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DAY 4: The Dead Sea Scrolls in Recent Scholarship: A Public Conference
The Dead Sea Scrolls in Recent Scholarship: A Public Conference

Sponsored by:
New York University, Global Network for Advanced Research in Jewish Studies & the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies
Friends of the Israel Antiquities Authority

Wednesday May 20, 2020

9:00-11:00 AM EDT: Hebrew Bible and it Interpretation

"The Many Faces of the Bible in the Dead Sea Scrolls" - Emanuel Tov, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

"Reworked Pentateuch and Genesis Apocryphon: Close or Distant Relatives?" - Moshe Bernstein, Yeshiva University

"'2300 Evenings and Mornings' (Dan 8:13-14) Recalculated according to the Damascus Document" - Michael Segal, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

"The Perfect Marriage in the Genesis Apocryphon" - Esther Eshel, Bar-Ilan University

11:00-11:30 AM EDT: BREAK

11:30 AM-1:00 PM EDT: Cave 11 and the Temple Scroll

"Treasures from a Small Box: Recently Discovered Fragments from Cave 11" - Oren Ableman, Israel Antiquities Authority

"The Hydra-headed Mysteries of the Temple Scroll" - Andrew D. Gross, Catholic University of America

"The Utopian Temple Plan of the Temple Scroll" - Lawrence H. Schiffman, New York University

1:00-1:30 PM EDT: BREAK

1:30-3:00 PM EDT: Law and Liturgy

"What Was Given on Mt. Sinai?" - Cana Werman, Ben-Gurion University

"Law and Order in the Dead Sea Scrolls" - Sarianna Metso, University of Toronto

"The Early Study of Jewish Law in the Damascus Document" - Alex Jassen, New York University

3:00-3:30 PM EDT: Close of Conference and Thanks - Lawrence H. Schiffman, New York University & Emily Master, Friends of the Israel Antiquities Authority

May 20, 2020 09:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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