Jewish Window into the Life and the World

Selected Essays by Isaac Frank by William Gerber

Publisher: International Scholars Publishers

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  • Other prose: from c 1900 -,
  • Religion: general,
  • Religion,
  • Judaism,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • USA,
  • United States,
  • Judaism - General,
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  • 20th century,
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ISBN 101883255538
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