SAGE TALES
ebook

SAGE TALES (ebook)

Editorial:
JEWISH LIGHTS
ISBN:
9781580235655
Formato:
Epublication content package
DRM
Si

Prologue xi
Introduction: Treasures in the Synagogue Attic 1
1. The Genizah Moment 13
2. Solomon Schechter: The Rabbi of Christ's College 31
3. "The Giblews": The Sisters, Their Adventures, and the
Documents That Opened the Genizah 42
4. May 13, 1896 53
5. A Battlefield of Books 64
6. Unpacking the Boxes 92
7. More Treasures Come to Light: The Genizah after
Schechter, 1902?50 115
8. Professor Genizah: Shelomo Dov Goitein and the
Mediterranean Society He Uncovered 133
9. Sheet Music, Long-Lost Talmud, and a Lame and
Decrepit Female Hyena: The Second Half-Century of
Genizah Research 157
10. The Genizah Today 179
11. The Friedberg Genizah Project 201
Conclusion: Sacred Treasure 221
Acknowledgments 231
Notes 235
Photo Credits 247
Index 249