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The book of Jewish customs

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

    Subjects:
  • Judaism -- Customs and practices.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHarvey Lutske.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM700 .L88 1986
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationx, 383 p. ;
    Number of Pages383
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2728418M
    ISBN 100876689160
    LC Control Number86022362
    OCLC/WorldCa14272945


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