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Why be Jewish?

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Published by H. Holt and Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism -- Essence, genius, nature.,
  • Jewish way of life.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-97) and index.

    StatementDavid J. Wolpe.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM565 .W63 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 104 p. ;
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1121434M
    ISBN 100805039279
    LC Control Number94048199

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