Cairo Genizah : Legal document: ketubba

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Beginning of a ketubba for Sitt al-Ahl bat Yefet, in the hand of Ḥalfon b. Manasseh ha-Levi. The rest of the document, found in T-S 24.15, has the groom’s name (Joshua b. Samuel b. Judah he-Ḥaver), the date (1125 CE in Fusṭāṭ), and the witnesses (ʿEli ha-Kohen b. Ezekiel ha-Kohen he-Ḥaver, Elʿazer ha-Kohen b. Solomon ha-Roš b. Joseph ha-Ṣaddiq Gaʾon, Isaac b. Ḡālib the cantor, Ezekiel b. Nathan, Judah b. Solomon the scribe, Saʿadya b. Abraham, and Joseph ha-Levi b. Yefet, and attestation by the Bet Din). The verso of T-S 24.15 also has two other documents (also in the hand of Ḥalfon b. Manasseh) relating to the couple: a gift given to the bride by her mother and a betrothal agreement in which the husband remarries his wife after divorcing her.</p>


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