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
Crime and the Silence: Confronting the Massacre of Jews in Wartime Jedwabne, the Bikont, Anna, Valles, Alissa Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2015 N/D 2015 15 Silverburg, Sanford R.
e Mountains of Israel: A Taste of Heaven, The Lode, Britt, Naki, Yitschak, Undheim, Kristoffer Gefen 2015 F/M 2016 16 Pinchuck, Chava
Chaim Ephraim and the Shabbos Guests Holzman, Lori Feldheim 2015 M/J 2016 15-16 Pinchuck, Chava
Elisha Davidson and the Ispaklaria Attar, M.R. Elisha Davidson series Menorah Books 2015 M/J 2016 7-8 Feit, Shelly
Lima Inquisition: the Plight of Crypto-Jews in Seventeenth-Century Peru Schaposchnik, Ana E. University of Wisconsin Press 2015 F/M 2016 21 Belinfante, Randall C.
History of Modern Jewish Religious Philosophy Schweid, Eliezer, Levin, Leonard Brill 2015 M/J 2016 35 Levy, David B
Benjamin Netanyahu: Leading the Way for Israel Silverman, Elisa Voices from Israel Mitchell Lane 2015 N/D 2015 7 Rapp, Andrea
Israel’s Impossible Era: The Human Element in U.S.-Israel Relations Starr, Joyce Starr Publishing 2015 N/D 2015 35 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Madame Ambassador: Behind the Scenes with a Candid Israeli Diplomat Herzl, Tova Rowman & Littlefield 2015 M/J 15 28-29 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Israel: Holy Land to Many Zohar, Gil Voices from Israel Mitchell Lane 2015 S/O 2016 36-37 Quay, Alex
Unlikely Warrior Rauch, Georg, Rauch, Phyllis Farrar Straus Giroux 2015 F/M 16 41-42 Malen, Michal Hoschander
Reading Maimonides’ Mishneh Torah Gillis, David. Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2015 S/O 2015 7 Roth, Pinchas
The Parakeet Named Dreidel Singer, Isaac Bashevis, Berkson, Suzanne Raphael Farrar Straus Giroux 2015 F/M 16 47 Dublin, Anne
My Name is Aviva Newman, Leslea Kar-Ben 2015 S/O 2015 36 Dublin, Anne
Jewish Honor Courts: Revenge, Retribution and Reconciliation in Europe and Israel after the Holocaust. Jockusch, Laura, Finder, Gabriel N. Wayne State University Press 2015 F/M 16 12 Smith, Sonia
Hitler and Kristallnacht Langley, Andrew Days of Decision Heinemann 2014 N/D13 9-10
Ellis Island: An Interactive History Adventure Burgan, Michael You Choose Books 2014 N/D13 1
Hanukkah Herrington, Lisa M. Rookie Read-About Holiday Scholastic 2014 N/D13 13
World War II Spies Price, Sean Stewart Capstone Press 2014 N/D13 10
Poop Fountain! Angleberger, Tom The Qwikpick Papers Series Abrams 2014 S/O 2015 29 Citrin, Rena
Kosher Cuisine for a New Generation Kowitz, Mitchell Red Portal Press 2014 N/D 14 25 Feder, Debbie
Mo(ve)ments of Resistance: Politics, Economy and Society in Israel/Palestine 1931-2013 Grinberg, Lev Luis Israel: Society, Culture, and History Academic Studies Press 2014 S/O 2015 13 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Hormone Factory, The Goldschmidt, Saskia Other Press 2014 N/D 14 40 Bibel, Barbara M.
