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Taylor responds to review and discusses priestly garments

MARGINALIA : The Essenes and the Qumran Settlement – By Jodi Magness. Jodi Magness on Joan E. Taylor’s The Essenes, the Scrolls, and the Dead Sea.Taylor provides a valuable analysis of ancient authors on the Essenes, but her interpretation...Show More Summary

Israel Antiquities Authority launches its first App featuring archaeology games and puzzles for kids

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Dead Sea Scrolls, the most important archaeological discovery of the 20th century, are now available on your iPhone and iPad as the Israel Antiquities Authority launches its first App featuring archaeology games and puzzles for kids. Show More Summary

Orlando Bloom Says 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' is Kind of a Reboot

After being rumored to head back to the seas in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, former franchise star Orlando Bloom spoke with IGN about the possibility of returning to the Disney adventure series. Bloom confirmed that he's been talking with the studio about coming back, but it's not a done deal. Show More Summary

Containership Captain, Officer Detained After Deadly Collision in Gulf of Suez

The captain and first officer of a Kuwaiti container ship have been detained for four days after their ship collided with a fishing vessel in the Red Sea, killing 13 Egyptians, a public prosecutor said on Tuesday. The post Containership Captain, Officer Detained After Deadly Collision in Gulf of Suez appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Captain, Officer of Containership Detained after Deadly Collision

The captain and first officer of a Kuwaiti container ship have been detained for four days after their ship collided with a fishing vessel in the Red Sea, killing 13 Egyptians,

Containership, Fishing Boat Collide; 13 Dead

Egypt has ordered an investigation into an accident in which a Kuwaiti container ship and a fishing vessel collided in the Red Sea in an incident that killed 13 Egyptians.

How to Make Your Moisturizer Last Through Winter

I've started to layer. Not the kind of layering that involves jackets, turtlenecks, and scarves, but the layering of my skin-care products. I begin each morning by applying a body serum called Ahava's Dead Sea Body Concentrate after I shower. Its label promises that it will "even tone, promote radiance, refine texture, and hydrate"... More »

Mladen Popovi? awarded €1.5 millon ERC grant

CONGRATULATIONS TO MLADEN POPOVI?: Prestigious ERC Starting Grant for Mladen Popovi?. Innovative research on authors of Dead Sea Scrolls wins European grant of €1.5 million Last Monday, the European Research Council (ERC) awarded a grant of €1.5 million to Prof. Show More Summary

22 Marvelous Gifts For Anyone Who Likes to Look (or Smell) Marvelous

From butchy belts and men's boots to dead sea salts and a gel that promises to help obtain six-pack abs, there's something perfect for the fashionista, beauty maven, or narcissist on your shopping list. read more

The Best 2014 Mix by a Chick Who Doesn't Dig 'Chick Music'

photo credit: memegenerator.net Generally speaking, I am not a chick who listens to girly popular music. At age 14, my first concert was The Grateful Dead. I was the only chick there in a sea of tie-dyed guy friends. Scared to death,...Show More Summary

Immigration Makes Mediterranean 'Most Deadly Sea Ever' Says the UN

The Mediterranean, a holiday destination for sun seekers from across the world, is the "world's deadliest sea" due to the high number of immigrants who perish trying to cross from Africa to Europe, according to the United Nations. The...Show More Summary

Dimant, Collected Studies

NEW BOOK FROM MOHR SIEBECK: Devorah Dimant History, Ideology and Bible Interpretation in the Dead Sea Scrolls Collected Studies In this volume Devorah Dimant assembles twenty-seven thoroughly updated and partly rewritten articles discussing various aspects of the Dead Sea Scrolls that she published over the past three decades. Show More Summary

Yardeni, Understanding The Alphabet of the Dead Sea Scrolls

A BOOK FROM CARTA JERUSALEM: Understanding The Alphabet of the Dead Sea Scrolls By: Ada YardeniThe most important discovery of documents written in the “Jewish” script is the discovery of the documents from the Judean desert, known as “the Dead Sea Scrolls”.From the Foreword by Weston W. Show More Summary

Israel Catches 'Antiquity Looters' in Dead Sea Cave

Trying to steal a comb is one thing—looting a 2,000-year-old comb from an ancient cave is quite another. Israeli officials say they've apprehended a gang of thieves committing the latter act and hoping to dig up more historic goodies from Judean caves that once housed the Dead Sea...

Albert Einstein: American ‘sense of equality and human dignity limited to men of white skins’

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Albert Einstein addressed what was called, in 1946, “the Negro question” in another document belonging to the so-called “Dead Sea Scrolls of physics.” “I am writing seriously and warningly,” he began, before noting that as a newcomer to America, he might not have...

Dead Sea cave robbers reported caught

IAA PRESS RELEASE: In a Dramatic Operation on the Cliffs of the Judean Desert: Antiquities Robbers Caught Red-Handed Trying to Plunder (December 2014). Today (Sunday) an indictment was submitted against the robbers who were apprehended...Show More Summary

Cliff-Hanging Antiquities Bust in Israel

An official at the Cave of Skulls (photo IAA) BBC News, 'Israel arrests 'relic looters' from Dead Sea cave,' 7 December 2014 A gang that was stealing ancient relics from a desert cave - close to where the famed Dead Sea Scrolls were found - has been arrested, Israeli officials say. Show More Summary

In a dramatic operation on the cliffs of the Judean Desert: Antiquities robbers caught red-handed

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Today (Sunday) an indictment was handed up against antiquities robbers who tried to loot Dead Sea scrolls from the Judean Desert. This comes in the wake of a dramatic capture carried out last weekend by inspectors of the Unit for the Prevention of Antiquities Robbery of the Israel Antiquities Authority, with the assistance of the Arad Rescue Unit. Show More Summary

6 Arrested For Looting Antiquities From Israel's 'Cave Of The Skulls'

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Israeli authorities released a photo of a 2000-year-old lice comb that was captured along with the men, who are accused of stealing objects from the area where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.

DSS in EABS

NEW RESEARCH GROUP: The Dead Sea Scrolls (European Association of Biblical Studies). The group also has a call for papers for the EABS meeting in Cordoba, Spain, in July of 2015. Jeremy Penner, one of the organizers, has e-mailed toShow More Summary

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