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Modern Jewish life in literature

Eisenberg, Azriel Louis

Modern Jewish life in literature

by Eisenberg, Azriel Louis

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Published by United Synagogue Commission on Jewish Education in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- Political and social conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: v. 1, p. 232; v. 2, p. 265-269.

    Statement[by] Azriel Eisenberg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS112 .E33
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5599315M
    LC Control Number68005414

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