Book Review Index

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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 Yearsort ascending Issue P Review Author
Somewhere There is Still a Sun: A Memoir of the Holocaust Gruenberg, Michael, Hasak-Lowy, Todd Aladdin 2015 F/M 16 33 Dublin, Anne
To Cross the Line with a Bridge. Belmont, Yemima Rabbeinu Publishers 2015 F/M 16 4 Gremillion, Yossi
Starlight Meyer, Henye Menucha 2015 F/M 16 37 Pinchuck, Chava
Torah and Western Thought: Intellectual Portraits of Orthodoxy and Modernity Soloviechik, Meir Y., Halpern, Stuart W., Zuckier, Shlomo Maggid Books 2015 S/O 2016 16 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Whirlpool Stimler, Ayala Menucha Publishers 2015 S/O 2015 32 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Recovering a Voice: West European Jewish Communities after the Holocaust Weinberg, David H. Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2015 N/D 2016 23 Kohn, Roger S.
Seeking Shalom: the Journey to Right Relationship Between Catholics and Jews Cunningham, Philip A. William B. Eerdmans 2015 6 Quinn, Arthur G.
Rethinking the Messianic Idea in Judaism. Morgan, Michael L., Weitzman, Steven Indiana University Press 2015 S/O 2015 14 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Mike’s Place: A True Story of Love, Blues, and Terror in Tel Aviv Baxter, Jack, Faudem, Joshua, Shamdi, Koren First Second 2015 N/D 2015 13-14 Bergson, Steven M.
Dialogues with Elie Wiesel and Richard D. Heffner: The Moral Responsibility of the Individual in a Changing World Wiesel, Elie, Heffner, Richard D. SISU Entertainment 2015 F/M 2016 29-30 Pinchuck, Chava
Meg Goldberg on Parade Rosenbaum, Andrea Warmflash Kar-Ben 2015 M/J 2016 14 Citrin, Rena
Hanukkah Lights Martin, David Candlewick Press 2015 N/D 2015 4-5 Kamin, Rachel
Ambassador, The Avner, Yehuda, Rees, Matt Toby Press 2015 M/J 2016 39 Pinchuck, Chava
Lost Temple of Israel. rev. ed. Koenigsberg, Zvi Academic Studies Press 2015 S/O 2016 9 Share, Ellen
Big Shots Goldwasser, Jacob SISU Entertainment 2015 N/D 2015 45 Pinchuck, Chava
I Didn’t Tell Them Anything: The Wartime Secrets of An American Girl Rieger, Aleena Sunpetal Books 2015 f/ 19 Schutzman, Laura
Many Faces of Herod the Great Marshak, Adam Kolman William B. Eerdmans 2015 M/J 2016 33 Quinn, Arthur G.
Farmer Kobi’s Hanukkah Match Rostoker-Gruber, Karen , Isaacs, Ron Apples and Honey Press 2015 N/D 2015 5 Cole, Ellen
Stolen Legacy: Nazi Theft and the Quest for Justice at Krausenstrasse 17/18 Berlin Gold, Dina Ankerwycke 2015 F/ M 2017 8 Schutzman, Laura
Reappraisals and New Studies of the Modern Jewish Experience: Essays in Honor of Robert M. Seltzer Smollett, Brian M., Wiese, Christian Brill Reference Library of Judaism, 44 Brill 2015 N/D 2015 33 Rosenbloom, Jim
Resurrection: A Critical Inquiry, The Alter, Michael Xlibris 2015 F/M 16 1 Jefferson, Rebecca
Pinny the Peanut Learns About Allergies Burstyn, Rochel, Apt, Tali Feldheim 2015 F/M 16 40 Kamin, Rachel
Apocalypse, Prophecy and Pseudepigraphy: on Jewish Apocalyptic Literature Collins, John J. William B. Eerdmans 2015 N/D 2016 13-14 Quinn, Arthur G.
