• Middle East’s Samaritans link Muslims and Jews

    Middle East’s Samaritans link Muslims and Jews

    • Oct 18, 2017

    Today’s Samaritans live in two groups, separated not only by geography but culture. About 350 live under Palestinian rule on Mount Gerizim, the biblical mountain where, they say, Abraham prepared to sacrifice his son Isaac. The other group took root near Tel Aviv decades ago, after war prevented Samaritans working in Israel from returning to their West Bank homes.

  • Good Samaritans still showing compassion on today’s West Bank

    • Oct 21, 2016

    In one of the tensest and most violence-prone corners of the world, the tiny Samaritan minority in the West Bank manages to create a zone of peace where both Israelis and Palestinians feel safe, in a tradition of compassion and understanding that stretches back to the Bible.