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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Yearsort descending Issue P Review Author
Passover Haggadah in Judaeo-Georgian : a critical edition., The Enoch, Reuvan Hebrew University Magnes Press 2014 N/D 2015 17 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Jewish Women Writers in Britain Valman, Nadia Wayne State University Press 2014 N/D 2015 38 Dwoskin, Beth
Around the Clock: A Jewish Child Learns to Tell Time Werner, Aviva Feldheim 2014 M/J 15 16 Levine, Joyce
Bridge to Healing: Finding Strength to Cope with Illness Meyerstein, Israela Mazo Publishers 2014 M/J 15 32-33 Wolfe, Nira
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
Bagels Come Home! Stuchner, Joan Betty Orca 2014 M/J 15 6 Bloomfield, Kathy
Mishnah and Tosefta Studies Brody, Robert Magnes Press 2014 M/J 15 21 Roth, Pinchas
Secret Restaurant Recipes from the World’s Top Kosher Restaraunts Schapira, Leah, Dweck, Victoria Mesorah 2014 M/J 15 38 Feder, Debbie
struggle for Jerusalem and the Holy Land : A new inquiry in the Quran and classic Islamic sources on the people of Israel, their Torah, and their links to the Holy Land, the Dana, Nissim Academic Studies Press 2014 S/O 2015 5 Belinfante, Randall C.
Rachel's Hope Sanders, Shelly Second Story Press 2014 N/D 14 4 Siskind, Leda
Moses and the Path to Leadership Grumet, Zvi Urim 2014 N/D 14 22 Isaac, Fred
Prayers for the Living Cheuse, Alan Fig Tree Books 2014 S/O 2015 23 Gremillion, Yossi
Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street, The Gilman, Susan Jane Grand Central Publishing 2014 N/D 14 38 Schutzman, Laura
Rav Kook: Mystic in a Time of Revolution Mirsky, Yehuda Yale University Press 2014 N/D 14 27 Tesler, David
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
Jews of Italy: Antiquity, The Simonsohn, Shlomo Brill Series in Jewish Studies Brill 2014 N/D 2015 32 Levy, David B
Liesl’s Ocean Rescue Krasner, Barbara Gihon River Press 2014 M/J 15 11 Dublin, Anne
Louis Ginzberg’s Legends of the Jews: Ancient Jewish Folk Literature Reconsidered Hasan-Rokem, Galit, Gruenwald, Ithamar Wayne State University Press 2014 M/J 15 28 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Death by Pastrami Bernstein, Leonard S. University of New Orleans Press 2014 M/J 15 43 Bibel, Barbara M.
Migrating Tales: The Talmud’s Narratives and Their Historical Context Kalmin, Richard University of California Press 2014 F/M 16 12 Rosenbloom, Jim
Unlearning With Hannah Arendt Knott, Marie Luise Other Press 2014 S/O 2015 11 Merowitz, Morton J.
End of the Line, The McKay, Sharon Annick Press 2014 N/D 14 8
The Koren Children’s Siddur The Magerman Edition Koren Publishers 2014 S/O 2015 32-33 Pinchuck, Chava
Masorah and Text Criticism in the Early Modern Mediterranean: Moses ibn Zabara and Menahem de Lonzano. Roth, Pinchas Magnes Press 2014 S/O 2015 17 Roth, Pinchas
Early Yiddish Epic Frakes, Jerold D. Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music and Art Syracuse University Press 2014 N/D 2015 17 Seigel, Amanda
Like No Other LaMarche, Una Razorbill 2014 M/J 15 2-3 Lenson, Heather
We Can Do Mitzvos Around the Jewish Year Zoldan, Yael Feldheim 2014 M/J 15 16 Pastcan, Ben
Urban Origins of American Judaism Moore, Deborah Dash University of Georgia Press 2014 M/J 15 33 Isaac, Fred
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
Who Is Annie White (Fish)? Belsky, Judy Menucha 2014 M/J 15 7 Pinchuck, Kathe
Oxford Handbook of the Psalms, The Brown, William P. Oxford University Press 2014 M/J 15 21-22 Tesler, David
Playing with Matches Rosen, Suri ECW Press 2014 F/M 16 39 Pinchuck, Chava
Days Between, Blessings, Poems and Directions of the Heart for the Jewish High Holiday Season, the Falk, Marcia Brandeis University Press 2014 S/O 2015 6 Freiband, Susan
Imagine if ... Zeegel, Rabbi, Mordecai, Darrell Mesorah 2014 N/D 14 4 Feit, Shelly
Where Are My Shoes? Burstyn, Rochel Judaica Press 2014 S/O 2015 35 Lurie, Aimee
Question of Tradition: Women Poets in Yiddish, 1586-1987. Hellerstein, Kathryn Stanford University Press 2014 N/D 14 22 Dwoskin, Beth
Golem of Hollywood, The Kellerman, Jonathan, Kellerman, Jesse G. P. Putnam's Sons 2014 S/O 2015 23 Bibel, Barbara M.
