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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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...
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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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 ( ...
Jehoshaphat ben Saul
Jehoshaphat ben Saul (Hebrew: יהושפט בן שאול) was the son of Saul ben Anan and the grandson of Anan ben David. He lived in Iraq during the early ninth century. Jehoshaphat was nasi and resh galuta of ...
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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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...
David ben Boaz
David ben Boaz (Hebrew: דוד בן בעז, Arabic: Abu Sa'id Dawud ibn Bu'az) was a Karaite Jewish scholar who flourished in the tenth century CE. He is reported to have been the fifth in the line of descent...
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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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...
Karaite Kenesa (Kiev)
The Karaite Kenesa of Kiev is a former Kenesa (Karaite synagogue) in Kiev, Ukraine.
The synagogue, designed by Vladislav Gorodetsky with decorations by Emilio Sala, was built from 1898 to 1902 in ...
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Letter to the Falashas
This is the letter written in 1905 by the Karaite Jews of St.Petersburg under Samuel ben Moses Shapshal to the Falashas.
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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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Matzliah
Matzliah (Hebrew: מַצְלִיחַ) is a moshav in central Israel. Located in the Shephelah around two kilometres south of Ramle, it falls under the jurisdiction of Gezer Regional Council. In 2007 it had a p...
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Karaim language
The Karaim language (Crimean dialect: къарай тили, Trakai dialect: karaj tili, Turkish dialect: karay dili, traditional Karaim name lashon kedar (Hebrew: לשון קדר‎ - «language of the nomads») is...
Solomon (Karaite prince)
Solomon ben David (Hebrew: שלמה בן דוד‎) was a Karaite leader of the late tenth and early eleventh centuries CE. He was the son of David ben Boaz. As a direct lineal descendant of Anan ben David...
Abraham Kirimi
Abraham Kirimi (Hebrew: אברהם קירימי?; 1358, Solhat – 15th century) was a Crimean rabbi of the 14th century.
According to Firkovich ("C. I. H." No. 50), Kirimi was a proselyte and a pupil of...
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Levi ben Japheth
Levi ben Japheth (Heb. Levi ben Yafet ha-Levi; Arab. Abu Sa'id Levi ibn Yafat was a Karaite Jewish scholar who flourished, probably at Jerusalem, in the first half of the eleventh century CE. Although...
List of Karaite Jews
People associated with Karaite Judaism include: