Studies in Jewish Education VII: The...


Studies in Jewish Education VII: The Beginnings of Jewish Educational Institutions

About Book Studies in Jewish Education VII: The Beginnings of Jewish Educational Institutions

Front Matter Front Flap Half Title Page Title page Copyright page Dedication page Table of Contents THE CONTRIBUTORSFOREWORDINTRODUCTIONContents I. FORMAL EDUCATION 1. ElementaryJEWISH SCHOOL [NO. 51] TALI-CHERNOWITZ - Gila KatzA JEWISH DAY SCHOOL IN FRANCE - Yehudit Kessary2. Secondary NACH PALÄSTINA DURCH WIRBALLEN - A HEBREW GYMNASIUM IN LITHUANIA - Walter AckermanIMMANUEL COLLEGE: THE BEGINNINGS OF AN EDUCATIONAL PROJECT - Simon CaplanThe Story In OutlineWhat was the Original Plan behind the Project and to what extent is Immanuel College Today a Reflection of that Plan?On SelectivityOn Time Devoted to Jewish StudiesOn Segregation of the SexesOn PersonnelImmanuel College in Relation to the Aspirations of its Founders — The Overt Plan Immanuel College in Relation to the Aspirations of its Founders — The Covert Plan What Obstacles Stood Between the Plan For the School and its Realization? The Difficulty in Acquiring a SiteThe Financial IssueOpposition Within the CommunityImplementing the Full ConceptImmanuel College Today: A Brief Postscript WOMEN'S WISDOM HAS BUILT ITS HOME— A HIGHLY PERSONAL ACCOUNT OF THE PELECH EXPERIMENT - Alice ShalviGenesisExodusWandering in the WildernessExpulsion from EdenThe View from Nebo3. HigherSOF MA'ASEH BEMAHSHEVA — ORIGINS AT THE HEBREW UNION COLLEGE: THE CASE OF THE RHEA HIRSCH SCHOOL - William CutterFirst Lore And Early RealitySupply and DemandTurning PointsThe Affective Education MovementThe Year In IsraelNational Planning MeetingsLay ResponsibilityMUSEThe Resignation of the Founding DirectorThe Age of the Grant: Wexner, Lilly and Covenant, Avihai, Cummings and The Council for Initiatives in Jewish EducationThe Weighty QuestionWhich is the Stone to Reject/Who is the Builder?PETERSBURG JEWISH UNIVERSITY — NEW BEGINNINGS - Dmitri ElyashevichAppendix - Programs and Projects of the Petersburg Jewish University 1993-94 Academic YearTHE PARDES INSTITUTE: AN EXPERIMENT IN OPEN-ENDED RELIGIOUS EDUCATION FOR ADULTS - Michael SwirskyII. INFORMAL EDUCATION CAMP RAMAH: ORIGINS, PROBLEMS, AND PARTIAL SOLUTIONS - Pamela Jay GottfriedNESIYA — AN ISRAEL EXPERIENCE - Charles HermanThe First NesiyaFinding WaysText and Context: Studying Judaism in IsraelBuilding Community through the ArtsRenewing Spirituality through the Group and the ArtsToward a Philosophy of Jewish RenewalExploring Personal RelevanceIntegrating Knowledge with ExperienceTaking Israel HomeThe Nesiya ModelArts and Cultural ExperiencesStudy of Jewish TextsBuilding CommunityService and Work ExperiencesOutdoor AdventureThe Next Ten Years — Looking Back and AheadIDEALS, TENACITY AND YOUTH — THE CENTRO HEBREO IONA - Gustavo Daniel PerednikA Subject Deserving of StudyWhy Did it all Start?The General ContextAnti-SemitismThe Founders' NeedReturn to Jewish SourcesActive ZionismFreedom of the Individual as a Supreme ValueIn the BeginningThe Attempt to Make a New Movement out of RamáhIoná is BornA Successful DeliveryBirth PangsConsolidationLegitimacyReal Attraction PowerConvictionActivismPride in BelongingFlexibilityIoná's CreationsFrustrations of IonáWith HindsightThe Kemakh for Our TorahTension Between the Old and NewIoná in IsraelEvaluation of the Organization's ImportanceIII. NETWORKS AND ORGANIZATIONS THE EMPOWERMENT OF THE JEWISH TEACHER: FOUNDING OF THE COALITION FOR ALTERNATIVES IN JEWISH EDUCATION - Cherie Koller-FoxA New Generation of Jewish EducatorsThe Political and Cultural Climate of the Seventies: The Background for the Emergence of CAJEOur Personal PathsThe Planning of the Brown ConferenceThe Brown ConferenceThe CAJE Conference Program ModelThe Educational Theory of the Conference and its Implications for the Field of Jewish EducationThe Founding of CAJE at RochesterThe Political Climate of Jewish Education at the Birth of CAJEThe Third Conference at Irvine, CaliforniaThe Fourth Conference: Rutgers University, New JerseyRegionalization: Santa Barbara and Oberlin — Years 5 and 6CAJE's Coining of Age — The End of the Total Volunteer OrganizationAccolades, Critiques, and an Eye to the FutureAppendix A - Declaration on Jewish Education: Highest Domestic Priority Appendix ? - BallotAppendix C - AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JEWISH EDUCATIONAppendix D - TASK FORCE PROPOSALS: PASSEDTHE TALI SCHOOLS - Lee LevineBeginningsHistoryIdeologyIntellectual-Cognitive DimensionExperiential DimensionValue EducationAn Integrative ApproachToward the FutureTeacher TrainingCurriculum DevelopmentParental InvolvementThe TALI School as an Educational UnitSelected BibliographyBAIS YA'AKOV AS AN INNOVATION IN JEWISH WOMEN'S EDUCATION: A CONTRIBUTION TO THE STUDY OF EDUCATION AND SOCIAL CHANGE - Deborah WeissmanHEBREW SECTIONBack Flap Back Cover
studies jewish education beginnings educational institutions page https publishersrow ebookshuk books hebrew ebooks origins
eBookshuk Books