Fields of Exile Gold, Nora Dundurn 2014 N/D 14 40 Gremillion, Yossi
Transnational Traditions: New Perspectives on American Jewish History Kahn, Ava F., Mendelsohn, Adam M. Wayne State University Press 2014 N/D 2015 23 Sukenic, Harvey
Golden Age Shtetl: A New History of Jewish Life in East Europe, The Petrovsky-Shtern, Yohanan Princeton University Press 2014 N/D 14 28 Tesler, David
Targums in the Light of Traditions of the Second Temple Period, The Legrand, Thierry, Joosten, Jan Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism Brill 2014 N/D 2015 25 Levy, David B
Biblical Path to Psychological Maturity: Psychological Insights into the Weekly Torah Readings Skolnick, Vivian B. Kodesh Press 2014 N/D 2015 32 Pinchuck, Chava
Journey Together: 49 Steps to Transforming a Family Hermelin, Sarah Urim 2014 M/J 15 28 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Fields of Exile Gold, Nora Dundurn 2014 M/J 15 43 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Isabel’s War. Perl, Lila Lizzie Skurnick Books 2014 N/D 14 9 Krasner, Barbara
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.
Jewish Comix Anthology: a collection of tales, stories and myths told and retold in comic book form, The. Volume 1. Bergson, Steven M. Alternate History Comics 2014 F/M 2016 26 Gold, Etta
Unpromising Land: Jewish Migration to Palestine in the Early Twentieth Century, an Alroey, Gur Stanford University Press 2014 S/O 2015 1 Cantor, Hallie
Essential Figures in Jewish Scholarship Eisenberg, Ronald Lee Jason Aronson 2014 N/D 14 16 Isaac, Fred
Bernard Revel: Builder of American Jewish Orthodoxy. Rakeffet-Rothkoff, Aaron Oxford University Press 2014 S/O 2015 18 Isaac, Fred
Downfall of Abba Hillel Silver and the Foundation of Israel, The Shiff, Ofer Syracuse University Press 2014 N/D 14 33 Isaac, Fred
Women of Valor: Polish Resisters to the Third Reich Gilbert, Joanne Gihon River Press 2014 N/D 2015 18 Seigel, Amanda
Conscientious Objectors in Israel: Citizenship, Sacrifice, Trials of Fealty Weiss, Erica University of Pennsylvania Press 2014 N/D 2015 40 Smith, Sonia
Esperanza, A Novel Feldbrand, Sarah Torah Temimah 2014 M/J 15 7-8 Feit, Shelly
The Codification of Jewish Law and an Introduction to the Jurisprudence of the Mishna Berura Broyde, J. Michael, Bedzow, Ira Academic Studies Press 2014 M/J 15 22 Tesler, David
Love by the Morning Star Sullivan, Laura L. Houghton Mifflin 2014 F/M 16 40 Feit, Shelly
The Jews of Italy: Antiquity Simonsohn, Shlomo Brill 2014 M/J 15 38-39 Belinfante, Randall C.
Chutzpah Imperative: Empowering Today’s Jews for a Life That Matters., the Feinstein, Edward Jewish Lights Publishing 2014 S/O 2015 6 Stein, Marion M
Latke, the Lucky Dog Fischer, Ellen, Beeke, Tiphanie Kar-Ben 2014 N/D 14 4 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
I Live with My Mommy Ehrlich-Klein, Tzvia Menucha Publishers 2014 S/O 2015 35 Pinchuck, Chava
Bar Mitzvah: A history Hilton, Michael Jewish Publication Society 2014 N/D 14 22 Isaac, Fred
Hormone Factory, The Goldschmidt, Saskia Other Press 2014 N/D 14 40 Bibel, Barbara M.
