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The Jewish book of why

by Alfred J. Kolatch

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Published by J. David Publisher in Middle Village, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism -- Customs and practices -- Miscellanea.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlfred J. Kolatch
    GenreMiscellanea.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM700 .K59
    The Physical Object
    Pagination324 p. ;
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4257780M
    ISBN 100824602560
    LC Control Number81003274

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In this complete, concise, fascinating, and thoroughly informative guide to Jewish life and tradition, Rabbi Alfred J.

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