9 edition of The quality of American Jewish life found in the catalog.
1987 by American Jewish Committee, Institute of Human Relations in New York, NY .
Written in English
|Statement||by Steven M. Cohen & Charles S. Liebman.|
|Series||Jewish sociology papers|
|Contributions||Liebman, Charles S.|
|LC Classifications||BM205 .C63 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||55 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||55|
|LC Control Number||87072930|
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In this volume of the American Jewish Year Book, the debate is presented as formulated by two well-known scholars more than three decades ago: Steven M. Cohen and Charles Liebman. Steven Bayme and David Singer, authors of the Foreword of the original publication by the American Jewish Committee, wrote as follows:Author: Steven M.
Cohen, Charles S. Liebman. Quality of American Jewish life. New York, NY: American Jewish Committee, Institute of Human Relations, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Steven Martin Cohen; Charles S Liebman.
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