Jodie’s Shabbat Surprise Levine, Anna Kar-Ben 2015 S/O 2015 35 Eskin, Marcie
Meditations at Twilight on Genesis Granatstein, Melvin Urim 2015 F/M 16 11 Share, Ellen
Lola Levine is Not Mean! Brown, Monica Little Brown and Company 2015 M/J 2016 6 Quay, Alex
Ben Shahn’s New Deal Murals, Jewish Identity in the American Scene Linden, Diana L. Wayne State University Press 2015 F/M 16 14 Freiband, Susan
Early One Morning Baily, Virginia Little Brown and Company 2015 F/M 2016 26 Gremillion, Yossi
Deep Sea Thor, Annika Delacorte Press 2015 M/J 2016 10 Lenson, Heather
Concise Lexicon of Late Biblical Hebrew: Linguistics in the Writings of the Second Temple Period Hurvitz, Avi Brill 2015 N/D 2015 22 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black Woman Discovers her Family’s Nazi Past . Teege, Jennifer, Sellmair, Nikola, Sommer, Carolin Experimnet 2015 F/M 2016 23 Wolfe, Nira
Nefesh HaTzimTzum=Contracted Soul Volozhiner, Chaim ben Isaac, Fraenkel, Avinoam Urim 2015 M/J 2016 37 Kohn, Roger S.
Ketzel, the Cat Who Composed Newman, Leslea Candlewick Press 2015 N/D 2015 9 Silverman, Lisa
Is It Passover Yet? Barash, Chris Albert Whitman 2015 M/J 15 16 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Jewish Youth and Identity in Postwar France: Rebuilding Family and Nation. Doron, Daniella Modern Jewish Experience Indiana University Press 2015 S/O 2016 4 Kohn, Roger S.
Looking Jewish: Visual Culture and Modern Diaspora. Zemel, Carol Indiana University Press 2015 N/D 2015 40 Freiband, Susan
Toward an Anthropology of Nation Building and Unbuilding in Israel Markowitz, Fran, Sharot, Stephen, Shokeid, Moshe University of Nebraska Press 2015 M/J 15 32 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Avigail. Zauderer, Chana, Abadi, Mary Feldheim 2015 F/M 16 34 Kamin, Rachel
Max & Morris: Everyone’s After the Loot Goldwasser, Jacob SISU Entertainment 2015 n 45 Pinchuck, Chava
Torah and Western Thought: Intellectual Portraits of Orthodoxy and Modernity Soloviechik, Meir Y., Halpern, Stuart W., Zuckier, Shlomo Maggid Books 2015 S/O 2016 16 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Warsaw. The Jewish Metropolis: Essays in Honor of the 75th Birthday of Professor Antony Polonsky. Dynner, Glenn, Guesnet, Francois Brill 2015 F/M 16 6 Levy, David B
Rethinking the Messianic Idea in Judaism. Morgan, Michael L., Weitzman, Steven Indiana University Press 2015 S/O 2015 14 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Mike’s Place: A True Story of Love, Blues, and Terror in Tel Aviv Baxter, Jack, Faudem, Joshua, Shamdi, Koren First Second 2015 N/D 2015 13-14 Bergson, Steven M.
