Cairo Genizah : Legal document; responsa

ʿAmram ha-Kohen b. Aaron

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>A legal document concerning the delivery of a divorce deed between Hiba ha-Kohen b. Mawhūb and Sarwa bat Hillel. A proxy, Joseph ha-Kohen b. Solomon, is appointed to deliver a bill of divorce. Written by Nathaniel b. Yefet he-Ḥaver, witnessed by Aaron b. Abraham, and dated 1091 CE in Cairo. There is a postscript (correction to the deed?) in a different hand, concluding with an ʿalāma, ישועה. Below is a lengthy responsum by ʿAmram ha-Kohen b. Aaron about this legal document. The responsum is headed with a decorated quote from Isaiah 50:4. </p>

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