The new Israel State Archives website went live in mid-April. The new site is intended to make digitized copies of archival materials available to the public online. This is excellent news, except that the move is accompanied by and conditioned upon the closure of the reading room in the Jerusalem physical location of the Israel State Archives (ISA). This will result in denial of access to important archival materials that are now declassified and publically accessible.

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English-langugae traslation of the public call to restore access to paper records at the Israel State Archives