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Rosh Chodesh guide resources for sisterhood study and celebration by Lenore Bohm

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Published by Women of Reform Judaism, Federation of Temple Sisterhoods in New York, NY (838 Fifth Ave., New York 10021-7064) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Rosh Hodesh.,
  • Jewish women -- Religious life.,
  • Jewish women -- Societies and clubs.,
  • Reform Judaism -- Customs and practices.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies (p. 53-57).

Statementby Lenore Bohm.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBM695.N4 B64 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 60 p. ;
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL68102M
LC Control Number99166862

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