When Samuel Ha-Levi illegally built a synagogue in the provincial Spanish town of Toledo, no one could have known that it would one day become a church, then a military barracks in the Napoleonic war, a national monument, and finally a museum… but that’s just the beginning!
Check out these clips featuring four of the most stunning and interesting Torah scrolls from the National Library of Israel collection
Join us for a Hanukkah video journey across cultures and time, featuring treasures from the National Library of Israel!
Jews in Mexico who secretly kept their faith were tortured and tried. Their tormentors saved their poems…
The little-known Jewish connections to a few of the world’s favorite foods
Mid-15th century Iberian megillah now at the National Library of Israel in Jerusalem and online
New research suggests that Alfonso de Zamora may have remained true to his faith
From the surrender of Spain to the court of Suleiman the Magnificent and beyond, they were there
After hundreds of years underground, Jewish life on the Spanish island is reawakening
In Genie Milgrom’s family, hidden Jewish identity was preserved for generations in the food they ate