n. A (religious) school.
"My daughter is set to go to Beit Sefer Moriah next year - and there are so many things I don't know." (source)
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
- Modern Hebrew
בית ספר 'lit. house of the book'
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
- Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there
- North America
- The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
Who Uses This
beyt sefer, bayt sefer
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