1 edition of Study of Jewish identity, issues and approaches found in the catalog.
Study of Jewish identity, issues and approaches
by Institute of Contemporary Jewry, Hebrew University in Jerusalem
Written in English
|Statement||Edited by Simon N. Herman.|
|Contributions||Herman, Simon N., 1912- ed., Universiṭah ha-ʻIvrit bi-Yerushalayim. Makhon le-Yahadut zemanenu.|
|LC Classifications||DS143 .S78|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||25|
|LC Control Number||71954572|
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