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Dr. Orlinsky and Mr. Green Dr. Orlinsky and Mr. Green
Friday, January 4, 2013 by Michael Carasik | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

Harry Orlinsky is best known today as “Mr. Green,” the scholar who authenticated the four Dead Sea Scrolls offered for sale in a Wall Street Journal want ad.  But his legacy as a Bible scholar is enormous.
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