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“Mount Gerizim, All the Days of Our Lives”

 

An Internet Newsletter & Archive

Regarding the Samaritan-Israelites

Page Last Updated Oct. 12, 2014 

 

 

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The Samaritans call themselves

 Bene-Yisrael “Children of Israel”, or

Shamerim “Observant Ones”

Hebrew: שומרוניםShomronim, 

Arabic: السامريون  as-Sāmariyyūn

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Number of Samaritans in the World Today  

In May 2014 the Israelite-Samaritans numbered 760 individuals, 400 in Holon, Israel and 360 in Kiryat Luza, Mount Gerizim, Samaria. On January 1, 2013 the Israelite-Samaritans numbered 756 [of them 357 in Kiryat Luza and 399 in Holon; of them 399 males and 357 females] On January 1, 2012, the Community numbered 751 persons [353 in Kiryat Luza on Mount Gerizim, Samaria; 398 in Neve Pinchas, a District of Holon in the State of Israel: 396 males [190:206] and 355 females [170: 185].  The community totaled 745 individuals on Jan. 1, 2011. In 1919, there were only 141 individuals. Source: Benyamim Tsedaka, A.B. - Institute of Samaritan Studies, Holon, Israel

 


The New High Priest Aabed-El b. High Priest Asher

Afterwards, at the end of the seven days of mourning, the deputy High Priest Aabed-El b. High Priest Asher, son of the High Priest Matzliach, aged 78, was appointed to the High Priesthood. Mild-mannered and pious, and is a successful businessman, may the Almighty extend his days.
The Israelite Samaritan High Priest is chosen by the Almighty based on the Torah principle: “The Eldest Priest of His Brothers” [Book of Leviticus].

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It has been 3653 years since the entrance into the Holy Land

This counting began on the Sixth Month of the Year of Creation (Samaritan’s typical calendar)  

It has been 6442 years since Creation

 

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Future Dates of the Samaritan Passover Sacrifice on Mount Gerizim

 

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Wednesday, April, 20, 2016

Monday, April 10, 2017

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Wednesday May 6, 2020

 

Other Future Events


2014
The Seven days of Shavuoth (Feast of Weeks) June 2-8, 2014

Memorial Day of Sinai Assembly Tuesday Evening, June 3, 2014, 

Festival of Weeks: Second Pilgrimage - Sunday, June 8, 2014

1st day of the 6th Month 3653, August 25, 2014

1st day of the 7th Month 3653, Sept. 23, 2014

Sabbath of the Selichot (the ten days of Pardons) Sept. 27, 2014

Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement) Oct. 3, 2014

Sabbath of the Feast of Succoth Oct. 11, 2014

The Feast of Shemini Atseret (the Day of Assembly) Oct. 15, 2014

1st day of the 8th Month 3653- October 23, 2014

1st day of the 9th Month 3653- November 22, 2014

1st day of the 10th Month 3653- December 21, 2014

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2015

1st day of the 11th Month 3653- January 20,, 2015

1st day of the 12th Month 3653 - February 18, 2015

1st day of the 13th Month 3653-March 19, 2015

1st day of the 1th Month 3653- April 18, 2015

Special prayer on Saturday evening, April 18, 2015

New Year (beginning of the Month of Spring) Sunday, April 19, 2015

Passover Sacrifice at sunset 7:22 PM - May 1, 2015

Passover Sacrifice – Saturday Evening, May 2, 2015

Passover Festival – Saturday night - Sunday morning, May 2-3, 2015

Festival of unleavened Bread / First Pilgrimage of the Year Top of Mount Gerizim - Sat, May 9, 2015

Festival of Weeks – Second Pilgrimage of the Year Top of Mount Gerizim – Sunday, June 28, 2015

Festival of the Seventh Month – Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015

The Day of Atonement, Day of Fasting – Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015

Festival of Succot, Third Pilgrimage of the Year Top of Mount Gerizim – Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015

- Festival of the Eighth Day – Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015

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2016

Special prayer on Wednesday evening, April 6, 2016

New Year – The Month of Spring – Thursday, April 7, 2016

Passover Sacrifice – Wednesday Evening, April 20, 2016

Passover Festival – Wednesday night-Thursday morning, April 20-21, 2016

Festival of unleavened Bread – First Pilgrimage of the Year – Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Festival of Weeks – Second Pilgrimage of the Year Top of Mount Gerizim – Sunday, June 12, 2016

- Festival of the Seventh Month – Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016

- The Day of Atonement, Day of Fasting – Monday, Oct. 10, 2016

Festival of Succot, Third Pilgrimage of the Year Top of Mount Gerizim – Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016

Festival of the Eighth Day – Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016

 

[Calculated by: Priest Yakkiir ['Aziz] b. High Priest Jacob b. 'AzziKiriat Luza, Mount Gerizim]

 

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The Israelite Samaritan Version of the Torah:

First English Translation Compared with the Masoretic Version

Benyamim Tsedaka (Editor / Translator), Sharon Sullivan (Co-Editor),

James H. Charlesworth (Introduction), Emanuel Tov (Foreword)

 

 

 

Learn about the Samaritan-Israelites

A Short History

by Benyamim Tsedaka
A.B. - Institute of Samaritan Studies
, Holon, Israel

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This is a brief information booklet about the Samaritan-Israelites

By the Editor of TheSamaritanUpdate.com

 

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The-Samaritans.com from Osher Sassoni is happy to be online once again

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The Link to the Samaritan Museum on Mount Gerizim.

http://www.samaritans-mu.com/

If you would like to visit the Samaritan Museum, you may make an appointment with Salwa Kahen,

email her at slwas@hotmail.com

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This is a brief information of the Samaritan-Israelites

By the Editor of TheSamaritanUpdate.com

 

 

Questions Regarding the Samaritan-Israelites and the Torah of Israel

Answered by Samaritan Binyamin Tsedaka

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