Book Review Index


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 Year Issue P Review Authorsort descending
Adam and Eves New Day Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg, Rothenberg, Joani Keller Skylight Paths 2006 N/D 06 41828
Foreign Workers in Israel: Global Perspectives Drori, Israel SUNY Series in Israeli Studies SUNY Press 2009 S/O 09 37
Beyond Bashert: A Guide to Dating and Marriage Enrichment Aiken, Lisa Aronson 1996 F/M 97 3
Esther Mitchell, Kurt David Cook 1984 F/M 85 8
Horrible Harry and the Holidaze Kline, Suzy, Remkiewicz, Frank Viking 2003 N/D 04 19
Happy Hanukah, Biscuit! Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, Schories, Pat HarperFestival 2002 N/D 02 25
Jews and the Founding of the Republic Sarna, Jonathan D., Kraut, Benny, Joseph, Samuel Markus Wiener Publishing 1985 S/O 86 6
My Darling Villain Banks, Lynne Reid Harper 1977 W77 29
Praise Her Works: Conversations with Biblical Women Adelman, Penina JPS 2005 N/D 05 23
Medieval Jewish Civilization: An Encyclopedia Roth, Norman Routledge 2003 S/O 03 24-25
Out of the Garden: Women Writers on the Bible Buchman, Christina, Celina Speigel Fawcett Columbine 1994 F/M 95 9
Shpeter, Book II Gottesman, Meir University M/J 82 7
What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank: Stories Englander, Nathan Alfred A. Knopf 2012 S/O12 54
Cant Believe Its Kosher Congregation Beth Israel Sisterhood Wimmer 2001 F/M 03 34
Tugging String, A Greenberg, David T. Dutton Books 2008 N/D 08 31-32
Babylon Esler, Anthony F/M 81 5
Edward Teller and the Development of the Hydrogen Bomb Bankston, John Unlocking the Secrets of Science Series Mitchell Lane Publishers 2002 M/J 02 21
Grandpa: A Young Man Grown Old Sobol, Harriet Langsam, Agre, Patricia Coward 1980 Sp80 21
Jewish Landmarks of New York: A Travel Guide and a History Postal, Bernard, Koppman, Lionel Fleet Press 1978 W78 26
Peninas Doll Factory Walfish, Miriam, Magnus, Jessica Jewish Girls Around the World Series Judaica Press 2009 F/M 10 11
Israel and the European Left: Between Solidarity and Delegitimization Shindler, Colin Continuum 2012 S/O13 41
Lots of Latkes: A Hanukkah Story Lanton, Sandy, Redenbaugh, Vickie Jo Kar-Ben 2003 N/D 03 28-29
Old New Land (Altneuland) Herzl, Theodor, Levensohn, Lotta Markus Wiener 1987 S/O 88 9
Selected Stories Peretz, I. L. Schocken 1974 D 74 26
Last Flight of Petr Ginz, The (VIDEO) Roberts, Churchill, Godbey, Cory First Run Features 2013 S/O13 14
Book of Abraham, The Halter, Marek, Bair, Lowell Holt 1986 S/O 86 9
Riki Solves the Problem Tager, Chanah, Goldenberg, Mirel Feldheim 2009 S/O 09 24
To Be Seventeen in Israel: Through the Eyes of an American Teenager Clayton-Feit, Josh Franklin Watts 1987 M/J 87 6
You Can Do a Mitzvah! Groner, Judy, Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 1999 M/J 00 19
Crisis and Hope Safran, Eliyahu N/D 87 6
Anne Frank: A Hidden Life Pressler, Mirjam, Bell, Anthea Dutton 1999 S/O 00 36
Delta Jews: Jews in the Land of the Blues (VIDEO) DeWitt, Mike Filmmakers Library 1998 S/O 02 37
German-Jewish Dialogue: An Anthology of Literary Texts, 1749-1993, The Robertson, Ritchie Oxford University Press 1999 S/O 00 18
