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
Travail in an Arab Land Romanelli, Samuel, Stillman, Yedida K., Stillman, Norman A. Judaic Studies Series Unversity of Alabama Press 1989 M/J 91 15
Yiddish Stories, Old & New Howe, Irving, Greenberg, Eliezer Holiday House 1974 Sp 75 27-28
Complete Passover Cookbook, The AvRutick, Frances R. S/O 81 13
Green Whistle Koenig, David William Caxton 1988 F/M 89 6
Jews and Mormons: Two Houses of Israel Johnson, Frank J., Leffler, William J. Ktav 2000 S/O 01 15, 17
Purim Sing a Long (AUDIO) Zim, Paul s.n. 1994 F/M 95 14
Love Poems of a Philanderers Wife Wenkart, Henry, Rinkewich, Mindy CYCO Bikher Ferlag 2007 N/D 08 8
Emerging Judaism: Studies on the Fourth and Third Centures B.C.E. Stone, Michael E., Satran, David Fortress Press 1989 F/M 90 14
Night Crossing, The Ackerman, Karen Knopf 1994 M/J 95 11
Anya Schaeffer, Susan Fromberg Macmillan 1974 D 74 26-27
Shalom, Salaam, Peace Bogot, Howard I., Jarrar, Faruk, Or, Amir CCAR Press 1999 S/O 00 35
Illustrated Atlas of Jerusalem, The Bahat, Dan, Rubenstein, Chaim T., Ketko, Shlomo Simon & Schuster 1990 S/O 90 10
Through a Boys Eyes: The Turbulent Years, 1926-1945 Posner, Louis Seven Locks Press 2000 M/J 00 14
Wine of Solitude, The Nemirovsky, Irene Vintage 2012 FM13 41-42
Chasidism: Its Development, Theology, and Practice Gurary, Noson Aronson 1996 F/M 98 9
Gift from the Enemy, A: Childhood Memories in Wartime Italy Lamet, Eric Religion, Theology, and the Holocaust Syracuse University Press 2007 F/M 08 33
Jewish Intermarriage Around the World Reinharz, Shulamit, DellaPergola, Sergio Transaction Publishers 2009 M/J 10 38
Pirate Princess and Other Fairy Tales, The Philip, Neil, Weber, Mark Scholastic 2005 N/D 05 15
Library Programs: How to Select, Plan, and Produce Them Robotham, John S., LaFleur, Lydia Scarecrow 1977 Sp78 24
Documentors of the Dream: Pioneer Jewish Photographers in the Land of Israel, 1890-1933 Silver-Brody, Vivienne JPS 1998 N/D 99 12, 14
My New Shirt Fagan, Cary, Petricic, Dusan Tundra Books 2007 N/D 07 7
Alef-Bet Yoga for Kids Goldeen, Ruth, Goldeen, Bill Kar-Ben 2009 F/M 09 48
Search Out the Land: The Jews and the Growth of Equality in British Colonial America 1740-1867 Godfrey, Sheldon J., Godrey, Judith C. McGill-Queen's University Press 1995 N/D 96 8
Home Again, Home Again Markson, Elaine Morrow 1978 W78 23
Taste of Shabbos: The Complete Sabbath Cookbook, The Feldheim 1987 M/J 87 5
What Happened to Heather Hopkowitz? Herman, Charlotte Dutton 1981 W82 15
Last Dance at the Hotel Kempinski: Creating a Life in the Shadow of History Hirsch, Robin University Press of new England 1995 F/M 96 10
Run, Boy, Run Orlev, Uri, Halkin, Hillel Houghton-Mifflin 2003 N/D 03 31
More than Matzah: A Passover Feast of Fun, Facts, and Activities Herman, Debbie, Koffsky, Ann D., Lane, Nancy Barron's 2006 M/J 06 16
Focusing on Jewish Popular Culture and its Afterlife Steinlauf, Michael C., Polonsky, Antony Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry (v. 16) Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2003 M/J 04 23
Passages: Text and Transformation in the Parasha Hattin, Michael Urim 2012 S/O13 28
Birth of Israel: Myths and Realities, The Flapan, Simha Pantheon 1987 N/D 87 4
