Books posted on my Jewish Books blog in August 2015

Leaving Berlin by Joseph KanonI have a blog about Jewish books. Most of the time I post about new books, sometimes about events, book sales or older books. Here is the list of books that made it there during the month of August 2015:

  1. Aggados of Chazal by Racheli David and Dov Luria
  2. Bearing Witness: A Personal Perspective on Sixty Years of Polish History by Maria Jarosz and Steven Stoltenberg
  3. The Blind Angel: New Old Chassidic Tales by Tovia Halberstam & Joshua Halberstam
  4. The Boatmaker by John Benditt
  5. The Bridge Builder: The Life and Continuing Legacy of Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein by Zev Chafets
  6. Bullets of Palestine by Howard Kaplan
  7. Celebrate the Jewish Holidays with Racheli Morris by Racheli Morris
  8. Conversion – Halakhah and Practice by Menachem Finkelstein
  9. Conversion, Intermarriage, and Jewish Identity by Robert S. Hirt and Adam Mintz
  10. The Disappearance of God by Richard Elliot Friedman
  11. Electric City by Elizabeth Rosner
  12. The Fabric of Religious Life in Medieval Ashkenaz (1000-1300): Creating Sacred Communities by Jeffrey R. Woolf – Scheduled
  13. First Family by Alice Langholt
  14. For Every Season: An introspective guide to renewing ourselves during the High Holidays and throughout the Jewish Year by Jeff Bernhardt
  15. For Such a Time by Kate Breslin
  16. Forever in Faith by Rebbetzin Bluma Teitelbaum with B. Cohen
  17. The Girl from the Garden by Parnaz Foroutan
  18. The Hands of Peace: A Holocaust Survivor’s Fight for Civil Rights in the American South by Marione Ingram
  19. Healing from the Break by Avigail Rosenberg
  20. An Improbable Journey: A True Story of Courage and Survival During World War II by Susan Schenkel, Ph.D.
  21. Index to the Hirsch Chumash by David H. Kerschen
  22. Jacob’s Courage: A Holocaust Love Story by Charles S. Weinblatt
  23. A Jewish Baker’s Pastry Secrets by George Greenstein
  24. Jewish Community Life in Budapest by Verő-Bán Linda
  25. Jewish Honor Courts: Revenge, Retribution, and Reconciliation in Europe and Israel after the Holocaust by Laura Jockusch and Gabriel N. Finder
  26. Jewish Slow Cooker Recipes: 120 Holiday and Everyday Dishes Made Easy by Laura Frankel
  27. Jewish Voices in Feminism: Transnational Perspectives by Nelly Las
  28. Joshua 1-12: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary by Thomas B. Dozeman
  29. Landscapes of Memory and Impunity: The Aftermath of the AMIA Bombing in Jewish Argentina by Annette Levine and Natasha Zaretsky
  30. The Language of Paradise by Barbara Klein Moss
  31. The Last Summer at Chelsea Beach by Pam Jenoff
  32. Leaving Berlin by Joseph Kanon
  33. Lord, Get Me High! by Elchanan Shoff
  34. The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman
  35. Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross by Bernice Eisenstein
  36. Menachem Kellner: Jewish Universalism by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson and Aaron W. Hughes
  37. Orphan Number Eight by Kim van Alkemade
  38. Pedigree by Patrick Modiano
  39. Penina Levine Is a Hard-boiled Egg by Rebecca O’Connell
  40. Pinnacle Lust by Michelle Dim-St. Pierre
  41. A Political and Economic History of the Jews of Afghanistan by Sara Koplik
  42. The Prisoners of Breendonk: Personal Histories from a World War II Concentration Camp by James M. Deem
  43. The Quest for Jewish Belief and Identity in the Graphic Novel by Stephen E. Tabachnick
  44. A Remarkable Kindness by Diana Bletter
  45. Scripture and Tradition: Rabbi Akiva and the Triumph of Midrash by Azzan Yadin-Israel
  46. Sexuality and the Body in New Religious Zionist Discourse by Avi Sagi & Yakir Englander
  47. The Shemittah Guide by Yissachar Dov Krakowski
  48. The Sound of Our Steps by Ronit Matalon
  49. The Street Sweeper by Elliot Perlman
  50. Teacher’s Planner for Jewish Day Schools and Home Schools (Yoman) by Alexander Seinfeld
  51. This Is Not a Love Story by Judy Brown
  52. To Stand & Serve: On Being a Kohen; Essays in Memory of Marc Weinberg
  53. Uncovered: How I Left Hasidic Life and Finally Came Home by Leah Lax
  54. The Voyage by Roberta Kagan
  55. Was 70 CE a Watershed in Jewish History? by Daniel R. Schwartz and Zeev Weiss
  56. Woman of Valor by Lihi Lapid
  57. Working Toward Moshiach by Roy S. Neuberger
  58. You Are My Sunshine by Roberta Kagan
  59. Zionism in Damascus: Ideology and Activity in the Jewish Community at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century by Yaron Harel

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