Jewish Journal

Brigid Brett

  • San Diego museum culls worldwide collections for Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit

    June 14, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    When a young Bedouin goat-herder entered a long-forgotten cave in the Judean desert and found some old jars filled with strange looking manuscripts, he had no idea he had stumbled upon one of the greatest archaeological treasures of our time - the Dead Sea Scrolls. It was 1947, and...
  • Kabbalah boom prompts meeting of mystical minds

    December 28, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    In Maui, at a New Age gift shop, a woman in a sarong pays for a candle in the shape of the Buddha, a bundle of sage used in Native American ceremonies and a copy of "Becoming Like God: Kabbalah and Our Ultimate Destiny," by Michael Berg. At a Baltimore bookstore, a young man...