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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Baby Babka, the Gorgeous Genius Zalben, Jane Breskin, Chess, Victoria Clarion 2004 S/O 04 53
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
Hanukkah Haiku Ziefert, Harriet, Gudeon, Karla Blue Apple Books 2008 S/O 08 56
Jewish American Heritage, The Brownstone, David M. Ethnic Heritage of America Series Facts on File 1988 N/D 88 9
Lions of Judah, The Willis, Ted F/M 81 6
Rocking Horse Family, A Litvin, Martin S/O 82
Teens in Israel Burgan, Michael Global Connections Series Compass Point 2007 N/D 07 20
Womens Minyan: A Play Ragen, Naomi Toby Press 2006 S/O 06 33
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
Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers Strike of 1909 Markel, Michelle, Sweet, Melissa HarperCollins 2013 FM13 3-4
Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story Perl, Lila Greenwillow Books 1996 N/D 97 16
Hurry, Fridays a Short Day: One Boys Erev Shabbat in Jerusalems Old City Gold, Yeshara Mesorah 1986 M/J 87 6
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
Plays of Jewish Interest Cohen, Edward M. M/J 85 4
Shoshannat Yaakov: Jewish and Iranian Studies in Honor of Yaakov Elman Secunda, Shai, Fine, Steven Brill 2012 S/O13 40
Ultimatum Trew, Anthony St. Martin's 1976 Sp77 26
Modern Impulse of Traditional Judaism, The Kurzweil, Zvi Ktav 1985 F/M 86 4
Arab-Israeli Conflict, The Worth, Richard Marshall Cavendish 2007 M/J 07 16
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
Greater than Gold and Silver Ehrmann, Naftali, Rubin, Chedvah Feldheim 2009 ND 09 8
It Must Have Been Moonglow: Reflections on the First Years of Widowhood Greene, Phyllis Villard 2001 S/O 02 21
Lets Go to Synagogue Olivestone, Ceil & David N/D 81 15
Remember Not to Forget Finkelstein, Norman H., Hokanson, Lars Watts 1985 M/J 85 6
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
Who Were the Early Israelites and Where Did They Come From? Dever, William Eerdmans 2003 N/D 03 41923
Night to Remember, A: The Haggadah of Contemporary Voices Zion, Mishael, Zion, Noam Zion Holiday Publications 2007 M/J 07 30
Blessing of a Broken Heart, The Mandell, Sherri Toby Press 2003 N/D 03 14
Fire in the Hills Napoli, Donna Jo Dutton 2006 S/O 06 14
Holocaust, The Perl, Lila Great Escapes Marshall Cavendish 2012 M/J 12 10-11
Jews in American Agriculture: An Annotated Bibliography Weintraub, Irwin McFarland 2007 S/O 07 55
Peace One Day Gilley, Jeremy, Blessen, Karen Putnam 2005 M/J 06 9
Sex in the Texts Yedwab, Paul Michael UAHC 2001 S/O 01 22
Tranquil Star: Unpublished Stories, A Levi, Primo, Goldstein, Ann, Bastagli, Alesandra Norton 2007 N/D 07 26
Messages of the Chofetz Chaim: 100 Stories & Parables Chaim, Chofetz, Bash, Marvin I. iUniverse 2006 M/J 07 22
And Bring Them Closer to Torah: The Life and Work of Rabbi Aaron H. Blumenthal Blumenthal, David Ktav 1986 M/J 87 3
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
God, Jews and the Media: Religion and Israels Media Cohen, Yoel Routledge Jewish Studies Routledge 2012 N/D13 22
Iron Pillar - Mishnah: Redaction, Form and Intent, The Zlotnick, Dov Ktav 1988 S/O 90 15-16
Last Chicken in America; A Novel in Stories Litman, Ellen Norton 2007 N/D 07 26
Radio Priest: Charles Coughlin: The Father of Hate Radio Warren, Donald Free Press 1996 F/M 97 17-18
Stories from Adam and Eve to Ezekiel Lottridge, Celia Barker, Clement, Gary Groundwood 2004 F/M 05 26-27
What Judaism Says About Politics Sicker, Martin Aronson 1994 S/O 94 11
Nahman of Bratslav: The Tales Band, Arnold J. F/M 82 9
Best of Olomeinu Book I, The Fruchter, Yaacov s.n. F/M 82 3
Faith Against Reason: Religious Reform and the British Chief Rabbinate, 1840-1990 Persoff, Meir Vallentine Mitchell 2008 F/M 09 16
Hiding Places: A Father and His Sons Retrace Their Familys Escape from the Holocaust Rose, Daniel Asa Simon & Schuster 2000 S/O 00 18
Jewish Resistance in Wartime Greece Bowman, Steven B. Vallentine Mitchell 2006 S/O 06 36
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
