In addition to Orion Center Activities, the following events have come to our attention.
We want to provide a complete list of all significant happenings related to the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Please send information on upcoming events to us at: or fax +972-2-588-3584.

Qumran Section- the joint SASNES (5-6 September), OTSSA (6-8 September) and LXXSA (7-8 September) conferences of 2017

Conference Date: 6-7 September
Location: Pretoria
Website: For the Invitation click here; for information about the joint conference
Contact Information:

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Fasting and Identity Liturgy Workshop

Conference Date: February 14
Location: Jerusalem

The Origin of the Scrolls Community and Its Historical Context

Conference Date: February 23, 6:45-8:15pm
Location: 2525 Amsterdam Avenue (at 183rd Steet), Belfer Hall 1214

The Yeshiva University Seminar on Ancient Judaism will hold its second meeting of the semester on Thursday, February 23, 6:45-8:15pm, at 2525 Amsterdam Avenue (at 183rd Steet), Belfer Hall 1214.
Professor John J. Collins (Yale Divinity School) will deliver a paper entitled "The Origin of the Scrolls Community and Its Historical Context." Please RSVP to Ari Mermelstein (
The Seminar on Ancient Judaism is made possible by the generous support of the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies of Yeshiva University.


International conference of the ERC project Judaism and Rome in collaboration with the Ecole Fran├žaise de Rome

Conference Date: May 10-12, 2017
Location: Ecole Francaise de Rome, 62 Piazza Navona 00186 Rome

STONES, TABLETS AND SCROLLS - Four Periods of the Formation of the Bible

Conference Date: May 11th - 13th, 2017
Location: Pontifical Biblical Institute - Aula Magna - Piazza della Pilotta, 35 - Rome


9th Enoch Seminar

Conference Date: 18-23 June 2017
Location: Camaldoli Italy

Representations et receptions de la figure de la sagesse dans l'antiquite (lille, 15-16 juin)

Conference Date: 15-16 June, 2017
Location: Lille, France
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