Definitions

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  • n. A lesson on a topic in the Torah.

Etymologies

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Hebrew שעור‎.

Examples

  • Rabbi Bleich's theological discourse on the topic, known as a shiur, has been viewed more than 4,000 times and downloaded nearly 1,000 from the Yeshiva University Web site "Torah Online."

    Vos Iz Neias - (Yiddish:What's News?)

  • On motzei Shabbos, Rav Ovadia Yosef Shlita invited Porush to join him in his weekly shiur, which is broadcast around the world.

    YESHIVA WORLD NEWS

  • Rachel was invited by the Beit Shemesh women's tefilah group to give a speech after Friday night services and a shiur at shalosh seudot Sat evening meal.

    Abbagav Broke His Shoulder (Antike)

  • Seven years of Daf Yomi lectures-every shiur on every daf of every Mesechta - are pre-loaded onto a brand-new Apple iPod 40GB!

    Boing Boing: April 17, 2005 - April 23, 2005 Archives

  • It's great for commuting, exercising, on vacation - any time and place you can pull out your iPod to listen to a Daf Yomi shiur!

    Boing Boing: April 17, 2005 - April 23, 2005 Archives

  • You can access any shiur on any page of Talmud for instant study and review!

    Boing Boing: April 17, 2005 - April 23, 2005 Archives

  • At the end of the day, Nadine stuck around after Rachel's shiur on Job and we played a game of Puerto Rico.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Rachel gave a knock-out shiur Miriam and the Well on shabbat morning, and as a result a number of the local women who were going to Israel this summer may come check out Matan.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • I made it to shul on Friday night and Sat morning Rachel gave a well-received shiur, but otherwise I either ate or slept until shabbat went out ... at 11:40 pm.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • Yesterday, amidst it all, one of my rabbonim, in a bekeishe, with peyot tightly curled down to his chin and a beard to his belly button, turned to us in shiur and asked if any of us were homophobic or anti-homosexual, and proceeded to chastise anyone who might harbor those views.

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