from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining or relating to the Ashkenazim.
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Judaism is a much more diverse group than it's given credit for, but I just happen to fit a lot of the old ashkenazic stereotypes.
Rich · March 6th, 2007 at 11:30 am the erets yisroyel my ashkenazic ancestors reveared as their homeland was imagined, not real. it was a concept, the ‘idea’ of homeland, not an actual piece of dirt. nationalism would have been wholy foreign to them.
Really, talking about anything denominatonal is already contextualized as ashkenazic.
The few sephardic members in your little refusenick movement are heavily influenced by this ashkenazic malaise.
I don't understand why bnei torah from Eidut HaMizrach have to degrade themselves constantly and beg to be accepted in ashkenazic institutions ...
I seem to recall that the Khazars (who CONVERTED to Judaism) were either killed or assimilated with the larger ashkenazic community.
â€™ response is legitimate, but a little knee-jerk. itâ€™s utterly clear from rokhlâ€™s essay that sheâ€™s talking about an ashkenazic context, asheknazic shuls, ashkenazic hebrew school, etc..