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Jewish distinctiveness in America

Tom W. Smith

Jewish distinctiveness in America

a statistical portrait

by Tom W. Smith

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Published by American Jewish Committee in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Jews -- United States -- Attitudes,
  • Public opinion -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTom W. Smith.
    GenreStatistics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.36.S65 S63 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 293 p. ;
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23685036M
    LC Control Number2006298824

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