Documents of the Jewish Pious Foundations from the Cairo Geniza

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Moshe Gil
Brill Archive, Jan 1, 1976 - Cairo Genizah - 611 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
B Legal and Formal Aspects of Donations
13
C The Qodesh as a Legal Person
27
Administration and Revenue
37
E The Budget of the Qodesh 106109
79
Use of Revenue
82
B Government Taxes and Payments to Muslim Officials 120122
87
C Maintenance of Synagogues 123133
91
Accounting of the qodesh 1165
300
Revenue from rent ca 1165
304
Accounting of the qodesh ca 1165
306
Money order of the qddesh 116263
308
Money order of the qddesh 116566
309
Lease of an apartment of the qodesh 1180
313
Agreements on prepayment of rent 118081
314
Lease of land belonging to the qodesh ca 1180
319

D Emoluments and Charity 134145
102
E Apportionment of Expenditures 146
117
The Documents 1 Deathbed declaration 1006
119
Deposition in the Jewish Court of Tyre 1028
127
Record of the activities of the qddesh at the end of the 10th and first half of the 11th centuries ca 1040
136
Lease of an apartment to a parnds as settlement of a debt 1031
144
Lease of a ruin belonging to the Great Synagogue of Ramie 1038
147
Letter from Jerusalem concerning the revenue from the compound of the Jerusalemites in Fustat ca 1040
149
Record and validation of a deposition regarding a compound partly dedicated to the synagogues 1047
151
830 Accounts of the qodesh 10371050
154
Building expenditures 1037
161
Building expenditures 103738
164
Building expenditures and revenue from rent 1039
167
Building expenditures 1041
175
Computation of total yearly revenue from rent 1041
179
Revenue from rent ca 1040
181
Revenue from rent ca 1040
182
Revenue from rent ca 1040
184
Building expenditures ca 1040
185
Building expenditures ca 1040
187
Personal account of a pamds ca 1040
189
Building expenditures ca 1040
191
Revenue from rent 104243
193
Revenue from rent probably 1043
195
Payments to workers and revenue from rent probably 1043
197
Revenue from rent probably 1043
199
Revenue from rent and building expenditures probably 1043
200
Revenue from rent probably 1043
203
Building expenditures and supplies for the synagogue 104243
204
Building expenditures 1044 207
205
Payments to building workers 1045
208
Record of a deposition in court 1050
211
Transfer of money to the poor of Jerusalem 1085
212
Deed of dedication of a house in Damascus to the Great Synagogue ca 1090
214
Dedication of a house fa 1095
217
Report concerning money of the qodesh after the death of its holder ca 1100
220
3638 Accounts of the qodesh Second Half of the Eleventh Century 36 Revenue from rent 1059
222
Building expenditures probably 1092
224
Accounting of rent 1096
227
Revenue from rent in Damascus date unknown
229
Revenue from rent in Damascus date unknown
230
A deed of gift 1117
232
Accounting of the qodesh 111920
240
Accounting of the qodesh ca 1120
242
Certificate regarding the Estate of the Jerusalemites ca 1120
244
Report on a compound dedicated to the qodesh after 1127
246
Letter to a judge regarding alleged arrears in a compound of the qodesh ca 1130
251
Decision of the court on repairs in a compound partly owned by the qodesh 1134
254
Record of a payment to an amir 1143
258
Appointment of a general administrator of the qodesh 1150
259
Lease of a plantation owned by the qodesh ca 1150
262
Statement about money due a parnds 1151
264
Statement about the debt of a parnds 1151
265
Computation of sums handled by a parnds 1151
267
Account of a parnds 1152
269
Deathbed will of the wife of a scholar probably 1151
270
Accounting of the qodesh probably 1158
274
Lease of a compound in Ascalon 1120?1147
277
Account for building operations 115556
285
Accounting and agreement between the qodesh and a partner 1156
287
Statement of payments to a tenant of the qodesh ca 1160
289
The beadle as cashier of the qddesh 1162
291
An agreement with the qodesh ca 1160
292
Record of a deposition regarding donation of parts of a compound ca 1160
294
Deposition on cession of rights in the Estate of the Jerusalemites ca 1160
295
Record of the donation of a quarter of a compound 1161
299
A letter by Maimonides ca 1180
321
Decision taken in the court of Maimonides ca 1185
323
Accounting of expenditures in Dammuh 118283
324
Fragment of a petition to Maimonides ca 1180
325
8091 The accountings of AbOlBayAn 118184
327
Accounting for Marheshwan 1493 Sel 1181
330
Accounting for Nisan and Iyyar 1493 Sel 1182
332
Another accounting for the same period 1182
334
Accounting for Nisan and Iyyar 1494 Sel 1183
337
Accounting for Siwan 1494 Sel 1183
339
Accounting for Tammuz and Av 1494 Sel 1183
342
Accounting for Av and Elul 1494 and Tishri 1495
343
Accounting for Elul 1494 and Tishri 1495 Sel 1183
347
Accounting for Tishri Marheshwan and Teveth 1495
350
Accounting for Marheshwan and Kislev 1495 Sel 1183
357
Accounting for Shevat and Adar 1495 Sel 1184
359
Record of payment of rent 1186
361
Note on expenditures 1182
362
Complaint to Maimonides 1171
363
Record of payments of the qodesh in Cairo 118182
366
Accounting of a single foundation 1186
368
Accounting of the Compound of the Jerusalemites 119193
369
Lease of an apartment of the qSdesh 1194 and 1199
372
List of revenue from rent ca 1200
375
Accounting of building operations 1199
376
101103 Documents belonging to the period of distress 12011202
378
Accounting of the qddesh June 1201
386
Accounting of revenue from rent October 1201
388
Accounting of building operations 1215
408
Accounting of the qodesh ca 1215
409
Statute for tenants of the qodesh ca 1215
411
Accounting of building operations 1216
412
114124 Money orders of Abraham Maimuni 1218
416
Accounting of a partnership 121819
422
Accounting of the qodesh ca 1220
423
Confirmation of a payment ca 1220
428
Draft of an accounting of the qodesh 122223
429
Accounting of the qodesh for display 122223
431
Accounting of building expenditures ca 1230
433
Accounting of the qodesh 1234
435
Revenue from rent ca 1230
441
Revenue from rent ca 1230
443
Accounting for five months ca 1230
444
Deposition in court on a compound of the qodesh ca 1230
452
Accounting of building operations ca 1240
453
Accounting of the qodesh ca 1240
460
Accounting of the qodesh ca 1240
465
Agreement with the qodesh 1243
467
Revenue from rent 1247
470
Accounting of the qodesh 1247
471
Accounting of the qodesh ca 1250
476
Certificate of the qodesh in Alexandria 1253
477
Forwarding of a document 2nd half of 13th century
479
A petition of a teacher 2nd half of 13th century
480
Deathbed will from Damascus date unknown
482
Descriptive List of the Houses and Their Monthly Revenues
485
Price List
510
Wage List
513
List of RentPayers and Monthly Payments
517
List of the Tables in the Introduction
521
List of Dates as Calculated in the Notes to the Documents
522
General Index
525
Index of Talmudic Sources
601
Index of Geniza Manuscripts
603
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