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Jewish studies in American colleges and universities

B"nai B"rith Hillel Foundations.

Jewish studies in American colleges and universities

a catalogue.

by B"nai B"rith Hillel Foundations.

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Published in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Judaism -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States -- Directories.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBM75 .B58 1972
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 77 p.
      Number of Pages77
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5092551M
      LC Control Number74164126


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