Sephardi Beth Din

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The Sephardi Beth Din (Court of Jewish Law), serves the UK Sephardi community.

The Beth Din (Court of Jewish Law) deals with:

  1. Marriage Authorisations
    Verifying that the prospective marriage does not contravene Jewish Religious Law.
  2. Religious divorce
    Effecting the issuance of a GET (Bill of Divorce) from the husband to the wife in the event of the marriage having broken down irretrievably.
  3. Din Torah
    (Torah Law). Adjudicating civil, domestic, financial disputes, including probate – between observant litigants, according to Jewish Law.
  4. Regularisation Of Status
    Determining Jewish descent in cases where such a claim has been questioned.
  5. Conversions
    Processing approved applicants for this purpose from initial approach to final Conversion Ceremony when successful.
  6. Responsa
    Issuing RESPONSA to Halachic (Torah Law) enquiries from communal bodies affecting Synagogal matters – collectively or individually.
  7. Burials
    Resolving any problem related to congregational cemeteries, funeral services and interment of deceased.
  8. Sephardi Kashrut Authority
    Oversees the work of this body which licenses kosher caterers, restaurants and manufacturers of kosher food products for Passover and all year round use. (For further information, please follow this link).

Dayan A. David
Rosh Beth Din

Dayan O. Livnat                                                                                                                                                                                                        Member of the Beth Din

Dayan A. Dadoun
Member of the Beth Din

Dayan D. Kada
Member of the Beth Din

Rabbi Ben Nassimi                                                                                                                                                                                                  Registrar of the Beth Din

Rabbi J. Dweck                                                                                                                                                                                                          Av Beth Din – Senior Rabbi of the S&P Sephardi

For further information, please contact

Rabbi Ben Nassimi (Registrar) – [email protected] 
2 Ashworth Road
W9 1JY

TEL: 07392319102

The Sephardi Beth Din line is open Monday-Thursday between 13.00 and 17.00