Dialogues with Elie Wiesel and Richard D. Heffner: The Moral Responsibility of the Individual in a Changing World Wiesel, Elie, Heffner, Richard D. SISU Entertainment 2015 F/M 2016 29-30 Pinchuck, Chava
Me Being You is Exactly as Insane as You Being You Hasak-Lowy, Todd Simon Pulse 2015 M/J 15 8 Lenson, Heather
Ambassador, The Avner, Yehuda, Rees, Matt Toby Press 2015 M/J 2016 39 Pinchuck, Chava
Festschrift Darkhei Noam: The Jews of Arab Lands Schapkow, Carsten, Shepkarn, Shmuel, Levenson, Alan T. Brill’s Series in Jewish Studies; 55). Brill 2015 F/M 2016 19 Levy, David B
Radical French Thought and the Return of the “Jewish Question.” Marty, Eric Studies in Antisemitism Indiana University Press 2015 M/J 2016 34 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Sammy Spider’s First Taste of Hanukkah: A Cookbook Rouss, Sylvia A. Sammy Spider Kar-Ben 2015 N/D 2015 5 Pastcan, Ben
Happiness the Jewish Way: A Practical Guide to Happiness through the Lens of Jewish Wisdom Olga Gilburd Createspace Independent Publishing Platform 2015 F/ M 2017 8-9 Nira Wolfe
Palestinian Commemoration in Israel: Calendars, Monuments, and Martyrs Sorek, Tamir Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern Studies and Islamic Societies) Stanford University Press 2015 N/D 2015 34 Simon, Rachel
From Kitchen to Carnegie Hall: Esther Stark and the Montreal Women’s Symphony Orchestra Rachwal, Maria Noriega Second Story Press 2015 S/O 2016 13 Smith, Sonia
Encyclopedia of Jewish Values, The Amsel, Nachum Urim 2015 F/M 16 2 Geller, Beverly Mach
Oskar and the Eight Blessings Simon, Richard, Simon, Tanya, Siegel, Mark Roaring Brook Press 2015 F/M 16 46 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Education of a Traitor: Growing Up in Cold War Russia, The Grobman, Svetlana Musings Publishing 2015 F/M 16 11 Cantor, Hallie
Finding the Worm Goldblatt, Mark Random House 2015 M/J 2016 6-7 Marks, Allison
Let My People Go: the Untold Story of Australia and the Soviet Jews 1959-1989 Lipski, Sam, Rutland, Suzanne D. Gefen 2015 F/M 16 15 Levy, David B
Book of Stone, The Papernick, Jonathan Fig Tree Books 2015 S/O 2015 25 Gremillion, Yossi
Paper Hearts: A Novel Based on True Events Wiviott, Meg Margaret K. McElderry/Simon & Schuster 2015 M/J 2016 10-11 Bloomfield, Kathy
Fabric of Religious Life in Medieval Ashkenaz (1000-1300). Woolf, Jeffrey Brill 2015 M/J 2016 37 Tesler, David
Havana Curveball 2015 N/D 2015 10 Pinchuck, Chava
Scarlett and Sam: Escape from Egypt Kimmel, Eric A. Kar-Ben 2015 M/J 15 17 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Hidden Treasures from Europe. v.1 Emanuel, Simha Magnes Press 2015 S/O 2016 5 Wolfe, Nira
Ruth: From Alienation to Monarchy. Ziegler, Yael Maggid Books 2015 N/D 2015 40 Tesler, David
Toward an Anthropology of Nation Building and Unbuilding in Israel Markowitz, Fran, Sharot, Stephen, Shokeid, Moshe University of Nebraska Press 2015 M/J 15 32 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Avigail. Zauderer, Chana, Abadi, Mary Feldheim 2015 F/M 16 34 Kamin, Rachel
Vilna Vegetarian Cookbook: Garden-Fresh Recipes Rediscovered and Adapted for Today’s Kitchen Lewando, Fania Schocken 2015 S/O 2016 10 Feder, Debbie
She’s Got It Goldwasser, Jacob SISU Entertainment 2015 N/D 2015 45 Pinchuck, Chava
A Whale of a Time and More Stories for Thinking Kids! Stein, Rachel, Katz, Tova Feldheim 2015 F/M 16 37-38 Quay, Alex
Torah and Western Thought: Intellectual Portraits of Orthodoxy and Modernity Soloviechik, Meir Y., Halpern, Stuart W., Zuckier, Shlomo Maggid Books 2015 S/O 2016 16 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
The Koren Youth Siddur The Magerman Edition Koren Publishers 2015 S/O 2015 32-33 Pinchuck, Chava