Strangers No More Gellin, William Shengold 1986 S/O 87 9
Jerusalem Windows, The, 2nd ed. Chagall, Marc, Leymarie, Jean George Braziller 1975 W 75 27
Virtually Jewish: Reinventing Jewish Culture in Europe Gruber, Ruth Ellen University of California Press 2002 N/D 02 12
Britain & the Jews of Europe Wasserstein, Bernard Institute of Jewish Affairs 1979 Sp80 16
David and Goliath McClurkan, Rob Barbour Publishing 2012 S/O12 3
Freedom of the Sould Haggadah Goldwasser, Dovid Judaica Press 2002 N/D 02 12
He, She and It Piercy, Marge Knopf 1991 M/J 92 21
Judging in the Islamic, Jewish and Zoroastrian Legal Traditions: A Comparison of Theory and Practice Jany, Janos Ashgate 2012 M/J13 26
Remarkable Invention that Saves Zion: A Tale of Triz, The Stupkniker, Yehudit Pitspopany 2007 N/D 07 15
Menorah Story, The Podwal, Mark Greenwillow 1998 F/M 99 20
Faith of Secular Jews, The Goodman, Saul L. Ktav 1976 W77 26
Once Upon America Silverman, Blima Deutsch S/O 83 5
Beautiful as the Moon, Radiant as the Stars: Jewish Women in Yiddish Stories: An Anthology Bark, Sandra Warner Books 2003 F/M 04 12
Song of Dawn: The Jerusalem Sephardi Baqqashot at the Har Tziyon Synagogue, A (AUDIO) Hebrew University of Jerusalem 2007 F/M 08 50
Island on Bird Street, The Orlev, Uri S/O 84 9
Tree of Here, The Potok, Chaim, Auth, Tony Knopf 1993 N/D 93 13
Yossel Zissel and the Wisdom of Chelm Schwartz, Amy JPS 1986 N/D 86 7
Conscious Community: A Guide to Inner Work Shapira, Kalonymus Kalman, Cohen-Kiener, Andrea Aronson 1996 F/M 97 8
Guns and Bandages: A Combat Medic in Israels Army, 1961-1978 Mendelsohn, David J. Pippin Publishing 2003 M/J 04 18
Jews in Russia, The Israel, Gerard St. Martin's 1975 Sp76 22
Question of Faith: An Atheist and a Rabbi Debate the Existence of God, A Kaufman, William E., Shor, Morton Aronson 1994 N/D 94 9
Maggid Stories for Children: Holidays Around the Year Pfeiffer, Chaviva Krohn, Stern, Chani Maggid Stories for Children Series / Artscroll Youth Series Mesorah 2008 F/M 09 46
Encycloepdia of Jewish Myth, Magic and Mysticism Dennis, Geoffrey W. Llewellyn Publications 2007 F/M 08 38
No Other Gods: The Modern Struggle Against Idolatry Seeskin, Kenneth Behrman House 1995 F/M 96 41986
Aramaic Bowl Spells: Jewish Babylonian Aramaic Bowls Shaked, Shaul, Bhayro, Siam, Ford , James Nathan Magical and Religious Literature of Late Antiquity, 1 Brill 2013 N/D13 37
Shaynas Shadows Brown, Paul Philip Educan 1998 M/J 00 21
Immortal Bartfuss, The Appelfeld, Aharon, Green, Jeffrey M. Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1988 M/J 88 6
Time and Life Cycle in Talmud and Midrash: Socio-Anthropological Perspectives Rubin, Nissan Judaism and Jewish Life Academic Studies Press 2008 F/M 09 17
With a Yellow Star and a Red Cross: A Doctor in the Lodz Ghetto Mostowicz, Arnold, Polonsky, Henia, Polonsky, Nochem Library of Holocaust Testimonies Vallentine Mitchell 2005 N/D 05 30
Children of a Vanished World Kohn, Mara Vishniac, Facks, Miraim Hartman University of California Press 1999 F/M 00 7
Glow Stone, The Dreyer, Ellen Peachtree 2006 N/D 06 9
Jewish Low-Cholesterol Cookbook, The Leviton, Roberta Ma 79 6
Pnima = Ins innere (VIDEO) Czernowin, Chaya Mode 2006 S/O 10 41
Life on the Stage: A Memoir, A Adler, Jacob, Rosenfeld, Lulla Knopf 1999 S/O 00 7
