A Jewish Archive from Old Cairo: The History of Cambridge University's Genizah Collection
Explains how Cairo came to have its important Genizah archive, how Cambridge developed its interests in Hebraica, and how a number of colourful figures brought about the connection between the two centres. Also shows the importance of the Genizah material for Jewish cultural history.
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Stefan Reif's A Jewish Archive from Old Cairo --
Having merely scanned the Introduction and a part of Chapter One,
I can attest that Stefan Reif exemplifies the very finest standard of scholastic discipline in this treatment. A fine multidimensional
insight into the Cairene community of the Jewish Diaspora.
Reif is well-educated, eloquent and intelligent.
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