Presentations at the 2013 EVA/Minerva Jerusalem International Conference
on Digitisation of Culture


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Eva Minerva 2013 Conference Overview


Welcome and overview of the conference by the chairmen

Dr. Susan Hazan and Dov Winer







Chair: James Hemsley, Founder, EVA Conferences International


Prof. Gabriel Motzkin, Director, 
The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute

James Snyder, Anne and Jerome Fisher Director, 
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem



Progress of the TAMAR program for Government Rehabilitation and empowerment of the national heritage of Israel



Reuven Pinsky, Head of the Culture Governance Initiative, the Moreshet Project at the Prime Minister Office

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Digitisation of Culture in Israel: from Conference to Conference



Dov Winer, Co-Chair EVA/Minerva 2013
Israel Minerva Forum


Outline and structure of EVA/Minerva 2013



Dr. Susan Hazan, Co-Chair EVA/Minerva 2013


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Museum Track: Linked Heritage and Athena Plus


Chair: Idit Amichai, Director, Department for Museums and Visual Arts at the Ministry of Culture Directorate for Culture


Streaming Israeli Content into Europeana



Ram ShimoniMinistry of Culture and Sport, Directorate for Culture. The Department for Museums and Visual Arts

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End-users, User Generated Content, and Personas: Testing the European Waters



Dr. Susan HazanThe Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Chair, UGC Task Force, Europeana 


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Telling Stories with Digital Content and Tools



Dov Winer, MAKASH, Advancing ICT Applications in Education, Culture and Science


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Moving Forward - Israel Museums Are Going Digital



Ram ShimoniMinistry of Culture and Sport, Directorate for Culture. The Department for Museums and Visual Arts


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Mariane Aaron (in Hebrew)


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" Dr. Anat Chen (in Hebrew)


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Israel's National Museums' Portal - the Concept


Ben Kalifi

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What's in an archive? The Israel archive survey



Chezkie Kasnett, Digital Projects Manager, The National Library of Israel

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Digitizing the Holy - 3D Documentation at the Cenacle Room and Tomb of David Complex, Jerusalem



Authors: Sorin Hermon, Amit Reem, Gideon Avni, Hamudi Khalaily . V-Must, Virtual Museum Transnational Network. Dr. Sorin Herman, Research Coordinator, STARC, Cyprus Institute


Hidden Information and Communication Technology in a Museum - from Speaking Cubes, Magic Mirrors and Living Book



Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jürgen Sieck 
Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin


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Musrara Collection: Visual Research Center and website



Avi Sabag, founder and CEO Musrara School, The Naggar School of Photography, Media and New Music and Avi Dabach, Collection Manager, Musrara
Curated by: Avi Sabag and Ayelet Hashahar Cohen


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Judaica Europeana and DM2E Digital Manuscripts to Europeana

Chair: Rachel Heuberger, 
Head of Judaica Division Frankfurt University Library


Digitization and no ending new Jewish content for Europeana by the Frankfurt University Library 



Rachel Heuberger, Head of Judaica Division Frankfurt University Library

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Mapping Jewish metadata schemas to EDM and Europeana 



Esther Guggenheim, Europeana & Metadata CoordinatorNational Library of Israel
Marko Knepper, Head of IT Department, Frankfurt University Library 

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The Digitisation of the American Joint Distribution Committee Archives



Shachar Beer, Acting Director of the AJDC
Mary Haberle, Digitization Project Manager, AJDC Archives


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The plans for an Network for Judaica Digital Humanities



Dov Winer, Scientific Manager, Judaica Europeana


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Digitising the Index of Jewish Art: a Joint project: a


Violet Radnofsky
Littauer Hebraica Technical and Research Services Librarian, Judaica Division, Harvard Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA


The Center for Jewish Art at the Hebrew University



Dr. Vladimir Levin, Deputy Director, Center for Jewish Art, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Mount Scopus, Humanities Building, Jerusalem Israel



NLIs Digital Photo Collection Display Infrastructure



Danny Streifler, Project Manager, The National Library of Israel, Jerusalem


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Digitization of Cultural Heritage: the Center of Jewish Art at the Hebrew University



Yael Reem, Dantec Multi Media Video, Graphic & Communication Systems, Jerusalem, Israel


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Open Access to the Jewish Canon




SEFARIA: New interfaces for Jewish Texts



Brett Lockspeiser and Daniel Septimus, SEFARIA

SEFARIA videos

Sheet Builder Tutorial

Video Meetup

Project Ben-Yehuda: achievements and New Challenges



Shani Evenstein, Chief Editor, Chair of the Association for Computerization of Hebrew Literature


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The Open Siddur Project



Aharon Varady and Efraim Feinstein 

complemented by Rabbi Dr. Seth (Avi) Kadish (in loco)


