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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Jewish Festivals Throughout the Year Ganeri, Anita Smart Apple Media 2004 M/J 05 24
Yemenite Cookbook, The Levi, Zion, Agabria, Hani Seaver Books 1988 S/O 88 8
Consuming Fire, A: Encounters with Elie Wiesel and the Holocaust Roth, John K. John Knox Press 1979 Sp80 16
As Good As Anybody: Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschels Amazing March Toward Freedom Michelson, Richard, Colon, Raul Knopf 2008 M/J 08 8
Moving Waters: Stories Rosett, Racelle s.n. 2012 FM13 42
Small Person Far Away, A Kerr, Judith Coward 1979 Sp79 26
Judiasm and the Interpretation of Scripture: Introduction to the Rabbinic Midrash Neusner, Jacob Hendrickson 2004 S/O 05 50
From Our Springtime: Literary Memoirs and Portraits of Yiddish New York Iceland, Reuben, Marcus, Gerald Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art Syracuse University Press 2013 S/O13 31
Praise Her Works: Conversations with Biblical Women Adelman, Penina JPS 2005 N/D 05 23
Im Not the Boss: I Just Work Here Jonas, Howard Leviathan Press 2004 F/M 05 17
Very Special Yarmulke, A Dolinger, Leah S 80 10
Drop of Rain, A Kirk, Heather Napoleon Publishing 2004 N/D 04 14-15
Book in the Jewish World 1700-1900, The Gries, Zeev Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2007 F/M 08 39
Now Newman Was Old Berman, Chaim O 79 1
Tamar's Sukkah Gellman, Ellie Kar-Ben 1999 M/J 00 21
Life-Transforming Diet: Based on Healtha nd Psychological Principles of Maimonides and other Classical Sources, The Zulberg, David J. Feldheim 2007 F/M 08 46
Hannah Arendt: Radical Conservative Horowitz, Irving Louis Transaction Press 2012 FM13 27
Richard and Adolf: Did Richard Wagner Incite Adolf Hitler to Commit the Holocaust? Nicholson, Christopher Gefen 2007 S/O 07 52
Jerusalem: A Family Portrait Yakin, Boaz, Bertozzi, Nick First Second 2013 N/D13 44
Witness from the Pulpit: Topical Sermons, 1933-1980 Saperstein, Harold I. Lexington 2000 41609
Contemporary Biomedical Ethical Issues and Jewish Law Rosner, Fred Ktav 2006 S/O 07 53
As It Is Written Coyle, Pamela Pamela Coyle 2000 S/O 02 19
Moxie Kid, The Ruby, Lois Eakin Press 2002 M/J 03 30
Small Person Far Away, The Kerr, Judith S 80 7
Judicial Deviation in Talmudic Law: Governed by Men, Not by Rules Ben-Menahem, Hanina Harwood Academic Publishers 1991 S/O 92 17
From Phenomenology to Existentialism: The Philosophy of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik (vol. 2) Schwartz, Dov, Stein, Batya Supplements to the Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy; 19 Brill 2013 S/O13 38
Pray Tell: A Hadassah Guide to Jewish Prayer Harlow, Jules Jewish Lights Publishing 2003 S/O 03 20
Im O.K. Youre a Pain in the Neck Vorspan, Albert Doubleday 1976 Sp77 29
Victim, The Bellow, Saul Vanguard 1947 Sp77 30
Dropped from Heaven: Stories Judah, Sophie Schocken 2007 N/D 07 26
Book of Abraham, The Halter, Marek, Bair, Lowell Holt 1986 S/O 86 9
Now These Are the Names: A New English Rendition of the Book of Exodus Fox, Everett Schocken 1986 S/O 87 7
Tamar's Sukkah Gellman, Ellie, Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 1988 N/D 88 10
Light Zalben, Jane Breskin Dutton 2007 S/O 07 23-24
