15 January 2016
A.B. The Samaritan News
Samaritan Date 6.10.3654
(Photo: Israel President Reuven Rivlin awarded the Samaritan Medal)
Headlines on 15 January 2016
The History of the Israelite Samaritans Based on Their Own Sources
The History of the Israelite Samaritans Based on Their Own Sources is now published. The book, written in modern Hebrew, is the culmination of ten years’ work by author by Benyamim Tsedaka. It covers the period from Joshua Bin Nun (c.1355-1245 BCE) to the present. (For further details see this PAGE)
Israelite Samaritan Medal
The First Israelite Samaritan Medal of Peace and Humanitarian Achievement was awarded to the President of the State Of Israel, Mr. Reuven Rivlin. (See also this POST)
Mount Gerizim Sewerage
Israel’s Minister of Regional Development, Mr. Ayyub Karah, has granted 3.5 million shekels from his ministry budget to complete the sewerage system on Mount Gerizim.
Samaritans in Brazil
In Brazil eight Communities of Israelite Samaritan Keepers of the Torah (Shomrey Torah) are now established. The total number of their members is now close to 5000.