The Traditional and Modern Jewish Schools of San- Submission 5

The Traditional and Modern Jewish Schools of San- Submission 5

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Jessica Abourmad HUMA 2850- Weiser 208508749 The Traditional and Modern Jewish Schools of San’a In the early 20 th century, traditional and modern Jewish schooling were steadily increasing throughout the Ottoman Empire. In specific regards to Jewish teachings in Yemen, noticeable contrasts between the two variants were exceedingly apparent. One is able to easily compare the two on basis of; learning environment, health and overall hygiene, and academics. Location of the traditional Jewish ‘Knis’ (school) was horridly situated within a cave, “…three meters long, two and a half wide, and two meters high”. The classroom has reached maximum capacity, housing forty-eight pupils studying from dawn until sundown in a cramped and confined area. Although, neither sickness nor death is explicitly mentioned within the article, it is my strong sensation that both may have occurred amongst the school, as the confinements of the school were everything other then hygienic. “…children ranging from three to eleven years of age were crammed in
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2008 for the course HUMA 2850 taught by Professor Weiser during the Spring '08 term at York University.

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