Re: The SEGAL name and Levites #general


Stan Goodman <safeqSPAM_FOILER@...>
 

On Mon, 4 Aug 2003 20:20:13 UTC, chaikin@netvision.net.il (Udi Cain)
opined:

Michael Bernet, New York MBernet@aol.com wrote:

=All very nice, but I know of no tradition that the Levites suddenly
organized themselves into a guild or anything else. Two Levi'im can not
even be called to the Torah in succession, and the only place I know
where two or more Levi'im (as Levi'im) could be found adjacant was when
washing the hands of the Kohanim before the latter mounted the Dukhan to
pronounce the threefold blessing. In the Rhineland, that would have
averaged between seven and eight times a year.

=I suppose that I was misunderstood in that one. I meant that just like
the union of Jewish tailors because of Jewish laws, the Levis' who took
the surname SEGAL, were branch of the Levies' who deliberately prepared
It is only slightly off-topic to note that, had more of the Levites
chosen to adopt the SEGAL surname, John Wayne would have appeared in
movie westerns wearing segals rather than levis.

themselves to serve in the future temple (not all the members of the
extended Levi tribe served in the temple or meant to serve in the future
temple).
--
Stan Goodman, Qiryat Tiv'on, Israel

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