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Full text:[...] 48 SIXTEENTH ANNUAL REPORT. corollary. In an age of universal progress, wherever enlightenment ancl knowledge and ignorance and superstition are found confronting each other, it is not difficult to pr [...]
Full text:[...] 4:4 nassim, who have to regulate the monetary concerns of the community. Finances.—The receipts are about 200,000 francs per annum. They are derived; from the taxes levied on meat, wine, cheese, gra [...]
Full text:[...] APPENDIX E.—THE LOCAL SCHOOLS OF SMYRNA. 49 are infants' schools managed by unqualified mistresses, who instruct the little girls in needlework. There are 77 non-Jewish schools, viz., 29 for boys, 25 [...]
Full text:[...] 45 reorganisation of the TALMUD ToRAH SCHOOL.—This school should be reorganised in such a manner as to enable it to be amalgamated later with the school. This is a reform the carrying out of which is [...]
Full text:[...] 50 SIXTEENTH ANNUAL REPORT. have found employment in France. As a rule, young Jews are not foncl of quitting their native country, or of leading an adventurous life. As regards the pupils of the Girls [...]
Full text:[...] 46 or a ventilator, serves a large family as sitting-room, kitchen, dining-room, and bed-room. The only remedy for this deplorable state of things would be the formation of model lodging-houses, and s [...]
Full text:[...] APPENDIX E.—THE LOCAL SCHOOLS OF SMYRNA. 51 may keep pace with the material and intellectual advancement of the age. The accomplishment of our work will be facilitated if we succeed in effecting a rad [...]
Full text:[...] 50 eleventh annual report. Smyrna.—According to last reports, the Smyrna School was attended by 200 boys and . 1-10 girls. English instruction was being given to a small number of boys. Ali Pasha, the [...]
Full text:[...] 53 TWELFTH ANNUAL REPORT. The Jewish Community is governed by an unpaid Grand Rabbi, and by a Day an, who holds the place of a magistrate. In former times the Dayan had uncontrolled power, and might s [...]
Full text:[...] 48 tectorate the prosperity of the island has gradually decreased, and there has been considerable emigration of the better classes, Christians as well as Jews, chiefly to Alexandria, Constantinople, [...]
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