Members of the ancient Samaritan community read from a holy book during the pilgrimage for the holy day of Passover at the religion's holiest site on the top of Mount Gerizim near the West Bank town of Nablus, early Sunday, April 20, 2014. According to tradition, the Samaritans are descendants of Jews who were not deported when the Assyrians conquered Israel in the 8th century B.C.
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Members of the Samaritan sect take part in the traditional Passover sacrifice ceremony on Mount Gerizim, near the West Bank city of Nablus, on Monday.
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Samaritan worshipers insert their skewered Passover sacrifices into the oven during the ritual sacrifice, part of a Samaritan Passover ceremony on Mount Gerizim near the West Bank town of Nablus, April 2013 (photo credit: Yossi
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A woman from the ancient Samaritan community decorates a Sukkah made from fresh fruit for the Feast of the Tabernacles, or Sukkot, in Mount Gerizim near the West Bank town of Nablus, Oct.
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Samaritans sit in their living room with a home-made 'sukkah,' made from fresh fruit for the holiday of Tabernacles, or Sukkot, in Mount Gerizim near the West Bank town of Nablus on October (Miriam Alster/
Members of the ancient Samaritan community hold up a Torah scroll during the holiday of Shavuot on Mount Gerizim near the West Bank town of Nablus.
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A member of the Samaritan sect decorates a traditional hut known as a sukkah with fruits and vegetables on Mount Gerizim near Nablus.