Hannah is a Palindrome Skolsky, Mindy Warshaw, Weinhaus, Karen Ann Harper 1980 W80 9
Rifka Grows Up Burstein, Chaya Bonim Books 1976 F/M 92 20
Jerusalem: A Neighborhood Street Guide Shudofsky, Chanoch Devorah 2008 N/D 08 20-21
Witness from the Pulpit: Topical Sermons, 1933-1980 Saperstein, Harold I. Lexington 2000 N/D 00 41986
City of Many Days Hareven, Shulamith Mercury Hse. 1993 F/M 94 7
Anne Frank Waxman, Laura Hamilton History Maker Biographies Series Lerner 2009 F/M 10 14
Miriams Cup: A Passover Story Manushkin, Fran, Dacey, Bob Scholastic 1998 F/M 99 19
Shine the Light: Sexual Abuse and Healing in the Jewish Community Lev, Rachel Northeastern University Press 2003 M/J 03 18-19
Jonah the Woodchopper: Encouraging Stories for Finding Your Way through the Forest of Life Rubin, Joshua Penlight Publications 2012 M/J13 41
For the Love of Israel: The Holy Land from Past to Present - A Primer for Tayarim, Tallmidim, Vatikim, Noodnikim, and Dreamers Lowenstein, Steven M. Triump Books 2012 M/J13 11
Pilgrims: A Novel Gavron, Daniel Creative Arts Book Company 2000 M/J 01 13
How Strange It Seems: The Cultural Life of Jews in Small-Town New England Hoberman, Michael University of Massachusetts Press 2008 F/M 09 11
Twenty-first Century Yiddishism: Language, Identity, and the New Jewish Studies Soldat-Jaffe, Tatjana Sussex Academic Press 2012 N/D12 37
Dialogues in Judaism: Jewish Dilemmas Defined, Debated, Explored Berkowitz, William Aronson 1991 F/M 93 21
Bible at Qumran. Text, Shape, and Interpretation, The Flint, Peter W. Eerdmans 2001 S/O 01 12
New Testament and Rabbinic Literature, The Bieringer, Reimund Brill 2010 N/D 10 17
Studies in Medieval Jewish Intellectual and Social History: Festschrift in Honor of Robert Chazan Engel, David, Schiffman, Lawrence H., Wolfson, Elliot R. Supplements to the Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy Brill 2012 S/O12 29
Leonard Bernstein: Americas Maestro Deitch, Kenneth M., Foley, Sheila Biography Series Discovery Enterprises 1991 M/J 92 22
Grammatical Concepts 101 for Biblical Hebrew: Learning Biblical Hebrew Grammatical Concepts Through English Grammar Long, Gary A. Hendrickson 2002 F/M 03 36
Refugee Treasure Elmer, Robert Promise of Zion Series Bethany House 2000 S/O 01 34
Israel: Politics, Myths, and Identity Crisis Orr, Aviva Pluto Press 1994 F/M 95 7
While Standing on One Foot Jaffe, Nina, Segal, John Holt 1993 N/D 93 13
Chanukah Greenfeld, Howard Holt 1976 M/J 92 31
Aliya: A Love Story Segal, Brenda Lesley St. Martin's 1978 W78 24
Memorial to the Jews Deported from France, 1942-1944 Klarsfeld, Serge M/J 83 3
Sephardic Jewry and Mizrahi Jews Medding, Peter Y. Studies in Contemporary Jewry Oxford University Press 2007 M/J 08 27
Jewish: Does it Make a Difference? Nadin, Elvira, Nadin, Mihai Jonathan David 2000 N/D 00 11
Fifth Mountain, The Coelho, Paulo, Landers, Clifford E. HarperCollins 1998 M/J 98 18
Passover Lamb, The Marshall, Linda Elovitz Random House 2013 N/D13 13
Holocaust and Justice, The Smeiser, Ronald Lessons and Legacies (v. 5) Northwestern University Press 2002 M/J 03 24-25
Touch the Water, Touch the Wind Oz, Amos, de Lange, Nicholas Harcourt, Brace & Jovanovich 1974 Sp75 25
Dating Secrets of the Ten Commandments Boteach, Shmuley Doubleday 2000 M/J 00 8
