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Definition of "yeshibah" []

  • A rabbinical college, presided over by eminent Talmudical scholars. The most renowned yeshibah is at Volojin, in the province of Vilna, Russia. Modern rabbinical colleges, where, besides Talmudical lore, academic instruction is given, are called seminaries. (noun)

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Use "yeshibah" in a sentence
  • "Five years old when he entered heder, at eleven he was already a _yeshibah bahur_ -- a student in the seminary."
  • "Five years old when he entered heder, at eleven he was already a yeshibah bahur – a student in the seminary."
  • "Russian schools, who had drifted away from Judaism, was now joined by that other _intelligenzia_, the product of heder and yeshibah, who had acquired European culture through the medium of neo-Hebraic literature, and was in closer contact with the masses of the Jewish people."