Letter: MIAC 281

Letter MIAC 281



Appeal to the Karaite Jewish community for the establishment of a special prayer for keeping away the spirit of the war from Egypt as requested by King Faruk I, and the Muslims will perform the prayer on the 15 of Shaʿbān, and the Jews will establish the prayer on the first day of Tishrei Rosh Hashanah and the day of atonement "Yom Kippur" – September 29 1940CE / 27 Shaʿbān 1358AH / 27 Elul 5700AM – Museum of Islamic Art – (number 281) – in Arabic and Hebrew. (information from Ḥassanein Muḥammad Rabīʿa, ed., Dalīl Wathā'iq al-Janīza al-Jadīda / Catalogue of the Documents of the New Geniza, 42). MCD.