30 September 2016
A.B. The Samaritan News
Samaritan Date: 30th Day, 6th Month 3655
Headlines on 30 September 2016
At the British Library in London work has started on the task of digitising the Samaritan manuscript collection. The collection includes 178 manuscripts. The British Library hopes to make them accessible to all on the internet. From donations received, the British Library has invested one million pounds in this project. A Library source said they hope to complete the project by 2020.
5-a-Side Football Summer League
The 5-a-Side Football Summer League in Holon ended on a note of high enthusiasm. We can safely say that all the young men of the community who took part enjoyed a wonderful sporting experience.
Second Synagogue on Mount Gerizim
Significant progress has been made towards building the second Israelite Samaritan synagogue on Mount Gerizim.
Miriam Tsedaka Exhibition
Some 90 000 visitors saw the exhibition of Miriam Tsedaka’s paintings. The exhibition of Samaritan Heritage-themed paintings ran through July and August in Holon City Hall.
In The English Section
Nomia of Salona – A Samaritan Woman, or How I Found Out My Israelite Samaritan Origins
by Yaqob Bar Karoza
A 13th Century Samaritan Fragment
by Thomas Milner
View mauscripts online at The British Library
A.B. The Samaritan News Bi-Weekly Magazine.
Editors: The Brothers Benyamim Tsedaka and Yefet b. Ratson Tsedaka.
Established in Holon on 1 December 1969.
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