religious school

Pronunciations

religious school (ruh-LIH-jus SKOOL) listen

Definitions

  • n. After-school Jewish supplementary education, usually from elementary through high school. may occur during the week or on Sundays.

Example Sentences

  • "I work in the religious school at the local synagogue on Tuesday afternoons and Sunday mornings."

Languages of Origin

  • English

Regions

  • North America
  • South Africa
  • Australia / New Zealand

Dictionaries

  • None

Notes

  • The term "religious school" is usually associated with Reform institutions, which Conservative institutions usually favor "Hebrew school".

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