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Background for the history of American Jewry.

Marcus, Jacob Rader

Background for the history of American Jewry.

by Marcus, Jacob Rader

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Published by American Jewish Archives, H.U.C.-J.I.R. in Cincinnati .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint: The American Jew: A reappraisal, edited by Oscar J. Janowsky, 1964.

    ContributionsJanowsky, Oscar Isaiah, 1900-.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.J5 M215
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p. ;
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21725979M

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