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Beth Din

[Sephardic Hebrew bet deen]
  1. a Jewish court of law.
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Origin of Beth Din

From the Hebrew word bēth dīn, literally, house of law
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British Dictionary definitions for beth din

Beth Din

Bet Din

  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
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Word Origin

from Hebrew, literally: house of judgment
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