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Understanding Jewish law

Steven H. Resnicoff

Understanding Jewish law

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Published by LexisNexis in New Providence, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish law

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementSteven H. Resnicoff
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKBM524 .R47 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25206807M
    ISBN 109781422490204
    LC Control Number2012006259


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