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Education and Vocational Training

Trude Maurer

in Jewish Daily Life in Germany, 1618-1945

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195171648
eISBN:
9780199871346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171648.003.0022
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter shows that toward the end of the Weimar Republic the Jewish school system became an institution of protection against antisemitism and of strengthening Jewish consciousness. As the Nazis ... More


Schooling and Healing: The Institutional Basis of Jewish Welfare

Rainer Liedtke

in Jewish Welfare in Hamburg and Manchester c.1850–1914

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207238
eISBN:
9780191677564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207238.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the Jewish schools and hospitals which exist in both communities and then examines the institutions for orphans, the aged, and the chronically sick, which only Hamburg Jewry ... More


Do Jewish Schools Make a Difference in the Former Soviet Union?

Zvi Gitelman

in Jewish Day Schools, Jewish Communities: A Reconsideration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113744
eISBN:
9781800340770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113744.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter describes Jewish education in the former Soviet Union (FSU). Intensive Jewish education is seen in many countries, including Israel, as the most promising antidote to the assimilation of ... More


From Theory to Practice: The Fight for Jewish Education in Vilna during the First World War

Andrew N. Koss

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 30: Jewish Education in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764500
eISBN:
9781800343429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764500.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter chronicles the unlikely blossoming of Yiddish and Hebrew schools in Vilna during the First World War. It examines the problems of providing education for refugee children raised at the ... More


Jewish Schools, Jewish Communities: A Reconsideration

Alex Pomson

in Jewish Day Schools, Jewish Communities: A Reconsideration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113744
eISBN:
9781800340770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113744.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter discusses the growing social significance of Jewish day-school education within the context of the Jewish community. It looks more broadly at the developments within a ... More


The Bible in Qumran and Early Judaism

P. S. Alexander

in Text in Context: Essays by Members of the Society for Old Testament Study

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263913
eISBN:
9780191601187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263910.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This is the second of five chapters on the Old Testament and the reader, and presents an analysis of the Bible in Qumran (the site occupied by the early Jewish monastic community who lived near the ... More


How Jews Gained Their Education in Kiev, 1860–1917

Victoria Khiterer

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 30: Jewish Education in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764500
eISBN:
9781800343429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764500.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores different facets of the interplay between official government policies and Jewish communal initiatives. It focuses on Kiev, which had a unique status for Jews. It also shows how ... More


Female Spheres and Recognition: The Welfare Involvement of Jewish Women

Rainer Liedtke

in Jewish Welfare in Hamburg and Manchester c.1850–1914

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207238
eISBN:
9780191677564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207238.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter charts the role Jewish women play in the welfare systems of Hamburg and Manchester. It notes that Jewish women participate in a number of different associations and form organizations ... More


Jewish Day Schools, Jewish Communities: A Reconsideration

Alex Pomson and Howard Deitcher (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113744
eISBN:
9781800340770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113744.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

About 350,000 Jewish children are currently enrolled in Jewish day schools, in every continent other than Antarctica. This is the first book-length consideration of life in such schools and of their ... More


Beyond the Community: Jewish Day School Education in Britain

Helena Miller

in Jewish Day Schools, Jewish Communities: A Reconsideration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113744
eISBN:
9781800340770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113744.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines Jewish day schools in Britain. While some Jewish schools in Britain are private institutions, funded by trusts and individuals within the Jewish community, most Jewish primary ... More


A Story within a Story: The First Russian-Language Jewish History Textbooks, 1880—1900

Vassili Schedrin

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 30: Jewish Education in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764500
eISBN:
9781800343429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764500.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter talks about Simon Dubnow, who is considered the father of east European Jewish historical writing and known to be deeply committed to his children's education. It cites textbooks that ... More


The Narrative of Acculturation: Hungarian Jewish Children’s Books during the Dual Monarchy, 1867—1918

Daniel Viragh

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 30: Jewish Education in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764500
eISBN:
9781800343429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764500.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores Hungarian educational policies and practices, and inaugurates a triptych of essays about textbooks. It looks at books that were created by Jewish educators for precisely the ... More


Three Essays on Jewish Education during the Nazi Occupation

Marian Małowist

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 13: Focusing on the Holocaust and its Aftermath

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774600
eISBN:
9781800340701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774600.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter presents three essays on Jewish education during the Nazi occupation. The first essay, entitled ‘The Spiritual Attitude of Jewish Youth in the Period before the Second World War and in ... More


Jewish Pupils’ Perspectives on Religious Education and the Expectations of a Religious Community: The Jewish High School in Berlin

Christine Müller

in Jewish Day Schools, Jewish Communities: A Reconsideration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113744
eISBN:
9781800340770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113744.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter presents a case study of the Jewish High School in Berlin — the only Jewish secondary school in contemporary Germany. The focus is on the re-establishment of this school in 1993 and the ... More


Shabbatonim as Experiential Education in the North American Community Day High School

Jeffrey S. Kress and Joseph Reimer

in Jewish Day Schools, Jewish Communities: A Reconsideration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113744
eISBN:
9781800340770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113744.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the most common intensive experiential opportunity the new communal and Conservative Jewish day high schools in North America offer — the Shabbaton. The Shabbaton is a retreat ... More


The School Ghetto in France

Ami Bouganim

in Jewish Day Schools, Jewish Communities: A Reconsideration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113744
eISBN:
9781800340770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113744.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the school ghetto in France. The Jewish school in France was never conceived or planned; it just created itself behind the backs of community institutions. The first modern ... More


Reflections on ‘Culture Mavens’ from an Australian Jewish Perspective

Suzanne D. Rutland

in Jews at Home: The Domestication of Identity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113461
eISBN:
9781800340343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113461.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter seeks to explain Australian Jewish cultural patterns in the light of the narrative of the social and historical context that has developed in America discussed in Chapter 10. It ... More


Going through the Motions of Ritual: Exploring the “as if” Quality of Religious Sociality in Faith-Based Schools

Sally Anderson

in The Study of Children in Religions: A Methods Handbook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776469
eISBN:
9780814777466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776469.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the relationship between children and ritual observance in a school setting. Based on ethnographic fieldwork carried out in Danish faith-based private schools, it probes the ... More


A Response to Deborah Meier

Joshua Elkin

in Jewish Day Schools, Jewish Communities: A Reconsideration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113744
eISBN:
9781800340770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113744.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter responds to and elaborates on a few key points made both in the preceding chapter and in other writings. It argues that the Jewish heritage possesses material that dovetails very nicely ... More


The Merchant

Robert Nemes

in Another Hungary: The Nineteenth-Century Provinces in Eight Lives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804795913
eISBN:
9780804799126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795913.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The second chapter drops from the top of the social pyramid to near the bottom, to a Yiddish-speaking Jewish immigrant from Poland. Ráfáel Kästenbaum came to Hungary as a young man and worked as a ... More


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