Jews in Israel
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Published by Brandeis University Press in Hanover, NH .
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StatementUzi Rebhun and Chaim I. Waxman, editors.
LC ClassificationsDS
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 504 p. :
Number of Pages504
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22573050M
ISBN 101584653272

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