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Sallai Meridor and Rob Williams

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First Countrywide Access to Visual History Archives of Holocaust, Oct. 7 Survivor Testimonies

Taliya Finkel interviews Yifat Ben Shoshan, a resident of Netiv HaAsarah. Photo: Kobi Yonatan

Bearing Witness

The National Library of Israel is documenting the events of October 7 and their aftermath. We are also documenting the response of Jewish communities worldwide.

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Every week we offer a guided tour for the general public. Get to know the new home of Israel's greatest cultural treasures. Discover your story, and our story.

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