Millennium old Yom Kippur prayer book fragment from Cairo to be posted online

 

The Cairo Geniza, discovered in a synagogue in Cairo’s Old City, is a unique 1000 yr-old document and comes from the oldest Yom Kippur prayer book in Israel’s National Library collection.

By Yori Yalon

 

A unique fragment of a Yom Kippur prayer book from the Cairo Geniza, one of the most important resources for understanding Jewish culture, religion, economics and literature from the Middle Ages to the present, is slated to be uploaded to the website of the National Library of Israel.

 

View original Israel Hayom publication at:
http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_article.php?id=28399

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