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‮גניזת קהיר. פסיפס של חיים‬‎

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Editors

Malka Jagendorf, Lillian Cohen.

Curator

Daisy Raccah Djivre.

Collection

Cambridge University Library

Imprint

Jerusalem, Israel, 1997. Booklet, 15 pp., illustrations: 10 col., 2 b&w, 24 × 16.5 cm. Hebrew.

ISBN

9652782033 (Hebrew edition); 9652782041 (English edition)

Location

Israel Museum (5 June–28 October 1997)

Description

The largest loan to date of material from the Cairo Genizah (from Cambridge University Library), exhibited in celebration of the 100th anniversary of its discovery. Exhibits divided into 9 categories, demonstrating the types of documents and information recovered from them: the discovery, famous personages, home and family, commerce and livelihood, the Karaites, Jews among Muslims, Eretz-Israel, distant communities and the Cairo bookshelf. Two brief texts on the Genizah, its discovery and its scholarship. Basic listing. 56 items.

main keywords

CAIRO GENIZAHISTORICAL DOCUMENTSKARAITES

minor keywords

CairoEretz IsraelMaimonidesMusic

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