991 S/O 91 21
"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
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
Passover Feast II (rev ed.) West Orange Chapter of American Mirachi Women s.n. 1979 Sp80 15
Studies in Biblical Interpretation Sarna, Nahum M. JPS 2000 F/M 01 11
Jerusalem Diamond, The Gordon, Noah Ma 80 4
Zaddik: The Battle for a Boys Soul, The Denholtz, Elaine Grudin Prometheus 2001 F/M 02 19-20
Kaddish for Grandpa in Jesus Name, Amen Howe, James, Stock, Catherine Atheneum 2004 M/J 04 39-40
Sown in Tears Magid, Beverly CreateSpace 2012 N/D12 43-44
Far Horizons, The Wagman, Michael, Leitner, Irving A. Morrow 1980 Sp 81 6
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
Midlife and Its Rite of Passage Ceremony Fine, Irene S/O 83 2
Rescue in Denmark Flender, Harold S/O 81 6
Turned Away: The World War II Diary of Devorah Bernstein Matas, Carol Dear Canada Series Scholastic Canada 2005 F/M 06 12
Blessed Are You: Traditional Everyday Hebrew Prayers Edwards, Michelle Lothrop, Lee and Shepard 1993 M/J 93 16
Gefil Verter: Geshprakh un Lider far Yange Kinder Margalit, Tsilah, Pollack, G. Kazron M/J 03 29-30
Cooking the Israeli Way Bacon, Josephine Lerner 2002 N/D 02 23
Isaac Abarbanels Stance toward Tradition: Defense, Dissent, and Dialogue Lawee, Eric SUNY Press 2001 M/J 02 13
Womens Rites Byrne, Beverly Villard Books 1985 S/O 85 3
Jews of Tin Pan Alley, The Kanter, Kenneth Aaron S/O 82 7
Sholoms Treasure: How Sholom Aleichem Became a Writer Silverman, Erica, Gerstein, Mordicai Farrar 2005 M/J 05 19
Entertainer and the Dybbuk, The Fleischman, Sid HarperCollins 2008 N/D 07 7
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
Malkas Secret Recipe: A Hanukkah Story Adler, David A., Halpern, Joan Kar-Ben 1989 N/D 89 13
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
To Jerusalem and Back Bellow, Saul Viking 1976 Sp77 27
For the End of Time: the Story of the Messiaen Quartet Rischin, Rebecca Cornell University 2003 S/O 04 22-23
Christian Theology of Judaism, A Thoma, Clemens F/M 82 6
Happy Birthday to Me! Lieberman, Channah, Argoff, Patti Hachai 2006 M/J 06 13
Imaginary Number, The Oren, Yitzhak Benmir Books 1986 M/J 87 41765
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
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
Sefer B. Isaacs Nobel, Morris Rabbi Max Weine 1977 Sp78 23
Dybbuk (Between Two Worlds), The Ansky, S., Penalosa, Fernando Tsiterboym Books 2013 N/D13 43
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
Lionhearts: Heroes of Israel Bar-Zohar, Michael Warner Books 1998 N/D 98 6
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
Terorrism: Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints Friedman, Lauri S. Greenhaven 2005 F/M 06 21-22
Calebs Hanukkah Bullard, Lisa, Basaluzzo, Constanza Millbrook Press 2013 N/D12 7
Grandmas Soup Karkowsky, Nancy, Haas, Shelly O. Kar-Ben 1989 S/O 89 10
Hooray for Hanukkah! Manushkin, Fran, Croll, Carolyn Random House 2001 F/M 02 40
Wall of Two: Poems of Resistance and Suffering from Krakow to Buchenwald and Beyond, A Karmel, Henia, Karmel, Ilona University of California Press 2007 M/J 08 20
Jewish Answers to Medical Ethics Questions: Questions and Answers from the Medial Ethics Department of the Office of the Chief Rabbi of Great Britain Shulman, Nisson E. Aronson 1998 M/J 99 8