As a Driven Leaf Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Milton Steinberg
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Chapter Abstracts

* In the Sanhedrin, the sages debate whether or not pagan or Greek literature can be used by the Jews to read and study.

* At Elisha's sacred circumcision ceremony, his father, newly widowed, acts disrespectfully and rumors spread that he studies Greek and Roman works.

* Elisha and his friend Pappas meet some Roman soldiers who ridicule their Jewish identities and say the Jews should have been eliminated when the Temple was destroyed.

* When Elisha's father, Abuyah, dies, he wishes that Elisha will be wholehearted, not torn in two. This saying plagues his entire life and quest for truth.

* Uncle Amram controls Elisha's life, and under his instruction Elisha begins a three-year period of zealous Jewish teaching, practice, and appearance though Elisha silently questions everything he is taught.

* Elisha becomes apprenticed to Rabbi Joshua, and when his trial period reaches its end he...

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