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Cambridge, University Library
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Cambridge University Library (CUL) as an institution has been collecting Jewish books since at least the 16th century, amassing an important collection of more than 1,000 Hebrew manuscripts. Even before then, Cambridge's colleges were acquiring items in Hebrew. Today, the Cambridge University Library is indelibly associated with its Cairo Genizah Collection.

In the realm of Jewish books and manuscripts, Cambridge University Library (CUL) is indelibly associated today with its Cairo Genizah Collection, a trove of unparalleled scale and importance. The University L…

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Outhwaite, Ben, “Cambridge, University Library”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish Book Cultures Online, General Editor: Emile Schrijver. Consulted online on 23 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2772-4026_EJBO_SIM_031792>
First published online: 2023



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