Judaism in a post-halakhic age
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Judaism in a post-halakhic age by Jack J. Cohen

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Published by Academic Studies Press in Boston .
Written in English


  • Jewish law,
  • Judaism -- 21st century

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJack J. Cohen.
SeriesReference library of Jewish intellectual history
LC ClassificationsBM520.3 .C645 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24040536M
ISBN 109781934843925
LC Control Number2010003567

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