Shrine of the Book, Jerusalem

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  • It is a section of the Museum of Israel. The architecture of this pavilion is already worth only moving. She recalls one end of amphora and the Qumran caves where the so-called "dead sea" manuscripts was found. The Interior is quite austere. It presents manuscripts on papyrus or parchment containing ancient biblical texts. Signs explain things well. It is a priceless cultural treasure, but these manuscripts are certainly arid, especially when we don't read Hebrew... We perceive how the Jews are the people of the book. The emotion is nevertheless guaranteed.
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  • Maybe it's because I don't understand the language, but looking at a bunch of pages of an important document was not impressive. And the printed labels did not draw me into the story of the scrolls. I...  more »
  • The Jews are the People of the Book. For 2,000 years in exile from the Holy Land, the Book sustained them. The actual Book on display is part of the Dead Sea Scrolls held by Israel. The Dead Sea Scrol...  more »
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  • Amazing! The DEAD SEA SCROLLS! A very 'cool' place to spend a hot afternoon. No Flash Photos! They will escort you out, I saw it happen! (Never saw that guy again) 😎
  • The actual book wasn’t that interesting since it’s just copies. The architecture was really thoughtful, and the dome is pretty cool looking. It’s worth coming to because the museum and sculpture garden are both pretty exceptional.
  • Connected to the Isreal Museum, no pictures allowed eventhough the scrolls shown are almost all (99%) are reproductions.
  • It's cool. It wasn't mind blowing but it is worth your while if you like history. Nothing bad to report. Lots of good.
  • Worth going when it's hot outside. The film is good the main bit is ok.

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