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Jewish customs and ceremonies

Ben M. Edidin

Jewish customs and ceremonies

by Ben M. Edidin

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Published by Hebrew Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism -- Customs and practices.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 171-172.

    Statementby Ben M. Edidin. Illustrated by H. Norman Iress.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM700 .E3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination178 p.
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6416534M
    LC Control Number41007500


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Publication date Topics Judaism, Fasts and feasts Publisher New York: Ktav Pub. House CollectionPages: The seven-day period of mourning begins immediately after the burial.

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