Library of Congress subject headings in Jewish studies
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Published by Association of Jewish Libraries in Bexley, Ohio .
Written in English


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Other titlesKotrot nośʾim shel Sifriyat ha-ḳongres be-madaʻe ha-Yahadut
Statementcompiled by Joseph Galron-Goldschläger.
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Office for Subject Cataloging Policy., Association of Jewish Libraries.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. (588 p.) ;
Number of Pages588
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20777421M
ISBN 100929262433

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