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Monday, June 17 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Karaite Judaism: same, same but different

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Karaite Jews reject the authority of the Talmud and other rabbinic literature. Therefore, their calendar and kashrut (dietary laws) practices are different, their liturgy is almost all taken from the Bible, and they observe holidays differently. For example, this year they were already celebrating Passover when we were celebrating Purim and their seder ritual does not include telling stories about rabbis. Join me to learn about the 50,000 people who still practise Karaite Judaism today.

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Norman Green

Norman is a tax and estate planning lawyer from Los Angeles, California, with two sons (one of them a Masorti/Conservative rabbi) and two grandsons. He has participated in Limmuds in Los Angeles (six times), New York, and the UK. He has spoken on Karaite Judaism in all three of those... Read More →

Monday June 17, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm PDT
Room 2

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