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It Happened in Cairo

The story of the great genizah

What happens when Jewish books get too torn to use anymore? They are stored in a genizah and then they get buried. Once there was a genizah whose books never got buried.Let’s go back in time to a city called Cairo and learn about the genizah that was discovered there.


It Happened in Cairo is part of a series of books about important Jewish historical sites. Learning about these landmark places will help young students understand and appreciate the enduring heritage of the Jewish people. Each volume is complete with authentic photographs, dynamic text, and user-friendly design. Watch as Jewish history comes alive!

It Happened in Cairo

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