Letter: MIAC 54

Letter MIAC 54



Letter from "the Jewish national bank in Egypt at 14 Abū al-Sabāʿa Street with the slogan of access to "Erets Israel" (the Land of Israel) for the Jewish people 'dispersed' for centuries when the possibility of return to their homeland was lost," wishing a person in the synagogue of ʿAbassīya a happy new year on the occasion of the Jewish new year, and requesting the collection of "pledges" of assistance to the bank – 9 September 1928CE – Museum of Islamic Art – (number 54) – in French. (information from Ḥassanein Muḥammad Rabīʿa, ed., Dalīl Wathā'iq al-Janīza al-Jadīda / Catalogue of the Documents of the New Geniza, 65). MCD.