Talmud Torah

Pronunciations

Talmud Torah (TAHL-muhd TOH-rah)

Definitions

Example Sentences

  • "After Moishe finishes Talmud Tore, he'll start yeshive."

  • "In the 1860s, Simcha Zissel returned to his hometown and founded a unique yeshiva inspired by Salanter, the Talmud Torah of Kelm." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • English
  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • Talmud + Torah

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003[1968]).
      • The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
      • The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
      • Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).

      Alternative Spellings

      Talmud Tore, Talmetoyre, Talmud Toyre, Talmud Toyreh, Talmetoyreh, Talmud Toreh

Notes

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