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Jewish tradition in the modern world

Robert Gordis

Jewish tradition in the modern world

conservation and renewal

by Robert Gordis

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Published by Syracuse University in [Syracuse, N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Gordis.
    SeriesB.G. Rudolph lectures in Judaic studies -- 1965.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[40] p. :
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15422483M

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