The sons of scripture : the Karaites in Poland and Lithuania in the twentieth century /
The Karaites, a non-Talmudic Turkic-speaking Jewish minority that had been living in Eastern Europe since the late Middle Ages, developed a unique ethnographic culture and religious tradition. The book offers the first comprehensive study of the dramatic history of the Polish-Lithuanian Karaite comm...
Berlin, Germany ; Boston, Massachusetts :
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Table of Contents:
- Between the Israelites and the Khazars: 1900-1918
- Interwar Period (1919-1939): the victory of the Khazar Theory
- Hakham (Hakham) Seraja Szapszat (1873-1961) and his role in shaping of the turkic identity of the polish-lithuanian karaite community
- Between Scylla and Charybis: Polish-Lithuanian Karaites between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union (1939-1945)
- From the Soviet stagnation to the post-soviet renaissance (1945-2014)