New York Jews and the Quest for Community
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New York Jews and the Quest for Community The Kehillah Experiment, 1908-1922 by Arthur A. Goren

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Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English


  • Jewish studies,
  • Social groups & communities,
  • USA,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Sociology,
  • Jewish Community of New York C,
  • Jewish Community of New York City,
  • Jews,
  • New York,
  • New York (State),
  • Politics and government,
  • History: American

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages361
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9728891M
ISBN 100231034229
ISBN 109780231034227

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