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Humanitarian values in Judaism

Edward Zipperstein

Humanitarian values in Judaism

by Edward Zipperstein

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Published by Privately published in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humanitarianism -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.,
  • Jewish ethics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-250).

    Statementby Edward Zipperstein.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1286.H85 Z57 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 263 p. :
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3456166M
    LC Control Number2005380125
    OCLC/WorldCa38269866

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