Final Solution, The Rice, Earle Lucent 1997 S/O 97 28
In My Hands: Memoirs of a Holocaust Rescuer Opdyke, Irene Gut, Armstrong, Jennifer Knopf 1999 M/J 00 19
Leviticus Prenzlau, Sheryl, Smekhov, Zely The Jewish Childrens Bible Series Pitspopany 1999 M/J 00 19-20
New Passover Haggadah, A Kalderon, Asher A. Kalderon Arts 2008 N/D 08 13, 15
Sails of Hope Wiesenthal, Simon Macmillan 1973 Sp 75 16
Jupiters Bones Kellerman, Faye Morrow 1999 S/O 99 14-15
Rav Chesed: Essays in Honor of Rabbi Dr. Haskel Lookstein Medoff, Rafael Ktav 2009 N/D 10 21
Ten Good Rules Topek, Susan Remick, Cohen, Tod Kar-Ben 2007 M/J 07 7
Moonlight on the Avenue of Faith Nahai, Gina B. Harcourt, Brace 1999 S/O 99 15
Standing Again at Sinai Plaskow, Judith Harper 1991 M/J 91 14
Without Future: The Plight of Syrian Jewry Friedman, Saul S. Greenwood 1989 F/M 90 15
Classification System for Libraries of Judaica, A (2nd ed.) Elazar, David H. Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs 1988 M/J 89 9
After I Said No Johnson, Sheila Golburgh Fithian Press 2000 M/J 00 22-23
Four Hasidic Masters and Their Struggle Against Melancholy Wiesel, Elie O 79 7
Bible Story Crafts for Little Hnads Brinn, Ruth Esrig, Springer, Sally Kar-Ben 2000 S/O 01 40
Even Higher: A Rosh Hashanah Story Peretz, I. L., Kimmel, Eric A. Holiday House 2009 N/D 09 9
House with Seven Windows, A Molodowsky, Kadya, Schoolnik, Leah Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art series Syracuse University Press 2006 S/O 06 32-33
Hasidic People: A Place in the New World Mintz, Jerome R. Harvard University Press 1992 F/M 93 24
Jews in Warsaw: A History, The Bartoszweski, Wladyslaw T., Polonsky, Antony Blackwell 1991 F/M 92 19
My Friend Troublemaker: Learning to Focus and Thriving with ADHD Schonfeld, Rifka, Judowitz, Yoel Feldheim 2012 N/D12 11
Principles of Philosophy Agushewitz, Reuven, Steiner, Mark Yeshiva University Press 2008 N/D 09 20
Studies in the Weekly Parashah: Based on the Lessons of Nehama Leibowitz = Hatsi Nehamah Sokolow, Moshe Urim 2008 M/J 08 40
Memories of Survival Krinitz, Esther Nisenthal, Steinhardt, Bernice Hyperion 2005 N/D 05 18
Palenstine Land of Promise Lowdermilk, Walter Clay Greenwood 1968 W77 27
Sigmund Freud Krull, Kathleen, Boris Kulikov Giants of Science Series Viking 2006 N/D 06 8
When Joseph Met Molly: A Reader on Yiddish Film Paskin, Sylvia Five Leaves Publications 1999 S/O 99 13
Cat with the Yellow Star, The: Coming of Age in Terezin Rubin, Susan Goldman, Weissberger, Ela Holiday House 2006 S/O 06 19
Twisted Muse: Musicians and Their Music in the Third Reich, The Kater, Michael H. Oxford University Press 1997 M/J 97 17
Bar Mitzvah Greenfeld, Howard s.n. N/D 81 15
Einsatzgruppen Reports, The Arad, Yitzhak, Krakowski, Shmuel, Spector, Shmuel Holocaust Publications 1990 S/O 90 10
Hiding Places, A Mother, A Daughter, an Uncovered Life Wyshogrod, Diane SUNY Press 2012 S/O13 46
Greek in Talmudic Palestine Sperber, Daniel Bar Ilan University Press 2012 N/D12 37
Jewish Megatrends: Charting the Course of the American Jewish Future Schwarz, Sidney Jewish Lights Publishing 2013 S/O13 40
Persias Brightest Star: The Diary of Queen Esthers Attendant Adams, Anne, Edwards, Dennis Baker Book House 2003 M/J 04 28
