The death of a Samaritan Jew, killed by a truck while walking on a highway, leaves the ancient Samaritan Jewish community with only ninety-two adult males.
Samaritan Jews, who live on Mount Gerizim, claim that none of their members left Palestine when the Jews were exiled by the Romans. The Samaritan Jewish community is rapidly dying out.
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