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Extraordinary Jews: Staging their lives

one-act plays for teens

by Gabrielle S. Kaplan

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Published by Behrman House Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion & Spirituality,
  • Drama in religious education,
  • Jewish religious education of teenagers,
  • Jews,
  • Juvenile drama,
  • Teaching methods

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11057447M
    ISBN 100867050519
    ISBN 109780867050516
    OCLC/WorldCa47249687

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Extraordinary Jews: Staging their lives: one-act plays for teens Paperback – January 1, by Gabrielle Suzanne Kaplan (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ PaperbackAuthor: Gabrielle Suzanne Kaplan. Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer is a freelance writer and educator based in Philadelphia.

She is the author of two books of plays for children: The Magic Tanach and Other Short Plays and Extraordinary Jews: Staging Their Lives as well as The Creative Jewish Wedding : Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer.

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