JEWISH EDUCATION IN NEW YORK CITY
New York; Bureau Of Jewish Education, 1918. Hardcover. Item #38665
Publishers cloth. 8vo. Ix 559 pages. Black and white photographic illustrations and diagrams. Fold out maps. 24 cm. First edition. 1 plate with graph. 9 plates with black and white photographs of Jewish school buildings. 2 fold out charts. Frontispiece folding map with the location of the Jewish religious schools in New York City. Diagrams and charts throughout the appendices. Alexander Dushkin’s Columbia University doctoral thesis. Historical and sociological examination of Jewish education in New York until 1918. Includes information on the early history of Yeshiva University's Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (including a reference to a student strike in 1906 in favor of a wider curriculum than just Talmud) as well as the Jewish Theological Seminary. Subjects: Jews -- Education. Education -- New York (State) -- New York. New York (NY) Ex-Library markings. Significant edgewear, despite some repair to pages, that significantly affects text. Significant dampstaining. Minimal pencil markings that rarely affect text. Slight toning. Fair condition. (AMR-43-21A) xx.