Book Review Index


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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Author
Torah and Western Thought: Intellectual Portraits of Orthodoxy and Modernity Soloviechik, Meir Y., Halpern, Stuart W., Zuckier, Shlomo Maggid Books 2015 S/O 2016 16 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Torah Book of Opposites, The Segal, Nechamy, Lumer, Marc Hachai 2012 FM13 4
Torah Conversations with Nechama Leibowitz Yasgur, Benjamin S. Urim 2013 S/O13 46-47
Torah Encyclopedia of the Animal Kingdom: Vol. One: Chayot / Wild Animals Slifkin, Natan Maggid Books 2015 M/J 2016 36 Tesler, David
Torah for Family Reading, The Gaer, Joseph Joseph Aronson 1986 N/D 86 4
Torah for Teens: Growing Up Spiritually with the Weekly Sidrah Cohen, Jeffrey M. Vallentine Mitchell 2008 S/O 08 47
Torah in the Mouth: Writing and Oral Tradition in Palestinian Judaism, 200 BCE-400 CE Jaffe, Martin S. Oxford University Press 2001 N/D 01 8
Torah is Written, A Cowan, Paul, Cowan, Rachel JPS 1986 F/M 87 5
Torah Journeys: The Inner Path to the Promised Land Gold, Shefa Ben Yehuda Press 2006 M/J 07 24
Torah of the Earth: Exploring 4000 Years of Ecology in Jewish Thought (Vol. 1: Biblical Israel: One Land, One People / Rabbinic Judaism: One People, Many Lands) Waskow, David Jewish Lights Publishing 2000 F/M 01 12
Torah Queeries: Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible Drinkwater, Gregg, Shneer, David New York University Press 2009 S/O 10 30-31
Torah Tapestries: Words of Wisdom Woven from teh Weekly Parashah - Vayikra Smiles, Shira author 2013 M/J13 34
Torah Tapestries: Words of Wisdom Woven from the Weekly Parashah - Shemos Smiles, Shira Feldheim 2012 FM13 37
Torah Tapestries: Words of Wisdom Woven from the Weekly Parashah —Bamidbar Smiles, Shira self-published 2015 N/D 2015 32 Pinchuck, Chava
Torah Tigers Adahan, Miriam, Halberstadt, Menachem Feldheim 2009 S/O 09 24
Torah with a Twist of Humor Bobker, Joe Devorah 2004 S/O 05 42
Torah: Beauty Beyond Belief: Insightful Responses to Challenging Questions Jacobovitz, Rabbi Avraham Menucha Publishers 2014 M/J 15 30 Pinchuck, Kathe
Torah: Torah for Torahs Sake in the Works of Hayyim of Volozhin Lamm, Norman F/M 90 16
Torn at the Roots: The Crisis of Jewish Liberalism in Postwar America Staub, Michael E. Columbia University Press 2002 F/M 03 39
Torn Country: An Oral History of the israeli War of Independence Banks, Lynne Reid N/D 82 11
Tosefta, The: Translated from the Hebrew with a New Introduction Neusner, Jacob Hendrickson 2002 M/J 03 21
Tot Shabbat Kress, Camille UAHC Press 1996 F/M 97 12
Total Immersion: A Mikvah Anthology Slonim, Rivkah, ed. Aronson 1996 M/J 96 41955
Totally Unoffiia: The Autobiography of Raphael Lemkin Frieze, Donna-Lee Yale University Press 2013 N/D13 25
Touch of Heaven: Eternal Stories for Jewish Living, A Lavovitz, Annette, Labovitz, Eugene Aronson 1990 N/D 90 10
Touch of Passover, A Sollish, Ari, Becker, Baruch A Touch and Feel Book Series Merkos L'inyonei Chinuch 2004 S/O 05 15
Touch of the High Holidays, A Glazer, Devorah, Seva Touch and Feel Book Series, A Merkos L'inyonei Chinuch 2002 N/D 02 26
Touch of the Sacred, A: A Theologians Informal Guide to Jewish Belief Borowitz, Eugene B., Schwartz, Frances W. Jewish Lights Publishing 2007 N/D 08 11
Touch the Water, Touch the Wind Oz, Amos, de Lange, Nicholas Harcourt, Brace & Jovanovich 1974 Sp75 25
Touch Wood: A Girlhood in Occupied France Roth-Hane, Renee Macmillan 1988 N/D 88 9
Touched by Fire Watts, Irene N. Tundra 2013 N/D13 2
