Karaism is the practice of Judaism as dictated by the Torah and Tanakh, the Hebrew Bible. Karaites believe that the Tanakh (which includes the Torah) is the only legitimate source of Jewish law. Consequently, Karaites reject the Talmud (Rabbinic Oral Law) and other Rabbinic additions to Jewish law. Karaism does not reject Biblical interpretation. Rather, it holds every interpretation up to the same objective scrutiny regardless of its source.
Early Karaite Philosophy
Article by Dr. Daniel Frank on the relationship between medieval Karaite philosophy and the Muslim kalaam.
Karaimai
History, language, religion, and traditions of the Lithuanian Karaite community.
Karaite Humash
A reasonably good article on a Karaite Humash printed by the community in Ortakoi, 1832-35
Karaite Ketubot
An online exhibition of Karaite Ketubot contained in the Taylor-Schachter collection at Cambridge.
The Karaite Korner
The home of the World Movement for Karaite Judaism - the movement of Nehemia Gordon and Meir Rekhavi, who founded it over the last 10 years.
Red Book of the Peoples of the Russian Empire
A brief discussion of Karaites in Russia
Scripture and Schism
The online exhibit on Karaites and Samaritans from the Jewish Theological Seminary.
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February 14, 2016 at 6:15:16 UTC
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