Israel's Supreme Court in its ruling backed decisions by two lower courts for the library, which has been in a years-long custody battle over the papers.
The building, a new national landmark, will be ready to open to the public in 2020.
By Adam Soclof
The literary estate of Chaim Grade will be handed over to the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in New York and the National Library of Israel in Jerusalem. More ▸
By Ron Kampeas
With the help of Israeli scholars, the Vatican has published a catalogue of the Hebrew manuscripts kept in the Vatican Library. More ▸