Gallery 6: On the Jewish Street, 1918–1939
The platform and achievements of Agudas Yisroel, the religious party, are featured in a film and supported by two original objects: a pocket edition of the TalmudTalmudcompilation of Jewish legal literature. The Talmud consists of the Mishna, a legal code that specifies how the commandments of the Torah should be carried out, and the Gemara, rabbinical interpretations of the Mishna. The material in the Talmud was created between the 3rd and 5th century CE in Palestine and Babylonia. The Babylonian Talmud is more comprehensive and became more popular than the one created in Palestine, which is known as the Jerusalem Talmud. for study anywhere at anytime, and a pushke, money box, for donations for the prestigious YeshivasYeshivareligious academy where young Jewish men study the Talmud and other religious texts. Chachmey Lublin (Yeshiva of the Sages of Lublin), which opened in 1930. As perhaps the largest and most modern Jewish talmudic academy of its day, Yeshivas Chachmey Lublin was a symbol of the strength of Orthodoxy. Agudas Yisroel defended religious tradition and opposed the secularism of other Jewish parties.