(plur. Yeshivot)
   An academy for Jewish religious study.

Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament. . 2012.

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  • Yeshivah — 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

  • yeshivah — 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… …   English dictionary

  • yeshivah — noun an academy for the advanced study of Jewish texts (primarily the Talmud) • Syn: ↑yeshiva • Hypernyms: ↑academy * * * noun see yeshiva * * * yeshivah variant UK US …   Useful english dictionary

  • yeshivah — noun see yeshiva …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • yeshivah — n. religious learning institution (Judaism) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • yeshivah — ye·shi·vah …   English syllables

  • Yeshivah Gedolah Zal — ( he. ישיבה גדולה זאל), Yeshivah Gedolah, The Rabbinical College of Australia and New Zealand, or colloquially, Y.G., is a government accredited yeshiva, an academy for young Orthodox Jews to devote themselves to full time rabbinical studies. It… …   Wikipedia

  • Yeshivah Centre — can refer to either of the following two Orthodox Jewish Australian organisations run by the Chabad Lubavitch movement:*Yeshiva Centre of Melbourne, Australia *Yeshiva Center of Sydney, Australia …   Wikipedia

  • Yeshivah of Flatbush — Infobox School name = Yeshivah of Flatbush native name = ישיבה דפלטבוש motto = אם אין קמח אין תורה Im ein kemach ein Torah Without work (literally: flour) there is no Torah. established = 1927 type = Private elementary and secondary head label =… …   Wikipedia

  • Yeshivah Centre, Melbourne — The Yeshivah Centre is an Orthodox Jewish umbrella organisation in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia that serves the needs of the Melbourne Jewish community. It is run by the Chabad Lubavitch movement, until recently, under the direct administration …   Wikipedia

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