Definition of Cheders
1. cheder [n] - See also: cheder
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cheders
Literary usage of Cheders
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Memoirs of David Blaustein: Educator and Communal Worker by Miriam Umstadter Blaustein (1913)
"It may interest you to learn something about the "cheders." When I speak of the "cheder," it does not take in the religious schools of the Alliance. ..."
2. The Polish Jew: His Social and Economic Value by Beatrice C. Baskerville (1906)
"Allowing 25000 cheders with an average attendance of 14 pupils, and supposing that they all pay the minimum fee of 18 roubles, we have the sum of 6300000 ..."
3. A World Problem: Jews-Poland-humanity; a Psychological and Historical Study by Stefanja Laudynowa, Stefanja Laudyn (1920)
"... who had their cheders, they were free to decide as to whether to send their children to a Polish school or to a Jewish sectarian school. ..."
4. Jewish Philanthropy: An Exposition of Principles and Methods of Jewish by Boris David Bogen (1917)
"... is still anxious to have their children in the cheders and Talmud Torahs, where they receive instruction more or less similar to that which the parents ..."
5. Suggestions on the Ancient Britons in Three Parts by George Duckett Barber Beaumont (1854)
"These were the cheders, or spirits. St. Sallas was a warlike Goth, who suffered martyrdom in Capadocia. St. Mercury, of Capadocia, rose from his grave in ..."
6. A Lithuanian Village by Leon Kobrin (1920)
"The children have returned to the seclusion of the cheders, and their voices rise sadly and lazily into the rainy outdoors. Suddenly the bell of the Polish ..."