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  1. 1

    Literary textT-S 12.342

    Treatise on charity in two columns, fragmentary. (Information from Goitein's note card)

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    List or tableENA NS I.69

    List of charity recipients, with names and sums, probably distribution rather than collection. The list starts with names of the communal functionaries titled me'ulle, Rav …

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    List or tableStras. 5138/24

    List of recipients of public charity in four columns. "What was distributed on Monday, with seven days remaining in Nisan." There are a few words …

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    LetterMIAC 181

    Request from the women's committee on the donation of used clothing for the poor of the Jewish community – Bassatine Cemetery – Museum of Islamic …

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    Legal documentMIAC 90

    Certificate for a Jew indicating that he is elderly and unemployed and that he desires to receive lunch supplies for free – undated – Museum …

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    LetterBL OR 5566D.5

    Letter of appeal for charity. In Judaeo-Arabic. Well-written. Refers to "three breads (akhbāz) a week." (Information from Goitein's index card.)

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    List or tableT-S K15.34

    Calligraphic list of 29 persons (to be solicited), professions ranging from butcher to physician. A list of potentially related names in Arabic script appears on …

    1. מוסי בן דאווד נאצר בן תמים נאצר בן אלביאן
    2. נאצר בן אלמגרבי דאווד אלצבאג מוסי אלחגאזי
    3. יוסף בן ודינה מופק בן אלמנקי ישועה אלצאיג
    4. פאצל בן שעיא הל[א]ל? ב…

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    List or tableT-S K15.66 + T-S K15.14

    T-S K15.66 forms the upper part and T-S K15.14 the lower part, of one list of about a hundred persons, contributing or being asked to …

    verso (in reality recto; SDG)

    1. מ]סלם אבן גלאב ואבן מימון אלגושׁי רבאעיי[ן
    2. רבאעיין צמין אבן סעאדה רבאעיין
    3. הבה אכו מסלם רבאעיין עין אלצידא ואכותה דינר …

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    List or tableT-S NS J256

    Upper part of a twin list in the hand of Shelomo b. Eliyyahu, seemingly a draft, one list with amounts, and one mostly without amounts. …

    1. אלשׁיך אבו אלמנגא אלעטאר
    2. אבו נצר רביב אלמשׁמיע
    3. אלשׁיך אבו אלבקא בן אלעואל?
    4. נפיס אבי אלגית
    5. אלרשׁיד צירפי בו אלחסן
    6. [ה]ב[ה] בן נעמאן אלכמר?
    7. א ה
    8. בן אליש…

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    LetterT-S 8J41.5

    Fragmentary letter of request probably from Jerusalem. (Information from Goitein's index cards)

    1. . . . . . ] .ד. [
    2. . . . ] ואריכות [
    3. חסד גם יוודע לזקינינ[ו
    4. גמולו שמענו כי הוא מת[
    5. וליקח מכל עני ובן תורה [
    6. ואין להם מיחיה ואם חס ושלום יהיה זה הדבר …

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    LetterT-S 8J23.3

    Left side of a letter of appeal for charity, from Shaul ha-Levi. What is preserved seems to contain learned discussion of charity. (Information from Goitein's …

    1. ] ונעמתה אלקאיל בפצלה אעזה אללה ואטאל בקאה
    2. שאול הלוי
    3. ]. . . ומן אטאל אללה בקאה ודאם עזה
    4. ].ק. . . . . . . ואלעלא וגעלך סבבא אלי
    5. ]. לקצר לסאני וצל אלי…

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  12. 12

    LetterENA 2739.5

    Letter from Moshe Barukh. In Hebrew. Dating: Late, probably 15th–17th century. Asking for monetary assistance.

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    State documentT-S NS 113.14

    Petition for charity from Bū Bakr b. al-Bābā al-Ṭūrī to an amīr with many titles (including al-isfahsalārī). In Arabic script. Dating: likely Mamluk-era, based on …

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    List or tableAIU VII.A.10

    List of names, headed 'Yisraelim.' Charity list?

