The silence about Ezra in the Dead Sea Scrolls: where do we go from here?

Monday 9 December 2019 (20:00-21:30)

Public lecture in association with the Ezra's Legacy and the Dead Sea Scrolls Conference

Leading scholars discuss what ancient sources tell us about Ezra. 

Panel chair

  • Professor Charlotte Hempel, University of Birmingham


  • Professor Lawrence H. Schiffman, New York University- What do the Rabbis say about Ezra?
  • Professor Hugh Williamson, University of Oxford- Was Ezra the father of Judaism?
  • Professor Hindy Najman , University of Oxford- Ezra the Prophet in 4 Ezra