The National Library of Israel: The Next Chapter

Home to the intellectual and cultural treasures of Israel and the Jewish people, the National Library of Israel (NLI) has recently embarked on a visionary journey of renewal. In addition to the construction of a state-of-the-art complex in the heart of Jerusalem, the renewal process incorporates a wide range of initiatives to preserve and make these treasures available to diverse audiences in Israel and across the globe.
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The New National Library of Israel Complex

Reading Room - Interior Perspective, Ruppin Boulevard Level

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The New National Library of Israel Complex

West Elevation along Ruppin Boulevard (Evening)

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The New National Library of Israel Complex

Pedestrian Sidewalk along Ruppin Boulevard

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The New National Library of Israel Complex

Reading Room - Interior Perspective, Ruppin Boulevard Level

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The New National Library of Israel Complex

West Elevation along Ruppin Boulevard (Evening)

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The New National Library of Israel Complex

Pedestrian Sidewalk along Ruppin Boulevard

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Over 75,000 digitized manuscripts at your fingertips

Ktiv: The International Collection of Digitized Hebrew Manuscripts

Over 75,000 digitized manuscripts at your fingertips

Fulfilling David Ben-Gurion’s early vision in the digital age

Historic Press Digitization

Millions of pages of digitized historic Jewish and Arabic press

Opening access to cultures & communities of the past

Song and Sound

Music Collection and National Sound Archive

Preserving and promoting the musical traditions of Israel and the Jewish world

Inspiring Educational Experiences

Diverse educational initiatives

Engaging students of all ages and backgrounds in Israel and across the globe

The Holy Land Map Project

A world-class cartographic collection

Building a cutting edge online home for the Library’s exquisite collection of rare maps

The Israel Archives Network (IAN)

Digital hub for Israeli archival material

Connecting Israeli archives with one another and the world

01.12.2018
NLI ‍International Membership
01.12.2018
Becoma an international member of the National Library of Israel!
 
​As an international member you will be entitled to a range of special benefits.

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26.03.2018
The Librarians
26.03.2018

Discover the Treasures of the National Library of Israel with Our New Blog.
 

12.12.2018
Maimonides Exhibition Website
12.12.2018

There Was None Like Moses is a collaboration between the National Library of Israel.

We invite you to browse the map and discover stories about the unique items that are displayed in a joint exhibition of the National Library and the Israel Museum.

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Join the Vision

The National Library of Israel is profoundly grateful to its partners and supporters in Israel and around the globe. Led by Yad Hanadiv, the Gottesman family and the government of Israel, the vision of a world-class institution making the treasures of Jewish and Israeli culture accessible as never before is becoming a reality.
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Join the Vision

The National Library of Israel is profoundly grateful to its partners and supporters in Israel and around the globe. Led by Yad Hanadiv, the Gottesman family and the government of Israel, the vision of a world-class institution making the treasures of Jewish and Israeli culture accessible as never before is becoming a reality.
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