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Saving the Jewish family myths and realities in the diaspora strategies for the future : an analysis and cumulative bibliography, 1970-1982 by Gerald B. Bubis

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Published by University Press of America, Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, Center for Jewish Community Studies in Lanham, MD, [Jerusalem] .
Written in English



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  • Jewish families.,
  • Jewish families -- Bibliography.,
  • Jewish way of life.,
  • Jewish way of life -- Bibliography.,
  • Jews -- United States -- Social conditions.,
  • Jews -- United States -- Social conditions -- Bibliography.

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Bibliography: p. 103-197.

StatementGerald B. Bubis.
ContributionsMerkaz le-ḥeḳer ha-ḳehilah ha-Yehudit (Jerusalem)
LC ClassificationsHQ525.J4 B82 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 201 p. ;
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2389768M
ISBN 100819165743, 0819165751
LC Control Number87019013

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