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Understanding Judaism

the basics of deed and creed

by Benjamin Blech

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by J. Aronson in Northvale, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Commandments (Judaism),
  • Judaism -- Doctrines.,
  • Judaism -- Essence, genius, nature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 337) and index.

    StatementBenjamin Blech.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM520.7 .B58 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 350 p. ;
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1866814M
    ISBN 100876686501
    LC Control Number90024947


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