Yeshiva League

Pronunciations

Yeshiva League (yeh-SHEE-vuh leeg) listen

Definitions

  • n. The social cohort of teenagers in the New York metropolitan area who attend Modern or Centrist Orthodox high schools; the collection of high schools associated with this group.

Example Sentences

  • "Basically the entire Yeshiva League was in Miami for winter vacation. I couldn't go anywhere without seeing someone I knew or knew of.

Languages of Origin

  • English

Etymology

  • a shortening of "Metropolitan Yeshiva High School Athletic League," the high school athletic league made of these high schools

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
      • Younger: Jews in their 30s or younger

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      Yeshivah League

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