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Courses by instructor: Shawn Lichaa

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.

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Karaite, Rabbanite, or Other: Affiliation in an Evolving Religious Landscape

H200-JCL Instructors: Lichaa Starting: 03/17/2019 Location: Jewish Community Library

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 ...