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    LetterT-S Misc.25.76

    Letter in Ladino with interspersed Hebrew phrases. Dating: ca. 18th century? This is a letter of appeal for charity. There may not be any information …

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    LetterT-S NS 257.21

    Letter of recommendation for charity. In Hebrew. Late.

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  17. 17

    LetterT-S NS J399

    Official letter from the office of one of the later Maimonidean Nagids. Headed with an elaborate Emet. Perhaps instructing Avraham ha-Zaqen to help the bearer …

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    LetterT-S NS 320.14

    Recto: Letter of appeal for charity from a Torah scholar. In Hebrew.

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    LetterMIAC 293

    Invitation from a charitable institution and the Jewish union in Egypt for attending a course of the educational committee and the institute at al-Ẓāhir Square …

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    Legal documentMIAC 224

    Donation pledge form from Yaʿacov Kohen to the holy yeshiva (the right and the peace) for the sake of raising generosity and assistance to all …

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    LetterAIU VII.A.10

    Informal note addressed to al-mawlā R. Moshe asking him to help procure half a wayba of wheat as charity, perhaps for the bearer.

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    LetterMIAC 129

    Announcement by the anonymous charity society for approaching the "five millieme" project in supporting poor women in marital costs – undated – Museum of Islamic …

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    LetterMIAC 34

    Invitation to the Jews of Egypt to donate and assist 1200 Torah students in the cities of Palestine in their poverty or because they are …

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    LetterMIAC 44

    Donation request for the Yeshiva Ahava VeAhva in Meydān al-Ẓāhir in Cairo – undated – Museum of Islamic Art – (number 44) – in Arabic. …

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    LetterMIAC 146

    Letter from the association of charity and brotherhood to Kẖawaja Murād Shem Tov on his weakening participation in the association – undated – Museum of …

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    LetterT-S K25.152

    Letter of appeal for charity, probably. Dating: Perhaps 14th–16th century. Few details are preserved. NB: Verso does not seem to be digitized; the image listed …

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    LetterMIAC 49

    Letter from the Yeshiva Ahava VeAhva reporting on the increased participation in services – Museum of Islamic Art – (number 49) – in Arabic. (information …

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    LetterMIAC 191

    Announcement from the Jewish association of charity and brotherhood to participating members in the funds of al-Kūrātšīyūt[?] paid in their contributions from the previous year …

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    LetterMIAC 18

    Appeal from a charitable organization for the marriage of poor women to the people of the community – 21 January 1943CE – Museum of Islamic …

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    Legal documentMIAC 288

    Contract of agreement between Yeshiva Ahava VeAhva and Maʿallam Ḥasan Ṣadīq – 2 January 1946CE – Museum of Islamic Art – (number 288) – in …

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    LetterMIAC 110

    Invitation from the union of Jewish religious institutions of Egypt to the president of the Yeshiva Ahava VeAhva for participating in the collective and it …

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    LetterMIAC 93

    Invitation for attending a public and routine meeting of the Yeshiva Ahava VeAhva Sunday 28 March 1948CE – 1 March 1948CE – Museum of Islamic …

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    Legal documentMIAC 156

    Receipt from the Yeshiva Ahava VeAhva – dated – July 10 1948CE – Museum of Islamic Art – (number 156) – in Arabic, French, and …

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  34. 34

    LetterT-S Ar.39.277

    Recto: Letter from Barakāt Ibn al-Dayyān Abū l-Faraj (=Shelomo b. Eliyyahu the Judge). In Arabic script. A narrow vertical strip is missing from the right …

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    LetterT-S NS J294

    Informal note from Hillel b. ʿEli to Eli b. Yaḥya ("al-Parnas al-Neʾeman"). In Judaeo-Arabic. Asking him to look after Ṣedaqa b. Nufayʿ and his father …

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    LetterT-S 10J20.14

    Badly effaced letter to a business friend describing his dire situation and lack of wheat and asking the addressee for assistance. (Information from Goitein's index …

