Documents of the Jewish pious foundations from the Cairo Geniza



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    • Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations (Jewish law),
    • Jews -- Egypt -- Charities -- Sources.,
    • Cairo Genizah.,
    • Egypt -- Social conditions.
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      Statementedited with translations, annotations and general introduction by Moshe Gil.
      SeriesPublications of the Diaspora Research Institute ;, v. 12, Pirsume ha-Makhon le-ḥeḳer ha-tefutsot ;, sefer 12.
      ContributionsGil, Moshe, 1921-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKBM636.3 .D63 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 611 p. ;
      Number of Pages611
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4598654M
      ISBN 109004044809
      LC Control Number77361422

(התעודה נמצאת בספריית אוניברסיטת קיימברידג', TSNSJ, ופורסמה בתרגום לאנגלית בספרו של משה גיל, Documents of the Jewish Pious Foundations from the Cairo Geniza, תעודה ).   Information about Jewish women's names from the Middle Ages is often difficult to find. Published information about Jewish life tends to deal with aspects of public life and thus exclude women. One notable exception is the series of studies based on the documents found in the Geniza of Cairo (see the bibliography for complete references). The tombstones are full of Hebrew and Aramaic words and phrases, but their underlying language is without doubt Judeo-Persian. See also “Persian-Arabic Bilingualism in the Cairo Genizah Documents,” From a Sacred Source: Genizah Studies in Honour of Professor Sefan C. Reif, eds. B. Outhwaite and S. Bhayro, (Leiden: Brill, ). Schechter took documents back to Cambridge by the crate-load — , fragments in all. "The fragments are known collectively as the Cairo Genizah (or Geniza) from the Hebrew for a document-store. Nearly a third of the materials are scattered around the world in universities and research institutes; the remaining two thirds are in Cambridge.

From Cairo to Córdoba: The Story of the Cairo Geniza Adina Hoffman and Peter Cole's Sacred Trash offers a precious meditation on how the discovery of hidden hoards of history can transform our.   The Jewish Communities of the Arab World as Portrayed in the Documents of the Cairo Geniza, The Family (Near Eastern Center, UCLA #6) By S. D. Goitein. University of California Press, , pp. Publication Date: Other Editions of This Title: Paperback (5/19/) Paperback (5/19/) Paperback (5/19/). Sacred Treasure - The Cairo Genizah is the first accessible, comprehensive account of this astounding treasure trove of documents and their discovery. It will delight listeners with its fascinating adventure story of why this enormous collection was amassed, how it was discovered, and the many lessons to be found in its contents. 4 H. H. Ben-Sasson, "Jewish Uniqueness in the Writings of the 12th Century" (Hebrew), P'raqim (Jerusalem, ), II, , n. 5 M. Gil, Documents of the Jewish Pious Foundations from the Cairo Geniza (Leiden, ), , No. 6 Nehemiah Allony and Alexander Scheiber, "An Autograph Book-List.

  Dipping into "A Mediterranean Society: The Jewish Communities of the Arab World as Portrayed in the Documents of the Cairo Geniza, Vol. III: The Family", one of 6 volumes based in the contents the Cairo Geniza is like stepping into the Geniza itself. was honored with the Haskins Medal of the Medieval Society and the National Jewish Book /5(2). Thus, the pious Lithuanian rabbi Israel Meir Kagan is known by the name of his book on the laws of slander, Chofetz Haim (Desirer of Life), and the Galician scholar Yehuda Heller Kahana goes by the name of his work Kuntres Hasefekos (Notebook of Uncertainties). Observing a group of rabbis seated around a Sabbath table, the narrator in an S. Y. In her research, she has pulled hidden secrets from the Cairo Geniza, a trove of Jewish documents that was discarded in a Cairo synagogue over a 1,year span.

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The Cairo Geniza, alternatively spelled Genizah, is a collection of someJewish manuscript fragments and Fatimid administrative documents that were found in the genizah or storeroom of the Ben Ezra Synagogue in Fustat or Old Cairo, manuscripts outline a 1,year continuum ( CE to 19th century) of Jewish Middle-Eastern and North African history and comprise the largest.

Genre/Form: Sources: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Documents of the Jewish pious foundations from the Cairo Geniza. Leiden: Brill, and The Jewish Theological Seminary of America, ). Mordechai Friedman. Jewish Polygyny in the Middle Ages: New Documents from the Cairo Geniza.

The Bialik Institute, Jerusalem and Tel Aviv University, [Hebrew]. Moshe Gil. Documents of the Jewish Pious Foundations from the Cairo Genizah. Leiden: E. Brill, Louis Ginzberg, Geonica. He has published extensively on mediaeval Jewish and Arab history. His publications in English include: Documents of the Jewish Pious Foundations from the Cairo Geniza (Brill, ), and A History of Palestine, (Cambridge University Press, ).Cited by: He has published extensively on mediaeval Jewish and Arab history.

His publications in English include: Documents of the Jewish Pious Foundations from the Cairo Geniza (Brill, ), and A History of Palestine, (Cambridge University Press, ).5/5(1). A Mediterranean Society, Volume VI: The Jewish Communities of the Arab World as Portrayed in the Documents of the Cairo Geniza, Cumulative Indices Volume 6 of Near Eastern Center, UCLA: Author: S.

Goitein: Publisher: University of California Press, ISBN:Length: pages: Subjects4/5(1). A Mediterranean Society: The Jewish Communities of the Arab World as Portrayed in the Documents of the Cairo Geniza Berkeley, Los Angeles, London 5.

