The Yeshiva University Dead Sea Scrolls Seminar June 8, 2014

The Yeshiva University Dead Sea Scrolls Seminar

Is pleased to invite you to our second

Annual conference on the Dead Sea Scrolls

June 8, 2014 – 1PM-4PM

Kovno Room

Yeshiva University Museum @ the Center for Jewish History

15 West 16th Street

New York, NY 10011

Yeshiva University 1-1:05 Opening Remarks

Lawrence H. Schiffman, Vice-Provost for Undergraduate Education and Professor of Judaic Studies, Yeshiva University

1:05-1:45 “Creature of Clay: Humanity According to the Thanksgiving Hymns”

Jeffrey Garcia, Lecturer in Bible, Nyack College

1:45-2:25 “When Insiders Become Outsiders: The Fear of Deviance in the Community Rule”

Ari J. Mermelstein, Assistant Professor of Bible, Yeshiva University

2:25-2:35 Break

2:35-3:15 “Torah and Prayer as Replacements for the Temple: Qumran and the Rabbis”

Azzan Yadin-Israel, Associate Professor of Jewish Studies and Classics, Rutgers University

3:15-3:55 “Looking for ‘Literature’ in the Dead Sea Scrolls: The Poetry of the War Scroll (1QM) from Qumran”

Moshe J. Bernstein, Professor of Bible and Jewish History and David A. and Fannie M. Denenberg Chair in Biblical Studies, Yeshiva University         

3:55-4:00 Closing Remarks

                Professor Schiffman

After the lectures, attendees are invited to tour the YU Museum exhibition Modeling the Synagogue: From Dura to Touro, featuring seven scale models of historic synagogues.

One Response to The Yeshiva University Dead Sea Scrolls Seminar June 8, 2014

  • Christopher says:

    Who may attend this lecture and is there a fee?
    Fond regards,

    Christopher M. Black M.A.

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