    1. אלי אכי אטאל אללה בקאה ואדאם עזה ונעמאה גמע אללה ביננא
    2. על[י] אסר חאל במנה וכרמה אן שא אללה ואלדי אעלמך בה לא תס[אל
    3. מא עלי קלבי מן גהת אלשדה אלדי ענד…

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    LetterMoss. VII,149

    Letter of recommendation for charity. In Judaeo-Arabic. The writer asks the addressee to arrange a collection (jibāya) to raise funds for the letter-bearer, the cantor …

    1. בשמ רחמ
    2. מוצל הדה אלאחרף אטאל אללה
    3. בקא מולאי רבנו ואדאם עלא[ה
    4. וכבת עדאה(!) אלחזן אלעזר בן יאש[יה
    5. אנפדתה אליה ליתפצל במא לם
    6. יזל ויפעל פי באבה מא הו לא…

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    LetterT-S 8J9.12

    Letter from Damietta to the Fustat community (קהלת מצר) to collect money for alimony and travel expenses, it seems, to Palestine, for two individuals. David …

    1. מן וזנו ענה אלק . . . . [
    2. ופעלו מעהם מא וצלת אליה אלקדרה וקד תוגהו
    3. אלי מואליי קהלות מצר ברוכים יהיו ליעודו
    4. מן ענדהם אלי דמיאט . . . . . אלי דיארהם
    5. ו…

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    List or tableT-S 6J1.12

    Verso: Account of communal expenditures. Date seems to be al-Muharram. The final name is X the blind man, illustrating the integration of needy and communal …

    1. אלדי אנפק מן מסתכרג אלמחרם?
    2. אלאהוב ג
    3. בן אלמטרי א ½
    4. בן אלמעלם אלמליגי א ½
    5. עבדאללה אלדי פי אלעראקיין ב
    6. אבו אלחסן אבן אבו אלרכב א ½
    7. אבו סעד אלחזן בן אל…

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    List or tableT-S Ar.54.59

    Fragment (lower part) in the same hand [Shelomo b.Eliyyahu's] as T-S K15.74; T-S K15.88; T-S NS J256. List of cash receipts, arranged according to days …

    recto, left-hand page

    1. ................בן פ..[
    2. ....................] ה
    3. ......רק
    4. .......]מ.. ה`
    5. ..[.......]ה אלנאכודה
    6. ג ½
    7. ומנצור אלסופר כהן בו אלמגד ס…

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    List or tableT-S AS 145.9

    List of prospective contributors. The persons whose names are crossed out probably already had been approached. Notice that most of the numbers are added above …

    right hand page

    1. [[אבן אדאבת? ..............]] ביד ובדיו אחרים
    2. [[ בן אלדבאג א` בן ...בו גל..]] א`
    3. [[ואלשראבי א` בן תמאם]]
    4. [[אבו אלברכאת]] דלך? זע` דר…

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  42. 42

    List or tableT-S K15.2

    Accounts for 54 dirhams (not 64 as per Goitein) received by the collector (called Sulayman ha-Levi), plus 30 donated by Avraham the Pious (d. 1223) …

    verso I(Solomon b. Elijah)

    1. גמלה מא קבצת מן אללוי
    2. סלימאן אלגאבי [א]ללוי פרשׁת
    3. ויקהל סט ומן אלשׂיך ר'
    4. אברהם החסיד ל
    5. צט
    6. אלמצרוף
    7. כבז ואכר אלנהאר עלי יד …

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    List or tableT-S K15.25

    Account of expenditure for the distribution of bread (100 pounds costing 31 1/2 dirhams) and for payments to a nasi, to teachers, and other officials …

    1. פרשׁת ויגשׁ אתקנג
    2. גאבי אלמזונות הזקין היקר מר'
    3. מחרז סט' אלמתחצל אתנין וכמסין דרה'
    4. כרג מן דלך תמן קנטאר כבז
    5. אחד ותלאתין דרה' ורבע אלבאקי
    6. אחד ועשׁרי[ן…

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    List or tableT-S Misc.28.42

