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  • n. A rabbinical court which regulates certain parts of Jewish law.


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  • “For centuries, allegations and disputes involving children, marriage and business have been decided by rabbinical courts called beth dins, which conduct their own inquiries and do not report their findings to the secular authorities, even when they judge someone guilty of a crime.�?

    The New York Times, Orthodox Jews Relying More on Legal Prosecution of Sex Abuse, by Paul Vitello, October 13, 2009

    October 14, 2009