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shiur

(ˈʃiʊr; ʃiˈʊːr)
n, pl shiurim (ʃiʊˈrim; ʃiˈʊːrim)
(Judaism) a lesson, esp one in which a passage of the Talmud is studied together by a group of people
[from Hebrew, literally: measurement]
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His contemporary in Rome, Kalonymos ben Kalonymos, a trenchant satirist and distinguished translator, testified to the wide popularity among Italian Jews of his day of such mystical texts as the Sefer Yetzirah (The Book of Creation) and the Shiur Komah (The Measure of the Body, i.
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