The National Library of Israel, Jerusalem

Ardon Bar Hama digitally photographed a selection of The National Library’s treasures

National Library of IsraelArdon Bar Hama digitally photographed a selection of The National Library’s treasures. Among these is the oldest known Talmudic fragment in existence, dating back to the 9th century. Other items include Cairo Genizah fragments and a collection of German aerial photographs of the Holy Land from 1917. In 2011 the NLI commissioned Ardon Bar-Hama to initiate a large-scale project to replace their Micro-Film images with digital photography images of rare Hebrew manuscripts held in repositories around the world.

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