4 edition of Understanding American Jewish philanthropy found in the catalog.
Understanding American Jewish philanthropy
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Marc Lee Raphael.|
|Series||The Library of Judaic learning ; v. 3|
|Contributions||Raphael, Marc Lee.|
|LC Classifications||HV3191 .U5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 257 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||257|
|LC Control Number||79011675|
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