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Jewish festivals in ancient, medieval and modern sources

Gloria Wiederkehr Pollack

Jewish festivals in ancient, medieval and modern sources

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Published by Sepher-Hermon Press in Brooklyn, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Fasts and feasts -- Judaism.,
  • Fasts and feasts in the Bible.,
  • Fasts and feasts in rabbinical literature.,
  • Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Gloria Wiederkehr-Pollack.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM690 .P65 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 220 p. ;
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL686286M
    ISBN 100872031497
    LC Control Number97033202

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