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.
Institutions and researchers
- (Jewish Museum in Prague)contact person : Daniel Polakovič
- contact person : Tamás Visi