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The National Library of Israel (NLI) is home to the intellectual and cultural treasures of the Jewish people, the State of Israel and its region throughout the ages.
Land of Israel
When Jewish and Arab teams faced off against footballers from the Royal Air Force…
With the withdrawal of Turkish forces from Jerusalem, the mayor’s delegation set out to surrender to the British. Over and over, the mayor attempted to hand over his surrender, but his efforts were met with confusion and rejection.
The scroll was hidden away from the German occupiers in an unlikely location…
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…
Among other items, the collection includes a diary of Brod’s, written when he was Kafka’s closest friend in Prague. Thought to be lost in recent years, the diary has drawn interest from literary scholars around the world.
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