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Written word – foreign language

Most of the books published in Israel and recorded at the National Library are in Hebrew.

Foreign language books published in Israel
Photo by: JERUSALEM AWAKENING
Every year, thousands of new titles are published in Israel. Even during an era in which the ever-present Internet, television and radio compete to overwhelm our senses, the written word continues to flow. In the framework of the Book Law, the National Library – the body responsible for collecting and preserving Israel’s cultural assets – receives two copies of every publication issued in Israel.

The library classifies and catalogs these books. Each year the library produces a report with statistical data about the new books in Israel.



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