מכתב: T-S NS J160 + Moss. IV,20.1

מכתב T-S NS J160 + Moss. IV,20.1



Letter from Yefet b. Menashshe to his brother Ḥalfon b. Menashshe. Two fragments comprising the left side of recto. The handwriting is better than usual. There are greetings for the high holidays. Refers to a woman who is 'forgiven' for something; the arrival of Makhlūf; someone apparently having a bone set (injibār) who is unable to walk; someone who arrived from Abyār. Yefet says he can't do something "for numerous reasons, not least of which is the shop. I can't (leave it) for a full week, and he knows it." He is in need of a friend who will do him a favor for the sake of ʿaṣabiyya. He mentions people who traveled with somebody; someone who was with him in the shop; his isolation and abandonment; "Muslims and Jews"; al-Qāḍī al-Muwaffaq; how he can no longer sit in his shop because of [...]. Regards to Sitt Naʿīm. Join: Alan Elbaum.