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Sunday, September 11 • 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Discovering the Cairo Geniza

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Described as the "single most complete archive of a society anywhere in the whole medieval world", the Cairo Geniza project started over a century ago. It is through the deciphering of thousands of crumpled fragments of paper, papyrus and vellum, using the latest in modern technology, that we have been able to peer into the private lives of Jewish scholars, such as Maimonides and Judah Halevi, but also of everyday Jews, living around the Mediterranean Sea during the Middle Ages.

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Margaret "Micky" Perlman

Micky retired from her role as a research pharmacist six years ago and has since followed her passions which include Israel, social justice and hiking or cycling through the great outdoors. She kick-starts her week on a Monday morning with a cup of coffee and a hearty discussion around... Read More →
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Sue Hofbauer

Sue is a retired language teacher who is a keen student of history and politics, especially as they relate to Israel and the Jewish people in general. She is a member of a group of like-minded people, all members of Emanuel Synagogue, who are keen to research topics of interest to... Read More →

Sunday September 11, 2022 12:45pm - 1:45pm AEST
Room 4