Letter: Bodl. MS heb. c 64/10

Letter Bodl. MS heb. c 64/10



Letter in Hebrew dated 1778/79 CE (539 = ותקוה טובה) from the Jewish community of Jerusalem to the Jewish community of Pisa begging for financial aid. The sum of 75,000 arayot is named. Among other distressing events, there was a terrible famine in the preceding year. Their sheliḥim are Eliyyahu ̣Ṣevi, Yaʿaqov Burla, and Yaqar Gershon. Probably non-Geniza.

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