Contemporary Jewish ethics

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  • Ethics, Jewish,
  • Judaism

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Bibliography: p. [437]-443.

Book details

Statementedited by Menachem Marc Kellner.
SeriesSanhedrin Jewish studies
ContributionsJudaism.10 Kellner, Menachem Marc, 1946-
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 452 p. ;
Number of Pages452
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23758983M
ISBN 100884829200

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