Courses by instructor: Shawn Lichaa
Shawn Lichaa is a member of Congregation B’nai Israel in Daly City, the only Karaite synagogue in North America. He has spoken about Karaite Judaism at the Library of Congress and at schools and synagogues throughout the United States.
Karaite, Rabbanite, or Other: Affiliation in an Evolving Religious Landscape
Shawn Lichaa will bring examples from Karaite Jewish literature and liturgy to show how a minority Jewish movement dealt with external pressures while trying to preserve its unique heritage. Karaite Judaism is characterized by its ...