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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…)

Torah

The Torah is, according to Judaism , the divine teaching transmitted by Moses through its five books and all the lessons derived from it. It consists of five books that are, according to the traditional names: the Genesis , the Exodus , the Leviticus , the numbers , the Deuteronomy . The Torah serves as a historical and doctrinal charter… (more…)

Mishnah

The Mishnah is an exegetical body of compiled Jewish laws which collects and consolidates the oral tradition developed in the Jewish religion over the centuries since the time of the written Torah's laws, and even their coding into the hands of Rabbi Yehuda Hanasi towards the end of the century. The body of law called the Mishnah, is the basis… (more…)

Synagogue

The synagogue is the place of faithful Jews and the place of worship and study of the oldest monotheistic religions. The synagogue is a meeting in ancient Judaism . Although they have little data about the origin of the first synagogues, it is thought that they date back to ancient Babylon in the sixth century, shortly after Judah, the southern… (more…)