Families, rabbis and education : traditional Jewish society in nineteenth-century Eastern Europe (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Families, rabbis and education : traditional Jewish society in nineteenth-century Eastern Europe

Author: Shaul Stampfer; Littman Library of Jewish Civilization.
Publisher: Oxford : Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2014.
Series: Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The realities of Jewish life in eastern Europe that concerned the average Jew meant the way their children grew up, the way they studied, how they married, and all the subsequent stages of the life cycle. The family and the community were the core institutions of east European Jewish society. These realities were always dynamic and evolving but in the 19th century, the pace of change in almost every area of life was  Read more...
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Stampfer, Shaul.
Families, rabbis and education.
Oxford ; Portland, OR : Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2014, ©2010
(DLC) 2009002312
(OCoLC)885022938
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shaul Stampfer; Littman Library of Jewish Civilization.
ISBN: 9781909821149 1909821144
OCLC Number: 1040696977
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The Social Implications of Very Early Marriage in Eastern Europe in the Nineteenth CenturyLove and Family Life among East European Jewry in the Modern PeriodScientific Welfare and Lonely Old People: The Development of Old Age Homes among Jews in Eastern EuropeGender Differentiation and Education of the Jewish Woman in Nineteenth Century Eastern EuropeRemarriage among Jews and Christians in Nineteenth-Century Eastern EuropeThe Pushke and its Development Heder Study, Knowledge of Torah and the Maintenance of Social Stratification in Traditional East European Jewish SocietyLiteracy among East European Jewry in the Modern Period: Context, Background, and ImplicationsHungarian Yeshivot, Lithuanian Yeshivot, and Josef Ben DavidHasidic Yeshivot in Interwar PolandDormitory and Yeshiva in Eastern EuropeThe Controversy over Shechita and the Struggle between Hasidim and MitnagdimThe Rabbinate in Eastern Europe that Wasn't Inheritance of the Rabbinate in Eastern Europe in the Modern Period: Causes, Factors, and Development over Time
Series Title: Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
Responsibility: Shaul Stampfer.

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Viewing the Jewish history of eastern Europe through the prism of the lives of ordinary people produces findings that are sometimes surprising but always stimulating.  Read more...

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'Represents decades of intensive study of Jewish daily life in eastern Europe. The book brings together many of Stampfer's previously published writings, although several appear here in English for Read more...

 
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