Cairo Genizah : Letter

Abū l-ʿAlā

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Minyat Zifta mentioning various community affairs and expressing concern about the lack of reply to previous correspondence regarding the appointment of trustees. At the end of the letter ‘their servant’ (the normal term used for the writer) Abū l-ʿAlā is mentioned, who had been very ill. The writer also mentions Ibn Sālim al-Labbān, who is a tax farmer in Minyat Zifta, Abū l-Ḥasan צהר אלחבר, Abū l-Baqā, Bint Manṣūr […] al-Kohen al-Malījī, Bint Umm Manṣūr, Bint Umm Nawīm, Abū ʿAlī b. Sahlān, Abū Saʿd al-Malik, Abū l-Ḵayr al-Kohen, Amīn al-Dawla Abū Saʿd and his son, Abū l-Maʿāli al-Levi, Abū l-Mukārim, Abū l-ʿAlā, and also Minyat Ġamr and the Nasi.</p>

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