Hebrew Wikisource: Building a Free Digital Library from Scratch


Rabbi Dr. Seth (Avi) Kadish, Dept. of Jewish Thought, Oranim College




The National Library of Israel



Chair, Ido Ivri, Business Development and Strategy, at National The National Library of Israel


The National Library of Israel Digital Projects Review and Focus on the Israeli Web Domain preservation



Hadar Miller,Head of Digital Projects Department, The National Library of Israel


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Preservation and Delivery of Historical Jewish Press



Chezkie Kasnett, Digital Projects Manager, The National Library of Israel





Significant Learning: Innovative ICT Applications in the Classroom

Chair: Roni Dayan, Director, Division for Computer Applications in Education, Administration for Science and Technology, Ministry of Education


Adapting the Educational System to the 21st Century: programs for significant teaching/learning in the education system



Ronit Nehemia, National Inspector for ICT Applications in Education, Administration for Science and Technology, Ministry of Education


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Exemplary cases of significant learning



Limor Riskin,  MAKASH, Advancing ICT Applications in Education, Culture and Science

Karina Batat, director of the Center for in-service teacher training, Pisga Petah Tikva

Stela Maggid, Technion Teacher Training Program


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ITEC: Mainstreaming the Future Classroom



Silvana Winer, MAKASH, Advancing ICT Applications in Education, Culture and Science


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Digital Books - Current Dilemmas and Future Prospects


Chair: Prof. Yoav Yair, Chairman Meital - Inter-University Center for e-Learning



Trends Driving the Digital Book Market



Amir Winer, Head of Interactive Courseware, Shoham, The Open University of Israel


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E-Books Accessibility Challenges for the National Library



Alon Strasman, CIO, National Library of Israel


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Digital Reading Challenges and Prospects



Prof. Yoram Eshet, Head, M.A. program in Education, The Open University of Israel


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Smart Move to Digital: The Third Generation of Digital Textbooks



Dr. Dovi Weiss, Chief Scientist, Time To Know 


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Digital Humanities: Text - Edition Research Education / Israel Developments


Chair: Prof. Carl Posy, Professor of Philosophy and Member of the Centers for the Study of Rationality and for Language, Logic, and Cognition at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem



Ancient Wisdom Online: Towards a Digital library of Ancient Greek and Roman Inscriptions



Dr. Sorin Hermon , The Cyprus Institute


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The Europeana EAGLE project



Rafaella Santucci, Sapienza, University of Rome


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Digital Archives of Philosophical Texts on the NET: Digital Tools for Research and Education in Philosophy



Dr. Cristina Marras, AGORA, ILIESI-CNR, Rome


Where are Digital Humanities in Israel?



Dr. Sinai Rusinek, Polonsky Fellow, Van Leer Jerusalem Institute

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Fashion Heritage On-line: Europeana Fashion & the GLAM-Wiki Community Worldwide



The Europeana Fashion Project Collaborating with the GLAM -wiki Community: the Fashion edit-a-thon​s​ case study



Marco Rendina, Technical Coordinator at Europeana Fashion 


An introduction to GLAM-Wiki projects



Shani Evenstein, National GLAM Projects Coordinator, Wikimedia Israel


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Fashion at the Israel Museum Jerusalem



Dr. Allison Kupietzky, Head of The Information Center for Israeli Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem






Era Lev, Head of the Rose Archives for Textiles and Costumes, Shenkar College
Claudette Zorea, Academic Supervisor at the Fashion and Jewelry Department, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design
Prof. Dana Arieli, Dean of the Design Faculty, Holon Institute of Technology




People Friendly Cities in a Data Rich World


Chair: Zwi Weinstein, Ministry of Building and Housing, Israel


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The Impact of Mobile Technologies on Public Space



Dr. Tali Hatuka, Laboratory for Contemporary Urban Design

Dr. Eran TochDepartment of Industrial Engineering 

Tel Aviv University



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DigiTel: Innovation in Relations between citizen residents and the local authority


Liora Schechter, Head of the ICT Department
Zohar Sharon, Head of Urban Information Department,
Tel Aviv Municipality

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Professional Networking Sessions



Revolv, Augmented Reality



Mapping of Community Gardens in Israel



Zvi Halbrecht
Hadera Democratic School, Community Gardens in Israel
Shalom Kweller
Department of Architecture Bezalel 
Kobi Palombo
Community Gardens in Israel 
Jonathan Heyman
Urban and Regional Planner, Community Gardens in Israel 





Eran Frankel



DB Digital, Archiving Concepts



Gil Toren, Joav Shdema



Digital Publications and Big Data in the Humanities at the Siberian Federal University



Inna Kizhner and Igor Kim
Department of IT in Creative and Cultural Industries, Department of the Russian Language and Linguistic Communication

Siberian Federal University