Traditional Jewish educational institution focused on the study of Rabbinic literature, primarily the Talmud and halacha (Jewish law), while Torah and Jewish philosophy are studied in parallel.- Yeshiva
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Institute for full-time, advanced study of the Talmud and rabbinic literature.
Like a yeshiva, a kollel features shiurim (lectures) and learning sedarim (sessions); unlike a yeshiva, the student body of a kollel consists mostly of married men.
Elementary education in Hebrew, the scriptures (especially the Torah), and the Talmud (and halakha).
This was meant to prepare them for yeshiva or, particularly in the movement's modern form, for Jewish education at a high school level.
Lecture on any Torah topic, such as Gemara, Mishnah, Halakha (Jewish law), Tanakh (Bible), etc.
Concurrently, the word came to refer to the daily study quotient for students of a yeshiva, and then to the lecture given thereon.
Traditional elementary school teaching the basics of Judaism and the Hebrew language.
Those who wanted to go on to become a rabbi or sofer had to continue their studies at an yeshiva (Talmud university).
Hall dedicated for Torah study, often translated as a "study hall."
In Lithuanian yeshivas the beth midrash will have shtenders (standing desks resembling lecterns; the Yiddish word is derived from the German Ständer).
Lithuanian Jews or Litvaks are Jews with roots in the territory of the former Grand Duchy of Lithuania (covering present-day Lithuania, Belarus, Latvia, the northeastern Suwałki and Białystok regions of Poland, as well as adjacent areas of modern-day Russia and Ukraine).
There were over 110 synagogues and 10 yeshivas in Vilnius alone.
Place where people of different ages gain an education, including preschools, childcare, primary-elementary schools, secondary-high schools, and universities.
Traditional rabbinic approach to Talmudic study in which a small group of students (usually 2-5) analyze, discuss, and debate a shared text.
It is a primary learning method in yeshivas and kollels, where students often engage regular study partners of similar knowledge and ability, and is also practiced by those outside the yeshiva setting, in work, home, and vacation settings.
Transmission of the tenets, principles, and religious laws of Judaism.
After the formal court system was abolished, yeshivot became the main places for Torah study.
Mesivta (also 'metivta'; Aramaic: מתיבתא, "academy") is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva secondary school for boys.