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women of the Torah commentaries from the Talmud, midrash, and kabbalah by Barbara L. Thaw Ronson

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Published by Jason Aronson in Northvale, N.J .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliography (p. 341-343) and index.

StatementBarbara L. Thaw Ronson.
LC ClassificationsBS680.W7 R66 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvi, 355 p. ;
Number of Pages355
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL317533M
ISBN 10076579991X
LC Control Number97331977

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