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Rare Dead Sea Scroll on Display in Jerusalem

In order to protect the scroll, which is indescribably fragile, it has been encased in a special "smart glass" viewing box that minimizes exposure to light.

Israel Prize Awarded to Dead Sea Scroll Expert

Qimron’s works are considered ground-breaking, both in the Hebrew grammar of the scrolls, and in the publication of the three volumes that deal with the ancient texts.

Rejuvenation: Living the Dead Sea Scrolls [audio]

Listen in as Eve Harow interviews Professor Lawrence Schiffmanis, one of the world’s experts on the most important archaeological discovery of the 20th Century, the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Auditions and Predictions – Israel on My Mind [audio]

Jewish beauty pageant contestants, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and a ban on Shawarma.

Rohr Jewish Learning Institute Launches Great Debates: 6-Part Course on Dead Sea Scrolls &...

"The texts we study are ancient, but the ideas are as exciting and relevant as ever.”

Jewish Organizations Protest UNESCO Insult to Judaism

Marchers protested UNESCO's effort to erase Judaism from the Jewish people's holiest sites.

Did You Hear The One About The Statue of Palestine? #PalestinianClaims

The Palestinian Authority has sparked a virtual tsunami of creativity on Twitter via #PalestinianClaims.

Palestinian Authority Demands “Return” of the Dead Sea Scrolls

The PA told UNESCO that the Dead Sea Scrolls are part of THEIR heritage!

2000 Years of Jewish Culture Exhibition at London’s Shapero Rare Books

Bernard Shapero said that “the whole exhibition shows the positive side of Judaism. There’s no Holocaust material or anti-Semitic material, which forms a large part of collecting in this field.”

American, Israeli Archaeologists Attack Authenticity of ‘Jerusalem Papyrus’

"The money that modern forgers and dealers can make on modern forgeries is astronomical, consistently in the five and six figure range. The motivation is strong."

IAA Plans to Excavate Judean Desert Caves, Save Scrolls from Robbers

The plan’s first excavation is currently underway in the Cave of the Skulls in Nahal Tse'elim, with the assistance of numerous volunteers.

Archaeologists Discover that Ancient Dead Sea Scroll Is Chapter of Leviticus

Modern technology has led experts to decipher a burnt scroll as the first chapter of Leviticus.

Oldest Set of 10 Commandments Showing in Israel

The oldest copy of the Ten Commandments in the world is on display at Israel's national museum.

Dead Sea Scrolls Hi-Tech Preserves Israeli Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence is the first document reflecting Jewish sovereignty since the time of the Hashmonean kingdom.

New App Puts Dead Scrolls on iPhone and iPad

"In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth." (Genesis 1:1)

New Texts Found in ‘Dead Sea Scroll’ Caves

Digging for the past sometimes is possible by simple looking at what already has been found.

Researchers Find Ancient Fabrics in Colors Noted in Jewish Sources

Researchers have revealed three rare 2,000-year-old fabrics that were dyed with an extract and in prestigious colors mentioned in Jewish sources.

Google Cultural Institute Presents Jewish Content in 1st Exhibits

Google introduced a new online historical collection of digitized material, highlighting several Jewish themes, events and institutional partners in its first wave of exhibits.

Dead Sea Scrolls on Display in Philadelphia

On Saturday, the Franklin Institute will launch its exhibition “Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Ancient Times.” The collection consists of more than 600...

Fantastically Real Kabbalah Paintings

Some artists' iconoclastic, bohemian behavior gets them into trouble.

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