Cairo Genizah : Letter

Joel the teacher

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter sent from Joel the teacher to Abraham he-Ḥasid ha-Sar and to his brother Joseph, leaders of the Pietist/Jewish Sufist movement in Egypt. The letter refers to the practices of the Pietists (they stand and pray at night and fast during the day). The letter also contains a request for assistance.</p>


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