shiur

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Hebrew שעור‎.

Noun[edit]

shiur ‎(plural shiurs or shiurim)

  1. A lesson on a topic in the Torah.
    • 2009 April 4, Samuel G. Freedman, “A Jewish Holiday, Once Every 28 Years”, in New York Times[1]:
      Rabbi Bleich’s theological discourse on the topic, known as a shiur, has been viewed more than 4,000 times and downloaded nearly 1,000 from the Yeshiva University Web site “Torah Online .”