Book Review Index


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Digital copies of AJL Reviews are available back to the Nov/Dec 2007 issue of the AJL Newsletter.
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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Yearsort ascending Issue P Review Author
How Yossi Beat the Evil Urge Chaikin, Miriam F/M 83 5
Yussels Prayer: A Yom Kippur Story Cohen, Barbara s.n. N/D 82 4
Like Everybody Else Girion, Barbara F/M 81 7
Rising Storm, The Wallace, Bert H. Pentland Press N/D 95 12
Step Up to the Plate: Bseball, Judaism & How to Win the Game of Life Roll, Yisroel Targum Press S/O 10 36-37
JPS Torah Commentary Sarna, Nahum M. F/M 90 17
Shtetl: A Documentary Video (VIDEO) Marzynski, Marian Log In Enterprises S/O 96 16
Jewish Spirituality: Hope and Redemption Gewirtz, Leonard B. M/J 87 3
Jewish Book Annual, 1987-1988 Kabakoff, Jacob S/O 88 7
But This Night is Different Marcus, Audrey F. s.n. A/M 81 8
Rambam, The: A Brief Biography N/D 87 5
Golda Meir Story, The (rev. ed.) Davidson, Margaret N/D 81 15
Jewishness in Russian Culture: WIthin and Wihtout Katsis, L. F. and Helen Tolstoy, eds., Rochlin, Elen, trans. Studia Judaeoslavica, 7 Brill S/O14 15
Fate of the Jews, The Feurlicht, Roberta S. M/J 84 2
Rubics Cube that Wanted to be a Dreydel Maller, Allen S. N/D 84 6
Good if It Goes Provost, Gary S/O 84 9
Passover Haggadah Riskin, Shlomo M/J 84 2
Rabbi Benjamin's Buttons McGinty, Alice B Charlesbridge S/O14 32 Marks, Allison
Once Upon America Silverman, Blima Deutsch S/O 83 5
Year the World Was Out of Step with Jancy Fried, The Fiedler, Jean M/J 82 8
Veterans of History: A Young Perosn's History of the Jewish, The Silver, MItchell Boston Workmen's Circle S/O 14 47 Isaac, Fred
Lets Go to Synagogue Olivestone, Ceil & David N/D 81 15
Dybbuk Winkler, Gershon N/D 82 4
Generation without Memory Roiphe, Anne S/O 82 8
Only the Best Zola, Meguido N/D 82 6
Things They Say Behind Your Back, The Helmreich, William B. F/M 83 3
Sweet and Sour Tongue: Stories, The What, Leslie Wildside Press S/O 01 31-32
Warsaw Diary of Adam Czerniakow, The Czerniakow, Adam Ma 80 5
Day the Rabbi Disappeared: Jewish Holiday Tales of Magic, The (AUDIO) Schwartz, Howard, Hankin, Vered Kessem Productions S/O 02 47
Phoenix Rising: Contemporary Jewish Voices Strauss, Leo S/O 87 8
Life Lines Viertel, Joseph S/O 82 7
Tale of Mesha the Kevetch, The Chapman, Carol F/M 81 6
Solomon Moon Darrid, William S/O 84 4
Chick Chak Shabbat Rockliff, Mara Candlewick S/O14 51 Marks, Allison
Hostage Torah, The Winkler, Gershon S/O 81 10
Midwife, The Courter, Gay S/O 81 3
Japanese, Nazis, & Jews Kranzler, David S/O 88 7
Carnival and Kopeck and More About Hannah Skolsky, Mindy Warshaw s.n. Ma 80 8
Boys who Saved the Children, The Baldwin, Margaret s.n. F/M 82 2
Jonah and the Great Fish Hutton, Warwick S/O 84 8
Picture Book of Jewish Holidays, A Adler, David A. N/D 82 4
My Very Own Jewish Community Groner, Judyth N/D 84 7
Deliverance in Shanghai Agel, Jerome N/D 83 7
Mitzvos We Can Do F/M 83 6
Rivington Street Tax, Meredith S/O 82
Chanukah Favorites (AUDIO) Ginsburgh, Judy Caplan s.n. N/D 92 26
Stolen Years Zyskind, Sara M/J 83 9
Diamond Tree: Jewish Tales from Around the World, The Schwartz, Howard, Bush, Barbara Harper / Collins F/M 92 22-23
Jewish Stories from the Old World to the New (AUDIO) KCRW-FM F/M 00 12
Power of the Hebrew Alphabet, The Ballen, Gloria Abella Gaon Books S/O14 4
Nazi Hunting Lyttle, Richard B. W83 13
Moses Maimonides Treatise on Resurrection Maimonides, Moses M/J 83 3
Sinai: The Great and Terrible Wilderness Berstein, Burton O 80 16
Russian Farewell, A Fisher, Leonard Everett S/O 81 6
Writing on the Wall, The Garfield, Leon S/O 83 5
Epic Folk Plays from the Yiddish Theatre Lifson, David S. Farleigh Dickinson Ap 74 24
Very Special Yarmulke, A Dolinger, Leah S 80 10
Spice and the Devil's Cave Hewes, Agnes Danforth Dover S/O14 37 Silverman, Lisa
Theodore Bikel Sings More Jewish Folk Songs Bainbridge Entertainment N/D 93 16
Church and Synagogue Libraries Harvey, John F. N/D 81 12
Democracy and Conflict Resolution: The Dilemmas of Israel's Peacemaking Elman, Miriam Fendius, Oded Haklai, and Henrik Spuyt (eds). Syracuse Studies on Peace and Conflict Resolution Syracuse University Press S/O14 10 Silverburg, Sanford R.
