National Library of Israel Annual Report: 35% Rise In Israeli Book Publications Since 2008
From The Jerusalem Post:
There was a 35% rise in the publication of books in Israel compared to 2008, according to the National Library of Israel’s Annual Book Report.The report was published for the upcoming National Book Week.8,571 books were published in 2018, about 2,000 more than were published in 2008 (when 6,326 books were published) and 879 more books than in 2017. 1,045 of the published books were children’s books, 11 less than in 2017.The report also showed that double the number of books relating to children with disabilities and special needs were published compared to the last decade.
2018 not posted as of June 12, 2019.
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