Modern Palestine, Jewish life and problems
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Modern Palestine, Jewish life and problems by A. S. Waldstein

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Published by Bloch publishing company in New York .
Written in English



  • Palestine.


  • Jews -- Palestine.,
  • Jews -- Restoration.

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Edition Notes

Statementby A. S. Waldstein.
LC ClassificationsDS149 .W2
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 222 p.
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6705242M
LC Control Number27018437

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