I'm aware why Chatam Sofer and R Feinstein had such harsh and castigating stances on associating/celebrating with non-Orthodox Jews or entering those prayer spaces, as they were actively fighting the advances of Reform (and later Conservative). I'm curious what Sefardi/Mizrahi sources say on non-Orthodox Jews and entering their prayer spaces, seeing as how denominations never took root among Sefardim/Mizrachim.

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    By the same token the premodern sefardi leaders were also much less likely to have had reason to comment about some wacky things some Ashkenazim up north were doing
    – Double AA
    Jan 2, 2022 at 3:36
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    Double AA--eventually they would have to wrestle with it, no? nowadays, for example, what answers would be given around attending a function at a reform/conserv/etc shul? Jan 2, 2022 at 5:41
  • I believe Ashkenazim also let you attend such functions. The issue was forming associations with them.
    – N.T.
    Jan 3, 2022 at 11:32


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