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Contemporary Jewish civilization on the American campus

Contemporary Jewish civilization on the American campus

research and teaching

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Published by Alpha Press in Jerusalem .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Judaism -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.,
    • Jews -- History -- 1789-1945 -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.,
    • Jews -- United States -- Education (Higher)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementeditor, Moshe Davis.
      SeriesPublication series, the Allan Lazaroff chair of Jewish education in the Diaspora ;, 1
      ContributionsDavis, Moshe., Colloquium on the Teaching of Contemporary Jewish Civilization on the American Campus, University of Maryland, 1972.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBM75 .C67
      The Physical Object
      Pagination76 p. ;
      Number of Pages76
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4483481M
      LC Control Number79312168

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