Exotic Jewish communities. by Schifra Strizower

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Published by T. Yoseloff in London, New York .

Written in English

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  • Jewish diaspora.

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SeriesPopular Jewish library
LC ClassificationsDS134 .S8 1963
The Physical Object
Pagination157 p.
Number of Pages157
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Open LibraryOL5875191M
LC Control Number63003928

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Blady (The Jewish Boxer's Hall of Fame) presents the histories, economies, Exotic Jewish communities. book religious life of 17 Jewish communities in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. After describing the community's arrival in its host country, he focuses on the relationship between Jewish life and the country's culture/5(9).

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A San Francisco Bay Area resident sinceKen has a BA in history from the University of California at Berkeley and an MA in clinical counseling from California State University, East Bay. He is the author of Jewish Communities in Exotic Places, among other works.

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