Book Review Index


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Digital copies of AJL Reviews are available back to the Nov/Dec 2007 issue of the AJL Newsletter.
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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Author
Auschwitz, the Story of a Nazi Death Camp Lawton, Clive A. Candlewick 2002 N/D 02 27
Auschwitz: 1270 to the Present Dwork, Deborah, Van Pelt, Robert Jan Norton 1996 F/M 97 16
Auschwitz: True Tales from a Grotesque Land Nomberg-Przytyk, Sara, Hirsch, Roslyn, Pfefferkorn, Eli, Hirsch, David University of North Carolina Press 1985 S/O 85 5
Author of Himself, The: The Life of Marcel Reich-Ranicki Reich-Ranicki, Marcel, Osers, Ewald Princeton University Press 2001 M/J 02 14
Authoritative New York City Kosher Dining Guide, The Flom, Bela Bela Flom & Company 1997 F/M 98 7
Autobiographical Jews: Essays in Jewish Self-Fashioning Stanislawksi, Michael University of Washington Press 2004 F/M 05 24
Avengers and Defenders: Glimpses of Chicagos Jewish Past Roth, Walter Academy Chicago Publishers 2008 S/O 09 41, 43
Avenue of the Righteous Hellman, Peter s.n. S/O 81 13
Avi for President Koffsky, Ann D. Menucha 2018 M/J 2019 7 Dublin, Anne
Avi the Ambulance Goes to School Carlson, Claudia Apples and Honey Press 2015 S/O 2015 34 Pastcan, Ben
Avi the Ambulance to the Rescue Carlson, Claudia Apples and Honey Press 2016 N/D 2016 9 Isaac, Fred
Avi's Choice Simhaee, Rebeka Rahmani Merkos L'inyonei Chinuch 2015 S/O 2015 36 Pinchuck, Chava
Avicenna in Medieval Hebrew Translation: Todros Todrosi’s Translation of Kitab al-Najat, on Psychology and Metaphysics Berzin, Gabriella Islamic philosophy, theology, science/ text and studies; 91 Brill 2015 N/D 2015 14 Levy, David B
Avigail. Zauderer, Chana, Abadi, Mary Feldheim 2015 F/M 16 34 Kamin, Rachel
Avigayil and Her Little Friends Fuchs, Menucha, Haas, Esti Smile with Avigayil Series (book 3) Judaica Press 2008 F/M 09 50
Avigayil and the Little Chick Fuchs, Menucha Smile with Avigayil Series, The, #4 Judaica Press 2008 F/M 09 48
Avigayil and the Little Student Fuchs, Menucha, Haas, Esti Smile with Avigayil Series, The Judaica Press 2006 M/J 07 9
Avrahams Good Week Kardos, Gyorgy, Manheim, Ralph Doubleday 1975 W76 17
Avrams Gift Blumberg, Margie, McGaw, Laurie MB Publishing 2003 F/M 04 34-35
Awake and Sing!: Six Great American Jewish Plays Schiff, Ellen Applause Theatre & Cinema Books 2004 S/O 04 24
Awakening to Kabbalah: The Guidling Light of Spiritual Fulfillment Laitman, Michael Jewish Lights Publishing 2006 M/J 06 28
Awakening, the Story of the JNF, The Hirschmann, Ira Authur Shangold 1981 W82 11
Away Bloom, Amy Random House 2007 N/D 07 25
Awesome Creation: A Study of the First Three Verses of the Torah Bitton, Yosef Gefen 2013 S/O13 21
Axum (AUDIO) Axum Jdub 2010 S/O 10 40
Azarel Pap, Karoly, Olchvary, Paul Steerforth 2001 F/M 02 30-31
B.U.G. (BIG UGLY GUY) Yolen, Jane, Stemple, Adam Dutton 2013 N/D13 7
Baal Teshuva Survival Guide, The Rossi Publications 2009 N/D 09 20
Babel Lumer, Marc, Burston, Chaim, Naiditch, DovBer Apples and Honey Press 2016 S/O 2016 29 Cole, Ellen
Babel in Zion: Jews, Nationalism, and Language Diversity in Palestine, 1920-1948 Halperin, Liora Yale University Press 2015 N/D 2015 21 Cantor, Hallie
