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What Is The Provenance of This Painting?

June 21, 2017

 

 

 

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This purports to represent the excommunications of Karaites, by the Rabbis of the Geonic Academy on the Mount of Olives (as Marina Rustow shows in her Heresy and the Politics of the Community, this ceremony was initiated by a rogue group of Rabbanite zealots and was hardly sanctioned by the Academy of Eretz Yisrael) see my post here for more http://ha-historion.blogspot.com/2013/09/the-ban-decared-against-karaites-on.html

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