Jewish Studies

What is Karaism and Are There Still Karaites?

New from The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, Karaism by Daniel J. Lasker is the first comprehensive overview¬†of Karaism: its history, unique practices, beliefs, and philosophy, and present-day revival. In this blog post, Lasker reflects on the progress of Karaite studies. Anyone familiar with a typical synagogue would be surprised by this photograph: Men are … Continue reading