The student"s guide through the Talmud
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The student"s guide through the Talmud by Zevi Hirsch Chajes

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Published by P. Feldheim in New York .
Written in English


  • Talmud -- Introductions.,
  • Tradition (Judaism),
  • Aggada.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Z. H. Chajes ; translated from the Hebrew, edited, and critically annotated by Jacob Shachter.
LC ClassificationsBM503.5
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 290 p. ;
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16206238M

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