With Prof. Eve Krakowski discussing the Cairo Geniza

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Aug 18 2020 63 mins   7

Live show. #27.
With Prof. Eve Krakowski (Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Studies and the Program in Judaic Studies at Princeton University) discussing the Cairo Geniza. Its History, how it was discovered, its uses today, the Friedberg project, the differences between the literary fragments and documents, her book, and much more.

To purchase her book "Coming of Age in Medieval Egypt: Female Adolescence, Jewish Law, and Ordinary Culture": https://press.princeton.edu/books/hardcover/9780691174983/coming-of-age-in-medieval-egypt