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In connection with the "Sefer Yeẓirah" the mystical speculations of certain Jewish sects must be mentioned, which, toward the year 800, began to spread doctrines that for centuries had been known only to a few initiated ones. The movement would flare up anew when Nathan, Cardozo, or a Sabbatean adventurer like Nehemiah Hiyya Hayon (1655–ca. 1730) would appear in a community. Register: Mail check payable to Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester (Melton), 441 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607 Sunday Mornings (9:15-10:45 am) at the Jewish Community Center, 1200 Edgewood Ave.on November 23; December 14, 21; January 4, 11, 18, 25; February 1, 8, 15

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