Israel: A Survey & Bibliography Emanuel, Muriel St. Martin's 1971 W77 26
Lower, Higher! Youre a Liar! Chaikin, Miriam, Egielski, Richard Harper 1984 M/J 85 6
On Repentance: the Thought and Oral Discourses of Rabbi Joseph Dov Soloveitchik Peli, Pinchas H. Aronson 1996 F/M 97 5, 7
Sephardic-American Voices: Two Hundred Years of a Literary Legacy Matza, Diane, Brandeis University Press 1997 M/J 97 6
Book of the Jewish Life, The David, Jo, Syme, Daniel B. UAHC Press 1997 M/J 98 19-20
Road to Ein Harod Kenan, Amos Grove Press 1988 F/M 89 12
To the Ends of the Earth: the Quest for the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel Gonen, Rivka Aronson 2002 S/O 03 19-20
Youre Never Too Old to Die Goldstein, Arthur D. Random House 1074 W75 26
Culture Front: Representing Jews in Eastern Europe Nahtans, Benjamin, Safran, Gabriella Jewish Culture and Contexts University of Pennsylvania Press 2008 S/O 08 18
Anthonius Mararitha and the Jewish Faith: Jewish Life and Conversion in Sixteenth-Century Germany Walton, MIchael T. Wayne State University Press 2012 N/D13 41
Dialogues of Time and Entropy, The Stollman, Aryeh Lev Riverhead Books 2004 M/J 04 9
Gideon Aaron, Chester N/D 82 7
Fireside Stories: Tales for a Winters Eve Matthews, Caitlin, Cann, Helen Barefoot Books 2007 F/M 08 15
In the Footsteps of Bnei Yisrael in Mitzrayim Bat Melech, A. Fantastic Journeys Feldheim 2013 N/D13 3
Lies My Father Told Me Allan, Norman Sitnet 1975 Sp76 24
Nicanors Gate Kimmel, Eric A., Hoyner, Jerry JPS 1980 Sp80 21
Sammy Spider's Hanukkah Fun Book Rouss, Sylvia A., Kahn, Katherine Janus Kar-Ben 2001 M/J 02 22
Kabbalah of Envy: Transforming Hatred, Ange, and Other Negative Emotions, The Bonder, Nilton Shambhala 1997 M/J 98 6
Rebbe Mendel Presents: A Home on the Hill Sternfeld, Nathan, Bichman, David, Bloom, Sandy Feldheim 2006 F/M 07 41923
Terzin Diary of Gonda Redlich Friedman, Saul S. University Press of Kentucky 1993 S/O 93 18
Moses Basket, The Koralek, Jenny, Baynes, Pauline Eerdmans 2003 S/O 03 43
Steps to Service: A Handbook of Procedures for the School Library Media Center Nickel, Midred L. American Library Association 1975 W76 20
Women of the Wall: Claiming Sacred Ground at Judaisms Holy Site Chester, Phyllis, Haut, Rivka Jewish Lights Publishing 2003 M/J 03 13
Cold Hands, Warm Heart Wolfson, Jill Holt 2009 S/O 09 19
Albert Einstein and His Theory of Relativity Herweck, Don Compass Point 2009 S/O 09 14
Free Thinkers, The Silbert, Layle Seven Stories Press 2000 F/M 01 41986
Binding of Isaac: Religious Murders and Kabbalah, The Bodoff, Lippman Devora 2005 M/J 06 24
Evil Wounds Modan, Rutu Drawn & Quarterly 2007 N/D 07 26
How to Do Good and Avoid Evil: A Global Ethic from the Sources of Judaism Kung, Hans, Homolka, Walter, Bowden, John Skylight Paths 2009 N/D 09 22-23
My Mothers Sabbath Days Grade, Chaim, Kleinerman Goldstein, Channa Knopf 1986 F/M 87 6
Haym Solomon, Libertys Son Milgrim, Shirley JPS 1975 Sp76 24
Jews of Rhode Island, The Goodwin, George M., Smith, Ellen Brandeis University Press 2004 M/J 05 34
Prophetic Literature, The Sweeney, Marvin A Interpreting Biblical Texts Series Abingdon Press 2005 S/O 06 45