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Cairo Genizah : Letter

Solomon b. Judah (Gaʾon)

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Part of a letter, c. 1040 CE, written by Solomon ‘the lesser, Head of the Yešiva of the Pride of Jacob’ (i.e. Solomon b. Judah), to Ephraim he-Ḥaver b. Šemarya, recommending to the recipient a scholar from Fez, whose family have been good supporters of the Gaʾon. The Gaʾon also mentions the treacherous campaign against him, heroically opposed by Ephraim, but supported by Solomon b. Meʾir. </p>

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