Discover the National Library of Israel
December 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Discover the National Library of Israel – It’s Your Library Too
The National Library of Israel (NLI) is the national institution charged with collecting and preserving the cultural and intellectual heritage of Israel and the Jewish people and endowing them to this and future generations. Home to globally significant collections, exquisite manuscripts, maps, archives and other cultural riches which tell the historic, cultural and intellectual story of the Jewish people and of Israel and its region through the ages, the Library is currently in the midst of an historic renewal, transforming itself into a cutting-edge global institution, committed to serving as a dynamic center of cultural and intellectual life for Israel and the Jewish world.
Join DJ Schneeweiss as he tells the story of the Library, see some of its most exquisite and rare pieces, get an inside view of the Library’s beautiful, iconic new building due to open this year in the heart of Jerusalem, and learn how you can connect and bring the Library’s rich treasures to life for you and your community.