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General Reading Room

The main purpose of the Humanities Reading Room is to serve the general public and public researchers in the humanities. The collection is sorted by sub-topics, so that each book is displayed with Latin characters and in sequence.

General Reading Room Collection

The humanities and social sciences collection is designed to support research in the  Library's main areas of expertise - Judaism, Israel, Islam and the Middle East, and also to provide the general public with information in these and other areas of interest.
The reading room includes a large number of primary sources, reference materials and academic journals, organized by topics:
 •  Reference books, encyclopedias, biographies and dictionaries
 •  History of Christianity
 •  Western Philosophy
 •  History of the ancient world, Greece and Rome, Europe, and United States
 •  Classical studies
 •  History of the book and printing
The General Reading Room also holds a large selection of books in the fields of the social sciences (political science, international relations, economics, political ideology, terrorism, human rights), general literature, linguistics of European languages ​​and art.

Opening hours

​Sunday-Thursday: 09:00-20:00​
Friday: 09:00-13:00​
Library services are available until 15 minutes before closing.