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The essential Talmud by Adin Steinsaltz

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Talmud,
  • Introductions

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAdin Steinsaltz ; translated from the Hebrew by Chaya Galai
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBM503.5 .S79913 1976b
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 296 p. ;
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24746189M
ISBN 100465020607
LC Control Number75036384

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