Ashkenazim and Sephardim: Their Relations, Differences, and Problems as Reflected in the Rabbinical Responsa

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KTAV Publishing House, Inc., 1993 - Religion - 347 pages
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Contents

INTRODUCTION I
1
PART I
11
R Asher and his family in Spain
21
The last century of the Jews in Spain
36
The period between the publication of Isser
59
From the foundation of theScience of Juda
72
The establishment of the State of Israel
78
The Hebrew characters
91
Ashkenazi leniency and Sephardi strictness
205
Difference in Weltanschauung
233
A comparison between the religious and moral standards of the Ashkenazim and the Sephardim
251
Ashkenazim and Sephardim in the light of criticism
268
PART III
288
Responsa on the pronunciation of Hebrew
308
Responsa on Hebrew characters
315
Responsa on dietary laws
319

Liturgy
99
Poetry
124
Approach to Bible and Talmud
136
Laws and customs relating to birth marriage and mourning
164
Ashkenazi strictness and Sephardi leniency
188
Responsa on liturgy
324
Responsa on matrimonial cases
333
SUBJECT INDEX
341
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