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Published by Anti-defamation League of B"nai B"rith in New York .

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Statementcompiled and edited by Solomon S. Bernards ; preface by Israel Mowshowitz.
ContributionsBernards, Solomon S., B"nai B"rith. Anti-defamation League.
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Pagination63 p.
Number of Pages63
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