Before There Was a Before Waskow, Shoshana, Danziger, Amnon Adama 1984 F/M 86 6
Myriam Mendilow: Mother of Jerusalem Cytron, Barry, Cytron, Phyllis Lerner 1994 N/D 94 13
State, the Nation & the Jews: Liberalism and the Antisemitism Dispute in Bismarcks Germany, The Stoezler, Marcel University of Nebraska Press 2008 M/J 09 30
Kubbutz Members Study Kibbutz Children Levi, Zvi Kibbutz Studies Series, no. 1 Greenwood 1990 F/M 91 18
Glossary of Jewish Life, A Olitzky, Kerry M., Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1992 S/O 92 20
Rabbinic Exegesis of Biblical Names and Narratives (in the Talmud and Midrash) Harduf, David Mendel Harduf Books 2002 F/M 03 35
Into the Ark Berman, Hana, Picker, Lonna United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism 1997 M/J 98 19
Welcome Tomorrow Reisman, Arnold F/M 83 3
30-Minute Kosher Cook, The Zeidler, Judy Morrow 1999 M/J 99 10
Malka Pressler, Mirjam, Murdoch, Brian Philomel 2003 S/O 03 52
Scapegoat in the New Wilderness: The Origins and Rise of Anti-Semitism in America, A Jaher, Frederic Harvard University Press 1994 N/D 94 41892
Jewish Parenting Wisdom Rosman, Steven M. Aronson 1997 F/M 98 12
Expecting Miracles: Finding Meaning and Spirituality in Pregnancy Through Judaism Weisberg, Chana Urim 2004 F/M 05 25
Other Side of the Hudson, The Roseman, Kenneth UAHC 1993 M/J 94 11
Heroes of the Holocaust Gottfried, Ted, Alcorn, Stephen Twenty-First Century Books 2001 M/J 01 15
Tikvah Means Hope Polacco, Patricia Delacorte Press 1994 N/D 94 13
Youth in Chains Geve, Thomas s.n. F/M 83 2
Encyclopedia of Jewish History: Events and Eras of the Jewish People Facts on File 1986 N/D 86 6
By Blood and Fire Clarke, Thurston S/O 81 13
Only One Club, The Hopkins, Jeff Flashlight Press 2004 S/O 04 49
Thirteen Petalled Rose: A Discourse on the Essence of Jewish Existence and Belief, The Steinsaltz, Adin, Hanegbi, Yehuda Basic Books 2006 M/J 07 29-30
Love, Marriage, and Family in Jewish Law and Tradition Kaufman, Michael Aronson 1992 N/D 92 24
Hebrew Bible: A Socio-Literary Introduction, The Gottwald, Norman K. Fortress Press 1985 M/J 87 41702
Sammy Spider's First Shavuot Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2008 M/J 08 12
Jewish Idea of Culture, The Roth, Sol Ktav 1997 N/D 97 9
Yom Kippur Elkins, Dov Peretz Moments of Transcendence: A Devotional Commentary on the High Holiday Mahzor, vol. 2 s.n. 1990 F/M 91 16-17
Cookmaktes Weiss, Elizabeth, Laskey, Joan Ellen Macrae 1973 Sp 75 29
At the Wall Agam, Ron Gefen 1998 S/O 98 6
Music in Ancient Israel / Palestine: Archaeological, Written, and Comparative Sources Braun, Joachim Eerdmans 2002 F/M 03 33-34
Solomon and the Trees Biers-Ariel, Matt, Silverberg-Kiss, Esti UAHC Press 2001 F/M 01 16
Kabbalah of Envy: Transforming Hatred, Ange, and Other Negative Emotions, The Bonder, Nilton Shambhala 1997 M/J 98 6
Fullness of Time: Poems, The Scholem, Gershom, Sieburth, Richard, Wasserstrom, Steven W. Ibis Editions 2003 S/O 03 13
Probing the Limits of Representation: Nazism and the Final Solution Friedlander, Saul Harvard University Press 1992 N/D 92 25
In Gods Hands Kushner, Lawrence, Baek, Matthew J. Jewish Lights Publishing 2005 N/D 05 15

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