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The Student"s Encyclopedia of Judaism

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Published by NYU Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism,
  • Reference works,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • General,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Religion,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Reference - Encyclopedias,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Dictionaries

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8045291M
    ISBN 100814742750
    ISBN 109780814742754

    Looking for an examination copy? If you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact [email protected] providing details of the course you are teaching. In this book contemporary Judaism is presented in.


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