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Great Jewish personalities in modern times

Simon Noveck

Great Jewish personalities in modern times

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Published by B"nai B"rith Dept. of Adult Jewish Education in [Washington] .
Written in English

  • Jews -- Biography

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    Statementedited with introductory essays by Simon Noveck.
    SeriesThe B"nai B"rith great books series -- v. 2
    LC ClassificationsDS115 N6, DS115 N6 1977
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 366 p. --
    Number of Pages366
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19313459M

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