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We are pleased to announce the launch of

Ktiv: The International Collection of Digitized Hebrew Manuscripts

Ktiv is available in English online at


As of today, the site presents digital copies of ca. 50% of all known Hebrew manuscripts in the world, consisting of more than 4 million images.


With the interest of truly opening access to these treasures, we encourage you to promote Ktiv to your users and communities.


We look forward to continuing our fruitful cooperation.

Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions, requests or suggestions.

Thanks again!


All the best,


Project Manager, Ktiv: The International Collection of Digitized Hebrew Manuscripts, a joint venture of Albert D. and Nancy Friedberg through FJMS and the National Library of Israel, in cooperation with the Israeli Ministry of Jerusalem and Heritage’s Landmarks project



Dr. Tsafra Siew    | Hebrew Manuscripts, Project Manager
Collections Division
Mobile: +972-54-462-9249

Tel.:  +972-74-733-6358
The National Library of Israel, Jerusalem  |

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