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 Year Issue P Review Author
White Ram: A Story of Abraham and Isaac, The Gerstein, Mordicai Holiday House 2006 S/O 06 12
White Rose Wilson, Kip Versify/ Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019 M/J 2019 14 Krasner, Barbara
White Space Between, The Brodoff, Ami Sands Second Story Prss 2008 M/J 09 31
Whitechapel / Vaytshepl, Mayn Vaytshepl (AUDIO) Klezmer Klub Klezmer Records 2009 N/D 10 26
Whither Thou Goest: The Jewish In-Laws Survival Guide Shapiro, Sorah Devora 2008 M/J 09 29
Who Am I? Schon, Ruchy, Roth, Ruchela Feldheim 2006 N/D 06 17
Who Am I? A Video Created to Meet An Enormous Need in the Jewish Community (VIDEO) Identity Plus M/J 95 14
Who Are the Jews of India? Katz, Nathan University of California Press 2000 F/M 01 10
Who Are the Jews?: Soul of the Israelites (v.1): A Nation of Philosophers (v. 2) Itzkoff, Seymour W. Paideia 2004 F/M 05 16
Who By Fire Abramson, Chaya Malka Feldheim 1995 M/J 96 6
Who By Fire, Who By Sword: The Journals of Four Courageous Jewish Women in Turbulent Times Orlander, Toby Urim 2013 F/M14 7-8 Pinchuck, Kathe
Who by Fire, Who by Water: Untaneh Tokef Hoffman, Lawrence A. Prayers of Awe Jewish Lights Publishing 2010 N/D 10 20
Who Can Fix My Cuckoo Clock and Other Stories: A Childs Exploration of Occupations and Tools Sharf, Y., Wachs, C., Markowitz, Y. Lets Discover the World Feldheim 2013 N/D13 11-12
Who is a Jew?: Conversations, Not Conclusions Hyman, Meryl Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 S/O 98 9, 12
Who Is Annie White (Fish)? Belsky, Judy Menucha 2014 M/J 15 7 Pinchuck, Kathe
Who Is the Builder? Krohn, Genendel, Pelleg, Tirtsa Feldheim 2002 S/O 02 41
Who Knows One? S/O 82 9
Who Rules Israel Elizur, Yuval, Salpeter, Eliahu Harper & Row 1973 D 74 28
Who Stole My Religion? Revitalizing Judaism and Applying Jewish Values to Help Heal our Imperiled Planet Schwartz, Richard H. Urim Publications 2016 F/ M 2017 20 Stuhlman, Daniel D.
Who Was a Jew? Schiffman, Lawrence H. Ktav 1985 N/D 85 4
Who Was Anne Frank? Abramson, Ann, Harrison, Nancy Grosset & Dunlap 2007 M/J 07 7
Who Was the Woman Who Wore the Hat? Patz, Nancy Dutton 2003 M/J 03 32
Who We Are: On Being (And Not Being) A Jewish American Writer Rubin, Derek Schocken Books 2005 S/O 05 51
Who Were the Early Israelites and Where Did They Come From? Dever, William Eerdmans 2003 N/D 03 41923
Who Will Be King of the Jungle? Fuchs, Menucha, Rappaport, Aviva Judaica Press S/O 03 46
Who Will Die Last: Stories of Life in Israel Ehlich, David Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music and Art Syracuse University Press 2013 N/D13 43
Who Will Lead Kiddush? Pomerantz, Barbara M/J 86 6
Who Will Lead Kiddush? Pomerantz, Barbara, Ruff, Donna UAHC 1985 A/M 86 6
Who Will Write Our History? Emanuel Ringelblum, the Warsaw Ghetto, and the Oyneg Shabes Archive Kassow, Samuel D Indiana University Press 2007 S/O 08 19
Whole Megillah (almost), The Silberman, Shoshana Kar-Ben 1990 M/J 91 16
Whole Megillah, The Silberman, Shoshana Kar-Ben 1990 M/J 91 16
Whole Story of Half a Girl, The Hiranandani, Veera Delacorte 2012 S/O12 8
Wholl Light the Chanukah Candles? Mackall, Dandi Daley, Motoyama, Keiko Little Simon 2003 F/M 04 36
Whos Left in Israel?: Radical Political Alternatives for the Future of Israel Leon, Dan Sussex Academic 2004 S/O 04 20
