Israel, partner of the Hebrew Fragments in European Libraries project

The National Library of Israel holds a collection of many hundreds of fragments of Hebrew manuscripts, used as a secondary use in bindings. While most of the collection is made of Oriental or Yemenite fragments, it contains more than 100 European bindings from the 12th Century and on, which are part of the BwB project. No systematic search has been conducted in the NLI's rich collection of incunabula and early books. However, the Library holds important bindings collections, such as those of Nechemiah Allony and Ezra Gorodetzky. 

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  • National Library of Israel

    The National Library of Israel holds a collection of many hundreds of fragments of Hebrew manuscripts, used as a secondary use in bindings. While most of the collection is made of Oriental or Yemenite fragments, it contains more than 100 European bindings from the 12th Century and on, which are part of the BwB project. No systematic search has been conducted in the NLI's rich collection of incunabula and early books. However, the Library holds important bindings collections, such as those of Nechemiah Allony and Ezra Gorodetzky. 

    contact person : Aviad Stollman

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“Sefardim. I codici medioevali spagnoli della Comunità Ebraica di Roma”

Saturday October 6, 2018

14th october-14th November 2018

Exhibition of Sephardi Medieval Manuscripts, Museo Ebraico, Via Catalana, Largo 16 ottobre, Rome

Conference and exhibition of Hebrew manuscripts in Cesena (Italy). Sunday 2nd September 2018

Saturday September 1, 2018

Cesena ebraica. Un percorso tra carte e codici.

6th Intensive course in Hebrew palaeography

Monday August 13, 2018

6th Intensive course in Hebrew palaeography, 24th-26th September 2018, Dipartimento di beni culturali, via degli Ariani 1, Ravenna (see program).

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