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orion updated info letter
I am sending out the updated info letter. Please note the additions of #10
and #11 under Directions for Posting. I recommend that you save this
letter for future reference.
Avital Pinnick, Ph.D. tel: 972-2-588-2063
list moderator/bibligrapher fax: 972-2-588-3584
Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls
ORION CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS
HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM
Welcome to the Orion e-mail discussion group. This list is sponsored by
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The Orion Fund Limited. The Director of the Center is Prof. Michael E.
Stone and the Associate Director is Dr. Esther Glickler Chazon.
This list is devoted to the scholarly discussion of the Dead Sea Scrolls
and related literature, including Jewish Literature and History of the
Second Temple period and Archaeology. Since January 1996, it has been
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Dr. Avital Pinnick
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