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I am a Jew

I am a Jew

essays on Jewish identity in the Soviet Union

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Published by Academic Committee on Soviet Jewry in [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- Soviet Union -- Identity.,
    • Soviet Union -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited, and with a foreword, by Moshe Decter ; introd. by Lewis A. Coser.
      SeriesJews in the USSR ;, no. 1
      ContributionsDecter, Moshe., Academic Committee on Soviet Jewry.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS135.R92 I17
      The Physical Object
      Pagination77 p. ;
      Number of Pages77
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4580152M
      LC Control Number77152673

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