Book Review Index


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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Yearsort ascending Issue P Review Author
Narrow Exit Henissart, Paul Simon & Schuster 1973 Ap 74 24
Why Noah Chose the Dove Singer, Isaac Bashevis, Carle, Eric, Shub, Elizabeth Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1973 Sp 75 28
In One Ear and Out the Other Levenson, Sam Simon & Schuster 1973 D 74 29
Forest of Pencils: The Story of Schools thru the Ages Lee, Winifred Bobbs 1973 Sp 75 29
Elsewhere Perhaps Oz, Amos Harcourt 1973 Ap 74 25
Invitation to the Talmud Neusner, Jacob Harper & Row 1973 D 74 29
Pavement of Hell, The Tushnet, Leonard St. Martin's 1973 D 74 30
American Jewish Literature for High School Grades: Lesson Guides for Teachers Nadel, Max N.Y. Board of Jewish Education 1973 Ap 74 25
History of the Jews in Utah and Idaho, 1853-1950 Brooks, Juanita Western Epics 1973 Sp75 26
Crown of Feathers, A Singer, Isaac Bashevis Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1973 Ap 74 24
Jews of San Francisco and the Greater Bay Area, The: 1849-1919 Cogan, Sara G. Western Jewish History Center 1973 Sp75 26
Woman of Valor: A Guide to Setting Up Home in Israel Kaufman, Sybil Association of Americans & Canadians in Israel 1973 Sp 75 26
Pictures from a Brewery Barah, Asher, Kaplan, Katie Bobbs-Merrill 1973 W75 26
Proud Zion Habe, Hans Bobbs Merrill 1973 D 74 28
Know Your Festivals and Enjoy Them Golomb, Morris Shengold 1973 Sp 75 26
Secret Jews, The Prinz, Joachim Random House 1973 Sp 75 15
Cookmaktes Weiss, Elizabeth, Laskey, Joan Ellen Macrae 1973 Sp 75 29
Who Rules Israel Elizur, Yuval, Salpeter, Eliahu Harper & Row 1973 D 74 28
Shtetl and Other Yididsh Novellas, A Wisse, Ruth R. Behrman House 1973 D 74 27
Album of the Jews in America, An Suhl, Yuri Franklin Watts 1972 Sp 75 15
Folk Puppet Plays for the Social Studies Adair, Margaret Weeks, Patapoff, Elizabeth John Day 1972 Sp 75 28
Childs Introduction to Torah, A Newman, Shirley Behrman 1972 Sp 75 28
Israel: A Survey & Bibliography Emanuel, Muriel St. Martin's 1971 W77 26
Freedom Next Time Cohen, Florence Channock Messner 1971 Ap 74 24
Brownsville: The Birth, Development and Passing of a Jewish Community in New York (2nd ed) Landesman, Alter F. Block 1971 W79 23
Mr. Sammlers Planet Bellow, Saul Viking 1970 Sp77 30
Developing Multi-Media Libraries Hicks, Warren B. R&R Bowker 1970 W76 20
Jewish Ceremonial Art and Religious Observance Kanof, Abram Harry N. Abrams 1969 D 74 31
City Boy: The Adventures of Herbie Bookbinder Wouk, Herman Doubleday 1969 W76 18
Jews, Justice and Judaism St. John, Robert Doubleday 1969 Sp 75 15
Palenstine Land of Promise Lowdermilk, Walter Clay Greenwood 1968 W77 27
Last Analysis: A Play Bellow, Saul Viking 1967 Sp77 30
Henderson, The Rain King Bellow, Saul Viking 1965 Sp77 30
Seize the Day Bellow, Saul Viking 1965 Sp77 30
Wanderers and Settlers in the Far East Dicker, Herman Twayne 1962 Ap 74 24
History of the Marranos, A, 3rd ed. Roth, Cecil Schocken Books 1958 Sp 75 27
Memoirs of American Jews, 1775-1865 Marcus, Jacob Rader JPS 1955 Sp 75 15
Jews Settle in New Amsterdam, 1654, The Grand, Samuel Union of American Hebrew Congregations 1954 Sp75 15
Touro Synagogue of Congregation Jeshuat Israel, Newport, Rhode Island Society of Friends of Touro Synagogue National Historic Shrine 1948 Sp 75 15-16
Victim, The Bellow, Saul Vanguard 1947 Sp77 30
Dangling Man, The Bellow, Saul Vanguard 1944 Sp77 30
