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Elder of the Jews Jakob Edelstein of Theresienstadt by Ruth Bondy

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Published by Grove Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Czechoslovakia,
  • Czechoslovakia.


  • Edelstein, Jacob, d. 1944.,
  • Theresienstadt (Concentration camp),
  • Jews -- Czechoslovakia -- Biography.,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Czechoslovakia.

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Edition Notes

StatementRuth Bondy ; translated from the Hebrew by Evelyn Abel.
LC ClassificationsDS135.C97 E34213 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 476 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages476
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2058617M
ISBN 10080211007X
LC Control Number88037751

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