In the early 20th century, interest in the ancient community—and its religious artifacts—caught the attention of everyone from tourists to researchers to Mark Twain
In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi,’ Talmudic rabbis debate who is free to butcher animals piously according to Jewish ritual. Plus: the one transgression that is unforgivable under the Torah.
A new English translation of the Samaritan Torah offers scholars a different version of the sacred text
The still-Samaritans, cheesecake, and more
Israel’s smallest religious minority offers Jews a glimpse of what might have been
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