Judaism, ancient and modern
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Judaism, ancient and modern a selection of festival sermons by Judah Leo Landau

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Published by Published for the United Hebrew congregation of Johannesburg by E. Goldston in London .
Written in English


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Statementby J. L. Landau.
LC ClassificationsBM740 .L3 1936
The Physical Object
Pagination444 p. :
Number of Pages444
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15119239M

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