By special invitation of the Louvre, the National Library of Israel recently took part in a prominent exhibition at the renowned French institution entitled "Medieval Morocco: An Empire from Africa to Spain". The Library loaned one of its most prized rare items, a signed copy of Maimonides' Commentary on the Mishnah
, to be put on display as part of the exhibition. Dr. Aviad Stollman, the National Library's Head of Collections, also gave a featured lecture on the topic of Maimonides. Dr. Stollman stated that, "The National Library of Israel was honored to enable the Louvre, renowned for its impressive and extensive collections, to feature the Library's Commentary on the Mishnah as an integral part of this exhibition."