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U.S. Scholar Microfilms Valuable Hebrew Manuscripts in Hungary

August 18, 1958
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Dr. Abraham I. Katsch, chairman of the Department of Hebrew Studies at New York University, has reproduced on microfilm, for the first time, about 600 extremely valuable Hebrew manuscripts and fragments now at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, according to a report received here today from Budapest.

The materials, belonging to the Kaufman Collection, are part of a larger collection found at the end of the 19th Century in an old synagogue in Cairo. According to Dr. Katsch, who studied the material in Budapest, the collection will help shed light on Bible studies related to the early Christian era.

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