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Jewish distinctiveness within the American tradition

Moshe Davis

Jewish distinctiveness within the American tradition

the Eretz Yisrael dimension as case illustration

by Moshe Davis

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Published by Syracuse University in [Syracuse, N. Y.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism -- United States.,
  • Jews -- United States -- Identity.,
  • Jews -- United States -- Cultural assimilation.,
  • Zionism -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 20-25.

    StatementMoshe Davis.
    SeriesThe B. G. Rudolph lectures in Judaic studies, B.G. Rudolph lectures in Judaic studies
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 31 p. ;
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17640286M

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