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  • noun Plural form of yeshiva.

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Examples

  • Gen. HaCohen is a son of a respected religious-Zionist family, and three of his brothers serve as heads of or leading teachers in yeshivot.

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  • Gen. HaCohen is a son of a respected religious-Zionist family, and three of his brothers serve as heads of or leading teachers in yeshivot.

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  • Some of the rabbis who were chosen to sit on the council include Dov Lior, rabbi of Hebron-Kiryat Arba; Haim Druckman, rabbi of the Bnei Akiva yeshivot; Elyakim Levanon, rabbi of Elon Moreh; Yuval Cherlow, rabbi of Tzohar; and Yehuda Gilad, rabbi of Kibbutz Lavi.

    whither the national religious camp?

  • Some of the rabbis who were chosen to sit on the council include Dov Lior, rabbi of Hebron-Kiryat Arba; Haim Druckman, rabbi of the Bnei Akiva yeshivot; Elyakim Levanon, rabbi of Elon Moreh; Yuval Cherlow, rabbi of Tzohar; and Yehuda Gilad, rabbi of Kibbutz Lavi.

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  • I am wholly confident that the rates of wild gesticulation amongst my peers at the yeshivot I attended were consistent with similar rates in gentile communities.

    Menachem Wecker: Stephen Prothero's Jewish Problem

  • The Jerusalem Ashkenazic community founded a remarkable number of hadarim and yeshivot for their male population, while the Sephardic community suggested that only those males who excelled in their studies should devote their lives to Torah studies.

    Old Yishuv: Palestine at the End of the Ottoman Period.

  • Though representatives of Hasidic courts and Lithuanian yeshivot attended preliminary discussions and also participated in the Kattowitz conference, organizational work in Eastern Europe came to a halt with the outbreak of World War I.

    Agudat Israel: Interwar Poland.

  • By the second half of the nineteenth century, as economic conditions in Eastern Europe deteriorated, partly due to the rise of yeshivot for men, there arose an economic need to send girls to school to acquire the linguistic and vocational skills necessary to support a family.

    Bais Ya'akov Schools.

  • These documents reflect a society, many of whose members lived in simplicity and poverty, yet which also supported yeshivot and Jewish scholarship.

    Kurdish Women.

  • However, there is little evidence of learned women until the Renaissance, which began in the late fourteenth century, and it is clear that girls never participated in the formal Jewish education offered to boys in yeshivot.

    Learned Women in Traditional Jewish Society.

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