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A History of Jewish education in America.

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Published by National Curriculum Research Institute of the American Association for Jewish Education in New York] .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- United States -- Education -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      StatementEdited by Judah Pilch.
      ContributionsPilch, Judah, ed., National Curriculum Research Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC741 .H5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 223 p.
      Number of Pages223
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5632066M
      LC Control Number68058099


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