The Karaites arrive in Ponovezh, Lithuania; Seraya Shapshal abruptly changes direction; Ibn Ezra writes Zemirot [link below]; the Nazis preside over a Karaite debate; Voltaire quotes a Karaite scholar; The 21st century reconfigures Karaism.

 

Ki Eshmera Shabbat – https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Um8Z5Wdok-WeA7zNmKFkEjG06eH21Sax/view?usp=drivesdk

 

Chapters

00:00 Introduction and Background

03:16 Karaites in Ponovitch

04:42 Karaites in Trakai

06:35 Relations with Orthodox Jews

09:27 Karaites under Tsarist Russia

15:15 Secularization and Reform

19:28 Communist Rule and World War II

24:12 Karaites and the Holocaust

28:30 Communist Rule and Decline

29:57 Karaites in the Middle East

32:47 Karaites in Europe and the USA

35:10 Karaites in Israel

39:24 Halakhic Status of the Karaites

44:43 The Evin Ezra and the Karaites

47:05 Conclusion