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Karaites

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Karaite Jews: The readers of Hebrew scriptures
Rabbi Anan Ben David was an associate of the Talmud School and lived in Iraq in the eighth century and was considered to be the first major founder of the Karaite movement. He had a disagreement with his younger brother Hananiah about the leadership of ...
the column | Chatting with the Karaites
You don't hear much about the Karaites. That despite the fact that the only Karaite synagogue in America is right here in the Bay Area, B'nai Israel in Daly City.
Karaite Jews unanimously re-elect chief rabbi
The Karaites are a small sect of Judaism who follow only the written Torah and reject the later additions of Oral Law, including the Mishnah and the Talmud.
Fighting the Good Fight in Old Baghdad
Saadia's main intellectual and spiritual opponents were the Karaites. The Karaites rejected the rabbinic principle that two Torahs were given to Moses on Mount Sinai: the Written Law and the Oral Law.
The Constitution And Torah
The Talmud — of no use to the Karaites — tells of a case in which Rabbi Eliezer offers supernatural proof to support his dissenting opinion.

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