Definition of Rosh Yeshiva in US English:

Rosh Yeshiva

noun

US
Judaism
  • The head of a yeshiva or Talmudic academy.

Origin

Late 19th century. From post-biblical Hebrew rō'š yĕšīḇāh from biblical Hebrew rō'š head + yĕšīḇāh.

Pronunciation

Rosh Yeshiva

/ˌrɒʃ jəˈʃiːvə/