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
אידאולוגיה ונוף סמלי: קבורתם בשנית של אנשי שם יהודיים באדמת ארץ ישראל Bar, Doron Hebrew University Magnes Press 2015 F/M 16 4 Wolfe, Nira
Talia and the Very Yum Kippur Marshall, Linda Elovitz Kar-Ben 2015 S/O 2015 37-38 Kamin, Rachel
Hereville: How Mirka Caught a Fish Deutsch, Barry Hereville Amulet 2015 F/M 16 36 Pinchuck, Chava
Don’t Let Small Problems Ruin Great Simchas Chait, Baruch, Pollack, Gadi Maarava Publications 2015 F/M 16 6 Pinchuck, Chava
Toldot Yeshu: The Life Story of Jesus. (2 vol.) Meerson, Michael, Schafer, Peter Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism; 159 Mohr Siebeck 2015 S/O 2015 14 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Social Concern and Left Politics in Jewish American Art, 1880-1940 Baigell, Matthew Syracuse University Press 2015 N/D 2015 13 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Angels at the Gate Thorne, T.K. Cappuccino Books Publishing 2015 F/M 2016 29 Jefferson, Rebecca
The Girl in the Torch Sharenow, Robert Harper Collins 2015 N/D 2015 4 Dublin, Anne
Poetry of Yehuda Amichai Amichai, Yehuda, Alter, Robert Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015 M/J 2016 39 Dwoskin, Beth
Time and Eternity in Jewish Mysticism: That Which is Before and That Which is After Ogren, Brian Studies in Jewish History and Culture; 48 Brill 2015 N/D 2015 28 Levy, David B
The Koren Succot Mahzor Hebrew/English edition Koren Publishers 2015 F/ M 2017 15 David Tesler
The Pawnbroker Fig Tree Books 2015 N/D 2015 44 Gremillion, Yossi
Hanukkah is Coming! Newman, Tracy Kar-Ben 2015 N/D 2015 5 Kamin, Rachel
Torah Tapestries: Words of Wisdom Woven from the Weekly Parashah —Bamidbar Smiles, Shira self-published 2015 N/D 2015 32 Pinchuck, Chava
To the Gates of Jerusalem: The Diaries and Papers of James G. McDonald, 1945-1947 Goda, Norman J.W. Indiana University Press 2015 M/J 15 26 Silverburg, Sanford R.
After the Holocaust the Bells Still Ring Polak, Joseph Urim 2015 S/O 2016 12 Pinchuck, Chava
Great Figures of the Bible: Legends and Legacies of our Biblical Heroes Wiesel, Elie Jewish Heritage Series SISU Entertainment 2015 N/D 2015 47 Share, Ellen
Wise Aging, Living with Joy, Resilience, & Spirit Cowan, Rachel, Thal, Linda Behrman House 2015 S/O 2015 5 Freiband, Susan
Hare and Tortoise Race Across Israel Gehl, Laura Kar-Ben 2015 S/O 2015 34 Lurie, Aimee
Ten (CD) Kroke Oriente Musik 2015 N/D 2016 26 Dwoskin, Beth
Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir Engle, Margarita Atheneum 2015 M/J 2016 5 Quay, Alex
Let my People Go : the Transnational Politics of Soviet Jewish Emigration during the Cold War Peretz, Pauline, Rundell, Ethan Transaction Books 2015 F/M 2016 18 Levy, David B
My Blue Piano Lasker-Schuler, Else, Haxton, Brooks Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art Syracuse University Press 2015 M/J 2016 33 Dwoskin, Beth
פירוש הרלב”ג לסיפורי בריאת האדם ולסיפור גן העדן Klein-Braslavy, Sara Magnes Press 2015 F/M 16 14 Roth, Pinchas
Compulsion: A Novel. Levin, Meyer Fig Tree Books 2015 S/O 2015 24 Gremillion, Yossi
Hidden Gold: A True Story of the Holocaust Burakowski, Ella Second Story Press 2015 M/J 2016 9-10 Bloomfield, Kathy
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
Torah Encyclopedia of the Animal Kingdom: Vol. One: Chayot / Wild Animals Slifkin, Natan Maggid Books 2015 M/J 2016 36 Tesler, David
Sadie and Ori and the Blue Blanket Korngold, Jamie Kar-Ben 2015 N/D 2015 8-9 Eskin, Marcie
Somewhere There is Still a Sun: A Memoir of the Holocaust Gruenberg, Michael, Hasak-Lowy, Todd Aladdin 2015 F/M 16 33 Dublin, Anne
European Muslim Antisemitism: Why Young Males Don’t Like Jews Jikeli, Gunther Studies in Antisemitism Indiana University Press 2015 S/O 2015 9 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Bible on Location: Off the Beaten Path in Ancient & Modern Israel, The Baretz, Julie Jewish Publication Society 2015 F/M 16 4 Bibel, Barbara M.
