[Sephardic Hebrew bet deen]
- a Jewish court of law.
Origin of Beth Din
From the Hebrew word bēth dīn, literally, house of law
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- 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
from Hebrew, literally: house of judgment
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