Cairo Genizah : Letter; rabbinics; commentary

Joseph Malili, David Maymun, Ṣemaḥ הבהב, ʿEzer פוליתנו, Jacob רובס, Samuel פוחימה, Jacob the blind, Mordechai ʿAmram ברגות

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: letter from 8 paupers (Joseph Malili, David Maymun, Ṣemaḥ הבהב, ʿEzer פוליתנו, Jacob רובס, Samuel פוחימה, Jacob the blind, and Mordechai ʿAmram ברגות) who are in jail, to Samuel Ibn Sid (סיד), requesting assistance. Mentions R. Joseph Saḡīs (סאגיס), who brings food to the jail. They were jailed for debts to gentiles (c. 16th century). In the top margin on verso is a possible Rabbinic commentary that continues on recto. </p>




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