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
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
Letters from Mir: A Torah World in the Shadow of the Shoah, The Correspondence of Ernest Gugenheim Gugenheim, Claude-Annie OU Press 2014 S/O 2015 9 Gordon, Ilka
Talmud, A Biography: Banned, Censored and Burned. The Book They Couldn’t Suppress, The Freedman, Harry Bloomsbury 2014 N/D 14 18 Smith, Sonia
My Rebbe Steinsaltz, Adin Maggid Books 2014 N/D 14 35 Cantor, Hallie
Lights, Camera, Rebecca! 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
Jewish Holiday Companion, Insights into the Meaning of the Holidays, Their Prayers, Symbols and Biblical Readings, A Angel, Hayyim Kodesh Press 2014 N/D 2015 13 Freiband, Susan
Death by Toilet Paper Gephart, Donna Delacorte Press 2014 M/J 15 6 Lenson, Heather
Victory of Zionism: Reclaiming the Narrative about Israel’s Domestic, Regional, and International Challenges, The Navon, Emmanuel CreateSpace 2014 N/D 2015 27 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Practicing Piety in Medieval Ashkenaz: Men, Women, and Everyday Religious Observance Baumgarten, Elisheva University of Pennsylvania Press 2014 M/J 15 20 Chesner, Michelle
Isabel’s War. Perl, Lila Lizzie Skurnick Books 2014 N/D 14 9 Krasner, Barbara
Biblical Path to Psychological Maturity: Psychological Insights into the Weekly Torah Readings Skolnick, Vivian B. Kodesh Press 2014 N/D 2015 32 Pinchuck, Chava
From Bomboloni to Bagel, A Story of Two Worlds Gmach, Jacqueline Semha, Liber, Hillary Selese Gefen 2014 M/J 15 24 Freiband, Susan
More all-of-a-Kind Family. Taylor, Sydney Lizzie Skurnick Books 2014 N/D 14 3 Isaac, Fred
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.
The Jews of Italy: Antiquity Simonsohn, Shlomo Brill 2014 M/J 15 38-39 Belinfante, Randall C.
Playing with Matches Rosen, Suri ECW Press 2014 F/M 16 39 Pinchuck, Chava
Israel: Is It Good for the Jews? Cohen, Richard I. Simon & Schuster 2014 S/O 2015 5 Silverburg, Sanford R.
On the Margins of a Minority: Leprosy, Madness, and Disability Among the Jews of Medieval Europe. Shoham-Steiner, Ephriam, Watzman, Haim Wayne State University Press 2014 N/D 14 31 Stahl, Sheryl F.
David, King of Israel, and Caleb in Biblical Memory Wright, Jacob L. Cambridge University Press 2014 N/D 14 35 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Golem of Hollywood, The Kellerman, Jonathan, Kellerman, Jesse G. P. Putnam's Sons 2014 S/O 2015 23 Bibel, Barbara M.
Bracha Do You Know? Stern, Ariella Hachai 2014 M/J 15 15 Pastcan, Ben
The Gates of Repentance-Shaarei Teshuvah. Rabbeinu Yonah of Gerona Kahn, David Philipp Feldheim 2014 M/J 15 30-31 Belinfante, Randall C.
Eight Candles and a Tree Nathan, Simone Bloom, Barber, Brian Beaver's Pond Press 2014 N/D 14 5 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Murder 101: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Kellerman, Faye HarperCollins 2014 M/J 15 43 Gordon, Ilka
Unpromising Land: Jewish Migration to Palestine in the Early Twentieth Century, an Alroey, Gur Stanford University Press 2014 S/O 2015 1 Cantor, Hallie
The Glow of the Spotlight: My Journey with Rebecca Greene, Jacqueline Dembar American Girl Series American Girl Publishing 2014 S/O 2015 29-30 Dublin, Anne
Graphic Details: Jewish Women’s Confessional Comics in Essays and Interviews Lightman, Sarah McFarland & Company 2014 N/D 14 26 Bergson, Steven M.
Shabbat is Coming! Newman, Tracy Kar Ben 2014 F/M14 15 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Bagels Come Home! Stuchner, Joan Betty Orca 2014 M/J 15 6 Bloomfield, Kathy
Protocols of Justice: the Pinkas of the Metz Rabbinic Court 1771-1789 Berkovitz, Jay R Studies in Jewish History and Culture Brill 2014 M/J 15 20-21 Kohn, Roger S.
