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Education in Israel gives a full account of the present school system in Israel and should be of interest to educationists of the modern world. For Israel is a microcosm of the modern world.



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FRONT MATTERTitle PageCopyright PageDedication PageCONTENTSILLUSTRATIONSPREFACEGLOSSARYI. THE ZIONIST MOVEMENTII. FOUNDATIONS. JEWISH EDUCATION UP TO THE FIRST WORLD WARJEWISH EDUCATION BEFORE 1880THE REVIVAL OF HEBREWTHE TEACHERS' ASSOCIATIONIII. EDUCATION UNDER THE MANDATETHE MANDATETHE BIPARTITE DIVISION—JEWISH AND ARABARAB EDUCATIONJEWISH EDUCATION UNDER THE JEWISH AGENCY (1920–32)THE ‘TRENDS'HIGHER EDUCATIONGOVERNMENT AND JEWISH EDUCATIONTHE HERITAGEIV. STATE EDUCATION—THE LEGAL BASISTHE STATETHE LAW OF COMPULSORY EDUCATIONPROBLEMS OF IMPLEMENTATIONTHE TRENDS. PARENTS' RIGHTSTHE LAW OF STATE EDUCATIONAPPRAISAL. A PERMANENT SOLUTION?V. THE EDUCATIONAL STRUCTUREA SURVEY OF THE PRESENT SYSTEMTHE EXTENT OF SECONDARY EDUCATIONISRAELIS AND IMMIGRANTSPROLONGATION OF COMPULSORY EDUCATIONTHE BREAKVI. ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCETHE SCHOOLS—A SURVEYADMINISTRATION—THE MINISTRY. LOCAL AUTHORITIESVII. THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SYLLABUSADMINISTRATIVE FRAMEWORKPROBLEMS. THE TASK AND THE MEANSUNIFORMITY AND DIFFERENTIATIONTHE EDUCATIONAL STRUCTUREEDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES. A CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT CENTRERELIGIOUS EDUCATIONVIII. INFORMAL EDUCATIONWHAT IS ‘CHARACTER'?THE INDIVIDUAL CHILD. THE HOMEGAMES, CLUBS, GROUP ACTIVITIESTHE YOUTH SERVICEYOUTH MOVEMENTSSPORTAPPENDIX. ANCILLARY SERVICESIX. SECONDARY EDUCATION–ORGANIZATION AND AIMSDIFFERENTIATIONADMISSION OF PUPILSTIMES-TABLESEXAMINATIONSAIMSX. SECONDARY EDUCATION—THE CURRICULUMHETEROGENEITYINTEGRATIONINFORMAL EDUCATIONXI. INDEPENDENT RELIGIOUS SCHOOLS. YESHIVOTINDEPENDENT RELIGIOUS SCHOOLSYESHIVOTXII. THE KIBBUTZIMSTATISTICSEARLY CHILDHOODTHE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLTHE SECONDARY SCHOOLPROBLEMSXIII. AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION. YOUTH 'ALIYAHHISTORYTHE PUPILSTHE YOUTH 'ALIYAHTHE CURRICULUMEDUCATION IN MOSHAVIM (CO-OPERATIVE VILLAGES)XIV. THE EDUCATION OF HANDICAPPED CHILDRENORGANIZATIONCURRICULADELINQUENCYXV. WORKING YOUTHWORKING YOUTHTHE OUTLOOKXVI. HIGHER EDUCATIONSTATISTICSBUDGET AND CONTROLINSTITUTIONS FOR POST-SECONDARY EDUCATIONDEVELOPMENTNATIONAL NEEDSPHILOSOPHY AND IDEALSXVII. ADULT EDUCATIONINTRODUCTION. ‘TORAH'HEBREW CLASSES FOR IMMIGRANTSVOCATIONAL TRAININGGENERAL FURTHER EDUCATIONARMY EDUCATIONSUMMARY AND PROSPECTXVIII. TRAINING AND STATUS OF TEACHERSSUPPLY AND DEMANDTRAINING COLLEGES FOR TEACHERS IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLSTHE TRAINING OF TEACHERS FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLSSTRENGTHENING THE SUPPLYIN-SERVICE TRAININGSTATUSXIX. ARAB EDUCATIONTHE LAW OF COMPULSORY EDUCATIONTHE CURRICULUM OF THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLSECONDARY EDUCATIONHIGHER EDUCATION. TRAINING OF TEACHERSTHE AIMS OF ARAB EDUCATIONARAB-JEWISH CONTACTSXX. TO WHAT END?EDUCATION IN ISRAEL—RETROSPECTJUDAISM IN THE MODERN WORLDZIONISMTHE CONTENT OF JEWISH EDUCATIONBIBLIOGRAPHYINDEX
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The Other War: Israelis, Palestinians and the Struggle for Media Supremacy
Stephanie Gutmann, who covered the second intifada, documents in her book, 'The Other War,' how Israel, in spite of — or maybe because of — its strength as a democracy nearly always loses the battle for soft and sympathetic minds. — The Washington Times

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THE ECONOMIC CONDITIONS OF JUDAEA
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Thesaurus of the Medieaval Hebrew Poetry, in 4 volumes
Lists 35,000 poems and prayers culled from printed and manuscript sources (many from Cairo Genizah) and their variations, i.e. almost every Hebrew poem and its variations composed after canonization of the Hebrew Bible until 18th c.e.... with listings of sacred poetry reaching into the 20th century.

