2 edition of Great Jewish personalities in modern times found in the catalog.
Great Jewish personalities in modern times
|Statement||edited with introductory essays by Simon Noveck.|
|Series||The B"nai B"rith great books series -- v. 2|
|LC Classifications||DS115 N6, DS115 N6 1977|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 366 p. --|
|Number of Pages||366|
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