Asked in Tanakh and Talmud
When did the prohibition on wearing leather shoes on Yom Kippur begin Is it in the Talmud or did it begin in the last 200 years Do Sephardic and Ethiopian Jews also know of this prohibition?
The prohibition on wearing leather shoes on Yom Kippur began 3300 years ago. It is part of the original tradition, the Oral Torah which was handed down together with the written Torah. It is recorded in the Talmud (Yoma 76a). Sephardic Jews are certainly aware of this and follow the law in this regard in the same manner as Ashkenazim. ...
Asked in US Constitution, Prohibition
How did national prohibition enforce the eighteenth amendment?
The 18th Amendment required National Prohibition and the Volstead Act specified how prohibition was to be enforced. ...
Asked in Prohibition
What year did prohibition take place in Canada?
Canada never had prohibition take place Prohibition was enforced sporadically around Canada. Although Canada never had an American style prohibition, various provinces and city neighbourhoods banned the sale and consumption of alcohol. These links have a list of various efforts at alcohol prohibition http://www.faslink.org/prohibition%20timeline%20canada.htm http://www.cbc.ca/news/background/prohibition/ ...