Stefan Reif is Emeritus Professor of Medieval Hebrew Studies and Fellow of St John’s
College, University of Cambridge. He was the Founding Director of the Genizah Research
Unit at Cambridge University Library and is the author of many publications, the latest
of which is
Jewish Prayer Texts from the Cairo Genizah: A Selection of Manuscripts at Cambridge
University Library, Introduced, Transcribed, Translated, and Annotated, with Images
Cambridge Genizah Studies Series 7 (Leiden: Brill, 2016).
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