The Jewish people"s almanac

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Published by Hippocrene Books in New York .

Written in English

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Statement[edited by] David C. Gross.
ContributionsGross, David C., 1923-
LC ClassificationsDS102.4 .J43 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 596 p. :
Number of Pages596
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22957235M
ISBN 100781802881

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