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Beth Din

[Sephardic Hebrew bet deen] /Sephardic Hebrew ˈbɛt ˈdin/
noun
1.
a Jewish court of law.
Origin of Beth Din
< Hebrew bēth dīn, literally, house of law
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Beth Din

/bɛθ dɪn; Hebrew bet din/
noun
1.
(Judaism) a rabbinical court, consisting of at least three dayanim, and having authority over such matters as divorce and conversion and other communal ecclesiastical matters such as Kashruth. It may also try civil disputes with the consent of both parties
Word Origin
from Hebrew, literally: house of judgment
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