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Jews in the Center

Conservative Synagogues and Their Members

by Jack Wertheimer

  • 58 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Rutgers University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish studies,
  • Judaism,
  • Social groups & communities,
  • Judaism - Conservative,
  • Social Science,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Judaism - General,
  • Sociology of Religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages407
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8025927M
    ISBN 10081353206X
    ISBN 109780813532066
    OCLC/WorldCa173164470

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