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5 edition of Jewish calendar found in the catalog.

Jewish calendar

Feinstein, David Rabbi.

Jewish calendar

its structure and laws

by Feinstein, David Rabbi.

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Published by Mesorah in Brooklyn, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish astronomy,
  • Calendar, Jewish,
  • Fasts and feasts -- Judaism,
  • Judaism -- Liturgy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementDavid Feinstein.
    SeriesArtScroll halachah series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB34 .F45 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3439977M
    ISBN 10157819346X
    LC Control Number2005299631
    OCLC/WorldCa55666599

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