World Jewish history, religion, and culture.

by Educational Research Council of America. in [Cleveland, Ohio

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SeriesA Graded, annotated bibliography for grades 7-12,, pt. 1
ContributionsAmerican Association for Jewish Education.
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LC ClassificationsZ6366 .E35
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Paginationvii, 24 p.
Number of Pages24
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Open LibraryOL5343723M
LC Control Number72197936

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