Yossel Rkover"s appeal to God
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Published by The Association for Religious and Intellectual life in New Rochelle, NY .
Written in English


  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland -- Warsaw -- Fiction.,
  • Jews -- Persecutions -- Poland -- Warsaw.,
  • Warsaw (Poland) -- History -- Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, 1943 -- Personal narratives.

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Edition Notes

Statementa new translation with afterword by Jeffry V. Mallow and Frans Jozef van Beeck.
GenreFiction., Personal narratives.
ContributionsMallow, Jeffry V., Beeck, Frans Jozef van., Beeck, Frans Jozef van. donor.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 362-377 ;
Number of Pages377
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20402115M

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