Bais Yaakov Journal Issue 131 (1936)

  • An article by Eliezer Gershon Friedensohn on the younger generation of Agudath Israel and  the importance of this generation believing in the values of the Agudah and joining the work of the movement 
  • Esther Heytner’s “The Task of the Woman” compares the role of Jewish women with women in other cultures and argues that the Jewish woman should be at home, where it is her privilege to be in charge of the education of her children (continuation of her article in issue 130 on “The Essence of the Woman”, and continued in issue 133) 
  • Poems by Ish Levi. Short stories by Elimelekh Shteyer (“In Turbulent Days”), Israel Emiat (“Above the Window”), and A. Shoshana (“The Old-New Song”) 
  • Rabbi B. N. Shemen’s “The Dreams of Genesis” explores the meaning of dreams and their role in our life according to Genesis and rabbinic literature, discussing also recent theories of dreams, including Freud’s
  • Albert Lander’s “In a Strange World”, translated from French by Hillel Seidman, describes a meeting with an important rabbi
  • Y. Aryeh’s “Rabbi Pinkhas Zelig Glicksman” marks the Lodz rabbi’s 70th birthday
  • Dr. Heshel Klepfish’s “The Women of the Salons” describes the assimilated “salon Jewesses” who condescended toward the “daughters of the ghetto”; he focuses on the Rothschild family, which began as observant Jews but now, like Charlotte Rothschild from London, and Louisa Rothschild, have non-Jewish names and lifestyles
  • “The Tenth Anniversary of Bnos Agudath Israel” marks the date with messages from different chapters about the anniversary celebrations and events



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