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Ashkenaz

(ăsh`kēnăz'), eponym of a people perhaps localized in Armenia. He was grandson of Japheth. Gen. 10.3. Ashchenaz: 1 Chron. 1.6; Jer. 51.27. In modern times the term Ashkenazim refers to the German Jews as distinguished from the Sephardim, the Jews of Spain and Portugal. For the history of the Ashkenazim, see JewsJews
[from Judah], traditionally, descendants of Judah, the fourth son of Jacob, whose tribe, with that of his half-brother Benjamin, made up the kingdom of Judah; historically, members of the worldwide community of adherents to Judaism.
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Subsequent sections, Transnational Ashkenaz and Yiddish Letters in New York, examine Yiddish culture behind the Iron Curtain, in Israel and the Americas.
This is a big moment for Razteria -- she presents "Little Sister" just in time for an appearance at Reggae on the River alongside the collective Empress Unification, her musical sisters who have graced stages with her at Northwest World Reggae Festival, Berkeley's Ashkenaz Community Center, and more.
Ashkenaz Performance Owner David Nadel, The Santa Rosa Hitchhiking Murders, Lindsay Cutshall and Jason Allen on Fish Head Beach.
Blasphemy in a time of Christian theocracy was a deadly serious matter, and the beleaguered Jews of Ashkenaz endured severe repression and periodic violence because of it.
In Ashkenazi cooking, the tradition is not to use olive oil at all because it simply was not available in Ashkenaz," says Janet Amateau, a food historian specializing in Sephardic cooking.
Through the centuries, it was referred to in a variety of ways including loshn ashkenaz, a Hebrew phrase meaning "the language of Ashkenaz," and taytsh which is the Yiddish term for "meaning" and also for "German" (Weinrich 2008: 315-27).
Among their topics are working with pictures in elaborated systems, audience and image in the Grand' Salle of the palace at Paris, prayers and gesture in late medieval Transylvania, Seder Eve in 15th-century Ashkenaz, and the structure of medieval images and the birth of polyphony.
Solomon ben Samson of Garmaise [Worms] including the Siddur of the Hasidei Ashkenaz [Hebrew], ed.
I followed up with Guasco, who said that the band changed his outlook on music and life after he saw SOJA in 2005 at the Ashkenaz Community Center in Berkeley, Calif.
D'entree de jeu, le terme Ashkenaz designe en hebreu les terres au-dela du Rhin constitu6es des territoires germaniques et du grand duche de Pologne et de Lituanie.
A telling example of this tendency towards inclusiveness is Toronto's Ashkenaz Festival, a multi-day event founded in 1995 as "one of the world's largest public celebrations of Yiddish and Jewish culture" (Ashkenaz 2011).
Marcus, A Jewish-Christian Symbiosis: The Culture of Early Ashkenaz, in CULTURES OF THE JEWS, supra note 11, at 449, 461.