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May Multiple People Say Kaddish Simultaneously? goes through a long analysis of the subject but does not come to a conclusion as to when the minhag changed. He does point out that Rav Yaakov Emden suggested it and the Chasam Sofer rejected it. Rav Yaakov Ettinger rejected the suggestion fiercely as being akin to the reform. The article states that it is not ...


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From this page: The adjective "Ashkenazic" and corresponding nouns, Ashkenazi (singular) and Ashkenazim (plural) are derived from the Hebrew word "Ashkenaz," which is used to refer to Germany. ...I searched the literature for confirmation and found there were two camps: (1) (Opinions which agree with the above): Dovid Katz, Yiddish and Power ...


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Here are just a few possibilities in Hebrew (I don't speak Hebrew, so please forgive me--and let me know--if some are way off): אגודת - Indeed used with this meaning ציבור -? עם (Not the best) יהדות--Roughly "Jewry" (countable)--In frequent use with this meaning--see here קהילה ממוצא -- In frequent use, but lacks the sought degree of precision בית, ...


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I don't think there is one right answer, here are a few possibilities you could pick from ethnicities ethnic groups (e.g., here) ethnic divisions (e.g., Wikipedia uses it here and here) communities (also here and here) origins subcultures (e.g., here) traditions



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