Book Review Index


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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Author
Superman Isn't Jewish ( But I Am....Kinda) Bemon, Jimmy, Boudet, Emilie, McGuinness, Nanette Humanoids, Inc. 2018 F/M 2019 2 Lieberman, Eli
Superman Versus the Ku Klux Klan: The True Story of How the Iconic Superhero Battled the Men of Hate Bowers, Rick National Geographic 2012 M/J13 9
Surgeon and the Shepherd: Two Resistance Fighters in Vichy France, The Ostrum, Meg University of Nebraska Press 2004 S/O 04 21
Surprised by God: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Religion Ruttenberg, Danya Beacon Press 2008 S/O 08 25-26
Surrounded: Palestinian Soldiers in the Israeli Military Kanaaneh, Rhoda Ann Stanford University Press 2009 M/J 09 24
Survey of Jewish Affairs 1982 Frankel, William S/O 84 7
Survival of the Fittest Kellerman, Jonathan Bantam 1997 F/M 98 13
Surviving Freedom; After the Gulag Bardach, Janusz, Gleeson, Kathleen University of California Press 2003 N/D 03 10
Surviving Hitler: A Boy in the Nazi Death Camps Warren, Andrea HarperCollins 2001 S/O 01 39
Surviving the Angel of Death: The Story of a Mengele Twin in Auschwitz Kors, Eva Mozes, Buccieri, Lisa Rojany Tnaglewood 2009 N/D 09 13
Surviving the Holocaust Senderk, Cath On the Front Line Series Raintree 2006 F/M 07 15
Surviving Your Bat/Bat Mitzvah: The Ultimate Insiders Guide [sic] Axelrod, Matt Jason Aronson 2012 M/J13 13
Survivor in Us All, The Rubinstein, Erna F. M/J 84 5
Survivor in Us All: Four Young Sisters in the Holocaust (Rev. ed.) Rubinstein, Erna F. Archon Books 1986 N/D 86 5
Survivor, The Forman, James Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1976 Sp77 31
Survivor, The Eisner, Jack, Leitner, Irving A. Morrow 1980 Sp 81 6
Survivor, The: An Anatomy of Life in the Death Camps Des Pres., Terrence Oxford University Press 1976 W76 18
Survivors Haggadah, A Sheinson, Yosef Dov JPS 2000 S/O 00
Survivors Haggadah, A Sheinson, Yosef Dov, Adler, Miklos, Touster, Saul JPS 2000 N/D 00 13
Survivors, The Ayer, Eleanor The Holocaust Library Lucent Books 1998 N/D 99 17-18
Survivors: Seven Short Stories Rosenfarb, Chava, Morgentales, Goldie Cormorant Books 2004 N/D 04 8
Survivors: True Stories of Children in the Holocaust Zullo, Allan, Bovson, Mara Scholastic 2004 S/O 05 17
Swastika on the Synagogue Door, The Romm, J. Leonard S/O 84 9
Sweet and Sour Tongue: Stories, The What, Leslie Wildside Press S/O 01 31-32
Sweet Notes, Sour Notes Levinson, Nancy Smiler Lodestar 1993 F/M 94 12
Sweet Passover, A Newman, Leslea, Slonim, David Abrams 2012 M/J 12 1
Sweet Words to God: A Childs Book of Jewish Prayers Goodman, Arnold Longstreet Press 2001 N/D 01 21
Sweet Year: A Taste of the Jewish Holidays, A Podwal, Mark Doubleday 2003 N/D 03 29-30
Swimming Upstream: A Jewish Refugee from Vienna Epstein, T. Scarlett Vallentine Mitchell 2005 S/O 05 43
Swindletop Ruby, Lois Eakin Press 2000 M/J 01 16
Swinletop Ruby, Lois Eakin Press 2000 F/M 01 16
Sworn Enemies Matas, Carol Bantam 1993 S/O 93 22
Symbol and Theology in Early Judaism Neusner, Jacob Fortress Press 1991 M/J 92 17-18
Symbols of the Kabbalah: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives Drob, Sanford L. Aronson 2000 S/O 01 12
Symphony No. 3 ‘Kaddish’ Bernstein, Leonard American Classics, NAXOS 2016 M/J 2016 42 Wolfe, Nira
Synagogue Companion: Insights into the Torah, Haftarot, and Shabbat Morning Prayer Services Angel, Hayyim Kodesh Press S/O14 3 Isaac, Fred
Synagogue Survival Kit Wagner, Jordan Aronson 1997 M/J 97 9
Synagogue thru the Ages, The Eisenberg, Azriel Bloch 1974 D 74 27-28
Synagogue, The DeBreffny, Brian Macmillan 1978 Sp79 24
Synagogue, The Gruber, Samuel D. MetroBooks 1999 F/M 00 7
Synagogue, The Meek, H. A. Phaidon Press 1995 N/D 95 7
Syria Gilfond, Henry W83 13
Syrian Jewry in Transition, 1840-1990 Harel, Yaron, Ordan, Dena The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2010 S/O 10 33
T4 LeZotte, Ann Clare Houghton Mifflin 2008 N/D 08 33
Ta'am HaTe'amim or Universal Oral Law: A Hebrew Renaissance Kabbalistic Mission Treatise by Guillaume Postel Weiss, Judith Magnes Press 2018 M/J 2019 37 Levy, David B
Ta-poo-ach Means Apple Genet, Barbara Alternatives for Religious Education 1985 S/O 85 41797
Table for One: Under the Light of Jerusalem, A Appelfeld, Aharon, Appelfeld, Meir Toby Press 2005 S/O 05 41
Table Talk: Biblical Questions and Answers Weisblum, Moshe Pinchas Aronson 2000 F/M 01 12
Table Talk: Biblical Questions and Answers Weisblum, Moshe Pinchas Aronson 2000 M/J 01 12
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
Take Care of Josette Wolf, Jacqueline S/O 82 8
Take it Like a Soldier: A Memori Geller, Victor B. The Jewish Quarter 2007 N/D 08 12
Take My Life, Please Youngman, Henny Morrow 1991 M/J 92 21
Taking Hold of Torah: Jewish Commitment and Community in America Eisen, A. M. Heleen and Martin Schwartz Lectures in Jewish Studies, 1996 Indiana University Press 1997 S/O 00 11
Taking Judaism Personally: Creating a Meaningful Spiritual Life Petsonk, Judy Free Press 1996 M/J 97 6
Taking Lives: Genocide and State Power (4th ed) Horowitz, Irving Louis Transaction 1996 F/M 97 18
Taking Risks: A Jewish Youth in the Soviet Partisans and His Unlikely Life in California Pell, Joseph, Rosenbaum, Fred RDR Books 2004 S/O 05 51
Taking Root Meltzer, Milton Farrar 1976 W76 19
Taking the Fruit Zones, Jane Sprague F/M 82 9
Taking the Fruit: Modern Womens Tales of the Bible (rev. ed.) Zones, Jane Sprague Women's Institute for Continuing Jewish Education 1989 S/O 89 9
Tale of Mesha the Kevetch, The Chapman, Carol F/M 81 6
Tale of Ritual Murder in teh Age of Louis Xiv: The Trial of Raphael L vy, 1669, A Birnbaum, Pierre, Goldhammer, Arthur Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Stanford University Press 2012 FM13 20
Tale of Seven Sheep, A Pollack, Gadi Feldheim 2007 F/M 08 16
Tale of the Ring: A Kaddish, The Stiffel, Frank Pushcart Press 1994 M/J 94 10
Tale of the Ring: A Kaddish, The Stiffel, Frank S/O 84 6
Tale of Three Wishes, A Singer, Isaac Bashevis, Lieblich, Irene Farrar F/M 92 21
Tale of Two Seders, A Portnoy, Mindy A., Cis, Valeria Kar-Ben 2010 M/J 10 15-16
Tales from the Secret Annex Frank, Anne S/O 84 8
Tales in context: Sefer ha-Ma'sim in medieval Northern France Kushelevsky, Rella, Ruchie Avital, Chaya Naor, Elisheva Baumgarten Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, Ms. Bodl, Or. 135 Wayne State University Press 2017 N/D 2018 29-30 Kohn, Roger S.
