rabbinite


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rabbinite

(ˈræbɪˌnaɪt)
n
a follower of or believer in the teachings of a rabbi
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One of the few surviving Fatimid legal documents, for instance, was preserved in the Rabbinite Synagogue in Cairo's Zuwayla Quarter; see R.
The Jewish members of the early Christ-believing community are in some ways like Karaites, who in some places were as significant numerically and in terms of influence as the Rabbinites.
For this reason the extension was accepted by mainstream Jewry in the Second Temple Period and later by both the Rabbinites and the majority of Karaites in the Middle Ages.
Thus, Rabbinites and Karaites, in spite of their calendar differences and reports that these led Rabbinites to refuse to marry Karaites, did in fact marry.
Despite the importance of time and calendar, time has rarely been studied by Jewish historians, with one exception: the polemics around calendars in Jewish historiography have been symbolic of ways parting, whether as part of religious debates between Jews and others, during late antiquity when the rabbis sought to consolidate Jewish identity, or when the Karaites and Rabbinites argued over ritual and rites.