Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Dead Sea Scrolls at 60

The Dead Sea Scrolls at 60, an international conference, took place at New York University on March 6-7, 2008.

The conference, jointly sponsored by NYU's Center for Ancient Studies and the university's Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies, considered the Dead Sea Scrolls from a range of scholarly perspectives. Speakers included the following: Matthew Santirocco, dean of NYU's College of Arts and Science and director of the Center for Ancient Studies; Lawrence Schiffman, chair of NYU's Hebrew and Judaic Studies Department; Yeshiva University Professor Moshe Bernstein; and Shani Tzoref, research associate, Sydney University. Below are photos from the free two-day event that was open to the public.

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