Wednesday, July 13th

Wednesday, July 13th

9:00 AM-10:30 AM




Panel session 3: Fifty Years of RAMBI: The Changing Environment of Digital Searching and Indexing

Gabor Kadar, Rothschild Foundation (Hanadiv) Europe – The Yerusha Project



Sylviane Stampfer, The National Library of Israel
Life Begins at Fifty: The Evolution of RAMBI

Shmuel Bar, IntuView
Using Text Analytics for Comprehensive Ontological Searches for Academic Research


Avriel Bar-Levav, The Open University of Israel
RAMBI in the Context of Jewish Library Awareness

10:30 AM-11:00 AM

Coffee break

11:00 AM-12:30 AM



Panel session 4:Multiple Models of Digital Accessibility

Yoel Finkelman, The National Library of Israel



Yaron Deutscher, The National Library of Israel
The Digital Vision of the National Library of Israel               

Menachem Katz
, The Friedberg Genizah Project
Using Different Forms of Presentation of Virtual Collections (Hebrew)
Shevy Korzen,
The Public Knowledge Workshop
The Public Knowledge Workshop: Bringing Hidden Knowledge to Light
12:30 AM-1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM-4:30 PM

Tour: The Israel Museum and the Shrine of the Book

8:00 PM

Dinner at Kedma Restaurant, Alrov Mamilla Boulevard, Jerusalem

Keynote Address by Stephen Jacobs, Rochester Institute of Technology

Playing with Material Books and Collections: The Use of Historical and Archival Materials in Games