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Sectors of American Judaism

Sectors of American Judaism

Reform, Orthodoxy, Conservatism, and Reconstructionism

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Published by Ktav Pub. House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Judaism -- United States,
    • Reform Judaism -- United States,
    • Orthodox Judaism -- United States,
    • Conservative Judaism -- United States,
    • Reconstructionist Judaism

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Jacob Neusner.
      SeriesUnderstanding American Judaism ;, v. 2
      ContributionsNeusner, Jacob, 1932-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBM205 .S4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 326 p. ;
      Number of Pages326
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5189009M
      ISBN 100870682792
      LC Control Number75008946


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