May 26, 2022

Research Tools: National Library of Israel Launches Digital Manuscript Archive

From the Associated Press (via ABC News):

The National Library partnered with some of the largest collections of Jewish manuscripts, including the British Library, Parma’s Palatina Library and the Vatican Library, in an effort to bring the nearly 100,000 known texts under one digital roof.

The archive currently contains nearly 4.5 million images from 45,000 manuscripts, including prayer books, biblical texts and commentary, philosophy, literature and scientific writings, in Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino, Judeo-Arabic and more.


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Direct to The International Collection of Digitized Hebrew Manuscripts (“Ktiv”)

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