44 Hours or Strike! Dublin, Anne Second Story Press 2015 F/M 16 36 Marks, Allison
Underground in Berlin: A Young Woman’s Extraordinary Tale of Survival in the Heart of Nazi Germany Simon, Marie Jalowicz Little, Brown and Co. 2015 S/O 2016 15 Cantor, Hallie
Shame Borne in Silence: Spousal Abuse in the Jewish Community. 2nd edition. Twerski, Abraham J. Urim 2015 N/D 2016 22 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Don’t Let Small Problems Ruin Great Simchas Chait, Baruch, Pollack, Gadi Maarava Publications 2015 F/M 16 6 Pinchuck, Chava
Toldot Yeshu: The Life Story of Jesus. (2 vol.) Meerson, Michael, Schafer, Peter Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism; 159 Mohr Siebeck 2015 S/O 2015 14 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Courage & Defiance: Stories of Spies, Saboteurs, and Survivors in World War II Denmark Hopkinson, Deborah Scholastic Press 2015 N/D 2016 6 Eskin, Marcie
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.
Dear Santa, Love, Rachel Rosenstein Peet, Amanda Doubleday 2015 M/J 2016 14 McMahon, Martha
Nonna’s Hanukkah Surprise Fishman, Karen Kar-Ben 2015 N/D 2015 4 Feit, Shelly
Poetry of Yehuda Amichai Amichai, Yehuda, Alter, Robert Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015 M/J 2016 39 Dwoskin, Beth
Clean Sweep Davidoff, Oded SISU Entertainment 2015 N/D 2015 44 Pinchuck, Chava
My Blue Piano Lasker-Schuler, Else, Haxton, Brooks Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art Syracuse University Press 2015 M/J 2016 33 Dwoskin, Beth
Farmer Kobi’s Hanukkah Match Rostoker-Gruber, Karen , Isaacs, Ron Apples and Honey Press 2015 N/D 2015 5 Cole, Ellen
The Jewish Dog Kravitz, Asher Penlight 2015 M/J 15 12 Pinchuck, Kathe
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
Johann Reuchlin (1455-1522): A Theological Biography Possett, Franz Arbeiten Zur Kirchengeschichte; 129 De Gruyter 2015 S/O 2016 12 Levy, David B
Tanakh: An Owner’s Manual: Authorship, Canonization, Masoretic Text, Exegesis. Modern Scholarship, and Pedagogy Sokolow, Moshe Ktav 2015 M/J 15 40 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Pinny the Peanut Learns About Allergies Burstyn, Rochel, Apt, Tali Feldheim 2015 F/M 16 40 Kamin, Rachel
Wise Aging, Living with Joy, Resilience, & Spirit Cowan, Rachel, Thal, Linda Behrman House 2015 S/O 2015 5 Freiband, Susan
Sharing the Burden: Rabbi Simha Zissel Ziv and the Path of Musar Claussen, Geoffrey D. SUNY Press 2015 N/D 2016 13 Cantor, Hallie
Everybody Says Shalom Kimmelman, Leslie Random House 2015 S/O 2015 34 Dublin, Anne
Ten (CD) Kroke Oriente Musik 2015 N/D 2016 26 Dwoskin, Beth
Eight Questions of Faith: Biblical Challenges That Guide and Ground Our Lives. Goldstein, Niles Elliot Jewish Publication Society 2015 F/M 16 11 Wolfe, Nira
Judy Blume Krull, Kathleen Women Who Broke the Rules Bloomsbury 2015 M/J 2016 5-6 Cole, Ellen
Let my People Go : the Transnational Politics of Soviet Jewish Emigration during the Cold War Peretz, Pauline, Rundell, Ethan Transaction Books 2015 F/M 2016 18 Levy, David B
Reading the Sacred Text: What the Torah Tells Us Lichtenstein, Aaron Urim 2015 F/M 16 14 Gordon, Ilka
History of Forgetting Adderson, Caroline Biblioasis 2015 F/M 2016 26 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Escape in Time Lowenstein-Malz, Ronit MB Publishing 2015 M/J 2016 10 Bloomfield, Kathy
Liberman Open Orthodox Haggadah, The Herzfeld, Shmuel Gefen 2015 N/D 2015 22 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Uncle Eli’s Wedding Newman, Tracy Albert Whitman 2015 M/J 15 3 Cole, Ellen
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.
The Burdens of Brotherhood: Jews and Muslims from North Africa to France Ethan B. Katz Harvard University Press 2015 F/ M 2017 12 Randall C. Belinfante
Scripture and Tradition: Rabbi Akiva and the Triumph of Midrash Yadin-Israel, Azzan University of Pennsylvania Press 2015 N/D 2015 40 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
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

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