The National Library of Israel and the Palatina Library in Parma cordially invite you to participate in a festive event marking the completion of the digitization of the Palatina Library’s Hebrew manuscript collection
The event will take place on Thursday, May 26, 2016
in the Palatina Library, Parma, Italy
The collection of Hebrew manuscripts at the Palatina Library is one of the world’s most signi cant and has now been digitized in its entirety as part of “Ktiv: The International Collection of Digitized Hebrew Manuscripts”, a joint venture of Albert D. and Nancy Friedberg through FJMS and the National Library of Israel, in cooperation with the Israeli Ministry of Jerusalem and Heritage’s Landmarks project.
Ktiv aims to enable global centralized digital access to all extant Hebrew manuscripts. Dozens of leading collections across the world have already joined this historic initiative.
16:00 Digitization of Hebrew manuscripts: Why?
Dr. Aviad Stollman, Head of
Collections, National Library of Israel
16:30 Digitizing the Hebrew manuscripts collection of the Palatina Library Dr. Sabina Magrini, Ministry for Cultural Heritage, Activities and Tourism, Italy
The event will be followed by a concert by the Ensemble Salomone Rossi and a light supper
Please RSVP by May 10, 2016 or contact us for additional information: Ktiv@nli.org.il