Modern Jewish problems

a textbook for high school classes and Jewish youth groups.
  • 277 Pages
  • 3.10 MB
  • English
Union of American Hebrew Congregations , New York
Jews -- Political and social condit
SeriesCommission on Jewish Education of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations and Central Conference of American Rabbis. Union graded series
LC ClassificationsDS141 .G47 1955
The Physical Object
Pagination277 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6217256M
LC Control Number57000184

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