Festival 2022 Saturday 26 February - Sunday 06 March | Tickets now on sale

Oren Weinberg

Oren Weinberg was appointed CEO of the National Library of Israel in 2010.  He supervises the ongoing NLI operations, renewal activities and the construction of the new building. Prior to joining the NLI, Oren was the Director of the Haifa University Library. Oren studied for his undergraduate degree in art history and general studies at Haifa University, followed by a Masters programme in Library and Information Studies at Bar-Ilan University. Oren is an active member of the Directors of National Libraries Group and participates in the IFLA conferences and other professional gatherings. He lives near Jerusalem with his wife and three children
From the Ground Up: Building a new National Library of Israel
The new National Library of Israel (NLI), adjacent to the Knesset in Jerusalem, is on schedule to open its doors in 2022. The building, along with its surrounding gardens and plazas, has been designed by world-renowned architectural firm Herzog & de Meuron to reflect the central values of democratizing knowledge and opening the NLI’s world-class collections and resources to broad and diverse audiences in Israel and globally. It will provide venues for exhibitions...