Yahoo reports that a cache of Jewish texts has been found in Afghanistan. Well, it seems the texts were found years ago and are now in private hand in London. If true, this would be the first significant textual evidence we have of the medieval Jewish Afghani community, the very people who brought us the scallion battles for Dayyenu on Passover!
I teach Religious and Jewish Studies at the University of South Carolina and currently live in New York City. In my professional life, I wrote a book on the medieval historian and philosopher Abraham ibn Daud's Dorot Olam (http://tinyurl.com/kl6fll2).
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