The Subbotniks 

By Velvl Chermin

Rappaport Center for Assimilation Research and Strengthening Jewish Vitality, 2007

This paper provides the history and current status of a "Judaizing sect" known as the Subbotniks. Originally a Christian offshoot, the group later split into two streams: Subbotnik converts to Rabbinic Judaism, and Karaite Subbotniks who reject Talmudic law.

Topic: Jewish-Christian Relations, Soviet Jewry, Conversion, Jewish Identity, Interfaith Relations, Identity

Name of Publication: Field Reports of the Rappaport Center

Editor: Zohar, Zvi

Volume/Issue: 6

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Genre: Report

Coverage: Eastern Europe , Russia

Language: English , Hebrew

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Chermin, Velvl. The Subbotniks . Field Reports of the Rappaport Center. Rappaport Center for Assimilation Research and Strengthening Jewish Vitality. 2007: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=14257


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