an Orthodox Jewish school for the religious and secular education of children of elementary school age.
an Orthodox Jewish school of higher instruction in Jewish learning, chiefly for students preparing to enter the rabbinate.
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How to use yeshiva in a sentence
He recalls “there was a group who had come from the yeshiva,” but “often they were uncomfortable… they felt sidelined.”
He studied at the Bnei David yeshiva, built as part of the Eli settlement deep inside the occupied West Bank.
Lisa Goldman apparently attended a yeshiva University event this week at which I was a panelist.
The streets leading towards the main yeshiva where the funeral procession is concentrated are packed with men.Attending Rabbi Ovadia Yosef’s Funeral as a Secular Jewish Woman | Michelle Bubis | October 9, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
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 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for yeshiva
a traditional Jewish school devoted chiefly to the study of rabbinic literature and the Talmud
a school run by Orthodox Jews for children of primary school age, providing both religious and secular instruction
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