Austria, partner of the Hebrew Fragments in European Libraries project

The project aiming at identifying and describing medieval Hebrew fragments in Austrian libraries and archives was initiated in 1992 by Prof. Ferdinand Dexinger (University of Vienna), in cooperation with the Austrian Academy of Science. Out of the estimated 3000 fragments, some 1.500 fragments have been digitized, around 800 are already published at the website ( Since October 2008 the project is run by Prof. Martha Keil (Institute for Jewish History in Austria).

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VIIe journée d’études doctorale et post-doctorale en paléographie et diplomatique hébraïques

Monday November 23, 2015

Archives, Genizah et recyclage des manuscrits dans la culture juive

Hidden Treasures from Europe, vol. 1

Friday October 9, 2015

Hidden Treasures from Europe, vol. 1, by Emanuel Simcha, Mekize Nirdamim, Jerusalem 2015

Call for Paper / EAJS Lab June 2016

Tuesday March 24, 2015

"Research Approaches in Hebrew Bible Manuscript Studies. A Critical Overview Based on Evidence from the Dead Sea Scrolls, Cairo Genizah and European Genizah" / 6th to 8th June 2016, MMSH, Aix-en-Provence

5 Rue du Château de l'Horloge 

13094 Aix-en-Provence