On Her Way Home: A Novel Rochlin, Harriet Fithian Press S/O 01 24, 31
Dita Saxova Lustig, Arnost Ma 80 4
Holiday Tales of Sholom Aleichem Shevrin, Aliza O 79 7
Zohar: Pritzker Edition, volume 8 Matt, Danie C., trans. and comm. Stanford University Press S/O14 26-27
Havanat Bassidur UVamikra = Didactic Principles and Frequency List Haramati, Shlomo W.Z.O. Dept. of Torah Education S/O 86 41797
Chosen People in America, The Eisen, Arnold H. s.n. M/J 84 4
Winter Horses, The Kerr, Philip Alfred A. Knopf S/O14 43 Marks, Allison
Theres No Such Thing as a Chanukah Bush, Sandy Goldstein Sussman, Susan N/D 83 9
Yesterdays Streets Tennenbaum, Silvia s.n. N/D 81 14
Coal (rev. ed.) Kraft, Betsy H. W83 13
One Way to Ansonia Angell, Judie M/J 86 5
Day Grandpa Died, The (VIDEO) Sp75 29
This Promised Land Goldreich, Gloria N/D 82 1
Take Care of Josette Wolf, Jacqueline S/O 82 8
My People: The Story of the Jews Eban, Abba N/D 84 4
Best of Olomeinu Book III, The Fruchter, Yaacov s.n. F/M 83 5
Turning the Corner Schiffman, Ruth F/M 82 9
I Am Joseph Cohen, Barbara S 80 9
Plays of Jewish Interest Cohen, Edward M. M/J 85 4
Hill of Evil Counsel, The Oz, Amos S 78 4
Rocking Horse Family, A Litvin, Martin S/O 82
Burning Bush, The Kramer, Aaron s.n. S/O 84 6
Saul and Morris Yaffe, James M/J 83 4
Not in Heaven: The Nature and Function of Halakha Berkovits, Eliezer N/D 83 8
Kooky Cookie Kids, The (AUDIO) Zim, Paul United Synagogue Book Service N/D 93 16
Girls in the Velvet Frame, The Geras, Adele Ma 80 8
Yussels Prayer: A Yom Kippur Story Cohen, Barbara s.n. S/O 81 9
Lag BOmer Book Hecht, Jacob J. S/O 83 4
Step-by-Step to Jerusalem Goldman, Hersh S 78 6
JPS Torah Commentary: Numbers Migrom, Jacob M/J 90 12
Poems for Jewish Holidays Livingston, Myra Cohn F/M 90 19
Modin Motel. An Idol Tale for Chanukah Miller, Deborah University S/O 87 10
Zohar: The Book of Enlightenment Matt, Daniel C. s.n. M/J 84 2
Second Star to the Right Hautzig, Deborah N/D 81 15
Old Love Singer, Isaac Bashevis Ma 80 4
Butchers and Bakers, Rabbis and Kings Greene, Jacqueline D. s.n. S/O 84 8
Joseph Seniri: Commentary on the Former Prophets - A Critical Edition of the Hebrew Text wtih Introductory Essays on Grammatical Exegesis in Thirteenth-Century Provence Kogel, Judith Brill S/O14 15 Roth, Pinchas
Mazal Bueno: A Portrait in Song of the Spanish Jews (AUDIO) Western Winds N/D 92 27
Tenth Measure, The Segal, Brenda Lesley F/M 81 5