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Contemporary Judaism

patterns of survival

by Gilbert S. Rosenthal

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Published by Human Sciences Press in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Judaism -- United States -- History.,
    • Orthodox Judaism -- United States -- History.,
    • Reform Judaism -- United States -- History.,
    • Conservative Judaism -- United States -- History.,
    • Reconstructionist Judaism -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGilbert S. Rosenthal.
      ContributionsRosenthal, Gilbert S.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBM205 .R59 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 401 p. ;
      Number of Pages401
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3027220M
      ISBN 100898852773, 0898852609
      LC Control Number85007659


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