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Formal policy statements of the American Council for Judaism

American Council for Judaism.

Formal policy statements of the American Council for Judaism

from September, nineteen fifty-nine to May, nineteen sixty-one.

by American Council for Judaism.

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Published by The Council in [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Zionism.,
    • Jews -- United States -- Attitudes toward Israel.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS149 .A679 1961
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1160171M
      LC Control Number94138510

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