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Bais Din

Bais Din is the transliteration of Hebrew, which means House of Judgment and refers to a religious court. The most known and most widespread is the rabbinical Bais Din (composed of rabbis), but the institution also exists with some variations among Karaite Jews, who do not have rabbis. Origin The Torah says that Jethro advised Moses to delegate most of… (more…)

Halakha

The term Halakha , also pronounced halokho, means, when spelled with a capital letter, the Jewish institution, bringing together the laws, awards and religious prescriptions governing the daily life of Jews or, if written with a lowercase letter, an article that "Jewish law. " The Judaism predates the distinction between the areas of "religious" and "non-religious" affairs of everyday life,… (more…)

The Sabbath

The Sabbath, Hebrew for "rest", is the seventh as well as the sacred day of the Jewish week. The Sabbath is observed from sundown Friday until the appearance of three stars the next Saturday night. According to the prescriptions of the Torah, it must be held firstly by abstaining from any kind of work. The Sabbath is the ethos Jew,… (more…)