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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Solomon and the Trees Biers-Ariel, Matt, Silverberg-Kiss, Esti UAHC Press 2001 F/M 01 16
Ethnic Identification Among American Jews Dashefsky, Arnold, Shapiro, Howard M. D. C. Heath & CO. 1974 D 74 27
Daddy Christmas & Hanukkah Mama Alko, Selina Knopf 2012 FM13 13
Womens Minyan: A Play Ragen, Naomi Toby Press 2006 S/O 06 33
Jewish American Heritage, The Brownstone, David M. Ethnic Heritage of America Series Facts on File 1988 N/D 88 9
Rocking Horse Family, A Litvin, Martin S/O 82
Boy In the Striped Pajamas, The Boyne, John Random House 2006 M/J 06 17
Hanukkah Haiku Ziefert, Harriet, Gudeon, Karla Blue Apple Books 2008 S/O 08 56
Lions of Judah, The Willis, Ted F/M 81 6
Offenders or Victims? German Jews and the Cause of Modern Catholic Antisemitism Blaschke, Olaf Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism at the Hebrew Univeristy of Jerusalem Studies in Antisemitism University of Nebraska Press 2009 M/J 10 28
Teens in Israel Burgan, Michael Global Connections Series Compass Point 2007 N/D 07 20
Ultimatum Trew, Anthony St. Martin's 1976 Sp77 26
Hurry, Fridays a Short Day: One Boys Erev Shabbat in Jerusalems Old City Gold, Yeshara Mesorah 1986 M/J 87 6
Plays of Jewish Interest Cohen, Edward M. M/J 85 4
Apples and Honey Holub, Joan, Po, Cary Puffin Books 2003 F/M 04 35-36
Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story Perl, Lila Greenwillow Books 1996 N/D 97 16
Journey That Saved Curious George: The True Wartime Escape of Margaret and H. A. Rey, The Borden, Louise, Drummond, Allen Houghton Mifflin 2005 S/O 05 41892
Modern Impulse of Traditional Judaism, The Kurzweil, Zvi Ktav 1985 F/M 86 4
Shoshannat Yaakov: Jewish and Iranian Studies in Honor of Yaakov Elman Secunda, Shai, Fine, Steven Brill 2012 S/O13 40
Emergence of Modern Hebrew Creativity in Babylon, 1735-1950, The Hakak, Lev Purdue University Press 2009 F/M 10 35
Contemporary Biomedical Ethical Issues and Jewish Law Rosner, Fred Ktav 2006 S/O 07 53
Who Were the Early Israelites and Where Did They Come From? Dever, William Eerdmans 2003 N/D 03 41923
It Must Have Been Moonglow: Reflections on the First Years of Widowhood Greene, Phyllis Villard 2001 S/O 02 21
Remember Not to Forget Finkelstein, Norman H., Hokanson, Lars Watts 1985 M/J 85 6
Black Book, The Ehrenburg, Ilya, Levine, James S. Holocaust Library / Schocken Books 1981 W 82 14
Greater than Gold and Silver Ehrmann, Naftali, Rubin, Chedvah Feldheim 2009 ND 09 8
Lets Go to Synagogue Olivestone, Ceil & David N/D 81 15
Night to Remember, A: The Haggadah of Contemporary Voices Zion, Mishael, Zion, Noam Zion Holiday Publications 2007 M/J 07 30
Superman Is Jewish?: How Comic Book Superheroes Came to Serve Truth, Justice, and the Jewish-American Way Brod, Harry Free Press 2012 M/J13 20
Tranquil Star: Unpublished Stories, A Levi, Primo, Goldstein, Ann, Bastagli, Alesandra Norton 2007 N/D 07 26
Holocaust, The Perl, Lila Great Escapes Marshall Cavendish 2012 M/J 12 10-11
Peace One Day Gilley, Jeremy, Blessen, Karen Putnam 2005 M/J 06 9
