Thursday September 3, 2015
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Israeli library unveils ancient Afghan manuscripts

Ancient documents found in a cave in northeastern Afghanistan run the gamut of life, including biblical commentaries by Rabbi Saadia Gaon, personal letters and financial records • Library director: "This is the first time that we have a large collection of manuscripts that represents the culture of the Jews that lived there."

The Associated Press, Yori Yalon and Israel Hayom Staff

This undated handout photo made available by The National Library of Israel shows an ancient manuscript discovered inside caves in a Taliban stronghold in northern Afghanistan.
Photo credit: AP
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