In search of a guiding vision for Jewish education by David Hartman

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Published by The David and Rae Finegood Institute for Diaspora Education of the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem .

Written in English

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  • Philosophy,
  • Judaism,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Jewish religious education

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Book details

Statementby David Hartman
LC ClassificationsBM103 .H336 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination15 leaves ;
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25374565M
LC Control Number2001390134

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