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Librarians for Fairness

A librarians' association that advocates for academic balance in our libraries

Librarians for Fairness is an organization dedicated to bringing information about Israel to libraries around the world and to promoting democratic values. We work to ensure that Israel is represented fairly in libraries through books, periodicals, audiovisuals, and online resources.

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The Case for Democracy: The Power to Overcome Tyranny & Terror

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Now offering Israel 4 Kids CD

American Children can now take a virtual tour of Israel with Srulik, a popular sandal-footed Israeli cartoon character. This fun and interactive tour will make Israel come alive as students experience the story of Israel that rarely gets told. Children and educators alike can learn about Israel’s cool Internet technologies (i.e. AOL instant messaging), watermelon picking robots, live-saving cancer drugs, and other joint U.S.-Israeli projects and become better informed about Israel’s unique history, national languages, climate, food, branches of government, and currency.

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Israel in the World

This colorful volume takes an in-depth look at a remarkable achievement: how one small and very young country has successfully become one of the world's technological leaders.

From agriculture to medicine, Israel stands right at the forefront of technological development. Learn about the country's many achievements and breakthoughs, and how it's poised to remain on the industrial cutting edge in the foreseeable future. The countless accomplishments outlined here would be dazzling, even if they hadn't emerged from a nation that didn't even exist 60 years ago: Israel created the ICQ chat facility that is now used by hundreds of millions of internet surfers each day; the technology that allows you to leave voicemail messages on a mobile phone; the medical diagnostic equipment (including magnetic resonance imaging) found in most hospitals; and the surveillance equipment that alerts security officials to suspicious activities at airports. Find out about the people who made such progress possible; the educational system that allowed these citizens, many of them recent immigrants, to reach their full potential; and how Israel uses its knowledge for the well-being of the world.

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One person can make a difference 4/19/2014

One person can make a difference

Netherlands-Charlotte van den Berg was a 20-year-old college student working part-time in Amsterdam’s city archives when she and other interns came across a shocking find: letters from Jewish Holocaust survivors complaining that the city was forcing them to pay back taxes and late payment fines on property seized after they were deported to Nazi death camps.
How, the survivors asked, could they be on the hook for taxes due while Hitler’s regime was trying to exterminate them? A typical response was: “The base fees and the fines for late payment must be satisfied, regardless of whether a third party, legally empowered or not, has for some time held the title to the building.”

Following her discovery in 2011, Van den Berg waged a lonely fight against Amsterdam’s modern bureaucracy to have the travesty publicly recognized... Read the full story...

Relic Hunters Dig This: Israel Unveils Archaelogy Campus 4/4/2014

Relic Hunters Dig This: Israel Unveils Archaeology Campus

The Israel Antiquities Authority has announced that it will unveil the all-new, state-of-the-art Schottenstein National Campus for the Archeology of Israel in Jerusalem, the largest archeological library in the Middle East, in April 2016.

Located on Jerusalem's Museum Hill adjacent to the Israel Museum and overlooking the Hebrew University - Givat Ram Campus, the new 115,000-square-foot archeology campus was designed by renowned Israeli architect Moshe Safdie, and will house nearly two million archeological artifacts (including 15,000 Dead Sea scrolls), conservation and restoration laboratories, an auditorium, study galleries, rooftop exhibition gardens and a café... Read the full story...

Op-Ed: What You Can Do to Correct UNRWA Education for Violence 3/26/2014

Op-Ed: What You Can Do to Correct UNRWA Education for Violence
by David Bedein

Citizens have power. Here is what citizens and legislators from donor nations can do to correct UNRWA indiscretions; Follow up on briefings in Knesset, Congress and UK Parliament.

Two news items from the past week may have escaped public attention.

First news item:

Israeli troops were dispatched last week to the UNRWA refugee camp in Jenin, in order to arrest sharpshooters who were firing on Israeli citizens, who had taken refuge in the safe refuge of a United Nations refugee facility... Read the full story...

Israel building center for ancient artifacts 3/19/2014


Israel building center for ancient artifacts
National archaeological center to store and showcase country's rich collection of some two million ancient artifacts, including world's largest collection of Dead Sea Scrolls.
by Associated Press

Israel is building a national archaeological center to store and showcase its rich collection of some two million ancient artifacts, including the world's largest collection of Dead Sea Scrolls, Israel's Antiquities Authority said Tuesday.

Most of Israel's state antiquities collection, currently stored in large warehouses that are closed to the public, will be moved to a new 35,000-square-meter (377,000 square foot) center – the Antiquities Authority's first public center for exhibiting its hoard of treasures that date back as far as 5,000 years... Read the full story...

University of Colorado gets private Holocaust archive 3/4/2014

University of Colorado gets private Holocaust archive

Extensive collection of Holocaust-era documents, books and photographs were donated to the university by the Mazal Holocaust Collection.

Associated Press Dispatch


BOULDER, Colorado - The University of Colorado in Boulder is the new home of an extensive collection of Holocaust-era documents, books and photographs.

The university on Tuesday announced the donation of the Mazal Holocaust Collection, calling it the world's largest privately owned Holocaust archive and the most significant in the United States outside museums.

The collection includes original transcripts of the Nuremburg trials... Read the full story...

Hamas Denounces UN Textbooks: "Contaminates The Minds of Our Students" 2/24/2014

Hamas Denounces UN Textbooks: “Contaminates The Minds of Our Students”
by Aryeh Savir

“There is a tremendous focus on the peaceful resistance as the only tool to achieve freedom and independence,” Motesem al-Minawi, spokesman of the Hamas Education Ministry, complained about the latest UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency) textbooks for high school students in Gaza. Earlier this month, Hamas called on Gaza’s teachers not to use the UN’s materials in their classrooms, saying they “do not fit the culture of the Palestinian society and are meant to brainwash Palestinian students and convince them to accept the Zionist enemy”, this according to IDF sources.

The terrorist group views the United Nations’ materials as an affront to Palestinian society, saying they ignore “Palestinian cultural mores.” Al-Minawi further said that the textbooks are “completely detached from the reality of an Arab Muslim Palestinian student.” Hamas especially objected to the inclusion of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in UN textbooks, characterizing parts of the document as a violation of Islamic Law.

According to the Education Ministry, the materials “contaminate the minds of our dear students.”

The group’s recent reactions are just one example of its efforts to indoctrinate Gaza’s youth with messages of hatred and violence... Read the full story...

'Diary of Anne Frank' Vandalized in Libraries Across Tokyo 2/21/2014

'Diary of Anne Frank' Vandalized in Libraries Across Tokyo
Hundreds of books about the Holocaust found torn apart across Tokyo Friday; Japanese nationalist politics may be to blame.
by AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff

Scores of copies of Anne Frank's "Diary of a Young Girl" kept in public libraries across Tokyo have been vandalized, officials said Friday, sparking alarm amid a rightward shift in Japan's politics, AFP reports... Read the full story...

Dead Sea Scrolls Online. IAA: Expands Digital Library 2/18/2014

Dead Sea Scrolls Online: IAA Expands Digital Library
by Biblical Archaeology Society Staff
Google, Israel Museum Put Dead Sea Scrolls Online

The Israel Antiquities Authority, in collaboration with Google, has launched The Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library, a new website that allows visitors to view and search high-resolution images of the complete Dead Sea Scrolls archive online.

In December 2012, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA), in collaboration with Google, launched The Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library, a website allowing visitors to view and search high-resolution images of the complete Dead Sea Scrolls archive online... Read the full story...