- Thursday Dec. 13, 2018
Six of this fall’s fellows conceived the program for a day-long symposium on December 12, 2018, called “Jews in Muslim Contexts: Spatial Approaches.”
Jewish Quarterly ReviewTuesday Dec. 11, 2018
One hundred and twenty years have passed since the discovery of the document trove in the genizah at the Ben Ezra Synagogue in Cairo (BES). Countless texts and treatments in various languages have been published on the Cairo Genizah, the name of which has long been associated with a collection made famous by Solomon Schechter. Rebecca Jefferson’s article in the current issue of JQRdeconstructs both the conception of “the Cairo Genizah” and the Schechter-centric narrative.