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Words Like Sapphires: 100 Years of Hebraica at the Library of Congress

In 1912, Jacob H. Schiff gave almost 10,000 books and pamphlets to the Library of Congress. It was a prodigious collection of Hebrew and Yiddish materials, and since then the Library has added over 190,000 works to this existing collection. This digital celebration complements an ongoing in site exhibit at the Library, and it has a nice sampling of items from the Library's holdings. After checking...