Category Archives: Nablus area

Who Stole the Samaritan Torahs?

From the NPR web-site comes an intriguing article by Jerusalem-based international correspondent Daniel Estrin offering a rare glimpse inside the modern Samaritan community in the Holy Land. This tiny sect, tightly-knit and steeped in colorful ancient traditions, consider themselves the … Continue reading

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UPDATED: The Duke of Nablus

If you “keep your ear to the ground” long enough, you may just — occasionally — have revealed to you the very thing you were wondering about. For me, this post represents such a case. For the past few years I’ve been taking … Continue reading

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