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Is there any prediction in the Torah for the split between Ashkenazim and Sephardim? I was told that there is but can't think of anywhere to look. Thanks.

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there is no split. –  Reb Chaim HaQoton Oct 7 '13 at 16:54
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There's certainly no explicit prediction. (I've read the entire Pentateuch, and it doesn't mention such a thing explicitly.) I assume you're asking about either (1) an allusion (that someone, most likely post facto but maybe not, said alludes to the split between Ashk'nazim and S'faradim) or (2) a generality (about how people will split or some such, that someone said applies to, inter alia, the split between Ashk'nazim and S'faradim). Which? –  msh210 Oct 7 '13 at 17:26
    
Also, It is not clear that 'Sepharad' in the Book of Obadiah is a reference of Spaniard's Sephardi mechon-mamre.org/p/pt/pt1601.htm#20 –  Wlanez Oct 7 '13 at 21:07
    
What about Italian, Yemenite, Greek and Ethiopian Jews? –  Double AA Oct 9 '13 at 14:01
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