History | 1940 | Sound | B/W
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Reconstruction of life in Palestine at the time of Christ. Boys go to school. Mother hugs son. Synagogue. Boys go through curtained doorway. Chanting. Everyone sitting on floor. Papyrus type paper. Handing out wooden writing tablets. We see Hebrew writing. Boys reading out loud. Rolls of writing. Scribes writing. Boys reciting. Rabbi teaching. Teacher teaching group of men by reading to them. Visitors to temple. Girls taught at home by mothers. Little boy colours face with charcoal writing stick. Fire on open hearth in middle of room. Room in house. Roll of paper taken out of chest, wrapped in cloth. Father reads to family.
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