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Oldest complete copy of 10 Commandments goes on display in Israel

Jerusalem - Never before publicly shown in Israel, the 2,000 year-old Dead Sea Scroll containing a complete copy of the 10 Commandments will be displayed for a brief period of time at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.

5,000 biblical artifacts of the Dead Sea Scrolls Library online

Jerusalem - Israeli authorities have put 5,000 fragments of the 2,000-year-old ancient Dead Sea scrolls online, announced a joint Israel Antiquities Authority-Google news conference Tuesday in Jerusalem.

Dead Sea Scrolls become available online

A collaboration between Google and the Israel Museum in Jerusalem means that Internet users will be able to access the Dead Sea Scrolls online. Google made the announcement in a recent blog post.

Google gives Dead Sea Scrolls a new lease of life on the Internet

Google and the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) have announced a joint venture to document the entire collection of the 2,000-year-old Dead Sea Scrolls and make it freely accessible on the Internet.

Canada rejects Jordan's claim to Dead Sea scrolls

January 3 is the last day for an exhibit at the Royal Ontario Museum of the Dead Sea scrolls and the Canadian government has rejected a Jordanian government appeal to seize the parchments in order to keep it out of Israeli hands.

A Look at the ROM's Dead Sea Scroll Exhibition Special

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto is hosting the Dead Sea Scrolls until January 2010. The exhibit is a journey into the past that is skillfully put together in the time periods that the scrolls represent.

Toronto's ROM Facing Controversy Over the Dead Sea Scrolls Special

In June the Royal Ontario Museum is planning on exhibiting the Dead Sea Scrolls. That showing is being blasted by the Palestinians as they say the scrolls were acquired illegally by Israel when the Jewish state annexed East Jerusalem in 1967.

Dead Sea Scrolls goes digital on the Internet

Israeli scientists are taking digital photographs of the Dead Sea Scrolls and unveiling it online to preserve the 2,000-year-old documents, in order to make them available for the public and researchers.

Ancient Toilet Fuels Biblical Debate

The discovery of a 2000-year-old latrine adds fire to old questions. . .

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An Israel Museum worker points at the word  Jerusalem  written in a part of the Isaiah Scroll  one o...
An Israel Museum worker points at the word 'Jerusalem' written in a part of the Isaiah Scroll, one of the Dead Sea Scrolls, inside the vault of the Shrine of the Book building at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.
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The Psalms Scroll with transcription.
The Psalms Scroll with transcription.
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The fragility of the scrolls presents unique challenges for curators. “You have to rotate them. Yo...
The fragility of the scrolls presents unique challenges for curators. “You have to rotate them. You can’t keep them out longer than three months,” Lupton explains. “Light can do irrevocable damage. You have to limit the level of lighting and the time of exposure. If a fragment is on exhibit for three months, it will then have to rest for a few years.”
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The Old Testament itself claims to be the Word of God  with its some 3 800 statement like: “thus...
The Old Testament itself claims to be the Word of God, with its some 3,800 statement like: “thus says the Lord, now the Lord spoke, He was commanded to write in a book what the Lord had told him, The Lord Said, The Word which came to…, The Word of the Lord came expressly to…etc”
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