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At home in exile

Alan Wolfe

At home in exile

why diaspora is good for the Jews

by Alan Wolfe

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish diaspora,
  • Zionism and Judaism,
  • Jews,
  • Identity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlan Wolfe
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS134 .W65 2014
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 pages
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27171797M
    ISBN 100807033138
    ISBN 109780807033135
    LC Control Number2014009531
    OCLC/WorldCa869904745


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