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Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 30: Jewish Education in Eastern Europe

Eliyana Adler and Antony Polonsky


An emphasis on education has long been a salient feature of the Jewish experience. Historians of the early modern and modern era frequently point to the centrality of educational institutions and pursuits within Jewish society, yet the vast majority treat them as merely a reflection of the surrounding culture. Only a small number note how schools and teachers could contribute in dynamic ways to the shaping of local communities and cultures. This volume addresses this gap in the portrayal of the Jewish past by presenting education as an active and potent force for change. It moves beyond a narr ... More

Keywords: Jewish education, Jewish community, Jewish experience, Jewish society, female education, male education

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Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781906764500
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781906764500.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Eliyana Adler, editor

Antony Polonsky, editor

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