Acknowledgement Introduction Chapter One: "The People Who Walk in Darkness" Chapter Two: The Path to Enlightenment: Education Chapter Three: Overcoming Obstacles Chapter Four: The Maskilic School: The Vision Chapter Five: The Child at the Center Chapter Six: The Maskilic School: Ensuring the Future Chapter Seven: The Teacher Afterword: The Quiet Revolution Bibliography Index.
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In Modernizing Jewish Education in Nineteenth Century Eastern Europe Mordechai Zalkin offers a new path through which the Eastern European traditional Jewish society underwent a rapid and significant process of modernization - the Maskilic system of education. Since the beginning of the nineteenth century a few local Jews, affected by the values and the principles of the European Enlightenment, established new private modern schools all around The Pale of Settlement, in which thousands Jewish boys and girls were exposed to different disciplines such as sciences and humanities, a process which changed the entire cultural structure of contemporary Jewish society. (source: Nielsen Book Data)