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Qitzur Shulhhan Arukh - Yalqut Yosef, Siman 56:11 writes (my translation): מנהג האשכנזים כדעת הרמ''א, לעמוד בשעה שעונים קדיש וברכו, וספרדי שמתפלל עם אשכנזים, נכון שיעמוד גם הוא עמהם בעת אמירת קדיש וברכו, כדי שלא יהיה בכלל יושב בין העומדים. The Ashkenazi custom, per the ReM"A, is to stand when responding to Qaddish and Barekhu. And, as for a ...


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This is a huge and unanswerable question... I'll take a stab at some general observations. First of all, while it's common colloquially to refer to anyone who is not Ashkenazi as "Sephardi", the term technically applies only to the communities of the Iberian peninsula (today Spain/Portugal) and their descendants (who ended up in places like Amsterdam, ...


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This question is way too broad to really answer - as I will explain below. There are some "classic" differences between Sephardi and Ashkenazi rituals, like: The Sefardi classic Sefer Torah is barrel-shaped, as opposed to the Torah-roll of the Ashkenazim. Sefardim start wearing a Tallit in shul from Bar Mitzva - or before - and Ashkenazim only after they ...



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