Tales of Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav, The Gottlieb, Freema, Omer-Man, Jonathan Aronson 1993 S/O 93 19-20
Tales of the Ten Lost Tribes Yellin, Tamar Toby Press 2008 M/J 09 33
Tales of Tikkun: New Jewish Stories to Heal the Wounded World Berman, Phyllis Ocean Aronson 1996 F/M 97 8
Talia and the Very Yum Kippur Marshall, Linda Elovitz Kar-Ben 2015 S/O 2015 37-38 Kamin, Rachel
Talis Jerusalem Scrapbook Rouss, Sylvia A., Oppenheimer, Nancy Pitspopany Press 2003 N/D 03 33
Talis Jerusalem Scrapbook Rouss, Sylvia A., Oppenheimer, Nancy Pitspopany 2003 F/M 04 42
Talk of the Table Kosher Cookbook: Recipes Gathered by the Parents Association of the Aseh Chayil School, Efrat, Israel Urim 2007 M/J 07 30
Talking About God: Exploring the Meaning of Religious Life with Kierkegaard, Buber, Tillich, and Heschel Polish, Daniel F. Center for Religious Inquiry Series Skylight Paths 2007 F/M 08 41
Talking About Intimacy & Sexuality: A Guide for Orthodox Jewish Parents Debow, Yocheved Ktav 2012 F/M14 29-30 Pinchuck, Kathe
Talking with Christians: Musings of a Jewish Theologian Novak, David Eerdmans 2005 M/J 06 28-29
Talking with God: The Radioactive Ark of the Testimony, Communication through It, Protection from It Isaacs, Roger David, Miller, Janice Williams Sacred Closet Books 2009 M/J 10 33
Tall Tales Retold: The Seed of Grain and the Bread Boy (Hebrew Reader) EKS 1997 S/O 98 32
Talmud and the Internet, The: A Journey between Worlds Rosen, Jonathan Farrar 2000 12
Talmud for Beginners, The: vol. 1 Prayer Abrams, Judith Z. Aronson 1991 M/J 91 8
Talmud, A Biography: Banned, Censored and Burned. The Book They Couldn’t Suppress, The Freedman, Harry Bloomsbury 2014 N/D 14 18 Smith, Sonia
Talmud: What It Is and What It Says, The Neusner, Jacob Rowman & Littlefield 2006 N/D 07 34
Talmudic Argument, The Jacobs, Louis Cambridge University Press 1984 N/D 87 5
Talmudic Period to the Sephardic Age, The Labovitz, Eugene, Lavovitz, Annette Sacred Trust: Stories of Jewish Heritage and History, A (vol. 1) Isac Nathan Publishing 1994 F/M 95 41892
Tamar Peet, Mal Candlewick Press 2007 M/J 07 41923
Tamar of Venice Verzov, Ella, Oirechman, Chana Young Lanplighters Series Menuch 2013 S/O14 46-47 Citrin, Rena
Tamar's Sukkah Gellman, Ellie Kar-Ben 1999 M/J 00 21
Tamar's Sukkah Gellman, Ellie, Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 1988 N/D 88 10
Tamar's Sukkah Gellman, Ellie B. Kar-Ben 2015 S/O 2015 37 Kamin, Rachel
Tanach (Stone ed.) Scherman, Nosson Mesorah 1996 F/M 97 6, 8
Tanakh: An Owner’s Manual: Authorship, Canonization, Masoretic Text, Exegesis. Modern Scholarship, and Pedagogy Sokolow, Moshe Ktav 2015 M/J 15 40 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Tangle of Roots, A Girion, Barbara Scribner 1979 W79 24
Tangle of Roots, A Girion, Barbara Scribner's 1979 Sp79 26
Tanya, the Masterpiece of Hasidic Wisdom: Selections Annotated and Explained Shapiro, Rami M. Skylight Paths 2010 S/O 10 37
Tap Metheny, Pat Tzakik/Nonesuch 2013 S/O14 30 Schiede, Daniel
Tapestries: Stories of Women in the Bible Sanderson, Ruth Little Brown 1998 F/M 99 20
Tapestry of Hope: Holocaust Writing for Young People Boraks-Nemetz, Lillian, Watts, Irene N. Tundra Books 2003 S/O 03 49-50