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story of the synagogue a Diaspora Museum book by Geoffrey Wigoder

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English


  • Synagogues -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementGeoffrey Wigoder.
ContributionsNahum Goldmann Museum of the Jewish Diaspora.
LC ClassificationsBM653
The Physical Object
Pagination208p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16518252M
ISBN 10029778935X

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