American Rabbinate: A Century of Continuity and Change, The Marcus, Jacob Rader, Peck, Abraham J. Ktav 1986 N/D 87 5
Fire in the Hills Napoli, Donna Jo Dutton 2006 S/O 06 14
Jews in American Agriculture: An Annotated Bibliography Weintraub, Irwin McFarland 2007 S/O 07 55
Messages of the Chofetz Chaim: 100 Stories & Parables Chaim, Chofetz, Bash, Marvin I. iUniverse 2006 M/J 07 22
Sex in the Texts Yedwab, Paul Michael UAHC 2001 S/O 01 22
Dropped from Heaven: Stories Judah, Sophie Schocken 2007 N/D 07 26
City of Many Days Hareven, Shulamith Mercury Hse. 1993 F/M 94 7
What Judaism Says About Politics Sicker, Martin Aronson 1994 S/O 94 11
Iron Pillar - Mishnah: Redaction, Form and Intent, The Zlotnick, Dov Ktav 1988 S/O 90 15-16
Radio Priest: Charles Coughlin: The Father of Hate Radio Warren, Donald Free Press 1996 F/M 97 17-18
Benno and the Night of Broken Glass Wiviott, Meg, Bisaon, Jose Kar-Ben 2009 M/J 10 17
God, Jews and the Media: Religion and Israels Media Cohen, Yoel Routledge Jewish Studies Routledge 2012 N/D13 22
Last Chicken in America; A Novel in Stories Litman, Ellen Norton 2007 N/D 07 26
Nahman of Bratslav: The Tales Band, Arnold J. F/M 82 9
Stories from Adam and Eve to Ezekiel Lottridge, Celia Barker, Clement, Gary Groundwood 2004 F/M 05 26-27
Timetable Elon, Amos F/M 81 5
Zohar, The (Pritzker Edition) Matt, Daniel C. Stanford University Press 2012 S/O13 47
Hiding Places: A Father and His Sons Retrace Their Familys Escape from the Holocaust Rose, Daniel Asa Simon & Schuster 2000 S/O 00 18
Out of the Whirlwind: Essays on Mourning, Suffering and the Human Condition Soloveitchik, Joseph B., Shatz, David, Ziegler, Reuven MeOtzar HoRav Series: Selected Writings of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, no. 3 Ktav 2003 S/O 03 25-26
Adventure s of a Yiddish Lecturer Shulman, Abraham Pilgrim Press 1980 W 81 17
Faith Against Reason: Religious Reform and the British Chief Rabbinate, 1840-1990 Persoff, Meir Vallentine Mitchell 2008 F/M 09 16
Jewish Resistance in Wartime Greece Bowman, Steven B. Vallentine Mitchell 2006 S/O 06 36
Market Wedding, The Fagan, Cary, Ricci, Regolo McClelland 2000 F/M 01 16
Seasons of Arnolds Apple Tree, The Gibbons, Gail Harcourt 1984 F/M 85 8
Dialogues in Judaism: Jewish Dilemmas Defined, Debated, Explored Berkowitz, William Aronson 1991 F/M 93 21
Chanukah Greenfeld, Howard Holt 1976 M/J 92 31
Waltz of the Shadows, The Herzberger, Magda S/O 84 7
In the Catskills: A Century of the Jewish Experience in "The Mountains" Brown, Phil Columbia University Press 2002 F/M 03 34
Psalms: An Introduction, The Crenshaw, James L. Eerdmans 2001 S/O 01 10
Baghdad, Yesterday: The Making of an Arab Jwe Somekh, Sasson Ibis Editions 2007 S/O 08 24
Gefil Verter: Geshprakh un Lider far Yange Kinder Margalit, Tsilah, Pollack, G. Kazron M/J 03 29-30
Keeping Faith with the Psalms: Deepen Your Relationship with God Using the Book of Psalms Polish, Daniel F. Jewish Lights Publishing 2004 M/J 04 19
My Fathers Final Journey Galbut, David L. Devora 2008 S/O 09 37
