Cairo Genizah : Letter

Yešuʿa ha-Kohen b. Joseph the judge

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: part of a letter, c. 1030 CE, from Yešuʿa ha-Kohen b. Joseph the judge, in Alexandria, to Ephraim ‘he-Ḥaver in the Great Sanhedrin’ b. Šemarya, in Fusṭāṭ, seeking financial help for Šabbetay b. Nathaniel, a ransomed captive who wants to return to his native Byzantium via Jerusalem. Greetings are sent to Ephraim’s son-in-law, Joseph. Verso: address in Arabic script. </p>

 


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