Frankfurt museum refuses to guarantee the scrolls’ return if they’re claimed by Palestinians
Questions about an ancient set of scrolls—older than the Dead Sea Scrolls—led author Chanan Tigay around the world. Then the answer appeared in the library across from his office.
New technologies have enabled scientists to decipher burnt parchment unearthed in the 1970s
‘This is a report on a library trip to Israel from a bookish girl who is now a bookish old lady’
Developments in the saga of the missing perfect copy of the Hebrew Bible, whose future is still unknown
The nine unopened scrolls were discovered in 1952 but never investigated
A brilliant young Harvard Ph.D. faces jail for impersonating a Bible scholar—and rival of his father
Plus the second-oldest known fragment of the Hebrew bible has been digitized
A trove of medieval scrolls, smuggled out of Afghanistan into the hands of London art dealers, could shed new light on a once-vibrant Jewish heritage
Plus the freeze in writing, and more
Anti-Dead Sea Scroll exhibit, pro-restaurant rights
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