BIBLE HISTORY DAILY

Dead Sea Scrolls in Recent Scholarship: A Public Conference

May 17— 20, 2020.

Widely considered one of the most significant archaeological finds of all time, the Dead Sea Scrolls make up the tens of thousands of parchment and papyrus fragments written 2000 years ago belonging to approximately 1000 different texts, including the oldest known manuscripts of the five-books of the Hebrew Bible.

Join the Friends of the Israel Antiquities Authority online May 17th — 20th to learn about new developments in the research and study of the Dead Sea Scrolls from scholars around the world. Hear from more than three dozen experts, including the Israel Antiquities Authority’s Oren Ableman, Ilit Cohen-Ofri, Pnina Shor, and Joe Uziel.

Registration is required and capacity is limited.

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Please note the following:

  • You must register individually for each day you wish to attend.
  • An email with instructions on joining will automatically be sent to you once you register.
  • You do not have to attend the entire day that you register for, but are welcome to come and go for particular sessions or lectures.

For any questions about the schedule or registration process, please send an email here.

This conference is presented free to the public by the Friends of the Israel Antiquities Authority in collaboration with NYU, Global Network for Advanced Research in Jewish Studies & the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies.

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