- Shul is a Yiddish word for synagogue.
An example of shul is where Jewish people go to worship.
shul definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Yiddish, literally , school ; from Middle High German schuol, school ; from Classical Latin schola, school
shul definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Yiddish, from Middle High German schuol, school, from Old High German scuola, from Latin scola; see School 1.