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|Statement||John D. Rayner.|
|Series||Progressive Judaism today|
|LC Classifications||BM740.2 .R379 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 196 p, ;|
|Number of Pages||196|
|ISBN 10||1571819738, 1571819746|
|LC Control Number||97049487|
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