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Smallest-known medieval Hebrew manuscript unveiled

Fifteenth-century Italian manuscript's pages are just 5.5cm in diameter, cut in unique round shape.

Smallest-known medieval Hebrew manuscript unveiled

New: Site offers free access to ancient Jewish texts

Many of world’s most ancient religious texts online and available to the public for the first time at the British Library.

New: Site offers free access to ancient Jewish texts

Previously unknown manuscript to be auctioned off in Jerusalem

Manuscript of disciple of Rabbi Elimelech of Lizhensk expected to sell for half a million dollars.

Previously unknown manuscript to be auctioned off in Jerusalem

'Jewish documents should be given to Israel, not Iraq'

US government plans to return ancient Jewish documents to Iraq, Israeli forum asks they be transferred to Israel instead.

'Jewish documents should be given to Israel, not Iraq'

Court: Rare Kafka Papers Belong to Israel Library

After dramatic legal battle, rare collection of legendary writer Franz Kafka's original manuscripts granted to National Library of Israel.

Court Rules Rare Kafka Papers Belong to Israel National Library

'Dispute Over Chabad 'Finally Closed'?

Russian President Putin expresses hope that dispute over Chabad collection of books, known as Schneerson library, may be “finally closed”.

Putin: Dispute Over Chabad Archive May Be 'Finally Closed'

Bosnia Refuses to Loan Sarajevo Hagaddah to Met

National Museum in Sarajevo, where the Hagaddah is kept, closed its doors indefinitely due to a lack of funding.

Bosnia Refuses to Loan Sarajevo Hagaddah to NY's Met

Ancient Manuscripts Torched by Radical Islamists

The historic manuscripts of Timbuktu, including one written in Hebrew, are no more. They were destroyed by Islamic terrorists in Mali.

Ancient Timbuktu Manuscripts, 1 in Hebrew, Torched by Islamists