R. Juspa, Shammash of Warmaisa (Worms)

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.

The Conversos of Majorca. Hispania Judaica, v. 5
Life and death in a crypto-Jewish community of Conversos of XVII century Majorca.

Studies in Jewish Education XIII: Modes of Educational Translation
This volume is concerned with the possibility of “translating” insights derived from areas of knowledge sometimes thought to be outside the purview of education – to issues and problems on the agenda of educational thinkers, researchers and practitioners.

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

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.

Introduction to the Talmud and Midrash
The classic work on the field. Not for beginners; for those interested in a more historical and critical study of Talmud and Midrash.

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.

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.

A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages, in 3 Volumes
Henry Charles Lea s three-volume The History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages (sold as a set only) is widely regarded by scholars in the field as one of the outstanding works of scholarship on the subject.

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.

The Bunker
The book tells a story of seven Jews who succeeded in escaping the massacre of Jews that followed the Warsaw uprising in 1944. From about September 1944 until January 1945 the author lived with six others in a bunker under inconceivable conditions. Yet they survived. How they managed this is told in The Bunker.

Volume 10, 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.

JPS Bible Commentary: Jonah
This fine commentary is based closely on the author's original Hebrew commentary (Am Oved, 1992), with some revision and expansion.

The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon (Complete and Unabridged Electronic Edition)
This is the complete and unabridged electronic edition of the twentieth century finest and most comprehensive Hebrew lexicon available to the English-speaking student of the Hebrew Scriptures.

Does God Belong in the Bedroom?
In Does God Belong in the Bedroom? Rabbi Michael Gold turns to the Torah, the wisdom of the rabbis of the Talmud, the Midrash, and other classic Jewish sources. More than a study of texts, the book presents readers with a frank and honest approach to sexual ethics.

Luah Hashanah 5775
A guide to prayers, readings, laws, and customs for the synagogue and for the home

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.

Hebrew: The Eternal Language
The extraordinary story of the Hebrew language is the subject of this book.

Types of Jewish-Palestinian Piety
Original and interesting study of the meaning of piety amoung observant Jews of the late Second Temple period.

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

Lost Love: The Untold Story of Henrietta Szold
The book tells the story of Henrietta Szold s lost love through her correspondence with Louis Ginzberg and a previously unpublished private journal.

