Thursday, November 6th

Thursday, November 6th

9:00 AM-10:30 AM




Panel Session 5: Proactive Collection Policy of Non-Book Material

Anita Weinstein, Marc Turkow Center, Argentina
Aviad Stollman, The National Library of Israel
Anat Ben-David, Open University of Amsterdam
Edwin Seroussi, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Margalit Bejarano, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

10:30 AM-11:00 AM

Coffee break

11:00 AM-12:30 AM

Parallel roundtable sessions
Is Small Beautiful? Visibility of Independent Judaica Collections
Moderator: Jean-Claude Kuperminc, Bibliothèque de l’Alliance israélite universelle

Endangered Jewish and Israeli Community Archives
Moderator: Robin Nobel, Rothschild Foundation (Hanadiv) Europe

Facilitating Modern Research on Jewish Book Culture
Moderator: Emile Schrijver, University of Amsterdam

Why Bother Preserving the Original When You Can Just Digitize?
Moderator: Haim Gertner, Yad Vashem
12:30 AM-1:30 PM


1:30 PM-2:30 PM Tour of "Vessel to Vessel" Exhibition and Library Highlights
2:30 PM-2:45 PM Coffee Break
2:45 PM-4:15 PM Closing Lecture by Oren Weinberg, Director of The National Library of Israel:
The National Library of Israel in 2020
Questions and Answers session with Haggai Ben Shammai, Academic Director  of The National Library of Israel