Search the full bibliography

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Since the Center began in 1995, it has maintained a weekly online bibliography of the latest in Dead Sea Scrolls scholarship. The Current Bibliography is posted every Monday. The cumulative Online Bibliography now features more than 21,000 entries; we are gradually expanding the database to encompass entries dating from the beginnings of scrolls research. Search the full bibliography!

Take a Virtual Qumran Tour

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Orion’s Virtual Qumran features a video tour of the site led by archaeologist Professor Jodi Magness, of the University of North Carolina, as well as information pages on the Scrolls and the people who produced them. TAKE the Tour!

More Orion Center News

Now Published!

  • Studies in Qumran Law and Thought:, by Joseph M. Baumgarten. Edited by Ruth A. Clements and Daniel R. Schwartz, with an Introduction by Lawrence H. Schiffman. Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah 138. Leiden: Brill, February 2022.       Pesher Habakkuk: A Key to Prophecy from the Dead Sea Scrolls, by Noam Mizrahi. Published in separate Hebrew, English, and Spanish editions. Jerusalem: The Israel Museum and Arta Scritta, 2022.

  • Meghillot: Studies in the Dead Sea Scrolls 14 (2019)
    Edited by Jonathan Ben-Dov and Menahem Kister; published by Haifa University, The Orion Center/Hebrew University, and the Bialik Institute.

Scholarships and Internships

Dead Sea Scrolls Online

  • NEW: Congratulations and many thanks to Elisha Qimron on the publication of the second, updated edition of his monumental three volume work, The Qumran Texts Composite Edition, and for graciously sharing it with the Orion community worldwide,
  • The Israel Museum and the Israel Antiquities Authority have put online searchable digital images of many of the scrolls in their collections. The Cambridge University Library has done the same with its manuscripts of the Damascus Document and the Aramaic Levy Document. Click here to access these collections.