Baby Babka, the Gorgeous Genius Zalben, Jane Breskin, Chess, Victoria Clarion 2004 S/O 04 53
Baby Experiment, The Dublin, Anne Dundurn 2012 M/J 12 1
Baby of Our Own Blau, Sara, Leff, Tova Hachai 2016 N/D 2016 7 Isaac, Fred
Babylon Esler, Anthony F/M 81 5
Babylonian Talmud, The: A Translation and Commentary Neusner, Jacob Hendrickson 2005 S/O 06 41-42
Bachelor and the Bean, The Fowles, Shelley Farrar 2003 M/J 03 30
Back of Beyond: A Bar Mitzvah Journey Waysman, Dvora Pitspopany 1996 F/M 97 11
Backfield Boys: A Football Mystery in Black and White Feinstein, John Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017 M/J 2018 14 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Bad Girls: Sirens, Jezebels, Muderesses, Thieves & Other Female Villians Yolen, Jane, Stemple, Heidi E. Y., Guay, Rebecca Charlesbridge 2013 S/O13 3
Bad Old Songs (AUDIO) Kahn, Daniel Oriente Musik 2013 S/O13 50
Bad Stuff in the News: A Guide to Handling the Headlines Gellman, Marc, Hartman, Thomas SeaStar Books 2002 M/J 02 23
Badenheim 1939 Appelfeld, Aharon S/O 81 7
Bag of Marbles, A Joffo, Joseph Houghton Mifflin 1974 D 74 28-29
Bagel Baker of Mulliner Lane, The Blau, Judith Hope McGraw Hill 1976 F/M 92 20
Bagels and Grits: A Jew in the Bayou Moses, Jennifer Anne Terrace Books 2007 S/O 08 25
Bagels and Tea Stevens, Serita, Moore, Rayanne St. Martins 1993 N/D 93 7
Bagels Come Home! Stuchner, Joan Betty Orca 2014 M/J 15 6 Bloomfield, Kathy
Bagels from Benny Davis, Aubrey, Petricic, Dusan Kids Can Press 2003 N/D 03 25
Baghdad Twist (VIDEO) Balass, Joe Icarus Films 2007 F/M 09 23
Baghdad, Yesterday: The Making of an Arab Jwe Somekh, Sasson Ibis Editions 2007 S/O 08 24
Balancing Work and Love: Jewish Women Facing the Family-Career Challenge Denholtz, Elaine Grudin Brandeis University Press 2000 S/O 01 11
Baldwin Street Rakoff, Alvin Bunim & Bannigan 2007 N/D 07 26
Ball of Clay that Rolled Away, The Lenhard, Elizabeth, Wolff, Jason Marshall Cavendish 2012 M/J 12 11
Balm in Gilead Levin, Martin Schocken Books 1974 Ap 74 25-26
Bamboo Cradle: A Jewish Fathers Story Schwartzbaum, Avraham Feldheim 1988 N/D 88 7
Bar / Bat Mitzvah Autograph Book Novack, Miriam Selden Aronson 1993 F/M 94 9
Bar and Bat Mitzvah in Israel: The Ultimate Family Sourcebook Isaacson, Judith, Rosenbloom, Deborah Israel Info-Access Press 1998 S/O 98 41986
Bar and Bat Mitzvah Manual, The: Six Steps to a Memorable Family Celebration Bob, Steven M., Howard, Lisa Bob Behrman House 2008 N/D 08 35
Bar and Bat Mitzvahs Walker, Robert Celebrations in My World Crabtree 2012 FM13 12
Bar Mitzvah Greenfeld, Howard s.n. N/D 81 15
Bar Mitzvah Kimmel, Eric A. Viking 1995 F/M 96 16
Bar Mitzvah Mamet, David, Sultan, Donald Little, Brown 1999 M/J 99 16-17
Bar Mitzvah / Bat Mitzvah: Planning the Perfect Day Nebens, Amy, Silverman, Ellen, Sternfeld, David Lewis Stweart, Tabori & Chang 2005 N/D 05 10
Bar Mitzvah Book, The Paterson, Moira Praeger 1975 W77 28
Bar Mitzvah Boys Uhlberg, Myron, Arcabascio, Carolyn Albert Whitman 2019 N/D 2019 18 Cole, Ellen
Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah Metter, Bert S/O 84 10
Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah: The Ceremony, the Party, and How the Day Came to Be Metter, Bert Clarion 2007 N/D 07 22
Bar Mitzvah/ Bat Mitzvah: Planning the Perfect Day Nebens, Amy, Sternfeld, David Lewis Stewart, Tabori and Chang 2005 N/D 05 10
Bar Mitzvah: A history Hilton, Michael Jewish Publication Society 2014 N/D 14 22 Isaac, Fred
Bar/Bat Mitzvah Planbook, The Lewin, Jane, Epstein, Ellen Scarborough House 1991 S/O 91 19-20
Bar/Bat Mitzvah Planbook, The Lewit, Jane s.n. N/D 82 2
Barbed Wire on the Isle of Man Ramati, Alexander s.n. N/D 81 16
Barcelona and Beyond: The Disputation of 1263 and its Aftermath Chazan, Robert University of California Press 1992 F/M 93 21-22
Baron James: the Rise of the French Rothschilds Muhlstein, Anka s.n. S/O 84 6
Barren Island Zoref, Harris New Issues Poetry and Prose 2017 M/J 2018 39 Schutzman, Laura
Baseball Talmud: The Definitive Position-by-Position Ranking of Baseballs Chosen Players, The Megdal, Howard HarperCollins 2009 S/O 10 35
Basic Introduction to Biblical Hebrew, with CD Hackett, Jo Ann Hendrickson 2010 N/D 10 20
Basic Judaism Steinberg, Milton Aronson 1987 N/D 87 15
Bat Mitzvah Goldin, Barbara Diamond Viking 1995 F/M 96 16
Bat Mitzvah Club: Debbies Story, The Meiseles, Shayna, Lax, Lean Merkos 2001 N/D 02 28
Bat-Chen Diaries, The Rubanenko, Diana Kar-Ben 2008 M/J 08 13
Battle for Rome: The Germans, The Allies, the Partisans, and the Pope, September 1943-June1944 Katz, Robert Simon & Schuster 2003 N/D 03 13
Baxter: The Pig Who Wanted to Be Kosher Snyder, Laurel, Goldin, David Tricycle Press 2010 N/D 10 11
Bay Area Jewish Forum Haggadah, The Kramer, Ralph s.n. M/J 86 4
Bay Area Jewish Forum Haggadah, The (Rev. 1986) Kramer, Ralph, Schid, Philip Benmir Books 1986 A/M 86 4
Baym Taykh: New Yiddish Song (AUDIO) Polina Shepherd Vocal Experience featuring The Quartet Ashkenazim Oriente Express 2007 F/M 10 41
Be a Baal Tefillah: Learn to Lead the Shabbat Davening (AUDIO) Goffin, Sherwood Davka Corporation 2007 S/O 08 35
Be Fruitful and Multiply (VIDEO) Shlam, Shosh First Run/Icarus Films 2005 M/J 07 31
Be Like God: Gods To-Do List for Kids Wolfson, Ron Jewish Lights Publishing 2012 FM13 8
Be My Knife Grossman, David Farrar 2002 F/M 03 21-22
Beads for the Messiahs Bride: Poems on Leviticus Azriel, Yakov Time Being Books 2009 S/O 10 26
Bear Makers, The Cheng, Andrea Front Street 2008 F/M 09 35
Bearing the Body Havazelet, Ehud Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2007 N/D 07 25
Bearing Witness: How America and Its Jews Responded to the Holocaust Feingold, Henry L. Syracuse Press 1995 M/J 96 15
Bearing Witness: Stories of the Holocaust Rochman, Hazel, McCampbell, Darlene Z. Orchard Books 1995 F/M 96 18
Beast that Crouches at the Door, The: Adam & Eve, Cain & Abel, and Beyond: A Biblical Exploration Fohrman, David Devora 2007 S/O 08 8
Beatrice and Virgil: A Novel Martel, Yann Spiegel & Grau 2010 M/J 10 25
Beaufort Leshem, Ron, Fallenberg, Evan Delacorate Press 2008 M/J 08 20-21
Beautiful as the Moon, Radiant as the Stars: Jewish Women in Yiddish Stories: An Anthology Bark, Sandra Warner Books 2003 F/M 04 12
Beautiful World That God Made, The Greene, Rhonda Gowler, Wilson, Anne Eerdmans 2002 S/O 02 41