Touching History: From Williamsburg to Jerusalem Gold, Sholom Gefen 2014 S/O 2015 8 Isaac, Fred
Tough Choices: Jewish Perspectives on Social Justice Vorspan, Albert, Saperstein, David UAHC 1992 F/M 93 26
Tough Jews Cohen, Rich Simon & Schuster 1998 S/O 98 7
Tough Questions Jews Ask: A Young Adults Guide to Building a Jewish Life Feinstein, Edward Jewish Lights Publishing 2003 S/O 03 53
Tough Times Meltzer, Milton Clarion Books 2007 F/M 08 13
Touro Synagogue of Congregation Jeshuat Israel, Newport, Rhode Island Society of Friends of Touro Synagogue National Historic Shrine 1948 Sp 75 15-16
Toward a Definition of Anti-Semitism Langmuir, Gavni I. University of California Press 1990 M/J 91 14
Toward a Jewish (M)orality: Speaking of a Postmodern Jewish Ethics Breslauer, S. Daniel Greenwood 1998 N/D 98 7
Toward a Renewed Ethic of Jewish Philanthropy Prager, Yossi Orthodox Forum Yeshiva University 2010 N/D 10 22
Toward an Anthropology of Nation Building and Unbuilding in Israel Markowitz, Fran, Sharot, Stephen, Shokeid, Moshe University of Nebraska Press 2015 M/J 15 32 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Toward Genocide Downing, David World Almanac Library of the Holocaust Discovery Books 2006 S/O 06 11
Toward the Flames of Aleppo Shalom, A., Katz, Tova Mesorah 2002 M/J 02 20-21
Tower of Babel Gadot, A. S., Rebora, Cecilia Kar-Ben 2010 S/O 10 10, 12
Tower of Babel, The Hirsh, Marilyn A/M 81 8
Tower of Babel: Excerpted from the Book of Genesis, The Greengard, Alison, Racklin-Siegel, Carol EKS 2001 M/J 03 27
Traces of God: Seeing God in Torah, History and Everyday Life Gillman, Neil Jewish Lights Publishing 2006 S/O 06 39
Tracing Our Jewish Roots Sagan, Miriam, Evans, Beth The American Origins Series John Muir 1993 N/D 93 14
Tracing, Charting and Writing Your Family History Skalka, Lois Martin Pilot Industries 1975 W76 19
Tracking the Holocaust Haas, Gerda Runestone Press 1995 N/D 95 6
Tradition and Crisis: Jewish Society at the End of the Middle Ages Katz, Jacob, Cooperman, Bernard Dov NYU Press 1993 N/D 93 9
Tradition and Equality in Jewish Marriage: Beyond the Sanctification of Subordination Landau, Melanie Continuum Studies in Jewish Thought Continuum 2012 S/O13 32-33
Tradition and the Formation of the Talmud Vidas, Moulie Princeton University Press 2014 M/J 15 41-42 Roth, Pinchas
Tradition and Trauma: Studies in the Fiction of S. Y. Agnon Patterson, David Westview Press 1994 N/D 95 10
Tradition in a Rootless World: Women Turn to Orthodox Judaism Davidman, Lynn University of California Press 1991 F/M 92 21
Tradition in the Public Square: A David Novak Reader Novak, David, Rashkover, Randi, Kavka, Martin Eerdmans 2008 S/O 08 34
Tradition Kept: The Literature of the Samaritans Anderson, Robert T., Giles, Terry Hendrickson 2005 S/O 05 40
Tradition, Innovation, Conflict: Jewishness and Judaism in Contemporary Israel Sobol, Zvi, Beit-Hallahmi, Benhamin SUNY Press 1991 S/O 92 20
Traditional Society in Transition: The Yemeni Jewish Experience Eraqi Klorman, Bat-Zion Brill 2014 N/D 14 17 Simon, Rachel
Traditions and Celebrations for the Bat Mitzvah Elper, Ora Wiskind Urim 2003 M/J 04 13-14
Traditions of Maimonideanism Fraenkel, Carlos Brill 2009 N/D 10 18
Tragedy and Biblical Narrative: Arrows of the Almighty Exum, J. Cheryl Cambridge University Press 1992 F/M 93 23
Trail of Adolf Hitler Van Rjndt, Philippe Ma 79 5
Traktorist (AUDIO) Kapelye, Di Naye Oriente Music 2008 S/O 09 46
Tranquil Star: Unpublished Stories, A Levi, Primo, Goldstein, Ann, Bastagli, Alesandra Norton 2007 N/D 07 26
Transformations in Ancient Judaism: Textual Evidence for Creative Responses to Crisis Neusner, Jacob Hendrickson 2004 M/J 05 40
