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Jews of Montréal and their Judaisms

MacKay L. Smith

Jews of Montréal and their Judaisms

a voyage of discovery

by MacKay L. Smith

  • 340 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Aaron Communications in Montreal .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Québec (Province),
  • Montréal,
  • Montréal.
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- Québec (Province) -- Montréal -- Social conditions.,
    • Jews -- Québec (Province) -- Montréal -- Statistics.,
    • Judaism -- Québec (Province) -- Montréal.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby MacKay L. Smith.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1054.5.M8 S56 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination213 p. :
      Number of Pages213
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL479354M
      ISBN 100968306403
      LC Control Number98205860
      OCLC/WorldCa39679144

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