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SACRED TRASH: The Lost and Found World of the Cairo Geniza

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SACRED TRASH: The Lost and Found World of the Cairo Geniza

Tells the remarkable story of the Cairo Geniza, a synagogue repository for worn-out texts that turned out to contain the most vital cache of Jewish manuscripts ever discovered. Part biography of Solomon Schechter and the other heroes responsible for the collection's rescue, and part meditation on the supreme value of the written word to Jewish history.

Format: Paperbound
Pages: 283
Publisher: Schocken
Publishing status: Current
ISBN: 9780805212235
Item #: 5731542

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