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      n   the second letter of the Hebrew alphabet (ב) transliterated as b  
     (from Hebrew beth-, bayith house)  

Beth Din   , Bet Din     (Hebrew)  
      n     (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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