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orion Evening Symposium

Evening symposium

The public is invited to attend a symposium to celebrate the publication

Biblical Perspectives: Early Use and Interpretation of the Bible in Light
of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Proceedings of the First International Symposium
of the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated
Literature, 12-14 May, 1996. Edited by Michael E. Stone and Esther G. 
Chazon. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1998. 

The symposium will take place on Monday, June 22, 1998, at 8:30 p.m. at
the Van Leer Institute, 43 Jabotinsky, Jerusalem.

Prof. Sara Japhet, Chair
Dr. Esther Chazon, Presentation
Dr. Israel Knohl, "Shmita, the Jubilee  Year and Yom Kippur in the Qumran
Mr. Yaron Eliav, "'Qumranic' Methods of Midrash in the Letter of Barnabas"
Prof. Avigdor Shinan, "The Book of Jonah in Rabbinic Literature"

The discussion will be held in Hebrew.