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My life in Jewish renewal

Zalman Schachter-Shalomi

My life in Jewish renewal

a memoir

by Zalman Schachter-Shalomi

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rabbis,
  • Jewish renewal,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementZalman M. Schachter-Shalomi with Edward Hoffman
    ContributionsHoffman, Edward, 1951-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM755.S2495 A3 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25331476M
    ISBN 109781442213272, 9781442213296
    LC Control Number2012020627


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