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Yiddish literature for beginners

Jean Jofen

Yiddish literature for beginners

with a programmed workbook

by Jean Jofen

  • 57 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Jofen in Brooklyn, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yiddish language -- Readers.,
  • Yiddish language -- Dictionaries -- English.

  • Edition Notes

    Added t. p.: Yidishe liṭeraṭur far onheybers.

    Other titlesYidishe liṭeraṭur far onheybers.
    StatementJean Jofen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPJ5116.5 .J6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination99 p. ;
    Number of Pages99
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4947256M
    LC Control Number76375100

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Yisakhar Rybak illustrated two books by Leyb Kvitko—Foyglen (Birds) and In vald (In the Forest), in Berlin in The National Yiddish Book Center is a non-profit organization working to rescue Yiddish books and share their content with the world. More t of our titles are now available free-of-charge through the Open Content Alliance.

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