Seasons of Arnolds Apple Tree, The Gibbons, Gail Harcourt 1984 F/M 85 8
Timetable Elon, Amos F/M 81 5
Zohar, The (Pritzker Edition) Matt, Daniel C. Stanford University Press 2012 S/O13 47
Market Wedding, The Fagan, Cary, Ricci, Regolo McClelland 2000 F/M 01 16
After Mussolini: Jewish Life and Memories in Post-Fascist Italy Schwarz, Guri, Mazhar, Giovanni Noor Vallentine Mitchell 2012 S/O13 38
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
Gefil Verter: Geshprakh un Lider far Yange Kinder Margalit, Tsilah, Pollack, G. Kazron M/J 03 29-30
In the Catskills: A Century of the Jewish Experience in "The Mountains" Brown, Phil Columbia University Press 2002 F/M 03 34
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
Psalms: An Introduction, The Crenshaw, James L. Eerdmans 2001 S/O 01 10
Songs of Jerusalem and Myself Amichai, Yehuda Harper & Row 1974 Sp 75 26
Waltz of the Shadows, The Herzberger, Magda S/O 84 7
My Fathers Final Journey Galbut, David L. Devora 2008 S/O 09 37
Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah: The Ceremony, the Party, and How the Day Came to Be Metter, Bert Clarion 2007 N/D 07 22
Dating Secrets of the Ten Commandments Boteach, Shmuley Doubleday 2000 M/J 00 8
Happy Birthday, World: A Rosh Hashanah Celebration Kropf, Latifa Berry, Carlson, Lisa Kar-Ben 2005 S/O 05 13
Jewish Childrens Bible: Genesis, The Prenzlau, Sheryl Pitspopany 1996 N/D 97 17
Living Each Day Twerski, Abraham J. Mesorah 1988 F/M 89 12
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Sweet Beginings Drucker, Malka Holiday House 1981 W 82 15
Ten Good Rules Topek, Susan Remick, Schanzer, Rosalyn Kar-Ben 1992 M/J 92 22
World War II Spies Price, Sean Stewart Capstone Press 2014 N/D13 10
On Ethnic and Religious Diversity in Israel Poll, Solomona, Krausz, Solomon Bar-Ilan University 1977 W78 26
Broken Covenant: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis Between the U.S. and Israel Arens, Moshe Simon & Schuster 1995 S/O 95 7
Freud and Fargenign Zaremba, Meyer 1992 M/J 93 15
I Love You, Goodbye: A Daughters Nightmare Journey (2nd ed) Stela, Arlene C. Targum 1993 M/J 94 8
Judaism Graham, Ian World Faiths Series Chrysalis Education 2003 M/J 05 27
Polish Woman, The Mekler, Eva Bridge Works Publishing 2007 N/D 07 26
Sign in Mendels Window, The Phillips, Mildred, Zemach, Margot Macmillan 1985 F/M 86 7
Unicorns in the Rain Cohen, Barbara S 80 9
Morality After Auschwitz: The Radical Challenge of the Nazi Ethics Haas, Peter J. Fortress Press 1992 S/O 93 19
Art and Politics of Arthur Szyk, The Luckert, Steven University of Washington Press 2002 S/O 02 23, 32
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
Guns and Barbed Wire: A Child Survives the Holocaust Geve, Thomas Academy Chicago Press 1987 F/M 88 4
Jacob: Unexpected Patriarch Zakovitch, Yair Yale University Press 2012 N/D12 40
Libas Letters Walfish, Miriam Jewish Girls Around the World Judaica Press 2012 S/O13 4
Rescued Images: Memories of a Child in Hiding During the Holocaust Jacobsen, Ruth Firefly Books 2001 F/M 02 37
Symbol and Theology in Early Judaism Neusner, Jacob Fortress Press 1991 M/J 92 17-18
Wide Awake Levitan, David Knopf 2006 N/D 06 10
Noahs Ark Greengard, Alison, Racklin-Siegel, Carol Bible Stories for Young Readers Series EKS 2004 F/M 05 26
Body of Faith: God and the People of Israel, The Wyschogrod, Michael Aronson 1996 M/J 97 9
Five Books of Moses, The: An Easy-To-Read Torah Translation Scharfstein, Sol Ktav 2005 M/J 06 29
Honi the Circlemaker: Eco-Fables from Ancient Israel Schwartz, Barry L., Thomas, Stewart J. Friendship Press 1993 M/J 93 17
Jews of New Jersey: A Pictorial History, The Ard, Patricia M., Rockland, Michael Aaron Rutgers University Press 2002 F/M 02 18
Perilous Passage Nicolaysen, Bruce Playboy Press 1976 Sp77 26
Shadows of Sin: A Jessie Drake Mystery Krich, Rochelle HarperCollins 2001 S/O 01 24
Trees of the Dancing Goats, The Polacco, Patricia Simon & Schuster 1996 F/M 97 14
Midrash for Beginners Goldberg, Edwin C. Aronson 1996 N/D 96 8

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