Re: Origin of Latvian Jews #latvia
Actually, that's a common mistake. Nusach Sfard is actually the
Hassidic tradition. Actually Sfardim don't accept it.
My paternal line was >from Belarus, but a persistant family tradition
says that they got there >from Spain. Yet that side of the family is
extremely pale. My maternal line (or half of it) came >from Latvia
(Mitau, Courland), and there's a lot of pretty dark skin there. One of
my sisters and one of my nieces have been mistaken for Yemenite because
On 10/2/2019 9:04 AM, Latvia SIG digest wrote:
From: "Alan Kolnik"<alan.kolnik@...>MODERATOR NOTE: Please keep any further discussion of this question related
to genealogy. Discussions of religious practices are ontopic in this group
only to the extent that they relate to genealogical research.