Prayerbooks Published

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Uri DeYoung Publishes Samaritan Prayer Books

A.B. The Samaritan News

Number 1200 

Samaritan Date 30.6.3654

12 October 2015

Festive Edition

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(Photo: a group of Israelite Samaritans on their way to the tomb of Aaron B. ‘Amram the High Priest, brother of Moses. The tomb is near Petra, Jordan)


A Significant Step in Israelite Samaritan Literature

Benny Tsedaka and Uri DeYoung


The project of publishing 8 new books in the field of Samaritan Studies is complete.

With the assistance of Uri DeYoung (Elon Moreh) the following books by Benyamim Tsedaka have been published.

Follow the links to read the pdf files:

  • 5 Books comprising a complete Commentary on the Five Books of Moses from the Israelite Samaritan viewpoint

Genesis               Exodus               Leviticus                Numbers                Deuteronomy


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(Illustrated: Commentary on Genesis, Bereshit)


2 Booksof Israelite Samaritan Weekday Prayers for morning and evening,in the original text and transcribed into Modern Hebrew characters
by Benyamim Tsedaka, edited by Uri DeYoung

The Israelite Samaritan Weekday Prayerbook (Ancient Hebrew) Benyamim Tsedaka, edited by Uri DeYoung

The Israelite Samaritan Weekday Prayerbook (Modern Hebrew based on Aramaic characters)

by Benyamim Tsedaka, edited by Uri DeYoung

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(Illustrated: Samaritan Prayerbook in Ancient Samaritan script)

  • A collection of articles about Israelite Samaritan social, political, religious and historical life

In Hebrew and English, written 2013-2015 by Benyamim Tsedaka

Articles 2013-2015


More cover illustrations and links to the book pdfs on the BOOKS page

New Edition of Marqeh

Published: a new edition of Mimar Marqeh copied and translated from the Aramaic into Hebrew by Naftali Tsedaka of Holon, Israel.




The Budget of the Mount Gerizim Community Committee is very low. Efforts are being made to improve the situation.


English Section

Meeting the Israelite Samaritans in 1985 AND 2014 – PART II.


A.B.The Samaritan News was first published in December 1969

The magazine is bi-weekly, and is published in four languages: Ancient Hebrew, Modern Hebrew, Arabic and English

The editors are the brothers Benyamim and Yefet Tsedaka


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