Basically, the Hebrew is an ancient variety of authentic biblical Hebrew, which is not related to the contemporary language that some people call Israeli. However, the Samaritans represented an early Judaic schismatic group that was a precursor for Saduccees, Karaites, Sabbatians, Reform/Conservatives and Zionists. These are an early part of the surviving fossil record of groups who broke away from the traditional framework of Judaism.
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from the article: Ancient Samaritan sect marks Passover sacrifice near Nablus