Why did my great grandfather pray in Sephardic hebrew?
November 4, 2009 1:04 PM Subscribe
Why did my Ashkenazi great grandfather Daven in Sephardic Hebrew?
posted by ranunculus to Religion & Philosophy (14 answers total) 11 users marked this as a favorite
My great grandfather was a fair-skinned, blue eyed Ashkenazi Jew from Odessa. Yet, he prayed using the Sephardic pronunciation of Hebrew and I'm not sure why. Any ideas?