Enjoying Genesis: The Bible in Rhyme Workbook Volume 1 Goldlist, Marcia The Bible in Rhyme series CreateSpace 2014 M/J 15 5 Pinchuck, Kathe
Universal Art: Hebrew Grammar Across Disciplines and Faiths Vidro, Nadia, Zweip, Irene E., Olszowy-Schlanger, Judith Studies in Jewish History and Culture; 46 Brill 2014 F/M 2016 25 Smailes, Suzanne
Why Hawks Become Doves: Shimon Peres and Foreign Policy Change in Israel Ziv, Guy State University of New York Press 2014 M/J 2016 38 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Text of the Hebrew Bible: From the Rabbis to the Masoretes Martin-Contreras, Elvira, Miralles-Macia, Lorena Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014 N/D 2015 27 Levy, David B
Oif Der Aleph-Bais Shif Altein, Chani Hachai 2014 M/J 15 18 Dublin, Anne
Safekeeping Hope, Jessamyn Fig Tree Books 2014 N/D 2015 42 Gremillion, Yossi
Urban Origins of American Judaism Moore, Deborah Dash University of Georgia Press 2014 M/J 15 33 Isaac, Fred
Zeide, Why Are You Wearing White Tennis Shoes on Yom Kippur? Neinstein, Larry, Bubar, Lorraine Neinstein Publishers 2014 N/D 14 8 Pinchuck, Kathe
Shlepping the Exile Wex, Michael St. Martin’s Press 2014 M/J 15 45 Gremillion, Yossi
Kabbalist in the Heart of the Storm: R. Moshe Hayyim Luzzatto Garb, Jonathan Tel Aviv University 2014 M/J 15 23-24 Wolfe, Nira
Goldie Takes a Stand: Golda Meir’s First Crusade. Krasner, Barbara Kar-Ben 2014 N/D 14 2 Dublin, Anne
Secret Restaurant Recipes from the World’s Top Kosher Restaraunts Schapira, Leah, Dweck, Victoria Mesorah 2014 M/J 15 38 Feder, Debbie
Sammy Spider’s First Mitzvah Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2014 N/D 14 12 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Fiddler on the Roof: Based on Sholem Aleichem’s Stories Bock, Jerry, Stein, Joseph, Harnick, Sheldon, Aleichem, Sholem Crown Publishers 2014 S/O 2015 4 Share, Ellen
Tailors of Tomaszow: a Memoir of Polish Jews, The Chernoff, Rena Margulies, Chernoff, Allan Texas Tech University Press 2014 N/D 14 14 Smith, Sonia
Shepherd’s Song: Psalm 23 and the Shepherd Metaphor in Jewish Thought Samuel, Michael Leo Kodesh Press 2014 N/D 14 30 Share, Ellen
Lullaby Friedman, Debbie Jewish Lights Publishing 2014 M/J 15 10 Isaac, Fred
Honeyky Hanukah Guthrie, Woody, Horowitz, Dave Doubleday 2014 N/D 14 5 Marks, Allison
The Sweetness: A Novel Berger, Sande Boritz She Writes Press 2014 M/J 15 42 Schutzman, Laura
Touching History: From Williamsburg to Jerusalem Gold, Sholom Gefen 2014 S/O 2015 8 Isaac, Fred
Vanished History: The Holocaust in Czech and Slovak Historical Culture Sniegon, Tomas Making Sense of History: Studies in Historical Cultures; 18 Berghahn Books 2014 N/D 14 34 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Living a Real Life with Real Food: How to Get Healthy, Lose Weight, and Stay Energized— the Kosher Way. Warren, Beth Skyhorse Publishing 2014 S/O 2015 23 Wolfe, Nira
Hilarious Hebrew: The Fun and Fast Way to Learn the Language Breuer, Yael, Shavit, Eyal, Smith, Aubrey Pitango Publishing 2014 F/M 16 5 Bibel, Barbara M.
Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict. Mandel, Maud Princeton University Press 2014 S/O 2015 13 Kohn, Roger S.
