Old Leather, New Ink: Forgery and the Dead Sea Scrolls

Forgery and the Dead Sea ScrollsOnline lecture, Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 9:00 PM EDT
Old Leather, New Ink:  Forgery and the Dead Sea Scrolls
with Professor Lawrence Schiffman

Lecture: The Dead Sea Scrolls and the History of Judaism

Great Isaiah Scroll

Great Isaiah Scroll, photo by Ardon Bar-Hama for the Israel Museum

The Sisterhood and Men’s Club of Congregation L’Dor V’Dor Presents

Dr. Lawrence H. Schiffman

New York University Judge Abraham Lieberman Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies & Director of the Global Institute for Advanced Research in Jewish Studies

The Dead Sea Scrolls and the History of Judaism

Sunday, March 29th 10:30 a.m.

Congregation L’dor V’Dor
49-10 Little Neck Parkway
Little Neck, NY 11362

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718-224-0404

Lecture Series: The Dead Sea Scrolls and Second Temple History

Building Complex at Qumran

Beth Tfiloh Congregation in Baltimore is hosting a three-part lecture series with Prof. Lawrence Schiffman on the Dead Sea Scrolls and Second Temple History:

March 4: The Maccabees and the Dead Sea Scrolls

This lecture will trace the history of the Jews in Eretz Yisrael from the Maccabean Revolt through the Roman conquest of 63 BCE, showing how the authors of the Dead Sea Scrolls reacted to the Maccabean victory and illustrating their opposition to the Hasmonean dynasty that followed.

Click to listen to a recording of The Maccabees and the Dead Sea Scrolls.

March 11: The Dead Sea Scrolls and the History of Judaism

Because of their sectarian character, the Dead Sea Scrolls teach us much about the internal Jewish debates regarding law, theology, worship and messianism. This discussion will center on what valuable lessons we can learn from the Scrolls about the history of these important aspects of Jewish life and tradition.

Click to listen to a recording of The Dead Sea Scrolls and the History of Judaism.

March 25: Jerusalem and Rome: The View from Masada

Elements of the Jewish people revolted against Rome in 66-73 CE. We will trace the history of this period… Continue reading