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Judaism in theory and practice. by Cohon, Beryl David

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Published by Bloch Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English


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  • Judaism -- Customs and practices.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsBM560 .C595 1954
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 250 p.
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6158987M
LC Control Number54014705

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