Professor Lawrence H. Schiffman
Professor Lawrence H. Schiffman of Yeshiva University is a specialist in the Dead Sea Scrolls, Judaism in late antiquity, the history of Jewish law, and talmudic literature.
He was formerly a professor at New York University and a Fellow of the Institute for Avanced Studies of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
He was featured in the PBS Nova series, Secrets of the Dead Sea Scrolls, as well as
in four BBC documentaries on the scrolls and a Discovery special. He appears regularly in the popular educational series, Mysteries of the Bible, on the A&E channel. He served as co-editor-in-chief of the Oxford Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls (2000).