Netta and Her Plant Gellman, Ellie Lerner 2014 F/M14 14 Bloomfield, Kathy
Mo(ve)ments of Resistance: Politics, Economy and Society in Israel/Palestine 1931-2013 Grinberg, Lev Luis Israel: Society, Culture, and History Academic Studies Press 2014 S/O 2015 13 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Hidden Like Anne Frank: 14 True Stories of Survival Prins, Marcel, Steenhuis, Peter Henk Arthur A. Levine Books 2014 M/J 15 12 Krasner, Barbara
Anbessa Dub Zvuloon Dub Medtone Records 2014 N/D 2015 48 Pinchuck, Chava
Murder 101: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Kellerman, Faye HarperCollins 2014 M/J 15 43 Gordon, Ilka
I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944. Tarshis, Lauren I Survived series Scholastic 2014 N/D 14 10 Lurie, Aimee
Practicing Piety in Medieval Ashkenaz: Men, Women, and Everyday Religious Observance. Baumgarten, Elisheva Pennsylvania University Press 2014 S/O 2015 2 Chesner, Michelle
The Koren Ani Tefilla Siddur: A Summer Camp Siddur and Humash for Reflection, Connection, and Learning The Magerman Edition Koren Publishers 2014 S/O 2015 32-33 Pinchuck, Chava
Traditional Society in Transition: The Yemeni Jewish Experience Eraqi Klorman, Bat-Zion Brill 2014 N/D 14 17 Simon, Rachel
Vanished History: The Holocaust in Czech and Slovak Historical Culture Sniegon, Tomas Making Sense of History: Studies in Historical Cultures; 18 Berghahn Books 2014 N/D 14 34 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Rhetoric and Nation: The Formation of Hebrew National Culture, 1880-1990 Ginsburg, Shai P. Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art Syracuse University Press 2014 N/D 2015 18 Gordon, Ilka
Afterparty Stampler, Ann Redisch Simon Pulse 2014 F/M14 8-9 Lenson, Heather
Fleabrain Loves Franny Rocklin, Joanne Amulet 2014 M/J 15 3-4 Dublin, Anne
Me and the Middle East: Firsthand Reporting on Israel’s Most Dramatic Days Oestermann, Richard Gefen 2014 N/D 2015 28 Silverburg, Sanford R.
A Non-Swimmer Considers Her Mikvah: On Becoming Jewish After Fifty Carter, Mary E. self-published 2014 M/J 15 22-23 Pinchuck, Kathe
Collected Essays II Soloveitchik, Haym The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2014 M/J 15 39 Tesler, David
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.
Honeyky Hanukah Guthrie, Woody, Horowitz, Dave Doubleday 2014 N/D 14 5 Marks, Allison
Hirsch Pirkei Avos: Chapters of the Fathers, The Hirsch, Samson Raphael Feldheim 2014 N/D 14 23 Gordon, Ilka
Mystery of the Milton Manuscript: A Novel, The Libin, Barry M. Urim 2014 S/O 2015 25 Bibel, Barbara M.
All Russians Love Birch Trees Grjasnowa, Olga Other Press 2014 N/D 14 40 Gremillion, Yossi
Cat at the Wall, The Ellis, Deborah Groundwood 2014 N/D 14 10 Bloomfield, Kathy
Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict. Mandel, Maud Princeton University Press 2014 S/O 2015 13 Kohn, Roger S.
Impossible Exile: Stefan Zweig at the end of the World, The Prochnik, George Other Press 2014 N/D 14 409 Isaac, Fred
Christians & Jews in the Ottoman Empire: the Abridged Edition with a New Introduction Braude, Benjamin Lynne Rienner Publishers 2014 N/D 2015 14 Simon, Rachel
I Pity the Poor Immigrant Lazar, Zachary Little Brown and Company 2014 M/J 15 43-44 Gremillion, Yossi
Assimilated Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, 1940-1943 Person, Katarzyna Syracuse University Press 2014 M/J 15 34-35 Cantor, Hallie
Jewish Community of Cuba: Memory and History, the Bejarano, Margalit Hebrew University Magnes Press 2014 S/O 2015 2 Smith, Sonia
I Lived on Butterfly Hill Agosin, Marjorie, White, Lee, O'Conner, E.M. Simon & Schuster 2014 N/D14 1 Dublin, Anne
Samson: Hero or Fool? The Many Faces of Samson Eynikel, Eric, Nicklas, Tobias Brill 2014 N/D 14 17
Days of Ticho: Empire, Mandate, Medicine, and Art in the Holy Land Reifler, David M. Gefen 2014 S/O 2015 18 Simon, Rachel
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
Beyond Trochenbrod: The Betty Gold Story Gold, Betty, Hodermarsky, Mark Kent State University Press 2014 N/D 2015 18 Pinchuck, Chava
Anna & Solomon Snyder, Elaine Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2014 M/J 15 4 Bloomfield, Kathy
Shabbat is Coming! Newman, Tracy Kar Ben 2014 F/M14 15 Kamin, Rachel Erlich
Moadei HaShanah: Elul and Rosh HaShanah. Pincus, Shimshon Dovid Feldheim 2014 N/D 2015 28 Levy, David B
The Cats of J-Town: A Clash of Colonies Karp, Raphael N. Contento de Semrik 2014 M/J 15 8 Pinchuck, Kathe
Shimmy Shambone Will Not Take a Bath Zoldan, Yael Feldheim 2014 F/M 16 41 Pinchuck, Chava

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