Yeshiva meaning

yə-shēvə
An institute of learning where students study sacred texts, primarily the Talmud.
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An elementary or secondary school with a curriculum that includes religion and culture as well as general education.
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A school or college for Talmudic studies; esp., a seminary for the training of Orthodox rabbis.
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A Jewish school combining religious and secular studies.
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Alternative capitalization of yeshiva.
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Origin of yeshiva

  • Hebrew yəšîbâ from yāšab to sit wṯb in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition