yeshiva
also yeshivah noun (plural yeshivas or yeshivot) Etymology: Late Hebrew yĕshībhāh Date: 1760 1. a school for talmudic study 2. an Orthodox Jewish rabbinical seminary 3. a Jewish day school providing secular and religious instruction

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  • yeshiva — ● yeshiva, yeshivot nom féminin (mot hébreu) Établissement d enseignement supérieur hébraïque où l étude du Talmud est intensive et continuelle. ⇒YESHIVA, subst. fém. RELIG. JUIVE A. HIST. Académie de Palestine ou de Babylonie. Deux sages… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • yeshiva — UK [jəˈʃiːvə] / US [jəˈʃɪvə] or yeshivah UK / US noun [countable] Word forms yeshiva : singular yeshiva plural yeshivas 1) a school for Orthodox Jewish students where they can train to become rabbis (= Jewish religious leaders) 2) a school for… …   English dictionary

  • yeshiva — [yə shē′və; ] Heb [ ye shē vä′] n. pl. yeshivas or yeshivot [ye shēvōt′] [MHeb yeshiva, lit., act of sitting < root jšb, to sit] 1. a school or college for Talmudic studies; esp., a seminary for the training of Orthodox rabbis 2. a Jewish… …   English World dictionary

  • yeshiva — (n.) Orthodox Jewish college or seminary, 1851, from Heb. yesibah academy, lit. a sitting, from yashav to sit …   Etymology dictionary

  • Yeshiva — This article is about the Jewish educational system. For the private university, see Yeshiva University. Part of a series of articles on Jews and Judaism …   Wikipedia

  • Yeshiva — Jeschiwa (hebräisch: ישיבה, pl. Jeschiwot oder Jeschiwos (aschkenasische Aussprache); alternative Schreibweisen Yeshiva oder Yeshivah) ist eine Talmudhochschule, an der sich meist männliche Schüler dem Tora Studium, und insbesondere dem Talmud… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Yeshivá — Una Yeshivá (en hebreo: ישיבה, yeshivot en plural) es un centro de estudios de la Torá y del Talmud generalmente dirigida a varones en el judaísmo ortodoxo. Contenido 1 Facultad 2 Historia 3 Yeshivot Modernas …   Wikipedia Español

  • yeshiva — /yeuh shee veuh/, n. 1. an Orthodox Jewish school for the religious and secular education of children of elementary school age. 2. an Orthodox Jewish school of higher instruction in Jewish learning, chiefly for students preparing to enter the… …   Universalium

  • Yeshiva — Yechiva Une yechivah, ou yeshivah (en hébreu: ישיבה, yechivot au pluriel) est un centre d étude de la Torah et du Talmud dans le judaïsme orthodoxe. Chaque yeshiva est généralement dirigé par un rabbin, appelé Roch Yechivah (littéralement tête de …   Wikipédia en Français

  • yeshiva — Academia para el estudio avanzado del Talmud. A través de su exegesis bíblica y jurídica, y la aplicación de las Escrituras, la yeshiva ha definido y regulado el judaísmo durante siglos. Tradicionalmente es el lugar donde los rabinos reciben su… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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