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Development and discontinuity in Jewish law

by Ruth N. Sandberg

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish law

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    StatementRuth N. Sandberg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM521 .S26 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3954570M
    ISBN 100761821651, 076182166X
    LC Control Number2001054030

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