Czech Republic, partner of the Hebrew Fragments in European Libraries project

Some 600 fragments, mainly from ecclesiastical archives, have been identified so far by a project under the responsibility of Daniel Polakovic from the Jewish Museum in Prague. Some fragments are included in the database of manuscripts in Czech collections. Important discoveries have been made in Moravia where Dr Tamas Visi from the Kabinet Judaistiky (Centre for Jewish Studies) at Palacky University, Olomouc has undertaken to to search systematically for Hebrew fragments in book bindings.

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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 

 

VIe Journée d’étude en paléographie et diplomatique hébraïques de l'EPHE

Monday October 27, 2014

mardi 2 décembre 2014, 9h - 18h30, Salle Vasari, INHA, 2 Rue Vivienne, Paris

Journée organisée avec le soutien de l’Ecole Doctorale de l'EPHE, de l’équipe SAPRAT et de Labex HaStec.

Opening of the Books within Books database

Friday May 16, 2014

The Books within Books database of the fragments of Medieval Hebrew manuscripts from European libraries, archives and collections is now open. You can have access to some 1500 items containing images and catalog descriptions of the fragments found in collections of France, Italy, Switzerland, Poland and Czech Republic. New entries will be added daily to the database.

To register please follow the link BwB Database.

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