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Published by Jewish Lights Pub. in Woodstock, Vt .
Written in English


  • Human ecology -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.,
  • Agricultural laws and legislation (Jewish law),
  • Fasts and feasts -- Judaism.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-268) and indexes.

Other titlesEcology and the Jewish spirit
Statementedited and with introductions by Ellen Bernstein.
ContributionsBernstein, Ellen, 1953-
LC ClassificationsBM538.H85 E36 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination277 p. ;
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL688805M
ISBN 101879045885
LC Control Number97035828

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