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Night words; a midrash on the Holocaust.

David G. Roskies

Night words; a midrash on the Holocaust.

Nakhṭṿerṭer; a medresh oyfn ḥurbn. Mile lailah; Midrash ʻal ha-Shoʼah.

by David G. Roskies

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Published by B"nai B"rith Hillel Foundations in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Drama.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNakhṭṿerṭer., Mile lailah.
    StatementCompiled by David Roskies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6068.O79 N5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination59 p.
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5760176M
    LC Control Number71166187

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