The Rabbinical Courts: Providers of Religious Services or Judicial Tribunals?

Policy Paper 153

Abstract of the Hebrew Publication

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  • Number Of Pages: 10 Pages
  • Center: The Joan and Irwin Jacobs Center for Shared Society

The present study looks at the rabbinical courts from the perspective of public administration: their provision of services and effectiveness, as well as their adherence to judicial norms, such as following standard procedure, appropriate behavior by judges (known as dayyanim), and respect for the rights of litigants.