The rare findings from an ancient Afghan Jewish community, and written in Persian, Arabic, Aramaic, and Judeo-Persian, was donated to the Israeli National Library and will soon be digitized, making it available to the international community of scholars and the general public.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
The National Library of Israel in Jerusalem has acquired a one of a kind collection of manuscripts which will revolutionize our understanding about the history and culture of the legendary Silk Road’s ancient Jewish community. The new collection, comprised of approximately 250 pages dating to the early 11th century, constitutes the largest body of original materials from the region prior to the modern era. Continue Reading »