Now the world’s oldest Jewish library will go digital, meaning everything will be available to readers online for free. The collection contains a gold mine of Jewish manuscripts, including writings of those fleeing the Inquisition.
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A mosaic uncovered at a Roman-era synagogue in Galilee illustrates the story of Jonah and the whale. This is the first known depiction of this biblical story discovered from ancient times in Israel.
Colorful fabric from King David and Solomon’s time was discovered in an excavation at Timna in southern Israel, allowing researchers to gain new perspectives of the textile industry of this era.
Students and volunteers from Modiin, Israel, helped uncover 900-year-old crusader jewelry and learned more about their own community’s rich history! Watch now to learn more about the discovery.
Throughout its long history, the Holy City has always captured the hearts of scholars, researchers, and Christian pilgrims. While they may not have known much about Jerusalem’s geography, that didn’t stop them from making maps. One curator, Dr. Milka Levy-Rubin, a staff member at the National Library of Israel, put together a collection of the city’s most ancient maps, showing us the many ways the Holy City has been drawn.