Jews, Pagans and Christians In Conflict
A fresh look at the propaganda wars between Jews and Pagans as well as Christians and Pagans during the first centuries of the common era.

The Pharisees: The Sociological Background of Their Faith (2 volume-set)
The Pharisees constituted a religious Order of singular influence in the history of civilization. Judaism, Christianity, and Mohammedanism all derive from this ancient Palestinian Society. This book uncovers the origins and fundamental aspects of Pharisees' faith from sociological point of view.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Jobs (in 2 volumes)
Electronic edition of the massive commentary on the Book of Job.

Literary Studies In The Hebrew Bible Form And Content
This volume focuses on some major issues in biblical research. In the studies collected in this volume, the author aims at highlighting salient literary modes which can be identified the books of the Hebrew Bible.

Matters of Life and Death
Incredible medical breakthroughs of today, like genetic engineering, in-vitro fertilization, and cloning, as well as the ability and choice to prolong life force us as Jews and human beings to struggle with the dilemmas posed by modern medicine. How does one decide which treatments to accept as appropriate and which not? Jewish law and ethics, as Dr. Elliot Dorff points out, which stem from the ancient teachings of the Talmud, do not directly address these modern issues, but the Jewish tradition

Hellenism
This book is intended for those interested in the conflict of Judaism with the culture of the ancient world and its impact on the Jewish life of today.

Palestine in the 18th Century


A History of the Jews in Christian Spain. Vol. 2
One of the century s great classics of Jewish historiography. The second volume of Professor Baer s monumental work tells the tragic story of the dissolution of the great Spanish Jewish community.

Consolation for the Tribulations of Israel
Many centuries ago a thoughtful and scholarly Jew asked the question: Why do the righteous suffer? Anxious to help us reach out for an answer, a brilliant young scholar, Martin A. Cohen, has prepared a translation of Consolaçam as tribulaçoens de Israel, a history of the Jews written by a Portuguese Marrano who had witnessed the tragic events that befell his people in Portugal in the first half of the sixteenth century.

JPS Bible Commentary: Haftarot
The most recent addition to the JPS Bible Commentary series covers the varied selections from the Nevi'im that comprise the haftarot, chanted on Sabbaths and holy days in synagogues.

Ahad Ha-Am Asher Ginzberg: A Biography
Ahad Ha-Am's “spiritual Zionism” is still as capable, as it was fifty years ago, of giving inspiration and guidance to a large segment of the Jewry.

History of the Jewish People
... a single volume (containing) the multitude of details of nearly 40 centuries of Jewish history (provided) with conciseness, clarity, and completeness. . . entire work is informed by a broad philosophic grasp of the subject, a rare balance and objectivity of treatment, and a warm love for the Jewish people and its heritage. Robert Gordis Encyclopaedia Judaica

Magic Spells and Formulae: Aramaic Incantations of Late Antiquity
Following the publication of Amulets and Magic Bowls , several new magic texts were made available to the authors. Presented in the same scholarly manner,this is a valuable insight into the religious life and practices of common people in the Talmudic period.

Spanish-Portuguese Synagogue Music


Hebrew-English Torah: The Five Books of Moses
This is a Study Edition of the traditional Masoretic text placed next to the classic word-for-word Jewish translation by JPS; it features the most authoritative Hebrew text - based on the Leningrad Codex - complete with cantillation marks, vocalization and verse numbers.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 7
The most comprehensive work in its class; includes articles on all religions, ethical systems and movements, religious beliefs and customs, philosophical ideas, moral practices, as well as related subjects in anthropology, mythology, folklore, relevant areas of biology, psychology, economics and sociology.

History of the Jews, Vol. 3: From the Revolt against the Zendik (511 C.E.) to the Capture of St. Jean d'Acreby by the Mahometans (1291 C.E.)
A condensed reproduction of the first comprehensive attempt to write the history of the Jews as the history of a living people and from a Jewish point of view. The third volume covers the period from the revolt against the Zendik to the capture of St. Jean d'Acreby by the Mahometans.

Jewish Post-Biblical History through Great Personalities: From Jochanan ben Zakkai Through Moses Mendelssohn
In this book the effort has been to select from the pages of post-Biblical Jewish history the outstanding personalities, to present the life and work of each in such a way as to illustrate the spirit of Judaism in his time, and, in doing this, to analyze and systematize the complex and abstract subject matter so that it may offer the fewest difficulties to the pupil's mind.

Studia Biblica et Ecclesiastica Vol. 2
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Hanukkah: The Feast of Lights
There is a glamour and mystery about the Feast of Lights. Miss Solis-Cohen takes up the challenge of Hanukkah to the modern Jew and tries to explain it. The book will appeal to adults and to children, to those who seek knowledge on the holiday's origin and history.

