The Cairo Genizah and the Age of Discovery in Egypt
The History and Provenance of a Jewish Archive
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I. B. Tauris & Company, 9781788319645, 288pp.
Publication Date: March 24, 2022
About the Author
Rebecca J. W. Jefferson is the Curator of the Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica at the University of Florida, USA, and a joint faculty member of the Center for Jewish Studies. Her PhD in medieval Hebrew is from the University of Cambridge, UK where she also worked on the Genizah Research Unit's Bibliography project. Jefferson's ongoing personal research involves an in-depth investigation into the discovery of the world-wide Cairo Genizah collections; she has published numerous articles on aspects of their discovery and distribution.