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Rabbis and their community

Ira Robinson

Rabbis and their community

studies in the Eastern European Orthodox rabbinate in Montreal, 1896-1930

by Ira Robinson

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Published by University of Calgary Press in Calgary, AB .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementIra Robinson.
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LC ClassificationsBM
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 166 p. ;
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22761502M
ISBN 109781552381861

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