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Monday, March 3, 2014

Professor Lawrence Schiffman Speaks with Juniors about the Dead Sea Scrolls

On Wednesday February 25, the junior grade was privileged to hear a lecture by the world renowned professor Lawrence Schiffman, Vice-Provost of Undergraduate Education at Yeshiva University and Professor of Jewish Studies, on the topic of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Professor Schiffman's presentation was fast paced and dynamic and provided the students with many fascinating insights into the scrolls and the various theories regarding the dead sea sect. His presentation complemented what the junior students are learning in their Jewish History classes.