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Yeshiva University brings exhibition on Samaritans to DC's Museum of the Bible

 

September 30, 2022



(JNS) — The Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., is opening a new exhibition with unprecedented access to the life, culture and history of the Samaritans, a 2,000-year-old community.

Beginning on Sept. 16 and running through Jan. 1, it was created in partnership with the Yeshiva University Center for Israel Studies under the direction of Steven Fine, the Dean Pinkhos Churgin Chair in Jewish History. A panel discussion and documentary are part of the opening events.

The Samaritans have lived in the Land of Israel, beside their sacred mountain, for millennia. They trace their lineage ba...



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