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        2/4/2014, Adar 4, 5774

      Israel Antiquities Authority: Dead Sea Scrolls 2.0

      The Israel Antiquities Authority launched an upgraded version of its Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library (www.deadseascrolls.org.il) on Tuesday. The library includes 10,000 new photographs of unprecedented quality and content pages translated into Russian and German in addition to the current languages. It also has a faster search engine and easy access from the site to the Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/TheDeadSeaScrolls), to Twitter and more.

      The authority said, in a statement that a year has passed since it first launched the library. It noted that more than half a million people worldwide have visited the site and 25,000 new users enter the site every month.

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