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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Exploring Education Through the Talmud
ROSE and IRVING GUTTMAN
Invite You To See Why
He compares the Robeh obscure talmudic terms
person. This usually hap-
pened in small com- with the Indian priests . . . they fail to solve the
"Exploring the Mind" munities.
who recited from memory specific problems to
In The Metropolitan
(Ktav) is an anthology
the "Vedaz." He also li- which they address
composed of essays writ- Joshua ben Gemala is kens the Robeh to the Is- . themselves."
ten by scholars over a credited with introducing lamic Huffas, the Greek
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period of almost 100 primary school education Rhapsodists, and the is an impressive anthol-
ogy and supplements
in ancient Palestine.
The anthology's pur-
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He is certain that other talmudic studies.
It is worthy of note,
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pose is to examine those states the author, that Joshua was a memorizer. r--
aspects of Jewish educa- education in Palestine To prove his contention,
tion as reflected in the was widespread. This is he quotes Ex. 17:14: "And
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