beth hamidrash

beth ha·mi·drash | \ ˌbāth-ˌhä-mi-ˈdräsh , ˌbāth-hä-ˈmi-ˌdräsh , ˌbāt- , ˌbās- \
variants: or bet hamidrash \ˌbāt-ˌhä-mi-ˈdräsh, ˌbāt-hä-ˈmi-ˌdräsh, ˌbās- \

Definition of beth hamidrash 

: a hall or school where Jews especially in eastern Europe study the Bible, the Talmud, and later Hebrew literature

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History and Etymology for beth hamidrash

Hebrew bēth hammidhrāsh, literally, house of study

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