Warsaw. The Jewish Metropolis: Essays in Honor of the 75th Birthday of Professor Antony Polonsky. Dynner, Glenn, Guesnet, Francois Brill 2015 F/M 16 6 Levy, David B
Adam & Thomas Appelfeld, Aharon Seven Stories Press 2015 M/J 2016 1 Bloomfield, Kathy
e Mountains of Israel: A Taste of Heaven, The Lode, Britt, Naki, Yitschak, Undheim, Kristoffer Gefen 2015 F/M 2016 16 Pinchuck, Chava
Is It Hanukkah Yet? Barash, Chris Albert Whitman 2015 M/J 2016 15 McMahon, Martha
Myth of the Cultural Jew: Culture and Law in Jewish Tradition, The Kwall, Roberta Rosenthal Oxford University Press 2015 N/D 2015 24 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Festschrift Darkhei Noam: The Jews of Arab Lands Schapkow, Carsten, Shepkarn, Shmuel, Levenson, Alan T. Brill’s Series in Jewish Studies; 55). Brill 2015 F/M 2016 19 Levy, David B
Pastrami on Rye: An Overstuffed History of the Jewish Deli Merwin, Ted New York University Press 2015 M/J 2016 34 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Kayla and Kugel Koffsky, Ann D. Apples and Honey Press 2015 N/D 2015 6 McMahon, Martha
Anne Frank and the Remembering Tree Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg Skinner House Books 2015 M/J 15 13 Bloomfield, Kathy
Education of a Traitor: Growing Up in Cold War Russia Grobman, Svetlana Musings Publishing 2015 M/J 2016 43
Reframing Holocaust Testimony Noah Shenker Indiana University Press 2015 F/ M 2017 21-22 Joy Kingsolver
Answering a Question with a Question: Contemporary Psychoanalysis and Jewish Thought: a Tradition of Inquiry, v.2 Aron, Lewis, Henik, Libby Academic Studies Press 2015 F/M 16 2 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Returning Home: Journeys to Israel Silverman, Erica Voices from Israel Mitchell Lane 2015 S/O 2016 36-37 Quay, Alex
Oskar and the Eight Blessings Simon, Richard, Simon, Tanya, Siegel, Mark Roaring Brook Press 2015 F/M 16 46 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Hanukkah Lullaby Abrams, Ruth, Mushka, Tia Baby Lullaby Gifts 2015 N/D 2016 1 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Hebrew Priestess: Ancient and New Visions of Jewish Woman’s Spiritual Leadership, T he Hammer, Jill, Shere, Taya Ben Yehuda Press 2015 F/M 16 12 Freiband, Susan
Woundabout Rosen, Lev Little Brown and Company 2015 M/J 2016 7 Marks, Allison
Shanghai Sukkah Hyde, Heidi Smith Kar-Ben 2015 S/O 2015 28 Cole, Ellen
Koren Mahzor for Yom Haatsma’ut and Yom Yerushalayim Koren Publishers 2015 S/O 2015 12 Gordon, Ilka
Noah’s Ark: From Genesis Chapters 6-9 Falken, Linda Metropolitan Museum of Art 2015 N/D 2016 4 Marks, Allison
Let My People Go: the Untold Story of Australia and the Soviet Jews 1959-1989 Lipski, Sam, Rutland, Suzanne D. Gefen 2015 F/M 16 15 Levy, David B
Stone Angel Yolen, Jane Philomel Books 2015 M/J 2016 11 Dublin, Anne
Shabbat Shalom Hey! Koffsky, Ann D. Kar-Ben 2015 M/J 15 17 Cole, Ellen
Jewish Voices in Feminism: Transnational Perspectives Nelly Las, Ruth Morris University of Nebraska Press 2015 F/ M 2017 13 Suzanne Smailes
Converts to Judaism: Stories from Biblical Times to Today. Epstein, Lawrence J. Rowman & Littlefield 2015 S/O 2016 5 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Toward an Anthropology of Nation Building and Unbuilding in Israel Markowitz, Fran, Sharot, Stephen, Shokeid, Moshe University of Nebraska Press 2015 M/J 15 32 Silverburg, Sanford R.
How Free Will Works: The Blueprints to Take Charge of Your Life, Health, and Happiness. Lieberman, Dovid Feldheim Publishers 2015 S/O 2016 10 Wolfe, Nira
A Whale of a Time and More Stories for Thinking Kids! Stein, Rachel, Katz, Tova Feldheim 2015 F/M 16 37-38 Quay, Alex
Letters of Light: Passages from Ma’or va-shemesh Epstein, Kalonymos, Kalman Pickwick Publications 2015 F/M 16 8 Levy, David B

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