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Samaritan High Priest Dies (87)

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Samaritan High Priest Aharon Ben Av-Hisda died in his home on Mount Grizim on Friday. MDA emergency teams from nearby Har Bracha rushed to his home and tried to resuscitate the High Priest, with no success.  Ben Av-Hisda was 87.

The Samaritans are supposed to be celebrating their Passover holiday, along with their Passover sacrifice this coming Tuesday.

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One Response to “Samaritan High Priest Dies (87)”

  1. Joels Davidi says:

    Now all those Shomronim who have mistakenly killed can finally leave their cities of refuge (ir miklat). This is the Halakah:)
    I actually met him not very long ago. May he rest in peace.

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