Original site design (2008) by Scepia Productions, in coordination with Yael Bezalel-Eliahoo, Orion Webmaster; VQ Generation 2[RC1]  (2024) by Yael Bezalel Eliahoo.

Content Editors
 Ruth Clements
 Shani Berrin Tzoref

Shlomo Brand

Contributing Authors:
 Ruth Clements
 Shani Berrin Tzoref
 Asher Altshul

Shlomo Brand
 Mayaan Pase-Jaffe
 Hannah Wortzman

Site Photograph by Dubi Tal, Albatross Aerial Perspective. Used by Permission.

Architectural projections of the Qumran site and Scriptorium by Leen Ritmyer, © Ritmyer Archaeological Design, Used by permission.

Videos produced by Elad—Media Concept.

***Special thanks to Jodi Magness, of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, for conducting the Video Tour of the Qumran site.

Photographs by permission of:
 The Israel Antiquities Authority
Qumran- & Israelarchive © Alexander Schick /
 Elad Vladislovsky

Quotations of Qumran texts are from Michael O. Wise, Martin G. Abegg, and Edward M. Cook, The Dead Sea Scrolls: A New Translation. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1996. Used by permission.

The Orion Center wishes to thank the Dorot Foundation and an anonymous donor via the Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University for their support of the design and implementation of the original version of the Virtual Qumran project. The present rebuilding of the site has been made possible by a grant from the Mandel Institute of Jewish Studies at the Hebrew University. And as always, we are grateful to the Orion Foundation and the Sir Zelman Cowen Universities Fund for their ongoing support of the Orion Center and of this project.

A special note of appreciation to Esther Chazon and Steven Fassberg, former Orion directors, for initiating and overseeing, respectively, the creation and completion of the original version of VQ. We would also like to thank Esther Chazon, Hanan Eshel, Steven Fassberg, Shalom Paul, Eileen M. Schuller, Daniel R. Schwartz, Michael Segal, Michael Stone, and Emanuel Tov for their comments on the written materials.

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