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 Authorsort ascending
Rebbe Mendel … In a Class by Himself Sternfeld, Nathan Feldheim 2009 M/J 10 18, 20
Learn to Write the Hebrew Script: Aleph Through the Looking Glass Orr-Stav, Jonathan Yale University Press 2006 S/O 06 42
Israel and the Arab World Wagner, Heather Lehr People at Odds Series Chelsea House 2002 S/O 02 47
Never Too Late to Remember: The Politics Behind New York Citys Holocaust Museum Saidel, Rochelle G. Holmes & Meier 1996 F/M 97 17
Department of State in the Middle East, 1818-1945: Augmented Edition, The Baram, Phillip J. Ktav 2009 M/J 10 28
Good American, The Flicker, Ted Shalako Press 1997 S/O 97 27
Strange Relations Levitan, Sonia Knopf 2007 M/J 07 41892
When the Grey Beetles Took Over Baghdad Yahia, Mona Braziler 2007 N/D 07 27
Agony of Greek Jews, 1940-1945, The Bowman, Steven B. Stanford University Press 2009 S/O 10 30
Paris Years of Rosie Kamin, The Teleky, Richard Steerforth 1998 F/M 99 15
Jewish Traditional Cooking: Over 150 Nostalgic & Contemporary Jewish Recipes Joseph, Ruth Kyle Books 2013 N/D13 29-30
History of the Jews in Utah and Idaho, 1853-1950 Brooks, Juanita Western Epics 1973 Sp75 26
Mazal Bueno: A Portrait in Song of the Spanish Jews (AUDIO) Western Winds N/D 92 27
Chagall Pozzi, Gianni, Sacaceni, Claudia, Galante, L. R. Peter Bedrick Books 1997 M/J 98 20
Far Horizons, The Wagman, Michael, Leitner, Irving A. Morrow 1980 Sp 81 6
See You Soon Again (VIDEO) Stepanick, Lukas, Wegenstein, Bernadette Cinema Guild 2012 FM13 16
Toleration Within Judaism Goodman, Martin The Littman Library 2013 N/D13 27-28
Baxter: The Pig Who Wanted to Be Kosher Snyder, Laurel, Goldin, David Tricycle Press 2010 N/D 10 11
Quiestion of Faith: An Atheist and a Rabbi Debate the Existence of God, A Kaufman, William E., Shor, Morton Aronson 1994 N/D 94 9
Kingfisher Treasury of Jewish Stories Geras, Adele, Cope, Jane Kingfisher 2003 F/M 04 31-32
Inextinguishable Symphony: A True Story of Music and Love in Nazi Germany, The Goldsmith, Martin Wiley 2001 S/O 01 14
My New Shirt Fagan, Cary, Petricic, Dusan Tundra Books 2007 N/D 07 7
Dancing Bear Bermant, Chaim St. Martin's 1985 S/O 85 3
Geven Amal a Shtut Berditcher Kaminski, Zvi author 2002 S/O 03 21
Spiritual Activism: A Jewish Guide to Leadership and Repairing the Wrold Weiss, Abraham Jewish Lights Publishing 2008 S/O 08 26
Wayfarers, The Tower, Stuart F. Lighthouse Press 2003 S/O 04 10
Optimistic Jew: A Positive Vision for the Jewish People in the 21st Century, The Bisk, Tzvi Maxanna Press 2007 M/J 08 33
Jewish Life in Cracow, 1918-1939 Martin, Sean Vallentine Mitchell 2005 S/O 05 48
Heil Roosevelt: An American Student in Nazi Germany Williamson, Walter W. Xlibris 2001 F/M 03 41
Magic Dreidels: A Hanukkah Story, The Kimmel, Eric A., Krenina, Latryn Holiday House 1996 F/M 97 13
Every Persons Guide to Shavuot Isaacs, Ronald H. Aronson 1999 N/D 99 41892
Sarah Laughed: Sonnets from Genesis Goldhaber, Judith, Goldhaber, Gershon Ribbonweed Press 2007 F/M 08 32
Thought for the Week, A Schneerson, Menachem M. S/O 83 4
Yossi Asks the Angels for Help Chaikin, Miriam, Mathers, Petra Harper 1985 M/J 85 6
Brothers: A Hebrew Legend Freedman, Florence B., Parker, Robert Andrew Harper & Row 1985 F/M 86 6
Sacred Intention: Daily Inspiration to Strengthen the Spirit, Based on Jewish Wisdom Olitzky, Kerry M., Forman, Lori Jewish Lights Publishing 1999 M/J 00 14
Lost and Found Greene, Sheldon Random 1980 W80 15
Jewish Festivals Cookbook Randall, Ronne, Mukhida, Zul Holiday Cookbooks from Around the World series Raintree Steck-Vaughn 2001 S/O 01 37
One and One (AUDIO) Carlebach, Neshama Neshama Carlebach 2008 M/J 09 33
Emmas Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty Glaser, Linda, Nivola, Claire A. Houghton Mifflin 2010 M/J 10 9
