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The Palanquin: On Karaite Practical Halakha

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The Palanquin is a letter written by Ḥakham Solomon ben Aaron to a Swedish professor at the University of Riga. The letter is a response to questions posed by the professor. Across 24 brief chapters,  Ḥakham Solomon ben Aaron explains the major religious tenets of the Polish-Lithuanian Karaite movement of the late 17th and early 18th centuries. This publication is the only-known English translation of The Palanquin (Hebrew: Appiryon Asa Lo). This edition contains vocalized Hebrew text and annotations that elaborate on the themes of the work.

You may review the Introduction (including the Table of Contents) here.

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