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Meet the doctor who helped Herzl get to the podium in time to open the Fourth Zionist Congress in London.
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How the famous scholar of Kabbalah experimented with secret mystical techniques.
A brilliant scientist as well as a prophet of doom counting down to the End of Days. A gifted physicist and a messianic mystic. Isaac Newton was a man of many contradictions.
Rabbi Márton Schreiner, a religious educator, orientalist and scholar of Semitic languages, struggled against the Ethnic Cultural Movement’s intent to be substitute for Jewish religious life.
This watershed event would pave the way for the groom to become one of the most important figures in 20th century Judaism. An invitation to the wedding was recently discovered in the National Library archives.
Ladder cakes, all-night prayer sessions and tractor parades! The strange evolution and quirky traditions of one of the oldest holidays in the Jewish calendar…
These methods will help you discover if you are in possession of an ancient book containing mystical powers, or perhaps not
This story of the purchase of this Spanish Kabbalistic manuscript encapsulates much of the work done here at the National Library.
Chayem Benzion Kassier wrote letter after letter pleading for financial help so he could properly celebrate the holiday of Passover and feed his starving family and other needy members of the community.
A look at Passover Haggadot written for the blind and the visually impaired
Why was it specifically Haman’s ear that was chosen as the inspiration for this holiday treat?
אנחנו עובדים כל הזמן כדי להביא לכם את התוכן האיכותי והמעניין מתוך אוצרות הספרייה.
בדיוק כותבים את הסיפור הבא…
תודה שנרשמת לניוזלטר של הספרנים