The Cairo Geniza: What it tells us about Jewish Medieval Life in the Middle East
Lecture by Benjamin Outhwaite
Held online by The Habura on January 24, 2022
Benjamin Outhwaite discusses what the Cairo Genizah is, what can be found in it, and what it can tell us about the medieval past.
Dr Ben Outhwaite has been Head of the Genizah Research Unit in Cambridge University Library since 2006, having worked for the previous seven years as a Genizah researcher. Click here to visit his university webpage.
Top Image: Two segments of the Passover Haggadah, fragments of a text that was stored in the Cairo Geniza. Photo by Younes and Soraya Nazarian Library, University of Haifa & The Friedberg Genizah Project