tinokot shel bet raban


  • n. Children at Jewish school.

Example Sentences

  • "Funding priority must go to securing the future of tinokot shel bet raban." (Glinert)

  • "Halakhah seems strongly to encourage, if not require, children to take an active role in COVID-19 vaccination, similar to the children who responded to the rubella umbrella campaign. May the zekhut of tinokot shel bet raban serve to bring us the end of the COVID-19 pandemic." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew


  • תינוקות של בית רבן, lit. 'the children of our rabbi's house'

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education


      • North America


      • The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).

      Alternative Spellings

      tinokot shel bet raban, tinokes shel beys rabon, tinokos shel beys rabon, tinokot shel beyt raban

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