Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Samaritan Shavuot 2020

SAMARITAN WATCH: Samaritans Greet the Dawn Atop Their Holiest Mountain to Mark Shavuot Festival. The Samaritan community numbers around 820 people, many of whom live high above the Palestinian city of Nablus (Reuters, rpt. Haaretz).

Past posts on the Samaritan celebration of Shavuot, which comes later in the year than the Jewish celebration, are here and here.

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