History of the Jews in Canada
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Published by Harvest House in Montreal .
Written in English



  • Canada


  • Jews -- Canada -- History

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Edition Notes

StatementB.G. Sack. Translated by Ralph Novek.
LC ClassificationsF1035.J5 S32
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 299 p. :
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5935178M
LC Control Number65001899

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