Karaites

noun a Jewish sect that recognizes only the Hebrew Scriptures as the source of divinely inspired legislation and denies the authority of the postbiblical tradition of the Talmud; the sect arose in Iraq in the eighth century
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Karaites

Karaites or Caraites (both: kâr'uīts) , Jewish schismatic sect, reputedly founded (8th cent.) in Persia by Anan ben David and originally known as Ananites. Its adherents were called Karaites after the 9th cent. The Karaites attacked the Talmudic interpretation of the Bible, rejecting ...
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Karaites

The Karaites are a Jewish sect, founded about the middle of the 8th century by Anan Ben David, and which was for a long time the object of persecution by the orthodox Jews. They refuse to accept as divine or authoritative the traditions and doctrines of the Talmud, or those in the rabbinical writings, and adhere closely to the text and letter of th...
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Karaites

A minority branch of Judaism that believes in strict interpretation of scriptures without rabbinic interpretation.
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