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  • n. Plural form of yeshiva.


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  • All of the Orthodox members educate their children in private religious schools called yeshivas; most are Hasidic, practicing a strict form of Judaism.

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  • Which "yeshivas" is "Rabbi Dave" sending these young people to? has done so before.

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  • This is one of those yeshivas I was telling you about.

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  • They stir up trouble by buying buildings in the Muslim quarter and turning them into yeshivas.

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  • One has been leased to two yeshivas, and the other was slated to be sold to a yeshiva before a complaint was filed with state school officials.

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  • In terms of formal volunteering, one way students can get involved is by starting gay-straight alliances (GSAs) at schools, camps, yeshivas, youth groups, and just about anywhere else.

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  • Joseph and Dominic Academy of Williamsburg, a Roman Catholic school with students from kindergarten to eighth grade, as well as several yeshivas serving the area's large Orthodox community.

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  • One of the closed schools was leased to two yeshivas; the other was slated to be sold to a yeshiva.

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  • Critics say the current school board has favored private schools, closing two public schools and arranging for them to be used by yeshivas, or private Jewish schools.

    Schools Fight Gets Heated

  • The majority of private students are educated in yeshivas.

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