ESRA Petach Tikvah Talk “The Wandering Jewish Book”
ESRA Petah Tikvah Branch
presents 'The Wandering Jewish Book' : the National Library of Israel and its collections.
A lecture by Daniel Lipson
Daniel will give a brief introduction about provenance of books and Jewish history and give examples of books and manuscripts which have travelled around the world sometimes over many centuries. Among other things Daniel will talk about the Worms Machzor, Rothchild Haggadah, Isaac Newton papers Jewish books looted by the Nazis and other items and collections most of which are in the National Library of Israel.
Daniel is a reference and digital resource librarian at the National Library of Israel where he has worked for the last 5 years.
19.45 Refreshments and chat
20:00 lecture starts
Price for Members: