World Congress of the European Karaim (CSBRQA)

The Central Spiritual Board of the Russian Qaraim Abroad was an honorary "World Congress" based in Europe as a Mufla Bebeit Din for both the Bet Din and average Qaraim of former "Russia"'s type in diaspora to refer to as a benchmark for spiritual guidance. 
In 2008 the Mufla Bebeit Din whose opinions were to guide and counsel the Bet Din included:

Ulu-Hazan Jozef Firkovich (Trakai) would pass away in March 2009 and a suitable candidate to replace his position of nomination had to be found
Hakham Markas Lavrinovich (Trakai)
Ulu-Hazan David El (Evpatoria)
Ulu-Hazan Viktor Tiriaki (Evpatoria)
Khan Ilya Babajan (Moscow)
Khan Vaceslav Lebedev (Simferopol)
Simon Pilecki (Warsaw)
Dmitri Penbek (France)


By the End of 2009 the Mufla Bebeit Din whose opinions were supposed to guide and counsel the Bet Din were:

Markas Lavrinovich
David El
Viktor Tiriaki
Ilya Babajan
Vaceslav Lebedev
Simon Pilecki
Dmitri Penbek

By the End of 2010 the Mufla Bebeit Din whose opinions were supposed to guide and counsel the Bet Din were:

Markas Lavrinovich would pass away on the 24th of December 2011 but no candidate to replace him as a nominee was found
David El
Viktor Tiriaki
Ilya Babajan
Vyacheslav Lebedev
Simon Pilecki
Dmitri Penbek

By the End of 2011 the Mufla Bebeit Din whose opinions were supposed to guide and counsel the Bet Din were:

Viktor Tiriaki succeeded David El as Chief Cleric in the Ukrain as of 13th December 2011.
Ilya Babajan
Vyacheslav Lebedev
Simon Pilecki (Oct 19 1927 - July 12 2012)
Dmitri Penbek
David El

By the End of 2012 Symon Pilecki passed away and no replacement was found the Mufla Bebeit Din whose opinions were supposed to guide and counsel the Bet Din were:

Viktor Tiriaki
Ilya Babajan
Vyacheslav Lebedev
Dmitri Penbek
David El

By the End of 2013 the Mufla Bebeit Din whose opinions were supposed to guide and counsel the Bet Din were:

Viktor Tiriaki
Ilya Babajan
Vyacheslav Lebedev
Dmitri Penbek
David El

In 2014 Crimea joined the Russian Federation. Meeting with Qaraims in Crimea became complicated and Bet Din Hakham Gershom's main work had shifted to Samaritan projects. 

In the Spring of 2015 there was a fall-out between Babajan and Tiriaki. As a result the August 2015 Synod in Kfar Kanna decided to abolish the CSBRQA Mufla Bebeit Din World Congress of the European Karaim as no longer necessary. It was replaced with formal adoption of the Baschyazi family's Sevel Ha Yerushah as a point of reference by which Qaraimits may observe Matthew 23:2-3. It was also decided, however, that Halakhic Jews operating as the CSBRQA's Bet Din serve a valuable purpose and should continue to operate from the Holy Land as the Universal Bet Din for Qaraimit Sabbatarians. 
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