Transforming Americas Israel Lobby: The Limits of Its Power and the Potential for Change Fleshler, Dan Potomac Books 2009 M/J 10 30-31
Translating a Tradition: Studies in American Jewish History Robinson, Ira Academic Studies Press 2008 F/M 09 16-17
Translating Israel: Contemproary Hebrew Literature and Its Reception in America Mintz, Alan L. Syracuse University Press 2001 N/D 01 10
Trapped - Youth in the Nazi Ghettos: Primary Sources from the Holocaust Byers, Anne True Stories of Teens in the Holocaust Enslow 2010 S/O 10 17
Trapped Behind Enemy Lines: The Story of the U.S. Army Air Force 807th Medical Evacuation Squadron Braun, Eric Capstone Young Readers 2016 N/D 2016 5 Bloomfield, Kathy
Trash Can Days: A Middle School Saga Steinkellner, Teddy Disney Hyperion 2013 F/M14 5 Krasner, Barbara
Trauma and Rebirth: Intergenerational Effects of the Holocaust Sigal, John J., Weinfeld, Morton Praeger 1989 F/M 90 18
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
Travel Guide to Jewish Europe, A (2nd ed) Frank, Ben G. s.n. 1996 M/J 96 7
Travel Guide to the Jewish Caribbean and South America Frank, Ben G. Pelican 2005 N/D 05 26-27
Traveling Jewish in America: The Complete Guide for Business and Pleasure (rev. 3rd ed.) Chernofsky, Ellen Wandering You Press 1991 F/M 92 21
Traveling Jewish in America: The Complete Guide for Business and Pleasure (rev.) Bloomfield, Brynna C., Moscowitz, Jane M. Wandering You Press 1987 M/J 88 5
Travellers Guide to Jewish Landmarks of Europe, The Postal, Bernard, Abramson, Samuel H. 26085 15
Travels and Tales of Dr. Emanuel J. Mitza (Doctor of Mostly Everything) Ganz, Yaffa, Klineman, Harvey Feldheim 2003 M/J 03 33
Travels of Benjamin of Tudela: Through Three Continents in the Twelfth Century, The Shulevitz, Uri Farrar 2005 M/J 05 23-24
Treacherous Journey: My Escape from Ethiopia Aursham, Shmuel, Kushner, Arlene Shapolsky 1986 F/M 87 41734
Treasure in the Tiny Blue Tin, The Ducharme, Dede Texas Christian University Press 1998 F/M 99 17
Treasures Old and New: Essays in the Theology of the Pentateuch Blenkinsopp, Joseph Eerdmans 2004 F/M 05 12
Treasury of American Jewish Folklore, A Koppman, Steve, Koppman, Lion Aronson 1996 M/J 97 5
Treasury of Jewish Anecdotes, A Epstein, Lawrence J. Aronson 1989 F/M 90 14
Treasury of Jewish Inspirational Stories Epstein, Lawrence J. Aronson 1993 F/M 93 22
Treasury of Sephardic Bedtime Stories, A Blitz, Shumuel, Sutton, David Mesorah 2006 S/O 06 15
Treasury of Sholom Aleichem Childrens Stories, A Aleichem, Sholem Aronson 1996 M/J 97 14
Treasury of Thoughts on Jewish Prayer, A Greenberg, Sidney Aronson 1989 F/M 90 15
Tree Full of Mitzvos, A Rosenfeld, Dina H. Merkos L'inyonei Chinuch 1985 N/D 85 5
Tree Full of Mitzvos, A Rosenfeld, Dina H., Kenny, Yoel Merkos 1985 F/M 86 7
Tree in the Garden, A Oren, Miriam, Schram, Peninnah, Whyte, Alice Nora House 2004 S/O 04 43-44
Tree of Here, The Potok, Chaim, Auth, Tony Knopf 1993 N/D 93 13
Tree of Life, Tree of Knowledge: Conversations with the Torah Rosenak, Michael Westview Press 2001 F/M 02 25
Tree Still Stands, The Briskin, Mae Norton 1991 N/D 91 14
Tree Still Stands: Jewish Youth in Eastern Europe Today, A Strom, Yale Grosset Group F/M 91 23
Tree that Stands Beyond Space: Rebbe Nachman of Breslov on the Mystical Experience, The Sears, David Breslov Research Institute 2002 F/M 04 20
Trees of the Dancing Goats, The Polacco, Patricia Simon & Schuster 1996 F/M 97 14
Treetops are Whispering, The Mackall, Dandi Daley, Nguyen, Vincent Simon & Schuster 2007 M/J 07 13