Cairo Genizah : Letter

Josiah Gaʾon

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Josiah Gaʾon (c. 1024 CE) describing the imposition by the Muslim authorities of a special, heavy tax on the Jews of Jerusalem. Mentions Abū Naṣr b. ʿAbdūn (who spoke on his behalf to the governor); Ibn Garmān (possibly a Christian); Joseph the Av; Joseph’s son-in-law Ibn al-ʿAkkī; Abū Naṣr Furqān; and the Karaite elders, the brother of Abū Isḥaq and Abū Faḍl Sahl b. […]. </p>

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