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By Barry Chazan,Robert Chazan,Benjamin M. Jacobs

This ebook examines the historical past of Jewish schooling from the Biblical interval to the current. It strains how Jews have officially and informally transmitted their tradition and worldview through the years, with specific awareness to the shift from premodernity to modernity and to the original possibilities and demanding situations of up to date American Jewish schooling. Its authors mix historic historical past and perception with academic services to supply a strong portrait of the cultures and contexts of Jewish schooling and tackle percentages for the future. 

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