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WAY COOL!: Dead Sea Scrolls Go Online in Israel Museum Project With Google

September 30, 2011

[Bloomberg – bloomberg.com] By Gwen Ackerman

The Dead Sea Scrolls, so ancient and fragile that direct light cannot shine on them, are now available to search and read online in a project launched today by the Israel Museum and Google Inc. (GOOG) “Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it accessible and useful,” said Yossi Matias, managing director of Google’s R&D Center in Israel… Read story»

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VIDEO:  James Snyder, Director of Israel Musem  Watch video»

ARTICLE: Dead Sea Scrolls online: a window on Judaism in the time of Jesus (CS Monitor) Read story (and scroll down page for video»

VIDEO:  Excellent video on YOUTUBE, narrated by Dr. Adlofo D. Roitman   Watch video»

ARTICLE: Digital technology brings new life to Dead Sea Scrolls (USA TODAY) Read story»

EXPLORE: The  Digital Dead Sea Scrolls online»View the actual scrolls on your screen in high definition… click on them to read English translation… unroll the scroll to read the entire document.  

 

 

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