Have a Good Laugh: Jokes for the Jewish Soul Isaacs, Ron, Feldman, Franklin Ktav 2009 F/M 10 37
Their Promised Land: Arab and Jew in Historys Cauldron - One Valley in the Jerusalem Hills Kunstel, Marcia, Albright, Joseph Crown 1990 S/O 91 19
Yellow Wind, The Grossman, David Farrar 1988 S/O 88 7
As Big As an Egg: A Story About Giving Sandman, Rochel, Zakashanskaya, Chana Hachai 1995 N/D 95 15
Prairie Schooner Anthology of Contemporary Jewish American Writing, The Raz, Hilda University of Nebraska Press 1998 N/D 98 12
Judging in the Islamic, Jewish and Zoroastrian Legal Traditions: A Comparison of Theory and Practice Jany, Janos Ashgate 2012 M/J13 26
Im Not Going Back: Wartime Memoir of a Child Evacuee Weinrob, Kitty Now and Then Books 2009 F/M 10 16
Moving Up: An Aliyah Journal Ben-David, Laura Mazo Publishers 2006 S/O 07 44
Contemporary Orthodox Judaisms Response to Modernity Freundel, Barry Ktav 2004 F/M 05 14, 16
From One End of the Earth to the Other: The London Bet Din , 1805-1855, and the Jewish Convicts Transported to Australia Pfeffer, Jeremy I. Sussex Academic Press 2008 S/O 09 41
Small Miracles II Halberstam, Yitta, Leventhal, Judith Adams Media Corp. 1998 N/D 98 41828
Very Near to You: Human Readings of the Torah Burg, Avraham Gefen 2012 M/J 12 22-23
Book and the Sword: A Life of Learning in the Shadow of Destruction, The Halivni, David Weiss Westview Press 1996 F/M 99 13
Rich Go to Heaven: Giving Charity in Jewish Thought, The Shear, Eli M., Miller, Chaim Aronson 1997 S/O 98 29
Lifetime Companion to the Laws of Jewish Family Life, A Zimmerman, Deena R Urim 2005 M/J 05 43
Jerusalem, the Torn City Benvenisti, Meron University of Minnesota Press 1976 W77 25
Now Gleitzman, Morris Henry Holt 2012 S/O12 7-8
Dybbuks and Jewish Women in Social History, Mysticism and Folklore Elior, Rachel Urim 2008 M/J 09 21
Hannah and the Best Father on Route 9W Skolsky, Mindy Warshaw N/D 82 8
Tamar Peet, Mal Candlewick Press 2007 M/J 07 41923
Without Future: The Plight of Syrian Jewry Friedman, Saul S. Greenwood 1989 F/M 90 15
Anne Frank Tridenti, Lina M/J 86 6
Pigeon and a Boy, A Shalev, Meir Schocken Books 2007 F/M 08 33-34
Jonah and the Whale (and the Worm) Marzollo, Jean Little, Brown 2004 N/D 04 13
How Many Coins in the Pushka Today? Diamond, Shani, Teleshevsky, Sarah Baila, Niasoff, Nissa Mish and Mush, book 2 Feldheim 2002 N/D 02 29
Miriam and Her Brother Moses: A Bible Story Marzollo, Jean Little Brown 2004 S/O 03 43-44
Classic Kosher Cooking Finkel, Sara F/M 90 14
For the Future of Israel Peres, Shimon, Littrell, Robert Johns Hopkins University Press 1998 N/D 98 11
Shiksa Goddess, or How I Spent My Forties Wasserstein, Wendy Knopf 2001 N/D 01 15
Twelve Jewish Steps to Recovery: A Personal Guide to Turning from Alcoholism and Other Addictions Olitzky, Kerry M., Coppans, Stuart A. Jewish Lights Publishing 1991 F/M 92 19
Bialy Eaters: The Story of a Bread and a Lost World, The Sheraton, Mimi Broadway Books 2000 N/D 00 13
Refuge, Rock, Sublime (AUDIO) Winningham, Mare Craig N' Co. 2007 S/O 08 37
Lemuel the Fool Uhlberg, Myron, Lamut, Sonja Peachtree 2001 F/M 01 17
Israel: Covenant People, Covenant Land Rossel, Seymour Union of American Hebrew Congregations 1985 S/O 85 6
New Sound in Hebrew Poetry: Poetics, Politcs, Accent, A Segal, Miryam Jewish Literature and Culture Indiana University Press 2010 N/D 10 23
Diasporic Modernism: Hebrew and Yiddish Literature in the Twentieth Century Schachter, Allison Oxford University Press 2012 S/O12 46-47
Grace of Shortstops, The Mayer, Robert Doubleday 1984 M/J 85 4
Studies in Judaism and Christianity Stimulus Foundation F/M 82 6
Wherever You Go Leegant, Joan Norton 2010 S/O 10 26
Alices Piano: The Life of Alice Herz-Sommer Muller, Melissa, Piechocki, Reinhard St. Martin's Press 2012 FM13 32