Jewish family law in the State of Israel

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Published by Global Publications, State University of New York in Binghamton, NY .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Marriage law -- Israel.,
  • Marriage (Jewish law),
  • Divorce -- Law and legislation -- Israel.,
  • Divorce (Jewish law),
  • Domestic relations -- Israel.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index of sources

Book details

Statementedited by M.D.A. Freeman ; translations by Sarah Avitzur ... [et al.]
SeriesJewish Law Association studies -- 13
ContributionsFreeman, Michael D. A.
The Physical Object
Pagination373 p. ;
Number of Pages373
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22470096M
ISBN 101586841831

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