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Who"s who in Jewish history

after the period of the Old Testament

by Joan Comay

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- Biography,
  • Jews -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWho is who in Jewish history
    StatementJoan Comay ; new edition revised by Lavinia Cohn-Sherbok.
    ContributionsCohn-Sherbok, Lavinia.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS115 .C6 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvi, 407 p. :
    Number of Pages407
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1115014M
    ISBN 100195210794
    LC Control Number94041013


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