Sacred Trash: The Lost and Found World of the Cairo Geniza
In Sacred Trash, MacArthur-winning poet and translator Peter Cole and acclaimed essayist Adina Hoffman tell the story of the retrieval from an Egyptian repository of the most vital cache of Jewish manuscripts ever discovered!
This tale of buried scholarly treasure weaves together unforgettable portraits of Jewish heroes with explorations of the medieval documents. Sacred Trash is a gripping tale of adventure.
Co-sponsored by the Mercaz Dahan Center and the Jewish Book Council
Advance reservations requested.