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Why don't the main Halachic authorities (e.g. R' Ovadyah Yoseph, the Hasidic Rebbes, etc.) come together to make one Nussach for everyone; combining the Minhagim (e.g. Temani pronounciation, Yekkish fast days, lots of Piyutim, Hasidic Yom Tovim, some Sephardic leniencies, etc.)? It would create a lot of achdus - the kind of thing that got us the Torah.

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for right or wrong, people take the quote 4 lines up from the bottom really seriously images.e-daf.com/DafImg.asp?ID=1215&size=1 – Danno Aug 18 '13 at 15:12
In a perfect world...Hacham Yishak says by the time of Mashiah everyone will be Sefaradi:) – Hacham Gabriel Aug 18 '13 at 15:18
But all my minhagim are the best! – Double AA Aug 18 '13 at 15:21
Why not take the Sefardic stringencies? There are a bunch. – Double AA Aug 18 '13 at 15:25
Wait a sec... I thought that when משיח comes, we will all follow בית שמאי! – Seth J Aug 18 '13 at 16:01

Achdus does not mean we all have the same menu, Achdus means we care and lookout for each other.

Imagine a family where each member takes different medications and someone comes along and says 'why don't you have Achdus?' 'Get all your doctors together and come up with medications that is equal for all!'

The Achdus that got us the Torah in the first place was that all the Jews were one heart with each other without animosity towards each other and not that they all had the same taste in mind when eating the Mahn!

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I'm very tempted to downvote this. While you have presented an important aspect of achdus, you present it as the ideal. When Sanhedrin returns we will be done with the different divisions, and that's the way it is supposed to be. The current situation is bedieved. So yes, the ideal goal is to have the same menu and that does contribute significantly to achdus. – Double AA Aug 19 '13 at 0:15
With different 'menus' everyone hates each other. The Hasidim hate the Sephardim, the Ashkenazim hate the Hasidim, etc. – Joshua Pearl Dec 1 '13 at 12:16

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