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A prayer liturgy common among Chasidim

Nusach Sefard relates to the liturgical choices made when attempting to mix together the older Nusach Ashkenaz with Sefardi Nusach (like Edot Hamizrach) and increase the Kabbalistic content of the liturgy. It is mostly used by groups of Hassidim, and is common in Eretz Yisrael. Nusach Sefard was first introduced in various forms in the C16th, although there is no one definite version, with different Hassidic groups having different versions.

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