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Becoming Jewish a handbook for conversion by Ronald H. Isaacs

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Published by Rabbinical Assembly in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Proselytes and proselyting, Jewish,
  • Judaism -- Customs and practices

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [113]-118).

StatementRonald H. Isaacs.
LC ClassificationsBM729.P7 I83 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 133 p. ;
Number of Pages133
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1183084M
LC Control Number94171457

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