August 1, 2021

New Online: Digital (Hi-Res) Dead Sea Scrolls From Israel Museum & Google

From The Telegraph: The oldest known biblical manuscripts will be available online in a high-resolution format thanks to a partnership between Google and the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. The Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Project, to be launched today, features searchable, fast-loading images of five complete Israeli scrolls of the Second Temple Period, the time of […]

Hebrew Manuscript Published Online by Bodleian Library

From the BBC: An ancient Hebrew manuscript which has been stored in an Oxford library for more than 300 years has been made available online. Part of the first comprehensive code of Jewish law, Mishneh Torah, written in the 12th Century, has been digitised by Oxford University’s Bodleian Library. More than 350 pages of handwritten […]

Books: "Scholars seek to correct 'mistakes' in Bible"

From the AP (via MSNBC) A dull-looking chart projected on the wall of a university office in Jerusalem displayed a revelation that would startle many readers of the Old Testament: The sacred text that people revered in the past was not the same one we study today. An ancient version of one book has an […]