A compelling biography of Jesus of Nazareth, written by eminent Jewish scholar of the Second Temple and Early Christianity.

The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges: The Book of Deuteronomy
The force and individuality of this Book; its consistency and distinctiveness from the other documents of the Pentateuch as well as its differences from much of the custom and practice both in early and later Israel, make it stand out.

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.

The Jews of Yugoslavia: A Quest for Community
This work is a pioneer study of a little-known part of the modern Jewish world that is at once unique and a microcosm of European Jewry as a whole. The story of the Jews of Yugoslavia can be seen as a quest for community, to forge a unity of communal purpose and endeavor.

The Jews of Egypt: From Ramses II to Emperor Hadrian
This is the story of the adventures and misadventures of the Jewish people in the land of Egypt – shrouded in the mists of biblical history under the Pharaohs; the strange intermezzo of the Jewish mercenary detachment on the island of Elephantine on the upper Nile; the apogee of Jewish culture under the Ptolemies; and, finally, the Jewish community's rapid decline and catastrophic disappearance under Roman rule.

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

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.

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.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): HAGGAI, ZECHARIAH, MALACHI AND JONAH
For all the talk about Bible being a source of Western ethics, Mitchell's is one of the very few books extant that pays more then a lip service to this concept.

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.

Hasidism and the Jewish Enlightenment: Their Confrontation in Galicia and Poland in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century
Mahler's masterful sociological study is drawn from a variety of sources, including some Polish archival material that was later destroyed by the Nazis. This classic work, originally published in both Yiddish and Hebrew, is a prime example of movements that shaped the spiritual and cultural life of modern Jewry.

The Jews of Moslem Spain, Vol. 1
This is the first volume of a monumental survey of the Jewish community in Spain under Moslem rule. (See second and third volumes here). It offers the reader access to a difficult subject. The period is recreated in a narrative that flows with life and vitality...unmatched for scholarship and readability.

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.


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.

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.

A compelling biography of Jesus of Nazareth, written by eminent Jewish scholar of the Second Temple and Early Christianity.


The Jews of the Kingdom of Valencia. Hispania Judaica, v. 9
A comprehensive study of the Jews in this kingdom from the massacres of 1391 to the Expulsion.

Spain, the Jews, and Franco
The role played by Spain during World War II regarding the Jews has long been a matter of controversy. This volume, first published in Hebrew to wide acclaim seeks to set the record straight. It offers a full and objective account of the rescue of Jewish refugees from Nazi-occupied countries by the Franco regime.

The Jews of Egypt: From Ramses II to Emperor Hadrian
This is the story of the adventures and misadventures of the Jewish people in the land of Egypt – shrouded in the mists of biblical history under the Pharaohs; the strange intermezzo of the Jewish mercenary detachment on the island of Elephantine on the upper Nile; the apogee of Jewish culture under the Ptolemies; and, finally, the Jewish community's rapid decline and catastrophic disappearance under Roman rule.

By Design: science search for God
The book introduces and summarizes two contemporary movements science and religion dialogue and intelligent design . After reading By Design we understand how what was once a battleground between God and science can now become a meeting ground.

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.

Violence and Defense in the Jewish Experience
Violence has always existed, and the Jews have been its victims for thousands of years in all parts of the world and in all periods of history. The book presents the fruits of the colloquium on Violence and Defense in Jewish History held in Tel-Aviv in 1974.

Mekhilta de-Rabbi Ishmael (3 vols.)
An electronic edition of JPS's original 3-volume set, based on manuscript and early editions.

Collected Writings in Jewish Studies
This collection of articles in Jewish Studies has been authored by, what many consider, the most important scholar of the rabbinic life and literature in the post WWII period.

Coat of Many Cultures: The Story of Joseph in Spanish Literature. 1200-1492
The book presents seven works based on the biblical story. All of these works are unmistakably Spanish, though many of them are also undeniably Jewish or Muslim.

Studies in Aggadah and Folk-Literature (Scripta Hierosolymitana, XXII)
With the acception of one article, Tales of the Sage by Uffenheimer, which concerns with Biblical exegesis, all other contributions approach their material from literary perspective or as a part of investigation into their history.