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Cairo Genizah : Letter; poetry

Jacob ha-Kohen b. Isaiah

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Jacob ha-Kohen b. Isaiah, a leader of the Jews in Yemen (probably of the Jewish community in Dhū Jibla), to the Nagid Mevoraḵ b. Saʿadya, congratulating him on his (re)appointment as head of the Jews, ca. 1094 CE. The letter continues in the margin where it switches to Judaeo-Arabic. Verso: has been reused to write congratulatory poetry to a gaʾon (in a different hand).</p>

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