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Burning the Books: A History of the Deliberate Destruction of Knowledge

Hosted By: The National Library of Israel

Richard Ovenden OBE, Bodley’s Librarian, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford and author of Burning the Books: A History of the Deliberate Destruction of Knowledge, in conversation with Dr. Raquel Ukeles, Head of Collections, National Library of Israel.

Opening remarks: Neil Wigan OBE, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Israel. 

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The National Library of Israel serves as the dynamic institution of collective memory for the Jewish people worldwide and Israelis of all backgrounds and faiths – past, present and future. Through its world-class collections and a range of innovative digital, educational and cultural initiatives, the National Library works to share the stories of the Jewish people, the State of Israel, the Land of Israel and its region.
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