Wiesenthal Center Exposes Palestinian Plan to Erase Jewish Identity From Dead Sea Scrolls, Qumran Caves

Wiesenthal Center Exposes Palestinian Plan to Erase Jewish Identity From Dead Sea Scrolls, Qumran Caves

May 16, 2018

The Simon Wiesenthal Center today warned UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay of an apparent plan by the Palestinian delegation to claim ownership of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Qumran Caves where they were found. In a letter to Azoulay, Dr. Shimon Samuels, the Center’s Director for International Relations, called the move “a disturbing plan to undermine her commitment to depoliticize the UN agency.”

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