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  • Reuniting a Tax-farmer’s Archive 

    Rustow, Marina (Taylor-Schechter Genizah Research Unit, Cambridge University Library, University of Cambridge, 2016-04-01)
    Tax receipts might sound like an extraordinarily boring genre of Geniza document. But if there is one thing the world has learned about the Geniza from Hoffman and Cole’s Sacred Trash, it is that one scholar’s trash is ...
  • What women want (most)? A feminist reading of the Talmud from the Middle Ages: T-S Ar.18(2).20 

    Stampfer, Zvi (Taylor-Schechter Genizah Research Unit, Cambridge University Library, University of Cambridge, 2016-05-01)
    The quandary of ‘what women want’ is not a modern one, but is apparently one that has bothered men since time immemorial. An interesting attempt to address this issue was made by a medieval Jewish scholar in his commentary ...
  • Samuel ben Jacob: the Leningrad Codex B19a and T-S 10J5.15 

    Outhwaite, Ben (Taylor-Schechter Genizah Research Unit, Cambridge University Library, University of Cambridge, 2016-01-01)
  • T-S 12.530: A day in the life of a court scribe 

    Schmierer-Lee, Melonie (Taylor-Schechter Genizah Research Unit, Cambridge University Library, University of Cambridge, 01/09/2014)

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