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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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Rabbinic Fantasies: Imaginative Narratives from Classical Hebrew Literature
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R. Juspa, Shammash of Warmaisa (Worms)


Maimonides
The first of a series of books dealing with “Jewish Worthies,” this volume presents the biography of, perhaps, the most famous Jewish thinker of the Middle Ages with special regard to the general history of the period at which he lived.

A Separate Republic
Based on the Libro Grande, which is included in this volume, this authoritative analysis of the Venetian Jewish community of the 17th century gives a snapshot of the political and social structure of the Jews of Venice as they related to the general population of the Venetian Republic of that period and to the ethnic,economic, and religious diversity within their own community.

Studia Biblica et Ecclesiastica Vol. 4
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A Grammar of Samaritan Hebrew
The importance of the Samaritan pronunciation of Hebrew has gained wide acceptance as essential for reaching a correct understanding of the processes that affected the development of the Hebrew language in the late second temple period.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 7
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.

The Devil and the Jews: The Medieval Conception of the Jew and Its Relation to Modern Anti-Semitism
The medieval conception of the Jew as devil – literally and figuratively – is the subject of this classic work, first issued in 1943. The full dimension of the diabolization of the Jew is presented through document, analysis, and illustration. It is a chilling study but an exceedingly important one.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 4
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.

Ideology and Settlement
The first deep and detailed research conducted on the subject of carrying out of the policies and enterprises of the JNF in the years prior to World War I.

Reading Guide and Index, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Great introduction to all areas covered by Encyclopedia. All entries are hyperlinked to relevant Encyclopedia articles.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 4
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.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): PROVERBS
... the crown belongs to Crawford H. Toy's voluminous interpretation of the book of Proverbs --Rudolf Smend, from Wisdom in Ancient Israel , Cambridge, 1997.

History of the Jews, Vol. 4: From the Rise of the Kabbala (1270 C.E.) to the Permanent Settlement of the Marranos in Holland (1618 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 fourth volume covers the period from the rise of the Kabbala to the permanent settlement of the Marranos in Holland.

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.

Historisch-kritisches Lehrgebäude der hebräischen Sprache (in drei Bänden)
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The Fifty-Third Chapter of Isaiah according to the Jewish interpreters (in 2 vols.)
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ARAMAIC OSTRACA OF THE FOURTH CENTURY BC FROM IDUMAEA
The 201 of containing in the book Aramaic ostraca dating 361-311 BC are almost exclusive source for the study of the ethnic structure and the economic life for end of the Persian rule in the Land of Israel and the beginning of the Hellenistic period.

The Jews of Moslem Spain, Vol. 2/3
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Chess in Jewish History and Hebrew Literature
This book deals with the origins of chess from before 500 A.D. and its appearance in Jewish sources and literature until the middle of the 19th century.

Mystic Tales from the Zohar
A translation of eight of the most interesting narratives found in the Zohar. In addition, the book contains a comprehensive introduction, a glossary, notes, and a bibliography.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 6
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.

Bernard Revel: Builder of American Jewish Orthodoxy
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Studies in Hebrew Narrative Art (Scripta Hierosolymitana XXVII)
Each of the twelve articles in this volumes illustrates some state of the development of Hebrew narrative prose: from biblical literature though talmudic-midrashic and medieval eras till modern times.

Studies in Mishnaic Hebrew (Scripta Hierosolymitana, XXXVII)
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The Jews of Charleston: A History of an American Jewish Community
The small group of Jewish inhabitants of Charles Town in South Carolina met in 1750 to organize themselves permanently into a religious community. This book tells that community's story down to the present day. It describes the process of adjustment both of the Jews and their religion.

Hanukkah: The Feast of Lights
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Studia Biblica et Ecclesiastica, in 5 volumes
This five-volume set represents the finest work of the late nineteenth century Biblical scholarship.

History of the Jews in Aragon. Hispania Judaica, v. 1
More than 3,500 regesta in French, and original documents mostly from the Archivo General de la Corona de Aragon, in Barcelona.

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The Jews of Yugoslavia: A Quest for Community
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Jewish History: An Essay in the Philosophy of History
This essay exhibits in a remarkably striking way the author's art of making “all things seem fresh and new, important and attractive.” The author attempts, for the first time, a psychologic characterization of Jewish history. He endeavors to demonstrate the inner connection between events, and develop the ideas that underlie them.

Studies in Jewish Education XI: Languages and Literatures in Jewish Education
Languages and Literatures in Jewish Education is dedicated to Prof. Michael Rosenak, the founder of the discipline of the Philosophy of Jewish Education.

Tractate Ta'anis: Commentary and Study Guide
This is hard-core serious commentary on traditional Jewish belief that climatic conditions are entirely dependent upon the deeds of people. Taanis, one of the most interesting Talmudic Tractates, explicates this principle.

Studies in Mishnaic Hebrew (Scripta Hierosolymitana, XXXVII)
The twenty-two articles in this collection represent the latest results of the research into Mishnaic Hebrew that is conducted in Israel.

History of the Jews: Complete Set in 6 Volumes
A condensed reproduction of the entire eleven volumes of the “Geschichte der Juden,” 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.

Judaism and the Origins of Christianity
A massive collection of scholarship of the author who has pioneered new understanding of the Jewish background of early Christianity.

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

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Chronicles
The author of this interesting work, has little sympathy with that subjective criticism which prescribes beforehand an author's scheme of composition and then regards all contrary to this scheme as interpolations or supplements.

The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges: The Book of Exodus
The Book of Exodus sets before us, as the Hebrews of later ages told it, and in the vivid, picturesque style which the best Jewish historians could always command, the story of the deliverance from Egypt.

Studies in Mishnaic Hebrew (Scripta Hierosolymitana, XXXVII)
The twenty-two articles in this collection represent the latest results of the research into Mishnaic Hebrew that is conducted in Israel.

Bernard Revel: Builder of American Jewish Orthodoxy
A biography of and assesment of ideas of one of the major personalities of American Jewish Orthodoxy.

The Book of Pogroms (in Russian)
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Folk-lore in the Old Testament: Studies in Comparative Religion and Law. Vol. III
Many traces of the old modes of life and thought survive in the form of folklore. A few such relics of ruder times, as they are preserved like fossils in the Old Testament, are illustrated and explained by the author in this book. In the third volume The Keepers of the Threshold, the Bird-Sanctuary, The Silent Widow, and other stories are discussed.

History of the Jews, Vol. 2: From the Reign of Hyrcanus (135 B.C.E.) to the Completion of the Babylonian Talmud (500 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 second volume covers the period from the reign of Hyrcanus to the completion of the Babylonian Talmud.

The Gate Behind the Wall: A Pilgrimage to Jerusalem
When Samuel Heilman took a sabbatical from teaching sociology to spend time in Jerusalem, he did not know that it would become a personal pilgrimage. What had begun by engaging the social scientist in me would end by awakening the Jew, Heilman writes.

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The End of Time
A stunning departure from the polemics and social criticism that have made Horowitz one of our most controversial public intellectuals, The End of Time is a wide ranging, unflinching and lyrical meditation on subjects ranging from what parents inadvertently teach us in their deaths, to the forbidding reality of the cancer ward and the way in which figures like Mohammed Atta use death to become gods of their own mad creation.

Dona Gracia of the House of Nasi
The noted historian Cecil Roth presents the first full-length biography of Dona Gracia in the English language. Banker, diplomat, philanthropist, defender of her people and promoter of its culture, she was revered by her sixteenth-century contemporaries and earned the highest esteem among Jewish historians in succeeding generations.