Using cutting-edge technology, researchers unearth the history of Israel’s Samaritan community
A pioneering digitizing project led by American experts will now enable members of the community – numbering just 750 – to glance at their past.
Financial problems in the small Samaritan community in Palestine in the 19th and early 20th centuries forced its members to sell their ancient texts to buyers in Europe and the United States. A pioneering digitizing project, developed by Dr. Jim Ridolfo from the University of Cincinnati, will now enable members of the community - 750 people, who live in Holon and on Mount Gerizim, near Nablus...
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