Whos Who in Canadian Jewry: Canadian Jewry at Year 2000 and Beyond (3rd ed) Lipsitz, Edmond Y. J.E.S.L. Educational Products 2000 M/J 00 12
Whos Who in the Talmud Frieman, Shulamis Aronson 1995 N/D 95 41765
Whos Who of World Religions Hinnells, John R. Simon & Schuster 1992 S/O 92 20
Whose Little Boy Are You? Bartov, Hanoch, Halkin, Hillel JPS 1978 Sp79 24
Why Be Jewish?: A Guide for Discovering and Maintaining Jewish Traditions and Values Bank, Richard D. Aronson 2002 F/M 03 32
Why Didnt I Learn This in Hebrew School? Segal, Eliezer Aronson 1999 M/J 00 15
Why Do Jews Need a Land of Their Own? Aleichem, Sholem, Leftwich, Joseph, Chertoff, Mordecai S. Cornwall Books 1984 M/J 85 4
Why Dogs Have Wet Noses Steven, Kenneth Enchanted Lion Books 2015 M/J 2016 4 Bloomfield, Kathy
Why Evolution Matters: a Jewish Approach. Rutman, Joel Yehudah Vallentine Mitchell 2014 N/D 2015 30 Dwoskin, Beth
Why Hawks Become Doves: Shimon Peres and Foreign Policy Change in Israel Ziv, Guy State University of New York Press 2014 M/J 2016 38 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Why Hitler? The Genesis of the Nazi Reich Mitcham, Samuel W. Greenwood 1996 F/M 97 18
Why Is This Night Different from All Other Nights? "The Four Questions" Around the World Kurshan, Ilana Schocken Books 2008 M/J 08 37
Why Jews Should Not Be Liberals Sternberg, Larry F. Pentland Press 2001 S/O 03 26
Why Marry Jewish: Surprising Reasons for Jews to Marry Jews Kornbluth, Doron Targum Press 2003 N/D 03 13-14
Why Me? Why Anyone? Jaffe, Hirshel, Rudin, James, Rudin, Marcia St. Martin's 1986 S/O 86 41765
Why Me? Why Anyone? Jaffe, Hirshel, Rudin, James, Rudin, Marcia Aronson 1994 N/D 94 11
Why Noah Chose the Dove Singer, Isaac Bashevis, Carle, Eric, Shub, Elizabeth Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1973 Sp 75 28
Why on This Night?: A Passover Haggadah for Family Celebration Musleah, Rahel Simon & Schuster 2000 F/M 01 15
Why Study Talmud in the Twenty-First Century? The Relevance of the Ancient Jewish Text to Our World Socken, Paul Lexington Books 2009 M/J 10 41
Why the Baal Shem Tov Laughed Citron, Sterna Aronson 1993 N/D 93 8
Why the Snake Crawls on its Belly Kimmel, Eric A., Davis, Allen Pitspopany 2001 F/M 02 32-33
Why the Torah Begins with the Leter Beit Alter, Michael J. Aronson 1998 M/J 99 5
Why There is No Heaven on Earth Sevela, Efraim N/D 82 8
Why Werent You Zisha? And Other Stories Michal, Tanya, Katz, Avi Mesorah 2008 F/M 09 49
Wide Awake Levitan, David Knopf 2006 N/D 06 10
Wild Faith, A: Jewish Ways into the Wilderness, Wilderness Ways into Judaism Comins, Mike Jewish Lights Publishing 2007 N/D 07 28
Wild Piano, The Lefcowitz, Barbara F. N/D 82 2
Wiles of Destiny: The Memoirs of Itzhak Kotkowski, The Kotkowski, Itzhak Kotkowski 1995 M/J 96 18
Will I Ever be Happy Again? Milevsky, Chaya L. Feldheim 2014 N/D 2015 9 Isaac, Fred
Will the Real Israel Please Stand Up? Fine, Leon M/J 84 4
Will to Live Starkopf, Adam SUNY Press 1995 N/D 95 12
Willy and Max: A Holocaust Story Littlesugar, Amy, Low, Wiam Philomel 2006 F/M 06 16-17
Winawer Saga, The Winawer, H. M. Forman House 1994 F/M 96 14
Wind that Wanted to Rest, The Oberman, Sheldon, Waldman, Neil Boyds Mills Press 2012 N/D12 41765
Windfall of Musicians: Hitlers Emigres and Exiles in Southern California, A Crawford, Dorothy Lamb Yale University Press 2009 N/D 10 17-18
