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TENTH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL ORION SYMPOSIUM
New Perspectives on Old Texts
January 911, 2005


On the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the Orion Center, the annual symposium addressed the range of genres and major issues in the study of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Each session focused on a particular genre or theme such as biblical interpretation; religious practice and institutions; theology; Hebrew language; daily life, social organization; Wisdom and education; and others.
GREETINGS PARTICIPANTS
Haim D. Rabinowitch, Rector, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Steven Kaplan, Dean, Faculty of Humanities
Isaiah Gafni, Director, The Mandel Institute of Jewish Studies
Esther Chazon, Director, Orion Center
Moshe Bernstein
MICHAEL DAISE
Yaron Eliav
TORLEIF ELGVIN
CRISPIN FLETCHER-LOUIS
YOON LEE, EWHA
MARTHA HIMMELFARB
NOACH HACHAM
Paul Mandel
Doron Mendels
SARIANNA METSO
BILHAH NITZAN
Vered Noam
Etienne Nodet
Stephen Pfann
EYAL REGEV
PHILIP S. ALEXANDER
Michael Segal
Lawrence Schiffman
Emanuel Tov
LOREN T. STUCKENBRUCK
CANA WERMAN


IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT PAPERS
The names listed in capital letters have complete papers posted.
Papers that appear on this page are unedited, unrevised prepublication versions. They are not to be cited. Copyright belongs to the authors. They will appear eventually in edited, revised versions as part of our proceedings series. Greek and Hebrew texts have not been formatted.