A Mediterranean Society, Volume I The Jewish Communities of the Arab World as Portrayed in the Documents of the Cairo Geniza, Economic Foundations. by S. Goitein (Author) June ; First Edition; Paperback $, £; Series Near Eastern Center, UCLA; Title Details.

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Goitein A Mediterranean society Near Eastern Center, UCLA. The Jewish Communities of the Arab World as Portrayed in the Documents of the Cairo Geniza, Vol. I: Economic Foundations (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, ), 74 –5. In this article, Moses Maimonides’ interpretation of Jewish law on women and work – as reflected in his Mishneh Torah – is contrasted with the daily lives of Jewish working women as portrayed in the documents of the Cairo Geniza.

Later rabbinic writings and European travel accounts are analysed to show how Jewish ethics of women and work were translated into social practice in the late.

Recensione di "Khazarian Hebrew Documents of the Tenth Century" di Golb e Pritsak (su: Journal of Near Eastern studies.) "The Origin of the Jews of Yathrib", su: Jerusalem studies in Arabic and Islam.

Documents of the Jewish pious foundations from the Cairo Geniza, Leida, Brill. Find link is a tool written by Edward Betts. searching for Cairo Geniza 49 found ( total) alternate case: cairo Geniza Khazar Correspondence (2, words) no match in snippet view article find links to article The Khazar Correspondence is a set of documents, which are alleged to date from the s or s, and to be letters between Hasdai ibn Shaprut, foreign.

The Taylor-Schechter Cairo Genizah Collection at Cambridge University Library is the world's largest and most important single collection of medieval Jewish manuscripts. For a thousand years, the Jewish community of Fustat (Old Cairo), placed their worn-out books and other writings in a storeroom (genizah) of the Ben Ezra Synagogue, and in 4 Moshe Gil, Documents of the Jewish Pious Foundations from the Cairo Geniza, Leiden, 5 Michael Bonner, ‘‘Definitions of Poverty and the Rise of the Muslim Poor,’’ JRAS Series 3, 6, 3 (), pp.

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A Mediterranean Society: The Jewish Communities of the Arab World as Portrayed in the Documents of the Cairo Geniza: Daily Life v. 4 (Near Eastern Center, UCLA) by Sd Goitein () Paperback $Reviews: 4. Cohen is Khedouri A. Zilkha Professor Emeritus of Jewish Civilization in the Near East and Professor Emeritus of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University.

He is a leading scholar of the history of Jews in the Middle Ages under Islam. His research relies greatly on documents from the Cairo Geniza. From until his retirement in Cohen also led the Geniza Lab at Princeton University.

Schechter certainly deserves credit for his scholarly work on the contents of the Cairo genizah. But so does the little-known, pious Jew of Jerusalem, Wertheim, who first appreciated its contents and brought them to the attention of those who would make its treasures available to the world of Jewish.

The Cairo Geniza’s diverse texts offer an unparalleled window into Jewish and non-Jewish cultural and commercial history in the region, especially during the th centuries.

Though the Cairo Geniza has been studied since the 19th century, its documents are largely uncatalogued and are scattered in libraries around the world. As in my previous books (The Book on the heqdēsh [Jewish pious foundations], Leiden ; The Tustaris, Tel Aviv ; Palestine during the First Muslim Period [Tel Aviv ] and its vol.I: A History of Palestine (–) [Cambridge ]), this book is also primarily based on documents from the Geniza.

such documents are included in extenso in three volumes of this book’s Hebrew. The Jewish Communities of the Arab World as Portrayed in the Documents of the Cairo Geniza, Economic Foundations (Near Eastern Center, UCLA #6) By S. Goitein. University of California Press,pp.

Publication Date: June 7, Other Editions of This Title: Paperback (5/19/) Paperback (5/19/). Among the many papers discovered in the Cairo Geniza are documents, including letters between Yeshua ben Ismail of Alexandria and Khalluf ben Musa in Qayrawan, in present-day Tunisia.

The papers showing disintegration of their partnership shine a light on how a particular kind of business agreement affected the composition of a halakhic guidebook still widely consulted to this day. He finished his coursework and dissertation in just two years, and we marched side by side at commencement in The page book that grew out of his dissertation was published six years later and titled, Documents of the Jewish Pious Foundations from the Cairo Geniza.

Many such weighty works were to follow in the decades to come. Documents Of The Jewish Pious Foundations From The Cairo Geniza. Leiden: Brill, Linder, Amnon (Introduction).

The Jews In Legal Sources Of The Early Middle Ages. Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press, January Mann, James. The Responsa Of The Babylonian Geonim As A Source Of Jewish History.

Ayer Company Publishers, December. first, a corpus of texts on the Jewish pious trust, with introduction and commentaries (Documents of the Jewish Pious Foundation from the Cairo Geniza []); second, a slender monograph in Hebrew about a famous family of Jewish (Karaite) courtiers in.

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This unique letter from the Cairo Geniza was written by Rabbi Hanan’el ben Samuel al-Amshati, a contemporary of the well-known Jewish sage Moshe ben Maimon, commonly known as Rambam or Maimonides.

In fact, Hanan’el was not only his contemporary but also a student and eventual in-law of Maimonides. In this letter, Hanan’el discusses a much-debated topic within Judaism at the time, the. A Mediterranean Society: The Jewish Communities of the Arab World as Portrayed in the Documents of the Cairo Geniza, Vol.

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