Songs of Jerusalem and Myself Amichai, Yehuda Harper & Row 1974 Sp 75 26
Dating Secrets of the Ten Commandments Boteach, Shmuley Doubleday 2000 M/J 00 8
World War II Spies Price, Sean Stewart Capstone Press 2014 N/D13 10
Jewish Childrens Bible: Genesis, The Prenzlau, Sheryl Pitspopany 1996 N/D 97 17
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Sweet Beginings Drucker, Malka Holiday House 1981 W 82 15
Bridge of Longing: The Lost Art of Yiddish Storytelling, A Roskin, David G. Harvard University Press 1995 F/M 96 7
Happy Birthday, World: A Rosh Hashanah Celebration Kropf, Latifa Berry, Carlson, Lisa Kar-Ben 2005 S/O 05 13
Living Each Day Twerski, Abraham J. Mesorah 1988 F/M 89 12
On Ethnic and Religious Diversity in Israel Poll, Solomona, Krausz, Solomon Bar-Ilan University 1977 W78 26
Ten Good Rules Topek, Susan Remick, Schanzer, Rosalyn Kar-Ben 1992 M/J 92 22
Unicorns in the Rain Cohen, Barbara S 80 9
I Love You, Goodbye: A Daughters Nightmare Journey (2nd ed) Stela, Arlene C. Targum 1993 M/J 94 8
Polish Woman, The Mekler, Eva Bridge Works Publishing 2007 N/D 07 26
Ariel Sharon Crompton, Samuel Willard Modern World Leaders Series Chelsea House 2007 S/O 07 41923
Freud and Fargenign Zaremba, Meyer 1992 M/J 93 15
Judaism Graham, Ian World Faiths Series Chrysalis Education 2003 M/J 05 27
Morality After Auschwitz: The Radical Challenge of the Nazi Ethics Haas, Peter J. Fortress Press 1992 S/O 93 19
Sign in Mendels Window, The Phillips, Mildred, Zemach, Margot Macmillan 1985 F/M 86 7
Encyclopedia of Jewish History: Events and Eras of the Jewish People Facts on File 1986 N/D 86 6
Cookmaktes Weiss, Elizabeth, Laskey, Joan Ellen Macrae 1973 Sp 75 29
Wide Awake Levitan, David Knopf 2006 N/D 06 10
Jacob: Unexpected Patriarch Zakovitch, Yair Yale University Press 2012 N/D12 40
Rescued Images: Memories of a Child in Hiding During the Holocaust Jacobsen, Ruth Firefly Books 2001 F/M 02 37
Blooms of Darkness Appelfeld, Aharon, Green, Jeffrey M. Schocken Books 2010 M/J 10 25
Guns and Barbed Wire: A Child Survives the Holocaust Geve, Thomas Academy Chicago Press 1987 F/M 88 4
Libas Letters Walfish, Miriam Jewish Girls Around the World Judaica Press 2012 S/O13 4
Noahs Ark Greengard, Alison, Racklin-Siegel, Carol Bible Stories for Young Readers Series EKS 2004 F/M 05 26
Symbol and Theology in Early Judaism Neusner, Jacob Fortress Press 1991 M/J 92 17-18
Trees of the Dancing Goats, The Polacco, Patricia Simon & Schuster 1996 F/M 97 14
Honi the Circlemaker: Eco-Fables from Ancient Israel Schwartz, Barry L., Thomas, Stewart J. Friendship Press 1993 M/J 93 17
Perilous Passage Nicolaysen, Bruce Playboy Press 1976 Sp77 26
Angel of History: Rosenzweig, Benjamin, Scholem, The Moses, Stephane Stanford University Press 2009 S/O 09 40
Five Books of Moses, The: An Easy-To-Read Torah Translation Scharfstein, Sol Ktav 2005 M/J 06 29
Jews of New Jersey: A Pictorial History, The Ard, Patricia M., Rockland, Michael Aaron Rutgers University Press 2002 F/M 02 18
Midrash for Beginners Goldberg, Edwin C. Aronson 1996 N/D 96 8

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