Community and Culture

Building an Exchange of Culture and Creativity in Israel and Europe.



Through Gesher L'Europa, the National Library of Israel takes part in various festivals promoting Jewish life and culture in Europe to engage and interest people across the continent in all their diversity and to introduce them to the Library as a repository for Jewish history and culture.  

The Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow

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In 2017, The National Library of Israel participated for the first time in the Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow, where the theme of for their 27th year was "Jerusalem."

Venice and the Hebrew Book

The National Library of Israel was proud to participate in the symposium, "Venice and the Hebrew Book," held in July of 2016 at the spectacular Libreria Sansoviniana at the Marciana National Library in Venice as part of the events marking 500 years of the Venice Ghetto.