Expert to discuss Dead Sea Scrolls

Lawrence Schifman, world-renowned expert on the Dead Sea Scrolls, will speak at the Rohr Chabad Center on Friday, Feb. 21.

Shabbat services will be held at 6 p.m., followed by dinner. Schiffman’s presentation on “Scholars, Scrolls and Scandals; Judaism, Christianity and the Dead Sea Scrolls” will follow dinner, at approximately 9 p.m.

On Saturday, Feb. 22, Schiffman will speak during lunch on “Confronting Academic Challenges to the Jewish Tradition.” Services begin at 9:30 a.m. at the Rohr Chabad Center, 420 Murray Hill Rd., Vestal, followed by lunch at noon. RSVP via e-mail. For directions, go online.