Window of the Soul: The Kabbalah of Rabbi Isaac Luria Dunn, James David, Snyder, Nathan Weiser Books 2008 S/O 08 26
Window to the Siddur: An Analysis of the Themes in Jewihs Prayer, A Orenstein, Walter Urim 2009 S/O 10 36
Wine and Thorns in Tokay Valley: Jewish Life in Hungary: The History of Abaujszanto Stessel, Zahava Szasz Farleigh Dickinson Press 1995 M/J 96 18
Wine and Thorns in Tokay Valley: Jewish Life in Hungary: The History of Abaujszanto Stessel, Zahava Szasz Farleigh Dickinson Press 1995 F/M 96 13
Wine of Solitude, The Nemirovsky, Irene Vintage 2012 FM13 41-42
Wine, Whisky & Halacha Kallus, HaRav Shraga, Rabbi Abraham Chaim Slansky Second Edition Orot Chaim 2018 N/D 2018 28 Chava,Pinchuck
Wine, Women, and Death: Medieval Hebrew Poems on the Good Life Scheindlin, Raymond P. JPS 1986 M/J 87 4
Wineglass, The: A Passover Story Rsten, Norman, Zemach, Kaethe Walker 1978 W78 28
Winning Cooperation from Your Child: A Comprehensive Method to Stop Defiant and Aggressive Behavior in Children Wenning, Kenneth Aronson 1996 M/J 96 12
Winter Horses, The Kerr, Philip Alfred A. Knopf S/O14 43 Marks, Allison
Winter in Jerusalem Simon & Schuster 1986 S/O 86 41860
Winter in the Morning: A Young Girls Life in the Warsaw Ghetto and Beyond, 1939-1945 Bauman, Janina Free Press 1986 S/O 86 7
Winter Witch, The Evans, Clay Holiday House 2005 N/D 05 16-17
Wired into Teaching Torah: An Internet Companion Mandel, Scott ARE 2001 S/O 01 41
Wisdom Bird: A Tale of Solomona nd Sheba, The Oberman, Sheldon, Waldman, Neil Boyds Mills Press 2000 F/M 01 16
Wisdom From All My Teachers: Challenges and Initiatives in Contemporary Torah Education Saks, Jeffrey, Handelman, Susan A. Academy for Torah Initiatives and Directions Urim 2003 F/M 04 19
Wisdom from the Batcave: How to Live a Super, Heroic Life Friedman, Cary A. Compass Books 2006 M/J 07 24
Wisdom of Bat Sheva: The Dr. Beth Samuels Memorial Volume Wimpfheimer, Barry S. Ktav 2009 F/M 10 40
Wisdom of Judaism, The Salwak, Dale Publishers Group West 1997 M/J 98 17
Wisdom of Judaism: An Introduction to the Values of the Talmud Elkins, Dov Peretz Jewish Lights Publishing 2007 S/O 07 46
Wisdom of Maimonides: The Life and Writings of the Jewish Sage, The Hoffman, Edward Trumpeter Books Press 2008 M/J 09 23
Wisdom of the Jewish People, The Browne, Lewis Aronson 1988 S/O 88 9
Wisdom of the Jews: Using Rationality and Practicality to Make Sense of Life Hurwitz, Yitzhak Shimon Devora 2012 S/O13 30-31
Wisdom, Understanding and Knowledge: Basic Concepts of Hasidic Thought Boteach, Shmuley Aronson 1996 S/O 96 4
Wise Aging, Living with Joy, Resilience, & Spirit Cowan, Rachel, Thal, Linda Behrman House 2015 S/O 2015 5 Freiband, Susan
Wise … and Not So Wise: Ten Tales from the Rabbis Gershator, Phillis, Ginsburg, Alexa JPS 2004 N/D 04 22
Wish: Wishing Traditions Around the World Thong, Rosanne, Kleven, Elisa Chronicle Books 2008 F/M 09 42-43
Wishes for One More Day Pastor, Melanie Joy, Grantford, Jacqui Flashlight Press 2006 N/D 06 16
Wishing-Ring, The: A Novel Abramovitsch, S. Y. (Mendele Moykher Sforim), Wex, Michael Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art Syracuse University Press 2003 S/O 03 11
Wit and Wisdom of the Talmud Bulka, Reuven P. S/O 83 2
Witch Doctor Temchin, Michael S/O 83 4