Jewish life in the Ukraine a family saga. by Michael Charnofsky

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Published by Exposition Press in New York .

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  • Ukraine.

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  • Jews -- Ukraine

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StatementWith a word in pref. by Harry Lang.
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LC ClassificationsDS135.R93 C2
The Physical Object
Pagination277 p.
Number of Pages277
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Open LibraryOL5955325M
LC Control Number65029545
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