The American Jewish experience

excerpts from the celebration of the Bicentennial of the American Revolution and the jubilee anniversary of the Synagogue Council of America.
  • 40 Pages
  • 1.77 MB
  • English

The Council , [New York]
Jews -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures, Judaism -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures, American Revolution Bicentennial, 1776-1976 -- Rhode Island -- Ne


United States, Rhode Island, New

ContributionsSynagogue Council of America.
LC ClassificationsE184.J5 A467
The Physical Object
Pagination[40] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4761969M
LC Control Number78108909

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