Karaite Judaism
Karaite Judaism or Karaism (/ˈkærə.aɪt/ or /ˈkærə.ɪzəm/; Hebrew: יהדות קראית ,  Yahadut Qara'it,  Qārāʾîm ; meaning "Readers (of the Hebrew Scriptures)") is a Jewish movement charac...
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Criticism of the Talmud
The Talmud (/ˈtɑːlmʊd, -məd, ˈtæl-/; Hebrew: תַּלְמוּד talmūd "instruction, learning", from a root lmd "teach, study") is a central text of Rabbinic Judaism. It is also traditionally referred to as Sh...
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Hebrew calendar
The Hebrew or Jewish calendar (הַלּוּחַ הָעִבְרִי, ha'luach ha'ivri) is a lunisolar calendar used today predominantly for Jewish religious observances. It determines the dates for Jewish holidays and ...
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Matrilineality in Judaism
Matrilineality in Judaism is the view that people born of a Jewish mother are themselves Jewish. The Torah does not explicitly discuss the conferring of Jewish status through matrilineality. The Tanak...
Crimean Karaites
The Crimean Karaites or Krymkaraylar (Crimean Karaim: Кърымкъарайлар sg. къарай – qaray; Trakai Karaim: sg. karaj, pl. karajlar, Hebrew: קראי מזרח אירופה, Turkish: Karaylar), also known as Karaims and...
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Letter of the Karaite elders of Ascalon
The Letter of the Karaite elders of Ascalon (c. 1100) was a communication written by six elders of the Karaite Jewish community of Ascalon and sent to their coreligionists in Alexandria nine months af...
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Anan ben David
Anan Ben David (c. 715 - c. 795) (Hebrew: ענן בן דוד‎) is widely considered to be a major founder of the Karaite movement of Judaism. His followers were called Ananites and, like modern Karaite...
Hezekiah ben Solomon
Hezekiah ben Solomon (Hebrew: חזקיה בן שלמה) was the son of Solomon ben David and thus was the eighth Karaite exilarch of the line of Anan ben David. He lived in Iraq during the eleventh century. He ...
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Karaite Jewish University
The Karaite Jewish University is a non-profit corporation incorporated in California, U.S.A., in November 2005 for the purposes of disseminating the study of Karaite Judaism. Karaite Jewish University...
Yefet ben Ali
Yefet ben Ali (Hebrew: יפת בן עלי הלוי‎) was perhaps the foremost Karaite commentator on the Bible, during the "Golden Age of Karaism". He lived during the 10th century, a native of Basra ( ...
Karaite Kenesa
Kenesa is the term for a Karaite or Persian synagogue. The word derives from the Aramaic word for "assembly" (in Hebrew, the word for synagogue is beit knesset).Modern Karaite kenesas are similar to R...
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Kenesa
Kenesa is the term for a Karaite or Persian synagogue. The word derives from the Aramaic word for "assembly" (in Hebrew, the word for synagogue is beit knesset).Modern Karaite kenesas are similar to R...
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Days of week on Hebrew calendar
The modern Hebrew calendar has been designed to ensure that certain holy days and festivals do not fall on certain days of the week. As a result, there are only four possible patterns of days on which...
Solomon ben Hasdai
Solomon ben Hasdai was the son of Hasdai ben Hezekiah. He was the tenth Karaite exilarch of the house of Anan ben David, and the last of Anan's descendants to be regarded by the Karaites as their nasi...
Al-Hiti
David al-Hiti is the nickname of a Karaite Jewish chronicler who flourished (probably in Egypt) in the first half of the fifteenth century CE. He was a native of Hīt, Iraq (whence his surname), on th...
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Moshe Marzouk
Moshe Marzouk (Hebrew: משה מרזוק‎; or Musa Lieto Marzuk, Arabic: موسى ليتو مرزوق‎; born 20 December 1926 – 31 January 1955) was an Egyptian Karaite Jew, hanged in 1955 for his inv...
Boaz ben Jehoshaphat
Boaz ben Jehoshaphat (Hebrew: בעז בן יהושפט) was the son of Jehoshaphat ben Saul and the great-grandson of Anan ben David. He lived in Iraq during the mid ninth century. As the direct lineal heir of A...
Trakai Kenesa
Trakai Kenesa is the kenesa (synagogue) of the Karaite community in Trakai, Lithuania, and a rare example of a surviving wooden synagogue with an interior dome. It is still in use.
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Saul ben Anan
Saul ben Anan (Hebrew: שאול בן ענן) was a Karaite Jewish leader of the eighth century CE. He was the son and successor of Anan ben David. He is styled by the later Karaites nasi (prince) and Rosh ha-g...
Sahl ben Matzliah
Sahl ben Matzliah (Hebrew: סהל בן מצליח הכהן‎, Sahl Ben Matzliah HaCohen) (910–990), also known as Abu al-Sari was a Karaite philosopher and writer.Born in Jerusalem, he belonged to the Rech...
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Masoretic Text
The Masoretic Text (MT, 𝕸, or ) is the authoritative Hebrew text of the Tanakh for Rabbinic Judaism. However, contemporary scholars seeking to understand the history of the Hebrew Bible’s text use a ...
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Hasdai ben Hezekiah
Hasdai ben Hezekiah (Hebrew: חסדאי בן חזקיה) was the son of Hezekiah ben Solomon and thus was the ninth Karaite exilarch of the line of Anan ben David. He lived in Iraq during the eleventh and twelfth...
List of Karaite Jews
People associated with Karaite Judaism include:
Aaron ben Elijah
Aaron ben Elijah (Aharon son of Eliyahu), the Latter, of Nicomedia (אהרון בן אליהו האחרון; born 1328 or 1329 in Nicomedia – 1369 in Constantinople) is often considered to be the most prominent Karaite...
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Mordecai ben Nissan
Mordecai ben Nissan the Elder (Heb. Mordechai ben Nissan ha-Zaken) was a Karaite Jewish scholar who lived at Krasnoi-Ostrog, Poland, in the 17th and 18th centuries.He studied under Joseph ben Samuel, ...
Alsószentmihály inscription
The Alsószentmihály inscription is an inscription on a building stone in Mihai Viteazu, Cluj (Transylvania, today Romania). The origins and translation of the inscription are uncertain.
The stone ...
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