Dont Cry For Me, Hot Pastrami Kahn, Sharon Berkley Prime Crime 2001 M/J 03 11
My Very Own Jewihs Home Goldstein, Andrew, Wikler, Madeline Kar-Ben 1979 Sp 81 21
All for the Boss: Stories from the Life of R Yakov Yosef Herman, a Torah Pioneer in America Shain, Ruchoma, Kalinsky, Boruch, Geffen, Bethia Young Readers ed. Feldheim 2006 M/J 07 18
Secret Heroes, The Mishek, Carla, Sorenson, Margo Perfection Learning Corp 2003 F/M 04 38
Horn for Louis, A Kimmel, Eric A., Bernardin, James Random House 2005 F/M 06 12
Telepopulism: Media and Politics in Israel Peri, Yoram Stanford University Press 2004 S/O 04 21-22
When I Left My Village Schur, Maxine Rose, Pinkney, Brian Dial 1996 M/J 97 13
Bubbe Isabella and the Sukkot Cake Terwilliger, Kelly, Hornung, Phyllis Kar-Ben 2005 S/O 05 15
From Beirut to Jerusalem Friedman, Thomas L. Farrar 1989 S/O 89 8
Hebrew Bible, The (AUDIO) Schiffman, Lawrence H. Recorded Books 2008 N/D 09 27
Juveile Judaica Posner, Marcia W. M/J 86 4
Remembering Sepharad: Jewish Culture in Medieval Spain Bango, Isidro G. University of Washington Press 2003 M/J 04 11
Meta-Halakhah: Logic, Intuition, and the Unfolding of Jewish Law Koppel, Moshe Aronson 1996 N/D 97 8
Family Parsha Book, The Hammer, Shalom Pitspopany 2006 F/M 08 11
One People, Many Stories (AUDIO) Jewish Community Library of Los Angeles S/O 02 48
Before You Were Born Carlstrom, Nancy White, Saport, Linda Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2002 S/O 02 41
Souls and Secrets: Hasidic Stories Patai, Joseph, Patai, Raphael Aronson 1995 F/M 96 12
Israel and the Arab World Wagner, Heather Lehr People at Odds Series Chelsea House 2002 S/O 02 47
Truth About Marvin Kalish, The Cohen, Martin Samuel VOS I AG 1992 F/M 93 26
Young Men in Israeli Haredi Yeshiva Education: The Scholars Enclave in Unrest Hakak, Yohai Jewish Identiites in a Changing World; 19 Brill 2012 S/O13 26
Controversy and Crisis: Studies in the History of the Jews of Modern Britain Alderman, Geoffrey Judaism and Jewish Life Academic Studies Press 2008 F/M 09 7
HaLaila Hazeh: An Israeli Haggadah Zion, Mishael, Zion, Noam Keter 2004 M/J 07 30
Jews of Oakland and Berkeley Isaac, Frederick Images of America Arcadia Press 2009 N/D 09 22
Rabbi of Casino Boulevard, The Appel, Allan St. Martin's 1986 M/J 87 5
Maimonides’ Introduction to His Commentary on the Mishnah Maimon, Moshe ben, Rosner, Fred Aronson 1995 N/D 95 7
Engineer Ari and the Rosh Hashanah Ride Cohen, Deborah Bodin, Kober, Shahar Kar-Ben 2008 S/O 08 45
Noahs Ark Revius, Jacobus, Spier, Peter Doubleday 1977 W78 28
Arrogant Ari Learns A Lesson Golding, Goldie, Horen, Michael Art Scroll MIDDOS Books Mesorah 1988 M/J 89 11
Shlomos Little Joke Citron, Sterna, Eydel, Igor Kerem Publishing 2007 S/O 08 52
In My Enemys House Matas, Carol Simon & Schuster 1999 M/J 99 17
Tiny Treasures: The Wonderful World of a Jewish Child Rosenfeld, Dina H., Waldman, Bryna Merkos Linyonei Chuinuch 1988 M/J 89 10
Women and Judaism: Myth, History and Sturggle Lacks, Roslyn Doubleday 1980 W80 16
Chocolate Chip Challah and Other Twists on the Jewish Holiday Table Rauchwerger, Lisa UAHC Press 1999 F/M 00 10
God Must Really Love … Shapes! DeBoer, Rondi, Haskamp, Steve Simon & Schuster 2007 S/O 07 20