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Published by Bar-Ilan University Press in Ramat Gan .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Names, Personal -- Jewish -- Congresses,
  • Names, Personal -- Jewish -- Bibliography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesṾe-eleh shemot
Statementedited by Aaron Demsky, Joseph A. Reif, Joseph Tabory.
GenreCongresses., Bibliography.
ContributionsDemsky, Aaron., Raif, Y. A., Tabory, Joseph., Lawson, Edwin D., 1923-, International Conference of Jewish Onomastics.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCS3010 .T45 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1-4> ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL417857M
ISBN 109652261920
LC Control Number98121471

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