TENTH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL ORION SYMPOSIUM
New Perspectives on Old Texts
January 9-11, 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.
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
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