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Encyclopedia of Judaism

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Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism -- Encyclopedias.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSara E. Karesh and Mitchell M. Hurvitz.
    GenreEncyclopedias.
    SeriesEncyclopedia of world religions
    ContributionsHurvitz, Mitchell M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM50 .K37 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3299048M
    ISBN 100816054576
    LC Control Number2004026537

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