Youre Never Too Old to Die Goldstein, Arthur D. Random House 1074 W75 26
Barbed Wire on the Isle of Man Ramati, Alexander s.n. N/D 81 16
In the Land of Israel Oz, Amos M/J 84 5
Flight from Babylon, Iraq, etc. Haddad, Heskel M. N/D 86 4
Lyrics of Love Melek, Jacques M/J 82 2
Rescuers: Portraits of Moral Courage in the Holocaust Drucker, Malka, Block, Gay Holmes & Meier N/D 93 7
My Little Dictionary: Hebrew-English Picture Dictionary Center for Educ. Tech. S/O 85 7
Picture Book of Israel Ausubel, Nathan F/M 85 7
Dangerous Dreidle Ride, The Halpern, Chaiky F/M 82 2
Hannah and the Best Father on Route 9W Skolsky, Mindy Warshaw N/D 82 8
Classics of Western Spirituality: A Library of Great Spiritual Masters F/M 82 9
Eagle in the Sky Smith, Wilbur Doubleday Sp75 25-26
Pit and the Trap, The Rochman, Leyb F/M 85 6
Shnook the Peddler Schur, Maxine Rose M/J 86 5
David & Goliath (VIDEO) Pyramid Sp75 29
Adventures of Jeremy Levi, the s.n. F/M 82 3
Come Back, Jewish Youth, Come Back Home Glicksberg, Abraham A. S/O 83 3
Iraq Fichter, George W83 13
Caribou Wolitzer, Meg s.n. N/D 84 8
I Love Hanukah Hirsh, Marilyn M/J 86 5
Business of Identity: Jews, Muslims, and Economic Life in Medieval Egypt Ackerman-Lieberman, Phillip I. Stanford University Press S/O14 1 Roth, Pinchas
Complete Story of Purim Mindel, Nissan F/M 83 5
Asad: The Sphinx of Damascus s.n. N/D 88 6
Very Best Place for a Penny, The Rosenfeld, Dina H. N/D 84 6
Growing Suspicion: A Rebecca Mystery Greene, Jacqueline Dembar American Girl series American Girl Publishing S/O14 35-36
Passover Parrot, The Zusman, Evelyn M/J 84 6
Hear O Israel: The History of American Jewish Preaching Friedenberg, Robert V. N/D 89 12
Israeli Secret Service, The Deacon, Richard Ma 80 6
Simon and the Bear: A Hanukkah Take Kimmel, Eric A. Hyperion Books S/O14 50 Marks, Allison
Mossad, The Eisenberg, Dennis Ma 79 6
Holiday Memories of a Shtetl Childhood (AUDIO) Bresnick-Perry, Roslyn s.n. M/J 93 8
Haunted Shul, The Hubner, Carol Korb Ma 80 7
Teshuvah: A Guide for the Newly Observant Jew Steinsaltz, Adin Aronson N/D 96 12
Gooseberries to Oranges Cohen, Barbara N/D 82 7
Chanukah Party (AUDIO) Zim, Paul United Synagogue Book Service N/D 93 16
Prisoner of Night and Fog Blankman, Anne = Balser S/O14 41-42 Krasner, Barbara
Jews and Money: The Myths and the Reality Krefetz, Gerald F/M 83 3
Holocaust Studies Annual, V. I: 1983 Pinsker, Sanford S/O 84 6
Love Schaeffer, Susan F. S/O 81 7
Call Me Ruth Sachs, Marilyn s.n. N/D 82 7
One Mezuzah Kitman, Carol S/O 84 8
Jews of Catalonia, The (VIDEO) Padam Productions M/J 91 17
Shabbat Can Be Zwerin, Raymond A. O 80 13
Metsudah Chumash / Rashi Genesis: A New Linear Translation David, Avrohom, Kleinkaufman, Avrohom Ktav F/M 92 19
Yetta the Trickster Zimmerman, Andrea G. s.n. Ma 79 7
Theres No Such Thing as a Chanukah Bush, Sandy Goldstein Sussman, Susan S/O 84 9
Bay Area Jewish Forum Haggadah, The Kramer, Ralph s.n. M/J 86 4
In the Shade of the Chestnut Tree Tene, Benjamin S/O 81 10
Yoni Bogot, Howard I. s.n. F/M 83 5
Innkeepers Daughter, The Cohen, Barbara Ma 80 7
Dark Hour of Noon Szambelan-Strevinsky, C. F/M 83 4
Through the Year in Israel Bergman, Denise S/O 84 10
Kunner Aliyah, The Gordon, Mark F/M 82 5
Call of the Shofar, The Mindel, Nissan s.n. N/D 85 5
Echoes of Masada Wallach, Eli First Tier Films Sp75 29
Teachings of Maimonides, The Minken, Jacob S. N/D 87 6
Jewish Americans Meltzer, Milton N/D 82 6
Nahman of Bratslav: The Tales Band, Arnold J. F/M 82 9
Einstein Syndrome Slavin, Stephen L. M/J 83 3