All Russians Love Birch Trees Grjasnowa, Olga Other Press 2014 N/D 14 40 Gremillion, Yossi
Politics, Faith, and the Making of American Judaism Adams, Peter University of Michigan Press 2014 N/D 2015 11 Isaac, Fred
Enjoying The Book of Esther: The Bible in Rhyme Goldlist, Marcia The Bible in Rhyme series CreateSpace 2014 M/J 15 5 Pinchuck, Kathe
Text of the Hebrew Bible: From the Rabbis to the Masoretes Martin-Contreras, Elvira, Miralles-Macia, Lorena Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014 N/D 2015 27 Levy, David B
The Bloomsbury Companion to Holocaust Literature Adams, Jenni Bloomsbury Academic 2014 M/J 15 19 Darrow, Sheila
Breathless Lamstein, Sarah Finishing Line Press 2014 N/D 2015 43 Pinchuck, Chava
Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl: Yiddish Letter Manuals from Russia and America Nakhimovsky, Alice, Newman, Roberta University of Indiana Press 2014 M/J 15 33-34 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Magician of Auschwitz, the Kacer, Kathy Second Story Press 2014 N/D 14 8 Krasner, Barbara
Embracing the Divine Feminine: Finding God through the Ecstasy of Physical Love—The Song of Songs. Annotated and Explained Shapiro, Rami M. Skylight Paths 2014 N/D 2015 31 Pinchuck, Chava
Living the Life of Jewish Meditation: A Comprehensive Guide to Practice and Experience. Glick, Rabbi Yoel Jewish Lights Publishing 2014 M/J 15 24 Pinchuck, Kathe
Daniel in the Lions’ Den: The Brick Bible for Kids Smith, Brendan Powell Sky Pony Press 2014 N/D 14 3 Marks, Allison
Secret Restaurant Recipes from the World’s Top Kosher Restaraunts Schapira, Leah, Dweck, Victoria Mesorah 2014 M/J 15 38 Feder, Debbie
Growing up Jewish in Alexandria: The Story of a Sephardic Family’s Exodus from Egypt Carasso, Lucienne CreateSpace 2014 S/O 2015 4 Simon, Rachel
Tailors of Tomaszow: a Memoir of Polish Jews, The Chernoff, Rena Margulies, Chernoff, Allan Texas Tech University Press 2014 N/D 14 14 Smith, Sonia
Dairy Made Easy: Triple Tested Recipes for Every Day Schapira, Leah, Dwek, Victoria Mesorah 2014 N/D 14 30 Schutzman, Laura
Weekday Prayers: Essays / by the Rabbis & Professors of Yeshiva University, The Feldman, Daniel Z., Halpern, Stuart W. Maggid Books 2014 F/M 16 9 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Masorah and Text Criticism in the Early Modern Mediterranean: Moses ibn Zabara and Menahem de Lonzano. Roth, Pinchas Magnes Press 2014 S/O 2015 17 Roth, Pinchas
Prayers for the Living Cheuse, Alan Fig Tree Books 2014 S/O 2015 23 Gremillion, Yossi
Utopia: The Walking Stories of the Zohar Greenstein, David Stanford University Press 2014 N/D 2015 19 Levy, David B
From Foe to Friend & Other Stories Agnon, S. Y. The Toby Press 2014 M/J 15 1 Bloomfield, Kathy
The Mitten String Rosner, Jennifer Random House 2014 M/J 15 15 Marks, Allison
The Medieval Haggadah Anthology with the Commentary of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik. Holzer, David Holzer Seforim 2014 M/J 15 29-30 Tesler, David
Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel! Kober, Shahar Scholastic 2014 N/D 14 5 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Death by Pastrami Bernstein, Leonard S. University of New Orleans Press 2014 M/J 15 43 Bibel, Barbara M.
On the Relationship of Mitzvot Between Man and His Neighbor and Man and His Maker Sperber, Daniel Urim 2014 N/D 14 34 Tesler, David
Migrating Tales: The Talmud’s Narratives and Their Historical Context Kalmin, Richard University of California Press 2014 F/M 16 12 Rosenbloom, Jim
The Sound of Applause Greene, Jacqueline Dembar American Girl Series American Girl Publishing 2014 S/O 2015 29-30 Dublin, Anne
Hilarious Hebrew: The Fun and Fast Way to Learn the Language Breuer, Yael, Shavit, Eyal, Smith, Aubrey Pitango Publishing 2014 F/M 16 5 Bibel, Barbara M.
