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Published by Brandeis University Press, Published by University Press of New England in Hanover .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Jews -- Israel -- Social conditions,
  • Immigrants -- Israel -- Social conditions,
  • Social integration -- Israel,
  • Israel -- Social conditions,
  • Israel -- Civilization

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

StatementUzi Rebhun and Chaim I. Waxman, editors
ContributionsRebhun, Uzi, Waxman, Chaim Isaac
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS126.5 .J43 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 504 p. ;
Number of Pages504
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18153056M
ISBN 101584653272
LC Control Number2003018716

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