    List of persons, headed by R. Nahray (Nahray), on the payroll of the community. Goitein says: scholars on the payroll of the Cairene commuity. Similar …

    1. ר ניהראי אלדיין אברהם
    2. יוסף שׁלמה ר יוסף אלפרנס
    3. אהרן ר יוסף אבן שׁכניא
    4. אלזמן אבן עלי אבן מרהט
    5. אבן אלעמאני אבן אל
    6. קצאעי אבן אלמנגם
    7. שׁמואל אלברקי
    8. אלחגא…

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    List or tableT-S Misc.8.100

    Payroll [similar to T-S K15.9] in the hand of Shelomo b. Eliyyahu, for the seventh and eighth weeks of the liturgical calendar. Mostly same names …

    1. שׁבת ויצא עט
    2. בו אלחסן אלחזן ר יפתח שׁומר שׁמשׁים
    3. ז ו ½ ד ד
    4. אלנגיב בית אלמבין בית ר ישׁו[עה
    5. ג ½ ג ג
    6. [[בית]] בו אלפצל ר מנשׁה
    7. ג ב ½
    8. עביד חסנה אלנזיר ז…

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    List or tableL-G Misc. 20

    List of collections, all crossed out. Recto contains a letter requesting payment or distribution of bread to various young women?

    1. אלשיך אבו //אל...//
    2. רבע אלמהדב
    3. קבץ מן עוץ אלצבאג
    4. יד
    5. מן פתוח אלצבאג
    6. ד
    7. מן אברהים מן אגרה
    8. אלמכין א ½
    9. וען שהרין איצא
    10. ג

    שוליים: ומן אלרנע אלכביר תכון אל…

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    List or tableBodl. MS heb. e 94/20–21

    List, incomplete and partly defective, of about 33 contributions in gold. Late 11th or early 12th century. (Information from Mediterranean Society, II, pp. 476-477, App. …

    20b

    ...עמ[

    אלשיך אבו אלרצא דינאר

    בן אבו אלדס

    אבו סהל ולד אבו אלרצא רבע

    אלשיך אבו אלרצא רבע

    אלוכיל

    בן אלבצרי שריך רבע

    בן כלאם

    ולד בנאיא נצ[ף

    אבו זכרי …

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    List or tableENA 2727.54

    Communal accounts with revenue available and expenditures: 'A [public] Fast--29' 'Food for the poor (mezonot)--39.' Among the expenses, besides bread and salaries, are payments to …

    1. 1 תענית כט
    2. אלמצרוף כבז וחמולה
    3. יב גיר ר'
    4. בו אלמגד כאלה יוסף מ..[..
    5. ד א
    6. יוסף בן עואץ ורפיקה תספיר
    7. ב 2/1 גיר תלת
    8. אלפאצל י אלא רבע
    1. ומזונות לט
    2. אלגמלה
    3. מ…

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    List or tableENA 4100.9c

    Verso: List of pledges (thabat al-pesiqa). Dating: ca. 1032 CE (based on the date on recto). Interesting entries include: 'the philosopher' (=a doctor? cf. elsewhere …

    1. בשמך רח'
    2. תבת אלפסיקה אלמסמר רבאעי אבו אלחסין אלבגדאדי רבאעי
    3. בן אלאנדלסי רבאעי [[מ....]] //טאהר// אלחלבי רבאעי סלאמה בן חסן בן [כך] ב'
    4. אברהם בן נחום …

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    List or tableENA NS 77.209

    Account of collections and distribution ('alladhi tahsul... alladhi yufarri[q]'), with the name of '[our] lord],' probably the head of the Jews, on verso. From a …

    1. אלשיך אבו אלחסן אל.[
    2. סיד כל בן זביבא
    3. מסלם קריב אלש[יך
    4. אבו אלסרג בן גא..[
    5. הבה ב[ן אבו? ...
    6. דר]הם ונצף ורבע
    7. .דרה]ם ונצף
    8. ...]גזי נצף
    9. ...]. דרא'
    10. ...ד]רא…

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