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Sketches of Jewish Social Life

Sketches of Jewish Social Life by Alfred Edersheim



Chapter 1

1. Palestine Eighteen Centuries Ago

Chapter 2

2. Jews and Gentiles in "the Land"

Chapter 3

3. In Galilee at the Time of our Lord

Chapter 4

4. Travelling in Palestine: Roads, Inns, Hospitality, Custom-House Officers, Taxation, Publicans

Chapter 5

5. In Judaea

Chapter 6

6. Jewish Homes

Chapter 7

7. The Upbringing of Jewish Children

Chapter 8

8. Subjects of Study. Home Education in Israel; Female Education. Schools and Schoolmasters.

Chapter 9

9. Mothers, Daughters, and Wives in Israel

Chapter 10

10. In Death and after Death

Chapter 11

11. Jewish Views on Trade, Tradesman, and Trades

Chapter 12

12. Commerce

Chapter 13

13. Among the People, and with the Pharisees

Chapter 14

14. The "Fraternity" of Pharisees

Chapter 15

15. Relation of the Pharisees to the Sadducees and Essenes, and to the Gospel of Christ

Chapter 16

16. Synagogues: their Origin, Structure, and Outward Arrangements

Chapter 17

17. The Worship of the Synagogue

Chapter 18

18. Outline of Ancient Jewish Theological Literature

Appendix I

Appendix I. Translation of the Mishnic Tractate "Middoth"

Appendix II

Appendix II. Translation of Selections from the Babylon Talmud, Tractate "Berachoth"