Jews and News: The Interaction of Private and Official Communication-Networks in Jewish History1

Adam Silverstein*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review

Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationHighways, Byways, and Road Systems in the Pre-Modern World
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9780470674253
StatePublished - 16 Mar 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Circular letters, rabbis informing Jews
  • Highway communication-networks, and Jews
  • Iraq, Talmudic, and Responsa-system
  • Jewish networks, religious influence
  • Jews, and private, official communication
  • Judaism in the Near East, from late antiquity
  • Pre-modern communications, regional lines
  • Religion, influence on highway contours

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