Origin of yeshiva
Examples from the Web for yeshiva
He recalls “there was a group who had come from the yeshiva,” but “often they were uncomfortable… they felt sidelined.”
Lisa Goldman apparently attended a Yeshiva University event this week at which I was a panelist.
The yeshiva would later threaten to end her education if she refused appointments with Weberman.How One Sex Abuse Case Tore Apart the Williamsburg Hasidim|Allison Yarrow|August 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If Yeshiva University isn't mainstream modern Orthodoxy, well then I'm not sure what is.
Some 22 students from the yeshiva have restraining orders to stay out of the yeshiva or out of the W. Bank altogether.
British Dictionary definitions for yeshiva
noun plural -vahs or -voth (Hebrew -vɔt)
Word Origin for yeshiva
Word Origin and History for yeshiva
"Orthodox Jewish college or seminary," 1851, from Hebrew yesibah "academy," literally "a sitting," from yashav "to sit."