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In 1757 followers of the apostate Jew, Jacob Frank engaged in a disputation with Rabbinic Jews regarding the talmud. I would like to know if there is any record of the contents of that disputation.

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How do you know such a disputation happened? – Double AA Nov 18 '13 at 14:40
jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/… – Seth J Nov 18 '13 at 14:47
thanks @SethJ it looks like that second link has the answer - לתולדות התנועה הפראנקית I will post that as an answer. – please remove my account Nov 18 '13 at 14:54
this book might have additional information askives.com/the-mixed-multitude-amazon.html – Danno Nov 20 '13 at 13:37

לתולדות התנועה הפראנקית written by Majer Bałaban records some of the contents of this disputation.

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