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Teaching the Jewish experience in America

Max Nadel

Teaching the Jewish experience in America

units and resources

by Max Nadel

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Published by American Association for Jewish Education in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- United States -- History -- Study and teaching (Secondary),
    • United States -- History -- Study and teaching (Secondary)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementprepared by Max Nadel.
      ContributionsAmerican Association for Jewish Education.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.J5 N2
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 81 p. ;
      Number of Pages81
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4604697M
      LC Control Number77367885


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