Assimilated Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, 1940-1943 Person, Katarzyna Syracuse University Press 2014 M/J 15 34-35 Cantor, Hallie
I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944. Tarshis, Lauren I Survived series Scholastic 2014 N/D 14 10 Lurie, Aimee
Liesl’s Ocean Rescue Krasner, Barbara Gihon River Press 2014 M/J 15 11 Dublin, Anne
All-of-a-Kind Family Uptown Taylor, Sydney Lizzie Skurnick Books 2014 N/D 14 3 Isaac, Fred
Collected Essays II Soloveitchik, Haym The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2014 M/J 15 39 Tesler, David
Love by the Morning Star Sullivan, Laura L. Houghton Mifflin 2014 F/M 16 40 Feit, Shelly
On the Margins of a Minority: Leprosy, Madness, and Disability Among the Jews of Medieval Europe. Shoham-Steiner, Ephriam, Watzman, Haim Wayne State University Press 2014 N/D 14 31 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Alex’s Wake: A Voyage of Betrayal and a Journey of Remembrance Goldsmith, Martin Da Capo Press 2014 F/M 16 10 Krasner, Barbara
Days of Ticho: Empire, Mandate, Medicine, and Art in the Holy Land Reifler, David M. Gefen 2014 S/O 2015 18 Simon, Rachel
I See You Made an Effort: Compliments, Indignities, and Survival Stories from the Edge of 50 Gurwith, Annabelle Penguin Group 2014 S/O14 13 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Unusual Bible Interpretations Drazin, Israel Gefen 2014 N/D 2015 17 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Spot the Difference - Shabbos Shapiro, Nathan Judaica Press 2014 S/O 2015 38 Silverman, Lisa
Joshua: The Challenge of the Promised Land Hattin, Michael Maggid Books 2014 N/D 2015 21 Tesler, David
Like No Other LaMarche, Una Razorbill 2014 M/J 15 2-3 Lenson, Heather
Around the Clock: A Jewish Child Learns to Tell Time Werner, Aviva Feldheim 2014 M/J 15 16 Levine, Joyce
Conscientious Objectors in Israel: Citizenship, Sacrifice, Trials of Fealty Weiss, Erica University of Pennsylvania Press 2014 N/D 2015 40 Smith, Sonia
Headlines: Halachic Debates of Current Events Lichtenstein, Dovid OU Press 2014 M/J 15 31 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Beautiful Yetta’s Hanukkah Kitten Pinkwater, Daniel Feiwel and Friends 2014 N/D 14 6 Marks, Allison
I Pity the Poor Immigrant Lazar, Zachary Little Brown and Company 2014 M/J 15 43-44 Gremillion, Yossi
Everything You Need to Know about Buying Real Estate in Israel Getter, Shia Getter Group LTD 2014 N/D 14 20 Share, Ellen
Practicing Piety in Medieval Ashkenaz: Men, Women, and Everyday Religious Observance. Baumgarten, Elisheva Pennsylvania University Press 2014 S/O 2015 2 Chesner, Michelle
Tucson Jo Matas, Carol Fictive Press 2014 S/O 2015 30 Levine, Joyce
Who Is Annie White (Fish)? Belsky, Judy Menucha 2014 M/J 15 7 Pinchuck, Kathe
Me and the Middle East: Firsthand Reporting on Israel’s Most Dramatic Days Oestermann, Richard Gefen 2014 N/D 2015 28 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Mishnah and Tosefta Studies Brody, Robert Magnes Press 2014 M/J 15 21 Roth, Pinchas
The Gourmet Jewish Cookbook: More Than 200 Recipes From Around the World Phillips, Denise St. Martin’s Press 2014 M/J 15 35 Stahl, Sheryl F.
Cat at the Wall, The Ellis, Deborah Groundwood 2014 N/D 14 10 Bloomfield, Kathy
Night Songs from a Neighboring Village: Ballads of the Ukrainian and Yiddish Heartland Alpert, Michael, Kytasty, Julian Oriente Musik 2014 M/J 2016 42 Pinnolis, Judith S.
Jewish Medical Resistance in the Holocaust Grodin, Michael A. Berghahn Books 2014 M/J 15 26 Bibel, Barbara M.
Rachel's Hope Sanders, Shelly Second Story Press 2014 N/D 14 4 Siskind, Leda
Anbessa Dub Zvuloon Dub Medtone Records 2014 N/D 2015 48 Pinchuck, Chava
Essential Figures in Jewish Scholarship Eisenberg, Ronald Lee Jason Aronson 2014 N/D 14 16 Isaac, Fred
Shira, Detective - CHAMETZ Detective! Sabbag, Galia, Taylor, Erin Shira's Series 2014 F/M 16 46 Citrin, Rena
Shalom: A Congregational Guide to Jewish Meditation Schotz, Leslie Leslie Schotz 2014 N/D 14 31 Kohn, Roger S.
Radical American Judaism of Mordecai M. Kaplan, The Scult, Mel Indiana University Press 2014 S/O 2015 19 Finkelman, Yoel

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