Services and Opening Hours
The Gershom Scholem Collection Reading Room is situated on the second floor of the Library, opposite the General Reading Room. The room actually includes two separate rooms. The inner room (named after the late Professor Yeshayahu Berlin) contains most of the Kabbalistic and Hasidic works, and also serves as a reading room for all the rare books held by the National Library of Israel. The outer room houses mainly research and ancillary works, as well as books in the fields of religious studies, general mysticism, philosophy, and so forth. This room includes several computer stations equipped with relevant databases.