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The Cairo Genizah

13th October

Ebenezer Presents, The Seed Factory, Aller, Somerset, TA10 0QN

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Ben Ezra Synagogue

On Friday 13th October Dr Esther-Miriam Wagner will give a lecture on the Cairo Genizah for Ebenezer Presents.

Esther-Miriam Wagner joined the Woolf from her role as Research associate at the Taylor-Schechter Genizah Unit, Cambridge University Library after completing her doctorate on Judaeo-Arabic letters at the University of Cambridge. Her main research interests include Judaeo-Arabic, historical linguistics of Arabic and Yiddish, sociolinguistics, scribal practise, and Jewish-Muslim relations in Egypt and Muslim Spain as reflected in the Genizah sources.  

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