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About the CAHJP

Currently we are in the process of moving the CAHJP collections to the new National Library building.
The service is provided from now on at the current National Library building, on the Givat Ram Campus, at the Archives Department reading room, opening hours: Sunday-Thursday between 9-18 (and not in the Central Archives).

The Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People (CAHJP) were established in 1939. They hold the archives of hundreds of Jewish communities, as well as of local, national and international Jewish organizations and the private collections of many outstanding Jewish personalities. The Archives now hold the most extensive collection of documents, pinkassim (registers) and other records of Jewish history from the Middle Ages to the present day.