Religious and Spiritual Life of the Jews of Medina, The Mazuz, Haggai Brill 2014 S/O 2015 14 Gottschalk, Haim
Lie, The Kestin, Hesh Scribner 2014 N/D 14 41 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Netta and Her Plant Gellman, Ellie Lerner 2014 F/M14 14 Bloomfield, Kathy
Spinoza: The Outcast Thinker Lehmann, Devra namelos 2014 M/J 15 5-6 Krasner, Barbara
Creation, Covenant, and the Beginnings of Judaism: Reconceiving Historical Time in the Second Temple Period Mermelstein, Ari Brill Academic Publishers 2014 N/D 2015 27 Tesler, David
Loyal Sons: Jews in the German Army during the Great War Appelbaum, Peter C. Valentine Mitchell 2014 M/J 15 19-20 Simon, Rachel
The Sea Beach Line Nadler, Ben Fig Tree Books 2014 N/D 2015 43 Gremillion, Yossi
Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl: Yiddish Letter Manuals from Russia and America Nakhimovsky, Alice, Newman, Roberta University of Indiana Press 2014 M/J 15 33-34 Stahl, Sheryl F.
End of the Line, The McKay, Sharon Annick Press 2014 N/D 14 8
Jews of Italy: Antiquity, The Simonsohn, Shlomo Brill Series in Jewish Studies Brill 2014 N/D 2015 32 Levy, David B
From Bomboloni to Bagel, A Story of Two Worlds Gmach, Jacqueline Semha, Liber, Hillary Selese Gefen 2014 M/J 15 24 Freiband, Susan
Jonah and the Whale: The Brick Bible for Kids Smith, Brendan Powell Sky Pony Press 2014 N/D 14 3 Marks, Allison
Morasha Kehillat Yaakov: Essays in honour of Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks Pollak, M., Simons, S. Maggid Books 2014 S/O 2016 12 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Judaism in Transition; How Economic Choices Shape Religious Tradition Chiswick, Carmel U. Stanford University Press 2014 N/D 14 14 Tesler, David
Kuzmino Chronicles: Memoirs of Teenage Holocaust Survival Moskowitz, Leib & Gittel Shoah Forensics Art Institute Publications 2014 S/O 2015 33 Isaac, Fred
Dairy Made Easy: Triple Tested Recipes for Every Day Schapira, Leah, Dwek, Victoria Mesorah 2014 N/D 14 30 Schutzman, Laura
Weekday Prayers: Essays / by the Rabbis & Professors of Yeshiva University, The Feldman, Daniel Z., Halpern, Stuart W. Maggid Books 2014 F/M 16 9 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Bernard Revel: Builder of American Jewish Orthodoxy. Rakeffet-Rothkoff, Aaron Oxford University Press 2014 S/O 2015 18 Isaac, Fred
Freedom Summer: The 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi Rubin, Susan Goldman Holiday House 2014 M/J 15 10 Lenson, Heather
Golem of Hollywood, The Kellerman, Jonathan, Kellerman, Jesse G. P. Putnam's Sons 2014 S/O 2015 23 Bibel, Barbara M.
Afterparty Stampler, Ann Redisch Simon Pulse 2014 F/M14 8-9 Lenson, Heather
Jewish Women Writers in Britain Valman, Nadia Wayne State University Press 2014 N/D 2015 38 Dwoskin, Beth
Torah: Beauty Beyond Belief: Insightful Responses to Challenging Questions Jacobovitz, Rabbi Avraham Menucha Publishers 2014 M/J 15 30 Pinchuck, Kathe
Eight Candles and a Tree Nathan, Simone Bloom, Barber, Brian Beaver's Pond Press 2014 N/D 14 5 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Fields of Exile Gold, Nora Dundurn 2014 M/J 15 43 Ben-Gad, Shmuel

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