Let"s find out about Jewish holidays by Martha Shapp

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An easy-to-read introduction to the Jewish holidays explaining their origins in Jewish history.

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Statementby Martha and Charles Shapp. Pictures by Marvin Friedman.
ContributionsShapp, Charles, joint author., Friedman, Marvin, illus.
LC ClassificationsBM690 .S318
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5077766M
ISBN 100531000672
LC Control Number74131142

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