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Words like Sapphires: 15th-Century Hebrew Books at the Library of Congress

Posted by: Anchi Hoh

(The following is a post by Ann Brener, Hebraic Specialist, African and Middle Eastern Division.) It was apparently a case of love at first sight. How else to describe those first encounters between the earliest Hebrew printers and that newfangled technology that was spreading across Europe? Already in the first dated Hebrew book, printed in …