Sketches of Jewish Social Life
Sketches of Jewish Social Life
Alfred Edersheim

Table of Contents

Title Page


Chapter 1 Palestine Eighteen Centuries Ago

Chapter 2 Jews and Gentiles in "The Land"

Chapter 3 In Galilee at the time of our Lord

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

Chapter 5 In Judaea

Chapter 6 Jewish Homes

Chapter 7 The Upbringing of Jewish Children

Chapter 8 Subjects of Study. Home Education in Israel; Female Education. Elementary Schools, Schoolmasters, and School Arrangements.

Chapter 9 Mothers, Daughters, and Wives in Israel

Chapter 10 In Death and After Death

Chapter 11 Jewish Views on Trade, Tradesmen, and Trades' Guilds

Chapter 12 Commerce

Chapter 13 Among the People, and with the Pharisees

Chapter 14 The "Fraternity" of Pharisees

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

Chapter 16 Synagogues: Their Origin, Structure and Outward Arrangements

Chapter 17 The Worship of the Synagogue

Chapter 18 Brief Outline of Ancient Jewish Theological Literature

Appendix 1 Massecheth Middoth

Appendix 2 Extracts from the Babylon Talmud

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