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  • the first two groups are commonly referred to as sephardic, the latter as ashknenazi. all worship the same torah, are totally of the same religion, but some of the locallized customs are different eg. the ashknezai often spoke yiddish in central and eastern europe, the sephardic often spoke ladino; borsht v. whatever the ladinos learned from their mothers kitchens.

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  • What Zionists have threatened to cut off sephardic or russian israelis from the Jewish community?

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  • Spanish sephardic would also give it a Turkish connection of course, since many Spanish Jews ended up in the Ottoman Empire after the Inquisition started up.

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  • Thanks to the dark, sephardic devil-god William Barton not to be confused with the Australian didgeridoo player, I heard about "Nasdijj."

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  • There are sephardic Jews with darker skin and there are Ashkenazic Jews mostly from Europe that are white.

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  • You know, I do believe there is a traditional sephardic dish involving cold fried fish in a sweet and sour marinade.


  • Diana was great, and let me rant at her about medieval sephardic poetry for far too long.

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  • In considered statements, the Vatican, the archbishop of Canterbury, and the chief sephardic rabbi of Israel all took a stand in sympathy with — the ayatollah.

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  • They were great the next day cold-kind of like saor, or that sephardic sweet and sour marinated fried fish thing.

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  • Of course, since there's a sephardic branch of the family on my mother's side, when I reveal that I'm suddenly accepted as being "one of us" and therefore not threatening any longer as this unkown and suspect creature ...

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