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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

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"The Lost Tribes, the Caraites and the English Millenarians." Journal of Jewish Studies 37 (1986): 213-37.
Olszowy, "La lettre de divorce Caraite et sa place dans les relations entre Caraites et Rabbanites au Moyen Age," Revue des Etudes Juives 155 (1996): 337-362.
This is the main synagogue of the Caraite Jews in one of the Europeanized suburbs of Cairo.