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Health and medicine in Jewish law

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Published by Rubenstein in Bronx, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hygiene, Jewish,
  • Medical laws and legislation (Jewish law)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Shmuel Rubenstein.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA561 .R82
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 p. :
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4487114M
    LC Control Number79316232


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