A Commentary on the Book of Genesis (Part I): from Adam to Noah
One of the greatest masterpieces of Jewish Biblical scholarship directed against the Documentary Hypothesis or so-called Higher Critisism.

Sacred Fragments: Recovering Theology for the Modern Jew
Winner of the National Jewish Book Award, this book will be a stimulating and rewarding step to exploring and restoring Jewish theology – and faith – at a time when belief is continually challenged and yet so very needed.

Studies in the History of the Jews in Old Poland (Scripta Hierosolymitana, XXXVIII)
The twenty-one studies on the Jews of Old Poland here collected explore many hitherto uncharted aspects of Jewish life and experience in the Polish-Luthuanian Commonwealth.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 8
The most comprehensive work in its class; includes articles on all religions, ethical systems and movements, religious beliefs and customs, philosophical ideas, moral practices, as well as related subjects in anthropology, mythology, folklore, relevant areas of biology, psychology, economics and sociology.

What is Jewish Literature?
What Is Jewish Literature? is a richly thoughtful analysis and comprehensive overview of what defines Jewish literature. It is an international collection, an enduring contribution to the literary resource for the those who strive to appreciate, evaluate, and understand the varied riches of Jewish writing.

Tractate Berakhos II: Commentary and Study Guide
The guide to how Rabbis formulated their decrees and delt with changing conditions after the destruction of the Second Temple and the fall of Betar.

Commentary on the New Testament from the Talmud and Hebraica Vol.1
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Candles in the Night: Jewish Tales by Gentile Authors
To keep aglow the candles of human sympathy, the editor has compiled nearly a thousand items of significant non-Jewish literary and historical expression about the Jews. This volume includes twenty-three short stories and episodes from fourteen different national literatures.

ADULT EDUCATION IN CRISIS SITUATIONS


History of Jewish Coinage and of Money in the Old and New Testament
Madden's work constitutes . . . a record of many rare or unique examples of Jewish art, preserving spontaneity and directness in our contact with the Jewish past. Michael Avi-Yonah Professor of Archaeology at Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Nazvanie
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The Fifty-Third Chapter of Isaiah according to the Jewish interpreters (in 2 vols.)
Collection of printed texts and MSS. by Jewish commentators on the 53rd Chapter of Isaiah, brought together by AD. Nubauer and translated with assistance of S.R.Driver.

The Jewish Community: Its History and Structure to the American Revolution. Vol.II.
The second volume of the work that is centered on the European Jewish community of the Middle Ages and early modern times. The author offers a comprehensive historical and sociological analysis of the Jewish communal evolution during the Emancipation era.

My Brother s Keeper: A History of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, 1929-1939.
This book deals with the efforts of American Jews - through their overseas aid organization, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee - to come the aid of European Jewry in the crucial prewar decade, 1929-1939.

Gesenius' Hebrew Grammar, 2nd English Edition
Interactive edition of one of the most important Biblical Hebrew grammar ever published in English.

Volume 3, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Created by Reform Rabbis and Jewish Scholars, many of whom escaped from Nazi Germany, the Encyclopedia exhibits a unique sensitivity to all forms of anti-Semitic agitation and malice and makes every effort to find allies among others, especially Christians, to forge a shield for Jewish people in the face of the coming catastrophe.

STUDIES IN JEWISH EDUCATION III: Teacher, Teaching, and Community
Deals with concrete issues of the teaching process in schools.

The Responsa Literature
An interesting presentation of an extraordinary type of correspondence between communities and foremost Jewish authorities during the past fifteen hundred years by which social, economic and religious problems were discussed and solved.

New Heart, New Spirit: Biblical Humanism for Modern Israel
New Heart, New Spirit confronts the ethical and moral values of the Bible in the context of the critical situation that Israel and Zionism are facing. It is an outcry and a challenge to the xenophobic movements focused on “holy wars,” power, land, and blood.

Pirke de-Rabbi Eliezer
Kabbalistic midrashic work on Genesis, part of Exodus, and a few sentences of Numbers ascribed to R. Eliezer b. Hyrcanus.

Hebrew-English Tanakh: the Jewish Bible
Multi-platform, electronic edition of masoretic text of the Holy Scriptures placed next to classic Jewish translation.

Aspects of the Jewish Economic History
A survey of the far-ranging Jewish contribution to economic progress of the Western world.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 11
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the world—many considered founding “fathers” of their respective disciplines—this massive 12-volume Encyclopedia remains unsurpassed in many areas. Each of its 12 volumes was re-created by craftsmen of Varda Graphics, Inc. to look as close to the original as possible, while allowing the reader to take advantage of the latest computer technology.

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The Jewish Encyclopedia, Index Volume
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the world—many considered founding “fathers” of their respective disciplines—this massive 12-volume Encyclopedia remains unsurpassed in many areas. Each of its 12 volumes was re-created by craftsmen of Varda Graphics, Inc. to look as close to the original as possible, while allowing the reader to take advantage of the latest computer technology.

Hellenism
This book is intended for those interested in the conflict of Judaism with the culture of the ancient world and its impact on the Jewish life of today.