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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…)

Hanukah

The Hanukah, called the "Feast of Lights" is a Jewish holiday that is celebrated for eight days, and which commemorates the defeat of the Greeks and the regaining of independence of the Jewish by the hands of the Maccabees over the Greeks, and the subsequent purification of the Temple in Jerusalem and of pagan icons in the second century A.C.… (more…)