Traditional Karaite Jewish Shechita (Kosher Slaughter) Q&A

Traditional Karaite Jewish Shechita (Kosher Slaughter) Q&A

This video contains some of the basic questions commonly asked about Traditional Karaite Jewish shechita, or kosher slaughter. Answering is shochet Avraham ben Adam, aka Travis Wheeler of Six Star Foods, Inc. ( http://sixstarinc.net/ ) and is, to this date, the only shochet certified to perform Karaite Jewish shechita in the United States. He is certified by Universal Karaite Judaism out of Ramle, Israel. This […]

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Hijacking Karaite Judaism

Hijacking Karaite Judaism

Disclaimer: I do not claim to represent the whole of traditional Karaite Judaism or act as its spokesperson. I have too much respect for it to make such a claim or hold such a title.  Karaite: Not Only a Term Stolen, But Also a Culture Ask people what they think of when they hear the term “Karaite” and the answers run from a misspelling of […]

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Karaite Jewish Videos: Ben Gurion University Looks into Karaite Judaism

Karaite Jewish Videos: Ben Gurion University Looks into Karaite Judaism

Anytime a non-Karaite source looks more deeply into Karaite Judaism, I am very pleased. Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Israel has more educational videos on Karaite Judaism on YouTube than most any other source I’ve found. Here are some of my favorites that I feel reveal the most about Karaite Judaism to the benefit of the English speaker. In this video, Chief Hakham […]

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