Pronunciation: (khā'dur; Eng. khā'dur, -hā'-), [key]
—pl. ha•da•rimPronunciation: (khu-dä'rim), [key] Eng. he•ders. Yiddish.
1. (esp. in Europe) a private Jewish elementary school for teaching children Hebrew, Bible, and the fundamentals of Judaism.
2. (in the U.S.) See Talmud Torah (def. 2). Also,cheder.
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